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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kerala girls found dead not violated, poisoned: Autopsy

The preliminary autopsy conducted on two schoolgirls found dead on a rail track near Palakkad in Kerala says they were "not violated nor poisoned" and death occurred due to injuries suffered in a fall.

Kerala girls found dead on rail track not murdered: Police

Two schoolgirls who were found dead on a rail track near Palakkad in Kerala were not murdered, according to the police team probing the deaths. Another girl is battling for life in hospital.

Vigilance autonomy and functional freedom: Kerala govt files appeal in HC

 Kerala government on Tuesday filed an appeal in the High Court against an order of a single judge directing it to examine general issues relating to provisional autonomy and functional freedom of the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau.

Kerala Congress leader Sivaraman quits party, may return to CPI(M)

Protesting against "corrupt" governance of the ruling UDF, Congress leader Sivaraman Monday resigned from the primary membership of the party and expressed desire to return to the Left fold.

Truckers call off strike in Kerala

The strike by truckers seeking quick vehicle clearance at Walayar check post bordering Tamil Nadu in Palakkad district has been called off following an agreement reached with agitating operators during a meeting convened by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.