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The 'road accident' of a Kerala man decoded

When a 30-year-old man having criminal antecedents was killed in a road accident near Perumkadavila in Neyyattinkara taluk on April 9, it was first considered a hit-and-run case.

27 Apr 2023

Cybercrime: Kerala Police tell banks not to block accounts without valid reasons

The ADGP said whenever cyber crimes are reported on cyber crime reporting portal, the information automatically goes to the banks and they take action. 

21 Apr 2023

CMDRF fraud: Vigilance proposes action against 2 govt employees

Agency also recommends recovering financial aid fraudulently obtained by eight people

05 Apr 2023

Believers Church, 3 others in Kerala seek ‘forward status’

Mani Vithayathil said the members of the groups, who belong to the forward communities and fulfil all economic conditions, will get benefits under the EWS. 

29 Mar 2023

Police to install 2 lakh CCTV cameras in Thiruvananthapuram

City Commissioner C H Nagaraju said the police have decided to enhance awareness of women’s safety aspects among the public.

25 Mar 2023

Kerala: Counter vigilance wing to check corrupt elements within VACB soon

Regarding the DySP who is under scanner, the Vigilance Director said stringent action will be taken. 

24 Mar 2023

Brahmapuram fire: Fire Force wants medical screening for personnel

The proposal has been moved by Fire and Rescue Services  Director General DGP B Sandhya to monitor the health of the firefighters for one year. 

15 Mar 2023

Kerala excise department gets fresh batch of Abon, drug detection kits

The kits use saliva to detect drugs instantly.

14 Mar 2023

Don’t post unreliable cops in sensitive stations, Kerala ADGP tells district police chiefs

The police department has decided not to post its personnel facing allegations, including corruption and criminal connection, in sensitive police stations. 

13 Mar 2023

Kerala excise department wants GPS fitted to vehicles ferrying alcohol

The proposal has been floated after the excise officials felt that inter-state transportation of spirit requires more scrutiny.

13 Mar 2023

Groundwork for detaining 604 drug peddlers in Kerala begins

The detention order has to be issued by the Home Secretary after verifying supporting documents filed by law enforcement agencies. 

10 Mar 2023

Frenzied diwali party helps Kerala police solve gold heist case

The probe on the case pertaining to Pangode Residential Cooperative Society at Edapazhanji in October 2012 ticked all the above-mentioned boxes.

09 Mar 2023

On a mission, men light hearths, offer pongala in Thiruvananthapuram

“We offered the pongala with utmost devotion, something that extremist feminists lack,” said Vattiyoorkavu Ajith, the head of the association, which claims membership of 10,000 men.

08 Mar 2023

Attukal Pongala: Kerala police up surveillance, prepare photo album of 55 women chain snatchers

The names and photos of the women having strong criminal antecedents were collected by the Special Branch. 

07 Mar 2023

Kerala government agrees to speed up sanction for prosecuting corrupt officials

Pinarayi had previously said the government will have zero tolerance towards corruption among public servants.

04 Mar 2023

Glitches in EPoS machines hit ration shops’ operationv in Kerala

The EPoS machines are Aadhaar-based and the rations are distributed after biometric authentication.

01 Mar 2023

When plastic cable eased knots in gold heist case

The investigation into the gold heist from Popular Finance’s Attingal branch in June 2013 posed a serious challenge to the police.

23 Feb 2023

Raid on checkpost yields chickens, cash in Kerala

However, the doctor claimed that she had taken the broiler chickens for testing purposes and the seized money belonged to her.

22 Feb 2023

Vigilance corruption list of Kerala government employees now 1,300 strong and growing

With information from a few departments yet to be collated, the figure could easily touch 2,000, a source revealed.

17 Feb 2023

Kerala police still clueless about Om Prakash’s location

The police sources said Om Prakash continues to get support from various quarters, including a few prominent businessmen, who are now settled in various south Indian states.

15 Feb 2023

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