Kerala: News

16 Jun 2024

Congress Party

Union minister clarifies after calling Indira Gandhi 'Mother of India'

Union Minister Suresh Gopi issued a clarification on Sunday regarding his previous statement in which he referred to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as the "Mother of India."

15 Jun 2024

Ayodhya

Yogi Adityanath to meet RSS chief after latter's 'arrogant' remark

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will meet Mohan Bhagwat, the head of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), in Gorakhpur on Saturday evening.

14 Jun 2024

Kuwait

'Wasn't allowed to visit Kuwait for relief operation…': Kerala minister

Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Friday said she was denied permission by the Centre to travel to Kuwait to coordinate assistance for the people from the state affected in the fire that killed at least 49 people, primarily Indians.

13 Jun 2024

Kuwait

Kuwait fire: 42 Indians killed in tragedy; who were they

The fire in the Mangaf area of southern Kuwait on Wednesday resulted in the deaths of 42 Indian nationals, including at least 14 from Kerala.

12 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

'Modi barely escaped...': Rahul attacks PM over Lok Sabha results 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi—being credited for the party's surprisingly strong performance in the Lok Sabha elections—claimed on Wednesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi narrowly avoided defeat in his Varanasi constituency.

Actor-MP Suresh Gopi relinquishing ministerial role for films? His response 

Suresh Gopi, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first-ever MP from Kerala, has disputed claims that he does not want to be part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet.

06 Jun 2024

Mammootty

Mammootty's production house to back Suresh Gopi's next film

In a recent interview, actor-turned-politician Suresh Gopi (Varane Avashyamund, Black Cat) revealed that his upcoming film will be financed by Mammootty Kampany, the production house owned by legendary actor Mammootty.

01 Jun 2024

Kochi

Southwest monsoon intensifies in Kerala; causes landslides, waterlogging

Widespread rains have caused landslides, uprooted trees, and led to waterlogging across Kerala due to the Southwest Monsoon.

30 May 2024

Bay of Bengal

Relief from heat soon as monsoon advances over Kerala, Northeast 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reported that the monsoon season has arrived two days ahead of schedule in Kerala and most parts of northeast India.

29 May 2024

Malayalam Movies

Malayalam director Omar Lulu calls rape accusations a 'money-driven' scheme

Malayalam film director Omar Lulu, celebrated for his romantic comedy Oru Adaar Love (2019), has been accused of rape and is currently under investigation by the Kerala Police.

When will monsoon arrive in major Indian cities

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted the arrival of the much-anticipated southwest monsoon in Kerala on May 31.

24 May 2024

Bird Flu

Avian flu outbreak hits government-run poultry farm in Kerala

An outbreak of avian flu (H5N1 strain) has been confirmed at a state-run regional poultry farm in Manarcad, Kottayam district, Kerala.

24 May 2024

Aditi Rao Hydari

Day-10 highlights: India competes at Cannes after 30 years

For the first time in three decades, an Indian film crew has graced the red carpet of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival's main competition, Palme d'Or.

23 May 2024

India

What is Naegleria fowleri, brain-eating amoeba, that killed 5-year-old girl 

A five-year-old girl from Malappuram district, Kerala, lost her life to a rare brain infection caused by Naegleria fowleri last week.

Kerala rains: 4 dead, IMD sounds 'orange' alert

At least four people have lost their lives due to heavy rains in Kerala, prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue an orange alert for several districts on Thursday.

22 May 2024

Bengaluru

Bengaluru scooterist shatters car window with child inside 

A three-year-old child was injured after a scooterist attacked a car she was traveling in with her parents in Bengaluru last week.

20 May 2024

Ernakulam

Kerala man held for involvement in international human trafficking operation

Ernakulam rural police in Kerala have arrested a man, Sabith Nasar, on suspicion of involvement in an international human trafficking operation for organ harvesting.

16 May 2024

Kozhikode

Kerala: Surgery performed on 4-year-old's tongue instead of finger 

The Government Medical College Hospital in Kozhikode, Kerala, has been accused of performing the wrong surgery on a four-year-old girl.

Heatwave warning for North India, heavy rainfall predicted in South

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued a heatwave warning for North India, with Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, and Haryana expected to be particularly affected.

13 May 2024

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 3 killed, 17 injured in tractor-truck collision in Sambhal

Three people were killed and 17 injured in an accident on the Sambhal-Hasanpur road in Uttar Pradesh.

12 May 2024

Air India Express

Kerala man threatens to jump off Air India Express flight

A man from Kerala, identified as Muhammad BC, has been arrested following a disturbance on an Air India Express flight from Dubai to Mangaluru.

10 May 2024

Kozhikode

Health department issues warning after viral hepatitis death in Kerala

A 41-year-old man from Chaliyar panchayat, Malappuram district in Kerala, succumbed to viral hepatitis on Friday.

10 May 2024

Malayalam

'Aavesham' nears ₹100 crore despite OTT release 

The Malayalam film Aavesham has nearly reached the ₹100 crore mark, grossing approximately ₹99.5 crore in its four-week run at the Indian box office.

10 May 2024

Kochi

Kerala: 2 men killed after bike sandwiched between 2 buses

Two men lost their lives after the two-wheeler they were traveling in got crushed between two buses operated by the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) in Kochi, Kerala.

10 May 2024

Bay of Bengal

Heatwave set to subside, except in West Rajasthan, Kerala

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has announced that the ongoing heatwave across the country is expected to subside, with the exception of West Rajasthan and Kerala.

09 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Canoe through Kerala's serene backwaters

Kerala, India, is celebrated for its backwaters - a network of brackish lagoons and lakes along the Arabian Sea coast.

08 May 2024

Vegan

Ingredients that make Kerala's vegan culinary space a mass favorite

Kerala, a state in the southern part of India, is renowned for its aromatic spices that define its cuisine.

06 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Experience serene houseboat living in Kerala, India

Kerala, located in the southern part of India, is renowned for its backwaters - a network of interconnected canals, rivers, lakes, and inlets.

Kerala shuts educational institutions till Monday amid heatwave

The government of Kerala has ordered all educational institutions to remain closed until Monday in light of the severe heatwave.

02 May 2024

Prithviraj Sukumaran

Prithviraj Sukumaran's 'Guruvayoor Ambalanadayil' is coming this month

The highly anticipated comedy film Guruvayoor Ambalanadayil, starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Basil Joseph, is confirmed to hit the big screens in May.

02 May 2024

AstraZeneca

Should I be worried if I have taken AstraZeneca's Covishield?

AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical company behind the Covishield COVID-19 vaccine, recently acknowledged the potential risk of Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS) as a side effect.

24 Apr 2024

Malayalam

Legal trouble for 'Manjummel Boys' producers; booked on cheating charges

The makers of the popular Malayalam film Manjummel Boys are facing legal action, accused of cheating by the Kerala Police.

18 Apr 2024

Iran

Kerala woman onboard ship seized by Iran returns home

Ann Tessa Joseph, an Indian deck cadet from Kerala who was one of 17 Indians on board an Israeli-linked container ship seized by the Iranian military last week, has returned to Kerala.

WHO expresses concern over bird flu's potential human transmission

The World Health Organization (WHO), on Thursday, raised serious concerns about the escalating transmission of the H5N1 bird flu virus to other species, including humans.

18 Apr 2024

Bhopal

Kerala: Bird flu reported in ducks in Alappuzha 

An outbreak of bird flu, specifically the H5N1 subtype of the Influenza A virus, has been confirmed in two different locations within Kerala's Alappuzha district.

15 Apr 2024

India

Kerala: Motorcyclist entangles in rope tied for Modi's security, dies

A motorcyclist, Manoj Unni from Vaduthala, Kerala lost his life due to an unexpected road hazard.

13 Apr 2024

Kozhikode

Keralites crowdfund ₹34 crore to free death-sentenced man in Saudi 

Keralites in India and overseas have successfully raised ₹34 crore in four days to secure the release of Kozhikode native Abdul Rahim, who was facing a death sentence in Saudi Arabia.

Lok Sabha elections 3rd phase: Schedule for filing nominations announced 

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced that the commencement of the nomination process for the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections will begin on Friday.

09 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Munnar, India is a haven of tea gardens and serenity

Munnar, nestled in the Western Ghats of Kerala, India, is a picturesque hill station renowned for its sprawling tea plantations, exotic flora and fauna, and cool climate.

07 Apr 2024

Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala student, found hanging, tortured for 29 hours before death

A 20-year-old veterinary student, Sidharthan JS, who tragically took his own life in February, reportedly endured a grueling 29-hour period of physical and psychological abuse before his death.

07 Apr 2024

Arunachal Pradesh

10 arrested after migrant worker from Arunachal lynched to death

The police have arrested 10 people over the murder of Ashok Das, a migrant worker from Arunachal Pradesh, in Ernakulam city, Kerala.