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Why Blue Whale game can’t be banned

Why Blue Whale game can’t be banned

Despite demands for a ban on a game that is believed to have pushed a 14-year-old Mumbai boy to suicide, it may not be possible to bar the Blue Whale Challenge, an Internet expert said. The ban issue was recently raised in the Maharashtra assembly …

Listen to our woes too: kin of slain CPM workers to Jaitley

Listen to our woes too: kin of slain CPM workers to Jaitley

As union minister Arun Jaitley embarked on a visit to Kerala, relatives of 21 people, killed in political attacks, held a satyagarha in front of the Raj Bhavan Sunday morning. Jaitley was in Kerala to meet the kin of slain RSS activist, Rajesh, and some …

PDP leader Nasser Madani lands in Kochi

PDP leader Nasser Madani lands in Kochi

PDP leader and Bengaluru serial blast accused Abdul Nasser Madani arrived in Kerala Sunday to visit his ailing mother and attend his son’s marriage. Madani (51), an accused in the 2008 serial blasts case, was accompanied by a team of police officials from Karnataka. He …

Olivier Giroud seals shootout victory for Arsenal in Community Shield

Olivier Giroud seals shootout victory for Arsenal in Community Shield

Olivier Giroud scored the decisive spot kick as Arsenal beat Chelsea 4-1 in a penalty shootout to win the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday. After the Premier League and FA Cup winners were locked at 1-1 following an evenly contested 90 minutes, the Frenchman …

Political killings in Kerala: Dismiss Pinarayi Vijayan govt, impose President’s rule, demands RSS

Political killings in Kerala: Dismiss Pinarayi Vijayan govt, impose President’s rule, demands RSS

The Kerala government has so far not sent any report to the Center over the recent political violence in the state despite being asked for it twice, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday. Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir told the House …

Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Gujarat ex-top cop Vanzara discharged

Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Gujarat ex-top cop Vanzara discharged

The special CBI court here on Tuesday discharged former IPS officer from Gujarat D.G. Vanzara and Rajasthan cadre IPS officer Dinesh M.N. in the case of alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati. Special CBI judge Sunilkumar J Sharma discharged Vanzara and Dinesh. …

BSNL to set up 1070 4G Plus Wifi Hotspots for rural customers

BSNL to set up 1070 4G Plus Wifi Hotspots for rural customers

The BSNL will set up 1,070 Wi-Fi hot spots in rural exchanges in Kerala as part of its expansion plans to reach out to customers in village areas. P T Mathew, CGM, Kerala circle, told reporters here that the hot spots would be set up …

Dileep’s remand extended to August 8

Dileep’s remand extended to August 8

The Angamaly judicial first class magistrate court has extended till August 8 the judicial remand period of actor Dileep, who is accused in the February 17 actress abduction case in Kochi. The actor missed the media spotlight and hoot calls that followed him during each …

PDP calls off hartal

PDP calls off hartal

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called off Wednesday’s dawn-to-dusk hartal in Kerala. The party had on Monday called for the hartal to protest the denial of bail to its chairman Abdul Nasser Madani, who has been jailed in connection with the Bengaluru blast case, …

M Vincent sent to one-day police custody

M Vincent sent to one-day police custody

A court here on Tuesday sent Congress MLA M. Vincent, arrested on charges of raping a woman, to one-day police custody. The Neyyattinkara magisterial court turned down the police demand for a five-day custody for questioning him. The court also deferred the hearing on his …

Honey Bee 2 director Jean Paul Lal, actor Sreenath Bhasi booked for lewd remarks on actress

Honey Bee 2 director Jean Paul Lal, actor Sreenath Bhasi booked for lewd remarks on actress

Four people, including a young Malayalam director and actor, have been booked for allegedly making lewd comments at an actress and cheating her by not giving remuneration. The case was registered against director Jean Paul Lal, son of actor-director Lal, and actor Sreenath Bhasi. Film …

Indian Muslim woman ‘raped and murdered in honour killing’ after starting relationship with Arab man

Indian Muslim woman ‘raped and murdered in honour killing’ after starting relationship with Arab man

A 19-year-old Indian Muslim girl was kidnapped, raped and murdered in the UK in a suspected honor killing after she began a relationship with an Arab Muslim, a media report said Tuesday. The deceased was allegedly kidnapped with another woman, bound and gagged and taken …