Ockhi

Revised rates delay memorial park 

The Tourism Department is planning a project involving Poovar and Pozhiyoor which comprises unexplored regions.

published on : 10th July 2019

A tribute to the survivors

When cyclone Ockhi hit the shores of Kerala and Tamil Nadu two years ago, it claimed more than 400 lives.

published on : 17th June 2019

Kanniyakumari: PIL seeks direction on deletion of 45,000 voters

Petitioner contended that the mass deletion has raised a suspicion that the election authorities had made a statutory default in conducting a fair and free election, by removing voters’ names wantonly

published on : 9th May 2019

Fishermen’s resentment to impact poll outcome in Kerala

Following 'Ockhi', fishermen in the state face issues as they claim that the state and central government ignore their pleas.

published on : 12th April 2019

Rs 4 crore allotted for modern seafood processing unit

The government will also mobilise Rs 7.94 crore from the Ockhi relief fund for purchasing 120 FRP boats for fisherfolks affected by the cyclone.

published on : 6th March 2019

Edappadi K Palaniswami government steps into 3rd year

It was not an easy task for him to take this government through many a hurdle during these two years.

published on : 16th February 2019

Hurray, jobs at last for Ockhi victims!

The Society for Assistance to Fisherwomen (SAF) will be given the charge of the facility.

published on : 11th February 2019

Opposition accuses government for delay in financial assistance to Ockhi victims

However, Fisheries Minister J Mercykutty Amma criticised the opposition for not studying the status of the government's financial assistance and relief towards affected families.

published on : 6th February 2019

Kerala government decides to insure fishers’ boats

The rescue operation carried out by the state’s fishermen during the mid-August flood has been invaluable that the government decided to implement insurance scheme for traditional fishing boats.

published on : 4th February 2019

Fishermen families in Kerala grapple with loan reality, a year after cyclone Ockhi

If the government could give at least Rs 10 lakh directly to the dependents without putting it in the bank, it would have helped them, a social worker said.

published on : 21st January 2019

Kerala government provides 1,000 satellite phones to aid fishermen in tough times

The India government permits the use of satellite phone only with special government order; permission from the Ministry of Home Affairs is mandatory.

published on : 19th January 2019

Centre released only Rs 133 crore cyclone Ockhi relief fund against Tamil Nadu's demand of 9000 crore

The Central government released only Rs 133 crore when the State demanded Rs 9,302 crore to carry out rehabilitation and relief works in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi. 

published on : 5th January 2019

Kerala: Ex-Vigilance Director Jacob Thomas moves CAT against suspension order

In his petition, Jacob Thomas argued that the suspension and entire disciplinary proceedings initiated against him were arbitrary and illegal.

published on : 15th December 2018

Conduct study of Ockhi impact on seawater, fishermen: House panel

The committee had come out with the demands in its report on Cyclone Ockhi and the environmental impact it had on the coastal areas. 

published on : 4th December 2018

Bearing the scars of the past

Brunan M of Vettucadu is one such survivor who was rescued after three days at sea.

published on : 29th November 2018
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