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NHRC seeks report from Kerala government over killing of political workers

The Commission has asked the State Chief Secretary and Director General of Police to take effective measures to stop such incidents.

04 Aug 2017

Fake currency case involving Dawood Ibrahim's aide set to enter trial stage 

 The fake Indian currency notes seizure case involving underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s close aide Aftab Batki is set to enter the trial stage at the NIA Court in Kochi.

04 Aug 2017

ED officers raid bizman’s house, office

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided the residence and office of businessman V M Radhakrishnan (also known as Chakku Radhakrishnan) in Palakkad on Thursday. 

04 Aug 2017

Medico’s death: HC stays probe against doctor

 The Kerala High Court on Thursday ordered a one-month stay on further proceedings in the Crime Branch probe against Jilse George, Head of the Department of General Medicine,

04 Aug 2017

Probe team to  interrogate Nadirshah again

 The special investigation team (SIT) probing the actor assault case will question filmmaker Nadirshah, a friend of actor Dileep, again.

04 Aug 2017

Former Kerala Police chief T P Senkumar
Former Kerala top cop Senkumar cleared of anti-woman remark charges

Former police chief T P Senkumar who was accused of making derogatory remarks against the victim in the Malayalam actor assault case has been cleared of the charges.

03 Aug 2017

Kochi man kills self after hacking wife to death

A 51-year-old man on Wednesday ended his life at Karuvelipady near Mattanchery here after hacking his wife fatally.

03 Aug 2017

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‘50 per cent of  Kerala's transgenders survive on monthly salary of Rs 1,000 or less’

The survey revealed that the number of school dropouts among transgenders increased as they progressed to higher classes, mostly due to social stigma.

03 Aug 2017

An awareness seminar on transgender rights was held in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. Social Justice Minister K K Shylaja inaugurated the event | B P Deepu
Kerala government to allot follow-up treatment pensions for transgenders

Pension will be provided to transgender persons who need follow-up treatment, Social Justice Minister K K Shylaja said here on Wednesday.

03 Aug 2017

Kerala government to give scholarship for Chitra, Posting for Vineeth

 The state government has come to the support of sportspersons P U Chitra and C K Vineeth. While Chitra has been provided a scholarship, Vineet will be appointed in the government service.

03 Aug 2017

Kerala HC initiates suo motu proceedings on SC order to maintain Ramsar sites

 The Kerala High Court has initiated suo motu proceedings based on the Supreme Court directive asking it to ensure proper maintenance of Ramsar Convention wetlands in the state.

03 Aug 2017

NCSC vice-chairman L Murugan meets the family of slain RSS leader Rajesh at Sreekariyam in Thiruvananthapuram on  Wednesday. BJP state secretary V V Rajesh and morcha president P Sudheer are also seen | Express
Kerala CPM-RSS clash: SC panel to probe conspiracy angle of Rajesh murder case

NCSC vice-chairman L Murugan meets the family members of Rajesh, says they are apprehensive of further attacks from criminals.

03 Aug 2017

A farmer hailing from Vellilamkandam near Kattappana at the agricultural land  close to the Idukki reservoir water level area | vincent pulickal
Kerala: No title deeds; lives of  4,500 families  in Idukki's 'ten chains' region in peril

 Ten chains! For nearly 4,500 families living around Idukki and Cheruthoni reservoirs, that is the distance to their lives.

03 Aug 2017

Kerala Cabinet nod to Draft Bill on amendments to Section 125 

The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to extend the validity period of caste certificates issued by Revenue authorities to three years.

03 Aug 2017

PDP leader Abdul Nasser Madhani. (File Photo: Express)
Kerala intervenes in Rs15 lakh ‘security’ bill for Madhani

The Supreme Court granted bail for Madani to attend his son’s wedding in Kerala on condition that he foot the bill for his security expenses.

03 Aug 2017

Majlis Arts and Science College courts trouble over magazine

After the Manjeri NSS College, it is now the turn of the Majlis Arts and Science College to court controversy over a magazine.

03 Aug 2017

Govt blows the bugle after two decades’ war cry 

Wednesday’s Cabinet decision to form a full-fledged government department for Sainik Welfare is, in reality, a much-delayed acknowledgement of a demand being made by the Armed Forces for nearly two de

03 Aug 2017

‘Nothing unusual about Governor summoning CM’

The CPM state leadership is of the view that there’s nothing unusual about the Governor summoning Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

03 Aug 2017

Vigilance court adjourns case against Behera

The Special Vigilance Court here on Wednesday posted the hearing on a petition against Vigilance Director and State Police Chief Loknath Behera regarding his controversial

03 Aug 2017

Cong mulls legal move

The KPCC is contemplating legal action to put the onus on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Health Minister K K Shylaja for the alarming increase in fever deaths in the state. 

03 Aug 2017

Probe team records statement of Dileep kin, Madhu Warrier

The special investigation team(SIT) probing the assault of a female actor on Wednesday recorded the statements of Madhu Warrier, brother of actor Manju Warrier.

03 Aug 2017