Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

SHAJU PHILIP

Profile

BJP favours law banning conversion: Amit Shah
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

Shah refused to comment on the ‘ghar wapsi (reconversion)’ campaign of RSS affiliates

Free Kerala of CPM, Congress: Amit Shah
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

In the two bypolls held to local bodies, the vote share had risen to 21 per cent.

Sudheeran slams liquor policy move
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

Sudheeran said he was surprised to learn about the changes in the new policy.

Syrian Orthodox Church launches prayer app ‘Qleedo’
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

The prayer app would be available for the faithfuls across the world both in Android and iOS platforms.

Congress state chief against diluted liquor policy, says will fight against it
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Sudheeran said he was surprised to learn about the changes in the new liquor policy.

Amit Shah asks BJP workers to strive for a Congress-free, Left-free Kerala
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Shah was in Palakkad to review the membership campaign and work out strategies for the coming elections for the local bodies.

Kerala govt dilutes liquor policy
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

The change in the liquor policy was also against the backdrop of suicide by 10 bar hotel workers since August, said Chandy.

CPI(M) youth outfit’s ‘secular marriage’ website hacked within hours of launch
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

DYFI sources said the website is a major step towards achieving the organization’s motto religion-less Kerala.

Kerala alcohol ban: Govt waters down liquor policy
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

In a dramatic change, the Congress government in Kerala on Thursday watered down its new liquor policy.

CPI(M) alleges Kerala Finance Minister K M Mani accepted Rs 27.43 cr in bribes
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

K M Mani had allegedly accepted bribe of Rs 27.43 crore from various business verticals to reduce their tax.

Kerala Finance Minister faces fresh corruption charges
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Mani is already facing Vigilance probe into the allegation that he had taken bribe to renew bar license.

Kerala House adjourned as Oppn rakes up bar bribery issue
Mon, Dec 15, 2014

Opposition members raised protest in the Assembly raising placards and banners, demanding that Mani should quit.

Second senior Kerala CPI leader quits over ‘payment seat’ scam
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

Lokayukta had earlier rejected CPI claim that the anti-corruption ombudsman did not have the powers to conduct such a probe.

‘If I don’t come back, means police have put fear into me’
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Says Jonathan Baud, Swiss held for alleged Maoist links, let off by court.

Kerala vigilance registers case against minister K M Mani
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

The vigilance registered the case listing Mani as the first accused based on the legal advice that a case could be registered against him.

Minor Bangladeshi girl, a sex racket victim, to leave for home after 7-month ordeal
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

The girl was allegedly subjected to gang rape and is seven-month pregnant.

Will study economic impact of new liquor policy, Kerala govt tells HC
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

Tourism and the labour secretarites have already been asked to look into the impact of the new liquor policy in respective sectors.

People will tire of ‘fake dreams’, says Rahul
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Rahul said the UPA governments tried to support people with various programmes like rural job guarantee scheme and food security programme.

Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi govt of undoing UPA flagship schemes
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

"One thing I have noticed about you. Wherever there is an election, there is communal violence. There were riots in UP, Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand," said Rahul.

Corruption charges against Kerala minister from ruling front member
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

As the speaker did not allow him to continue, Kumar threatened to reveal before media more about the corruption in the minister's office.

Kerala High Court orders demolition of DLF project in Kochi
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Cancelling the permit issued to DLF in 2007, the court ordered for suspension of further construction activities.

Police intensify search operation after suspected Maoist attack in Kerala’s Wayanad district
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said the Maoists had fired at the police while they were on a routine combing operation.

Kerala: Police, Maoists exchange fire in Wayanad
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

In its recent history, Kerala had not so far reported any direct encounter between police and Maoists.

Kozhikode: Kiss of love protest foiled, 20 people detained by police
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

The kiss in the street in Kozhikode was planned at the moffusil bus stand in the city.

The Big Picture: A new home for Indrajith
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

Twelve years ago, Indrajith, then a two-year-old baby, had arrived at businessman T R Raghulal’s sprawling house in Thrissur.

Kerala Liquor Policy: Watering down will lead to electoral setback for Congress, says Church
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

The local body elections in Kerala is slated for next year, which would be followed by Assembly elections.

Church threat to Congress: Changing liquor policy would prove costly in elections
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

The local body elections in Kerala is slated for next year, which would be followed by assembly elections.

Former Supreme Court judge V R Krishna Iyer dead
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

Justice Iyer, who celebrated his 100th birthday on November 15, died of multiple organ failure.

A champion of civil liberties, author of landmark verdicts
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

Justice Iyer will be cremated in Kochi on Friday afternoon. People from all walks of life mourned the death of the crimson sun of justice.

Chandy hints he may water down liquor policy
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

Stakeholders in the tourism industry had warned govt that the new liquor policy would hit the state’s tourism industry.

ISRO spy case: Kerala IPS officer moves appeal in High Court
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Mathew moved the appeal after the government made clear that it would not approach the court against the single bench order.

Government would bring in necessary changes in liquor policy: Oommen Chandy
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

For the third consecutive day, the issue of liquor licence to bar hotels dominated the discussions in the state assembly.

‘Hugging saint’ Mata Amritanandamayi meets Pope Francis in Vatican
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Amritanandamayi and other religious leaders had gathered in Rome on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.

Kerala HC asks State govt to issue liquor licenses to 22 four-star hotels
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

In the new liquor policy of the state government, four star bars were bound to face closure.

Kerala High Court quashes FIR against Swiss national
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

The bench of Judge P Ubaid, which quashed the FIR, observed that the police had abused the process of law.

CPM takes up another social cause — organic farming
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

The CPM held a workshop in Alappuzha to take the initiative to cultivate vegetables free of pesticides.