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Premam piracy row reaches Censor Board
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Rasheed did not name anyone in his complaint, he said he would give evidence to the anti piracy cell on Monday.

Coast guard intercepts suspicious Iranian ship off Kerala coast
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

The Indian Coast Guard handed over them to the local police who have registered a case against them under the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against Safety of Maritime Navigation 2002.

Civil Services Exam: Kerala doctor gets second rank in first attempt
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Renu Raj, who secured the second rank in the civil services examination, is a doctor with ESI Hospital.

A civil servant can do more to serve society: UPSC 2nd rank holder
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Raj, who had joined as a doctor with the ESI in Kollam six months back, said second rank in the civil services exam was unexpected.

Kerala minister tells daughters of Maoists not to follow parents
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Chennithala, in a letter published in his blog, said he was pained about the two daughters who have been deprived of parental care in their teen days.

Producer claims pirated copy of Premam came from Censor Board’s copy
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

The anti-piracy cell of Kerala police had registered a case following a complaint from film producer Anwar Rasheed, whose banner made the hit movie Premam.

Tribal man falls prey to tiger attack in Wayanad in Kerala
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Wildlife Warden said the animal that attacked the tribal was identified as tiger after analyzing the pug marks found in the region.

Public prosecutor of Paravur sex scandal removed as he attempts to scuttle the case
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Khan refuted the allegations against him, but the Home Department ordered for a probe into the move to torpedo the case.

Kerala: Congress mouthpiece asks CPI to quit Left coalition
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

The Veekshanam editorial said being a party that has not degenerated to the level of CPI (M), the CPI should escape from the sinking ship.

In third place, BJP big winner in Kerala by-election
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP had got 14,000 votes in the Aruvikkara assembly segment, which is part of Attingal Lok Sabha seat.

Aruvikkara, Kerala: In Congress win and CPM loss, a BJP statement
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

The candidate making the BJP gains was its veteran leader O Rajagopal.

Visionary technocrat K P P Nambiar dies at 86 in Bangalore
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

Nambiar, a native of Kannur in Kerala, had been credited for establishing India’s first state run electronics venture Keltron and India’s first IT park Technopark in Thiruvananthapuram.

BJP vote-share increase in Aruvikkara shows communal forces have gained strength: CPM
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

CPI (M) said the Congress won Aruvikkara by-election with the support of communal forces and money power.

In Aruvikkara, BJP produces five-fold increase in vote share at the cost of CPI(M)
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

In the Aruvikkara byelection, the Congress candidate won by more than 10,000 votes. The BJP finished third behind CPM.

Aruvikkara election result puts CM Oommen Chandy back in the driver’s seat
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Aruvikkara victory will help the CM silence his critics and consolidate the UDF before the Assembly elections next year

Bar Bribery Case: Kerala minister says he was under ‘pressure’, Opp seeks answers
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said leaders from Congress and its allies had exerted pressure on him. "But neither me nor the government has succumbed to the pressure," he said.

BJP cut into our votes, admits Kerala CPM; says UDF reaped dividends
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

The by-election has gained a triangular touch after BJP fielded its poll veteran O Rajagopal. Otherwise, it would have been a direct fight between CPI (M) and Congress.

Kerala: Swine flu claims 50 lives in 6 months
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

H1N1 flu becomes the deadliest communicable disease in Kerala as it claims 50 lives.

Kerala: Achuthanandan quotes Bible to attack Mani
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

Kerala Opposition leader V S Achuthanandan has once again quoted Bible in the Assembly to attack finance minister K Mani, a Catholic politician who is facing bribery case.

5 school kids dead after tree falls on bus
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

The tree fell on the middle portion of the school bus were the victims were sitting.

Despite heavy rain, 76.31 per cent voter turnout recorded at Aruvikkara assembly bypoll
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

The voting percentage in the assembly election in 2011 at the constituency was 70.29.

Relief for Kerala government, no chargesheet against Finance Minister Mani in bar bribery case
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

The decision of VACB director Vinson M Paul came soon after the polling to the by-election at Aruvikkara assembly segment was over.

Kerala actor Suresh Gopi snubbed by Hindu Nair leader
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

Later, Gopi told the media that he was also a Nair and has right to attend the meeting. "Sukumaran Nair's approach has left me heartbroken,'' he said.

Kerala HC bench stays compensation for youth once arrested for alleged Maoist link
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

The stay on the order to pay compensation came when the government appealed the division bench against the single bench ruling.

5 children dead, 11 injured after tree falls on school bus in Kerala
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

The tree fell on the middle portion of the bus, trapping the children under it. One of the victim was an LKG student.

Bar bribery case: AGI Mukul Rohatgi should desist from giving legal advice to Kerala VACB, says Achuthanandan
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

The VACB has filed a case against Mani on the allegation that he had taken bribe from bar hotel owners to renew their liquor license.

CPM clamour ahead of Kerala bypoll: ‘CM Oommen Chandy must come clean on Saritha’s charges’
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

The attack came a day after solar scam accused Saritha S Nair stated that there is a lobby among Cong ministers in Kerala, who trap women and sexually exploit them.

Saritha Nair expose shows brothel culture in Kerala government, alleges CPM
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

When the solar scam was exposed in 2013, the detailed call list of Nair had showed that some of the congress ministers were engaged in prolonged conversation with her at odd hours.

Kerala Bypoll: Cong, CPM, BJP in high stakes battle
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

The BJP has mobilised its entire machinery to put up a strong fight in the constituency, where the party has recently enrolled 20,000 new members.

Solar scam accused Saritha Nair alleges lobby among ministers to trap women
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Last week, after she was convicted in one of the solar fraud cases, Nair had threatened to reveal the names of leaders who had cheated her.

Kerala: Former MP Sivaraman quits Congress, to return to CPM
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

The Dalit leader had represented the now defunct Ottapalam Lok Sabha constituency from 1993 to 1996.

Kerala bar bribery case: ‘Legal advisor favoured accused minister’
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

VACB SP R Sukeshan in an interview with a TV channel reportedly stated 60 per cent of evidence was against Mani, which was enough to file the chargesheet against him.

Solar scam: Main accused Saritha S Nair threatens to expose big names in Kerala
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

Saritha S Nair told the media that she would submit before court a list of leaders who had cheated her.

International Yoga Day: In Bihar, it’s mostly a private or Central affair
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

The biggest yoga camp for the state will be organised at Patna’s Moinul Haq Stadium by Patanjali Yogpeeth with Nehru Yuva Kendra.

Case of Indian woman missing in Sharjah close to being cracked as husband’s lover sings
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

The mystery woven around the missing of a newlywed Kochi woman in Dubai nearly a decade back and the body lying unidentified in a Sharjah morgue since then, has got a new twist with police nabbing a key figure in the story.

Kerala solar scam: 3-year jail, Rs 1 crore fine for Saritha, partner
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Three close aides of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy lost their job for their involvement in the scam and links with the con woman.