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Kerala: Four arrested for sexually assaulting minor
Ernakulum (Kerala) , Mar. 30 : In yet another shocking incident, a nine-year-old minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by her close kin and locals. Read Full Story

Women activist demands counselling for Hassan
New Delhi , Mar 29 : Women activist Ranjana Kumari on Wednesday asserted that Congress leader M.M.Hassan should be sent for counselling under a medical practitioner who could enlighten the politician that there is nothing pure or impure in regard with menstruation. Read Full Story

M.M. Hassan should think before making such immature, regressive comments: BJP
Mumbai ,Mar 29 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday slammed Congress leader M.M. Hassan for his remarks against menstruating women and asked him to think before making such immature comments. Read Full Story

Congress steers clear of Hassan's 'menstruation' remark
New Delhi , Mar. 28 : The Congress on Tuesday termed party leader M.M. Hassan's remark on women as a personal view, making it clear that the party believes in equality. Read Full Story

M M Hassan's controversial remark suggests menstruation still taboo in India
By Onkareshwar Pandey, New Delhi , Mar.28 : Congress party leader M.M Hassan's shocking description of menstruation as being impure and women should not enter places of worship during that time, has once again brought the issue in public debate and that it is still considered taboo by a section of Indian society. Read Full Story

Women should not enter places of worship during menstruation: Congress leader
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Mar. 28 : In a shocking remark, Congress leader M.M Hassan has said menstruation is impure and women should not enter places of worship during that time. Read Full Story

Women should not enter places of worship during menstruation : Kerala Cong acting President
Thiruvanthapuram, Mar 28l : : Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee acting president M M Hassan has reportedly said that women should not enter any place of worship during menstruation, CNN-News 18 reported. Read Full Story

Kerala CM promises judicial inquiry against Saseendran
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Mar. 27 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said a judicial inquiry will be conducted on the allegations against former transport minister A.K. Saseendran. Read Full Story

Indian man assaulted by Australian teenagers in Hobart
Hobart [Australia], Mar. 27 : An Indian nursing student and a part-time taxi driver Li Max Joy was reportedly attacked by a group of teenagers in Hobart, Australia over the weekend. Read Full Story

Kerala Transport Minister resigns
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 26 : In a blow to the CPI(M) led Left Democratic Front (LDF) Government in Kerala, state Transport Minister A.K. Saseendran has resigned after his alleged sexually explicit telephonic conversation with a woman was exposed by a TV channel. Read Full Story

Kerala Minister resigned because he was guilty: BJP
New Delhi , March 27 : A day after Kerala Transport Minister A. K. Saseendran resigned from his post over obscene audio, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that the former resignation indicated that he was guilty. Read Full Story

Kerala Transport Minister resigns over sexual harassment charges
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Mar. 26 : Kerala Transport Minister A.K. Saseendran on Sunday resigned following charges of sexual harassment. Read Full Story

BJP pulls up Kerala Govt. over state-sponsored violence
New Delhi , Mar. 25 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday pulled up the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan-led CPI (M) Government over state-sponsored violence initiated to eradicate the political rivalry. Read Full Story

RSS pulls up Yechury, says Kerala is on 'path of saffronisation'
New Delhi , Mar. 24 : The Rashtriya Swayam Swayam Sewak Sangh (RSS) on Saturday hit back at CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury over his assertion that the saffron brigade is desperately trying to expand its base in Kerala through violent means and said the Left would be marginalised as the state is on the path of saffronisation. Read Full Story

Kerala: 12-year-old boy becomes 'Youngest Father'
Kochi (Kerala) , Mar 24 : A shocking incident has come to light wherein it has been found that a 12-year-old boy has become the youngest father. Read Full Story

RSS criticises Kerala and West Bengal governments at party's annual meet
Coimbatore, Mar 21 : Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) lashed out at the ruling CPI-M led government in Kerala and the TMC in West Bengal during the party's annual general body meeting in Coimbatore, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Indian-origin priest attacked in Australia, Sushma raises concern
New Delhi, Mar 20 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday raised her voice against the attempt on the life of a church priest of Indian origin Father Tomy Mathew in Australia by a citizen of Italian origin. Read Full Story

Make sure sewer water does not enter temple: SC asks Kerala water authority
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Mar. 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Kerala water authority to ensure that the sewer water does not enter Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Read Full Story

Indian Catholic priest stabbed in Melbourne church in apparent hate crime
Melbourne [Australia], Mar. 20 : In an apparent hate crime, an Indian Catholic priest was attacked by a 72-year-old man while leading the Sunday mass in a Melbourne church, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Kerala: Grandfather arrested for raping minor
Kollam (Kerala) , Mar. 20 : The Kerala Police has arrested a grandfather for raping his minor granddaughter and abetting her to commit suicide in Kerala's Kollam. Read Full Story

Kerala catholic priest and two nuns arrested for protecting rape accused fellow priest
Kannaur, Kerala, Mar 17 : : A catholic priest and two nuns accused of shielding a fellow priest accused of raping a minor girl surrendered to the police in Kerala's Kottiyoor on Friday, NDTV reported. Read Full Story

Priest, nuns accused of covering up Kannur rape case surrender
Kannur (Kerala) , Mar. 17 : Days after the arrest of Father Robin Vadakkumcherry in connection with the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl, the priest and nuns accused of covering up the matter surrendered before the police on Friday. Read Full Story

Kerala: Court holds UP native guilty of Parampuzha triple murder case
Kottayam (Kerala) , Mar. 14 : A court in Kerala's Kottayam district on Tuesday found Narendra Kumar, a native of Uttar Pradesh, guilty of murdering three family members in Parampuzha in 2015. Read Full Story

KPCC president VM Sudheeran resigns on health grounds
New Delhi , Mar.10 : V.M. Sudheeran resigned as Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president on health grounds on Friday. Read Full Story

Government should stop 'goondaism', take strict action: Congress
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Mar. 9 : Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Thursday criticized the Shiv Sena and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for not taking strict action against those involved in moral policing in Kochi this week. Read Full Story

Won't allow 'goondaism' in Kerala: Vijayan on Kochi incident
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) Mar. 9 : Condemning the attack on couples in Kochi on Wednesday, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said that he would not allow "goondaism" in his state, adding police sticks should be used against such people. Read Full Story

Kochi park assault: Kerala CM pulls up Oppn
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Mar. 9 : The unruly incident in Kochi involving the Shiv Sena activists took the Kerala Assembly by storm on Thursday with the MLAs of the ruling LDF and the Opposition UDF slamming each other over the issue. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena activists threaten couples at Kochi's Marine Drive
Kochi (Kerala) , Mar. 9 : In an alleged incident of moral policing, the Shiv Sena activists threatened couples sitting at Kochi's Marine Drive last evening. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena activists threaten couples at Kochi's Marine Drive
Kochi (Kerala) , Mar. 9 : In an alleged incident of moral policing, the Shiv Sena activists threatened couples sitting at Kochi's Marine Drive last evening. Read Full Story

Kerala: BJP's Kannur Mandal vice-president attacked by bike-borne assailants
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Mar. 9 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kannur Mandal vice-president Sushil was attacked by bike-borne assailants last night. Read Full Story

Mindset of people needs change: KCW chairperson
New Delhi , Mar.7 : Kerala Women's Commission chairperson K Rosakutty has condemned the appalling case of minor girls of an orphanage being raped in Kerala. Read Full Story

Kerala's nursing college students protest alleging mistreatment
Kollam (Kerala) , Mar. 7 : The students of Upasana College of Nursing on Tuesday staged a protest in Kerala's Kollam district against college authorities, alleging mistreatment. Read Full Story

Kerala: Five detained for molesting minor girls
Wayanad (Kerala) , Mar. 7 : The Kerala Police have detained as many as five people and registered a case against them for allegedly molesting six minor girls from an orphanage in Wayanad. Read Full Story

Kerala: Lurking Threat
On January 15, 2017, Security Forces (SFs) in Kerala warned that the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) was planning a coordinated movement of its urban and rural forces to strengthen its activities in India's southern States, mainly in Kerala. Read Full Story

BJP hints at mass movement, says CPI (M) in Kerala has become 'intolerant'
Thiruvananthapuram/ New Delhi , Mar. 5 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday alleged that the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Kerala has become intolerant and announced to organise a mass movement against the recent violence in the state. Read Full Story

Malayalam filmmaker blasts CBFC for denying certification to gay-themed movie
Kerala, Mar 4 : US-based Malayam filmmaker Jayan Cherian has hit out at CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification) Chairman Pahalaj Nihalani on social media after CBFC refused to give certification to his film Ka Bodyscape citing the reason of promoting "homosexuality" and depicting Hindu god in poor light. Read Full Story

Kerala: Four RSS, one BJP worker hospitalised
Kozhikode (Kerala) , Mar. 5 : Four Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and one Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker have been admitted to hospital after they were attacked here yesterday. Read Full Story

RSS demands President's rule in Kerala
New Delhi , Mar. 5 : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue Rakesh Sinha on Sunday demanded imposition of President's rule in Kerala, saying the law and order situation in the state has reached the level of anarchy. Read Full Story

Kerala: Four RSS workers hacked by CPI(M) activists
Kozhikide , Mar. 5 : In a yet another political faceoff in Kerala, three Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers and one Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker were allegedly hacked by a group of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPIM) workers in Kozhikode district. Read Full Story

Kannur: Bishop apologises to victim raped by priest
Kannur , Mar. 5 : Days after the arrest of Father Robin Vadakkumcherry over the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl in Kannur, the Bishop of Mananthavady has apologised to the victim asserting that the incident has brought shame upon the people of the diocese. Read Full Story

'Rs one crore bounty' remark: RSS relieves Kundan Chandravat of all duties
New Delhi, Mar 3 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday said it s functionary who had issued death threat to Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has been relieved off all duties. Read Full Story

Swamy slams Vijayan Govt., says Kerala is full of 'jihadis'
New Delhi , Mar. 3 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said Kerala is full of jihadis and added that a warning must be issued to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in wake of the attack at the RSS office in Kallach. Read Full Story

Kerala HC sends notice to BCCI over Sreesanth's life ban
Trivandrum , Mar. 3 : The Kerala High Court on Friday sent a notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on a petition filed by cricketer S. Sreesanth to lift the lifetime ban imposed on him. Read Full Story

CPI (M) office attack: BJP corners Kerala Govt., demands end to violence
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 3 : Condemning the attack on the Communist Party of India (Marxist) office in Kerala's Vishnumangalam, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Friday cornered the state government for its silence on the matter and demanded apt action against the culprits without any further delay. Read Full Story

Kerala: Opposition alleges Budget was leaked by govt., walks out of Assembly
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Mar. 03 : The opposition leaders on Friday walked out of the Kerala Assembly alleging that the state Budget, which was presented by Finance Minister T. M. Thomas Isaac was leaked on social media. Read Full Story

SC asks Kerala Govt. to file affidavit in stray dog culling case
New Delhi , Mar. 3 : The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Kerala government to file an affidavit in four weeks in case of stray dog culling in the state. Read Full Story

Kerala: Two DYFI activists hacked in Palakkad district
Palakkad (Kerala) , Mar. 03 : Two Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) activists were hacked to death on Thursday night at Elappulli in Palakkad district of Kerala. Read Full Story

'Ka Bodyscapes' certification: Gajendra Chauhan backs Censor Board's 'refusal'
New Delhi , Mar. 2 : Not long after Prakash Jha's 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' was denied certification, the Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC) has found its latest victim in the Malayalam film 'Ka Bodyscapes' and FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan justifies its move. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: RSS activists protest against attack in Kerala office
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Mar. 3 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists staged a protest in Hyderabad on Friday against the attack on their office in Kerala. Read Full Story

Kerala: CPI(M) man hacked, office burnt
Kozhikode, Mar 3 : In a chain of violence involving the turf war between Left and Right forces, a CPI(M) worker was hacked and its party office set ablaze while four persons were injured after a bomb was thrown at the RSS office in Kerala since Thursday, reports said. Read Full Story

'Ka Bodyscapes' denied certification for glorifying gay, homosexual relationship: CBFC
New Delhi , Mar. 3 : The Central Board of Film Certification is in news again, for obviously all negative reasons. Read Full Story

Kerala: CPM office set on fire by unidentified people
Kozhikode (Kerala) , Mar. 03 : A day after a bomb was hurled at a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office in Kallachy near Nadapuram, a Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) office at Vishnumangalam was put on fire by few unidentified people. Read Full Story

Violent attack done at behest of Kerala CM, alleges RSS
New Delhi , Mar. 03 : Condemning the attack on a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Kerala office late Thursday night, the right-wing organisation held state Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan responsible for the violence, dubbing his cabinet as a 'cabinet of killers.' Read Full Story

Kerala: Bomb hurled at RSS office, three workers injured
Kallachy (Kerala) , March 02 : A bomb was hurled at a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office in Kallachy near Nadapuram on Thursday. Read Full Story

Those in universities must engage in reasoned discussion rather than propagate culture of unrest: President
Kochi (Kerala) , Mar. 2 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said India's premier institutions of higher education are the vehicles on which the nation has to propel itself into a knowledge society, adding that those in universities must engage in reasoned discussion and debate rather than propagate a culture of unrest. Read Full Story

Kochi-Muziris Biennale is proud symbol of Kerala's approach towards art: President
Kochi (Kerala) , Mar. 2 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said Kochi-Muziris Biennale is a proud symbol of Kerala's secular approach towards art and culture Read Full Story

Kerala CM rebuffs Chandrawat's remark, says Sangh Parivar has taken several heads
Kochi (Kerala) , Mar. 2 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday downplayed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader K. Chandrawat's threatening remark against him and said the right-wing group has taken heads of several people. Read Full Story

CPI (M) condemns RSS leader Chandrawat's 'outrageous' remark
New Delhi , Mar 2 : Condemning Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Kundan Chandrawat for announcing Rs. one crore bounty on Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's head, Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said the former's 'outrageous' statement was indicative of fact that the Centre endorses such 'threatening' assertions. Read Full Story

Forum Against Communist Terrorism protests against Kerala Govt.
Kerala , Mar.1 : Forum Against Communist Terrorism (FACT) is holding a nationwide protest today to condemn the Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led government's failure to stop political murders of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) members in Kerala last year. Read Full Story

President of India to visit Kerala and Tamil Nadu from Mar 2 to 3
New Delhi, Feb 28 : President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Kerala and Tamil Nadu from Mar 2 to 3, officials said. Read Full Story


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