Kuttanad

Christmas-New Year hopes come undone for Kerala's Kuttanad duck farmers

Thousands of birds being culled, but unregistered farmers to get nothing in compensation

published on : 11th December 2021

Bird flu strikes Kuttanad again

The animal husbandry department has sent samples from Nedumudi in Alappuzha district, Vechoor and Kallara in Kottayam district for analysis, but the results are yet to arrive.

published on : 10th December 2021

Alappuzha: Plus Two student gangraped while returning from school

The Ramankari police on Tuesday launched an investigation into the alleged gangrape of a Plus Two student which took place at Muttar in Kuttanad on Monday.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Kuttanad heaves a sigh of relief as water recedes

However, people became frantic when the revenue department started an evacuation, following the district collector’s order to shift people to safer locations.

published on : 20th October 2021

Dam opening triggers fear of floods in Upper Kuttanad

Though the heavy rain has subsided, residents in the Upper Kuttanad region fear of another flood with the opening of dam shutters.

published on : 19th October 2021

Rhythm of Kuttanad defined Nedumudi Venu

The land’s culture was evident in his gestures, voice modulation and character

published on : 12th October 2021

Experts call for steps to save Kuttanad

In his keynote address opposition leader V D Satheesan said that the people of Kuttanad should be able to live in peace on their soil.

published on : 7th October 2021

Kerala sets an example: Catholic church allows Hindu cremation for woman in their cemetery

With all available crematoriums under water, a Hindu woman in Alappuzha's Ramankary was cremated as per her faith in the premises of the local Catholic church.

published on : 17th August 2021

Govt failed to prevent exodus of people from Kuttanad, says Oppn

Opposition leader V D Satheesan said hindrances to inflow and outflow of water in Kuttanad have made lives of people there miserable. 

published on : 12th August 2021

Ducks die in large numbers in Kuttanad

The mass death of ducks in Kuttanad has created panic among farmers. Around 1,200 ducks were found dead in Thalavady near Edathua on Thursday morning.

published on : 21st May 2021

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.

published on : 17th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Students, teachers join hands to beat odds in Lower Kuttanad

The school endured two major floods in the past two months, but the teachers are in high spirits to normalise the school operations and achieve a record feat in the next SSLC examination.  

published on : 17th September 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.

published on : 23rd July 2018

Life and times of Kerala political heavyweight Thomas Chandy: The key accused in Alappuzha land encroachment

With three Assembly elections to his credit, the public life of the political heavyweight from Kuttanad Thomas Chandy alias Kuwait Chandy was always disparate, albeit controversial.

published on : 15th November 2017