July 12, 2016
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Blood For Blood Murders in Kannur; CPM and BJP Activists Killed, Retaliatory Attacks continue

Payyanur: Two activists of CPM and BJP were hacked to death at Kunnaru in Payyanur, a town in the Kannur district on Monday night.

CV Dhanaraj (36) , a CPM activist was hacked in front of his family members by gang of masked assailants who barged in to his house around 10 pm. Though he was rushed to Pariyaram Medical College Hospital, he succumbed to injuries. CPM alleged that RSS activists were behind the criminal act.

Kerala, News
July 10, 2016
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Proposed Vizhinjam Port to repeat Vallarapadam story; Kerala to Lose Crores as Centre Sponsors Colachel Port

Thiruvananthapuram: The Central Govt has ditched Kerala in favour of Tamil Nadu, by granting in-principle clearance to a Rs 25,000-crore transshipment harbour project nrae Colachel fishing harbour.

This move has dealt a severe blow to Kerala’s upcoming Vizhinjam harbour project as the centre govt-sposored port at Colachel is coming up just 35 km away from Vizhinjam, thereby dimming its business potential to almost a big zero. If Colachel port becomes functional, Kerala will have one more loss making ports in its kitty, after the Vallarpadam Terminal tragedy. The Adani Group is developing the Rs 7,525-crore project in Vizhinjam.

Business, Kerala, News
July 08, 2016
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More Taxes, More Assistance to People; Even Monkeys Get a Share in Kerala Budget

Thiruvananthapuram: The First Budget of LDF Government, presented by Thomas Isaac, has proved more populist than the budget of the former government led by UDF. At the same time, the finance minister was firm on imposing more taxes and curtailing expenses.

The LDF government has opened its heart to women. They get more in the budget. 10 per cent of the total budget is for the safety and upliftment of women. The women deserted by their husbands will be provided with a monthly pension.

July 07, 2016
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Muslim Woman Becomes Mother India, Performs Last Rites of Hindu Old Man

Warangal (Andhra): In an unparalleled tale of human love cutting across religions, a Muslim woman stepped in and laid a 75-year-old Hindu man to rest, performing the Hindu religious rites herself, when his Christian son refused to do so.

Yakub Bi, a Muslim woman from Warangal in the State of Andhra Pradesh In India, has become the icon of humanity by performing the last rites of Keerthi Srinivas when his son who had converted to Christianity, refused to do it, citing religious reasons.

July 05, 2016
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Actress Smriti Irani who angered Dalits, thrown out of HRD Ministry

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has moved actress-turned- minister Smriti Irani out of the Human Resources ( HRD) Ministry and put her in the Textiles Ministry.

Obviously, it means downsizing Smriti whose academic qualifications were challenged as ‘dubious’.
But her ouster from the prestigious ministry seems to be due to reasons which the BJP thinks are more important than her education.