Orthodox Church supremo besiged in church by opposing faction for hours

Kochi , Sep 24

The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of India's supreme head Baselios Marthoma Paulose II was on Sunday besieged in the St Mary's Varikolly Church near hereby members of the opposing Jacobite faction for several hours and could only leave it in the evening, police said.

Sharjah Ruler arrives in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 24

Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, the Ruler of Sharjah, arrived here on Sunday on a four-day visit.

Congress attacks Vijayan for not appointing a new Vigilance chief

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 24

Kerala's Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Sunday hit out at Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for not appointing a full time chief of the Vigilance Department, alleging this omission was intended to scuttle a few cases before it.

'Queen' Tamil remake launched

Chennai , Sep 24

The Tamil remake of critically acclaimed National Award winning film "Queen", to feature Kajal Aggarwal in the lead, was launched here on Sunday. The film is titled "Paris Paris".

Congress says Modi inaugurated projects begun by UPA

New Delhi , Sep 23

The Congress party on Saturday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that he inaugurates projects for which he has laid the foundation stone, saying that this is "not possible in a democracy" and listed several major projects begun by the UPA which Modi inaugurated.

Sack Minister Chandy, Kerala Congress tells CM

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 23

Kerala Congress on Saturday asked Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to oust State Transport Minister Thomas Chandy from the cabinet after a preliminary report in land usurpment case.