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16 Jun 2018


Kerala: Senior IPS officer transferred after daughter assaults driver

Kerala Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Sudesh Kumar, who ran into trouble after his daughter allegedly manhandled a junior policeman, was transferred today.

07 Jun 2018


Indian in Dubai threatens to kill Kerala CM; loses job

An Indian man in Dubai was fired from his job after he threatened to kill Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan in a Facebook video which went viral on social media.

23 May 2018


Top opposition-leaders to attend Kumaraswamy swearing-in as Karnataka CM today

A JD(S)-Congress coalition government headed by HD Kumaraswamy will be sworn-in later today in Karnataka at a ceremony to be attended by a galaxy of opposition leaders.

20 May 2018


Kamal Hassan meets Kerala CM to discuss country's political situation

Kamal Haasan today met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Kochi and discussed the country's political situation in the light of post-poll developments in Karnataka.

14 May 2018


Malayalam film-theater actor Kalasala Babu passes away at 68

Noted Malayalam film-theater actor Kalasala Babu, 68, known for a number of villainous and character roles, passed away at a hospital in Kochi early today.

28 Apr 2018


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.

Congress's Chennithala launches hunger-strike; demands CBI probe into custodial death

Stepping up pressure on the CPI(M)-led LDF government over the alleged custodial death of a 26-year-old youth at Varapuzha in Kochi, Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala today launched a 24-hour hunger strike demanding CBI probe into the incident.

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.

23 Mar 2018


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.

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.

07 Mar 2018


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.

03 Mar 2018


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


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.

22 Feb 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

All about Kamal Haasan's political party 'Makkal Needhi Maiam'

In true filmy style, superstar Kamal Haasan finally took the political plunge. He used drama, dialogue-baazi and emotion, enticing people into his fold.

21 Feb 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Haasan: Don't see much difference between films and politics

Superstar Kamal Haasan began his political journey with a visit to former president APJ Abdul Kalam's residence in Rameswaram. He, however, faced his first hurdle when he was denied permission to visit the elementary school where the former president studied.

20 Feb 2018


Kamal Haasan will launch his party tomorrow, Kejriwal to attend

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan will begin writing his political script from tomorrow. Before kicking-starting a state-wide tour, he will launch his political party and enumerate its "guiding principles."

13 Feb 2018


ADR report: 11 CMs face criminal cases; Chandrababu Naidu richest

As per a new Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report, about 35% CMs have criminal cases against them and a whopping 81% are crorepatis.

18 Jan 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Kamal Haasan to announce political party on February 21

For a long time now, TN politics has been exciting. Earlier, superstar Rajinikanth announced his highly-anticipated political entry.

19 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Cyclone Ockhi: Modi on one-day tour to Kerala, TN, Lakshadweep

PM Narendra Modi is on a one-day tour to Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep today to review the damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi and status of relief operations.

07 Dec 2017


Ockhi brings high vegetable prices, 80,000kg of waste to Mumbai

Cyclone Ockhi's effects are being felt in Mumbai in several ways. For one, prices of vegetables and foodgrains, which are already under strain, are set to rise even more by up to 15%.

04 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu

Cyclone Ockhi kills 16; fishermen sail to find colleagues

With two more bodies found on Sunday, the cyclone Ockhi death toll has risen to 16 in Kerala.

01 Dec 2017


Six months after controversial cow-slaughter laws, Centre considers amending them

Six months after the NDA government introduced controversial cattle slaughter laws, it's mulling amending them after drawing massive flak.

15 Nov 2017


Following land grab charges, Kerala minister Thomas Chandy resigns

Kerala's transport minister Thomas Chandy has resigned from the CM Pinarayi Vijayan-led government. He is the third minister to resign from the Left Democratic Front government in the last 17 months.

06 Nov 2017


Paradise Papers leak reveals how 714 Indians stashed money abroad

At least 714 Indians have been named in the Paradise Papers, a cache of 13.4 million documents that constitute the biggest-ever leak of financial data.

11 Oct 2017


Solar scam: LDF government orders probe against ex-CM Oommen Chandy

Based on the recommendations of Justice (retd.) Sivarajan-headed judicial commission, the CPM-led LDF government in Kerala has ordered a vigilance probe against former CM and Congress leader Oommen Chandy in the solar scam case.

08 Oct 2017


Communists have disappeared from the world: Amit Shah slams Vijayan

BJP chief Amit Shah slammed Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan over "politics of violence", blaming him for the political killings in the state.

03 Oct 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Amit Shah flags off the Janaraksha Yatra protesting "red-jihadi" terror

BJP chief Amit Shah has flagged off the Janaraksha Yatra to be led by the party's state president Kummanam Rajashekhharan at Payyannur.

27 Sep 2017

Tamil Nadu

149 Indians prisoners in Sharjah to be released

On his visit to Kerala, H.H. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi announced a decree which will help release 149 Indians in Sharjah jails.

Intel reports indicated BJP would carry out attacks: Kerala CM

According to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, intelligence reports had suggested that BJP might carry out attacks across the state to divert attention from the medical college scam.

11 Jul 2017

West Bengal

SC stays Centre's new cow slaughter rules for three months

The SC has put on hold the Centre's new rules on cow slaughter for three months.

17 Jun 2017


The new Kochi Metro: Breaking records along the way

To mark the inauguration of the Kochi Metro, PM Narendra Modi will enjoy a ride on it along with Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu, CM Pinarayi Vijayan and other dignitaries.

01 Jun 2017


Kerala Youth Congress district president arrested for slaughtering cow

Kerala Police on May 30 arrested Youth Congress district president Rejil Makutti and several other members after they slaughtered a calf in protest against the Centre's new strict laws on cattle trade.

30 May 2017

West Bengal

Madras HC stays Centre's recent cow slaughter ban

The Madras HC has stayed the Centre's recent notification banning trade of cattle for slaughter.

30 May 2017


Centre considering representations on cow slaughter rules, no decision yet

The environment ministry is considering feedback on its new cow slaughter rules that were notified under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

29 May 2017

West Bengal

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee rejects cow slaughter ban

After Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan urged PM Narendra Modi to rethink the recent ban on cow slaughter, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has now called the move "unconstitutional", saying her state won't accept it.

29 May 2017


Youth Congress suspends 3 members over cow slaughter controversy

Two days after Youth Congress members publicly slaughtered a cow, it suspended three members including district president Rejil Makutti.

26 May 2017

West Bengal

Centre bans sale of cattle for slaughter across India

The Centre has banned sale of cattle for slaughter. Trade of the animal will only be allowed for farm land owners.

10 May 2017


Kerala planning to provide free internet for 20 million families

Kerala's CPI(M)-led LDF government is planning to implement 'Kerala Fibre Optic Network' (K-FON), a new initiative which would provide free internet connections to 20 lakh poor families.

06 Apr 2017


Kerala: Police manhandle mother for seeking justice over son's suicide

Kerala's LDF government has been slammed over the police's 'high-handed' treatment of a mother seeking justice for her son who allegedly committed suicide after being harassed by college authorities.

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