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Police headquarters to retain ministerial staff

According to a highly-placed source, of the 230 ministerial staff deployed at the police headquarters, 35 have completed 10 or more years with a single section.

11 May 2022

Kerala Police to come up with ‘Grapnel’ tool to monitor darknet child porn sites

The Grapnel works by collecting data from websites, chat rooms and other sources.

26 Apr 2022

Duty of SI and two CPOs in Palakkad: Collect cashew nuts

But it seems the kidney-shaped nuts are so important that the state police have now deployed some of their men to collect them from the premises of the Kerala Armed Police Battalion IV in Kannur.

20 Apr 2022

Kerala police engage 500 TN cops to keep the peace in Palakkad

Sources told TNIE that the deployment of TSP men was down to logistic reasons and the fact that Palakkad borders Tamil Nadu, where both the political outfits have a strong presence. 

19 Apr 2022

Don’t harass transpersons, DGP tells cops

The directive issued by Anil Kant said that if transgender persons do not possess the relevant document, their self-declaration should be taken at face value before effecting the arrest.

09 Apr 2022

Police to enforce ‘1 office, 5 years’ norm for ministerial staff

The department decided on the rejig after it was observed that officers’ extended service at one particular office or post could lead to corruption and abuse of power, said a police source.

02 Apr 2022

Thiruvananthapuram Police issue stop memos to DJ parties at 2 hotels

Move raises eyebrows as the state government is yet to issue any order banning or curbing party time during New Year’s Eve.

27 Dec 2021

Confusion over land acquisition drives entrepreneur to suicide

Raji ended life in godown of her hollow bricks company on Monday | Ward member warns more might be forced to follow suit if the govt fails to act swiftly

22 Dec 2021

Thiruvananthapuram Police officers to take test on IPC, CrPC tomorrow

As per the circular sent to the officers concerned, the exam will have objective and descriptive questions.

17 Dec 2021

Kerala police await extradition of 30 people who committed crimes

The woman was an accused in a counterfeit currency case registered in 1988 and is now in her 80s, said police sources.

07 Dec 2021

Omicron scare: 21 Russia returnees go untested in Kerala

20 pax in Kochi, one in T’Puram also not advised home quarantine. They were part of 30-member group that came on November 28

02 Dec 2021

In its run to save special ones, CPM crushes lesser mortals under feet

Despite Pinarayi govt’s directive, local leaders try to influence cops at stations to settle cases

25 Nov 2021

Kerala roads turn into traps, 2,977 died in mishaps last year

More deaths in rural areas | People in 45-60 year age group most vulnerable as 4,432 met with mishaps, followed by 3,813 elderly

09 Nov 2021

Govt orders probe into sexual abuse by assistant professor

The rare step follows SN College principal’s mishandling of complaint

04 Nov 2021

In reply to UAPA query, CM Pinarayi Vijayan raises spectre of national security

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan chose to use the bugbear of national security to refuse to answer one of the simplest questions from an Opposition legislator on the stringent UAPA.

30 Oct 2021