Silver Line project: Deputy Collectors tasked with land acquisition

Silver Line project: Deputy Collectors tasked with land acquisition

Thiruvananthapuram: Amidst strong opposition, the Kerala government is making moves to realise the semi-high-speed Silver Line rail project. The government on Monday has directed Deputy Collector Anil Jose to oversee the land acquisition process for the project. Eleven Tehsildars, under the supervision of Anil, will acquire the lands. A total of 1221 hectares of land […]

SKM writes open letter to PM listing six demands, seeks immediate resumption of talks

SKM writes open letter to PM listing six demands, seeks immediate resumption of talks

NEW DELHI: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday seeking immediate resumption of talks with the government over their six demands, including a law guaranteeing minimum support price (MSP) for all farmers. The umbrella body of farmers’ unions also sought withdrawal of cases against farmers and building […]

Saturday’s pilgrimage to Sabarimala prohibited due to heavy rains

Saturday’s pilgrimage to Sabarimala prohibited due to heavy rains

PATHANAMTHITTA: The administration in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district issued an order on Friday, prohibiting Saturday’s pilgrimage to the famous Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala in the wake of continuous rainfall and the rising water levels in major rivers, including Pamba. ”In the wake of the continuous rainfall received in Pathanamthitta district, rising water levels in Pamba river […]

Monson Mavunkal’s alleged links with top cops: HC asks whether CBI should probe the case

Monson Mavunkal’s alleged links with top cops: HC asks whether CBI should probe the case

Kochi: Citing that top police officials have alleged links with controversial conman and self-styled antique dealer Monson Mavunkal, the Kerala High Court on Friday asked whether CBI should probe the case. The court raised a significant question that whether the state police investigation is appropriate. The court observed that CBI investigation is a better option […]