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LIFE Mission case: Court extends Kerala CM's former Principal Secy Sivasankar's judicial custody till April 4

Kochi (Kerala) | March 22, 2023 1:36:52 AM IST
A Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of M Sivasankar, former Principal Secretary to the Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, in connection with the LIFE Mission scam case till April 4.... read..
 

LIFE mission case: Court sends Santosh Eapen to ED custody

Kochi (Kerala) | March 22, 2023 4:05:36 PM IST
Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Court at Kochi on Tuesday, sent Santosh Eapen, the managing director of Unitac Builders to ED custody till March 23, in connection with the alleged LIFE Mission scam case.... read..
 

Kerala: ED arrests Santhosh Eapen in LIFE Mission Scam Case

Kochi (Kerala) | March 21, 2023 1:04:15 AM IST
Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday arrested Santhosh Eapen, the managing director of Unitac Builders in the LIFE Mission Scam Case, confirmed ED sources.... read..
 

Online news channels publishing sleaze more than news: Kerala HC

Kochi (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 8:35:26 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Monday heavily criticised online news channels, saying "they are in the habit of publishing sleaze more than news." The court also observed that the media in certain cases was misusing its power as the fourth estate.... read..
 

Police register case against Kerala Congress chief K Sudhakaran following his speech last week in front of Kochi Corporation

Kochi (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 8:35:21 PM IST
Ernakulam Central Police registered a case against Kerala Congress president K Sudhakaran following his speech last week in front of Kochi Corporation.... read..
 

Padma Lakshmi becomes Kerala's first transgender advocate

Kochi (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 7:34:49 PM IST
Padma Lakshmi, a native of Edappally in Kochi, has scripted history by enrolling as the first advocate from the transgender community in the state of Kerala.... read..
 

Kerala HC cancels assembly election result of Devikulam constituency

Kochi (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 2:35:45 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Monday cancelled the result of the assembly election held at Devikulam constituency in Idukki district, noting that the MLA does not qualify to contest from the constituency.... read..
 

"Will stage nationwide protests against this": Kerala LoP on Delhi police visit to Rahul Gandhi's house

Kochi (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 1:36:05 AM IST
Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly VD Satheesan on Sunday hit out at the Central government after a team led by Special CP (Law and Order) visited Rahul Gandhi's residence to seek information on the 'sexual harassment' victims that he mentioned i... read..
 

"Tactics to divert attention from Adani issue," KC Venugopal slams Delhi Police's visit to Rahul Gandhi's house

Kochi (Kerala) | March 19, 2023 4:05:19 PM IST
The AICC General Secretary KC Venugopal on Sunday accused the central government of diverting the people from the Adani issue, after the Special CP (L&O) Sagar Preet Hooda reached Rahul Gandhi's residence on Sunday.... read..
 

"Violators are now pretending to be victims": Anurag Thakur blasts Rahul Gandhi over democracy remark

Kochi (Kerala) | March 19, 2023 5:40:12 AM IST
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Thakur, took a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday saying that the democratic backbone or structure of India remains intact and will stand the test of time regardless of "illogical opinio... read..
 

Lawyer daughter appears as counsel for mother, gets parole for father to attend her wedding

Kochi |Sunday, 2023 1:45:16 AM IST
The Kerala High Court, after giving compassionate hearing to a petition, filed by the wife of one of Kerala's dreaded criminals 'Ripper' Jayanandan and argued by his lawyer daughter, granted permission to him to attend her wedding.... read..
 

Under PM Modi's leadership, India's sports culture has found an invigorated momentum: Union Minister Anurag Thakur

Kochi (Kerala) | March 19, 2023 12:05:28 AM IST
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur said on Saturday that incorporating sports into the curriculum is essential for a well-rounded education.... read..
 

RBI Guv stresses on availability, affordability of grievance redressal mechanism in digital payments

Kochi (Kerala) | March 18, 2023 3:35:39 PM IST
Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das on Saturday stressed the importance of the availability and affordability of an expeditious grievance redressal mechanism in digital payments.... read..
 

Cochin Shipyard Ltd bags International Order for World's First Zero-Emission Feeder Container Vessel

Kochi (Kerala) | March 18, 2023 12:04:13 AM IST
Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has received an international order for the world's first zero-emission feeder container vessel. The vessel will be powered using Hydrogen Fuel Cells ultimately, with Green Hydrogen.... read..
 

Investigating officers, public prosecutors showing laxity in cases under NDPS Act: Kerala HC

Kochi (Kerala) | March 18, 2023 12:04:25 AM IST
Kerala High Court has asked the Director General of Prosecution and the Kerala State Police Chief to take appropriate action for imparting requisite training and refresher courses to the officers following the observation that the investigating officers a... read..
 

India highest-ranked G20 country according to Climate Change Performance Index '23: RBI Guv

Kochi (Kerala) | March 18, 2023 1:35:03 PM IST
Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta has said India is the "highest-ranked G20 country according to the Climate Change Performance Index 2023" and is also the "5th best-performing country globally".... read..
 

Gold worth Rs 1.40 cr seized at Kochi airport in 2 separate cases

Kochi (Kerala) | March 18, 2023 7:35:19 PM IST
Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Customs department has seized 2669.38 grams of gold worth Rs 1.40 crores at Kochi airport in two separate cases, officials said on Saturday.... read..
 

NGT order of Rs 100 crores a setback for State govt, Corporation: Kerala Opposition leader VD Satheesan

Kochi (Kerala) | March 18, 2023 10:35:08 PM IST
Opposition leader VD Satheesan on Saturday said that the verdict of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) awarding Rs 100 crores as environment compensation against Kochi Corporation in Brahmapuram waste plant fire incident is a setback for the state governme... read..
 

India has well-regulated and well-supervised banking sector: RBI Governor

Kochi |Saturday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday gave a thumbs up to the country's banking system, while stressing how recent developments in the US have brought to the fore the criticality of banking sector regulation and supervision.... read..
 

Immense potential, possibilities to expand India-Japan relationship: Envoy Kenji Miyata

Kochi (Kerala), | March 17, 2023 11:33:59 PM IST
Japanese envoy on Friday underscored that there are immense possibilities and potential to expand the relationship and cooperation between India and Japan.... read..
 

"Kerala CM should clarify how much money received from World Bank..." BJP questions govt on Brahmapuram fire

Kochi (Kerala) | March 17, 2023 10:35:45 PM IST
Cornering the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala over Brahmapuram fire incident, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief K Surendran on Friday asked the chief minister to inform how much money the state has received from the World Bank, Central Government, ... read..
 

Developments in US banking system drives home importance of prudent asset-liability and risk management: RBI governor

Kochi (Kerala) | March 17, 2023 9:34:11 PM IST
Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das, referring to the Silicon Valley Bank shutdown and its aftereffects, said that the developments in the US banking system have brought to the fore the criticality of banking sector regulation and supervision.... read..
 

PFI wanted to convert India into Islamic country by 2047: NIA chargesheet

Kochi (Kerala) | March 17, 2023 9:33:49 PM IST
National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday submitted the chargesheet in the case against Popular Front of India (PFI) following the nationwide raid against its cadres and members. The chargesheet was submitted in the Special NIA Court at Kochi.... read..
 

Setback for Governor Arif Mohammad Khan in Kerala HC

Kochi(Kerala) | March 17, 2023 8:33:54 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Friday quashed the resolution made by Governor Arif Mohammad Khan suspending the decisions of the Syndicate and the board of governors of A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU).... read..
 

"Central government offered help..." Kerala BJP Chief Surendran on Brahmapuram fire

Kochi (Kerala) | March 17, 2023 3:37:06 PM IST
Kerala Bhartiya Janta Party Chief K Surendran on Friday took a jibe at Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and said that the Central government offered help to the State Government in the Brahmapuram fire issue, but the state government did not reply.... read..
 

Droupadi Murmu presents President's colour to INS Dronacharya

Kochi (Kerala) | March 16, 2023 11:34:36 PM IST
President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday presented the President's Colour to INS Dronacharya in Kerala's Kochi.... read..
 

Kochi: Congress stage protest in front of Corporation demanding Mayor's resignation

Kochi (Kerala) | March 16, 2023 11:34:33 PM IST
The Congress party on Thursday organised a day-long protest in front of the Kochi Corporation demanding the resignation of Kochi Mayor M Anilkumar over the Brahmapuram yard fire incident.... read..
 

Kerala: Customs seize gold worth Rs 34 lakh at Kochi Airport

Kochi (Kerala) | March 15, 2023 6:34:59 PM IST
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Customs department has seized 649.05 grams of gold worth Rs 34 lakhs at Kochi airport, officials said on Wednesday.... read..
 

Monitoring committee for Brahmapuram site submits report at Kerala HC, says "There is no equipment for biomining"

Kochi (Kerala) | March 14, 2023 11:35:40 PM IST
The monitoring committee inspecting the conditions at the Brahmapuram waste plant, in its report submitted to the Kerala High Court said that there are no adequate facilities for waste management in Brahmapuram.... read..
 

Solid waste management violated at Brahmapuram, says Kerala HC

Kochi (Kerala) | March 13, 2023 8:04:54 PM IST
Kerala High Court has observed that all the rules of solid waste management were violated at the Brahmapuram waste treatment plant in Kochi.... read..
 

Brahmapuram fire: "Don't create panic", says Kerala Minister

Kochi (Kerala) | March 12, 2023 5:04:02 AM IST
Days after the Kerala High Court asked Kochi Corporation Secretary how long the smoke should be tolerated from Brahmapuram Waste Management Plant, Kerala Law and Industries Minister P Rajeev on Saturday said a fear is being created regarding health issues... read..
 

LIFE Mission case: Former principal secretary to Kerala CMO hospitalised

Kochi (Kerala) | March 12, 2023 10:05:18 AM IST
M Sivasankar, former principal secretary to the Kerala Chief Minister's Office (CMO), who has been in ED custody in connection to the LIFE Mission case, was shifted to a hospital on Saturday.... read..
 

Kerala: Customs seize gold worth Rs 21.5 lakh at Kochi Airport

Kochi (Kerala) | March 11, 2023 9:06:24 PM IST
Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Customs department has seized 489 grams of gold worth Rs 21.5 lakhs at Kochi airport, the officials said on Saturday.... read..
 

Don't create panic, things going on as planned in dealing with Brahmapuram fire, says Kerala Minister

Kochi (Kerala) | March 11, 2023 9:06:16 PM IST
Kerala Law and Industries Minister P Rajeev on Saturday requested people not to create "panic" as things were going on as planned in dealing with the Brahmapuram fire.... read..
 

Kerala Opposition leader demands clarification from CM Vijayan on Swapna Suresh's allegations

Kochi (Kerala) | March 11, 2023 10:34:31 AM IST
Opposition Leader in the Kerala State Assembly and senior Congress leader VD Satheesan on Friday sought a reply from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and CPI-M's state secretary MV Govindan on fresh allegations levelled by Swapna Suresh.... read..
 

'When will Kochi smog clear up', Kerala HC asks govt

Kochi |Saturday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
The Kerala High Court on Friday expressed its deep displeasure and asked the government, when will the ongoing smog at Kochi clear up, as things are very serious.... read..
 

Kerala gold smuggling case: Vijesh Pillai denies Swapna Suresh's allegations on death threats

Kochi (Kerala) | March 10, 2023 11:35:28 PM IST
A day after the prime accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case Swapna Suresh levelled allegations of facing "death threats", alleged middleman Vijesh Pillai refuted all the allegations.... read..
 

No Prevention of Corruption Act was involved in LIFE Mission Scam Case: Kerala High Court

Kochi (Kerala) | March 10, 2023 11:07:42 PM IST
Kerala High Court on Friday said that no Prevention of Corruption Act was involved in the LIFE Mission Scam Case and posted the bail plea of accused M Sivasankar, former Principal Secretary to the Kerala CMO in the case before the "appropriate bench".... read..
 

Brahmapuram fire: Kerala HC constitutes committee, asks how long the smoke should be tolerated

Kochi (Kerala) | March 10, 2023 11:05:56 PM IST
The Kerala High Court has asked how long would the smoke from the Brahmapuram fire be tolerated as it constituted a committee to observe the situation at Brahmapuram Waste Management Plant, where the fire occurred last week.... read..
 

Evidence tampering case: Kerala HC quashes proceedings against state Transport Minister

Kochi (Kerala) | March 10, 2023 11:05:48 PM IST
Kerala High Court has quashed the proceedings against Kerala Transport Minister Antony Raju in the Evidence tampering case citing technical reasons.... read..
 

Brahmapuram fire: Congress MLA files writ petition in Kerala HC

Kochi (Kerala) | March 10, 2023 11:05:07 PM IST
Congress MLA Uma Thomas on Friday filed a writ petition in the Kerala High Court seeking immediate action in the Brahmapuram waste management plant fire.... read..
 

Brahmapuram fire: Ernakulam administration orders closure of educational institutes for two days

Kochi (Kerala) | March 9, 2023 12:05:09 AM IST
After the Kerala High Court's order regarding the fire incident at the Brahmapuram waste plant, Ernakulam District Administration has declared a holiday for all educational institutions including professional colleges for the next two days as a health pre... read..
 

Kerala: Customs arrests Air India cabin crew with 1487 grams gold in Kochi

Kochi (Kerala) | March 9, 2023 12:05:06 AM IST
An Air India cabin crew has been arrested at the Kochi Airport on Wednesday for smuggling gold, the Customs Preventive Commissionerate said.... read..
 

Brahamapuram waste plant fire: Condition improving, can return to normal life in 1-2 days, says Kochi Mayor

Kochi (Kerala) | March 9, 2023 7:03:58 PM IST
After the last week's massive fire at the Brahamapuram waste plant here, Kochi Mayor M Anil Kumar on Thursday said the condition is improving each day and "we can return to normal life in 1-2 days."... read..
 

IAF deploys helicopter to extinguish fire at Brahmapuram waste processing plant

Kochi (Kerala) | March 9, 2023 10:34:10 PM IST
The Indian Air Force deployed a Mi 17 V5 helicopter to help in extinguishing a fire at the Brahmapuram waste processing plant.... read..
 

Air India Express assures stern action against its cabin crew after gold smuggling charge

Kochi (Kerala) | March 9, 2023 2:03:39 PM IST
A day after an Air India Express cabin crew member was caught for allegedly smuggling gold, the airline on Thursday issued a statement confirming the arrest and said that stern action will be taken against the staff.... read..
 

Brahmapuram fire: Smoke issue will be resolved in next 2 days, says Collector

Kochi (Kerala) | March 8, 2023 2:34:21 AM IST
Ernakulam District Collector, Renu Raj, on Tuesday said that the fire incident that occured at Brahmapuram Waste Plant on March 2 will be resolved in the next two days.... read..
 

LIFE Mission Scam case: ED interrogates Kerala CM's additional private secy for 10 hrs

Kochi (Kerala) | March 8, 2023 11:03:38 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday grilled C M Raveendran, the Additional Private Secretary of the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, for 10 hours in the LIFE Mission Scam Case.... read..
 

Brahmapuram fire: Kerala HC seeks comprehensive affidavit from Collector

Kochi (Kerala) | March 8, 2023 10:04:24 PM IST
The Kerala High Court has directed Ernakulam District Collector to submit a comprehensive affidavit on Friday over the fire incident that happened at Brahmapuram Waste Plant.... read..
 

Asianet News incident: Kerala HC directs state police to provide adequate protection to offices

Kochi (Kerala) | March 8, 2023 3:35:46 PM IST
Kerala High Court has directed the State police chief to provide adequate police protection to the offices of Asianet News if they make a complaint seeking police protection from the violent protests.... read..
 

ED interrogates Kerala CM's additional private secretary for second consecutive day

Kochi (Kerala) | March 8, 2023 3:04:20 PM IST
Additional Private Secretary of Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Raveendran on Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on the second consecutive day for questioning.... read..
 
 
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