news Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 05:30
  1. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has hinted that suitable action will be taken against ADGP Rishiraj Singh for showing disrespect to Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala in an official function. Earlier, in the parliamentary party meeting, the MLAs had also sought action against Singh. Read The Times of India report.  2. In yet another incident of moral policing in Kerala, a married couple were interrogated and attacked by strangers in Thiruvananthapuram district. Jisha Elizabeth, a journalist with Madhyamam daily and her husband John Aloor were attacked by a gang of moral police on Sunday while they were working inside John’s advertising agency located near the couple’s apartment. Read Haritha John's report for The News Minute.  3. Police have arrested a person in connection with fixing a hidden camera in the trial room of a textile showroom in the Gold Souk shopping mall in Kochi. The salesman of the showroom, Shahjahan, was arrested after a woman found the camera. Read a ManoramaOnline report.  4. The salary revision commission submitted a report to the Kerala government with recommendations to increase the pension age and salary range. As per the commission recommendations, the pension age is 58 and basic minimum salary is Rs 17,000 per month. Read a Asianet News report.  5. The case of the three girls from Pathanamthitta who went missing last week seems to be turning into a mystery. While two of the girls were found dead on the railway tracks near Palakkad on Monday, the third girl was lying near the tracks with severe injuries. Read full report in Mathrubhumi.  6. Muslim League activists allegedly destroyed textbooks provided by SFI workers to school students in Malappuram district. Since the students did not receive text books even one month after the reopening of schools, SFI activists had taken the print outs of the text books and distributed them among the students. It has been alleged that when the SFI arrived in some schools to distribute textbooks, League workers reportedly captured the bundles and destroyed them. Read full story in SouthLive.

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