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A file image of Prakash Karat and Sitaram Yechury checking a book which got published on Thursday during the inaugural function of the CPM state meet in Thrissur | RAMEES M A
CPM seniors set to make way for young blood

With the ongoing CPM state conference — preceding the 22nd party congress — concluding on Sunday, it could well usher in a generation change in the party.

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CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury speaks to state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan as senior leader Elamaram Kareem, left, and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan look on | Ramees M A
CPM Kerala meet: Leadership cautions cadre that violence is no option to resist rivals

In general, the delegates supported the leadership’s move to expand the LDF by inducting new parties.

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Congress leader K Sudhakaran. (File photo: EPS)
Congress leader K Sudhakaran's health worsens on day six of hunger strike demanding CBI probe into  Shuhaib's murder

The hunger strike undertaken by senior Congress leader K Sudhakaran demanding a CBI probe into the murder of Youth Congress leader Shuhaib, completed the sixth day on Saturday.

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Madhu’s mother and family members beside the body when it was brought to Attappadi on Saturday | Express
Kerala tribal lynching: Police nab all 16 accused in Madhu's murder

The arrests were recorded after the post-mortem of Madhu’s body revealed that there were internal injuries on his head and body caused by the brutal assault.

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Kerala Congress(M) mouthpiece comes down on CPI leader Kanam Rajendran

In a scathing attack on CPI leader Kanam Rajendran,  Prathichaya, the official mouthpiece of the Kerala Congress, published an article criticising the CPI and its leader. 

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MLA P C George ( Express Photo)
PC George MLA seeks CBI inquiry into death of Kerala tribal youth

Those who propagated the videos of the lynching also should be brought before the law, George told reporters here on Saturday.

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Witnesses turning hostile may have led to acquittals in Kerala human trafficking case

The victims include those from Kerala and other parts of the country, as well as from Sri Lanka and other south-east Asian countries.

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Firm lodges plaint with Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan over theft of documents

Xstream, which holds the power of attorney of three UAE Banks, is the authorised agent to initiate legal proceedings in Kerala against NRK businessmen.

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My children have never shown interest in acting: Kerala actor Mamukkoya

The actor added he chose to enter the film field as he was interested in theatre and dramatics right from a young age.

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Kerala High Court (File photo)
Kerala’s judiciary one of the best says Kerala HC Chief Justice Antony Dominic

Antony Dominic on Saturday said it is now his responsibility as the CJ to uphold the image of the state’s judiciary which has a high reputation as one of the best justice delivery systems.

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Father Manual discharges duty, one too many

He also performs a cleric's duties at the Ecumenical Prayer Centre, a 'union church' at Pachakkanam, where he has been working for the past four years.

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BJP Kerala state chief Kummanam Rajasekharan (File | EPS)
What happened to all the money allocated for Adivasis: Kerala BJP president Kummanam Rajasekharan

The BJP president said that the Centre had spent Rs 500 crore for tribals in Attappadi this year, of which Rs 147 crore was for the primitive and vulnerable tribes.

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Kerala Health Minister K K Shylaja (File Photo)
Ardram Mission: Rs 12 crore sanctioned for Medical College Hospitals

The Government Medical College Hospitals in the state have been sanctioned Rs 11.86 crore to provide better infrastructure and make them patient-friendly and centres of excellence.

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Madhu’s mother and family members beside the body when it was brought to Attappadi on Saturday | Express
Kerala tribal lynching: Madhu’s family slams Forest Department

The family members of tribal youth Madhu, who was beaten to death in Attappadi on the charge of stealing food, have criticised the role of the forest department.

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Man's selfie with the victim, Madhu, that went viral on social media. (Photo | Facebook)
Kerala tribal lynching: National ST Commission chief to visit Attappadi

The welfare schemes and assistance being provided to Scheduled Tribe people and the steps taken by the state government to prevent attacks on Scheduled Castes and Tribes will be discussed.

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The 64-year-old was found hanging in a temporary shed he had constructed on a leased plot.
Kerala police begin investigation into death of Gulf returnee in Kollam district

It was on Friday that 64-year-old Sugathan of Alinkeezhil Veetil, Vazhamun, was found hanging in a temporary shed he had constructed on a leased plot.

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Huge cache of explosives seized from Kerala's Mukkom, Tamil Nadu native held

The explosives weighing one tonne of gelatine stick and sodium nitrate were seized from the Tamil Nadu registration lorry that was proceeding to Wayanad from Coimbatore.

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Boy injured in Kerala as country-made bomb explodes

In a freak mishap, a 13-year-old boy was injured when a country-made bomb accidentally exploded while he was searching for a cricket ball near a playground at Kasanakkotta in the district on Saturday.

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Former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy (File)
Oommen Chandy slams Modi over 'rescue of Christian nurses' remark

Chandy was Chief Minister when the nurses were rescued from Iraq and last week spent a few days campaigning for the Congress party in Meghalaya.

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Shuhaib murder case: Three more in custody in connection in Kerala

The 29-year-old Youth Congress Mattannur block leader Shuhaib was hacked to death on February 13 by a group of persons, suspected to be belonging to the CPI(M).

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The 15-year-old girl who was assaulted by a group of bike-borne men (Facebook | The Red Cycle)
Kerala: 15-year-old attacked over sister's poem on Facebook questioning menstruation taboos

An activist of the Students Federation of India, the teenager posted the poem to extend support to another youngster who had also faced a similar threat for speaking out on menstruation.

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