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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.