His family members said that last night's football world cup match — where Argentina suffered a humiliating defeat — could have triggered the move.
"I deal with smugglers on a daily basis... I get direct, indirect threats, pressure to get into passive mode," the commissioner wrote on his Facebook page.
The incident kicked up a row as more police personnel, deployed as camp followers for the personal service of senior officers, have complained against ill-treatment they were facing from the higher-ups and their family members.
On full completion, the greenfield airport (one which is built from scratch on a new undeveloped site) will have a 4,000 m runway, the longest in south India.
Kamalasanan first sent a letter to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on November 8, 2016, offering to give the property free of cost to the government for the construction of a mental care institution.
The move marks the return of KC(M) to the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala a year before Lok Sabha elections, but it has also triggered protests and resentment in the party.
Dr Venugopal, an obstetrician and secretary general of KFOG, said the state's health apparatus showed progress as a result of 'systemic actions' adopted by doctors and government officials.
Malappuram district police chief Prateesh Kumar said that theatre owner, Sateesh, was arrested as there was a delay of at least eight days in informing police about the molestation incident.
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.
Petrol price hike: Kerala government announced it will cut fuel prices by Re 1 with effect from Friday. Today, OMCs reduced petrol and diesel prices by 1 paisa.
Last year’s survey found 850 Nilgiri Tahrs living in Eravikulam, which is also the largest home to the species in India. Preliminary estimates from wildlife experts suggest that their population has risen due to the birth of 64 Tahr kids this year.
Meanwhile, the outbreak has triggered panic in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts. At Perambra in Kozhikode, one can spot many people wearing loose cloth masks around the face.
Chengannur has been a Congress stronghold for years, the exceptions being in 1967 and 1970 when the CPM got the seat.
Police said Chakkalakkal Ravi, a native of Kanjiramattam, went to the office at Amballur with petrol at 9.45 am, poured it on files on a table and set them on fire.
The incident occurred when some RSS workers barged into the club and allegedly attacked the photographer, Faud Sanea, for having taken a video of their alleged manhandling of a two-wheeler rider during a protest march.
SR Sreejit (26), who was taken into police custody in connection with a case relating to the suicide of a 52-year-old CPI(M) sympathiser, died in a hospital on April 9 allegedly after he was thrashed in custody.
Divakaran, who sustained serious injuries, died at a hospital. His son Dileep and daughter-in-law Rashmi too had sustained injuries in the attack.
Sreejith' s family claimed that he had no role in a mob attack on a house and that the police had arrested the wrong 'Sreejith', not the man who was originally named in the complainant's statement.
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