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Former RJ Rasikan Rajesh hacked to death near Trivandrum; probe underway

March 27, 2018 11:51:43 am

Kerala RJ Rasikan Rajesh murder case: Police said it was too early to affix a motive for the murder of Rajesh and is investigating all angles of the case.

Komalavally at work. (Express photo/Vishnu Verma)

A day in the life of a woman coconut palm climber in Kerala

March 25, 2018 9:42:45 am

What does it take for women to break this glass ceiling? Agility, training and a climbing machine.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches unified governance app at global digital summit

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches unified governance app at global digital summit

March 22, 2018 1:13:47 pm

Pinarayi Vijayan said Kerala government will provide 1000 free public WiFi spots in parks and libraries and connect offices and homes with optical fibre network.

Woman seen assaulting 90-year-old grandmother in viral video, arrested

March 19, 2018 4:19:02 pm

Even though neighbours have complained against Deepa earlier, the police was unable to press charges due to lack of evidence. However, with the videos emerging on social media, police was able to arrest Deepa.

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RSS membership registers growth in Kerala, 7000 new members added in past one year

March 16, 2018 6:30:26 pm

The RSS's efforts to conduct more shakhas are stonewalled mainly in Communist strongholds like rural areas of Kannur and Payyanur, said Gopalankutty.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan rules out possibility of aligning with Congress

March 2, 2018 8:13:05 pm

Asserting that only Left parties can usher in an alternative, Vijayan said this could not be achieved by forging an alliance with Congress.

Cooked by prisoners, chicken biryani is hot favourite at this jail food counter in Kochi

Cooked by prisoners, chicken biryani is hot favourite at this jail food counter in Kochi

February 27, 2018 8:15:45 pm

Daily collection at the ‘Food for Freedom’ counter of the jail, that sells food cooked by inmates, has soared to Rs 80,000 after recent additions to the menu.

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Kerala: Tribal youth allegedly beaten to death by mob, selfie with victim goes viral on social media

February 23, 2018 1:29:44 pm

Madhu was handed over to the police and later transported in a jeep. But when the jeep reached Thavalam, he vomited, a police official said. Madhu was declared brought dead by doctors at a primary healthcare centre.

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

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

February 22, 2018 7:55:27 am

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.

Kerala new health policy to make vaccination certificate mandatory for school admission

February 21, 2018 6:12:11 am

The state Cabinet on Tuesday ratified the draft medical policy, which, among others, proposes a standard treatment guideline covering all hospitals to ensure 'rationale, effective and affordable treatment'.

Kerala Catholic priest booked for allegedly raping British-Bangladeshi woman

February 15, 2018 9:46:40 pm

The priest, Thanninikkumthadathil Thomas, was also booked for allegedly stealing the woman's gold ornaments, mobile phone and 1,300 British pounds.

Kerala woman allegedly assaulted by CPI(M) leader, forced to abort fetus

February 15, 2018 9:23:37 pm

The accused had allegedly assaulted the woman, Josna Sibi, on January 28 when she tried to intervene in a dispute over a boundary wall between them and her husband, police said.

Padayappa at the football ground in Munnar on Tuesday. (Express photo/Vishnu Varma)

When ‘Padayappa’ the wild elephant disrupted a football match in Munnar

February 15, 2018 10:17:54 pm

Several years ago, when a local vendor carrying bags of carrots saw the elephant in front, she hid nearby. But the tusker promptly went for the carrots and left without harming her.

Cochin Shipyard fire: Blast onboard ONGC vessel kills five, inquiry commission to probe accident

February 14, 2018 1:37:06 am

Cochin Shipyard fire: The ship is owned by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and had been docked at the yard for maintenance work.

Two retired Kerala transport staff kill self over pension woes, state to sign pact with co-op banks

February 10, 2018 2:58:43 am

In Thiruvananthapuram, retired KSRTC employee Karunakaran Nadar, 69, consumed poison, while in Wayanad, another retired staff Natesh Babu, 68, was found hanging at a lodge in Sulthan Bathery.

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Kerala High Court quashes land grabbing case against Oommen Chandy

February 10, 2018 2:45:32 am

Justice Abraham Mathew observed that the FIR, registered by Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau, won’t stand legal scrutiny under the anti-corruption act as it was registered on a “non-existent” case.

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Kerala tops Niti Aayog’s comprehensive Health Index report

February 10, 2018 2:32:16 am

The report ranked states and Union territories on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as overall performance with respect to each other.

Class XI girl alleges CPM men threatened father for joining BJP

February 10, 2018 10:02:52 am

Local CPM leaders, she said, did not like Sukumaran joining the BJP as the area is known to be a stronghold of the Communists.

Row erupts as Kerala Speaker purchases glasses worth Rs 50,000, gets reimbursed

February 3, 2018 5:20:29 pm

The legislature secretariat replying to an RTI has stated that the Speaker spent Rs 49,900 for spectacles - Rs 4,900 for the frame and Rs 45,000 for the lens. The Speaker had also got medical reimbursement Rs 4.25 lakh.

Kerala Budget 2018: Thrust on social welfare schemes; alcohol to get costlier

Kerala Finance Minister’s speech peppered with references from works of female writers

February 2, 2018 7:09:00 pm

The Kerala Budget speech comprised of works from women literally figures as Finance Minister used their reference to highlight various phenomenons that marked the Financian Year 2017-18.

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Kerala budget 2018 highlights: Govt set to increase tax on alcohol

February 2, 2018 6:08:16 pm

Kerala Budget 2018: Finance Minister Thomas Isaac presented LDF government's second budget in the state Assembly today. Here are the latest updates.

Kerala: Three women remanded into custody for beating mentally-ill neighbour, video goes viral

Kerala: Three women remanded into custody for beating mentally-ill neighbour, video goes viral

January 31, 2018 10:39:00 pm

Kerala: Police said Antony was taken to the government hospital in Munambam for treatment where she reportedly kicked a ruckus. She will now be evaluated by a psychiatrist in Ernakulam.

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14-year-old’s charred body found in Kollam, mother is prime suspect

January 19, 2018 10:28:00 am

When Jithu's mother Jayamol was questioned, her statement to the police was reportedly contradictory from what she told her husband.