Kerala

A 23-year-old hanged himself, after being subjected to moral policing

Saturday, February 25, 2017

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After being allegedly subjected to moral policing by a group of men, a 23-year-old was found hanging near his house in Attappady in Kerala’s Palakkad district on Thursday night, police said on Friday. Aneesh and his girlfriend were harassed by the men on Azheekkal beach in Kollam district on Valentine’s Day. ANI reported that Aneesh’s …

Victim of moral policing found dead in Kerala

Friday, February 24, 2017

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Palakkad(Ker): A 22-year-old youth, who was allegedly subjected to moral policing by a group of men at Azheekel beach, was found dead at his house at Attapady in the district, police said on Friday. Aneesh (22) was found hanging from a tree behind his house late last evening, they said. ALSO READ: From peon to millionaire! …

On Tape: Couple switches to Facebook LIVE as Kerala Police harass them

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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In another incident of moral policing, a couple in Thiruvananthapuram was allegedly arrested by the cops of Museum Police Station for sitting together in the park. Infuriate by the police as they were harassing the couple, Vishnu Vichu used his phone to live stream the incident on Facebook, which has raised the issue of moral policing by …

This girl from Kerala slammed the so-called ‘protectors’ of the religion

Friday, February 17, 2017

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22-year-old Azniya Ashmin, a law student from Kerala in Nadapuram in Kozhikode district who decided to take on Islamic fundamentalists who have been cyber bullying her for the past few days, for supposedly not abiding by the rules of the religion. ALSO READ: You can spend one night in Eiffel Tower; check out how Azniya, who studies in …

Indian engineers have solved the hurdles in the fight to lower carbon-emissions

Saturday, January 14, 2017

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Unlike many of their fellow engineers, though, Aniruddha Sharma and Prateek Bumb have something to show for their many years of toil. The company they founded in 2009, called Carbon Clean Solutions, has created a crucial technology the world needs to reach the low carbon-emissions targets set out in the Paris climate agreement. Also Read: The …

17 pilgrims injured in Sabarimala stampede

Sunday, December 25, 2016

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Sabarimala (Kerala):  At least 17 Sabarimala pilgrims were injured in a “minor stampede” at the famous hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa on Sunday  evening, which witnessed a heavy rush of devotees. The injured have been admitted to Sannidhanam hospital, Pathanamthitta Collector R Girija said. She said there was a “small stampede” between Sannidhanam and Malikapuram and about …

The Chavara family ditch the city to move into a village built by them

Friday, December 23, 2016

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We have all wanted to be our own boss.We have all wanted to go on a break, away from our working life and never go back to working. However, for most of us, that’s just a dream that can possibly never come true. But Mohan Chavara, his wife Rukmini, and his daughters Sreya and Surya …

Malayalam writer charged with sedition for insulting National Anthem

Sunday, December 18, 2016

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Kozhikode: A Malayalam writer and theatre artist was on Sunday charged with sedition for allegedly showing disrespect to the national anthem, police said. Kamal C Chavara, alias Kamalsy Prana, was taken into custody on charges of insulting the national anthem in a Facebook Post. A case was registered against him by police at Karungapally in …

Three St Stephen’s College Students from Delhi drown in river in Kerala

Saturday, December 17, 2016

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In a tragic incident three students from Delhi’s St Stephen’s College, who were on a holiday trip to Kerala, drowned in the Periyar River in Ernakulam district. A local resort owner who was with them drowned as well. Anubhav Chandra from Bihar, Aditya Patel from Uttar Pradesh and Kenneth Jose from Kerala’s Wayanad had moved …

Disrespect to national anthem: Six youth in custody

Monday, December 12, 2016

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Thiruvananthapuram: At least six persons were taken into custody for allegedly showing disrespect to the national anthem after they refused to stand up while it was being played at the ongoing International Film Festival of Kerala. They refused to stand up while the national anthem was being played in Kannakakunnu Nishagandhi open air theatre at …

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