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Fire breaks out at Kerala Secretariat, Opposition terms it 'conspiracy to destroy evidence' in gold smuggling case
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Fire breaks out at Kerala Secretariat, Opposition terms it 'conspiracy to destroy evidence' in gold smuggling case

Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala demanded a "comprehensive" probe into the cause of the fire, while Kerala BJP president K Surendran said it was a way to "sabotage" proof

No-confidence motion against P Vijayan govt defeated in Kerala Assembly; CM says Congress in 'pathetic situation'
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No-confidence motion against P Vijayan govt defeated in Kerala Assembly; CM says Congress in 'pathetic situation'

It is after a 15-year gap that a no-confidence motion was moved against the state government

Kerala govt moves HC seeking stay on leasing out Thiruvananthapuram airport to Adani Enterprises
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Kerala govt moves HC seeking stay on leasing out Thiruvananthapuram airport to Adani Enterprises

The LDF government filed the application in the court, a day after an all-party-meeting in Kerala demanded the withdrawal of the Centre's decision to privatise the airport

Kerala local body polls likely to be held in October, says EC after receiving health experts' 'green signal'
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Kerala local body polls likely to be held in October, says EC after receiving health experts' 'green signal'

Kerala EC V Bhaskaran said state health department will provide separate advisories for officials, political parties and voters

Kerala rains: Toll rises to 15 in Idukki landslide, 50 people feared trapped; govt to foot medical bills of injured
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Kerala rains: Toll rises to 15 in Idukki landslide, 50 people feared trapped; govt to foot medical bills of injured

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan, Home Minister Amit Shah and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi among others expressed anguish at the loss of lives in the landslide

NIA takes up investigation in Kerala gold smuggling case; registers cases against four under UAPA
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NIA takes up investigation in Kerala gold smuggling case; registers cases against four under UAPA

The Centre on Thursday allowed the NIA to investigate the case in view of its "serious implications for national security"

Kerala govt issues yellow alert for seven dams as state receives torrential rainfall; IMD says similar weather conditions expected for 4 days
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Kerala govt issues yellow alert for seven dams as state receives torrential rainfall; IMD says similar weather conditions expected for 4 days

The Kerala dams Neyyar Dam in Thiruvananthapuram district, Bhoothathankett in Ernakulam, Malankara in Idukki district, Moolathara in Palakkad, Karapuzha in Wayanad, Kuttiyadi in Kozhikkode and Pazhassi in Kannur are on yellow alert.

Kerala SSLC, HSLC exams postponed again due to extension of COVID-19 lockdown, to be held in June
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Kerala SSLC, HSLC exams postponed again due to extension of COVID-19 lockdown, to be held in June

The examinations were initially scheduled to be completed in March end but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown.

Kerala govt starts online training for primary school teachers on KITE Victers channel from today
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Kerala govt starts online training for primary school teachers on KITE Victers channel from today

Training for primary school teachers in Kerala through the KITE Victers channel and online mode has begun from Thursday, 14 May.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala govt mandates week-long quarantine for natives coming from other states; 3,363 have returned in last two days
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala govt mandates week-long quarantine for natives coming from other states; 3,363 have returned in last two days

The Kerala government on Tuesday announced new quarantine guidelines for stranded natives coming in from Red Zones in other states.

Kerala govt depicts Mahatma Gandhi's assassination on cover of its Budget; state FM Thomas Issac calls it 'political statement'
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Kerala govt depicts Mahatma Gandhi's assassination on cover of its Budget; state FM Thomas Issac calls it 'political statement'

Referring to the stringent opposition raised by the Left government in Kerala against the CAA and NRC, the finance minister lavished praise on the joint protests led by the ruling LDF and opposition UDF against the central act.

Kerala guv rejects Pinarayi Vijayan govt's explanation on moving SC against CAA, calls move ‘unlawful’
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Kerala guv rejects Pinarayi Vijayan govt's explanation on moving SC against CAA, calls move ‘unlawful’

Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Monday rejected the Left Front government's explanation over moving the Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act without informing him and said it was “unlawful”.

Kerala decides not to cooperate with NPR updation; Census exercise will continue, says Pinarayi Vijayan government
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Kerala decides not to cooperate with NPR updation; Census exercise will continue, says Pinarayi Vijayan government

The Left Front government in Kerala on Monday decided to inform the Centre it would not cooperate with the updation of the NPR, saying there were fears among the public about the process and it has the "constitutional responsibility" to alleviate them and ensure law and order.

No state can deny implementation of CAA, doing so would be unconstitutional, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal
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No state can deny implementation of CAA, doing so would be unconstitutional, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal

There is no way a state can deny the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) when it is already passed by the Parliament, said Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday

55-meter-high Jain Coral Cove demolished in Kochi for violating CRZ norms; third building razed after SC order
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55-meter-high Jain Coral Cove demolished in Kochi for violating CRZ norms; third building razed after SC order

55-meter high Jain Coral Cove was built in violation of Coastal Regulation Zone norms in Maradu Municipality

Two of four illegal Maradu flats in Kochi demolished with controlled implosion for flouting Coastal Regulation Zone norms
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Two of four illegal Maradu flats in Kochi demolished with controlled implosion for flouting Coastal Regulation Zone norms

A total of 343 waterfront Maradu flats were built in the complexes, violating the Coastal Regulation Zone norms.

Kerala govt to showcase over 100 projects to global investors to attract investments
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Kerala govt to showcase over 100 projects to global investors to attract investments

To attract industrial investments and provide a thriving environment for enterprises in the state, the Kerala government has readied more than 100 projects that would be showcased to potential investors at the upcoming ASCEND 2020 Global Investors Meet

Supreme Court declines to pass any order on pleas by two women activists seeking safe entry of women to Sabarimala temple
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Supreme Court declines to pass any order on pleas by two women activists seeking safe entry of women to Sabarimala temple

Top court said the issue was 'very emotive' and it did not want the situation to become 'explosive' and that it would endeavour to constitute the larger bench at the earliest to hear the matter

Maradu Flats demolition row: SC agrees to hear review pleas of owners for relief from builders in open court
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Maradu Flats demolition row: SC agrees to hear review pleas of owners for relief from builders in open court

The counsel appearing for the Kerala government submitted a status report and said the state had partially complied with the earlier apex court order of demolition of the Maradu flats

Kerala govt to ban single-use plastic from 1 January; decision comes after considering environmental, health issues related to mounting waste
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Kerala govt to ban single-use plastic from 1 January; decision comes after considering environmental, health issues related to mounting waste

After considering environmental and health issues related to mounting plastic waste, the government decided to ban single-use-plastic products