JIPMER patient with Nipah virus symptoms tests negative

The Puducherry Health Department yesterday said the a 52-year-old man who was admitted at JIPMER on 11 June with symptoms of Nipah has tested negative. This news has come as a relief amidst growing concern over the breakout of the disease. Continue Reading

Kasaragod murders: Crime Branch takes over probe, 7 held

The total number of people arrested in the murder of Youth Congress workers in Kerala has gone up to seven, even as the Crime Branch took over the investigation yesterday. Continue Reading

Rahul promises to pass Women’s Bill if voted to power

Speaking at a booth-level party workers meeting in Kerala, Congress president, Rahul Gandhi stated that if the Congress comes to power after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Women’s Bill would be passed in the Parliament on a priority. Continue Reading

UDF in Kerala implicated Nambi Narayanan to settle scores: Modi

Training his guns on the opposition Congress-led UDF in Kerala, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan was falsely entwined in an espionage case. He alleged that some party members wanted to settle political score.  Continue Reading

Sabarimala temple closes as annual pilgrimage season comes to an end

Kerala witnessed a slew of unprecedented protests over the entry of women of menstruating age to Sabarimala. On Sunday, the Ayyappa temple was closed after the over two-month-long annual pilgrimage season at 6.15 am after darshan by P Raghava Varma Raja of the Pandalam royal family. Continue Reading