According to the petitioner, the court should initiate steps to have the government takeover the land or ensure its return to the original owner.
In the investigation held under the leadership of Idukki Narcotic Cell DySP A G Lal, the cop was found guilty in the case.
The 18-member team of tourists from Andra Pradesh was heading to Munnar from Chinnakkanal in three cars when one vehicle lost control and fell into the gorge at Lockhart Gap near Munnar.
The panchayat has recommended residents and tourists arriving here to either avoid using disposable items or purchase products that can be disposed of safely and easily.
Residents of Singukandam staged a protest in front of Chinnakanal forest office carrying the body of Baby, demanding steps to save the lives of the residents from wild elephants.
Babu, 60, had stepped out of the house to alert the neighbours about the presence of wild elephants in the area when a jumbo attacked him from behind and trampled him to death
Meanwhile, cool weather conditions continue to prevail in Munnar. For the first time since the beginning of winter, temperature dropped to sub-zero level in Munnar on Wednesday.
Shooting for debutant director Vijayraj’s Munnarivaan proved to be a rather unique experience for actor Bharath.
AS part of the efforts to overcome its worsening financial crisis, the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has launched innovative tourism packages.
A group of children at DARE school in Munnar, a centre for special education, has brought out eco-friendly gifting choices for Rakshabandhan and Onam this year.
Environment activists have raised concern about the move and indicated that they will approach the National Green Tribunal and the Centre to ensure the protection of the pristine low-elevation forest.
Although the disaster struck late at night, two men who escaped could only alert public and authorities only by 6am next day as there was no electricity or mobile phone coverage.
Farmers in Vellathooval, a quaint village in the suburbs of Munnar, were hoping for good yield after two consecutive years of deficit rain.
Driving through the winding ghat road from Neriamangalam to Munnar, tonnes of earth and trees sent tumbling down by a series of landslips welcome the odd visitor to the hill station.
The spell of torrential rain, raging floods and devastation unleashed by the landslides have indeed come as a warning for Kerala.