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PM Modi's visit to Kollam tragedy site was an act of duty: Ananth Kumar

Taking a dig at former prime minister Manmohan Singh, he alleged that the Congress had provided a prime minister who never acted during the UPA's tenure at the Centre.

The Haze Of Smoke

After the Kollam tragedy, reasoned debate has been given a go by


Kollam temple fire tragedy: Kerala to seek Rs 117 cr aid from Centre

More than 300 injured persons are still undergoing treatment at hospitals in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam.

UDF encouraging officials to make controversial remarks for political gain: Kerala BJP chief on Modi's Kollam visit

The Prime Minister came not with empty handed, but with experts in providing treatment for burn injuries, Kerala BJP chief Rajasekharan said.

Thrissur Pooram: Will security concerns go up in smoke?

For people of Thrissur district, the pooram is an obsession that has only swelled over the years

Kerala temple fire: 500 gms of concrete pellets removed from Paravor victim

The man underwent a life saving procedure at the KIMS.


Kerala temple fire: ‘Fireworks soon turned into a huge fireball’

Eyewitnesses say many died when concrete slabs of temple structure fell on the crowd; most victims were non-locals, were waiting for early morning bus.

Kerala fire tragedy: Temple ignores ban, fireworks show leaves over 100 dead, 400 injured

The incident took place at the 500-year-old Devi Temple at Puttingal of Paravur municipality in Kollam, located around 70 km from the state capital, where a fireworks show is part of the annual festival. The toll is likely to go up as at least two dozen victims are critically injured.

Kerala fire tragedy: Temple counted on election politics for OK, Kollam officials bullied with communal slur

Officials at every level recommended denial of permission to the Puttingal temple for the fireworks show. The powerful temple administration simply ignored the order, helped along by local politicians with an eye on elections.

Inviting disaster

Kollam temple tragedy points to a progressive weakening of the writ of the local administration.