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

Kerala top cop warns cops against ignoring petitions from HQ

These petitions carry marginal orders of the senior officers from the PHQ and are expected to be accorded priority by the officers concerned.

22 Oct 2021

Builders to deploy own loading workers at sites

The labour unions had demanded a 40% hike in loading and unloading charges.

21 Oct 2021

Probe against officers for ‘denigrating’ cops as dogs

South Zone IG Harshita Attaluri ordered investigation against the three officers -- Sreejith, Chandra Babu, and Vinod -- based on a complaint filed by Armed Police Battalion DIG P Prakash.

20 Oct 2021

Monson effect: Police HQ learns its lesson, bans unauthorised entry of ex-officers

After the  Crime Branch arrested Monson, it was found he was in touch with several senior policemen.

08 Oct 2021

Police ask Kerala govt to ban circulation of 'Mashari al Ashwaq' -- book of jihad

They had written to the government that the book contains extremist literature and lures youth into extremism.

29 Sep 2021

Laxity or cover-up? Police knew Monson Mavunkal was fraudster 2 years ago

It is learnt that a few weeks later, another report was filed by the special branch underlining the allegations.

28 Sep 2021

‘Unofficial’ litigation: Govt tightens grip

The government had earlier constituted a high-power committee for settling inter-departmental disputes.

23 Sep 2021

Kerala police moot special wing as financial crimes increase

Proposal submitted by former state police chief Loknath Behera

23 Sep 2021

Assn leaders peeved after being shifted from comfy offices 

However, the move has not gone down well with a section of the leaders of the Police Association and the Police Officers’ Association.

18 Sep 2021

Maoist killing: Deadline for submission of investigation report extended again

As per the procedure laid down by the Supreme Court, magisterial probe is mandatory in encounter killings.

09 Sep 2021

Lewd messages: SN College yet to convene proper ICC meet, despite complaints from five students

As per the sources, the complainants were twice asked to appear before a committee, which the college authorities informed them was the ICC.

08 Sep 2021