Kerala leader's murder boasts rocks CPI(M)
May 27, 2012
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday November 28, 2015
It's almost a new life for 39-year-old K Martin, a farmer from Idukki district in Kerala, brought back from the brink of suicide by one one five-minute phone call.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 4, 2015
After five years of painstaking efforts, Saji Thomas has built a small aircraft - all on his own - but now this 45-year-old from Kerala, who is speech and hearing challenged, yearns for a full-time job.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy (with inputs from agencies) | Saturday July 4, 2015
In Kerala's Idukki district, a woman legislator from Communist Party of India (CPI) has been caught on camera publicly roughing up the additional district magistrate while he was doing his job.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 7, 2015
Apprehending threat to Idukki district in neighbouring Kerala from the proposed Neutrino Observatory in Theni in Tamil Nadu, MDMK founder Vaiko today asked the state government and people to oppose it.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 28, 2014
A 27-year-old woman from Gujarat, part of a tourist group, was trampleded to death by a captive elephant at Iruttukanam near Munnar in Kerala's Idukki district today.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 8, 2014
The dawn-to-dusk strike called by the Mullaperiyar Protection Council in the wake of the Supreme Court order in the Mullaperiyar Dam case hit normal life in Kerala's Idukki district but evoked little response in other districts across the state.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday October 25, 2013
Senior CPM leader MM Mani, who was removed as the party's Idukkki district secretary after his controversial speech in which he boasted that the party had in the past eliminated its foes in the area, has been re-elected to the key organisational post.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 7, 2013
Normalcy is returning to the Idukki district of Kerala where heavy rains and landslips for the past two days claimed 15 lives.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday August 7, 2013
Cheerapara in Idukki district of Kerala has been famous for its waterfalls. The road which winds through this region usually can be found bustling with small shops and tourists but these days it's a sad tale of destruction after the massive landslide and 14 lives lost.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 5, 2013
Heavy rain in Kerala since Sunday afternoon has caused huge loss to life and property, especially in Idukki district, where 14 deaths were reported. Two people were also killed in Ernakulam, officials said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 5, 2013
Landslides triggered by heavy downpour claimed six lives in the high range Idukki district of Kerala on Sunday night.
South | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with PTI inputs) | Thursday July 18, 2013
The condition of the five-year-old boy, who was beaten mercilessly and tortured by his parents, further deteriorated today. Doctors at St John's Hospital in Kerala's Idukki district, where the child is lying in coma, said his condition was "very critical". The child has suffered extensive damage to his brain and lungs and has horrifying injuries al...
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday July 18, 2013
A five-year-old child, allegedly tortured by his father and stepmother, has slipped into coma and is on ventilator support. Doctors at St John's Hospital at Kattappana in Idukki district said the child has serious head injury, a broken leg and wounds all over the body.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday June 29, 2013
In a major relief for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien, a sessions court in Kerala's Thodupuzha today ruled that the Congress leader will not be made an accused in the Suryanelli rape case. The case relates to a 16-year-old girl from Suryanelli in Kerala's Idukki district who was abducted in January 1996 and taken to various places and sexuall...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday June 29, 2013
A sessions court in Kerala's Thodupuzha will today pronounce its order on whether Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien should be made an accused in the Suryanelli rape case. The case relates to a 16-year-old girl from Suryanelli in Kerala's Idukki district who was abducted in January 1996 and taken to various places and sexually exploited by at le...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 20, 2012
Seventy students of a school in Idukki district have been hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning allegedly after they had food at the hostel. Medical College Hospital sources said the students, studying in the fifth to ninth standard, complained of stomach ache, vomiting and diarrhoea after allegedly having dinner at the hostel on Sunday.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 17, 2012
Twenty passengers were injured in an accident involving a Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus and a private bus at Kolani-Chunghom route in Thodupuzha in Idukki district on Friday.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 10, 2012
The Special Investigation team, probing the murder of Congress worker Ancheri Baby in 1983, will file its first report in a local court at Nedumkandam listing three accused, including M M Mani, CPI-M's former Idukki district secretary. The report was prepared at a review meeting of SIT officers here yesterday.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 4, 2012
Rijo Eldos, a young computer engineer hailing from the Neriamangalam in Idukki district of Kerala, was one of the 153 victims who were on the Nigerian airplane that crashed on Sunday in the densely populated city of Lagos.
India News | NDTV Correspondent with PTI inputs | Sunday May 27, 2012
CPI-M in Kerala virtually censured its Idukki District Secretary MM Mani today for his controversial speech, in which he stated that there had been instances of the party eliminating political rivals.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday May 4, 2012
A French national has been arrested by wildlife officials for allegedly trespassing and pitching a tent at Eravikulam National Park in Idukki district in Kerala.Forty four-year-old Ludovic Rebillard, a software engineer, was remanded to 14 days of judicial custody by the Judicial Magistrate at Devikulam.
Thiruvananthapuram News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 18, 2012
Tucked away inside a heavily forested area, Kerala's only Scheduled Tribes (ST) panchayat Idamalakkudy is home to some of the world's most endangered plant species but the rich biodiversity is fast dwindling as is the tribals' unique way of life, say worried researchers.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 15, 2012
Mild tremors rocked parts of high range Idukki district, police said.
Assembly Tamil Nadu | Press Trust of India | Monday January 23, 2012
Ten tonnes of chicken from the poultry farms here was sent back from Idukki district in Kerala today following rumours in the neighbouring state that they were suffering from diarrhoea, which officials said had been done for some "political reasons".