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Rahul Gandhi writes to RBI Governor Shaktikant Das over Kerala floods, seeks relief for farmers

Rahul Gandhi writes to RBI Governor Shaktikant Das over Kerala floods, seeks relief for farmers

Rahul Gandhi wrote the letter following his two-day visit to his Lok Sabha Constituency Wayanad, which is one of the most affected districts in Kerala due to floods.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:59 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor blames BJP for dividing north and south India, projects Rahul as harmoniser

Shashi Tharoor blames BJP for dividing north and south India, projects Rahul as harmoniser

"We need someone from the north to heal the divide. Rahul is saying 'I too am one of you.'"

Aug 13, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
179 dead in flood-hit Kerala, Karnataka & Maharashtra; rains to continue lashing

179 dead in flood-hit Kerala, Karnataka & Maharashtra; rains to continue lashing

While the water has started receding in many flood-affected districts, the weather department has predicted moderate rains in these states over the next few days.

Aug 13, 2019, 12:15 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi reviews flood situation in Kerala's Wayanad, visits relief camp

Rahul Gandhi reviews flood situation in Kerala's Wayanad, visits relief camp

Wayanad has been the worst-hit in Kerala and, so far, more than 40,000 people have taken shelter in more than 203 camps, with 18 deaths being reported.

Aug 11, 2019, 22:16 PM IST
Kerala floods death toll reaches 60; 2.27 lakh people in over 1,500 relief camps

Kerala floods death toll reaches 60; 2.27 lakh people in over 1,500 relief camps

Today there are 1,551 camps operating in the state in which 2,27,335 people are housed, CM Vijayan said.

Aug 11, 2019, 15:58 PM IST
Kerala rains: Flight operations at Cochin airport resume after 2 days

Kerala rains: Flight operations at Cochin airport resume after 2 days

Flight operations at Cochin International Airport resumed on Sunday noon, after being suspended for two days due to incessant rainfall in the state, leading to massive landslides and severe

Aug 11, 2019, 14:29 PM IST
Kerala: Rahul Gandhi to camp in flood-hit Wayanad

Kerala: Rahul Gandhi to camp in flood-hit Wayanad

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took to Twitter to inform that he would be camping over the next few days in his constituency-- Wayanad, which is among the worst-affected districts of Kerala,

Aug 11, 2019, 13:40 PM IST
9 more bodies recovered from Malappuram's Kavalappara landslide site

9 more bodies recovered from Malappuram's Kavalappara landslide site

At least nine more bodies have been recovered from Kavalappara, near Nilambur, in Kerala's Malappuram district where a massive landslide occurred on August 8, Thursday night, news agency ANI

Aug 11, 2019, 11:26 AM IST
Kerala floods: IMD issues red alert for 8 districts, several trains cancelled

Kerala floods: IMD issues red alert for 8 districts, several trains cancelled

In order to take control of the grim situation, the Pinarayi Vijayan-led government has set up 738 relief camps to house the affected people until Friday.

Aug 10, 2019, 17:17 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit Wayanad on Sunday

Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit Wayanad on Sunday

Rahul Gandhi's earlier visit to Wayanad was cancelled due to flood situation in his Lok Sabha constituency.

Aug 10, 2019, 12:30 PM IST
Kerala: At least 22 killed, thousands displaced amid floods, CM asks people to assist rescue ops

Kerala: At least 22 killed, thousands displaced amid floods, CM asks people to assist rescue ops

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday conducted a review meeting of the disaster management activities in the wake of incessant rains in the state, and informed that 22 people have died

Aug 09, 2019, 15:17 PM IST
Heavy rain warning in Kerala, Karnataka for next 24 hours; Red alert in Kannur, Kasaragod

Heavy rain warning in Kerala, Karnataka for next 24 hours; Red alert in Kannur, Kasaragod

The rough weather conditions will prevail till Friday, July 26.

Jul 23, 2019, 10:17 AM IST
Red and Orange Alert issued in parts of Kerala due to heavy rainfall

Red and Orange Alert issued in parts of Kerala due to heavy rainfall

A 'Red Alert' has been issued by Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) for Kasargod district for July 20-21, Idukki district for July 21 (Sunday) and Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode,

Jul 21, 2019, 08:17 AM IST
Kerala rains: Red alert issued in Kasargod, Kozhikode, Wayanad; shutters of Idukki dam opened

Kerala rains: Red alert issued in Kasargod, Kozhikode, Wayanad; shutters of Idukki dam opened

News agency ANI reported that with the strengthening of the southwest monsoon continuous heavy rains in Idukki district and the catchment area of the Periyar river, the dam was opened to release

Jul 20, 2019, 10:13 AM IST
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan demands Supreme Court judgments in Malayalam language also

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan demands Supreme Court judgments in Malayalam language also

In his letter, Vijayan said it is unfortunate that when the decision has come that all apex court judgments will be issued in seven regional languages, Malayalam was excluded.

Jul 19, 2019, 19:31 PM IST
Red alert issued in Kerala, extremely heavy rains predicted

Red alert issued in Kerala, extremely heavy rains predicted

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert in six districts of Kerala from July 18, predicting very heavy to extremely heavy rains in the state.

Jul 16, 2019, 22:52 PM IST
Former Kerala Congress leader AP Abdullakutty, who was expelled for praising PM Narendra Modi, joins BJP

Former Kerala Congress leader AP Abdullakutty, who was expelled for praising PM Narendra Modi, joins BJP

Kerala Congress veteran AP Abdullakutty was expelled from his party for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the BJP’s landslide victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He joined the BJP on

Jun 26, 2019, 17:25 PM IST
Lookout notice against Kerala CPI(M) leader's son Binoy Kodiyeri charged with rape

Lookout notice against Kerala CPI(M) leader's son Binoy Kodiyeri charged with rape

Binoy, who denied all allegations, has moved court for anticipatory bail. He has been untraceable since the case was registered.

Jun 26, 2019, 10:50 AM IST
Kerala policewoman burnt alive; traffic cop held

Kerala policewoman burnt alive; traffic cop held

The victim, Soumya Pushpakaran,was posted as the Civil Police Officer at Vallikkunnam station here. 

Jun 15, 2019, 23:51 PM IST
A series of unfortunate events: 8 dead after ambulance carrying them from accident site crashes

A series of unfortunate events: 8 dead after ambulance carrying them from accident site crashes

Some of the deceased, hailing from Pattambi, had met with a minor accident earlier in the day when they were on their way to Nelliyampathy for a pleasure trip.

Jun 10, 2019, 12:34 PM IST