• Farm crisis, flood havoc weigh on Idukki as Tamil voters crucial 14 Apr 2019 02:50 Express News Service KOCHI:  The sun begins its downward descent painting the village scarlet red. After a day-long work under the scorching sun, agricultural workers trudge their way to the local toddy shop to relax. Inside the brick-and-mortar toddy shop …
  • Kerala boy assault case: Pall of gloom descends on Udumbannoor in Idukki 07 Apr 2019 00:37 By Express News Service IDUKKI: Flower bouquets and a flickering lamp sat atop a low table inside the house crowded with people from across the state in the remote Manjikkallu in Udumbannoor village near Thodupuzha in the district. Nearby was a small pair …
  • Pombilai Orumai leader Gomathy enters poll fray, vows to improve the lives of Idukki plantation workers  06 Apr 2019 01:47 Express News Service CHERUTHONI (IDUKKI): Gomathy Augustine, leader of Pombilai Orumai, a collective of women workers of the plantations in Idukki, jumped onto the election bandwagon, filing her nomination to contest an independent in Idukki Lok Sabha …
  • Seven-year-old child assault case: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks report from Idukki district authorities 29 Mar 2019 10:34 By Express News Service Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has sought a report from the district authorities in Idukki on the assault case of a seven-year-old in Kunnamangalam near Thodupuzha the other day. The child who was severely injured is now …
  • Flood-ravaged Idukki facing farmer suicides 10 Mar 2019 06:23 The black coffee Omana Ravi had kept on the stove for her son, Santhosh, kept simmering but there was no sign of him even at 6 am. “He had left at 3 in the morning, saying he was going to water the fields. He liked working at that time as it was peaceful. …
  • Grim Reaper: Farmer suicides shake the flood-ravaged district of Idukki 09 Mar 2019 17:41 The black coffee Omana Ravi had kept on the stove for her son, Santhosh, kept simmering but there was no sign of him even at 6 am. “He had left at 3 in the morning, saying he was going to water the fields. He liked working at that time as it was peaceful. …
  • Idukki cardamom planters get ‘dry’ succour from this start-up 24 Feb 2019 18:09 Suresh K. Raju, a planter in Idukki district of Kerala, has nearly 50 acres under cardamom cultivation. The harvest goes on for almost nine months in a year and the fresh cardamom should be dried within a day or two. Mr. Raju uses both firewood and diesel …
  • 13 injured as newly-opened ropeway breaks in Kerala’s Idukki 23 Feb 2019 13:06 Vagamon (Kerala), Feb 23 (IANS) At least 13 tourists were injured as a newly-inaugurated ropeway bridge, part of an adventure tourism project in Kerala’s Idukki district, broke on Saturday due to overloading, police said. A police official from the Vagamon …
  • LDF government neglected flood-hit farmers in Idukki: Jose K Mani 07 Feb 2019 02:33 By Express News Service IDUKKI:  Kerala Congress (M) vice-chairman Jose K Mani MP alleged the LDF Government’s annual budget has callously disregarded Idukki district, which was devastated by the mid-August flood. He was speaking at the reception accorded …
  • HC asks Sessions Court to take action in land grab case involving Idukki MP Joice George 31 Jan 2019 00:35 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed the Thodupuzha Sessions Court to take appropriate decision on a final report filed by the police in a land grab case involving Idukki MP Joice George. When a petition seeking CBI …
  • Congress to use Kasturirangan issue as a debate point to wrest Idukki Lok Sabha seat 29 Jan 2019 00:03 Express News Service KOCHI: The Congress is set to put all its might behind to wrest the Idukki Lok Sabha seat by putting the Kasturirangan issue as a major debate point in the high range district. The constituency, considered a UDF citadel, is now …
  • With Palthony paddy, farmers of Idukki rise to challenge 21 Jan 2019 00:56 Express News Service IDUKKI: For the farmers of Anakkara in Idukki, Palthony could be a symbol — of resistance and survival. When the devastating monsoon rains damaged all other high-yielding paddy varieties and subsequent drought dried them out, the …
  • Off-road race accident kills youth in Idukki 06 Jan 2019 05:08 By Express News Service KOCHI: Daughter of Tripunithura municipality councillor died during an off-road biking event at Koompanpara near Adimali in Idukki. She was among the three people, who had reached Koompanpara riding centre, for the event. Two of the …
  • Farmer collective to turn Idukki to fully organic farming district 05 Nov 2018 11:45 A collective of organic farmers has initiated a programme to help and rebuild the farms and livelihood of the farmers in Idukki, the hub of spice cultivation in Kerala, which was one of the worst affected districts in heavy rains and flood that hit the …
  • Organic farming initiative for Idukki district 04 Nov 2018 16:40 Manarcadu Social Service Society (MASS), a collective of more than 5,000 organic farmers, will launch Rebuild Kerala 2021, a sustainable development plan to help farmers in Idukki to rebuild their farms and livelihoods through organic farming. According to …
  • Idukki man gets death penalty for raping and killing woman, daughter 31 Oct 2018 04:25 By Express News Service IDUKKIL: The High Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence awarded by Thodupuzha second additional sessions judge T U Kuruvila on June 20, 2012, to an Idukki native for brutally raping and murdering a mother and her daughter at …
  • Landslides hit Idukki again 07 Oct 2018 01:22 By Express News Service IDUKKI:  Unexpected rain, which lashed across the district by Saturday evening, caused multiple landslides in Kumily apart from triggering landslips at various places on the Kottarakkara–Dindigul National Highway. The rain caused …
  • Idukki dam to remain closed 05 Oct 2018 16:28 [India], Oct 05 (ANI): District authorities on Friday said shutters of Cheruthoni dam, located in Kerala's Idukki district will not be opened today. This comes hours after the Kerala government decided to open a spillway of the dam to release around 50 …
  • Rains return to Kerala, govt not to open Idukki dam again 05 Oct 2018 11:42 People cover themselves with umbrella during rainfall in Kanyakumari. Photo: PTI Kozhikode: The Kerala government has decided to not open the shutters of Idukki dam, as water levels have reduced to 2387.72 now from 2387.76 since morning, owing to rains …
  • As rains return, Kerala to open Idukki dam again 05 Oct 2018 10:23 People cover themselves with umbrella during rainfall in Kanyakumari. Photo: PTI Kozhikode: Kerala will open the shutters of its Idukki dam on Friday evening following heavy rains, as per a senior official privy to the talks. This is one of the first signs …
  • Live Breaking News of October 5: 1 shutter of Idukki dam to open at 4 pm today. 50 cusecs of water will be released 05 Oct 2018 08:57 Breaking News, News Updates of October 5 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of …
  • IMD issues red alert in Idukki, Malappuram 05 Oct 2018 01:42 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The IMD has issued a red alert for Idukki and Malappuram for Sunday in view of a ‘very heavy rainfall’ warning. Though red alerts were declared for Sunday in Idukki, Palakkad and Thrissur earlier, it was …
  • Kerala: Red alert in Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, heavy rain on Sunday 03 Oct 2018 15:41 Red alert comes after Met dept issued warning about a low-pressure area in the Arabian Sea, close to Sri Lankan coast. Kochi: A red alert has been declared in three districts - Idukki, Thrissur and Palakkad - of Kerala for extremely heavy rainfall on …
  • Kerala rains: Idukki, Wayanad, Palakkad, Thrissur put on yellow alert, heavy rainfall expected over next two days 24 Sep 2018 06:38 A yellow alert has been issued for Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad districts for September 25. (File) A month since devastating rains and floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, killing 488 people, the MeT department has predicted heavy rainfall in five …
  • Idukki, Wayanad, Palakkad, Thrissur put on yellow alert, heavy rainfall expected over next two days 24 Sep 2018 04:20 A yellow alert has been issued for Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad districts for September 25. (File) A month since devastating rains and floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, killing 488 people, the MeT department has predicted heavy rainfall in five …
  • High demand for Idukki natives at ganja plantations in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha 18 Sep 2018 02:22 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The recent seizure of hashish oil from an inter-state gang in Thiruvananthapuram reinforced a curious trend. During the course of the probe, the Excise intelligence wing found out that Idukki natives, who have …
  • Kerala floods one month after: Idukki’s plantation workers make do with paltry ‘relief’ 15 Sep 2018 02:23 Express News Service IDUKKI: In Idukki’s hardest-hit areas, including the stretch from Vallakkadavu to Mlamala where a majority of plantation workers live, more than one in four households live in poverty. There are visible signs of neglect by the …
  • Kerala: College student hospitalised after ragging by seniors, police files case against five in Idukki 07 Sep 2018 13:42 By: PTI | Idukki | Published: September 7, 2018 6:12:48 pm Police have registered a case against the suspended students based on the complaint by the junior student. (Representational) A first-year B.Com student of a private college in the district has …
  • Kerala Floods: People fight for existential dilemma in Idukki  02 Sep 2018 03:57 Express News Service IDUKKI:  The sun is out in the high ranges, and the neelakurinji has bloomed. When life should have been at its joyous best in Idukki, people are left to pick up the pieces from the tale of destruction unleashed by an insanely high …
  • Idukki needs at least Rs 8,000 crore for rebuilding: District Collector K Jeevan Babu 02 Sep 2018 03:57 By Express News Service Q: What are the district administration’s immediate priorities? A: There isn’t a single road in Idukki unaffected by floods. 148 km national highway, 1,145.78 km PWD road and 865.93 km panchayat road were almost fully damaged. They …
  • Idukki has gone back by 40 years due to floods: Kerala Minister 26 Aug 2018 12:51 Idukki (Kerala), Aug 26 (IANS) The hilly district of Idukki has been thrown back by 40 years following Kerala’s worst flooding in a century, Power Minister M.M. Mani said on Sunday. “What our forefathers built in the past 100 years to take Idukki to where …
  • Sudden release of water from Idamalayar, Idukki dams caused Kerala floods: Tamil Nadu government 25 Aug 2018 00:52 Express News Service CHENNAI: Refuting Kerala’s allegation that sudden release of water from Mullaiperiyar dam on August 15 was one of the causes of the deluge, Tamil Nadu on Friday said indeed sudden releases from Idukki and Idamalayar dams had resulted …
  • Kerala floods: This landslide in Idukki buried 4 residents, home 23 Aug 2018 23:59 The debris left behind by the landslide in Upputhodu, Idukki. (Express Photo/Arun Janardhanan) As Kerala struggles to find its feet after the devastating floods, the ground zero of the deluge in Idukki district is still coming to terms with a grim set …
  • Kerala floods: Hit by landslides, Idukki district remains cut off for seventh day 22 Aug 2018 03:53 Kerala Floods: The Cheruthoni bridge after water in the dam receded on Tuesday. (Express Photo) Kerala’s Idukki district in the Western Ghats, one of the most affected regions in the unprecedented rains, remained cut off from the mainland for the seventh …
  • Kerala flood: Survivors face health risks, drinking water crisis in Idukki 21 Aug 2018 03:07 Express News Service IDUKKI: Rescuers in Idukki combed through mud-covered terrains on Monday in search of dozens of people after the floods and landslides across the district. As per the data from the district disaster management authority, 211 relief …
  • Kerala floods: At ground zero of deluge, Idukki remains cut off for third day 19 Aug 2018 11:06 People are airlifted by the Indian Navy soldiers during a rescue operation at a flooded area in Kerala. (Reuters photo) With Kerala battling floods unleashed by heavy rain — 165 people have lost their lives since August 8 — the ground zero of the deluge, …
  • Many bodies trapped in landslides not retrieved; desperate for food, clothes for women: Idukki MP 19 Aug 2018 11:05 An aerial view shows partially submerged houses at a flooded area in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V There is a grave situation in Idukki district of Kerala where, local MP Joice George said, bodies of victims …
  • Kerala tells Idukki residents to go to camps, Tamil Nadu to release dam water 14 Aug 2018 21:36 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: August 15, 2018 12:59:08 am The flooded Pampa river. (Photo: Leju Kamal) THE KERALA government urged people living in Idukki district of the state to move to camps on Tuesday night after Tamil Nadu …
  • Non-Stop Rain In Kerala, All 5 Gates Of Idukki Reservoir Opened: 10 Facts 13 Aug 2018 11:54 Kerala Weather: Many parts of the state were flooded after the gates of the Idukki dam were opened. Idukki:  All the five gates of one of the dams of the Idukki water reservoir in Kerala have been opened to control the swelling water which is nearing the …
  • Army restores washed away bridge in Idukki 13 Aug 2018 10:02 Aug 13, 2018, 10:13 ISTSource: TNNThe Army has restored a concrete bridge in Idukki district of Kerala. The bridge connects the Virinjapara village in Idukki’s Mankulam. Due to the heavy rains bridge was washed away two days ago. About 800 families live in …
  • Kerala floods: Water level falls, but rain continues in Idukki, Wayanad 12 Aug 2018 11:38 Water level in the Idukki hydel reservoir has dropped below the 2,400 ft. mark, but the situation in large parts of Idukki remains grim with heavy displacement of people and continuing rains. Latest updates on the storage level in the key dams of the …
  • NDRF man rescues child in Idukki; brave act wins praise on social media 12 Aug 2018 10:51 Image Source : PTI Shutters of the Idukki dam have been opened after 26 years An NDRF officer rescued a sick child by sprinting across a bridge moments before it got submerged in gushing flood waters in rain-ravaged Kerala, with an image of his daring act …
  • Kerala floods: Water level in Idukki dam further decreases, Indian Army continues rescue efforts 12 Aug 2018 09:35 Image Source : ANI Water level in Idukki dam decreases  As heavy rainfall in Kerala continues, the water level in Idukki dam further decreased on Sunday and now stands at 2,399.28 feet. Parts of Ernakulam and Thrissur districts of the state however, …
  • Water level at Kerala’s Idukki dam further decreases 12 Aug 2018 05:16 Idukki (Kerala), Aug 12 (IANS) The water level in Kerala’s Idukki dam further decreased on Sunday and now stands at 2,399.28 feet even as parts of Ernakulam and Thrissur districts still remain submerged. The district of Idukki recorded 90mm of rain for a …
  • Water level in Idukki dam recedes but threat looms 12 Aug 2018 01:29 By Express News Service KOCHI: The residents of Cheruthoni and downstream areas heaved a sigh of relief as the water level in Idukki dam started receding on Saturday morning. However, the threat of another bout of heavy rain loomed large over Idukki as …
  • Relief for Keralites as rains subside, Idukki dam waters recede 11 Aug 2018 15:04 Rains subside in Kerala, Idukki dam waters recede In a breather for Keralites, the heavy rains predicted in the state did not happen since Friday night, leading to the receding of Idukki dam waters that had ravaged the area over the last few days. State …
  • Kerala rains: Thousands heave sign of relief as water level of Idukki dam reduces 11 Aug 2018 08:17 — By IANS | Aug 11, 2018 11:51 am Idukki (Kerala): Thousands living around the Idukki dam and in Ernakulam and Thrissur heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday as the heavy rains predicted in Kerala did not happen and as a result, the Idukki dam waters …
  • Kerala rains subside, Idukki waters recede 11 Aug 2018 06:02 Idukki (Kerala) Aug 11 (IANS) Thousands living around the Idukki dam and in Ernakulam and Thrissur heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday as the heavy rains predicted in Kerala did not happen and as a result the Idukki dam waters ravaging the area over the …
  • All tourists stranded at Idukki resort safe: Kerala Minister 10 Aug 2018 14:06 Munnar (Kerala), Aug 10 (IANS) Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran on Friday said that nearly 60 tourists, including foreigners, stranded at a resort near here are safe. In his Facebook post, Surendran said that 24 foreigners and 33 domestic …
  • Red alert in Kerala as 5 floodgates of Idukki dam ... 10 Aug 2018 11:33 The worst affected is the Cheruthoni town, located nearest to the dam. With heavy rains continuing in Idukki, the authorities in Kerala were forced to open the remaining two more floodgates of the nearly overflowing Idamalayar dam on Friday afternoon even …
  • Rain havoc continues in Kerala, all 5 gates of Idukki reservoir opened 10 Aug 2018 11:32 In rain battered-Kerala, a red alert has been issued for Idukki and its adjoining districts in view of the possibility of release of more water from the Idukki reservoir, while entry of tourists to the high-range district was stopped after roads caved in …
  • Rains intensify, all 5 floodgates of Idukki dam opened 10 Aug 2018 10:55 Idukki/Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) With heavy rains continuing in Idukki, the authorities in Kerala were forced to open the remaining two more floodgates of the nearly overflowing Idamalayar dam on Friday afternoon even as the death toll reached …
  • Kerala floods: Red alert in Idukki, 5 columns of Army deployed in northern districts 10 Aug 2018 10:38 By: PTI | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: August 10, 2018 3:48:18 pm An elderly woman is rescued following a flash flood, triggered by heavy rains, at Palakkad in Kerala on Thursday, Aug 9, 2018. (PTI Photo) In rain battered-Kerala, a red alert has been …
  • Kerala rain fury: All 5 Idukki shutters opened 10 Aug 2018 10:16 All five shetters of Idukki dam opened All five shutters of the Idukki Cheruthoni reservoir has been opened for the first time in history as the flood situation continues to be severe in Kerala.The amount of water being released from the reservoir is now …
  • Kerala rains: Two more shutter of Idukki dam opened today, death toll reaches at 26 10 Aug 2018 09:26 — By PTI | Aug 10, 2018 12:24 pm Thiruvananthapuram: As heavy rains continued to lash various parts of Kerala, two more shutters of the Cheruthoni Dam, part of the Idukki Reservoir, were opened today as the water level touched 2,401 feet. For the first …
  • Kerala floods: Two more shutters of Idukki dam opened 10 Aug 2018 07:47 [India], Aug 10 (ANI): As heavy rain continues to lash Kerala, two more shutters of Idukki dam were opened on Friday morning to accommodate the additional flow of water. The floodgates were opened to increase the water flow into the Periyar river to 125 …
  • 27 dead in Kerala rains, 2 more Idukki shutters opened 10 Aug 2018 07:08 Idukki (Kerala) Aug 10 (IANS) Although Kerala on Friday got some relief due to lesser showers pounding it than has been over the last two days, the death toll rose to 27. With the water level at the Idukki dam fast rising, two more shutters of the dam were …
  • Kerala rains LIVE: Two more shutters of Idukki dam opened, IMD predicts thunderstorms as death toll touches 26 10 Aug 2018 06:08 Kerala rains LIVE: Kerala State Disaster Management Authority issued a red alert to make necessary preparations for the authorities for evacuation of people in vulnerable areas in case of a water surge. An orange alert was sounded on June 30 at the dam …
  • Kerala rain: More shutters of Idukki dam opened 10 Aug 2018 06:04 For the first time in the last 26 years, a shutter of the Cheruthoni Dam was opened Thursday and two more were opened at 7 am on Friday Thiruvananthapuram: As heavy rains continued to lash various parts of Kerala, two more shutters of the Cheruthoni Dam, …
  • Kerala Floods: Death Toll Reaches 26, Two More Shutters Of Idukki Dam Opened 10 Aug 2018 05:29 At least 26 people have lost their lives so far across rain-battered Kerala due to flooding and landslides caused by the torrential downpour in the state. Owing to incessant rains and a subsequent rise in the water level in various dams, two more shutters …
  • 26 killed in Kerala rain, 3 shutters of Idukki... 10 Aug 2018 05:17 "It is the biggest rain we had in 50 years," Union Minister KJ Alphons said. As heavy rains continued to lash various parts of Kerala, two more shutters of the Cheruthoni Dam, part of the Idukki Reservoir, were opened on Friday as the water level …
  • Kerala rains: Six dead as floods, landslides hit Idukki district 10 Aug 2018 00:30 Express News Service IDUKKI: Besides the five people who died in the landslide at Adimali, at least six people have been killed and more than 200 were forced to flee their homes after record rains pounded high ranges of Idukki on Thursday, triggering …
  • Five of family among 9 dead in Idukki landslide 09 Aug 2018 22:01 Kottayam: Nine people, including five of an Adimaly family, died and two went missing in heavy rains and landslide in Idukki district on Thursday. At Keerikkal Periyar valley, Koottakkal Augusthy, 70, his wife Elikutty, 65, Meenakshi, 93, wife of late …
  • Rains claim 26 lives in Kerala; red alert for Idukki reservoir 09 Aug 2018 19:13 Heavy rains pounding Kerala triggered a series of landslides in the hilly Idukki district and northern parts, killing 26 people since Wednesday night with chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday describing the situation as ‘very grim’. IMAGE: People …
  • Kerala rains: Death toll rises to 26; red alert for Idukki reservoir sounded 09 Aug 2018 18:05 Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains pounding Kerala triggered a series of landslides in the hilly Idukki district and northern parts, killing 26 people since Wednesday night with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan describing the situation as 'very grim'. …
  • Kerala rains: 20 dead in rain related incidents, Red alert in Idukki reservoir 09 Aug 2018 15:42 As reports of more deaths from different parts of Kerala started coming in, the death toll touched 22. While 11 people died in Idukki district, five more deaths were reported from Malappuram district. The deluge caused three deaths in Waynad and two in …
  • Heavy rains claim 26 lives in Kerala; red alert for Idukki reservoir 09 Aug 2018 15:16 Heavy rains pounding Kerala triggered a series of landslides in the hilly Idukki district and northern parts, killing 26 people since Wednesday night with chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday describing the situation as ‘very grim’. IMAGE: People …
  • Heavy Rain Kills 22 In Kerala, Red Alert For Idukki Dam: 10 Points 09 Aug 2018 14:49 Flooding has been reported in several low-lying areas in Kerala after heavy rain Thiruvananthapuram:  As water levels continue to rise in rivers and reservoirs of Kerala, a third red alert has been issued for Idukki reservoir and the shutter of one of the …
  • Kerala rains: Idukki Dam opened after 26 years; 22 dead, third red alert issued 09 Aug 2018 14:34 Thiruvananthapuram: As reports of more deaths from different parts of Kerala started coming in, the death toll touched 22. While 11 people died in Idukki district, five more deaths were reported from Malappuram district. The deluge caused three deaths in …
  • Kerala rains: Death toll rises to 20; Asia's largest arch dam in Idukki opens shutters after 26 years 09 Aug 2018 14:16 Watch: Asia's largest arch dam in Idukki opens shutters after 26 years Twenty people were killed in rain-related incidents as heavy showers lashed Kerala, authorities said on Thursday, Aug 9. Idukki district remained the worst affected with 20 deaths, …
  • Heavy Rain Kills 22 In Kerala, Red Alert For Idukki Reservoir: 10 Points 09 Aug 2018 13:23 Flooding has been reported in several low-lying areas in Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram:  As water levels continue to rise in rivers and reservoirs of Kerala, a third red alert has been issued for Idukki reservoir and the shutter of one of the dams will be …
  • Kerala: 20 killed, Idukki dam opened after 26 yrs 09 Aug 2018 12:09 At least 20 people lost their life due to heavy rain and landslides in Kerala today. The state is hit by heavy rains and the rivers are flowing above the danger mark at many dams. As part of precautionary measure the arrival operations at the Cochin …
  • Kerala rains: 20 dead, Idukki dam opened after 26 years 09 Aug 2018 12:08 [India], August 09 (ANI): At least 20 people died in rain related incidents in Kerala on Thursday. The incessant rains caused rivers in the region to swell, urging the authorities to open the shutters of as many as 22 dams. The inundation has been so …
  • Video: Kerala on alert as Idukki dam opened after ... 09 Aug 2018 11:34 At least 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala. The death toll in rain-related incidents over the last 24 hours in Kerala reached 22 on Thursday as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan postponed Saturday's annual Nehru boat …
  • Kerala rain: Idukki water level still rising 09 Aug 2018 11:23 People dwelling in places likely to be affected have been asked to move to safer places Idukki water level still rising Water level in the Idukki dam continues to rise even after opening a shutter to ease the situation, reports say. The level was 2399. …
  • Kerala floods live: 20 killed; Idukki dam opened after 26 yrs; Arrivals suspended at Cochin Airport 09 Aug 2018 09:36 At least 20 people lost their life due to heavy rain and landslides in Kerala today. The state is hit by heavy rains and the rivers are flowing above the danger mark at many dams. As part of precautionary measure the arrival operations at the Cochin …
  • Kerala rains LIVE: 20 dead in landslides and rain-related incidents; Idukki dam shutter opened after 26 years 09 Aug 2018 08:46 Orange, red and yellow alert, are part of a colour-coded warning system the Central Water Commission uses to alert local populations of the severity of a flood situation. A yellow alert is issued when the river is “above normal flood” level, or between the …
  • Idukki dam shutter opened after 26 years in Kerala following heavy rain 09 Aug 2018 08:46 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: August 9, 2018 1:37:14 pm The dam, commissioned in 1975, has been opened only twice, both during the northeast monsoon in the months of October-November. (Express Photo) In a historic move, the Kerala State …
  • Watch: High alert as Idukki dam shutter opens 09 Aug 2018 08:25 People dwelling in places likely to be affected have been asked to move to safer places  Dubai: One of the five shutters of the Idukki Cheruthoni was opened by 50 cm at 12.30 am local time. It was the middle shutter that was opened and it will remain open …
  • Flight operations hit as Idukki dam opened after... 09 Aug 2018 08:17 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala. At least 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala early today, officials said. Idukki dam opened after 26 years, following rising water levels due to …
  • 18 dead in Kerala, Idukki dam shutter opened 09 Aug 2018 08:16 People dwelling in places likely to be affected have been asked to move to safer places  Dubai: One of the five shutters of the Idukki Cheruthoni was opened by 50 cm at 12.30 am local time. It was the middle shutter that was opened and it will remain open …
  • Kerala on alert: Flight arrivals halted as Idukki ... 09 Aug 2018 08:16 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala. At least 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala early today, officials said. Idukki dam opened after 26 years, following rising water levels due to …
  • Idukki dam opens floodgates after 26 years following rising water levels due to heavy rains 09 Aug 2018 07:58 Idukki dam in Kerala was opened after 26 years today at 12:30 pm following rising water levels due to heavy rains in the district. The State authorities had announced that the dam will only be opened once the reservoir hits 2399 feet. However, with the …
  • High alert in Kerala as Idukki dam opened after... 09 Aug 2018 07:55 Around 600 cusecs of water were also discharged from the Idamalayar dam on Thursday. At least 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala early today, officials said. Idukki dam opened after 26 years, following rising water …
  • Heavy rain triggers landslides in Idukki, at least 10 persons dead 09 Aug 2018 07:09 Express News Service IDUKKI: A revived southwest monsoon unleashed widespread rain across Idukki on Thursday, killing at least ten persons including two children, flooding low-lying areas and leaving the highlands vulnerable to landslips, debris flow, and …
  • Water should be released from Idukki dam, says Kerala government 01 Aug 2018 11:29 — By PTI | Aug 01, 2018 04:09 pm Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government today said water from the Idukki dam, where the level has nearly touched the maximum, has to be released but in phases as the state continued to be on alert following copious rains …
  • Three days after family goes missing, bodies found buried in Kerala's Idukki 01 Aug 2018 09:12 Three days ago, K Krishnan (50), a farmer, his wife Susheela (47), daughter Arsha Krishnan (21) and son Arjun Krishnan (17) had gone missing from their home in Kambakakanam. (Representational) Neighbours and police officials in Vannapuram at Idukki …
  • Old bund over town has Idukki worried 31 Jul 2018 22:35 Express News Service IDUKKI:  Despite the state government’s assurance not to panic about the Orange alert issued, local residents are worried about a 20-year-old bund that was constructed along the Cheruthoni River above the town area. The bund, …
  • Alert continues as Idukki dam inches to maximum 31 Jul 2018 20:43 Thiruvananthapuram: The government machinery in Kerala continued to be on alert with the water level in the Idukki dam inching towards the maximum, even as rain lashed many parts of the state, claiming two lives on Tuesday.  A 74-year-old man was …
  • Faith versus flood fear at Kerala's Idukki dam 31 Jul 2018 14:00 A 'puja' was performed on Tuesday, praying for the dam gates to remain shut so that nearby areas escape flooding Idukki: The Idukki dam, where the water level is inching up towards the danger level, has come to symbolise the tenuous ties between …
  • High alert in Kerala as Idukki dam set to open after 26 years 31 Jul 2018 10:30 The government had put the army, navy, air force and coast guard on alert. With the water level in the Idukki reservoir touching 2,395 feet on Monday night, just nine feet short of the full level, authorities issued an orange alert. The Kerala State …
  • Idukki reservoir flood LIVE updates: Orange alert sounded, Kerala govt appeals to maintain vigilance 31 Jul 2018 08:57 Idukki reservoir flood LIVE UPDATES: A red alert will be issued if the storage level reached 2,399 feet. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The Kerala government Monday sounded an orange alert as the water level at the Idukki reservoir inched towards full …
  • Kerala: Idukki dam water level nears full level, orange alert issued 31 Jul 2018 08:45 Image Source : ANI Idukki dam in Kerala . (File Photo/ANI) Idukki dam reservoir in Kerala is nearly full as incessant rains continue to lash the region. The water level in the dam is just nine feet short of the full level forcing the authorities to …
  • Kerala: Authorities issue orange alert as water level in Idukki dam increases to 2,395 feet 31 Jul 2018 08:01 Idukki (Kerala): The Kerala authorities have issued an orange alert after the water level in the Idukki dam touched 2,395 feet on Monday. “The water level in Idukki reservoir has reached 2395 ft. An Orange alert has been issued as a result. It must be …
  • High alert in Kerala as Idukki dam set to open... 31 Jul 2018 06:44 The government had put the army, navy, air force and coast guard on alert. With the water level in the Idukki reservoir touching 2,395 feet on Monday night, just nine feet short of the full level, authorities issued an orange alert. The Kerala State …
  • Kerala: Idukki reservoir level rises, orange alert in three districts 31 Jul 2018 05:33 Kerala: Commissioned in 1975, the dam shutters were opened only twice, the last time in 1992. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) As the water level in Kerala’s Idukki reservoir came closer its full storage level, the government on Monday night issued an orange …
  • Water Level Rising In Kerala's Idukki dam, Orange Alert Out 31 Jul 2018 03:59 he Idukki dam is India's first arch dam - which is curved dam built upstream -- the largest in Asia. Thiruvananthapuram: In a warning about the rising level of water in Kerala's Idukki dam, the state electricity board has issued an orange alert. …
  • Kerala: Orange alert issued as Idukki dam water level touches 2,395 feet; authorities on high alert 30 Jul 2018 17:39 Kerala: The authorities said an alert would be issued when the water level in the Idukki dam reaches 2395 feet. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Kerala authorities issued an orange alert as the water level in the Idukki dam touched 2,395 feet on Monday night. …
  • Kerala: Idukki dam nears full level, shutters likely to open after 26 years; authorities on high alert 30 Jul 2018 14:54 Kerala: The authorities said an alert would be issued when the water level in the Idukki dam reaches 2395 feet. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The Kerala government remains on high alert as persistent rainfall has increased the water level in the Idukki dam, …
  • Authorities On Alert As Kerala's Idukki Dam Nears Full Level In 26 Years 30 Jul 2018 13:55 The Idukki reservoir's shutters were last opened in 1992. Thiruvananthapuram: With the water level in the Idukki dam nearing its maximum, the Kerala government has put the army, navy, airforce and coast guard on alert to meet any eventuality in case …

  • Kerala man unzips as woman cabin crew asks him not to smoke on board 25 May 2019 08:32 New Delhi: A 24-year-old Kerala man unzipped in front of a woman cabin crew to oppose her request of lighting a cigarette in the flight. Abdul Shahid Shamsudeen, a resident of Kottayam was travelling to New Delhi from a Saudi Airlines aircraft when he …
  • Six Assembly seats up for grabs 25 May 2019 07:13 With byelections due in six Assembly constituencies in the State, a major challenge awaits the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF), the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) and the Bharatiya Janata Party-led …
  • Five men charged amid Michigan clergy sex abuse investigation 24 May 2019 22:32 Lansing, Mich., May 24, 2019 / 03:26 pm (CNA).- Five men who served in Michigan as Catholic priests have been charged with 21 counts of sex abuse, the state attorney general announced Friday. “This is just the tip of the iceberg,” Michigan Attorney …
  • Left on the mat in central Kerala 23 May 2019 23:59 Central Kerala is traditionally pro-UDF, but the alliance was imbued with the force of a juggernaut as it demolished the strongholds of the Left in Thrissur, Idukki and Alappuzha Lok Sabha constituencies in the general elections this time. In Alappuzha, …
  • UDF notches up 19 of 20 seats in Kerala 23 May 2019 21:44 Thiruvananthapuram: Wayanad’s record margin of 431,770 votes offers the southern lifeline to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, whose presence helped UDF garner an unprecedented tally of 19 out of the 20 seats in Lok Sabha elections in Kerala, scripting a …
  • UDF sweeps away Left in Kerala whitewash, BJP draws blank again (Roundup) 23 May 2019 19:23 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With counting of votes almost done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF had won or was winning 19 of the state’s 20 seats, including Wayanad from where Congress President Rahul Gandhi also contested, while the ruling CPI-M-led …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s lead crosses 4 lakh in Wayanad 23 May 2019 12:19 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The picture is clear in Kerala. The Congress-led UDF coalition is headed for a …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Serenade by the sea: Enjoy river cruise options in Kerala, Lakshadweep 23 May 2019 09:29 While cruising in India, one can explore the rarest of aquatic life and wonderful coastal towns alongside these waterways. Take your pick from river cruise options or fly to the nearest port to board a cruise liner. If you are pressed for time, you can …
  • Congress leading in 19 seats, set to sweep Kerala (3rd Lead) 23 May 2019 08:04 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With 35 per cent counting of votes done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF showed lead in 19 seats while the ruling CPI-M-led LDF was all but washed out as it was ahead in just one seat. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Kottayam: Man kills elderly for pension money 23 May 2019 01:41 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM:  In a gruesome incident, a youth killed an 88-year-old man to steal latter’s monthly pension in Manimala on Tuesday. The Manimala police arrested Vilson, 36, of Vallakadav colony in Kattappana for the murder of Thomas aka …
  • Drunk man, held for attacking family, found hanging inside Kerala Police station's toilet 22 May 2019 13:34 Creative Commons A man arrested for attacking his family members was found dead inside the toilet of a police station in Kerala's Kottayam district on Tuesday. U Navas was arrested late on Monday and was found hanging with his lungi (loincloth) in the …
  • Kerala’s ambitious inland waterways project to be fully green 22 May 2019 02:44 Express News Service KOCHI: The man behind the world’s first solar-powered airport is now looking to replicate the success with another ambitious project, the 610-km-long waterways project. The project is consuming most of his time these days. The 610-km- …
  • ‘Ischemic disease leading cause of heart failure’ 22 May 2019 02:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The National Heart Failure Registry (NHFR), which is expected to examine the reasons behind heart failure and the policy interventions needed to contain the same, has come out with its first clinical findings.  …
  • Explained- Netherlands Room for the River project that Kerala CM wants to replicate 21 May 2019 16:16 Last year, Kerala had witnessed the century’s worst floods, which claimed nearly 500 lives and wiped out thousands of homes.  At the beginning of his 13-day European tour beginning May 8, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had made a stop at Noordward …
  • Poaching in Tiger reserve: Forest officers strengthen patrolling 21 May 2019 02:51 Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The forest authorities have strengthened security measures to clamp down on poaching in the Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR) region. The move comes in the wake of the sighting of a bison carcass in the Periyar West division …
  • NSS flays Khader panel report, calls it detrimental to education sector 20 May 2019 02:16 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM:  The NSS, which came down heavily on the M A Khader Committee’s recommendations for the unification of secondary and senior secondary school education, has called upon the government to ignore the committee’s report. NSS …
  • Our movies speak of our attitude: Kumbalangi Nights Director Madhu C Narayanan 19 May 2019 18:37 Cast of Kumblangi nights. What’s in the name, Kumbalangi Nights? Kumbalangi is the remote fishing village island near Kochi. And all major events in the film take place during the night — when the brothers meet, and the climax. It is the story of four half …
  • Kerala's Lok Sabha exit poll 2019 live updates: UDF wave rules Kerala, CPI(M) in trouble 19 May 2019 17:06 Wikimedia Commons 09.00: And finally, exit poll results hint that BJP will open their account in the Thiruvananthapuram constituency. As per surveys, Kummanam Rajasekharan will overpower Shashi Tharoor of UDF and C Divakaran of LDF and will emerge as the …
  • Climate-resilient roads for State 18 May 2019 06:29 The 5,000-odd km of roads damaged in the deluge last August to be developed under Rebuild Kerala with World Bank and German development bank KfW aid will be climate resilient. Resilient design will be adopted for the roads and drainages, embankments, slope …
  • Write matter at right time 17 May 2019 18:40 Resmi Sajayan was no different from any other woman until letters started whispering to her hiding behind the nuances of daily life. Amid household chores, sending her children to school, ironing clothes for her husband, and even inside the cashier’s cabin …
  • Woman forest range officer seeks CM’s intervention 16 May 2019 02:59 Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Under tremendous pressure from various quarters, including political bigwigs, a woman forest officer has approached the Chief Minister and the Forest Minister seeking their urgent intervention enabling her to complete the …
  • First Horeca outlet opens in Kerala 15 May 2019 15:50 KOCHI: Booming food and beverages industry in Kerala has brought the first B2B store for hotels, restaurants and caterers (Horeca) to the state. The outlet that started operating in Kochi hopes to attract more customers to the concept of Horeca. `` We …
  • Kevin murder: Court commences second phase of witness exam 14 May 2019 04:06 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The second phase of witness examination in the case charged in connection with abduction and murder of Kevin P Joseph commenced at the Principal Sessions Court here on Monday.  The prosecution examined six more witnesses …
  • Spices Board readies revival plan for flood-hit cardamom plantations 13 May 2019 14:10 To mitigate the ill effects of the natural calamities that hit cardamom growing belts in August last year, the Spices Board has formulated a proposal to rejuvenate the plantations, which are owned predominantly by small and marginal growers. Incessant rain …
  • Spices Board formulates revival proposal for flood affected cardamom plantations 13 May 2019 11:03 To mitigate the ill effects of the natural calamity occurred in the cardamom growing belts in August last year, the Spices Board has formulated a revival proposal to rejuvenate the cardamom plantations which are owned predominantly by small and marginal …
  • Bishop Franco gets extension of bail 11 May 2019 03:13 The Judicial First Class Magistrate Court, Pala, on Friday extended the bail granted to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, an accused in a nun rape case. Considering the case, magistrate S. Lakshmi posted further hearing in the case to June 7. The bishop, who …
  • Kottayam: Court extends bishop Franco bail, trial in case to begin June 7 10 May 2019 20:47 Kottayam: The trial in the rape case against Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal will begin at the Kottayam district court on June 7. The first class judicial magistrate’s court, Pala, extended the bail for the bishop, who appeared before it on Friday. The …
  • Kerala nun rape case: Court defers next hearing to June 7 10 May 2019 11:28 Last month, SIT had filed chargesheet against Bishop Mulakkal, seven months after he was arrested over allegations of rape case. Kottayam: Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping and sexually assaulting a nun in Kerala, Friday appeared before a …
  • Kerala Bishop’s bail extended till June 7 10 May 2019 08:31 Kottayam (Kerala), May 10 (IANS) A court near here on Friday extended till June 7 the bail of former Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of sexually assaulting a nun between 2014 and 2016. The Pala Magistrate Court extended the bail where Franco …
  • Flood brings Kottayam a paddy windfall 10 May 2019 05:33 Thanks to back-to-back floods last year, Kottayam is on track to reap a windfall of over ₹300 crore from paddy cultivation this season. As per the estimate of the Paddy Marketing Office of Supplyco, the authorities have procured about 1,09,136.18 tonnes of …
  • Letter to BS: Next govt must prioritise restoration of faith in GDP data 09 May 2019 16:18 This refers to the editorial "More questions on GDP" (May 9). Data pertaining to various segments of the economy are key deciding factors in arriving at the performance of the economy. The data must be reliable but the authorities concerned are …
  • Mahatma Gandhi University to introduce revised syllabus for PG courses 08 May 2019 01:36 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: As part of ensuring quality of the education, Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) will introduce its revised syllabus for all postgraduate courses from the upcoming academic year onward. According to MGU authorities, the …
  • P C George’s Kerala Janapaksham disbanded; new party Kerala Janapaksham (Secular) formed 08 May 2019 01:36 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Kerala Janapaksham party, constituted under the aegis of P C George MLA, has been disbanded as per the decision of its state committee meeting held here on Tuesday. Instead, a new political party, Kerala Janapaksham ( …
  • 99.91 per cent pass ICSE Class X, 98.97 per cent Class XII in Kerala 07 May 2019 20:45 New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: Girls outshone boys yet again in the ICSE and ISC examination, with the toppers setting a record of scoring 100 per cent marks in the class 12 examination. Kolkata's Dewang Kumar Agarwal and Bengaluru's Vibha …
  • Kerala records 98.11 per cent pass in SSLC exams 06 May 2019 21:39 Thiruvananthapuram: The state recorded a pass percentage of 98.11 in the SSLC examinations, an increase of 0.27 per cent compared to last year. As many as 37,334 students obtained A-plus in all subjects while 3,021 had obtained A-plus for all subjects last …
  • In parts of Kerala, Bhojpuri film star Nirahua is bigger than Mammootty 04 May 2019 02:57 PERUMBAVOOR: Outside a tiny ticket window at a movie theatre in Perumbavoor, the crowd makes a beeline for cheap tickets, selling at just Rs 40 each. But the excited milling crowd has come to watch not Mammootty but Bhojpuri film star Nirahua. In swathes …
  • Human first, teacher second 04 May 2019 02:01 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: MM Leela is more than a name for the people of Karichara. With her strenous effort, she was able to upgrade the status of the Govt LP School at Karichara, which was on the verge of closure to the level of a high …
  • Haseena Suneer’s journey from a homemaker to a filmmaker 03 May 2019 11:15 When Prakashante Metro reaches theatres today (May 3), for Haseena Suneer it means more than adding her name to the growing list of women filmmakers in Malayalam cinema. It has been a huge step for this homemaker, who has only a short film, Sense (2017), …
  • CSIK will hold two-day annual conference of cardiology 03 May 2019 11:03 KOZHIKODE: Cardiology Society of India, Kerala Chapter (CSIK) will conduct its annual conference at Hotel Taj Gateway on May 4th and 5. Dr KP Markose, President CSI Kerala will inaugurate the conference. Dr C Ashokan Nambiar ( Kozhikode ) and Dr Rajan …
  • This old bridge in Kottayam proves too strong to be brought down 28 Apr 2019 07:02 The old railway overbridge (ROB) in Kottayam, which was deemed ‘structurally insufficient’ to cater to the growth of Kottayam town, proved not so weak when it withstood two back-to-back attempts of implosion. The first attempt for the controlled explosion …
  • Kottayam to Kochi barge services receive encouraging responses 21 Mar 2019 12:50 The recently launched container barge service between Kottayam Port, ICD and Cochin Port through national waterways is getting encouraging responses from stakeholders. The terminal operator DP World Cochin said that the commencement of the barge service is …
  • People want a continuation in development activities in Kottayam: KC(M) vice-chairman Jose K Mani 18 Mar 2019 02:57 By Express News Service Wrapping up the rumblings of discontent in the party, Kerala Congress(M) has entered the election mode with its candidate Thomas Chazhikadan going ahead with campaign work in Kottayam. KC(M) vice-chairman Jose K Mani, who is leading …
  • Kochi-Kottayam container barge service completes maiden voyage  09 Mar 2019 02:27 Express News Service KOCHI:  In what could prove a game changer, the inaugural container barge service from Kochi to Kottayam carrying import-export goods - despite the minor hiccups caused by hyacinths and fishing nets - got underway here on Friday. …
  • PJ Joseph likely to contest from Kottayam 09 Mar 2019 02:10 Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Pressure is mounting on Kerala Congress (M) to settle internal rumblings of discontent over its candidate for the Kottayam constituency. With the UDF leadership tightly shutting the door on the KC(M)’s demand for a second …
  • Kottayam Nazeer makes directorial debut 22 Jan 2019 05:15 Express News Service After Harisree Ashokan, another comedian is stepping into direction: Kottayam Nazeer. The actor-cum-artist organised a private screening of his directorial debut, a short film titled Kuttichan at Lal Media Arts in Kochi. In attendance …
  • Kottayam Nazeer turns director 21 Jan 2019 19:07 Kottayam Nazeer is a happy man. The preview of his debut directorial – a short film titled Kuttichan—is just over. At Lal Media, where the preview happened, he is busy meeting his friends. He sounds thrilled as he speaks about Kuttichan, which tells the …
  • Lensman’s take of Kottayam 13 Nov 2018 18:45 Binu Bhaskar, the cinematographer of the 2015 movie Lukka Chuppi, is the latest entrant in the list of DOPs-turned-directors. Binu has donned director’s hat with the crime drama Kottayam. Kottayam revolves around the rape and murder case of a female police …
  • List of trains services to be disrupted between Ernakulam and Kottayam 17 Oct 2018 15:37 Trains services between Ernakulam and Kottayam will be affected for five days, starting from October 20 till 24. Trains services between Ernakulam and Kottayam will be affected for five days, starting from October 20 till 24. Several trains have been …
  • Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal discharged from Kottayam hospital 22 Sep 2018 07:01 Bishop was under observation in the cardiology section of the Medical College Hospital for over 6 hours after his blood pressure shot up. Kottayam: Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested by the police over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting …
  • I don’t believe in alienating audiences: Kottayam's director Binu Bhaskar 29 Aug 2018 21:49 Express News Service Santosh Sivan, Venu, Rajeev Ravi, Sujith Vassudev....and now another name can be added to the list of cinematographers from the Malayalam film industry who has made the shift to direction. Lukka Chuppi cinematographer Binu Bhaskar' …
  • Kerala Floods: Andhra SDRF team rescues 40 victims from flooded Kottayam 20 Aug 2018 02:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  AP state disaster rescue force (SDRF) personnel, who had rushed to flood-ravaged Kerala state to take up rescue and relief operations on Saturday, reached Ernakulam on Sunday afternoon and evacuated as many as 40 …
  • Rain continues havoc in Kottayam; over 64,000 people in relief camps 18 Aug 2018 23:06 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: With rain continuing to pour across the district, the western areas of Kottayam have been almost completely submerged in floodwater, forcing tens of thousands of people to relocate to relief camps. As per official reports …
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology at Kottayam gets Atal Incubation Centre 28 Jul 2018 01:49 By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kottayam, has got a shot in the arm with the Union Government recently sanctioning an incubation centre for the institution with a financial assistance of Rs 5 crore. The …
  • Kerala Floods: Mixed response in Kottayam district  22 Jul 2018 01:50 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Around 53 families living on the banks of the Meenachil river in Palam colony of Mutholi panchayat had a miraculous escape from floodwater on Monday thanks to the timely intervention of local residents and Fire Safety and …
  • Heavy rain, strong wind wreak havoc on Kottayam 16 Jul 2018 02:48 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The heavy rain and strong wind wreaked havoc in and around Kottayam on Sunday. Due to strong wind, many trees got uprooted and continuous rain flooded the low-lying areas of the town. Sajimon T Joseph, assistant station …
  • Sexual assault case: Kottayam court records statement of nun 07 Jul 2018 05:38
  • Kottayam woman elated with Saudi driving licence 03 Jul 2018 12:28 KOTTAYAM: For Telma Jose, driving is not just a passion, but a feeling of independence. She used to go for work, supermarket, attend PTA meeting of her children and friends’ place driving her own car. But she was highly disappointed ever since she had …
  • Sexual assault: Kottayam nun to go ahead with legal action against Bishop 02 Jul 2018 12:50 By: PTI | Kottayam | Published: June 30, 2018 2:10:45 pm A nun accused a Roman Catholic Bishop of sexually assaulting her 13 times. (Representational) A nun, who accused a Roman Catholic Bishop of sexually assaulting her, Saturday said she would go ahead …
  • Sexual assault: Kottayam nun had complained to superiors in Church, no action was taken, says police 02 Jul 2018 00:44 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: July 2, 2018 2:17:37 am The nun has alleged that the bishop, a native of Thrissur, sexually exploited her at the Missionaries of Jesus house at Kuravilangand in Kottayam. Kerala police on Sunday …
  • This Kottayam school has its annual study tour to NASA 29 Jun 2018 05:40
  • Kottayam: Man disappears after Argentina World Cup defeat 22 Jun 2018 21:29 Kottayam: Argentina’s shock defeat by Croatia in the World Cup on Thursday night broke the heart of a youth back in Kottayam who decided that he had “nothing more to see  in the world and I am going to the depths of death.”  He, therefore, apparently   …
  • Orange alert in Kottayam, adjoining districts 15 Jun 2018 04:35 Even as the authorities declared Orange alert (implying that weather conditions have the capacity to impact significantly on the people in the affected areas), the Meenachil river and its tributaries breached the banks on the impact of the increasing …
  • ‘Honour killing’: Hartal hits normal life in Kottayam 29 May 2018 13:03 — By PTI | May 29, 2018 04:27 pm Kottayam/Thiruvananthapuram: Normal life was affected today in Kottayam district following a dawn-to-dusk hartal called by various political parties and Dalit organisations to protest the alleged honour killing of a 23- …
  • Shut down in Kottayam after twin murders 28 May 2018 11:17 The strike is in protest against police apathy despite wife’s pleas to probe the abduction of her husband Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition parties in Kerala have called for a shutdown strike in Kottayam district on Tuesday, following the daring murders of a …
  • In Kerala's Kottayam, Man Hangs Himself After Killing His Wife, Children 18 May 2018 18:51 A 42-year-old man Sinoj allegedly killed his wife, children before hanging himself (Representational) Kottayam:  Four members of a family were today found dead at their rented house near Ettumanoor in the district, police said. The deceased have been …
  • Kerala: Four of a family found dead in their Kottayam house 18 May 2018 07:34 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: In a tragic incident, a four-member family was found dead in their residence at Vayala near Ettumanoor on Friday. The deceased were identified as Sinoj - 42, of Mukulel house, West Koodalloor, his wife Nisha - 35, their …
  • Malayalam detective novelist Kottayam Pushpanath dies at 80 03 May 2018 01:41 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: May 3, 2018 6:19:50 am Kottayam Pushpanath is also credited for producing the first genuine detective story in Malayalam. Well-knoWN Malayalam detective novelist Kottayam Pushpanath, who ushered a …
  • Malayalam detective fiction writer Kottayam Pushpanath passes away 02 May 2018 09:43 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Malayalam detective fiction writer Kottayam Pushpanath, whose skillful writing and thrilling story plots had people waiting anxiously for the next issue of the leading Malayalam weeklies during the 70s and 80s, is no more. …
  • Noted Malayalam novelist ‘Kottayam Pushpanath’ passes away   02 May 2018 09:37 — By PTI | May 02, 2018 01:24 pm Kottayam (Kerala): Noted detective novelist “Kottayam Pushpanath, who expanded the world of horror fiction in Malayalam literature, died due to age related ailments here today. He was 80. He is survived by wife and two …
  • Kottayam Kunjachan 2 confirmed! 12 Apr 2018 19:19 Actor-producer Vijay Babu of Friday Film House on Thursday took to Facebook to announce that the sequel to the 1990 super hit Kottayam Kunjachan will be made with Mammooty at the helm. The post read, “All differences of opinion about the copyright and …
  • Mammootty announces Kottayam Kunjachan 2 15 Mar 2018 07:35 Written by Manoj Kumar R | Bengaluru | Published: March 15, 2018 12:47 pm Mammotty shared the first look of Kottayam Kunjachan 2 on Facebook. Malayalam superstar Mammootty has announced a sequel to his 1990 blockbuster comedy-drama Kottayam Kunjachan. He …
  • Kalyan Developers Offering KALYAN SANCTUARE a Premium Apartment in Kottayam 10 Feb 2018 14:03 (MENAFN Editorial) Kalyan Developers, a reliable real estate developer with an international presence, is now offering KALYAN SANCTUARE, a premium apartment ideally located in the city of Kottayam. Kalyan Developers is a real estate developer on the upward …
  • Kerala: Stuck in traffic with a pill in throat, little girl dies in car in Kottayam 25 Nov 2017 11:42 Little girl dies in car in KottayamFacebook In a tragic twist of fate, what was meant to be a remedy for a troublesome cough proved deadly for a little girl in Kottayam town in Kerala. Eileen, aged 5, daughter of Rintu and Rinu hailing from …
  • Train of woes for commuters from Kottayam 21 Nov 2017 05:19 KOCHI: Febin (name changed) used to commute between his native Kottayam and Ernakulam, where he worked as a technician, daily on Venad Express. The youth had to resign from his job three weeks ago. The reason: He had to cough up an amount more than 30 …
  • Interior Decorators in Kottayam 10 Nov 2017 05:44 PAINT OR WALLPAPER – BETTER OPTION FOR YOUR WALLS. Looking for an option to decorate your walls and are stuck up between to go with wallpapers or paint then , to decide on a wall treatment is not an easy job, there are end number of options available today …
  • Kottayam Vigilance court seeks Thomas Chandy report 04 Nov 2017 22:16 The court acted on a petition by JD(U) leader and advocate M K Subash that Chandy constructed a road to his resort reclaiming 2.5 acres of paddy fields. A Vigilance court in Kottayam on Saturday ordered a quick verification report into the allegation that …
  • Protest at Kottayam Bharath hospital a do-or-die battle for nurses 26 Oct 2017 05:36 KOTTAYAM: Krishnapriya, a 23-year-old nurse, looked frail and vulnerable on the fifth day of her hunger strike. When her health deteriorated alarmingly by Tuesday night, she was hospitalised and Jipsy Sandeep, another nurse, took over. Jipsy is the third …
  • Kottayam hosts third Pamex 2017 roadshow 18 Oct 2017 07:02 The event which was attended by more than 400 printers and was inaugurated by former Chief Minister of Kerala, Oommen Chandy. AMSG Ashokan, president of All India Federation of Master Printer (AIFMP) in his address highlighted the features of this edition …
  • Kottayam Medical College set to lose its MBBS recognition 05 Oct 2017 05:51 KOTTAYAM: In yet another setback for the state’s medical education sector, the MBBS course in the Government Medical College, Kottayam, is set to lose its recognition from the Medical Council of India (MCI) for non-compliance of MCI guidelines.Based on an …
  • Post-presser, man arrested over self-incriminating claim in Kottayam 22 Sep 2017 04:51 M K Siby, who was arrested by the the police, soon after a press meet in Kottayam on Thursday | Express KOTTAYAM: In a case of the real life imitating reel life, the police on Thursday arrested a person from the Press Club here, shortly he told reporters …
  • Minor landslips, flood threat in Kottayam 18 Sep 2017 02:38 With heavy rains pounding the district for the third consecutive day, the hilly areas have been witnessing minor landslips while the low-lying western areas are under threat of inundation. A landslip at Poovanthuruth, near Chingavanom, on the Kottayam- …
  • Duo from Kottayam killed in bus collision on England’s M1 motorway 28 Aug 2017 06:41 KOTTAYAM:Eight Indians, including two natives of Kottayam, were killed in Nottingham, UK, when a minibus which they were travelling in collided with two lorries on the busiest M1 motorway on Saturday. The deceased Keralites were identified as Cyriac Joseph …
  • Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan calls for all party meet on Aug 6; violence in Kottayam 31 Jul 2017 11:34 Thiruvananthapuram:  Amid violent incidents following the slaying of an RSS worker here, a meeting between Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and top BJP-RSS leaders on Monday agreed to support initiatives to promote peace and shun violence. The meeting …
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  • Kottayam Katankot Venugopal is next Attorney General of India 01 Jul 2017 03:07 New Delhi: The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Friday appointed senior advocate Kottayam Katankot Venugopal as the 15th Attorney General of India to succeed Mukul Rohatgi who declined the second term of office. Hailing from Kerala, his father, M.K. …
  • Health officials stooping to defame bakery in Kottayam caught on camera 24 May 2017 14:50
  • Batch of 70 kids from Kargil to Kottayam cra... 04 May 2017 11:42
  • Batch of 70 poor kids from Kargil to Kottayam cracks JEE 04 May 2017 10:37
  • Drawn from Kargil to Kottayam, poor kids of super-70 crack JEE 04 May 2017 02:36
  • KC(M) wins Kottayam district panchayat with CPI(M) support 03 May 2017 20:40 Giving a mortal blow to nay-sayers in the Congress, the Kerala Congress (M), the former UDF ally which had been ploughing a lonely furrow for the past many months, fielded its own candidate in the election for the Kottayam district panchayat presidency and …
  • Actor abduction case: 2 from Kottayam taken into custody 18 Mar 2017 02:12 KOTTAYAM: The police on Friday took into custody two persons from Kottayam in connection with the case of abduction and sexual assault of a Malayalam film actor in Kochi. They were taken into custody on charges of obtaining SIM cards using fake documents, …
  • International Film Festival of Kerala in Kottayam 10 Mar 2017 20:56 Kotttayam: The third edition of the Kottayam International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) organised by the Kerala Chalachitra Academy, in association with the Artists Association of Theatre, Music and Arts (Aatma) began at the Anaswara Theatre here on …
  • Women activist Brinda Adige dubs Kottayam incident as 'sad, unfortunate' 02 Feb 2017 09:50 [India], Feb. 2 (ANI): Women activist Brinda Adige has dubbed the Kottayam incident where a young man attempted to immolate himself after setting afire his estranged lover as 'sad and unfortunate'. Adige wondered as to what was the boy trying to …
  • In Kottayam's Medical College, She Was Chased And Set On Fire By Ex-Boyfriend 02 Feb 2017 07:40 Kottayam, Kerala:  On Wednesday morning at a medical college in Kerala's Kottayam, 20-year-old Laxmi was sitting in a classroom with a few other students when a young man barged in and poured petrol on her and himself. As the man, Adarsh, took out a …
  • Kerala: Stalker sets girl, self ablaze in Kottayam college, both succumb 01 Feb 2017 22:53 A youth in Kerala set a girl on fire inside a classroom in Kottayam Wednesday allegedly after she thwarted his advances. The boy also sustained burn injuries reportedly after he caught fire during a scuffle with the girl. Both victims succumbed to their …
  • Kerala: Normal life hit during hartal on dalit issue in Kottayam district 17 Jan 2017 09:27 By: PTI | Kottayam | Published:January 17, 2017 1:30 pm Representational picture. (File) Stray incidents of stone throwing were reported from various parts of Kottayam district today during a dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Cherama Sambava Development …

  • Alappuzha's Norton Bungalow to bask in new glow 25 May 2019 15:09 Norton Bungalow, the home of missionary Thomas Norton | Anandu Radhakrishnan ALAPPUZHA: There is a new hustle and bustle around the Norton Bungalow, the official residence of the Church of South India’s(CSI) first missionary -- Thomas Norton. The CSI …
  • Vijayan rules out quiting as Kerala CM after poll rout 25 May 2019 13:10 Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Saturday, broke his silence and told those asking for his resignation after the Left Democratic Front’s (LDF) Lok Sabha polls debacle in the state that it was not a verdict …
  • Bypolls next big test for Kerala Chief Minister 24 May 2019 13:20 Image Source : PTI Chief Minister of Kerala - Pinarayi Vijayan With the dust of the Lok Sabha elections settling down, Kerala will be ready for another round for polls -- the Assembly bypolls for six constituencies, which will be next big test for Chief …
  • With Only 5 Lok Sabha Seats, Left Front Hits Historic Low 24 May 2019 12:06 The Left Front enjoyed its golden period in electoral politics in the 1990s and early 2000s. (FILE) New Delhi: Registering its worst poll performance in over six decades, the Left Front was virtually wiped off its bastions with the Lok Sabha poll results …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Here’s the list of newly-elected Muslim MPs 24 May 2019 08:48 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: May 24, 2019, 10:28 am IST Updated: May 24, 2019, 10:30 am IST New Delhi: Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi led the BJP to a stunning and historic victory in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. The ruling …
  • For Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala Assembly Bypolls Next Big Challenge 24 May 2019 07:37 The Assembly bypolls for six constituencies will be next big test for Pinarayi Vijayan and Left parties. Thiruvananthapuram: With the dust of the Lok Sabha elections settling down, Kerala will be ready for another round for polls -- the Assembly bypolls …
  • 17th Lok Sabha may see slightly higher Muslim numbers 24 May 2019 05:42 New Delhi: Muslim representation in the 17th Lok Sabha could increase marginally from the previous election, with as many as 26 candidates having won or leading, prominent being the National Conference's Farooq Abdullah and All India Majlis e Ittehadul …
  • Rahul just one factor, as Congress rides Sabarimala gains in Kerala 24 May 2019 02:29 Rahul Gandhi. (Express photo: Anil Sharma) Bucking the national-level Modi wave, Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) stormed Kerala with its best ever electoral show, retaining the party’s traditional strongholds as well as uprooting the CPI(M)’s …
  • 19-1: Left Front gets hammered in Kerala 24 May 2019 02:24 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: ON a day the Congress suffered a drubbing in most parts of the country, Kerala bucked the trend and stood firmly with it, handing the party-led United Democratic Front a landslide. While the UDF won 19 of the 20 …
  • Protect secular, democratic India, CPM urges people 24 May 2019 00:42 [India], May 23 (ANI): After suffering the rout in Lok Sabha elections, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) on Thursday passed a resolution, urging the people to safeguard the secular and democratic republic India. "The politburo has appealed …
  • Left on the mat in central Kerala 23 May 2019 23:59 Central Kerala is traditionally pro-UDF, but the alliance was imbued with the force of a juggernaut as it demolished the strongholds of the Left in Thrissur, Idukki and Alappuzha Lok Sabha constituencies in the general elections this time. In Alappuzha, …
  • Left’s worst show: Zero in West Bengal, five in all 23 May 2019 23:56 The CPI (M) party office in Kolkata on Thursday. (Express photo by Shashi Ghosh) THIS IS the worst performance for the Left, which drew a blank in its one-time bastion of West Bengal and won just one seat in Kerala, where it is in power. Its overall tally …
  • Shades of serenity 23 May 2019 22:06 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Exchanging anecdotes over a glass of freshly-tapped toddy is the norm. Especially, if you’re inside a shaded coconut grove surrounded by wisened folk who seem to be natural-born storytellers. As luck would have it, …
  • UDF notches up 19 of 20 seats in Kerala 23 May 2019 21:44 Thiruvananthapuram: Wayanad’s record margin of 431,770 votes offers the southern lifeline to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, whose presence helped UDF garner an unprecedented tally of 19 out of the 20 seats in Lok Sabha elections in Kerala, scripting a …
  • UDF sweeps away Left in Kerala whitewash, BJP draws blank again (Roundup) 23 May 2019 19:23 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With counting of votes almost done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF had won or was winning 19 of the state’s 20 seats, including Wayanad from where Congress President Rahul Gandhi also contested, while the ruling CPI-M-led …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha results 2019: highlights 23 May 2019 16:08 According to data available as of 9.30 p.m, the Indian National Congress hung on to its healthy lead, winning in 11 constituencies and leading in 4, followed by the Indian Union Muslim League with 2 constituencies.  The ruling Communist Party of India ( …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha election results: Congress-led UDF set to win 19 out of 20 seats, LDF decimated, BJP continues winless run 23 May 2019 14:24 Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to win in Wayanad by a huge margin Kerala election results 2019: In direct contrast to the national trend, the Congress and it’s allies swept to a resounding victory in Kerala with formidable leads in 19 out of the …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s lead crosses 4 lakh in Wayanad 23 May 2019 12:19 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The picture is clear in Kerala. The Congress-led UDF coalition is headed for a …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • All sections of Kerala society helped us to win: Chandy 23 May 2019 11:53 Category: India, News Posted by sana Published: May 23, 2019, 3:50 pm IST Updated: May 23, 2019, 3:50 pm IST Thiruvananthapuram: One of the key campaigners for the Congress-led United Democratic Front, two-time former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on …
  • Will introspect, BJP getting another term is tragedy: CPI-M 23 May 2019 11:44 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) The ruling CPI-M in Kerala on Thursday said it will introspect over its rout in the Lok Sabha elections and said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) getting another term at the Centre was a “tragedy”. The Communist Party …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: UDF romping home, Sabarimala may have worked against LDF 23 May 2019 08:38 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) is set to sweep the state of Kerala in …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha election results: Congress-led UDF marches towards giant win, Left parties blacked out 23 May 2019 08:38 Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to win in Wayanad by a huge margin Kerala election results 2019: Throughout the election campaign, Congress state president Mullappally Ramachandran kept repeating a phrase when asked about the expectations of the …
  • Congress leading in 19 seats, set to sweep Kerala (3rd Lead) 23 May 2019 08:04 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With 35 per cent counting of votes done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF showed lead in 19 seats while the ruling CPI-M-led LDF was all but washed out as it was ahead in just one seat. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is …
  • CPM's fatal fall on cards in Kerala; Palakkad sees shocking UDF wave 23 May 2019 07:02 Palakkad was widely considered as the most promising constituency of CPI(M) in Kerala. Popularly called the 'Red Fort', the constituency has always shown its leniency towards CPI(M). Exit polls had also substantiated this fact as most of the media …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Kerala’s rival student outfits, SFI and KSU, sink differences to fund colleague’s treatment 22 May 2019 15:04 Twenty-two-year-old KSU worker Muhammad Rafi is undergoing dialysis and needs Rs 10 lakh for kidney transplant surgery. They are known to be fierce rivals across Kerala’s colleges and universities holding strident ideological differences and rarely see eye …
  • Kerala’s ambitious inland waterways project to be fully green 22 May 2019 02:44 Express News Service KOCHI: The man behind the world’s first solar-powered airport is now looking to replicate the success with another ambitious project, the 610-km-long waterways project. The project is consuming most of his time these days. The 610-km- …
  • Explained- Netherlands Room for the River project that Kerala CM wants to replicate 21 May 2019 16:16 Last year, Kerala had witnessed the century’s worst floods, which claimed nearly 500 lives and wiped out thousands of homes.  At the beginning of his 13-day European tour beginning May 8, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had made a stop at Noordward …
  • The Madras Mail interview: Why this band that's 100% Keralite writes Tamil songs  21 May 2019 10:39 Express News Service How often do you see thirteen thousand people go crazy listening to music they’ve never heard of — and in a language, they don't speak? That's why the Alappuzha-based band Madras Mail is so inordinately cool. All of their songs …
  • Kallada Travels assault case: Identification parade held 21 May 2019 04:01 By Express News Service KOCHI: The identification parade of the seven persons arrested with regards to the alleged assault on passengers by employees of Kallada Travels was held at Ernakulam Sub Jail on Monday. According to the police, the victims Ajay …
  • Alappuzha: Bangal native held for online shopping fraud 20 May 2019 00:30 Alappuzha: The Changannur police arrested a Bangal native in connection with online shopping fraud.  Accord-ing to the police, the accused has been identified as Biplav Ghose, 21, Sodepur, Kolkata. He was arrested by team led by sub-inspector P. S. Prakash …
  • In Kerala, BJP is predicted to open its account 19 May 2019 19:01 Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) The exit polls by various agencies predict that for the first time the BJP will open its account in Kerala, seeing a setback for the ruling CPI-M-led Left and gains for the Congress-led UDF. Most exit polls surveys predict …
  • Kerala's Lok Sabha exit poll 2019 live updates: UDF wave rules Kerala, CPI(M) in trouble 19 May 2019 17:06 Wikimedia Commons 09.00: And finally, exit poll results hint that BJP will open their account in the Thiruvananthapuram constituency. As per surveys, Kummanam Rajasekharan will overpower Shashi Tharoor of UDF and C Divakaran of LDF and will emerge as the …
  • Climate-resilient roads for State 18 May 2019 06:29 The 5,000-odd km of roads damaged in the deluge last August to be developed under Rebuild Kerala with World Bank and German development bank KfW aid will be climate resilient. Resilient design will be adopted for the roads and drainages, embankments, slope …
  • Forgery case: Arrest of youth sparks protests 18 May 2019 05:45 By Express News Service KOCHI: The forgery case involving Fr Paul Thelakkat of the Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese and Bishop Jacob Manathodath, the Apostolic Administrator of the archdiocese, over the alleged attempt to defame Cardinal George Alencherry …
  • For 30 years, they woke up hearing Basha’s songs 15 May 2019 02:53 Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: In the past three decades, during Ramadan months, Muslim homes under the Chathanad and Kaichoondi juma masjids in Alappuzha have been waking up to the Muhammad Basha’s Urdu ballads, accompanied by arbana (drum) beats.  The …
  • Tide turns in Kochi’s favour as cruise season ends on a high note 14 May 2019 02:33 By Express News Service KOCHI: Spectrum of the Seas, the world’s fourth-largest cruise liner, departed Kochi’s shores on Saturday, bringing the eight-month cruise tourism season in the city to an end. The city looked back at it with joy as it has been a …
  • ‘Spectrum of the Seas’ docks with 4000 tourists 12 May 2019 02:18 By Express News Service KOCHI: ‘Spectrum of the Seas’, the largest and the most advanced cruise liner to call in India arrived at Kochi on Thursday. The Bahamas ensign cruise ship arrived at Kochi with 4007 tourists from around 70 countries.  ‘Spectrum of …
  • Rallying in support for Akkulam lakesides 11 May 2019 02:11 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With no action being initiated by the district administration against the illegal filling up of the Akkulam lakesides, a people's movement is upping its ante to protect the lake. The 'anti-mafia squad', …
  • Alappuzha: Youth arrested for grabbing girl’s hand 10 May 2019 21:26 ALAPPUZHA: Chengannur police arrested a youth for forcefully grabbing the hands of a girl student.   According to the police, the accused has been identified as Sumesh, 30 from Sumesh Bhavan, Kanihanelloor, Cheppad here.   He was arrested recently after …
  • CUSAT CAT 2019 results announced at cusat.ac.in; Amir Ahmed Imtias secures first rank 10 May 2019 04:49 CUSAT CAT 2019: Check your results online CUSAT results 2019: The Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) Common Admission Test (CAT-2019) results were declared today and can be accessed on their official website at cusat.ac.in. Amir Ahmed …
  • Fund crunch puts rural haats on back burner 10 May 2019 02:32 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Setting up haats or bazaars in the rural areas of the state is a state-specific programme under MGNREGS. Nine spots were identified for the same in Thiruvananthapuram district. However, none of them has become …
  • In this virtual church environment, light a candle online, offer prayer 10 May 2019 02:03 Express News Service KOCHI: When the feeling to connect with God gets intense within him, Joseph Varghese walks into the room, switches on his computer, logs on to a particular site and lights a candle with a click. There, he offers his prayers, does …
  • CUSAT CAT 2019 results announced; Amir Ahmed Imtias secures first rank 09 May 2019 14:53 CUSAT CAT 2019: Check your results online CUSAT results 2019: The Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) Common Admission Test (CAT-2019) results were declared today and can be accessed on their official website at cusat.ac.in. Amir Ahmed …
  • Kochi: Two girls commit suicide on failing exam 09 May 2019 01:33 Alappuzha/Kochi: Two girl students of Plus-Two committed suicide, one at Arthunkal and the other at north Paravur, over their failure in the examinations on Wednesday. Sandhra, 17, student of Kanichukulangara HSS, who failed in a few subjects, was …
  • Financial practices in Kerala's fisheries sector are unhealthy, finds CMFRI study 07 May 2019 09:35 Throwing light into the unhealthy financial practices prevailing in Kerala’s fisheries sector, a study by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has found that financial inclusion in the sector is dismal with the credit transactions being …
  • Kuttanad tops in SSLC exam 07 May 2019 04:59 It is Kuttanad’s moment to rejoice. Overcoming the challenges posed by the August deluge, Kuttanad has emerged as the best performing educational district in the State with a pass percentage of 99.91 in the SSLC examination. Of the 2,114 students who …
  • Kerala's famed Udaya studio to be a memory soon 06 May 2019 13:56 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: The oldest film studio of the state, Udaya Studio, established by Kunchako in 1947 will be history soon as the new owners of the famed premises plan to use the land for different business enterprise. The studio that was …
  • Monster house: A grim, feary tale 05 May 2019 02:14 Express News Service KOCHI: A look into the media reports from the past couple of weeks unfolds a sordid story of shame. Three kids lost their lives following domestic abuse in the state, in just over a month’s time and the spate of this kind of incidents …
  • ₹82-cr. crop loss in two months 04 May 2019 05:25 The searing summer heat and the heavy rain that followed towards April-end damaged agricultural crops worth over ₹82 crore, affecting approximately 10,870 farmers in various districts of the State. The Agriculture Department, as part of an ongoing …
  • Bharatham, a platform for all-round development of children 03 May 2019 09:00 “Let’s all go to the forest where the story takes place. A song plays and the lion, the king of the forest, enters, only to find all animals looking sad because humans had taken away an elephant calf, the darling of the forest....” The children are all …
  • Alappuzha: Mother held for killing own baby 28 Apr 2019 20:44 Alappuzha: Police on Sunday held the mother over the mysterious death of a one-and-half-year-old baby girl in Pattanakkad here. It said the interrogation of Athira of Kollampally Colony was continuing till late evening but refused to divulge details.   The …
  • Alappuzha: Lookout notice for man accused of raping actor 14 Apr 2019 20:34 Alappuzha: The Kayamkulam police has decided to issue lookout notice for a 37-year-old rape accused on the basis of a complaint by a 61- year-old serial actress. The police said the notice was under preparation. ''We decided to issue the lookout …
  • Ramoji Film City to build houses in Alappuzha 02 Mar 2019 02:18 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA:  Ramoji Film City, one of the largest film studio complexes in the world, will build 116 houses at a total cost of Rs 7 crore in Alappuzha to aid the revival of the flood-ravaged district. Local Self-Government Minister A …
  • Alappuzha shows the way in waste management 24 Feb 2019 02:52 Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: The Alappuzha municipality has broken new ground in waste management by going in for a decentralised system amid the general trend to opt for big-ticket schemes in tackling urban refuse.   Aided by unstinted cooperation of …
  • Sabarimala entry row: Hartal violence rocks Alappuzha district 03 Jan 2019 15:19 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: Large-scale violence rocked the district during the dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Sabarimala Karma Samithi on Thursday. Government offices registered lukewarm attendance and traffic was severely affected at several …
  • Kerala floods: Recovery painfully slow for Alappuzha 26 Nov 2018 16:38 When it started raining on July 15, Sasiamma, 61, noticed nothing unusual. On the evening of July 17, she was sitting on the verandah of her newly constructed house at Kuttamangalam in Kuttanad, watching rising water levels in the outer bund of the …
  • Alappuzha bypass project in limbo 23 Oct 2018 07:30 The Alappuzha bypass project is not likely to be opened to traffic this year. Although 96% of the project has been completed, construction of two rail overbridges (ROBs) at Malikamukku and Kuthirapanthy are still pending. Sources said that steel girders, …
  • Survivors of trafficking repair houses in flood-hit Alappuzha 31 Aug 2018 12:17 Twenty-year-old Neha is a trained carpenter. Since the waters receded, she’s been hammering and sawing, busy repairing and replacing windows, doors, and furniture to make schools and homes habitable again. “In several buildings, joints, hinges and screws …
  • Behind The Deluge: Bureaucrats Share Alappuzha Flood Rescue Mission Story 28 Aug 2018 16:44 S Suhas, a Collector from Karnataka, says the disaster has changed him as a person. Kerala: Two young bureaucrats were at the helm of coordinating the administrative efforts in Kerala's flood-hit Chengannur when the district was cut off and inundated. …
  • Despite Kerala flood woes, people celebrate Onam with gaiety in Alappuzha relief camp 25 Aug 2018 16:02 Online Desk Onam, the biggest and most colourful festival of Kerala, is celebrated with fervour and cheerfulness by Malayalees all over the world. However, this year things are different since the state suffered its worst flood in a century that took the …
  • Kerala floods: Pinarayi visits relief camps in Alappuzha 23 Aug 2018 19:21 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday reviewed the functioning of relief camps in Chengannur, Kozhencherry, Alappuzha, North Paravur and Chalakudy. His visit comes a day after he announced that no one needs to be rescued from any part of the …
  • Kerala Floods: Toll 165, many still await rescue; situation ‘grave’ in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Thrissur 19 Aug 2018 11:08 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: August 18, 2018 12:37:13 am People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Multiple government agencies on Friday rescued 82,442 people who were stranded in …
  • Kerala floods: Situation ‘grave’ in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Thrissur 18 Aug 2018 00:04 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: August 18, 2018 12:37:13 am People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Multiple government agencies on Friday rescued 82,442 people who were stranded in …
  • Caste-based discrimination alleged at flood relief camp in Alappuzha 25 Jul 2018 01:57 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: The police have started an investigation after a group of people belonging to Dalit community alleged caste-based discrimination at a flood relief camp in Pallippad panchayat, near here.  The police registered a case …
  • Alappuzha Sreekumar passes away 23 Jun 2018 01:49 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Alappuzha Sreekumar, Carnatic vocalist and former principal of Sree Swathi Thirunal College of Music here has died. He was 57. Sreekumar had been undergoing treatment for liver-related ailment at a private …
  • Southwest monsoon displays its fury in Kerala, 16 dead; Trivandrum, Alappuzha most affected 11 Jun 2018 11:41 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: June 11, 2018 5:06:43 pm Monsoon rain gains strength through the western coast. A man cycle down the roads of flood prone area of Kuttanad in Kerala. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran) It’s been two weeks since …
  • Karnataka MLAs not arriving in Alappuzha resort: Thomas Chandy 17 May 2018 13:34 ALAPPUZHA: Former Minister and Kerala MLA Thomas Chandy on Thursday dismissed as "hoax" media reports that newly elected Congress and Janata Dal-Secular legislators in Karnataka were travelling to stay at his resort here. "These are all hoax …
  • Karnataka MLAs not arriving in Alappuzha: Resort owner 17 May 2018 13:18 Alappuzha (Kerala), May 17 (IANS) Former Minister and Kerala MLA Thomas Chandy on Thursday dismissed as “hoax” media reports that newly elected Congress and Janata Dal-Secular legislators in Karnataka were travelling to stay at his resort here. “These are …
  • Boost for Alappuzha brand turmeric 16 May 2018 02:06 ALAPPUZHA: The Alappuzha brands of turmeric will get a boost with the  principal agriculture office deciding  to expand farm-based cultivation in the district.  Turmeric, used  widely to make   beauty products and medicine, is currently being cultivated in …
  • Banksy in Alappuzha 05 May 2018 18:58 It was a regular occurrence for the past several days — the residents of a locality situated near a canal in the picturesque town of Alappuzha saw two youths peering over the walls of their compound and conferring with each other. The residents with a keen …
  • Meghalaya Ministers Visit Kerala to Understand Alappuzha’s Waste Management Model 30 Apr 2018 09:21 NET Bureau A delegation led by Urban Affairs Minister Hamletson Dohling, PHE Minister Samlin Malgniang and Government Chief Whip Agatha K. Sangma visited Alappuzha town in Kerala to understand the unique waste management model. During the visit, the …
  • Meghalaya to Study Alappuzha City’s Waste Management Programme 26 Apr 2018 08:25 The Meghalaya government will send a team to Alappuzha city in Kerala next week to study the waste management programme adopted by it, Urban Affairs Minister Hamlet Dohling said on Wednesday. Alappuzha is also known as the cleanest city in India, he said, …
  • Alappuzha's dirty secret: Lauded by UN, NGOs - but 'Venice of East' still stinks 18 Mar 2018 13:25 ALAPPUZHA (KERALA): Standing atop a wall, 37-year-old Sabu Vijayan, an Alappuzha municipality sanitation worker, was singing as he used a long metal pipe to break a thick layer of waste floating on the two-metre-wide canal below him. The greenish-black …
  • Bandh called in Alappuzha following clashes 18 Feb 2018 17:01 [India], Feb 18 (ANI): A bandh was called in Alappuzha on Sunday, by Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) and Kerala Students Union (KSU), following clashes between members of the two groups. Clashes broke out on Saturday as the two groups alleged …
  • Kerala: KSU, DYFI activists clash in Alappuzha city 17 Feb 2018 18:33 Police said trouble started late in the evening when KSU activists taking part in a rally as part of the state KSU convention allegedly destroyed flag posts of CPI(M). (Photo | ANI/Twitter) ALAPPUZHA: Activists of Kerala Students Union, the student …
  • Kunchacko Boban for a cleaner Alappuzha 13 Feb 2018 20:08 Kunchacko Boban has been named the ambassador of Suchitwa Mission in Alappuzha. The actor, who hails from the place, would work towards raising public awareness, disseminate the message of cleanliness, ensure mass participation to stop open defecation and …
  • North Indian students in Alappuzha college 'hoodwinked' into eating beef cutlets 28 Jan 2018 03:59 Alappuzha: A group of students from Cochin University College of Engineering Kuttanad in Kerala's Alappuzha district have complained that students from North India were being deliberately served beef cutlets. The incident came to light on Saturday when …
  • Behind Alappuzha's transformation into one of India's cleanest cities 05 Dec 2017 12:44 Written by Vishnu Varma | Alappuzha | Published: December 5, 2017 6:05 pm Civic officials spoke of a time pre-2012 when it was almost difficult to walk on public roads in the town without covering one’s face. (Source: Express photo by Vishnu Varma) Until …
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  • Alappuzha among world’s best in fighting waste 29 Nov 2017 14:10 The UNEP report notes Alappuzha’s key to tackling the problem was a decentralised waste management system Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala’s Alappuzha district, known for its tourism resorts and meandering backwaters, has been rated among the top places in the …
  • Kerala's Alappuzha among 5 global cities in UN list to successfully manage solid waste 29 Nov 2017 13:43 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Published: November 29, 2017 7:03 pm Last year, the Centre for Science and Environment said Alappuzha was one of the cleanest cities in the country. (File Photo) The coastal town of Alappuzha, famous for its backwaters and …
  • Alappuzha plans more attractions for tourists 08 Nov 2017 07:50 Next time you visit the Venice of the East, cruising in a houseboat on the backwaters is not the only quintessential experience you would be enjoying during the trip. The Tourism Department is all set to launch a host of adventure and activity-based …
  • Nurses' strike: Alappuzha hospital threatens to down shutters 20 Oct 2017 00:41 ALAPPUZHA: The KVM multi-specialty hospital at Cherthala will be closed down from Friday following the indefinite strike launched by the nurses.  The nurses under the banner of United Nurses Association (UNA) have been on strike for the last two months …
  • Narrow escape for Alappuzha-Dhanbad Express as engine detaches from bogies 03 Sep 2017 18:38
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  • ISIS Omar-al-Hindi Kerala module case: NIA conducts raids in Coimbatore and Alappuzha 03 Aug 2017 18:14 NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency on Thursday conducted searches on three suspected ISIS operatives in Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) and Alappuzha (Kerala) while probing its ISIS Omar-al-Hindi module case. The three suspected are presently being …
  • From hills to coast: Eviction drive now hits Alappuzha  22 Jul 2017 03:57 The temporary wall constructed by a resort on encroached land in Mararikulam north panchayat being demolished on Friday | Express ALAPPUZHA: After the demolition drive in Munnar, the Revenue Department on Friday began eviction in the coastal areas of the …
  • KSIDC to set up Rs 130-cr food park in Alappuzha 09 Jun 2017 08:23 Kochi, June 9:   The seafood processing sector is poised to get a major boost in Kerala with the launch of the mega food park of the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation at the Industrial Growth Centre (IGC), Pallippuram, Cherthala, in Alappuzha …
  • No security for women staff at railway level crossings in Alappuzha 02 Jun 2017 01:52 ALAPPUZHA: Class IV student Anjana and sister Archana barely notice the rumbling of trains. They are used to it. If you thought their house was nearby, that’s far from the truth. At least three days a week, they study, eat and sleep in a tiny room less …
  • 7 murders. 65 days. Alappuzha is new Kannur! 07 Apr 2017 01:27 ALAPPUZHA: Think of murders in the state and Kannur would spring to mind almost instantaneously. But the first quarter of the new year has seen Alappuzha upstaging the northern district to the dubious title of the ‘killing field of Kerala’. The murder of …
  • Kerala's Alappuzha 4th in surfing child porn 23 Jan 2017 09:16 ALAPPUZHA: The arrest of American linguistics expert James Kirk Jones last week for possessing and sharing nearly 30,000 files of child pornography had jolted Hyderabad. Recent government data shows the rot runs deeper: alongside metros, many of India' …
  • Alappuzha 4th in surfing child porn 23 Jan 2017 07:13 ALAPPUZHA: The arrest of American linguistics expert James Kirk Jones last week for possessing and sharing nearly 30,000 files of child pornography had jolted Hyderabad. Recent government data shows the rot runs deeper: alongside metros, many of India' …
  • Alappuzha enchants Jonathan Agnew 09 Jan 2017 01:58 Alappuzha: Former English cricketer and BBC commentator Jonathan Agnew has lauded Kerala's uniqueness after finding a "surprising peace" in Alappuzha backwaters. Nick-named Aggers, Agnew had played three Test and three one-day internationals …

  • Sabarimala issue did not impact LS poll outcome; Will not change style of functioning: Pinarayi Vijayan 25 May 2019 14:50 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday said the Sabarimala women's entry issue was not the reason for the ruling LDF's rout in Lok Sabha elections and claimed many voted for Congress expecting it to form the government …
  • Kerala: BJP doesn’t gain much as UDF reaps Sabarimala dividend 24 May 2019 23:00 Last year, the BJP and other Hindu outfits led a movement against the Supreme Court’s order lifting age restrictions on entry of women to the Sabarimala Temple. Despite its efforts to exploit the Sabarimala issue for political mileage, the BJP-led NDA …
  • BJP’s Lotus Fails To Bloom In Kerala Yet Again 24 May 2019 12:19 The hopes of the BJP-led NDA to ride piggyback on the Sabarimala women entry issue came a cropper in Kerala, with the front failing to open its account once again in the state. The BJP and other right outfits had spearheaded intense protests against the …
  • Anto dashes BJP’s hopes 24 May 2019 07:05 The BJP hopes of winning the Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency riding on the Sabarimala wave were thwarted by the Congress, with its candidate and sitting MP, Anto Antony, garnering a decisive lead of 44,613 votes. The Left Democratic Front’s (LDF) …
  • Points to ponder: How caste, religion played a part in polls 24 May 2019 03:11 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the UDF winning the elections in the state with a huge margin, the role played by religion and caste-based organisations has to be taken into account. SNDP, the prominent organisation of the powerful Ezhava …
  • 19-1: Left Front gets hammered in Kerala 24 May 2019 02:24 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: ON a day the Congress suffered a drubbing in most parts of the country, Kerala bucked the trend and stood firmly with it, handing the party-led United Democratic Front a landslide. While the UDF won 19 of the 20 …
  • UDF notches up 19 of 20 seats in Kerala 23 May 2019 21:44 Thiruvananthapuram: Wayanad’s record margin of 431,770 votes offers the southern lifeline to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, whose presence helped UDF garner an unprecedented tally of 19 out of the 20 seats in Lok Sabha elections in Kerala, scripting a …
  • UDF sweeps away Left in Kerala whitewash, BJP draws blank again (Roundup) 23 May 2019 19:23 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With counting of votes almost done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF had won or was winning 19 of the state’s 20 seats, including Wayanad from where Congress President Rahul Gandhi also contested, while the ruling CPI-M-led …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • Takeaways from Kerala Lok Sabha result 2019 23 May 2019 19:04 Image Source : PTI Congress President Rahul Gandhi  The emotive Sabarimala row in which senior BJP leaders played a key role failed to help the party open its account in the Lok Sabha battle in Kerala. With counting of votes reaching its last round in …
  • BJP's southern discomfort 23 May 2019 18:28 The Congress has been reduced to a southern party, with Kerala being the only state where it could score double digits. In the case of the Leftists, it has been all but wiped out of national politics. The saffron wave of 2014, that has now developed into a …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Huge Blow For JDS-Congress Alliance In Karnataka, Chandrababu Naidu's Party Draws A Blank In Andhra: HIGHLIGHTS 23 May 2019 17:28 Live Election Results 2019: The BJP has crossed the halfway mark on its own. New Delhi: Karnataka's ruling JDS-Congress alliance, which has been ruling the state for the last one year, has failed to successfully convert votes in their favour, election …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha results 2019: highlights 23 May 2019 16:08 According to data available as of 9.30 p.m, the Indian National Congress hung on to its healthy lead, winning in 11 constituencies and leading in 4, followed by the Indian Union Muslim League with 2 constituencies.  The ruling Communist Party of India ( …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha election results: Congress-led UDF set to win 19 out of 20 seats, LDF decimated, BJP continues winless run 23 May 2019 14:24 Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to win in Wayanad by a huge margin Kerala election results 2019: In direct contrast to the national trend, the Congress and it’s allies swept to a resounding victory in Kerala with formidable leads in 19 out of the …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s lead crosses 4 lakh in Wayanad 23 May 2019 12:19 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The picture is clear in Kerala. The Congress-led UDF coalition is headed for a …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Kerala: Tharoor leads, Congress ahead on 15 seats 23 May 2019 11:54 [India], May 23 (ANI): Sitting MP and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is leading from Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency by over 13,000 votes. Congress is leading in 16 out of 20 Lok Sabha seats in Kerala, according to Election Commission trends. …
  • All sections of Kerala society helped us to win: Chandy 23 May 2019 11:53 Category: India, News Posted by sana Published: May 23, 2019, 3:50 pm IST Updated: May 23, 2019, 3:50 pm IST Thiruvananthapuram: One of the key campaigners for the Congress-led United Democratic Front, two-time former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Deve Gowda, Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Trailing By Large Margin In Karnataka: Live Updates 23 May 2019 10:35 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress seems to be heading for a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh with all the 25 lawmakers from the southern …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: UDF romping home, Sabarimala may have worked against LDF 23 May 2019 08:38 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) is set to sweep the state of Kerala in …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha election results: Congress-led UDF marches towards giant win, Left parties blacked out 23 May 2019 08:38 Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to win in Wayanad by a huge margin Kerala election results 2019: Throughout the election campaign, Congress state president Mullappally Ramachandran kept repeating a phrase when asked about the expectations of the …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - TRS And BJP In Neck-And-Neck Battle In Telangana, Clean Sweep For Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress In Andhra: Live Updates 23 May 2019 08:18 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress seems heading for a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh with all the 25 lawmakers from the southern state …
  • Congress leading in 19 seats, set to sweep Kerala (3rd Lead) 23 May 2019 08:04 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With 35 per cent counting of votes done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF showed lead in 19 seats while the ruling CPI-M-led LDF was all but washed out as it was ahead in just one seat. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is …
  • India election results: Crucial seats to watch out for 23 May 2019 07:36 The Lok Sabha elections 2019 were one of the most highly-charged parliamentary elections in the country in recent years. Nearly all the big names in Indian politics contested. Many new faces emerged and new political parties were formed. Thus there were …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Rahul Gandhi Comfortably Placed In Kerala's Wayanad, Chandrababu Naidu's TDP Down To 1 Seat In Andhra: Live Updates 23 May 2019 05:48 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu seems to have suffered the biggest setback in Andhra Pradesh as his party is expected to win just …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - BJP Sweeping Karnataka, Congress Gains In Kerala: Live Updates 23 May 2019 04:22 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: The DMK-led front in Tamil Nadu is leading in 12 seats in Tamil Nadu, early trends show. While DMK is leading in 10 seats, its ally, the …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: Congress-led UDF leading in all 20 seats, big setback for LDF 23 May 2019 04:22 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The counting of votes in the Lok Sabha elections to the 20 parliamentary constituencies …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Kerala’s ambitious inland waterways project to be fully green 22 May 2019 02:44 Express News Service KOCHI: The man behind the world’s first solar-powered airport is now looking to replicate the success with another ambitious project, the 610-km-long waterways project. The project is consuming most of his time these days. The 610-km- …
  • Will Sabarimala help BJP in Kerala? Exit polls say ‘no’ 21 May 2019 10:35 The state, which has witnessed battles between the Congress and the Left, found the BJP piggybacking to exploit religious sentiments. Thiruvananthapuram: The BJP-propped Sabarimala agitation last year – to allow women in the 12th Century temple – may have …
  • In Kerala, BJP is predicted to open its account 19 May 2019 19:01 Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) The exit polls by various agencies predict that for the first time the BJP will open its account in Kerala, seeing a setback for the ruling CPI-M-led Left and gains for the Congress-led UDF. Most exit polls surveys predict …
  • Kerala's Lok Sabha exit poll 2019 live updates: UDF wave rules Kerala, CPI(M) in trouble 19 May 2019 17:06 Wikimedia Commons 09.00: And finally, exit poll results hint that BJP will open their account in the Thiruvananthapuram constituency. As per surveys, Kummanam Rajasekharan will overpower Shashi Tharoor of UDF and C Divakaran of LDF and will emerge as the …
  • Away from Chennai’s margazhi season, Carnatic music finds a welcome home in Kerala’s temples 19 May 2019 01:24 Music As Prayer: TM Krishna in concert with Akkarai Subhalakshmi near a temple in Thrissur; Sanjay Subrahmanyan at the temple in Pathanamthita; and Vishnudev Namboothiri. (Source: G Pramod Kumar) On a hot May night, the atmosphere at the Omallur …
  • Climate-resilient roads for State 18 May 2019 06:29 The 5,000-odd km of roads damaged in the deluge last August to be developed under Rebuild Kerala with World Bank and German development bank KfW aid will be climate resilient. Resilient design will be adopted for the roads and drainages, embankments, slope …
  • BJP’s Kerala candidate has 240 criminal cases 15 May 2019 11:51 New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) K. Surendran, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidate from Kerala’s Pathanamthitta parliamentary constituency, has declared 240 criminal cases against himself, topping the list of those with criminal records contesting the general …
  • Candidates with criminal cases more than last 2 Indian polls 14 May 2019 08:59 The proportion of candidates with criminal cases against them in the ongoing parliamentary elections in India is more than in the previous two national polls, according to a report by election watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) made public …
  • Kudumbashree earns ₹1.28 crore by providing food to election officials 09 May 2019 02:45 If you thought the army that ran the mammoth election process in the State marched on its belly, women food providers under the Kudumbashree Mission have proved it. The Kudumbashree women made good use of the ‘festival of democracy’ and netted a total of ₹ …
  • 84.33 per cent pass plus-2 exam; Kozhikode tops 08 May 2019 19:53 Thiruvananthapuram: Of 389,238 school going regular students who appeared for the higher secondary examination from 2,047 schools this year, 311,375 have become eligible for higher studies. The pass percentage this year is 84.33, a slight increase from …
  • Kerala +2 12th Result 2019 declared: How to check result at dhsekerala.gov.in, via Saphalam app? 08 May 2019 07:40 Kerala +2 12th Result 2019: How to Check DHSE Kerala Board HSE 12th Plus Two results at http://www.dhsekerala.gov.in and http://www.keralaresults.nic.in DHSE Kerala Plus Two Result 2019: The Department of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala …
  • Kerala higher secondary results out, 84.33% declared pass 08 May 2019 07:14 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The pass percentage in Kerala higher secondary examination, the results of which were announced here on Wednesday, recorded a slight increase compared to the previous year. The percentage of candidates who have been declared eligible …
  • Kerala records 98.11 per cent pass in SSLC exams 06 May 2019 21:39 Thiruvananthapuram: The state recorded a pass percentage of 98.11 in the SSLC examinations, an increase of 0.27 per cent compared to last year. As many as 37,334 students obtained A-plus in all subjects while 3,021 had obtained A-plus for all subjects last …
  • Kerala girl among 13 class 10 students to score 499/500 in CBSE exams 06 May 2019 12:26 Indian school children prepare for their Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)Raveendran/AFP/Getty Images The much-awaited results of CBSE class 10 exams were announced on Tuesday. Over 91 per cent students passed this year's examination …
  • Post Lok Sabha election results, Congress stares at restructuring in Kerala 06 May 2019 11:37 Congress president Rahul Gandhi interacts with booth workers in Kochi (File/PTI Photo) The much-delayed restructuring process of the Congress state unit in Kerala will begin after the declaration of Lok Sabha election results on May 23 and will be …
  • Kerala SSLC results 2019 declared, pass percentage at 98.11% 06 May 2019 11:30 SSLC celebrations at Carmel School, Thiruvananthapuram. (Express Photo by Nidhin AS) Kerala SSLC results 2019: The result of Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examinations has been released by the Department of Higher Secondary Education today, …
  • Kerala SSLC results declared, here's how to check 06 May 2019 11:03 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state set a record in the SSLC pass percentage with 98.11 winning percentage this academic year. State also sets record with a 98.11 winning percentage this academic year contrary to the 97.84 last year. This …
  • Unlike a section of BJP, VHP doesn’t feel the need to be apologetic about Thakur’s remarks against Karkare 06 May 2019 10:05 Pragya Singh Thakur during an election campaign in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday. (PTI) The VHP and the RSS have taken total charge of Pragya Thakur’s campaign in Bhopal and her campaign headquarters is located in the VHP office. Unlike a section of …
  • Bharatham, a platform for all-round development of children 03 May 2019 09:00 “Let’s all go to the forest where the story takes place. A song plays and the lion, the king of the forest, enters, only to find all animals looking sad because humans had taken away an elephant calf, the darling of the forest....” The children are all …
  • Illegal Munnar-Thiruvananthapuram luxury service caught in the act 30 Apr 2019 02:07 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Pathanamthitta enforcement squad has caught a bus owned by Anupama Tours and Travels which was operating illegal luxury service between Munnar and Thiruvananthapuram. The bus commences its service from the …
  • Kerala CEO seeks report from returning officers regarding bogus voting in Kasaragod 27 Apr 2019 22:35 [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Kerala Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Teeka Ram Meena on Saturday sought a report from the returning officers in connection with the allegations of bogus voting in Kasaragod Lok Sabha constituency. The Kerala CEO has sought reports …
  • Kerala's Eldest Man Celebrates 102nd Birthday, Cuts Specially Made "Appam" 27 Apr 2019 08:17 Philipose Mar Chrysostom was ordained as a priest in 1944 and became a bishop in 1953 PATHANAMTHITTA (KERALA): Philipose Mar Chrysostom, the senior most metropolitan of the Thiruvalla-headquartered Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church and also Kerala's …
  • Kerala’s eldest man celebrates 102nd birthday 27 Apr 2019 06:57 Pathanamthitta (Kerala) April 27 (IANS) Philipose Mar Chrysostom, the senior most metropolitan of the Thiruvalla-headquartered Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church and also Kerala’s oldest man, celebrated his 102nd birthday on Saturday. The Bishop, who was …
  • State to receive widespread rainfall 27 Apr 2019 05:42 The State can expect widespread rainfall, which may turn heavy in isolated places, over the next few days on account of the cyclonic weather conditions in the southern Bay of Bengal, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned. Yellow category alerts …
  • Lok Sabha polls 2019: CPM suspects vote transfer from BJP 25 Apr 2019 22:16 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The ruling CPM has expressed doubt about the BJP transferring votes to the UDF in at least eight constituencies including Kannur, Kasargod and Kollam in the Lok Sabha polls. The CPM believes that the BJP had put up a strong fight in …
  • CPI-M alleges BJP, Congress 'traded votes' in Kerala 25 Apr 2019 18:57 Congress President Rahul Gandhi files his nomination for his second seat of Wayanad for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Wayanad, Kerala on April 4, 2019. Also seen Congress General Secretary (Uttar Pradesh East) Priyanka Gandhi.IANS Two days after Kerala …
  • Cyclone Warning In Bay Of Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala On Alert: 10 Points 25 Apr 2019 16:29 There is a possibility of severe rainfall in many parts of Kerala (Representational) Thiruvananthapuram:  A low pressure system south of Bay of Bengal is likely to turn into a cyclonic storm, Indian Meteorological Department said today. The system is …
  • NDA upbeat on notching up epic win in three key seats in Kerala 24 Apr 2019 23:54 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The massive surge in voter turnout has given both hopes and apprehensions to the three fronts, especially the BJP-led NDA which has high hopes of opening its account in the state this time. In 13 out of the 20 …
  • Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan gives away fears of BJP winning seats in state? 24 Apr 2019 16:44 BJP national president Amit Shah joins Jana Raksha Yatra in TrivandrumTwitter@BJP4India Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan once again treated media persons like dregs. When a journalist asked him about the voter turnout in Wednesday's polling, the …
  • Kerala records 77.68% voter turnout in LS polls 24 Apr 2019 09:38 Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) After polling for the Lok Sabha elections at a few places in Kerala was extended much beyond the official closing time, the final voter turnout tally stands at 77.68 per cent, up from 74.02 per cent in 2014, officials …
  • Kerala witnesses heavy polling of 77.68 per cent votes; highest in 30 years 24 Apr 2019 07:44 The strength of the electorate is 2.61 cr. It was in 1989 Parliamentary elections that Kerala had witnessed a polling of 79.3 per cent. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala witnessed a heavy polling of 77.68 per cent, the highest in 30 years, in the 20 Lok Sabha …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Kerala polls 77.68% votes; highest in 30 years 24 Apr 2019 07:17 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala witnessed a heavy polling of 77.68 per cent, the highest in 30 years, in the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state, where the ruling LDF and the opposition UDF put up a fierce fight to garner maximum seats. The strength of the …
  • Women’s temple ban debate rages in India flashpoint vote 24 Apr 2019 03:46 Women’s temple ban debate rages in India flashpoint vote PATHANAMTHITTA, India: Voters in a flashpoint constituency in southern India went to the polls Tuesday after a campaign dominated by the fallout from the controversial decision to allow women to …
  • Faulty EVMs, VVPATs disrupt polling across Kerala 24 Apr 2019 00:58 By Express News Service KOCHI: Many voters, including Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, had a harrowing time on Tuesday, waiting additional hours for casting votes as the electronic voting machines (EVM) malfunctioned in many constituencies in the state. …
  • Lok Sabha elections: Well done, Kerala. Now, wait for a month  24 Apr 2019 00:58 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It was touted as one of the trickiest general elections the state has witnessed, due to reasons more than one. And 77.61 per cent of voters turned out to exercise their franchise, leaving the UDF and LDF with their …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Kerala records impressive 77.16 per cent vote 23 Apr 2019 22:15 Thiruvananthapuram: The electoral heat generated in the state over many contentious national and local issues resulted in an unprecedented turnout on Tuesday. By 10 p.m., 77.16 per cent votes were cast  but the voting continued even after that in many …
  • India votes in 117 seats 23 Apr 2019 19:18 Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among tens of millions of people who cast ballots in the third and largest phase of India’s general election yesterday amid reports of EVM glitches and clashes between TMC and Congress workers that left one voter dead. In …
  • Debate rages over ban on women at temple 23 Apr 2019 17:27 Voters in a flash-point constituency in southern India yesterday went to the polls after a campaign dominated by the fallout from a controversial decision to allow women to enter a Hindu temple. Pathanamthitta District in Kerala state includes the …
  • Kerala turnout crosses 2014, all three fronts upbeat 23 Apr 2019 17:25 Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Technical glitches notwithstanding, more than 75 per cent of Kerala’s over 2 crore strong electorate had cast their votes in polling to the state’s 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in the third round on Tuesday. While voting …
  • No ticket, no party: Udit Raj removes prefix 'chowkidar', adds it back 23 Apr 2019 17:14 No ticket, no party After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) denied Dalit leader Udit Raj a party ticket from the north-west Delhi constituency, the aggrieved leader removed the prefix “chowkidar”, or watchman, from his official Twitter handle. He also …
  • Live: Violence in Bengal, 1... 23 Apr 2019 12:44 The voting over seven phases ends May 19, with counting scheduled for May 23. Indians were voting on Tuesday in the third phase of the country's general election, amid campaigning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP party and the opposition that …
  • Live: Violence in Bengal, 1 killed in 3rd phase... 23 Apr 2019 11:04 The voting over seven phases ends May 19, with counting scheduled for May 23. Indians were voting on Tuesday in the third phase of the country's general election, amid campaigning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP party and the opposition that …
  • Live: EVM glitches reported... 23 Apr 2019 10:12 The voting over seven phases ends May 19, with counting scheduled for May 23. Voting began on Tuesday across 117 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 15 states and Union Territories as the third - and largest - phase of the mega seven-phase electoral …
  • CEO of Kerala denies EVM glitches in Kovalam booth 23 Apr 2019 09:42 [India], Apr 23 (ANI): The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Kerala has denied reports of technical glitches in Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in a booth in Kovalam which falls under the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency. CEO Teeka Ram Meena on …
  • Sabarimala: Will it, won’t it impact Kerala polls 23 Apr 2019 08:52 Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) As electorate in Kerala queue up to cast their vote on Tuesday, the big question on everyone’s mind is whether and how will the Sabarimala temple controversy impact their decision. Since September 28 last year, when the …
  • Live: EVM glitches reported as voting underway in ... 23 Apr 2019 08:29 The voting over seven phases ends May 19, with counting scheduled for May 23. Voting began on Tuesday across 117 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 15 states and Union Territories as the third - and largest - phase of the mega seven-phase electoral …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 14 Seats In Karnataka, 20 In Kerala Go To The Polls Today 23 Apr 2019 07:07 Lok Sabha Election: Women constitute 10 of 237 candidates contesting polls in Karnataka. New Delhi: Many parts of Karnataka and Kerala will go to the polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections today. While an estimated 2.43 crore voters will …
  • Election 2019: "I Had To Wait For A While": Kerala Chief Minister Complains Of EVM Snags 23 Apr 2019 07:07 Pinarayi Vijayan was stood at a polling booth along with his family members. Kannur: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today pointed out that there are faulty electronic voting machines (EVMs) in various parts of the state as the third round of voting …
  • Women's temple ban debate rages as polls open in flashpoint Kerala constituency 23 Apr 2019 06:39 Voters in a flashpoint constituency in southern India went to the polls Tuesday after a campaign dominated by the fallout from the controversial decision to allow women to enter a Hindu temple. The district of Pathanamthitta in the state of Kerala includes …
  • Women’s temple ban debate rages in India flashpoint vote 23 Apr 2019 06:37 PATHANAMTHITTA, India: Voters in a flashpoint constituency in southern India went to the polls Tuesday after a campaign dominated by the fallout from the controversial decision to allow women to enter a Hindu temple. The district of Pathanamthitta in the …
  • Live: Voting underway in 3rd phase of India... 23 Apr 2019 06:10 The voting over seven phases ends May 19, with counting scheduled for May 23. Voting began on Tuesday across 117 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 15 states and Union Territories as the third - and largest - phase of the mega seven-phase electoral …
  • Faulty EVMs delay voting in Kerala 23 Apr 2019 04:40 Thiruvananthapuram: Numerous complaints of malfunctioning of electronic voting machines (EVMs) were reported from across Kerala on Tuesday as the state voted to elect 20 Lok Sabha members. The malfunctioning was pointed out by none other than Chief …
  • Kerala: LDF, UDF eye gains; NDA looks to open a/c 22 Apr 2019 09:01 The public campaigning for the Lok Sabha election ended on Sunday evening with the three fronts taking out road shows to major junctions across the state. The grand finale, however, was marred by widespread violence, injuring many, including UDF’s Alathur …
  • Elections 2019: With Sabarimala At Centrestage, Triangular Contest In Kerala's Pathanamthitta 20 Apr 2019 12:08 It's a triangular battle in Kerala's Pathanamthitta, with Sabarimala at the centrestage Pathanamthitta, Kerala: As the lines blur between religion and politics, it's a triangular political battle in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district, with …
  • P C George frets and fumes, to fight it out from Pathanamthitta 24 Mar 2019 01:56 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM:  Lashing out at the ‘outrageous’ manner in which top Congress leaders treated him, P C George MLA announced his decision to contest the Lok Sabha polls from the Pathanamthitta seat. According to him, the formal …
  • K Surendran is BJP candidate in Pathanamthitta 23 Mar 2019 17:27 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ending the suspense over its candidate in Pathanamthitta, where the Sabarimala shrine is located, BJP Saturday announced the name of K Surendran, state general secretary who will try his luck from the constituency. The BJP, while …
  • Suspense over BJP's Pathanamthitta candidate from Kerala continues 22 Mar 2019 11:08 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The suspense over BJP's candidate in Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency, where the Sabarimala shrine is located, is continuing as the seat was left out in the party's first list of nominees. The BJP on Thursday night …
  • SVEEP seeks to motivate voters in Pathanamthitta 20 Mar 2019 03:40 Vote is a means to feel the country’s soul and a citizen is directly involved in the process of national development through the electoral process, actor Kailash has said. Mr. Kailash, brand ambassador of the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral …
  • BJP’s two-pronged strategy for Pathanamthitta constituency 18 Mar 2019 02:57 Express News Service KOCHI: What explains the new-found enthusiasm and excitement among the BJP workers in Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency? The Sabarimala agitation has added wind to the sails of the BJP and the party is fancying a surprise win here. …
  • Pathanamthitta: Love spurned, teenager sets girl ablaze 15 Mar 2019 14:06 PATHANAMTHITTA: An 18-year-old girl was set ablaze after being stabbed by a teenager in broad daylight at Tiruvalla in Pathanamthitta on Tuesday. The girl from Ayiroor here is struggling for life at a private hospital sustaining 60 percent burns. Police …
  • BJP may field independent candidate in Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha seats 21 Feb 2019 21:59 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: BJP chief Amit Shah hopes to wrest Thiruvananthapuram and Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha seats with the support of the NSS, though wildly ambitious. In all likelihood, Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan and a non-BJP Hindu independent …
  • NIA wraps up probe in Pathanamthitta woman's forced conversion, sends case back to Kerala police 30 Jan 2019 23:18 Express News Service KOCHI:  Putting an end to the Love Jihad allegations in the case pertaining to forced conversion of a Pathanamthitta woman, the NIA has wrapped up its probe after failing to obtain concrete evidence. The anti-terror agency has referred …
  • 237 people detained in Kannur, Pathanamthitta violence 05 Jan 2019 07:32 [India], Jan 5 (ANI): A total of 237 people have been taken into preventive detention by the police in connection with violence in Kannur and Pathanamthitta districts of Kerala. While 204 people were taken into preventive detention in Pathanamthitta …
  • PM Modi To Begin 2019 Campaign In Kerala On January 6 From Pathanamthitta 27 Dec 2018 11:22 BJP is hopeful of putting up a good show with Kerala in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive at Pathanamthitta in Kerala on January 6 to begin the campaign for the Lok Sabha elections, a senior BJP …
  • Kerala: Ayyappa devotee found dead, BJP calls for hartal in Pathanamthitta 02 Nov 2018 04:30 When Sivadas went missing, the family had registered an FIR with the police. The BJP Friday called for a strike in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala after an Ayyappa devotee was found dead in Nilakkal. The devotee was recognised as Shivdas, a resident of …
  • Sabarimala Row Live Updates: Protesters block and attack woman journalist’s car in Pathanamthitta 17 Oct 2018 10:54 Tension prevailed Wednesday morning in Kerala’s Nilakkal, the main gateway to Sabarimala, after the police used force to disperse devotees opposing the entry of girls and women of menstrual age into the hill shrine. Acting tough, the police, deployed in …
  • BJP calls for strike in Kerala's Pathanamthitta tomorrow 06 Oct 2018 18:18 [India], Oct 6 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a strike in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district on October 7 to protest against a clash erupted between the party's youth wing state president and police during a protest march. The …
  • Kerala Floods: Toll 165, many still await rescue; situation ‘grave’ in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Thrissur 19 Aug 2018 11:08 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: August 18, 2018 12:37:13 am People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Multiple government agencies on Friday rescued 82,442 people who were stranded in …
  • Kerala floods: Situation ‘grave’ in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Thrissur 18 Aug 2018 00:04 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: August 18, 2018 12:37:13 am People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Multiple government agencies on Friday rescued 82,442 people who were stranded in …
  • Thousands stranded in upper floor buildings in Pathanamthitta 16 Aug 2018 09:05 — ANI (@ANI) August 16, 2018 With the flood-like situation worsening in the state, people have taken it to social media for rescue. People have been using Save of Souls (SOS) video messages from people whose houses are submerged and are forced to take …
  • Pathanamthitta Starz top Pro Kerala League 04 Nov 2017 16:36 AV PRO Pathanamthitta Starz team that lifted the Lenovo Pro Kerala League Cup. Dubai: AV PRO Pathanamthitta Starz emerged as the champions in the men’s division of the Lenovo Pro Kerala League (PKL) presented by Milano while Danube Arakkal Sultanaz lifted …
  • Water scarcity grips Pathanamthitta 03 Mar 2017 04:19 The hilly tracts, the plains and low-lying Upper Kuttanad belt in the Central Travancore district of Pathanamthitta are in the grip of acute drinking water scarcity. The summer had an early onset in January. Wells and natural streams in the hilly areas of …

  • Pinarayi loses right to continue: Chennithala 25 May 2019 07:13 Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Friday said the Left Democratic Front (LDF) had forfeited its moral right to continue in office by losing dismally in 123 Assembly segments in the Lok Sabha election. He said the United Democratic Front (UDF) …
  • Western Ghats yields a new species of Amaranthus 24 May 2019 16:41 A team of researchers from three colleges in the State and the Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, have reported a new edible plant species belonging to the genus Amaranthus from the southern Western Ghats of Kerala. It was in February 2014 that …
  • Sabarimala row, Vijayan’s style blamed for Left rout 24 May 2019 13:02 Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) Kerala’s ruling CPI-M on Friday gave enough indications that the Sabarimala issue and even Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s leadership were to blame for the party’s debacle in the Lok Sabha elections. The party’s Kerala …
  • With Only 5 Lok Sabha Seats, Left Front Hits Historic Low 24 May 2019 12:06 The Left Front enjoyed its golden period in electoral politics in the 1990s and early 2000s. (FILE) New Delhi: Registering its worst poll performance in over six decades, the Left Front was virtually wiped off its bastions with the Lok Sabha poll results …
  • Techies hope Shashi Tharoor gives more teeth to IT sector 24 May 2019 03:11 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: On Thursday, the Technopark canteen witnessed heated discussions over coffee when the results of the polls started trickling in. While some employees rooted for Kummanam, saying he would win from the state …
  • UDF notches up 19 of 20 seats in Kerala 23 May 2019 21:44 Thiruvananthapuram: Wayanad’s record margin of 431,770 votes offers the southern lifeline to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, whose presence helped UDF garner an unprecedented tally of 19 out of the 20 seats in Lok Sabha elections in Kerala, scripting a …
  • UDF sweeps away Left in Kerala whitewash, BJP draws blank again (Roundup) 23 May 2019 19:23 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With counting of votes almost done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF had won or was winning 19 of the state’s 20 seats, including Wayanad from where Congress President Rahul Gandhi also contested, while the ruling CPI-M-led …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Serenade by the sea: Enjoy river cruise options in Kerala, Lakshadweep 23 May 2019 09:29 While cruising in India, one can explore the rarest of aquatic life and wonderful coastal towns alongside these waterways. Take your pick from river cruise options or fly to the nearest port to board a cruise liner. If you are pressed for time, you can …
  • Congress leading in 19 seats, set to sweep Kerala (3rd Lead) 23 May 2019 08:04 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With 35 per cent counting of votes done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF showed lead in 19 seats while the ruling CPI-M-led LDF was all but washed out as it was ahead in just one seat. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Kollam: Ex-minister Kadavoor Sivadasan passes away 18 May 2019 04:19 By Express News Service KOLLAM: Congress leader and former minister Kadavoor Sivadasan, 87, died on Friday. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. People from all walks of life paid their last respects when the body was kept at …
  • Watch: LDF-UDF workers clash in Kollam, Kerala 22 Apr 2019 08:45 clashed occurred on the last day of campaigning in Kerala which goes to polls on Tuesday. Kollam: Left Democratic Front (LDF) and United Democratic Front (UDF) workers on Sunday clashed in Kollam on the last day of campaigning in Kerala which goes to polls …
  • Kerala: LDF-UDF workers clash in Kollam 22 Apr 2019 08:29 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Apr 22, 2019, 1:11 pm IST Updated: Apr 22, 2019, 1:11 pm IST Kollam: Left Democratic Front (LDF) and United Democratic Front (UDF) workers on Sunday clashed in Kollam on the last day of campaigning in …
  • Vettu cake from Keralapuram in Kollam is a ‘cut’ above the rest 18 Apr 2019 11:58 It is not every day that Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac gushes about cakes! But when he did on Facebook, not many people were surprised because every foodie worth his/her salt in South Kerala seems to know the eatery he was raving about: a small, …
  • CPI-M hopes to stop Premachandran at Kollam (Constituency Profile) 31 Mar 2019 07:36 Kollam (Kerala) March 31 (IANS) For the ruling CPI-M in Kerala, one seat it is desperate to win back is Kollam for more reasons than one. For that, the party will have to get the better of sitting member N.K. Premachandran, which is no easy task. …
  • Kollam woman ‘starved to death’ for dowry 30 Mar 2019 20:40 Thiruvananthapuram: Pooyappally police on Saturday arrested a man and his mother for allegedly starving his wife to death for not giving dowry. The arrested were Oyoor Chenkulam native Chandulal (30) and his mother Geethalal (55). A Kottarakkara court …
  • Kollam: Rape charge against man in Oachira case 30 Mar 2019 09:40 KOLLAM: Police team investigating the abduction of Rajast-ani girl from Oachira has charged rape case against the prime accused Muhammad Roshan in addition to the charges under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. This …
  • Electioneering raises the heat in Kollam 27 Mar 2019 11:01 Scorching sun seems no deterrent to the candidates in Kollam as they continue their campaign leaving the district abuzz with election activities. With the entry of BJP’s K.V. Sabu this week, all three fronts have now launched full-fledged campaign in the …
  • Kollam: PoCSO against Bindu Krishna 24 Mar 2019 21:12 Kollam: Kollam DCC president Bindu Krishna has landed in trouble for posting on the Facebook  a  picture of herself along with the parents of the  Rajasthani girl who was kidnapped from  Oachira recently.   The Oachira police  registered a case against her …
  • Kollam: ‘Invisible thief’ sexually assaults, loots women 19 Mar 2019 21:03 Kollam: The villagers of coastal Eravipuram are having sleepless nights due to unabated theft attempts and sexual assaults towards  women for the last few weeks. The residents of Valathunkal here have now ganged up to nab the thief or thieves who have …
  • In Kollam, count of water birds takes a slight upward flight 23 Jan 2019 23:28 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The number of water birds in Kollam showed slight increase compared to previous years, according to a census report by the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC). The census was conducted covering the major wetlands in …
  • PM dedicates Kollam bypass to the nation 17 Jan 2019 07:08 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 15 dedicated to the nation the 13-km Kollam bypass of National Highway 66, a project that took more than four decades to complete. “I am happy that with the cooperation and contribution from the State government we …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Kollam bypass today: Everything you need to know 16 Jan 2019 21:08 People travelling on the National Highway 66 from Kochi and Alappuzha can proceed towards Thiruvananthapuram without entering Kollam town. (Source: Facebook) A perpetual traffic bottleneck for commuters on the national highway connecting Thiruvananthapuram …
  • Kollam Bypass inauguration: CM Vijayan silences crowd, says ‘not a place to hoot and chant’ 16 Jan 2019 21:06 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said his government had fulfilled the development promises made to the prime minister when it came to power in the state. (File) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday officially declared open the much-awaited Kollam …
  • Green Court Seeks Report On Kollam Sand Mining After Kerala Girl's Video 16 Jan 2019 12:50 The tribunal's direction came after taking cognisance of a news report on the issue (Representational) Kollam: The National Green Tribunal today sought a report from the Kollam district administration after taking note of a news report about a 17-year- …
  • PM Modi inaugurates 13-km, two-lane Kollam bypass 15 Jan 2019 13:51 KOLLAM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially declared open the much-awaited Kollam bypass on National Highway-66 here on Tuesday. The 13-km-long, two-lane bypass, with a project cost of Rs 352 crore, will cut the travel time between Alappuzha and …
  • Twitter Trolls Attack PM For Inaugurating 13 Km Kollam Bypass In Kerala 15 Jan 2019 13:01 The criticism gave rise to hashtags like #PavanayiModiAyi and #OduModiKandamVazhi Kerala: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kerala today for the launch of two projects, there was much trolling on Twitter. What amused his critics, mainly …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Kollam bypass in Kerala today 15 Jan 2019 00:48 [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kerala today to attend various events in Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram including the inauguration of Kollam bypass on NH-66. The Kollam bypass is a 13 km long 2 lane bypass, with a project cost …
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kollam bypass today 14 Jan 2019 20:22 KOLLAM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the long-awaited Kollam bypass at a function to be held at the Ashramam ground here by 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will also address the public and PWD Minister G. Sudhakaran will …
  • BJP gets the better of LDF, PM to open Kollam bypass 08 Jan 2019 21:42 Kollam: The Kollam bypass has become a bone of contention between the political parties as far as its inauguration is concerned. The state government had announced a week ago that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate it on February 2. But in a …
  • Kerala: Senior police officer involved in murder, hangs self in Kollam district 13 Nov 2018 19:02 Creative Commons A senior Kerala Police officer who was eluding arrest after causing a man's death a week back, was found hanging in his home in Kollam district on Tuesday, police said. The deceased, B Harikumar, who was the Neyattinkara Deputy …
  • Kerala actor Kollam Thulashi booked for comments against women over Sabarimala 15 Oct 2018 07:40 Kerala actor Kollam Thulashi  Malayalam actor Kollam Thulashi has been booked by the Kerala Police for his controversial remarks against women during a NDA protest meeting over the Sabarimala Temple issue, police said Sunday.   Addressing the protesters in …
  • Malayalam actor Kollam Thulasi booked for controversial comments on entry of women into Sabarimala 14 Oct 2018 10:29 By PTI KOLLAM: Malayalam actor Kollam Thulasi has been booked by the Kerala Police for his controversial remarks against women during an NDA protest meeting over the Sabarimala Temple issue, police said Sunday. Addressing the protesters in Kollam on Friday …
  • Sabarimala protest: FIR against actor Kollam Thulasi for derogatory remark on women’s entry in temple 14 Oct 2018 08:00 Kollam (Kerala): The Kerala Police on Saturday registered a case against actor Kollam Thulasi for allegedly making a derogatory remark on the entry of women into the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala. Thulasi, while addressing a gathering in Kollam, suggested …
  • Tear in two all women who enter Sabarimala, says actor Kollam Thulasi as Kerala BJP president listens 14 Oct 2018 06:52 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: October 13, 2018 1:53:13 pm Women chant hymns during a protest called by various Hindu organisations against the lifting of ban by Supreme Court that allowed entry of women of menstruating age to the …
  • Sabarimala protest: Kerala on boil, FIR against actor Kollam Thulasi 14 Oct 2018 06:48 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: October 14, 2018 11:38:41 am Devotees, mostly women, take part in the ‘namajapa’ (chanting the name of Lord Ayyappa) march against the Supreme Court verdict on the entry of women of all ages into the …
  • Kollam Thulasi apologises for derogatory remark on women 13 Oct 2018 15:26 [India], Oct 13 (ANI): Hours after Kollam Thulasi was booked on account of the derogatory remark made by him on the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple, the actor issued an apology on Saturday. "It is due to my deep devotion to Lord Ayyappa I …
  • Case registered against actor Kollam Thulasi for saying 'tear in two women who enter Sabarimala' 13 Oct 2018 10:55 Actor Kollam Thulasi was speaking at an event in Kollam when he made the remark in the presence of BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai. (ANI) The Chavara police on Saturday registered a case against Malayalam actor Kollam Thulasi who courted …
  • Case against Kollam Thulasi for derogatory remark on Sabarimala verdict 13 Oct 2018 09:35 [India], Oct 13 (ANI): The Kerala Police on Saturday registered a case against actor Kollam Thulasi for allegedly making a derogatory remark on the entry of women into the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala. Thulasi, while addressing a gathering in Kollam, …
  • At BJP Sabarimala meet, Kerala actor Kollam Thulasi says rip defiant women into 2 13 Oct 2018 06:23 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Malayalam cine actor and BJP fellow traveller Thulasidharan Nair, known as Kollam Thulasi, on Friday said women who go to Sabarimala must be ripped in two. 'One part should be sent to Thiruvananthapuram and the other to New Delhi,…
  • Kerala: Women entering Sabarimala temple should be ripped into half, says Actor Kollam Thulasi 13 Oct 2018 01:47 Kollam (Kerala): Actor Kollam Thulasi on Friday made a shocking statement saying that women entering Sabarimala temple should be ripped into half. He was addressing a public gathering here. Thulasi, a Malayali actor, made the controversial remark while …
  • Rip apart women who enter Sabarimala temple into two: Actor Kollam Thulasi 12 Oct 2018 21:21 Kollam: The Kerala State Women’s Commission took a suo motu case against actor Kollam Thulasi who courted controversy on Friday for stating that women who dared to enter Sabarimala temple must be ripped into two pieces.  During a speech at Chavara here …
  • Women who dare to enter Sabarimala temple should be ripped in half: Malayalam actor Kollam Thulasi 12 Oct 2018 16:47 Malayalam cinema actor Kollam Thulasi. (ANI) In a controversial remark, Malayalam film actor Kollam Thulasi on Friday stated that women who dare to enter the Sabarimala temple should be ripped into two pieces. “The mothers (elderly woman) taking part in …
  • Rip women entering Sabarimala in half: Kerala actor Kollam Thulasi 12 Oct 2018 13:36 Thulasi said one half should be thrown at CMO's in Thiruvananthapuram while the other half should be sent to Delhi. Kollam: Actor Kollam Thulasi made a bizarre statement on Friday saying women who come to enter the Sabarimala temple in Kerala, the …
  • Rip women entering Sabarimala temple in half: Actor Kollam Thulasi 12 Oct 2018 13:01 Kollam: Actor Kollam Thulasi made a bizarre statement on Friday saying women who come to enter the Sabarimala temple in Kerala, the revered shrine of Lord Ayyappa thrown open after the Supreme Court verdict, must be ripped in half. The horrifying remark by …
  • Kollam on the itinerary 07 Sep 2018 10:42 Here’s your chance to visit and explore Kollam town and Tangasseri. Heritage Walk Trivandrum is organising an exploratory visit to Kollam this Sunday. Since registration for travel by bus is already full, those interested can now directly join the team at …
  • Kollam: Two more priests surrender for raping a homemaker 14 Aug 2018 03:30 Kollam: Two priests of Malankara Orthodox church, booked for raping a homemaker abusing her secret at the confessional, have surrendered. Fr. Jaise K. George, the fourth accused, surrendered at the Kollam Crime Branch office and the first accused Fr. …
  • Kollam: One dies in stampede during mall inauguration by actor Dulquer Salmaan 04 Aug 2018 13:14 Express News Service KOLLAM: One man died and several injured in a stampede during a private event attended by actor Dulquer Salmaan at Kottarakkara near here. The deceased has been identified as Hari, from Thiruvananthapuram. The mishap happened around 2 …
  • Kerala Church rape case: Priest who used victim's confession to blackmail her arrested in Kollam 12 Jul 2018 11:38 Getty Images One of the four accused Kerala priests, Father Job Mathew involved in the sexual abuse of a parishioner has been arrested from a place near Kollam, said the police on Thursday. The accused priest, however, denied that he has been arrested. He …
  • Children’s film festival - first experience of the cinema hall (With pic 200443654)city 2, kollam 2, thrissur 2 16 May 2018 03:08 The first visit to the cinema hall, watching the larger than life images with hundreds of others all around you, is for many an experience which they would hardly forget for the rest of their lives. For Reshma, a tenth standard student from Adichippuzha …
  • 96 Bihar CPI netas to attend Kollam meet 24 Apr 2018 11:21
  • 96 state CPI netas to attend Kollam meet 23 Apr 2018 21:04
  • Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith Kumar dead: Mohanlal, other celebs condole his death 05 Apr 2018 10:33 Kollam Ajith KumarTwitter Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith Kumar died of stomach-related ailments at a private hospital in Kochi Thursday morning (April 5). He is survived by his wife Prameela, daughter Gayathri and son Sreehari. Kollam Ajith Kumar was …
  • Kollam Ajith passes away 05 Apr 2018 07:26
  • RIP! Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away at 56 05 Apr 2018 06:54 Renowned Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passed away at the age of 56 on Thursday morning. Reportedly, the actor was suffering from stomach ailments, as he was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kochi. Sadly, Kollam Ajith took his last breath at 3: …
  • Kollam Ajith 05 Apr 2018 06:15 Actor Kollam Ajith, who has played villain roles in many Malayalam films, is no more. He passed away in a private hospital in Kochi around 3.40 am on April 5, after a prolonged disease which had reportedly affected his stomach. Ajith was 56 years old and …
  • Who was Kollam Ajith? 05 Apr 2018 05:44 Here is everything you should know about late actor Kollam Ajith.  Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith who has appeared in more than 500 films breathed his last during the wee hours of Thursday. Suffering from stomach ailments, the actor was undergoing treatment …
  • Popular Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away 05 Apr 2018 05:06 Malayalam film star Ajith, known for portraying negative roles, died on Thursday at a private hospital here, family sources said. Ajith, 56, was admitted to the hospital 10 days ago following health issues. Ajith in a career spread over three decades, has …
  • Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away 05 Apr 2018 03:08 Kollam Ajith breathed his last on April 5. Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passed away on Thursday morning. The actor was undergoing treatment for stomach-related ailments at a private hospital in Kochi, Kerala. He breathed his last at 3:40 am on Thursday. …
  • Chennai to Kollam train will resume after eight years 30 Mar 2018 00:42 CHENNAI: Nearly after eight years, the first train between Chennai and Kollam is set to resume through Sengottai-Punalur section, one of the scenic routes in the country, with the Southern Railway set to operate a special fare special train between …
  • Selections at SAI training centre in Kollam 01 Feb 2018 21:49 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Sporting students can now enrol in the Kollam Training Centre of Sports Authority of India (SAI) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The organisation will select the students for its sport disciplines of athletics and hockey (for girls and …
  • Kerala mother kills 14-year-old son in Kollam 20 Jan 2018 05:55
  • 14-year-old’s charred body found in Kollam, mother is prime suspect 18 Jan 2018 09:03 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: January 18, 2018 2:18 pm According to the complaint, the boy had gone out to buy a scale for school and never returned home. In this combination image, Jithu Job, his mother Jayamol. A woman in Kollam, Kerala is …
  • The Rhythm of Kollam 28 Nov 2017 20:39 During his college years at Pathanamthitta, Arjun V. used to face taunts from his classmates over his native place and the proverb Kollam Kandavanu Illam Venda (one who visits Kollam will never return home). He wanted to show them what all treasures Kollam …
  • Kollam: Rally racer dreams miles more 11 Nov 2017 02:09 Kollam: “Being a rally driver is risky, but precision decides the winner,” says the current youngest rally driver in the country. Meet Younus Ilyas, 23, from Kollam, who has marked his presence in Indian motorsport with his meritorious achievements …
  • Kerala: Three killed, nearly 40 injured in Kollam bridge collapse 30 Oct 2017 13:24 Kollam: The iron bridge, several years old, is located inside the KMML complex and runs over a canal. At least three people died after a bridge on which they were walking collapsed in Chavara in Kollam district of Kerala. The deceased were identified as …
  • Kerala: Woman dead, 57 injured as foot over bridge collapses in Kollam 30 Oct 2017 10:56 A woman died and 57 others got injured when an old iron bridge collapsed in Chavara near Kollam today. The bridge was being used as a walkway across a canal. The deceased has been identified as 55-year-old Shyamala, an employee of state-run Kerala Minerals …
  • Kerala: One dead, 57 injured as foot overbridge collapses at Chavara in Kollam 30 Oct 2017 10:37 Kollam (Kerala): A person was killed and 57 others injured after an old iron bridge collapsed in Chavara near Kerala’s Kollam district on Monday. The bridge used as a walkway. #WATCH One dead, at least 57 injured in a bridge collapse in Chavara near Kerala …
  • Girl dies, Kollam school faces public wrath 24 Oct 2017 07:45 A tense situation prevailed near the ICSE school Trinity Lyceum on Monday when a march taken out by SFI and KSU activists, following the suicide of a girl student, turned violent. The march was in protest against the alleged harassment meted out by two …
  • Trinity Lyceum Kollam 23 Oct 2017 09:08
  • Stray violence marks hartal in Kollam 17 Oct 2017 04:27 The dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the United Democratic Front (UDF) in protest against the alleged anti people policies of the Central and State governments on Monday was marked by several incidents of violence across the district. Post offices, including …
  • 3-yr-old girl tortured; youth held in Kollam 04 Oct 2017 04:06 KOLLAM: The Kundara police arrested Ashique, 26, a native of Pallimukku for brutally torturing a three-and-a-half-year-old girl. The police shifted the girl and her mother to Mahila Mandiram here. The girl and her mother were living with Ashique and his …
  • Seven-year-old girl in Kollam raped, strangled to death by relative 28 Sep 2017 11:58 Image used for representational purpose only. KOLLAM: A seven-year-old girl who went missing from Kulathupuzha in Kollam on Wednesday was found dead near a rubber shed at RP Colony in the same locality here on Thursday. Police has taken a relative of the …
  • 4 of a family from Kollam die in Tamil Nadu road mishap 10 Sep 2017 03:13 KOLLAM: Four members of a family were killed and two others seriously injured after the car in which they were travelling collided with a tipper lorry on the Kollam-Thirumangalam NH stretch on Saturday. The accident occurred around 6.30 am close to …
  • Police File Chargesheet In Kollam Blast Case 08 Sep 2017 16:32 Kollam:  Police today filed a chargesheet in a local court against three persons accused in the case relating to last year's low intensity IED blast in the District Collectorate, in which one person was injured. The charge sheet was filed before the …
  • Kollam ex-Collector blames cops for putting tragedy 27 Aug 2017 07:27 KOCHI: Former Kollam District Collector A Shainamol on Saturday submitted, if the police had taken necessary actions, the Puttingal firework mishap could have been prevented. She was deposing before the Justice S Gopinathan Commission conducting an inquiry …
  • Ship collides with fishing boat off Kerala's Kollam coast 26 Aug 2017 12:51 [India] August 26 (ANI): In a case of mid-sea collision, a ship collided with a fishing boat off Kerala's Kollam coast on Saturday. The six fishermen were rescued from the sea by another fishing boat. The accident occurred 35 to 40 nautical miles away …
  • Denied treatment in several hospitals, road accident victim dies in Kollam 07 Aug 2017 11:04 Refusal on the part of private hospitals in Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram to admit an accident victim resulted in his tragic death, almost seven hours after the accident. Police have registered the incident as a serious case of medical negligence and are …
  • Kollam to host next CPI Party Congress 29 Jul 2017 06:34 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: For the first time, Kollam will host the CPI’s party congress next year while the party state conference will be held in Malappuram. The CPI state council which met here on Friday decided to hold its 23rd party congress in Kollam by the …
  • Ajeetha IPS succeeds hubby as Kollam top cop 13 Jun 2017 08:53
  • Ajeetha IPS succeeds hubby as Kollam top copAjeetha, who is known for her bold and judicious approach to work, resumed duty on Thursday. And just as soon, took charge as Kollam police commissioner from her husband as he had been transferred as… 13 Jun 2017 07:08
  • Ajeetha IPS succeeds husband as Kollam top cop 12 Jun 2017 22:26
  • Lady IPS officer takes over reins of Kollam City 09 Jun 2017 13:28 R Krishnakumar, DH News Service, Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 9 2017, 18:08 IST Santeesh and Ajeetha shake hands as part of custom of transferring power. As Ajeetha Begum took over the reins of Kollam City Police from Satheesh Bino on Wednesday, the two IPS …
  • Kollam fire spurred AIIMS nurse to give UPSC a shot 02 Jun 2017 23:50 Joseph K Mathew, 30, secured an all-India rank of 574 in the exam. Abhinav Saha On Wednesday evening, Joseph K Mathew (30), was on evening shift at the surgical critical care unit at the Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre, AIIMS. The staff nurse was …
  • Finally, Kollam Govt Medical College gets a shot in the arm 01 Jun 2017 01:56 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: THE Medical Council of India (MCI) has given approval for the Government Medical College at Paripally, Kollam, Health Minister K K Shylaja said on Wednesday. With this, the government will be able to admit students for the MBBS course …
  • After talks, ration dealers withdraw indefinite strike in Kollam 04 May 2017 01:10 KOLLAM: The three-day-old indefinite strike launched by the ration dealers demanding the government to address their grievances regarding the implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) was withdrawn on Wednesday. The decision came after a …
  • Kerala: Girl, 15, says 13-yr-old is her child's fatherIn a strange case, Pathanapuram police (Kollam), on Thursday, took a 13-year-old boy into custody on allegation of impregnating his 15-year-old neighbour. 21 Apr 2017 07:31 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a strange case, Pathanapuram police (Kollam), on Thursday, took a 13-year-old boy into custody on allegation of impregnating his 15-year-old neighbour. He was produced before Kollam chief judicial magistrate, who is also the chairman …
  • Kerala: Girl, 15, says 13-yr-old is her child's fatherIn a strange case, Pathanapuram police (Kollam), on Thursday, took a 13-year-old boy into custody on allegation of impregnating his 15-year-old neighbour. 21 Apr 2017 05:25 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a strange case, Pathanapuram police (Kollam), on Thursday, took a 13-year-old boy into custody on allegation of impregnating his 15-year-old neighbour. He was produced before Kollam chief judicial magistrate, who is also the chairman …
  • Duryodhana temple in Kerala's Kollam defies firework ban, 21 held 26 Mar 2017 00:48 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As the first anniversary of the Puttingal temple fireworks tragedy is approaching, authorities of another temple in the district violated the District Collector’s directive not to conduct fireworks. The authorities of the Poruvazhy …
  • Duryodhana temple in Kollam defies firework ban 25 Mar 2017 12:26 KOLLAM: As the first anniversary of the Puttangal Temple Firework tragedy, one of the worst fire accidents in the country approaches, three people suffered were injured after another temple in the district defied the District Collector’s orders and …
  • Grandfather abused Kollam girl, arrested 19 Mar 2017 20:17 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published:March 20, 2017 1:12 am Representational Image The investigation into the death of a 10-year-old girl in Kerala’s Kollam district has revealed that she was sexually abused by her 66-year-old …
  • Death threats do not deter Kollam moral policing victim 10 Mar 2017 08:02 KOLLAM: A victim of moral policing on Friday lodged a complaint with Sooranad police after her father overheard some unidentified youth conspiring to “threaten” and “intimidate” the girl and destroy the evidence to help their other accomplices who are in …
  • Autopsy again on Kollam jawan’s body after family raises doubts 04 Mar 2017 23:37 Thiruvananthapuram: A re-autopsy on the body of soldier Roy Mathew of Kollam, who was found dead in the Army camp in Nasik on Thursday, was conducted at the medical college here after his body was brought to the international airport on Saturday. An …
  • Kollam: Army man who alleged ill treatment by his regiment found dead 03 Mar 2017 11:38 Kollam: An Army man from Kollam who had alleged that he was mistreated in his Army camp, was found dead under mysterious circumstances. The body of gunner Roy Mathew, 33, of Cherukulathu Veedu at Karuvelil, Ezhukone here, was found from near the Army camp …
  • Soldier from Kollam found dead, family seeks probe 03 Mar 2017 04:19 A 33-year-old Lance Naik, Roy Mathew, attached to the Nasik Regiment of the Indian Army, hailing from Karuvelil in Kollam district, was found dead in an isolated area off Nashik. His wife and family members were informed of the incident on Thursday morning …
  • Kerala moral police: Why Valentine's Day turned tragic for Aneesh in Kollam 25 Feb 2017 11:52 1 Aneesh committed suicide after he was assaulted and humiliated. 2 Aneesh and his woman friend were assaulted by moral police. 3 The incident took place at a Kollam beach. Every year on Valentine's Day, a guy and a girl going together become usual …
  • Aneesh had not filed additional complaints: Kollam Police 25 Feb 2017 02:31 KOLLAM: Kollam Police clarified Aneesh had not raised any further complaint of harassment on social media after having met City Police Commissioner S Satheesh Bino on February 17. According to the police, the five persons involved in the incident were …
  • Chengannur college tops Yajna contestfor 43 and 3 kollam 30 Jan 2017 19:15 Thiruvananthapuram: Awards for the Yajna contest organised by the Aeronautical Society of India, Thiruvananthapuram wing, in memory of the former President APJ Abdul Kalam were presented on Saturday. Yajna is envisaged as an annual contest that aims at …

  • No need for Rahul Gandhi to resign, Congress leaders in Kerala 25 May 2019 14:50 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Coming out in support of the AICC chief, Congress leaders in Kerala said there was no need for Rahul Gandhi to resign in the wake of the party's poll debacle. Gandhi had offered to resign as the Congress received a severe drubbing …
  • Sabarimala issue did not impact LS poll outcome; Will not change style of functioning: Pinarayi Vijayan 25 May 2019 14:50 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday said the Sabarimala women's entry issue was not the reason for the ruling LDF's rout in Lok Sabha elections and claimed many voted for Congress expecting it to form the government …
  • Vijayan rules out quiting as Kerala CM after poll rout 25 May 2019 13:10 Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Saturday, broke his silence and told those asking for his resignation after the Left Democratic Front’s (LDF) Lok Sabha polls debacle in the state that it was not a verdict …
  • After massive LS debacle, Pinarayi govt has muted 3rd anniversary 25 May 2019 11:53 The ruling Left Front, which had expected an impressive victory, could win only one seat. Thiruvananthapuram: Shaken by its severe drubbing in Lok Sabha polls in Kerala, the Pinarayi Vijayan-led government in Kerala observed its third anniversary Saturday …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Traffic park to get a lease of life 25 May 2019 05:45 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Yet another summer vacation is coming to an end and the Chacha Nehru Traffic Training Park in Shangumukham remains closed. The District Tourism Promotion Council had leased the park for renovation a year ago. The …
  • Hashish oil worth Rs 12 crore seized in Thiruvananthapuram 25 May 2019 05:45 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Excise Department on Friday arrested three Ernakulam natives, smuggling 11.5 kg of hashish oil worth Rs 12 crore in a car at Venpalavattom here. The drug was being brought from Andhra Pradesh and was to be …
  • Thiruvananthapuram Corporation to launch mobile Resource Recovery Centres 25 May 2019 05:45 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a move to cover major number of wards, where people have remained inaccessible to collection drives, the city corporation is all set to launch mobile Resource Recovery Centres (RRC) here. The decision was …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rain troubles Avittom Thirunal Hospital 25 May 2019 05:45 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As heavy rain lashed the capital, rainwater seeped into the NICU and pediatric ICU units of Sree Avittom Thirunal Hospital here on Friday. Water accumulating in the corridor made it difficult for patients to move …
  • Third anniversary of LDF Govt: No major celebration planned 25 May 2019 05:45 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Even as the third anniversary of the LDF Government falls on Saturday and Friday marked the 75th birthday of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, no major celebrations were planned by the Left Government. The Left …
  • Majority of poll promises delivered: Pinarayi Vijayan 25 May 2019 02:18 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The LDF Government, which enters its fourth year, has fulfilled a majority of the poll promises, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. “The third anniversary of the government comes when the state is engaged …
  • Kummanam blames Congress for spreading religious hate 25 May 2019 02:18 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: BJP leader and NDA candidate in Thiruvananthapuram, Kummanam Rajasekharan, alleged his opponents of spreading hate campaigns against him.  “There were fake campaigns that I’m a communalist and that I led the …
  • Food delivery boys to come under scanner of anti-drug agencies 25 May 2019 02:18 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Food delivery boys, who hitherto went unchecked, will now be scrutinised by anti-drug agencies. Soon, they will have to register with the respective Excise range offices and should also possess identity cards. …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Customs sleuth held for aiding gold smugglers 25 May 2019 02:18 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Friday arrested a Customs superintendent for aiding the smuggling of gold through Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. B Radhakrishnan, one of the senior …
  • Security beefed up on Kerala coast after alert on IS intrusion via sea 25 May 2019 02:18 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Security has been enhanced in the coastal areas of the state on the basis of reports that suspected IS terrorists from Sri Lanka have set sail for Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands.  The alert regarding the …
  • The Malay palate  25 May 2019 01:42 Express News Service KOCHI: A few years ago, Shihab P Kareem had gone to Kuala Lumpur to work in the Menara International five-star hotel. One day, he stepped out to have some local food. At a restaurant, he decided to have vegetarian food. So, he ordered …
  • Kerala: BJP doesn’t gain much as UDF reaps Sabarimala dividend 24 May 2019 23:00 Last year, the BJP and other Hindu outfits led a movement against the Supreme Court’s order lifting age restrictions on entry of women to the Sabarimala Temple. Despite its efforts to exploit the Sabarimala issue for political mileage, the BJP-led NDA …
  • Western Ghats yields a new species of Amaranthus 24 May 2019 16:41 A team of researchers from three colleges in the State and the Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, have reported a new edible plant species belonging to the genus Amaranthus from the southern Western Ghats of Kerala. It was in February 2014 that …
  • Election Results 2019: A Look At Winning Candidates 24 May 2019 15:29 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has comfortably won in his constituency of Varanasi. New Delhi: The final result for national election is out. Voters across India have given a clear mandate and chosen the 542 parliamentarians who will form the 17th Lok Sabha. …
  • Congress revival plan must start tomorrow as various state elections are coming up 24 May 2019 13:42 For the Congress party’s leadership, there is a real need to take stock in a very soul searching way, said Shashi Tharoor, Congress Leader, in an interview with ETNOW. Edited excerpt: Congratulations on a fantastic victory in Thiruvananthapuram. What kind …
  • Weekend getaways in Thiruvananthapuram 24 May 2019 13:36 Just a week more for the long summer vacation of 2019 to come to an end. If the election and the heat prevented you from taking a break with your children or friends, fear not. Here are five breathtakingly beautiful places, all a short drive from the city, …
  • Sabarimala row, Vijayan’s style blamed for Left rout 24 May 2019 13:02 Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) Kerala’s ruling CPI-M on Friday gave enough indications that the Sabarimala issue and even Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s leadership were to blame for the party’s debacle in the Lok Sabha elections. The party’s Kerala …
  • BJP’s Lotus Fails To Bloom In Kerala Yet Again 24 May 2019 12:19 The hopes of the BJP-led NDA to ride piggyback on the Sabarimala women entry issue came a cropper in Kerala, with the front failing to open its account once again in the state. The BJP and other right outfits had spearheaded intense protests against the …
  • Rajasthan Grameen Mela in Thiruvananthapuram showcases handlooms and handicrafts from across the country 24 May 2019 11:40 Hari Krishna Das from Puri, Odisha, traces intricate Pattachitra carvings on a palm leaf depicting the story of Lord Krishna. “Some of these scroll paintings, done by hand, take about a month to finish,” he says, before unscrolling a collage of ‘silk …
  • Congress wins 52 seats in LS polls 24 May 2019 08:47 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: May 24, 2019, 11:36 am IST Updated: May 24, 2019, 11:36 am IST New Delhi: Congress on Friday finished a dismal second, winning 52 out of 542 constituencies in the Lok Sabha elections, according to the Election …
  • Saffron surge breaches Mamata Banerjee bastion 24 May 2019 07:50 West Bengal couldn't be immune to the saffron surge. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): May 24, 2019 11:30am Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal could not remain immune to the …
  • For Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala Assembly Bypolls Next Big Challenge 24 May 2019 07:37 The Assembly bypolls for six constituencies will be next big test for Pinarayi Vijayan and Left parties. Thiruvananthapuram: With the dust of the Lok Sabha elections settling down, Kerala will be ready for another round for polls -- the Assembly bypolls …
  • New innings in wearability 24 May 2019 03:12 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Contemporary and sustainable — when it comes to describing the aesthetics of Ka-sha, Karishma Shahani Khan’s lexicon is peppered with these words. Belonging to the newest generation of urban fashion houses dabbling …
  • Exotic handicrafts come calling 24 May 2019 03:12 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It was as if India’s villages came calling at the Victoria Jubilee Hall in Palayam. Inaugurated on May 17 by actress Shaithya Santhosh, the capital is hosting the Rajasthan Grameen Mela, the exhibition cum sale …
  • Anxiety, relief, disappointment and joy as Lok Sabha polls come to end 24 May 2019 03:11 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: At 7.20 am, in front of Mar Ivanios Vidya Nagar, the counting centre of Thiruvananthapuram and Attingal parliamentary constituencies, Attingal UDF candidate Adoor Prakash, K S Sabarinathan MLA and other Congress …
  • Points to ponder: How caste, religion played a part in polls 24 May 2019 03:11 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the UDF winning the elections in the state with a huge margin, the role played by religion and caste-based organisations has to be taken into account. SNDP, the prominent organisation of the powerful Ezhava …
  • Techies hope Shashi Tharoor gives more teeth to IT sector 24 May 2019 03:11 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: On Thursday, the Technopark canteen witnessed heated discussions over coffee when the results of the polls started trickling in. While some employees rooted for Kummanam, saying he would win from the state …
  • Adoor Prakash breaches LDF’s Attingal fort 24 May 2019 02:24 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: DF’s Adoor Prakash broke the coalition’s 30-year jinx as he wrested Attingal constituency from LDF’s A Sampath with a margin of 38,247 votes.  The last time the UDF won the constituency was in 1989 when …
  • 19-1: Left Front gets hammered in Kerala 24 May 2019 02:24 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: ON a day the Congress suffered a drubbing in most parts of the country, Kerala bucked the trend and stood firmly with it, handing the party-led United Democratic Front a landslide. While the UDF won 19 of the 20 …
  • LS polls: Tharoor’s hat-trick; won Thiruvananthapuram by around 1 lakh votes 24 May 2019 01:59 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: May 24, 2019, 7:11 am IST Updated: May 24, 2019, 7:25 am IST Thiruvananthapuram: Continuing his winning streak for the third time, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday gained a victory over …
  • UDF tsunami drowns Left, BJP in Kerala 23 May 2019 23:59 By winning 19 out of the 20 seats in the Lok Sabha elections in Kerala, the United Democratic Front (UDF), led by the Congress, has registered a dramatic, if not a historic, victory. It has broken all kinds of records, be it in terms of the number of seats …
  • Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor Registers Hatrick Victory From Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha Seat 23 May 2019 23:38 The Ex-UN diplomat managed to secure same margin he recorded in his debut contest in 2009. Thiruvananthapuram: Former Union Minister and Congress sitting lawmaker Shashi Tharoor won the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat, which witnessed a tight contest …
  • A breathtaking hiking trail 23 May 2019 22:06 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The lure of many remote terrains is its unexplored and rustic charm. Pandavanpara, just one kilometre into the Perungadavila- Karakkonam Road, is no different. With its mythological allure and mystic beauty, the …
  • Shades of serenity 23 May 2019 22:06 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Exchanging anecdotes over a glass of freshly-tapped toddy is the norm. Especially, if you’re inside a shaded coconut grove surrounded by wisened folk who seem to be natural-born storytellers. As luck would have it, …
  • UDF notches up 19 of 20 seats in Kerala 23 May 2019 21:44 Thiruvananthapuram: Wayanad’s record margin of 431,770 votes offers the southern lifeline to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, whose presence helped UDF garner an unprecedented tally of 19 out of the 20 seats in Lok Sabha elections in Kerala, scripting a …
  • Rural segments scale up Shashi Tharoor victory margin in Thiruvananthapuram 23 May 2019 21:44 Thiruvananthapuram: Massive lead secured by Shashi Tharoor in the rural and coastal constituencies paved the way for his stupendous victory in Thiruvananthapuram LokSabha constituencies. The Congress candidate managed to get a lead of 82000 plus votes in …
  • A poetic contemplation 23 May 2019 20:23 Poetry, according to Dr. Sigma Sathish is a medium that encompasses many meanings to its metaphorical lyrics, and in turn, offers the reader and listener an opportunity to broaden their imagination. The process, she adds, lets our mind wander in our …
  • UDF sweeps away Left in Kerala whitewash, BJP draws blank again (Roundup) 23 May 2019 19:23 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With counting of votes almost done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF had won or was winning 19 of the state’s 20 seats, including Wayanad from where Congress President Rahul Gandhi also contested, while the ruling CPI-M-led …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • Takeaways from Kerala Lok Sabha result 2019 23 May 2019 19:04 Image Source : PTI Congress President Rahul Gandhi  The emotive Sabarimala row in which senior BJP leaders played a key role failed to help the party open its account in the Lok Sabha battle in Kerala. With counting of votes reaching its last round in …
  • Rahul wins Wayanad with record margin 23 May 2019 18:16 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi won Kerala’s Wayanad seat – the second seat he contested in the 2019 polls – with a record margin of 431,770 votes. Gandhi defeated his nearest rival P.P. Suneer of the Communist Party of …
  • Thiruvananthapuram Election Result 2019: Shashi Tharoor leading 23 May 2019 18:13
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Huge Blow For JDS-Congress Alliance In Karnataka, Chandrababu Naidu's Party Draws A Blank In Andhra: HIGHLIGHTS 23 May 2019 17:28 Live Election Results 2019: The BJP has crossed the halfway mark on its own. New Delhi: Karnataka's ruling JDS-Congress alliance, which has been ruling the state for the last one year, has failed to successfully convert votes in their favour, election …
  • New govt to award lease rights for 6 non-metro airports to Adani 23 May 2019 16:47 The award of lease rights for six non-metro airports to the successful bidder Adani Enterprises Ltd will be one of the first big-ticket deals to be signed by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government when it begins a new five-year term in office. …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Watch Live| PM Modi adresses party workers after thumping victory 23 May 2019 16:30 Counting of votes for the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday morning across the country. The fate of as many as 8,040 candidates will be decided today when the counting of votes polled for the 17th Lok Sabha elections is done. Around 90 …
  • Live: Modi dedicates victory to people of the country 23 May 2019 16:10 Modi, Sonia win with strong margins, while Rahul Gandhi loses Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 7:50pm …
  • Shashi Tharoor’s hat-trick of victories in the face of adversities 23 May 2019 16:08 The political churn that the State witnessed over the contentious Sabarimala issue played a key role in Congress candidate Shashi Tharoor’s hat-trick of victories from the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency in the face of several adversities. The …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha results 2019: highlights 23 May 2019 16:08 According to data available as of 9.30 p.m, the Indian National Congress hung on to its healthy lead, winning in 11 constituencies and leading in 4, followed by the Indian Union Muslim League with 2 constituencies.  The ruling Communist Party of India ( …
  • 17th Lok Sabha result, Kerala: Cong ahead, Rahul wins Wayanad with record margin 23 May 2019 16:03 Rahul Gandhi has won from Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, as he registered an unassailable lead against his nearest CPI rival. Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition Congress wins five Lok Sabha seats and was leading in ten others in Kerala Thursday. Congress …
  • Highlights: Smriti turns giant killer in Amethi 23 May 2019 15:10 Riding on a massive saffron surge sweeping through most parts of India, the BJP-led NDA government looks set to become the only non-Congress government to return to power in the Indian political history. After Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Narendra …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha election results: Congress-led UDF set to win 19 out of 20 seats, LDF decimated, BJP continues winless run 23 May 2019 14:24 Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to win in Wayanad by a huge margin Kerala election results 2019: In direct contrast to the national trend, the Congress and it’s allies swept to a resounding victory in Kerala with formidable leads in 19 out of the …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha result: Top Winners, Losers 23 May 2019 13:51 The regional parties, who were speculated to have played a key role in forming governement, have also not been able to make a big impact. Mumbai: The 2019 election results have been unprecedented as after four decades the incumbent government is returning …
  • Election Results 2019: "Not Getting Excited But Am Holding On To Lead", Says Shashi Tharoor 23 May 2019 13:06 General elections 2019 results: Shashi Tharoor is fighting from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is leading in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat as early leads come in. "Not getting excited about just 4 per …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Today people have clearly given their decision, I congratulate the PM and BJP, says Rahul Gandhi 23 May 2019 13:01 Counting of votes for the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday morning across the country. The fate of as many as 8,040 candidates will be decided today when the counting of votes polled for the 17th Lok Sabha elections is done. Around 90 …
  • Tharoor sure of raising win margin 3 times over 2014 23 May 2019 12:58 Category: News, Politics Posted by sana Published: May 23, 2019, 5:10 pm IST Updated: May 23, 2019, 5:10 pm IST Thiruvananthapuram: Shashi Tharoor, senior Congress leader and party candidate from the Thiruvananthapuram seat in Kerala, on Thursday expressed …
  • India elections 2019 live: Rahul Gandhi... 23 May 2019 12:38 Modi extends lead to over 4,36,000 votes in Varanasi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 4.21pm Rahul Gandhi …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s lead crosses 4 lakh in Wayanad 23 May 2019 12:19 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The picture is clear in Kerala. The Congress-led UDF coalition is headed for a …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Kerala: Tharoor leads, Congress ahead on 15 seats 23 May 2019 11:54 [India], May 23 (ANI): Sitting MP and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is leading from Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency by over 13,000 votes. Congress is leading in 16 out of 20 Lok Sabha seats in Kerala, according to Election Commission trends. …
  • All sections of Kerala society helped us to win: Chandy 23 May 2019 11:53 Category: India, News Posted by sana Published: May 23, 2019, 3:50 pm IST Updated: May 23, 2019, 3:50 pm IST Thiruvananthapuram: One of the key campaigners for the Congress-led United Democratic Front, two-time former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on …
  • Will introspect, BJP getting another term is tragedy: CPI-M 23 May 2019 11:44 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) The ruling CPI-M in Kerala on Thursday said it will introspect over its rout in the Lok Sabha elections and said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) getting another term at the Centre was a “tragedy”. The Communist Party …
  • 'Feel like a batsman who has scored century while his team has lost': Tharoor on Congress debacle 23 May 2019 11:17 By PTI NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who seemed headed for a win from Thiruvananthapuram, said he feels like a batsman who has scored a century while his team has lost. Tharoor's remarks came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi led …
  • India elections 2019 results live: BJP leads in 300 seats 23 May 2019 10:48 Rahul Gandhi trailing by over 15,000 votes against Smriti Irani in Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 2: …
  • Feel like a batsman who has scored century while his team has lost: Tharoor 23 May 2019 10:39 PTI| May 23, 2019, 04.01 PM IST BCCL Tharoor, who is eyeing a third straight win from Thiruvananthapuram, was leading by 48,731 votes over his nearest rival of the BJP. NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who seemed headed for a win from …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Deve Gowda, Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Trailing By Large Margin In Karnataka: Live Updates 23 May 2019 10:35 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress seems to be heading for a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh with all the 25 lawmakers from the southern …
  • Thiruvananthapuram-based MotoNerdz gears up with tutorial on off-roading 23 May 2019 10:12 Off-roading, as exciting as it sounds, calls for a different skill-set, be it timely braking, smarter handling or optimum throttle. Come Sunday, city-based MotoNerdz, formed by a bunch of motorcycle enthusiasts, gears up to offer training lessons in off- …
  • Indian elections live: BJP leads in 300 seats,... 23 May 2019 09:23 Coalition led by PM Modi's alliance expected to win second term. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 349 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 1:15pm …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: UDF romping home, Sabarimala may have worked against LDF 23 May 2019 08:38 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) is set to sweep the state of Kerala in …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha election results: Congress-led UDF marches towards giant win, Left parties blacked out 23 May 2019 08:38 Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to win in Wayanad by a huge margin Kerala election results 2019: Throughout the election campaign, Congress state president Mullappally Ramachandran kept repeating a phrase when asked about the expectations of the …
  • Indian elections live: Rahul leads by 2.44 lakh... 23 May 2019 08:32 Rahul Gandhi is emerging as a clear winner in the southern tea district of Wayanad now. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 338 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 12:10pm Rahul …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - TRS And BJP In Neck-And-Neck Battle In Telangana, Clean Sweep For Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress In Andhra: Live Updates 23 May 2019 08:18 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress seems heading for a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh with all the 25 lawmakers from the southern state …
  • Congress leading in 19 seats, set to sweep Kerala (3rd Lead) 23 May 2019 08:04 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With 35 per cent counting of votes done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF showed lead in 19 seats while the ruling CPI-M-led LDF was all but washed out as it was ahead in just one seat. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Live Updates: NDA leads in 342 and UPA in 91 23 May 2019 07:24 Counting of votes for the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday morning across the country. The fate of as many as 8,040 candidates will be decided today when the counting of votes polled for the 17th Lok Sabha elections is done. Around 90 …
  • Kerala election results: Rahul Gandhi's lead crosses 100,000 at Wayanad 23 May 2019 06:28 Thiruvananthapuram: As the vote count for the 20 Lok Sabha seats in Kerala began on Thursday morning, initial trends showed that the Congress was ahead in all 20 seats, official sources said. Congress President Rahul Gandhi was leading by over one lakh …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Rahul Gandhi Comfortably Placed In Kerala's Wayanad, Chandrababu Naidu's TDP Down To 1 Seat In Andhra: Live Updates 23 May 2019 05:48 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu seems to have suffered the biggest setback in Andhra Pradesh as his party is expected to win just …
  • "Not Getting Exited But Am Holding On To Lead", Says Shashi Tharoor 23 May 2019 04:22 General elections 2019 results: Shashi Tharoor is fighting from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is leading in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat as early leads come in. "Not getting excited about just 4 per …
  • Thiruvananthapuram Corporation opens Eagle-eye squad 23 May 2019 02:31 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The corporation warned people dumping garbage in public places of severe penalty with immediate effect. The Nanthencode circle health inspector imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on a resident who tried to dump garbage …
  • Thiruvananthapuram yet to pick up speed in enrolling migrants 23 May 2019 02:31 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The district is yet to pick up speed in the Awaaz scheme aimed at the betterment of migrant labourers. The project at present has 3,74,747 members. However, among this only 39,935 people are from the capital. …
  • Thiruvananthapuram’s date with dates 22 May 2019 10:43 Feasting and fasting go hand-in-hand during Ramzan. The sumptuous spread for Iftar may vary but the feasting in the evening begins with dates, a staple all during the season. Right from roadside vendors and fruit stalls to general stores and supermarkets, …
  • Thiruvananthapuram Corporation passes mobile toilet bylaw 22 May 2019 02:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: To ensure and maintain cleanliness in the city, the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation Council on Tuesday passed the bylaw on maintenance of mobile toilet. Such a bylaw, presented by the health standing committee, …
  • Fire breaks out at commercial building in Thiruvananthapuram 21 May 2019 10:41 [India], May 21 (ANI): A fire broke in a commercial building located at MG road here on Tuesday morning. Five fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flame. No casualties have been reported so far, and the cause of the fire is yet to be …
  • Fire At Commercial Building In Thiruvananthapuram, No Casualties 21 May 2019 09:53 Five fire engines were rushed to the spot to douse the flame at MG Road in Thiruvanathapuram Thiruvananthapuram: A fire broke out in a commercial building located at the MG road in Thiruvanathapuram on Tuesday morning. Five fire engines were rushed to the …
  • BREAKING: Massive fire engulfs shop in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram 21 May 2019 09:32 Chellam Umbrella Mart firetwitter A major fire broke out at an umbrella shop in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday (May 21) morning. The incident took place at Chellam Umbrella Mart located in a commercial building at the crowded MG Road in …
  • Major fire at commercial hub in Thiruvananthapuram 21 May 2019 07:37 Triggering panic in the State capital, a major fire broke out in the commercial hub in the East Fort region on May 21. The fire was reported from a shop-cum-godown of mattresses, umbrellas, bags and other items on the Power House Road at around 9 a.m. …
  • Capital threat: canine killers on prowl in Thiruvananthapuram 21 May 2019 04:01 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As per reports provided by The Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), the number of deaths by rabies has slightly increased in the district across the years. While 2017 saw no deaths reported, 2018 saw …
  • Jewellery shops in Thiruvananthapuram under scanner for gold smuggling 21 May 2019 04:01 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) probe into the seizure of 25 kg gold biscuits from two passengers who had arrived from Dubai is now focussed on a Malappuram native, who was reportedly an employee at …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Laptops to turn into physics labs for Plus-Two students 21 May 2019 04:01 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the backdrop of over 45,000 classrooms of Classes VIII to XI in the state made hi-tech, the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has now come up with mechanisms for higher secondary …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Youth held for chain snatching 19 May 2019 02:28 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The city shadow police on Saturday nabbed a 27-year-old man for allegedly snatching gold chains from two women at Pappanamcode and East Fort respectively on the same day.  The Fort police recorded the arrest of …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Entries invited for Jagran Film Fest 18 May 2019 05:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Entries are being invited for the 10th edition of Jagran Film Festival, which is all set to travel across 18 cities, starting from New Delhi on July 18. Filmmakers should submit their entries at: www.jff.co.in …
  • Thiruvananthapuram shocker: Child abuse at all-time high 18 May 2019 05:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As per records at the district Childline from April 2018 to March 2019, the increase in the number of calls reveal a high rate of physical abuse. According to the officials, the rate of child marriage and child …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: DRI on gold trail raids houses of customs officers 17 May 2019 21:47 Thiruvananthapuram: The DRI has searched the houses of a customs superintendent and two inspectors in connection with the seizure of 25 kilograms of gold from the Thiruvananthapuram airport on Monday. Sources said that the DRI officials were also examining …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Man kills wife following argument 17 May 2019 13:04 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A 38-year-old woman was killed at Venkode here, allegedly by her husband who is under police custody. The victim is Smitha, Anoor House, Mullassery, Madappad near Karakulam. According to the police, she was …
  • Thiruvananthapuram-based freestyle dancers Deepak Murali and Abhijith VS to shake a leg at Hip Hop championship finals in the US 17 May 2019 10:06 For hip hop dancers Deepak Murali and Abhijith VS, half the ‘battle’ is won. Having struck gold in the ‘2 on 2 All Style’ category at the India Hip Hop Dance Championship held recently in Goa, the freestyle dancers from the city have earned their stripes …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Man hacks wife to death after quarrel, held 17 May 2019 02:27 Thiruvananthapuram: A man hacked his wife to death following a domestic quarrel at Karakulam near Nedumangad on Wednesday night. The accused, Sajeev Kumar, slashed the throat of his wife Smitha, 38, of Mullasserry near Karakulam, around 11 p.m. and she …
  • Thiruvananthapuram now a preferred destination as drug cartels have a free run 16 May 2019 06:18 The alarming rise in drug trafficking to the State capital over the last few years appears to have positioned Thiruvananthapuram as one of the preferred transit points for drug cartels. The proliferation of narcotics substances has left youngsters, …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Mother, girl kill self over loan default 14 May 2019 20:20 Thiruvananthapuram: The tragic death of a woman and her daughter who set themselves ablaze on Tuesday after a nationalised bank repeatedly threatened to go ahead with attachment proceedings for housing loan default  has triggered widespread condemnation …