Rain pounds South India; Kerala worst hit with 57 dead

The flood situation in South India continued to remain grim on Saturday, with Kerala and Karnataka being the worst hit – as 83 people have so far lost their lives in both States. Continue Reading

Rs 105 crore elephant rehabilitation centre to come up in Kerala

The Kerala government would set up a first-of-its-kind elephant rehabilitation centre here at an outlay of Rs 105 crore, to take care of jumbos, which were either orphaned or abandoned. Continue Reading

Kerala student suspected to have Nipah, govt on alert

The Kerala government is taking precautionary measures against the possible outbreak of Nipah virus in the State after a college student in Kochi is suspected to have been infected.  Continue Reading

Kerala hartal: 2 taken into custody over congress workers’ killings

After the murder of two Youth Congress workers in Kasaragod district’s Periya on Sunday night, Kerala is reeling under another hartal, the second in two months. Two people were taken into custody over the murders.  Continue Reading

Kerala CM failed to control Sabarimala violence: Congress

Opposition Congress in Kerala on Sunday attacked Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the Sabarimala issue, accusing him of not controlling the law and order situation and preparing ground for the BJP to grow. Continue Reading

Sabarimala row: Writer Sunil Elayidom receives threat

Noted orator and thinker Sunil P Elayidom, who strongly advocates implementation of Supreme Court verdict allowing entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala temple, Thursday received threats from unidentified persons, police said. Continue Reading

Kerala seeks cooperation of southern states over SC order

Kerala Wednesday sought the cooperation of the southern states to implement the Supreme Court verdict on women’s entry into the Sabarimala shrine, even as ministers from these states kept away from a meeting to discuss the arrangements for the annual pilgrimage season starting next month. Continue Reading

Kerala will need Rs 31,000 crore for rebuilding: UN report

A post-disaster needs assessment report prepared by an UN team was submitted to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Friday by United Nations Resident Coordinator Yuri Afanasiev. Continue Reading