Cyclone Ockhi was 'disaster of severe nature' but can't be declared national calamity, says Centre; Opposition stages walkout
Union government refused to declare, as a "national calamity", Cyclone Ockhi in which 74 people lost their lives and as many as 214 went missing
Cutting across party lines, members in Lok Sabha sought stronger coordination between various agencies to deal with cyclones and other natural disasters.
A team of central officials will arrive in Thiruvananthapuram on 26 December to make an assessment of the damages caused by Cyclone Ockhi.
Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will review 'Operation Sahayam', the search and rescue operations going on off Kerala coast and Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi.
Narendra Modi meets victims of Cyclone Ockhi in Tamil Nadu; Palaniswamy seeks relief package of Rs 9,300 crore
Tamil Nadu on Tuesday sought a central relief package of Rs 9,300 crore for rehabilitation efforts in the state, which faced the monsoon fury, including this coastal town that was battered by Cyclone Ockhi.
The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government to inform it about the fate of 551 fishermen from Kanyakumari region who are reported missing in the aftermath of cyclone Ochki.
Three weeks after Cyclone Ockhi devastated Kerala, wives and families of missing fishermen refuse to give up hope
The operation to rescue fishermen dragged into sea by Cyclone Ockhi has brought scores of dead bodies ashore. But going by how long the list of missing people is, the casualties could go even higher as the days go by.
Narendra Modi visits Cyclone Ockhi-hit areas in Lakshadweep; reviews relief situation in Tamil Nadu, Kerala
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting at Kavaratti in Lakshadweep to review the situation arising due to Cyclone Ockhi which left a trail of destruction in the Union Territory.
Narendra Modi would visit Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala on Tuesday to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, demanding a comprehensive special financial package for Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep for the rehabilitation of the families of those fishermen who lost their lives due to Cyclone Ockhi.
With over 100 fishermen still missing in the Cyclone Ockhi that hit the state 18 days ago, the Kerala government on Sunday decided to expand the search operations up to Goan shores.
Kerala awaits nod to make presentation to Narendra Modi ahead of his visit to Cyclone Ockhi-affected areas
Even as Kerala has sought Rs 1,843 crore from the Centre to compensate for the damage caused by cyclone Ockhi, the state government is awaiting a nod for making a presentation to the Narendra Modi during his Tuesday visit
After Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi visited villages hit by Cyclone Ockhi and commiserated with families of fisher folk, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also said to visit Kerala and Tamil Nadu soon, an official said.
Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Tamil Nadu govt announces compensation of Rs 5,000 each to affected tribal families in Kanyakumari
Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced a financial assistance of Rs 5000 each for over 1500 tribal families affected by Cyclone Ockhi in Kanyakumari district
The Latin Church diocese expressed dissatisfaction over the Kerala government's handling of Cyclone Ockhi and its aftermath and said it will move the High Court over 350 missing fishermen
More than 600 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala continued to remain missing after Cyclone Ockhi rampaged through parts of south and western India a fortnight ago,
Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited some places hit by the Cyclone Ockhi in southern Kerala that has claimed 66 lives, most of them fishermen, and pitched for a better warning system to prevent recurrence of such tragedies.
Cyclone Ockhi: Death toll climbs to 58 in Kerala; Centre continues search operations in high seas to locate missing fishermen
Pinarayi Vijayan said the Centre has agreed to continue search operations for the missing fishermen in Cyclone Ockhi that hit the state's coast on 29 and 30 November
Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Tamil Nadu governor seeks assistance from Centre for relief work in Kanyakumari
Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday sought relief assistance from the Centre for the state's Cyclone Ockhi-hit Kanyakumari district
Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy on Tuesday visited five fishermen, who were undergoing treatment at a government hospital after being rescued off Lakshadweep coast following Ockhi cyclone.