Kerala News

'Congress does not project CM candidate before Assembly polls'

Congress generally does not project any Chief Ministerial candidate before Assembly polls and this may also be the case in Kerala where elections are due next year, senior Congress leader and state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala today said.

Kerala prison to have exclusive third gender block

In a first, a block exclusively to house transgenders is coming up in a high security prison in Thrissur in an effort to protect their privacy and human rights.

Kerala civic polls: Parties racing against time to finalise candidates

With just over a fortnight left for civic polls in Kerala, widely seen as a dress rehearsal for Assembly Elections due in May 2016, political parties are racing against time to finalise candidates for more than 21,000 wards.

CBI must probe religious leader's death: Achuthanandan

Veteran CPI-M leader VS Achuthanandan on Monday sought a CBI probe into the controversial death of a religious leader following claims that he was murdered in 2002.

Activist Rahul Easwar attacked over beef at Kerala college
Activist Rahul Easwar attacked over beef at Kerala college

"I am shocked and scared.. can one not live in Kerala without supporting Beef Festival?"

'Beef festival' in college: Disciplinary action on 10 students

Authorities a prestigious college of Kerala on Wednesday decided to initiate disciplinary action against 10 students for conducting a beef festival inside the campus to protest against the lynching of a man in Uttar Pradesh's Dadri over rumours of eating beef.

NRI man sends Talaq shocker to wife on WhatsApp

Hardly 10 days after his wedding, an NRI man from Kerala has sent his 21-year-old wife a tripple Talaq message from Dubai on WhatsApp.

Gold biscuits seized from flight in Kerala

Two gold biscuits were seized from an Air Arabia flight at nearby Karipur International Airport today, officials said.

Quota agitation of Patidar to be widened: Patel

Gujarat based Patidar Andolan leader P C Patel today said their stir was not against any caste or religion but to rectify the 'injustice' done to forward community in the name of reservation.

Kerala college students suspended for conducting "beef fest"

Six students of a leading government-aided college here have been suspended for allegedly conducting a 'beef festival' inside the campus to protest against the lynching of a man in Uttar Pradesh over rumours of eating beef.

Pala convent nun was not first victim of murder accused

The man held in connection with the murder of a 69-year-old nun in Pala allegedly had killed another elderly nun at a convent near Erattupetta in April this year, police said on Tuesday.

Australia no to settling people coming illegally by sea route: Consul-General to South India

Australia on Monday made it clear that people who attempt to travel illegally to the country by sea would not be allowed to settle there.

Congress free India is BJP's main agenda: Amit Shah at 'Navodhana Sangamam' rally

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday said his party's main agenda was a "Congress free India".

Skill training school to be started at prison in Kerala

With the twin objectives of weaning the inmates away from criminal activities and providing them a skill for their future livelihood, the central prison here will converted into a skill training school.

Kerala government's website hacked by Pakistani hackers
Kerala government's website hacked by Pakistani hackers

Suspected Pakistani hackers have hacked the official website of the Kerala government,

Row derails release of translated version of APJ Abdul Kalam's book

The release of Malayalam translation of a book authored by former president APJ Abdul Kalam was cancelled here on Saturday after protests erupted over a woman writer being allegedly asked to stay away from the function citing the presence of a 'swamiji'.

Kerala Police to act against illegal killing of stray dogs

Kerala police chief TP Senkumar on Friday said he asked his district police chiefs to see action is taken against illegal killing of stray dogs.

Rs 1 cr more for renovating pond near Padmanabha Swamy temple

 Kerala government will grant an additional Rs one crore to restore 'Padmatheertham', the holy temple tank located adjacent to the famed Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple here, to its past glory.

Haj pilgrim from Kerala dies in Makkah

 A Haj pilgrim from Kerala died in Makkah on Thursday but not in the stampede, said a Congress leader who is also on pilgrimage.

Congress in Kerala hits back at CPI-M over BJP ties

The Congress on Thursday accused the CPI-M of forging political ties with the BJP on numerous occasions in the past, adding that the communist party was making baseless statements against it as a cover-up.

Saudi minister meets Kerala nurses in troubled Jizan city

Saudi Arabia`s Health Minister Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih has met around 50 nurses from Kerala in the troubled city of Jizan along the Yemen border, and assured them that those who wish to stay will be transferred to safe places.

Kerala nurses awaiting nod to return from Saudi Arabia

Around 50 nurses from Kerala are awaiting a nod from authorities in Saudi Arabia and the Indian embassy to return to India, as they also want issues related to their work experience and certificates to be taken care of.

Kerala court issues summons to four Congress legislators over molestation charge

A court here on Saturday issued summons to four Congress lawmakers on a complaint by two women opposition legislators alleging the ruling party members had molested them on the floor of the assembly on March 13 when the 2015-16 budget was presented.

Police find ''vital leads'' in Kerala nun's murder

Two days after a Kerala nun was found lying in a pool of blood in her room on Thursday, police claimed to have unearthed vital leads about her murder.

Help stranded Keralites return to India: Oommen Chandy to Sushma Swaraj

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to help eight Keralites stranded in two African countries return home at the earliest.

Kerala Onam Bumper 2015: First prize ticket – TE-513282

The much waited draw of Onam Bumper 2015 was held on Friday at Thiruvananthapuram.

Onam Bumper 2015 result on

Months of wait by lakhs of people who bought Onam Bumper 2015 (BR-45) tickets is about end as the draw of results is currently being held in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala.

Kerala Onam Bumper 2015 draw: Check
Kerala Onam Bumper 2015 draw: Check

Thiruvonam Bumper (Onam Bumper) 2015 (BR-45) draw has begun at Sree Chithra Home Auditorium, Pazhavangadi, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram.

Kerala to Strengthen IT, Electronics Teaching in schools

Instruction in IT and electronics is going to be strengthened in all the schools in Kerala, a minister said on Thursday.

Take steps to check stray dog menace: Kerala govt to local bodies

In a significant step to check the menace of stray dogs in Kerala, the state government on Wednesday directed civic bodies to take necessary steps to control the violent dogs.