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Opposition leaders Rahul Gandhi, D. Raja, and others address media after meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

‘Was not allowed to speak': Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha speaker on exit from Parliamentary panel meet

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 07:44 PM IST
The Congress leader and Wayanad MP exited the Parliamentary panel meet on Wednesday along with the members of his party, sparking a wave of political backlash, alleging that the panel’s time was being wasted in discussing armed forces’ uniform instead of the crucial issue of national security.
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7,255 candidates will be competing in the Ernakulam district, including 400 in Kochi.(HT Photo)
7,255 candidates will be competing in the Ernakulam district, including 400 in Kochi.(HT Photo)

Kerala local body elections: 8,116 wards, 451 local bodies, 5 districts in 2nd phase polling

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 06:20 AM IST
As many as 12,643 polling booths have been set up and webcasting has also been introduced in 473 problematic polling booths. A total of 63,187 personnel have been deployed for election duty.
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The Congress leader who emerged victorious from the seat in 2019 elections had promptly responded and rushed enough food kits to his constituency.(PTI file photo)
The Congress leader who emerged victorious from the seat in 2019 elections had promptly responded and rushed enough food kits to his constituency.(PTI file photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Flood-relief food kits provided by Rahul Gandhi found abandoned in Wayanad and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 09:05 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Rotten food kits carrying the photo of Gandhi and printed MP in bold were found when a vacant shop in Nilambur in Malappuram district, which was closed for many months was opened.(HT PHOTO.)
Rotten food kits carrying the photo of Gandhi and printed MP in bold were found when a vacant shop in Nilambur in Malappuram district, which was closed for many months was opened.(HT PHOTO.)

Flood relief kits given by Rahul Gandhi found abandoned in his constituency Wayanad

By Ramesh Babu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 08:24 PM IST
Wayanad had witnessed numerous landslides after heavy rains during the last monsoon. The Congress leader who emerged victorious from the seat in 2019 elections had promptly responded and rushed enough food kits to his constituency. A truck-load of such food kits were found abandoned on Wednesday.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at Shanti Van in New Delhi, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020.(PTI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at Shanti Van in New Delhi, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020.(PTI)

Cyclone Nivar is making its presence felt, tweets Rahul Gandhi; asks people to stay indoors

By hinndustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 07:40 PM IST
Termed as a ‘very severe cyclonic storm’, cyclone Nivar has prompted National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescue personnel to deploy nearly 1,200 rescue personnel in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry and 800 others are on standby.
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Monkeys have created a huge menace for the people living in Kalpetta Municipality.(Twitter/@ANI)
Monkeys have created a huge menace for the people living in Kalpetta Municipality.(Twitter/@ANI)

Solution for ‘monkey menace’ can make you win municipal corporation elections in Wayanad, Kerala

By Asian News International | Wayanad, Kerala
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2020 06:54 PM IST
The Harithagiri Residents Association of Kalpetta Municipality decided that they will only vote for a party that comes up with a solution to problems posed by monkeys in the municipality.
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Her burial would be held in a church in Chicago in a couple of days.(REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Her burial would be held in a church in Chicago in a couple of days.(REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)

She had a dream, says family of Kerala doctor who died in US

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 04:26 PM IST
Nita Kunnumpurath’s car plunged into an alligator-infested canal in Florida in the United States on Friday
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressing a gathering during an election rally, at Hisua in Nawada district on October 23, 2020.(PTI File Photo)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressing a gathering during an election rally, at Hisua in Nawada district on October 23, 2020.(PTI File Photo)

Supreme Court dismisses ‘frivolous’ plea challenging Rahul Gandhi’s election as Wayanad MP

By Abraham Thomas | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Saritha Nair was barred from contesting the parliamentary polls as she was convicted in the solar scam case in the southern state with a sentence of three years.
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The tigress was first captured in Wayanad last week and brought to the Neyyar LionSafari Park in Thiruvananthapuram.(HT PHOTO)
The tigress was first captured in Wayanad last week and brought to the Neyyar LionSafari Park in Thiruvananthapuram.(HT PHOTO)

Big cat recaptured 24 hours after it escaped from cage in Kerala

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 05:01 PM IST
The tigress was tranquillized inside the Neyyar Lion Safari Park in Thiruvananthapuram.
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The 9-year-old tigress after it was trapped in a cage.(HT PHOTO)
The 9-year-old tigress after it was trapped in a cage.(HT PHOTO)

Tigress that killed domestic animals in Kerala’s Wayanad trapped after 2 months

By HT Correspondent | Hndustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON OCT 25, 2020 02:50 PM IST
The fear of the tigress stopped people from coming out of their homes in the evenings in the Panamaram area.
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At least 59 people were killed when a portion of a mountain drifted in Kavalapara after heavy rainfall last year.(HT Photo.)
At least 59 people were killed when a portion of a mountain drifted in Kavalapara after heavy rainfall last year.(HT Photo.)

Rahul Gandhi keeps his word, gifts house to Kerala sisters who lost everything in landslide

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 09:34 PM IST
K Kavya and Karthika were saved from nature’s fury last year as they were staying in a hostel and pursuing their studies. The girls had lost all their property and relatives. Gandhi had met them last year and promised them a new home.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(ANI File)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(ANI File)

Rahul Gandhi’s 3-day Wayanad visit begins today

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 10:49 AM IST
He will take part in the weekly Covid-19 review meeting in the Malappuram district collectorate and later travel to Wayanad, said district Congress Committee (DCC) authorities
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is seen speaking in this file photo. Gandhi will start a three-day visit to Wayanad in Kerala from Monday to review the coronavirus pandemic situation.(PTI Photo)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is seen speaking in this file photo. Gandhi will start a three-day visit to Wayanad in Kerala from Monday to review the coronavirus pandemic situation.(PTI Photo)

Rahul Gandhi to start 3-day visit to Wayanad, review Covid-19 situation in constituency

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 10:38 AM IST
Congress party leaders have said that no public function is scheduled during Rahul Gandhi’s three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency of Wayanad in Kerala.
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On Tuesday, he will also attend a Covid-19 review meeting in Wayanad Collectorate. He will visit Mananthawady Government Hospital on Wednesday before leaving from Kannur airport.(HT PHOTO.)
On Tuesday, he will also attend a Covid-19 review meeting in Wayanad Collectorate. He will visit Mananthawady Government Hospital on Wednesday before leaving from Kannur airport.(HT PHOTO.)

Rahul Gandhi to visit his north Kerala constituency of Wayanad today

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 04:49 AM IST
No public function is scheduled during the three-day visit but he will attend a review meeting called by the Malappuram collector on Monday and later proceed to Wayanad. Besides Wayanad district, many areas of Kozhikode and Malappuram districts also form a part of his constituency.
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Larger than life cutout of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi displayed during party's 'Kheti Bachao' tractor rally against the farm laws, at Sanaur in Patiala. (Photo by Bharat Bhushan / Hindustan Times)
Larger than life cutout of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi displayed during party's 'Kheti Bachao' tractor rally against the farm laws, at Sanaur in Patiala. (Photo by Bharat Bhushan / Hindustan Times)

Rahul Gandhi to visit Wayanad from October 19 to review pandemic situation

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 05:30 PM IST
Gandhi will reach Kozhikode by a special flight on October 19 and take part in a review meet on the pandemic at the Malappuram collectorate, Congress leader and SuIthan Bathery MLA I C Balakrishnan said.
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BJP president JP Nadda on Monday launched a scathing attack against former Congress chief and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi.(PTI PHOTO.)
BJP president JP Nadda on Monday launched a scathing attack against former Congress chief and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi.(PTI PHOTO.)

JP Nadda tears into Gandhi family, accuses them of diverting funds from PM’s relief fund

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 10:59 PM IST
His attack against the Gandhis came in response to a single tweet by Rahul Gandhi, where he quoted a newspaper report that said the Prime Minister’s Office had declined to share information to a RTI activist asking for the total number of RTI applications and appeals received and disposed of since April 2020.
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The Met office said a low pressure was brewing in the Bay of Bengal and it is expected to gain speed by Saturday triggering heavy rains till Sunday.(AP)
The Met office said a low pressure was brewing in the Bay of Bengal and it is expected to gain speed by Saturday triggering heavy rains till Sunday.(AP)

Heavy downpour adds to Kerala’s Covid-19 woes

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 07:23 PM IST
Red alert has been declared in three districts, Kozhikkode, Wayanad and Idukki, and orange alert in five other districts.
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The districts of Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts have been issued yellow alert.(Hindustan Times)
The districts of Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts have been issued yellow alert.(Hindustan Times)

Heavy rains likely in 10 districts as IMD issues yellow alert

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2020 08:54 PM IST
The districts of Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts have been issued yellow alert.
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The state capital Thiruvananthapuram, which is under lockdown for more than two weeks, bore the maximum brunt with 182 fresh cases.(AP PHOTO.)
The state capital Thiruvananthapuram, which is under lockdown for more than two weeks, bore the maximum brunt with 182 fresh cases.(AP PHOTO.)

Health workers getting infected is cause for concern, says Kerala Health Minister

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 09:27 PM IST
Among those infected are 15 health workers and four policemen, said state health minister K K Shailaja adding it was a big concern that frontline workers are getting infected in large numbers. She asked health officials to take immediate measures to avoid infection of frontline workers.
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Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)

E-learning, in tribal dialects, gets underway in Wayanad

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Wayanad
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2020 06:06 PM IST
Implemented by Samagra Shiksha Kerala (SSK), the project envisages translating the content in Malayalam, being aired through the Government owned Victers channel, into tribal dialects by the mentors for onward transmission for the benefit of tribal students.
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File photo: A man holding an umbrella watches fishermen at work on the Arabian sea coast during monsoon rains in Kochi, Kerala.(AP)
File photo: A man holding an umbrella watches fishermen at work on the Arabian sea coast during monsoon rains in Kochi, Kerala.(AP)

Heavy rainfall to lash Kerala, IMD issues orange alert for several districts

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2020 04:14 PM IST
An ‘orange alert’ has also been sounded for Wayanad and Kozhikode districts on June 27.
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The leopard will be relocated in the deep forests in Kerala.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)
The leopard will be relocated in the deep forests in Kerala.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)

Forest department rescues leopard trapped in farmer’s snare in Kerala

By Ramesh Babu | Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Many farmers still lay snares to trap boars and other animals that raid the fields to eat the crops.
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Rahul Gandhi, MP from Wayanad in Kerala, has sought details from authorities about families that have no access to TV and smartphones.(ANI Photo)
Rahul Gandhi, MP from Wayanad in Kerala, has sought details from authorities about families that have no access to TV and smartphones.(ANI Photo)

Kerala girl allegedly kills self for missing online classes, Rahul Gandhi offers help

By Ramesh Babu | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 12:16 PM IST
Many educational activists and others had warned the government to not rush with virtual classes as there are two lakh students who have no access to TV or smartphones.
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Pre-monsoon rains have lashed many areas, indicating a downpour over the next couple of days.(PTI)
Pre-monsoon rains have lashed many areas, indicating a downpour over the next couple of days.(PTI)

Kerala all set for monsoon but something is amiss

By Ramesh Babu | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 07:42 PM IST
The south-west monsoon, often called the season of plenty, is likely to keep its annual date with the state on June 1.
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Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar and son Babil at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Wednesday.(Pramod Thakur/ Hindustan Times)
Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar and son Babil at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Wednesday.(Pramod Thakur/ Hindustan Times)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Irrfan Khan buried in presence of friends and family, Tigmanshu Dhulia says ‘I am sad how small his funeral will be’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 05:30 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Wayanad District Collector Adeela Abdulla said the adminstration has to be strict given the strategic location of the district.(HT PHOTO)
Wayanad District Collector Adeela Abdulla said the adminstration has to be strict given the strategic location of the district.(HT PHOTO)

Covid-19: In Kerala’s Wayanad, Rs 5,000 fine for dumping masks in the open

By Ramesh Babu | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 05:13 PM IST
Besides this, shopkeepers will be fined if they do not provide sanitizers or soaps at their shops. 
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New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi addresses media at Parliament House, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI PHOTO)(ANI)
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi addresses media at Parliament House, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI PHOTO)(ANI)

Rahul Gandhi asks Congress-ruled states to increase testing for Covid-19

By Asian News International | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2020 01:36 PM IST
According to sources, during the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meet over the Coronavirus pandemic, Rahul in his remarks said that the Central government has adopted the technique of low testing, but the testing of people should be increased.
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Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi. (ANI)
Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi. (ANI)

Rahul Gandhi writes to HRD minister for well-being of students

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Rahul said that adequate precautionary measures should be adopted, and institutions must ensure proper access to medical facilities.
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Wayanad district officials said both persons, belonging to Kalpetta, were spotted at a function and local residents alerted the police immediately.(FILE PHOTO.)
Wayanad district officials said both persons, belonging to Kalpetta, were spotted at a function and local residents alerted the police immediately.(FILE PHOTO.)

Two arrested in Kerala for jumping home quarantine, later released

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthpuram
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 07:45 PM IST
The Kerala government has warned of action, including a 6-month jail term, and asked district officials to deal with those skipping home quarantine sternly.
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Image shows a stack of books (representational image).(Unsplash)
Image shows a stack of books (representational image).(Unsplash)

Kerala’s Wayanad starts ‘donate-a- book’ campaign for those under coronavirus quarantine

By Press Trust of India | Wayanad
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 11:52 AM IST
The whole exercise is done under a scheme -”donate-a- book”- wherein anyone can donate books and periodicals to their panchayats.
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