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Kerala To Open Idukki, Idamalayar Dams Today, Issues Red Alert

Oct 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Kerala Rains: Idukki dam, constructed across the Periyar river, is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.

Kerala Floods: Water Level On Rise, Govt Issues Alerts

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.

Kerala Rains: 23 Killed In Flash Floods And Landslides, PM Modi Speaks To CM Vijayan

The toll from disastrous flooding caused by heavy rains and landslides in hilly areas of two central Kerala districts rose to 23 as rescue workers recovered more bodies from the rubbles on Sunday.

'Nava Keralam' Can Only Be Achieved If There Is Environment Of Peace And Communal Harmony: Kerala CM

Sep 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, while addressing the passing out parade of 2,362 police personnel said that 'Nava Keralam' can only be achieved if there was an environment of peace and communal harmony in the state.

Racist Ideology And Remnants Of Caste System Enough To Embarass Us: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan was likely to be responding to the "Narcotic Jihad" remark by a Catholic Bishop.

18 September, 2021

Inside Kerala’s Pazhur Village – Where Nipah Broke Out And Was Contained

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A discipline earned while tackling Covid-19 may have saved Kerala from a wide outbreak of Nipah. Despite thin resources, the state health machinery kicked in to put checks in place. The outbreak, most probably spiraled out of bat-bitten Rambutan fruits.

14 September, 2021

Kannur Political Violence: Two Injured As CPI(M), BJP Workers Clash In Kerala CM's Constituency

Outlook Web Desk

The clash between the rival parties broke out on Monday night at Melur village in the politically volatile Kannur district

10 September, 2021

People Holding Responsible Positions Shouldn’t Make Communal Statements: Kerala CM Over 'Love Narcotic Jihad’ Remark

Outlook Web Desk

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said people holding responsible positions should desist from making statements causing communal discord.

28 August, 2021

Covid Surge: Kerala To Impose Night Curfew From Next Week

Outlook Web Bureau

The state’s daily Covid-19 cases crossed the 30,000 mark for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday.

25 August, 2021

BJP Launches Attack On Kerala Govt Over Failure To Mitigate Surge In COVID-19 Cases

Outlook Web Desk

BJP spokesperson Tom Vadakkan said Kerala is in the grip of COVID-19, and the state government is busy covering it up.

13 August, 2021

Kerala CM Launches Country's Maiden Drone Forensic Lab & Research Centre

Outlook Web Desk

Besides addressing the threat aspects of the drones, the lab-cum-research centre is also envisaged to look at the utility part of the unmanned aerial vehicles

11 August, 2021

Police Held Kerala Man For Threatening CM Pinarayi Vijayan Over phone

Outlook Web Desk

As soon as the call was made to the chief minister's phone, a case was registered at the Cantonment police station in Thiruvananthapuram.

08 August, 2021

Kerala Govt To Distribute Rs 1,481.87 Cr Pension To Over 48 Lakh Poor Persons Ahead of Onam

Outlook Web Bureau

With Onam just round the corner it is necessary that poor people have money in their hands, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a Facebook post.

31 July, 2021

Covid Restrictions To Be Increased In Micro-Containment Zones, Need More Vaccines: Kerala CM

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, Kerala health minister Veena George said that the state’s Covid-19 vaccine stock will be depleted by Sunday

27 July, 2021

Kerala Faces Acute Shortage Of Vaccine, CM Likely To Approach Centre For More Doses

Outlook Web Desk

Claiming that Kerala had made no lapse in the immunisation drive, CM said the present situation was that the available vaccine stock was not enough to meet its demands.

22 July, 2021

Veteran Malayalam Actor KTS Padannayil Dies In Kochi

Outlook Web Bureau

Actor KTS Padannayil, popular for his comedy roles in various films, died in Kochi on Thursday morning.

19 July, 2021

SC Asks Kerala Govt To Respond On Petition Against Bakrid Relaxations

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on July 17 had announced the relaxations in Covid restrictions in view of the upcoming Bakrid festival.

19 July, 2021

IMA Asks Kerala Govt To Withdraw Bakrid Relaxations, Says Will Move SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex doctors' organisation said it would move the Supreme Court if the Kerala government does not enforce Covid-appropriate behaviour.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz