Kerala: News

02 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan walks free after over 2 years

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was arrested on terror charges in 2020 while on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh in the aftermath of a horrific gang rape and murder case there, was released from jail on Thursday after more than two years.

01 Feb 2023

Travel And Tourism

These desi destinations will give you perfect international feels

Why visit foreign locations when our country is blessed with such breathtaking spots?

31 Jan 2023

Indian Penal Code

Kerala: Man gets 3 life-terms for raping, impregnating minor daughter

A Kerala court on Monday sentenced a man to three life terms for repeatedly raping his minor daughter and impregnating her, PTI reported.

Call me Hindu, it's not religious: Kerala Governor Arif Khan

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Saturday said the term "Hindu" should be used to refer to anyone born in India and living in the country, adding it is not a religious term.

24 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

BBC Modi documentary: Congress, CPI(M) wing announce screenings in Kerala

A fresh controversy around the BBC documentary on PM Narendra Modi, titled India: The Modi Question, was triggered in Kerala after several political groups decided to screen the controversial documentary in the state.

15 Jan 2023

Delhi University

Delhi University's Hansraj College stops serving non-vegetarian food in canteen

A controversy has been triggered in Delhi University's Hansraj College after authorities stopped serving non-vegetarian food to students in the canteen and hostel, ANI reported.

13 Jan 2023


No 'sir' or 'madam', only 'teacher' in Kerala schools

The Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) officially instructed all school teachers to be addressed as 'teacher' instead of 'madam' or 'sir,' regardless of gender.

12 Jan 2023


Different types of jaggery you probably didn't know existed

If you are a health freak, jaggery is something that you can include in your daily diet as an alternative to sugar.

07 Jan 2023


Kerala woman orders biryani dish 'Kuzhimanthi' online, dies after eating

In another shocking incident of potential food poisoning, a 20-year-old Kerala woman passed away after reportedly consuming a biryani dish called ''Kuzhimanthi' from a local hotel.

06 Jan 2023


Kerala to Texas! Judge Surendran Pattel's inspirational rags-to-riches journey

Indian-American Surendran K Pattel officially took oath as the district court judge of Texas's Fort Bend County, United States, on Sunday.

29 Dec 2022

Travel And Tourism

2023 travel bucket list: Bookmark these 5 stunning Indian destinations

Make your 2023 the year of conquering distances!

Kerala: NIA raids 56 locations linked to PFI members

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided the residences of several leaders belonging to the banned outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) across Kerala starting Wednesday.

15 Dec 2022

Christmas Day

Visit these Indian places to witness the best Christmas celebrations

Santa Claus is calling you to visit these five places in India.

06 Dec 2022


5 picturesque bachelorette party destinations in India

Weddings are all about bidding adieu to your exciting bachelor life and starting a new chapter with your partner with all love and warmth.

03 Dec 2022

Congress Party

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why Keralites are protesting Adani's $900 million 'Vizhinjam port'?

Adani Group's multi-billion-dollar plans to build the Vizhinjam International Transhipment Deepwater Multipurpose Port in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, is marred with controversies following the protests by fisherfolk.

26 Nov 2022

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup: Kerala muslim body calls worshipping footballers 'un-Islamic'

A Muslim body on Friday came out against football-crazy fans in Kerala, who have installed massive cut-outs of star footballers in support of the teams taking part in the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

23 Nov 2022

Adani Ports

Kerala: Adani's Vizhinjam mega port project stalled as fisherfolk protest

A shelter built by protesting fisherfolk has been hindering the construction of billionaire Gautam Adani's mega port in the Vizhinjam region of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

23 Nov 2022

Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Tharoor denies 'creating parallels in Congress,' calls accusations 'bizarre'

Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, on Wednesday responded to accusations of creating a parallel with the Congress party in Kerala, calling it "bizarre."

16 Nov 2022


Pay dog-attack victim Rs. 2 lakh compensation, orders Gurugram forum

The District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum instructed the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) on Tuesday to give Rs. 2 lakh compensation to a lady who sustained injuries after being attacked by a pet dog this year in August.

14 Nov 2022

Kerala High Court

Amid government-governor spat, Kerala HC cancels appointment of university VC

The Kerala High Court on Monday struck down the appointment of Dr. K Riji John as the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) vice-chancellor.

13 Nov 2022


This Islamic institute in Kerala is teaching its students Sanskrit

An Islamic institution in Kerala is sending positive signs of communal and religious harmony by teaching Sanskrit to its students.

13 Nov 2022

Noida Authority

Noida: Owners to pay hefty fine if pets get violent

The CEO of Noida Authority provided safety guidelines on Saturday for all residential high-rises. It also announced rules for pet registration and included fines for pet owners in cases of injuries caused by dogs.

Kerala government prepares ordinance to replace governor as varsities' chancellor

The government of Kerala is all set to introduce a new ordinance to remove state Governor Arif Mohammad Khan from the position of Chancellor of all state-run universities.

08 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu

Governors v/s state governments: Tussle brewing in three southern states

The governments of three south Indian states, namely Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, are embroiled in a major tussle with their respective governors.

26 Oct 2022


Kerala: Governor demands removal of finance minister over 'seditious' speech

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has entered a fresh tussle with the ruling coalition Left Democratic Front (LDF) after demanding that Finance Minister KN Balagopal be fired for making alleged "seditious" statements at a university.

Kerala: Governor's resignation order to vice-chancellors faces opposition, triggers battle

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan—who also serves as the chancellor of universities in the state—took an unusual step on Sunday by seeking the resignation of vice-chancellors of nine universities.

21 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism

Kerala's thrilling side: 5 hike trails that you must bookmark

God's own country has a tinge of thrill on offer too!

12 Oct 2022


Kerala human sacrifice shocker: Accused cooked, ate chopped body parts

In the human sacrifice case of two women which surfaced from Kerala, police on Wednesday said that after killing the victims, the accused chopped up their body parts, cooked, and ate them.

11 Oct 2022


Kerala: 2 women killed in suspected 'human sacrifice'; 3 arrested

Two women in Kerala, who went missing three months apart, were found murdered in a suspected case of ritualistic human sacrifice for "prosperity."

06 Oct 2022

Kerala High Court

Kerala: School trip bus rams into passenger bus, 9 dead

Nine people were killed, including five students and a teacher, when a private bus taking students on a leisure trip rammed into a state transport bus in Palakkad district, Kerala on Wednesday night at around 11:30 pm.

29 Sep 2022


Kerala: Spike in dog-bite deaths raises debate on culling strays

Kerala is getting a bad rap over its stray dogs.

Stone pelting at buses, cops injured during PFI's Kerala bandh

A day after investigation agencies raided over 100 Popular Front of India (PFI) leaders' premises across India, the controversial organization is conducting a dawn-to-dusk strike in Kerala.

100 arrested in country-wide raids on locations linked to PFI

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) in a joint operation with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and police carried out raids at the premises linked to the Popular Front of India (PFI) across 10 states and arrested over 100 of its leaders early on Thursday.

19 Sep 2022


Rajasthan: Doctor drags dog chained to car on road; booked

A doctor in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, was booked for chaining a stray dog to his car and driving around dragging the canine on Sunday.

16 Sep 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Kerala Congress suspends 3 over donation row

In a puzzling turn of events, three Kerala workers of the Indian National Congress (INC) were suspended after they allegedly threatened a vegetable vendor to pay more donation for the party's ongoing 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'.

10 Sep 2022


Heavy rains predicted in Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha; Bengaluru still inundated

Amid a week of heavy rains and knee-deep water throwing life out of gear in Bengaluru, the city is likely to continue receiving showers till Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted.

09 Sep 2022

Health & Wellness

5 health benefits of black pepper you must know about

One of the oldest spices in the world, black pepper or piper nigrum is native to the tropical forests of the Malabar Coast in southwest India, around the regions of Goa, Karnataka, and Kerala.

08 Sep 2022


5 interesting things to bring home from Kerala

Known as God's Own Country, Kerala is popular among tourists for its magical backwaters, pristine beaches, lush greenery, Ayurvedic therapies, and rich art and culture.

06 Sep 2022


Bengaluru rains: Schools go online, flights delayed, water supply hit

After a night of torrential rains on Sunday, Bengaluru witnessed heavy inundation on Monday, leading to water logging and many areas being submerged.

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