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Rahul Gandhi hits out at Modi govt, says ‘Please stop oratory and start action’
Wed, May 27, 2015

The Congress vice-president was addressing a massive rally in Kozhikode, where the Youth Congress held a state conference.

Rahul Gandhi on two-day visit to Kerala, will address Youth Congress rally
Tue, May 26, 2015

Rahul Gandhi will address a fishermen convention, organized by Fishermen Congress, at Chavakkad in Thrissur district.

Bribery case: CPM demands resignation of Kerala FM K M Mani
Mon, May 25, 2015

Balakrishnan said, "Mani should go. If he is not willing to quit, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy should sack his cabinet colleague."

After ex-wife’s complaint, Cong leader in Kerala quits as general secy
Mon, May 25, 2015

Siddique said he was keeping away from the post of the general secretary until his innocence in the issue was proved.

Kochi: Russian DJ, 6 others, arrested at a rave party
Mon, May 25, 2015

During the raid held at the five star hotel, police seized 3.5 gram ketamine.

‘Kerala minister took Rs 35 lakh from bar owners’
Mon, May 25, 2015

Reacting to the latest development, Ramesh said other owners would give a fresh statement to support the bribery charges.

Being a Maoist no crime: Behind Kerala HC order, man with a ‘one world’ dream
Mon, May 25, 2015

The man behind the petition which led to the Kerala High Court ruling on Maoists is an active member of “one world university”, an informal integrated approach towards politics, culture, religion.

Kerala High Court Maoist verdict: State government to appeal against ruling
Sun, May 24, 2015

Kerala Government would appeal against the verdict of the single bench of the High Court which ruled on Friday that being a Maoist is not a crime.

Being a Maoist is not a crime, says Kerala High Court
Sat, May 23, 2015

A person cannot be arrested merely based on his/her's affiliation to the organisation, rules Kerala High Court bench.

Migrant worker from UP arrested for triple murder in Kerala
Fri, May 22, 2015

The worker identified as Narendra Kumar was nabbed from his house in Firozabad.

Achutanandan challenging the politburo is against the interest of party: CPI(M)
Thu, May 21, 2015

V S Achuthanandan is proving again and again that he is not ready to correct his anti-party stand and an incorrigible leader, said the resolution.

Vizhinjam Port Project: Govt to convene all party meeting on Adani proposal
Thu, May 21, 2015

The project had no takers despite several rounds of bidding coupled with promotional activities. First phase of the project would cost Rs 7,525 crore.

Kerala: Catholic Church approaches excise department to increase quantity of mass wine
Thu, May 21, 2015

The diocese wants to increase the annual volume from 1600 litres to 5000 litres, citing the growing number of Catholic population in the diocese.

Kerala: CPM leader took parcel of money from controversial businessman
Wed, May 20, 2015

The incident, according to the ex-MD of MCL M Sunderamoorthy, took place in 2010 when Kareem had been Industries Minister in the then CPI (M)-led government.

BJP president Amit Shah to meet Sangh Parivar leaders in Kerala today
Tue, May 19, 2015

Sources said the election to the local bodies is on the top of the agenda of Amit Shah's meeting in Thiruvananthapuram.

Kerala government to launch digital collaborative textbooks in schools
Mon, May 18, 2015

The digital textbooks would be made available in computer and mobile phones. In Kerala, most of the schools have broadband internet facility.

I only made a general statement on corruption: AK Antony
Mon, May 18, 2015

"My comments were not aimed at anyone or meant to weaken anyone. I have made a general statement only,’’ said Antony.

Knives out against Chandy after A K Antony’s comment on rising graft
Mon, May 18, 2015

The government could not be held to ransom by raising corruption charges, Chandy said.

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy not sure about completing term in office
Sun, May 17, 2015

Amid leddership changes CM Oommen Chandy isn't sure about completing the 5 year term; government would stay in office.

In a rare surgery, Kochi hospital transplants both hands of former Afghan soldier
Mon, May 18, 2015

The transplant was carried out in a marathon surgical feat lasting for almost 15 hours with more than 20 surgeons.

The Big Picture: I must go back to Yemen… fast, says Yemen returnee
Sun, May 17, 2015

Yemen returnees from Kerala are eagerly waiting to return while others are hoping to rebuild their lives in Kerala.

Writers, activists condemn arrest of Maoist leader
Sat, May 16, 2015

A group of writers and activists have condemned the arrest of top Maoist leader Kannampally Mural by ATS Maharashtra.

A temple in Kannur is answer to BJP’s prayers
Mon, May 11, 2015

Perinkiri is part of Payam village panchayat, which has been always ruled by CPM, except once.

Minister weds, Kerala celebrates
Mon, May 11, 2015

Jayalakshmi married the grand nephew of her father as per the traditional ritual of her Kurichiya tribal community.

Car driver who assisted Maoist leader T R Roopesh arrested
Sun, May 10, 2015

Police said the car driver Rajeesh had extended logistic support for Roopesh.

Kerala Maoist held in Pune is son of ex-diplomat
Sun, May 10, 2015

Officers identified the aide as 29-year-old C P Ismail and said Murali was receiving treatment for various ailments.

Kerala Congress chief V M Sudheeran criticises state govt’s functioning
Sun, May 10, 2015

Appointments in government offices should be made more transparent, says Sudheeran.

SAI centre temporarily closed; girls not out of danger
Sat, May 09, 2015

SAI director general Injeti Srinivas said the operations at the Water Sports Centre have been suspended for at least a week.

Kerala: 10 people get eight years imprisonment for chopping hand of college professor
Sat, May 09, 2015

Professor T J Joseph of Newman College, Thodupuzha, was attacked by an armed gang in 2010, alleging that he had insulted the Prophet in a question paper for an internal exam at the college.

Vigilance questions KM Mani in bar bribery scam
Fri, May 08, 2015

The VACB had registered a case against Mani following the revelation that he had accepted bribe from bar owners to get their liquor license renewed.

Youth Congress leader gets life term for murder of senior party colleague
Fri, May 08, 2015

Six persons, including a former Youth Congress leader, were convicted for life term by the district sessions court in Thrissur in a case pertaining to the murder of a Congress leader out of group rivalry in the party.

SAI suicide pact: Health of three Kerala athletes improving
Fri, May 08, 2015

Sources at the hospital in Alappuzha said their condition has slightly improved, but they are not out of danger yet

Kerala: 4 female athletes in suicide pact over beer taunt, 1 dead
Fri, May 08, 2015

Following alleged harassment by seniors, four female athletes in Kerala attempted suicide at the SAI hostel in Alleppey.

Kerala Maoist couple’s daughter vows to get them out
Wed, May 06, 2015

According to officials, the intelligence bureaus of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana joined forces to make the arrests.

Kerala IG caught cheating in law exam
Tue, May 05, 2015

Central Kerela's IG was caught for allegedly cheating during an LLM examination; govt has asked for a probe.

Top Maoist couple Roopesh and Shyna arrested by Andhra Pradesh Police
Tue, May 05, 2015

Roopesh had been at the centre of a police manhunt for four years, and had been in hiding for more than a decade.