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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 …

16 Amarnath pilgrims killed in road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district

16 Amarnath pilgrims killed in road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district

Sixteen Amarnath pilgrims were killed and around 27 injured, 19 of them critically, when a bus skidded off the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and rolled into a deep nullah in the Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said. The deceased belonged to UP, …

‘Poltu’ became Indian prez, ‘Chintu’ a superstar

‘Poltu’ became Indian prez, ‘Chintu’ a superstar

As a boy in Class 3 or maybe 4, Pranab Mukherjee, on rainy mornings, would bundle his clothes in paper, tuck them under an arm and march off to school bare feet through the fields of his home in West Bengal. It was perhaps because …

Top brass divided, Crime Branch to go slow on case against  T.P. Senkumar

Top brass divided, Crime Branch to go slow on case against T.P. Senkumar

A day after the former state police chief T.P. Senkumar was booked for allegedly instigating religious enmity, the Crime Branch has decided to go slow on further proceedings. There is no consensus among the Crime Branch officials about the future course of the case. The …

Plachimada:Coca-Cola to shut the tap on Kerala operations

Plachimada:Coca-Cola to shut the tap on Kerala operations

Global soft drinks giant Coco-Cola on Thursday submitted before the Supreme Court that it would not resume operations in its controversial plant in Palakkad district’s Plachimada, thus ending a 12-yearlong legal battle with local people. After recording the submission, a Supreme Court Bench rendered invalid …