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Dec 14, 2017
Rahul Gandhi visits Cyclone Ockhi-hit districts in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, meets bereaved familiesReaching out to fishermen community in the wake of the havoc caused by Cyclone Ochki, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said his party would strongly raise the issue of setting up a separate ministry for fisherfolks in Parliament
Dec 11, 2017
Cyclone Ockhi: Kin of missing fishermen protest in Thiruvananthapuram, ask Narendra Modi to visit affected areasThousands of fishermen took out a march to the Raj Bhavan in Thiruvananthapuram demanding a coordinated search operation to trace missing fishermen and a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Ockhi-hit areas even as the toll in the cyclone rose to 42
Dec 09, 2017
Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala govt asks navy, coast guard, air force to continue search for fishermen for another 10 daysKerala govt requested navy, Coast Guard and IAF to continue the search for the missing fishermen in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi
Dec 04, 2017
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan faces protests from fishermen after Cyclone Ockhi claimed 19 livesKerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday faced a protest from a group of fishermen when he visited nearby Vizhinjam to express solidarity with the community affected by Cyclone Ockhi
Dec 03, 2017
Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala fishermen launch their own rescue operations, say 'authorities failed miserably'The fishermen community on Sunday decided to launch their own rescue operations as 55 boats ventured into the sea to search for the 115 missing fishermen.
Jul 28, 2016
Wary of China, govt banks on Adani group to double down on container hub portsThe government will grant billionaire Gautam Adani Rs 1,600 crore ($240 million) in so-called "viability gap" funding to help the new port at Vizhinjam in Kerala win business from established hubs elsewhere in Asia
Jul 06, 2015
Suspicious boat intercepted off Kerala, satellite communication set and Pakistan ID seizedA suspicious foreign fishing 'dhow' or boat, seen off the Alapuzha coast, was intercepted by the Coast Guard and brought to Vizhinjam on Sunday.
Nov 10, 2014
China's maritime threat: How India let its best bet Vizhinjam be sabotagedFor some years, India has under-invested in its Navy, and also in its commercial port infrastructure. These mistakes are now coming back to haunt the country, as our trade capability is affected, and there are long-term strategic holes that our adversaries are looking to exploit.
Oct 27, 2014
Tharoor takes up Modi's Swachh Bharat challenge: Credits Cong to steer clear of controversyOn 25 October, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor took on PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Pledge and cleaned garbage accumulate at a beach near Vizhinjam in Kerala.