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Row over lewd remarks: Kerala women’s panel asks police to book minister
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Mani was referring to an agitation at a Munnar tea estate in 2015, when women workers got together under the banner of Pombilai Orumai and organised a campaign to get their wages hiked.

T P Senkumar verdict: Will take all legal steps, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

“Ours is a country where rule of law exists (and) courts are there to legally examine actions taken by the government,” Vijayan said. “We will take all legal steps after getting the order.’’

Kerala Anti-Encroachment Drive: MM Mani faces heat over remarks on IAS officers, women
Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Mani was referring to an agitation at a Munnar tea estate in 2015, when women workers under the banner of Pombilai Orumai conducted a campaign to get their wages hiked.

‘No one from Kerala hit in US bombing in Afghanistan’
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Sources said Ashfak Majeed Kallukettiya Purayil, who is believed to be living in Nangarhar along with his wife and child, has sent a Telegram instant message to social activist

Kerala: Removal of cross halts anti-encroachment drive
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Vijayan convened a meeting to issue fresh guidelines for demolition, which in effect flagged down the drive.

Ayurveda practitioner in Kerala turned against church, then turned atheist
Sat, Apr 15, 2017

With the grave ready on the premises of his house, Konur was firm he would not lead a life with the helping hand of another person.

CPI leader slams Pinarayi Vijayan remarks on Jishnu family
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Rajendran said that he did not want to take credit for settling indefinite hunger strike of Jishnu’s mother.

Kerala man killed relatives to avenge neglect, claims police
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Police sources said Raja’s detailed questioning with help of a psychiatrist revealed the neglect story.

Another missing youth from Kerala killed in Afghanistan
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Murshid was among the 25 from Kerala who are believed to have left the country to live in Islamic State-controlled territory in Afghanistan’s war-torn Nangarhar district.

After digging his grave, Kerala atheist kills self
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Police said Konur left a suicide note which stated that no one was responsible for his death.

Killed parents, sister, relative in occult experiment, says Kerala man
Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Cadell Jeanson Raja, 30, claimed that he was experimenting with astral projection, commonly known as out-of-body experience.

Kerala: 5 held in Jishnu protest case get bail
Wed, Apr 12, 2017

On Tuesday, after getting bail, Shajahan said Vijayan had acted with “rancour” against him.

Kerala: Chief executives conduct underwater meet at Kovalam, aimed at drafting plan to protect marine life
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

The participants spent about 35 minutes under the ocean and vowed their support for the protection of marine ecosystem.

Kerala: Four of family burnt and chopped in capital, son suspect
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

The deceased have been identified as retired professor Raja Thankam, his wife Dr Jean Padma, their daughter Caroline and a relative Lathika

Kerala: Jishnu’s family ends fast after CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s assurance
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Prannoy’s family has been seeking justice for their son ever since he was found dead in his hostel room in January

17 RSS cadres held for murder of Kerala teenager
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

Seven of those arrested are minors, and studied at the same school as the victim - A Ananthu, who was allegedly beaten to death near a temple on Wednesday night.

Zigzag passages to new entrances, Kerala liquor retailers explore loopholes
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

At Paruvur in Ernakulam district, a beer and wine parlour, which lost licence after the new regulation came into effect, has constructed a zigzag passage within an enclosed piece of land.

Sting channel CEO, journalist produced in cuffs in Kerala court
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

Mangalam scribes are also facing the heat of the standoff between advocates and journalists as none from Thiruvananthapu-ram Bar appeared for the duo on Tuesday night.

Kerala: VS Achuthanandan aide among five held for protests
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

The five were denied bail after the prosecution argued that they might foment violence.

I want to know if justice would win over money: Jishnu Prannoy’s mother
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

Kerala police chief Loknath Behera said a special team had been formed to trace three men accused of abetting Prannoy’s suicide.

In Kerala, cops drag woman demanding justice for son Jishnu Prannoy
Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Engineering student Jishnu Prannoy was found dead in hostel room in January

Malappuram bypolls: BJP’s UP win, ‘saffron threat’ big themes in campaign
Thu, Apr 06, 2017

By-election in the Muslim-dominated constituency will be held on April 12 following the death of the local MP, Indian Union Muslim League’s (IUML) E Ahamed, who had won by 1.94 lakh votes in 2014.

Kerala sting video: TV channel CEO, 4 journalists arrested
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Kumar was booked along with Mangalam TV chairman Sajan Varghese and seven other journalists last week.

Woman held in Kerala for sexually abusing minor boy
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

The woman has been booked under relevant sections of POCSO Act.

Liquor haven Mahe finds bylane to apex court highway restriction
Mon, Apr 03, 2017

The Supreme Court order stipulating no liquor vends within 500 metres of a highway could hit Mahe’s liquor shops that dot the sides of National Highway 17.

Kerala Vigilance chief asked to go on leave
Sat, Apr 01, 2017

Jacob Thomas, a 1985-batch IPS officer, was appointed VACB director soon after the LDF came to power.

Kerala Congress wisdom: Menstruation impure, don’t enter temples
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Addressing a camp for journalism students organised by the State Youth Welfare Board on Monday, Hassan said that during the menstruation period, women should not go to temples and stay put at home.

Illegal construction makes Kerala allies adversaries
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

The CPM has turned against the sub-collector after the ban on construction included houses of common people.

Kerala: Clip of lewd phone call aired, minister quits
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

The eight-minute-long clip was telecast on Sunday morning by Mangalam TV, a private channel that was launched on Saturday night by the Kottayam-based Mangalam publications.

22 years after murder, Kerala nun to be beatified
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Killer thrilled: ‘proud of her, she got her due for good work’

Kerala Govt attacked over remission of prisoners
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

BJP leader M T Ramesh also accused the LDF government of trying to “help criminals”.

Kerala to bring study plan for transgenders
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Last year, Kerala had become the first state to introduce a policy aimed at bringing transgenders to the mainstream.

Kerala: Kasaragod madrasa teacher killed, prohibitory orders in place
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Police sources said the prime concern was to prevent outbreak of violence.

Kerala engg student suicide: Jishnu’s mother seeks probe into judge’s ties with accused
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Jishnu was found dead on the campus of the Thrissur-based college two months ago.

Grandfather abused Kollam girl, arrested
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Police arrested the grandfather who had allegedly sexually abused the girl the past one year.

Kerala: Woman held for impersonating man, sexually abusing girl
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

The accused allegedly tortured the girl when she resisted her sexual advances.