Top stories from Kerala: Kerala MLA PC George censured in Assembly for derogatory remarks on veteran woman political leader
news Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 05:30
1. PC George became the first MLA to be censured by the state assembly, for derogatory remarks against another political leader. George has been criticised for his remarks against JSS leader K R Gowriammma and her late husband and communist veteran leader T V Thomas in 2013. Read details. 2. Two schoolgirls who were found dead on a rail track near Palakkad in Kerala were not murdered, according to the police. The investigation team said that the girls were mentally disturbed as they had family problems. Read TNM report. 3. Yuvamorcha march, in protest against the delay in printing and distribution of school textbooks, to the office of Deputy Director of Education turned violent in several parts of the state. Read ManoramaOnline report. 4. Kerala government is planning to bring legislation to address the issues of migrant labourers. Labour Minister Shibu Baby John informed the assembly that the draft of the Kerala Migrant Workers Social Security Bill is almost complete. Read Mathrubhumi report. 5. Kerala CM Oommen Chandy declared that the government will soon start domestic flights of its new "Air Kerala" airline for fulfilling the mandatory requirement of a Union Civil Aviation norm. The CM was speaking at the Global NRK meet in Kochi. Read a PTI report.