Free Press Journal

    Nipah Virus outbreak: Schools, Colleges to remain shut in Kozhikode till June 12

    Kozhikode: In the wake of the Nipah Virus outbreak in parts of Kerala, schools, colleges, and other educational institutions in Kozhikode will remain shut till June 12. Moreover, aforementioned institutions in Wayanad, Kannur, and Malappuram districts would remain closed till June 5, as opposed to the initial reopening on June 1. However, schools and colleges in other districts have reopened on Thursday after summer vacations.

  • Statue vandalism continues

    Gandhi, Ambedkar’s statues defaced in Chennai & Kannur, one arrested

  • One arrested for damaging Mahatma Gandhi’s statue at Kannur

    Kerala: One person was arrested in connection to damaging a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Kannur on Thursday. The spectacle of the Gandhi statue was damaged, which is situated in Thaliparamba area of the city. Police said that accused is mentally unstable.

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    Kerala: 30-year-old Youth Congress worker hacked to death

    Kannur (Kerala): A 29-year-old Youth Congress leader was hacked to death allegedly by CPI(M) workers at Mattanur in Kannur district, police said today. The incident occurred late last night when four assailants came in a car and hurled crude bombs and attacked S P Shuhaib and two other party members with machetes, they said.

  • 10 takeaways from PM Narendra Modi’s power push, his latest poll jumla

    No real long-term damage to Modi Government

    For the government, however, there has been no real long-term damage. The fine tuning of the GST was overdue and has at least lifted the spirits of the karyakartas. Equally, Amit Shah’s participation in the protests against the Red terror in Kannur was important in galvanising BJP cadres in places where the party still has a long way to go before it can make a mark. And the  message that the Prime

  • Kerala: Four policemen, five CPI (M) workers injured in Kannur

    Kannur (Kerala): Five CPI (M) Communist Party of India (Marxist) workers were injured after country-made bombs were allegedly hurled at them during a procession in Kannur’s Panoor in Kerala on Sunday.

  • Vijayan responsible for violence in Kerala: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah flagged off party’s “Jana Raksha Yatra” or “March for People’s Protection” from Kannur district. The march, a show of force by the BJP and the RSS, will pass through 11 of the 14 districts in Kerala and end in Thiruvananthapuram on October 17 when Shah will be present again. Various BJP Union ministers are expected to walk with the ‘yatra’ every day. On Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath will

  • Kerala Actress Abduction Case: Actor Sreenivasan’s house smeared in black oil

    Kannur: Popular actor Sreenivasan’s home at Kuthuparambu, near here, was smeared in black oil allegedly by miscreants early on Sunday. While the actor lives in Kochi, the home that came under attack is located in the CPI-M stronghold area at Kuthuparambu and is locked with a watchman keeping guard.

  • Suspected IS operative from Kerala held in Delhi

    New Delhi : An Indian national, suspected to be an ISIS operative who had been deported from Turkey twice, was recently arrested from the Indira Gandhi International Airport here, police said on Wednesday. Shahjahan Velluva (32), a native of Kannur in Kerala, was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police after US intelligence agency CIA informed it about his arrival.

  • Eight Youth Cong workers held in Kannur for calf slaughter

    Kannur: Eight Youth Congress activists were today arrested in connection with the public butchering of a calf here recently as part of their protest against the ban on sale of cattle at the animal markets for slaughter. Police had recently registered a case against the activists under Section 120A of the Kerala Police Act on a complaint from Yuva Morcha district general secretary C C Rateesh.

  • BJP dubs public cattle slaughter in Kerala as “smack on communal mindset”

    New Delhi/ Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday sought clarification from Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Vice-president Rahul Gandhi, after their party’s youth activists butchered a calf, in public, in Kerala’s Kannur to protest against Centre’s ban on cattle slaughter. Dubbing the action as unacceptable, BJP leader Nalin Kohli said it is a smack on a communal mindset.

  • NEET shocker: Female candidate asked to remove innerwear

    Kannur (Kerala) : In a shocking incident, a female candidate who appeared at a NEET centre here on Sunday claimed she had to remove her innerwear before sitting for the entrance test. Other women candidates too faced a harrowing experience due to a strict dress code in force.

  • Kerala: BJP worker hacked to death in Kannur

    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was hacked to death in Kannur district of Kerala last night.

  • 200 more railway stations to have Wi-Fi in 2017: Suresh Prabhu

    Thiruvananthapuram: As part of its programme to upgrade facilities for rail users, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said here today that 200 more stations and some additional trains would be provided with Wi-Fi in 2017.