Being surrounded by books is a matter of routine for civil services aspirants, but Sreenath K, a coolie who cleared the written test of the Kerala Public Service Commission, the preparation is just about his phone and earphones as he goes about his job.
Sreenath has been earning hisRead More
Justice Arun Mishra who was apparently the target of four judges who alleged that the CJI allocated politically sensitive cases to some particular benches pulled up lawyers for doing things that "destroy the institution".
"You people are destroying this institution likeRead More
The Supreme Court of India appears to be going from dealing with one controversy to another these days: From the press conference held by four senior Supreme Court judges in January, the Judge BH Loya imbrolio, to the impeachment motion against the CJI and the withdrawal of the petitionRead More
arnataka has witnessed a high-decibel campaign in the months running up to the Assembly election. The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has launched a frontal attack against the Congress government under Siddaramaiah on various fronts, including deteriorating law and order.
BS Yeddyurappa,Read More
It has to be seen whether the Congress and the Janata Dal(S) will manage to ultimately deny the Bharatiya Janata Party yet another chance to rule Karnataka. Beyond this fact, the Karnataka Assembly election results have been of little relief to the Congress. It has neither provided it theRead More
The voters of the country have plenty on their plate today as Read More
Honour killings had been unheard of in Kerala. But the deaths of a 22-year-old girl and a 23-year-old man in a little over two months show 'shame killings' that Keralites believed was mostly a north Indian phenomenon are making their way to the state. The first incident on 22 MarchRead More
Lack of social hygiene and an anti-science attitude among people is bringing back several infectious diseases that were eradicated decades ago in Kerala, said public health activist Dr B Eqbal.
“While everybody is focusing on Nipah, there are cases of dengue, rat fever, chickenRead More
Following a day of torrential rains on Saturday, Mumbai witnessed a comparatively dry Sunday as the monsoon appeared to weaken its grip over the city, prompting the India Meterological Department (IMD) to withdraw its heavy rainfall warning for the city.
"Mumbai is likely toRead More
The 43rd anniversary of the imposition of the Emergency has spawned two parallel narratives, both suffering from the drawback of exclusively linking the authoritarian tendency in India to the personality of the prime minister helming the nation at a point of time. These narratives say IndiraRead More
Editor's Note: The plastic ban in Maharashtra has been much talked about since it was enforced on 23 June. This two-part series examines the manner in which authorities could have better addressed its implementation and how the government sees its projectRead More
New Delhi: With growing concerns over indoctrination through social media, end-to-end encrypted apps and audio-video clips on the dark web, the government is laying the groundwork with the help of states to mount a grand offensive against multifaceted radicalisationRead More
Terming the party's social media volunteers "cyber warriors", BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday asked them to spread like fireRead More
Mumbai rains LIVE updates: Railway services were slightly affected early Monday morning in Mumbai due to the incessant rains. Western Railway said that trains were being run at restricted speed at Nallasopara due to water on tracks. However, no other stations reported waterlogging and theRead More
Both the prime minister and the BJP president feel that the Opposition’s “sole agenda is to remove (Narendra) Modi”. They have said it clearly in interviews and speeches recently. Is this true? Certainly, the BJP seems to believe it and the two leaders named above haveRead More
Thiruvananthapuram: With the water level in the Idukki reservoir touching 2,395 feet on Monday night, just nine feet short of the full level, authorities issued an orange alert. The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) said an orangeRead More
“Moonj products” – wild grass products of Allahabad – may not be something a person in Kerala might know but from August 10, she could check oneRead More
The heavy southwest monsoon has wreaked havoc in Kerala as water levels continue to rise in rivers and reservoirs. A third red alert was issued for the Idukki Dam reservoir on Thursday night.
As more dam gates are going to opened, four naval teams and a Sea King helicopter have beenRead More
New Delhi: The government is mulling an idea to bring seaside revenue villages under coastal police stations and extending their jurisdiction up to 200 nautical miles in order to strengthen the country's maritime borders. The move comes close on the heels of a chargesheet in the MV HenryRead More
New Delhi: Multiplex chain PVR Ltd on Sunday said it is acquiring 71.69 percent stake in South India-based SPI Cinemas for about Rs 633 crore in an all-cash deal.
It said that the company's board has also approved the issuance of 1.6 million shares of PVR forRead More
A 24-year-old man, who had tried twice earlier to reach Syria to fight for the Islamic State (IS), was among twoRead More
Torrential rains lased Karnataka's coastal and south interior districts, disrupting normal life and forcing the suspension of train and bus services. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus services were stopped on Thursday from Chamarajanagar district for Tamil Nadu'sRead More
India has had a remarkable history with the Asian Games, from being the first country to host the tournament to making history by claiming gold in variousRead More
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urged the government for additional help as Kerala deals with the aftermath of the worst floods the state has seen in a century. The state is now bracing for the mammoth task of the reconstruction of destroyed homes and roads.
The outgoing Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, who is set to retire in October, has some big judgments to look into before he demits his office. Misra is expected to deliver judgments in cases pertaining to the legality of Aadhaar and whether to refer the issue of mosques being essential toRead More
Even before the state has fully recovered from the worst flood seen since 1924, the government in Kerala is in the eye of a storm.
If the events running up to the calamity are taken into account, it raises one crucial question to which the Left government is unable to findRead More
Kerala is looking for help to get back life as in past. Heavy rain and flood destroy about all Kerala, many people die (more than 350) and millions of people leave his native place and become homeless. It’s human nature to helpRead More
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