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17 November, 2018 3:25 AM Sabarimala row: Strike called in Kerala after arrest of Sangh Parivar leader

Kochi: Rightwing Hindu outfits have called for a dawn to dusk strike in Kerala on Saturday in protest against the arrest of a senior Sangh Parivar leader who was on the pilgrimage to Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple. VHP state president S J R Kumar alleged that Hindu Aikyavedi state President K P Sasikala was arrested by police near Marakkoottam near Sabarimala 106

16 November, 2018 2:22 PM Sabarimala protests: After over 12-hour wait at Kerala airport, police ask Trupti Desai to return to Pune

Kochi: Amid over a 12-hour stand-off with devotees and others, including BJP workers, at the airport here vowing not to let her proceed to the Sabarimala shrine, activist Trupti Desai said police have asked her to return to Pune. The development comes even as the doors to the Lord Ayyappa temple opened for the "Mandala Makkaravillakku" puja. The activist 95

15 November, 2018 4:56 PM Opportunistic stand of BJP, Congress on Sabarimala issue whipping up communal polarisation: Sitaram Yechury

CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday accused the BJP and the Congress of "duplicity" on the Sabarimala issue, saying their "opportunistic" stand was only whipping up communal polarisation. The CPM leader also alleged that by boycotting an all-party meeting called by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday, the two parties have shown 42

15 November, 2018 8:39 AM Andhra Woman's Beautiful Rendition Of 'O Cheliya' Impresses AR Rahman

"Unknown, anonymous, beautiful voice..." AR Rahman captioned the video A few months ago, a Kerala man's melodious singing was captured on camera purely by chance - and it earned him viral fame and appreciation from musical maestros like Shankar Mahadevan and Pandalam Balan. Now, in a similarly heartwarming incident, a woman from Andhra Pradesh has captured 45

14 November, 2018 1:30 PM India vs Australia: Without Steve Smith And David Warner, Australia Are Like India Without Virat Kohli, Says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly also said that this is India's best chance to win a Test series in Australia. "It's a great moment for Indian cricket. This is their best opportunity to beat Australia. India are a good side and have good bowling attack. I have seen in England that they (bowlers) have taken 20 wickets in every test. But you also have to keep in mind that Australia 42

12 November, 2018 5:14 PM Army jawan dead, another injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J&K's Poonch

Srinagar: An Army jawan on Monday lost his life in a cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati Sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. The Army soldier has been identified as Lance Naik Antony Sebastian KM. The ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Rangers has also left another Army soldier injured. At about 5.15 pm on Monday 54

10 November, 2018 4:32 PM Post Kerala Flood, Nehru Trophy Boat Race Enthrals Crowds

When spirited rowers dipped their oars in unison cutting the placid water surface at a tremendous pace, hundreds of onlookers here burst into joy forgetting the wounds inflicted by the flood of the century. They thronged the banks of the panoramic Punnamada Lake here and clapped and cheered the oarsmen as they powered their 'chundan vallam' (snake-boats) 46

9 November, 2018 3:06 PM Chief Justice Holds 6 Collegium Meetings In 30 Days For Court Vacancies

Since assuming office a little over a month ago, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has held six crucial collegium meetings for filling up of 29 vacancies in high courts and four in the Supreme Court to tackle the huge backlog of pendency in the higher judiciary. The collegium also did not shy away from invoking provisions of Memorandum of Procedure 38

9 November, 2018 7:43 AM Kerala High Court Disqualifies Lawmaker For "Using Religion" To Win Polls

KM Shaji is accused of having violated norms prescribed under various sections of the Representation of the People Act to win the elections. The Kerala High Court today disqualified an Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MLA on a plea claiming that he used religion to win the Assembly polls in 2016. Disqualifying KM Shaji, who had won the elections from Azhikode 71

8 November, 2018 11:19 AM Kerala Implements Project To Help Migrant Children Join Schools

The project 'Roshni', which has support from the district panchayat, education department, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, is a programme aimed at universalisation of elementary education. A project was being implemented to make children of migrant population enrol themselves in schools and also check the dropout rate among the most backward sections in Ernakulam 98