Thiruvananthapuram News

Blue Whale menace: Kerala Parents robbed of a child

Manoj R Chandran’s parents recall the events that led them to suspect he was playing the Blue Whale Challenge game.

published : 17 Aug 2017

Ahead of Arun Jaitley's visit CPI-M stages demonstration over cadres' killing in Kerala capital

The families of the victims, who belonged to CPI-M and killed in different parts of Kerala, are staging the dharna demanding that the Union minister visit their homes too and listen to their woes. 

published : 06 Aug 2017

Rape attempt: Woman in Thiruvananthapuram bites off man's tongue 

In an apparent self-defence, the woman cut off the tongue of the youth with her teeth in the spat, according to the police officers.

published : 02 Aug 2017

Sreekariyam on the boil after CPM - RSS clash

Tension prevailed at Powdikonam near Sreekariyam on Sunday night after cadres of the CPM and the RSS clashed each other. 

published : 25 Jul 2017

Chickens fly the coop

The prices of chicken dishes have gone up due to non-availability of stock following the strike called by poultry retailers

published : 11 Jul 2017

Chicken price: Poultry traders want minister to withdraw demand

Poultry farmers said here on Monday they would wait for one more day for Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac to withdraw his demand that chicken should be sold at Rs 87 a kg.

published : 11 Jul 2017

SC to examine claim surrounding Padmanabhaswamy Temple's vault

The apex court, which observed that it cannot continue to monitor the administration of the temple, said it would deal with the issue of whether to open the vault later.

published : 04 Jul 2017

GST will propel revenue growth in state, lower tax burden: K M Mani

Former Finance Minister K M Mani on Thursday favoured the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax, saying Kerala was poised to make giant strides on revenue growth with its introduction.

published : 30 Jun 2017

BJP hartal near-total in Kerala capital on Thursday

In response to the hartal called by the BJP, educational institutions, shops and commercial establishments remained shut and public transport, autos and taxis stayed off the roads in the district.

published : 08 Jun 2017

Vizhinjam pact: Congress lens on LDF manoeuvres set against Lavalin backdrop

Despite the Comptroller and Auditor General’s(CAG) adverse findings on the Vizhinjam seaport project agreement, former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy under whose watch the pact was signed has remained u

published : 30 May 2017

VS Achuthanandan welcomes judicial probe into CAG findings on Vizhinjam project

Administrative Reforms Commission chairman VS Achuthanandan has welcomed the government decision to conduct a judicial probe into the CAG findings on Vizhinjam seaport project.

published : 30 May 2017

Has much been learnt from the Nirbhaya saga?

V Santharam’s book, ‘Nirbhaya Case- A Turning Point in Juvenile Offences’, is an effort to look into the nature of crime from a juvenile’s point of view

published : 22 Dec 2016

Travel ban, curfew not withstanding, four from Maharashtra brought to Lakshadweep

However, on Sunday, when the country was observing Janata Curfew, the visitors were secretly taken to Bangaram Island by the Tourism Department officials.

published : 01 Jan 1970