Kannan Gopinathan: News

16 Sep 2020


Kerala allows coronavirus-positive migrant laborers to work, if they're asymptomatic

Even as the number of coronavirus infections continues to rise across India, the Kerala government has allowed migrant laborers to work if they have COVID-19 but are not exhibiting symptoms.

21 Dec 2019


Bank KYC forms to start asking your religion: Here's why

Banks may soon start asking depositors to disclose their religion. What's the need for this?

06 Sep 2019


Another IAS officer quits, says "democracy is being compromised"

Around two weeks after IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan resigned over the Jammu and Kashmir crisis, Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district S Sasikanth Senthil also resigned from the civil services today.

29 Aug 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

IAS officer, who resigned over J&K, asked to resume duty

Days after the IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan resigned in protest over the restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir, the 32-year-old has been asked to resume his duty immediately, until his resignation is officially accepted.

25 Aug 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan resigns in protest over J&K crisis

Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Kannan Gopinathan had made headlines last year due to his efforts in the relief operations in flood-hit Kerala.

10 Aug 2019


'Hero' IAS officers who went beyond duty during natural calamities

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most sought-after Civil Service of the country but being an IAS officer is tough and needs great commitment.

24 Nov 2018

Tamil Nadu

#CycloneGaja: This IAS officer is providing relief in devastated villages

Cyclone Gaja has left coastal Tamil Nadu devastated and the death toll is still rising.

24 Oct 2018

Tamil Nadu

TN: Minor girl sexually assaulted, iron-branded by five for stealing

Five people, including a 16-year old boy, were arrested for sexually assaulting and branding a minor girl near Thiruvaiyaru in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district.

06 Sep 2018


Kerala: IAS officer discreetly worked as relief worker for days

For eight days, without any pomp or show, Kannan Gopinathan toiled at relief camps in the flood-ravaged state of Kerala, carrying large packages on his head, offloading relief material from trucks, and helping distressed people out.

04 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

TN: Man prevents medical team from assisting daughter-in-law's delivery; arrested

A man was arrested in Tamil Nadu's Theni district after he and his family allegedly prevented a medical team from doing their duty as his daughter-in-law delivered a baby at home.

29 May 2018

Tamil Nadu

Sterlite-violence: FIR defends police-firing, but protestors have disturbing tales

The Sterlite protests have apparently revealed shocking abuse of power. After days of intense pressure from the opposition, the FIR has named two "deputy tahsildars" who ordered police firing on protestors.

09 Mar 2018


How start-ups are opening up options for women

Following the birth of her daughter, Aarthi Kannan ended her successful stint as Vice-President of a multinational finance company in London.