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Kerala: Event put off in view of Hindu marriage, village to mark Milad-un-Nabi today

The Jama Masjid at Edivetti village, under Changaroth panchayat of Kozhikode, sits right across the house of Indira Nambiar, whose daughter Prathyusha, a post-graduate student, got married last Sunday.

Ending weeks of suspense, admin allows controversial tusker to be part of Thrissur Pooram lineup

The Thrissur district administration Saturday gave its approval Saturday afternoon, but laying out specific conditions for the same.

Kerala elephant owners say no to parading tuskers from May 11; Thrissur Pooram festivities in disarray

A ban on a partially-blind 54-year-old tusker was placed by the Chief Wildlife Warden after the elephant killed two people at a housewarming ceremony in Guruvayur in February this year.

Sabarimala row: Lakhs set to take part in Kerala govt’s women’s wall today

The participating women are to take a pledge to protect renaissance values, but its content has no reference to Sabarimala.

CPI(M) leader Simon Britto, 64, dies

Britto, who hailed from Kochi, was state vice-president of Students Federation of India, the student wing of CPI(M), in 1983 when he was stabbed by activists of KSU, the student wing of the Congress.

Kerala cop booked for murder found dead, suicide suspected

It was alleged that Harikumar deliberately pushed the youth in front of the vehicle even after the parking issue was solved.

Senior priest of Chengannur Diocese Thomas Mar Athanasios dies after falling from train

Police suspect that the senior priest, who was travelling from Gujarat, fell after being hit by the door of the compartment as he was preparing to alight at Ernakulam junction a few minutes away. 

Meet Saseendra, first woman in Kerala to drive CM’s vehicle during passing-out parade

On Tuesday, Saseendra became the first woman in Kerala to drive the official vehicle of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan as he took the salute at a passing-out parade at the Ramavarmapuram Police Academy in Thrissur.

Hindu Pakistan: BJP activists threatened to kill me, claims Shashi Tharoor after attack on his Kerala office

Shashi Tharoor said the BJP youth wing activists also drove away the locals who were waiting with their petitions outside and even tied a banner saying “Hindu Pakistan” office.

Kerala to get official song; Govt sets up panel

The cabinet set up the expert panel months after Vijayan, at a function, had said Kerala should have its own official song which could be sung for government and other public functions.

Kerala: Four CPI(M) workers, three BJP workers injured in clashes

The injured have been admitted to hospitals in Mattanur and Thalassery. The condition of one of the CPI(M) is said to be serious. It is being verified who started off the clash, a senior police official said.

Nissan’s digital hub to drive up Kerala’s ease of doing business rankings

The company is looking at providing 500 direct jobs by the end of April 2019 with indirect employment also raised through its partner agencies.