Business  /  Published 28.09.18

Ministers' group set up to vet calamity cess

The GST Council on Friday decided to set up a seven-member Group of Ministers (GoM) to develop a revenue mop-up model to fund natural calamities as there were divergent views on the cess to pay for th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.04.20

Elope but love lockdown too

Elopement by consenting adults is fine but not if they run away too far in the season of the coronavirus, a Kerala court has ruled.It has allowed a young inter-faith couple to live in at the young man...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 09.04.20

Lockdown exit: Kerala worked it out

Kerala sets out roadmapThe Kerala government, which acted early and fast to control Covid-19, has already compiled a 36-page roadmap for exiting the lockdown which was released April 6. It’s called ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in

India  /  Published 08.04.20

Kasaragod equips itself after border snub

Karnataka’s decision to close roads used as medical channels appears to have spurred on the Kerala government to ramp up healthcare facilities in a district particularly affected by the coronavirus ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 01.04.20

Family cites ignorance, seeks forgiveness

A non-resident Indian family from Ranni, Kerala, who concealed their travel history when they arrived in the state from Italy before being tracked down, blamed their ignorance and sought forgiveness a...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 31.03.20

Kerala offers liquor passes, doctors protest

Rationed liquor will be delivered to the homes of those with certified withdrawal symptoms in Kerala, the government has announced, drawing flak from doctors in a state where six alcoholics have comm...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.20

Father’s dilemma on Twitter brings aid for journey

A small step, or in this case, a tweet, can bring about big help.Former Baharagora MLA Kunal Sarangi, pained at the plight of 16-year-old girl, Jyoti Rani Ojha, who was rushed to Tata Main Hospital wi...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.06.20

BJP protests temple reopening

The BJP, which has backed the reopening of temples in states ruled by it, has taken a last-minute contrary stand in Left-governed Kerala by opposing the state government’s decision to allow these pl...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

Kerala to Kalna, an epic ride

Even before the nationwide Covid-induced lockdown in March, migrant worker Arka Mondal, 27, was ready to leave Kerala for Kalna in East Burdwan at a moment’s notice.Arka, employed as a welder for th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

India  /  Published 23.09.19

Four Supreme Court judges take oath of office

Four new Supreme Court judges took oath of office on Monday, taking the total strength of judges in the apex court to 34.Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi administered oath of office and secrecy to ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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