Ajith Kannan

NH-66 work on fast track in Malabar region to meet 2024 deadline

Preliminary works like demolition of buildings and felling of trees is over in the four districts that the NH passes through – Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod, levelling of land has begun.

17 Mar 2023

Efforts on to ensure interstate marriages are not lost in translation

In the last few years, at least 60 boys of Kunnummal block panchayat, in Kuttiady, alone entered into interstate alliances.

15 Feb 2023

Teachers, cops charged with most cases among govt officers in Kerala

Murder attempt, criminal conspiracy, damaging public property, and dacoity are the other major offences registered against teachers.

14 Feb 2023

Usha School vs LSG: Issue elusive as both parties stick to their stands

School wants to ensure inmates’ safety, Panangad panchayat needs road, water for residents

09 Feb 2023

Missing AMRUT deadlines likely to cost Kerala dearly

The state is likely to forfeit Central funds worth several hundred crores due to the incompletion of projects under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation.

08 Feb 2023

Wildlife attacks in Kerala claim 123 lives in 18 months

Over half of these are due to snake bites | 88,287 cases of human-wildlife conflict reported during the period

16 Jan 2023

Results of 94 lower court-sanctioned participants withheld, confusion reigns

The delay in declaration of results may be crucial, affecting even the overall positions, if  the participants approach higher courts and receive a verdict in their favour.

07 Jan 2023

Kerala's most govt job aspirants in Thiruvananthapuram, least in Malappuram, shows data

13.25 per cent of T’Puram’s 33.01 lakh population registered with employment exchange

19 Dec 2022

Eco-cycle diaries of Kozhikode's Ecovibe Pedallers

A gang of pedallers is on a mission to curb plastic menace and make the environment greener, reports Ajith Kannan

16 Oct 2022

Devoted lives to serve public, these people are ready to gift lives after death

In an appreciable move, the district panchayat is setting a model in organ donation with its staff and elected members coming forward voluntarily to donate their organs after death.

22 Sep 2022

Burst pipes, water theft leak whopping Rs 576 crore from Kerala coffers per year

A KWA officer said the authority has no exact, separate data on water being wasted due to leaks and illegal use.

21 Sep 2022

Pending cases cross 15 lakh-mark, timely justice a distant dream

A whopping 15,13,111 cases are pending in the HC, district courts and other trial courts across the state as on August 2.

23 Aug 2022

Beyond religious barriers, this Kerala Muslim teaches Bharatanatyam

Despite opposition from religious outfits, Sirajudeen P went on to pursue his love for dancing. He has now trained more than 1,500 students,  reports  Ajith Kannan

21 Aug 2022

African swine fever set to deal Kerala’s pig farms a killer blow

949 pigs culled so far; cannot rule out chances of flu spreading to more parts, say experts

17 Aug 2022

Smuggled gold worth Rs 983.12 crore seized in six years

Gold smuggling through airports in the state continues unabated as the police have seized a total 2,774kg of yellow metal worth `983.12 crore in the last six years.

31 Jul 2022