Kerala News

Custodial death: Three Kerala policemen suspended, SIT formed to probe case

Three policemen were suspended today in connection with the alleged death of a 26-year-old man in police custody in Varappuzha.

published : 11 Apr 2018

Kerala custodial death: Police failed to follow guidelines in Sreejith's case

Police, in the case of Sreejith who died on Monday following alleged custodial torture, seem to have failed to follow the procedures required while taking a person into custody.

published : 10 Apr 2018

Kerala Custodial death:​ Forensic expert says Sreejith’s medical report indicates torture

When Sreejith was admitted to the hospital he had complained about severe abdominal pain, difficulty to urinate and vomiting.

published : 10 Apr 2018

Health Minister visits patient  ill-treated at Thiruvananthapuram MCH

It was on last Thursday that a video was widely circulated on social media in which a nursing assistant, identified as R Sunilkumar, was seen twisting and snapping the fingers of a bed-ridden patient.

published : 01 Apr 2018

Kerala Health Minister KK Shylaja warns of strong action against errant nurses

The meeting was convened in the wake of a recent video showing the hospital staffer’s cruelty towards a patient.

published : 01 Apr 2018

Reckless driving, urbanisation unscientific alignments turns roads of Malappuram to death fields

Road accidents claimed a total of 385 lives in the district in 2017 while 402 persons succumbed to accident injuries in 2016

published : 01 Apr 2018

One life is lost every three days to killer roads of Kasargod

The officials have identified 36 accident-prone zones in Kasargod district, but nothing particular has been done to keep the speeding vehicles in check.

published : 01 Apr 2018

Over16,000 people lost their lives on Kerala roads over past four years

Be it unscientific alignment, lack of width of roads, rash driving or scant regard for rules, fatal mishaps are a daily occurrence. Express examines

published : 01 Apr 2018

Syro Malabar church land case: Wrong to think God’s justice can be measured with country’s law, says Kerala cardinal George Alencherry; strikes another controversy

George Alencherry was criticised by the Kerala High Court in February this year when his counsel pointed out to the court that the appellate authority was the Pope.

published : 31 Mar 2018

Move to hold re-exams, a midsummer break’s nightmare, courtesy CBSE

While the exam-related stress is the overriding concern for the Class X students, the CBSE  decision will affect the Class XII  students the most. ​

published : 29 Mar 2018

NaMo App-leak talk pack of lies, says Union Minister K J Alphons 

Alphons Kannanthanam on Sunday trashed Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s charge that data from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official app was being shared.

published : 26 Mar 2018

BJP’s fascist tendencies need to be stopped right now: CPM chief Sitaram Yechury

In what could be termed as a reply to Prakash Karat, who earlier opined the Modi Government is not fascist, Yechury made it clear why the fascistic tendencies need to be fought immediately.

published : 24 Mar 2018

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury bats for Left alternative to fight the BJP Government

Yechury made it clear that appropriate tactics would be taken at the time of election to pool maximum anti-BJP votes.  

published : 24 Mar 2018

We have a strong and secure system to protect Aadhaar data: Nandan Nilekani

Expressing confidence that India’s system for protection of Aadhaar data is strong and secure, former UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani said controversies will help to strengthen it.

published : 23 Mar 2018

Contemporaries agree with fall in education standards; disagree on removing poems from syllabi

Poet Balachandran Chullikkad’s ‘request’ not to include his poems in the syllabi of schools and colleges have a sparked a controversy. 

published : 20 Mar 2018