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Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan says all cabinet decision won’t fall under RTI   
Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan says all cabinet decision won’t fall under RTI   

“There is no need to deny any information when it is sought under the RTI. It is not needed to keep information and documents under an iron curtain,” Vijayan said.

CPI-M to take up BJP’s challenge on Che Guevara posters
CPI-M to take up BJP’s challenge on Che Guevara posters

“We are not going to act in accordance with the dictate of RSS-BJP,” CPI-M State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan told reporters.

Kerala child rights panel directs cop to pay Rs 10K for beating minor boy
Kerala child rights panel directs cop to pay Rs 10K for beating minor boy

The amount should be deducted from the Sub-Inspector’s salary, the Child Rights commission said in an order to the state DGP and Ernakulam rural SP.

Sitaram Yechury rejects plea seeking action against Kerala Power Minister
Sitaram Yechury rejects plea seeking action against Kerala Power Minister

CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday denied having received any letter from party veteran V S Achuthanandan, seeking action against Power minister M M Mani, following a local court rejecting his plea for discharge in a murder case.

No DJ parties at Kochi hotels on New year’s eve
No DJ parties at Kochi hotels on New year’s eve

According to a tough compliance list for party hosts, there will be police presence at the parties and events will be monitored through CCTV cameras.

Kerala: Woman falls from 14th floor trying to rescue infant son, dies
Kerala: Woman falls from 14th floor trying to rescue infant son, dies

The incident occurred Monday afternoon at a flat situated on VSNL road in Kakkanad near Kochi.

Bike ambulances launched in Kerala   
Bike ambulances launched in Kerala   

To begin with, there would be 50 motorcycles operating near highways in the state.

Malayalam writer Kamal C Chavara taken into custody for ‘insulting’ national anthem
Malayalam writer Kamal C Chavara taken into custody for ‘insulting’ national anthem

The case was lodged against him following a complaint by the Yuva Morcha stating that one of Kamal’s recent Facebook post was in the tone of insulting the national anthem.

CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s immediate intervention sought in expatriates’ issues 
CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s immediate intervention sought in expatriates’ issues 

In a letter to Chief Minister, Chennithala alleged that various welfare programmes taken up by the state government for NRKs had come to a halt in the last six months.

Congress, CPI attack BJP for hike in fuel prices    
Congress, CPI attack BJP for hike in fuel prices    

The Petrol prices had been raised by Rs 2.21 per litre, the Diesel prices by Rs 1.79 per litre,

Kerala: Opposition demands high level probe into custodial death  
Kerala: Opposition demands high level probe into custodial death  

UDF leader Ramesh Chennithala, while seeking a high level probe into the death, said action should be taken against police personnel responsible for the incident

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan slams Madhya Pradesh govt for ‘bitter experience’
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan slams Madhya Pradesh govt for ‘bitter experience’

Slamming the BJP-led government and RSS, Vijayan, who is a senior member of the CPI(M) politburo, said what happened in Bhopal was ‘unjustifiable’.

Kerala: CPI leader pays tribute to dead Maoist
Kerala: CPI leader pays tribute to dead Maoist

He paid floral tributes to Devraj as his body was taken out of the morgue at Kozhikode medical college hospital for cremation in the evening.