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Hummer horror: Senior policeman suspended for secretly meeting Kerala businessman
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

The suspended officer was the commissioner when Nisham brutally attacked a security guard in Sobha City.

CPI (M) worker hacked to death allegedly by RSS-BJP men in Kannur
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

An armed gang hurled bombs to scare people away, before hacking O Preman, 45, a toddy tapper, police said.

Kerala solar scam: Phone calls reveal Oommen Chandy’s links with accused
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

CPI legislator V S Sunil Kumar gave a statement to the commission that Chandy had helped an accused.

Stop bargaining, party tells VS Achuthanandan
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

The leaders’ barbed words against Achuthanandan drew cheers from the crowd.

New politics beckons Vijayan, old feud ends
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

A power deal signed by Vijayan as minister would become a point of battle a decade later.

Sulking VS Achuthanandan dropped from CPM state panel
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Party keeps one slot vacant for him, hoping he will give in.

New era in Kerala CPI(M): Kodiyeri Balakrishnan to head party, V S Achuthanandan out of state committee
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

A vacant slot was left indicating that the party was willing to accommodate Achuthanandan if he gives in.

Kerala Oppn leader V S Achuthanandan refuses to take part in state conference
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

The veteran leader said he had communicated to party general secretary Prakash Karat his helplessness in the decision.

Fresh tantrum by VS, state CPM says enough’s enough
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

They rejected Achuthanandan’s demand for an immediate solution on the issues he had raised.

Achuthanandan hardens his stand, boycotts party state conference
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Senior CPI (M) leaders said they came to know about Achuthanandan’s boycott only in the morning.

VS Achuthanandan walks out of CPM state meet
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Hundreds of sympathizers have rushed to Achuthanandan's house raising slogans in his favour.

Horror run: Rajdoot to Hummer
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Shaju Philip tells Beedi baron Adakkaparambil Muhammed Nisham's story, who rammed his Hummer into a hapless security guard.

Siblings attacked in alleged act of moral policing in Kerala
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

The gang suspected the siblings to be lovers from different communities and attacked them.

CPI(M) to take stand on Achuthanandan for violating party discipline
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

In a letter, veteran leader Achuthanandan questioned CPI(M)'s stand on recent contentious issues.

Kerala hummer horror: Beedi baron’s bail rejected
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Considering the likelihood of the accused attempting to influence or intimidate the witnesses, the court said bail could not be granted.

Man-eater that claimed two lives shot dead at Kerala-Tamil Nadu border
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Two persons had lost their lives in the tiger attack in two villages near Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

CM Chandy plays down Hummer horror as ‘unfortunate death’
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

The court observed that Nisham is a highly influential businessman, which was why several criminal cases had been settled out of court.

Hummer victim struggled to give his children education and hope
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Daughter an NIT student, son in Class IX; employers say will pay for their education.

Kerala hummer horror: Political parties, including BJP, maintains stoic silence
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

The approach of the Opposition CPI (M) has been almost the same over last 18 days.

Kerala Hummer case: Security guard left behind a family in despair
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Although earning only Rs 9,000 a month, Chandrabose was very keen on giving education to his children.

Kerala Hummer case: Guard hit by car dies of injuries
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

The security guard had been seriously injured after a controversial beedi businessman hit him with Hummer SUV.

‘Moral police’ beat up man to death in Kerala
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Police identified the victim as Prabhakaran, 55, who hails from Cherpulassery police limits in Palakkad.

Kerala bar hotel owners ‘expose’ Congress state chief V M Sudheeran’s engagement with liquor
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Bar owners said that Sudheeran had used the car of a liquor businessman in Thrissur for a decade from 1991 to 2001.

VS lends Kerala muscle to Vaiko fight against observatory
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Vaiko has been the face of the anti-observatory protest since the PMO cleared India-based Neutrino Observatory earlier this year.

Vigilance officer probing bar bribery case says he might be attacked
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Reacting to the IPS officer’s concern, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said Thomas would be give adequate protection.

Tiger attack leaves another dead, government decides to kill the beast
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Mahalakshmi fell prey to tiger attack while she was picking leaves in a tea estate in a Wayanad village.

Kerala: Widow held for murder of husband’s ‘killer’
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Last week, five men have been arrested on charges of executing the murder.

Ex-aide of Congress minister gets life term in murder case
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

The incident had exposed the criminal elements roaming in the personal staff of ministers in Kerala.

Kerala police nab five for running fake online fund transfer racket in Delhi
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Kerala police on Wednesday arrested four Nigerians and a man from Bihar from Khirki extension in Delhi in connection with a fake online fund transfer racket. The arrested men were produced before a magistrate court which sent them to police custody. Investigating officer R K Jayaraj said the police acted upon a complaint received at […]

Kerala to audit expenses of national games within 45 days
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

The budget for the national games was fixed in 2011.

Farmer mauled by tiger in Wayanad district in Kerala
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

The administration has announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the victim's family.

Kerala: Church warns parents to guard children against ‘selfie’
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

It said parents should take care that their children do not fall into unholy relations.

Kerala HC says priests drawing govt salary liable to pay income tax
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Upholding the IT Department directive, HC observed that it was the govt which pays salary for the petitioners.

Former Kerala Chief Secretary says CM should have been more stringent on corruption
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Bhooshan was referring to CM's decisions to favour senior IPS official Thachankary and senior IAS official Jose.

For raising concern over mismanagement
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

CM Chandy said that the state govt has complete satisfaction in the conduct of the ongoing national games.

Kerala government refuses to accept fund refund from Mohanlal
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

Kerala government on Wednesday (February 4) decided not to accept the sum, which actor Mohanlal has claimed for his band's show at National Games.