Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: Wayanad

Bengaluru to Kochi via Kodagu & Wayanad—driving to discover coffee, clove & Rahul Gandhi country

From spicy aromas to tiger reserves, the 11th-edition of Honda Car India’s ‘Drive To Discover’ allowed me to drown in the beauty of the Western Ghats.

Walking librarian — the Kerala woman who distributes over 500 books a month on foot

Residents of the hilly Mothakkara village in Kerala’s Wayanad district had no easy access to books at the library. Then Radhamani took matters into her own hands.

Rahul Gandhi calls out Kamal Nath’s ‘item’ remark, says it’s unfortunate

Stating that he didn't like or appreciate the type of language used by Kamal Nath, Rahul Gandhi said one cannot treat women with disrespect.

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

The Congress leader will reach Kozhikode on October 19 and take part in a review meet on the pandemic, & visit the government hospital at Mananthavady on October 21.

Kerala priest Vadakkumchery defrocked — the 2016 rape case against him and its many twists

From the victim naming her father as accused to recanting her own statement, the rape case against Kerala priest Robin Vadakkumchery unfolded in a confounding manner.

Does Ram Guha blame Modi voters like Rahul’s? A historian’s job is to assess, not admonish

Guha blamed Keralites for electing Rahul Gandhi to Parliament from Wayanad. He should instead congratulate them for saying a loud no to BJP.

Girl dies from snakebite in Wayanad classroom, Rahul Gandhi demands audit of schools

Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi wrote to the Kerala govt and education department asking for an infrastructure audit of public schools in the constituency.

Nurse Rahul Gandhi met in Wayanad was present at his birth, but viral tweet calls it ‘scam’

A viral tweet wrongly claims Rajamma Vavathil, a retired nurse, was 13 years old at the time of Rahul Gandhi’s birth at a Delhi hospital where she on duty.

‘Kerala as dear as Varanasi’: Modi woos state as Rahul visits Wayanad constituency

In a rally, PM Modi said he thanked the people of Kerala for their participation in the elections, even though the BJP has no MP from the state.

Congress slams Election Commission’s clean chit to PM Modi

The Congress party criticised the Election Commission, and sought action against PM Modi's 'divisive' speech in Wardha on 1 April.

On Camera


File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.


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.