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02 May 2018


Sadhvi wants public-killing of cow-slaughterers, Keraliites respond with beef recipes

The topic of beef has brought about a rare unity across Kerala.

28 Apr 2018

Pinarayi Vijayan

Keralites perform well in civil services examinations

Over 30 people from Kerala, including a number of women, have performed well in the civil services examinations 2017, with an engineer from Ernakulam district securing the all-India 16th rank.

26 Apr 2018


UGC issues list of 24 'fake universities': Details here

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a list of 24 'fake universities' which are no longer allowed to confer degrees. Seven of these are in the national capital.

26 Apr 2018


Kerala: To hide extramarital affairs, woman murders daughters, parents

In Kannur's Padannakkara village of Kerala, three deaths in one family in just four months led villagers empathize with Soumya, the lone survivor.

21 Apr 2018


Kerala: Decomposed body found, could be of missing Latvian woman

A decomposed body was found by fishermen near Kovalam, Kerala Police said. The head and the torso were discovered disjointed from each other, at the marshy spot.

20 Apr 2018


Paintings on Kathua-rape end in stone-pelting at Kerala-artist's home

In a horrific turn of events, stones were thrown at a Kerala painter's house after her paintings on the Kathua rape case offended Hindus.

19 Apr 2018

Times of India

At IIM-Nagpur placements, tailor's son gets Rs. 19 LPA package

In what is a distinctive example of turning destiny around by hard work, IIM-Nagpur graduate Justin Fernandez bagged the highest placement of Rs. 19 LPA, this year.

18 Apr 2018


Kerala: Breaking stereotypes, transsexual couple to get married next month

Once, there was a "woman" and a "man" who were ostracised by their families and harassed by the society over their transgender status.

17 Apr 2018

KK Shailaja

Kerala: Govt doctors end indefinite strike; out-patient time extended

Government doctors in Kerala, who were on an indefinite strike since April 13 to protest against the extension of out-patient (OP) time in government hospitals, withdrew their stir on Monday night after discussions with state Health Minister KK Shylaja.

14 Apr 2018


To honor Kathua rape victim, Kerala man names daughter Asifa

Rajith Ram, a resident of Kannur and sub-editor with Mathrubhumi, named his newly born daughter Asifa Raj, in a bid to remember the Kathua rape victim.

13 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

North vs South India: Modi denies bias in 15th Finance-Commission

PM Narendra Modi has dismissed allegations of bias against southern states in the 15th Finance Commission.

09 Apr 2018


Now, a 'She-Corridor' for Kerala women to come up soon

Imagine a city, which offers an exclusive stretch for women, dotted with seating facilities, CCTV cameras, she-toilets, napkin vending machines and walls bearing paintings of success stories of women.

Cauvery-dispute: No deadline-extension for Center, SC demands implementation by May-3

The SC has pulled up the Center for not implementing its order on the Cauvery dispute, and gave it till May 3 to do so.

09 Apr 2018


Kerala: WhatsApp forward that got the wedding cancelled

The threat of fake news forwarded on WhatsApp is real. A Kerala woman, however, just didn't sit back as one forward message caused her trouble.

08 Apr 2018

Jairam Ramesh

Kerala: Innovative housing scheme for people in tiny backwater islands

People living in sinking tiny backwater islands in southern Kerala hope that an innovative housing system coming up there would end the threat of displacement arising out of inundation due to global warming.

08 Apr 2018


Kerala becomes first state to issue brain death certification guidelines

Kerala has become the first state in India to adopt a standard operating procedure (SOP) for determining brain death cases, under which all hospitals - private and government - will have to follow the SOP guidelines for organ donation from the deceased.

08 Apr 2018


Kerala man undergoes vasectomy, Facebook post listing reasons wins hearts

It all falls to women- pregnancy, family planning and what not. However, a Kerala man has proved this can be changed, by undergoing vasectomy to save his wife from going through a painful contraceptive process.

04 Apr 2018

KK Shailaja

According to Kerala teacher, jeans wearing women reproduce transgender kids

Another day, another fight with sexism. A teacher from Kerala has given the most mind-boggling reason behind the birth of transgender kids.

01 Apr 2018

West Bengal

Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress

As talks of an anti-BJP front for next Lok Sabha polls gain ground, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said he isn't in favor of joining hands with Congress to forge an opposition-alliance that should be aimed at giving people a real political-alternative.

01 Apr 2018


Citing Karnataka elections, Centre seeks more time for Cauvery Board

In view of the May Assembly elections in Karnataka, the Central government is trying to buy time before constituting Cauvery Management Board. It has moved SC seeking an extension of three months before implementing the apex court's judgement.

27 Mar 2018


Kerala cops pick up transgender, strip her, upload videos online

It's almost been four years since India's apex court recognized transgenders as the third gender, but cases of discriminatory harassment are common.

27 Mar 2018


Popular RJ Rasikan Rajesh hacked to death in Kerala

A popular Kerala radio jockey (RJ) was hacked to death at his Thiruvananthapuram studio yesterday night.

23 Mar 2018

Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala: Over 15 cops committed suicide in last 15 months

As many as 17 police personnel committed suicide in Kerala in the last 15 months, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the state Assembly on Friday.

23 Mar 2018


'Authentic' websites, 'no-money' assurance: Job-scam fooled people in 3 states

Reports of job scams aren't uncommon in India, where unemployment is rampant, but a racket in the south has stood apart due to its elaborate nature.

22 Mar 2018

Ram Nath Kovind

Over 1 lakh villages in Kerala receive clean drinking water

Around 100,000 villages in Kerala, spread across 14 districts, have begun to receive clean drinking water as part of the Jivamritam Project launched by Mata Amritanandamayi Math six months ago.

19 Mar 2018


'Schools having computers' survey: Kerala, Lakshadweep top, Bihar at bottom

PM Narendra Modi's call for a digital India has far to go, what with states and UTs performing dismally in a survey judging schools having computers.

19 Mar 2018

Social Science

'Muslim girls display chest like sliced melons': Kerala professor's shocking-remarks

In shocking remarks, a Social Science professor of Kerala shamed female Muslim students of his college for deliberately revealing their chest, "like how we slice a small part of a melon to see if it's ripe."

18 Mar 2018


In a first, Kerala tribals to become 'instructors' in literacy-mission

At a time when Kerala is still struggling for the social development of its tribal population, the Pinarayi Vijayan government is gearing up to impact a change in their lives through a comprehensive literacy program.

15 Mar 2018


50,000 new cancer cases reported every year in Kerala: WHO

A study conducted by WHO revealed that about 50,000 new cancer cases are reported in Kerala every year.

08 Mar 2018


More vandalism cases: Gandhi, Ambedkar's statues targeted in Kerala, TN

A strange new trend seems to have gripped the country. Two more incidents of statues being vandalized have come to the fore, taking the total number of such cases this week to five.

07 Mar 2018

Pinarayi Vijayan

Chaos in Kerala Assembly after Congress leader takes out grenade

There was chaos in the Kerala Assembly today when a Congress leader pulled out a defective grenade during session.

07 Mar 2018

Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha to play adult film star Shakeela in biopic

Actor Richa Chadha will play the role of real-life adult film star Shakeela in her biopic which will be directed by Indrajit Lankesh.

03 Mar 2018

Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan hospitalized in Chennai

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was admitted to Apollo Hospitals in Chennai late on Friday night.

03 Mar 2018


Gujarat ration shop owners launch indefinite strike over lower commission

Fair price shop owners in Gujarat have gone on an indefinite strike demanding a rise in commission from food-grain sales and a solution to technical glitches in the software controlling the state's Annapurna Yojana.

03 Mar 2018


Kerala CM visits lynched tribal's home; gives assurance of strict-action

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday visited the home of the tribal man, who was lynched in Kerala's Attapady last month for allegedly stealing food articles, and assured his family that stringent action would be taken against the accused.

23 Feb 2018


Kerala: Tribal man beaten to death for stealing

A 35-year-old tribal man was beaten to death by local people for allegedly stealing items from some shops in Agali town of Kerala's Palakkad district, said police.

23 Feb 2018

Kerala High Court

Kerala High Court dismisses petition against Cardinal Alencherry

The Kerala High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking police investigation against the head of Syro-Malabar Church Cardinal, George Alencherry and three others over alleged irregularities in land deals involving the church, causing huge loss.

17 Feb 2018


Ending female genital mutilation in India won't be easy

Emboldened by the Supreme Court's triple talaq verdict, a movement called 'WeSpeakOut' wants the government to now ban female genital mutilation (FGM), popular among Dawoodi Bohras and Kerala's sunni Muslims.

15 Feb 2018

Crime Against Women

Pregnant woman loses baby allegedly after CPI(M) leader kicks her

In a horrific incident, a four-month-pregnant woman in Kerala's Thamarassery had to undergo an abortion allegedly after being kicked in the stomach by a local CPI(M) leader.

13 Feb 2018


Fire on board ship at Cochin shipyard kills five

At least five people were killed and many others critically injured in a fire on board a drill vessel at the Cochin Shipyard Ltd.