Kerala News

As Kerala declares Ernakulam Nipah-free, youth recalls struggle

The Nipah virus returned to Kerala for the second consecutive year after the 21-year-old college student from Ernakulam district was tested positive for the virus in early June.

Nine Indian men stranded in UAE after accepting fake job offers

The incident comes months after the Consulate General of India in Dubai asked job seekers to stay away from fraudulent job advertisements luring Indians to the UAE.


Kumbalangi days: Kerala self-help network trains, rolls out all-women construction teams

While local women make up a sizeable section of Kerala’s construction labourer base, most do lowly jobs due to lack of training and experience. Kudumbashree aims to train women in all aspects of construction to guide them towards leadership positions.

Catholic priests from Kerala call off stir following conciliatory talks

The priests ended their stir a day after an agreement was reached between the agitating priests and the Bishops who are members of the Permanent Synod of the Syro-Malabar Church.The priests had launched their protest at the Bishop's House on Thursday.

Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Thunderstorm, rains in Mumbai; Kerala on alert

Weather forecast today India HIGHLIGHTS: In Kasargod in Kerala, which is also under alert, the district collector has declared a holiday for all the educational institutes, including professional colleges.

Kerala: To buy car for woman MP, youth Congress takes to crowdfunding

The Youth Congress has printed a coupon in its header, seeking funds to buy the car for their MP. The National Youth Congress coordinator said many people had offered a vehicle to her, but she had refused all of them. 


Unhappy with police harassment, tipplers in Kerala form Association

Two of the promoters stood in front of the Secretariat here recently, holding placards demanding that the rights of those taking a drink or two needs to be protected, especially from police, who they claimed were constantly behind their back, harassing them.

Kerala student stabbing case: UDF delegation meets Governor once again seeking intervention

This is the second time in four days that the UDF delegation is meeting the governor on the issue.

Kerala: Ernakulam priests on indefinite hunger strike against Cardinal Alencherry

For priests, who don't have any professional union, to openly defy their head at his seat of power is unheard of in the history of the church in India.

Delhi Confidential: Across Party Lines

Muraleedharan had requested senior Congress MP and former defence minister A K Antony to convene a meeting of all Kerala MPs.

Kerala Photos

Colours of rain: Southwest monsoon arrives in Kerala

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

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


Sketch book 2: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on campaign mode, as seen by E P Unny

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Ahead of voting on April 23, 2019, E P Unny travels through Kerala and documents its politics through sketches.

Lakhs of women take part in Attukal Pongala festival

Lakhs of women took part in the historic Attukal Pongala festival in Kerala Wednesday. The women prepare an offering of 'Pongala' in makeshift brick stoves which will be offered to Attukal Devi

Mercury dips in Kerala; Munnar covered with frost

Munnar hill station in Kerala was covered in a blanket of frost.

'Breathtaking': Neelakurinji blooms first time in 12 years

After a gap of around 12 years, the Western Ghats are resplendent, clad in a purplish-blue carpet. The neelakurinji bloomed in the Anamalai hills near Munnar, a phenomenon that occurs once in 12 years.


Kerala battles worst flood in 100 years, massive rescue operations underway

A truck carries people past a flooded road in Thrissur, Kerala on August 18, 2018.Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala that killed hundreds, officials said.

Kerala floods: IMD issues red alert, Kochi airport shut till Saturday

The death toll in Kerala has climbed to 67 as the state is reeling under one of the worst floods in history. For the first time in history, the state has opened 35 of its 39 dams.

Heavy rains, landslide throw life out of gear in Kerala

At least 22 people have been killed in landslides and rain-related incidents over the last 24 hours in Kerala, disaster management officials confirmed. Shutters of Idukki dam opened after 26 years for trial run.

Photos: Dark skies across Kerala as the monsoons set in

As the monsoons arrive in Kerala, here are some stunning photos from across the state.

Kerala Videos

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

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

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.


Elephant calf rescued from well

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

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Kannur International Airport Set to Take Flight

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

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

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

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

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

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