Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicKerala police

Topic: Kerala police

‘Dhoom’ plot, Maoist angle—how Chelembra money heist became Kerala Police’s biggest obsession

In 'India's Money Heist', Anirban Bhattacharyya gives an account of a major bank heist inspired by a Bollywood movie and rumoured to have political leanings.

‘Real fascism’: FIR against Asianet anchor for ‘criticising Left MP’ triggers row in Kerala

Asianet TV news anchor Vinu V. John booked in April for comment he allegedly made during a TV discussion in March. Complaint filed by CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem.

Kerala actor Dileep case just got bigger — leaked tapes to bank transfer and courtroom drama

Dileep, Kerala film industry's Akshay Kumar, looks 'too tough to defend'. Not only has the case become complicated for investigators, it has made life difficult for journalists too.

No ‘narcotics jihad’, Kerala cops say spike in drugs came after alcohol dried up in lockdown

Inflow & consumption of marijuana & heroin started rising as alcohol became unavailable during lockdown, say senior police officers. Kerala DGP admits drug use spiked, but doesn’t link it to alcohol.

Sunny Leone questioned by Kerala Police crime branch in cheating case

A Kochi-based event organiser alleged Sunny Leone accepted Rs 29 lakh as fee for attending a programme in 2019, but failed to turn up.

Panel to begin probe on whether Kerala Police falsely implicated Nambi Narayanan in ‘spy’ case

Panel to have first sitting on 14-15 December, over 2 years after SC ordered its formation to probe Kerala Police officers who accused Nambi Narayanan of being a Pakistani spy in 1994.

Kerala Governor signs controversial Police Act Amendment ordinance to curb cyber attacks

Opposition parties in the parties were against the amendment as they said it would give more power to the police and also curtail the freedom of the press.

CAG pulls up Kerala DGP for ‘diverting’ police funds to build villas and buy luxury cars

The opposition UDF has demanded sacking of Kerala DGP Lokanath Behera and a judicial probe into the CAG allegations.

Norwegian woman, asked to leave India, ‘violated’ visa rules by protesting against CAA

Janne-Mette Johansson, in a Facebook post Friday, said immigration officials landed at her hotel and refused to leave unless she showed them her flight ticket.

Sabarimala temple shuts down temporarily after two women walk in, offer prayers

The temple was opened on December 30 for the Makaravillaku festival and there has been a heavy rush of pilgrims.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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