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CM Pinarayi lashes out at Union govt, says people won’t accept targeting of KIIFB

Kerala’s ruling CPI(M) and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday, August 12, launched a broadside against the BJP-ruled Union government accusing it of targeting the Left government using the Governor and the central agencies. Chief Minister Vijayan, addressing a programme at Dhanuvachapuram, said that the attempts to torpedo the state government’s development projects, funded by Read More…

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Government can’t deny benefits to non-religious: Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court on Friday said citizens from economically weaker sections could not be denied benefits because they did not identify with a religion. “A government that claims to be progressive cannot deny benefits to such citizens merely because they do not belong to any community,” the court said, directing the state to formulate Read More…

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Plus-One first allotment ends; many students out because of data errors

As the admissions to Plus-One higher secondary course as per the first allotment list ended on Wednesday, a large number of students across the state, especially those eligible for reservation, found themselves out of the process as they did not select the correct options while submitting the online application. According to reports from various schools, Read More…

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Samastha to campaign in mosques against LGBTQ, gender neutrality

Samastha Kerala Jam-Iyyathul Ulema will organise awareness campaigns during the Friday congregations in mosques in the state against the ‘hidden agendas’ of those who propagate gender-neutral ideology in society. A seminar will be organised on August 24 in Kozhikode to equip khateebs in mosques to deal with the various aspects of LGBTQ and gender neutrality. Read More…

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CPI(M) leader Thomas Isaac moves Kerala HC seeking to quash ED summons

Senior CPI(M) leader Thomas Isaac on Wednesday, August 10 moved the Kerala High Court seeking quashing of the two summons issued to him by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with its probe into alleged violations in the financial dealings of the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) when he was the state Finance Minister Read More…

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Kerala: Flood-prone villages to launch ‘digital locker’ facility

Two flood-prone village panchayats in Kerala are getting ready to go the tech way and implement digital locker facility for people for the safe upkeep of their valuable documents, in the wake of frequent downpours. The authorities of Kodiyathur and Karassery would soon conduct free camps in most rain-hit areas in the panchayats to create Read More…

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POCSO court rejects CBI chargesheet in Walayar case, orders reinvestigation

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court in Palakkad rejected the chargesheet filed by the CBI in the Walayar case where two minor girls belonging to the Dalit community were found hanging in their house at Attappallam near Walayar. The court directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to reinvestigate the case. The Read More…