Thiruvananthapuram

  • 2 Detained By Kerala Police For Latvian Tourist's Alleged Rape And Murder
    Two suspects have been detained by the Kerala police for the alleged rape and murder of a Latvian tourist, whose decomposed body was found, with the head severed, 30 days after she went missing in March.
  • Kerala Lecturer Goes To Cops Over Death Threat Allegedly From BJP Workers
    A lecturer in Kerala's Thrissur has filed a police complaint against death threats that she received on Facebook, allegedly posted by BJP workers. Deepa Nishanth, who teaches at Sree Kerala Varma College, gave a screenshot of the threats that she received on Facebook to the police
  • 6 UP Youths With Fake Aadhar Cards Caught At Army Recruit Rally In Kerala
    Six youths from Uttar Pradesh have been taken into police custody for allegedly producing fake domicile documents, including Aadhaar cards, during an ongoing Army recruitment rally in Thiruvananthapuram.
  • India Unites In Protests Against Kathua, Unnao Rapes: Highlights
    Huge protests were held in cities across India, including in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Ajmer after massive outrage over the rape cases involving minors in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua and Uttar Pradesh's Unnao.
  • The Curious Case Of Kerala Student's CBSE Maths Paper
    A class 10 student in Kerala's Kottayam has alleged that she was handed a Maths question paper, which was entirely different from what her friends who took the exam got. Ameeya Saleem, a student of Mount Carmel Vidyaniketan, claims she got a question paper from 2016.Her school authorities have written to CBSE
  • CCTV Shows Kerala Woman Lying Injured On Road, People Walk, Drive By Her
    A 65-year-old woman, the victim of a hit-and-run, lay bleeding in the middle of a busy road in Thiruvananthapuram, with cars and buses passing her by without stopping, in a shocking display of public apathy caught on security cameras in the Kerala capital.
  • Former Radio Jockey Hacked To Death In Thiruvananthapuram
    A former radio jockey was hacked to death in Kerala by a gang of unidentified people last night. Rajesh, 36, was with his friend at his studio at state capital Thiruvananthapuram when the attack took place, the police said.
  • Southern States Oppose New Yardstick In 15th Finance Commission
    Three southern states - Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu - have vociferously questioned the yardstick used by the 15th Finance Commission to allocate Central funds to states. They contend that under the new system, states of southern India will get less funds. Thomas Issac, the finance minister of Kerala, has reached out to his counterparts in southern states and Maharashtra for a meeting on April 10, to discuss the issue
  • Pervasive Sexual Harassment In Kerala Excise Units, Alleges Anonymous Letter
    A letter purportedly written by a group of female excise officers has alleged widespread sexual harassment at work by their male colleagues in Kerala, sparking concerns and demands for an inquiry. The Excise Commissioner of the state, however, has termed the anonymous complaint "fake".
  • Shuhaib Killing: Youth Congress Workers Clash With Police In Kerala
    Youth Congress workers clashed with police in Thiruvananthapuram. Police had to fire tear gas shells and lathi charge outside the secretariat just hours after state chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan refused a CBI probe into the political murder of Youth Congress activist Shuhaib, in Kannur on Feb 12.
  • Kerala Law Student Bullied For Facebook Post On Menstrual Taboo
    A law student from Kerala has filed a police complaint alleging cyber bullying by right-wing groups after she posted a poem on her Facebook page on taboos attached to menstruation.
  • In Trial Run, Manhole-Cleaning Robot Replaces Humans In Kerala
    In 2018, while manholes are still being cleaned by people across India despite a Supreme Court ban, a group of young techies from Kerala are striving to make a difference
  • 3 RSS Men Arrested For Attack On CPM Worker In Thiruvananthapuram: Police
    Three men have been arrested in Thiruvananthapuram following the attack on a CPM worker. LS Shaju, who had been set upon by a group of men armed with sharp weapons, on December 28, is still in hospital with serious head injury. Police say the arrested men belong to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the ideological mentor of the BJP and they suspect it is a case of revenge.
  • "Fuel Overflow" Forces IndiGo Plane To Abort Take-Off At Delhi Airport
    An IndiGo plane with 173 passengers on board had to abort take-off at Delhi airport due to "fuel tank overflow" on Tuesday. The IndiGo flight was going to Thiruvananthapuram from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.
  • Rahul Gandhi Kerala Visit: Congress President-Elect Visited Areas Affected By Cyclone Ockhi - Highlights
    Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi visited the fishing villages of Poonthura and Vizhinjam in Kerala which were adversely affected by Cyclone Ockhi. During the course of his Kerala visit, he also went to Thaikkad and Palayam in Kerala and Chinnathurai in Tamil Nadu. Rahul Gandhi was earlier scheduled to visit the cyclone affected areas on 1st December. But after met officials' forecast of deteriorating weather condition, it was called off.

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