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Revenue officers dismantling the building constructed on the encroached land at Pappathichola.
Kerala: Eviction juggernaut rolls again in Munnar, Revenue Department seizes three acres in Devikulam taluk

The officials said they will take strict action against encroachers who are conducting illegal construction activities in the taluk, neglecting the stop memo issued to them.

17 Feb 2018

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Kerala priest booked for raping foreign national surrenders

The former vicar of Maniyamthuruthu St Mathew’s church, Kallara, who has been booked for allegedly raping a Bangladeshi woman at the parsonage surrendered before the Vaikom Judicial First Class Magist

17 Feb 2018

Jacobite Syrian Church says won’t hand over church to Orthodox faction

Alleging that the Supreme Court verdict on July 3, 2017,  ratifying the sanctity of the constitution of the Orthodox Church in 1934 was hurting the sentiments of the faithful,  Jacobite Syrian Church

17 Feb 2018

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Kerala: AICC secretary PC Vishnunath not to contest in Chengannur bypoll

P C Vishnunath, AICC secretary and member of  the KPCC Political Affairs Committee (PAC),will not be in the upcoming bypoll fray in the Chengannur Assembly segment.

17 Feb 2018

N C Asthana takes over as Vigilance director in Kerala

DGP N C Asthana on Friday took over as the new Director of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau.

17 Feb 2018

Kummanam Rajasekharan
Kerala seeing state-sponsored murders, says Kummanam Rajasekharan

BJP state chief Kummanam Rajasekharan on Friday said the state has lately been witnessing state-sponsored murders.

17 Feb 2018

Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala (File photo)
Ramesh Chennithala lashes out at CPM, alleges TP Chadrasekharan's assailants were out on parole when Shuhaib was killed

Chennithala flashed before reporters a copy of the Home Department order granting parole to the 19 persons convicted in the T P murder case to buttress his point.

17 Feb 2018

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Kerala Government to write off loans of differently abled

The government has decided to write off the loans of differently abled people who passed away.

17 Feb 2018

Congress MP from Kannur K Sudhakaran. (File photo: EPS)
Shuhaib murder: Congress to intensify protest, K Sudhakaran to observe 48 hour fast

Congress leader K Sudhakaran said he would launch the agitation in front of the Kannur collectorate at 10 am on Monday, and if the accused were not brought to book by then, he would continue the fast

16 Feb 2018

River Cauvery (File photo | EPS)
Cauvery verdict: Supreme Court reduces Tamil Nadu's allocation to 177.2 TMC, awards additional water to Karnataka citing Bengaluru water crisis

The apex court said that a higher allocation was given to Karnataka because of the drinking water needs of Bengaluru, which has acquired a global status over the years.

16 Feb 2018

Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu (File | PTI)
Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu to arrive today in Kerala

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu will arrive here on Friday as part of a two-day visit to the state.

16 Feb 2018

Former KPCC president V M Sudheeran (File photo | EPS)
Suhaib murder case: Former KPCC president V M Sudheeran approaches Kerala Human Rights Commission

Former  KPCC president V M Sudheeran has approached the State Human Rights Commission to conduct a direct probe into the brutal murder of Youth Congress leader Suhaib.

16 Feb 2018

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Shuhaid murder case: Congress scales up attack on CPM

Coming down hard on the ‘CPM’s politics of violence’ in the district and the alleged ineptitude of the police in preventing the violence, the Congress said it will stage a series of agitations i

16 Feb 2018

Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala (File photo)
CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s silence is an admission of guilt: Ramesh Chennithala

The meaningful silence of CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on the recent disclosures of hotelier Biju Ramesh, who had asserted that the former had assured the reopening

16 Feb 2018

Sabarimala  Temple  (Photo | EPS)
Travancore Devaswom Board, Forest Department to conduct joint land survey at Sabarimala

The Travancore Devaswom Board and the Forest Department will conduct a joint survey to identify the land owned by the TDB at Sabarimala, Pampa and Nilackal, said TDB

16 Feb 2018

Kerala's former Finance Minister KM Mani (Express file photo)
I don’t want Kanam Rajendran’s certificate, says K M Mani

Coming down heavily on CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran’s comment on his political trustworthiness, Kerala Congress(M) supremo K M Mani said he does not need the certificate of Kanam

16 Feb 2018

CBI Headquarters (File photo | PTI)
Kerala: CBI takes over probe into elderly couple’s murder at Ranni

 The CBI has taken over the probe into the murder of an elderly couple at Valiyaparambilpadi at Ranni, Pathanamthitta, in 2014. The probe agency has registered an FIR at the CB

16 Feb 2018

Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court's ultimatum to government over ban on plastic carry bags

Expressing displeasure over the inaction of the state government in taking a decision on banning plastic carry bags, the Kerala High Court on Thursday said it will be compelled to pass an order in thi

16 Feb 2018

Maramon Convention scripts history with transgenders as guests of honour

The Maramon Convention being organised under the aegis of the Mar Thoma Syrian Church on Thursday scripted history by inviting two transgender(TG) persons as guests of honour.

16 Feb 2018

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Private bus owners in Kerala announce indefinite strike from today

Private bus owners on Thursday announced an indefinite strike from Friday after their proposal to increase bus fares and effect a hike in students’ concession was rejected by the state government. 

16 Feb 2018

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Mechanised fishing boat operators in Kerala launch indefinite strike after talks fail

Around 5,000 mechanised fishing boat operators and workers launched an indefinite strike on Thursday and stopped venturing into the sea in protest against the action launched by the state Fisheries De

16 Feb 2018