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Kerala: State in southern India
Kerala is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-second largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.


Jharkhand lynching culprits should get max punishment: PM Modi

PM Modi said that the lynching of a Muslim man in Jharkhand pained him and the guilty should be severely punished. He countered the opposition’s suggestion that the BJP-ruled state was particularly..
IndiaTimes - Published

Former Kerala MP Abdullakutty, ousted from CPI(M), Congress for praising Modi, joins BJP

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Congress to prepare 'white paper' on Kerala's financial status

A seven-member committee headed by VD Satheeshan MLA has been constituted by Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala, the United Democratic Front (UDF) Parliamentary party secretary Thiruvanchoor..
DNA - Published

Sabarimala temple issue led to Lok Sabha poll debacle: CPM

After the Lok Sabha poll drubbing in Kerala, where the LDF could win only a single seat, the ruling CPM on Wednesday admitted the entry of two women into the Sabarimala temple did cause a "big impact"..
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Mobile phones, iron rods seized from prisoners in raids in two Kerala jails

Raid were led by Rishiraj Singh and Thrissur Police Commissioner G H Yathish Chandra at Kannur and Viyyur.
DNA - Published

NITI Aayog rankings: Kerala healthiest state again; Bihar, Uttar Pradesh bring up rear

NITI Aayog ranking: Haryana, J'khand, Assam do better, C'garh sees least improvement
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Kerala is India’s healthiest state; UP, Odisha worst: Niti Aayog

Kerala remains at the top of the heap among larger states in terms of various health parameters, followed by Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Bihar are the worst performers,..
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Kerala, Andhra, Maharashtra top three performers in Niti Aayog's second health index; UP, Bihar worst

Kerala has occupied the top slot in terms of health performance among large states followed by Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, whereas Uttar Pradesh and Bihar remained at the bottom, according to the..
DNA - Published

Kerala top state in overall health performance, Uttar Pradesh worst: Niti Aayog health index

The health index is a composite measure of States and Union Territories based on 23 health indicators with major weightage to the outcomes. Kerala emerges top state in overall health performance, Uttar..
DNA - Published

UDF stalls Kerala assembly over NRI businessman's suicide

Besides registering the case against ruling CPI(M) leader and municipality chairperson P K Shyamala for abetting the suicide of the businessman, the Congress-led UDF members also urged the Left..
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Rape case against CPI(M) leader's son: Mumbai Police reach Kerala

Police sources says, when contacted Binoy, his phone was switched off, which fuelled the suspicion of him escaping the country to avert arrest
DNA - Published

In India, all eyes on monsoon that is critical for economy

India's monsoon has progressed more slowly than usual after hitting the southern state of Kerala nearly a week late. Monsoon rains have been 44% lower-than-average so far in June, delaying the sowing..
DNA - Published

Congress names Bengal MP Adhir Ranjan its leader in Lok Sabha

West Bengal MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury is the new leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, a choice that appears to balance seniority with loyalty besides the fact that he has the aggressive nature required for..
IndiaTimes - Published

5-time Bengal MP Adhir Chowdhury appointed Congress LS leader

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a five-time parliamentarian from West Bengal, was appointed as the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, while Kerala MP K Suresh was made the party's chief whip in the lower..
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Congress leader K Suresh takes oath in Hindi, told off by Sonia Gandhi

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Kerala: Akademi rejects Left govt's decision to review cartoon award

A state-run akademi on Monday rejected the Left government's advice to review its decision to honour a cartoon, depicting Bishop Franco Mullakal as a rooster and alluding to the rape charge against..
IndiaTimes - Published

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