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CBI seeks revocation of interim stay on Kerala Life Mission probe

CBI seeks revocation of interim stay on Kerala Life Mission probe

The court had allowed CBI to go ahead with the probe against the construction companies involved in the scam, but spared the project CEO ...Read More

New disclosures in Kerala scams point to CM Vijayan’s office

New disclosures in Kerala scams point to CM Vijayan’s office

Life Mission CEO UV Jose has deposed to the CBI about the involvement of Sivasankar in the award of the contract to the controversial com...Read More

Swapna deposition embarrasses Kerala CM in gold smuggling case

Swapna deposition embarrasses Kerala CM in gold smuggling case

ED charge sheet claims accused got IT job after Vijayan’s nod

Kerala gold smuggling case: Prime accused Swapna Suresh sent to judicial custody till Oct 8

Speed up gold smuggling, housing scam probes: Court

KochiThe gold smuggling and Life Mission housing scam cases have entered a crucial phase with far-reaching implications for the key suspe...Read More

Kerala Life Mission: Setback to govt as HC refuses to stop CBI probe

Kerala Life Mission: Setback to govt as HC refuses to stop CBI probe

The government has hired a senior Supreme Court lawyer to argue on its behalf, which raised opposition eyebrows

Life Mission: CPM cries foul as CBI files case

Life Mission: CPM cries foul as CBI files case

ThiruvananthapuramAs if probes by 3 central agencies were not enough, the Pinarayi Vijayan govt has the ignominy of facing a CBI inquiry ...Read More

Kerala govt to move PCI against media

Kerala govt to move PCI against media

ThiruvananthapuramThe Pinarayi Vijayan gover­n­ment in Kerala has decided to comp­lain to the Press Council of India (PCI) over media rep...Read More

Political row in Kerala over dragging of Qur'an into gold smuggling case

Political row in Kerala over dragging of Qur'an into gold smuggling case

A controversy is raging in Kerala over the use of the Qur'an for communalising the gold smuggling racket, with both the ruling Left Democ...Read More

Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA grills Kerala minister for 8 hrs as agencies close in on him

Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA grills Kerala minister for 8 hrs as agencies close in on him

Sources said no clean chit has been issued on the basis of Thursday’s questioning

Kerala minister grilled by ED, Opp calls for his head

Kerala minister grilled by ED, Opp calls for his head

ThiruvananthapuramHigher education minister KT Jaleel was questioned by Enforcement Directorate on Friday morning in connection with his ...Read More

Kerala gold smuggling: Centre to seek explanation from state over deal with Red Crescent

Kerala gold smuggling: Centre to seek explanation from state over deal with Red Crescent

The Kerala government seems to be headed for more trouble over its botched deal with the UAE charity Red Crescent for the construction of...Read More

ED mulls action against Kerala govt for refusal to part with sensitive records in gold smuggling case

ED mulls action against Kerala govt for refusal to part with sensitive records in gold smuggling case

The Enforcement Directorate and the Kerala government appear to be heading towards a confrontation over the latter's apparent refusal to ...Read More

Privatisation of Thiruvananthapuram airport: Blow to Kerala govt

Privatisation of Thiruvananthapuram airport: Blow to Kerala govt

... as High Court refuses to stay transfer of airport to Adanis a day after Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s resolution to not entrust airpor...Read More

Mystery over role of Kerala ministers in Swapna’s deals deepens

Mystery over role of Kerala ministers in Swapna’s deals deepens

Higher education minister K T Jaleel finds himself in deeper trouble as the state protocol office, responsible for permitting imports thr...Read More

Sivasankar on radar for possible benami angle

Sivasankar on radar for possible benami angle

ThiruvananthapuramThe central agencies probing the case involving gold smuggling through diplomatic channels are looking into the possibi...Read More

Kerala min warns of daily caseload of up to 20K by Sept

Kerala min warns of daily caseload of up to 20K by Sept

Though the state’s daily case load has been very low, compared to other states, it has been consistently increasing during the past few days

NIA court accepts applicability of UAPA, rejects Swapna’s bail plea

NIA court accepts applicability of UAPA, rejects Swapna’s bail plea

The NIA, investigating the case of gold smuggling through the diplomatic channel, won a decisive first round when the NIA court in Kochi ...Read More

A year after Kerala floods, landslide wipes off entire settlement in God's 'own country'

A year after Kerala floods, landslide wipes off entire settlement in God's 'own country'

In a virtual action replay of the Kavalappara landslide in Malappuram in which a part of overhead hill came down crashing down on a villa...Read More

Community spread begins to take hold in Kerala

Community spread begins to take hold in Kerala

Authorities expect the addition of daily cases to cross 1,000 by August

Kerala gold smuggling case: UAE Consulate official’s ‘escape’ weakens probe

Kerala gold smuggling case: UAE Consulate official’s ‘escape’ weakens probe

Thiruvananthapuram: The sensational case of gold smuggling through the diplomatic channel has taken another curious turn. Now in a recent...Read More

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