Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: Kerala

Kerala’s sexual fantasies see a lot of couple ‘swapping’. But one case shows what it really is

Couples interested in 'swap' just turn to Messenger, Telegram, and Twitter DMs to find sexual partners. But in Kerala, it has reached a whole new level.

Where Malgudi meets reality: New book brings fascinating quarantine stories from Kerala

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘Onam in a Nightie’ by Anjana Menon will be released on 27 January on ThePrint’s Softcover.

Vaikom Muhammad Basheer was the master of disguise. Writer to revolutionary, he did it all

From a Hindu mendicant and a palmist to a magician's assistant and a private tutor, Basheer perfected the art of disguise. It reflected in his work.

With Silverline railway project, Pinarayi Vijayan’s makeover as middle-class messiah is complete

Pinarayi Vijayan is betting big on the Silverline project. It shows the ideology CPI(M) has abandoned in Kerala.

Politics or procedure? What’s behind Bengal-Kerala-Modi govt Republic Day tableaux fracas

Expert committee of prominent person selects tableaux in multi-tiered process, say govt sources. Bengal & Kerala had alleged ‘political vendetta’ behind rejection of their ideas.

Noted environmentalist M.K. Prasad passes away due to Covid complications

Prasad, 89, was a guiding force behind the movement against the Kerala government’s move to set up a hydro-power project in Silent Valley in Palakkad district in the 1970s.

Cost & ecology concerns, ‘corruption’: Why there’s a cloud over Kerala’s SilverLine rail project

Pinarayi Vijayan's govt is adamant on implementing Rs 64,000-crore project, but critics have pointed to lack of social, financial or environmental feasibility.

Kerala Police seeks legal advice to appeal against Bishop Franco acquittal in nun rape case

Bishop Franco Mulakkal was accused of raping a nun multiple times during his visit to a convent in Kottayam district between 2014 and 2016. A Sessions court acquitted him Friday.

SFI student-activist stabbed to death in campus clash at Kerala’s Idukki Engineering College

Police said that college election works were going on for the last few days. On Monday, the Youth Congress leader reached college with a gang & stabbed Dheeraj Rajendan & two others.

Kerala clocks 4,649 fresh COVID-19 cases, 221 deaths

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6 (PTI) Kerala on Thursday logged 4,649 fresh COVID-19 cases and 221 deaths which raised the caseload to 52,58,939 and the fatalities...

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.
Representational image for trade from China | Photo: Bloomberg

What conflict? India’s imports from China soar to almost $100 bn, led by smartphones, machinery

According to China's official data, its exports to India reached $97.52 billion in 2021, while total two-way bilateral trade touched $125.66 billion.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.