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

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
India

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 rains: Toll rises to 22 after downpour triggers landslides, flooding in parts of state; govt seeks help from Indian Army, IAF
India

Kerala rains: Toll rises to 22 after downpour triggers landslides, flooding in parts of state; govt seeks help from Indian Army, IAF

Rains continued to batter various parts of Kerala as the toll in monsoon related incidents, including landslides, in the last three days mounted to 22.

Kerala CPM MLA calls woman IAS officer ‘without brains’; revenue minister lends his support to official
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Kerala CPM MLA calls woman IAS officer ‘without brains’; revenue minister lends his support to official

CPI(M) MLA S Rajendran courted controversy after he publicly slandered a young woman IAS officer in Munnar, saying she lacked brains

Cold wave grips India as Kerala's Munnar battles frost blanket and Shimla residents bring out umbrellas to escape snowfall
India

Cold wave grips India as Kerala's Munnar battles frost blanket and Shimla residents bring out umbrellas to escape snowfall

Less than a week after Bengaluru saw a minimum temperature of 7 degrees Celsius, Kerala's Munnar recorded sub-zero temperatures over the weekend, resulting in a blanket of frost across the popular hill-station on Saturday.

One shutter of Cheruthoni dam in Idukki to open at 4 pm today; Kerala bans tourism, night travel in district
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One shutter of Cheruthoni dam in Idukki to open at 4 pm today; Kerala bans tourism, night travel in district

The Idukki district has banned tourism and late night travel in the district starting Friday in view an IMD forecast of heavy to very heavy rains in Kerala and Lakshadweep in the next two-three days

Kerala bans tourism, night travel in Idukki after IMD issues 'very heavy rainfall' warning: Govt likely to open dam shutters
India

Kerala bans tourism, night travel in Idukki after IMD issues 'very heavy rainfall' warning: Govt likely to open dam shutters

The Idukki district administration in Kerala has banned tourism and night travels in the district including to Neelakurinji gardens in Munnar starting Friday in view of the heavy to very heavy rain forecast in Kerala and Lakshadweep in the next two-three days

Kerala govt sounds red alert in Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad; four shutters of Malampuzha dam opened by 9 cms each
India

Kerala govt sounds red alert in Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad; four shutters of Malampuzha dam opened by 9 cms each

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rain in the next three or four days in Kerala and Lakshsadweep. Lower riparian states of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are also likely to receive heavy to moderate rainfall over the same span.

Kerala After Floods: Tourism hit with animal carcasses on backwaters, hill stations cut off;  Rs 25,165 cr needed for rebuilding
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Kerala After Floods: Tourism hit with animal carcasses on backwaters, hill stations cut off; Rs 25,165 cr needed for rebuilding

The stain of death and devastation wrought by Kerala’s worst flood in a century will take longer than a season to wash away.

Kerala, After The Flood: District economies brace for a hit as deluge paralyses tourism industry
India

Kerala, After The Flood: District economies brace for a hit as deluge paralyses tourism industry

After the floods, the Kerala government has yet to assess the extent of the loss and damage to the tourism industry.

Kerala rains: IMD issues red alert in eight districts as toll rises to 54; Kochi airport to remain shut till Saturday
India

Kerala rains: IMD issues red alert in eight districts as toll rises to 54; Kochi airport to remain shut till Saturday

The India Meteorological Department has sounded a red alert to several districts of Kerala after rains intensified, taking the toll of people who lost their lives in the floods to 44 on Wednesday.

Toll in Kerala rises to 40 as torrential rains continue; Munnar cut off after shutters of Mattupetti dam opened
India

Toll in Kerala rises to 40 as torrential rains continue; Munnar cut off after shutters of Mattupetti dam opened

An alert has been sounded, asking people to remain cautious, they said. A series of landslides were reported in Kurichya and Makki hills and the Thamarassery ghat road in Wayanad.

Theni forest fire nothing short of man-made disaster; multitude of human errors likely behind tragedy that killed nine trekkers
India

Theni forest fire nothing short of man-made disaster; multitude of human errors likely behind tragedy that killed nine trekkers

Though the unsuspecting trekkers were left to the fury of nature, it is now beyond doubt that it was a number of human errors that led to the Theni tragedy.

Kerala's ruling LDF split wide open: CPM-CPI rift over anti-encroachment drive, Thomas Chandy spills onto streets
Politics

Kerala's ruling LDF split wide open: CPM-CPI rift over anti-encroachment drive, Thomas Chandy spills onto streets

The rift between the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Communist Party of India (CPI), its number two partner in Kerala’s ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) over land encroachments has escalated into direct confrontation with both parties taking to the streets.

KJ Alphons says encroachments of land in name of tourism will not be allowed in Kerala
India

KJ Alphons says encroachments of land in name of tourism will not be allowed in Kerala

The Centre on Sunday talked tough on alleged land encroachments in the name of tourism in Kerala, saying they could not be allowed.

Kerala: Man-elephant conflict being pushed to the brink by breaking up of natural corridors
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Kerala: Man-elephant conflict being pushed to the brink by breaking up of natural corridors

The all-important elephant corridors in the entire Western Ghats have been broken and disfigured over the years.

Anti-encroachment drive in Kerala fizzles, as IAS officer in charge of Munnar's hills is shunted out
Politics

Anti-encroachment drive in Kerala fizzles, as IAS officer in charge of Munnar's hills is shunted out

Environmentalists consider the premature transfer of Sriram Venkitaraman from the post of Devikulam sub-collector as an end to the eviction drive. Though the Kerala government has asserted the operation would continue, activists feel it won't be easy

BJP president Amit Shah to undertake three-day tour of Kerala in June
Politics

BJP president Amit Shah to undertake three-day tour of Kerala in June

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP president Amit Shah will undertake a three-day tour to Kerala from 2 June as part of the party's preparations for the 2019 general elections.

BJP urges RBI to launch probe into public sector bank loans to Munnar resorts
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BJP urges RBI to launch probe into public sector bank loans to Munnar resorts

BJP in Kerala on Wednesday urged RBI to initiate an inquiry into the loans allegedly given by some public sector banks to some resorts in tourist town of Munnar, flouting all banking norms.