Toby Antony

Scores of youths held with drugs, ganja in Excise’ Onam drive

The special drive conducted from August 10 to September 15 saw 204 cases registered.

17 Sep 2019

Pending cases piling up at Vigilance offices

 Justice delayed is justice denied. It seems cases are piling up at the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) each year.

15 Sep 2019

Agencies on alert mode to prevent flow of Afghan heroin to Kochi

This comes following a spurt in the production of opium in Afghanistan in recent years

13 Sep 2019

NIA to approach Afghanistan for inputs about deported Keralite

NIA is all set to approach the Afghan government seeking details of a Wayanad native who was held in Kabul and was deported for attempting to join the Islamic State (IS) in 2017.

13 Sep 2019

Kerala seeks UN endorsement for its Anti-Human Trafficking Clubs

He recently made a presentation about the programme in a meeting conducted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in New Delhi. 

11 Sep 2019

No nod for filing chargesheet; CBI probe into FACT gypsum graft case hampered

The delay has affected the case, following which the CBI approached the Chief Vigilance Commission (CVC) against the Ministry of Chemical and Fertilisers, accusing it of delaying the sanction.

09 Sep 2019

Coimbatore terror alert: Surveillance tightened in Kerala during Onam season

Railway Protection Force and Kerala Police's Railway Police also have tightened security checks. Bomb squads and dog squads are deployed in all major Railway station in the state.

06 Sep 2019

CBI to probe Customs inspectors arrested for aiding smugglers

CBI’s Anti-Corruption Unit in Kochi has launched a preliminary probe against the Customs officers who were aiding the smuggling racket.

02 Sep 2019

TO Sooraj dissuaded other contractors from bidding for Palarivattom flyover project

As PWD secretary, Sooraj was also heading Kerala Road Fund Board (KRFB) which funded the project.

31 Aug 2019

Kochi actor’s salon shooting case: Henchman of underworld don Ravi Pujari leaves country

Saleem of Changanassery who took the task from Ravi Pujari for threatening Leena and extorting money from her has left the country.

28 Aug 2019

Job fraud: CBI launches investigation against Kochi-based agency

The Central agency filed a fresh FIR against Sky Link International with unknown officials of Protector of Emigrants’ office have been listed as accused.

27 Aug 2019

Kochi turning a hub for destination weddings

Flood and Nipah may have affected tourism but Kochi is in no mood to slow down. The city has turned a popular destination for weddings in recent years.  

24 Aug 2019

Cartels target Calicut, Cochin airports for smuggling drugs

As per the information shared by Qatar with the External Affairs Ministry, the highest number of Indians booked for smuggling drugs at Doha airport boarded flights from Calicut airport.

24 Aug 2019

Flood takes the wind out of Perumbavoor’s timber industry

Perumbavoor, the hub of plywood and wood industries in the state, is facing a severe shortage of raw materials following the flood.

15 Aug 2019

It’s raining woes for people near Muttom yard

Over 100 families near the yard were shifted to relief camps on Thursday as their houses were inundated in heavy rain

13 Aug 2019