Animal rights activists are up in arms against the recent order of the Kerala Forest Department, allowing well-known Malayalam-Tamil actor Jayaram to keep custody of a pair of tusks of his pet jumbo, which had died two years ago.
Kerala government today asked the Centre to order a probe by NIA into the case relating to interception of a suspicious foreign fishing dhow with 12 crew members off Kerala coast, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said in Thiruvananthapuram today.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the outcome of June 27 Aruvikkara Assembly bypoll would be a referendum on the four-year rule of his government and also on the opposition LDF's performance.
It may be just 20 km away from the Secretariat, but is considered among the most backward constituencies of Kerala's capital. The Arruvikkara Constituency is headed for a highly charged bypoll on June 26, billed as the first three-cornered bye-election in Kerala.