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Heavy rainfall likely in Kerala, Tamil Nadu; Coast Guard, disaster relief teams on high alert

Heavy rainfall likely in Kerala, Tamil Nadu; Coast Guard, disaster relief teams on high alert

 Coast Guard has put its formations on high alert and its Dornier aircraft and ships have been deployed off Kerala, Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands, and south Tamil Nadu seas.

Oct 08, 2018, 08:09 AM IST
Sabarimala verdict: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan calls conciliation meeting, temple priests say no

Sabarimala verdict: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan calls conciliation meeting, temple priests say no

The top court recently lifted the ban on entry of women of all ages into the hill shrine.

Oct 07, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Sabarimala verdict: No relevance of talks with Kerala govt, say temple priests; protests continue

Sabarimala verdict: No relevance of talks with Kerala govt, say temple priests; protests continue

SC had recently lifted the ban on entry of women of all ages in the Sabarimala temple.  

Oct 07, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
BJP calls for 12-hour strike in Kerala's Pathanamthitta over violence during protest march

BJP calls for 12-hour strike in Kerala's Pathanamthitta over violence during protest march

The bandh has been called from 6 am until 6 pm.

Oct 06, 2018, 20:51 PM IST
Idukki dam to be closed as rainfall decline in Kerala: Reports

Idukki dam to be closed as rainfall decline in Kerala: Reports

The district authorities have decided not to open Kerala's Idukki dam on Friday after seeing a decline in the rain.

Oct 05, 2018, 18:50 PM IST
Shutters of Malampuzha dam opened as heavy rainfall predicted in Kerala, red alert issued

Shutters of Malampuzha dam opened as heavy rainfall predicted in Kerala, red alert issued

 Four shutters of Malampuzha dam have been opened by 9 cm each.

Oct 04, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
RSS slams Kerala govt for implementing SC order on Sabarimala, calls it unfortunate

RSS slams Kerala govt for implementing SC order on Sabarimala, calls it unfortunate

The Sangh said that it has called upon all the stakeholders to come together to analyse and address the issue so that they can convey their concerns on their right to worship.

Oct 03, 2018, 21:16 PM IST
IMD issues 'very heavy rain' warning for Kerala, CM seeks Centre’s help

IMD issues 'very heavy rain' warning for Kerala, CM seeks Centre’s help

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan also announced that the IMD had issued a warning about a low-pressure area in the Arabian Sea close to Sri Lankan coast.

Oct 03, 2018, 19:03 PM IST
Sabrimala Temple case: Travancore Devaswom Board won't challenge SC order

Sabrimala Temple case: Travancore Devaswom Board won't challenge SC order

The Board had previously said it would file a review petition after getting support from other religious heads.

Oct 03, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
Sabarimala verdict: Kerala not to file review petition, says 'no one will be stopped from entering temple'

Sabarimala verdict: Kerala not to file review petition, says 'no one will be stopped from entering temple'

A five-judge constitution bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra had lifted the ban on entry of women of menstrual age into the shrine.

Oct 03, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
Hundreds of Ayyappa devotees block roads against SC verdict on Sabarimala, woman tries to immolate self

Hundreds of Ayyappa devotees block roads against SC verdict on Sabarimala, woman tries to immolate self

The activists held aloft placards, stating that the court was not bigger than Lord Ayyappa and demanded that the state and central government enact suitable legislation to maintain the age old ban.

Oct 03, 2018, 09:49 AM IST
Kerala: 5-member Rohingya family detained in Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala: 5-member Rohingya family detained in Thiruvananthapuram

The family was carrying UN refugee IDs.

Oct 02, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Clashes between Youth Congress members and police in Kochi, 6 injured

Clashes between Youth Congress members and police in Kochi, 6 injured

At least six people were injured on Monday after clashes broke out between members and workers of Youth Congress and police in Kochi. The police had to use water cannons to disperse the protesters.

Oct 01, 2018, 16:16 PM IST
Kerala: 30 kg ecstasy drug bound for Malaysia seized

Kerala: 30 kg ecstasy drug bound for Malaysia seized

The drugs are estimated to be worth Rs 200 crore.

Sep 29, 2018, 23:42 PM IST
Sabarimala verdict: Shiv Sena calls for 12-hour Kerala shutdown on October 1

Sabarimala verdict: Shiv Sena calls for 12-hour Kerala shutdown on October 1

Shiv Sena has alleged that the SC verdict overlooked the age-old temple traditions and rituals.

Sep 29, 2018, 20:44 PM IST
Kerala: Two prominent Syrian church priests join BJP, claim more ready to join the party

Kerala: Two prominent Syrian church priests join BJP, claim more ready to join the party

Fr Kizhakkedam said more people from the minority community are ready to join the party, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah.

Sep 26, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
Kerala nun rape case: Victim's sister alleges death threats from accused bishop's aides

Kerala nun rape case: Victim's sister alleges death threats from accused bishop's aides

A Kerala nun has accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal of raping her at several occasions in past.

Sep 24, 2018, 22:21 PM IST
Heavy rainfall likely in Kerala in next 4-5 days: IMD

Heavy rainfall likely in Kerala in next 4-5 days: IMD

The IMD has predicted widespread rainfall in entire Kerala in next 4-5 days.

Sep 24, 2018, 15:44 PM IST
Kerala nun rape case: Accused ex-bishop Franco Mulakkal sent to judicial custody till October 6

Kerala nun rape case: Accused ex-bishop Franco Mulakkal sent to judicial custody till October 6

On Saturday, Franco Mulakkal was sent to a two-day police custody. His bail application was also dismissed by the court.

Sep 24, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
Yellow alert issued in parts of Kerala, MeT Centre predicts heavy rain

Yellow alert issued in parts of Kerala, MeT Centre predicts heavy rain

The Metereological (MeT) Centre has predicted heavy rainfall of 64.4mm to 124.4mm in these districts, said the Kerala CMO.

Sep 24, 2018, 09:58 AM IST