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70 kids fall sick after gas leak from Kerala factory

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 10:14

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 16:09

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

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:29

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 01:12

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

Kids from Jharkhand, Bihar rescued from orphanage

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 19:00

With orphanages in Kerala continuing to be under scanner, authorities today decided to send back 22 children from Jharkhand and Bihar staying in an "unauthorised" charity home in Kollam district.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 14:09

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

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 10:08

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

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 13:48

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

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 14:04

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

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 21:28

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

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 08:27

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

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 18:03

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.