People  /  Published 05.07.20

'Everyone does everything here'

This is what he said: “No one here does only one job. That’s why you do not see any slums or poverty. We’re a hard-working people.” That was Suresh Bhaskar, a tourist guide in ...
By Swachchhasila Basu in

India  /  Published 12.08.19

Rahul Gandhi visits Kerala landslide village

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continued his tour of Wayanad, his parliamentary constituency, meeting people at relief camps and visiting the spot where a major landslide had killed many on Friday.Ten b...
By Our Correspondent and PTI in Bangalore

Culture  /  Published 10.08.19

A vacation in Wayanad without RaGa

Off to Wayanad, I announced. Wayal Nadu in Malayalam means the land of paddy fields. “A very traditional town; carry a couple of saris,” advised a friend. “And get yourself a pair of gumboots, t...
By Swachchhasila Basu in

India  /  Published 09.08.19

Rain mayhem in Kerala, Maharashtra

At least 35 people have died in rain-triggered floods in Kerala till Friday afternoon, reviving memories of last year’s disaster in which over 480 people had lost their lives.With the authorities be...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 12.07.19

Rahul Gandhi raises farmer death in Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday spoke for the first time in the new Lok Sabha, flagging the “terrible plight” of farmers in his constituency Wayanad and accusing the Narendra Modi government of favouring...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.04.19

Why a pro-Sangh farmer in Wayanad won’t vote for Modi

Dhanil Divakaran is yet to decide between Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the CPI’s P.P. Suneer, candidates from his constituency, Wayanad.But this young farmer with an MBA degree and a Sangh pa...
By K.A. Shaji in Pulpally (Wayanad)

India  /  Published 20.04.19

Wayanad sees honour in Rahul choice

Thirunelli, 50km from Kalpetta, the district headquarters of Wayanad in Kerala, is home to the ancient Vishnu Temple, revered by the local people as Dakshina Kashi. It is at this temple that Congress ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Kalpetta(Kerala)

India  /  Published 18.04.19

Rahul visits Wayanad temple in father’s memory

Rahul Gandhi took a short time off his hectic campaign schedule on Wednesday to spend a few poignant moments remembering his father at an old shrine in Wayanad.The Congress president visited Thirunell...
By K.M. Rakesh in Kalpetta(Kerala)

India  /  Published 07.04.19

Gandhi vs Gandhi vs Gandhi vs Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi, K.E. Rahul Gandhi, K. Raghul Gandhi, K.M. Shivaprasad Gandhi…. It’s raining Gandhis in the electoral battlefield of Wayanad, with 4 of the 22 candidates sharing the name.Kottayam-bas...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 04.04.19

Rahul wins eyeballs, over to polls

Tens of thousands crowded roadside eateries, balconies and terraces in this town on Thursday, waiting hours in the steamy heat to catch a glimpse of Rahul Gandhi as he arrived with sister Priyanka Gan...
By K.M. Rakesh in Kalpetta(Kerala)


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