SC issues notice to Kerala governor, plea to be heard on 24 November

“This is an endemic situation,” said Venugopal, while submitting that the governor had promulgated three ordinances which were later converted into bills passed by legislature. The Kerala government has argued that when the governor is delaying the assent of bills, it is “defeating the rights of the people”. The state government’s petition stated, “The conduct … Read more

Governor can’t sit on bills, question speaker’s decision on adjournment: SC

The SC bench presided over by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud has directed Purohit to decide on the bills on merit. The bench pointed out that under the Constitution, the governor could give his assent to the bills, return them with his objections, or refer them to the President of India. This is required to be … Read more

Kerala govt moves SC against governor Arif Mohammad Khan

The conduct of the Governor in keeping Bills pending for long and indefinite periods of time is also manifestly arbitrary and violates Article 14 of the Constitution, highlighted the state. “Additionally, it also defeats the rights of the people of the State of Kerala under Article 21 of the Constitution, by denying them the benefits … Read more

Toll rises to 3 as another succumbs to wounds

The death toll from the blasts at a Christian religious gathering near this port city of Kerala has risen to three, according to an official statement. A 12-year-old girl, identified as Libina from Malayattoor in Ernakulam district, succumbed to her injuries in the early hours of Monday at the Kalamassery Government Medical College Hospital. In … Read more

Why Has India Not Designated Hamas a Terrorist Group? Explained Amid Row Over Kerala Event

A pro-Palestine event in Kerala has sparked a controversy in the state after videos showed Hamas leader Khaled Mashal virtually participating in the protest rally. Kerala BJP chief K Surendran shared a poster displaying Mashal’s participation in the event, organised by the Solidarity Youth Movement, the youth wing of Jamaat-e-Islami in Malappuram and sought investigation … Read more

How Khaled Mashal, Hamas Leader Who Addressed Kerala Protest, Survived Assassination Bid By Mossad | World News

A pro-Palestine rally in Kerala has sparked a row after Hamas leader Khaled Mashal virtually addressed the rally. The BJP was quick to criticise the Kerala government while terming it anti-national activity. Hamas is a political and terror group based in Palestine. But did you know that Khaled Mashal once survived an assassination bid by … Read more

Kerala asked to hold public hearing for Phase II of Adani port in Vizhinjam

The ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) has asked Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd (VISL), wholly owned by the Kerala government, to compulsorily hold a public hearing before beginning the second and third phases of the project. The project is being implemented in partnership with Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd. This is being seen … Read more

Kerala firm supplying Israeli police uniforms freezes new orders till ‘war’ stopped

A private apparel unit in the district that was in news recently for making uniforms for the Israel police on Friday, 20 October announced a temporary freeze on new orders from the force in light of the recent bombings of hospitals in Palestine. Thomas Olickal, who runs the Maryan Apparel Pvt Limited, said the firm … Read more

Israel Salutes Kerala ‘Superwomen’ For Saving Elderly Couple From Hamas Attacks

New Delhi: Two women from Kerala working as caregivers of an elderly couple in Israel also became their lifesavers during the October 7 attack on that country by insurgents from the Hamas outfit, which controls Gaza. The Israeli Embassy in India, in a post on social media platform X, has hailed the two Keralites — … Read more

Israel hails as ‘superwomen’ two Keralites for saving elderly couple during Hamas attack

After the IDF arrived, they all went outside and saw that the things inside the house were completely destroyed and looted, she said. “We do not have anything. They looted us completely, including Meera’s passport. My emergency bag (containing important documents) was also taken by them,” Sabitha said. She said that something like this had … Read more