President Pranab Mukherjee kicks off two-day Kerala visit today

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

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

First ever heart transplant in Kerala government hospital successful

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

Kerala government meeting discusses stray dogs' menace

Faced with the menace of stray dogs and dog bite cases in Kerala, the state government held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the problem and find ways to overcome it.

Kerala opposition, government lock horns over custodial death

 The custodial death of a Dalit youth in Kottayam echoed in the state legislative assembly on Monday, with the Left opposition demanding immediate action against the police officials concerned.

Kerala: Man taken into custody dies following head injuries

A 40-year-old man, who was taken into custody ten days ago, died today following severe head injuries, hospital sources said.

UGC grants heritage status to 19 colleges

UGC grants heritage status to 19 colleges

With an aim of conserving college campuses which are more than 100 years old, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted "heritage" status to 19 institutions across the country and has approved financial assistance for their improvement and upgradation.

Mahatma Gandhi University to offer Minor Degree in Engineering

 In a first of its kind in Kerala, Mahatma Gandhi University is introducing Minor programmes in engineering along with the B.Tech courses in a bid to improve the employability of the students.

Aruvikara by-poll a referendum on government's performance: CM

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday said the June 27 bypoll to Aruvikara assembly constituency would be a referendum on the four-year performance of the Congress led UDF government in the state.

Advani hails teachings of RSS

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani, who has been sidelined by the new regime in the party, on Sunday lauded the teachings of the RSS which, he said, placed emphasis on keeping ethical and moral values in public life, essential for serving the nation.

Bar bribery scam: 'Nothing unsusual' in the procedure, says Mani

Putting up a brave face, Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani, whose statement was taken by a Vigilance team in connection with the bar bribery scam, on Saturday said there was "nothing unusual" in the procedure.

60 Keralities stranded in Nepal

Around 60 Keralites were stranded in quake-hit Nepal and efforts are on to bring them back, State Minister for Non-Resident Keralite Affairs KC Joseph said on Sunday.

Kerala: Youths fail to save woman's life, but take pictures on mobiles

In a shocking incident highlighting apathy to human life, two youths, who saw a woman fainting on the rail track on seeing an approaching train, failed to rush to her help, but instead took out their mobiles to capture the ghastly scene of the train ramming her.

Evacuation mission in Yemen could be completed in two days: Chandy

Expressing satisfaction over the renewed efforts by central agencies to rescue Indian nationals stranded in Yemen, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the evacuation mission named Operation Rahat launched in the strife-torn nation could be completed in two days.

Decision on George's removal as Chief Whip in few days: Chandy

Amid turbulence in Kerala Congress (M), with its supremo and Finance Minister KM Mani demanding removal of his party colleague P C George as government Chief Whip, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday said a decision on the issue would be taken in a few days.

It is for states to act on complaints on Ghar Vapsi: Gowda

Union Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Saturday said it was for state governments to take action on complaints on re-conversion incidents.