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Landslide in Kerala Updates: Rescue ops to continue overnight, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan; NDRF team arrives at spot
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Landslide in Kerala Updates: Rescue ops to continue overnight, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan; NDRF team arrives at spot

Landslide in Kerala LATEST Updates: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the rescue operations for those stuck in the debris of the Idukki landslide will continue during the night.

Coronavirus outbreak: From politicos leading way to public volunteers, how Kerala is fighting COVID-19
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Coronavirus outbreak: From politicos leading way to public volunteers, how Kerala is fighting COVID-19

With 112 persons testing positive in Kerala for COVID-19, the state has been under complete shutdown since Monday, a day before the Central government announced a lockdown across the country.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Australian tourists face hostile locals, forcible quarantine in Kerala, scramble to get home
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Australian tourists face hostile locals, forcible quarantine in Kerala, scramble to get home

Incidents of foreign nationals attempting to escape from coronavirus quarantine facilities to fly home has increased the fear among locals, adding to the hostility faced by them.

Kerala govt orders judicial probe into alleged custodial torture of prisoner who died in Idukki jail
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Kerala govt orders judicial probe into alleged custodial torture of prisoner who died in Idukki jail

The Kerala government on Friday ordered a judicial probe into the alleged custodial torture and death of a remand prisoner in a jail in Idukki district, days after the issue rocked the state.

Cochin airport to reopen on 29 August, officials say 90 percent staff got affected by Kerala floods
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Cochin airport to reopen on 29 August, officials say 90 percent staff got affected by Kerala floods

Cochin International Airport which was shut on 15 August due to Kerala floods, will reopen on 29 August

Unrelenting rains force Kerala authorities to open dams' shutters; experts blame poor planning for scale of spate
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Unrelenting rains force Kerala authorities to open dams' shutters; experts blame poor planning for scale of spate

The rain fury that left a trail of destruction across Kerala since 8 August has subsided but the water that it has brought to reservoirs of many major and minor dams continues to haunt a large segment of people in the state.

Half of Kerala reels under floods as death toll rises to 29, over 53,000 people left homeless
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Half of Kerala reels under floods as death toll rises to 29, over 53,000 people left homeless

Northern and central Kerala have been battered by heavy rains of the Southwest monsoon since August 8, which has left 29 people dead, including three today.

Kerala rains updates: Death toll rises to 29, over 54,000 displaced; 11 of 14 districts in state on high alert
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Kerala rains updates: Death toll rises to 29, over 54,000 displaced; 11 of 14 districts in state on high alert

Dam reservoirs and rivers overflowed, sections of highways collapsed and homes were swept away in severe flooding in more than half of Kerala, after days of incessant rains left nearly 54,000 people homeless and killed at least 29

Kerala rains: Centre will provide all possible help to flood-hit state, says Rajnath Singh; home minister calls for survey of affected areas
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Kerala rains: Centre will provide all possible help to flood-hit state, says Rajnath Singh; home minister calls for survey of affected areas

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Centre would provide all possible help to the flood-hit state of Kerala. He called for a survey on the affected areas

Kerala rains continue to wreak havoc: More dam shutters to be opened; army deployed for rescue operations
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Kerala rains continue to wreak havoc: More dam shutters to be opened; army deployed for rescue operations

The heavy South West Monsoon has wreaked havoc in Kerala as water levels continue to rise in rivers and reservoirs. A third red alert was issued for the Idukki Dam reservoir on Thursday night.

Kerala: Idukki murders only tip of iceberg as black magic, occult practices take over India's most literate state
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Kerala: Idukki murders only tip of iceberg as black magic, occult practices take over India's most literate state

A huge demand for a law to deal with superstitious beliefs and occult practices echoed across Kerala last year, when a youth who was engaged in supernatural experiments brutally killed his parents, sister and aunt in Thiruvananthapuram

BSNL rolls out 4G mobile services in Kerala; to start off in five locations in Idukki district
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BSNL rolls out 4G mobile services in Kerala; to start off in five locations in Idukki district

Commissioning of the service in other districts in Kerala is expected by this year-end

Evicted from Kerala home, Dalit family become latest flashpoint in power struggle within ruling LDF
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Evicted from Kerala home, Dalit family become latest flashpoint in power struggle within ruling LDF

The 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.

Pinarayi Vijayan: Conscious effort to depict Kerala settlers as encroachers
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Pinarayi Vijayan: Conscious effort to depict Kerala settlers as encroachers

Idukki: 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.

Centre will help Kerala, Tamil Nadu reach amicable settlement over Mullaperiyar: Ram Madhav
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Centre will help Kerala, Tamil Nadu reach amicable settlement over Mullaperiyar: Ram Madhav

The Centre would do everything possible to reach an amicable understanding between Kerala and Tamil Nadu on the inter-state Mullaperiyar Dam issue.

As water level in Mullaperiyar dam rises, Kerala CM calls for all-party meet
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As water level in Mullaperiyar dam rises, Kerala CM calls for all-party meet

Even 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.

Rains batter Kerala, Idukki district worst hit with 14 dead
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Rains batter Kerala, Idukki district worst hit with 14 dead

Heavy 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.

Strike over Mullaperiyar issue evokes partial response
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Strike over Mullaperiyar issue evokes partial response

The 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.

Mullaperiyar: it's not about safety, but state sovereignty
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Mullaperiyar: it's not about safety, but state sovereignty

The scrap over is the Mullaperiyar dam is allegedly about it safety. But it is really about control - and here Kerala has the edge.

TN vs Kerala on Mullaperiyar: The real issue is trust deficit
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TN vs Kerala on Mullaperiyar: The real issue is trust deficit

Is 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?