Friday, 24 March, 2023

Topic: Kerala

Bill or no bill? As Kerala govt opts for assembly session, tussle with governor takes new turn

Ordinance removing Kerala governor as chancellor of state universities will lapse unless passed in assembly. Governor Khan himself had suggested the move to CM Vijayan in 2021.

LDF govt amends Kerala Kalamandalam deemed varsity rules to remove Governor as its Chancellor

The amended rules state that the governance system and management structure of the university will be in accordance with the decision of the state government.

‘If CM doesn’t act, someone will move court’, says Kerala governor on row over minister Balagopal

Arif Mohammed Khan says he hadn't asked for finance minister to be sacked, but merely 'explained constitutional position' that minister cannot continue without governor's pleasure.

Kerala showed the first face-off between activists and dog killers. The fight is spreading

A 7-month-old boy in Noida died after being mauled by a stray dog. Now angry residents are looking at the ‘Kerala model’.

Kerala’s demography is changing. But not how politicians are saying

The guests in God’s own country are carrying Kerala’s labour burden. Bengali market, Bhojpuri songs exist alongside Malayali mundus.

Kerala woman held for allegedly forcing children to participate in ‘black magic’ rituals

Days after the the case of 'human sacrifices' emerged in Kerala, a video of another woman from the same district performing rituals involving children started circulating online.

In wake of ‘human sacrifice’, bizarre web of sex & savagery leaves a Kerala village shellshocked

After allegedly murdering and torturing two women, the three arrested suspects also 'cooked and ate parts of their bodies'. Remains have been sent for postmortem, DNA testing.

Court grants 12-day custody of three accused in Kerala human sacrifice case

The police sought time to further interrogate the accused to find other reasons behind the human sacrifice, track more evidence as well as find other possible victims of the horrific crime.

Two women killed in suspected ‘human sacrifice’ in Kerala, couple among 3 persons held

The deceased women, who used to sell lottery tickets on streets, were allegedly 'sacrificed' by the accused to settle their financial issues and bring prosperity in life, police said.

‘Headed to Sri Lanka’, intercepted in India — ‘Afghan’ heroin worth Rs 1,200 cr seized by NCB, Navy

Trafficking of Afghan heroin to India via Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean has exponentially increased in last few years, says top NCB officer. Intelligence inputs led to interception.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.