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06-Nov-2018 Sabarimala (Kerala)

Women targeted by Sabarimala protesters

Sabarimala protesters on Tuesday raged, intimidated and sent back at least one woman from the age group of 10-50 years as they refused to break with tradition.After the Lord Ayyappa temple opened on Monday at 5 p.m. for the special one-day session amid tight security,...

28-Oct-2018 Palakkad (Kerala)

Don't scare us, Pinarayi Vijayan ticks off Amit Shah

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday mocked at BJP President Amit Shah, saying his "strength" wont be enough to pull down the Kerala government led by the CPI-M.On Saturday, Shah warned Vijayan not to play with the Sabarimala issue and warned that the...

27-Oct-2018 Kannur (Kerala)

Amit Shah becomes 'first' passenger at new Kannur airport

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday unofficially became the 'first passenger' to have walked through the brand new international airport here, which will open shortly to the public.The Kerala government tried its best to thwart the landing of Shah, but it...

27-Oct-2018 Kannur(Kerala)

Sabarimala row : Amit Shah warns of 'throwing out' Vijayan government

Attacking Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, BJP national president Amit Shah on Saturday asked him not to play with the Sabarimala issue and warned him that BJP would not mind throwing out the Kerala government if it tries to tinker with the issues of faith.Criticizing...

21-Oct-2018 Kottayam (Kerala)

Reopening solar scam case politically motivated : Oommen Chandy

Reacting to the Kerala government registering a new case of sexual abuse alleged by solar scam accused Saritha Nair, former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday said the move was politically motivated."This has happened before also and now this fresh development...

19-Oct-2018 Sabarimala (Kerala)

Two women forced to return from Sabarimala temple after protests

Frenzied protests and threats to close down the temple forced two women to return from Sabarimala on the third day of unrest on Friday as Kerala Police declined to escort a third woman to the hill shrine.The two women, Kavitha and Rehna Fathima, made it almost...

19-Oct-2018 Sabarimala (Kerala)

Women skip Sabarimala temple after huge protests

Huge protests by hundreds of devotees at the entrance of Sabarimala temple forced the Kerala Police accompanying two women on Friday to call off their journey towards the Lord Ayyappa shrine.At 10.50 a.m., Kavita, the Hyderabad-based journalist and her four...

18-Oct-2018 Sabarimala (Kerala)

No woman devotee at Sabarimala temple for second day

Women of the ages hitherto barred from entering the famed Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala stayed away for a second day on Thursday following uneasy calm in Kerala amid a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by outfits owing loyalty to Hindu groups and the BJP.Tension...

18-Oct-2018 Sabarimala (Kerala)

Kerala remains tense on 2nd day of Sabarimala season

Tension prevailed on Thursday a day after the opening of the short five-day pilgrimage season as the state observed a shutdown against the alleged police attack on protesters even as a senior member of the Sabarimala priest's family urged women of the hitherto...

27-Sep-2018 Kollam (Kerala)

Print media should create awareness among people : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that print media has an extremely important role in safeguarding democracy and democratic processes.Launching the Kollam edition of Malayalam daily Janmabhumi at Kollam in Kerala today, he said that responsible print...

23-Sep-2018 Kerala

Nun rape: Bishop brought to convent where abuse took place

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been arrested for raping a nun and presently in police custody after his bail plea was turned down, was brought to a convent near here on Sunday where the assault took place.He was taken to the convent at Kuruvelengadu in a convoy...

21-Sep-2018 Kerala

Nun rape: Bishop questioning enters Day 3

The Kerala Police began questioning Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, for the third consecutive day on Friday, even as demands for his arrest grew.Mulakkal has been accused of repeatedly sexually abusing the nun between 2014 and 2016. Nuns...

20-Sep-2018 Tripunithura (Kerala)

Nun rape : Bishop questioning restarts on Day 2

The Kerala Police on Thursday began questioning Bishop Franco Mulakkal accused of raping a nun for the second consecutive day.On Wednesday, the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar, Punjab, was questioned for seven hours near here at the Crime...

03-Sep-2018 Kozhikode (Kerala)

Rat fever: High alert as Kerala toll rises

Kerala was put on high alert for three weeks as two more people succumbed to rat fever on Monday, taking the death toll to nine in the past three days following unprecedented floods.Seventy-one others were said to be carrying the disease in Kozhikode and Pathanamthitta...

23-Aug-2018 Thrissur (Kerala)

Will do our best to ease suffering : Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday assured the people battered by floods that his government will do everything possible to help them start life anew.Taking off on a helicopter from the state capital along with a cabinet colleague and senior...

22-Aug-2018 Alappuzha (Kerala)

Relax norms for aid to come from abroad : A.K. Antony

Congress leader A.K. Antony on Wednesday asked the Modi government to rewrite the rules so that financial support can come from abroad for flood-hit Kerala."If the rule was changed by the previous government, I have no qualms to say that the Modi government should...

19-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala toll 370, over 7 lakh in camps

As the rain fury finally abated on Sunday, 724,649 people remained in 5,645 camps in Kerala following "one of the worst ever floods" that has left about 370 dead and caused unprecedented destruction."Our prime concern was to save lives. It appears it has...

21-Jul-2018 Kerala

Central Team led by Kiren Rijiju reviews flood situation in Kerala

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju accompanied by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism, K.J. Alphons and a high-level Central Team visited the flood affected districts of Alappuzha and Kottayam and reviewed...

26-May-2018 Kozhikode, (Kerala)

Another Nipah virus death in Kozhikode, toll now 13

Even as the incidence of fresh cases of Nipah virus has come down, a woman, under treatment at the Kozhikode Medical College hospital, passed away on Saturday, taking the disease toll in Kerala to 13, officials said.Kalayani, 62, had been admitted to the...

21-May-2018 Guruvayur, Kerala

We must not neglect classical Indian art forms: Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we must not neglect classical Indian art forms. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the revival ceremony of ancient Dance Drama “Ashtapadiyattam” which is “Gita Govindam” written...

29-Apr-2018 Kerala

India can re-emerge as global powerhouse in education : Venkaiah Naidu

Education System should aim at the creation of a new, inclusive society; In future, all courses must be taught in their local languages; Inaugurates new campus of Central University of Kerala . The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India...

20-Feb-2018 Kerala

Dr Nirmal Singh addresses seminar in Kerala

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh along with Vice Chairman of J&K State Advisory Board for Development of Kissan, Daljit Singh Chib today attended a Seminar at Bhartiya Vichara Kendaram, Kerala on the theme "External and Internal Threats being confronting...

19-Feb-2018 Kerala

Dy CM visits Padmanabha Vishnu Temple in Kerala

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today visited the renowned Padmanabha Vishnu Temple in Kerala and paid obeisance there.The Deputy Chief Minister prayed for peace, prosperity, happiness and harmony in Jammu and Kashmir.Vice Chairman J&K State Advisory...

17-Feb-2018 Kozhikode

I-League: Gokulam shatter East Bengal title hopes

East Bengal's title aspirations were dealt a body blow as Gokulam Kerala FC stunned them with a come-from-behind 2-1 win at the EMS Corporation Stadium here on Saturday.Yusa Katsumi (45+4 minutes) opened the scoring from the penalty spot for the away side...

17-Feb-2018 Thiruvananthapuram(Kerala)

Radha Mohan Singh addresses the National Banana Festival, 2018

The Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh addressed at the National Banana Festival, 2018 held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala today. Text of Shri Radha Mohan Singh’s speech is following:-Banana and plantains major staple food...

13-Feb-2018 Kannur (Kerala)

Congress worker in Kannur murdered, party balmes CPI-M

Thirty-year-old Youth Congress worker, Shoaib was found murdered late last night by CPI-M workers, the party said. The Left party's leadership here has denied any role in it.The Congress party called for a dawn-to-dusk shut down in protest of the murder in the district,...

07-Feb-2018 Kozhikode (Kerala)

We are listening to App Developers in Kerala: Google India

Google is listening to the App Developer Community of Kerala and to those who are capable of addressing some of the real problems that the Indian IT industry is facing, a top Google official said here on Wednesday.Google India MD and Vice President Southeast...

31-Dec-2017 Kochi (Kerala)

Bengaluru beat Kerala in ISL tie

Bengaluru FC defeated Kerala Blasters FC 3-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match here on Sunday.Sunil Chettri (60th minute) converted a penalty at the hour mark to open Bengaluru's account. Nicolás Ladislao Fedor Flores (90+3, 90+4) struck twice in the second...

22-Nov-2017 Kochi, Kerala

Every reform must have a human face : Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said every reform must have a human face and the fruits of the reforms must reach the poorest sections of the society. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating 160th Year Celebrations of Kochi...

16-Nov-2017 Kerala

Indians living in climate of hate, intolerance : Pinarayi Vijayan

Indians are living in a climate of hate and intolerance, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan says, adding that the Congress was incapable of fighting "communal forces" ideologically.Vijayan also said that the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will...

01-Nov-2017 Kasargode (Kerala)

Modi government has to be defeated to righten economy: A.K. Anthony

Senior Congress leader and former Defence Minister A.K. Anthony on Wednesday attacked the Centre, saying demonetisation and GST had ruined the economy and the only way it could be set right was to ensure that the Modi government is defeated in the next Lok...

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