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Police arrest man who sheltered prime accused in Kerala actor’s assault case

Charlie, who gave asylum to prime accused Pulsar Suni and his friend Vijeesh at Peelamedu in Coimbatore was taken away by Panangad SI.

2 hours ago

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. (File photo)
Sexual assault on actress: Kerala CM Pinarayi says he won’t rule out conspiracy angle

The chief minister's clarification is a response to the criticism from various quarters, including the state’s opposition, for giving statements that might impact the probe.

11 hours ago

School education in Kerala completes full migration to FOSS

Information technology has been a part of the High school curriculum in Kerala since 2003 with IT being made a compulsory subject for standard eight

12 hours ago

Messages sent by Islamic State recruit Hafeesudeen before his death in Afghanistan. | EPS
IS recruit from Kerala killed in drone strike in Afghanistan

Hafeesudeen's mother got a message from Asfaq Majeed (25), one of the group members, that he was killed in an airstrike on Saturday

13 hours ago

Five-year-old girl raped by teenage boy led grave tension in the nearby villages.

Over 2500 rape cases reported in Kerala in 2016

Of the total crimes against women and children, 14,061 were against women and 2,899 against children.

13 hours ago

Police have taken Pulsar Suni(second from right) to the police club in Aluva.( Melton Antony | EPS)
Pulsar Suni taken to Coimbatore: Was this the mobile phone used to record assault on actress?

The duo was suspected to have been hiding in the house after committing the crime from where mobile phone and a charger have been seized.

13 hours ago

Firemen dousing fire at parcel godown of post office located at the North gate of Padmanabha Swamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram on the wee hours of Sunday.(Kaviyoor Santhosh | EPS)
Fire breaks out at world richest temple in Kerala: Third in six months

A warehouse used by India Post to stores its parcels, located at the northern entrance of the temple, was burnt down.

16 hours ago

Lotteries Department to start live telecast of draw procedures

The State Lotteries Department will live telecast the draw procedures to ensure transparency in its functioning.

23 hours ago

RSS ideology based on Hitler’s policies: Pinarayi Vijayan

The RSS has no ideology of its own. Its ideology is based on policies pursued by fascist dictators like Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Saturday.

23 hours ago

P Chidambaram speaking at a function organised by Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Development in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday | Express
Demonetisation impact to continue till 2018, says P Chidambaram

Terming demonetisation as the ‘national disaster’ of the previous year, former Union Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram said its impact would continue to plague the country’s economy t

23 hours ago

Easier said than done

Even as the Governor announced the government’s vaulting ambition to set up a sexual offenders registry in the state, experts feel it’s easier said than done.

26 Feb 2017

Cameraman from Kadakkal languishing in Saudi Arabia

Like millions from the state, Arun Sudhakaran, a cameraman from Kadakkal in Kollam district flew to Saudi Arabia with dreams of a good life in sight.

26 Feb 2017

Police giving gun salute to jawan Sreejith before his cremation at Kalathil House in Paruthipully near Kottayi in  Palakkad on Saturday
Sreejith cremated with state honours; town in mourning

The entire Kottayi panchayat mourned the loss of jawan Sreejith M J, who was killed in an ambush by Hizb-ul Mujahideen militants at Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir two days back.

26 Feb 2017

Chargesheet filed against AISATS vice-president

The city police have filed a chargesheet in the Judicial First Class Magistrate here against Binoy Jacob, vice president of Air India SATS, an agency offering ground handling services, for alleged sex

26 Feb 2017

Police have taken Pulsar Suni(second from right) to the police club in Aluva.( Melton Antony | EPS)
Actor abduction: Pulsar Suni remanded to 10-day police custody

A probe should be conducted to ascertain if there was any conspiracy in the case, prosecution submitted.

25 Feb 2017

Passengers stranded at bus stops all around the city in Mangaluru.
Near total bandh in Manguluru against Kerala CM Pinarayi's rally; mixed response in Dakshina Kannada district

Government offices had skeletal staff  as many of the employees were unable to reach their offices.

25 Feb 2017

Police have taken Pulsar Suni(second from right) to the police club in Aluva.( Melton Antony | EPS)
Malayalam actress molestation: Identification Parade of suspects today

Kakkanad. The Aluva Judicial First Class Magistrate (JFCM) will also consider the application filed by police seeking custody of the accused today. 

25 Feb 2017

Former MLA V S Sivakumar and Tony Chammany.(File Photo)
Kerala ex-health minister on hunger strike over govt's plan to shelve UDF schemes, including Karunya

Former health minister V S Sivakumar MLA of the Congress began a dawn to dusk hunger strike in front of Government Secretariat here on Saturday. The fast…

25 Feb 2017

Prithviraj talks about 'Urumi'
Malayalam actor Prithviraj lauds sexual assault survivor's return to film sets, says will eschew misogyny in his films

The actor also apologised for playing misogynistic roles in his past films.

25 Feb 2017

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. (File photo)
It was a plot hatched by main accused: Pinarayi Vijayan on actor assault

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said the police will not go after fictitious names propagated by a few.

25 Feb 2017

Government returns Vigilance report, delays action against doctor

The government, which talks about combating corruption, is said to be reluctant to initiate action against the superintendent of Kozhikode Medical College.

25 Feb 2017