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Monsoon hits Kerala, Northeast; two days ahead of schedule
Monsoon hits Kerala, Northeast; two days ahead of schedule

The southwest monsoon on Tuesday hit Kerala and the Northeast.

Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala, North East
Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala, North East

The southwest monsoon hit Kerala and north-eastern region on Tuesday, according to the IMD officials. 

Monsoon set to strike Kerala on Tuesday
Monsoon set to strike Kerala on Tuesday

The southwest monsoon is likely to break over Kerala on Tuesday.

Case registered against 'honey trapped' Kerala ex-Minister

A case was registered against former Kerala Transport Minister in a court based on a complaint by a woman journalist that he harassed her.

Kerala to call all-party meet on cattle slaughter law

The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist held over 300 "beef festivals" across Kerala where cooked beef was freely served.
 

Huge controversy erupts as Youth Congress workers publicly butcher calf in Kerala - What they did
Huge controversy erupts as Youth Congress workers publicly butcher calf in Kerala - What they did

A major controversy has broken out after some Youth Congress workers allegedly butchered a calf publicly to protest the Centre's ban on sale of cattle for slaughtering.

Cattle ban outrage: After Kerala, 'beef fest' organised in IIT Madras
Cattle ban outrage: After Kerala, 'beef fest' organised in IIT Madras

More than 50 students supported the cause by participating in this fest late on Sunday night.

Rahul condemns butchering of calf in Kerala by Youth Congress members

Terming the incident as "thoughtless and barbaric", he said that it was "unacceptable" to him and his party.

Kerala govt considers law to counter Centre's cattle ban, says 'Do not need lesson on food habits'
Kerala govt considers law to counter Centre's cattle ban, says 'Do not need lesson on food habits'

Opposition Congress led UDF, meanwhile, decided to observe tomorrow as a 'black day' against the ban.

BJP slams Congress, CPI-M youth wings' public cattle slaughter in Kerala

Slamming the cattle slaughter in public by youth leaders of Congress and the CPI-M to protest the new rules on cattle sale, BJP's Kerala president Kummanem Rajasekhera on Sunday expressed his "deep concern" and asked if they had turned into "butchers".

Kerala's woman legislature secretary P. Jayalekshmi to retire with unique record

She is a special secretary in the Kerala Legislature and retires after 33 years of service in the Assembly.

Swamy wants Art 247 to be invoked to end clashes in Kannur

Swamy said if the police and district authorities in Kannur are not doing their duty "then we have to think of some constitutional measures."

Kerala CM writes to Modi, urges repeal of cattle slaughter rules

"I request you to kindly intervene in this matter and repeal the newly-imposed restrictions, so that the lives and livelihoods of millions of our fellow countrymen can be protected, while safeguarding the fundamental principles of our Constitution," Vijayan said in his two-page letter to Modi .

Beef fests held to protest ban on sale of cattle for slaughter in Kerala

In Kochi, Kadakampally Surendran participated in a 'beef fest', where bread and beef curry was served, even as Youth Congress activists took out a protest march in the city.

Yeddyurappa's visit to Dalit's houses, having food a drama: Karnataka CM
Yeddyurappa's visit to Dalit's houses, having food a drama: Karnataka CM

Karnataka Chief Minister  Siddaramaiah on Friday said BJP state President B S Yeddyurappa's visits to houses of Dalits and having food there was an "act of hypocrisy" and a "drama."

 

Army can pick any woman and rape her: CPI(M) Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan
Army can pick any woman and rape her: CPI(M) Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

CPI(M) Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has made some deplorable comments on the Indian Army.

Kochi: Refused playing mobile games, teen commits suicide

In a tragic incident, a 16-year-old girl committed suicide after she was allegedly stopped from playing mobile games for too long.

Court nullifies Hindu woman's marriage with Muslim man as she converted to Islam at 'behest of ISIS'
Court nullifies Hindu woman's marriage with Muslim man as she converted to Islam at 'behest of ISIS'

An unusual case of alleged conversion and marriage at the behest of the Islamic State has come to the fore.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to take up with PM Narendra Modi the issue of kidnapped Catholic priest
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to take up with PM Narendra Modi the issue of kidnapped Catholic priest

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said he will take up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the issue of kidnapped Kerala Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnallil, who is at an undisclosed location in Yemen.

Vishu Bumper 2017: Kerala lottery result declared; winner gets Rs 4 crore as first prize - Check winning ticket numbers here
Vishu Bumper 2017: Kerala lottery result declared; winner gets Rs 4 crore as first prize - Check winning ticket numbers here

The 55th bumper draw of Kerala lotteries was held at Sree Chitra Home Auditorium, Pazhavangadi, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram.

Friday prayers in sign language at Kerala mosque for hearing impaired

Built at a cost of Rs 75 lakh the mosque has come up in a five-and-half acre campus of the Ability Foundation.

Kerala to set up dog pounds in all 14 districts

The Kerala government has decided to set up dog pounds in each of the state's 14 districts to shelter stray dogs whose population in the coastal state is said to have touched 6.50 lakh.

Vizhinjam Port agreement not in favour of state: CAG

"The interests of state government were not protected adequately while drawing up the Concession Agreement", the report said in its conclusion.

Key accused in Kerala RSS worker's killing taken into custody

A key accused in the killing of an RSS worker here was taken into custody today, Kerala Police said.

Achuthanandan demands white paper on Vizhinjam

There was something mysterious about the agreement for the project which was signed during the Congress led UDF government headed by Oommen Chandy, Achuthanandan said.

PM Modi will inaugurate Kochi Metro project, says Kerala CM

Discussions with the regard to the convenience of the Prime minister for the project's inauguration was underway with the PMO, Vijayan told the state assembly while replying to a question raised by Aluva MLA Anwar Sadat.

One killed in dog attack in Kerala

A 50-year-old fisherman, bitten by a group of dogs at Pulluvilla near here in Kerala, died early on Monday morning at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College hospital, an official said.

Police question Naval officials over cadet's death

Police on Saturday questioned officials at the Ezhimala Naval Academy in Kerala in connection with the death of a 26-year-old cadet whose family has alleged foul play by its staff.

Case against Kerala BJP president, 'motivated', will fight it politically, legally: NDA
Case against Kerala BJP president, 'motivated', will fight it politically, legally: NDA

BJP leaders condemned the move against K Rajasekharan, and decided to fight the "politically motivated" case.

Kerala: Naval cadet's suicide note alleges harassment by seniors

A 26-year-old cadet from INA found in an unconscious and unresponsive condition on the floor of the academic wing.