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Sabarimala: SC refuses urgent hearing of review petitions

The Supreme Court declined an urgent hearing of petitions seeking a review of the top court’s September 28 judgement allowing women of menstrua...

Equip farmers to reach global market: Kerala Governor

Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam said spices cultivators should be encouraged to think globally and make use of the latest farming technologies. It was ...

Mata Amritanandamayi says Sabarimala incidents 'unfortunate'

Describing the recent incidents in Sabarimala as 'unfortunate', Mata Amritanandamayi said temples are the pillars of our culture and if they are dest...

Sabarimala temple closes after annual pilgrimage season

After witnessing unprecedented protests over the entry of women of menstruating age, the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala was closed on Sunday marki...

Two women turned away by police at Sabarimala

Two women of menstruating age, who attempted to trek the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala early on Saturday, were forced to return once agai...

Sabarimala: Controversy erupts over Kerala govt's affidavit in SC

Controversy erupted in Kerala after the CPI(M)-led LDF government on Friday submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court claiming 51 women in menstrua...

Syro-Malabar church to take action against priests, nuns

The Kerala-based Syro-Malabar Church has taken a serious view of increasing incidents of 'violations' of discipline and protests by the priests and n...

SC directs Kerala police to grant security to 2 women who entered Sabarimala shrine

The Supreme Court directed the Kerala police on Friday to provide round-the-clock security to two women who had entered the Sabarimala temple. A benc...

Music composer S. Balakrishnan no more

Well-known Malayalam film music composer S. Balakrishnan died at Chennai, his family sources said on Thursday. He was suffering from cancer, the sour...

LDF to take out Kerala march ahead of LS polls

The ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the opposition Congress-led United Democratic Front on Thursday held their leadership meetings ahead of th...

HC stays Koduvally MLA’s election victory

  The Kerala High Court has disqualified Koduvally MLA Karat Razak. He is an LDF-backed independent MLA. The court ruling comes on a petition fil...

Women who entered Sabarimala seek security, SC to hear plea tomorrow

  The Supreme Court will hear on Friday a plea of two women seeking 24X7 security after they recently entered the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. Se...

Kerala creates history by entering Ranji trophy semi-final

  Kerala bowled out Gujarat and entered into the Ranji Trophy semi-final. Gujarat was all out for 81.  Kerala have defeated Gujarat by 113 r...

PM inaugurates 13-km, two-lane Kollam bypass

Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially declared open the much-awaited Kollam bypass on National Highway-66 on Tuesday. The 13 km-long two-lane bypas...

PM offers prayers at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday offered prayers at the centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, known as one of the 1...

PM slams LDF govt over Sabarimala issue

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Left government in Kerala on the Sabarimala issue, saying Communists ...

Sabarimala: SC may not start hearing on review pleas from Jan 22

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it may not start the hearing from January 22 on pleas seeking review of the Sabarimala verdict, as one of the judge...

'Misuse' of disaster relief fund: Kerala Lokayukta admits plea

The Kerala Lokayukta has admitted a complaint alleging misuse of Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) and issued notice to Pinarayi Vijayan ...

Renowned director Lenin Rajendran passes away

Eminent Malayalam filmmaker and chairman of the Kerala Film Development Corporation, Lenin Rajendran, died at a private hospital in Chennai on Monday...

Suspected Maoist posters surface in Kerala hamlet

Posters, suspected to be put up by Maoists, surfaced on Monday near Attappady, one of the largest and most backward tribal hamlets in Kerala.The two ...

6 killed as car, bus collide head-on in Kollam

Six people were killed on Saturday after the car in which they were travelling collided head-on with a bus near Kottarakkara in Kollam district of Ke...

India's largest startup ecosystem inaugurated in Kochi

India got its largest startup ecosystem on Sunday when Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated in Kochi a 1.8-lakh-square-feet facility ho...

Sabarimala tantri removal not discussed, says TDB

Amid media reports that the LDF government in Kerala planned to remove the Sabarimala 'tantri', Travancore Devaswom Board, the apex temple body, said...

Alappad: A tale of lost land to mineral sand mining

Abandoned homes, deserted school, heaps of sand, a lone temple and dried up mangroves. These are the remnants of a once green Ponmana village under t...

Syro-Malabar Church to set up internal committees

Hit by controversies, including sexual abuse involving priests, the Kerala-based Syro-Malabar Catholic Church has decided to set up internal committe...

Member of Guru Satam gang arrested from Kerala

A member of the Guru Satam gang who allegedly ran 'hawala' business in Hong Kong was arrested by the Mumbai police's Crime Branch from Kerala on Wedn...

Singing maestro K.J Yesudas turns 79

Indian music legend K.J Yesudas, who has sung more than 50,000 film songs in various languages, including his mother tongue Malayalam, turned 79 on T...

SBI treasury branch at T'puram attacked

Parts of Kerala continued to be in disarray on Wednesday with trains blocked and a SBI branch vandalised while in Karnataka an effigy of the Prime Mi...

ED attaches Rs 8 crore assets of T.O Sooraj

The Enforcement Directorate said it has attached properties worth over Rs 8 crore of a former IAS officer of Kerala under the anti-money laundering l...

ITC clocks 4% rise in Q3 profit at Rs 3,209 cr

Diversified group ITC reported 3.84 per cent increase in standalone net profit at Rs 3,209.07 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2018. Th...

Nine held in Maharashtra for links with ISIS

SC grants bail to 4 convicts in 2002 Naroda Patiya case

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Austria wrong to limit Good Friday to certain faiths: EU court

Austria is wrong to make Good Friday a public holiday only for members of certain Christian churches, the European Court of Justice ruled on Tuesday....

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