Defence PRO Is First Woman To Trek To Agasthyarkoodam Peak After HC Order

Dhanya was the only woman in the first batch of 100 trekkers who set out to scale the peak, known for its panoramic beauty and unique biodiversity. “The journey is to understand the forest more and share the unique experience with others,” she told PTI before starting the journey. As she trekked to the peak, [...]

These 10 judgments should offer clarity on ambiguous rules

While the government has amended the GST law a few times since its rollout, a lot of the changes in the provisions and concepts of the new indirect tax regime came about due to court rulings. Last June, when the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was about to complete a year, former revenue secretary Hasmukh [...]

Investigation | Flood-damaged rice, unfit for livestock, being processed in TN for Kerala market

Thiruchirappalli/Thiruvananthapuram: The police have found several loads of Supplyco rice damaged in Kerala floods at a state-of-the-art rice factory in Tamil Nadu equipped to polish and process the grain. A secret police team from Kerala found at least 100 truck loads of the rice at Sree Palani Murugan Modern Rice mill at Thuriyur, near Thiruchirappalli, [...]

Ensure transparency, HC warns KSRTC

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Kerala Nun rape case: Nun demanding Bishop Mulakkal’s arrest summoned, asked to ‘explain herself’

Kochi: Sister Nina Rose who was on the forefront of a movement demanding the immediate arrest of rape-accused former Bishop of Jalandhar, Franco Mulakkal has been issued an ultimatum. In a letter written to her by the Mother General, Sister Rose has been asked to present herself before a committee and explain her decision to [...]

Attorney General aims to solve Bandipur row

Attorney General K K Venugopal on Monday told the Supreme Court there was a difference of opinion between the Ministries of Road Transport and Highways and Environment and Forest on building an elevated road through Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Chamarajnagar district of Karnataka. He said he would write to them to resolve the issue. A [...]

Unhappy with how Kerala BJP has conducted Sabarimala stir, RSS ropes in Hindu religious leaders

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has roped in prominent Hindu religious leaders from across India to take forward its four-month-old Sabarimala agitation in Kerala. Though the Sangh Parivar has projected the stir as a defence of the Hindu faith, the perception has gained ground that it is motivated by political calculations, not least because it was [...]

Private buses ‘show the door’ to MVD drive

KOCHI:  Despite the Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) launching stringent action against private buses for non-compliance in fitting passenger doors as mandated by the Kerala High Court, the latter appears to have taken it rather lightly. A fact-check by Express at Kaloor to assess the extent of non-compliance found that over 80 per cent of private buses [...]

Woman who entered Sabarimala: ‘They may attack me, they may kill me, but I feel no fear’

Related News Bindu Ammini one of the first women to enter the Sabarimala Temple. (Samyukta Lakshmi/The New York Times) By Kai Schultz  For days this month, Bindu Ammini has been on the move: bouncing from one safe house to the next, separated from her husband and daughter and weighing the risks of returning home. Still, [...]

GST: Kerala High Court temporarily stays TCS on Cars

In a major relief to the automobile industry in the State, the Kerala High Court has granted a temporary stay on the collection of tax at source under the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ). The provision imposing one percent GST on certain items were implemented by the Government in last October. A similar [...]

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