Monday, November 29, 2021

Bypoll to Rajya Sabha seat in Kerala underway

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 29, 2021 10:47:28 AM IST
The bypoll to one Rajya Sabha seat in Kerala is underway after the seat fell vacant following the resignation of Kerala Congress (M) leader Jose K Mani.... read..

Kerala Guv visits residence of law student who committed suicide

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Sunday visited the residence of a 23-year-old law student, Mofiya Parvin, who had committed suicide on November 22.... read..

Kerala CPI-M leader charged with sexual abuse of party worker

Thiruvananthapuram |Sunday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
Kerala's Tiruvalla police have registered a case against ruling CPI-M leader and Kottayai Branch secretary of the party, P.S. Sajimon for sexually abusing a party worker.... read..

More than 5K Kerala teachers yet to take Covid vaccine: Minister

Thiruvananthapuram |Sunday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
Kerala Education Minister, V. Sivankutty on Sunday said that more than 5,000 teachers of the state have not yet inoculated themselves. He said that this could not be justified and that the security of children is of prime importance to the government.... read..

Kerala Health Minister orders probe into Attappadi infants deaths

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 27, 2021 4:17:59 AM IST
Following the deaths of three infants being reported within a span of four days from the tribal hamlet of Attappadi in Palakkad district, Kerala Health Minister Veena George has directed the Director of the Health Services to conduct an inquiry into the d... read..

Kerala man attacks wife for backing out of kidney donation deal

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
A man in Thiruvanthapuram was arrested for allegedly attacking his wife and children, after she backed out of donating her kidney to help him settle his debts, police said on Friday.... read..

Children coming to Sabarimala exempted from RT-PCR test: Kerala govt

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
The Kerala government on Saturday exempted children below ten years of age from cumpulsory RT-PCR testing before visiting the famed Sabarimala temple.... read..

Credit for Kerala figuring as least poor state goes to Chandy: Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Former Leader of Opposition in Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala on Saturday gave former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy the credit for Kerala featuring as the least poor state in the country.... read..

Kerala police to take strict action against those demanding gawking wages

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST
Kerala police chief Anil Kant on Saturday issued directions to all district police chiefs asking them to register FIRs with regards to complaints of 'gawking wages' or 'nokukooli' as it is known in local parlance.... read..

Woes galore for rtd Kerala IPS officer who did not toe CPI-M line

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
A retired Kerala IPS officer is undergoing treatment at a Kochi hospital after his two-wheeler was hit by another vehicle.... read..

Ex-Kerala sportspersons to protest for not getting jobs as promised

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Former Kerala sportspersons, who have represented the state and the country, will launch an indefinite protest on December 1 near the secretariat against the state government not providing them jobs as promised.... read..

Did a cat make Kerala tusker run uncontrolled?

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
For around three hours on Friday, panic reigned near Kerala's Kottarakara when male tusker Manikandan went uncontrolled for nearly six km, officials said.... read..

Anupama to resume protest, seeks action against wrongdoers

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
After waging a war to get her newborn child back, which was given in adoption by a group, former Students' Federation of India (SFI) leader Anupama on Friday said her protest will resume and continue till all the wrongdoers, are brought before the law.... read..

Acclaimed Malayalam lyricist Bichu Thirumala, 80, passes away

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Hugely popular Malayalam lyricist Bichu Thirumala, who was also a poet of repute and winner of two state awards, breathed his last at a private hospital here in the early hours of Friday, according to his family.... read..

Senior Women's National Football Championship set to kick-off in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 26, 2021 5:17:15 PM IST
The Senior Women's National Football Championship (NFC) is all set to kick off from November 28 in Kerala.... read..

Finally, CPI bells the cat as it lashes out at Vijayan's police

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The Vijayan-led Left government in Kerala has come in for criticism from its second biggest ally, the CPI. On Friday, in its party organ "Janayugam", the CPI raised questions about the functioning of the Kerala Police.... read..

Kerala Samyuktha Karshaka Samithi protest to mark year of farmer protests

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 26, 2021 9:17:58 PM IST
Kerala Samyuktha Karshaka Samithi on Friday held a protest outside Kerala Raj Bhavan to mark one year of farmer protests.... read..

Veteran lyricist Bichu Thirumala passes away

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 26, 2021 11:18:04 AM IST
Veteran Malayalam lyricist Bichu Thirumala is no more. He was 80 when he breathed his last.... read..

Anupama, her baby boy finally reunited on Kerala court's orders

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
It was a day which this 22-year-old Kerala mother had despaired of seeing, after her four-day-old boy was forcibly removed from her side by her parents in October last year and the state authorities remained indifferent to her plight. But thanks to a huge... read..

Kerala man is 1st Indian honoured with knighthood in Italy

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Sohan Roy, a Forbes-listed entrepreneur from Kerala and who has a passion for getting noticed in the film industry through his unconventional contribution to humanity and the world cinema has now become the first Indian who has been awarded the honorary t... read..

Kerala reports 4,280 new COVID-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 25, 2021 1:17:59 AM IST
Kerala reported 4,280 new COVID-19 cases and 35 deaths on Wednesday.... read..

Top CPI-M leader defends Kerala child body in 'missing' baby case

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
A top Kerala CPI-M leader in the state capital on Thursday staunchly defended the general secretary of the Kerala State Council for Child Welfare (KSCCWC)- Shiju Khan and gave him a clean chit in the manner in which the 4-day-old baby of Anupama and Ajith... read..

Kerala Govt to give financial aid to fishermen affected by rains

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 25, 2021 5:47:16 AM IST
Kerala government has decided to give financial aid of Rs 3,000 each to 1,59,481 fishermen families, said State Finance Minister K N Balagopal on Wednesday.... read..

Two foreign nationals in Kerala sentenced to 4 years' jail in drug case

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
A local NDPS Court on Thursday sentenced a foreign couple in Kerala to four years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs one lakh, after finding them guilty of growing ganja (cannabis) at a resort in Idukki district where they were staying.... read..

Kerala govt to give Rs 3,000 one-time aid to fisher folk

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
In what is seen as a largesse from the Kerala government, the Pinarayi Vijayan Cabinet on Wednesday decided to give a one-time assistance of Rs 3,000 to 1,59,481 fishermen families in the state.... read..

K-Rail project totally against interests of Kerala: Sreedharan

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Metroman E. Sreedharan on Tuesday said the proposed K-Rail (Silver Line) project, as conceived, is totally against the interests of the state.... read..

Kerala government extends tenure of state police chief Anil Kant

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 24, 2021 4:17:21 PM IST
The Kerala Cabinet has decided to extend the tenure of State police chief Anil Kant till June 30, 2023.... read..

Giving Anupama's baby to Andhra couple was 'child trafficking' not adoption: Cong

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Tearing into the Pinarayi-led CPI(M) over its role in the "missing baby" case, the Congress on Wednesday said the handing over of Anupama's baby to an Andhra Pradesh couple was "child trafficking" not adoption and held the Kerala government responsible fo... read..

Kerala: Anupama S Chandran gets custory of her child after court's order

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 24, 2021 7:47:17 PM IST
After a long battle, Anupama S Chandran on Wednesday was reunited with her son after a family court ordered the Kerala State Council for Child Welfare Committee to hand over the child to his biological mother.... read..

Vijayan springs another surprise, gives extension to DGP Anil Kant

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
In a rare instance of a serving State Police Chief getting an extension, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan while chairing the weekly cabinet meeting here on Wednesday, announced that the serving State Police chief Anil Kant's tenure which was to end ... read..

Kerala to send delegation to Centre over RBI guidelines on cooperative sector

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
The Kerala Cabinet on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the Reserve Bank of India's statement cautioning the public against cooperative societies using 'bank' in their names as well as accepting deposits from people who are not their members.... read..

Kerala to send ailing septuagenarian US national back home

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
The Kerala government is in the process of sending a 77-year-old incapacitated US national back home after he was found in a "pitiable" condition in a Kovalam resort.... read..

With DNA result awaited, mother seeks CBI probe in missing baby case

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
After fighting hard to get her missing baby that was forcibly taken away by her parents, 22-year-old Anupama is eagerly waiting to hear the result of the DNA test, and she now wants a CBI probe to dig deeper.... read..

Kerala reports 3,698 COVID-19 cases, 75 deaths

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 22, 2021 11:18:07 PM IST
Kerala reported 3,698 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours.... read..

Halal food issue: CPI's MA Baby alleges Sangh Parivar attempting to create communal divide in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 22, 2021 3:18:03 PM IST
Communist Party of India (CPI) leader MA Baby on Monday said that the BJP, RSS and Sangh Parivar are attempting to create a communal divide among the people by raking up halal food issue in Kerala.... read..

'Missing baby' back in Kerala, now all eyes on DNA test results

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The first round of the battle of a 22-year-old mother appears to be successful, when a four-member team formed on the directions of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) arrived here with the 'missing' baby.... read..

Kerala fraud antique dealer is broke, has just Rs 176 with him

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
The 54-year-old Monson Mavunkal, who took all his high profile guests into his fold by showcasing antiques in his collection which he claimed included the "staff of Moses" and "two of the 30 silver coins that were taken by Judas to cheat Jesus Christ" and... read..

Keralites gulp down Rs 750 crore worth of liquor during Onam

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
The raging pandemic did not matter to tipplers in Kerala as they gulped down record Rs 750 crore worth of liquor during the 10-day Onam festival, according to the sole wholesaler of liquor and beer in the state -- Bevco.... read..
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