Malayalis in Israel brave rockets flying above their heads everyday

Sajeesh, son of Lawrence Padickal who had been in Tel  Aviv for the past nine years working as a caregiver, said that the death of Malayali caregiver Soumya Santhosh is a rare incident.

15 May 2021

To light up children’s world, he keeps writing

Chandiroor Thaha has posted 101 poems for children during the pandemic, reports Biju E Paul

09 May 2021

This Kerala man runs funeral service, but does everything in his power to save lives!

With the vicious second wave of Covid-19 rapidly spreading its tentacles across the country, stories of unscrupulous profit-making are making headlines everyday.

01 May 2021

Day care for animals of Covid-infected families

Kanjikuzhi panchayat here has shown the way in animal care through an initiative to protect the pets and livestock of Covid-infected families.

29 Apr 2021

Bride wears PPE kit to marry COVID positive groom at Alappuzha MCH

Since there were no auspicious dates for the marriage any time soon, the families agreed to go ahead with the date.

26 Apr 2021

WATCH | Artist recreate songs, unique sounds on ghatam

Forced to stay indoors by the pandemic, Manjoor Unnikrishnan created new sounds on the instrument, writes  Biju E Paul

18 Apr 2021

Alappuzha: Citadel of Left politics gears up for intense fight

LDF almost swept the district, winning in eight out of 9 constituencies in 2016 polls

21 Mar 2021

VS Sudheeran: Namesake who turned giant killer

Vylopally Mama Sudheeran’s biggest political defeat came at the hands of Virippukandathil Sreedharan Sudheeran, who is not even a politician.

21 Mar 2021

Gravedigger to fisherman: M S Arun Kumar stands tall among candidates for Kerala elections

To earn a livelihood for his three-member family, the 32-year-old LDF candidate in Mavelikkara had done various jobs, including that of a gravedigger, from his childhood.

17 Mar 2021

Official apathy spells woes for 2018 Kerala flood victims

Non-construction of strong outer bunds as suggested by MS Swaminathan panel and others has put people living on bunds of polders in Kuttanad in harm’s way.

24 Aug 2019

Kerala floods one month after: Beneficiaries cry foul over parameters of loan scheme

Lekha’s words present the state of affair of the allotment of interest-free loan to flood-ravaged families in the state.

22 Sep 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Lower Kuttanad picking up the pieces

The Kolothu Jetty-bound KSRTC bus arrives at the Kainakari Jetty bus stop at 11.25 am.

17 Sep 2018

Kerala floods: Kainakiri remains submerged; residents struggle

Nearly three lakh people in the Kuttanad region are struggling to keep their nose above water. Literally.

23 Jul 2018

90% Kharif crops flooded in Kerala’s rice bowl

The paddy production in the state is expected to diminish by 50,000 tonnes in the coming harvesting season.

22 Jul 2018

Toxic fish: Kerala Government to rein in firms supplying formalin to ice factories

FSD officials suspect that the formalin is reaching the district from other districts. So they have decided to intensify raids and examination in check posts and ice factories.

20 Jul 2018