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BJP-called Kerala shutdown begins

BJP-called Kerala shutdown begins

Thiruvananthapuram: The dawn-to-dusk Kerala shutdown called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest the death of a Sabarimala devotee on Friday was a near success amid a few stray incidents of violence that prompted stern police warning. The 50-year-old Lord Ayyappa devotee had set himself on fire at a[Read More…]

Germany offers support to rebuild Kerala

Germany offers support to rebuild Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The German government has offered help in the form of grants, loans at low rates of interest and by participating in specific projects to rebuild Kerala which was devastated after the worst ever floods in August, a diplomat said here on Friday. Addressing the media, Martin Ney, the German[Read More…]

Sabarimala continues to rock Kerala Assembly

Thiruvananthapuram: For the third consecutive day the Congress-led opposition disrupted the Kerala Assembly over the Sabarimala issue forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House within 20 minutes after it met on Friday. As soon as Speaker P. took his seat, Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala demanded that either the Chair[Read More…]

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