Day: July 11, 2018

Central Govt Leaves to SC to take decision on 377

The Central government left it to the wisdom of the Supreme Court to test the constitutional validity of section 377 of the IPC which criminalises “consensual acts of adults in private”, but urged it not to deal with issues like gay marriages, adoption and ancillary civil rights of LGBTQ. A five-judge constitution bench headed by […]

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Rejects media reports on CPIM’s Ramayana Month Observance

CPM State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Wednesday dismissed the media reports on CPIM’s plans to observe Ramayana Month. In a press release, Kodiyeri declared that the news is baseless. “RSS has been misusing ‘Ramayana’ month to promote communalism for their political gains. Sanskrit group (samskritha sangham) formed by Sanskrit scholars and teachers will organise programmes […]

France Victory is for rescued Thai boys; Pogba

France midfielder Paul Pogba dedicated his side’s World Cup 1-0 semifinal win over Belgium to the 12 Thai boys who were rescued from a flooded cave along with their coach on Tuesday. “This victory goes to the heroes of the day, well done boys, you are so strong,” Pogba wrote on his official Twitter account […]

12-year-old girl’s Brave act saves grandmother’s life

A 12-year-old girl exhibited exemplary presence of mind and courage to save her grandmother from getting drowned in a swollen stream at Kavalam, near here, the other day. Devapriya, a Class VII student of Government UP School, Kavalam, did not think about her safety when she plunged into the water to rescue her grandmother Kamalamma, […]

Kerala Facebook Group GNPC Runs Into Trouble For Liquor Tales, Charged

In a state which records annual liquor sales of over Rs 12000 crore, criminal offences were registered against a hugely popular Facebook (FB) group that celebrated wining and dining, for allegedly promoting alcohol consumption in Kerala on Tuesday. The police have booked the Thiruvananthapuram-based couple, Ajithkumar and Vineetha, administrators of the page for sanctioning posts […]