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Landmark SC judgement on basic structure of Constitution came on

NEW DELHI: The acclaimed basic structure doctrine, which clipped the widest power of Parliament to amend the Constitution and simultaneously gave judiciary the authority to review any amendment, came into being in 1973 while deciding a case of Kerala seer Kesavananda Bharati. Bharati, the petitioner in the landmark judgement in Indian legal history, died in […]Read More

110-year-old woman recovers from coronavirus, discharged from Kerala hospital

Malappuram: In a matter of pride for the state health sector, a 110-year-old woman got discharged from a Medical College Hospital in North Kerala on Saturday after winning her battle against the novel coronavirus. State Health Minister K K Shailaja said Randathani Variath Pathu from Malappuram district is the oldest person who has recovered from […]Read More

Easing FRBM limit by 50bps not adequate, say Kerala, Punjab,

New Delhi: Kerala is set to reject both borrowing options put on the table by the Centre to meet the GST compensation shortfall for FY21, even as other states questioned the tinkering of loan limits prescribed in the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act. Bihar, on the other hand, may go for the borrowing […]Read More

Kerala govt asks TN govt to release water from Mullaperiyar

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government Saturday asked the Tamil Nadu government to release water from Mullaperiyar through the tunnel to Vaigai Dam in a phased manner when the water level reaches 136 feet in view of the heavy rains received by the Idukki district. In a letter, Kerala Chief Secretary Vishwas Mehta asked his Tamil Nadu […]Read More

PM Modi, other leaders condole loss of lives in Kerala

Prime Minster Narendra Modi spoke to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan over the tragedy at the Calicut airport as an Air India Express flight from Dubai overshot the runway and fell off into the valley, splitting into two. The Prime Minister condoled the loss of lives in the plane crash. “Pained by the plane accident in […]Read More

Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA men to visit UAE to

New Delhi: Stepping up its probe into the Kerala gold smuggling case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to send its officials to the United Arab Emirates after obtaining special permission owing to Covid-19. Scheduled international passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 25 due to the pandemic, but flights to the […]Read More

NIA arrests Swapna, Sandeep Nair, accused in gold smuggling case,

Two key accused in the sensational gold smuggling case in Kerala, Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, were taken into custody by the NIA from Bengaluru on Saturday, official sources said here. Highly placed sources in the multiple investigation agencies involved in the case confirmed to PTI here about the National Investigation Agency (NIA) taking the […]Read More

UAE mission extending all cooperation to customs department in gold

India on Thursday said it was keeping the embassy of the United Arab Emirates informed about the case of alleged smuggling of 30 kgs of gold into Kerala and that the mission was extending all cooperation to the customs authorities examining it. Last week, customs authorities at Thiruvananthapuram airport seized 30 kgs of gold from […]Read More

Monsoon rains forecast to arrive on India’s southern coast around

NEW DELHI: Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 1, the state-run weather office said on Thursday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country’s farm-dependent economy. Weather conditions are “very likely to become favourable from June 1, 2020” for the monsoon onset […]Read More