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How Dileep’s arrest united Adoor and Paul Zacharia

How Dileep’s arrest united Adoor and Paul Zacharia

Dileep’s arrest in a case of sexual assault on an actress seems to have vertically divided the Kerala society. Director Adoor Gopalakrishnan and writer Paul Zacharia were among the few celebrities to give the disgraced actor the benefit of doubt but they were soon disowned …

Maharajas College principal transfered

Maharajas College principal transfered

Months after a bunch of agitating Students Federation of India (SFI) activists burnt her chair, Maharaja’s college principal professor N.L. Beena has been transferred to Brennan College, Thalassery. An enquiry commission appointed by the education department had submitted a report recommending a transfer of the …

Kerala nurses stir: can CM Pinarayi break the deadlock?

Kerala nurses stir: can CM Pinarayi break the deadlock?

With thousands of nurses in Kerala deciding to go ahead with their move to launch an indefinite strike on Monday, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has become forced to intervene to bring an end to the crisis. The chief minister will hold talks with the nurses’ …

Presidential poll is fight against divisive, communal vision: Sonia Gandhi

Presidential poll is fight against divisive, communal vision: Sonia Gandhi

A day before the presidential election, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Sunday described the electoral contest as a fight against a “narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision”. Addressing opposition leaders in the presence of their presidential and vice presidential nominees – Meira Kumar and Gopal Krishna …

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Now, Pakistan says army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa will decide Indian national’s fate

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Now, Pakistan says army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa will decide Indian national’s fate

Pakistan army chief general Qamar Javed Bajwa will take a decision on the mercy appeal of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav at the earliest, it was announced on Sunday. Replying to a question on Jadhav’s case, a military spokesman said the army chief was reviewing …

BJP worker assaulted by cow vigilantes in Nagpur was carrying beef, say police

BJP worker assaulted by cow vigilantes in Nagpur was carrying beef, say police

The police have said the meat seized from a BJP member brutally beaten up by alleged cow vigilantes in Maharashtra’s Nagpur district has been found to be beef. A forensic laboratory test report has identified the meat as beef, Shailesh Balkawde, superintendent of police, Nagpur …

Prime Minister PM asks all parties to fight ‘hooliganism’ in the name of cow

Prime Minister PM asks all parties to fight ‘hooliganism’ in the name of cow

Seeking to blunt the opposition attack over cow vigilantism, prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought to put the onus for checking such “hooliganism” on state governments, insisting that they take “stringent action” against them. The prime minister also sought the support of opposition parties …