Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

In a first, women to drive Kerala govt vehicles

Thiruvananthapuram: Gone are the days when the post of a driver in Kerala state government ..

133 elephants die in Kerala in one year
Depression: Heavy rain likely in state till Aug 8
Kanam Rajendran
Protests arise in CPI against Kanam Rajendran

SDPI supported UDF in Thrissur, Pathanamthitta and Thiruvananthapuram

Kozhikode: During the Lok Sabha election, SDPI had supported UDF in Thrissur, Pathanamthitta and Thiruvananthapuram constituencies, ..

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 ..


Kodikunnil Suresh to win Mavelikkara seat

In Mavelikkara, UDF candidate Kodikunnil Suresh will secure 47 per cent of the votes to win the Lok Sabha polls, predicts the exit ..


Exit polls: UDF will win Kottayam and Idukki

According to the exit polls conducted by Mathrubhumi News and Geowide India, UDF will win both Kottayam and Idukki Lok Sabha seats ..


Mathrubhumi News exit polls: LDF in Kozhikode; UDF to win Malappuram, Ponnani

According to the exit polls conducted by Mathrubhumi News and Geowide India, LDF will win in Kozhikode while UDF will win Malappuram ..

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Mathrubhumi News exit polls: UDF to win Kasaragod, Kannur LS seats

According to the exit polls conducted by Mathrubhumi News and Geowide India, UDF will win Kasaragod and Kannur Lok Sabha seats. In ..

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 ..


Fire and rescue service department all set to induct women

Kochi: Women will soon be a part of Fire and Rescue Service department in the state. They will be inducted to the force as Firewomen ..


Deadly chemicals used in fish: Food safety dept strengthens inspection

Alappuzha: The Department of Food Safety has begun inspection across the state based on complaints that deadly chemicals are being ..


NH widening: Centre directs to correct decision to demote Kerala from priority list

New Delhi: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has directed the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to correct the decision ..


Finance department urges to levy flood cess

Thiruvananthapuram: The state finance department has asked the government to start levying flood cess to raise fund for rebuilding ..


Kerala recorded over 5,000 water accidents in last six years

Palakkad: Water accidents have claimed second spot in mishaps in the state following road accidents. Fire and rescue service department ..


32.5 pc voter turnout in Kerala till noon; Kottayam highest voting percentage

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 32.5 per cent voting till 12 PM on Tuesday in the Lok Sabha elections. Congress president Rahul ..


Brisk voting in Kerala; tight security in place

Thiruvananthapuram: Voting began for all 20 Lok Sabha constituencies of Kerala on Tuesday in which Congress president Rahul Gandhi, ..


Wage arrears to MGNREGS workers: Centre grants Rs 1511 cr to state

Thiruvananthapuram: Giving relief to workers under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the centre ..


Heat wave: Alert extended till Tuesday

Thiruvananthapuram: The met department has issued an alert till Tuesday as the heat wave in the state is likely to rise 3 degree Celsius ..


Filing of nominations to begin today in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: States which go to the polling stations in the third phase, including Kerala, can file the nominations from Thursday ..


Election expenditure observers arrive in Kerala to monitor discrepancies

Alappuzha: Election expenditure observer appointed by the Election Commission of India will arrive in Alappuzha on Thursday. Benudhar ..


Sparrows slowly disappearing from Kerala

Alappuzha: Sparrows, one of the flying species spotted in Kerala, is disappearing day-by-day from the state. They are flying away from ..


Financial crisis: Govt demands Rs 2500 crores from welfare boards

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government is on fire to figure out new sources to meet the fiscal year-end expenses amidst financial ..


GPS mandatory for transport vehicles from Jan

Perinthalmanna: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways made it mandatory to install GPS Vehicle Tracking Location (VLT) device ..

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PS Sreedharan Pillai receives death threat

Kannur: BJP state president PS Sreedharan Pillai received a letter, threatening to kill some of the leaders, including Pillai, on Tuesday ..


No new buildings at Sabarimala; Battery-run vehicles from next year

Nilakkal: Travancore Devaswom board president A Padmakumar said the board has no plans to construct new buildings to enable more facilities ..

Ramesh Chennithala

Ready to go to Sabarimala with CM: Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said that he would visit Sabarimala with chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and ..


Airport-model busport to be set up in TVM, Kozhikode

New Delhi: Kerala has been included in the project to build airport-model busports across the country. The Ministry of Road Transport ..

Ucha Kanji

School lunch not to be called ‘uchakanji’ anymore

Kalliassery: The education department has strictly instructed that the lunch given in schools for the physical-mental- nutritional ..

Ramesh Chennithala

CM acts like godfather to BJP: Ramesh Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has become the godfather to BJP ..

CK Nanu

Krishnankutty deserves ministership, says MLA CK Nanu

Kozhikode: Vadakara MLA CK Nanu said that the decision to hand over the Water Resources Ministership to Krishnakutty was taken by the ..

Swami Agnivesh

Sangh Parivar taking advantage of Sabarimala issue: Swami Agnivesh

Thiruvananthapuram: The Sangh Parivar is taking advantage of the Sabarimala issue and has posed a frontal challenge to the rule of ..


Prohibitory orders in Sabarimala extended by 4 days

Pathanamthitta/Thiruvananthapuram: The Pathanamthitta District Collector on Thursday night extended the prohibitory orders in Sabarimala, ..


Thrissur railway station to get a major `makeover`

The Thrissur railway station is soon to undergo a big transformation in its appearance. The renovation works have already started and ..


Schools not to encourage ‘Pothichoru’

Kundara: The ‘pothichoru’ will slowly disappear from schools. It is a traditional lunch packed in broiled banana leaf including ..


Cyclone Gaja to bring heavy rains, winds in Kerala till Monday

Thiruvananthapuram: Under the influence of Cyclone Gaja, Kerala state will experience isolated rains and strong winds till Monday. ..

Great Kerala Shopping Utsav

Great Kerala Shopping Utsav to start today

Kochi: The Great Kerala Shopping Utsav, jointly co-ordinated by television, print, radio and digital media platforms in Kerala along ..


Trains in Kerala to run late due to repair works

Thiruvananthapuram: Southern Railways have made slight changes in the schedule of trains following repair works. The Korba – ..

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

When our state progressed, some of us regressed: CM

Guruvayur: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that though our state has progressed as part of renaissance movements, there are still ..

KT Jaleel

‘Only Adeeb was qualified’; Corporation defends KT Jaleel

Kozhikode: In a recent development over the nepotism charges filed against minister KT Jaleel, the Minorities Finance Development Corporation ..

Google search

Kerala searches most for 'suicide hacks' in Google

Kalpetta: According to the Google Trends Data, Kerala has searched the most for easy ways to commit suicide compared to other states ..


Women pilgrims from Andhra were unwilling to break customs

Nilakkal: Around 350 devotees from Andhra reached Sabarimala as part of their pilgrimage to different temples in Kerala and Tamil ..

TK Ravindran

Calicut varsity former V-C Dr TK Ravindran passes away

Kozhikode: Former Vice-Chancellor of Calicut University Dr. TK Ravindran, 86 years, passed away. He had been hospitalized for some ..

Vytilla Mobility Hub

Vyttila Mobility Hub phase II: Developments to meet global standards

Kochi: The upgradations to be made at the Vyttila mobility hub in the second phase would be of international standards. The project ..

CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Sabarimala under police control only: CM

Kozhikode: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the law and order will be managed by the police in Sabarimala and it is under ..

A Padmakumar

Govt won’t interfere in temple activities: Padmakumar

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom Board President A Padmakumar said that the government would not interfere in the religious activities ..


Woman arrives for darshan; Protests rage in Sabarimala

Sannidhanam: There is growing protests in Sabarimala against allowing entry to a woman who is suspected to be below 50 years. The woman ..

DGP Loknath Behera

No restrictions for media in Sabarimala: DGP

Kochi: The state police chief Loknath Behera said that the media will not be restricted in Sabarimala. He made the point clear that ..


828 acres more needed for captive elephants in Kerala

Thrissur: According to the Supreme court verdict on protection of elephant corridors, elephant owners in Kerala have to find 828 more ..


Soon, KSRTC buses to be super safe after 'Super Checking'

Kozhikode: The mechanical department have started conducting super checking in all KSRTC buses to improve their efficiency. The bus ..


BSNL to extend 4G services to more regions

Kochi: The BSNL 4G services will soon be available in more regions. The 4G services will be enabled on 118 more towers in Thodupuzha, ..

Kerala Police

Sabarimala pilgrim death: Police to act tough for spreading fake news

Pathanamthitta: The police said that strict action will be taken against those who spread fake news through social media surrounding ..


SSLC exams to start on March 13

Thiruvananthapuram: The notification of the SSLC exams to be held in March 2019 has been issued. The exams will start on March 13 ..

High Court

HC denies action on caste appellation

Alappuzha: Justice V Shercy of the Kerala High Court rejected the case of caste appellation registered by the Kannamaly police. As ..


Sabarimala: Tribal outfits to conduct protest for rights

Kottayam: The tribal groups are planning to conduct protests to claim the rights of tribes, Dalits, Malaya communities in Sabarimala ..

State School Meet

St George HSS is overall champion; Ernakulam continues to lead

Thiruvananthapuram: As the 62nd state school sports meet reached the third day, Ernakulam district continued to lead with 210 points ..


2 killed, 1 injured as car rams into lorry in Thrissur

Thrissur: Two persons have been killed and one injured in an early morning road accident at Perambra in Thrissur. Sreerag, a native ..


KSRTC to start 'Ayyappa darshan' package

Thiruvananthapuram: KSRTC has decided to introduce a new tour package ‘Ayyappa Darshan’ to Sabarimala. The trips have been ..


Will provide facilities for women going Sabarimala: Guruvayur Devaswom

Guruvayur: The Guruvayur Devaswom Board said that all the women pilgrims going to Sabarimala will be provided with enough facilities ..


Sannidhanam, forest pathways declared special security zones

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has issued a circular declaring Sannidhanam and all the forest pathways leading to Sabarimala temple ..

High Court

All liable to follow SC verdict on Sabarimala: HC

Kochi: The High Court said that the Supreme Court verdict is considered as the law of the country. All the civil and judicial authorities ..

Amit Shah

Security examined at Kannur airport prior to Amit Shah visit

Mattanur: All security systems at the Kannur Airport were examined as a forerunner to the visit of BJP national president Amit Shah ..

Sreedharan Pillai

Will support aids of chief priest if case filed against them: Sreedharan Pillai

Kozhikode: BJP state president PS Sreedharan Pillai said that BJP will protect the aids of chief priest if the Devaswom Board charges ..

Ration shop

Buy ration anywhere: Only 10 pc utilised service

Alappuzha: Only 10 per cent of the population in Kerala have made use of the portability service for ration card holders to avail the ..

Fr Kuriakose Kattuthara

Last rites of Fr Kuriakose at Pallipuram by 12 noon

Pallipuram: The body of Fr Kuriakose Kattuthara was brought to his native place Pallipuram on Wednesday around 9 pm. It was brought ..

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Amit Shah to arrive on Oct 27: Special flight may land in Kannur

Kannur: BJP national president Amit Shah will arrive in Kannur on October 27. He will be inaugurating Mararji Mandiram, the Kannur ..


Sabarimala: Devaswom Board skips discussion on review petition

Thiruvananthapuram: The apex board managing the Sabarimala temple Tuesday skipped a discussion on the review petition to be filed against ..

Private bus

Private bus strike on Nov 15

Kochi: The private buses in the state will observe a warning strike on November 15. The strike will be organized by the Kerala State ..


24-hr-hartal in Kerala from Wednesday midnight

Kochi: The Sabarimala Samrakshana Samithi has declared a 24-hour-hartal against the CM’s decision to implement the SC verdict ..


Sabarimala row: RSS-BJP backed elements creating communal frenzy, says AIDWA

New Delhi: The CPI(M)'s women wing, All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA), Tuesday alleged that the BJP-RSS backed ..


Tension prevails in Nilakkal: Couple from TN evicted from bus

Pathanamthitta: The followers who have gathered at Nilakkal to prevent women from entering the Sabarimala temple stopped a couple from ..


Sabarimala: Woman makes suicide threat in Nilakkal

Pathanamthitta: A woman threatened to commit suicide amid protests in Nilakkal against the Supreme court verdict allowing entry to ..

Kannur Airport

Donier aircraft arrives in Kannur for Calibration of ILS

Mattanur: The Donier aircraft of the Airport Authority arrived at the Kannur airport once again for calibration of the Instrument Landing ..

K Sudhakaran

Sabarimala is not a tourist destination: K Sudhakaran

Thiruvananthapuram: KPCC working president K Sudhakaran said that Sabarimala is not the place to show persistence. It’s not any ..


Manufacturing low quality helmets may invite Rs 2 lakh fine, 2 yrs jail

Kochi: The central government has issued an order criminalising the manufacturing or selling of helmets without ISI standards. Those ..


Holiday for schools on Oct 17

Thiruvananthapuram: All educational institutions including higher secondary schools coming under the State General Education Department ..

Praveen Thogadia

Govt should respect Hindu legacy, dignity: Praveen Thogadia

Thiruvananthapuram: The VHP leader Praveen Thogadia said that the government should respect the heritage and dignity of the Hindu religion ..


Forest Dept asks for crowd control in Sabarimala

Pathanamthitta: The forest department said that extra 100 acres of forest land could not be provided as demanded by the Devaswom Board ..

IFFK 2018

IFFK 2018: Delegate fee raised to Rs 2000 from Rs 600

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister for Culture AK Balan said that the delegate fee for the International Film Festival of Kerala has been ..


NDA to start 'Save Sabarimala Yatra’ on Wednesday

Pandalam: The ‘Save Sabarimala Yatra’ organized by the NDA will start on Wednesday from Pandalam and conclude on October ..


Residents protest against quarrying in Kallipara Hills

Kalanjoor (Pathanamthitta): The local protest against quarrying in Kallipara hills intensified at Elikod. The protestors have built ..


Govt cancels sanctions to breweries, blending units

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the government has cancelled the sanctions given to new breweries and ..


Environmental permit not mandatory for mining of sand washed ashore by floods

Palakkad: The revenue department has declared that environmental clearance is no more required for mining of sands that was washed ..


Higher officials can travel by flight within state sans prior permission

Thiruvananthapuram: Higher Government officials are now allowed to travel within the state by flight. This decision was taken as part ..


Hartal in Pathanamthitta on Sunday

Pathanamthitta: The BJP has declared a hartal in Pathanamthitta district on Sunday, October 7. The hartal will begin at 6 am and end ..

Karadka Reserve Forest

Mammootty's film to be shot in Karadka Reserve Forest in Kasaragod

Kasaragod: The shooting of a film starring Mammootty will begin soon in the Karadka Reserve Forest in Muliyar. The location setting ..

Aditya Chandra Prasanth

Japan govt honours Haripad native Aditya for his scientific invention

Haripad: Plus two student Aditya Chandra Prasanth who became popular with his invention to produce electricity from firewood was honoured ..


‘Kattaadi’ is ready for a trip, ain’t you?

Friends always jump into the idea of trips, be it anywhere, anytime. When it is with friends, there is no space for questions. Friendship ..

Kannur Airport

Kannur airport to be inaugurated on Dec 9

Kannur: The Kannur International Airport will be inaugurated on December 9. The inauguration was decided following the approval of ..

Idukki dam

Heavy rains: Security beefed up at dams in Idukki; 5 dam shutters opened

Cheruthoni: The security at dams in Idukki was beefed up following the orange and red alerts issued in the district. The shutters of ..

Rohingyan family sent back to Hyderabad

Rohingyan family sent back from Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: A 5-member Rohingyan family who reached Vizhinjam in Kerala was sent back to Hyderabad on Friday. A special police ..

kannur airport

Kannur Airport gets aerodrome license from DGCA

Thiruvananthapuram: The Director General of Civil Aviation has approved the aerodrome license for Kannur Airport. The Chief Minister ..

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No fresh admissions in Kannur medical college this year: SC

New Delhi: No new admissions will be allowed at Kannur medical college this year also. The Supreme Court has ordered probe into the ..


Foreign currency worth Rs 110 cr seized in Nilambur

Nilambur: The police arrested five persons from Nilambur for possessing Rs 110 cr worth Turkish currency. About 198 Lira, the currency ..


Restrictions in correcting details of Aadhar

Alappuzha: The Aadhar authority (UIDAI) has enabled regulations in correcting details including name, birth date and gender in Aadhar ..


Rains: Yellow alert issued in 4 districts

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meterological Department has issued an yellow alert in 4 districts following chances of heavy rains ..

Sabarimala protest

Entry of women into Sabarimala: BJP stays away from protests

Kochi: The Hindu associations staged a state-wide protest against the Supreme Court verdict allowing entry of women of all ages to ..