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Congress, BJP pressing Kerala to community spread, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The police blocking Youth Congress and Muslim Youth League workers who protest against Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan at the Collectorate in Malappuram on Saturday.   He slams protests that violate physical-distancing norms Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday accused Opposition parties of forsaking basic civic sense and acting in a reckless manner that nudged the State…

Coronavirus | 15 fresh cases in Kottayam

Unauthorised structures erected by street vendors being removed as part of COVID containment measures in Kottayam on Saturday.   3 persons each from two families among positive cases As many as 15 persons, including a health worker and three persons each from two families, tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 here on Saturday.Of the persons confirmed positive,…

Spectre of brand-new clusters in Thiruvananthapuram

Workers unloading onion brought from outside the State at Chalai Market in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday before the cut-off time of 11 a.m. when the shops and establishments close following triple lockdown. S Mahinsha   | Photo Credit: S MAHINSHA 69 new cases, 46 contract infection through local transmission in Thiruvananthapuram Raising the spectre of new…

COVID-19 threatens to swallow up Kerala’s coastal belt

COVID-19 is threatening to engulf Kerala’s coastal belt as densely populated fisher colonies with their crowded living environs and inherent occupational hazards faced by fisherfolk in their daily activities of livelihood have made this region vulnerable to intense disease transmission.Apart from five clusters found in three coastal wards of Thiruvananthapuram, the Chellanam area in Ernakulam…

Police form special team to probe death of Mahesan

SNDP Yogam office-bearer was found dead hanging The Kerala Police have formed a special team to investigate the suspected suicide of SNDP Yogam office-bearer K.K. Mahesan. Inspector General Harshita Attaluri will head the probe team.Mahesan, a long-time aide and close confidant of the general secretary of the organisation, Vellappally Natesan, was found dead hanging in…

Monsoon 20% lacking in State

Eight districts record deficiency for the period June 1-July 11 Kerala has received 20% less rainfall than is normal till July 11 after the southwest monsoon set in over over the State on June 1. A 20% departure from the normal is deemed 'deficient' in India Meteorological Department (IMD) parlance, while rainfall between -19% to…

COVID-19: stringent restrictions enforced at Athirappilly

Tourists not to be allowed As COVID-19 has been reported at Vettilappara, strict restrictions have been imposed from wards 2 to 7 of Athirappilly panchayat for the next seven days. Hotels and shops, except those selling essential goods, have been closed. Tourists will not be allowed to Athirappilly. Cases will be registered against people who…

An anxious and cautious calm over Poonthura

People queueing up near a mobile outlet selling essential items at Poonthura on Saturday.   Situation better than Friday and essentials are being made available, say officials After a tense day, a sense of calm returned to Poonthura and the adjacent wards of Manikyavilakam and Puthenpally with the State government and the district administration taking…