shashi tharoor

With ‘floccinaucinihilipilification’, Tharoor claims hat-trick win from capital

Thiruvananthapuram: This Lok Sabha election season was eventful for Shashi Tharoor ..

Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri
Poet Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri turns 80; Mathrubhumi publishes two books as tribute
kummanam rajasekharan
Cross-voting might have taken place in TVM: Kummanam
Jose k mani
Jose K Mani gets court verdict against PJ Joseph

Kerala's only woman priest ‘Father Omana’ retires from service

Thiruvananthapuram: After two decades of service, the only woman priest of Kerala CSI Church Rev. Omana Victor retired from the ..


No action taken against luxury buses plying within Kerala; KSRTC suffers Rs 20 cr loss

Thiruvananthapuram: It has been found that about 400 long distance private buses are plying within the state besides the long distance ..


Strict conditions for interstate buses; Parking not allowed within 500 m from bus stands

Thiruvananthapuram: The transport department has issued a circular containing strict conditions to prevent the interstate private bus ..

Abhinanadan Varthaman

Industrialist releases digital compilation of poems on IAF Commander Abhinandan

Thiruvananthapuram: A digital version of literary works on Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman compiled by the ..


Rahul to visit 5 districts today; to meet KM Mani’s family

Thiruvananthapuram: AICC president and UDF candidate in Wayanad Rahul Gandhi arrived at Thiruvananthapuram on Monday by 10.45 pm. He ..

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Nirmala Sitharaman, Amit Shah to visit Kerala for poll campaign

Thiruvananthapuram: Union Minister for Defence, Nirmala Sitharaman and BJP national president Amit Shah will reach Kerala for election ..


Sabarimala issue: Kummanam criticises state Chief Electoral Officer

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP leader Kummanam Rajasekharan has criticised the State Chief Electoral Officer’s decision not to use the ..


No thief attempts to steal these lamps placed on roadside...Read why?

Nedumangad (Thiruvananthapuram): More than thousand traditional lamps (Nilavilakku) have been arranged in front of the hundi (cash ..

attukal pongala 2019

Attukal Pongala today; Devotees throng city

Thiruvananthapuram: The renowned Attukal Pongala ritual will take place in the capital city and premises on Wednesday. Hundreds of ..


Protest tents in front of Secretariat removed at midnight; clashes occur

Thiruvananthapuram: Over 10 protest tents built in front of the Secretariat was removed by the municipality with the help of police ..


Sexual abuse of minor girl: Police files rape case against Imam

Thiruvananthapuram: The police imposed charges of rape against Imam Shafeeq Al Qasimi who allegedly sexually assaulted a minor girl ..


Kodiyeri meets Kanam; LDF seat discussion commences

Thiruvananthapuram: CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan and CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran held a meeting marking the beginning ..


YouTube to join hands with MBIFL by organising workshops

Thiruvananthapuram: The video sharing website YouTube will be joining hands with Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters to be ..


Vivekananda, cancer, storyteller and more… MBIFL to discuss diverse topics

Thiruvananthapuram: Who was Swami Vivekananda? Was he a mere saint who wore frugal attire and abandoned all earthly pleasures? Had ..


Nehru, VKN, literary criticism...a mixed bag of sessions at MBIFL

Thiruvananthapuram: When there is a discussion on Jammu & Kashmir or Arunachal Pradesh, everyone seems to put the blame on Jawaharlal ..


Tulsi, 7 other spices of Kerala soon to get international standards

Thiruvananthapuram: The 4th session of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs to determine the quality of spices according ..


Send a 'Letter to the Writer': MBIFL gives opportunity to contact your favourite authors

Thiruvananthapuram: The second edition of to be held in Kanakakkunnu in Thiruvananthapuram from January 31 to February 3 has planned ..


MBIFL office opens at TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran inaugurated the festival office of the Mathrubhumi International Festival ..


BJP planning to end secretariat strike after Sabarimala shrine closes

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP is mulling to end their hunger strike staged in front of the secretariat after the Sabarimala shrine closes ..


Submarine arranged for security during Modi’s visit to Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Special Protection Group (SPG) had surrounded the Thiruvananthapuram city for hours on Tuesday in connection ..


MBIFL 2019 to meet many worlds, many times

Thiruvananthapuram: The second edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL 2019) to be held from January 31 at ..


PM Modi to visit Padmanabhaswamy Temple on Jan 15

New Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the construction works completed in Thiruvananthapuram Padmanabhaswamy Temple ..


Value added products from water hyacinth gives hope to lake revival

By showcasing the value added products made from water hyacinth, a startup became the centre of attraction at the agriculture fest ..


MBIFL 2019 to welcome Latin American writers and Vilayat Khan music

Thiruvananthapuram: The second edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL-2019) to be held at Kanakakkunnu here ..


Green protocol to be strictly implemented ahead of Sivagiri pilgrimage

Sivagiri: Thiruvananthapuram district collector Dr. K. Vasuki directed that green protocol should be strictly implemented in connection ..


Gypsy women steal 43 sovereign gold from house after requesting water

Attingal (Thiruvananthapuram): A group of gypsy women stole 43 sovereigns of gold after tricking the householder by asking for water ..

MBIFL 2019

MBIFL to be a confluence of international authors and literature

Kozhikode: The second edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL), the union of letters, ideas and gratifying ..

kerala niyamasabha

Ruckus in House over Muneer's communal wall remark

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala assembly witnessed a ruckus on Thursday after MLA MK Muneer called the women’s wall a communal ..


More road accidents reported in Ernakulam; Deaths in TVM

Kochi: A total of 2632 deaths occurred in 25,628 road accidents within eight months in the state, as per the statistics of the police ..


SFI workers manhandle two police officers in public in TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: A group of SFI workers brutally manhandled police officers in public after they blocked a bike for violating traffic ..

smart trivandrum

T’puram corporation to become smart through ‘Smart Trivandrum’ app

Thiruvananthapuram: Corporation’s mobile app ‘Smart Trivandrum’ which helps the public to identify those who dump ..


Extra permits to be issued exclusively for e-autorickshaws in cities

Thiruvananthapuram: New permit will be issued exclusively for 2000 electric autorickshaws in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode ..

women wall

Women wall to be 620 km long; 30.15 lakh women to join

Thiruvananthapuram: The women wall to be formed on New Year in order to uphold the Renaissance values will have a length of 620 km ..

K Surendran

15 cases exist against K Surendran; allegations false: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan dismissed the allegation of charging fake cases against BJP leader K. Surendran ..


Chennithala criticises CM for obstructing assembly proceedings

Thiruvananthapuram: Soon after the Assembly was adjourned following opposition uproar, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala alleged ..

P Sreeramakrishnan

Opposition leader stages emotional drama; Speaker rejects allegations

Thiruvananthapuram: Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan stated that he has not denied opposition's opportunity to raise questions and asserted ..


Assembly adjourned for third day over Sabarimala issue

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Assembly was adjourned for the third consecutive day on Friday due to opposition protests over Sabarimala ..

Cricket team

Ravi Shastri, team players visit Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Thiruvananthapuram: Indian Cricket team coach Ravi Shastri and players visited Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Karikkakom Sree Chamundi ..


Plastic factory fire: Health warning issued for toxic smoke

Thiruvananthapuram: Following a major fire that broke out at a plastic manufacturing unit in Manvilla near here on Wednesday night, ..


Sabarimala: South Indian ministers skip meeting, CM didn't attend

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government had a major setback in conducting the meeting of Devaswom ministers of the South Indian states ..


Sabarimala protest: Injured journalist still under treatment

Thiruvananthapuram: Journalist Saritha Saraswathi Balan who was injured during the clashes, that occurred in connection with the ..


CPM leader MM Lawrence’s grandson takes part in BJP’s strike

Thiruvananthapuram: CPM leader M.M. Lawrence’s grandson Milan Lawrence Immanuel was present in the venue of the protest staged ..

High speed train

Contract signed for TVM-Kasaragod semi high-speed rail corridor

Thiruvananthapuram: A semi high-speed rail corridor will be established on the stretch of Thiruvananthapuram- Kasaragod. Paris-headquartered ..


Attack on ashram: Former security guard of Sandeepananda Giri taken into custody

Thiruvananthapuram: In connection with the attack on Swami Sandeepananda Giri’s ashram, the police have taken the former security ..


Ashram attack: Police obtain clues about culprit

Thiruvananthapuram: The police have received clues about the culprit behind the attack on Swami Sandeepananda Giri's ashram. The ..


Attack on Sandeepananda was a murder attempt: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the secular mindset of Kerala is with Swami Sandeepananda Giri. He was ..

oomme chandy

Case on Saritha’s complaint an attempt to divert attention from Sabarimala: Chandy

Kottayam: Former chief minister Oommen Chandy said that the case charged against him on the sexual abuse complaint filed by Saritha ..


Insecure life and job; Daily wage workers of TVM Zoo in distress

Thiruvananthapuram: The contract workers of Thiruvananthapuram Zoo are in distress as they are not provided proper security measures ..

dr.rekha nair

Dr Rekha A Nair appointed as first lady Director of RCC

Thiruvananthapuram: Dr. Rekha A. Nair has been appointed as the director of Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) at Thiruvananthapuram. She ..

kerala floods

Salary donated to CMDRF may find mention in service books

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government is considering to keep a record of the employees who contributed their one month’s ..


Crime Branch to probe Jesna missing case

Thiruvananthapuram: The Crime Branch will investigate into the missing case of Kanjirappally SD College student Jesna, a native of ..

kerala police

Helmet to be made part of police uniform in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: A recommendation has been made to make helmets part of the uniform of the state police. In a report to Home Secretary ..


Salary challenge: Transfer of nine Havildars alleged to be act of revenge

Thiruvananthapuram: The controversies surrounding the salary challenge is still continuing, with the allegations that the Havildars ..


Heavy rain predicted in Kerala on Sept 25

Thiruvananthapuram: As per the predictions of the Meteorological Department, Cyclone Daye that caused storm in Odisha is not likely ..


Husbands to be allowed in labour rooms in two major Govt hospitals in TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: Two major government hospitals in the state capital are planning to implement a scheme that allows pregnant women ..

Kadakampally Surendran

Minister offers official vehicle to hospitalize accident victim, resumes journey in autorickshaw

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister Kadakampally Surendran offered his official vehicle to hospitalize a person injured in a road accident ..

idukki dam

KSEB moves to set up new power plant in Idukki

Thiruvananthapuram: The authority has begun discussions regarding construction of a new hydroelectric power plant in Idukki dam to ..

kerala floods

Dispute over flood review; Revenue dept wants nodal agencies to conduct study

Thiruvananthapuram: A dispute is going on regarding the assessments of the impact and damages caused by the flood havoc in Kerala. ..

oommen chandy

Oommen Chandy criticises decision to not open Thanneermukkom Bund

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leader Oommen Chandy opined that the decision to not open the Thanneermukkom Bund even when other dams ..


Man held with ganja admits of supplying drugs to celebs

Kazhakkoottam: A man suspected to be the main drug agent in Thiruvananthapuram district was held with one kg ganja and 700 grams hashish ..

periyar rain havoc

Heavy rains lashing Kerala due to depression

Kochi: The major reason behind the incessant rains and flash flooding in Kerala is depression. The meteorological experts said that ..


Maria, Meera, Chetak reach from Jaipur to join Kerala Mounted Police

Jagathy (Thiruvananthapuram): Nine new horses have been brought to the Mounted Police headquarters at Kannettumukku in Jagathy. After ..


Mohanlal keeps up promise; meets little fan who has ailing kidneys

Ending a fog of confusions, actor Mohanlal finally met a little hardcore fan Abhijith who is suffering from kidney ailment. Both the ..

Gold biscuits

Air passenger held with Rs 1.25 cr worth gold biscuits in TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: An air passenger was held while attempting to smuggle 4 kg of gold biscuits hiding them in a pouch. Tamil Nadu ..

Case Against GNPC Admins For Encouraging Boozing

‘GNPC’ admin flees country

Thiruvananthapuram: The admin of the Facebook group ‘Glassile Nurayum Platile Curryum’ (GNPC) notorious for allegedly encouraging ..


Rain intensifies; Alert issued in hilly regions

Thiruvananthapuram: The Meteorological department has informed that heavy rains will continue to batter the state till Friday. Kerala ..

popular front

Popular Front likely to be banned for anti-national activities

Thiruvananthapuram: The central government is moving ahead to ban Popular Front owing to its anti-national activities. The move to ..

tvm medical college

Bacterial infection found in dialysis unit of TVM Medical College

Thiruvananthapuram: The dialysis unit in the super specialty block of Thiruvananthapuram Medical College has been affected with bacterial ..

Soccer film

Kerala to host 'Soccer Film Festival' to mark world cup

Thiruvananthapuram: As the football world cup enters the last phase, the Kerala capital is gearing up to host a unique movie festival ..


Goodbye to hotel food; Dabbawalas will deliver lunch to offices in TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: The widely acclaimed Dabbawala services in metro cities like Mumbai will be now available in Thiruvananthapuram ..

Plus max

Liquor smuggling in airport; Customs Superintendent involved

Thiruvananthapuram: There are reports that the customs superintendent has leaked the personal data of passengers for liquor smuggling ..


Senkumar against police slavery; onus falls on leadership

Thiruvananthapuram: Former DGP T P Senkumar said that the police leadership is responsible for everything related to the police. He ..


Congress meeting; restrictions on social media use

Thiruvananthapuram: Verbal fights occurred in the meeting of Congress leaders conducted to discuss the issue of offering RS seat to ..

MM Mani

Electricity charge might increase, says Minister M M MANI

Thiruvananthapuram: Electricity Minister M M Mani said that electricity charge in the state might go up. Considering the current situation ..

Jose K Mani

LDF’S complaint rejected; Jose K Mani’s nomination accepted

Thiruvananthapuram: The complaint submitted by LDF to the returning officer against the UDF RS candidate Jose K Mani MP was rejected ..


Real beneficiary is BJP; Congress moving to ruin: V M Sudheeran

Thiruvananthapuram: Former KPCC president and veteran leader V. M. Sudheeran walked out of the UDF meeting in which Kerala Congress ..

km mani

Mani again in UDF, RS candidate to be announced soon

Thiruvananthapuram: Mani returns to UDF from Kerala Congress after an interval of 2 years. The party chairman K M Mani said in a press ..


Govt offices to follow Green Protocol starting June 5

Thiruvananthapuram: Every government office should follow the Green Protocol starting from June 5, the World Environment Day, stated ..

Ashok kumar

Lawyer who beat up SI on court premises to be arrested soon

Thiruvananthapuram: Advocate Muraleedharan Vallakkadavu who was named as accused for manhandling a sub-inspector in the compound of ..


CM to lay stone for Kerala’s Virology Institute on Wednesday

Thiruvananthapuram: The works on Advanced Virology Institute (IAV) will commence on the campus of KSIDC Life Science Park at Thonnakkal ..


Heavy rain, wind to hit Kerala from Friday onwards

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has informed that heavy rain and strong winds will hit Kerala from Friday ..


Biometric punching to be set up in all Govt offices from October

Thiruvananthapuram: From October onwards, biometric attendance system will be implemented in all government offices in the state. Chief ..


Mass transfer in KSRTC without considering union recommendation

Thiruvananthapuram: A list of mass transfer of employees in KSRTC has been published. In a total, 2505 employees including drivers, ..


Now, dial 9188 100 100 to get nearest ambulance; Service to be launched on May 11

Thiruvananthapuram: Now people can contact the number 9188 100 100 to get the nearest ambulance service in case of any emergency. Indian ..

smoke ice cream

Smoke ice cream banned in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The production, storage, distribution and sales of smoke ice creams, soft drinks and other food items made using ..


Malayalam made compulsory in Kerala schools from classes 1 to 10

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has drafted the rules of the law that makes Malayalam a compulsory subject in all schools in the ..

Pocso Case in Kerala

778 child abuse cases reported in Kerala last year

Thiruvananthapuram: A report of the Kudumbashree says that 778 child abuse cases were reported in the state in a period between April ..


Liga murdered after rape: Police

Thiruvananthapuram: The police have found that Latvian lady Liga was murdered after raping her. The arrest of Kovalam Vazhamuttam natives ..


Row over Water authority’s bottled water plant

Thiruvananthapuram: The controversy over Additional Chief Secretary Tom Jose’s decision to avoid bottled water when the Kerala ..


Rev. Chrysostom is a living legend: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that Rev. Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom is an instance for a living legend ..

aswathy jwala

Women’s commission to probe into Aswathy Jwala’s complaint

Thiruvananthapuram: The State Women’s Commission filed a case on the complaint lodged by social activist Aswathy Jwala pointing ..


Orthodox Church likely to support LDF in Chengannur

Thiruvananthapuram: The representatives of the Orthodox Church visited chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan at Cliff House in the backdrop ..


Liga’s death; Boatman reveals to have brought foreigners to the place

Thiruvananthapuram: Adding to the mystery behind the death of the Latvian lady Liga Skromane, who was found dead near Kovalam after ..

nurses strike

Nurses' strike withdrawn; Minimum wage fixed at Rs 20,000

Thiruvananthapuram: The indefinite strike declared by the private hospital nurses in the state from Tuesday onwards was withdrawn, ..