Ajay Kanth

Stay alert while handling cases of radioactive material: Kerala DGP to officers

State Police Chief Loknath Behera issued the directive on April 14, which has warned police to be alert while handling such cases.

16 May 2021

Panchayat under fire for demolishing Covid facility

The panchayat now has over 250 Covid patients. Many of them have no option but to stay with other family members at home.

12 May 2021

Gouri Amma never liked Lal Salam: Cheriyan Kalpakavady recalls

The first time was when the film’s shooting was under way at Alappuzha guest house. She was a minister then.

12 May 2021

Lockdown day 1: People out with flimsy excuses, test cops’ nerves

Right from Saturday 6am, North police station sub-inspector P V Suresh  and two of his colleagues were on the job, checking vehicles at the police picket set up at Kathrikadavu.

09 May 2021

Virtual firms run illegal trade, cardamom farmers to approach Centre, Kerala government

The farmers have decided to approach both the central and state governments against such firms claiming to operate under the FPTC Act 2020 currently stayed by the Supreme Court.

07 May 2021

Be wary of oxygen trap

Experts warn that many Malayalis who are in a rush to download apps that claim to check accurate blood oxygen levels are falling prey to cybercriminals who can steal their biometric data.

05 May 2021

UDF and LDF suffer as Twenty20 disrupts vote share in Ernakulam

Even in the Ernakulam constituency, Twenty20 candidate Leslie Pallath polled 10,634 votes making the fight tough for both UDF’s T J Vinod and LDF’s Shaji George.

03 May 2021

Exit polls: Big data analysis says 75-80 seats for UDF, 50-55 for Left

We have been preparing such reports for various brands, and they usually turn out to be 90% accurate.

30 Apr 2021

IB to probe Kerala links of Lankan MP held in Easter Day bombings

The agency and Kerala police will look into inputs on Bathiudeen’s  visit to Kasaragod in 2009

30 Apr 2021

Brave measures

Identifying events with DJs and dance as a soft spot for drug cartels to trade and scout for new customers, Excise officials have decided to keep their eyes glued

28 Apr 2021

Tourism sector in the lurch again

Struggling to keep its business afloat amid the never-ending pandemic ordeal, the hospitality sector is relying on offers to woo domestic travellers this summer. 

24 Apr 2021

Low turnout of women voters in Central Kerala worries parties

Political observers say unlike earlier, woman voters now make their choice based on candidate, other factors

21 Apr 2021

Police struggle as drug peddlers move from streets to social media

Two years ago, the police had undertaken an operation and busted a racket that used social media platforms to distribute banned drugs.

18 Apr 2021

SC order on ISRO spy case revives conspiracy theories

During its investigation, CBI will have to probe theories regarding involvement of CIA in the case, something which it had dismissed earlier

17 Apr 2021

More suspicious boats stuck in sea: Kerala coast under strict surveillance

A senior intelligence officer said inputs have revealed that a couple of Sri Lankan fishing boats were stuck in the ocean after the Indian agencies launched combing operations.

10 Apr 2021