As a woman panchayat president in her debut term, did Jini face obstacles? “No, I don’t think so. A woman can lead just as well as a man. But the important thing here is we need cooperation from everyone..."
A recent video of a Theyyam artist consoling a stricken Muslim woman had won hearts. Another Theyyam performance, and Sani Peruvannan does more of that, immersing himself in the art form that welcomes all, accommodates all. As he tells a devotee: “I don’t look at the size of your currency note, colour of your clothes, or how high or low your caste is. I look at how big your heart is”
Kochi DCP (Law and Order) Kuriakose V U said a French woman sent an email complaint detailing an incident of sexual abuse she had faced in 2019, allegedly at the hands of P S Sujeesh, who ran a tattoo parlour in Kochi named ‘Inkfected’.
Kerala Education Minister V Sivankutty praised Arya in a Facebook post, saying, "Without abandoning her pet dog, Arya is on her way to India from a war-torn country. It is born out of love and the world benefits from such love."
Theyyam is a ritualistic art and dance form that encompasses aspects of tribal and primitive religion through worship of gods, goddesses, warriors, local spirits, tribal deities and even Muslim characters from ancient fables.
Over 400 kms away from that pre-university college in Mandya, Shybu KP, who teaches English for students of 11th and 12th grade at the Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) in Edappally in Kerala, is a worried man.
SilverLine is a semi high-speed railway project connecting the state's northern and southern ends at a cost of over Rs 63,000 crore. What is the need for it? Why are there protests against the project?
The three-year-old tusker, a part of a herd of elephants moving through the area at the time, bit into a 200-metre-long electric cable that was being used to pump water out of a nearby borewell in the estate.
Kuttiyamma, a native of Ayarkunnam panchayat in Kottayam district, scored 89 out of 100 marks in an examination conducted as a part of ‘Mikavulsavam’, a project of the Kerala State Literacy Mission to test preliminary knowledge of students.
The campaign titled ‘We the Change’ brings together young climate activists as they deliberate with the government, media, policymakers and most importantly, millions of other youngsters, to push forward solutions and inspire collective action.
Owing to years of rampant mining, lack of scientific land-use policy, and a railway project in the offing, Kerala is no longer the safe haven it was, say experts. The alarm bells on climate emergency are yet to ring in Thiruvananthapuram, though.
Kerala rains, Idukki dam opened after 3 years: The water level at the time of opening was 2,398.04 ft. The water will travel through Neriamangalam, Bhoothathankettu and Idamalayar dams to reach Ernakulam district.
Uthra murder case: The trial court stopped at awarding the convict the death penalty considering his young age and no past criminal antecedents, underlining that there are opportunities for him to reform.