Kerala cops begin search for ‘friend’ seen in photos with alleged serial killer Jolly

The special investigation team probing the sensational Koodathayi murder saga have found a new link to uncover prime suspect Jolly’s Joseph’s double life as an ‘NIT lecturer’. Forty seven-year-old Jollly Amma Joseph had faked a job as a lecturer at National Institute of Technology in Mukkom, Kozhikode, for the last 14 years, . After tracking […]

Heavy rains in Kerala claim 42 lives, over one lakh in relief camps

Heavy rains in Kerala claim 42 lives, over one lakh in relief camps

Thiruvananthapuram,  As Kerala continues to battle the torrential downpour lashing its shores, death toll has risen to 42 in rain related incidents, including flooding and landslides, with over one lakh people moved to relief camps, officials said on Saturday. Twenty people have been killed in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts, and nine have died in Wayanad […]

Kerala police register case against Cardinal Alencherry in land deal

In a major setback for Cardinal Mar George Alencherry, who has been facing serious allegations in the controversial land deal case, Ernakulam Central Police have registered a case against him as per directions from the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court. According to reports, the court gave direction to arrest Cardinal Alencherry —the supremo of Syro-Malabar Catholic […]

Kerala DGP Jacob Thomas to not contest 2019 polls: ‘Govt refuses to grant VRS’

Kerala DGP Jacob Thomas to not contest 2019 polls: ‘Govt refuses to grant VRS’

Kerala DGP Jacob Thomas will not contest in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls as was announced earlier. The IPS officer who was to contest on a Twenty20 ticket from Kizhakkambalam, Chalakudy, came to the decision as the Kerala government is yet acknowledge his application for voluntary retirement, in order for him to contest the election. His announcement to not […]

Koduvally MLA Karat Razack’s election declared void by Kerala HC

Koduvally MLA Karat Razack’s election declared void by Kerala HC

Koduvally MLA Karat Razack was disqualified from his post on Thursday after a Kerala High Court judge quashed Razack’s 2016 legislative assembly election win over a case of corrupt electoral practices. A voter named KP Mohammed approached the court with the complaint that Karat Razack, an independent MLA supporting the LDF, had committed corrupt electoral […]

Sabarimala issue: Tribals allege govt trying to demolish

Sabarimala issue: Tribals allege govt trying to demolish

  Nilackal(Ker), Tribals living in the hills around Sabarimala alleged that the government and the Travancore Devaswom Board were trying to demolish centuries-old customs by allowing entry of women in the 10-50 age group into the famous Sabarimala temple. They claimed that restrictions imposed on women in the menstruating age group were part of a […]

Rape accused Bishop being questioned for second day

Kochi : Catholic priest of Jalanadhar diocese, Franco Mulakkal, who allegedly raped a Kerala nun, appeared before a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Kerala police for the second day on Thursday. The senior priest arrived at the Crime Branch (CID) office in Thrippunithura and is being quizzed by a five-member team headed by Vaikom Deputy Superintendent of Police, K […]

Kerala CM denied appointment with PM Modi for fourth time

New Delhi : For the fourth time in a row, the Prime Minister’s Office has once again denied appointment to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Senior sources of Pinarayi Vijayan‘s office on Thursday informed that the PMO has refused to give an appointment for the Chief Minister and all-party delegation. The party delegation was planning to […]

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