Palakkad

Elderly couple found murdered in Kerala

Elderly couple found murdered in Kerala

While Swaminathan (72) was found stabbed to death, his wife Premakumari (65) had been suffocated using a pillow.

Sep 13, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Oommen Chandy government decision to accept land tax scraped

Oommen Chandy government decision to accept land tax scraped

The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan following a recommendation by a ministerial sub committee.

Sep 13, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Palakkad Collector, who barred Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting national flag, transferred

Palakkad Collector, who barred Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting national flag, transferred

Defying the CPI (M)-led government in Kerala, Mohan Bhagwat hoisted the tricolour on August 15 at the Karnakayamman Higher Secondary School.

Aug 17, 2017, 13:38 PM IST

RSS flays Kerala bid to prevent Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting flag

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has condemned the CPI (M)-led Kerala government`s orders to prevent its chief Mohan Bhagwat from unfurling the national flag at a school in Palakkad district of Kerala on Tuesday.

Aug 15, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Mahout dies after angry jumbo hurls stone at him

In a fit of rage, an elephant, which was taken for a temple festival to Palakkad district, hurled a stone at its mahout, causing serious head injuries and subsequent death.

May 03, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

Centre okays NIA probe into cases of missing from Kerala

The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday gave the nod for the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take up the cases registered in Kerala's Kasargode and Palakkad against some youth, who along with their families, left their homes during May-July with the intention of joining terror outfit Islamic State.

Aug 24, 2016, 00:25 AM IST
Jammu, Tirupati among six places to get IITs

Jammu, Tirupati among six places to get IITs

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said the IITs are the centre of excellence and they will continue to remain like that.

Aug 02, 2016, 19:44 PM IST
Muslim writer, accused of insulting God, attacked in Kerala

Muslim writer, accused of insulting God, attacked in Kerala

A young Muslim writer was assaulted by a group of unidentified youths in the Palakkad district of Kerala for allegedly insulting God in the title of his new collection of short stories.

Jul 26, 2016, 09:45 AM IST
15 Kerala youths 'join IS to fight US for attacking Muslims'; probe ordered

15 Kerala youths 'join IS to fight US for attacking Muslims'; probe ordered

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has ordered a probe into the mysterious disappearance of about a dozen youth who are feared to have joined the Islamic State.

Jul 09, 2016, 09:53 AM IST
Jisha rape-murder case: Cops recreate crime scene, accused brought to Perumbavoor house

Jisha rape-murder case: Cops recreate crime scene, accused brought to Perumbavoor house

Jisha, a 29-year-old Dalit law student, was murdered on April 28 at her house in Perumbavoor. 

Jun 28, 2016, 14:02 PM IST

CPI(M)-BJP workers clash: 6 BJP workers held

Tension has been prevailing in the region for some time between the party workers after results of the May 16 Assembly results were out.

Jun 14, 2016, 14:27 PM IST

Rs 18.5 crore seized, 32 booked ahead of Kerala Assembly Elections 2016

Police and income tax authorities in Kerala have seized Rs 18.5 crore in cash and booked 32 people for possessing unaccounted money ever since assembly elections were announced in the state.

Apr 26, 2016, 18:51 PM IST
Pathankot terror attack: Six terrorists dead, Manohar Parrikar admits to some security lapses

Pathankot terror attack: Six terrorists dead, Manohar Parrikar admits to some security lapses

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday promised his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi that Islamabad will take "prompt and decisive action" against the terrorists linked to the attack.

Jan 05, 2016, 21:12 PM IST
PHOTOS: Nation bids tearful adieu to brave Lt Col Niranjan of NSG, who martryed in Pathankot

PHOTOS: Nation bids tearful adieu to brave Lt Col Niranjan of NSG, who martryed in Pathankot

The body of Lt Col EK Niranjan of the National Security Guard, who was martyred in Pathankot terror attack, was laid to rest in his hometown in Kerala with full state honours.

Jan 05, 2016, 14:40 PM IST
NSG commando Lt Col Niranjan laid to rest in hometown Palakkad with full state honours

NSG commando Lt Col Niranjan laid to rest in hometown Palakkad with full state honours

The body of Lt Col EK Niranjan of the National Security Guard, who was killed in the counter-offensive against terrorists at the Pathankot air base, was laid to rest in his hometown with full state honours.

Jan 05, 2016, 11:27 AM IST

First Broad Gauge regular train on Palakkad-Pollachi to run on Nov 16

 The first Broad Gauge train service on Palakkad Town-Pollachi Railway line will start operations from November 16.

Nov 14, 2015, 01:37 AM IST

Palakkad declared as first HIV/AIDS literate district

Palakkad has been declared as the first complete HIV/AIDS literate district in the state, thanks to the joint initiatives of civic authorities and KESS-HAPPI, a volunatry organisation.

Aug 31, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Kerala's first IIT starts functioning at Palakkad

Scripting a new chapter in the higher education sector in Kerala, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) started functioning from a temporary campus here on Monday.

Aug 03, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

A new IIT has just opened here

The 18th Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) opened here on Monday with 117 students -- six from Kerala and a majority from Uttar Pradesh.

Aug 03, 2015, 14:28 PM IST

Kerala mystery deaths: Third schoolgirl succumbs to injuries

One of the three missing schoolgirls, who had jumped out of a moving train near Palakkad in Kerala, has succumbed to her injuries on Monday evening. The other two girls had died on the spot after jumping from the train on Monday last week.

Jul 21, 2015, 13:14 PM IST