Kerala News

Idukki Dam's Shutter Opened As Water Level Rises After Heavy Rains

Idukki Dam's Shutter Opened As Water Level Rises After Heavy Rains

Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 07, 2021, Idukki

A shutter of Kerala's Cheruthoni dam was opened on Tuesday morning as the water level in Idukki reservoir continued to rise due to heavy rains in its catchment areas and opening of shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam.

Kerala Hit By Foreign Tourist Cancellations Despite No Omicron Cases

Kerala Hit By Foreign Tourist Cancellations Despite No Omicron Cases

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday December 07, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Apprehensions triggered by the very infectious Omicron variant of coronavirus have resulted in cancellations by a number of foreign tourists to Kerala.

Sangh Parivar Agenda Failed In Kerala Due To Strong Left: Chief Minister

Sangh Parivar Agenda Failed In Kerala Due To Strong Left: Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Monday December 06, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The communal agenda of the Sangh Parivar failed to gain traction in Kerala due to the strong presence of the Left movement in the state, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Sunday.

Kerala Medical Officers Now Must Take Permission Before Speaking To Media

Kerala Medical Officers Now Must Take Permission Before Speaking To Media

Asian News International | Monday December 06, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Health Department on Sunday issued a notice stating that medical officers and health workers need prior permission from the department to speak to media publicly.

"Violence Is Threat To Democracy": Kerala Governor On CPM Leader's Murder

"Violence Is Threat To Democracy": Kerala Governor On CPM Leader's Murder

Asian News International | Friday December 03, 2021, Kochi (Kerala)

Any kind of violence is a threat to democracy, said Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on the murder of a Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader.

Former RSS Worker Among 4 Arrested For Murdering Kerala Left Leader: Cops

Former RSS Worker Among 4 Arrested For Murdering Kerala Left Leader: Cops

Press Trust of India | Friday December 03, 2021, Pathanamthitta

Kerala police today arrested four people, including a "former" RSS worker, among the five accused in the murder case of a CPI(M) local secretary at Peringara near here.

Kerala High Court Sets Aside Order On Covishield Dosage Intervals

Kerala High Court Sets Aside Order On Covishield Dosage Intervals

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday December 03, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala High Court has set aside its September order that directed the centre to allow a second dose of Covishield (for those eligible) after a four-week gap instead of the currently mandated 84 days.

CPI(M) Local Secretary Stabbed To Death: Police

CPI(M) Local Secretary Stabbed To Death: Police

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 02, 2021, Pathanamthitta, Kerala

A CPI(M) local secretary was stabbed to death on Thursday, police said.

After October, Kerala Rainfall In November Also Highest In Last 120 Years

After October, Kerala Rainfall In November Also Highest In Last 120 Years

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 02, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

After receiving the highest rainfall in October in the last 120 years, Kerala in November also received precipitation which was the highest in the last 12 decades.

Don't Open Mullaperiyar Dam At Night: Kerala To Tamil Nadu

Don't Open Mullaperiyar Dam At Night: Kerala To Tamil Nadu

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 02, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

With Tamil Nadu again opening shutters of Mullaperiyar dam, Kerala Chief Minister shot off a letter to his counterpart M K Stalin to direct that such steps are taken during day time and after sufficient warning.

Give Protection To Doctor: High Court In Rape Case Against Kerala Antiques Dealer

Give Protection To Doctor: High Court In Rape Case Against Kerala Antiques Dealer

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 02, 2021, Kochi

Kerala High Court on Thursday ordered police protection for a doctor who had examined an 18-year-old woman, allegedly sexually abused by self styled antiques dealer Monson Mavunkal.

Kerala BJP Workers Raised Communal Slogans At March, Case Filed: Police

Kerala BJP Workers Raised Communal Slogans At March, Case Filed: Police

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday December 02, 2021

A case has been filed in Kerala's Kannur against some BJP workers for raising objectionable slogans that, according to police, "created communal disharmony".

Kerala Models Killed In Car Crash Were Chased By Drug Addict: Police

Kerala Models Killed In Car Crash Were Chased By Drug Addict: Police

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday December 02, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

A drug addict- identified as Syju- is the principal offender behind the car crash on October 31 in which two female models died, Kerala police said on Wednesday.

Court Reduces Priest's Jail Term To 10 Years In Kerala's Kottiyoor Rape Case

Court Reduces Priest's Jail Term To 10 Years In Kerala's Kottiyoor Rape Case

Asian News International | Wednesday December 01, 2021, Kochi, Kerala

The Kerala High Court reduced the jail term of former Catholic priest Robin Vadakkumchery in the Kottiyoor rape case to 10 years from 20 years by altering the charges from Section 376 (2) to Section 376 (1).

No Free Treatment To Those Not Taking Covid Precautions: Kerala Chief Minister

No Free Treatment To Those Not Taking Covid Precautions: Kerala Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

In a move to apparently encourage everyone to get fully vaccinated, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said anyone not following COVID-19 prevention measures, like vaccination, will not be provided free treatment.