Planned script seen in Vizhinjam, police provoked protesters, govt’s move to break strike, says Fr Eugene Pereira

Planned script seen in Vizhinjam, police provoked protesters, govt’s move to break strike, says Fr Eugene Pereira

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Archdiocese of the Catholic Church (Latin rites) blamed the police for yesterday’s violence in Vizhinjam. He argued that the police provoked the protesters. Fr Eugene Pereira, convenor of the protestors panel, demanded a judicial investigation on the incident. Talking to the media, Pereira said what happened in Vizhinjam is a planned script and it […]

Govt completely freezes Silver Line proceedings, officials entrusted to acquire land called back

Govt completely freezes Silver Line proceedings, officials entrusted to acquire land called back

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government has completely frozen the Silver Line project. All the officials entrusted to acquire land were called back. It is clear from the order issued by the revenue department that the government is withdrawing from all activities related to the Silver Line project. 205 officials entrusted for land acquisition in eleven districts were […]

BJP leader seeks AG’s approval for contempt of court proceedings against minister R Bindu

BJP leader seeks AG’s approval for contempt of court proceedings against minister R Bindu

New Delhi: BJP leader Sandeep Warrier has approached the Attorney General of India R Venkataramani seeking permission to initiate criminal contempt of court proceedings against Kerala Higher Education Minister R Bindu. The Kerala minister landed in the row for allegedly criticising the Supreme Court. As per the petition, Bindu stated that the Supreme Court has […]

BJP promises anti-radical cell, uniform civil code, tallest Krishna statue in Gujarat election manifesto

BJP promises anti-radical cell, uniform civil code, tallest Krishna statue in Gujarat election manifesto

GANDHINAGAR: With days to go for the Gujarat assembly elections, BJP’s manifesto has been released. The party’s national president JP Nadda released the manifesto in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Gujarat BJP Chief CR Patel. The party promises anti-radical cell, uniform civil code and 20 lakh employment opportunities in the manifesto. […]

‘Women are beautiful even if they don’t wear clothes’; Baba Ramdev sparks controversy with the anti-women remark

‘Women are beautiful even if they don’t wear clothes’; Baba Ramdev sparks controversy with the anti-women remark

MUMBAI: Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev has sparked yet another controversy by making an anti-women remark. Attending a public function in Mumbai, Ramdev said that women look beautiful even if they don’t wear clothes. He made the remark at the Yoga Science Camp organized by Patanjali Yogpeeth and Mumbai Mahila Patanjali Yoga Samiti. Amrita Fadnavis, the […]

Football makes no sense, they makes crores for running: More Islamic clerics condemn football frenzy

Football makes no sense, they makes crores for running: More Islamic clerics condemn football frenzy

KOZHIKODE: After the controversial remark Samastha regarding football, more religious leaders have come out against the football frenzy. Samastha’s AP faction called the installation of cutouts of football players as un-Islamic. SYS leader Perode Abdurahman Saqafi urged the religious leadership to come forward against this. Meanwhile, Salafi preacher Abdul Muhsin Aydeed said that football addiction […]

K Sudhakaran refuses to share stage with Tharoor; won’t attend professional Congress conclave

K Sudhakaran refuses to share stage with Tharoor; won’t attend professional Congress conclave

KOCHI: KPCC President K Sudhakaran won’t attend the state conference of All India Professionals Congress (AIPC) in Kochi held tomorrow. Shashi Tharoor is the national president of AIPC. Sudhakaran was supposed to share the stage with Tharoor. Although opposition leader VD Satheeshan will attend the function, he won’t share the same stage with Shashi Tharoor. […]

Thalassery twin murder: Main accused Parayi Babu held

Thalassery twin murder: Main accused Parayi Babu held

THALASSERY: Parayi Babu, the main accused in the twin murders in Thalassery, has been arrested. He was nabbed from Iritty. Jackson, Naveen and Sujith, who were in the killers team, were taken into custody earlier. The police have the dying statement mentioning the names of Babu and Jackson. Khalid (52) of Thrivarnna at Illikunnu in […]