The Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an assistance of ₹500 crore. The Kerala CM has requested an immediate assistance of ₹2000 crore from the central government. The Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an assistance of ₹500 crore. CM had requested an immediate assistance of ₹2000 crore. We express our thanks to Centre for the assistance. @PMOIndia @narendramodi — CMO Kerala (@CMOKerala) August 18, 2018Read More →

PM @narendramodi reached Kerala a short while ago. Governor Sathasivam, CM Vijayan, Union Minister @alphonstourism have received him  at the airport. PM @narendramodi reached Kerala a short while ago. Governor Shri Sathasivam, CM Shri Vijayan, Union Minister @alphonstourism and other dignitaries welcomed the Prime Minister at the airport. @CMOKerala pic.twitter.com/x10nKKqKSe — PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 17, 2018Read More →

      Rivers of sorrow To dam is to be damned AJ Philip Depression is what I have been suffering from for the last few days. Every time I watch television or open my Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp, I see images that haunt me. The most captivating image I saw was taken by a photographer of the New Indian Express. It showed a man with a cot on his head trying to cross a bridge which is about to be washed away by the surging flood waters. Floods do not have an epicentre, only earthquakes have it. If the floods in Kerala had anRead More →

Kerala is facing its worst flood in 100 years. The state has opened 80 dams, 324 lives lost and 223139 people are shifted to 1500 relief camps, says Kerala CM while appealing people to donate for CM relief fund.   Kerala is facing its worst flood in 100 years. 80 dams opened, 324 lives lost and 223139 people are in about 1500+ relief camps. Your help can rebuild the lives of the affected. Donate to https://t.co/FjYFEdOsyl #StandWithKerala. — CMO Kerala (@CMOKerala) August 17, 2018  Read More →

Chandigarh, August 17 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has announced Rs. 10 crore worth of immediate relief for the flood-ravaged state of Kerala. While Rs. 5 crore is being transferred from the Punjab Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to Kerala CM’s Relief Fund, the remaining Rs 5 crore will be in the form of ready-to-eat food material and other supplies, to be flown out with the help of the Defence Ministry. An official spokesperson disclosed that the first Air Force sortie was expected to take off tomorrow to deliver 30 tonnes of ready-to-eat foods, such as biscuits, rusks, bottled water, and milk powder, to theRead More →

#KeralaFlood: Central and state govternments must act immediately to provide more help to people of flood affected people as death toll in the state has increased to 164 so far. The situation has deteriorated duo to release of water from Dams triggered by Heavy rainfall in the state since August 8. The people are stranded as bus and train services are suspended in many places due to damage of roads.  The Kochi airport also closed due Flood. The gravity of situation can also be gauged from the fact that 1.67 lakh people are shifted relief camps as their houses are damaged or submerged in waterRead More →

The death toll continues to rise in Kerala due to floods in different parts of the state triggered by  heavy rainfall. So far as many as 100 persons lost their lives while 1.67 Lakh shifted to relief camps due to heavy rains since August 8. People in different areas are crying for help as they are stranded in different places due to non availability of bus and train services  and as Kochi airport also closed. Meanwhile the Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The PM inquired about the flood situation. In many places, the rains continue to remain strong and thereforeRead More →

I have lost a father figure. Atal Ji taught me vital facets of both ‘Shaasan’ and ‘Sangathan.’ His noble thoughts will live on and we will fulfil his dreams for the country   I have lost a father figure. Atal Ji taught me vital facets of both ‘Shaasan’ and ‘Sangathan.’ His noble thoughts will live on and we will fulfil his dreams for the country. pic.twitter.com/qr755OQ72o — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 16, 2018Read More →

#RIPAtalBihariVajpayee:  Besides great leader, former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was also an amazing poet. He passes away at 5.05 pm at AIIMS in Delhi today.  One of the amazing poem written by former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was ” ठन गई! मौत से ठन गई! “. Here is a peom which explained Vajpayee’s strength. ठन गई! मौत से ठन गई! जूझने का मेरा इरादा न था, मोड़ पर मिलेंगे इसका वादा न था, रास्ता रोक कर वह खड़ी हो गई, यों लगा ज़िन्दगी से बड़ी हो गई। मौत की उमर क्या है? दो पल भी नहीं, ज़िन्दगी सिलसिला, आज कल की नहीं। मैं जी भर जिया, मैं मन से मरूं, लौटकर आऊँगा,Read More →