• Solar scam: LDF ends protests as Kerala govt agrees for probe August 13, 2013

    The Left Front called off its protests in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday after the UDF government agreed for a judicial probe into the solar scam. Thousands had laid siege to the government secretariat for two days and Thiruvananthapuram had come to a grinding halt during the protest. ...
  • Kerala: Mother of three takes on mining mafia to save Kannur beaches August 9, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: It was not just IAS officers who were taking on mining mafia, now a mother of three has been taking on the mining mafia in Kerala to save the beaches of her hometown in Kannur. As the entire nation has been busy celebrating Eid, a Muslim woman with her...
  • Kerala: Child tortured by father, stepmother on ventilator support July 19, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: A five-year-old boy, who was allegedly brutally beaten up and tortured by his father and stepmother in Kerala's Kottayam, is critical and is on ventilator support. The Kerala government has taken custody of the child and arrested the father and the stepmother. A case of attempt to murder has...
  • Kerala: Father, stepmother torture five-year-old child for 2 years July 18, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: In yet another instance of brutalities against children, a five-year-old landed at a government hospital in Kottayam in Kerala after being allegedly tortured by his father and stepmother for two years. The state government has adopted the child and lodged an attempt to murder case on the father and...
  • Protests over Kudankulam Plant reach Thiruvananthapuram July 16, 2013

    Protests over the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant have reached Thiruvananthapuram after the reactor attained criticality. The fishermen have also gathered to express their solidarity for the protests. ...
  • Solar scam: UDF wants Kerala CM's ouster, Chandy holds tight July 10, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Even the heavy rain battering Thiruvananthapuram failed to dampen their spirits. The CPM led left front was out again in the streets demanding the resignation of the Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the solar scam. Even as shops were shut, the public transport system off roads and university examinations...
  • Solar panel scam: Congress backs embattled Kerala CM Oommen Chandy July 9, 2013

    The Monsoon session of Kerala Assembly ended amidst chaos due to solar scam on Tuesday even as Chief Minister Oomen Chandy refused to quit from his post amidst protests called by CPM in Thiruvananthapuram, which has virtually turned into a war zone. ...
  • Won't quit over solar panel scam : Oommen Chandy July 9, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who has been facing pressure from the opposition to resign ever since the solar panel scam surfaced, told CNN-IBN on Tuesday that charges levelled against him are baseless and that he will not quit from his post. He said the allegations are a political...
  • Solar panel scam: Kerala Assembly adjourned sine die July 9, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Amide uproar over alleged involvement of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the solar panel scam, Kerala Assembly was on Tuesday adjourned sine die. Meanwhile, Kerala witnessed more protests on Tuesday with agitators demanding the resignation of Chandy. Police used water cannons to control protestors who tried to breakthrough barricades...
  • Solar panel scam: UDF backs Chandy as Oppn seeks his resignation July 9, 2013

    Two of Chief Minister Oomen Chandy's staff members had been suspended in June after their involvement in the scam was revealed. ...
  • Despite stunted growth, Joby Mathews wins gold at World Arm Wrestling Championship July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Joby Mathew, a man who did not allow severe disabilities to come in the way of his ambitions, has won a gold medal at the World Arm Wrestling Championship. Despite having 60 per cent disability since birth, Mathew has also won 10 world medals in the last one...
  • Watch: Security tightened in temples across Kerala July 8, 2013

    Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala is one of the most guarded temple in Kerala. The state government has decided a 5-tier security apparatus for the temple last year. After attack on the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, security is tightened in temples across the state. ...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: Victim's father says he'll take the fight to SC July 5, 2013

    Kayamkulam: The father of one of the victims of the Ishrat Jahan encounter has said that the CBI has found that the Gujarat Police called Gujarat Chief Minister 27 times before. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Gopinath Pillai, Pranesh Kumar's father, said he will take the fight to the Supreme Court. "These...
  • Kochi: Actor Saurabh Shukla joins hands with an NRI to promote art May 29, 2013

    Kochi: Performing arts in the county seldom gets its due. But when a noted actor and a successful businessman get together, even the most neglected gets noticed. This has resulted in the formation of a new cultural centre in Kochi. After wooing Mumbai and Delhi, actor-director Saurabh Shukla's masterpiece "Two...
  • Downfall of brand Sreesanth May 24, 2013

    Once the poster-boy of cricket in Kerala, Sreesanth is probably hated and condemned like no one else. How has Brand Sreesanth taken a hit? Naveen Nair gets us this story. ...