Biju E Paul

Meet Vasanthi Lara, the Covid warrior from Kerala's Alappuzha

Health Inspector Vasanthi Lara is the only healthcare worker from Kerala to be chosen for the  ‘Covid Women Warrior: Real Heroes’ award, reports BIJU E PAUL

01 May 2021

Giant killer recalls VS’ Mararikulam defeat and what it did to CPM leader

  The defeat of Communist stalwart V S Achuthanandan in Mararikulam constituency  in 1996 was the biggest surprise outcome of the factional feud in state CPM.

12 Mar 2021

In Thrissur, it's the pooram that matters, not political parties

Statewide rallies by political fronts aside, it is Pooram celebrations take precedence for Thrissur residents in poll-bound Kerala.

08 Mar 2021

Tribal communities live in fear of dam, animal raids

Our vehicle stopped near Kadar Colony, one of the biggest settlements of forest tribes in the lap of  the Western Ghats.

07 Mar 2021

‘What assurance without G’: CPM in a spot over Sudhakaran, Isaac

Posters protesting denial of ticket to both leaders appear across Ambalappuzha segment

07 Mar 2021

Malayali participation in rescue ops in Chamoli

The tunnelling work started from both ends but it is not joined. So, rescuers cannot go inside the tunnel.

17 Feb 2021

Surprise, surprise! Joe Biden’s rights keeper has her roots in Alappuzha

Born and brought up in the US, 49-year-old Shanthi was serving as the senior director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy.

22 Jan 2021

Alappuzha bypass awaits PM Modi, state restless

Govt will open it if Modi remains unavailable, hints min. Delay tactics aimed at taking construction credit, says Cong

19 Jan 2021

Losses run up to lakhs, poultry farmers staring at debt trap

According to Kuttappayi of Thalavady, who lost around 15,000 ducks, farmers are facing huge debts.

05 Jan 2021

Victor Hugo Morales' commentary on Maradona goal recreated in Malayalam

The legendary piece of football commentary has been recreated in Malayalam! And to fulsome praise from the master himself.

25 Dec 2020

Local body polls: Gujarati graffiti come up on Alappuzha street to woo voters

Migrant communities not only contribute to the state’s progress but, in many wards in Kerala, also have a say in the local body polls. 

25 Nov 2020

Have a mobile phone? you can vote in Kerala local body polls, safely

When the world is grappling with physical distancing necessitated by the Covid-19 outbreak, 
C S Rishikesh has deviced a mobile phone-based electronic voting machine donation, reports Biju E Paul

22 Nov 2020

What’s in a name? King Kong has the answer

Though he is entering the fray for the first time, King Kong has been an active worker of the Congress and is its mandalam vice-president. 

22 Nov 2020

Young Kerala painter’s devotion to Buddhist-era Mandala art gets her into record books

Her volume of work has seen artist Athira Sasi gaining attention inside and outside the country, reports Biju E Paul

16 Nov 2020

Volunteers of Viqaya help give dignified funerals to Covid-19 victims

During the lockdown, the volunteers distributed medicines across the state.

02 Nov 2020

Kerala siblings open vegetable stall as ailment lays father low

Their mother, Sindhu, told TNIE that Shelvan, an autorickshaw driver, had undergone angioplasty to clear a block in his heart, but two remain.

30 Oct 2020

The robber trio that struck Karuvatta Cooperative Bank

Shyju, Shybu and Shibu are not siblings or even distant relatives.

14 Oct 2020

20-year-old Kerala girl completes 500 foundation courses during lockdown

Sona Belson attributes the success to the unstinted support given by Deepa Jayanandan, her teacher.  

04 Oct 2020

Coir sector’s rich history to be showcased in museum fast nearing completion 

 The 200-year-old history of coir sector in the country will be showcased at the coir museum scheduled to come up here soon.

27 Sep 2020

Sons stitch together Kerala tailor's dream of ‘longest’ Quran copy

The dream of a tailor at Eruva near Kayamkulam was fulfilled by his four sons who created the 3.1-kilometre-long handwritten copy of the Quran in the world.

26 Sep 2020

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