Kerala News Highlights: Chances of heavy rainfall in Kerala from Thursday
Kerala News LIVE: Woman dies after giving birth to child; Family alleges medical negligence
3.00 PM: Kerala: Tribal students forced to undress; 4 Palakkad hostel staffers booked
The Sholayoor police on Tuesday (Sep 26) booked four women in connection with a complaint that four tribal students at a hostel were made to strip in front of other hostel inmates. The incident allegedly occurred on Friday in the pre-metric hostel in Sholayoor, Palakkad. The accused have been identified as hostel staffers Athira, Kasturi, Suja and Kausalya.
2.00 PM: Karuvannur bank scam: ED takes Vadakanchery CPM Municipal Councillor Aravindakshan into custody
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) took Vadakkenchery CPM Municipal Councillor P R Aravindakshan into custody from Thrissur in connection with the Karuvannur bank scam case. He was a close friend of the prime accused Satheesh Kumar and was the intermediary in the money transaction.
1.00 PM: Chances of heavy rainfall in Kerala from Thursday
There is a chance of heavy rainfall from September 28 as per the latest notification from the IMD. A yellow alert has been sounded in 9 districts that day including Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod.
12:25 PM: Man found dead in Kasaragod; relative arrested
A man was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside a house in Kasaragod on Tuesday (Sep 26). The deceased was identified as MV Balakrishnan (54). The body was found bleeding inside the house. The police arrested one of his relatives in connection with the murder. The Chanthera police started an investigation into this matter.
12:10 PM: Nipah: No positive cases reported today in Kozhikode
No Nipah cases were reported until today in Kozhikode. 915 people on the contact list are in isolation. The expert committee will give a report to the health department today after evaluating the restrictions as part of Nipah prevention efforts.
11:35 AM: Man found dead in house in Kasaragod
A man was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside a house in Kasaragod on Tuesday (Sep 26). The deceased was identified as MV Balakrishnan (54). The body was found bleeding inside the house. The police suspected it to be murder. The Chanthera police reached the spot and started an investigation into this matter.
11:00 AM: Marunadan Malayali editor Shajan Skariah arrives at ED office in connection with black money transactions
Shajan Skaria, editor and owner of online media Marunadan Malayali, reached the ED office in connection with black money transactions. Shajan clarified that he came to submit the documents. The ED asked Shajan to submit documents regarding the transactions.
10:30 AM: 20 injured after KSRTC bus collides with truck in Kollam
Around 20 people were injured after a KSRTC bus from Thiruvananthapuram rammed into a truck at Chadayamangalam on Tuesday (Sep 26). The injured have been rushed to private hospitals in Venjaramoodu and Kadakkal. The police stated that no one is in critical condition.
9.40 AM: Entrepreneur commits suicide after bank's intimidation
An entrepreneur identified as Binu K C (50) committed suicide on Monday afternoon in Kottayam. The family told Asianet News that Binu committed suicide because of threats from a Karnataka Bank employee. Binu's daughter said that the bank employee repeatedly entered the shop and threatened him with the default of two months' dues.
9.30 AM: Woman dies after giving birth to child; Family alleges medical negligence
A woman identified as Rajitha died after giving birth to a child at Alappuzha Women's and Child Hospital. She was 34. The relatives of the woman lodged a complaint with the police alleging that the cause of the woman's death was medical malpractice. She died on Monday afternoon while undergoing treatment at Vandanam Medical College. After her C-section surgery on September 21, the doctors suggested that Rajitha, who was in critical condition, should be shifted to the medical college.
9:10 AM: One more case of online scam reported in Pathanamthitta
A new online loan scam case has emerged in Pathanamthitta. S. Anil Kumar, hailing from Thukalassery, filed a complaint. Kumar took loans from an online app multiple times and struggled to repay them. In response, the scammers shared the morphed picture of him on social media.
8:52 AM: Regional meetings chaired by the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will begin today
Kerala will hold regional review meetings across the state starting from today (Sep 26) in Thiruvananthapuram. The meetings will be chaired by the chief minister and other ministers. The first meeting will be held at the Jimmy George Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram. Officials from Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, and Pathanamthitta districts will participate in this meeting.
8.20 AM: Five killed in auto-bus collision at Kasaragod
In a head-on collision between an autorickshaw and a school bus in Kasaragod's Badiadka grama panchayat on Monday evening, all four of the female passengers and the driver died instantly.