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Kerala CPI-M in tight spot over murder probe


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) The decision arrived at the CPI-M politburo meeting in New Delhi Sunday that there was no need for a CBI probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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Slain Kerala leader’s wife seeks CBI probe


September 4th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Sep 4 (IANS) Four months after the murder of a former CPI-M leader, his wife Tuesday asked the Kerala government to order a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe ... Read more...

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US deploying forces in Indian Ocean to take on China: Yechury


September 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 1 (IANS) The US government has decided to deploy over half of its naval fleet in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea to take on China, ... Read more...

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UPA looting national resources: Prakash Karat


August 31st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 31 (IANS) The UPA government has been giving opportunities to multi-national and private companies to loot India's natural resources, including coal, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Kerala


August 19th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims across Kerala celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr Sunday by offering prayers and listening to clerics' sermons at Eidgahs.Eid celebrations were more visible in Muslim-dominated districts of ... Read more...

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Indian who dodged Philippine rebels to return by Tuesday


August 11th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 11 (IANS) K.V. Biju, who managed to escape from the clutches of Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines and who is now safe in Sulu in that country ... Read more...

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Nehru Boat Race to herald Kerala’s new tourist season


August 4th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala) Aug 4 (IANS) They're 120 to 140 feet long, are manned by 120 oarsmen and have attracted global attention. When they race furiously through the backwaters ... Read more...

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Notice against Kerala minister for alleged phone tapping


July 31st, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) A CPI-M legislator in Kerala Tuesday filed a breach of privilege notice against the state's home minister over the police allegedly tapping phones of the party's ... Read more...

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Chronology of major Indian train accidents since 2000


July 30th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies and the biggest this year, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan escapes with public censure


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Contrary to speculation that discipilniray action would be taken against V.S. Achuthanandan, Kerala's veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sunday escaped with only a public ... Read more...

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Mayookha’s coach yet to get clearance for London Games


July 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, July 21 (IANS) The coach of Mayookha Johny, India's star athlete who is competing at the London Olympics in triple jump, is yet to get clearance to accompany her ... Read more...

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AMU lodges FIR against 27 for using unfair means


July 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University has lodged a police complaint and demanded stern action against 27 candidates who used unfair means or impersonators for admission ... Read more...

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Kerala diaspora in Middle East asked to shun politicians


July 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) The Kerala Association of Travel Agents (KATA) Sunday asked the Kerala diaspora in the Middle East to shun political leaders who arrive there to meet them ... Read more...

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An ice cream in Kerala that’s frozen in time (Kerala Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) An ice cream does not take more than 15 minutes to melt, but in Kerala a case that began from an ice cream parlour has acquired ... Read more...

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Action sought against another CPI-M leader


June 26th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 26 (IANS) Minister of State for Home M. Ramachandran Tuesday asked the Kerala government to take seriously a CPI-M leader's speech threatening to kill a dissident leader who ... Read more...

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Sex case probe: Achuthanandan told to appear in court


June 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 19 (IANS) A Kerala court Tuesday asked former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan, who complained of sabotage of a probe into an alleged sex racket here in the early ... Read more...

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Will act if murder link proved: CPI-M


June 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday denied its involvement in the murder of a former party leader in Kerala but vowed to take "strong action" if anyone within ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to increase frequency from Nagpur


May 29th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Low cost airline Air Arabia Tuesday announced that it will increase the frequency of flights from Nagpur to United Arab Emirates (UAE) to four times a ... Read more...

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Will ask poll panel to cancel CPI-M’s registration: UDF


May 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 28 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) Monday said it will approach the election commission to demand cancellation of the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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Kerala to launch virtual classrooms in 34 ITIs


May 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) Kerala will introduce virtual classrooms in 34 industrial training tnstitutes (ITIs) in the state to improve quality of education in these institutions, a minister said Monday."Students ... Read more...

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Vijayan will meet Dange’s fate: Achuthanandan


May 12th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 12 (IANS) In stinging remarks, CPI-M veteran V.S. Achuthanandan warned Saturday that his rival Pinarayi Vijayan will soon meet the fate of the once iconic Indian Communist S.A. ... Read more...

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No compromise in probe into Left leader’s murder: Chandy


May 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) There would be no compromises in the investigation into the brutal murder of former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader T.P. Chandrasekharan, Kerala Chief Minister ... Read more...

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CPI-M not involved in former leader’s murder: Achuthanandan


May 7th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) Kerala's Leader of Opposition and Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) veteran V.S. Achuthanandan Monday denied his party's involvement in the murder of a former party ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M leader killed in Kerala


May 5th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, May 5 (IANS) A former firebrand leader of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) was hacked to death in Kerala, triggering a war words between the ruling coalition and ... Read more...

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H1N1 cases in Kerala touches dozen


April 24th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) The number of H1N1 cases in Kerala has touched a dozen, a health official said Tuesday, adding that the authorities were fully prepared to deal with ... Read more...

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Young nuclear scientist found dead in his Kalpakkam quarters


April 24th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Nuclear scientist Mohammed Mustafa, 24, was found dead in his quarters at Kalpakkam, around 80 km from here, with his wrists slashed Monday evening, police said.Speaking ... Read more...

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Three Kerala airports to get new names


April 17th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) Since the previous Left government named major parks and popular meeting places in the state after Communist Party of India-Marxist leaders, people in Kerala are curious ... Read more...

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Woes for Chandy as IUML given fifth ministership


April 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has come under fire from Hindu social groups besides his own Congress party ever since he gave a fifth ministership to ... Read more...

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Karat bats for Achuthanandan


April 10th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 10 (IANS) CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat Tuesday dismissed as baseless reports that former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was "ousted" from the politburo.Karat said told the ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan not in politburo, Buddhadeb in


April 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) There were question marks over both. But while former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee retained his place in the CPI-M politburo, former Kerala chief ... Read more...

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Strengthening CPI-M need of the hour: Karat


April 4th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 4 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Wednesday called for strengthening the party, saying only the Left and democratic parties could provide an ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb skips CPI-M meet


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is staying away from the 20th congress of the CPI-M starting Wednesday at Kozhikode in Kerala.Sources ... Read more...

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CPI-M will brood over setbacks at 20th congress


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will hold its 20th party congress here starting Wednesday to discuss its recent electoral setbacks and the way ahead ... Read more...

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Veteran Malayalam scriptwriter T. Damodaran dead


March 28th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, March 28 (IANS) T. Damodaran, known for scripting successful films like "Angaadi", "Ee Nadu" and "Avanazhi", died Wednesday at his residence here, according to family sources. He was 77.He ... Read more...

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‘Kerala cop has links with banned outfits’


March 20th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 (IANS) Kerala Police Tuesday informed a court here that a sub-inspector arrested for allegedly sending a forged letter to the media has links with banned outfits.Police told ... Read more...

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