Top stories from Kerala: Six months after Chandrabose's murder, trial against Mohammed Nisham to begin soon
news Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 05:30
1. The trial in Chandrabose's murder case will begin on July 21 at the Thrissur District Sessions court, almost six months after the crime was committed. The case was supposed to start in April and was delayed multiple times. Read The News Minute special report. 2. The age old fight between Kerala government and animal lovers over stray dogs has reached its peak in the last few weeks. With around 1.06 lakh canine bite cases being reported in 2014- 2015 and 40,000 in 2015 alone, the government is under pressure to act. But on the other side it has created panic among animal lovers and activists. Read details. 3. Two persons including a Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader has been arrested by Thiruvananthapuram Museum police for assaulting the a married couple in an alleged act of moral policing. Jisha Elizabeth, a journalist with Madhyamam a daily and her husband John Aloor were attacked by a gang of moral police on Sunday. Read TNM report. 4. Opposition leader VS Achuthananthan has alleged that state government is supporting the criminal activities of RSS workers. VS said that government protects RSS criminals and alleged that it also protecting the accused in the murder of a class 3 student in Kasaragod. Read ManoramaOnline report. 5. Home minister Ramesh Chennithala has said that he is not bothered about the behaviour of ADGP Rishiraj Singh at a function in Thrissur. He also said that state police chief will look into the issue. Earlier the CM and MLAs had opined that Singh showed disrespect to the Home Minister in the function. Read Mathrubhumi story.