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Burdwan blast case accused and alleged JMB operative arrested from Kerala's Mallapuram

Burdwan blast case accused and alleged JMB operative arrested from Kerala's Mallapuram

An alleged operative of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) was arrested in a joint operation by West Bengal Police Special Task Force and Kerala police arrested one terror suspect Abdul Matin

Feb 02, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
Rs 100 crore allotted to TDB for Sabarimala temple

Rs 100 crore allotted to TDB for Sabarimala temple

The Kerala government Thursday set apart Rs 100 crore in the 2019-20 budget for the Travancore Devaswom Board.

Jan 31, 2019, 16:02 PM IST
Local Congress leader in Kerala booked for rape of minor tribal girl

Local Congress leader in Kerala booked for rape of minor tribal girl

George is absconding, police said.

Jan 30, 2019, 16:07 PM IST
Sabarimala issue showed how state government was trying to disrespect Kerala culture: PM Narendra Modi

Sabarimala issue showed how state government was trying to disrespect Kerala culture: PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister said the opposition should not create hurdles in opportunities for the youth.

Jan 27, 2019, 19:00 PM IST
Government taken steps towards reducing imports by 10%: PM Modi in Kochi

Government taken steps towards reducing imports by 10%: PM Modi in Kochi

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Governor P Sathasivam were among other leaders who attended the event.

Jan 27, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
Kerala nun rape case: NGO SoS writes to CM, demands protection for victim and witnesses

Kerala nun rape case: NGO SoS writes to CM, demands protection for victim and witnesses

The NGO SoS has also pressed for the arrest of rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal.

Jan 27, 2019, 11:04 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to launch several projects in Tamil Nadu, Kerala today

PM Narendra Modi to launch several projects in Tamil Nadu, Kerala today

PM Modi will arrive in Tamil Nadu and Kerala on a day-long visit.

Jan 27, 2019, 08:25 AM IST
Kerala government 'duty-bound' to implement Sabarimala verdict: Governor P Sathasivam

Kerala government 'duty-bound' to implement Sabarimala verdict: Governor P Sathasivam

The Governor praised the Kerala government for standing up for gender equality, social justice and the dignity of toiling masses.

Jan 25, 2019, 14:15 PM IST
NIA arrests 2006 Kozhikode blasts accused from Delhi airport

NIA arrests 2006 Kozhikode blasts accused from Delhi airport

The accused flew in Delhi from Saudi Arabia, the agency said.  

Jan 25, 2019, 07:50 AM IST
Purification rites: Sabarimala tantri gets more time to give explanation

Purification rites: Sabarimala tantri gets more time to give explanation

TDB president, A Padmakumar said the time for giving explanation was extended based on the request of Kandararu Rajeevaru, the 'tantri' (head priest).

Jan 21, 2019, 14:21 PM IST
BJP admits its protest over Sabarimala issue was 'not entirely successful'

BJP admits its protest over Sabarimala issue was 'not entirely successful'

BJP is at the forefront of the nearly two-month-long agitation against the Kerala government's decision to implement the SC order allowing entry of women of all age groups inside Sabarimala Temple.

Jan 20, 2019, 07:50 AM IST
We are not safe: Kerala nuns write letter to CM Pinarayi Vijayan, plead for help

We are not safe: Kerala nuns write letter to CM Pinarayi Vijayan, plead for help

The four Kerala nuns have written a letter to CM Vijayan against their transfer orders. 

Jan 19, 2019, 19:58 PM IST
2 women attempt to trek to Sabarimala temple, return back to base after police warning

2 women attempt to trek to Sabarimala temple, return back to base after police warning

The development comes a day after the Kerala government told the SC that 51 women of menstrual age have entered Sabarimala temple since September 2018.

Jan 19, 2019, 11:22 AM IST
51 women between 10-50 years have entered Sabarimala after SC ruling, says Kerala govt

51 women between 10-50 years have entered Sabarimala after SC ruling, says Kerala govt

Traditionally, girls and women in the menstruating age group of 10-50 years were barred from offering prayers at the shrine.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:26 PM IST
SC directs Kerala govt to provide security to women who entered Sabarimala temple

SC directs Kerala govt to provide security to women who entered Sabarimala temple

The women – Kanaka Durga and Bindu Ammini – had sought round-the-clock police protection, citing threats they received after entering the temple.

Jan 18, 2019, 12:54 PM IST
SC to hear pleas of two women, who entered Sabarimala Temple, seeking police protection

SC to hear pleas of two women, who entered Sabarimala Temple, seeking police protection

Supreme Court on Friday will hear the joint pleas of Kanaka Durga and Bindu Ammini, who had entered the Sabarimala Temple on January 2, seeking round the clock police protection.

Jan 17, 2019, 13:22 PM IST
Nuns who protested against bishop transferred; won't go, they say

Nuns who protested against bishop transferred; won't go, they say

Mulakkal was arrested on September 21 last year on charges of raping a nun repeatedly between 2014 and 2016.

Jan 17, 2019, 00:28 AM IST
Four Kerala nuns who protested against rape-accused bishop asked to join other convents

Four Kerala nuns who protested against rape-accused bishop asked to join other convents

Their congregation --Missionaries of Jesus under Jalandhar diocese of the Roman Catholic Church-- has directed the nuns to join the convents they were assigned previously as per the transfer orders

Jan 16, 2019, 18:36 PM IST
Congress' candidate list for Kerala Lok Sabha polls to be finalised by February 20

Congress' candidate list for Kerala Lok Sabha polls to be finalised by February 20

Kerala has 20 Lok Sabha seats. In 2014 polls, the Congress-led UDF won 12 with the CPI-M led Left Front winning 8 and the BJP managing to get only one seat.  

Jan 16, 2019, 15:38 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi visits Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala, offers prayers

PM Narendra Modi visits Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala, offers prayers

Centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is known as one of the 108 'divyadesams' of Lord Vishnu.

Jan 15, 2019, 22:22 PM IST