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by OJ George

Everything is not available for a price?
The arrest of AIADMK leader Dinakaran for attempted bribing of Election Commission officials underscores a crucial point.

Not everything can be purchased for a price always.

In Indian conditions, in a majority of instances, corruption rules the roost.

You grease the palm and you get away with what you want.
At least this time, the attemp
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Birth centenary of Metropolitan Emeritus Mar Chrysostom
BJP's senior leader L.K.Advani would inaugurate the public function to celebrate the birth centenary of Metropolitan Emeritus Philipose Mar Chrysostom at Thiruvalla on Thursday.

The function organised by the Mar Thoma Church would be attended by various dignitaries including Archbishop Daniel Mo
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SC directs reinstatement of T P Senkumar as DGP
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Kerala Government to reinstate former DGP T P Senkumar, who was removed for alleged actions not to the liking of the LDF Govt.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has reacted that action would be taken in accordance with the legal directive.

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71.50 per cent polling in Malappuram
In the Malappuram by election held to the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, at least 71.50 per cent of the voters are believed to have cast their votes.

The percentage of polling has registered a hike compared to that in the 2014 elections.

P.K.Kunjalikutty is the UDF candidate for the seat vacated by t
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Hartal in Kerala called by Congress and BJP on Thursday
Congress and BJP have called for a hartal in Kerala on Thursday. It will be from 6 am to 6 pm. Malappuram district is exempted.

Earlier report:

Parents of Jishnu Pranoy, an engineering college student who allegedly committed suicide, were arrested along with others, for trying to stage an
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400 CRPF jawan fall ill after consuming food
At least 400 jawans attached to the CRPF camp at Pallipuram in Thiruvananthapuram fell ill due to suspected food poisoning on Saturday, the police said.

They were admitted to various hospitals in the city following complaints of upset stomach and vomiting after consuming food.

109 jawans are u
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Minister A.K.Shasheendran of the LDF Govt resigns
Minister A.K.Shasheendran of the LDF Government in Kerala has resigned following channel revelation that he had incompatible conversation with a woman who had sought his help.

Shasheendran who belongs to the NCP has denied the allegation. However he was resigning to uphold moral principles.

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