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Kerala Turning Into "Unlawful State" Under Chief Minister: BJP President

Kerala Turning Into "Unlawful State" Under Chief Minister: BJP President

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 19, 2021, New Delhi

BJP president JP Nadda alleged on Sunday that Kerala is turning into an unlawful state under Chief Minister Vijayan Pinarayi as he condemned the murder of the party's state OBC Morcha leader Renjith Sreenivasan.

Tension In Kerala's Alappuzha As Two Political Leaders Killed In 12 Hours

Tension In Kerala's Alappuzha As Two Political Leaders Killed In 12 Hours

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday December 19, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Two political leaders from the BJP and SDPI (Social Democratic Party of India) have been murdered in Kerala's Alappuzha, pushing the police to ban large gatherings in the district. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has condemned the murders.

Andhra Pradesh Will Report 2-3 Degrees Celsius Below Normal Temperature Next 5 Days

Andhra Pradesh Will Report 2-3 Degrees Celsius Below Normal Temperature Next 5 Days

Asian News International | Sunday December 19, 2021, Amravati, Andhra Pradesh

India Meteorological Department has predicted that temperature is likely to fall by 2-3 degrees Celsius below the normal temperature values in the entire Andhra Pradesh for the next five days.

Four More Omicron Cases Detected In Kerala, Taking Total To 11

Four More Omicron Cases Detected In Kerala, Taking Total To 11

Press Trust of India | Saturday December 18, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Four more new cases of the Omicron variant were detected from Kerala on Saturday, taking the overall tally to 11, the state health department said.

Couple From UAE Tests Positive For Omicron Variant Of COVID-19 In Kerala

Couple From UAE Tests Positive For Omicron Variant Of COVID-19 In Kerala

Asian News International | Saturday December 18, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Kerala on Friday logged two new cases of the Omicron variant of COVId-19, taking the overall tally to seven in the state, said Health Minister Veena George.

Telangana Farmers' Families Question KCR On Delayed Compensation

Telangana Farmers' Families Question KCR On Delayed Compensation

Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday December 17, 2021, Hyderabad

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao last month said his government would give Rs 3 lakh to the families of each of the 750 farmers who died during protests against the (now scrapped) farm laws.

Kerala Congress Mounts Attack On Shashi Tharoor For Backing Left's Rail Corridor

Kerala Congress Mounts Attack On Shashi Tharoor For Backing Left's Rail Corridor

Press Trust of India | Friday December 17, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Discontent is brewing in Congress' Kerala unit over Shashi Tharoor's reluctance to sign a letter by the MPs of the UDF alliance to the Centre against the state's semi-high speed rail corridor and his open praise of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

Man Pours Petrol On Woman, Sets Her On Fire, Then Tries To End Own Life

Man Pours Petrol On Woman, Sets Her On Fire, Then Tries To End Own Life

Press Trust of India | Friday December 17, 2021, Kozhikode

A man, after setting a woman on fire in Kerala's Kozhikode by pouring petrol on her, attempted to end his life by setting himself on fire, the police said today.

Video: As Congress MLA Said 'Enjoy Rape', Karnataka Lawmakers Laughed

Video: As Congress MLA Said 'Enjoy Rape', Karnataka Lawmakers Laughed

NDTV News Desk | Friday December 17, 2021, Bengaluru

In a massive controversy over a Karnataka Congress leader's "enjoy rape when inevitable" comment in the state assembly, a shocking video shows the Speaker and MLAs laughing at the comment.

'Tamil Thai Vazhthu' Declared State Anthem, Mandatory to Stand During Song

'Tamil Thai Vazhthu' Declared State Anthem, Mandatory to Stand During Song

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Friday December 17, 2021, Chennai

The Tamil Nadu government today declared the 'Tamil Thai Vazhthu' song as the state anthem, stating that it would be sung at all public events in educational institutes and government offices.

Injured Tiger On Prowl In Kerala, Evades Traps For 3 Weeks: Report

Injured Tiger On Prowl In Kerala, Evades Traps For 3 Weeks: Report

Press Trust of India | Friday December 17, 2021, Wayanad, Kerala

An injured tiger on prowl for the last three weeks in parts of Kerala's Wayanad district continues to evade the traps set by the Forest department.

"Enjoy Rape": Congress MLA's Outrageous Remark In Karnataka Assembly

"Enjoy Rape": Congress MLA's Outrageous Remark In Karnataka Assembly

Reported by Sreeja M S, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday December 16, 2021, Bengaluru

A senior Congress leader from Karnataka was heard making an outrageous and sexist comment in the state Assembly on Thursday, putting rape on par with an unwilling acquiescence to a discussion on farmers' issues.

UAE To Open State-Of-The-Art Food Park In Kerala

UAE To Open State-Of-The-Art Food Park In Kerala

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 16, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The UAE government has promised to open a state-of-the-art food park in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Thursday.

Kerala To Give Job, Rs 8 Lakh Compensation To Chopper Crash Victim's Family

Kerala To Give Job, Rs 8 Lakh Compensation To Chopper Crash Victim's Family

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 15, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala government on Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 8 lakh to the family of Junior Warrant Officer A Pradeep, who died in the recent IAF helicopter crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu, and a job to his wife.

9 Dead As Bus Falls In Andhra Stream, Rs 5 Lakh Compensation Announced

9 Dead As Bus Falls In Andhra Stream, Rs 5 Lakh Compensation Announced

Asian News International | Wednesday December 15, 2021, West Godavari (Andhra Pradesh)

Nine people were killed after an Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) bus fell in a rivulet in the state's West Godavari district today, the police said.