Kerala lockdown

Visuals of MP, Congress leaders sitting in restaurant amid total lockdown on Sunday trigger row in Kerala

It was alleged that the Congress leaders left the hotel as the youth who took the visuals questioned them.

published on : 26th July 2021

A subdued Bakrid for Muslim community in Kerala under COVID second wave

Large Eid-Gahs (mass prayer on the beach, etc) and mass Namaz at mosques were absent this year also as the government continued to impose strict restrictions.

published on : 21st July 2021

Under financial stress due to COVID, man who ran bus service dies by suicide in Kerala

"After consuming the poison, he called his friend and said, 'Get a wreath for me, I'm going.' Later, he was found in an unconscious state by locals at his old plot," said Rajamani's neighbour

published on : 20th July 2021

'Wholly uncalled for': SC lashes out at Kerala government over relaxations granted for Bakrid

The apex court pulled up the state government for giving in to traders' pressure by granting relaxations ahead of Bakrid and said it disclosed a "sorry state of affairs".

published on : 20th July 2021

Under financial strain due to COVID lockdown, man dies by suicide in Kerala's Idukki

Vinod had borrowed money from a financial institution for business purposes. However, the COVID outbreak and the resultant lockdown had put a strain on his expenses and he was unable to return it.

published on : 19th July 2021

Covid protocol violations on the rise in Ernakulam, say police

375 cases registered, 105 people arrested in Rural district limits on Friday and Saturday

published on : 19th July 2021

Kerala allows opening of electronic shops, film shooting; CM bats for lockdown extension

Besides that, beauty parlors and barber shops can function for hairstyling only on the days on which other shops are permitted in A and B category areas.

published on : 17th July 2021

Double trouble: Amid rising COVID cases. number of Zika virus patients reach 35 in Kerala

The virus was confirmed in tests conducted at the Virology Lab of the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, National Institute of Virology (NIV) at Alappuzha and the Microbiology Lab at Coimbatore.

published on : 17th July 2021

Policy decision required on opening of textile retail shops: Kerala HC to state

Justice T R Ravi also asked the state government to furnish the details of the test positivity rate (TPR) based restrictions which have been imposed on opening of shops and retail outlets.

published on : 15th July 2021

Kerala to test 3.75 lakh people in next two days under Augmented Testing Strategy as COVID wrecks havoc

The state on Wednesday recorded 15,637 fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the infection caseload to 31,03,310, while 128 deaths took the toll to 14,938.

published on : 15th July 2021

Cap on entry at weddings but not Bevco outlets: Struggling caterers vent ire over Kerala's unlock

The All Kerala Caterers Association feels as long as the government lets no more than 20 people at weddings and similar events, things are not going to improve for them.

published on : 14th July 2021

Tribal village in Kerala hitherto untouched by COVID-19 reports first cases

However, officials said the source of their infection is not believed to be Edamalakkudy as they had gone out of the village for various purposes.

published on : 13th July 2021

Traders hit the streets with begging bowls to protest Kerala govt's 'arbitrary' lockdown rules

Test positivity rates -- the sole yardstick to impose a lockdown -- are high in places where testing samples are low, say traders

published on : 13th July 2021

Kerala eases lockdown curbs: Shop timings extended, weekend lockdown to continue 

As per the new decisions, shops can function till 8 pm and banks can stay open for public for five days in a week.

published on : 13th July 2021

Kerala struggles with rising Covid cases; Zika Virus outbreak adds to its woes

After winning accolades for its "Kerala model" of combating the contagion about a year ago, the state is now seeing daily fresh cases between 12,000 to 15,000 with no end in sight.

published on : 11th July 2021
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