Sister Lucy Kalappura

Sister Lucy’s convent gate found locked; Police arrives to open

Kalpetta: A complaint has arisen that some anonymous persons locked the gate of Karakkamala ..

Sabarimala and Malikappuram head priests
New head priests for Sabarimala, Malikappuram temples selected
Mata Amritanandamayi
Amritanandamayi Math to provide Rs 1 lakh to families of those killed in flood
Ponkuzhi temple cleaned by Youth League
Youth League workers clean up Sreerama temple in Wayanad

Church would have collapsed if I had responded to protestors: Mar Alencherry

Kochi: Cardinal Mar George Alencherry criticised the rebel priests saying the priests misled people culminating in protests. Alencherry ..


Priests call off hunger strike against Alencherry

Kochi: A group of priests who were on a hunger strike against Cardinal Mar George Alencherry in Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese has ..


No central fund for Sabarimala-Pamba development: Union Minister

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Babul Supriyo said in the Lok sabha that the Centre has not allowed ..

protest of priest against cardinal

Priests on hunger strike against Cardinal George Alencherry

Kochi: A group of dissident priests of the Syro Malabar Church are staging a hunger strike against Cardinal George Alencherry seeking ..

puttingal tragedy

Probe panel submits report on Puttingal temple fire tragedy

Thiruvananthapuram: More than three years after a major fireworks tragedy at a Kerala temple claimed over 100 lives, a judicial commission ..

Kartarpur corridor

Pakistan agrees to visa-free, year-long access to Kartarpur Sahib

Amritsar: Pakistan on Sunday agreed in principle to allow visa-free, year-long travel to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara for Indian passport ..

Cardinal Mar George Alencherry

Auxiliary bishops were removed by Pope Francis: Cardinal George Alencherry

Kochi: Cardinal George Alencherry has come out with a response to the dissenting priests in Syro Malabar Church. Cardinal Alencherry ..


Man seeking wedding certificate asked to marry again; minister suspends 4 officials

Thiruvananthapuram: A joke proved costly for four employees at a Kerala marriage registrar office after they refused to hand a man ..

Justice for Kashmir

'Justice for Kashmir' banner flown over Ind-SL game; ICC disappointed

Leeds: A plane carrying the slogan "Justice for Kashmir", followed by another plane with the slogan "India Stop Genocide ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Govt committed to resolving Orthodox-Jacobite Church feud: Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday informed the Kerala Assembly that his government was committed to implementing ..

k p sasikala

N. K. Premachandran’s private bill is not beneficial, says Sabarimala Karma Samithi

Pathanamthitta: Sabarimala Karma Samithi on Thursday said that the private bill introduced by N. K. Premachandran MP in connection ..

Cardinal Mar George Alencherry

Syro-Malabar Church to convene emergency synod on Friday

Kochi: An emergency synod of the Syro-Malabar Church, presided over by Cardinal George Alencherry, will take place on Friday. The ..


Govt says Panchalimedu is revenue land; devaswom board says temple was there

Kochi: The temple and cross in Panchalimedu is located on revenue land, the government said in the High Court on Monday. When the ..

Kunchacko boban baby

Kunchacko Boban’s son baptised in a star-studded function; Watch Video

In the presence of movie stars and family, actor Kunchacko Boban’s baby Izhaak was baptised on Sunday. The baptism ceremony was ..

kanaka durga

Will trek Sabarimala again: Kanakadurga

Tirur: Kanakadurga, one of the two women who entered Sabarimala temple in a controversial move, stated that she had darshan at Sabarimala ..

G sukumaran Nair

NSS slams govt for ignoring forward communities

Changanassery: The Nair Service Society (NSS) on Saturday strongly came down on the state government alleging that the benefits of ..

Cardinal Mar George Alencherry

Crisis in Syro-Malabar Church; Dissident priests against Cardinal George Alencherry

Kochi: A group of dissident priests in the Syro-Malabar Church has opposed the return of Cardinal George Alencherry to the governing ..

Koidyeri and Pinarayi

Sabarimala temple issue led to LS poll debacle, admits CPM

Thiruvananthapuram: After the Lok Sabha poll drubbing in Kerala, where the LDF could win only a single seat, the ruling CPM Wednesday ..


Government did not intervene in cartoon issue: A K Balan

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister for Culture A K Balan said that the government did not intervene in the controversial cartoon issue. He ..

Kummanam Rajasekharan

Kummanam Rajasekharan supports private bill by N K Premachandran

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP leader Kummanam Rajasekharan has supported the private bill introduced by United Democratic Front (UDF) MP ..

kandararu mohanaru

Kandararu Mohanaru should give Rs 30 lakh to his mother: HC

Kochi: The Kerala High Court directed that Kandararu Mohanaru has to give Rs 30 lakh to his mother Devaki Antharjanam within 30 days ..


Sabarimala shrine to open today for monthly rituals

Sabarimala: The Sabarimala shrine will be opened on Saturday for the monthly rituals during the Malayalam month of Midhunam. Chief ..


Guruvayur temple to deposit 350 kg gold in SBI

Guruvayur: The Guruvayur devaswom board has decided to deposit the gold offerings at the State Bank of India. It is reported that a ..

Sania Mirza

Sania slams 'cringeworthy' ads ahead of India- Pakistan WC clash

New Delhi: Tennis star Sania Mirza is fed up of the "cringeworthy" advertisements which are hyping the World Cup encounter ..

cemetry row

After 31 days of protests, woman buried in Kollam

Kollam: After 31 days of been mired in controversy over maintenance of a Church cemetery near here in Kerala, the funeral of a 75-year-old ..

AK Balan

Awarded cartoon on Bishop Franco Mulakkal to get relook after protest

Thiruvananthapuram: Following protests from the Kerala Catholic Bishops Conference (KCBC), the state-run Kerala Lalithakala Akademy ..


Sabarimala nada opened for idol installation day poojas

Sabarimala: The Sabarimala temple nada was opened for idol installation day poojas on Tuesday. Chief priest V N Vasudevan Nambootiri ..

Cardinal Mar George Alencherry

2 priests get anticipatory bail in forgery case against Cardinal George Alencherry

Kochi: Two senior Catholic priests attached to the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Kerala on Tuesday secured anticipatory bail in the ..


Rs 98.66 cr fall in Sabarimala revenue

Thiruvananthapuram: The Travancore Devaswom board has reported a fall of Rs 98.66 crore in revenue of Sabarimala Lord Ayappa temple ..

Narendra Modi

Modi arrives in Tirupati to offer prayers

Tirupati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived here on a brief visit to offer prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara ..


Mohanlal seeks blessings of Lord Krishna at Guruvayur, see pics

Guruvayur: Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on Saturday, Guruvayur Sri Krishna temple welcomed another VIP on Sunday ..


Kerala is as much mine as is Varanasi, says Modi at Guruvayur

Guruvayur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 'Abhinandan Sabha'-- a party meeting being organised by the Bharatiya ..

Kadakampally Surendran

Guruvayur temple development: Positive response from PM, says Kadakampally

Guruvayur: Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran said that the Guruvayur Sri Krishna temple development project plan was submitted ..

Narendra Modi

PM offers prayers, performs tulabharam at Guruvayur temple

Guruvayur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Guruvayur temple and offered darshan in front of the sanctum sanctorum. Modi who appeared ..


Narendra Modi reaches Guruvayur

Kochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Guruvaur to visit the famous Sri Krishna temple on Saturday. He will spend around one ..

lotus flowers for modi thulabharam

Modi to make offerings worth Rs 40,000 at Guruvayoor temple

Kochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will fly from here to Guruvayoor to offer to prayers at the famed Sri Krishna Temple, will ..

Guruvayur security

PM’s visit: No rooms in Guruvayur lodges from 6 am to 2 pm on Saturday

Guruvayur: The Guruvayur Sree Krishna temple and its premises are under heavy security blanket ahead of Prime Minister Modi’s ..


Guruvayur under tight security ahead of Narendra Modi's visit

Guruvayur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Guruvayur Sri Krishna temple on Saturday. He will offer Thulabharam with lotus flowers ..

narendra modi

112 kg lotus flowers for Modi’s Thulabharam at Guruvayur

Guruvayur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform Thulabharam (weighing in) at the Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple using lotus flowers ..


Sabarimala issue was a factor behind poll debacle: CPI report

Thiruvananthapuram: CPI has stated that the Sabarimala issue has been a factor behind the debacle faced by LDF in the Lok Sabha polls ..

Syro Malabar land deal

KCBC dismisses corruption in land deal, extends support to Cardinal

Kochi: Kerala Catholic Bishop’s Council (KCBC) declared that there is no corruption in the land deal of Syro-Malabar Church. ..


Those behind Lankan blasts should be called devils not martyrs: V P Suhaib Maulavi

Thiruvananthapuram: Expressing solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka, the Imam of a mosque here Wednesday said those behind the recent ..

Dulquer, Mohanlal, Mammootty

Stars wish happy Eid to fans

When the believers of Islam celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr on Wednesday, film stars took to social media to wish Eid Mubarak to their fans. ..


Eid celebrated with religious fervour in Kerala

Kozhikode: Kerala is celebrating Eid on Wednesday with muslims across the state offering prayers in mosques to mark the culmination ..

Narendra Modi

Guruvayur temple awaits Modi, cow shelters and rail link on agenda

Guruvayur: Authorities at the famed Sree Krishna Guruvayur temple will seek help to modernize its 'goshalas' (cow shelters) ..

P S Sreedharan Pillai

Is CPM ready to accept they made mistake in Sabarimala issue: P S Sreedharan Pillai

Kozhikode: BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai asked if the CPM was ready to accept that they made a mistake in the Sabarimala ..


Wife kept under house arrest by kin, alleges Dalit man in Pattambi

Palakkad: A 28-year-old Dalit man has complained that his wife was forcibly being kept under "house arrest" by her relatives ..


Bid to go green; ‘Ambalappuzha Palpayasam’ to be distributed in paper containers

Ambalappuzha: The daily offering of milk pudding (Palpayasam) in Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple will be distributed in paper-made ..

Kottiyoor temple

Thousands flock Kottiyoor: 'Rohini Aradhana' to take place on Monday

Kottiyoor: In connection with the Vaisakha Maholsavam in Kottiyoor Shiva temple, the concluding rituals of the year ‘Rohini Aaradhana’ ..

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

Govt’s stance on Sabarimala issue was correct: Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

Thiruvananthapuram: CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said that the LDF government’s stance on the Sabarimala issue was ..

narendra modi

PM Narendra Modi to visit Guruvayur temple on June 8

New Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi will arrive Kerala on June 8. He will have darshan at Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple by 12 pm ..


Kerala Ramadan congregation ends with pledge against terrorism

Malappuram: A Ramadan congregation near here which is billed as one of the country's largest and held annually on the 26th night ..


‘Revathi Aradhana' marks traditional fervour in Kottiyoor festival

Kottiyoor: Celebrating Vysaka Mahotsavam in Kottiyoor temple, Revathy Aaradhana, a traditional custom was held on Thursday. This is ..

Kevin murder case

Kevin murder case: Reinstatement of SI put on hold

Thiruvananthapuram: The order reinstating SI Shibu, an accused in the Kevin murder case, has been put on hold following a direction ..

horse figure

Rituals performed in a temple in Malappuram for PM Modi’s welfare

Thenhipalam: A spiritual offering has been made in a temple here ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of prime minister Narendra Modi ..


Eid-Ul-Fitr holiday announced for schools in Dubai

Dubai: Eid-Ul-Fitr holiday for schools have been announced. Knowledge and Human Development authority said that the students will get ..


UAE announces 7-day holiday for Eid-Ul-Fitr

Dubai: The UAE has declared seven-day holiday for government employees on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr. Based on the direction of president ..

Kadakampally Surendran

Irregularities in gold offerings at Sabarimala: Devaswom minister seeks explanation

Thriuvannathapuram: Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran sought an explanation from Travancore Devaswom Board president AK Balan ..


CM asked to stop renaissance activities: Vellappally Natesan

Alappuzha: SNDP Yogam general secretary Vellappally Natesan said that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had asked him to stop renaissance ..


Allegation of irregularities in gold offering at Sabarimala is serious: K Surendran

Sabarimala: BJP leader K. Surendran stated in a Facebook post that the suspicion about the irregularities in the management of gold ..


Irregularities in gold offerings at Sabarimala, audit dept to carry out inspection on Monday

Sabarimala: The state audit department has found serious irregularities in the management of the gold received as offerings in Sabarimala ..

syromalabar church

Syro Malabar Church land scam: Circular slams Cardinal, police

Kochi: The Ernakulam-Angamaly Vicar General has issued a circular criticizing Cardinal and police in the Syro Malabar Church land scam ..

theeyam sculpture

Opal Radhakrishnan’s life-size Theyyam sculpture to décor Folklore academy

Kannur: Popular sculptor and photographer Opal Radhakrishnan will hand over his new sculpture featuring Theyyam to Kerala Folklore ..


Sand to be given free to TDB to construct facilities at Sabarimala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala cabinet Tuesday decided to provide free of cost about 20,000 cubic metre sand which had accumulated ..

Cardinal Mar George Alencherry

Fake documents against Cardinal Alencherry: Fr Tony Kallookkaran named as accused

Kochi: The police have named Fr Tony Kallookkaran as an accused in the case pertaining to forging documents against Major Archbishop ..

Kevin murder case

Kevin murder case: Two arrested, Bail of 2 accused cancelled

Kottayam: The Punalur police arrested two persons who manhandled a witness in the Kevin murder case. In connection with the incident, ..


177 weddings in Guruvayur on Sunday; Heavy traffic snarls and rush of devotees

Guruvayur: The renowned Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple witnessed a huge rush of devotees and wedding parties on Sunday. A total of 177 ..

syro malabar church

Large scale conspiracy to trap Cardinal Alencherry

Kochi: Police assume that large scale conspiracy occurred against Cardinal Mar George Alencherry. Police have found that fake documents ..

syro malabar fake document case

Syro-Malabar Church document forgery case: Arrested person remanded

Kochi: Ernakulam Konthuruthy native Adithyan who was arrested in connection with the Syro-Malabar Church document forgery case has ..

Narendra Modi

PM Modi appears like a saint, meditates in cave during Kedarnath visit

Dehradun: Five days ahead of the election results, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning offered prayers at the Kedarnath ..


CPM should apologise for statements over Niqab: Ramesh Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said that the statements of CPM leaders that those wearing Niqab must not ..


Koodalmanikyam temple festival: Elephants undergo fitness test

Iringalakkuda: Elephants to be paraded for the Koodalmanikyam temple festival underwent fitness tests. Officers from Forest and Wildlife ..


Devotees throng Sabarimala under heavy police protection

Sabarimala: Devotees thronged the Sabarimala temple which was opened for poojas for the month of Edavam. The hill shrine is under a ..


Assam man raises prayer call in Thodupuzha mosque

Thodupuzha: Faith cannot be limited to borders and languages. The Islamic call for prayer raised in the Central Juma Masjid here proves ..


Sabarimala temple opens for five-day monthly pooja

Sabarimala: The popular Lord Ayyappa temple here opened for the five-day monthly poojas on Tuesday evening to mark the Malayalam month ..

thrissur pooram

Thrissur Pooram concludes with ‘Upacharam Chollal’ ceremony

Thrissur: The colourful and vibrant Thrissur Poom celebrated with traditional fervour concluded on Tuesday. ‘Upacharam Chollal’, ..


Pakal Pooram commences with fervour

Thrissur: Pakal Pooram in connection with the grand Thrissur Pooram commenced here on Tuesday morning at Thekkinkad maidan. The parading ..


From Sabarimala to Indian army, colourful parasols add glamour to Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur: Thrissur Pooram, the world’s biggest cultural extravaganza, allured lakhs of people especially pooram lovers to Thrissur ..

Peruvanam Kuttan Marar

Peruvanam Kuttan Marar suffers dizziness during Thrissur Pooram percussion

Thrissur: Percussion maestro Peruvanam Kuttan Marar suffered dizziness and fell down during the percussion at Thrissur Pooram. The ..


Madathil Varavu percussion lures viewers; Ilanjithara Melam awaited

Thrissur: The world renowned Thrissur Pooram festival has started exciting the people with the rhythm of Madathil Varavu Panchavadyam ..

Thrissur Pooram security check

Thrissur under heavy security blanket; Police check all including VIPs

Thrissur: Thrissur district police have strengthened the security in the town in connection with Thrissur Pooram, the world famous ..

Thrissur Pooram

Thousands flock to witness Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur: Historically acclaimed temple festival Thrissur Pooram kicked off on Monday with the arrival of cheru poorams from more than ..


Sabarimala temple to open on Tuesday

Sabrimala: Sabarimala Lord Ayappa temple will open for the monthly poojas in the month of Edavam on May 14, Tuesday. The temple doors ..


Thechikottukavu Ramachandran opens temple doors amid tight security

Thrissur: Thechikottukavu Ramachandran, the majestic elephant arrived at Vadakkumnathan temple to take part in the Pooram vilambaram ..

Thrissur Pooram

Thechikottukavu Ramachandran all set for Vilambaram ceremony

Thrissur: Thrissur Pooram, the popular annual temple festival of Vadakkumnathan temple in Thrissur will take place on Monday. In the ..


Clash over arranging security for Patriarch of Antioch during Kerala visit

Kochi: The headquarters of Jacobite Church at Puthenkurish witnessed a clash between KEFA (Knights of the Eternal Fraternity with Antioch) ..

Thechikottukavu Ramachandran

Thechikottukavu Ramchandran can take part in Pooram vilambaram, collector gives nod

Thrissur: Thrissur district collector TV Anupama granted conditional nod to parade majestic elephant Thechikottukavu Ramachandran for ..


BJP to protect Christian community with new force

Kochi: In the wake of terrorist attacks in churches on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to form ..

thrissur pooram

Tight security in place for Thrissur Pooram; Thunderbolt, bomb squad deployed

Thrissur: In the wake of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, security has been tightened for Thrissur Pooram on Monday. Many central security ..

thechikottukavu ramachandran

Thechikottukavu Ramachandran to undergo medical checkup on Saturday

Thrissur: Elephant Thechikottukavu Ramachandran to undergo medical checkup tomorrow to find if it is fit to be paraded for Thrissur ..

Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran

HC not to hear plea seeking to lift ban on Thechikottukavu Ramachandran

Kochi: As controversies over parading the jumbo king Thechikottukavu Ramachandran in Thrissur Pooram continues, the Kerala High Court ..

Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple

Temple Run: How much gold do Kerala temples have?

Thiruvananthapuram: In 2011, former IPS officer-turned-lawyer T.P. Soundarajan filed a plea in the Supreme Court seeking to know the ..

thechikottukavu ramachandran

Thrissur Pooram: Decision over ban, parading of elephants on Friday

Thrissur: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran said that problems regarding the conduct of Thrissur Pooram will be solved after ..

Pope Francis

Pope Francis changes Church law to make reporting sex abuse obligatory

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it ..