Woman who opposed sand mining attacked by criminals; 4 teeth fall off

Kasaragod: A woman who protested against illegal sand mining in Anchara coast in ..

Flood cess increases price of cancer medicines; patients in dilemma
Flood havoc: H1N1 alert issued in state
Landslide: 200 families all set to relocate permanently from disaster-prone areas
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Demolish check dam owned by P V Anvar MLA’s father-in-law: HC

Kochi: The Kerala High Court has intervened in the case regarding a check dam built by the father-in-law of Nilambur MLA P. V. Anvar ..

V Muraleedharan

Nobody said not to accept foreign funds for flood relief: V Muraleedharan

Kochi: Union Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan stated that the central government is in full support to Kerala ..


Adorable video of policeman pampering baby at flood relief camp goes viral

The Kerala Police shared an adorable video proving their commitment and care to every person through their official Facebook page. ..

Mata Amritanandamayi

Amritanandamayi Math to provide Rs 1 lakh to families of those killed in flood

Kollam: Spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi has offered a helping hand to the families of those who lost their loved ones in the ..

AK Saseendran

Radar system will be brought for search operation: Minister AK Saseendran

Kozhikode: Minister A. K. Saseendran said that radar system will be utilised to locate those who went missing in landslides in the ..

Anoop Sasikumar

Contribute to flood relief fund, get your name featured on this writer's novel!

Every Malayali is on an effort to help rebuild the state that was devastated in the rain havoc and flood. Joining the mission, young ..

Raghavan Achari in tin shed

1 yr since house destroyed in floods; Septuagenarian’s dream of new house caught in red tape

Aranmula (Pathanamthitta): Even after one year of the 2018 flood, Raghavan Achari of Karakarayil is still unable to rebuild his house ..

Puthumala landslide

1,057 houses completely damaged; 500 rescue personnel engaged in search operations at Puthumala

As per the figures released by the government on Wednesday morning, a total of 95 people had lost their lives across the state in the ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Govt announces Rs 10,000 for flood victims; Rs 4 lakh for family of deceased

Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet meeting on Wednesday decided to provide Rs 4 lakh as compensation to the family of those who were killed ..


Verdict on Kevin murder to be pronounced today

The verdict in the Kevin murder case will be pronounced on Wednesday. The Kottayam Principal Sessions Court will give the verdict on ..

Class 9 student donate rice for flood relief

Class 9 student donates 350 kg rice for flood victims

Pathanamthitta: As part of flood relief activities, a class 9 student managed to contribute 350 kg rice for the relief camps. Vasudev, ..


Attempt to swindle money from CMDRF by creating fake ID

Thiruvananthapuram: It has been found that some people are attempting to swindle the money contributed to the Chief Minister’s ..

Flights departing Hong Kong airport after protest chaos

Flights departing from Hong Kong airport after protest chaos

Hong Kong: Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after pro-democracy protesters ..


Help must be offered for relief camps; anti-socials spreading fake campaigns

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here today that over 2.5 lakh people have been lodged in relief camps across ..

Kerala rain fury

Kerala rain fury: Toll rises to 59; CM holds meeting with senior officials

Thiruvananthapuram: The death toll in the monsoon fury in Kerala rose to 59 on Sunday with two bodies being recovered while there was ..


Northern Kerala badly affected; Bus services disrupted

Trains and bus services were disrupted for the past 2 days due to the heavy rains in Kerala. Traffic block is witnessed in several ..

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Meet Kerala’s first married gay couple, Nikesh and Sonu

Kochi: The first gay couple in Kerala to get married, Nikesh and Sonu are waiting to legalise their union. They wish to adopt a child ..

Karnataka flood

9 dead, 43,000 people evacuated as flood, rains hit Karnataka

Bengaluru: Nearly 43,000 people have so far been evacuated from flood-hit and rain-affected areas of Karnataka, where the rain fury ..


Nilambur Town inundated, buildings flooded, people evacuated

Nilambur (Malappuram): Flooding is reported in Nilambur areas after heavy rains lashed various parts of the place completely inundating ..


Centre’s direction to state to reduce arrests and get rewarded

Thrissur: Kerala Police have begun measures to reduce the number of arrests as per the directive of the Union Home Ministry. DGP Loknath ..


Why Sriram’s blood test was delayed?, HC asks

Kochi: The Kerala High Court asked why the police delayed the blood test of Sriram Venkitaraman in connection with the accident in ..

sriram venkitaraman

Govt moves HC to cancel bail of Sriram Venkitaraman

Kochi: The government has filed a petition in the Kerala High Court on Wednesday to cancel the bail granted to Sriram Venkitaraman ..

Article 370: US urges all stakeholders to maintain peace, stability along LoC

Article 370: US urges all stakeholders to maintain peace, stability along LoC

Washington: The US on Monday said it was "closely" observing the events in Jammu and Kashmir following the revocation of ..

delhi fire

6 killed in massive fire in Delhi's Okhla area

New Delhi: Six people were killed and 10 injured in a massive fire at Zakir Nagar here in the early hours of Tuesday, fire officials ..

sriram venkitaraman accident

SIT to probe IAS officer’s accident case; SI suspended for lapses in duty

Thiruvananthapuram: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by the ADGP (Law and Order) Sheikh Darvesh Saheb has been appointed to ..

Kudumbashree flood survey

Kudumbashree sets innovative model for ensuring public participation in disaster response

Setting an innovative Kerala model for ensuring transparency and people’s participation in disaster response and recovery, Kudumbashree ..


Article 370 that gave special powers to Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: The controversial Article 370 of Indian Constitution which was scrapped on Monday had "temporary provisions with respect ..

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Sriram Venkitaraman suspended from service

Thiruvananthapuram: Sriram Venkitaraman IAS has been suspended in connection with the accident in which a journalist was killed. ..

Mohan Bhagwat

Centre's decision on J&K 'very necessary' for national interest: RSS

New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday hailed the Union government's decisions on Jammu and Kashmir, describing it as "brave" ..

Pramod Sawant

Goa CM congratulates Modi, Shah for bold, historic step

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for their ..


JD-U opposes axing of Article 370

New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United), a key ally of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), on Monday opposed Home Minister Amit ..


Black day in constitutional history of India: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Terming the revoking of Article 370 a "catastrophic step", the Congress accused the BJP of taking the decision ..


Kejriwal supports Centre on Article 370

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday supported the Union government on scrapping Article 370 of the Constitution ..

Aaditya Thackeray

Shiv Sena welcomes scrapping of Article 370

Mumbai: Ruling NDA ally Shiv Sena on Monday welcomed the Centre's decision to scrap Article 370, terming it as "a historic ..

omar abdulla

Govt's decision on Article 370 as a "betrayal of trust": Omar Abdullah

New Delhi: Terming the government's move on Article 370 "unilateral and shocking", former chief minister and National ..


Rupee plummets amid Kashmir tension, Yuan fall

Mumbai: The rupee was trading down by 77 paise at 70.37 against the American currency on Monday, amid uncertainty over Kashmir Issue ..

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Martyrdom of Dr Mukherjee for complete integration of J&K honoured: Ram Madhav

New Delhi: BJP leader Ram Madhav on Monday hailed the government's decision on Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and said the martyrdom ..


J&K to be split into UTs of J&K and Ladakh

New Delhi: The government has proposed to reorganize Jammu and Kashmir, carving out two separate Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu ..


Amit Shah to make statement in Parliament

New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah will make a statement in Parliament on Monday, amidst speculation that it could be on Jammu and ..

Union Cabinet meets at PM's residence

Union Cabinet meets at PM's residence

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met here on Monday, amidst speculation that the government may ..

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MA Yusuff Ali to give Rs 10 lakh to journalist KM Basheer’s family

Abu Dhabi: Chairman and Managing Director of LuLu Group International M. A. Yusuff Ali has extended a helping hand to the family of ..


Couple trapped in `silence'; Wife files bizarre complaint at adalat

Kakkanad: A woman who has been married for 25 years filed an unusual complaint with the women’s commission the other day. In ..

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Sriram remains in hospital to avoid imprisonment; allegation arises

Thiruvananthapuram: Sriram Venkitaraman continues to remain in treatment at the private hospital here after he drove a car under influence ..


Basheer's body laid to rest; journalist fraternity pays a tearful adieu

Kozhikode: Condolences poured in for the Thiruvananthapuram bureau chief of Siraj newspaper, KM Basheer, who was killed by the young ..

Texas shooting

20 dead after shooting at Walmart store in Texas: Official

El Paso: A shooting at a Walmart store in Texas left multiple people dead on Saturday with police warning that more than one gunman ..


Rahul writes to Wayanad collector to start renovation works of Nettara bridge

Kozhikode: Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi has written a letter to the collector of the district to start renovation of the Nettara bridge ..


Police record arrest of Sriram Venkitaraman; statement of Wafa taken

Thiruvananthapuram: Police recorded the secret statement of Wafa Firoz who was along with Survey Director Sriram Venkitaraman at the ..


Tourists, pilgrims leave Valley in wake of J&K advisory

Srinagar: Tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims started to leave the Kashmir Valley on Saturday in the wake of J&K authorities issuing ..

J-K situation

Cong wants PM to make statement in Parliament on J-K situation

New Delhi: Condemning the government's decision to curtail the Amarnath Yatra, the Congress on Saturday said the entire country ..


Professor manhandled by Kozhikode hypermarket staff; Friend’s statement comes to light

Kozhikode: In connection with the incident in which a professor was manhandled and robbed by the staff of Grand Fresh hypermarket at ..


Load shedding likely to start from Aug 16 in case of insufficient rainfall

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has informed that load shedding will be implemented from August 16 in ..

Sriram Venkitaraman

DGP directs to book non-bailable offence against Sriram Venkitaraman

Thiruvananthapuram: DGP Loknath Behera has directed to charge non-bailable offence against Survey Director Sriram Venkitaraman for ..

Taslima Nasreen

Taslima Nasreen exposes man at centre of Zomato row

New Delhi: Amit Shukla, who cancelled his order from food ordering app Zomato because he was assigned a "non-Hindu" delivery ..

Police help for elderly people

Police install ‘bell of trust’ at houses to help elderly people living alone

Kottiyam (Kollam): Janamaithri Police here have introduced a new programme for helping the elderly people in the locality. An equipment ..


Unnao rape survivor's family at liberty to take call on shifting her to AIIMS from Lucknow: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said the Unnao rape survivor's family is at liberty to take a call on shifting her to AIIMS ..

Robert F Kennedy's granddaughter

Robert F Kennedy's granddaughter dies of alleged overdose: Report

Massachusetts: A 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy died on Thursday following an apparent overdose at the family's ..

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male 'guardian' approval

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia will allow women to travel abroad without approval from a male "guardian", the government said Thursday, ..

Vehicle checking

Road safety: Vehicle inspection to take place from Aug 5-31

Thiruvananthapuram: As part of the Road Safety Action Plan, the motor vehicle department and police will conduct thorough vehicle inspection ..


SC to transfer rape case involving BJP MLA out of UP, demands CBI officer's presence by 12 noon

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday made clear it will transfer the rape case involving BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar out ..


Moral policing at Ambalavayal: One in custody, key accused still underground

Kalpetta: One person was taken into custody in the moral policing incident that took place at Ambalavayal in Wayanad district the other ..

talaq bill

President gives assent to triple talaq bill

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the triple talaq bill passed by Parliament, making it a law, a government ..

Elephant Musth

Elephant in musth being tortured; chained outdoors for 3 months despite bad weather

Balussery: An elephant has been tortured for the past three months in the name of musth, it is alleged. The tusker, known by the names ..


Chennai doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old's mouth

Doctors have extracted an astounding 526 teeth from the mouth of a seven-year-old boy in a rare surgery performed at the city's ..

toll plaza

FASTag to be mandatory at toll plazas: Vehicles without tag to be fined

What is FASTag? FASTag sticker is pasted on the windscreen of the vehicle. The toll is collected using radio frequency identification ..

15 killed as Pakistani army plane crashes into residential area

15 killed as Pakistani army plane crashes into residential area

Rawalpindi: Fifteen people were killed when a small military plane crashed early Tuesday into a residential area in the Pakistani city ..

Unnao rape victim

Unnao rape victim injured as truck hits car; mother dead

Lucknow: The woman from Unnao, who had accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar of raping her in 2017, was severely injured while her mother ..


Bats found dead en masse at Cherthala

Cherthala: In an incident spreading panic among people, a large number of bats were found dead at Kuruppankulangara in Cherthala. Though ..

nedumkandam death

Nedumkandam custody death: Re-post-mortem on Rajkumar’s body to be conducted on Monday

Nedumkandam: Police will conduct autopsy on Rajkumar’s body in the Nedumkandam custodial murder case on Monday. The post-mortem ..

African snail

African snails likely to cause brain diseases, pose threat to life: Study

Kuttippuram: A study conducted on African snails has proved that the seemingly innocent molluscs can cause serious health issues ..

Binoy Kodiyeri

Binoy Kodiyeri tried to settle rape complaint of Bihar woman; Audio clip comes to light

Mumbai: An audio clip which evidently shows that Binoy Kodiyeri tried to settle the rape complaint of the Bihar woman has come to light ..


Plaint filed in HC against restriction for using mobile phones in ladies’ hostels

Kochi: A college student approached the high court questioning the rule in ladies’ hostels that restrict use of mobile phone ..

Drunk man drives ambulance home assuming it’s his Audi

Can’t book ‘under influence of alcohol’ case based on breathing test: HC

Kottarakkara: The High Court on Tuesday observed that an ‘under the influence’ case cannot be registered purely on the ..

eldo abraham

Eldho Abraham MLA’s arm fractured in cane-charge by police in Kochi

Kochi: The ruling Left Front legislator and CPI leader Eldho Abraham sustained a fracture to his arm after he was beaten up by the ..


Karnataka crisis: Am ready to happily sacrifice my position; Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Tuesday said he was ready to "sacrifice" his post happily, as he replied ..

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Anil Akkara slams Mullappally Ramachandran’s stance on buying car for Ramya Haridas MP

Chalakudy: Wadakkanchery MLA Anil Akkara criticised KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran in connection with the crowd funding by ..

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK's next prime minister

London (AP): Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will ..

Jitendra Singh

Lok Sabha passes amendment RTI Act, Oppn slams govt

New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Monday passed the bill amending the Right To Information Act, amid objections by the Opposition which alleged ..

gs jayalal

CPI to take disciplinary action against Chathannoor MLA G. S. Jayalal

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI state executive committee decided to take disciplinary action against Chathannoor MLA G. S. Jayalal in ..

Ramya Haridas

Youth Congress drops plan to collect money, buy car for Ramya Haridas MP

Palakkad: Youth Congress has dropped its plan to collect money through crowd funding and buy a car for Ramya Haridas MP. The Alathur ..


Tuesday holiday for educational institutions in Kasaragod, Kannur, Malappuram and Kottayam

Kozhikode: Collectors of Kannur and Kasaragod declared Tuesday a holiday for all educational institutions as heavy rains continued ..


Five drown as heavy rains pound north Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Five people lost their lives Monday as heavy rains continued to pound North Kerala and over 300 persons were shifted ..

High Court

Inform us of stand on plea to revise reservation list of BCs: HC to govt

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday directed the government to inform it of its stand on a plea seeking to revise the list of reservation ..


Tuesday holiday for all educational institutions in Kasaragod, Kannur

Kannur/Kasaragod: Due to heavy rains, Collectors of Kannur and Kasaragod declared a holiday for all educational institutions in the ..

Fish market

CMFRI aims to develop online platform to benefit fish producers

Kochi: In a major initiative to benefit fish producers, consumers, traders and processors in the country, the Central Marine Fisheries ..

bandra fire

20 rescued from burning MTNL building in Mumbai, many more trapped

Mumbai: At least 20 persons were rescued but scores more were still trapped as a massive fire engulfed the Mahanagar Telephone Nagar ..

h d kumaraswamy

Karnataka crisis: Congress wants MLAs resignation issue resolved before confidence motion

Bengaluru: Congress Monday made a strong plea to the Speaker in the Karnataka Assembly not to put to vote the confidence motion moved ..


Indian embassy in Tehran working for early release of Indians on seized tanker: Jaishankar

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday said the Indian embassy in Tehran is in "constant contact" with ..


KSU calls for state-wide education bandh on Tuesday

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Students Union (KSU) called for a state-wide education bandh on Tuesday. The KSU state committee announced ..


KSU ends hunger strike in front of secretariat

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Students Union (KSU) ended the indefinite hunger strike in front of the secretariat seeking investigation ..

secretariat march cameraman Praveen injured in Secretariat march

Thiruvananthapuram: The Secretariat march taken out by the KSU and Youth Congress activist turned violent and the cameraman of mathrubhumi ..


After 35 years of waiting, woman loses govt job due to laxity of postal dept

Aikkarappadi (Malappuram): Due to the laxity of postal department, a woman lost a government job that she was waiting for the past ..

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Congress rejects P C George’s claim that its MLAs/MPs are in contact with BJP

Kottayam/Kochi: Senior Kerala MLA and NDA partner P C George Sunday claimed six Congress MPs and three legislators from the state had ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Pinarayi Vijayan appeals to Centre to secure release of Indians onboard seized British tanker

Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday urged the Centre to take all possible efforts to secure the ..

Kozhikode Airport Issue

Over 2 kg smuggled gold seized at Kozhikode airport

Kochi: Customs sleuths Sunday foiled a bid to smuggle gold worth lakhs of rupees and arrested two passengers at the Kozhikode International ..