Stringent law needed to impose ban on calling hartals: HC

Kochi: The Kerala High Court, on Wednesday, said it could not restrict the practice of calling hartals in the state. 'Declaring hartal is not a crime and the court can't stop the same. A stringent law is needed to deal with it,' said the division bench comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan, A N Shafeeq ..

Police deny permission for 'kiss day' protest in Kochi

Kochi: The police denied permission for the 'kiss day' protest announced by an organization 'Kiss of Love' at Marine Drive here on Sunday. The move comes in the wake of an Intelligence report citing possibility of violence during the programme. 'Kiss of Love' had announced the programme to protest ..

Murder of CPM man in Kasargod: BJP worker held

Kumbala: A BJP functionary has been arrested in connection with the murder of P Murali, a CPM worker, at Soorambayal. P Murali The arrested has been identified as Midhun of Kumbala. The police have launched a search for the main accused Sarath and two more persons. In his statement to police, ..

LDC probability list published

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Public Service Commission has published the LD clerk probability list for appointments to various departments in 14 districts. The candidates can access the list by logging on to www.keralapsc.gov.in Nearly 26,000 candidates are included in the main list while the supplementary ..

Three inmates of Nirbhaya attempt suicide

Thiruvananthapuram: Three inmates of theNirbhayaShelterHomeat Poojappura attempted suicide here on Tuesday evening. They have been admitted to Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital. Sources said the three swallowed pieces of broken mirror. Nirbhaya was constituted for rehabilitating victims ..