70 kids fall sick after gas leak from Kerala factory

Seventy children were on Thursday hospitalised as they took ill after allegedly inhaling `smoke` emanating from a plant of state-owned Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML) at Chavara near Kollam, prompting authorities to temporarily shut it down.

CPI-M activist arrested for defaming Modi on Facebook

A CPI-M youth activist was Tuesday arrested for defaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi on social media Facebook, said a police official.

Kerala Police`s moral policing questioned, cops justify action

Political parties Saturday criticised the Kerala Police for holding up a couple at a police station all night, but without any charge. Police, however, said they were detained for giving conflicting answers.

Exorcist arrested for death of woman

A 45-year-old man was on Monday arrested for allegedly causing the death of a woman by performing exorcism at Karunagapalli near here.

RSP MP`s house stoned in Kerala, parties deplore attack

Unidentified persons pelted stones at the house of newly-elected RSP MP NK Premachandran here but none was injured, even as party leaders alleged that it appeared to be a handiwork of "political rivals."

Stones pelted at Kollam MP`s house in Kerala

Miscreants pelted stones on Kollam Lok Sabha member NK Premachandran`s house here and pasted posters threatening him.

Defeated CPI-M Politburo member not to resign Assembly membership

CPI-M in Kerala today scotched speculations that party Politburo member M A Baby might resign his Assembly membership in the wake of his defeat in the Kollam Lok Sabha seat.

Five held for trying to sell antique petromax in Kollam

Five men, suspected to be part of an antique racket, were arrested here Monday for trying to sell a petromax with markings showing it as made by the East India company centuries back.

RSP threatens to contest Kollam seat on its own

Simmering discontent in Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) in Kerala over denial of Kollam seat by CPI(M) reached flashpoint with RSP firming its plan to field a candidate against LDF`s nominee.

Idea of secular India under threat: Sonia Gandhi in Kerala

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi kicked off the party`s Lok Sabha poll campaign in Kerala, saying the upcoming elections are crucial to defend national ideals like unity and secularism.

Swetha Menon met Chandy, told him about Kollam incident

Actress Swetha Menon Sunday said she met Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and informed him about the Kollam incident earlier this month when a COngress MP allegedly groped her.

Swetha Menon met Chandy, told him about Kollam incident

Actress Swetha Menon Sunday said she met Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and informed him about the Kollam incident earlier this month when a Congress MP allegedly groped her.

Didn`t succumb to any pressure: Swetha Menon

Malayalam actress Swetha Menon, who had accused senior Congress MP Peethamabara Kurup for allegedly groping her at a public function in Kollam, Kerala, says she was not pressurised to withdraw her complaint. She also claims that it wasn`t a publicity stunt.

Shweta Menon molestation case: Congress MP booked

The Kollam Police registered a case against Congress MP N Peethambara Kurup for allegedly molesting Malayalam actress Shweta Menon.

Congress defends MP Kurup in Shweta Menon case

The Kollam District Congress Committee came out in support of party parliamentarian Peethamabara Kurup, who is accused by Malayalam actress Shweta Menon of groping her at a crowded public event.

Narendra Modi in Kerala: ‘India can be Vishwa Guru again’

Speaking on the occasion of the 60th birthday celebrations of Mata Amritanandmayi Devi, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP’s prime ministerial candidate expressed confidence that India will soon regain its rightful place as Vishwa Guru (teacher of the world).

Man arrested for beating up 4-year-old daughter

In a shocking incident, a four-year-old girl was admitted to hospital with serious injuries caused by brutal beating by her father, who was arrested here today, police said.

Teen girl found abandoned at bus stand after gang-rape

A 15-year-old girl from Tamil Nadu was found abandoned in an exhausted condition after being allegedly raped by her lover and at least two others at nearby Kottarakkara on Sunday.

Man held for trying barge onto podium of Amritanandamayi

A man who tried to barge onto the podium of spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi at her ashram was taken into custody by police on Wednesday.

Mild tremor in parts of Kollam

A mild tremor occurred in parts of Kollam district in Kerala on Wednesday but no loss of life or property was reported.