Kerala to take legal action against Delhi Police

Kerala Government will initiate legal action against Delhi Police if they continued to maintain that the raid at Kerala House was justified, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy announced here today.

Rejecting the argument of the Delhi police that they were carrying out their duty, the Chief Minister said that the police action was aimed at creating fear and was even a threat to Federal structure of the country.  “The conduct of police is no way acceptable. The police was trying to please someone”

Government orders arrest of striking doctors

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The police arrested and removed doctors of the General Hospital here who launched a flash strike and picketted the office of the Director of Health Services here over suspension of a doctor for alleged negligence leading to death of a patient, .

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told the media after a meeting of the Cabinet that the government had directed the arrest of the doctors after Cabinet discussed the issue.The government would deal with the strike stronly.

Earthquake felt in North India

Map: USGSMost parts of North India came under shock from an earthquake with its epicentre 269 km North East of Kabul in Afghanistan. The earthquake, of magnitude 7.7 on the Richter scale, damaged roads and electricity networks Kashmir.

LSG polls: 75000 candidates in the fray

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As many as 75549 candidates are in the arena as the time for withdrawal of nominations in the elections to local self governments ended on Saturday.

An official release said that 1282 candidates were in the field in the election to 14 district panchayats. The number of candidates contesting the polls to 86 municipalities and six municipal corporations are 10433 and 1963 respectively.

Government proposes legislation to restrict harthals

Home Minister Ramesh ChennithalaKerala government proposes to bring a legislation to restrict harthals in the State.


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