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19 Feb 2018, Edition - 951, Monday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Karnataka Congress MLA N A Haris’s son, who thrashed youth at pub, surrenders
  • Kamal Haasan’s party launch on Feb 21.
  • Shocking hit and run case reported from Jaipur, Rajasthan. 1 person dead and 1 injured.
  • Congress VIP’s brat surrenders; Cops could not arrest him, now surrender orchestrated.
  • CBI sealed PNB Brady branch house; No entry or exit for officials. Ground report by Aruneel
  • BJP MP booked for land grabbing; accused of assaulting land owner
  • UPA-Nirav link gets murkier; Resignation signed off by Former FM P. Chidambaram

Kerala News

Pinarayi faces irate mob at Vizhinjam, whisked away by police

Covai Post Network

Kottayam: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan escaped from an irate mob at Vizhinjam, in Thiruvanthapuram, where he had arrived on Sunday to visit families affected in the cyclone-hit areas.The incident occurred when a section of the fishermen community rushed towards the Chief Minister while he was returning after visiting the place.

They shouted at him and asked why he was late in visiting them. They banged at Chief Minister’s vehicle. Smelling trouble, police whisked away Pinarayi to a safer place during which police were heckled by the angry mob.

During the melee, the antenna of his vehicle got damaged. Pinarayi waited for about 30 minutes in the hope of travelling in his official vehicle. But the police discouraged him and he was taken out of the place in minister Kadakampally Surendran’s vehicle.

Earlier, the people had protested against ministers Kadakampally Surendran, Mercykuttyamma and E Chandrashekharan Nair.