In some cases, field investigators have been manhandled or threatened by people who have decided against allowing any survey or census to be conducted in their areas against the backdrop of CAA, the officials said.
Parameswaran, who played a pivotal role in popularising the Bhagavad Gita in Kerala, had taken to RSS ideology during his college days. He became a pracharak in the early 50s at the behest of then sarsanghchalak M S Golwalkar.
With India reporting three positive cases of the novel coronavirus, all in Kerala, The Sunday Express on how the state is leaning back on its Nipah experience to tackle the latest outbreak. Over 4,000 km away, in China’s Hubei and nearby provinces, life in lockdown is a series of do’s and don’ts.
The painting, Death of Gandhi, was by artist and illustrator Tom Vattakuzhy, which he posted on his Facebook page last year. It went viral on January 30 after Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi and several others shared the painting on social media.
The Budget, presented by Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac, on Friday has banked on the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB), the agency for sourcing funds outside state revenue, to complete infrastructure projects mainly in road, irrigation, health and education sectors.
State Health Department officials said the third patient, a 22-year-old man, took the same route to return home — via Kunming in China, Kolkata and Kochi — as the first two patients who were also students in Wuhan.
Coronavirus in Kerala: On Friday, while no fresh positive case was reported, the number of those under observation rose to 1,471 — 1,421 are under home quarantine. The number of those isolated in hospitals rose from 15 to 50.
Before reading out the paragraph, Khan aired his reservation. “I have my reservation. I am going to read it. The chief minister himself had said in his letter this is the view of the government. I disagree, but to honour his wish I am going to read this para,’’ he said.
For the first time, several mosques joined the Republic Day celebrations by hoisting the tricolour and reading out the Preamble of the Constitution following a direction by the Kerala State Wakf Board to observe Republic Day.
In a letter to all the parish priests under his diocese, Paul Antony Mullassery, the Bishop of Kollam in Kerala, has asked all the parishes as well as Catholic organisations to read the Preamble and take a pledge to protect the Constitution on Sunday, Republic Day.
Upholding the closure of a school in the state capital which admitted only Muslim students, the bench of Justice A Muhamed Mustaque observed that the school imparted religious instruction exclusively following Islamic religion and that cannot be permitted.
The nurse, who hails from Ettumanoor in Kerala’s Kottayam district, is believed to have got the virus from a Philippines national who was under treatment in Al-Hayat Hospital where she worked in southwestern Saudi Arabia’s Khamis Mushait.