Kerala is a state on the southwestern, Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty second largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea and Arabian Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.
Kottayam, Kerala: The decision to contest on the Wayanad Lok Sabha seat in Kerala rests with Congress President Rahul Gandhi, said All India Congress Committee general secretary... WorldNews - Published
The Wayanad seat has a strong presence of Muslim and Christian voters and the decision to field Rahul comes after party units in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka also sought his candidature. The move, said.. IndiaTimes - Published
AICC General Secretary Oommen Chandy Saturday said the KPCC has requested Gandhi to contest from Wayanad but he has not yet commented on the proposal.Reacting to the proposal by the Kerala unit, ruling.. DNA - Published
Top Congress leaders in Kerala have urged Rahul to contest from the Wayanad Lok Sabha seat, which is being seen as a safe seat for the Congress. The move is aimed at boosting the Congress in south.. IndiaTimes - Published
Four Indians — one from Hyderabad, a woman from Kerala and two from Gujarat—were among those killed in the Christchurch terror attack in New Zealand on Saturday, their families confirmed to TOI on.. IndiaTimes - Published
NEW DELHI, March 15 (Xinhua) -- A seven-year old boy in India's southern state of Kerala has tested positive for "West Nile Virus (WNV)" disease, which is mostly reported in continental United States,.. WorldNews - Published