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WAYANAD NEWS

Rahul Gandhi calls Sitharaman 'incompetent', says not her job to tell what she eats

December 05, 2019 8:44 pm

"The Finance Minister's job is not to tell India what she eats. And the fact of the matter is she has no idea on what is going on. Basically she is incompetent. UPA believed in putting competent people in charge of the economy," said Rahul Gandhi.

Kerala student wins praise for flawlessly translating Rahul Gandhi's speech

December 05, 2019 10:00 pm

When Rahul asked if anybody among the audience could help him translate, Safa agreed to share the stage and translated the entire speech from English to Malayalam.

Living gene bank: Tribal farmer grows, preserves 52 native rice varieties

November 15, 2019 10:50 am

“Gene banks are fine, but the only way to really preserve native varieties is to grow them,” says Raman, who is from the Kurichiya tribal community that mainly inhabits Wayanad and Kannur districts of northern Kerala.

Kerala village bids farewell to beloved wild tusker

September 09, 2019 7:03 am

Named ‘Maniyan’, the wild elephant — believed to be in his 40s — was a popular sight in Irulam and nearby villages on the fringes of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. He was gored to death on Saturday by another wild pachyderm.

Held in UAE in cheque bounce case, BDJS chief Thushar Vellapally out on bail

August 23, 2019 12:21 am

In the Lok Sabha polls, Thushar had unsuccessfully contested as the NDA candidate against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from Wayanad.

In letter to PM Modi, Rahul asks for long-term strategy for flood-ravaged Wayanad

August 13, 2019 8:57 pm

He also drew attention to the crises in the farming sector that have led to a spate of farmer suicides in the state and urged the Prime Minister to develop a long-term strategy to protect the life and livelihood of people in the district.

Kerala Rains: 'Govt needs to pay attention, aggressively support people,' says Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad

August 12, 2019 8:11 pm

Rahul was addressing the reporters after he met the District Collector of Wayanad, AR Ajayakumar, to review the flood situation in the constituency.

Rahul Gandhi visits flood-ravaged Wayanad, assures displaced people of assistance

August 11, 2019 8:35 pm

Gandhi visited relief camps at Kotakkal in Nilambur, Mambad, Edavannapara and the landslide site of Kavalappara in Malappuram district. 

Wayanad remains at the centre of Kerala's rainfall devastation story

August 09, 2019 8:50 pm

The ecologically fragile zone, classified as one of the four climate change hot-spots in Kerala, received 252.3 mm rainfall against actual rainfall of 184.5 mm in the period between August 1 and August 7, a departure of 37 per cent.

Kerala rains: Death toll rises to six, red alert in four districts

August 08, 2019 6:43 pm

Kerala Rains, Weather Forecast Today Live News Updates: The decision to bring in personnel of the NDRF into districts heavily affected by landslides and floods was taken at the emergency meeting convened by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today.

WAYANAD PHOTOS

Beautiful places you can visit in and around Wayanad

April 05, 2019 5:24 pm

Wayanad, a rural district in Kerala state, has several tourist spots. Here are some places you can visit.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Wayanad, holds roadshow

April 04, 2019 12:56 pm

With Congress president Rahul Gandi pitching himself as a candidate from Kerala's Wayanad, there is renewed hope among locals that their demands would be fulfilled by their star candidate.