Anxiety in and around Sabarimala as shrine is all set to reopen today

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Feb 12: There is a sense of anxiety in and around Sabarimala as the Lord Ayyappa shrine is all set to reopen on Tuesday for monthly worship, after witnessing frenzied protests during the recently concluded annual pilgrim season over the entry of young women. Continue reading “Anxiety in and around Sabarimala as shrine is all set to reopen today”

Devikulam sub-collector Renu Raj will not back off: Will take legal steps to stop illegal construction 

IDUKKI Feb 11: Devikulam sub-collector Renu Raj has made up her mind to fight against illegal constructions in Munnar. The officer is hell bent on submitting a report before the Kerala High Court against thsoe who are preventing the Revenue Department from discharging their duty. Continue reading “Devikulam sub-collector Renu Raj will not back off: Will take legal steps to stop illegal construction “

Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran banned from poorams

THRISSUR Feb 11: Forest department has banned Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran from appearing on poorams and other festivals. Ramchandran, brought for an house warming function ran amok, had killed two elderly people at nearby Kottapady on Friday. Continue reading “Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran banned from poorams”

Two dead after elephant brought to house warming tramples them in Kerala

GURUVAYUR Feb 9: A temple elephant brought for an house warming function ran amok, killing two elderly people near Guruvayur in Kerala on Friday, police said. Continue reading “Two dead after elephant brought to house warming tramples them in Kerala”

SC reserves verdict on pleas seeking review of its Sabarimala verdict

New Delhi Feb 7: The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved verdict on a batch of petitions seeking review of its September 28, 2018 judgement that allowed women of all age groups to enter the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. Continue reading “SC reserves verdict on pleas seeking review of its Sabarimala verdict”

Minister G Sudhakaran in trouble over berating woman staff: to appear before court on March 29

KOCHI Feb 6: The First Class Judicial Magistrate Court on Tuesday ordered registration of a case against Public Works Department Minister G. Sudhakaran after hearing a plea from one of his former woman staff who accused him of “abusing” her. Continue reading “Minister G Sudhakaran in trouble over berating woman staff: to appear before court on March 29”

NSS and CPM war of words intensifies with tit-for-tat replies from both sides

Kottayam Feb 6: The spat between NSS and CPM seems to be getting sharper.  With the Lok Sabha electons nearing,  CPM is sticking to the stand that there should not be any concessions to NSS in the party’s stand. Continue reading “NSS and CPM war of words intensifies with tit-for-tat replies from both sides”

Kerala Congress leader accused of raping tribal teen surrenders

MANANTHAVADY Feb 6: A former Congress district functionary, booked for allegedly raping a 17-year-old tribal girl for nearly a year, surrendered before police on Tuesday, an official said. Continue reading “Kerala Congress leader accused of raping tribal teen surrenders”

Kerala minister now says that only 2 women entered Sabarimala not 51 as previously said

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Feb 5: Days after the Kerala government tried submitting in the Supreme Court a list of “over 50 women who entered the Sabarimala temple” since its September order allowing all women of menstrual age into the shrine, the state assembly was told that only two women managed to do so. Continue reading “Kerala minister now says that only 2 women entered Sabarimala not 51 as previously said”

Kerala issued with 102 crores bill for using Air Force aircraft in flood rescue

NEW DELHI Feb 5: The centre has forwarded a bill of Rs. 102 crore to the Kerala government for using Indian Air Force planes and helicopters for flood relief operations in the state last year, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday. Continue reading “Kerala issued with 102 crores bill for using Air Force aircraft in flood rescue”