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Kerala: A campus with a ‘torture room’

Established in 1866 by the erstwhile Travancore royal regime, University College is the alma mater of such illustrious names such as former president the late K R Narayanan, former Maharashtra governor P C Alexander, the first woman judge of the Supreme Court Fathima Beevi and scores of litterateurs, politicians and civil servants.

Kerala local body bypoll results: LDF wins 22 of 44 seats, BJP just five seats

Results of the local body bypolls on Friday showed the LDF winning 22 seats, followed by the Congress-led UDF in 17 seats and the BJP holding on to just five seats.


LDF, UDF failed people of Kerala despite dominating state politics for decades: PM Modi

At the Vijaya Sankalp rally in Kozhikode, Modi said his party presents an alternative for the state, that would be inclusive, democratic and compassionate.

Stormy proceedings in Kerala Assembly over nepotism charges against LDF minister

Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala slammed the chief minister saying that Vijayan has taken a contract to protect people associated with corruption.

Kerala MLA Parakkal Abdulla stirs up storm wearing mask, gloves in assembly

Abdulla said his act was only to bring the government's attention to the situation in Kuttiyadi-Perambra region, the epicenter of the Nipah virus. Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan also enquired from the member why he wore the mask.

Vengara bypoll: Resurgent SDPI pushes BJP back to fourth slot

The Muslim League was unable to maintain the present vote share in Vengara, while the LDF got more votes than the UDF's margin of victory.


No discussions held with LDF over joining left front, says JDU

From the time UDF was formed, the congress stand was coalition partners will be taken into confidence."We will listen to needs and issues of partners . Even now, we are following the same practice," Oommen Chandy told reporters at Thiruvananthapuram.

Kerala: LDF protest against ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Speaking on the occasion, he said the state government would come out with a legislation if the Centre does not make amendments in the notification.

BJP say LDF 'cheated' people with new liquor policy, plans to start series of protests against it

In the new liquor policy, Kerela has decided to open closed bar outlets in three star and above classified hotels besides allowing serving of toddy in these hotels from July one. The age limit for consumption of liquor from has also been changed from the present 21 to 23.

Kerala: LDF govt not to reopen bars closed by previous regime

Talking to reporters at a meet-the-press programme at the press club in Kozhikode, he said, "Bars closed by the previous government will not be reopened."

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Arun Jaitley slams Kerala govt

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday alleged that Kerala has always witnessed a spike in political violence under the CPI-M led LDF regime, insisting that the onus lies on the state government to ensure perpetrators of heinous crimes are brought to justice. “Every time the LDF comes to power, the incidents of violence increase. The political opponents are killed […]