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.
24 Mar 2021
Amit Shah promises action after nuns are harassed in UP
Union Home Minister Amit Shah today promised strict action against those responsible for the harassment of four nuns belonging to a Kerala-based congregation who were briefly detained from a train in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh.
20 Jan 2021
Kerala CM flays takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by Adani Group
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday criticized the takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by the Adani Group, saying it is not for the development of the facility but to protect the interest of monopolies.
31 Dec 2020
Kerala Assembly unanimously passes resolution against three central farm laws
In a one-day special session, Kerala's Legislative Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution against the three contentious central farm laws cleared by the Parliament in September.
26 Dec 2020
Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre
As the "Delhi Chalo" protests by farmers against the Center's contentious farm laws near Delhi's borders entered the 31st day, 40 farm unions are meeting today at 2:00 pm to decide on resuming talks with the Centre.
12 Dec 2020
Kerala becomes fourth state to promise free COVID-19 vaccines
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that COVID-19 vaccines will be provided for free in the state.
23 Nov 2020
Kerala's 'draconian' law on offensive online posts put on hold
After inviting backlash with the Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance, the state government on Monday decided to put the controversial law on hold.
22 Nov 2020
Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has signed the controversial Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance amid widespread criticism.
20 Oct 2020
Kerala: Nursing officer admits coronavirus patient died of negligence, suspended
Kerala, once hailed for handling the coronavirus pandemic well, has been jolted after two alleged lapses on the part of the healthcare workers came to the fore.
19 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: Months into pandemic, Centre admits to "limited" community transmission
After saying for months that coronavirus "community transmission" is merely a term and that it would be premature to declare the same for India, considering the large population, the Centre admitted on Sunday that the deadly virus has entered the third stage of transmission in the country, although it is limited to certain districts.
15 Oct 2020
NIA suspects Dawood Ibrahim link in Kerala gold smuggling case
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) suspects that the most-wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim could be involved in the Kerala gold smuggling case, which has rocked politics in the Southern state for weeks now.
31 Aug 2020
Kerala: Man commits suicide, was jobless despite securing rank
Unable to find a job, a 28-year-old man, identified as Anu, allegedly committed suicide in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on Sunday.
26 Aug 2020
Gold smuggling case evidence burnt in Kerala Secretariat fire: Opposition
On Tuesday evening, a fire broke out in the North block of the Kerala Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram, sparking a political row.
10 Aug 2020
Kerala: Toll in Idukki landslide rises to 43, many missing
The landslide that occurred in Kerala on Friday, August 7, has claimed 43 lives so far, multiple reports said.
07 Aug 2020
Kerala: Massive landslide kills five, at least 80 feared trapped
Nearly 80 tea estate workers are feared to be trapped after a massive landslide was triggered by heavy torrential rains in Kerala on Friday. Five people have reportedly died.
15 Jul 2020
India: 30,000 new coronavirus cases recorded; tally reaches 9.36 lakh
India recorded yet another spike in coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the total tally across the country to 9,36,181, data from Union Health Ministry revealed earlier in the day.
11 Jul 2020
Kerala: Doctors on COVID-19 duty say mob coughed on them
A young doctor and her team were allegedly mobbed by a crowd as they drove into a Community Health Center in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.
07 Jul 2020
#KeralaGoldSmuggling: Ex-UAE Consulate employee 'main accused'; CMO links allegedly found
The customs officials at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport seized 30kgs of gold worth Rs. 15 crore during an operation on Sunday.
02 Jun 2020
Kerala: Girl, 14, couldn't attend online classes, allegedly committed suicide
In a heartbreaking turn of events, a Class 9 student in Kerala allegedly took her life on Monday as she was upset about not being able to attend online classes.
29 May 2020
Curbs only in hotspots in Lockdown 5.0? Perhaps yes
As Lockdown 4.0 is nearing its climax on May 31, states and Centre are now pondering over the most important question — how much of relaxations must be given to stop an exponential rise of COVID-19 cases while also helping the bruised economy?
27 May 2020
Kerala: Five, including a murder-accused, arrested for vandalizing film sets
After the vandalism of a film's sets in Kerala's Kalady (Ernakulam district) by the members of a right-wing group created uproar across the Malayalam film industry and invited a sharp reaction from the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, five persons were arrested.
27 May 2020
Trains arrive in Kerala 'unannounced', state government unhappy with Centre
The Left-run Kerala government has slammed the Centre for sending the trains carrying migrant workers to the state without proper communication. The Railways want to be the "super spreader" in the state, Finance Minister Thomas Isaac tweeted.
25 May 2020
Kerala: Film set vandalized by right-wing group, CM promises action
Several members of a right-wing group, Antharashtra Hindu Parishad (AHP) on Sunday vandalized a film set erected at Aluva in Kerala's Ernakulam district.
19 May 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1 lakh; death toll reaches 3,165
India on Monday reported over 4,600 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nationwide tally past 1 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 3,165.
09 May 2020
Kerala: Two Indians flown from UAE test positive for COVID-19
Two Indians repatriated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala, said CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday.
24 Apr 2020
For random testing, Kerala readies a long list of subjects
Kerala, from where India's first coronavirus case was reported, is planning to randomly test people to understand whether community transmission has started.
20 Apr 2020
Centre tells states: Don't dilute lockdown; Kerala receives earful
The nationwide lockdown, intended to slow coronavirus' spread, should not be diluted, the Centre told state governments and union territories on Monday.
16 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: How Kerala is 'flattening the curve'
Kerala was notably the first Indian state to report a case of coronavirus infection and remained one of the worst-hit regions in the early stages of the outbreak.
14 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Over 350 dead in India; cases cross 10,000
On Monday, the total number of cases due to the coronavirus outbreak surged past 10,000 in India.
28 Mar 2020
Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today
Even as India entered the fourth day of its 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of migrant workers remained unresolved.
23 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Kerala announces lockdown across all districts till March 31
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday announced a complete lockdown in the state amid a coronavirus outbreak.
11 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Kerala in shutdown mode, health-emergency declared in four districts
With 14 people testing positive for coronavirus in Kerala, the state government has declared a health emergency in four districts and imposed several restrictions.
10 Mar 2020
Kerala reports 6 new coronavirus cases; 3 others in Karnataka
Kerala detected six new cases of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, on Tuesday. Separately, three new cases were reported in Karnataka.
13 Jan 2020
Amid anger against CAA, Adityanath sends refugees' list to Centre
While some states are protesting against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with all their might, Uttar Pradesh has started implementing it.
02 Jan 2020
It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA
Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan got the state Assembly to back his stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). This week, the legislators passed a resolution blocking the Act's implementation in the state.
21 Dec 2019
No nationwide NRC announced, says government as CAA protests continue
The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have spread across the nation in just over a week.
14 Dec 2019
Implementing Citizenship Act not a choice: MHA tells 'revolting' states
In stern words, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has told states that implementing the Citizenship Act is not a choice, and they will have to follow the law of the land.
16 Nov 2019
Sabarimala Temple opens today: Government says no place for activism
The centuries-old Sabarimala Temple has become a hotbed for politics, and as its gates open today for the 41-day annual pilgrimage season, Kerala government has given a clear message- the shrine isn't a place for activism.
18 Sep 2019
Rajinikanth supports Shah's 'one language' policy, but explains the problem
Union Home Minister Amit Shah stoked a controversy on Hindi Diwas last week when he batted for "imposing" Hindi in the country, saying it will bolster unity.
16 Sep 2019
#HindiDebate: Kamal Haasan says 'battle for Tamil bigger than Jallikattu'
Mere days after Home Minister Amit Shah's push to make Hindi India's national language, actor and politician Kamal Haasan has come out in opposition of his comments.