Protest erupted in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram over a recent case of alleged rape. A 22-yr-old accused an ambulance driver of raping her en route to hospital. The alleged rape of the Covid patient occurred in Pathanamthitta on Sept 5. BJP protestors burned effigy of Kerala's health minister KK Shailaja. Demonstrators also sought resignation of Shailaja over the alleged crime. Police have arrested the alleged rapist and claim he is a history-sheeter. Meanwhile, another alleged rape case was reported from Thiruvananthapuram. A 44-yr-old nurse alleged rape by a health inspector who's been arrested. The nurse had gone to the health inspector to get a Covid-negative certificate. Watch the full video for more.
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Members of the BJP Mahila Morcha carried out a protest in Thiruvanathapuram outside Secretariat on September 07. Protest was against the alleged rape of a COVID-19 positive woman patient by an ambulance driver in Pathanamthitta. Protestors demanded resignation of Kerala's Health Minister KK Shailaja.
A 70-yr-old woman from Kerala has dedicated her life to end homelessness and suffering of stray dogs. Rukminiamma has built a safe haven for stray dogs near her roadside house. Rukminiamma lives in a small house in Kodimatha Kottayam with her daughter who works at a petrol pump. Most of the stray canines Rukminiamma shelters are injured and handicapped. On multiple occasions, she woke up to dogs being dropped at her doorstep. Rukminiamma and her daughter run on a limited income but her love for dogs is unmatched. As author Orhan Pamuk says in his book My name is Red, "Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen."
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A 70-year-old poor lady pets more than 60 dogs in Kerala's Kottayam irrespective of her low income. Rukminiamma lives near Kodimatha Kottayam on road side in a small house. Her daughter works at a petrol pump, and with the little income they manage the living of both dogs and themselves. She brought these dogs from the street, and they mainly include injured and handicapped. Multiple times, she woke up to dogs dropped by people at her doorstep.
Two labourers dead after explosion at a quarry in Malayattoor area of Ernakulam district in Kerala on September 21. The blast took place in a building where explosives were stored for the purpose of blasting rocks. Further details awaited.