Kerala youth who worked with daily now with IS: Intelligence agencies
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

Sources said they didn’t want to reveal his name to protect the identity of his family, who had tried to dissuade him from joining IS.

Kerala govt seeks report of IPS officer’s photo-op
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

In her official uniform, Joseph had asked Congress MLA Hibi Eden to take a few pictures of her with the film actor.

Woman sets herself ablaze in Kerala
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

Police said Chellamma, a mentally deranged woman, used to spend the nights sleeping on the veranda of shops.

Sometimes, judges go beyond the lakshman rekha, says Justice Kurian Joseph
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

On July 28, Justice Joseph had passed a dissenting order after failing to agree with his fellow judge on a “common order” while hearing Memon’s plea seeking a stay on his execution.

In Kerala, man donates liver to friend he made on the bus
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

Making a friend on a bus turned out to be a life saver for Kerala’s Puthukkodathu Sreekumar. In November, Sreekumar — who had been diagnosed with a life-threatening liver disease and was in desperate need of a donor — was travelling from Attappady to Mannarkkad when he met 32-year-old K S Ajeesh on the bus. […]

Kalam death: Kerala Chief Secy says Sunday will be working day, govt rejects proposal
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Jiji Thomson had tweeted and put up the facebook post on Wednesday morning. A few hours later, he put up a fresh status saying "please wait for an updated decision on my earlier tweet."

This Kerala eatery kept a special plate for Abdul Kalam
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

From 1975 to 1982, while he was at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Kalam dropped in at Nair’s hotel for breakfast and dinner.

Abdul Kalam was a visionary scientist, firm believer in God: Former ISRO scientist
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam who passed away on Monday was a staunch believer in God, according to former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan.

Abdul Kalam led a reclusive life in Thiruvananthapuram: Tenant
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

With a single cot, a table and a chair, the small room was meant only for single accommodation.

Kerala govt urges Centre to enable state to pay tributes to APJ Abdul Kalam
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Oommen Chandy wrote a letter to PM Narendra Modi that Kalam’s body should be placed in Thiruvananthapuram before being taken to his native place Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu for final rites.

Meet Parameshwaran, the man who served breakfast and supper to APJ Abdul Kalam for seven years
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Nair had served simple breakfast and supper for Kalam for seven years from 1975 before the VSSC scientist moved to DRDO in 1982.

Journey started with cattle shed, some cycling help from a colleague
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Kalam had converted a cattle shed at this coast into a laboratory to work on sounding rockets.

Three Censor Board employees arrested in ‘Premam’ piracy case
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Earlier, the anti piracy cell of the state police had found that the pirated copy of the movie uploaded on the internet had carried the water mark censor copy.

AIPMT dress code: Not allowing hijab, veil violation of rights, say Kerala Cong, IUML
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

A day after AIPMT was held across the country, IUML national secretary E T Muhammed Basheer blasted the court for its observations.

Nun in headscarf ‘barred’ from medical entrance test
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

This comes a day after the Supreme Court refused to allow AIPMT aspirants to wear a hijab, saying that “your faith won’t disappear” if it is not worn on a particular day.

Kerala: Heart flown across 200 km for transplant
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

The four-long process to transplant the organ to a patient named Mathews began around 8 pm.

Visually-impaired Muslim woman appeals to Arvind Kejriwal after being denied accommodation
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Assistant professor Reem Shamsudeen alleged that she was denied a rented house in Delhi for being a Muslim.

Kerala: NRI applies for Aadhaar card for cat, police register case
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The case was registered against Azeez Abdulla, an NRI from Kasargode, and a lady staff of an Akshaya centre, an IT-enabled services delivery centre, in the Kasaragod district.

Kerala govt serves notice to ADGP Rishi Raj Singh for not saluting home minister
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

ADGP Rishi Raj Singh had kicked up a row after he did not bother to salute the home minister when he arrived on the dais of police function in Thrissur.

Pre-Medical Test in kerala: HC exempts 2 Muslim girls from dress code, with rider
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday granted conditional exemption to two Muslim girls from the dress code introduced by the CBSE for candidates of All India Pre-Medical Test slated for July 25.

Kerala mystery deaths: Third girl dies, police yet to find any leads
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Police have questioned around 100 people so far, including friends of the girl traced through social media, but have failed to get any leads on why they left home.

One South African woman arrested from Kerala airports for possessing 14 kg of drugs
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

The Customs had seized the drugs and arrested the South African nationals from two different airports in Kerala.

Two engineering students drowned in Kerala dam
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Two engineering students from Karunya University in Coimbatore were drowned in Siruvani check dam on Saturday.

Kerala deaths a mystery: 2 dead friends, third critical, confused cops
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

All three were students of Class XII, were close friends, had left their homes on July 9 for their school at Konni. However, they never reached school.

Veteran communist leader K R Gouri to return to CPI(M) 21 years after expulsion
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

Gouri said she would hand over a list of leaders who have to be rehabilitated in the CPI(M) post-merger. She expects that the CPI(M) would accommodate her party in a fitting manner.

CPM claims BJP using CBI as political tool against its leaders
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

CPI (M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said the BJP was misusing the CBI to jail senior party leaders in fabricated cases with an eye on the coming elections to the local bodies.

A history of sex scandals in Kerala
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Last week's sex racket bust in Malappuram district unveiled a familiar pattern: of minors being exploited for long by multiple predators.

Kerala: Court gives death sentence to contractor over murder of minor domestic help
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

The court also sentenced Hamza’s wife Mymoona to undergo six years of imprisonment and and their relative K C Abdulla to three years of imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs 5,000 each.

Kerala: Assembly censures Cong (M) legislator P C George
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

George had been recently removed as the government chief whip following his rebellion against his party chairman K M Mani.

Kerala CM writes to PM Modi ahead of NITI Aayog meeting
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Chandy said he has learned that the report would be submitted before the governing council of NITI Aayog on July 17.

Kerala issues letter of award (LOA) to Adani Ports
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Last month, the Cabinet had accepted the bid of the Adani Ports to develop the project, which had no takers in the past despite several rounds of bidding.

IPS officer Rishi Raj Singh: Supercop who upset establishment and wouldn’t salute Kerala minister
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

In the last 10 months, Singh has upset several powerful businessmen and politicians with surprise raids against power theft.

Politicians grumbling, CM Oommen Chandy promises action
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Congress legislators demanded action against Singh, contending that the IPS officer had insulted a constitutional post with his conduct.

Kerala ADGP to face action for not saluting home minister: CM Oommen Chandy
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Many of the legislators pointed out that the IPS officer has insulted a Constitutional post. Opposition legislator K B Ganesh Kumar said Singh should have respected the position of the minister.

Kerala pay revision committee recommends extended retirement age
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

The committee recommended for new pay scales for government employees and teachers, also suggested for increasing the retirement age of employees for 56 to 58.

No salute for minister, Kerala ADGP at receiving end
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

DGP T P Senkumar said it was the duty of the ADGP to salute the minister. He would be asked to correct himself if his conduct was deliberate, he added.