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 ..

Kerala march
LDF to take out Kerala march ahead of LS polls
RTI applicants allegedly sent condoms in response to queries, probe on
Rakesh Asthana
Govt curtails tenure of Asthana, 3 other CBI officers
Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Sacha Sauda head gets life imprisonment for journalist's murder

Panchkula (Haryana): A special CBI court in Panchkula Thursday sentenced self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others ..


Hartal violence: Crime branch officer suspended for FB post against commissioner

Kozhikode: Crime branch officer Umesh Vallikkunnu, who took to Facebook to criticize former Kozhikode city police commissioner Kaliraj ..


May need more currency as GDP size increasing: RBI official

Kolkata: With the country's GDP size increasing in quantitative terms, there could be need for more currency in the economy, a ..

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 ..


Remembering Red Rosa, martyred revolutionary democrat

The world paid tribute to the memory of martyred Rosa Luxemburg, the revolutionary, socialist, communist, activist, politician, writer, ..


Kadakampally expresses concern over Sabarimala monitoring committee report

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran expressed concern over the report submitted by the High Court-appointed ..

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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 ..


Fake editions of Washington Post reports Trump resigns

Washington: Fake editions of The Washington Post reporting that President Donald Trump has resigned were being circulated at various ..


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 ..

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No entry for PC George in UDF for now, hints sources

Kottayam: Kerala Janapaksham chairman MLA PC George will face setback to join the United Democratic Front, says reports. Sources revealed ..

Amit Shah

Amit Shah suffering from swine flu, admitted to AIIMS

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah was Wednesday admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here for swine flu ..

British PM May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together to deliver Brexit

British PM May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on MPs to "put self-interest aside" and "work constructively together" ..


Parliament to meet from January 31, interim budget on February 1

New Delhi: Parliament will meet from January 31 to February 13 for the Budget session with interim budget to be presented on February ..

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 ..

Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi being considered to lead World Bank

New York: Indra Nooyi is among the candidates being considered by the White House to head the World Bank after the India-born former ..

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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 ..


Sardar statue unveiling: Government splurged Rs 2.64 cr in ads

Mumbai:The Centre splurged more than Rs 2.64 crore on advertising in the media for the inaugural of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's ..

Nageswara Rao

SC to hear next week plea challenging appointment of Nageswara Rao as interim CBI chief

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday agreed to hear next week a plea by an NGO challenging the January 10 order of the government ..


Kerala Congress leaders in Delhi for candidate selection

Delhi: Congress leaders in Kerala will go to Delhi on Wednesday to start discussions about finalising candidates in the upcoming elections ..


LDF gearing up for LS polls

Thiruvananthapuram: The Left Democratic Front is preparing to face the coming Lok Sabha elections by upholding gender equality and ..


Row over not allowing Shashi Tharoor enter temple along with PM

Thiruvananthapuram: Controversies followed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Kerala on Tuesday. Congress leader Shashi ..


Sasikala, Sangh Parivar leaders hold talks with PM Modi

Thiruvananthapuram: Hindu Aikya Vedi state general secretary K. P. Sasikala and Sangh Parivar leaders met prime minister Narendra Modi ..

Theresa May

Theresa May suffers crushing defeat over Brexit deal

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal was defeated by a crushing margin in parliament on Tuesday, further ..


2 young women who attempted Sabarimala darshan asked to retreat

Pamba: Protestors have blocked two young women Reshma and Shanila who arrived at Sabarimala for darshan on Wednesday morning. The police ..


CPI(M), Cong attack Modi for criticising them on Sabarimala issue

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI(M) and the Opposition Congress in Kerala Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for criticising ..


PM offers prayers at Padmanabhaswamy temple

Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday offered prayers at the centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple here, known ..


PM slams LDF, UDF over Sabarimala issue

Kollam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday slammed the CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala and Congress-led UDF opposition over the ..


CM silences the crowd during Kollam bypass inauguration ceremony

Kollam: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan silenced the crowd that refused to quiet down even after the CM took the podium for his speech ..


Narendra Modi inaugurates Kollam bypass

Kollam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kollam bypass at Asramam Maidanam here on Tuesday. Addressing the gathering after ..

congress-JDS Combine leads in karnataka bypolls

Two MLAs withdraw support to Congress-JDS govt in Karnataka

Bengaluru: In a blow to the Congress-JDS coalition in Karnataka, two MLAs Tuesday withdrew support to the government headed by H D ..

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 ..


Vinobanikethan historical museum reopens for public in TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: After a long time, the Vinobanikethan historical museumat Vithura reopened on Monday. The museum was established ..


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 ..


Kollam bypass inauguration: Exclusion of MLAs sparks controversy

Kollam: After the tussle between state government and BJP over inauguration of Kollam bypass, another controversy erupted following ..


UDF likely to be expanded ahead of elections

Thiruvananthapuram: The UDF leadership is planning to expand the political front by adding more parties ahead of the upcoming Parliament ..

Indian Industry

December retail inflation drops to 18-month low, industry calls for rate cut by RBI

New Delhi: Continued decline in food prices pulled down retail inflation to an 18-month low of 2.19 per cent in December 2018, creating ..

Narendra Modi

Modi to inaugurate Kollam bypass on Tuesday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Kerala on Tuesday to inaugurate a road project in Kollam, and later to pay a visit ..


Modi honoured with first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award

New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday became the first recipient of the prestigious Philip Kotler Presidential award. ..


New law on quotas: Is the BJP bidding goodbye to economic reforms?

Just as Narendra Modi mocked the Congress on the rural employment scheme by saying that it was a living example -- "jeeta jagta ..


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 ..

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 ..


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 ..

E P Jayarajan

Mining will not be stopped at Alappad: EP Jayarajan

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister for industries EP Jayarajan said that no one has approached the government with complaints on Alappad ..


Govt overcame challenges posed by religious fanatics: Kadakampalli

Sabarimala: Devaswom minister Kadakampalli Surendran said that people with vested interests or religious fanatics could cheat public ..

Justice Sikri

Justice Sikri withdraws 'consent' to take up Commonwealth post

New Delhi: After a controversy erupted, Supreme Court judge A.K. Sikri, who last week sided with the government in the three-member ..

suresh gopi-mohanlal

BJP may field Suresh Gopi; move to make Mohanlal Rajya Sabha MP

Thiruvananthapuram: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi arriving in Kerala on Tuesday, the election campaign of BJP will officially commence ..

Kerala flood

Kerala to spend Rs 4 cr for panchayat day celebrations

Thrissur: The state government which has promised to limit budgets after the massive floods is now preparing to celebrate Panchayat ..


Dreaded militant Zeenat-ul-Islam killed in encounter with security forces in Kulgam

Srinagar: Two militants, including the one of the dreaded and oldest militants Zeenat-ul-Islam, were killed on Saturday in an encounter ..


Congress will fight 2019 polls in UP with full force: Rahul

Dubai: Hours after the SP and BSP announced their alliance without the Congress in Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress ..

Rahul Gandhi

Sabarimala : Rahul Gandhi changes stance, wants rituals to be protected

Dubai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has changed his stance on Sabarimala women entry. He told media in Dubai that the argument about ..


Set poll campaign narrative around Modi's matchless leadership: Jaitley to BJP workers

New Delhi: Union minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Saturday asked the party workers to build the narrative of the Lok ..

P Chidambaram

Chidambaram hopes for rethink on UP alliance, says Cong ready to fight alone

Varanasi (UP): Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Saturday said his party was ready to fight the Lok Sabha elections alone but hoped ..

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 ..

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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 ..

Vellapally Natesan

Govt paying the price for helping NSS: Vellapally Natesan

Thiruvananthapuram: SNDP Yogam general secretary Vellapally Natesan has raised sharp criticism against the government on the reservation ..

Amit Shah

Don't lose hope by results in 3 states, LS polls very important: Shah tells BJP workers

New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah Saturday asked party workers not to lose hope due to adverse results in recent Assembly elections in ..

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 ..


BSP-SP announce tie up for LS polls, keep Congress out of it

Lucknow: Arch rivals for over 25 years, the BSP and SP announced on Saturday that they will contest the coming Lok Sabha polls together ..

Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 presidential bid

Washington: Hindu Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has announced that she will run for president in the 2020 election. "I have decided ..


CPM is strengthening BJP, alleges Congress

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said that the state government and CPM were communalising renaissance. He ..


'The Accidental Prime Minister' release met with resistance

New Delhi: 'The Accidental Prime Minister', which explores Manmohan Singh's tenure as a Prime Minister, on Friday released ..


Candidate selection will not be based on party groups: Antony

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress working committee member AK Antony said that the candidate selection for the elections will not be done ..

Selfie with Rahul Gandhi

A single selfie makes Hasin a celebrity

Dubai: Kasaragod native Hasin is extremely happy as her selfie with Congress president Rahul Gandhi is widely shared on social media ..


India witnessing over 4 yrs of intolerance: Rahul Gandhi in UAE

Dubai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi, addressing the Indian diaspora in UAE, said that he will bring back a united India that is ..

 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 ..


Continuous hartals have affected Tourism industry in the Kerala: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Continuous hartals have nominally affected Tourism industry in the Kerala, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

e o jayarajan

Will check if locals are opposing sand mining in Alappad: Jayarajan

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister for Industries EP Jayarajan said that the government will check if mineral sand mining in Alappad was ..

a padmakumar

My resignation is just someone’s dream: TDB chief A Padmakumar

Erumely: A Padmakumar has rejected the claims that he is resigning from the post of Devaswom board president. Speaking to media at ..

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 ..


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 ..


Delegation of actors, filmmakers meets Modi in Delhi

New Delhi: A delegation of young Hindi film actors and filmmakers like Karan Johar, Rohit Shetty and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari met Prime ..

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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 ..

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey and Minister of State for Finan

GST exemption threshold for MSMEs doubled, Kerala allowed to impose 1% calamity cess

New Delhi: In a major relief for MSMEs, the GST Council on Thursday doubled the exemption threshold for small businesses from Rs 20 ..