Idukki district

Kerala: Two die after house catches fire in Idukki's Puttady

Their daughter Sreedhanya (19), who suffered serious burn injuries in the incident was taken to the Kottayam Medical College Hospital for treatment.

published on : 25th April 2022

Man opens fire following verbal spat in Kerala's Idukki dt; one killed, one seriously injured

The police have arrested Philip Martin, 30, of Puthanpurayckal house, Moolamatam, in connection with the murder. 

published on : 27th March 2022

Man, wife and two daughters charred to death after father sets house on fire in Kerala

Hameed (79) of Aliyakkunnel in Cheenikkuzhi, who was detained by neighbours who handed him over to Thodupuzha police on Saturday morning.

published on : 19th March 2022

Kerala CPI (M) leader courts controversy saying State Congress chief K Sudhakaran's life is party's gift to him

The man who is hogging the limelight for the wrong reasons is Idukki district secretary of the ruling CPI (M) C V Varghese.

published on : 9th March 2022

Three migrant workers from Madhya Pradesh found dead in river near Kerala's Rajakkadu village

Although a complaint was filed at the Udumbanchola police station after they went missing on Sunday, the cops couldn't find them despite conducting a search in the area for the last three days.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Two persons die after lorry falls into 300 ft gorge in Kerala's Idukki district

Upon informed by some local residents, police, forest and fire officials reached the spot and conducted rescue operations.

published on : 25th January 2022

Tourism picks up in Kerala's Idukki district after lull

Major tourist spots in Idukki witnessed a good rush of visitors from outside the state on Sunday.

published on : 13th December 2021

Youth who murdered a four-member family in 2018 found dead; police suspect he killed himself

Aneesh and his friend murdered a black magician Krishnan, his wife, and two children in 2018

published on : 22nd October 2021

A loud sound, a last call & a heartbreaking sight: Kerala's Poovanchi landslide

It was raining heavily. Pappachan of Kalarickal house was in his home at Poovanchi, a hilly village in Kokkayar panchayat here, on Saturday when he heard a loud sound.

published on : 18th October 2021

12-year-old escapes, but loses his father in Makochi, Idukki

Abin's father Shaji Chirayil fell into the Pullakayar river while trying to save him as the family was trying to reach higher ground.

published on : 18th October 2021

Our house crumbled in the blink of an eye: Idukki's Makochi residents

Around 25 families reside in the area. Seven houses were destructed and seven lives were lost, locals said.

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala's Poovanchi landslide manmade?

Local residents allege that granite quarry functioning unregulated on the opposite side of the hill, where the landslide occurred, scooped out a portion equal to what was lost to the landslide.

published on : 18th October 2021