Regional News Headlines

BJP-RSS shutdown against murder hits Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 2

Thousands were stranded at bus and railway stations across Kerala Tuesday as a BJP-RSS sponsored shutdown to protest the murder of a RSS leader derailed life in the state.

Cooling period required for judges before accepting posts

Panaji , Sep 2

Retired judges should go through a 'cooling off' period before taking up other job assigned to them by governments, Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik said Tuesday.

Negative roles have given me good recognition: Gautham Kurup

Chennai , Sep 2

Actor Gautham Kurup, popular for playing a dreaded terrorist in "Thuppakki", doesn't mind playing negative roles because he feels they have won him recognition and have kept him busy with film offers.

Decide on state's plea in palm oil case, SC to Kerala HC

New Delhi , Sep 1

The Supreme Court Monday asked the Kerala High Court to decide, as early as possible, the plea by the state government withdrawing 1991 cases of palm oil import case which had clouded the appointment of P.J.Thomas as the chief vigilance commissioner and led to his exit from the post.

RSS calls Kerala shutdown to protest leader's murder

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 1

The RSS' Kerala unit called for a dawn to dusk, state wide shutdown Tuesday to protest the killing of its leader in Kannur.

Lack of political will leads to shutdowns: Judge

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 2

Politically motivated shutdowns which cripple life frequently in Kerala are the result of a lack of will on the part of the state government, said a retired high court judge.

BJP-RSS shutdown hits life in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 2

The shutdown called by the BJP and RSS in Kerala Tuesday to protest against the killing of a RSS worker in Kannur affected normal life as vehicles stayed off the roads.

Miffed Kerala BJP to open up before Amit Shah

Thiruvananthapuram , Aug 31

BJP's Kerala unit leaders, piqued over non-inclusion in the national body, said at a two-day meeting that began here Sunday that they will complain to party chief Amit Shah.

Kerala BJP has to be strengthened: Amit Shah

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 1

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kerala has to be strengthened, party president Amit Shah said here Monday while addressing party members on the concluding day of his visit.

Indian found dead in Qatar

Dubai , Sep 1

An Indian man was found dead at his house in Qatar's Al Wakrah city, a media report said Monday.