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Kerala suspense ends, Congress candidate wins
Thrissur (Kerala), May 19 : A period of high suspense came to a happy end for Anil Akkare of the Congress, who had led by just three votes in Kerala's Wadakancherry constituency when an EVM with uncounted votes developed a snag, as he managed to win by a narrow margin on Thursday.

Congress leads by three votes - amid suspense
Thrissur (Kerala), May 19 : Anil Akkare of the Congress on Thursday led by just three votes in Wadakancherry constituency in Kerala, with the last electronic voting machine (EVM) yet to be counted developing a snag.

Safety, security to be beefed up for Thrissur Pooram fireworks
Thrissur (Kerala), April 15 : Against the backdrop of a deadly fire tragedy at a Kollam temple, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday stressed that the Thrissur Pooram fireworks display would be held keeping in mind the safety and security and the guidelines of the court.

Puttingal temple inferno: Chandy justifies national leaders visit
Thrissur (Kerala), Apr. 15 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday attempted to downplay reports suggesting that the state's Director General of Police (DGP) had objected to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Puttingal Devi Temple on the same day when the tragedy took place, saying the ...

Decision on fireworks at Karnataka's Mahaligeshwara temple today
Bengaluru, Apr 15 : A day after the Kerala High Court allowed fireworks for Thrissur Pooram festival with some restrictions, the decision to allow similar fire shows in Karnataka's Shree Mahalingeshwara Temple in Puttur will be taken on Friday, reports said.

Fireworks show now approved for Thrissur Pooram
Thrissur, April 11 : A day after a fire disaster in a Kerala temple killed 109 people, authorities on Tuesday gave conditional approval for the hugely popular fireworks show at the Thrissur Pooram festival.

Beaten up for looking 'different', Kerala artiste vows to 'create a ...
New Delhi, April 7 : On the fateful day of March 17, Martin John Chalissery, frontman of popular music and theatre ensemble Oorali, was arrested and assaulted by the police in Thrissur, Kerala, for allegedly being a drug peddler. His crime? He looked "different" and "suspicious" due to his long ...

CBI files case against three for black marketing of urea
Kochi (Kerala), Mar. 26 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday registered a case against then senior officer In charge of Indian Farmers Fertilizers Cooperative Ltd (IFFCO) State Office; then Field Officer Incharge (Trainee), Kerala State Cooperative Marketing Federation ...

Kerala: Top cop faces court action after minor son drives official car
Thrissur (kerala), Mar. 20 : With the brewing furore over the incident of an Inspector General's minor son driving an official police vehicle, a court here has ordered a case to be registered in the matter.

Actor Kalabhavan Mani's death: Police find insecticide bottle
Chalakkudy (Kerala), March 19 : A day after chemical tests revealed the presence of an insecticide in the body of actor-singer Kalabhavan Mani, Kerala Police on Saturday searched his 30-acre farmhouse near Chalakkudy in Thrissur district and found a few bottles -- one of which is believed to be ...

Thousands bid goodbye to Kalabhavan Mani, police probe death
Thrissur (Kerala), March 7 : The shocking death of Kalabhavan Mani, often referred to as the "poor man's superstar", has left his fans in Thrissur shaken. Thousands of them waited for hours to get one last look at the actor, even as a special police team began a probe into what caused his death.

Case against top Kerala policeman for minor son's driving
Thrissur (Kerala), March 5 : A court here on Saturday directed a case be registered against a senior police official as his minor son drove an official vehicle.

Malayalam film director Mohanroop's last rites conducted
Thrissur (Kerala), March 2 : Malayalam film director Mohanroop, who created magic through his debut film "Vettah" in 1984, was interred in his parish church near here on Wednesday, his family member said.

President to open Muziris Heritage Project on Saturday
Kodungalloor (Kerala) Feb 25 : The prestigious Muziris Heritage Project of the Kerala Tourism department will be inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee in Thrissur district on Saturday.

One killed as tree falls in college campus
Thrissur (Kerala), Feb 18 : A girl student was killed and five others were injured when a tree, uprooted by heavy winds, fell on a group of students in a college in Kerala, officials said.

Ahead of Kerala polls, CPI-M's Pinarayi undertakes image makeover
Thrissur (Kerala), Feb 1 : Often called an 'iron man' in political circles due to his dour demeanour, CPI-M leader Pinarayi Vijayan nowadays can be seen sporting a smile as he drums up support for his party ahead of the Kerala assembly elections.

Solar scam: Chandy moves HC against order to file FIR
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan. 29 : Amid violent protests demanding his resignation for his alleged involvement in the solar scam, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday moved the petition in High Court seeking to quash the FIR ordered against him by Thrissur court.

FIR ordered against Chandy, Left wants him to quit
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 28 : A court here on Thursday told Kerala's vigilance department to file an FIR against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on corruption charges in the solar panel scam.

Kerala court orders FIR against Chandy in solar scam
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 28 : A court here on Thursday directed Kerala's vigilance department to file an FIR against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the solar panel scam, following which Chandy said he has done no wrong.

Kerala solar scam : Vigilance court orders FIR against CM Oommen ...
Thiruvantapuram, Jan 28 : In a huge blow to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, the Thrissur Vigilance Court has directed an FIR against him and his Power Minister Araydan Mohammed in connection with the allegations of a solar scam,reports said.

Bar scandal: Kerala Excise minister K Babu resigns
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan. 23 : Kerala Excise Minister K Babu on Saturday resigned after athe Vigilance Court in Thrissur asked the Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau (VACB) to register a case against him in the bar bribery scandal.

Vigilance court orders inquiry against Kerala minister in bar bribe ...
Thiruvantapuram, Jan 23 : Thrissur vigilance court has ordered the state vigilance department to conduct an inquiry against Excise Minister K Babu in the bar bribe case, reports said.

Justice prevails: Businessman gets life term for killing guard
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 21 : If you thought the rich and the mighty get away with crime, then you thought wrong. A Kerala businessman with a net worth of Rs.5,000 crore was on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a security guard by ramming his car in a fit of rage after he was late ...

Kerala Hummer case: Beedi baron gets life imprisonment
Thrissur, Jan. 21 : A Thrissur Court on Thursday awarded life sentence to beedi tycoon Mohammed Nisham in connection with the murder of security guard Chandrabose in 2015.

Businessman sentenced to life for killing guard
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 21 : A court here on Thursday sentenced a businessman to life imprisonment on charges of running down a security guard with his vehicle in a fit of rage.

Businessman sentenced to life for killing guard
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 21 : A court here on Thursday sentenced a businessman to life imprisonment for running down a security guard with his Hummer sports utility vehicle in a fit of rage.

Beedi tycoon Mohammed Nisham found guilty of murder
Thrissur, Jan. 20 : A Thrissur Court on Wednesday convicted beedi tycoon Mohammed Nisham in connection with the murder of security guard Chandrabose.

Kerala businessman held guilty of running down guard
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 20 : A court here on Wednesday convicted a businessman of running down a security guard with his car in a fit of rage.

New IT facility in Kerala to open next week
Kochi, Jan 13 : A brand new 3.3 lakh square feet building, which has a special economic zone (SEZ) classification, will open on January 21 as part of the second phase of the Thrissur Infopark campus in Kerala.

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