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Kerala Nun Who Protested Against Rape Accused Bishop Has To Leave Convent

Kerala Nun Who Protested Against Rape Accused Bishop Has To Leave Convent

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday June 14, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Sister Lucy Kalappura - one of a group of nuns expelled on "disciplinary grounds" after she joined protests against rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal - has been ordered to vacate her convent

BJP Vs Kerala Minister Over Sedition Case To Lakshadweep Filmmaker

BJP Vs Kerala Minister Over Sedition Case To Lakshadweep Filmmaker

Press Trust of India | Monday June 14, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The BJP in Kerala on Monday came out against state Education Minister V Sivankutty for promising support to filmmaker Ayesha Sulthana, against whom the Lakshadweep police had recently slapped sedition charges over her alleged comment against the spre

Supreme Court To Pass Orders On Closing Italian Marines' Case On June 15

Supreme Court To Pass Orders On Closing Italian Marines' Case On June 15

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 12, 2021, New Delhi

Supreme Court said it would pass orders on June 15 on closure of proceedings in India against two Italian marines, accused of killing 2 fishermen off the Kerala coast in February 2012, and the disbursal of Rs 10 crore to the heirs of the victims.

Kerala's 100-Day Action Plan To Tide Over Covid-Induced Economic Slowdown

Kerala's 100-Day Action Plan To Tide Over Covid-Induced Economic Slowdown

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 12, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday announced a 100-day action plan to help the state tide over the economic slowdown triggered by the devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Woman Dies As Partner Allegedly Sets Her On Fire Over Social Media Post

Woman Dies As Partner Allegedly Sets Her On Fire Over Social Media Post

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday June 11, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

A woman died of burns at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College after being set on fire allegedly by her live-in partner amid discord over a social media post, said the police. Athira was 28.

Kerala Providing Doorstep Covid Vaccination For Bedridden Patients

Kerala Providing Doorstep Covid Vaccination For Bedridden Patients

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday June 11, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Anandavalli, 80, is partially paralysed and under the state's palliative care for the last four years. Her only source of income is Rs 1,600, a pension she gets every month, and her daughter is a daily wager.

High Court Issues Guidelines To Be Followed When An Accused Pleads Guilty

High Court Issues Guidelines To Be Followed When An Accused Pleads Guilty

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 09, 2021, Kochi

Kerala High Court issued guidelines to be followed in cases where persons accused of offences plead guilty and such directions include, explanation of the charge by trial court and also that the 'guilty plea' should be voluntary and unambiguous.

Back From Dubai, Kerala Man Arrested By NIA In Gold Smuggling Case

Back From Dubai, Kerala Man Arrested By NIA In Gold Smuggling Case

Reported by Neeta Sharma, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Wednesday June 09, 2021, New Delhi

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the Kerala gold smuggling case following his arrival from Dubai today.

Kerala Congress's New Appointments Open A New Chapter, Say State Leaders

Kerala Congress's New Appointments Open A New Chapter, Say State Leaders

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday June 09, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The appointment of K Sudhakaran and VD Satheesan to top posts heralds a new consultative era in Kerala Congress. The practice of naming office bearers after talking to a chosen few has been abandoned for now.

Kannur MP K Sudhakaran Appointed New Kerala Congress Chief

Kannur MP K Sudhakaran Appointed New Kerala Congress Chief

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 08, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi

More than a month after losing the crucial state Assembly polls, the Congress revamped its Kerala unit on Tuesday and appointed senior leader and Member of Parliament K Sudhakaran as its new president.

Kerala Opposition Walks Out From Assembly Over Illegal Felling Of Trees

Kerala Opposition Walks Out From Assembly Over Illegal Felling Of Trees

Asian News International | Tuesday June 08, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

Congress-led United Democratic Front leaders staged a walkout from Kerala Assembly, alleging that Left government of shielding culprits in the illegal recent mass felling and smuggling of trees by forest mafia in the revenue land allotted to farmers.

Police Case Against Kerala BJP Chief For Allegedly Bribing Election Rival

Police Case Against Kerala BJP Chief For Allegedly Bribing Election Rival

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Tuesday June 08, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

An FIR (first information report) has been filed against K Surendran - the BJP's Kerala chief for allegedly bribing a rival candidate - K Sundara - into withdrawing his nomination ahead of the April 6 Assembly election

Kerala Extends Lockdown Till June 16

Kerala Extends Lockdown Till June 16

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Aman Dwivedi | Monday June 07, 2021

From June 17, government offices, public sector units and local body offices will be allowed to function with 50 per cent staff.

Rs 20,000 Crore Covid Fund, No New Taxes And A Dig In Kerala Budget

Rs 20,000 Crore Covid Fund, No New Taxes And A Dig In Kerala Budget

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday June 04, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

A Rs 20,000 crore Covid package, liquid oxygen plant of 150 metric tonnes capacity, Rs 1,000 crore towards Covid vaccines and no new taxes were some of the big announcements in the revised budget presented by Kerala Finance Minister KN Balagopal.

Leader of Kerala Party Alleges BJP Paid Rs 10 Lakh Ahead of State Polls

Leader of Kerala Party Alleges BJP Paid Rs 10 Lakh Ahead of State Polls

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Thursday June 03, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

An office-bearer of a BJP ally has alleged that Kerala BJP president K Surendran paid Rs 10 lakh to a key tribal leader to return to NDA, ahead of the Assembly elections.