Rains claim 26 lives in Kerala; Scores of dams opened

Heavy rains pounding Kerala triggered a series of landslides in the hilly Idukki district and northern parts, killing 26 people since last night with chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan describing the situation as ‘very grim’. Continue Reading

Donate generously for flood relief, says Pinarayi

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan termed the flood situation in the State the gravest in recent times and appealed to all to donate generously for taking up relief measures. Continue Reading

Whole nation is becoming intolerant, says Kamal

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan said it would not be possible for him to produce a movie like “Hey Ram” at present as the whole nation, according to him, was becoming intolerant.

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Hanan visits Kerala CM, says she is daughter of the govt

Hanan, a college student whose story of selling fish to raise money made her a national sensation, met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and described herself a “daughter of the government” who wishes to be protected. Continue Reading

Declare compulsory confession unconstitutional, says PIL in Kerala HC

Compulsory confession as a condition for fulfilling other spiritual and temporal needs of the laity prevalent in many churches must be declared unconstitutional, said a PIL filed in the Kerala High Court. Continue Reading