Attappadi

Taking up my new assignment with head held high, says former Kerala Tribal Hospital superintendent

The transfer of R Prabhudas is unlikely to resolve the issues leading to deaths of tribal infants due to lack of proper medical care, said local residents. 

published on : 12th December 2021

Blame game over health minister Veena George’s Attappadi visit

The letter also flayed the tendency to put the entire blame of infant and maternal mortality on hospital conditions and staff.

published on : 7th December 2021

Middlemen flourish as Attappadi infants die of malnutrition

“The Kottathara tribal specialty hospital was set up to provide advanced treatment to the tribal community members.

published on : 28th November 2021

Third tribal baby dies in Attappadi

Official toll two. Death of premature baby of woman from Thoova hamlet not counted 

published on : 27th November 2021

Tribal girl from Kerala set to conquer the ramp

The 17-year-old, who is a Plus Two student at the Government Moyan Model Girls HSS in Palakkad, is upbeat about the attention she has been receiving from across Kerala.

published on : 21st November 2021

Kerala's Attappadi tribal students to attend online classes in their own Irula language

These will be telecast through a local cable television channel which would enable more students to attend classes without interruption. 

published on : 4th October 2021

Missing Adivasi youth found hanging in forest in Attappadi

An Adivasi youth, who went missing more than a week ago, was found hanging inside the forests here on Saturday. 

published on : 29th August 2021

Police excess: Tribal bodies approach Pinarayi

The organisations, including CPM-backed Adivasi Kshema Samithi, also put forth a slew of demands, including the enforcement of the Forest Rights Act. 

published on : 20th August 2021

Two young tribal doctors from Irula community make Kerala proud

One is Karthika Raghu from Kottathara, Agali, and the other is Rahul Raj from Puthur.

published on : 18th August 2021

Meet the 10-rupee doctor who struck a chord in Kerala's tribal hamlet

Dr V Narayanan has been serving tribal persons in Attappadi since 2002, reports A Satish.

published on : 8th August 2021

110-year-old woman from tribal hamlet in Attappadi tests Covid positive

A medical camp was held at the community hall in Vellamari ooru,which comes under the Naickerpadi sub centre of the Agali community health centre, on Thursday.

published on : 25th June 2021

Procedural delays hit Covid vaccination in Attappadi

Health staff have to update info on two apps for each person, but net connectivity issues in tribal settlements make this difficult

published on : 10th June 2021

Kerala tribal lynching: Madhu’s family slams Forest Department

The family members of tribal youth Madhu, who was beaten to death in Attappadi on the charge of stealing food, have criticised the role of the forest department.

published on : 25th February 2018

Kerala tribal lynching: National ST Commission chief to visit Attappadi

The welfare schemes and assistance being provided to Scheduled Tribe people and the steps taken by the state government to prevent attacks on Scheduled Castes and Tribes will be discussed.

published on : 25th February 2018

Tribal youth beaten to death in Kerala; selfie with victim causes outrage on social media

A 27-year-old tribal youth roughed up by people at Attappadi, after he was suspected of being a robber, succumbed to injuries on Thursday.

published on : 23rd February 2018