Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday hit out at the BJP-led NDA government for replacing the photo of Mahatma Gandhi with that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the calendars and diaries of Khadi and Village Industries Commission saying it is an "act of sheerMore
Published 16-Jan-2017 15:08 IST | Updated 15:37 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday failed to turn up for a crucial political affairs committee (PAC) meeting of the Congress party here, and senior Congress leaders were hard put to explain his absence.
Published 14-Jan-2017 20:56 IST
Sabarimala: Lakhs of Sabarimala pilgrims witnessed the celestial light that appeared on the horizon thrice on Saturday evening. The sighting of this celestial light, which in local parlance is called 'Makara jyothi' and takes place every year on the first day of the Malayalam month in January, isMore
Published 14-Jan-2017 20:50 IST
Kottayam (KER): A section of students studying in a private self-financing engineering institute in this district have levelled serious allegations of harassment against top authorities of the college management. Girl students of the institute told Malayalam TV news channels that a top managementMore
Published 13-Jan-2017 17:10 IST
Kochi: Senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy, sulking over the appointment of 14 new district Congress Presidents in Kerala ignoring names of his supporters, on Thursday said he has no issues with the party high command. The former Chief Minister, however, stuck to his demand that organisationalMore
Published 13-Jan-2017 09:49 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) will hold a special programme in 14 district headquarters in the state where Prime Minister Narendra Modi would face a mock trial and would be hanged.
Published 11-Jan-2017 16:00 IST
Kozhikode: Taking up cudgels against ace Malayalam film director Kamal, the Kerala state BJP on Monday said that he was made the Chairman of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy by the CPI-M government for terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "man-eater".
Published 09-Jan-2017 22:08 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: IAS officials in Kerala called off a planned protest mass leave on Monday after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan warned them not to cross a line. The officers wanted to proceed on leave to protest against what they said was Vigilance chief Jacob Thomas's "vindictive attitude".
Published 09-Jan-2017 14:24 IST
Kochi: A 'public restroom' has been attracting a lot of attention at the main venues of ongoing Kochi-Muziris Biennale. The facility is, in fact, a life-like installation by artist Dia Mehta Bhupal, who uses repurposed paper to craft public spaces.
Published 09-Jan-2017 07:34 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: Congress Opposition in Kerala on Sunday slammed the CPI-M-led LDF government over the decision of a section of IAS officers to go on casual leave tomorrow to express "dissatisfaction" over functioning of the Director of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau Jacob Thomas.
Published 08-Jan-2017 18:58 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Police is getting ready to impart self-defense training to women to equip them physically and mentally to tackle any harassment or atrocities against them and as part of the plan, permanent training centres would be opened in all 14 districts in the state.
Published 08-Jan-2017 16:35 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI-M, in its ongoing Politburo and Central Committee meeting here, on Saturday decided to launch a nationwide movement demanding freedom for cash withdrawal, said party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury.
Published 08-Jan-2017 07:05 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: IAS officials in Kerala have decided to go on casual leave on Monday to protest Vigilance chief Jacob Thomas's "vindictive attitude".
Published 08-Jan-2017 08:37 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala on Saturday sought the intervention of CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury to remove party leader and State Electricity Minister MM Mani from the state cabinet, following a local court rejecting his plea for discharge in a murderMore
Published 07-Jan-2017 13:55 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: In the backdrop of woman activist Trupti Desai's plan to enter the famous hill shrine of Lord Ayappa at Sabariamala, Travancore Devaswom Board on Friday said it would not break with tradition and customs in allowing entry of women in the age group of 10-50 into the shrine.
Published 06-Jan-2017 19:32 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: Joining the nation-wide agitation against demonetisation of high value currency notes, thousands of Congress workers in Kerala on Friday staged protest outside central government offices across the state. Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala courted arrest in front of the ReserveMore
Published 06-Jan-2017 16:12 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: While the number of pilgrims visiting the famed Sabarimala temple this season has increased by about 50 lakh this season, collections have only marginally gone up as compared to previous years. But the one good thing is that devotees have not dumped the spiked Rs 500 and 1,000More
Published 06-Jan-2017 15:32 IST | Updated 15:36 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's Excise Department has withdrawn a controversial circular which said that its officials would hold an "awareness class" against serving liquor at homes where marriages are scheduled to be solemnised.
Published 05-Jan-2017 20:18 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: Alleging that attempts were made by the Centre to involve a U.K. based company, 'reportedly blacklisted' in printing plastic notes, former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi order a probe into the matter.
Published 04-Jan-2017 17:22 IST | Updated 17:24 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress led UDF opposition in Kerala on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene a meeting of Chief Ministers of all states to discuss problems faced by the people in the wake of demonetisation.
Published 03-Jan-2017 16:19 IST

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