Probe into death of 'victim' of blackmail

Kochi: A case of abetment to suicide has been filed against the members of gang involved in sex blackmail scandal. The police have launched a search into the death of Venjaramoodu resident Ravindran, who committed suicide on July 17. According to sources, the circumstantial evidence is against the ..

Kin of accident victims to get Rs 2 lakh

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government is planning to implement a scheme to provide a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the relatives of those killed in accidents. Families with an annual income of less than Rs 3 lakh will be eligible for the assistance. The aid is in addition to the compensation received ..

CPI(M)'s student wing not to give up campus strikes

Thiruvananthapuram: After an internal debate on the relevance of campus strikes forcing classes to suffer by its campus wing, the CPI (M) in Kerala has reconciled to the position that there is no need for giving up class-boycott altogether as the ultimate weapon to protect the rights of the student community. The ..

Sex blackmail scandal: Probe against Sarathchandra Prasad

Thiruvananthapuram: The police have launched a probe against Congress leader Sarathchandra Prasad to establish whether he maintained any direct association with the sex blackmailing scandal accused Jayachandran. Jayachandran was staying in a room taken in Sarathchandra Prasad name at the MLA Hostel. ..

TN native held for molestation bid in train

Thiruvananthapuram: A man was arrested for attempting to molest a woman in a moving train on Sunday. Aadiq, hailing from Tamil Nadu, was arrested by the Railway Police at Kadakkavoorstation following a complaint from the woman passenger of Nizamuddin-ThiruvananthapuramExpress.