MALAPPURAM: Bindu and Kanakadhurga ,the women of menstrual age who entered the Sabarimala temple face another death threat; said Kerala Police on Saturday.


Bindu and Kanakadurga, in their 40's are receiving continuous threats from saffron organisations from the day of their entry into the temple. They claim to have broken the 50 years of hindu traditions and culture.


The two women received a letter saying they would be harmed for entering the shrine, the police said.


Forty-four-year-old Kanakadurga along with her family had shifted to a different place along with her family after continuous threats from various side, after the day she entered the Sabarimala temple.


Kanakadurga also alleged to be attacked by her mother-in-law for her activity that hurt the feelings of the religion and culture in which her family believes.


An employee of the Civil Supplies Department, she has filed a petition in a court here under the Domestic Violence Act, stating she had the right to stay at her husband's home.


Bindu, a 42-year-old college lecturer and CPM ML activist also had entered the Sabarimala temple along with Kanakadurga.


Both the women are being provided with maximum police security to prevent an attack of any kind from the mob.


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM : It is not right to exhibit endosulphan affected children for any kind of protest against the government, said Health Minister KK Shailaja. The protest in front of the secretariat consisted of parents along with their children. It was based on this activity, Minister made such a comment.

The protestor's had decided to carry on with a march towards the Chief Minister's residence on sunday, as their meeting with the revenue minister did not succeed. 

The Health Minister also said that the government had given all the allowances for the victims of endosulphan and the protests now may be for some different reason.

Eight families under the leadership of endosulphan affected people's front are staging a hunger strike from January 30,2018  in front of the secretariat. 

They have put several demands infront of the government including distribution of compensation for all victims as ruled by the Supreme Court of India.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The 13th convict of T P Chandrasekheran murder case, P K Kunjananthan approaches the H C to stop implementing his life imprisonment considering his deteriorating health conditions .

Kunjananthan has been under medical observation in Thiruvananthapuram medical college since January. He has seeked treatment for arthritis and joint pain. In the plea, he requested the court to free him from jail and stop implementing the sentence to save his life as his health is weakening day by day. On January 11, he was diagnosed with spondylosis, osteoporosis (depreciation of bones) and anaemia during an examination conducted at Kozhikode Medical College. He was admitted to the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College on January 14.

Kunjananthan, was given a life sentence by the Kozhikode district special court. An appeal against the verdict has been moved in the HC. Earlier, K K Rama, wife of Chandrasekharan, had approached the H C against granting excessive parole to Kunjananthan and claimed that the government is in support of Kunjananthan, a leader of the state ruling party, CPIM.



THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The bharathiya Janatha Party is ready to offer any parliament seat to actor Mohanlal if he agrees to contest in the elections; said BJP General Secretary MT Ramesh.

"Every member of the party is happy to have him contesting in any of the 20 constituency in the state. But we haven't discussed the same with Mohanlal"; Ramesh said.
"Mohanlal is a person who has always been with the party indirectly. He  had always welcomed and supported the welfare activities of the central government. BJP can win with a high majority without the help of the central leaders"; he said .
The rumours of Mammooty and Mohanlal entering the politics had been hitting the social media since a few days. Speculations that Mohanlal will be a candidate for BJP and Mammootty, a candidate of CPIM had risen from many parts of the state.
The speculations that Mohanlal is joining BJP got strengthened when he visited PM Narendra Modi on September 2 in New Delhi.
Actor Mammootty said that Movie is his political field and he is not interested to be a candidate for the elections. Whereas ,Mohanlal has not replied to the speculations that are been spread regarding his political entry.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The chairman and managing director of KSRTC, Tomin J Thachankary was removed from the post the previous night. It was in the cabinet meeting lead by the chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the decision was taken. Cochin police commissioner, MP dinesan will be the person responsible for the post from today on. It was 7 months back that Thachankary got appointed to the post as MD of KSRTC.


The pressure from the labour unions of the ruling party as well as those of the opposition is supposed to be the reason for the termination. It was in the previous day that the news regarding the corporation paying the salaries of the employees from it's own income after long 25 years had hit the attention of the public. The termination of the MD just after this great achievement has resulted in discussions of various kinds among the people.




THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Santosh Trophy winning Kerala team members and staff were given a grand reception by the state government here on Friday. The government had earlier declared Friday as ‘Victory Day’ and the players were taken from Kanakakunnu Palace to Central Stadium, the venue of the felicitation function, in open jeeps, accompanied by scores of percussion artists and participants of the cultural pageantry.

Captain Rahul V Raj, vice-captain Seesan S and coach Satheevan Balan were in the first jeep, carrying the coveted trophy as onlookers welcomed them with thunderous claps.The rest of the team members and support staff followed in four other jeeps.The motorcade was tailed by a procession carrying the pictures of the players who brought Kerala its sixth national championship title after a gap of 14 years.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the felicitation function and said the team’s journey to the top was fuelled by youth power.