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CPI(M) activist stabbed to death

December 07, 2020 5:15 pm

CPI(M) state secretary in-charge A Vijayaraghavan said the killing was an attempt to disrupt peace ahead of polling for the first phase of the local body elections on Tuesday.

PM Modi to inaugurate Kollam bypass today: Everything you need to know

January 15, 2019 2:52 pm

The bypass, by now popularly called the Kollam bypass, is a two-lane, 13 km stretch built at a cost of Rs 352 crores from Mevaram to Kavanad in Kollam district of the state.

On fireworks, detailed rules on paper, several court orders

April 18, 2016 7:34 am

The temple fireworks display in Kerala that killed over 100 went ahead without permission, and with the blessings of politicians.

Thanks, no thanks

April 18, 2016 12:06 am

Kerala officers speak truth to power: Victims are the VIPs, not Modi or Rahul

Kollam fire: Puttingal Devi temple sticks to tradition, re-opens on 7th day

April 17, 2016 2:21 pm

The Tantri (Chief priest) Unnikrishnan Namboothiri opened the sanctum sanctorum at 4.00 AM.

Kollam officer at centre of row is from family of civil servants: She sticks to rulebook, says Collector’s father

April 17, 2016 2:47 am

Shainamol doesn’t need to look far for support — she has a family of powerful civil servants to lean on.

Kollam temple fire: After DGP, health chief says PM Modi, Rahul visits to burns ICU were ‘unwarranted’

November 19, 2020 4:01 pm

Modi and Congress leader Gandhi visited the patients separately on Sunday at a time when seven of eight patients admitted in the ICU were in “the most critical condition".

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi's presence didn't hamper rescue work, says Chandy

April 15, 2016 3:49 pm

"National leaders like PM or Rahul Gandhi or Sitaram Yechury coming did not hamper rescue work, it was big relief for people," said Chandy.

Kerala DGP says he had objected to visits of PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi during rescue-relief work in Kollam

April 15, 2016 12:52 pm

The entire police department was busy in rescue and relief work and the visits by Modi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi meant that they had to ensure their “safety and security” as well.

Kollam temple fire: One more victim dies, death toll rises to 114

April 14, 2016 1:10 pm

The government would hold an all-party meeting on Thursday afternoon to discuss about bringing in restrictions for fireworks display in places of worship.


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.

PM Narendra Modi visits site of Kerala temple fire that killed over 100 people

April 11, 2016 12:24 pm

Kerala Police on Monday detained five people who were involved in conducting the firework display after a huge fire broke out at Puttingal temple at Paravaur (Kollam District), Kerala early Sunday morning.


Kerala: Last rites of Lance Naik Sudeesh B performed

February 16, 2016 10:39 am

Kollam, Feb 16 (ANI): The last rites of Lance Naik Sudeesh B, who was buried under the February 3 Siachen avalanche, were held at his native town Kollam in Kerala on Tuesday. The bodies of nine soldiers of Madras regiment, who were buried alive under the glacier, were flown to the national capital on Monday.