Flood situation in Kerala, Karnataka improves; toll mounts to 145

After a week-long continuous rain in the southern States Kerala and Karnataka, the flood water has begun receding and the situation is improving, said a media report. Continue Reading

20 die in rain-related incidents in South India

At least 20 people have died in rain-related incidents over the past few days in parts of South India, even as torrential rains, gusty winds and landslips left a trail of destruction and disrupted train and road transport services Thursday. Continue Reading

Kerala journalist death: IAS officer shifted to remand cell at MCH

IAS officer Sriram Venkitaraman who was remanded to judicial custody has been shifted to the prison cell at Government Medical College Hospital yesterday. Continue Reading

Secure release of Indians onboard seized tanker in Iran: Kerala CM to Centre

On Friday, the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero was seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard on Strait of Hormuz, and 18 Indian nationals are among the 23 crew members. According to a media report, Iran had seized the tanker allegedly due to a collision with an Iranian fishing boat. Continue Reading

Congress leader demands Kerala CM’s resignation

Pointing at several developments such as the State police facing flak over the Sabarimala protests, a custodial death of an accused in Idukki and clash between two groups during police association election recently, Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala alleged the Kerala Home department was being mismanaged. Continue Reading