P Sreeramakrishnan

Action taken in Shaji’s case applies for Razak too: Speaker

Dubai: The same stand taken in the case of K. M. Shaji when the high court cancelled ..

RTI applicants allegedly sent condoms in response to queries, probe on
Acid attack: Girl loses sight; mother, 3 siblings injured
Rakesh Asthana
Govt curtails tenure of Asthana, 3 other CBI officers
Loan issue

19 Malayalis accused in Rs 1,200 cr UAE bank loan fraud

Kochi: As many as 19 persons from Kerala has been named accused swindling Rs 1,200 crore from banks in United Arab Emirates (UAE). ..

Bindu and Kanakadurga

SC to hear Friday plea of 2 women who entered Sabarimala seeking 24X7 security

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Friday a plea of two women seeking 24X7 security after they recently entered the Sabarimala ..

karatt rasak

HC stays order cancelling Koduvally MLA’s election victory

Kochi: A division bench of the High Court has stayed the single bench order cancelling the election victory of Koduvally MLA Karat ..


Maharashtra can't ban dance bars in name of regulation: SC

New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Thursday said that Maharashtra cannot ban dance bars by taking recourse to regulating them, noting that ..

alappad protestor

Alappad protest: Govt officially invites protesters for meeting

Karunagappally: The state government extended an official invitation to the Alappad sand mining protest committee here on Thursday ..


Alappad mining: Protest committee says not invited for meeting with minister

Karunagappally: Sand mining in Alappad and protest of the locals over environmental impacts from mining continue to grab the headlines ..


How did Bindu, Kanakadurga enter through staff gate?

Kochi: The high-level monitoring committee has stated that they have no clarification over how the two women who had darshan at Sabarimala ..

PM Modi

PM-led panel likely to meet on January 24 to appoint new CBI Director

New Delhi: The high-powered Selection Committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet on January 24 to appoint the ..


Indefinite strike by KSRTC staff postponed

Thiruvananthapuram: The indefinite strike by KSRTC employees scheduled to start from Wednesday midnight has been postponed. The protest ..


Alappad mining: NGT seeks report from Kollam administration

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday sought a report from the Kollam district administration after taking note of a ..


Alappad mining: EP Jayarajan to hold discussion with protesters on Thursday

Alappad: Minister for Industries E P Jayarajan will hold discussions with the protesters in the Alappad mineral sand mining issue on ..


KSRTC staff to go on indefinite strike despite HC order

Kochi: Despite order from the High Court restraining the KSRTC staff from staging an indefinite strike, the staff union leaders have ..

bindu-kanaga durga

Police treated Bindu and Kanakadurga as VIPs: HC-appointed panel

Kochi: The monitoring committee appointed by the High Court has criticized the police for taking women to the Sabarimala temple. The ..


Munambam human trafficking: Two in police custody

Kochi: Police have taken two persons into custody in connection with the Munambam human trafficking case. Police have nabbed the man ..


Boney Kapoor sends legal notice to Priya Varrier film Sridevi Bungalow

‘Wink star’ Priya Prakash Varrier, popularly known as Priya Varrier, is making her Bollywood debut with Sridevi Bungalow, ..

Cybewr Army

India in final stages of setting up Defence Cyber Agency

Kolkata: India is setting up a cyber agency under the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) to deal with potent threats in the cyber space, ..

High Court

No agenda over women entry in Sabarimala; Govt in HC

Kochi: The government on Tuesday submitted an affidavit in the High Court in connection with the entry of two women in the Sabarimala ..

Mallikarjun Kharge

Appointment of CBI interim chief 'illegal', says Kharge

New Delhi: Leader of Congress Mallikarjun Kharge has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, terming the appointment of M Nageswara ..


Alappad mining: Govt gets HC notice

Alappuzha: The Kerala high court has sent a notice to the state government and IRE in connection with Alappad mineral sand mining. ..


HC rejects K Surendran’s plea seeking permission to enter Sabarimala

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday dismissed the petition filed by BJP state general secretary K Surendran seeking relaxation ..


Human trafficking: Reports say people set off to Australia

Kochi: In the suspected human trafficking from Munambam port, it is confirmed that the team set off to Australia from here via sea ..


Human trafficking: Probe strengthened, pregnant women, infants in team

Kochi: Agencies are probing the suspected trafficking of 40 non-Keralites in a fishing vessel to Australia from Ernakulam district, ..


Boys face more torture than girls in academics, says study

Kochi: A study has found that students in Kerala face torture and mental pressure over academic performance. The study report was published ..


Khashoggi's killers must be held to account: Pompeo to Saudi Crown Prince

Riyadh: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday told the Saudi King and Crown Prince that the murderers of Jamal Khashoggi must ..


SC allows NGO to make RBI party in WhatsApp payment service matter

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed an NGO to make the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) a party in a plea seeking direction to ..


10 pc reservation for economically weak in general category comes into force

New Delhi: The constitutional provision to provide 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and education to economically backward ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

CMDRF utilization: Lokayukta issues notice to CM, ministers

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Lokayukta on Monday received a petition alleging the misuse of Chief Minister’s Distress Relief ..


Search intensified as police recover more clues on human trafficking from Munambam

Kochi: Police have intensified investigations in connection with the human trafficking from Munambam after finding more evidences of ..


NGO moves SC against appointment of Rao as CBI interim Director

New Delhi: NGO Common Cause on Monday moved the Supreme Court opposing the appointment of M Nageshwara Rao as the CBI's interim ..

Kanhaiya Kumar

Charge sheet filed against Kanhaiya Kumar, others in JNU sedition case

New Delhi: The Delhi Police Monday filed its charge sheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president ..


Police unearth more details about human trafficking from Kochi

Kochi: Police have unearthed important details about the human trafficking from Munambam in Kochi. With 12,000 liters of diesel and ..


SC gives Centre six weeks to reply to notice on PIL against 'snooping'

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre on a plea challenging the notification authorising 10 central agencies ..


Jaggery from TN, Karnataka banned in Kannur

Kannur: Food Safety Assistant Commissioner banned jaggery imported from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to Kannur after detecting the presence ..

ramnath kovind

10% reservation for economically weak in general category cleared by president

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the constitutional provision to provide 10-per cent reservation in government ..

Sunil Arora

CEC asks officials to ensure training of staff handling EVMs, VVPAT

New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora has directed the chief electoral officers of all the ..

sbi branch attack

SBI branch attack: Two NGO union leaders suspended

Thiruvananthapuram: Two Ngo union leaders, who have been remanded in the SBI branch attack case here during hartal, have been suspended ..

E P Jayarajan

Alappad mining: Govt ready for talks, protesters refuse

Alappad/Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government Saturday expressed willingness to hold conciliatory talks on the Alappad mining issue ..

 Nalini Chidambaram

Saradha chit scam: CBI files charge sheet against Chidambaram's wife

New Delhi: The CBI has filed a charge sheet against Nalini Chidambaram, the wife of former Union finance minister P Chidambaram, alleging ..

A padmakumar

Sabarimala tantri removal not discussed: TDB

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid media reports that the LDF government in Kerala planned to remove the Sabarimala tantri, Travancore Devaswom ..


SBI branch attack: Police confirms NGO union leader’s involvement

Thiruvananthapuram: The police have confirmed the involvement of NGO union leader Suresh Babu in the attack on the SBI branch here ..


Panthalam royal family rejects police notice on Thiruvabharana procession

Panthalam: The Panthalam royal family has rejected the police notice preventing those who took part in protests against the Supreme ..

K Surendran

Surendran approaches High Court seeking relaxation in bail conditions

Kochi: BJP state secretary K Surendran has approached the High Court seeking relaxation in bail conditions to take part in the Makaravilakku ..

gurmeet ram rahim singh

Dera chief, 3 others held guilty of murdering journalist

Panchkula: A CBI court Friday held Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others guilty of murdering journalist Ram ..

nageswar rao

Rao undoes transfers done by Verma; situation restored to January 8

New Delhi: Interim CBI Director M Nageshwar Rao has reverted all transfer decisions taken by his ousted predecessor Alok Verma restoring ..

high court

HC cancels VS led government's order releasing 209 prisoners

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court on Friday cancelled the Achuthanandan government’s order which released 209 prisoners ..

mercykutty amma

Coastal protection, mining should go hand in hand: Minister

Kollam: Minister J Mercykutty Amma said that the move to destroy public sectorin connection with Alappad sand mining will not be entertained ..


Ayyappa didn’t appoint tantri; More women will enter Sabarimala, says MM Mani

Kottarakkara: Minister MM Mani said that many women have entered theSabarimala temple and many more women will enter in future. He ..


Hartal: Railways suffer huge loss, protesters may have to compensate

Thiruvananthapuram: Protesters who blocked trains as part of the two-day national strike will have to pay a huge amount as compensation ..

DYSP Threaten

Nedumangad DySP issues public threat against those who attacked police

Nedumangad: DySP B AShokan here on Thursday came out with a public threat against those who attacked the police. Speaking to the media, ..


CM briefs Governor on violence following entry of 2 women into Sabarimala temple

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Thursday briefed Governor P Sathasivam on the incidents of violence in the ..

Kerala Assembly

14th session of Kerala assembly from January 25

Thiruvananthapuram: The 14th session of the Kerala assembly will commence here from January 25. A recommendation to this effect was ..


Nedumangad police station bombing case: Look out notice against Praveen

Thiruvananthapuram: The Nedumangad police here has issued a look out notice against RSS distrct pracharak Praveen, who is the prime ..

Syro Malabar Church

Syro-Malabar Church to set up internal committees

Kochi: Hit by controversies, including sexual abuse involving priests, the Kerala-based Syro-Malabar Catholic Church has decided to ..

Alok Verma

CBI Director Alok Verma shunted out; posted as Director General Fire Services

New Delhi: In an unprecedented move, CBI Director Alok Verma was removed from the position Thursday on the charges of corruption and ..


Protestors of SC order on Sabarimala won’t be allowed to accompany Thiruvabharana procession

Pathanamthitta: The police are interfering in the customary Thiruvabharana procession, carrying holy ornaments to adorn Lord Ayyappa ..

Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat

Will not allow gay sex, adultery in Army: Gen. Rawat

New Delhi: Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat Thursday said gay sex and adultery will not be allowed in the Indian Army, months after the ..

fousiya hasan

Fousiya Hassan demands compensation in ISRO espionage case

Kozhikode: Fousiya Hassan has demanded compensation in the ISRO spy case. She said that she will approach the court and needs compensation ..


Taliban analogy can't apply to J&K; Talks have to be on our terms, says Army chief

New Delhi: The Army has managed the situation well along the borders with China and Pakistan and there should be no cause for concern, ..


Pak troops shell LoC areas in Poonch, ceasefire violated for 3rd consecutive day

Jammu: The Pakistan army violated ceasefire for a third consecutive day Thursday, shelling forward posts and civilian areas along the ..

kollam thulasi

Controversial speech: HC rejects Kollam Thulasi’s anticipatory bail plea

Kochi: The high court on Thursdayrejected the anticipatory bail plea of actor Kollam Thulasi in connection with the case of controversial ..


‘Deepika’ publishes article against sister Lucy who took part in nuns’ protest

Kozhikode: Malayalam newspaper ‘Deepika’ has harshly criticized sister Lucy who took part in the nuns’ protest against ..


SBI treasury branch attack: 2 NGO Union leaders held

Thiruvananthapuram: Police arrested two leaders of Non-Gazetted Officers (NGO) Union in connection with the attack on the treasury ..


Bulandshahr violence: Key suspect Shikhar Agarwal arrested, say police

Meerut (UP): Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha member Shikhar Agarwal, a key suspect in the mob violence in Bulandshahr's Siyana, was ..


ED attaches Rs 8 crore assets of ex-IAS officer T O Sooraj

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate Wednesday said it has attached properties worth over Rs 8 crore of a former IAS officer of Kerala ..


Police raid at RSS district office in Nedumangad; Weapons, chemicals seized

Thiruvananthapuram: Police raided the RSS district office at Nedumangadhere in connection with the bomb attack on the Nedumangad police ..


Death penalty only in rarest of rare cases: asserts SC

Many times we have said that death penalty be given only in rarest of rare cases. That being the position, why should courts deviate ..


General strike: SBI treasury branch attacked in state capital

Thiruvananthapuram: With the general strike entering day twoon Wednesday, protesters attacked treasury branch of State Bank of India ..


Day 2 : Protesters block trains, public in distress

Thiruvananthapuram: On the second day of the 48 hour-long general strike called by trade unions, the protesters blocked trains in Thiruvananthapuram, ..

Erumeli Ninar Masjid

No restriction on women Ayyappa devotees visiting Vavar Mosque: Mahallu Committee

Erumeli: Following the arrest of six people, the Mahallu Committee, controlling the Erumeli Nainar Juma Masjid, also known as Vavar ..

Sr. Lucy Kalapura

Sr. Lucy gets notice from mother superior for protests against bishop Franco Mulakkal

Wayanad: Sr. Lucy Kalapura, who joined the protest demanding arrest of Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal, is facing action from the ..


BDJS demands eight seats in Lok Sabha polls; Difficult says BJP

Kochi: The BJDS has demanded eight seats for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The demand was put forward in an NDA meeting organized here ..

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019

New Delhi: A bill seeking to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangaldesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan was passed by the ..

supreme court

SC sets up 5-judge bench to hear Ram Janmabhoomi - Babri Masjid land dispute case; Hearing on Jan 10

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute ..


Women entry in Sabarimala: HC seeks explanation from govt

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday demanded the government to give an explanation over entry of women belonging to menstrual age ..


General Strike hits Kerala; Trains delayed, buses, autos off roads

Thiruvananthapuram: The general strike called by joint committee of trade unions turned into hartal mode in some places in Kerala. ..

pinarayi vijayan

CM welcomes 10% reservation for economically backward in general category

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Monday welcomed the Union cabinet decision on 10 per cent reservation in jobs and ..


Gang drives away car with jewels worth nearly Rs 1 cr

Coimbatore/Kochi: In a daring daylight highway heist, a 10-member gang drove away a car with nearly Rs one crore worth ornaments of ..


2,187 cases booked; 6,914 arrested over hartal violence

Kannur/Thiruvananthapuram: Police said the number of people arrested in connection with the recent violent incidents has touched 6,914 ..

e p jayarajan

Govt policy is to safeguard citizen’s life, property: Jayarajan

Kozhikode: Minister for Industries E P Jayarajan on Monday said that the government’s policy was safeguarding citizen’s ..

chief minister

Govt to issue ordinance to prevent destruction of private property

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government is gearing up to issue an ordinance to stop the destruction of private property in the name ..


Hartals must be announced seven days in advance: HC

Kochi: The high court on Monday ordered that hartals must be announced seven days in advance. If not the declarants will be legally ..


Cabinet approves 10% reservation for economically backward among general category

New Delhi: The cabinet on Monday approved a reservation of 10 percent in jobs and educational institutions for the economically backward ..


SC seeks Centre's response on plea alleging arrests under scrapped Sec 66 A of IT Act

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's response on a plea alleging prosecutions even after the apex court scrapped ..


Appointment to vacant posts: HC rejects empanelled conductors’ plea

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday dismissed the plea submitted by the empanelled conductors seeking appointment to vacant posts ..


Devotees block Malaysian women at Sabarimala, allowed later

Sabarimala: A group of devotees blocked some Malaysian women pilgrims who are above 50 years old from entering the temple here on Sunday ..

ration shop

Civil Supplies to shut down ration shops run by benamis

Alappuzha: The Civil Supplies department has decided to strengthen action against ration shops run by benamis. The department observed ..


Women to soon trek Agasthyarkoodam as govt lifts ban

Thiruvananthapuram: Women will soon begin trekking Agasthyarkoodam, the second highest peak in Kerala, at Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary ..

pinarayi vijayan

Will suppress attempts to create communal violence: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the government will mercilessly suppress violence and attempts to create ..

kaliraj mahesh kumar IPS

Police security in SM street was adequate: Commissioner

Kozhikode: City police Commissioner Kaliraj Mahesh Kumar has come forward with explanations regarding the violence that broke out in ..

Kerala Polive

10 months on, north police zone remains headless

Kozhikode: Amid the tension and political violence in Kozhikode, Kannur and Palakkad districts over the Sabarimala row, the post of ..

kadakampally surendran

NSS safeguards rioters, RSS Uses them: Kadakampally Surendran

Thiruvananthapuram: The NSS should not support the RSS, which is trying to gain power by promotingcommunalism for the majoirity, said ..


Hartal violence: Kozhikode police chief comes under flak

Kozhikode: The city police commissioner has come under fire in connection with the action taken in Kozhikode during the hartal day ..


Stern action against those spreading communal hatred: DGP

Thiruvananthapuram: State police chief Loknath Behera informed that strict action will be taken against those who spread communal hatred ..

G sukumaran Nair

Government responsible for all violence: NSS

Changanassery: Responding to the violent protests in Kerala following the entry of two women in Sabarimala temple, the Nair Service ..