Dakshina Muraleedharan

  • Kerala women farmers battling all odds to save green paddy fields November 15, 2012

    Malappuram (Kerala): Women farmers in Malappuram are battling against all odds to save their land. In God's own country, shocking reports have come to light on the green paddy fields, which are one of the attractions in the state - the 9 lakh hectares of the 1970s has now shrunk...
  • Kerala: 8-yr-old batting genius is Internet sensation November 2, 2012

    Malappuram: Eight-year-old Krishna Narayan is an Internet sensation. But wait. It's not because of his singing talents or dancing skills. It's because of his batting technique. Krishna became a rage when his father posted a video of his batting skills on YouTube. In fact, one of his recent videos attracted...
  • False hijack alarm: DGCA seeks report from airport October 19, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Angry passengers aboard a Abu Dhabi-Kochi Air India Express flight on Friday triggered high drama at Thiruvananthapuram airport, Kerala. The woman pilot called in a hijack alert after a few passengers allegedly tried to barge into the cockpit. The passengers were upset that the flight had been redirected to...
  • Kochi: Teacher accused of sexual abuse roams free October 19, 2012

    Kochi: A shocking tale of sexual abuse which authorities at a school in Kochi allegedly tried to supress. The victim, a class VIII student, said that his complaint against a teacher fell on deaf ears. Raju (name changed) said, "On September 17, I went along with my friends to our...
  • Kottayam: Kids sexually abused at a juvenile home October 11, 2012

    Kottayam: Two kids who lived in juvenile home in Kottayam, Kerala have finally spoken out against the atrocities carried out by the attackers, who were none other than caretakers and senior boys at the home. After months of abuse, two children have come forward with tales of how caretakers and...
  • Has Govt forgotten about the sailors held hostage by pirates? October 1, 2012

    For over two years, 57-year-old TB Unnikrishan has been among the seven Indian sailors held by Somalian pirates. On September 28, 2010, their ship, Asphalt Venture, was hijacked while sailing from Kenya to Durban. ...
  • Fewer happy hours in Kerala? HC says drink after 5 pm September 28, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Coming down heavily on the alcohol menace in Kerala, the High Court has stepped in and in strong words, advised the state government to stop the sale and consumption of liquor before 5 pm. The High Court said, "To accomplish the objective of reduction in consumption, not only sale...
  • Kudankulam: Villagers form human chain in sea September 13, 2012

    Hundreds of villagers formed a human chain along the coastline of Idinthikarai in south Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Kudankulam protesters form human chains in sea September 13, 2012

    The villagers protesting against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant on Thursday entered sea water and started a 'Jal Satyagraha' demanding the loading of uranium fuel in the reactors be stopped. ...
  • Ready to die, will continue to protest: Kudankulam activist September 13, 2012

    One of the Kudankulam activists said that they will continue to protest at sea and are ready to sacrifice their lives for the cause. ...
  • Kudankulam: Protests spread, activists on fast September 11, 2012

    Kudankulam: Protests have intensified against the nuclear power plant at Kudankulamin Tirunellveli-Kattabomman district of Tamil Nadu with activist and Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Convenor SP Udayakumar threatening to court arrest along with other leaders if the plant is operationalised while senior lawyer Prasant Bhushan moved the Supreme Court...
  • Kudankulam: Anti-nuke protest in Tamil Nadu claims first life September 10, 2012

    The situation remains tense at Tuticorin railway station in the neighbouring district from where protesters have been attempting to travel to Kudankulam. ...
  • TN: Protestors renew anti-Kudankulam agitation September 10, 2012

    Kudankulam: The situation in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu is tense as locals have renewed their agitation in a big way against the nuclear plant. They are protesting against the loading of nuclear fuel in the reactors, which is likely to get done over the next few days. Once again, the...
  • TN: Anti-nuke protests in Kudankulam erupt again September 9, 2012

    Police however have imposed section 144 in around the Kudankulam nuclear plant and closed all entry points. ...
  • TN: Protesters begin march to Kudankulam N-plant September 9, 2012

    Idinthakarai: As hundreds of protesters gathered in Idinthakarai to carry out a peaceful march to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, police blocked all main roads to the plant. The tight security arrangements by the police have, however, failed to deter the protesters who said if the police would stop them,...