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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 ...

Six from TN, on way to Vavar mosque, held

Six people, including three women, who wanted to visit the famed Vavar mosque at Erumeli near the Sabarimala temple, have been arrested on charges of...

Sabarimala: Prohibitory orders imposed in Palakkad town

Prohibitory orders have been imposed in Palakkad town and Manjeswaram Taluk of Kasargod district in northern Kerala late on Thursday night after wide...

Another tribal infant dies in Attappadi

In yet another incident of tribal infant death, a three-day-old child, who choked while being breastfed and developed complications, died at a hospit...

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala

With an aim to rebuild Kerala, devastated by unprecedented floods in August, NGO Habitat for Humanity India would build and repair 6,000 homes of tho...

Southern Railway becomes 'Unmanned Level Crossing Free Zone'

The Southern Railway said it has become 'Unmanned Level Crossing (UMLC) Free Zone', by implementing a 2010 policy decision, eliminating over 1,000 su...

Maoist leader Danish arrested in Attappady

One of the main Maoist activists of Kerala was arrested at Danish Attappadi.Danish Attapadi, a resident of Coimbatore, concentrated on Nilambur and Wa...

Over 2,500 Attappady tribals pass literacy exam

  Over 2,500 tribals of Attappady region, one of the most backward settlements of Kerala, have passed the literacy examination conducted by the s...

Tribal youth's death: HC initiates suo motu case

Moved by the brutal murder of tribal youth Madhu of Attappadi, Justice K. Surendra Mohan of the Kerala High Court has sent a letter to the Chief Just...

Tribal man beaten to death

A 27-year-old tribal man was beaten to death by local people for allegedly stealing articles from some shops at Agali in Palakkad, police said. The d...

RSS chief hoists Tricolour at Kerala school

Bypassing a state government directive, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday hoisted the national flag at a CBSE-affiliated private school in Kerala’s P...

RSS chief to unfurl tricolour at Kerala school on R-Day

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is set to unfurl the tricolour on Republic Day at a school run by Sangh workers in Palakkad district in Kerala. The stateR...

AKG row: Rotten eggs hurled at V.T Balram

Large-scale violence was witnessed in Kanjirathani under Thrithala Assembly Constituency on Wednesday when Congress workers tried to thwart attempts ...

RSS chief to hoist flag in Kerala school on Republic Day

After an ugly spat over the unfurling of the national flag in Kerala on August 15, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is all set to hoist the tricolour again in...

Kerala's centuries-old chariot fest to go 'green'

With heritage village Kalpathy in Palakkad district of Kerala gearing up for yet another annual chariot festival, authorities are busy making arrange...

Trains to be regulated in Palakkad division till Nov 1

Southern Railway said that some trains running in the Palakkad division would be regulated till November 1 in view of engineering work in various sec...

Elderly couple found murdered in Palakkad

An elderly couple were found murdered inside their house at Tholanoor in Palakkad district, police said. While Swaminathan (72) was found stabbed to ...

Chandy govt's decision to accept land tax scraped

The CPI(M) led LDF government decided to scrap the Oommen Chandy regime’s controversial decision permitting Poabs estate to pay land tax for ab...

Another infant dies in Attappadi tribal settlement

A one-day-old infant died due to cardiac ailments and breathing issues at a hamlet in Attappadi in Palakkad, one of the largest tribal settlements in...

Another tribal infant dies in Attappadi

In yet another incident of tribal infant death, a two-days-old girl child died due to cardiac ailments in a hamlet in Attappadi, one of the largest t...

Tribal women in Attappadi fight odds to make umbrellas

They may be reeling under scorching summer heat in this rain-shadow region. But, fighting all odds to empower themselves, a group of tribal women in ...

After poll debacle, Irom Sharmila in Kerala to live among tribals

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who had a disastrous debut in the recent Manipur elections, will spend some time in this tribal settlement in Pa...

Kerala govt plans to restrict use of water by PepsiCo

Kerala government on Wednesday said it plans to further restrict groundwater use by soft drink major PepsiCo at Palakkad in view of severe drought in...

Death of two minor sisters: Police confirm sexual abuse

The siblings who were found dead at Walayar within a span of 52 days were sexually assaulted as per the post-mortem report, Thrissur Range IG M.R Aji...

Water level in dams depletes as drought advances in Kerala

With the drought situation advancing, water level in all major dams in Kerala has depleted to an alarming level causing concern among authorities. Wa...

Kerala govt announces 70 acre of free land for IIT Palakkad

Kerala government on Wednesday decided to hand over 70 acres of land at zero cost in Palakkad district for setting up the permanent campus of Indian ...

Mental depression high among Keralites: Survey

Around nine per cent of Keralites, belonging to different age groups, are suffering from mental depression, according to a recent survey. Besides dep...

Ready to appear before SC, but can I do so ?, asks Justice Katju

Justice Markandey Katju, summoned by the Supreme Court to explain his criticism of the Soumya case verdict, has said he was ready to do so but wanted...

Unnikrishnan Namboodiri selected as Sabarimala head priest

T.M Unnikrishnan Namboodiri was on Monday selected as the new Melsanthi (head priest) of the famed Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala. The new priest,...

Floods, Sabarimala protests rock Kerala in 2018

Sabarimala issue: Two more NSS offices under attack

Nun heckled, asked to leave Jalandhar priest's funeral

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala

Kerala bags most number of tourism awards

Muraleedharan to lock horns with Jayarajan in Vatakara

Six year-old boy dies of West Nile fever in Kozhikode

3 injured as country bomb explodes in Kozhikode

Row over 'Nipah' death toll in Kerala

Noted Malayalam poet M.N Paloor passes away

Three cyber police stations to be set up in Kerala

HC stays construction of unauthorised building in Munnar

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala

IMD issues red alert in Idukki, Malappuram

Idukki reservoir water level falls

85% polling in Kerala re-poll

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, says he 'divided' country

Murder charges slapped on P. Jayarajan in Shukoor case

SMiLE drive pays dividends in North Malabar tourism

Emotional reunion for Kerala couple after 72 yrs

Flight services likely between Hindon and Kannur

85% polling in Kerala re-poll

2 Youth Congress workers hacked to death in Kasaragod

SMiLE drive pays dividends in North Malabar tourism

Manjeshwar MLA P.B Abdul Razak dies of heart attack

Afghanistan deports ISIS sympathiser from Kerala: NIA

Vijayan rejects amicus curiae report on floods

PM inaugurates 13-km, two-lane Kollam bypass

PM slams LDF govt over Sabarimala issue

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

Alappad: A tale of lost land to mineral sand mining

Women get death threats for entering Sabarimala

Row over 'Nipah' death toll in Kerala

HC acquits accused in Chekannur Maulavi case

IMD issues red alert in Idukki, Malappuram

More evacuees return home in Malappuram

Suspected Maoist posters surface in Kerala hamlet

Six from TN, on way to Vavar mosque, held

Another tribal infant dies in Attappadi

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala