The talks between government and representatives of action committee of Alappad agitation failed on Thursday with the latter sticking to its demand for complete ban on mineral sand mining in the area.
Eminent Malayalam filmmaker and chairman of the Kerala Film Development Corporation, Lenin Rajendran, died at a private hospital in Chennai on Monday, following liver related ailments, hospital sources said. Rajendran, 67, recently underwent liver transplantation surgery.
In a letter to Chief Minister of Kerala, Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan, senior activists and politicians have insisted that the Kerala government should not agree to “inhuman displacement and build-operate-transfer (BOT) Toll system”, imposed by the Government of India and the National Highway Authority of India, for widening the current National Highway (NH) 66.
Following the Narendra Modi Government approved 10% reservation for economically backward upper castes on Monday, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the CPI(M) has been raising this demand for long.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who belongs to the Ezhava community, on Thursday said that people continued to talk about his caste.
Prominent Kerala politician and writer Simon Britto died at a private hospital on Monday.
“We have decided to observe 2019 as the anti-hartal year,” said Raju Apsara, a leader of the traders’ association Kerala Vyapari Vyavasayi Ekopana Samithi. He…
Majiziya Bhanu hails from the small village of Orkkatteri in Kozhikode district in Kerala. She entered the field of powerlifting and arm wrestling quite unexpectedly in 2016 and ever since has only moved forward. Bhanu has won several medals in national and international events, including silver at the Asian Powerlifting Championship in 2017.
The Congress-led United Democratic Front bagged 12 seats, while the Bharatiya Janata Party secured two. The Socialist Democratic Party of India also won two seats, as did independent candidates.
Minister of State (MoS) for Tourism KJ Alphons on Monday said that the situation at the hill-top shrine of Lord Ayyappa is worse than an emergency situation. A string of protests was witnessed in Kerala in October when the temple opened for the first time after the Supreme Court passed the order, allowing women of all age group to enter into the shrine. Earlier, the entry of women aged between 10 and 50 years was prohibited into the shrine.