Naxals' 'Ma', Mandakini Narayanan dead

17 Dec 2006KOZHIKODE: Mandakini Narayanan, one of the front-runners of the naxalite movement in the State, died here on Saturday. She was 82. She is survived by daughter K. Ajitha, naxalite-turned human rights activist.Popularly known…

Minorities should get reservation: VP Singh

Press Trust of India,Allahabad, December 17, 2006                Observing that the Sachar Committee's report has "brought to light a social reality", former Prime Minister VP Singh on Sunday suggested the creation of a…

Sex at rented home, Senior Police Officer suspended

December 15, 2006, Thaliparamba, Kannur, Kerala K. Radhakrishan, Deputy Superintendent of Police, District Crime Records Bureau (DCRB), Kannur has been suspended from the service  on allegations of immoral sex activities with a woman. The public of…

CPI(M) worker hacked to death by Sangh Parivar…

Thrissur (Kerala), Dec. 16 (PTI): A CPI(M) worker, who was undergoing treatment in a private hospital at Chalakkudi near here, was hacked to death by suspected BJP activists today, police said.Mahin (28) was admitted to…

60 % of foreign work force in UAE…

UAE Minister opens orientation courseThe Hindu , Dec 16 2006UAE Minister apprised of the concerns about new labour policiesTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister V. S. Achuthanandan has conveyed the concerns of Keralites over the new labour polices…

Dowry Death : Mother, son get rigorous imprisonment

The Hindu ,  Dec 16 2006THIRUVANANATHAPURAM: Fast Track Court I, Judge, Y. Thajudeen Koya on Friday sentenced a 67-year-old woman to nine-years rigorous imprisonment and fine of Rs.15,000 after she was found guilty of harassing…

Malayali mindset still feudal: Paris Viswanathan

The Hindu, Dec 16, 2006KOCHI: Remnants of feudalism refuse to leave the Malayali's mind. According to well-known Kerala painter Paris Viswanathan, the Malayali mindset is still feudal, though outwardly he might look modern and urbane.Kochi…