Asserting that his government was with the devotees, Vijayan said it was being targeted for trying to implement the Supreme Court order permitting entry of all women into the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala. read more
After kicking up a row over his statement that the Sabarimala head priest had consulted him before threatening the closure of the Ayyappa shrine if women of menstrual age entered it, the BJP’s state unit chief P S Sreedharan Pillai Saturday made a complete... read more
The case was registered in Kozhikode on Thursday on a complaint by journalist Shybin alleging that Pillai had recently instigated activists to protest against the entry of women of child-bearing age into the hill shrine, police said. read more
Flood-ravaged Kerala is facing shortages of a drug that fights an infectious bacterial disease after the worst flooding in a century, forcing authorities to turn to other states to help ramp up supplie 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
A woman cries as she holds her son after they were evacuated from a flooded area in Aluva, Kerala, on August 18, 2018. As of Tuesday there are a total of 10,28,073 people in 5,645 relief camps across the state of Kerala since the start of the rains. As rains and floodwaters begin receding from many areas in Kerala, rescue operations are scaling down and said to be in their final stages.
The teen had moved to a relief camp three days ago along with his parents. He went back to check up on his house in Karanthur on Sunday once the waters receded and found his Class 12 certificates destroyed in rains. read more