Budget 2024: FM pledges big investments to boost tourism in Lakshadweep

This move is strategic, especially considering the recent diplomatic tensions with the Maldives, traditionally a popular destination for Indian tourists.

Let’s shoot films in Konkan, say no to Maldives: Swanand Kirkire

NEW DELHI: Iconic lyricist and actor Swanand Kirkire during a conversation with The New Indian’s Executive Editor Rohan Dua, shed light on the Maldives fiasco. He staunchly supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Lakshadweep and his take on promoting our own pristine beaches. Kirkire also shared that Maldives should accept that its tourism is […]

Lakshadweep tourism surges amid Maldives setback

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The unprecedented support for domestic tourism, especially to Lakshadweep islands where travelers from Kerala have been opting after the uproar following the undignified comments by three cabinet ministers of the newly formed government in Maldives has become a boon for domestic tourist spots. The New Indian spoke to a section of domestic tourists at […]

PM Modi’s smart move to spotlight Lakshwadeep

It was a good move to showcase Lakshwadeep as an attractive tourist destination for Indians and to counter the growing influence of China in the neighbouring Maldives, a popular beach resort for Indian travellers.