Thiruvananthapuram :More than a week after the clash between lawyers and journalists at Kerala High Court premises followed by an “unofficial ban” on media in courts, the high court today issued a press statement saying that individual judges can decide whether media should have access to judgements from judges’ chambers. Although the HC said that […]
Thiruvananthapuram: Following the arrest of two suspected Islamic State sympathisers by the Kerala Police, the BJP state unit on Thursday demanded a probe into a claim by one of the arrested accused that 700 persons from the southern state were converted to Islam. Arshid Qureshi and Rizwan Khan — alleged to be close to controversial […]
Kochi: Protesting against the restriction imposed on the media from covering court proceedings, Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) called for a boycott of advocates and their programmes in the state. However, the state committee of KUWJ said reporters would continue to cover the court proceedings.
New Delhi: Important discussions from Kerala Legislative Assembly may soon be telecast through Lok Sabha channel. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has agreed to consider telecasting important discussions from the Kerala Legislative Assembly through the Lok Sabha channel, Kerala Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan said today. “Earlier, there was a direction to launch a local channel […]
Thiruvananthapuram: Four days after a student committed suicide, allegedly following ragging by seniors at a college in Kerala’s Kozhikode, six students have been arrested. The police have filed cases of abetting suicide and ragging, in which three lecturers of the college have also been named. Hasheena Hameed, 18, was found hanging at her home on […]
Kollam: A notorious criminal, who stabbed to death a police constable and grievously injured another in June 2012, was today sent to jail for his entire life by a court here. The Principal Sessions Court judge handed over this sentence to 52-year-old Varghese alias ‘Aadu’ Antony for stabbing to death officer Maniyan Pillai and another […]
Wayanad:Carcass of an 8-year-old female elephant was found with bullet injuries in Wayanad on Tuesday, forest officials said. The carcass was found inside a coffee plantation on the Chethalyat range of forests under South Wayanad forest division this morning during patrolling, they said. During the autopsy three lead bullets were recovered from the skull of […]
Thiruvananthapuram: Amid the controversy over her appointment as Economic Advisor to the Kerala Chief Minister, Harvard Professor Gita Gopinath today said she was ‘honoured’ and ‘humbled’ and expressed hope of contributing toward further developing sustainable policies for the state. “I am very honoured to have the opportunity to serve as the Economic Advisor to the […]
Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress in Kerala on Tuesday expressed “surprise” at the appointment of Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath as the economic adviser to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Reacting to 38-year-old Gopinath’s appointment, Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala said: “This appointment is surprising. People of Kerala would like to know why development economist and Finance Minister Thomas […]
Dindigal: Six people who were on a pilgrim trip to Velankanni from Thankamani, Idukki were killed in an accident near Teni on Monday. The van they travelled collided with a Tamilnadu KSRTC. The victims were identified as Baby, Shine, Njoonju, Moncy and Justin. Ono person seriously injured and were admitted to the nearby hospital.