South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday June 14, 2014
21 boys from Jharkhand and two from West Bengal have been rescued from an orphanage earlier this week on Kollam.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 3, 2014
A 45-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly molesting an elderly woman who died during treatment at the Medical College Hospital in Thiruvananthpuram in Kerala, police said.
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 9, 2014
CPM ideologue MA Baby is being opposed by his friend-turned-foe NK Premachandran of the Revolutionary Socialist Party in Kollam constituency.
Election 2014 | Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday March 28, 2014
In Kerala's politically sensitive Kollam district, it's red versus red. CPM leader and sitting legislator MA Baby is pitched against NK Premachandran of the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP), one of the founding members of the Left Democratic Front...
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday February 24, 2014
A day after NDTV reported about a metals industry in Kerala's Kollam district contaminating groundwater with toxic waste, the Oommen Chandy government has decided to acquire 150 acres of the land around the plant.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Sunday February 23, 2014
Nearly 300 families living within a radius of 500 metres of a metals industry in Kerala's Kollam district have been suffering for almost a decade because of toxic waste from the plant contaminating their groundwater.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday January 20, 2014
A nine-year-old boy who consumed liquor kept at home by his father, died in a nearby hospital today.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 7, 2014
A local court in Kollam has ordered DNA testing on a cow to settle a dispute over its ownership by two women at Punalur in the district.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 10, 2013
Actress Swetha Menon today said she met Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and informed him about the Kollam incident earlier this month.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Shweta Menon, a Malayalam film star, has retracted a police complaint against a Congress parliamentarian that accused him of molesting her by touching her "in a disturbing way twice."
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 3, 2013
The actress reportedly broke down while the statement was being recorded.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 2, 2013
Actress Shweta Menon was allegedly molested by an "elected representative" from the area at a function in Kollam, sparking strong protests from the Malayalam film fraternity and women outfits, which demanded stern action against the politician.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 2, 2013
Koichi Kanematsu was doing his bit for the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata when a chance meeting with India's hugging saint 'Amma' made him give up an easy life in Japan and embrace spirituality for good.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 22, 2013
A young woman from a poor family in Kerala, who battled great odds to become India's 'hugging saint', is turning 60, and the event is set to draw a sea of devotees and VIPs, including Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial cand...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 15, 2013
A Kerala firm has developed a new device to protect women from sexual offenders and other forms of violence.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 11, 2013
Five members of a family from Pakistan were today taken into custody by police for visiting the Amritanandamayi Mutt near Kollam without permission to travel to Kerala.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 2, 2013
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday launched the country's first seaplane service from the backwaters in Kollam.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 1, 2013
Kerala has reported the season's first death due to H1N1 virus ahead of the onset of southwest monsoon as various types of viral fever spread in the state, including a large number of dengue cases.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 25, 2013
Men from across the state and now even outside it look forward to two days on the calendar of the famous Kottankulangara Devi Temple at Chavara near here for a chance to dress as women.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 20, 2013
Three persons were killed and one was injured when a cracker unit went up in flames at Malur in the district today, police said.