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Ayappa devotee body seeks recall of SC order to reserve verdict in Sabarimala case

Ayappa devotee body seeks recall of SC order to reserve verdict in Sabarimala case

The apex court on Wednesday told lawyers it would hear only those who are parties to review petitions and did not allow others to argue the case.

Feb 07, 2019, 20:45 PM IST
CUSAT allows 'saraswati pooja' on Alappuzha campus following protests by North Indian students

CUSAT allows 'saraswati pooja' on Alappuzha campus following protests by North Indian students

The authorities granted the permission following a protest by some north Indian students studying in the Cochin University College of Engineering Kuttanad (CUCEK).

Feb 07, 2019, 19:28 PM IST
Kerala: Two RSS workers injured in clash with DYFI activists; case registered

Kerala: Two RSS workers injured in clash with DYFI activists; case registered

The workers were attacked on Wednesday night near Pettah in Trivandrum. 

Feb 07, 2019, 09:38 AM IST
Devaswom Board U-turn in SC, supports entry of women into Sabarimala temple

Devaswom Board U-turn in SC, supports entry of women into Sabarimala temple

The Board said it is high time that a particular class not be discriminated on the ground of "biological attributes".

Feb 06, 2019, 16:03 PM IST
Kerala: Ex-Congress leader accused of raping 17-year-old tribal girl surrenders

Kerala: Ex-Congress leader accused of raping 17-year-old tribal girl surrenders

A case against George was registered under IPC Section 376 (rape), the SC/ST Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on the complaint of the girl's parents against him.

Feb 05, 2019, 18:02 PM IST
BJP's stand to support Sabarimala traditions will help in Lok Sabha election, says top party leader

BJP's stand to support Sabarimala traditions will help in Lok Sabha election, says top party leader

The BJP-led NDA has over the years increased its vote share in the state and this time there has been a huge morale booster following its Sabarimala stand.

Feb 05, 2019, 12:32 PM IST
Sabarimala chief priest explains 'purification' rituals held at Ayyappa temple to Devaswom Board

Sabarimala chief priest explains 'purification' rituals held at Ayyappa temple to Devaswom Board

The Travancore Devaswom Board, which manages the Sabarimala temple, is slated to meet on Tuesday.

Feb 05, 2019, 10:42 AM IST
Kerala police chief Lokanath Behera demotes 11 DSPs in massive restructuring exercise

Kerala police chief Lokanath Behera demotes 11 DSPs in massive restructuring exercise

The disciplinary action was taken against officers facing allegations and internal probes.  

Feb 02, 2019, 15:16 PM IST
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