Kerala floods: CM seeks special package from Centre

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan chaired a meeting of the state cabinet, which decided to seek a special package from the Centre under the centrally sponsored schemes, including the latter’s flagship rural employment programme MNREGS. Continue Reading

Floods dampen Onam, Bakrid spirit in Kerala

With over 10 lakh people still in relief camps in Kerala, their homes devastated by the savage monsoon that has claimed 223 lives since 8 August, ‘Onam’ and Bakrid are going to be a subdued affair this year. Continue Reading

Centre announces Rs 100 cr immediate relief to Kerala

Terming the flood situation in Kerala following heavy rains as something never witnessed by the state since Independence, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced Rs 100 crore as immediate central relief. Continue Reading