Cyclone Ockhi

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Rahul Gandhi lauds Kerala fishermen for helping with rescue ops during floods, promises fisheries ministry if Congress comes to power
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Rahul Gandhi lauds Kerala fishermen for helping with rescue ops during floods, promises fisheries ministry if Congress comes to power

Arriving in Kerala on a two-day visit, Gandhi spoke to people at relief camps, days after the deadliest deluge in the last 100 years left a trail of destruction and death in the state

Centre proposes to set up cyclone warning facility in Thiruvananthapuram, aims to complete project in one month
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Centre proposes to set up cyclone warning facility in Thiruvananthapuram, aims to complete project in one month

The IMD came under severe criticism after the allegations that the Met Department did not give adequate warning for Cyclone Ockhi, which killed 93 people.

Filmmaker Divya Bharathi's movie on Cyclone Ockhi blames wilful political ignorance for deaths: Cops raid director's home without warrant
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Filmmaker Divya Bharathi's movie on Cyclone Ockhi blames wilful political ignorance for deaths: Cops raid director's home without warrant

Police wanted the source of the footage and the DVDs of 'Orutharum Varela', a documentary on Cyclone Ockhi directed by Divya Bharathi — a film on the politics behind why timely help was not provided to the fisherfolk in southern Tamil Nadu and Kerala in December 2017 when Cyclone Ockhi struck.

Four months after Cyclone Ockhi, survivors and kin of deceased still counting losses, awaiting compensation
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Four months after Cyclone Ockhi, survivors and kin of deceased still counting losses, awaiting compensation

Although it's the March-April fishing season, very few boats are out fishing. The fisherfolk are too traumatised to return to sea after Cyclone Ockhi.

During Cyclone Ockhi, lack of early warnings and at-sea communication devices left fisherfolk helpless
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During Cyclone Ockhi, lack of early warnings and at-sea communication devices left fisherfolk helpless

In the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi, which ripped through southern India in late November last year, killing 365 people, there is a lot of discontent.

Months after Cyclone Ockhi, Tamil Nadu fisherfolks' families allege government apathy in recovering bodies
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Months after Cyclone Ockhi, Tamil Nadu fisherfolks' families allege government apathy in recovering bodies

Father Lucian Thomas' office in Neerody witnesses a steady stream of the faithful seeking his counsel, and these days it invariably revolves around the aftermath of Ockhi. The cyclone left 203 people dead in Tamil Nadu, 162 in Kerala and tore through the lives of fishing communities in coastal villages between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanyakumari. A village of nearly 6,000 people, Neerody lost 34 men, one of the highest casualties among fishing villages on this coast.

Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships searched over 4.5 lakh square miles, biggest disaster relief ops after 2004 tsunami
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Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships searched over 4.5 lakh square miles, biggest disaster relief ops after 2004 tsunami

The Indian Navy's rescue mission in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi was the biggest humanitarian and disaster relief operation undertaken by it after the 2004 tsunami

Kerala govt pays for Pinarayi Vijayan's chopper trip from Cyclone Ockhi relief fund, BJP cries foul
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Kerala govt pays for Pinarayi Vijayan's chopper trip from Cyclone Ockhi relief fund, BJP cries foul

With the issue triggering a row, the state government has cancelled the order to use the disaster relief fund for the helicopter journey and instead ordered officials concerned to make the payment from the general administration fund.

Pinarayi Vijayan's chopper bill after Cyclone Ockhi was to be paid from SDRF, says Kerala govt
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Pinarayi Vijayan's chopper bill after Cyclone Ockhi was to be paid from SDRF, says Kerala govt

The Kerala government on Thursday clarified the money for Pinarayi Vijayan's chopper bill was to be paid from the SDRF and not the relief money.

Pinarayi Vijayan defends use of Kerala disaster relief fund for chopper ride, says 'nothing wrong about it'
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Pinarayi Vijayan defends use of Kerala disaster relief fund for chopper ride, says 'nothing wrong about it'

Facing Opposition heat over an order for payment of his helicopter ride from disaster relief fund, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday sought to play down the controversy, saying there was nothing wrong or unusual about it.

Winter Session of Parliament ends: MPs remain undecided over triple talaq bill; Rajya Sabha's productivity dips to 54%
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Winter Session of Parliament ends: MPs remain undecided over triple talaq bill; Rajya Sabha's productivity dips to 54%

The Lok Sabha on Friday adjourned sine die, bringing to an end the short Winter Parliament Session during which the House passed 12 bills, including the 'triple talaq' legislation that seeks to criminalise instant divorce in the Muslim community.

Kerala govt cancels new year celebrations in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi, ministers to pay tribute to victims
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Kerala govt cancels new year celebrations in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi, ministers to pay tribute to victims

The CPM led LDF government in Kerala has decided to do away with new year celebrations tomorrow in view of the Ockhi cyclone tragedy in which more more than 70 people lost their lives

Cyclone Ockhi: Central team assessing damages meets Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami, visits affected areas in Chennai
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Cyclone Ockhi: Central team assessing damages meets Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami, visits affected areas in Chennai

The Central team, which visited cyclone Ockhi-hit areas in the state over the past two days, on Friday held discussions with Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam

Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala government happy with central team's assessment of damages
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Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala government happy with central team's assessment of damages

Kerala government expressed happiness over the central team's view on the state's demand for central assistance on damages suffered due to Cyclone Ockhi.

Cyclone Ockhi: Central team visits parts of Chennai, Kanyakumari to assess damage
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Cyclone Ockhi: Central team visits parts of Chennai, Kanyakumari to assess damage

A central team on Thursday visited parts of Chennai and Kanyakumari districts to assess the damage caused by torrential rains and cyclone Ockhi.

Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: As many as 845 lives rescued, 661 still missing, Nirmala Sitharaman tells Lok Sabha
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Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: As many as 845 lives rescued, 661 still missing, Nirmala Sitharaman tells Lok Sabha

Defence forces involved in rescue operations when Cyclone Ockhi battered south India saved 845 lives, Nirmala Sitharaman told Lok Sabha

Pinarayi Vijayan thanks Narendra Modi for Centre's support in aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi
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Pinarayi Vijayan thanks Narendra Modi for Centre's support in aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi

The Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday thanked the Centre for its support in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi even as a Central team arrived to take stock of the damage caused by it.

Cyclone Ockhi: Central team of disaster management experts land in Kerala to assess damages
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Cyclone Ockhi: Central team of disaster management experts land in Kerala to assess damages

A central team landed in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday to assess damages caused by Cyclone Ockhi, which struck Kerala and Tamil Nadu on 30 November.

Senior Kerala IPS officer Jacob Thomas says his suspension was 'warning to non-corrupt officers'
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Senior Kerala IPS officer Jacob Thomas says his suspension was 'warning to non-corrupt officers'

DGP Jacob Thomas, the senior-most IPS officer in Kerala who was recently suspended for criticising the state government, on Sunday said the action was in "retaliation" of his anti-corruption stand and a "warning" to all public servants who stood against corruption