EP Jayarajan displays teargas grenade in assembly

EP Jayarajan displays teargas grenade in assembly

Thiruvananthapuram, Monday, June 18, 2012: A senior CPI (M) member created a flutter in the Kerala Assembly on Monday by displaying two teargas grenades, allegedly used by police to disperse a student protest here last week. Speaker G Karthikeyan and Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radkahrishnan took strong exception to the conduct of E P Jayarajan, who […]

T.P murder: Bail plea of P.P Ramakrishnan dismissed

T.P murder: Bail plea of P.P Ramakrishnan dismissed

Kozhikode, Monday, June 18, 2012: Vadakara judicial First Class Magistrate Court dismissed the bail plea of CPM Thalassery area committee member P P Ramakrishnan who was arrested in connection with the murder of RMP leader T P Chandrasekharan. He has undergone a bypass surgery at the Medical College Hospital. Hospital officials had told jail authorities […]

Prez poll: Muslim Brotherhood claims victory

Prez poll: Muslim Brotherhood claims victory

Cairo, Monday, June 18, 2012: Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood claimed a victory for its candidate Mohammed Morsi on Monday in the country’s first presidential vote since its uprising, but his rival Ahmed Shafiq disputed the announcement. Hours after voting closed in Egypt’s presidential run off, the Muslim Brotherhood man Muhammad Mursi declared victory over Ahmed Shafiq, […]

Former RS member Dipankar Mukherjee passes away

Former RS member Dipankar Mukherjee passes away

New Delhi, Monday, June 18, 2012: Former RS member Dipankar Mukherjee passes away. He underwent a major surgery about a week ago and was shifted from ICU two days ago. His condition deteriorated this morning. Mukherjee, 69, a former CPI(M) Rajya Sabha member from West Bengal and a senior leader of the CITU, breathed his […]

Opposition walks out of Assembly

Opposition walks out of Assembly

Thiruvananthapuram, Monday, June 18, 2012: CPI-M led LDF opposition members staged a walkout from the Kerala Assembly on Monday after their adjournment motion on police atrocities in the SFI students march was disallowed by Speaker G Karthikeyan. The opposition came to the Assembly with grenades, hurled by the police against the SFI students protest march. […]

Selvaraj to take oath as MLA today

Selvaraj to take oath as MLA today

Thiruvananthapuram, Monday, June 18, 2012: R Selvaraj, the UDF candidate who won the Neyyatinkara bypoll today, will take oath as member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly today, marking his official entry into the House as MLA. Ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) Nominee R Selvaraj (Congress) registered a convincing win over his CPI(M) rival F […]

PG Viswambharan remembered on death anniversary

PG Viswambharan remembered on death anniversary

Thiruvananthapuram, Saturday, June 16, 2012: Renowned Indian film director, PG Viswambharan (1947- June 16, 2010) was remembered on his second death anniversary on Saturday. Viswambharan has directed 63 Malayalam films, in a career spanning close to four decades. For a decade, P. G. Viswambharan worked with veteran Sasikumar before turning a full-fledged director in 1976 […]

T’puram Corporation witnesses unruly scenes

T’puram Corporation witnesses unruly scenes

Thiruvananthapuram, Saturday, June 16, 2012: Some unruly scenes were witnessed at the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation on Saturday morning. A blockade staged by UDF councilors seeking the resignation of Mayor for her failure in handling the garbage issue ended in a clash with the employees. The clash started after the police tried to remove the councilors from […]

Woman found murdered in Thrissur; 2 held

Woman found murdered in Thrissur; 2 held

Thrissur, Saturday, June 16, 2012: A 50-year old woman was found murdered at her residence in Aranattukara in Thrissur district on Saturday. The dead identified as Sheela, wife of Panakkal Gopalakrishnan, lived with her speech-impaired sister Usha in their house. Usha was found with her hands tied together in another room in the house. Sheela’s […]

Mamata debuts on FB, says Kalam the choice of millions

Mamata debuts on FB, says Kalam the choice of millions

Kolkata, Saturday, June 16, 2012: Taking up the campaign for APJ Abdul Kalam online, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today said her choice of the Presidential candidate was the choice of millions of Indians. Debuting on social networking site Facebook, she wrote in her first post, “I gave voice to what millions of Indians want […]