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Monday, May 23, 2022



Kerala: AAP and Twenty20's front not to back any party in Thrikkakara bypoll

May 23, 2022 2:06 am

Both the ruling CPM and the Opposition Congress had been eagerly awaiting the decision of the People’s Welfare Alliance as Twenty20 had polled 13,800 votes in Thrikkakara in the 2021 elections.

Kerala to cut fuel tax following Centre’s move to slash petrol, diesel prices

May 21, 2022 10:22 pm

Kerala Finance Minister KN Balagopal announced that the state would reduce tax on petrol by Rs 2.41 per litre and on diesel by Rs 1.36 per litre.

Kerala: Two cops electrocuted; one held for laying wire trap meant for hunting wild boar

May 21, 2022 7:28 am

The bodies of the havildars were found abandoned at a waterlogged paddy field near the police camp on Thursday morning. They had gone missing on Wednesday night.

LDF wins 24 out of 42 seats in Kerala local body bypolls

May 18, 2022 10:07 pm

Of the 24 wards which the Left Democratic Front won, seven have been wrested from the UDF and two from the BJP.

KEAM 2022 schedule revised: Check fresh exam dates

May 19, 2022 8:31 am

Earlier, the KEAM admission exam 2022 was scheduled to be conducted on July 3 which has now been revised to July 4, 2022. 

From calling Pinarayi Vijayan a toddy tapper's son to dog comparison: K Sudhakaran faces Left ire again

May 19, 2022 7:35 am

The Congress chief in Kerala made the latest offensive remarks about the CM during the Thrikkakara by-poll campaign.

25 years of Kudumbashree: Pandemic to floods, how a women’s movement stepped in to steer social change

May 18, 2022 7:57 am

On May 17, Kudumbashree, Kerala’s flagship programme for women's empowerment and poverty eradication, turned 25.

As AAP promises 'change' in Kerala, a look at how the southern state compares to Delhi

May 16, 2022 4:50 pm

We take a look at how Kerala compares to Delhi in various metrics such as school education quality, district health, unemployment and so on.

May 16, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Falklands Attack

May 16, 2022 4:56 am

The attacks were reported by the Defence Ministry on Saturday as British diplomats in the US met Margaret Thatcher to report the progress of talks at the UN.

AAP has an ally, but Kerala could be a long, lonely trek

May 16, 2022 8:49 am

The AAP, a party that is in power in Delhi and Punjab, realises that Kerala -- which has a long history of successful political alliances, mainly the CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) -- could be a different ball game altogether.


Frost in Munnar as temperature dips below zero

February 02, 2022 9:11 pm

On February 2, Chundavurri estate, near Munnar recorded a temperature of minus 1-degree celsius.

In Pictures: Rahul Gandhi swimming with Kerala fishermen during his recent Kollam visit

February 26, 2021 10:36 am

During his recent visit to Kerala, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacted with the fishing community, ventured into the sea with the fishermen and took a stab at fishing.

Air India Express flight from Dubai crashlands in Kozhikode | See pictures

August 08, 2020 12:02 pm

An Air India Express flight with 190 passengers on board skidded off the runway and split into two while trying to land at Kerala’s Kozhikode airport in heavy rain on Friday evening.

On Republic Day, thousands form human chain against CAA-NRC in Kerala, Kolkata

January 27, 2020 8:57 am

After the rehearsal at 3:30 pm, the human chain took shape at 4 pm. It is to be followed by public meetings at over 250 places across the state.

Done and dusted: Kochi's Maradu flats torn down in seconds

January 11, 2020 1:12 pm

Alfa Serene and H2O Holy Faith were razed Saturday as per a Supreme Court order passed last September.

Pilgrims throng Sabarimala temple, offer prayers

November 26, 2019 12:27 pm

The Kerala High Court has issued orders to the five Devaswom boards in the state to ensure there is no presence of plastic in the ‘irumudikettu’ (offerings) that Sabarimala pilgrims carry to the temple.

Happy Onam 2019: Malayalis celebrate the harvest festival across India

September 12, 2019 9:49 am

From a nine-course feast called Onasadya to festivities called Onakalikal, Onam is the most important annual festival for Malayalis.

Karkidaka Vavubali today: A ritual to pay homage to departed souls

August 01, 2019 7:59 am

Karkidaka Vavubali falls on July 31 this year. Rituals are performed and offerings are made to appease the departed soul.

Colours of rain: Southwest monsoon arrives in Kerala

June 10, 2019 10:06 am

The news will augur well for the country as large parts have been witnessing agriculture distress and water levels in reservoirs in west and south India have dipped to low levels in the past few months.

Kerala SSLC Results 2019: Websites, app to get results

May 06, 2019 1:47 pm

Kerala SSLC results 2019: The results will be available at the websites from 2 pm. The students can check the results through the websites,,,,, and


17 Year Old's Viral Video Throws Light On Beach Sand Mining in Southern Kerala

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

An important anti-mining campaign by a bunch of villagers in Alappad, Kerala was brought to public spotlight through the video of a 17 year old class 12 student.

First woman climbs Kerala peak that women were banned from

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

Dhanya Sanal became the first woman to climb the Agasthyakoodam peak in Kerala on Tuesday after the High Court recently lifted a restriction on women undertaking the annual trek.

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Elephant calf rescued from well

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

An elephant calf which accidentally fell in a well was rescued by locals and forest officials in Kerala's Ernakulam district.

Kannur International Airport Set to Take Flight

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Kannur International Airport (KIAL), the fourth in Kerala, will be dedicated to the nation on December 9. The airport will offer better access to travellers from north Kerala and parts of Karnataka like Coorg.

Women know where to go and how to behave, Uma Bharti on Sabarimala

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

On the Sabarimala verdict, union minister Uma Bharti said the court cannot be blamed for its intervention. This comes just days after BJP President Amit Shah said that meddling with the affairs of the temple was a conspiracy by Communists in Kerala.

Sabarimala gates opened for women but protesters deny them entry

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The gates of the Sabarimala temple were opened to women of all ages on Wednesday, but protesters blocked the devotees from entering the shrine and warned them of consequences.

What Indu Malhotra, the only judge who disagreed on the Sabarimala verdict, said

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

Justice Indu Malhotra said that it is not for courts to determine which religious practices are to be struck down.

Kerala received a lot more rain than its dams could handle: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Three days of intense rainfall, from August 15 to August 17 brought in more than what the dams could accommodate, making it necessary to release water. This is what the Central Water Commission (CWC) report on the Kerala floods observed.

How much damage Kerala suffered: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

With some time passing, an assessment of the loss in Kerala can be made. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.