Kerala News Highlights: Muslim Jamaath unhappy after dignitaries did not pay last respects to Fathima Beevi
Kerala News highlights: Muslim Jamaath unhappy after dignitaries did not pay last respects to Fathima Beevi
3.45 PM: Muslim Jamaath unhappy after dignitaries did not pay last respects to Fathima Beevi
The Muslim Jamaath has expressed displeasure after prominent personalities did not pay their last respects to Justice Fathima Beevi. They made public their displeasure that the dignitaries did not come to pay their last respects. Veena George, a minister from her own district, did not come. The Muslim organisation said that the minister would have to answer to the general public. The government did not intend to even give holidays to schools under municipal limits
3.30 PM: Kerala HC issues interim order barring school children's participation in Nava Kerala Sadas
Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Friday (Nov 24) issued an interim order barring school children up to Higher Secondary school participation in the state government's Nava Kerala Sadas. The court stated that the government has no power to mandate subjects that are not in the academic curriculum. Justice Devan Ramachandran's order came on the plea of MSF state president PK Nawaz.
2.45 PM: Justice Fathima Beevi to be laid to rest in Pathanamthitta town Juma Masjid;
2:15 PM: Konni block panchayat funds Rs 1 lakh to Nava Kerala Sadas
The Konni block panchayat, under UDF leadership, presented a Rs 1 lakh check to Nava Kerala Sadas. Despite Congress's directives to reassess this decision, the UDF lacked majority support in the committee meeting held today. The move highlights internal deliberations within the UDF concerning the financial contribution to Nava Kerala Sadas.
1.30 PM: 'Will not use students for Nava Kerala Sadas...' Govt informs HC
The state government informed the High Court that they will no longer involve students for the Nava Kerala Sadas. All the orders issued by the education department officials asking children to participate will be withdrawn by Monday. The order of the Director of Public Education, who instructed that school buses should be provided to transport people to the Nava Kerala Sadas, will also be withdrawn immediately.
1.10 PM: PM Modi expresses grief over passing away of Justice Fathima Beevi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (Nov 24) expressed condolences over the passing away of the first woman judge of the Supreme Court Justice M Fathima Beevi.
12.45 PM: Pig attacks 8-year-old in Kasaragod
An 8-year-old boy was attacked by a pig in Kasaragod. Haider, a student at JLP Public School, was attacked. He sustained injuries to his face and is seeking treatment at Kasaragod Hospital.
12.15 PM: 8-member gang hurls petrol bombs at hotel in Thrissur; 5 held
Five persons were arrested for creating a terror atmosphere by throwing petrol bombs in Thrissur's Poomala. The attack was on the hotel and house of Konni Parambil Ashokan's son Arun. The petrol bomb was hurled at the hotel at 4.10 am today. The attack was carried out by an 8-member gang led by Sanal and Justin, accused in several criminal cases.
11.40 AM: 2 cops suspended for neglecting the injured in bike accident in Idukki
Two CPOs of Nedumkandam police Station, Azad and Ajeesh were suspended for neglecting those injured in a bike accident in Kattappana, Idukki. The DySP of Kattappana had given a report to the SP of Idukki that the police had failed in their duties.
11:31 AM: Eramala panchayat secretary allowed money for Nava Kerala Sadas without permission of governing body
The Vadakara Eramala panchayat alleged that the secretary has allowed money to the Navakerala congregation without the knowledge of the governing body. The governing body is planning to take legal action against the secretary. The Eramala panchayat is ruled by the RMP-UDF alliance.
10:54 AM: Kerala man dies by heart attack in Riyadh
A man from Kerala died due to a heart attack in Riyadh. The deceased, identified as Rafeeq, was working in the private sector.
10: 51 AM: Health worker arrested for alleged fraud
A health department employee has been arrested for an alleged fraud involving lakhs of funds. The arrest is connected to the theft of Rs 16.40 lakh from the bank account of the Nilakkal Primary Health Center. The accused, Ramesan was arrested by Perunad Police.
10:14 PM: Search continues for hunters with deer meat in Wayanad
An investigation has been initiated into a gang that attacked forest guards in Periya, Wayanad. The incident occurred when the forest guards attempted to intercept a vehicle carrying deer meat. Despite their efforts to stop the vehicle, the guards were hit as the vehicle fled the scene.
9:51 AM: Man jumps into river in Kasaragod; search continues
A man reportedly jumped into the river in Chandragiripalam, Kasaragod. Authorities, including the fire force and police, have initiated a search operation. The individual's mobile phone and car were discovered near the bridge
9.07 AM: Two passengers arrested after trying to open emergency door of flight in Nedumbassery flight
Two passengers who tried to open the emergency door of the plane were arrested in Nedumbassery. Ramoji Korayil and Ramesh Kumar, both natives of Karnataka, who were passengers on the Alliance Air flight to Bengaluru, tried to open the emergency door when the plane was taking off from the bay. The incident happened last night. The journey of both was canceled and handed over to the police. They claim that the emergency door was opened by mistake.
8.50 AM: Rainfall to continue in Kerala; yellow alert in 2 districts
Kerala will continue to receive heavy rainfall today. A yellow alert has been sounded in Ernakulam and Kozhikode district today. A low-pressure area is present from the Maldives to the Maharashtra coast. A cyclone will also form in the Andaman Sea by tomorrow. Later it will turn into an extreme low pressure.
8.40 AM: Sainaba murder case: One more accused held
One more accused in Kozhikode's Sainaba murder case was arrested. Sarath, a native of Gudalur, was arrested. Sarath is a member of the gang that stole Sainaba's gold from the main accused Samad and co-accused Sulaiman. Six and a half sovereigns of gold including Sainaba's necklace were also recovered from him. Sarath was arrested from Gudalur and remanded for 14 days after being produced in the Kozhikode JFCM third court.
8.24 AM: Clashes erupt in Kozhikode Law College between SFI and KSU
A clash broke out between the KSU and SFI in Kozhikode Law College on Thursday night (Nov 3). The police booked a case against 15 SFI activists for the attempt to murder. The KSU alleged that the clash was revenge for the defeat of the SFI.
8.15 AM: Chief Minister's Nava Kerala Sadas receives Maoist threat
A threat letter allegedly from Maoist group against Nava Kerala Sadas being organised in Kozhikode district was received on Friday. The District Collector received the threat letter on behalf of the Wayanad Dalam (squad) of Maoists. The police have started an investigation. However, the handwriting is different from the threat letter earlier sent directly to Wayanad.