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LiveKerala election results 2019 highlights: UDF wins 19 out of 20 seats, worst results for LDF in 3 decades

Kerala Lok Sabha election results 2019 live news updates: The Congress-led UDF has raced to the finish line, winning 19 of the 20 seats in Kerala.

Thiruvananthapuram no cake walk for Shashi Tharoor; triangular contest promises a photo-finish

Two-time MP Shashi Tharoor of the UDF will try to retain his seat against competition from CPI leader C. Divakaran and BJP's Kummanam Rajasekharan in the Kerala capital


Kerala former Additional Chief Secretary D Babu Paul dies at 77

The mortal remains would be taken to Kurvillangad in Kochi for the funeral to be held on Sunday.

Importance of Thiruvananthapuram in BJP's scheme of things in Kerala

Rajasekharan’s candidature from the Thiruvananthapuram seat as the BJP nominee is almost final. A formal announcement is awaited any day.

Kerala govt moves HC against handing over Thiruvananthapuram airport to Adani

The state government submitted that the airport was established in 1932 on 258.06 acres of land owned by princely state of Travancore, of which the state is the successor.

Kerala varsity associate professor backs Dalit scholar on Facebook, removed as HoD

Dr Prasad Pannian had last month condemned the arrest of research scholar Ganthoti Nagaraju. Pannian was suspended as the HoD on Friday, pending a probe.


VIDEO: Man jumps into lioness' cage at Thiruvananthapuram zoo, rescued by guards

Murugan has been reported missing for the last two days and advertisements were given out in local newspapers. It is not clear whether he suffers from a mental illness.

In Kerala, crimes against women on the rise

The highest number of rapes were reported this year from Thiruvananthapuram (rural)-157, followed by Malappuram-136 and Palakkad-105.

People turn devotees of 'mother and child' statue, hospital bans worship

The 'worship' was banned as people started praying, lighting candles, mud lamps and agarbathis in front of it seeking 'blessings' and healing of diseases, hospital authorities said.

Soul Fight

Soul Pait, a dance production that marries urban contemporary dance with Kalaripayattu, comes to the Capital on Thursday

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Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy appears before probe panel

Trivandrum, Jan 25 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday appeared before a judicial commission probing the 7-crore solar scam that has engulfed his Congress-led UDF government, over his alleged links to the accused in the massive cheating scandal. The scam relates to an alleged con job by a pair of entrepreneurs Saritha Nair and Biju Radhakrishnan, who promised to install solar power panels. The Chief Minister, a witness in the case, had already given a written statement to the commission and agreed to appear before it personally, when asked to do so. The commission, that has its office in Kochi, will come to Thiruvananthapuram and record Chandy's statement. Chandy has maintained all along that he has done no wrong and is prepared to face any probe.


Ghulam Ali felicitated in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (ANI): Kerala felicitated Pakistan's legendary maestro Ghulam Ali, two days after he performed in Kolkata. Ali was presented with an award by a socio-cultural organisation and Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and other leaders were also present. Ali will be performing in Thiruvananthapuram city on Friday and in Kozhikode on January 17. He expressed happiness on performing in Kerala during his maiden visit to the state. Indian classical singer, Pandit Vishwanath, will also perform with Ali on Friday. He was all praise for the Pakistani singer, calling him the king of ghazals. Ali, the 75-year old renowned singer, performed with his son Amir Ali in Kolkata on January 12 and was felicitated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.