Thiruvananthapuram News

Drug abuse cases on the rise in Kerala

Even though the government has been clamping down on ganja cultivation in the state, the contraband has been brought through porous state borders either via road or by train. 

published : 18 Apr 2018

Trivandrum: Student arrested for possessing hashish, LSD

The police had launched an intensive search after receiving information on new gen drugs being sold among school and college students in the city.

published : 18 Apr 2018

Nehru College incident is more than woman harassment: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has condemned the Kanhangad Nehru College incident where students offered condolences to the principal on her farewell day.

published : 04 Apr 2018

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor calls for production cost-based minimum support price

Tharoor called for mounting  pressure on the Centre to fix the Minimum Support Price on crops based on the comprehensive cost of production.

published : 13 Feb 2018

Now, treating epilepsy possible

Epileptic seizures or ‘fits’ in common parlance, refers to the short lasting signs or symptoms that occur due to abnormal and excessive misfiring of brain cells.

published : 08 Feb 2018

Black stickers continue to haunt Thiruvananthapuram residents 

Though the police reiterated unnecessary panic is being created by scaremongers via social media platforms, the residents still aren’t convinced.

published : 01 Feb 2018

Range IGs to probe black sticker scare

Range IGs have been asked to look into the complaints regarding the ‘black sticker scare,’ Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the Assembly on Wednesday.

published : 01 Feb 2018

2017: A happening year for Kerala's capital city Thiruvananthapuram

The year 2017 was an eventful year for the state capital. Drought, political violence, murders and, finally, Ockhi dealt a huge blow. Thiruvananthapuram Express tracks the events that unfolded in 2017

published : 29 Dec 2017

Trivandrum: Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil arrested in luxury vehicle tax evasion case

According to police, the actor had used fake documents to register his car in Puducherry to evade the 20 per cent tax in Kerala on luxury cars costing Rs 20 lakh and above.

published : 25 Dec 2017

IFFK: The time to dissent is now, says writer NS Madhavan

In these times when the narrative of history is being altered, silence is also a form of resistance, writer NS Madhavan said.

published : 15 Dec 2017

IFFK: All eyes on international competition on final day

The final day of IFFK will showcase three films in the International Competition section.

published : 15 Dec 2017

IFFK: Charity begins at film festival

Amidst the film festival frenzy, a group of students has claimed a space of their own in their attempt to extend a helping hand towards cancer-affected children in the city.

published : 15 Dec 2017

International Film Festival of Kerala: Time to celebrate the best

Having enthralled movie-lovers for the past seven days, the 22nd edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala draws to a close on Friday.

published : 15 Dec 2017

IFFK: Watch to your heart's delight

A big day for film enthusiasts with the final screening of some of the festival’s more important movies, particularly from the competition and homage categories.

published : 13 Dec 2017

Fifth day of IFFK: Films that take on the times to be premiered

On fifth day of IFFK two films in the international competition category - Malayalam film ‘Two Persons’ and French film ‘I Still Hide to Smoke’ - will have premiere shows.

published : 12 Dec 2017