Kottayam

Showing of 1 - 20 from 112 results
Kottayam - Total results - 112
Kerala nun rape case: Supreme Court dismisses discharge plea of accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal
India

Kerala nun rape case: Supreme Court dismisses discharge plea of accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal

The Kerala HC had dismissed a plea by the bishop last month while admitting the prosecution argument that there was prima facie evidence against him.

Bishop Franco Mulakkal tests COVID-19 positive hours after Kerala court issues arrest warrant against him
India

Bishop Franco Mulakkal tests COVID-19 positive hours after Kerala court issues arrest warrant against him

However, members of a group of clergy members and laity who fought to get Mulakkal arrested raised doubts on whether he actually tested positive.

Kerala nun rape case: Kottayam court cancels Bishop Franco Mulakkal's bail, issues non-bailable warrant
India

Kerala nun rape case: Kottayam court cancels Bishop Franco Mulakkal's bail, issues non-bailable warrant

The court cancelled Mulakkal's bail for failing to appear for trial in the case and posted the trial for further hearing on 13 August.

Kerala cabinet gives nod to Semi-High Speed Rail corridor project, Silver Line that aims to cover about 530 kms in four hours
India

Kerala cabinet gives nod to Semi-High Speed Rail corridor project, Silver Line that aims to cover about 530 kms in four hours

The Kerala cabinet has given its approval for the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Thiruvananthapuram-Kasaragod Semi-High Speed Rail corridor, Silver Line, which aims to cover about 529.45 km in four hours.

S Hareesh’s Moustache is a diligently told story of a troubled yet awe-inspiring land
Life

S Hareesh’s Moustache is a diligently told story of a troubled yet awe-inspiring land

S Hareesh’s novel Moustache, translated from Malayalam into English by Jayasree Kalathil, is set in Kuttanad where he has lived his entire life.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Prohibitory orders issued in Kerala's Kottayam after migrant workers protest lack of transportation to their hometowns
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Prohibitory orders issued in Kerala's Kottayam after migrant workers protest lack of transportation to their hometowns

District Collector PK Sudheer Babu issued the prohibitory orders as a measure 'to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the district'

Coronavirus outbreak: Kerala govt warns against hiding travel history after Italy-returned family infects eight; confirmed cases rise to 14
India

Coronavirus outbreak: Kerala govt warns against hiding travel history after Italy-returned family infects eight; confirmed cases rise to 14

The Kerala govt on Tuesday warned people against hiding information about their travel history to coronavirus-affected countries or information that may lead to spreading the COVID-19 disease

Four arrested for blocking Michael Levitt’s houseboat in Kerala on day of Bharat Bandh; Nobel laureate fears India is ‘sinking into lawlessness'
India

Four arrested for blocking Michael Levitt’s houseboat in Kerala on day of Bharat Bandh; Nobel laureate fears India is ‘sinking into lawlessness'

Four people were arrested in Kerala for blocking the houseboat carrying Nobel laureate Michael Levitt in the backwaters during the nation-wide strike against the Centre's anti-labour policies

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal's bail extended till 6 January by Kottayam court
India

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal's bail extended till 6 January by Kottayam court

The Kerala High Court had in October last year granted conditional bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting the nun

IMD issues orange alert for various districts of Kerala; predicts very heavy rainfall, thunder, lightning over next 2 days
India

IMD issues orange alert for various districts of Kerala; predicts very heavy rainfall, thunder, lightning over next 2 days

The India Meteorological Department on Monday issued an orange alert and predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall for two days in various districts of Kerala.

Pala Election Results 2019: LDF candidate Mani C Kappan wins Assembly bypoll by margin of 2,943 votes
Politics

Pala Election Results 2019: LDF candidate Mani C Kappan wins Assembly bypoll by margin of 2,943 votes

LDF's Kappan received 54,137 votes while his nearest rival Jose Tom of UDF got 51,194 votes. NDA candidate N Hari received only 1,804 votes.

Kevin Joseph honour killing case: Kerala court announces double life sentence to 10 people accused for murdering Dalit man
India

Kevin Joseph honour killing case: Kerala court announces double life sentence to 10 people accused for murdering Dalit man

A court on Tuesday awarded double life imprisonment to 10 people for the honour killing of a 23-year-old Dalit Christian man last year, which had triggered widespread protests across the state

Kerala rains: Toll rises to 22 after downpour triggers landslides, flooding in parts of state; govt seeks help from Indian Army, IAF
India

Kerala rains: Toll rises to 22 after downpour triggers landslides, flooding in parts of state; govt seeks help from Indian Army, IAF

Rains continued to batter various parts of Kerala as the toll in monsoon related incidents, including landslides, in the last three days mounted to 22.

Kerala nun rape: Activists term dismissal of Sister Lucy desperate attempt to save Franco Mulakkal, say it is meant as warning to witnesses
India

Kerala nun rape: Activists term dismissal of Sister Lucy desperate attempt to save Franco Mulakkal, say it is meant as warning to witnesses

Kerala nun rape case: Reformists in the Syro-Malabar Church see the dismissal of Sister Lucy Kalappura from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) as part of a desperate attempt to save Franco Mulakkal, who is accused of repeatedly raping a nun between 2014 and 2016

Kerala nun rape case: Sister Lucy Kalappura, who protested against Franco Mulakkal, dismissed from Franciscan Clarist Congregation
India

Kerala nun rape case: Sister Lucy Kalappura, who protested against Franco Mulakkal, dismissed from Franciscan Clarist Congregation

Sister Lucy Kalappura, a nun who had participated in the protest against rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, has been dismissed from Franciscan Clarist Congregation. Franco Mulakkal was arrested on 21 September, 2018 on a nun's complaint that he had raped her at least 13 times between 2014 and 2016.

Kerala govt directs Lalithakala Akademi to review award for cartoon on rape-accused bishop; move may be aimed at placating Church
India

Kerala govt directs Lalithakala Akademi to review award for cartoon on rape-accused bishop; move may be aimed at placating Church

The Kerala government directed the state-run Lalithakala Academy to review its decision to select a cartoon depicting rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal as a rooster.

Madrasa teacher arrested in Kerala’s Thrissur for sexually abusing minors; accused lured children with sweets, interrogation reveals
India

Madrasa teacher arrested in Kerala’s Thrissur for sexually abusing minors; accused lured children with sweets, interrogation reveals

A 63-year-old madrassa teacher in Kottayam, Kerala, has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing children after luring them with sweets, police said here on Sunday

Kottayam Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Thomas Chazhikadan of Kerala Congress M wins
Politics

Kottayam Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Thomas Chazhikadan of Kerala Congress M wins

The Kottayam seat is currently vacant because its former party president, KM Mani, was nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

Hindu outfit tries to send women to Sabarimala-linked mosque citing SC verdict; Kerala Police detains members
India

Hindu outfit tries to send women to Sabarimala-linked mosque citing SC verdict; Kerala Police detains members

Six people, including three women from Tamil Nadu, who wanted to visit the famed Vavar mosque near the Sabarimala temple, have been arrested on charges of trying to create animosity between religious groups and intention to trespass, police said Tuesday.

Sabarimala row: 11 women reach Pamba base camp; devotees protest, block movement 5 km from shrine
India

Sabarimala row: 11 women reach Pamba base camp; devotees protest, block movement 5 km from shrine

Clad in the customary black dress, the women, led by the outfit's coordinator Selvi, asked for police protection to offer prayers at Sabarimala. As the news spread, a large number of devotees thronged Pamba, about five kilometres away from Sannidhanam.