news Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 05:30
  1. A meeting of political leaders and experts from different states held in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday advocated that transgenders must be provided constitutional rights like all other citizens of India. Read details. 2. 16-year-old Arya Suresh, who was battling for her life at the Thrissur medical college since last Monday has succumbed to her injuries. Arya’s battered body and the dead bodies of her two friends Athira and Raji were found on a rail track near Palakkad last Monday. Read The News Minute report. 3. Vizhinjam port project envisaged more than two decades ago has been officially announced that the Vizhinjam project concession agreement will be signed with the Adani Group on August 17, 2015. Read full report. 4. Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Kanam Rajendran's controversial statement on the CPIM has been criticised by CPIM state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan. Rajendran had said that CPIM shows a linearity towards minority community and now minority communities are becoming majority in Kerala. Pinarayi condemned this statement and said that party doesn't differentiate people on the basis of majority and minority. Read full report in Mathrubhumi. 5. KPCC president VM Sudheeran has alleged that the Central government is responsible for inflation in Kerala. He also said that BJP government has created a fake situation to hike the prices. Read details in a Reporter TV report.