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‘Arrest them under KAAPA’

The state police launched a major crackdown on goons after CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday directed State Police Chief Loknath Behera to speed up action against anti-social elements.

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High Court flays VACB: Is Vigilance raj prevailing in the state?

Coming down heavily on the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau, the Kerala High Court on Monday said Vigilance raj would prevail in Kerala if the VACB is given power to review the administra

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All government high schools to go hi-tech by year-end

The state government’s ambitious plan to convert all high schools and higher secondary schools in the government and aided sector into hi-tech institutions will be implemented by the end of this year.

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VS lashes out against delay in investigating corruption cases

Veteran CPM leader V S Achuthanandan lashed out against the undue delay in investigation and disposal of corruption cases.

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Hospital staff feed patient with cleaning lotion

The relatives of a senior citizen admitted to the ESI Hospital at Ashramam were in for a rude shock when they found the patient with burns in her mouth and throat.

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Proposal for power exchange suffers outage

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has rejected the proposal by a private entity to establish an intrastate power exchange-- essentially a ‘stock exchange’ for electricity-- in

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CPM, CPI to take dialogue route to bridge differences

With the CPM - CPI rift over major issues posing a threat to the front unity, the LDF has decided to hold bilateral talks to find solutions.

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Criminals scraping tinsel off mollywood

A peep into investigations over the past few years reveals the officers have failed to peel off the layers of dirt in tinsel town

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Echoes of rage rumble in Capital

Anger, tears and finally a resolve marked the Trivandrum Film Fraternity meeting at the Manaveeyam Veedhi here on Monday.

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When Suni laid a trap for Menaka Suresh

Nearly six years ago, when actor-producer Menaka Suresh Kumar landed in  Kochi for the shooting of the film ‘Orkut Oru Ormakoot’, a vehicle came to pick her.

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Congress leader Pandalam Sudhakaran administering the pledge at the Trivandrum Film Fraternity’s meeting held to express solidarity with the actor who was attacked the other day, in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday | kaviyoor santhosh
Where’s ‘Suraksha’? In the cold storage!

After the LDF Govt assumed power, it gave short shrift to ‘Operation Suraksha’, resulting in a spiralling of crimes

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Conman’s luck runs out as cops hit the jackpot

The luck of Mangalamkadan Sulaiman, who duped several people in the name of a Pakistan lottery, ran out on Monday when he was arrested by the Telangana police.

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‘Kaaval’ project formally launched

The ‘Kaaval’ project,envisaged for the reintegration of the Children in Conflict with Law(CCL)into society,was launched in the state on Monday.

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Anti-alcohol, drug campaign proves a dud

Amid the ruckus caused by the state government’s revised liquor policy,it emerged the much hyped anti-alcohol and drug awareness campaign initiated by the previous UDF Government has proved a non-starter.  

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SPC scheme in 36 more schools

The state police has decided to extend the Student Police Cadet (SPC) programme, a training programme for students, to 36 more schools in the state. The SPC units will start functioning there from the

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Harvest at Aranmula puncha begins

Paddy harvest festival at Aranmula puncha, which went barren due to the filling of the streams for the now-defunct Aranmula airport project, was inaugurated by Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar on

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Home alone, Nirbhayas turn nobodies as law looks away

Snuggled on to her fear on a moth-eaten bed in a dimly lit room in a Nirbhaya shelter home, a 11- year- old ‘nobody’ is waiting.

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Actor assault: NCW cracks whip, seeks report from DGP

National Commission for Women asks Loknath Behera to submit report within a week. Police arrest Manikandan, an accused in the case, from Palakkad

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Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi (File | Reuters)
Malayalam actress molestation: Kerala is no longer God's own country, says Maneka Gandhi

According to police, the actress was held in the car for an hour, after which, she was dropped near her residence at around 10.30 p.m.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan (File | EPS)
Malayalam actor molestation: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan extends all support and protection

The actress was allegedly abducted and harassed by a gang of five men, who forced their way into her car before fleeing in a busy area.

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Pursuit of Pulsar Suni: Kerala actress abductor eludes cops by the fingertips

Pulsar Suni, the most wanted man in Kerala right now, continues to elude the Kerala police 60 hours after he and his gang allegedly waylaid a leading Malayalam film actress’s car.

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