Thursday, January 24, 2019

Vijayan travels in convoy of 28 vehicles: Congress

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Wednesday slammed Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for travelling in a convoy of 28 vehicles including an ambulance.... read..

Modi will return to power: SNDP

Kollam (Kerala) |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
A leading leader of the Hindu Ezhava community in Kerala, Vellapally Natesan, said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will return to power in the coming Lok Sabha elections.... read..

Kerala government did not send women to Sabarimala: SNDP

Kollam (Kerala) |Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana (SNDP) Yogam General Secretary Vellapally Natesan on Tuesday gave a clean chit to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the Sabarimala issue but faulted both the Congress and the BJP.... read..

Kerala art auction raises Rs 3.2 crore for flood relief

Kochi |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
First-ever international live contemporary art auction in Kerala saw all its works getting sold out, said an official on Tuesday and added that the entire Rs 3.2-crore proceeds will be donated to the state government's fund for rebuilding the areas affect... read..

UAE Health Minister to visit Kerala soon

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2019 8:45:35 PM IST
The UAE Health Minister Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais will soon visit Kerala to know more about the health sector in the state, said Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja.... read..

Sabarimala tantri gets 15 days more to explain purification rituals

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
Sabarimala temple custodian, the Travancore Devasom Board (TDB), on Monday extended time to Tantri Kantararu Rajeeveru to explain why a "purification" ritual was conducted following the visit of two women devotees to the Lord Ayyappa shrine just after New... read..

BJP to start next level of agitation on Sabarimala issue: PS Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | January 20, 2019 4:11:33 PM IST
Hours after calling off its hunger strike, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said it will continue its protest over the Sabarimala temple issue.... read..

Kerala to revise list of women who prayed at Sabarimala

Thiruvananthapuram |Sunday, 2019 1:15:04 AM IST
Stung by widespread criticism over the numerous errors in the list of women who prayed at the Sabrimala temple, the Kerala government has decided to re-prepare the list.... read..

4,199 persons died in road accidents in Kerala in 2018: Police

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
The police here on Saturday said 4,199 persons died in road accidents in Kerala in 2018 - an average of over a 11 day.... read..

Kerala nuns who pledged support for rape victim seek CM's intervention

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | January 19, 2019 3:11:33 PM IST
Sister Anupama along with three other nuns who had pledged support for the nun allegedly raped by Bishop Franco Mulakkal, have penned down a letter to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan seeking his intervention in the matter.... read..

2 women make second attempt to enter Sabarimala, sent back by police

Pathanamthitta (Kerala) [India] | January 19, 2019 11:41:31 AM IST
Two women of menstrual age who reached Nilakkal base camp on Saturday to trek to Sabarimala temple were forced to return after police warned them about protesters gathered in Pamba.... read..

Transferred nuns request Kerala CM's intervention

Kottayam (Kerala) |Saturday, 2019 1:15:04 PM IST
The four nuns, who publicly protested last year demanding rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal's arrest, and were handed transfer orders three days back, on Saturday sought Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's intervention in the matter.... read..

Sabarimala Temple issue: VT Rama, on hunger strike, shifted to hospital

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | January 18, 2019 3:41:30 PM IST
Mahila Morcha state president VT Rama, who was on a hunger strike before the secretariat over Sabarimala issue for ten long days, was arrested and shifted to a hospital here. Reportedly, PK Krishnadas has replaced her in the hunger strike.... read..

Church closed after Orthodox, Jacobite factions clash in Kerala

Thrissur (Kerala) |Friday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
The St Mary's Church at Mannamangalam near here was on Friday evening put under lock and key by the District Collector following clashes between the Orthodox and Jacobite factions.... read..

Sabarimala: Row over age of women mentioned on Kerala government list

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
A row has erupted over flaws in the actual age of some of the 51 women referred to by the Kerala government counsel on Friday in the Supreme Court saying they were in the 'banned', menstruating age group of 10-50 years who prayed at the Sabarimala temple ... read..

Kerala creates history by entering Ranji semis

Wayanad (Kerala) |Thursday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
The Kerala Ranji cricket team scripted history by entering the semi-finals for the first time in its cricketing history, after hammering Gujarat by 113 runs here on Thursday.... read..

Attempt being made to destabilise us emotionally, say Kerala nuns supporting rape victim

Kottayam (Kerala) [India] | January 17, 2019 10:11:32 PM IST
The four nuns, transferred out of Kerala for apparently supporting a nun who was allegedly raped by a bishop, on Thursday expressed fear for their safety.... read..

Kerala HC disqualifies MLA Karat Razak

Kochi |Thursday, 2019 7:15:21 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Thursday disqualified Left-backed Independent MLA Karat Razak for his defamatory campaign against the IUML's M.A. Razak during the May 2016 Assembly polls.... read..

Breaking the glass ceiling in a male world: How an all-women construction group built a Kerala house (IANS Special Series)

Thodupuzha (Kerala) |Sunday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
In a small, tucked-away village in Kerala stands a 475-square feet house which is known across the region not because of who owns it, but because of those who built it. And it's not a building constructed by some famous architect but by a group of 20 dail... read..

A hijab-wearing Muslim bodybuilder breaks stereotypes in India (IANS Special Series)

Vadakara (Kerala) |Sunday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
When 23-year-old Majiziya Bhanu took to the stage to compete in the women's segment of the Mr Kerala competition in Kochi earlier this year, all eyes were on her -- never before had a bodybuilder wearing a hijab (Muslim head scarf) participated in the eve... read..
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