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Kerala: State in southern India
Kerala is a state on the Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following the passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions of the erstwhile regions of Cochin, Malabar, South Canara, and Travancore. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the 21st largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west. With 33 million inhabitants as per the 2011 census, Kerala is the 13th-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

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West Bengal coal scam case: SC allows ED to question Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata | Oneindia News [Video]

West Bengal coal scam case: SC allows ED to question Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata | Oneindia News

The Supreme Court has allowed the Enforcement Directorate to interrogate Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee in an alleged coal theft case in West Bengal; Congress MP Karti Chidambaram's home and..

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IMD issues red alert in Kerala for next five days, heavy rainfall expected | OneIndia News [Video]

IMD issues red alert in Kerala for next five days, heavy rainfall expected | OneIndia News

The Indian Meteorological Department on Sunday issued a red alert for two districts of Kerala for the next five days owing to the owing the the strong Westerly winds in the Arabian sea. The state is..

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Kerala teacher arrested for molesting over 60 students in last 30 years | Oneindia News [Video]

Kerala teacher arrested for molesting over 60 students in last 30 years | Oneindia News

A retired school teacher has been nabbed by the Malappuram Police in Kerala district after a facebook post by him about his retirement elicited responses from several of his students in which they..

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Tomato Flu spreads among children under the age of five in Kerala | OneIndia News [Video]

Tomato Flu spreads among children under the age of five in Kerala | OneIndia News

After the cases of food poisoning because of consuming Shawarma were detected in the State of Kerala a few days back, Tomato Flu has taken the limelight in the state now. The flu has infected more than..

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J&K policeman suffers serious injuries as terrorists open fire at Srinagar bridge | OneIndia News [Video]

J&K policeman suffers serious injuries as terrorists open fire at Srinagar bridge | OneIndia News

J&K policeman suffers serious injuries as terrorists open fire at Srinagar bridge; Cyclone Asani likely to form over Bay of Bengal; CM Bhagwant Mann’s ‘flying visit’ to Gujarat cost exchequer Rs..

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Ex-Kerala MLA PC George arrested for hate speech targeting Muslims | OneIndia News [Video]

Ex-Kerala MLA PC George arrested for hate speech targeting Muslims | OneIndia News

Former Kerala MLA PC George was arrested by the police in connection with a case regarding hate speech targeting the Muslims. George was held by the police for communally sensitive speech and..

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AAP’s claims of Kerala officials visiting Delhi schools debunked by state minister | Oneindia News [Video]

AAP’s claims of Kerala officials visiting Delhi schools debunked by state minister | Oneindia News

Kerala education minister has debunked AAP’s claims of an official visit by the Kerala delegation to the government schools in the national capital. #AAP #Kerala #Atishi

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Love Jihad row: Interfaith marriage of Muslim CPI-M leader triggers political storm in Kerala

The interfaith marriage of a CPI(M) youth wing leader has sparked a major political row in Kerala after the bride's family alleged "love jihad".
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