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Political legacy at stake in Kottayam

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 13:58

Personal prestige takes precedence over collective political stakes at the Kottayam Lok Sabha seat where Kerala`s longest serving legislator is keen on cementing his political legacy through his son.

Fall in rubber price main poll issue in Kottayam

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 11:12

Kottayam Lok Sabha constituency, home to a large number of rubber cultivators and one of the primary trading centres of natural rubber, is all set to witness a fierce fight between sitting MP and UDF candidate of KC-M, Jose K Mani, and LDF`s JDS nominee Mathew T Thomas in the April 10 polls.

Catholic Bishops` meet calls for inter-faith dialogue

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 20:07

The Catholic church in India today called for strengthening inter-faith and inter-church dialogues and emphasised the need to ensure that all sections of the society benefited from its ministry.

Kerala CM advised complete rest for three more days

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 15:50

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who was discharged from hospital yesterday, has been advised complete rest for three more days, state Minister for Information K C Joseph said Wednesday.

South India`s first science city to come up in Kottayam

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 22:23

The first Science City of South India is to come up at Kurvilangadu in Kottayam district offering a hands-on-experience to visitors on growth and development of science over the centuries.

Kerala UDF government`s chief whip participates in BJP’s ‘Run for Unity’

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 13:36

In an embarrassment to the ruling Congress-led UDF in Kerala, government Chief Whip PC George on Sunday inaugurated `Run for Unity`, a campaign sponsored by BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to mark the death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Kerala Congress turns 50

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 13:20

One of the oldest regional political formations, Kerala Congress, has turned 50 with its various factions active players in the state`s coalition set-up despite their fractious nature which has seen them splitting into leader-centric outfits over the years.

Dancer-actress Shalu Menon arrested in cheating case

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 09:39

Dancer and actress Shalu Menon was arrested Friday in Kottayam for links to a "con-couple" who cheated people by offering them solar panels.

Man walks 40 km through forest with pregnant wife on shoulder

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 13:56

To save his pregnant wife and their child, man walked through forest for 40 kms in heavy rains carrying ailing woman on his shoulders to get her to a hospital, but failed to save the baby.

Sripriya to direct bilingual remake of `22 Female Kottayam`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 11:56

Sripriya, a popular face in south Indian cinema of the 1980s, will helm the Tamil-Telugu remake of critically acclaimed Malayalam revenge-drama ‘22 Female Kottayam’. Nithya Menon has been roped in to play the lead role in this women-centric film.

Investigations begin into phone tapping allegations

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 21:44

Police have begun investigations into the allegations made by Nair Service Society general secretary G Sukumaran Nair that his phone had been tapped.

Kottayam to be turned into mural city

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 08:52

Thanks to the efforts of the Kerala Lalithakala Akademi, Kottayam is all set to be transformed into a mural city as 350 painters from across the country will participate in the project.