Travancore Current Affairs, GK & News

Statehood Day of Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh was the 18th state formed in the Indian Union. The government of India passed the State of Himachal Pradesh Act in 1970 to make it a state. And Himachal Pradesh was made a state on January 25, 1971. Some are demanding to return parts of Himachal Pradesh in the name of Greater Nepal. ..




Manu S Pillai authors book “The Ivory Throne : Chronicles of House of Travancore”

Manu S. Pillai has authored the book ” The Ivory Throne : Chronicles of the House of Travancore” , a critically acclaimed 700-page history of Kerala focused on the last woman Maharajah of Travancore. It won him the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar in 2017. Pillai’s retelling of this sprawling saga focuses on the remarkable life ..


K E Mammen, noted Gandhian and freedom fighter passes away

K. E. Mammen (96), the noted Gandhian and freedom fighter, has recently passed away in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He was a follower of Mahatma Gandhi and is often referred to as the Kerala Gandhi. He became active in the freedom movement as a college student. He was first jailed for taking an open stand against C.P ..