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Kerala Woman Lecturer Receives Death Threats, Her Morphed Images Circulated Online

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a stern Facebook post said that those trying to threaten and shut people up are living in fool’s paradise. THRISSUR, KERALA: A 35-year-old woman lecturer at Sree Kerala Varma College in Thrissur has filed a complaint after she received death threats and her morphed images were circulated on social media by unknown persons. The police have registered a case for stalking, criminal intimidation and outraging the modesty of a woman. She has also…

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Police Complaint Against BJP’s Roopa Ganguly For Controversial Rape Remark

The actor-turned-politician Roopa Ganguly, who joined the BJP in 2015, attacked the state government saying that the democracy has died in the state. KOLKATA: A complaint was filed against BJP lawmaker Roopa Ganguly today by Trinamool Congress workers for making controversial remarks about safety of women in West Bengal. Attacking the Mamata Banerjee government on the law and order situation in the state, Ms Ganguly on Friday said, “Send their (Trinamool workers) wives and daughters to Bengal… If they…

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Actor Dileep Wanted Actress Assaulted, Nude Photos Clicked, Allege Police

After he was sent to prison yesterday, Dileep was sacked by the Association of Malayalam Movies Artistes, after top actors met at mega star Mammootty’s Kochi home. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Malayalam superstar Dileep was booed today as he was brought to court in a police van from the jail he is lodged in Aluva, his hometown, about 25 kilometers from Kochi. A convoy of police vehicles escorted the van amid reports that angry crowds could cause trouble. The court said it…

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Kerala Actor Dileep Arrested Over Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Of Actress

The actress was driving to Kochi for film-related work when she was kidnapped and molested for four hours. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After many rounds of questioning, Malayalam star Dileep was arrested today in connection with the kidnapping and sexual assault of an actress in February. The office of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan confirmed the news of the arrest, according to news agency IANS. Mr Dileep was questioned last month for over 12 hours after he claimed he and a director…

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4 Men From Kerala Described As ISIS Martyrs In New Telegram Video

The Kerala police says these men are among the 21 who went missing from the state in the middle of last year to join ISIS in Afghanistan. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Indians allegedly fighting for ISIS in Afghanistan, have posted a video that features five young men. Four of them are from Kerala, according to central Intelligence sources, and have reportedly died. The video, two and a half minutes long, shows photographs of young men. A text message in Malayalam that followed…

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Countdown begins for PSLV-C38 launch on Friday at 9.29 am

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Countdown to the launch of 980 kg heavy Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle – PSLV-C38 on Friday at 9. 29 am, has begun on Thursday at 5.29 am. It is set to launch 31 satellites, including 30 nanosatellites. Scientists from Isro centres here, including Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) and Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre(LPSC), are at the launch site. Of that two satellites, Cartosat-2 series satellite is from India. “The countdown to the launch of PSLV-C38 on Friday at…

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Launches Kochi Metro, Says Coaches Reflect ‘Make In India’ Vision

E Sreedharan, better known as India’s “metro man” also accompanied PM Modi during the maiden ride of Kochi metro. KOCHI: Kerala’s first metro line was flagged off in Kochi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. PM Modi, along with Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and other dignitaries, travelled by the metro. Union minister M Venkiah Naidu was also present. E Sreedharan, better known as India’s “metro man” also accompanied PM Modi during the maiden ride. PM Modi…

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Prime Minister’s Office Agrees To Metro Boss E Sreedharan On Kochi Stage

As the top advisor to the Delhi Metro Rail Corp, which has constructed the Kochi metro, E Sreedharan played a lead role in the new project and many have objected to what they describe as his being sidelined. KOCHI:  E Sreedharan, known as India’s “metro man”, will share stage with Prime Minister Narendra MOdi, who will inaugurate the Kochi Metro on Saturday. The office of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who wrote to the Prime Minister’s Office yesterday asking it…

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After Hearty Beef Breakfast, Kerala Lawmakers Discuss Cattle Trade Rules

The Kerala legislators first stopped by at the assembly canteen before heading for the debate on the new central government rule that they say infringes upon the states’ rights. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The one-day special session of the Kerala Assembly to discuss the Centre’s new cattle trade rules, began with a quick beef fry breakfast this morning. Kerala, along with Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and a few northeastern states, where beef is staple, has witnessed hundreds of protests since the rule was…

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Reservation for SEBCs to be based on annual income

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Annual income has been made a criterion for reservation under socially and educationally backward classes (SEBC) category for admissions to degree courses under University of Kerala from this year. Non-creamy layer certificate has to be submitted for this. Those students with an annual income of more than Rs 6 lakh and are finding difficulty to apply in the reserved category can apply if they get non-creamy layer certificate from authorities concerned, a statement issued by University of Kerala…

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