India14, Dec 2018, 1:57 PM IST
Kerala hartal: Stones pelted at state-run buses; schools, colleges closed
It is alleged that chanting swamiye saranam Ayyappa mantra, Venugopalan Nair set himself ablaze after pouring petrol over his body and tried to run to the makeshift tent where the senior BJP leader CK Padmanabhan has been staging an indefinite hunger strike
India14, Dec 2018, 12:45 PM IST
Sabarimala row: Kerala high court grants bail to activist Rehana Fathima
Activist Rehana Fathima was arrested under IPC 295 A. She was arrested on November 27 by a team led by Pathanamthitta circle inspector for hurting religious sentiments of Ayyappa devotees.
India13, Dec 2018, 8:03 PM IST
BJP calls for state-wide hartal over Ayyappa devotee suicide
Chanting ' swamiye saranam Ayyappa ' matra, Nair set himself ablaze after pouring petrol over his body and tried to run to the makeshift tent where senior BJP leader CK Padmanabhan has been staging indefinite fast.
India13, Dec 2018, 6:10 PM IST
Ramesh Chennithala's appointment as chief trustee of women wall leads to protest at Kerala Assembly
The Kerala Assembly was temporarily adjourned when things turned worse. Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala, who termed the government's 'women wall' as 'communal wall', gets appointed as the chief trustee.
India13, Dec 2018, 3:51 PM IST
BJP leader blames Kerala government for Ayyappa devotee's suicide attempt
BJP leader, MT Ramesh, said that the Ayyappa devotee took this extreme step in protest against the Kerala government's attitude towards the Sabarimala issue. He also pointed out that the devotee was annoyed by the government’s irresponsible approach towards the BJP.
India13, Dec 2018, 3:48 PM IST
'Emotional' Ayyappa devotee put in charge of Sabarimala's security again
S Sreejith broke down in front of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala on October 22. A photograph capturing his emotion had gone viral. Following the controversy of the Kerala government appointing an Ayyappa devotee cop, he was relieved from Sabarimala duty.
India13, Dec 2018, 3:10 PM IST
Ten from Kerala head to Syria, Afghanistan to join ISIS
The Kerala Police have just confirmed that ten people have left Kannur in Kerala to join ISIS. This includes two families from Azhikode and one from Karuva. They are suspected to be on their way to Syria or Afghanistan.
India12, Dec 2018, 8:09 PM IST
Kerala government to take excess land owned by Mollywood celebrities
Pinarayi Vijayan handed over the complaint to revenue minister through additional chief secretary following the request made by Kerala Arts Lovers Association
India12, Dec 2018, 6:31 PM IST
Supreme Court commutes death sentence of Aluva murder accused Antony to life imprisonment
The President Pranab Mukherjee on April 27, 2015, had rejected the mercy petition submitted by Antony. The plea presented in 2010 was rejected after five years.
India12, Dec 2018, 5:13 PM IST
Kerala's flood victims, Ayyappa devotees slam Pinarayi Vijayan for speaking against BJP
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan took to social media to comment against the BJP following the election results in the five states. However, victims of the recent deluge as well as those protesting at Sabarimala temple retaliated to say, 'practice what you preach'.
India12, Dec 2018, 12:03 PM IST
Kannur airport inauguration: Joy Mathew slams Kerala govt for not inviting former CMs
Actor Joy Mathew criticised the Kerala government’s decision to not invite former chief ministers VS Achuthanandan and Oommen Chandy for the inauguration of Kannur airport. He said that the decision is a leader's arrogance without mentioning chief minister's Pinarayi Vijayan’s name.
India11, Dec 2018, 7:20 PM IST
Engage civil society, private sector in rebuilding flood-hit Kerala: UN Official
Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Satya S Tripathi, said the government should not carry out the rebuilding work alone because no government can ever be able to deal with a problem of such a massive proportion.
India11, Dec 2018, 6:45 PM IST
Ayyappa devotees protest against Pinarayi Vijayan in Tamil Nadu
While prohibitory orders have been imposed in and around the Sabarimala shrine, Ayyappa devotees in Tamil Nadu staged a protest against Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan
India11, Dec 2018, 5:49 PM IST
Odisha woman learns Malayalam, scores 100% in Kerala literacy exam
Malayalam, the mother tongue of Keralites, is widely considered the hardest language to learn. But, this was not a barrier for Mudad Revathi. She had been learning Malayalam for some time under the state-wide ‘Changathi’ programme, an initiative of the Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority to impart Malayalam
India11, Dec 2018, 1:07 PM IST
Sanal Kumar death: Family begins indefinite strike against Kerala govt
It is reported that Viji, Sanal's wife, with her two children and her mother, had arrived early morning in front of the secretariat. The family told the media that the state government had earlier assured a government job to Viji and also compensation.