The minister told the state assembly that causing difficulties to children by engaging them in protests was against the Juvenile Justice Act and amounted to violation of Protection of Child Rights Act. read more
P Thankappan Nair is an 86-year-old chronicler of Kolkata, who is leaving the eastern metropolis after a 63-year-long association. His legacy includes 62 books that he penned on the city and the 2,000 he purchased over the years and which he has donated... read more
The temple which opened for monthly pooja on October 18 - the first time after the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of all ages to worship at the temple - had witnessed large-scale violence and at least 12 women who came to worship at the shrine... read more
Demands are now pouring in from across the globe for Chekutty dolls, conceputalised and designed by two social entrepreneurs to help the weavers raise funds out of the damaged fabric stock through crowd-sourcing. read more
If Kerala wishes to heed this second lesson, then the person they must listen to more attentively is the scientist I first went to that state with. Madhav Gadgil left the prospect of a dazzling career in the Western academy to join the Indian Institute... read more
Flood-battered Kerala appears to be staring at an epidemic outbreak with as many as 28 people reported to have died of rat fever since August 1, including at least nine in one week, across the state read more
Hospitals have readied anti-venom and flood victims returning home in Kerala have been told to stay alert as receding waters leave behind a glut of snakes. After several cases of snakes being found inside houses, Vava Suresh, a well-known snake handler, has been brought in.
Navy chief admiral Sunil Lanba said the Indian Navy has selected two villages based on inputs received from the local administration and visits by naval officials wherein rehabilitation initiatives were proposed to be undertaken to restore the area. read more