Kerala

Schools to have poll literacy clubs

Schools to have poll literacy clubs

Training gets under way for district-level master trainers who will in turn train students Accomplished academicians turned students again as they took to learning various aspects of the country’s famed electoral system. They will move on to train school and college students, the future voters who will exercise their right …

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Police stations in State to don a new face

Police stations in State to don a new face

Station houses to be service delivery centres, says CM Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday signalled a sea change in police functioning by declaring that station houses will henceforth work more as welcoming public service delivery centres. Inaugurating nine police stations by videoconferencing from the capital, Mr Vijayan listed women …

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Heavy flooding puts Kerala in crisis

Heavy flooding puts Kerala in crisis

All rivers in spate, reservoirs and rivers overflow, flash flood sweeps away houses, death toll rises to 27 Many parts of Kerala were grappling with a looming crisis on Friday as a heavy rainfall warning and tidal flooding alert looked set to compound the worsening flood situation in the State. …

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The Malayalam film industry: glittery world, gory tales

The Malayalam film industry: glittery world, gory tales

The Malayalam film industry has come under intense public scrutiny over issues such as unfair trade practices, hegemonic stars and gender disparity, to name a few “Why don’t you just kill me,” lamented internationally acclaimed cinematographer Prathap Joseph on Facebook in September last. The post on his agony over continued …

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State seeks revival of Kuttanad package

State seeks revival of Kuttanad package

Chief Minister convenes meeting to review flood relief operations The State government will approach the Centre for the revival of the Kuttanad package, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was speaking at a high-level meeting convened to review the flood relief operations in Alappuzha and Kottayam districts at the …

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Church sex scandal: Probe team for Delhi

Church sex scandal: Probe team for Delhi

A six-member police team investigating the alleged rape of a nun by Bishop Franco Mulakkal of the Jalandhar diocese of the Catholic Church has left for New Delhi for further investigation. The team, led by K. Subhash, DySP, Vaikom, is expected to complete the investigation in Delhi before moving to …

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