Kerala News

Now, actress Kavya Madhavan questioned in Malayalam actress abduction case
Ernakulam (Kerala) , July 26 : Actress and wife of actor Dileep, Kavya Madhavan, has been interrogated by the investigation team in connection with the Malayalam actress abduction case. Read Full Story

Kerala: Elephant dies after being run over by earth mower
Munnar (Kerala) , July 26 : A wild elephant was killed after a native ran an earth mower over it at Chenduvara in Kerala's Munnar. Read Full Story

Kerala: Rape-accused Cong MLA send to police custody
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 25 : A Kerala court on Tuesday sent rape-accused Congress MLA M. Vincent to one day police custody. Read Full Story

Yupp TV partners with Flowers TV, latter now available in North America
New Delhi , July 25 : Global leader of Over-the-top content (OTT) YuppTV on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with FlowersTV, for the expat community in North America. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress assault: Kerala HC denies bail to actor Dileep
Thiruvananthapuram [Kerala], July. 24 : The Kerala High Court on Monday rejected the bail plea of actor Dileep, who was arrested on conspiracy charges in the molestation case of a Malayalam actress. Read Full Story

Few Kerala residents have joined ISIS: Sources
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 24 : Few residents of Kerala are reported to have joined the ISIS terror outfit, sources state. Read Full Story

Activist Abha Singh smells conspiracy in rape charges against M. Vincent
Trivandrum (Kerala) , July 23 : Women rights activist Abha Singh on Sunday asserted that proper investigation must be done over the rape charges imposed against Kerala Congress MLA M. Vincent to avoid misuse of rape laws. Read Full Story

Vincent, arrested on charges of rape, abetment of suicide, blames CPM for indictment
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 22 : Kerala Congress MLA M. Vincent, who was arrested on charges of rape, stalking and abetment of suicide of a 51-year-old woman, has blamed the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) for the indictment. Read Full Story

Congress should take action, ensure Vincent resigns: CPM
New Delhi , July 22 : Following the Kerala Congress MLA M. Vincent's arrest on charges of rape, stalking and abetment of suicide of a 51-year-old woman, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) on Saturday stated that the Congress should take disciplinary action against him and ensure that he resigns from his post. Read Full Story

Kerala Cong. MLA Vincent booked on charges of rape, abetment of suicide
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 22 : Kerala Congress MLA M. Vincent has been booked on charges of rape, stalking and abetment of suicide of a 51-year-old woman. Read Full Story

Kerala Congress MLA booked for rape, stalking, abetment of suicide of woman
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 21 : Kerala Congress MLA M. Vincent has been booked on charges of rape, stalking and abetment of suicide of a 51-year-old woman on Friday. Read Full Story

CM Vijayan writes to PM Modi on DU admission problems being faced by Kerala students
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 19 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday wrote letters to both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar in which he expressed his concern over students from his state facing discrimination while applying for admission to Delhi University (DU). Read Full Story

RSS trying to change lifestyles, PM Modi should intervene: Kerala CM
Thiruananthapuram (Kerala) , July 18 : Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention against those who take law Read Full Story

Malayalam actress abduction: Kerala's woman body writes to counterpart in TN demanding action against media
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 17 : The Kerala Women's Commission chairperson M K Josephine on Monday wrote to Tamil Nadu Women commission to take action against the media houses in the state which had reportedly published the name and photograph of the Malayalam actress who was abducted and assaulted earlier this year. Read Full Story

Actor Dileep seeks bail from Kerala HC in Malayalam actress assault case
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 17 : The Kerala High Court on Monday said that it has received a bail plea from Malayalam actor Dileep in connection with the abduction and assault of an actress in February this year. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress assault: Actor Dileep's police custody extended
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 14 : Malayalam actor Dileep on Friday was produced before the Angamaly Judicial First Class Magistrate Court where his police custody is extended till 5:00 p.m. tomorrow on conspiracy charges owing to the abduction and assault of a popular South Indian actress earlier in February. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress assault case: Kamal Haasan says nothing wrong in revealing victim's name
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , July 14 : Tamil cinema superstar Kamal Haasan, recently, in a press conference, revealed the name of the Malayalam actress who was abducted and sexually assaulted in February, adding there is nothing wrong in letting the world know the victim's name. Read Full Story

Saudi Arabia's Najran fire: List of Indians killed
New Delhi , July 13 : The 10 Indian nationals, who were killed in the fire that broke at Saudi Arbaia's Najran, belong to Bihar, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. Read Full Story

2-day Conference on Crowd Management concludes in Kerala
New Delhi, July 12: The two-day national conference on crowd management successfully concluded at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala today, setting the stage for adoption of best practices and use of technology to reduce risks at mass gathering events across the country. Read Full Story

Kannur: Nine CPI (M) workers injured in bomb attack
Kannur (Kerala) , July 12: At least nine CPI (M) workers were injured in a bomb attack in Kakkampara near Ramanthali in Kannur district on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Sushma raises concern over safety of abducted Indian priest with Yemen Minister
New Delhi , July 11 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj raised the issue of the safety and release of Indian priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was kidnapped in April 2016 from Aden, during her talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Yemen Abdulmalik Abduljalil Al-Mekhlafi and reiterated the request for continued assistance from the Yemeni authorities in securing his safe and early release. Read Full Story

2-day Conference on Crowd Management begins in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) jointly with the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) is organising a two-day national-level conference on 'Crowd Management' at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, starting today. Read Full Story

Actor Dileep expelled from AMMA membership
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 11 : Actor Dileep has been expelled from the primary membership of Association of Malayalam Movie Artists after being arrested in the Malayalam actress abduction and molestation case. He has been sent to 14-day judicial custody, starting from Tuesday. Read Full Story

Highlight security lapses, conspiracies to end terror menace: Kerala CMO
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) July 11 : Condemning Monday night's terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in Anantnag, the Kerala Chief Minister's Office (CMO) on Tuesday took to twitter and said all security lapses, intelligence failures and conspiracies need to be highlighted and brought forward to end the menace. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress assault case: Actor Dileep on 14-day judicial custody
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 11 : Malayalam actor Dileep, who was slapped with conspiracy charges owing to the abduction and assault of a popular South Indian actress earlier in February, has been sent to 14-day judicial custody, starting from Tuesday. Read Full Story

2-day National Conference on Crowd Management at Thiruvananthapuram
Kochi, July 11: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), jointly with the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA), is conducting a two-day national-level Conference on Crowd Management at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala beginning tomorrow. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress kidnap case: Actor Dileep arrested on conspiracy charges
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 10 : Popular Malayalam actor Dileep was arrested on Monday evening on conspiracy charges in connection with the Kerala actress kidnap case. Read Full Story

Kerala Women's Commission to probe MP Innocent's statement on actresses
Trivandrum (Kerala) , July 8 : The Kerala Women's Commission on Saturday said it would be conducting a probe into Member of Parliament and President of Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) Innocent Vareed Thekkethala's controversial statement on actresses. Read Full Story

BJP slams Kerala CM for 'anti-national sentiments'
New Delhi , July 7 : After Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condemned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Israel visit by calling it 'anti-terrorism ally with a terrorist state', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday lashed out at the former stating that this remark shows he has anti-national sentiments and the left in known for it. Read Full Story

Kerala CM condemns PM Modi's visit to 'terrorist' state Israel
New Delhi , July 6 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday condemned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Israel visit, saying that forming an 'anti-terrorism ally with a terrorist state' is not a fun thing to do. Read Full Story

Kerala MP says 'bad' actresses may share 'the bed' at will
Trivandrum (Kerala) , July 5 : Member of Parliament and President of Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) Innocent Vareed Thekkethala has stirred a controversy when he, commenting about casting couch in the Malayalam film industry, said that 'bad' actresses might share 'the bed' at will. Read Full Story

'No ids, no luggage': B'luru hotel justifies refusing room to interreligious couple
Bengaluru , July 5 : After a married couple was allegedly denied a room at a Bengaluru hotel, the hotel has now come up with a justification, claiming that religion had nothing to with denying of the room. Read Full Story

Kerala: Domestic help raped, impregnated by businessman
Trivandrum (Kerala) ,July 5 : A Kerala business man, Pillai, 53, was arrested for allegedly raping an Odisha lady, who was his domestic help. Read Full Story

Padmanabhaswamy Temple case: SC refuses to interfere with probe
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 04 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to interfere with the investigation being carried out in connection with the missing of eight diamonds from the Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Read Full Story

SC to hear Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple theft case
New Delhi , Jul 4 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday will continue to hear arguments in the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple theft case. Read Full Story

Kerala: CPM worker attacked by masked assailants in Kannur
Kannur (Kerala) , July 3 : A Communist Party of India (Marxist) worker was attacked by nine unknown assailants on Monday. Read Full Story

Kerala students protest against fee hike; several injured during police baton charge
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 3 : Several activists were injured in a Kerala Police baton charge after the state's student union organised a protest against the fee hike in medical courses, here on Monday. Read Full Story

Kerala: Overjoyed locals throng bars after LDF's new policy re-opens 77 outlets
Thiruvanathapuram (Kerala) , July 2 : In a 'triumphant' day for the locals who relish the occasional peg or two, as many as 77 bars were reopened across the state after the liquor policy was renewed by the Government led by the Left Democratic Front (LDF). Read Full Story

Kochi: Captain, two crew members of Panama-registered merchant ship detained
Kochi (Kerala) , July 1 : The Kochi police on Friday took custody of two crew members and the Captain of Panama-registered merchant ship, which was ascertained to be the one that collided with a fishing boat a fortnight ago, killing three fishermen. Read Full Story

We are free not to join GST roll out program: Kerala FM
New Delhi , June 30 : Reiterating Communist Party of India's (CPI) stand of skipping the special the Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll out meeting, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac on Friday said that they are free to not join the event. Read Full Story

Miscreants destroy Sabarimala Ayyappa temple mast
Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) June 25 : The base (panchavargathara) of the new golden temple mast installed at Sabarimala Ayyappa temple on Sunday was found destroyed using mercury. The ceremonial installation of the new temple mast was to be held today. Read Full Story

Kerala in grip of 'fever deaths' including Dengue
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), June 20 : It's just been few days that monsoon has finally struck Kerala, but it has brought along with it a host of diseases that have begun to claim lives in the state. Read Full Story

Kerala godman bobbitisation case: No bail for Swami, victim to undergo polygraph test
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , June 20 : The Trivandrum Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) court on Tuesday dismissed the bail application of godman Ganeshananda. Read Full Story

Kochi girl attacked with blade for refusing marriage proposal
Kochi (Kerala) June 19 : Chithira, a worker at the District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) Laboratory in Kochi, was reportedly attacked by a youth on the city's main road for refusing to marry him. Read Full Story

Jet Airways flight diverted to Mumbai after baby born mid-air
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 18 : A Jet Airways flight from Saudi Arabia's Dammam to Kochi was on Sunday diverted to Mumbai after a woman gave birth to a baby boy onboard. Read Full Story

PM Modi flags off Kochi Metro, says coaches reflect 'Make in India' vision
Kochi (Kerala) , June 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the first phase of the Kochi Metro project. The first phase of the project is 13.2 kilometers in length. The total stretch is 25 kilometers. Read Full Story

Kochi: PM Modi inaugurates, rides multi-model Kochi Metro rail
Kochi (Kerala) , June 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the multi-model Kochi metro here. Read Full Story

Kerala: PM Modi to inaugurate multi-model Kochi Metro rail today
Kochi (Kerala) , June 17 : The stage is now set for the official launch of the Kochi metro, which will be facilitated in the august presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 11 a.m. here today. Read Full Story

Go 'Back to Roots' for a rejuvenated you!
New Delhi , June 16 : To make people realise how food can be our biggest investment for happiness and wellness, a group of Indian chefs will come together at a three-day event next month. Read Full Story

Presidential poll: Sreedharan says him being possible NDA candidate is speculation
Kochi (Kerala) , June 16 : Former Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan on Friday rejected speculations of him being a possible NDA candidate for next month's presidential poll. Read Full Story

PM Modi hails PT Usha, calls her 'shining line of Indian sports'
Kozikode (Kerala) , June 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday heaped praise on former sprint queen P.T. Usha, saying she has been a shining line of sports in India. Read Full Story

Kerala to host its first beauty contest for transgenders
Kochi (Kerala) , June 13 : Dhwayah, Transgender arts and charitable society, is organising its first venture 'Queen of Dhwaya 2017', a beauty contest in Kerala's Kochi on June 15. Read Full Story

Differently abled children can be best ambassadors for 'Anuyatra': Vice President
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , June 12 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari has said that the differently abled children can be the best ambassadors for this innovative and ambitious campaign 'Anuyatra' or walking together campaign - for the persons with special needs. Read Full Story

FIR registered after three killed in Panama ship-fishing boat collision in Kochi
Kochi (Kerala) , June 12 : An FIR has been registered under Section 304 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in connection with the killing of three fishermen due to a collision between a Panama-based ship and a fishing boat. Read Full Story

WB, Kerala hail GST amendments
New Delhi June 11 : West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Sunday termed the latest revision of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the big win for the small and medium scale enterprises of the nation. Read Full Story

Three fishermen killed after ship from Panama hits boat off Kochi coast
Kochi (Kerala), June 11 : At least three fishermen were killed after their boat got hit by a ship from Panama off the Kochi coast on Sunday. Read Full Story

Steel bombs hurled at CPI(M) committee office in Kozhikode
Kozhikode (Kerala), June 9 : Unidentified persons hurled steel bombs at the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M) ) committee office in Kozhikode, Kerala, late last night. Read Full Story

Kerala Assembly passes resolution against Centre's slaughter ban notification
New Delhi , June 8 : Terming the Centre's notification banning sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter as 'unconstitutional', the special session of the Kerala Legislative Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution against the same. Read Full Story

Two minor girls found dead at Kerala Govt. rehabilitation centre
Kollam (Kerala) , June 8 : The bodies of two minor girls were found hanging at a government rehabilitation centre in Kerala's Kollam district on Thursday. Read Full Story

BJP pressing on cattle trade norm to impose RSS' political agenda: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , June 8 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is seeking to introduce a new rule to impose the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) political agenda. Read Full Story


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