Shortage of manpower cripples functioning of Excise Crime Branch

The Crime Branch wing was set up in 2019 to investigate sensational cases.

19 Jul 2021

Buffalo carcass exhumed for autopsy, foul play suspected

Rare turn of events as owners suspected foul play in animal’s death after their deal to sell it failed over price

08 Jul 2021

Once a job fraud victim, 30-year-old now an expert in duping aspirants

Accused learnt to have cheated people in 12 districts of D50 lakh, promising jobs overseas

01 Jul 2021

More police dogs to trace Kochi’s drug rackets

Bravo, a Labrador, will soon be joined by Julie and Tessy, two Doberman sniffer canines

30 Jun 2021

Dial Sunil for rescue: This snake-catcher from Kerala is just a call away

Wildlife enthusiast Sunil Jaleel, a senior civil police officer, is the licensed snake handler for Kochi 
city, reports Arun M

27 Jun 2021

Ramanattukara mishap: Role of Perumbavoor don comes to light

The weapon was recovered from his bed while he was admitted to a hospital at Perumbavoor.

23 Jun 2021

Attack on cop: Prayer for compassionate officer recovering after brutal assault

Even on the day before the incident,  Ajeesh called  Arun, shared matters related to the duty and his wish to get a transfer  to any of the police stations in the plains.

10 Jun 2021

Home-brewed hooch in high demand 

Last week, the city police officials arrested a 44-year-old man who was involved in illicit brewing at an apartment in Kadavantra.

09 Jun 2021

Instilling confidence in partymen biggest challenge: Satheesan

‘My first priority is to destroy both majority and minority communalism in Kerala that has been dividing the people. It is more important than winning elections’

24 May 2021

Roshy Augustine and K Rajan -- Once classmates, now Cabinet colleagues

They were classmates, studying lessons of law together. Amid their hectic schedule of student politics, heated debates were the norm.

21 May 2021

Excise officers supply free food to Covid patients

Ever since the district went into triple lockdown, excise sleuths in Aluva have been on their toes to curb the inflow of drugs and spurious liquor following the closure of bars and liquor outlets. 

20 May 2021

Phishing in troubled waters

Online predators are now singling out entrepreneurs and businessmen in need of financial support to loot them

19 May 2021

Exposed: Aluva hospital charged youth Rs 1.67 lakh, made auto driver pay Rs 25k for 1 day

The patient, Ibrahim, was admitted to Anwar Hospital on Wednesday after he developed severe fever while in quarantine at his house.

11 May 2021

With new government order, waste treatment in Kerala panchayats likely to go for a toss

An order issued by Additional Chief Secretary Sarada G Muraleedharan on April 5 directing VEOs to draft a comprehensive plan for sanitation and waste treatment programmes.

10 May 2021

With just two seats, PJ Joseph loses battle of Kerala Congress factions

Earlier, an internal feud between Joseph and Jose K Mani over the successor to the late K M Mani in the KC(M) had led to a fierce year-long fight and the subsequent split in the party. 

03 May 2021