Domestic violence, melodrama, politics and dirty picture – a heady brew held Kerala enthralled on All Fool’s Day. But the plot was anything but foolish.
The resignation of forest minister K B Ganesh Kumar following allegations of domestic violence had its echo in the Kerala Assembly today where opposition LDF demanded that Chief Minister Oommen Chandy should step down on moral grounds.
Kerala forest minister KB Ganesh Kumar’s wife has charged chief minister (CM) Oommen Chandy with hushing up a domestic violence case against her husband, prompting the opposition to ask for Chandy’s resignation.
Three media persons were attacked allegedly by CPI-M workers at Kanjikuzhi in the district today when they went to report party's area committee meeting which was cancelled due to 'groupism'.
Strongly favouring the learning of English to succeed in the modern world, union minister of state for HRD Sashi Tharoor has said denial of opportunity to children to study the language would destroy their future.
An eight-year-old girl, suffering from thalassaemia, has been afflicted by HIV after blood transfusions at two government hospitals, including one in Mananthavady in Wayanad district, her relatives claimed today.
Seven final year engineering students were among eight persons killed and 30 others injured when their bus fell into a gorge at Thekkinkanam in Kerala today.
"My commitment to Parliament stands. I do feel somebody has taken money. The enquiry is at a crucial stage. We will not show mercy to anybody and will take action however powerful he may be," he said.
An improved version of the Aakash tablet is on the anvil after the successful launch of three versions, a "fantastic initiative" of the HRD ministry, HRD minister M M Pallam Raju said.
The DMK’s parting of ways from the central government will add to the party chief M Karunanidhi’s worries of getting his daughter Kanimozhi re-elected as Rajya Sabha MP.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said Italy's stand on the return of two of its marines to India to face the trial for killing two Indian fishermen has violated all norms of diplomatic discourse.
The assembly in Kerala witnessed uproarious scenes on Monday over the Italian marines’ issue.
The State Bank of Travancore has suspended 'Raghav Rajan', the probationary officer working with them and said to be Bitti Mohanty, convicted in the 2006 German woman rape case and now in police custody, seven years after he jumped parole.
It turns out the 'good samaritan' who sealed the fate of Bitihotra Mohanty alias 'Bitti', a rapist on the run for six years, wasn't a TV channel as one claimed, but a suspicious lover.
The government appears to have been taken aback by Italy's decision not to send back its two marines accused of killing Indian fishermen with external affairs Salman Khurshid merely saying that the government was studying Rome's decision.