Ajay Kanth

Sabarimala: Confused top cops hold urgent meet; to inform government of challenges

It is learnt the Police Department will now apprise the state government of the major challenges if this happens.

14 Nov 2018

Women below 50 years using Sabarimalaq.com to ensure police assurance for darshan

Much now depends on the outcome when the Supreme Court considers a batch of writ petitions on Sabarimala women entry issue for hearing on November 13.

10 Nov 2018

Intel agencies on alert as Islamic State modules in Kerala switch to Wickr app

Both the NIA and the IB have been keeping track of devious new communication tools being used by the IS, including messaging apps that encrypt texts and destroy them almost immediately.

09 Nov 2018

Swarming protesters leave police helpless as Sabarimala reopened

Police officers admitted they have certain limitations in using force at Sannidhanam or even on the trekking route to disperse the protesters who have  generally come as devotees.

07 Nov 2018

Security steps taken: Loknath Behera

According to police officers, hundreds of devotees were camping inside the forest in and around the Sannidhanam for days.

07 Nov 2018

In a first, women cops deployed at Sannidhanam

For the first time in the history of Sabarimala, women police personnel were deployed at Sannidhanam for security duty on Monday.

06 Nov 2018

Book your darshan online for Sabarimala or suffer ordeal: Kerala Police

The Kerala Police have made a clarion call to the Sabarimala devotees insisting they use the online booking portal ‘sabarimalaq.com’ for booking darshan this season.

02 Nov 2018

Intel sleuths step up vigil in Kerala, Tamil Nadu on fake passport rackets after probe reveals IS links

V K Shajhan alias Shajahan Velluva Kandy of Kannur was arrested by the NIA after he was caught while trying to cross over into Syria and sent back by Ankara.

01 Nov 2018

Once bitten, twice shy: Cops to step up vigil

The state police chief has also decided to go with the same set of officers to maintain law and order in the first phase of annual pilgrimage season when the temple opens on November 17.

30 Oct 2018

Ensuring law and order again on Nov 5 to be a big challenge for police

Hindu Aikya Vedi vice-president K Haridas said all Hindu outfits, including representative of thantri families, will come together for a discussion in Kottayam on the issue on November 1.

28 Oct 2018

Sabarimala violence: Persons who acted behind the scenes have been identified

Meanwhile, the police have collected the details of four women who have approached the Kerala High Court seeking police protection to trek Sabarimala.

25 Oct 2018

‘Maoists in state armed with AK-47s’

Left-wing extremism is on the rise in Kerala.

16 Oct 2018

Managing women pilgrims at 18 holy steps tough: Kerala police

Usually, policemen are deployed in different shifts on either side of the holy steps to help the pilgrims ascend the steep steps. 

13 Oct 2018

Sabarimala: Controlling women devotees at 18 holy steps tough task, admit police

Thiruvananthapuram Range Inspector General Manoj Abraham said, the department is considering all possible options to ensure a smooth pilgrimage season this time.

12 Oct 2018

Kerala State Disaster Management Authority didn’t see flood coming

The query sought the details of the meetings the KSDMA had held with other departments, including the Kerala State Electricity Board.

07 Oct 2018