Kottayam

Petrol bomb thrown at RSS office, stones at CITU district office

The BJP district unit alleged that CPI(M) workers hurled a petrol bomb at the RSS district office, causing extensive damage to the building situated at Thirunakkara in the town.

Jul 31, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Travelling to Sabarimala temple will get easier; Kerala Cabinet approves airport at Cheruvally Estate

Travelling to Sabarimala temple will get easier; Kerala Cabinet approves airport at Cheruvally Estate

It's good news for pilgrims visiting the famed Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala.

Jul 19, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
Court nullifies Hindu woman's marriage with Muslim man as she converted to Islam at 'behest of ISIS'

Court nullifies Hindu woman's marriage with Muslim man as she converted to Islam at 'behest of ISIS'

An unusual case of alleged conversion and marriage at the behest of the Islamic State has come to the fore.

May 25, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

BJP to observe dawn to dusk hartal in Kottayam on Friday

Though the culprits had covered their face, some of the key persons involved in the attack were active members of the CPI(M), BJP district president N Hari alleged.

May 11, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

India's first digitalised Panchayat ward in Kerala

A ward in the district on Saturday became India's first digitalised panchayat ward.

Apr 29, 2017, 13:25 PM IST

Kerala: 21-year-old beautician `sexually assaults` 17-year-old boy, arrested

As per police, the woman and the boy became friends on Facebook.

Apr 03, 2017, 15:46 PM IST

Indian Taxi driver thrashed and racially abused by youths in Australia

In what is suspected to be a racially motivated attack, a group of teenagers in Hobart, Australia thrashed and hurled abuses at an Indian Taxi driver from Kerala early on Sunday.

Mar 27, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Kerala nurse stabbed in Kuwait

An Indian nurse from Kottayam in Kerala was stabbed in Kuwait City and is under treatment at Farwaniya Hospital there.

Feb 22, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Kerala Medical College student set on fire by jilted lover in classroom

Kerala Medical College student set on fire by jilted lover in classroom

A 20-year-old girl was set on fire in full view of other students at a medical college in Kerala's Kottayam on Wednesday by her alleged jilted lover. 

Feb 02, 2017, 11:51 AM IST

Normal life hit during Cherama Sambava Development Society hartal in Kottayam dist

Stray incidents of stone throwing were reported from various parts of Kottayam district today during a dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Cherama Sambava Development Society, a community organisation, to protest alleged atrocities against Dalits by outfits associated with ruling CPI(M) in the district.

Jan 17, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
Kerala ragging case: Five students surrender, two still absconding

Kerala ragging case: Five students surrender, two still absconding

On December 02 night, eight first-year students of the Government Polytechnic College were allegedly subjected to brutal ragging by a gang of senior students.

Dec 19, 2016, 11:12 AM IST
BARBARIC! Kerala Youth wing activists kill stray dogs, hang bodies on pole in protest

BARBARIC! Kerala Youth wing activists kill stray dogs, hang bodies on pole in protest

In one of a barbaric act, some Kerala Congress Youth Front (IM) members killed several stray dogs and paraded the dead bodies in front of the Municipal office at Kottayam. 

Sep 27, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

Oommen Chandy's church has hard-hitting message for him

In a hard-hitting message to former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy, the head of his church said on Monday that he no longer felt like a "political orphan" now that the new government is in office.

Jun 13, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee kicks off two-day Kerala visit today

President Pranab Mukherjee will kick off two-day Kerala visit on Friday.

Feb 26, 2016, 09:51 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi becomes emotional at institute named after Rajiv Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in an emotionally charged speech on Wednesday, hit back at her late husband Rajiv Gandhi's detractors who criticised him for leaning heavily on the development of information technology and telecommunication when he was the prime minister.

Dec 30, 2015, 19:42 PM IST
Mahatma Gandhi Varsity mulls open book exams in PG streams

Mahatma Gandhi Varsity mulls open book exams in PG streams

In a move to bring paradigm shift in the academic evaluation system, Mahatma Gandhi University here is planning to introduce open book examination system in select Post Graduate streams.

Dec 20, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi wishes Kerala CM on birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on his birthday, wishing him a long life and good health.

Oct 31, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

'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.

Oct 07, 2015, 20:41 PM IST

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.

Oct 07, 2015, 19:41 PM IST

First ever heart transplant in Kerala government hospital successful

Zee Media Bureau

Kottayam: In a first, a heart transplant was performed successfully at the government-run Kottayam Medical College Hospital in Kottayam.

Sep 16, 2015, 13:52 PM IST