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#KeralaGoldSmuggling: Ex-UAE Consulate employee 'main accused'; CMO links allegedly found

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.

Kerala: Student-teacher team creates affordable sanitary-pads from world's worst water-weed

28 May 2019

Kerala: Student-teacher team creates affordable sanitary-pads from world's worst water-weed

A student-teacher team from AKMHS School in Kerala's Kottoor has created low-cost sanitary napkins from water hyacinth, also called the world's worst water weed.

Sabarimala hearing: SC reserves verdict; temple board supports women's entry

06 Feb 2019

Sabarimala hearing: SC reserves verdict; temple board supports women's entry

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, began hearing a clutch of petitions seeking a review of its September 28 verdict that allowed the entry of women of menstrual age to the Sabarimala temple.

Supreme Court to hear Sabarimala review petitions from February 6

31 Jan 2019

Supreme Court to hear Sabarimala review petitions from February 6

On Thursday, the Supreme Court announced that it would hear the review petitions against its earlier verdict pertaining to women's entry to the Sabarimala temple on February 6.

PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'

15 Jan 2019

PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit out at the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala over the Sabarimala issue, calling the LDF's stand "shameful".

#SabarimalaRow: Kerala announces million women's Great Wall, BJP plans response

02 Dec 2018

#SabarimalaRow: Kerala announces million women's Great Wall, BJP plans response

With the Kerala government planning to make a 600km 'women wall' comprised of a 'million' women to reiterate its stand on the Sabarimala issue, a four-man team handpicked by BJP chief Amit Shah will arrive in Kerala today to plan the saffron party's response.

Kerala government destroying Ayyappa Temple's uniqueness: State BJP Chief Pillai

18 Nov 2018

Kerala government destroying Ayyappa Temple's uniqueness: State BJP Chief Pillai

Spearheading a campaign against the Kerala government over the Sabarimala issue, state BJP chief PS Sreedharan Pillai alleged the CPI(M)-led dispensation was making the Lord Ayyappa shrine "a center of dispute to destroy its uniqueness."

#SabarimalaRow: Opposition walks out of all-party meet over Kerala-govt's stance

15 Nov 2018

#SabarimalaRow: Opposition walks out of all-party meet over Kerala-govt's stance

Ahead of the Sabarimala temple's opening on Friday, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan called an all-party meeting on Thursday, but that did not go well.

RSS moved SC in 2006, seeking women's entry into Sabarimala

11 Oct 2018

RSS moved SC in 2006, seeking women's entry into Sabarimala

Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran today sought to turn the tables on RSS on the Sabarimala issue, claiming that Sangh leaders had moved Supreme Court in 2006, seeking entry of women into Lord Ayyappa's shrine.

Petition filed in Supreme Court against the Sabarimala verdict

08 Oct 2018

Petition filed in Supreme Court against the Sabarimala verdict

On Monday, a petition was filed in the Supreme Court challenging its earlier order allowing the entry of women of all ages to the ancient Sabarimala temple in Kerala.

Kerala on alert as cyclonic depression forms in Arabian Sea

08 Oct 2018

Kerala on alert as cyclonic depression forms in Arabian Sea

Heavy rains have been forecast in Kerala, under the influence of a depression over the Arabian Sea which is likely to intensify into a deep depression and further into a cyclonic storm over the next two days.

Sabarimala priests shun CM's offer to talk on SC order

07 Oct 2018

Sabarimala priests shun CM's offer to talk on SC order

Since Kerala implemented the Supreme Court's verdict allowing women of all ages entry to the Sabarimala temple, the government has had to face the wrath of devotees.

Kerala floods: Congress, BJP blame Kerala government for 'man-made' calamity

22 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: Congress, BJP blame Kerala government for 'man-made' calamity

With flood waters receding and the situation in Kerala having somewhat stabilized, Opposition parties in flood-ravaged Kerala have started pointing fingers at the government.

Kerala: Nine killed in rain-related incidents in two days

10 Jun 2018

Kerala: Nine killed in rain-related incidents in two days

At least nine persons lost their lives in the last two days in Kerala in rain-related incidents even as the downpour continued in parts of the state.

WHO pays tribute to Kerala nurse who died of Nipah

05 Jun 2018

WHO pays tribute to Kerala nurse who died of Nipah

The World Health Organization has paid glowing tributes to Kerala's young nurse Lini Puthussery, who died of Nipah virus last month.

#NipahOutbreak: Re-opening of Kozhikode schools, colleges postponed to June 12

02 Jun 2018

#NipahOutbreak: Re-opening of Kozhikode schools, colleges postponed to June 12

Kerala Government has decided to postpone the re-opening of educational institutions in Kozhikode district to June 12, besides deferring all examinations, except those conducted by Union Public Service Commission.

Kerala: 39-year-old woman under observation for Nipah virus dies

02 Jun 2018

Kerala: 39-year-old woman under observation for Nipah virus dies

A 39-year-old woman, who was under observation for Nipah virus symptoms, has died today.

Consumption of alcohol, not a fundamental right: Kerala HC

19 Jan 2017

Consumption of alcohol, not a fundamental right: Kerala HC

Upholding the liquor policy adopted by the previous UDF government, the Kerala High Court ruled that alcohol consumption is not a fundamental right.