Big brothers — and sisters, of course — are growing old? Getting tired of fighting scams? Too mired in fratricide? It seems so because the smaller and more nimble-footed are rushing in to grab political space. Ramesh Babu reports. Fringe elements
Lipin Raj,24, was not born blind. The boy from Pathnamthitta in central Kerala, who secured 224th rank in the UPSC exams this year, lost his sight at the age of nine but as it turns out, not his vision. Ramesh Babu
Kerala speedster S Sreesanth's father Shantakumaran Nair today retracted from his earlier allegation that captain MS Dhoni and spinner Harbhajan Singh had implicated his son in the match-fixing scandal and issued an apology to them. HT
Two persons hailing from Coimbatore have been arrested in Thrissur for their suspected involvement in the April 17 bomb blast in front of the BJP office in Bangalore, police said today.
A Keralite youth was shot dead by robbers in the west African country Ghana where he had gone for business deals of a cashew processing comapany he was employed with, according to information received by his family in Kollam.
In a noble gesture, 11-year-old Vishnu did not even bat an eyelid before agreeing to donate the heart valves of his mother, Radhika, who died in a road accident in the Kerala capital on Sunday.
A 56-year-old Kerala-based top official of a shipping firm was shot dead near Juba in South Sudan by a gang of robbers while he was on a business trip, company sources said in Kochi.
Union minister of state for human resource development Sashi Tharoor will host Kerala Tourism's online quiz show starting from May 10.
A total of 6,569 Indian nationals are currently lodged in prisons of 67 foreign countries, including 254 in Pakistan, according to information accessed by a Kerala-based RTI activist from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
The Kerala police on Saturday booked the father of the nine-year-old boy, Mohamed Nisham, for encouraging his minor son to drive a Ferrari F 430 car in Thrissur last week. He was charged under juvenile justice and motor vehicles acts, HT
Apparently referring to the protest by the CPI(M) and the resentment of the Congress over his visit to the Sree Narayana Mutt in nearby Sivagiri, Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said "untouchability" was increasing in Indian politics.
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi will arrive at Sivagiri Matt at Varkala in Kerala today evening.
In a cruel twist of fate, a 25-year-old labourer who won a Rs.
one crore bumper lottery prize drowned in an irrigation pool before he could get the money.
The Supreme Court today deferred the pronouncement of its order on the question of National Investigating Agency's jurisdiction to probe the case against two Italian marines who allegedly killed Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast last year.
One family in Kerala, the Keyis of Kannur district, may have struck gold - the state government has taken up with the Centre the issue of about $900 million due to them, being held by the treasury of Saudi Arabia.