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TMC retains West Bengal; DMK unseats AIADMK; Left wins Kerala

02 May 2021

TMC retains West Bengal; DMK unseats AIADMK; Left wins Kerala

The counting of votes for the Assembly elections of four states and one Union Territory is currently underway and the figures from West Bengal have dominated headlines.

Counting of votes begins for four states and one UT

02 May 2021

Counting of votes begins for four states and one UT

This morning, the counting of votes began for Assembly elections that were recently held in West Bengal, Puducherry, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Assam.

First-Look: 'Backwaters,' a movie based on kids disappearing in Kerala

28 Apr 2021

First-Look: 'Backwaters,' a movie based on kids disappearing in Kerala

A film about the mysterious disappearances of kids in Kerala is set to go on floors later this year.

Coronavirus: Kerala orders fresh curbs; cinema halls, bars, malls shut

26 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Kerala orders fresh curbs; cinema halls, bars, malls shut

As Kerala faces a surge in COVID-19 cases, the state government on Monday ordered fresh curbs to limit the viral spread.

IMD predicts wet spell in several parts from April 26-30

26 Apr 2021

IMD predicts wet spell in several parts from April 26-30

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted a wet spell over several parts of the country, including central, south, and northeast India, from April 26 to 30.

Two killed, fifteen injured during Thrissur Pooram festival procession

24 Apr 2021

Two killed, fifteen injured during Thrissur Pooram festival procession

Two persons were killed and 15 injured when a branch of a banyan tree fell on a procession held as part of the Thrissur Pooram festival held in Thrissur past midnight, police said on Saturday.

Six Indians win lucky draw worth over $2,72,000 in UAE

16 Apr 2021

Six Indians win lucky draw worth over $2,72,000 in UAE

Six Indians in the UAE have jointly won a lucky draw worth one million dirhams.

Kerala planning to conduct 2.5L coronavirus tests in two days

15 Apr 2021

Kerala planning to conduct 2.5L coronavirus tests in two days

Kerala has come up with a three-pronged strategy to battle the second wave of coronavirus. The state will now focus on amplifying testing, imposing stringent curbs, and conducting more vaccinations.

Absconding rape accused traced to UAE, deported to India

14 Apr 2021

Absconding rape accused traced to UAE, deported to India

The United Arab Emirates has deported a rape accused from Kerala, Muhamed Hafis Vattaparambil Umer, against whom an Interpol Red Notice was issued on the CBI's request, officials said.

From night guard to IIM professor: Ranjith Ramachandran's inspiring story

12 Apr 2021

From night guard to IIM professor: Ranjith Ramachandran's inspiring story

From working as a night watchman to being employed as a professor at the prestigious Indian Institute of Management (IIM), it has been a phenomenal journey for 28-year-old Ranjith Ramachandran.

20 crore people from 4 states, 1 UT vote today

06 Apr 2021

20 crore people from 4 states, 1 UT vote today

More than 20 crore people from four states and one Union Territory - West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry - are today voting to elect candidates for 475 Assembly seats, in what can be seen as the biggest election day in the country since the 2019 Indian general elections.

EC bans crowded finale of open campaigning in Kerala

03 Apr 2021

EC bans crowded finale of open campaigning in Kerala

Election Commission has banned the usually crowded culmination to the weeks-long poll campaigning, a years-long practice, in Kerala reportedly because of an increase in COVID-19 cases.

Former Kerala MP apologizes for sexually-colored remarks against Rahul Gandhi

30 Mar 2021

Former Kerala MP apologizes for sexually-colored remarks against Rahul Gandhi

Former Lok Sabha MP Joice George on Tuesday withdrew his controversial remark against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and apologized.

Piyush Goyal says BJP will implement CAA in Kerala

29 Mar 2021

Piyush Goyal says BJP will implement CAA in Kerala

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 in Kerala ahead of the elections in the state.

Amit Shah hits streets, campaigns for BJP candidates in Kerala

24 Mar 2021

Amit Shah hits streets, campaigns for BJP candidates in Kerala

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah on Wednesday held a roadshow in the Trippunithura town of Kerala as part of his election campaign for NDA candidates contesting April 6 polls to the state assembly.

Kerala: Five voter IDs in name of single person found

23 Mar 2021

Kerala: Five voter IDs in name of single person found

An electoral officer in poll-bound Kerala was suspended after five voter identity cards in the name of Kumari, a 61-year-old voter, were found generated in the computer system at Uduma in Kasaragod district.

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020/21: Devdutt Padikkal scores fourth consecutive ton

08 Mar 2021

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020/21: Devdutt Padikkal scores fourth consecutive ton

Karnataka batsman Devdutt Padikkal continues to prove his mettle in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy T20 competition.

Kerala BJP backs E Sreedharan as the Chief Ministerial candidate

04 Mar 2021

Kerala BJP backs E Sreedharan as the Chief Ministerial candidate

The Kerala unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will urge the party's central leadership to project veteran engineer Elattuvalapil Sreedharan as its Chief Ministerial candidate ahead of the state Assembly elections, due next month.

Coronavirus: Centre sends teams to 6 states, including Maharashtra, Kerala

04 Mar 2021

Coronavirus: Centre sends teams to 6 states, including Maharashtra, Kerala

Taking cognizance of the COVID-19 situation in six states, the central government has decided to rush to the states to help local authorities in managing the situation.

Kerala: Motor strike against spiraling fuel prices hits normal life

02 Mar 2021

Kerala: Motor strike against spiraling fuel prices hits normal life

Normal life was affected in Kerala during the initial hours of Tuesday as a dawn-to-dusk motor strike, called by a joint committee of various trade unions to protest the spiraling fuel price in the country, began.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.12 million with 12K+ new cases

02 Mar 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.12 million with 12K+ new cases

India on Monday reported more than 12,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 11.12 million cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.11 million with 15K+ new cases

01 Mar 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.11 million with 15K+ new cases

India on Sunday reported more than 15,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 11.11 million cases.

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020/21: A look at Sreesanth's incredible run

28 Feb 2021

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020/21: A look at Sreesanth's incredible run

Indian bowler S Sreesanth has been on a roll in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020/21.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.07 million with 16K+ new cases

27 Feb 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.07 million with 16K+ new cases

India on Friday reported more than 16,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 11.07 million cases.

EC announces election dates in Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, TN, Bengal

26 Feb 2021

EC announces election dates in Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, TN, Bengal

The Election Commission of India on Friday announced the dates for Assembly polls in five states/union territories.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.06 million with 15K+ new cases

26 Feb 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.06 million with 15K+ new cases

India on Thursday reported more than 15,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 11.06 million cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.04 million with 17K+ new cases

25 Feb 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.04 million with 17K+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported more than 17,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 11.04 million cases.

Rahul Gandhi turns fisherman, casts net. What did he catch?

24 Feb 2021

Rahul Gandhi turns fisherman, casts net. What did he catch?

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday turned seafarer and pulled the net with a local fisherman in the high sea in Kollam to get a taste of their life and understand their issues.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.01 million with 10K+ new cases

23 Feb 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.01 million with 10K+ new cases

India on Monday reported more than 10,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 11.01 million cases.

Surge of coronavirus cases in Kerala: TN steps up vigil

22 Feb 2021

Surge of coronavirus cases in Kerala: TN steps up vigil

With neighboring Kerala and four other states witnessing a surge in daily coronavirus cases, the Tamil Nadu Government on Monday said surveillance in districts bordering Kerala has been intensified and it has been made mandatory for all returnees by flight to compulsorily undergo RT-PCR test.

Kerala government sleeping over love jihad: Yogi Adityanath

22 Feb 2021

Kerala government sleeping over love jihad: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday slammed the Left Front government in Kerala for not taking any constructive steps to stop love jihad. Though the Kerala High Court had made remarks against love jihad in 2009, the state government had done nothing to check it, he claimed.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11 million with 14K+ new cases

22 Feb 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11 million with 14K+ new cases

India on Sunday reported more than 14,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 11 million cases.

Not just Goa, these places are great water-sport destinations too

21 Feb 2021

Not just Goa, these places are great water-sport destinations too

When it comes to water sports and adrenaline-pumping adventures in India, Goa is the first name that is most likely to pop into your mind.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.97 million with 13K+ new cases

20 Feb 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.97 million with 13K+ new cases

India on Friday reported more than 13,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.97 million cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.96 million with 13K+ new cases

19 Feb 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.96 million with 13K+ new cases

India on Thursday reported more than 13,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.95 million cases.

'Metro Man' E Sreedharan to join BJP, may fight polls

18 Feb 2021

'Metro Man' E Sreedharan to join BJP, may fight polls

Elattuvalapil Sreedharan, the man credited for changing the face of public transportation in India, is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.95 million with 12K+ new cases

18 Feb 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.95 million with 12K+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported more than 12,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.95 million cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.93 million with 11K+ new cases

17 Feb 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.93 million with 11K+ new cases

India on Tuesday reported more than 11,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.93 million cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.92 million with 9K+ new cases

16 Feb 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.92 million with 9K+ new cases

India on Monday reported more than 9,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.92 million cases.

Kerala journalist, arrested on way to Hathras, granted 5-day bail

15 Feb 2021

Kerala journalist, arrested on way to Hathras, granted 5-day bail

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was arrested on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh last October, has been granted bail by the Supreme Court for five days to visit his ailing mother.