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Kerala: State in southern India
Kerala is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-third 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 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-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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Kerala bypolls: Anxious wait for 3 fronts

With results of the October 21 bypolls to five assembly constituencies in Kerala just hours away, it is an anxious wait for leaders of the ruling CPM-led LDF, opposition Congress-headed UDF and the..
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Kerala nun rape case: Franco Mulakkal summoned by court on November 11


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Heavy rain lashes Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu, red alert issued

While Kerala witnessed incessant rainfall from Monday morning, heavy rains caused a fresh flood scare in parts of Karnataka.
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Moderate turnout in bypolls to 51 assembly and 2 Lok Sabha seats; rains affect polling in Kerala


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Less than a quarter of overseas voters cast vote in last Lok Sabha polls

Less than one-fourth of the 99,807 registered overseas voters (ROVs) had exercised their franchise in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Kerala overwhelmingly led the list, with 25,534 ROVs. The low turnout is..
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Now, common entrance test for 15 central universities

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct a common admission test for 15 of the central universities of the country from the 2020-21 academic session. These will include universities of Assam,..
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Coastal Karnataka, Tamil Nadu to receive heavy rainfall today: IMD

Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Kanataka, Kerala, Mahe, Lakshadweep and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal
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Heavy rain predicted in Kerala, Karnataka today

The weather forecast agency further predicted that Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are also likely to witness heavy downpour throughout the day
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Will Sabarimala have its impact in the Kerala bypolls?


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Pope Francis to elevate Kerala nun Mariam Thresia to sainthood

Mariam Thresia was called during the first half of her life simply Thresia, the name given to her at baptism on May 3, 1876. Since 1904, she wanted to be called Mariam Thresia as she believed that she..
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Madhya Maharashtra, Kerala likely to receive heavy rainfall: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday predicted that isolated places in Madhya Maharashtra, south interior Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe are likely to receive heavy rainfall today.
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When it comes to good education, looks alone don’t matter

Niti Aayog’s School Education Quality Index shows just how inconsistent the quality of a government school education is across the country. While Kerala and Tamil Nadu remained top overall performers..
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Six murders in 14 years: Main accused, two others arrested from Kozhikode in Kerala serial killing case

The family saw six deaths from 2002 to 2016.
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Kerala woman held for killing 6 family members


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Only 5 states have rolled out new MV Act

Only five states — Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka and Assam — have implemented the amended Motor Vehicles Act nearly five weeks after the Centre notified the new law. TOI has learnt that..
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Six deaths over 14 years: Kerala woman arrested for killing family members with cyanide-laced food

Between 2002 to 2016, six members of the family passed away and Jolly Amma Joseph was the only common thread.
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By supporting Kerala on Bandipur traffic ban, Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi angers Karnataka

a Pro Kannada activist on Sunday demanded that Karnataka should boycott the Congress leader.
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Kerala cops dig up graves to investigate mystery deaths of 6


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[email protected]: When Mahatma fought for Dalits’ temple entry in south India

Vaikom in Kottayam district of Kerala is a small town of about 25,000 people. Politically, it is an assembly constituency reserved for Dalits. But a century ago, this was a place symbolic of..
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Nutrition surveillance system established in six states: NIN

The system has been developed by the institute on the directions of the government and established in Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Odisha, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana.
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Rajastha, Kerala, Karnataka top Niti’s first school edu rankings


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Congress declares 4 candidates for Kerala assembly bypolls

The names were approved by Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
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BJP wins two seats in Tripura & Uttar Pradesh; Left, Congress share spoils with one seat each

The four assembly seats - Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Badharghat (Tripura) Hamirpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Pala (Kerala) had gone to the bypolls on September 23
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Supreme Court orders compensation for 343 homes facing demolition in Kerala

Orders state to award Rs 25 lakh to each homebuyer as interim relief, forms panel to fix responsibility
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Bypoll results: BJP wins 2 seats; Left, Cong bag one each

The BJP on Friday emerged victorious in two of the four assembly constituencies where bypolls were held while the ruling LDF wrested a seat in Kerala and the Congress consolidated its position in..
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BJP wins bypolls in UP, Tripura; Congress emerges victorious in Chhattisgarh, LDF in Kerala

The BJP has won the bypolls in Tripura and Uttar Pradesh while the ruling CPM led LDF on Friday emerged victorious in the byelection to Pala assembly constituency, wresting the seat from the opposition..
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Kerela: LDF's Mani C Kappan wins Pala bypolls

Left Democratic Front (LDF) candidate Mani C Kappan registered a win in the Pala assembly by-polls by a margin of over 2,900 votes. The counting of votes was taken up on Friday morning.
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Big incident by terrorist of neighbouring country on India's coastline cannot be ruled out: Rajnath Singh

"We cannot rule out that our neighbouring country's terrorist can carry out a big incident on our coastline which extends from Kutch to Kerala. As a Defence minister I would like to assure that our..
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Kerala: CPI (M) reveals candidates for upcoming bye-elections

The CPI (M) State General Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan made an announcement of the names during a press conference.
DNA - Published

You’re playing with nature: SC to Kerala


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Don't play with nature, says Supreme Court to Kerala Chief Secretary Tom Jose

Senior advocate Harish Salve who appeared for Chief Secretary sought time to work out a plan of action till Friday.
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NCM in letter to home minister cites complaint from Christians in Kerala to danger of ‘love jihad’


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Assembly By-elections: High voter turnout in Kerala, Tripura; dismal numbers in UP, Chhattisgarh

Voting for the bye-elections is underway at assembly constituencies of Badharghat, Dantewada and Hamirpur and Pala in Tripura, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala respectively on Monday morning. The..
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National Investigation Agency cracks down on Kerala-Tamil Nadu Islamic State module

On July 9, the NIA registered cases against 16 accused of allegedly owing allegiance to banned terrorist organisations - IS/Daesh, Al Qaeda and SIMI.
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NIA conducts raid in Tirunelveli to probe TN-Kerala ISIS module

A person identified as Divan Mujibur was questioned in connection with the case. Mujibur allegedly belongs to Ansarullah group and had attempted to set up the terror outfit in Tamil Nadu. According to..
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SC gets four new judges, strength reaches 34

Four new judges were appointed to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, taking its strength to 34, the highest-ever. Justices V Ramasubramanian and Krishna Murari head the Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and..
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Operations begin to rescue villagers stranded in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan

Earlier, other states like Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Assam, and Goa managed to stay afloat after receiving heavy rainfall.
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RSS agenda in Amit Shah’s Hindi stand: Kerala CM

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan came down heavily on Union home minister Amit Shah for trying to make Hindi the national language. He said that Sangh Parivar and now the BJP government at the..
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After Gujarat, Uttarakhand reduces traffic fines, more may follow

Most of the states are considering notifying lesser fines for traffic offences than the stiff penalties in the amended Motor Vehicles Act, barely a day after the Gujarat announced reductions between 25..
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Tell judges in Kerala that they are part of India: SC

"Tell judges in Kerala that they are part of India," SC said as it took strong exception to state high court's tinkering of its 2017 verdict on right to conduct administration and prayers in churches..
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Brett Lee bats for newborn hearing screening in Gujarat

Sound Impairment: Kerala IS first state in India to provide hearing screening for Kids
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Kerala governor-designate Arif Mohammad Khan arrives in Trivandrum, will take charge tomorrow

Kerala governor-designate Arif Mohammad Khan reached state's capital city Trivandrum on Thursday and is scheduled to take charge of his office on Friday. Former Union minister Khan was appointed as the..
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After age 1, people in J&K live the longest in India

A child that survives to the age of 1 can expect to live longer in Jammu & Kashmir than in any other state of India. Data just released by the Census and Registrar General’s office also shows that..
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Rahul Gandhi writes to Pinarayi Vijayan, Arjun Munda for reconstruction steps in flood-hit areas in Kerala

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to Union minister Arjun Munda and Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, urging them for early payment of compensation to tribals and reconstruction measures..
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Arif Mohammad Khan, who quit Rajiv govt, is new Kerala guv

Arif Mohammad Khan, a vocal opponent of triple talaq and who had resigned from the Rajiv Gandhi cabinet in protest against the enactment of a law to nullify the SC verdict in the Shah Bano case, has..
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Arif Mohammad Khan, who quit Rajiv Gandhi govt over Shah Bano case, backed Triple Talaq bill, appointed new Kerala Guv

Arif Mohammad Khan was also praised by Union Home Minister Amit Shah for the former's reformist stance against Triple Talaq
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Himachal, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Kerala, and Telangana get new Governors

President Ram Nath Kovind approved the changes made to the posts, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement on Sunday.
DNA - Published

Kalraj Mishra is new governor of Rajasthan, Arif Mohd Khan gets Kerala

In a reshuffle, the President announced new governors for 5 states in the country. Kalraj Mishra has been transferred from Himachal Pradesh to Rajasthan. Bhagat Singh Koshyari has been appointed the..
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Rahul locks horns with Modi over Kerala tweet

Says PM Didn't Visit State After Floods
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Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over not visiting flood-hit Kerala


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