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Court to monitor Wadakancherry rape case
Thrissur (Kerala), Dec 3 : A court here on Saturday said it will monitor the Wadakancherry rape case of 2014, which came back into the focus last month when the 34-year-old victim along with her husband and two women activists appeared before the media in the state capital.

RBI Approves C.V.R. Rajendran as the MD and CEO of CSB
Thrissur (Kerala)[India], Nov.19 (ANI-Businesswire India): The Reserve Bank of India has granted approval for the appointment of C.VR. Rajendran as Managing Director and CEO of the Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd. for a period of three years from the date of his taking charge.

ESAF Microfinance gets small finance bank licence in Kerala
Thrissur (Kerala), Nov 18 : Thrissur-based ESAF Microfinance on Friday received the final approval from the Reserve Bank of India to launch Small Finance Bank (SFB) and will start operations by January next year.

Malayali film, TV actress Rekha Mohan found dead
Thrissur (Kerala), Nov 12 : Popular film and TV actress Rekha Mohan was found dead in her apartment near here on Saturday, said police.

Police case against former Kerala Speaker for naming rape victim
Thrissur (Kerala), Nov 8 : The Kerala Police on Tuesday registered a case against former Kerala Speaker and CPI-M leader K. Radhakrishnan for revealing the personal details of a rape victim, in which party workers, including Municipal Councillor P. N. Jayanthan are the accused.

Police have become 'bhakshaks' from 'rakshaks': Congress on Kerala ...
New Delhi [India], Nov. 4 : Congress leader Barkha Singh Shukla questioned the credibility of the police after a 32-year-old gangrape victim from Thrissur, accused the police of mentally torturing her by asking inappropriate questions during their investigation, and asked where will the women and ...

Kerala CPI-M suspends Councillor accused of rape
Thrissur (Kerala), Nov 4 : The CPI-M on Friday suspended P.N. Jayanthan, a party Municipal Councillor, and another party worker after a woman accused the two of raping her.

Kerala government shielding rapists, says Congress
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 4 : The Congress on Friday accused the Kerala government and the CPI-M of shielding the men who raped a woman in Thrissur district two years ago.

Catholic Syrian Bank Registers Record Net Profit in H1, 2016-17
Thrissur (Kerala) , Oct.27 (ANI-Businesswire India): During the first half of the financial year 2016 -17 Catholic Syrian Bank has registered the highest ever net profits during the first half, in the entire history of the 96 year old organization. Backed by surge in treasury profits on account of ...

Kerala: Jailed 'beedi tycoon' Mohammed Nisham running business from ...
Thrissur , Oct. 22 : Relatives of Mohammed Nisham, the multi-millionaire 'beedi king' of Kerala who is serving a life sentence, have filed a complaint alleging that he is running his business from inside the prison where he is currently in and that he has been sending them death threats.

Another BJP worker attacked in Kerala
Thrissur (Kerala) , Oct. 22 : Yet another Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was attacked by three unidentified persons in Idiyanchira near Thrissur district in Kerala yesterday.

India loses 100th tiger in 2016
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.

Kerala: Painted 'tigresses' stride into history in Thrissur
Thrissur , Sept. 18 : In Kerala, for the first time in history, women donned tiger costumes and performed the much famed 'Pulikali' yesterday evening in Thrissur, amid the Onam celebrations.

Kerala decides on mercy killing of 90 disease-infected cattle
Thrissur (Kerala), Sep 11 : A high-level meeting of experts of the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) here on Sunday decided that 90 head of cattle which tested positive for deadly brucellosis disease two years ago will be put to death in two weeks' time.

Superstar Mammootty turns 65
Thrissur (Kerala), Sep 7 : Malayalam superstar Mammootty celebrated his 65th birthday on Wednesday on the sets of the upcoming film "The Great Father".

Train derailment causes rail congestion in Kerala
Thrissur (Kerala), Aug 28 : Normal traffic was affected across Kerala following the derailment of the Thiruvananthapuram-Mangalore Express train on Sunday, according to railway officials.

Kerala hospital helps woman deliver baby free of Tay-Sachs disease
Thrissur, July 26 : A Kerala couple, Gireesh and Sajini, both carriers of Tay-Sachs disease -- a rare genetic disorder -- are happy after a hospital helped the mother to deliver a baby free of the fatal disease.

Born in 24th week, Kerala twins survive against odds
Thrissur (Kerala) June 29 : In what is believed to be a first in the country, twins born prematurely in the 24th week have defied risks and survived to complete 38 weeks of their existence.

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.

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