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COVID-19: Kerala government to resume distribution of free food kits

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan says local bodies to start community kitchens to stave off starvation in the State Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said the government would resume the distribution of free food kits to help people tide over the lockdown. The government has also bought migrant workers under the ambit of the scheme. […]

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Expedite probe against SI: SHRC

The Kerala State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed that an inquiry against a Varkala sub-inspector (SI), who allegedly barged into a hospital and disrupted the work of health workers, be completed soon and further action taken. Commission chairperson Antony Dominic directed that the inquiry against the Ayiroor sub-inspector be completed at the earliest. The […]

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BJP fails to impress Kerala electorate

Party even failed to retain its lone Nemon segment in the elections Just when you thought that the emergence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will challenge the State’s traditionally bipolar polity, the party failed even to retain its lone Nemon segment in the Assembly elections. Despite working out a Nair-Ezhava binary and securing the […]

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Coronavirus | Kerala to buy one crore vaccine doses

State contracting for 70 lakh Covishield, 30 lakh Covaxin doses; Karnataka adds nearly 40,000 cases Kerala will purchase one-crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines from two manufacturers for the 18-45 age group. A Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday took the decision. The vaccines will cost ₹483 crore. Of the one-crore doses, […]