Kerala News

BJP, VHP slam controversial Kerala tourism advertisement on beef dish

BJP, VHP slam controversial Kerala tourism advertisement on beef dish

Reacting to this, VHP's Vinod Bansal lashed out at the Kerala government alleging that it is hurtful for cow worshippers and demanded strong action. "The tweet from Kerala’s tourism ministry has hurt

Jan 17, 2020, 13:55 PM IST
Kerala becomes first state to move Supreme Court against Citizenship Amendment Act

Kerala becomes first state to move Supreme Court against Citizenship Amendment Act

In its petition, the Kerala government has said that the CAA should be declared violative of Articles 14, 21 and 25 of the Constitution and the basic structure of secularism in India.

Jan 14, 2020, 11:02 AM IST
Sabarimala case: 9-judge Supreme Court bench to hear temple entry review pleas today

Sabarimala case: 9-judge Supreme Court bench to hear temple entry review pleas today

Earlier in 2018, the apex court had allowed girls and women of all age groups to visit the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala, following which a batch of review petitions was filed. 

Jan 13, 2020, 08:38 AM IST
Kerala: Two of four illegal highrise Maradu apartments razed to dust in seconds — Watch

Kerala: Two of four illegal highrise Maradu apartments razed to dust in seconds — Watch

The 19-floor H2O Holy Faith apartment complex with 90 flats was demolished at 11:18 am while the second building Alfa Serene complex with twin towers was demolished at around 11:46 am. 

Jan 11, 2020, 13:01 PM IST
Section 144 imposed ahead of mega demolition of Maradu flats in Kochi

Section 144 imposed ahead of mega demolition of Maradu flats in Kochi

Massive arrangements have been made for the two-day demolition drive of four illegal apartments in Maradu that begins today. The first building will be razed to the ground within seconds, followed by

Jan 11, 2020, 09:39 AM IST
Nine-judge Supreme Court bench to hear Sabarimala case on January 13

Nine-judge Supreme Court bench to hear Sabarimala case on January 13

In 2018, the five-judge bench of the apex court had allowed women of all ages to enter Sabarimala Temple in Kerala. 

Jan 08, 2020, 07:36 AM IST
Kerala Assembly resolution against CAA is illegal, unconstitutional: Governor Arif Mohammed Khan

Kerala Assembly resolution against CAA is illegal, unconstitutional: Governor Arif Mohammed Khan

Two days after the Kerala Assembly passed a resolution seeking the withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Act, Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Thursday (January 2) said that the state government has no

Jan 02, 2020, 13:43 PM IST
Kerala jihadist groups receiving funds from Turkey, Dubai, say intelligence agencies; MHA seeks report

Kerala jihadist groups receiving funds from Turkey, Dubai, say intelligence agencies; MHA seeks report

The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the agencies to produce details on the funding amount and names of the countries it received from, in the last few months.

Dec 31, 2019, 15:13 PM IST
Kerala Assembly passes resolution demanding withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Act

Kerala Assembly passes resolution demanding withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Act

Kerala Assembly on Tuesday (December 31) passed a resolution demanding the withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Act.

Dec 31, 2019, 14:22 PM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan heckled by historian Irfan Habib for backing Citizenship Amendment Act

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan heckled by historian Irfan Habib for backing Citizenship Amendment Act

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan said in a series of tweets that historian Irfan Habib and some others tried their best to stop him from speaking about Citizenship Amendment Act during the IHC.

Dec 29, 2019, 11:05 AM IST
Kerala cabinet approves Rs 1.3 cr compensation to former ISRO scientist S Nambi Narayanan

Kerala cabinet approves Rs 1.3 cr compensation to former ISRO scientist S Nambi Narayanan

Narayanan was arrested in an alleged espionage case in November 1994, as he was accused of selling vital Indian space technology secrets to Pakistan. 

Dec 27, 2019, 11:24 AM IST
Ex Kerala Minister Thomas Chandy dead

Ex Kerala Minister Thomas Chandy dead

Former Kerala Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party legislator Thomas Chandy died on Friday, the party said. He was 72.

Dec 20, 2019, 15:47 PM IST
Supreme Court says Sabarimala tradition age-old, declines women's plea

Supreme Court says Sabarimala tradition age-old, declines women's plea

In September 2018, the apex court in a verdict allowed the women of all age groups to enter the Sabarimala temple. In November 2019, a five-judge bench headed by then Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi

Dec 13, 2019, 14:56 PM IST
Seven-judge bench for Sabarimala case soon, says Supreme Court

Seven-judge bench for Sabarimala case soon, says Supreme Court

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde made these observations while passing an order on a petition filed by two activists -- Bindu Ammini and Fathima A S -- seeking safe

Dec 13, 2019, 14:27 PM IST
NIA files chargesheet against two in ISIS conspiracy case in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

NIA files chargesheet against two in ISIS conspiracy case in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

The NIA had registered a suo-motu case this year against six accused from Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore based on credible information that the accused persons and their associates have been propagating the

Dec 07, 2019, 15:18 PM IST
Shiv Sena leader protests fines against violation of helmet rules in Kerala

Shiv Sena leader protests fines against violation of helmet rules in Kerala

On December 1, Kerala government implemented the High Court directives of making helmets mandatory for pillion riders. 

Dec 03, 2019, 08:35 AM IST
Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal's bail extended

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal's bail extended

Franco was present in the additional sessions court during the hearing, where he arrived after praying in a nearby church.

Nov 30, 2019, 13:15 PM IST
Woman activist, on way to Sabarimala shrine, attacked with pepper spray

Woman activist, on way to Sabarimala shrine, attacked with pepper spray

Activist Trupti Desai has also reached Kochi in an attempt to visit Sabarimala Temple. Her arrival sparked off protests by Lord Ayyappa devotees. She has been kept at the Kochi City Police

Nov 26, 2019, 10:11 AM IST
Snakebite death in Kerala school: Principal, headmaster suspended

Snakebite death in Kerala school: Principal, headmaster suspended

The principal and Headmaster of the state-run SVHS School, where a 10-year-old student was bitten to death by a snake that slithered out in the classroom on Wednesday, have been suspended.

Nov 22, 2019, 18:36 PM IST
Sabarimala Temple in Kerala opens today amid tight security, no protection for women devotees

Sabarimala Temple in Kerala opens today amid tight security, no protection for women devotees

Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran had warned women activist and devotees of menstruating age to desist from 'gate-crashing’ the temple.

Nov 16, 2019, 08:39 AM IST