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Kerala Woman files case: husband, friends sexually assaulted daughter

Kerala Woman files case: husband, friends sexually assaulted daughter

In a shocking incident, an Angamaly native has filed a case in the State Human Rights Commission stating that her husband and his friends were sexually abusing her 17­year­old daughter. Commission acting chairman P. Mohandas has directed the district police chief to immediately ‘take custody’ …

Actress Bhavana attack case: police to quiz young film director

Actress Bhavana attack case: police to quiz young film director

The Kerala police will question the director and all those associated with the movie in which the attacked actress plays a key role. The actress was on her way to Kochi in the film unit’s car, when she was waylaid and harassed. Four people from …

Shobhaa De tries to mock cop; gets trolled by Mumbai police in return

Shobhaa De tries to mock cop; gets trolled by Mumbai police in return

Mumbai police has always impressed everyone with their humor sense on social media and this time it was columnist Shobhaa De who was at the receiving end. Shobhaa De, who tried to crack a joke on Twitter by posting a picture of an overweight police …

Thrissur Pooram: Kerala govt okays fireworks, but Thursday’s hartal stays

Thrissur Pooram: Kerala govt okays fireworks, but Thursday’s hartal stays

Even though the cabinet has given its nod for the conduct of the Thrissur pooram without much restrictions, the Kerala Festival Coordination Committee has decided to go ahead with the dawn­todusk hartal in Thrissur Thursday. The hartal is to protest the curbs on fireworks at …

No toilets in your house? Then no nikah, say Muslim clerics

No toilets in your house? Then no nikah, say Muslim clerics

No toilet, no nikah. Maulvis and muftis in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab have decided not to solemnize marriage in a house where there is no toilet. Maulana Mahmood A Madani, secretary general of Jamiat Ulama­i­Hind said having a toilet has been made a mandatory …

Kudumbashree goes one step ahead, forms transgender unit in Kottayam

Kudumbashree goes one step ahead, forms transgender unit in Kottayam

Kerala’s successful women’s self­help group, Kudumbashree, which empowered over 42 lakh households through various entrepreneurial initiatives, is now gearing up to rehabilitate the transgender community in the state by forming an exclusive neighborhood group for them. A Neighbourhood Group (NHG), the lowest tier of Kudumbashree, …

Meghalaya woman harassed by Keralite men during train journey

Meghalaya woman harassed by Keralite men during train journey

A Meghalaya woman was allegedly harassed by three Keralite men during a train journey in Guwahati Express on Friday night. According to the woman’s complaint filed to the police, the three unidentified men tried to grab her while she was sleeping in the second AC …

Tamilnadu:EC issues notice to Sasikala over appointment as AIADMK general secretary

Tamilnadu:EC issues notice to Sasikala over appointment as AIADMK general secretary

A day after Sasikala loyalist Edappadi K. Palaniswami took oath as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, dramatic developments continued to unravel in the state politics with O. Panneerselvam’s camp trying to wrestle back into power. Friday’s developments: » Panneerselvam urges AIADMK MLAs to vote …

Danger:Stray dogs carry away sleeping toddler in Kollam

Danger:Stray dogs carry away sleeping toddler in Kollam

In a shocking incident, a pack of stray dogs attacked a one­year­old boy at Chavara near here on Friday. The victim, Abhimanyu, was sleeping inside his house when the pack of dogs dragged him till the fence of the house. The incident took place when …

Operation Clean Money: No reply to I-T dept could get you ‘non-statutory’ letter

Operation Clean Money: No reply to I-T dept could get you ‘non-statutory’ letter

The I­T department is “verifying” over Rs 4.5 lakh crore of suspicious deposits made by 18 lakh people post note ban and will send ‘non­statutory’ letters to those who have not responded to its SMS and email queries seeking explanation. Big data analysis by the …

Demonetisation caused de-growth, job losses: Rajiv Bajaj

Demonetisation caused de-growth, job losses: Rajiv Bajaj

Industrialist Rajiv Bajaj on Friday blamed the government’s demonetization drive for causing a double­digit de­growth for the industry and job losses. “The experience of Bajaj (Auto) has been no different from that of the industry as far as the demonetization is concerned,” Bajaj, who is …

Muslims produce more children as they are unemployed: Azam Khan

Muslims produce more children as they are unemployed: Azam Khan

Muslims have so many children since they had no other work to do, Uttar Pradesh’s urban development and parliamentary affairs minister Mohd Azam Khan said on Friday ­­ courting yet another controversy. Known for his controversial statements and caustic remarks against opponents, Khan at an …

State CM Pinarayi lashes out at moral policing, asks DGP to book culprits of V-Day attack at Azheekal

State CM Pinarayi lashes out at moral policing, asks DGP to book culprits of V-Day attack at Azheekal

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has lashed out at anti­social people indulging in moral policing and directed the state police chief to take stringent action against the perpetrators of such acts. Through his Facebook page, Pinarayi said he has directed the DGP to bring to …

Jishnu’s death: police to issue look-out notice against Krishnadas, other accused

Jishnu’s death: police to issue look-out notice against Krishnadas, other accused

The police probing the death of Jishnu Pranoy, a student of Nehru College of Engineering here, have decided to issue a look­out notice against the accused who are absconding. The notice will be issued against all the five accused, including P. Krishnadas, chairman, Nehru Group …

Tamilnadu:As Sasikala’s vaulting ambition erupted, OPS grabbed his Sputnik moment

Tamilnadu:As Sasikala’s vaulting ambition erupted, OPS grabbed his Sputnik moment

Perhaps, the chair that O.Panneerselvam once kept vacant to proclaim his unquestioned adulation to his deity ‘Amma’ is now within the reach of Sasikala Natarajan. The lone hurdle that is blocking Sasikala, who now dons the mantle of AIADMK general secretary by default, is a …