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Stiff fight expected in `Venice of the East`

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:03

Alappuzha, the `Venice of the East` famed for its backwaters and houseboats, is all set to witness an aggressive battle in the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in Kerala.

Court asks police to submit report on complaint against Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 19:11

A local court on Wednesday asked the police to submit a report on the action it has taken on the complaint against Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for jumping atop a police vehicle during his visit to Kerala.

Security lapse as Rahul Gandhi`s car runs low on fuel in Kerala

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 06:37

In a security lapse, the car in which Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was travelling in ran short of fuel at Mankombu near Alappuzha on Monday.

Andhra train tragedy: Seven victims identified; CM expresses shock

Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 10:10

Seven of the eight Bokaro Express passengers who were run over by another train near Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh Saturday night have been identified, police said.

Memorial of Kerala`s Communist pioneer damaged

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 14:25

Unidentified persons damaged the bust of founder-leader of the communist movement in Kerala P Krishna Pillai and torched his memorial in the district in the wee-hours on Thursday, police said.

Man hacks to death mother of daughter`s lover

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 13:55

Police said Aneesh had gone to the girl`s house and told her father they were in love and that he wanted to marry her.

Bogie of passenger train derails

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 16:43

A bogie of a passenger train broke off from the engine and derailed when the train it was coming to a halt at Kerala`s Alappuzha railway station on Thursday.

Minister applauded for parachute jump

Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 11:32

For Minister of State for Civil Aviation K.C. Venugopal, it was being airborne in quite a different way. For the first time in his life, he was in a parachute here.

Two houseboats go up in flames in Alappuzha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 13:19

One person was killed when two houseboats went up in flames in Kerala`s tourist location of Alappuzha.

Second Officer of vessel `Prabhu Daya` remanded

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 12:42

A magistrate court on Friday remanded to 14 days judicial custody Prasobh Sugathan, second officer of the vessel `Prabhu Daya,`.

Kerala boat collision: Body of one fisherman found

Last Updated: Sunday, March 04, 2012, 12:39

Naval divers recovered the body of one of the three fishermen who went missing after their boat was hit by a merchant vessel of Alappuzha coast.

All charged up for Kerala`s snake boat race

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 03, 2011, 13:50

For the past few days a steady stream of tourists has been arriving at the Punamada Lake here to watch snake boats, each rowed by over 100 oarsmen in quick unison, practise vigorously ahead of the grand competition on Aug 13.