Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 15, 2016
The decision of the Supreme Court to commute the death sentence awarded to Govindachamy, who had raped and murdered 23-year-old Soumya in February 2011 after allegedly pushing her out of a moving train, was 'heart breaking', the mother of the girl, said.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 15, 2016
The Supreme Court today commuted the death sentence of Govindachamy, a convict in the brutal rape and murder case of 23-year-old Soumya, to 14-year jail term. The murder charge against him was dropped.
Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday September 15, 2016
In 2011, 23-year-old Soumya was allegedly pushed off a train in Kerala by a man who jumped after her, hit her with a stone and then raped her in her wounded state. The attacker, Govindachamy, will not hang, the Supreme Court ruled today, reducing his sentence to 14 years in jail.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 13, 2016
A 46-year-old Ayurvedic physician, who collapsed and slipped into coma nine years ago after tasting a medicine he had prescribed for a patient, died at his house in Paipra near Kochi today, his relatives said.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 11, 2016
A high-level meeting of experts of the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) in Thrissur on Sunday decided that 90 head of cattle which tested positive for deadly brucellosis disease two years ago will be put to death in two weeks' time.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 4, 2016
A BJP worker was found hacked to death on Saturday in Kerala's Kannur district which has been witnessing increased political clashes between activists of the state's ruling CPI-M and activists of the right-wing groups.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 23, 2016
The Kerala government has decided to cull all "ferocious dogs" after 50 strays killed a 65-year-old woman here last week, a minister said on Tuesday.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 21, 2016
A police officer died today after he accidentally shot himself in the chest with his service pistol during patrol duty, police said.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Sunday August 14, 2016
A young Muslim League worker was hacked to death by unidentified men in Kerala's Kozhikode on Friday, which was followed by tension in the area.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 4, 2016
Hundreds of passengers fled an Emirates airliner that crash-landed and caught fire in Dubai on Wednesday, resulting in the death of a firefighter and a four-hour shutdown of the busy airport.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday July 12, 2016
A CPM activist and a BJP worker were hacked to death on Monday night in fresh political violence in Kerala's Kannur.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 10, 2016
Three persons were arrested today in connection with the recent death of a 52-year-old man who was allegedly beaten up by the trio when he questioned them for harassing his daughter in Chavakkad near Thrissur.
Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 8, 2016
A 50-year-old man collapsed and died in Kerala during a confrontation with a group of men who had harassed his daughter.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2016
BJP chief Amit Shah today attacked the Left Front over a party worker's murder in Kerala, terming the alliance that has stormed to power "undemocratic" and accusing it of "violating" the mandate that the people has given it.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 14, 2016
Congress on Friday urged the Election Commission to prohibit Prime Minister Narendra Modi from campaigning in Kerala for Assembly elections for his remarks comparing child death ratio in the state with that of Somalia, saying he has "distorted facts" which amounted to violation of the model code.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 20, 2016
A 48-year-old estate worker was today trampled to death by a wild elephant at Meppadi in the district, police said.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 12, 2016
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has expressed grief over the death of 110 people in a fireworks disaster in a temple in Kerala.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 11, 2016
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif last night called up Premier Narendra Modi to offer condolences over the Kerala fire tragedy.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 6, 2016
The Supreme Court has directed the Kerala government to pay Rs 40,000 to Jose Sabastin whose wife died after being bitten by a dog and could not be cured despite undergoing treatment.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 26, 2016
With the exact cause of south-Indian actor Kalabhavan Mani's death still eluding investigating officers, Kerala DGP T P Senkumar on Friday said scientific probe would be needed to unravel the mystery.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 24, 2016
Kerala Minister for Cinema Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said that Mr Rajappan was a hugely popular artiste who took the art form to newer heights and helped him to enter the films. "He will be solely missed, but his 'stories' will be always heard for many years to come," said Mr Radhakrishnan
Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday March 15, 2016
Early this morning, Sunil Kumar, a leader of the Youth Congress, was hacked to death in Alappuzha, 160 kms from the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram. Mr Kumar was attacked with knives outside his home, said the police, which has detained four supporters of the CPM.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday February 19, 2016
In Kannur's Pappinassery panchayat, neighbours have gathered at the house where 27-year-old Sujith used to live. One of the handful of BJP workers in this CPM bastion, he was hacked to death late on Monday night, allegedly by more than 15 CPM sympathisers.
Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Neha Mahajan | Wednesday February 17, 2016
A BJP worker in Kerala has been "hacked to death" and his parents are seriously injured, said the party through its Twitter account.
Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday February 2, 2016
A 46 second video shows a young man in Kerala being beaten repeatedly with sticks by four other men; hours later, he died in hospital, the horrific result of a gang-war in a village near the state capital of Thiruvanthapuram, according to the police.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday October 31, 2015
The Kerala government has ordered a new investigation into the death of a religious leader around 13 years ago.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday October 6, 2015
In a shocking act of animal cruelty, 47 stray dogs were allegedly poisoned to death and the carcasses dumped on a by-pass road in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday September 30, 2015
Days after the death of an 11-year-old boy of Diphtheria in Kerala's northern town of Malappuram, the state has swung into action.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday September 17, 2015
A 69-year-old Catholic nun was found dead in her room at a convent in Kerala this morning.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Taking a serious note of the death of a girl student at an engineering college campus during Onam festivities, Kerala government has decided to formulate strict conditions and guidelines for holding celebrations within educational institutions.