Kerala

Kerala HC bench declines to hear Piravom Church matter due to conflict of interest

The petition claimed that “judges, like Caesar’s wife, must be above suspicion”, and pointed out that one of the judges had earlier appeared as a lawyer in the case.

Poor diet, health facility, low income: Infant deaths haunt mothers in Kerala’s Attapady

A study by Kerala Mahila Samakhya Society shows as many as 54 infants died in the last five years in the tribal areas of Attappady.

Former Kerala Minister and senior Congress leader CN Balakrishnan passes away

The 87-year-old leader had been undergoing treatment at Amritha hospital in Kochi for the last few days following pneumonia.

Activist Rehana Fathima moves Kerala High Court for bail

Arrested on November 27, Rehana Fathima’s bail application was earlier rejected by Chief Judicial Magistrate Court of Pathanamthitta on December 4.

'Kerala govt ignoring us': Slain Sanal's wife Viji starts protest outside Secretariat

Viji's husband Sanal Kumar died on November 5 following an altercation with a DySP. Yet, one month later, the Kerala govt has offered no compensation to her.

Feud between Orthodox and Jacobite factions heightens, followers threaten suicide

While one member of the Jacobite faction threatened to jump off the Church building, others poured kerosene over their heads and threatened to set themselves alight.

Endosulfan victims protest outside Kerala Secretariat, urge govt to hear their pleas

The protest by endosulfan victims is the fifth such one in five years.

Sabarimala row: BJP’s AN Radhakrishnan shifted to hospital on 8th day of hunger strike

Former BJP State President CK Padmanabhan will continue the BJP’s relay hunger strike outside the Secretariat on the Sabarimala issue.

BJP-Yuva Morcha protest turns violent, hartal in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday

On Monday morning, a group of what the Cantonment police describe as between 400 to 500 BJP workers took out a demonstration to the gate of the Secretariat.

Don’t lease TVM airport under public-private partnership model: Kerala CM to Centre

A new proposal by the Union Cabinet aims to take control of the management of six airports in India including the Thiruvananthapuram airport.