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With Covid cases soaring, Kerala's capital may soon run out of beds

In the last two days, over 1,300 new cases were reported in the district. According to sources, bed availability at the first-line treatment centres is dwindling fast.

The New Indian Express 18 Sep 2020 3:57 pm

Two bodies of youths who went missing at beachin Thiruvananthapuram found, search on for two more

According to coastal police, the four went missing in the rough waves in the sea around 6 pm when they ventured for a bath.

The New Indian Express 18 Sep 2020 12:32 pm

Approval to parade elephants for temple rituals in Thrissur,Covid-hit owners, mahouts upbeat

Of the total 126 elephants in the district, 16 suffering from various ailments will undergo further treatment prior to the festivals.

The New Indian Express 18 Sep 2020 10:35 am

Kerala gold smuggling case: Minister KT Jaleel questioned by NIA

The minister turned up at the NIA office in Kochi at 5:55 am, though the agency had asked him to appear at 9 am, in a move to escape the media glare

The New Indian Express 17 Sep 2020 3:35 pm

After Jaleel's grilling by NIA, Congress demands that Kerala government must be dissolved

The Left government is feeling the heat after higher education minister KT Jaleel was summoned by the NIA, five days after the Enforcement Directorate had questioned him

The New Indian Express 17 Sep 2020 2:53 pm

Only herd immunity can restore normalcy

Studies say that at least 50 per cent of the population should be able to resist virus to achieve herd immunity

The New Indian Express 17 Sep 2020 1:26 pm

In bizarre move, Kerala govt allows migrant labourers with COVID-19 to work if they're asymptomatic

The new directive came close on the heels of a note from the Industries Secretary that the present quarantine norms are causing a delay in the completion of infrastructur

The New Indian Express 16 Sep 2020 1:48 pm

COVID-19 patients can cast postal votes in upcoming Kerala local body elections

In view of the prevailing COVID-19 scenario in the state, an all-party meet convened by the Chief Minister last week had decided to postpone the local body elections for

The New Indian Express 16 Sep 2020 1:31 pm

Neglected by Kerala's 'First Bell' program;Sanskrit, Arabic, Urdu teachers start theirown online classes

According to the teachers, these subjects were not allotted a time slot for students of several classes since June when virtual learning was introduced among students.

The New Indian Express 16 Sep 2020 12:15 pm

Army jawan from Kerala's Kollam martyred asPakistan violatesceasefire in J&K's Rajouri

They initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control in Rajouri by firing shelled mortars.

The New Indian Express 16 Sep 2020 12:03 pm

Rajaji Nagar residents caught between Covid and hunger

Onam accelerated the Covid-19 spread at Rajaji Nagar with the daily count moving into double digits after the festival season.

The New Indian Express 15 Sep 2020 2:47 pm

NIA retrieved 2 TB data from gadgets of Swapna and Sandeep

After seizing mobile phones from Swapna and Sandeep, the agency found that several contents were deleted.

The New Indian Express 15 Sep 2020 2:32 pm

Three of a family found charred to death inside their house in Thiruvananthapuram

The police and fire force initiated a probe whether it was a suicide or an accident.

The New Indian Express 15 Sep 2020 11:17 am

Probe ordered after gold smuggling accused Swapna Suresh and KT Rameez hospitalised in Thrissur

The jail department has also asked prison officers to monitor whether they are communicating with any strangers or persons in the hospital

The New Indian Express 14 Sep 2020 2:11 pm

Allegation against Life Mission ploy to tarnish government: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

According to him, around 2.6 lakh houses had been completed. A section was not ready to accept the achievements of government in public health and in containing Covid-19

The New Indian Express 14 Sep 2020 1:09 pm

Nothing fishy about this Kerala man's lockdown pursuit!

For IT professional Ribish Thomas, the lockdown was a boon as he got time to invest in a project which had been on his mind for a long time -- building #39;planted aquari

The New Indian Express 14 Sep 2020 12:42 pm

Impasse over privatisation ends, steps to take over Trivandrum airport begin

AAI signs pact with Adani Group for running three airports including Jaipur and Guwahati

The New Indian Express 13 Sep 2020 5:45 am

Denial of poll ticket led to suicide of CPM activist, say relatives

Asha was also an ASHA worker in Chenkal panchayat.

The New Indian Express 13 Sep 2020 5:45 am

Kollam Rural tops the list of Covid violations with 703 cases

The state police on Saturday arrested 612 persons for violating Covid-19 protocol in the state. A total of 1,495 cases were registered and 57 vehicles were seized.

The New Indian Express 13 Sep 2020 5:45 am

566 new Covid cases, infections from unknown sources rise

On Saturday, 1,071 people were newly put under observation in the district, with 393 recoveries also reported.

The New Indian Express 13 Sep 2020 5:45 am

Technical issues affect prospects of NATA candidates, students demand retest

A few other students at the exam centre also reported the same problem.

The New Indian Express 13 Sep 2020 5:44 am

Twin murder case: Cops get crucial info on mystery person involved in hatching conspiracy

Both groups had planned an encounter at Thembamoodu on the fateful day.

The New Indian Express 13 Sep 2020 5:42 am

Kerala gold smuggling case: Protests erupt in state demanding Minister Jaleel's resignation

Along with the state capital Thiruvananthapuram, clashes between police and protesters were also reported from Kollam, Kozhikode, Thrissur and Pathanamthitta

The New Indian Express 12 Sep 2020 2:35 pm

BJP worker gets lifer for 2017 murder of CPM activist in alleged 'revenge killing' in Kerala's Kasaragod

Murali and his friend were travelling in an autorickshaw when they were waylaid by Sarath Raj and three men on two motorcycles, according to the charge sheet which was te

The New Indian Express 12 Sep 2020 11:47 am

494 test Covid positive in Capital district, infection sources of 83 unknown

As many as 308 recoveries were also reported. As many as 3,649 people are currently under hospital isolation in the district.

The New Indian Express 12 Sep 2020 4:23 am

Three goons land in police net

In a crackdown on anti-social elements, the city police on Friday arrested three persons including notorious goon Deepu S Kumar.

The New Indian Express 12 Sep 2020 4:23 am

Mobile medical teamsto reach care for elderly

As the state braces for the Covid-19 peak next month, Kerala State Social Security Mission has come up with an initiative to provide medical help to the 3.7 lakh senior p

The New Indian Express 12 Sep 2020 4:23 am

Forest department announces lifeinsurance for temporary frontline staff

Forest Minister K Raju on Friday announced an insurance scheme for temporary field staff in the Forest Department who work on the frontlines in the state.

The New Indian Express 12 Sep 2020 4:22 am

High Court stays EC order granting 'two leaves' symbol to Jose faction of Kerala Congress (M)

The EC by 2:1 majority had held that quot;the group led by Jose K. Mani was the Kerala Congress (Mani) and was entitled to use the name and the reserved symbol #39;two le

The New Indian Express 11 Sep 2020 7:18 pm

Arrested under UAPA, two students released from Kerala jail after 10 months

The local police had arrested them under the UAPA after stating that banned Maoists pamphlets and books were seized from them.

The New Indian Express 11 Sep 2020 6:43 pm

CPM woman activistkills selfin Thiruvananthapuram due to 'neglect' from party

The Parassala police rushed to the spot where a suicide note was recovered, in which, she alleges #39;the frequent neglect #39; she faced from the party drove her to take

The New Indian Express 11 Sep 2020 12:49 pm

Kerala Industries Minister EP Jayarajan testspositive for COVID-19

Jayarajan was under self-quarantine at his home in Kannur after Finance Minister Thomas Isaac tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.

The New Indian Express 11 Sep 2020 12:10 pm

For Kerala, plasma therapy turns to be asuccessful model: Health department

Kerala #39;s success so far is learnt to have come when CPT was administered alongside medications.

The New Indian Express 11 Sep 2020 11:15 am

Manjeshwar MLA's Fashion Gold business had all traits of Ponzi scheme

Kamaruddin #39;s four companies raised around Rs 140 crore from the public as unsecured loans at unsustainable interest rates.

The New Indian Express 11 Sep 2020 10:39 am

Shibu Baby John, Jacob Abraham UDF candidates in Chavara and Kuttanad

After the UDF meeting on Tuesday, P J Joseph and Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala announced the decision on the candidature of Jacob Abraham.

The New Indian Express 9 Sep 2020 12:36 pm

Sandalwood drug racket: Enforcement Directorate to grill Bineesh Kodiyeri

There were reports that a Kochi native arrested in Bengaluru with drugs is familiar to some of the accused persons in the gold smuggling case.

The New Indian Express 9 Sep 2020 12:31 pm

Keralites happy with stategovts Covid efforts: Survey

The mean rating for all state governments together was 3.32.

The New Indian Express 9 Sep 2020 12:17 pm

Kollam: 24-year-old woman kills self, parents allege fiance's kin involved

Revealing new information in connection with the suicide of Ramsi, her father Rahim has alleged that Harris rsquo; sister-in-law, a popular serial actress, had taken the

The New Indian Express 9 Sep 2020 12:01 pm

ED summons Bineesh Kodiyeri to its Kochi office for interrogation

Probe The ED will also look into allegations that Bineesh, the son of CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, ran shell companies. TNM Staff PC/Facebook The Enforce

The News Minute 9 Sep 2020 9:36 am

Gas leaks after tanker overturns in Keralas Kasaragod, local residents evacuated

Accident The incident took place in Bevinje village in Kasaragod. TNM Staff Screengrab Fear gripped a locality in Bevinje of Kasaragod district as a liquified petroleum g

The News Minute 9 Sep 2020 8:18 am

United Democratic Front announces candidates for bye-polls in Kerala

Politics Meanwhile, the Left government will reportedly recommend that the bye-elections be done away with as Assembly elections are scheduled for next year. TNM Staff Sh

The News Minute 9 Sep 2020 7:50 am

Kasaragod jewellery deposit scam: Many Gulf returnees lose lifetime savings

Scam A police raid at the houses of the accused, IUML leader TK Pookoya Thangal and Manjeswaram MLA MC Kamarudheen, did not turn up any documents. Haritha John Akkarakkar

The News Minute 8 Sep 2020 9:04 pm

Ernakulam Broadway traders protest restrictions, say its turning away customers

Protest Although the market was allowed to open on July 21, the police have placed barricades on small roads connecting the Broadway Market. TNM Staff WikimediaCommons/Ni

The News Minute 8 Sep 2020 8:57 pm

SDPI worker hacked to death in Kannur, no arrests made yet

Crime The accused has been identified as Kannavam native Salahuddin. Sreedevi Jayarajan In a suspected case of political murder, an SDPI worker has been hacked to death i

The News Minute 8 Sep 2020 8:21 pm

Centre's list of freedom fighters: Communist leaders lock horns with ICHR

Controversy The publication was uploaded online last week in the Union Cultural Ministry website but removed after two days. Cris Last Wednesday, a PDF copy of the public

The News Minute 8 Sep 2020 7:46 pm

Non-resident Indian workers can make use of redressal platforms, forums, says Kerala HC

Court The HC disposed of a petition in this regard filed by Lawyers Beyond Borders, an international network of legal experts that advocates the rights of migrant workers

The News Minute 8 Sep 2020 7:38 pm

NIA gets custody of four people who bought gold smuggled to Kerala via diplomatic channels

quot;It is suspected that the accused persons in this case used the proceeds of the crime for funding terrorist activities, quot; the NIA stated in a report seeking their

The New Indian Express 7 Sep 2020 5:00 pm

Nod for Kochi Metro Phase II soon, says Union minister Hardeep Puri after completion of Phase I

Puri said this while delivering the presidential address during the inauguration of the Thykkoodam-Petta stretch of the Kochi Metro via video conferencing

The New Indian Express 7 Sep 2020 3:03 pm

Kerala health inspector arrested for rape of woman who came for quarantine release certificate

He was also placed under suspension pending inquiry by the health department based on the directions of Health Minister KK Shylaja

The New Indian Express 7 Sep 2020 1:44 pm

Fishing boat capsizes at sea near Thrissur, Coast Guarddeployed for search

According to the fisheries department, the sea was rough and a search vessel of the department had to return due to inclement weather.

The New Indian Express 7 Sep 2020 12:03 pm

Kesavananda Bharati, the artiste who blended Carnatic music to render Yakshagana song

While the seer of Edneer was a sought-after Yakshagana singer-director, and Carnatic vocalist, his successor Jayarama Swami will be the last seer from his Manjathaya fami

The New Indian Express 7 Sep 2020 9:58 am

Over 500 kg ganja seized in Thiruvananthapuram, two held

Excise sleuths said the consignment would be estimated around Rs 20 crore in the market and they suspect a Malayali group based in Mysuru in transporting this large quant

The New Indian Express 7 Sep 2020 3:02 am

Kerala Bank to scale new peaks

Kerala Bank CEO Rajan P S viewed the government direction as mutually beneficial for the bank and the exchequer.

The New Indian Express 7 Sep 2020 1:50 am

Sexual abuse complaint against health worker in Thiruvananthapuram

According to police, the incident occurred when the complainant, a native of Kulathupuzha approached him to secure a clearance certificate to release from quarantine.

The New Indian Express 7 Sep 2020 1:47 am

Hindu seer Kesavananda Bharati, who ensured basic structure of Constitution cannot be altered, dies

The petition of Kesavananda Bharati, the pontiff of Edneer Mutt, challenging Kerala #39;s land reforms law, led to the adoption of the #39;Basic Structure #39; Doctrine.

The New Indian Express 6 Sep 2020 12:20 pm

Being scared is alright: Meet the 25-year-old caretaker of two COVID quarantine centres

For almost five months now, Mebin Thomas has been the caretaker of two quarantine centres in Kottayam district #39;s Changanacherry.

The New Indian Express 6 Sep 2020 11:07 am

Fake signatures of Pinarayi Vijayan used to ratify files when he went to US, alleges BJP

BJP spokesperson Sandeep Warrier also demanded that the Chief Minister immediately step down as he has no moral right to be in office

The New Indian Express 3 Sep 2020 2:52 pm

Right lady: UK magazine'Prospect' names KK Shailajaas world's 'top thinker' for COVID-19

She has been selected from a list of 50 personalities which include Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand; philosopher Cornel West; historian of slavery Olivette

The New Indian Express 3 Sep 2020 12:54 pm

Onam effect? As testing of samples comes down, number of COVID-19 cases drops in Kerala

In the past three days, the daily case tally stood below the 2,000-mark and the comparatively low testing of samples is being cited as a reason for this.

The New Indian Express 3 Sep 2020 12:13 pm