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Suspected Maoists attack govt-owned hotel in Kerala’s Wayanad district
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

The attackers left posters protesting against India visit of US President Barack Obama.

Bar bribe scam: Mani sneers at speculations of resignation
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

Congress fears that demanding Mani’s resignation would spell doom for the Government on many grounds.

Cops guard judges at Kerala school fest as parents line up with appeals
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

Mega mela for grace marks is big media jamboree

Kerala Finance Minister K M Mani under social media fire, youth to beg for him
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Social media has called for a new campaign "youth begging for Mani" in Kochi on January 25.

Bar baron who challenged Mani and shook Kerala
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Mani, 83, is so revered that he is addressed as “Sir”, the only politician in the state to enjoy that privilege.

Kerala film actor Suresh Gopi to join BJP
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Gopi’s reaction came after BJP state president V Muraleedharan welcomed the actor to the party fold.

Gujarati couple trampled to death by wild elephant in Kerala
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Police sources said that the Gujarati couple got trapped before a herd of wild elephants.

Pillai threatens to expose corruption in government, dares Congress to show him the door
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

"If my party is thrown out of the UDF, I would expose more corrupt practices in the government," said Pillai.

Kerala kicks off National Games season with ‘Run Kerala Run’
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Governor P Sadasivam flagged off the "Run Kerala Run'' in front of the state secretariat here at 10.30 am.

M R Murali finds place in CPI (M) district committee in Kerala
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

In the LS elections held in 2009, M R Murali had contested against the party in Palakkad.

Kerala bar bribery case: Audio recording reveals rift within Congress-led UDF govt
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Pillai said he had told CM Oommen Chandy that Mani had taken Rs 1 crore from bar owners to get their liquor licence renewed.

Kerala: College pulls up teacher for kissing husband during Kozhikode street protest
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

The notice letter said the parents fear that students may deviate from the moral path due to the teacher’s action.

Stop Naxal hunt, says Kerala govt chief whip, pulled up
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

The chief whip said the Maoists in Kerala have been fighting for ensuring justice for tribals.

Attack on fast-food outlets: Court asks for case diary
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Maoists were allegedly involved in the attack on the outlets of McDonald and KFC in Palakkad on December 22.

One held for circulating morphed image of minister
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

The accused morphed P K Kunhalikutty's image on Aamir Khan’s semi-nude figure in the poster of pk.

Kerala IAS officer attack: Government ready to review decision, says Oommen Chandy
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

In 2012, activists of Kerala Students Union had poured waste engine oil on Kesavendra Kumar, then director of higher secondary school education.

Youth arrested for morphing Muslim leader photo in Aamir Khan’s PK poster
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

He was arrested on charges of morphing the face of Muslim League leader and Industries Minister P K Kunhalikutty on Aamir Khan’s semi-nude pose in the poster of film P K.

Kerala: Withdrawal of IAS officer attack case triggers controversy
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

The Kerala government’s decision to withdraw a case related to the attack on an IAS officer by a group of the party’s students’ union has triggered a controversy. In 2012, a group of activists of the Kerala Students Union had poured waste engine oil on Kesavendra Kumar, who was then the director of the higher secondary […]

Two injured as coastguards fire at fishing boat off Vizhinjam coast
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

According to Coast Guard sources, the surveillance along the coast has been stepped up following the recent terror threat.

Kerala’s Idukki to be declared as country’s first district with broadband connectivity
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

Kerala wants to be the first state to have broadband internet connection in all districts by the end of March.

The Sunday Story: The invisible maoist
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

Kerala Police anti-Naxal operation: Sadly, they see almost every suspect as a Maoist.

Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Shashi Tharoor demands a probe ‘without political pressure’, tells media to be sensitive
Sat, Jan 10, 2015

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said he is troubled and pained by the fresh findings in the death of Sunanda Pushkar.

Palmolein Import Case: Kerala High Court quashes state plea to withdraw case
Fri, Jan 09, 2015

The government had moved the revision petition in HC after Vigilance Court rejected the plea last year.

Kerala High Court rejects govt plea to withdraw palmolein corruption case
Thu, Jan 08, 2015

Vigilance court had rejected the discharge petitions of Giji Thomson and Congress leader T H Musthafa.

Sudheeran climbs down on liquor policy
Thu, Jan 08, 2015

The new liquor policy, which envisaged closure of 730 bar hotels and prohibition in a decade, had emerged from the show of strength between Chandy and Sudheeran.

Sakshi Maharaja’s demand and Kerala Catholic Church
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Church sources said dioceses have their own plan to support the couples going for fourth or fifth child.

Kerala liquor policy: Congress drops its stand, agrees to sail with govt
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Bar hotel owners had alleged they had paid a bribe of Rs 1 crore to K M Mani to get the licence of 418 bars renewed.

Employed woman who becomes mother through surrogacy entitled to child care benefits: HC
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Kerala HC ruled that an employed woman, who becomes mother through surrogacy, is entitled to maternity leave.

Stunned to hear Sunanda was murdered: Shashi Tharoor
Tue, Jan 06, 2015

"I continue to assure the police of my full cooperation," said Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.

Kiss against fascism
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

Hundreds of onlookers had thronged the Alappuzha beach eager to witness the kiss protest.

National Games: Ruling legislator quits from executive council
Sat, Jan 03, 2015

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy had said the government would look into the allegations if given in writing.

Kerala: CPM alleges Commonwealth Games model corruption in National Games
Fri, Jan 02, 2015

Achuthanandan said CM Oommen Chandy and Sports Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan were doing a Suresh Kalmadi.

Suspected Maoist attack on stone quarrying unit in Kannur distirct of Kerala
Sat, Jan 03, 2015

This is the second suspected attack of Maoists at a stone quarrying unit in the western ghat region of North Kerala.

CPI(M) veteran Achuthanandan undecided on contesting elections in 2016
Thu, Jan 01, 2015

Achuthanandan said he has not taken any decision to keep away from electoral politics in the coming elections.

Kerala man gets 25-year jail term for alleged rape and blackmail
Thu, Jan 01, 2015

The accused had been running a computer institute at Ponkunnam in Kottayam.

Strip search of women employee: Kerala firm suspends three as social media vents ire
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

Cyber world has started a new agitation by asking the people to send sanitary napkins to the company.