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Dec 07, 2017
Evicted from Kerala home, Dalit family become latest flashpoint in power struggle within ruling LDFThe tug of war between the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the CPI, the two senior partners of Kerala’s ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF), has taken a new turn with the latter offering protection to a Dalit family thrown out of their home, allegedly by CPM workers this week.
May 21, 2017
Pinarayi Vijayan: Conscious effort to depict Kerala settlers as encroachersIdukki: Kerala kick-started its ambitious programme of handing over title-deeds to around 5,500 persons of the high range Idukki district. Speaking at the function to distribute the 'pattayams' (title deeds) at Kattapana, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said there was a conscious effort to portray settlers who have been living in the high ranges for decades, as encroachers.
Jun 16, 2016
Centre will help Kerala, Tamil Nadu reach amicable settlement over Mullaperiyar: Ram MadhavThe Centre would do everything possible to reach an amicable understanding between Kerala and Tamil Nadu on the inter-state Mullaperiyar Dam issue.
Nov 19, 2014
As water level in Mullaperiyar dam rises, Kerala CM calls for all-party meetEven as the water level at Mullaperiyar dam in Idukki district touches an alarming 141.6 ft, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has called for an all party meeting next Wednesday to discuss the situation.
Aug 05, 2013
Rains batter Kerala, Idukki district worst hit with 14 deadHeavy rain in Kerala since Sunday afternoon has caused huge loss to life and property, especially in Idukki district, where 14 deaths were reported. Two rain-related deaths were reported from Ernakulam, officials said.
Jan 18, 2012
Strike over Mullaperiyar issue evokes partial responseThe dawn to dusk state wide hartal called by "Mullaperiyar Samrakshna Samithi", a forum supporting Kerala's stand on constructing a new dam, has managed to evoke only a partial response in Kerala.
Dec 03, 2011
Mullaperiyar: it's not about safety, but state sovereigntyThe scrap over is the Mullaperiyar dam is allegedly about it safety. But it is really about control - and here Kerala has the edge.
Dec 02, 2011
TN vs Kerala on Mullaperiyar: The real issue is trust deficitIs the Mullaperiyar dam unsafe, as Kerala says, or is the real issue something else? What is behind the latest water war that has broken out?