Kerala News

Kerala: Five detained for molesting minor girls
Wayanad (Kerala) , Mar. 7 : The Kerala Police have detained as many as five people and registered a case against them for allegedly molesting six minor girls from an orphanage in Wayanad. Read Full Story

Kerala: Lurking Threat
On January 15, 2017, Security Forces (SFs) in Kerala warned that the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) was planning a coordinated movement of its urban and rural forces to strengthen its activities in India's southern States, mainly in Kerala. Read Full Story

BJP hints at mass movement, says CPI (M) in Kerala has become 'intolerant'
Thiruvananthapuram/ New Delhi , Mar. 5 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday alleged that the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Kerala has become intolerant and announced to organise a mass movement against the recent violence in the state. Read Full Story

Malayalam filmmaker blasts CBFC for denying certification to gay-themed movie
Kerala, Mar 4 : US-based Malayam filmmaker Jayan Cherian has hit out at CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification) Chairman Pahalaj Nihalani on social media after CBFC refused to give certification to his film Ka Bodyscape citing the reason of promoting "homosexuality" and depicting Hindu god in poor light. Read Full Story

Kerala: Four RSS, one BJP worker hospitalised
Kozhikode (Kerala) , Mar. 5 : Four Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and one Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker have been admitted to hospital after they were attacked here yesterday. Read Full Story

RSS demands President's rule in Kerala
New Delhi , Mar. 5 : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue Rakesh Sinha on Sunday demanded imposition of President's rule in Kerala, saying the law and order situation in the state has reached the level of anarchy. Read Full Story

Kerala: Four RSS workers hacked by CPI(M) activists
Kozhikide , Mar. 5 : In a yet another political faceoff in Kerala, three Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers and one Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker were allegedly hacked by a group of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPIM) workers in Kozhikode district. Read Full Story

Kannur: Bishop apologises to victim raped by priest
Kannur , Mar. 5 : Days after the arrest of Father Robin Vadakkumcherry over the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl in Kannur, the Bishop of Mananthavady has apologised to the victim asserting that the incident has brought shame upon the people of the diocese. Read Full Story

'Rs one crore bounty' remark: RSS relieves Kundan Chandravat of all duties
New Delhi, Mar 3 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday said it s functionary who had issued death threat to Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has been relieved off all duties. Read Full Story

Swamy slams Vijayan Govt., says Kerala is full of 'jihadis'
New Delhi , Mar. 3 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said Kerala is full of jihadis and added that a warning must be issued to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in wake of the attack at the RSS office in Kallach. Read Full Story

Kerala HC sends notice to BCCI over Sreesanth's life ban
Trivandrum , Mar. 3 : The Kerala High Court on Friday sent a notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on a petition filed by cricketer S. Sreesanth to lift the lifetime ban imposed on him. Read Full Story

CPI (M) office attack: BJP corners Kerala Govt., demands end to violence
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 3 : Condemning the attack on the Communist Party of India (Marxist) office in Kerala's Vishnumangalam, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Friday cornered the state government for its silence on the matter and demanded apt action against the culprits without any further delay. Read Full Story

Kerala: Opposition alleges Budget was leaked by govt., walks out of Assembly
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Mar. 03 : The opposition leaders on Friday walked out of the Kerala Assembly alleging that the state Budget, which was presented by Finance Minister T. M. Thomas Isaac was leaked on social media. Read Full Story

SC asks Kerala Govt. to file affidavit in stray dog culling case
New Delhi , Mar. 3 : The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Kerala government to file an affidavit in four weeks in case of stray dog culling in the state. Read Full Story

Kerala: Two DYFI activists hacked in Palakkad district
Palakkad (Kerala) , Mar. 03 : Two Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) activists were hacked to death on Thursday night at Elappulli in Palakkad district of Kerala. Read Full Story

'Ka Bodyscapes' certification: Gajendra Chauhan backs Censor Board's 'refusal'
New Delhi , Mar. 2 : Not long after Prakash Jha's 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' was denied certification, the Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC) has found its latest victim in the Malayalam film 'Ka Bodyscapes' and FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan justifies its move. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: RSS activists protest against attack in Kerala office
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Mar. 3 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists staged a protest in Hyderabad on Friday against the attack on their office in Kerala. Read Full Story

Kerala: CPI(M) man hacked, office burnt
Kozhikode, Mar 3 : In a chain of violence involving the turf war between Left and Right forces, a CPI(M) worker was hacked and its party office set ablaze while four persons were injured after a bomb was thrown at the RSS office in Kerala since Thursday, reports said. Read Full Story

'Ka Bodyscapes' denied certification for glorifying gay, homosexual relationship: CBFC
New Delhi , Mar. 3 : The Central Board of Film Certification is in news again, for obviously all negative reasons. Read Full Story

Kerala: CPM office set on fire by unidentified people
Kozhikode (Kerala) , Mar. 03 : A day after a bomb was hurled at a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office in Kallachy near Nadapuram, a Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) office at Vishnumangalam was put on fire by few unidentified people. Read Full Story

Violent attack done at behest of Kerala CM, alleges RSS
New Delhi , Mar. 03 : Condemning the attack on a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Kerala office late Thursday night, the right-wing organisation held state Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan responsible for the violence, dubbing his cabinet as a 'cabinet of killers.' Read Full Story

Kerala: Bomb hurled at RSS office, three workers injured
Kallachy (Kerala) , March 02 : A bomb was hurled at a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office in Kallachy near Nadapuram on Thursday. Read Full Story

Those in universities must engage in reasoned discussion rather than propagate culture of unrest: President
Kochi (Kerala) , Mar. 2 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said India's premier institutions of higher education are the vehicles on which the nation has to propel itself into a knowledge society, adding that those in universities must engage in reasoned discussion and debate rather than propagate a culture of unrest. Read Full Story

Kochi-Muziris Biennale is proud symbol of Kerala's approach towards art: President
Kochi (Kerala) , Mar. 2 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said Kochi-Muziris Biennale is a proud symbol of Kerala's secular approach towards art and culture Read Full Story

Kerala CM rebuffs Chandrawat's remark, says Sangh Parivar has taken several heads
Kochi (Kerala) , Mar. 2 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday downplayed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader K. Chandrawat's threatening remark against him and said the right-wing group has taken heads of several people. Read Full Story

CPI (M) condemns RSS leader Chandrawat's 'outrageous' remark
New Delhi , Mar 2 : Condemning Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Kundan Chandrawat for announcing Rs. one crore bounty on Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's head, Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said the former's 'outrageous' statement was indicative of fact that the Centre endorses such 'threatening' assertions. Read Full Story

Forum Against Communist Terrorism protests against Kerala Govt.
Kerala , Mar.1 : Forum Against Communist Terrorism (FACT) is holding a nationwide protest today to condemn the Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led government's failure to stop political murders of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) members in Kerala last year. Read Full Story

President of India to visit Kerala and Tamil Nadu from Mar 2 to 3
New Delhi, Feb 28 : President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Kerala and Tamil Nadu from Mar 2 to 3, officials said. Read Full Story

Kerala priest detained for raping student
Kannur (Kerala) , Feb. 28 : A Kerala church priest has been detained for raping a plus one student in Kerala's Kannur. Read Full Story

Kerala man who 'joined' IS killed in Afghanistan, Reports
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 : A man from Kerala, who was suspected to have joined militant group ISIS in Afghanistan, was killed during a drone attack, media reports said. Read Full Story

Afghanistan: ISIS recruit from Kerala killed in drone strike
Kasaragod , Feb. 26 : A youth from Kerala, believed to have joined the ISIS has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan. Read Full Story

Kerala: Temple inferno injures two, cause attributed to improper waste management
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Feb. 26 : A fire broke out in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram city in the early hours of Sunday, after a pile of garbage was set on fire by locals, thus revealing the apathy of the local administrative bodies. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress molestation case: Prime accused brought to Coimbatore for evidence collection
Coimbatore , Feb. 26 : The two main accused- Sunil Kumar and Vigeesh- in the abduction and assault of a Malayalam actress were brought to Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu early in the morning for evidence collection. Read Full Story

Kerala youth, harassed and videotaped with girl friend on Valentine's day, found hanging
Thiruvanthapuram, Feb 24 : : A 24-year-old man who was harassed on Valentine day by a group of local vigilantes for allegedly indulging in vulgar behaviour in public place, was found hanging outside his house in Kerala's Palakkad, media reports said. Read Full Story

GIPL to install mounting structures at Cochin International Airport
New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Following the successful solar implementation at Cochin International Airport, Ganges Internationale Private Limited (GIPL), a multifaceted technology company, bagged its second project to install 11MW module mounting structures, thus enabling Cochin airport to be the world's first 'Green Airport'. Read Full Story

Kerala: Moral policing victim ends his life
Palakkad , Feb. 24 : A 23-year-old man, who was harassed by a group of youth for allegedly indulging in immoral behaviour with his female friend, committed suicide on Thursday here. Read Full Story

Kerala : CM warns against moral policing after couple goes to FB showing live their harassment
Thiruvanthapuram, Feb 22 : : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had directed the state DGP to take strict action against the moral policing by his force a day after the incident in which a young couple was harassed by police. Read Full Story

Fire in Kozhikode shop, no casualty reported
Kozhikode, Feb 22 : : A major fire broke out in a textile shop in Kozhikode's SM Street on Wednesday, reports said. Read Full Story

Kerala: 15 stores gutted as inferno rips through commercial street
Kozikhode (Kerala) , Feb.22 : A major fire broke out at S.M. Street located in Kerala's Kozikhode on Wednesday which is also a biggest commercial street and is popularly known as Mittai Theruvu. Read Full Story

One more arrest in connection with Kerala actress assault case
Kochi, Feb 21 : : One more person accused in the abduction and assault of a leading Malayalam actress was taken into custody on Tuesday, media reports said. Read Full Story

BSNL finalising partnership with Informark Korea for Wimax Mifi hotspots, launch in Kerala
New Delhi , Feb.21 : Infomark Korea, a company with a global reputation for manufacturing 3G/4G mobile communication devices as well as wearable products is finalising a partnership with BSNL for production of WiMax mobile routers in the Kerala telecom circle. Read Full Story

PM Modi delivers inaugural address of Vachanamrita Satram retreat in Kerala
New Delhi, , Feb. 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday delivered the inaugural address of the seven-day Sri Ramakrishna Vachanamrita Satram retreat in Kerala's Tiruvalla via video conference. He said he was humbled by the secularity of the nation. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress molested: Kerala HC postpones accused's anticipatory bail plea till March 3
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Feb 21 : The Kerala High Court on Tuesday postponed the hearing over the anticipatory bail application, moved by Sunil Kumar one of the three arrested accused, in connection with the Malayalam actress' abduction and molestation case, till March 3. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress molestation case: Two arrested, accused sent to 14-day judicial custody
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Feb 21 : In a recent development, two more accused, who were arrested on Sunday, in connection to the Malayalam actress' abduction and molestation case, have been sent to a 14-day judicial custody by the Aluva court, yesterday. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress molestation: Kerala is no longer 'God's own country', says Maneka Gandhi
New Delhi, , Feb. 20 : Following alleged molestation of popular Malayalam actress in Ernakulam district of Kerala, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi said that Kerala is no longer God's own country. Read Full Story

Malayalam film fraternity unites to support actress abducted and molested
Kochi, Feb 20 : Days after reports of a top south Indian actress's abduction and molestation surfaced, popular southern actor Mohanlal came in support of her, calling it as an atrocious act perpetrated on a lady. Read Full Story

Sabarimala ban on entry of women: SC reserves its order on transfer of case
New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on reffering the case challenging the ban on entry of women at the Sabarimala temple to a larger constitution bench. Read Full Story

Kerala: BJP worker succumbs to injuries
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Feb.18 : A Bharatiya Janata Party worker on Saturday succumbed to his injuries post alleged attack by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) workers here. Read Full Story

One held for Malayalam actress' alleged molestation
Kochi , Feb. 17 : A case has been filed after a popular Malayalam actress was allegedly abducted and molested last night in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. Read Full Story

eGovernments Foundation signs MoU with Kozhikode Municipal Corporation
New Delhi , Feb. 17 : Bengaluru based eGovernments Foundation has signed an agreement with Kozhikode Municipal Corporation to develop building plan automation software. Read Full Story

Kerala: BJP worker hacked to death in Thrissur, party calls for strike
Thrissur [Kerala], Feb. 13 : A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was hacked to death late night on Sunday in the Mukkattukara area. Read Full Story

ED attaches properties of city businessman worth Rs. 28.09 crore
Ernakulam (Kerala) , Feb. 7 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs. 28.09 crores belonging to Jose George, the Proprietor of Trade International, his wife and daughter under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (2002). Read Full Story

Kerala BJP delegation to meet Rajnath Singh over political violence
New Delhi , Feb. 7 : A three-member delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders from Kerala will meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today to apprise him of the political violence allegedly sponsored by the ruling CPI(M) in the state. Read Full Story

BJP MP Sahasrabuddhe to raise Kerala violence issue in RS
New Delhi , Feb. 6 : Bharatiya Janata Party MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe will on Monday raise the issue of violence against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and saffron party workers in Kerala during Zero Hour of the Rajya Sabha. Read Full Story

Kerala CM writes to Modi, raises concern over 'treatment' to E Ahamed by RML Hospital
New Delhi , Feb. 4 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting an enquiry into Former Union Minister E Ahamed's death, saying the situation should've been handled in "humanitarian" way. Read Full Story

E. Ahamed's death: Venugopal gives adjournment motion notice in LS
New Delhi , Feb. 3 : Congress leader K. C. Venugopal on Friday gave an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha, alleging unethical approach by the RML Hospital and government towards former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader E. Ahamed and his family. Read Full Story

Woman activist Brinda Adige dubs Kottayam incident as 'sad, unfortunate'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb. 2 : Woman activist Brinda Adige has dubbed the Kottayam incident where a young man attempted to immolate himself after setting afire his estranged lover as 'sad and unfortunate'. Read Full Story

Former minister E. Ahamed's funeral in Kannur today
Kannur (Kerala) , Feb. 1 : The funeral of former union minister and senior Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader E. Ahamed, who passed away in the early hours of Wednesday in Delhi following cardiac arrest, will be held his native city, Kannur in Kerala today. Read Full Story

E. Ahamed's death a 'great loss' to Indian politics: Telangana CM
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : Expressing his heartfelt condolences on the demise of former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MP E. Ahamed, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday recalled the great services rendered by the veteran leader and said it is a 'great loss' to Indian politics. Read Full Story

India has lost an 'outstanding parliamentarian' in E. Ahamed: Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday condoled the demise of former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MP E. Ahamed, saying India has lost an outstanding parliamentarian. Read Full Story

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