The lure of Thovalai

The village in the neighbouring district of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu border is the sole supplier of flowers to many parts of Kerala

06 Sep 2019

LDF bets big on Kerala's Pala bypoll, eyes epoch-making debut win

Mani C Kappan, who is the LDF candidate in the traditional KC(M) bastion, will file his papers before the returning officer tomorrow.

30 Aug 2019

Thushar Vellappally arrested in UAE in cheque bounce case; Kerala CM seeks Jayashankar's intervention

As per reports, Thushar was arrested after a Nasil Abdullah, Thrissur native in Ajman, filed a complaint saying that the politician failed to repay a loan of 10 million dirhams that he had borrowed.

23 Aug 2019

Kerala floods: Meppadi was among ecologically sensitive spots

Meppadi was one of the 18 Ecologically Sensitive Localities (ESL) in Kerala identified by the panel.

14 Aug 2019

Residents of Ezhikkad colony once again pushed to the edge

A long shadow falls along the length of the hall, creating an illusion of a partition. Grim-looking faces with empty stares, emerge from the corners, desperation writ large on them. 

11 Aug 2019

Socialism, communism only hope for the downtrodden: Che's daughter Aleida Guevara

In an interview with Express, Aleida said that only Socialism and Communism can address the issues faced by the underprivileged. 

03 Aug 2019

Indelible imprint of infighting

Inter-party feuds among political adversaries are hardly a surprise, even expected. But political Kerala is now witnessing a new genre of dirty linen washing by parties, which includes instances of al

28 Jul 2019

CPI feud rears its head after Eldho episode

Party state chief Kanam keeping mum on the police action against CPI cadre is the trigger for the rumblings

26 Jul 2019

Real suspense on September 6 when Chandrayaan-2 tries to soft land on lunar surface: ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan

The Padma Bhushan awardee opined that India should take the lead to form a consortium like Asian Space Agency (ASA), on the lines of the European Space Agency (ESA). 

14 Jul 2019

17 sentenced to death languishing in Kerala jails

‘All the three central prisons in Kerala are overcrowded, with one of them functioning at 186% of sanctioned capacity’

15 Jun 2019

Post defeat, rumblings in LDF camp

Undoubtedly, the poor handling of the Sabarimala issue has a major role to play in the Left predicament.

24 May 2019

19-1: Left Front gets hammered in Kerala

The BJP, riding on Sabarimala sentiments, had entertained hopes of winning at least two seats, but the best the party could achieve was a runner-up position in Thiruvananthapuram.

24 May 2019

Sabarimala fails to help 'lotus' bloom in Kerala

The usual best showing for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came in Thiruvananthapuram where it finished second while ending up in the third spot in all other 19 constituencies.

24 May 2019

Complete reverse sweep by UDF in Kerala on Modi's V-Day

The utter rout of the Left will have its repercussions in state politics too. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will have a lot to explain, especially on the Sabarimala front.

23 May 2019

Do-or-die battle for Left. Now or never for BJP

Left’s performance to have a bearing on national scene; UDF elated over clean sweep prediction; BJP looks to ride Sabarimala wave

23 May 2019