Palakkad

Pathanamthitta, Palakkad get new collectors in administrative shake-up

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bureaucratic reshuffle in the state including transfer of Pathanamthitta and Palakkad district collectors.

published on : 14th January 2021

Kerala police arrest man who tied BJP flag on Gandhi bust, claim he is mentally unstable

However, the BJP contested the police claim. The BJP district president E Krishnadas alleged that the police are trying to protect the persons behind the incident.

published on : 13th January 2021

BJP workers place party flag on Mahatma Gandhi bust in Kerala, trigger protest by Congress, CPM

Though the police later removed the BJP flag, the Congress councilors staged a sit-in outside the office of the chairperson of the Palakkad municipality

published on : 11th January 2021

Walayar case: Kerala HC sets aside lower court order acquitting all accused, orders re-trial

The case involves the death of two Dalit girls aged 13 and 9, 52 days apart in early 2017 after sexual assault.

published on : 6th January 2021

Sixth accident in past two months in Kuthiran

The  Kuthiran sector on the Palakkad-Thrissur stretch of the NH has always been an accident-prone area.

published on : 1st January 2021

Three dead as seven vehicles collide with one another in Kerala's Kuthiran

The deceased and injured are being shifted to various hospitals nearby in the hill stretch where the traffic came to halt following the accidents.

published on : 31st December 2020

Disabled Kerala man, ridiculed by rival at campaign, ends up as panchayat president

His physical limitations made him a target of ridicule by CPM candidate Shaheer Ali during campaigning.

published on : 30th December 2020

Only our party made gains in local body polls: Kerala BJP president K Surendran

BJP state president K Surendran on Sunday said only the BJP and NDA made gains in the local body polls. 

published on : 21st December 2020

Differences of opinion in BJP over unfurling of  ‘Jai Shri Ram’ flex in Palakkad municipal building

While BJP state president K Surendran and Union Minister V Muraleedharan justified the act, senior BJP leader B Radhakrishna Menon has condemned it.

published on : 20th December 2020

Kerala: Left workers raise Tricolour at municipal office after BJP unfurls 'Jai Sri Ram' banner

BJP district president E Krishnadas said that the national flag was hung upside down which amounted to showing disrespect to the flag.

published on : 18th December 2020

Kerala: 'Jai Sri Ram' banner on Palakkad municipal building stokes controversy

A short video showed the celebrations of the BJP after scoring a second consecutive win in Palakkad municipality.

published on : 17th December 2020

BJP retains Palakkad municipality

In 2015, Palakkad municipality was the lone local body in the state where the BJP called the shots.  

published on : 17th December 2020

Kerala local body polls: Voter turnout rises to 75.75 percent in second phase

However, like Thiruvananthapuram corporation, the voter response was lukewarm in Kochi and Thrissur corporations

published on : 10th December 2020

Local body elections: Husband-wife duo to fight under BJP tickets in Palakkad

Jayan taught at ALP school in Vadakkumuri, while Kavitha at NNNM UP School in Karalmanna.

published on : 17th November 2020

Jacobs Engineering Group appointed to submit master plan for industrial cluster in Palakkad

A senior official said that he contract worth Rs 6.78 crore will have a total duration of engagement for 30 months.

published on : 17th August 2020
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