close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Kottayam

Sexagenarian madrasa teacher held for sexually abusing minors

During the police interrogation, it was revealed that he lured minors with sweets and then sexually assaulted them at a private room when the main Imam of the mosque was away.

Jun 02, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

Kottayam Lok Sabha constituency of Kerala: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Kottayam Lok Sabha constituency of Kerala.

Apr 10, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

Kottayam Lok Sabha Constituency

Polling in this seat will be held in the third phase of the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections on April 23. 

Apr 09, 2019, 14:38 PM IST

Senior Congress leader, ex-Meghalaya Governor MM Jacob dead at 92

Jacob, 92, had been suffering from age-related illnesses, according to the sources. 

Jul 08, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

Nun alleges sexual assault by Bishop, he files counter complaint in return

In her complaint to the Kottayam district police chief, the nun has alleged that Bishop of Jalandhar diocese of Roman Catholic Church had sexually abused her multiple times at a small town near here four years ago.

Jun 30, 2018, 14:12 PM IST

Petrol bomb thrown at RSS office, stones at CITU district office

The BJP district unit alleged that CPI(M) workers hurled a petrol bomb at the RSS district office, causing extensive damage to the building situated at Thirunakkara in the town.

Jul 31, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

Travelling to Sabarimala temple will get easier; Kerala Cabinet approves airport at Cheruvally Estate

It's good news for pilgrims visiting the famed Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala.

Jul 19, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Court nullifies Hindu woman's marriage with Muslim man as she converted to Islam at 'behest of ISIS'

An unusual case of alleged conversion and marriage at the behest of the Islamic State has come to the fore.

May 25, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

BJP to observe dawn to dusk hartal in Kottayam on Friday

Though the culprits had covered their face, some of the key persons involved in the attack were active members of the CPI(M), BJP district president N Hari alleged.

May 11, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

India's first digitalised Panchayat ward in Kerala

A ward in the district on Saturday became India's first digitalised panchayat ward.

Apr 29, 2017, 13:25 PM IST

Kerala: 21-year-old beautician `sexually assaults` 17-year-old boy, arrested

As per police, the woman and the boy became friends on Facebook.

Apr 03, 2017, 15:46 PM IST

Indian Taxi driver thrashed and racially abused by youths in Australia

In what is suspected to be a racially motivated attack, a group of teenagers in Hobart, Australia thrashed and hurled abuses at an Indian Taxi driver from Kerala early on Sunday.

Mar 27, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Kerala nurse stabbed in Kuwait

An Indian nurse from Kottayam in Kerala was stabbed in Kuwait City and is under treatment at Farwaniya Hospital there.

Feb 22, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

Kerala Medical College student set on fire by jilted lover in classroom

A 20-year-old girl was set on fire in full view of other students at a medical college in Kerala's Kottayam on Wednesday by her alleged jilted lover. 

Feb 02, 2017, 11:51 AM IST

Normal life hit during Cherama Sambava Development Society hartal in Kottayam dist

Stray incidents of stone throwing were reported from various parts of Kottayam district today during a dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Cherama Sambava Development Society, a community organisation, to protest alleged atrocities against Dalits by outfits associated with ruling CPI(M) in the district.

Jan 17, 2017, 12:54 PM IST

Kerala ragging case: Five students surrender, two still absconding

On December 02 night, eight first-year students of the Government Polytechnic College were allegedly subjected to brutal ragging by a gang of senior students.

Dec 19, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

BARBARIC! Kerala Youth wing activists kill stray dogs, hang bodies on pole in protest

In one of a barbaric act, some Kerala Congress Youth Front (IM) members killed several stray dogs and paraded the dead bodies in front of the Municipal office at Kottayam. 

Sep 27, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

Oommen Chandy's church has hard-hitting message for him

In a hard-hitting message to former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy, the head of his church said on Monday that he no longer felt like a "political orphan" now that the new government is in office.

Jun 13, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee kicks off two-day Kerala visit today

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

Feb 26, 2016, 09:51 AM IST

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.

Dec 30, 2015, 19:42 PM IST