Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicKerala Relief

Topic: Kerala Relief

Kerala may have to wait until June 2019 for full flood financial package

According to existing guidelines on disaster relief funds, the centre releases the amount in each financial year in two instalments in June and December.

Kerala floods show relief porn doesn’t work, only exposes our beloved politicians

Kerala floods won’t be the last disaster that hits us. Maybe, it will be the one that makes us pause and ask what we deserve.

Centre’s decision to refuse flood aid from other countries unfortunate: Kerala minister

Finance Minister Dr. Thomas Isaac says move is based on 'false prestige' and the govt has 'no right to curb Kerala's appeal for more financial assistance'.

The billionaire NRI from UAE who gave Rs 10 crore to help Kerala flood victims

Yusuff Ali M.A., the owner of India's largest mall, also helped after the Latur and Bhuj earthquakes, the 2004 tsunami and 2013 Uttarakhand floods.

Everyday superheroes: How the humans of India are standing up to help Kerala

From a residents' body in Delhi and the nurses union at AIIMS to a group of boys in Chennai, people are chipping in to do their bit for Kerala's flood-hit masses. 

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Chinese military band on Palace Square | Wikimedia Commons

No traditional deterrence—PLA has its own agenda at Ladakh. Deter, compel, make India accept

The Chinese term for deterrence differs from the English term in International Relations literature. China combines deterrence and compellence strategies.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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