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Kerala Congress Youth Wing lands in trouble after slaughtering cow in public

After slaughtering the animal in an open vehicle, the Youth Congress workers also distributed the meat free of cost to the public.

3 hours ago

Kerala CM to inaugurate first IT building of Kozhikode Cyberpark on Monday

Cyberpark in Kozhikode has been conceptualised as a major IT hub catering to the northern part of Kerala for the development of IT/ITeS sector in the State, a release stated.

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Yuva Morcha national prez Poonam Mahajan prepares to address members during the Secretariat blockade | B P Deepu
Women feel 'unsafe' in LDF-ruled Kerala, alleges Poonam Mahajan

Mahajan was in Kerala for past few days to hold statewide agitations against the Left Democratic Front  government.

8 hours ago

The beef festival organised by the DYFI in front of the Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday protesting against the Union Government’s order placing curbs on cattle slaughter |  Manu R Mavelil
States must have been consulted: Kerala Chief Minister to Prime Minister Modi

A day after the Centre imposed restrictions on cattle trade, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to repeal the restrictions.

15 hours ago

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan (File | PTI)
State beefs up protest; Pinarayi writes to Modi

Kerala, where beef consumption is comparatively high, expressed its resentment against the Centre’s decision to ban slaughter of cattle by organising ‘beef fests’ across the state.

15 hours ago

Kerala Government may enact law to counter ban

Animal Husbandry Minister K Raju has said the state government will look at enacting laws if the Union Government won’t lift the ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter.

15 hours ago

Kochi Corporation building. (File photo: EPS)
Kochi Corporation drags feet on project proposals

It seems the Corporation is adopting a lackadaisical approach in implementing development projects in the city.

15 hours ago

BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan, BJP leader P P Mukundan, Sakshi Maharaj MP and Subramanya Swami MP during a function organised by the BJP intellectual cell in Kochi on Saturday | Melton Antony
Slaughter animals’ sale ban a harmless decision, says Sakshi Maharaj

Terming the Union Govt’s decision to prohibit the sale of animals for slaughter ‘harmless’, controversial BJP leader Sakshi Maharaj MP said the situation is such that Ahimsa cannot be propagated.

15 hours ago

Ban sparks protests across the state

Protests erupted in several parts of the state, with ‘beef festivals’ being organised by student and youth activists, against the Centre’s notification banning the sale of cattle for slaughter.

19 hours ago

Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurating the  Kerala convention of the Federation of Kerala Associations in North America at Lake Palace Resort, Alappuzha, on Saturday | Express
Chandy hails charitable activities of Malayalee expats

The charitable activities undertaken by Malayalee expatriates are a major relief to the poor and downtrodden and the contributions to society by organisations like Fokana are remarkable,

19 hours ago

Oberon Mall in Kochi which downed shutters on Thursday | Melton Antony
Oberon mall back to biz with rider

The Corporation on Saturday granted permission to Oberon Mall, which had been  temporarily closed down over safety concerns, to resume operations, subject to certain conditions.

19 hours ago

Minister Kadakamppilly surendran taking part in the protest organised by Sfi infront of town hall in Kochi. | Express Photo Service
To counter nationwide ban on the sales of cattle for slaughter, students’ organisations in Kerala conduct beef fest

Students' Federation of India (SFI), the students' organisation of the ruling CPM, had called for organising beef fests at 210 area centres in the state.

27 May 2017

Kerala High Court | File
Give CBSE students time to apply for Plus I admission: High Court

The Kerala High Court directed the state government to keep open the last date for submitting application for Plus-One three working days after declaration of CBSE Class X results.

27 May 2017

Kochi to host international meet on Tourism Technology

Entrepreneurs in the travel and hospitality sector struggling with slow online bookings, low website rankings and damaging customer reviews will have a chance to learn from the industry leaders.

27 May 2017

Broadband internet facility provided in all primary schools, says Education Minister

All government, as well as aided schools in the state, have been equipped with broadband internet facility in the lower primary and upper primary levels, before the start of the new academic year.

27 May 2017

Kerala BJP President Kummanam Rajasekharan. |File Photo: EPS
News on slaughter ban twisted, says Kummanam

BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan has said it is unethical to twist the news related to the Centre’s notification regarding the ban on slaughter of livestock.

27 May 2017

Attempt to rob citizens’ rights: Opposition leader

The ban imposed by the Union Government on cattle slaughter is an attempt to rob the human rights of the country’s citizens, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has said.

27 May 2017

Attack on constitutional rights: IUML

 The IUML state committee has expressed its strong protest against the ban on cattle trade and slaughter by the Centre terming it politically and practically wrong.

27 May 2017

Kerala Ministers come out against Centre

There is stiff opposition from the state to Modi Government’s decision banning sale of cows for slaughter.

27 May 2017

Pinarayi Vijayan. ( File | PTI)
Move to implement RSS agenda in state: Chief Minister

The Union Government’s ban on sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter is part of a move to implement the RSS agenda in the state, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said.

27 May 2017

Peak rate: Tourism sector suffers ‘shock and awe’

The GST has fixed the highest tax bracket of 28 per cent for hotels which charge over Rs5,000 a night, up from the prevailing 12-18 per cent.

27 May 2017

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