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RSS triggers row by questioning legend behind Onam

Thiruvananthapuram: As Keralites gear up to celebrate Onam,

Monsoon arrives in Kerala with a bang

The southwest monsoon set in over Kerala and Lakshadweep on Wednesday, arriving a day after its scheduled onset and bringing with it a steady spell of showers in the southern and central districts of the state........

​It will be a people’s government, says Kerala CM-designate Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: The new CPI(M) Left Democratic Front government in Kerala will be a people’s

Stars queue up to vote in Kerala polls

 

Superstar Mammootty, his actor son Dulquar Salman and actor and BJP Rajya Sabha member Suresh Gopi were among the celebrities ............

Kerala records 12.11 per cent polling till 9 AM?

Thiruvananthapuram: About 12.11 per cent polling was recorded

7 injured as T’puram-bound train hits local train

Seven passengers of a local train were injured when a Thiruvananthapuram-bound train hit it at

Situation at mishap site alarming: Chandy

 

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today termed as "unprecedented" and "alarming" the situation........

In a first, Kerala churches see ’washing of feet’ ritual on women 

MARCH 25:Thiruvananthapuram: In a departure from an age-old custom and putting into practice a papal decree, bishops at the Holy Thursday service in two Latin diocese churches

Kerala ophthalmologists aim to spread awareness on eye donations

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 26 : After conducting record cataract surgeries in the...

CBI raids AAI’s Thiruvananthapuram office

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 : A CBI team raided the office of the Airport Authority...

Transgender activists seek free sex-change surgery

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 :India’s transgender (TG) community on Friday raised...

Before resigning, Kerala minister met with CM, others

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 11 : Former Kerala finance minister K.M. Mani had several...

Before resigning, Kerala minister met with CM, others

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 11 : Former Kerala finance minister K.M. Mani had...

Bar bribery case: BJP demands K. M. Mani’s resignation

Nov. 10 :The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers staged a protest here on Tuesday, demanding...

Kerala bar scam: Left, Congress want Mani out

Nov 10 :Hectic parleys were on in Kerala on Tuesday after the demand for Finance Minister...

Kerala radiologists call for cautious approach in paediatric imaging

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 9 :As the world celebrates the 120th annivers...

Left leads in Thiruvananthapuram, BJP is second

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7 :The CPI-M led LDF on Saturday led in the...

Kerala civic polls: Counting underway, early lead for Left front

Nov. 7 :Counting of votes for the local body elections in Kerala is underway and the Left...

Kerala civic polls: Counting underway, early lead for Left front

Nov. 7 :Counting of votes for the local body elections in Kerala is underway and the Left Democratic...

Kerala: re-polling in 114 centres today

Nov. 6 :The state election commission gave permission for re-polling in 105 polling stations...

Rain, faulty EVMs play spoilsport in Kerala civic polls (Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 : Heavy rain and faulty electronic voting machines (EVMs)...

Voting begins for second phase of Kerala civic polls

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 : Voting began on Thursday in seven districts in...

Kerala Left opposition seeks removal of ’tainted’ minister

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 3: The Left opposition on Tuesday demanded that...

No alternative to Congress-led UDF in Kerala: Antony

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 2 : Former defence minister A.K. Antony said here on ...

Over 4 million votes cast in Kerala civic polls 

Nov 2 : More than four million voters exercised their franchise on Monday in ballotting that was under way in the first phase for Kerala’s...

Veternarian, not police, could inspect Herala House, Modi tells PM

Oct 29 :The appropriate authority to inspect the serving of beef in New...

We will act tough against Delhi Police: Chandy

Oct 28 :The Kerala government will take legal steps against Delhi Police if it doesn’t accept...

Suspect in Kerala nun’s murder held in Haridwar

Sep 24 :A man wanted for the murder of an elderly nun in Kerala has been arrested in Haridwar in Uttarakhand...

Tidal flooding alert for Indian coastline issued

Sep 24 :An alert on tidal flooding of the Indian coastline for September 25-30 has been sounded, including...

50 Kerala nurses awaiting nod to return from Saudi Arabia

Sep 21 :Around 50 nurses from Kerala are awaiting a nod from authorities in Saudi Arabia...

Help stranded Keralites return to India: Chandy to Sushma 

Sep 19 : Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to help eight Keralites...

Kerala CPI-M holds state committee meeting 

Sep 18 : The two-day state committee meeting of the CPI (M) to draw up a plan of action for local bodies’ polls in November...

DMRC finally cleared for Kerala’s Light Metro project

Sep 9 : The Kerala government has cleared the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) as the implementing agency..

13 held guilty for Paul Muthoot murder

Sep 1 :A special CBI court here on Tuesday pronounced 13 accused guilty for the 2009 murder...

Violence will be dealt with strongly: Kerala minister

Aug 31 :Violence unleashed by any political party would be strongly dealt with, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh...

Thiruvananthapuram’s walls turn into canvas for artists

Aug 22 :Thanks to Arteria, a Kerala Tourism initiative, walls in this state capital are being transformed turned into...

Kerala assembly pays tribute to Kalam

July 28 : Kerala legislators on Tuesday paid tribute to late president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam exactly 10 years..

Decision on Light Metro today

July 22 :The Cabinet is to take a call on the Rs.6,728-crore Light Metro proposed by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)...

SAI athlete attempts suicide in Kerala

June 10 : A teenaged SAI athlete tried to commit suicide early Wednesday here by slashing his wrist.

Monsoon set to hit Kerala

June 5 :Many parts of Kerala have received heavy rainfall and monsoon is likely to hit the state...

Rains lash Kerala, monsoon still awaited

June 4 : Kerala is getting heavy sporadic rains but the monsoon is still about 48 hours away, the India ...

CBI questions Kerala CPI-M leader in RSS man’s murder

June 2 : Senior CPI-M leader P. Jayarajan was on Tuesday questioned by the CBI for over four hours...

Won’t campaign in by-election: Achuthanandan 

June 1 :Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan on Monday said he won’t campaign...

Congress to field Karthikeyan’s son in Kerala bypoll

May 30 :After hectic parleys at all levels in the Congress in Kerala, the party has decided to field...

Vigilance reports leaks dent credibility: Kerala home minister

Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 : Upset with the frequent leaks to the media of the vigilance probe details in the ’bar scam’ case, state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala on Friday said this has dented the image of the department.

Kerala Police to probe non-execution of late actress’s will

Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 : The Crime Branch of the Kerala Police will probe a complaint lodged by M. Shankar Raman, brother of late actress Srividya.

Modern techniques required to detect faults: ISRO

May 22 :Modern techniques are required to detect faults before a system failure happens...

Centre mulls Rs.100 crore bio-safety lab for Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 : The Centre will seriously consider Kerala’s request for setting up a bio-safety lab for virus testing at an estimated cost of Rs.100 crore, union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday.

Over five lakh candidates for 1,500 Kerala government vacancies

May 16 :Some 5,17,633 candidates will write an exam conducted by the Kerala Public Service Commission...

Nellore schools to have highest number of eToilets in India

May 14 : Nellore in Andhra Pradesh will soon become the first district in the country...

Kanyakumari varsity to power Rwanda hospitals with solar energy

May 13 : Kanyakumari-based Noorul Islam University which developed a 220 KW solar power plant...

Kerala bar scam: Four get time to decide on lie detector test

May 4 : A vigilance court here on Monday gave four Kerala bar owners time till May 16 to decide...

There are lots of ploys in international tenders: Chandy

April 29 : While making it clear that the proposed Vizhinjam port is a dream project...

Grief in Kerala as two doctors found dead in Nepal

April 29 : A day after they were declared safe, two young doctors from Kerala...

60,000 Indians could benefit from Oman’s amnesty

April 28: Around 60,000 Indians may benefit from an amnesty scheme announced in Oman...

VS Achuthanandan may skip state committee meet

April 25: Opposition Leader V S Achuthanandan will not be taking part...

Kerala minister denies snooping on legislators

April 15: The Kerala Police was not engaged in snooping on any legislator...

Continue Yemen air evacuation till Saturday: Chandy

April 9: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Shutdown hits Kerala 

April 8: A strike called by transporters, fishermen and farmers’ unions affected...

Easter - also a time for divine delicacies

April 3: Easter’s here and it’s time for a sumptous breakfast of delectable appam, chicken stew as well as scrumptious duck and egg roast.

Aircraft, ships to bring 1,900 Indians from Yemen

April 3: A total of 1,900 Indians will be evacuated from Yemen in three aircraft and two ships ...

Kerala gets tough over smoking, drinking at workplace

March 26: With immediate effect, all Kerala government employees, including teaching...

Kerala assembly adjourned sine die

March 23: The Kerala assembly was adjourned sine die on Monday...

One stop call centre for farmers coming up in Kerala

March 21: To provide professional inputs to farmers, the Kerala agriculture department is setting...

Rajya Sabha polls next headache for UDF

March 20: Kerala’s ruling Congress-led UDF has a new crisis: who to field...

Kerala legislators go berserk as budget presented in assembly 

March 13: The Kerala assembly witnessed unruly scenes on Friday as members of the...

UDF nominee Sakthan elected Kerala assembly speaker 

March 12: The Kerala assembly’s former deputy speaker N. Sakthan, fielded as the ruling...

Left boycotts Governor’s address in Kerala assembly

March 6: The Left opposition walked out of the assembly on Friday as soon as Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam rose to...

Foreign affairs expert Ninan Koshy dead

March 4: Ninan Koshy, an expert on foreign affairs and law who lost the 1999 Lok Sabha election to state...

Kerala to re-tender Vizhinjam port project

February 24: A high level meeting chaired by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday decided...

Kerala HC dismisses election petition against Tharoor

February 21: The Kerala High Court has dismissed a petition challenging the election of...

266 kg gold missing from Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple: audit report

February 14: As much as 266 kg gold is missing from the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple...

AAP’s Kerala unit upbeat after Delhi poll verdict

February 11: After lying dormant since the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the stunning victory...

National Games mascot in Limca Book of Records

Thiruvananthapuram, February 11: National Games mascot Ammu, the Great Hornbill, has immortalised itself by finding a mention in the Limca Book of Records.

Kejriwal’s victory due to Modi’s arrogance: Achuthanandan

February 10: Congratulating AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal for the landslide victory in the...

BJP-called shutdown in Kerala cripples normal life

January 27: A state-wide dawn-to-dusk shutdown in Kerala called by the...

Kerala governor turns cautiously optimistic

January 26: In his first Republic Day address to the state, Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam ...

Two fishermen injured in Coast Guard firing

January 13: Two fishermen were injured after Indian Coast Guard (ICG) personnel fired at the boat...

ISRO technology for fire resistant houses, automobiles

January 12: An ISRO-developed low-cost technology which protects PSLV fuel tanks from...

Congress in Kerala braces for another tiff

January 4: The faction-ridden Congress party in Kerala is bracing for another round of tiff as the...

Countdown begins to elect new Kerala CPI-M leader 

January 1 : The CPI-M Thursday began its next round of district level meetings to ultimately elect a successor to its powerful state...

Six students die in Kerala road accident 

January 1 : Six engineering students were killed when their speeding car rammed into a vehicle in Kerala’s Kollam district early Thursday.

Labour ministry won’t run ESI medical colleges: Dattatreya

December 30: Minister of State (independent charge) Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya Tuesday said...

Kerala to set up NRI panel to resolve diaspora woes

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 25 : Kerala will set up an NRI commission to help resolve problems faced...

Chandy had a whale of a time in 2014 

Dec 24: Just as 2014 began when Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy saw the withering away of...

Gutka ban is good for India’s youth: WHO study

Dec 22: State-level laws banning "gutka" - a form of chewing tobacco - are having a positive impact on...

Kerala BJP set to woo film personalities

With BJP president Amit Shah on his second visit to Kerala - where the party is yet to open its...

87 more nurses to return home from Libya

Dec 16: Eighty-seven nurses from Kerala working in Libya are all set to return home in the coming days...

Top Kerala CPI leader quits party

Dec 13: Senior CPI leader P. Ramachandran Nair announced Saturday that he has quit the party...

FIR against Kerala finance minister in bar graft case

Dec 11: The Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau Thursday filed an FIR against Kerala Finance...

Kerala liquor policy pragmatic, practical: Congress

Dec 6 : Describing himself as the least autocratic, state Congress president V.M. Sudheeran who was criticised by his own party leaders for...

Three Kerala ministers unhurt as lift plunges into basement

Dec 5: It was a close shave for three ministers in the Kerala assembly Friday when a lift’s support gave way and it plunged into the basement.

Chatta-Mundu: Traditional Syrian Christian women’s attire slips into oblivion

Dec 3 : With even the saree becoming a rarity in Kerala, the traditional Syrian Christian women’s attire referred to as ’chatta and mundu’...

Six new Sainik schools to be set up, says minister

The ministry of defence has sanctioned six more new Sainik Schools and is also seriously considering taking over all the Sainik...

Catholics overjoyed over sainthood to two Keralites

Kerala’s Catholic community was overjoyed and held special prayers as the Pope will elevate two Keralite religious leaders as...

Police monitoring Maoist activities in Kerala

Kerala Police are closely monitoring recent attacks allegedly linked to Maoists and investigating the incidents.

Kerala to approach SC over Mullaperiyar dam

The Kerala cabinet Saturday decided to file a case in the Supreme Court later in the day for lowering the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam.

Reports on Attapadi tribals exaggerated: Minister

Reports about the death of infants in the Attapadi tribal settlements in Palakkad district are exaggerated and far from the truth, Rural Development Minister K.C. Joseph told reporters here Wednesday.

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