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Kerala High Court backs govt’s bar ban; top-end hotels can continue to serve liquor
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Judge Surendra Mohan was hearing around 80 petitions of bar hotel owners who have challenged the state’s new liquor policy

Woman seeks maternity leave after begetting child through surrogacy
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

The petitioner is employed with the Kerala Livestock Development Board under the Animal Husbandry Department.

Kerala Congress revolt against Governor Sathasivam
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Congress vice-president said that the governor's pro-active role in the operation of universities infringed upon the power of the govt.

Spooked by economic impact, Kerala to go slow on flex board ban
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Kerala has 1,800 flex printing units with at least 10 workers each

HC tells Kerala govt to explain how he violated visa norms
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Prosecution reiterated that Baud was on a tourist visa and had attended a political meeting which is an offence.

Kerala mishap: Tourist trampled by elephant
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

The police have identified the woman as Dipali, a school teacher from Gujarat.

Kochi youths plan ‘kiss day’ after cafe vandalism
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

A group of youths began a FB page ‘kiss of love’ three days back and around 2,600 people have so far accepted the invitation.

Youth to mark Nov 2 as ‘Kiss Day’ to challenge moral policing in Kerala
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

But Kochin cops say they will not let event take place.

CPM in Kasargode district observes bandh against murder of activist
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

CPI (M) district leadership alleged that BJP was behind the murder, but that party refuted the charge.

Court asks Kerala police to explain crime of Swiss national who attended Maoist meet
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Baud, a student of International Economic History in Geneva, was arrested from Triprayar in Thrissur on July 28.

Woman trampled to death while posing for a photo with an elephant in Kerala
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

While standing near the elephant, she was hit by its trunk and fell down in between the animal legs.

RED FLAG
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Prakash Karat to revise a 35-year-old tactical line that has brought the party significant success, but seems to be flagging of late.

A news report, a murder, a cop’s arrest: Kerala’s gripping crime story
Mon, Oct 27, 2014

CBI tries to connect dots between three investigations.

Tharoor invokes Gandhi, goes on cleanliness drive
Sun, Oct 26, 2014

During the one-hour drive, he went around picking garbage from public places and was accompanied by party workers and locals.

Shashi Tharoor launches Swachh Bharat Mission in his constituency
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

Inaugurating the cleanliness drive, Tharoor reiterated his earlier stand that Swacch Bharat is the dream of Gandhiji.

Congress channel alleges ‘immorality’ at Kerala cafe, BJP workers vandalise it
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

The report showed pictures of the cafe and alleged that parking are was being “misused” by young men and women.

Kerala’s liquor policy: Did anyone check the bill?
Fri, Oct 24, 2014

A bar was where Kerala gathered for its evening adda. Where you grew up, grew old, grew bitter and in many cases, stopped growing.

Kerala government finally decides to develop national highways at 45-meter width
Fri, Oct 24, 2014

This proposal was not accepted, forcing the state to toe the MORTH directive to develop highways at 45 meters width.

Kerala CM urges Sushma Swaraj for rushing aid to nurses stranded in Benghazi
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

In a letter to Sushma Swaraj, CM Chandy said nurses have been struggling in Benghazi even without food.

Man held for killing daughter
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Police said Benny had been staying away from his wife Julie for past two years.

Murder of 12-year-old girl in Kerala: Father held with lover, their sons
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

According to police, Benny had been staying away from his wife Julie for the past couple of years.

Assam youth reunites with brother in Kochi after 12 yrs
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Twelve years after he left his home in Assam and came to Kerala, Sanjay was reunited with his elder brother in Kochi.

Woman dies after being set ablaze on train in Kannur
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Initial reports said the youth had poured liquor on her before setting her on fire.

12 years on, Assam youth reunites with brother
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Sanjay came to Kochi 12 years through an agent who used to supply children for work in hotels and shops.

Kerala: Woman set ablaze in empty compartment dies; Railway police begin probe
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

A 23-year-old man had allegedly set her on fire after emptying a liquor bottle on her in an empty compartment.

1994 ISRO spy case: Review decision to not act against policemen, HC tells Kerala govt
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

The court said the government should review the decision, which, according to the court, was a challenge to the judicial system.

P T Usha to train athletes in Gujarat
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Usha said the Gujarat government wanted to copy the model of the Usha School of Athletics.

P T Usha to train athletes in Gujarat
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Usha would conduct a selection meet in selected cities in Gujarat targeting talents from Nov 8 to 14.

ISRO spy case: Kerala HC nullifies govt decision on action against police officers
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

CBI said the officers had indiscriminately ordered arrest of the scientists without conducting a thorough interrogation.

Withdrew case against 31 RSS men on humanitarian grounds: Chandy
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Chandy said T R Adarsh, one of the alleged accused in the case, had petitioned him to withdraw the case as it became a hurdle for his career.

Oommen Chandy withdraws case against RSS workers on humanitarian ground
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

CPI (M) had alleged that the decision taken in last year exposed the nexus between Congress and Sangh Parivar in Kerala.

Kerala government proposes to set up skill development institute for migrant workers
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

CM Oommen Chandy has submitted a proposal in this regard to PM Narendra Modi, seeking a financial aid of Rs 100 crore for the venture.

Man wins paternity suit month after father’s death
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Legal battle began after he faced passport problems.

‘Black magic ritual’ kills woman in Kerala village, uncle arrested
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

A subsequent probe into her death revealed that she was ‘tortured’ during a black magic ritual.

Police arrest two after woman dies due to alleged black magic
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The 21-year-old woman was was allegedly subjected to black magic to get rid of her physical ailment.

9 get life in Kerala ‘moral police murder case’
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

The additional district sessions court in Kozhikode had found them guilty of murdering a youth on charges of being in a relationship with a woman.