2019 Loksabha Election

Oppn leaders meet EC officials, demand verification of VVPAT slips before counting of votes

New Delhi: Leaders of as many as 22 opposition parties met the Election Commission ..

p jayarajan cot naseer
COT Naseer did not give statement that CPM activists attacked him: P Jayarajan
Kevin murder case
Kevin murder case: Two arrested, Bail of 2 accused cancelled
well digging
In 54 years, Kuttoosan digs more than 500 wells
kollam

Woman locked up in house for 20 yrs in Kollam; rescued finally

Kollam: A middle aged woman who was locked up by her own relatives for more than 20 years without any connection to the outer world ..

Eleven killed in shooting in bar in Brazil: officials

Eleven killed in shooting in bar in Brazil: officials

Rio de Janeiro: Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in ..

Exit polls

Mathrubhumi News exit polls: UDF will win LS polls, NDA to open account

Kochi: Exit polls conducted by Mathrubhumi News and Geowide India predicted that BJP will open account in the state from Thiruvananthapuram ..

kasargod re polling

Repolling: Over 70 per cent cast votes in Kasaragod till 5 pm

Kasaragod: Heavy polling was reported in all four booths in Kasaragod Lok Sabha constituency where repolling is progressing on Sunday ..

dutee chand

I am in a same-sex relationship, says Dutee Chand

New Delhi: 100m record holder and winner of two Asian Games silver medals Dutee Chand on Sunday revealed that she is in a same-sex ..

repolling

Polling stopped temporarily in Kunnirika; M V Jayarajan against repolling

Kannur: Repolling is progressing in the 7 booths in Kasaragod and Kannur Lok Sabha constituencies and people have turned out in fairly ..

Kallada bus

Move to sabotage Kallada case: Accused granted bail before identification parade

Kochi: An attempt is on to sabotage the controversial Kallada Travels case. A move is on to hinder the identification parade and thereby ..

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 ..

women

2 women nabbed in Kanhangad for chain snatching but lead a luxurious life in TN

Kanhangad: The Kanhangad police who were continuing with the investigation visiting fake addresses and showing photos of the culprits ..

train

Fake WhatsApp messages on ending waitlisted tickets from July 1 irks passengers

Kannur: Messages circulating in social media of amendment in railway rules from July 1 are confirmed to be fake. The fake messages ..

cot naseer

Vadakara independent candidate COT Naseer hacked

Thalassery: An independent candidate at Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency, COT Naseer was hacked by unidentified assailants here on Saturday ..

exam

Impersonation: Lookout notice against two accused teachers

Kozhikode: Lookout notices have been issued against two accused absconding in connection with a teacher writing Plus Two examination ..

chennithala

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 ..

C DIVAKARAN

C Divakaran slams V S Achuthanandan, Thomas Isaac

Thiruvananthapuram: CPM leader and former minister C Divakaran has come down heavily on former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan and ..

Kailash Satyarthi

Godse killed Gandhi's body, people like Pragya killing soul of India: Kailash Satyarthi

New Delhi: Stressing that Mahatma Gandhi is above power and politics, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi Saturday said people like Pragya ..

Shanthivanam

Shanthivanam: Tower line set up without cutting trees in first phase

Varappuzha: The first phase of installing KSEB 110 KV tower line in Shanthivanam forest has been complete. No new trees were chopped ..

dead

Malayali student found dead inside JNU campus

New Delhi: A Malayali student allegedly hanged himself at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here on Friday. The deceased was identified ..

Dattu Baban Bhoknal

Olympic rowing champ booked for harassment

Nashik: In a shocking development, the Nashik Police have booked Olympic rowing champion Dattu Baban Bhoknal on charges of alleged ..

Kevin Kottayan

Kevin murder case: Another witness alters statement

Kochi: Another witness in the Kevin murder case has altered his statement. With this, six witnesses have altered their statements in ..

fireforce

Pattambi continues its wait for a fire and rescue service unit

Pattambi: Every time a fire breaks out or someone drowns, people in Pattambi will wonder, “what if we had a fire and rescue service ..

smart classroom

Kerala needs 1.25 lakh more Plus One seats

Kozhikode: Malappuram district is lagging far behind in the number of Plus one seats available for students who have passed SSLC. The ..

RICE

Record harvest from flood hit paddy fields in Pathanamthitta

Thiruvalla: Paddy fields in Pathanamthitta district that were submerged in the floods has produced record yield this time around. ..

Murder

Man hacks wife to death, surrenders before police in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram: A man hacked his wife to death over family dispute and surrendered before the police at Mullassery in Karakulam, ..

Good Shepherd School

Private school refuses TC for students who cleared SSLC

Nilambur: A private school here has refused to issue Transfer Certificates (TC) to several students who have passed SSLC but wanted ..

mango

Beware! Mangoes ripened with ethylene powder could harm you

Kochi: Mangoes are the major attraction in every market during summer seasons. Different varieties of mangoes are arranged in a way ..

Encounter

Two terrorists killed in encounter in J-K's Pulwama

Srinagar: Two terrorists and a soldier were killed Thursday in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, army said. Security ..

Subeesh Kasargod Double Murder

Periya twin murder: Accused who fled abroad held at Mangalore airport

Mangalore: An accused in Periya twin murder case who managed to escape abroad has been nabbed by the police on Thursday morning. Pakkam ..

exam

Teacher writes Plus Two exam: Students to reappear for test

Kozhikode: In connection with the incident of a teacher writing Plus Two examination for a student at Neeleswaram Government Higher ..

madan b lokur

Ex-Supreme Court judge Madan Lokur appointed to Fiji SC

New Delhi: Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Madan Lokur has become the first judge from the Indian apex court to be appointed to ..

K Surendran

K Surendran tops list of candidates with criminal records

New Delhi: K. Surendran, the Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate from Kerala's Pathanamthitta parliamentary constituency, has ..

Ramesh Chennithala

Masala bond a corrupt deal, not good for Kerala: Ramesh Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday said the Rs 2,150 crore masala bond is a corrupt deal that ..

Marayamuttam Suicide case

Neyyattinkara suicide: Chandran claims innocence, blames mother

Neyyattinkara: Chandran, husband of Lekha who committed suicide along with daughter Vaishnavi here on Tuesday, has said that his mother ..

court

7 RSS activists get life imprisonment for murdering CPM worker

Kannur: The Thalassery additional district sessions court sentenced seven RSS activists for life imprisonment for murdering CPM activist ..

monsoon

Monsoon to hit Kerala on June 6; to be delayed by 5 days, says IMD

New Delhi: The monsoon will hit the Kerala coast on June 6, five days after its normal onset date, the India Meteorological Department ..

Indecent Representation of Women?

How Police interpreted the Act, Indecent Representation of Women?

Even if an adult has a nude photograph in possession which is sexually explicit in nature, the provisions of the Act Indecent Representation ..

boat

Munambam human trafficking: No clues about missing persons

Kochi: Even when the police seek help of Interpol for the investigation into Munambam human trafficking, there are no clues about the ..

Jack Ma

Sex for 6 days, 6 times: Jack Ma's advice to improve life

Beijing: After advocating people to follow the spirit of "996" (9 am to 9 pm, six days a week at workplace), Alibaba founder ..

boat

Backwaters filled with sand, slush; Fishermen of Cherai hit

Cherai: The fishermen of Cherai are in deep trouble as the backwaters have been filled with sand and garbage, leading to decrease in ..

kamal hassan

TN Minister says Kamal's tongue should be cut

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Minister for Milk and Dairy Development K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji on Monday said actor-politician Kamal Haasan's ..

Thamarassery Churam

Ban on multi-axle trucks on Thamarassery Ghat road

Kozhikode: As developmental activities are progressing in Thamarassery Ghat road, a restriction has been imposed on multi-axle vehicles ..

Police

Policemen posted for election duty in other states suffer serious health issues

Thiruvananthapuram: Police officers who were posted in other states for election duties suffered due to health issues. 1450 officers ..

bottile

Magic medicine sale: Probe brings to light huge financial fraud

Kanhangad: Investigation into the magic medicine sales team who were arrested here has led to crores of rupees worth financial fraud ..

Differently abled

Differently abled Ambili gets new lease of life, ties knot with Ashwin

Mannar: Differently abled Ashwin and Ambili, who are deaf and dumb by birth, will lead the journey together from now on. They tied ..

policemen

Policemen of Bekal station not allotted postal votes; complaint filed

Kasargod: There are complaints that postal votes were not allotted to policemen who were on election duty. A policeman associated ..

Encounter

2 militants killed in encounter in Shopian

Srinagar: Two militants were Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, an army official ..

TERRORISM

Armed militants storm 5-star hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar port city: Police

Karachi: Some heavily-armed militants on Saturday stormed a five-star hotel in Pakistan's port city of Gwadar in the restive Balochistan ..

pappu

Mammooty launches Kerala Police’s road safety mascot Pappu Zebra in 3D

Thrissur: Pappu Zebra, the mascot of Kerala Police’s road safety awareness campaign now comes in 3D animation form. Actor Mammooty ..

SpiceJet Boeing flights

Two SpiceJet Boeing flights suffer mid-air glitches

Mumbai: Two of the SpiceJet's Boeing passenger planes- one from Mumbai and other from Bengaluru-suffered mid-air technical glitches, ..

Appointment of Palakkad child welfare committee chairman stirs row

Appointment of Palakkad child welfare committee chairman stirs row

Palakkad: The appointment of chairman of the Palakkad child welfare committee has stirred a row. The appointment of SFI activist N ..

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Sidhu in fresh EC trouble for his remarks against PM Modi

New Delhi: The Election Commission has issued a fresh show cause notice to Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for prima facie violating ..

train

Special squad to monitor travelling on footboards in trains

Kannur: A special squad of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) will monitor footboard travellers in trains. Palakkad Division Security ..

Thechikottukavu Ramachandran

Thechikottukavu Ramachandran’s health satisfactory; medical report to be submitted soon

Thrissur: Elephant Thechikottukavu Ramachandran underwent a medical examination on Saturday morning and doctors found that his health ..

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 ..

Rajmohan Unnithan

Assistant stole Rs 8 lakh from election fund: Rajmohan Unnithan

Kasaragod: UDF candidate from Kasaragod Lok Sabha constituency Rajmohan Unnithan has alleged that one of his assistants stole cash ..

thechikkottukav ramachandran

Thechikottukavu Ramachandran can be paraded for Pooram Vilambaram; Legal advice to govt

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has received a legal advice that elephant Thechikottukavu Ramachandran can be paraded only for the ..

chief electoral officer teekaram meena

Bogus voting in Kannur: Criminal, departmental action against officials

Thiruvananthapuram: State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Teeka Ram Meena informed that he has given instruction to the district collector ..

Ramesh Chennithala

Postal voting in police dept: Ramesh Chennithala to move HC

Thiruvananthapuram: Leader of opposition, Ramesh Chennithala, said he would approach the High Court seeking its immediate intervention ..

SC

Ayodhya case: Panel seeks extension for mediation process, SC grants time till Aug 15

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday extended till August 15 the time for a panel of mediators, headed by former apex court judge Justice ..

Warm welcome accorded to CM Pinarayi VIjayan in Netherlands

Warm welcome accorded to CM Pinarayi VIjayan in Netherlands

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan reached the Netherlands as part of the European tour and the Indian Ambassador ..

Modi

Modi on Time magazine cover with controversial headline

New Delhi: American news magazine Time has featured Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the cover page of its May 20 issue with a headline ..

earthquake

Earthquake hits southern Japan, no tsunami threat

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit southern Japan Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities said there was ..

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 ..

K Surendran

K Surendran alleges conspiracy to destroy Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur: BJP state president K Surendran said there was a conspiracy to destroy the famed Thrissur Pooram. Speaking to media, Surendran ..

Mullapally Ramachandran

Congress seeks judicial probe into bogus voting in postal ballots of police

Thiruvananthapuram: With a preliminary probe revealing bogus voting in the postal ballots of police officials in Kerala, the Congress ..

punalur supply office

Controversy after Punalur taluk office staff leave en masse to attend wedding

Kollam: Employees at the Punalur taluk office leaving en masse to attend the wedding of a colleague’s daughter left the public ..

Thechikkotttukavu Ramchandran

Why Gajarajan Thechikotttukavu Ramachandran is loved by all?

Thrissur: The first time Thechikottukavu Ramachandran beheld the idol of Neythalakkavilamma and came to open the southern door of the ..

bees

Swarm of bees invade marriage party; bride, groom receive stings

Elanadu: In a bizarre incident, people who attended a wedding here in Thrissur district were chased away by honey bees. It was during ..

Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat for vacations: Modi

Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat for vacations: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday accused then Prime Minster late Rajiv Gandhi of using aircraft carrier INS Viraat ..

Mumbai-bound Air France flight makes emergency landing in Iran

Mumbai-bound Air France flight makes emergency landing in Iran

A jetliner flown by a subsidiary of Air France that made an emergency landing in Iran stayed on the ground for several hours Wednesday ..

athulya paravur

Girl fails in plus two exam; Ends life by jumping into river

Kochi: A girl student committed suicide by jumping into a river after she failed in the plus two examinations. The deceased was identified ..

girl eye injured

Iron rod pierces eye of bus commuter

Chengannur: In a freak mishap, a bus traveller sustained injuries due to an iron rod that was projected up to the road. Anju (24), ..

cow

Acid poured over cow for targeting farm in Palappilly

Palappilly (Thrissur): Acid attack on cattle has again been reported in the plantations here. A cow with severe burn injuries was spotted ..

ganja

Riding in scooter selling ganja; an auto ride with liquor

Punalur: Pathanapuram Excise Range authorities nabbed two people in two separate incidents, one for driving around in a scooter selling ..

elephant

HC orders to follow rule preventing use of weak elephants for processions

Kochi: The high court has directed the district-level committee on the Kerala Captive Elephant Management and Maintenance Rules to ..

pinarayi vijayan

Pinarayi to visit Netherlands to explore cooperation in water management, flood prevention

The Hague: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will commence a four-nation tour of Europe with a visit to the Netherlands from May ..

ranjan gogoi

Allegations against CJI: Ex woman staff of SC seeks copy of in-house inquiry report

New Delhi: The former woman employee of the Supreme Court who levelled sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, ..

University college

Girl student’s suicide bid: Governor seeks report from vice chancellor

Thiruvananthapuram: Governor justice P Sadasivam has sought a report regarding the incident of a girl student of Thiruvananthapuram ..

tiger

Tiger kills pet dog in Thenmala estate; employee has narrow escape

Munnar: A pet dog was found dead in an attack by tiger at Thenmala estate the other day. An employee of the estate had a narrow ..

baby

Toxic content in new-born’s blood; Child Welfare Committee seeks report from police

Ambalappuzha (Alappuzha): In connection with an incident in which toxic elements were traced in the blood of a newborn baby who died ..

bogus vote

Bogus voting: Police register case against 3 Muslim League activists

Kannur: The police have registered a case against three Muslim League (IUML) activists for casting bogus votes at a polling booth at ..

rabjan gogoi

Ex SC woman staff disappointed, dejected with clean chit to CJI

New Delhi: "Highly disappointed and dejected," said the former Supreme Court employee who levelled sexual harassment allegations ..

file

Document forgery for land levelling: Files of one year to be inspected

Thiruvananthapuram: An inspection is progressing to find out whether there are more incidents of document forging to convert wetlands ..

train

Northern Railway cancels around 287 trains due after Cyclone Fani

New Delhi: The Northern Railway has cancelled about 287 trains passing through the East Coast Railway zone after damage to infrastructure ..

lanka national

Sri Lankan man held in TVM without travel documents; IB quizzing him

Thiruvananthapuram: A 30-year-old Sri Lankan national, who did not have valid travel documents, has been taken into custody, police ..

kudumbashree

Kudumbashree hotels earns Rs 1.27 cr by supplying food on polling days

Kannur: Kudumbashree earned a profit of Rs 1.27 crore on the day of polling in Kerala by supplying food six times including bed coffee ..

hostel

Restrictions in ladies’ hostels to be eased

Thiruvananthapuram: After extending the time schedule, the government is planning to ease restrictions in ladies’ hostels furhter ..

Ramesh Chennithala

Flood relief: Ramesh Chennithala slams LDF govt's 'lackadaisical' attitude

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala Friday hit out at the State government's alleged lackadaisical ..

Pathanamthitta

Children of forest don’t even have a place to sleep

Pathanamthitta: No land to call their own, no place for them to sleep. Even though they are adivasis belonging to the scheduled tribe ..

Bomb

16 bombs recovered from vacant land in Nadapuram

Nadapuram: Police recovered 16 bombs from a vacant land in Chelakkad near here on Friday. The officials recovered 13 pipe bombs and ..

sri lanka blast

IS links: NIA searching for Riyas’ associates

Kochi: NIA has intensified the search for Keralites who have links with IS in the backdrop of proposed suicide attacks in Kerala. ..

REHNA CHACKO

Kevin murder case: Chacko and Rahna were praying during Neenu’s hearing

Kottayam: When the hearing in the Kevin murder case started, Neenu’s father and 5th accused Chacko was praying with folded hands ..

foni

Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Puri, heavy rains batter coastal belt

Bhubaneswar: Extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' made a landfall in Puri on Odisha coast Friday morning, triggering heavy ..

orisa women

Odisha woman, daughter burnt to death inside Mankavu house

Kozhikode: An Odisha native woman and her three-year-old daughter were found burned to death inside the house where they were residing ..

couple

Wife swapping: Mutual understanding among users draws no complaints, no cases

Alappuzha: Although there are incidents similar to Kayamkulam wife swapping cases that are happening across the state, police can’t ..