Six arrested for raping minor tribal girls in Kerala

Six persons including a father and son have been arrested for allegedly raping three minor girls of a tribal hamlet for over a period of several months in Wayanad district, police said on Tuesday.

Maoist activities in Kerala on rise

An alarming increase in the activity of Naxals has been detected by security agencies recently in Kerala where the Left Wing Extremists have started perpetrating violent acts by espousing the cause of tribals.

Suspected Maoist activists threaten policeman

A four-member gang of suspected Maoists confronted a policeman in his house in hilly Waynad District and threatened him at gun point with dire consequences if he did not quit his job, police said.

UPA will ensure security of women, says Antony

Congress-led UPA government would ensure security of women, especially those from tribal community, if the alliance won in the Lok Sabha elections, Defence minister AK Antony said on Monday.

Western Ghats: LDF strike hits normal life in upland districts

A day-long strike called by CPI(M)-led LDF in upland Idukki and Wayanad districts of Kerala against implementation of Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats conservation hit normal life on Saturday.

Kerala planning to include Waynad in the train network

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the government was planning to include Wayanad, which has no rail connectivity, in the train network.

Stray tiger killed in Kerala’s Wayanad

A tiger, which had been on the
prowl in some areas in the district since the last couple of weeks was killed, official sources said.

Eco cottages to tap tourism potential of Wayanad

With an aim to tap tourism potential of the picturesque region of Muthanga`s wild life sanctury in Wayanad district, state Tourism Dept has built 6 eco cottages.