Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 : Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said the Kerala Anti-Social (Prevention) Act (KAPA) should be used against those who kill stray dogs, and drew wide criticism in the state where stray dogs have become a major menace.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 : A 90-year-old man was bitten by stray dogs while he slept outside his home here on Wednesday and later succumbed in hospital to his injuries, officials said.
Kochi, Oct 26 : The CPI-M led Pinarayi Vijayan government on Wednesday strongly defended vigilance chief Jacob Thomas against the CBI in the Kerala high court.
Alappuzha (Kerala) Oct 26 : With four villages in Alappuzha district reporting ducks dropping dead, authorities have called a meeting on Thursday to decide if ducks in a one-kilometre radius, covering these villages, need to be culled.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 : With the Centre doling out subsidies on renewable energy, Kerala is trying out newer models of windmills and also a solar-windmill hybrid system.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said the tough working conditions faced by more than 15,000 employees with TV channels in the state will be taken up once it comes before the government from those distressed by it.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 : The Kerala Police Crime Branch will investigate a complaint by Vigilance Department chief Jacob Thomas that his phone is being tapped and emails snooped into, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 : After avian flu was reported in Delhi and Rajasthan, a high-level meeting here, chaired by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, on Monday asked farmers in the state to keep a close watch on their poultry.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said a probe will be initiated to find out the death threats reportedly given to opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala.
Kochi, Oct 23 : The oldest aircraft carrier in the world and the last of the British-built Indian Navy ships on Sunday sailed under tow for the last time, being taken to Mumbai where it will be decommissioned.
Wayanad (Kerala), Oct 23 : Lissy, who is out on parole from Thursday till November 19, is all set to release her book 'Kuttavaliyil ninnu Ezhuthukariyileykku' (From Convict to Writer)written in Malayalam, next month.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 : As many as 10,000 lower primary and upper primary government schools in Kerala will start getting 2Mbps Wi-Fi broadband internet powered by BSNL from November 1 -- the state's Foundation Day, official said on Sunday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 : Kerala Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) chief Jacob Thomas has complained to police that his official phone was being tapped and emails snooped upon, an official said.
Kochi, Oct 21 : The Indian Coast Guard received two fast patrol vessels (FPVs), designed and built by the Cochin Shipyard Ltd Kochi, on Friday, said a government statement.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 : The Kerala government on Friday assured the state's dwindling Anglo-Indian population of assistance in resurrecting their dying culture and reservation benefits, among others.
Trivandrum [India], Oct. 21 : The Government Medical College here has come under flak for issuing a dress code for girls prohibiting them from wearing jeans, leggings or 'noisy ornaments'.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Oct.21 : Polling to elect candidates in 14 wards of local bodies where by-election was ordered began on Friday morning.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 : Vice Admiral S.V. Bhokare assumed office as the Commandant of the Indian Naval Academy at Ezhimala in Kerala on Thursday.
Thiruvananthpuram, Oct 20 : A 21-year-old sailor, posted at INS Zamorin at Indian Naval Academy, died on Wednesday, a statement said on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 : Veteran communist leader and former Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan turned 93 on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday inaugurated a UAE Consulate here.
Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], Oct. 19 : The Congress on Wednesday moved an adjournment motion in the Kerala Assembly to discuss the rising political violence in Kannur.
New Delhi [India], Oct. 19 : Popular Malayalam actor Suresh Gopinathan, commonly known as Suresh Gopi, who is also a Rajya Sabha MP, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday.
Kochi, Oct 19 : Three years after identifying a city stadium as a possible football World Cup venue, a high-level FIFA delegation on Wednesday cleared it to be considered for holding 2017 U-17 World Cup.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday accused the RSS of deliberately trying to create unrest in Kannur district, which has been marred by political violence in the recent months.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 : The Kerala government will devise a new strategy to support small and medium IT companies in the state to tap into the Middle East markets more effectively, a senior IT official said on Wednesday.
Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], Oct. 19 : The Congress on Wednesday brought an adjournment motion in the Kerala State Assembly to discuss the rising political violence in Kannur.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Oct. 18 : Kerala Vigilance Director Jacob Thomas, who was reportedly accused by the Kerala Finance Inspection Wing (FIW) of irregularities in setting up solar units, handed over a letter to Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Nalini Netto on Tuesday, requesting him to remove him from his post.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 : Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) chief Jacob Thomas on Tuesday asked the Pinarayi Vijayan-led Kerala government to relieve him from the post for personal reasons.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 : A former retired IAS officer here became a victim of fraud after Rs three lakhs were withdrawn using an ATM card in the US.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 : Kerala's biggest IT employer - UST Global - will set up a Rs 400 crore campus in Madhya Pradesh, for which the MoU has been inked between the Madhya Pradesh government and the company.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 : Kakkathuruthucrows, a tiny island in Kerala's Alappuzha district has been listed in National Geographic's 'Around the World in 24 Hours', a photographic tour of travel-worthy spots across the world.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 : The Kerala Assembly on Tuesday saw 83-year-old veteran legislator K.M. Mani recalling his second speech that he made on the floor of the House way back in 1967.
Kolkata, Oct 18 : Cooking was as personal to Indians in the early Roman period as it is now, says a noted British expert on Roman pottery citing the discovery of cooking pots from Kerala in Egypt.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 : After a successful campaign for the ouster of Industries Minister E.P. Jayarajan -- No.2 in the Pinarayi Vijayan Cabinet -- over nepotism charges, a buoyant Congress-led Opposition on Monday trained its guns on the Kerala Chief Minister himself.
Bengaluru, Oct 17 : A huge depression on the seabed recently detected off the Kerala coast in the Arabian Sea could be a crater caused by the impact of a meteorite, researchers in the marine division of the Geological Survey of India (GSI) claim. But they admit more studies are needed to confirm this.
Pune, Oct 16 : Off to a less than perfect start to their Indian Super League (ISL) campaign, FC Pune City will need to improve their game by a couple of notches when they meet Kerala Blasters FC at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium here on Monday.
Kannur (Kerala) Oct 16 : The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in Kerala on Sunday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for peace in the Kannur district.
New Delhi [India], Oct. 16 : Saif Ali Khan, who is currently shooting in Kerala for his upcoming film 'Chef', was joined by his wife Kareena Kapoor Khan to celebrate their fourth wedding anniversary.
Kozhikode (Kerala), Oct 15 : The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) on Saturday said that the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) was not practical and questioned the Union government's reason for raising it now.
Kochi, Oct 15 : With lawyers still keeping the media away from the courts in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday issued a stern warning, asking them to behave or face tough action.
Kochi, Oct 15 : A court near here on Saturday asked the Vigilance Department to conduct a probe against superstar Mohanlal following a complaint that he possessed elephant tusks.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 : After the stupendous success of his latest film "Oppam", his first crime thriller, ace director Priyadarshan has decided to think out of the box again and is mulling a new movie on sports.
New Delhi [India], Oct. 15 : The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Saturday praised Kerala Industries Minister E.P. Jayarajan decision to resign over nepotism charges, describing it as a positive development for the Left Democratic Front (LDF).
Kochi, Oct 14 : Former Newcastle striker Michael Chopra's first goal in the Indian Super League (ISL) helped Kerala Blasters register a 1-0 win against Mumbai City FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 : The efforts of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Kerala High Court Chief Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar for peace between media and lawyers seemed to have failed with angry lawyers on Friday asking journalists to leave a court room here.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 : With financial markets and investment banking gathering momentum in India, the demand for financial advisers is set to peak and it will emerge as one of the most sought-after professions in the country like in western countries, an expert said.
Ernakulam (Kerala) [India], Oct. 14 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) court today extended the remand of seven accused arrested from Kerala and Tamil Nadu over suspected ISIS links till November 2.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 : Kerala Industries Minister E.P. Jayarajan on Friday resigned after coming under attack for appointing two relatives in state public sector enterprises.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 : Kerala Industry Minister E.P. Jayarajan, charged with appointing his relatives to government jobs, resigned on Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 13 : A seven-year-old tigress, Durga, died at the Thrissur Zoo in Kerala on Thursday, becoming the 100th Indian tiger to die this year.
New Delhi, Oct 13 : The central government on Thursday sought a report from the Kerala government on the killing of a 25-year-old BJP activist in Kannur district.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 : Caught in a bind over the appointment of the kin of senior CPI-M leaders to top government posts, the Pinarayi Vijayan government on Thursday decided to frame new laws to prevent recurrence of nepotism.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 : The dawn-to-dusk Kerala shutdown called by the Bharatiya Janata Party's state unit on Thursday to protest the murder of one of its activists in Kannur was total, reports here said.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Oct. 13: The Kerala unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday protested outside the secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram against the murder of a party worker in Kannur.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 : Ace superstar Mohanlal, whose latest blockbuster "Pulimurugan" is performing well at the box office, is now set to go global as the film will be dubbed in Chinese, Vietnamese, Hindi and English.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Oct. 13 (ANI): Following the recent murder of one of its activists in Kerala's Kannur district, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a state-wide shutdown on Thursday to protest against the Left Democratic Front (LDF) Government.
Kerala [India], Oct. 12 : After the recent killing of its activist in Kerala's Kannur district, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday called for a state-wide shutdown on Thursday.
New Delhi [India], Oct. 12 : Accusing the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for the killing of its activist in Kerala's Kannur district, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday alleged that people not following the Left ideology either gets killed or murdered.
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Oct 12 : The BJP called for a protest shutdown in Kerala on Thursday and demanded a CBI probe after one of its activists was murdered on Wednesday allegedly by CPI-M members in Pinarayi village in Kannur district.