Kerala News

Sops for Kerala diaspora in Governor's address

The Kerala government announced a slew of measures for the Kerala diaspora, including setting up of a NRI Commission and beginning recruitment for jobs in Middle East countries, outlined in Kerala Governor P Sathasivam`s address to the state assembly on Friday.

Left boycotts Governor's address in Kerala Assembly

The Left opposition walked out of the assembly on Friday as soon as Kerala Governor P Sathasivam rose to read out the government`s policies for the year.

Satheesan accuses party leaders of tarnishing Rahul Gandhi's image

In remarks that could escalate crisis in the Congress, Kerala PCC Vice President V D Satheesan, a Rahul Gandhi loyalist, Thursday came down heavily on a section of senior party leaders, accusing them of playing behind the scenes to tarnish the image of the Congress Vice President.

Kerala backs DGP accused of hushing up murder case

The Kerala government on Thursday reposed "full confidence" on Director General of Police (DGP) KS Balasubramanian, accused by Chief Whip PC George of being involved in hushing up the alleged murder of a security guard by a millionaire businessman.

Seychelles releases 19 Indian fishermen

Nineteen Indian fishermen who had spent more than a month in custody in Seychelles reached home on Wednesday.

Kerala HC dismisses Achuthanandan's plea

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL filed by VS Achuthanandan, Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly seeking a CBI probe into solar panel scam which had rocked the state in 2013.

ISRO espionage case: HC set asides single judge's order

A division bench of the Kerala High Court on Wednesday set aside a single bench judgement directing action against former DGP Siby Mathews and other police officials who were part of a Special Investigation Team, that had probed the ISRO espionage, case for their alleged lapses.

Hartal paralyses normal life in Thrissur dist

The dawn-to-dusk 12-hour hartal called by CPI(M) in Thrissur in protest against the murder of a party worker here paralysed normal life across the district on Monday.

Animal buffs come up against illegal horse ride in Kerala

Animal rights campaigners are up in arms against the recent conduct of an unauthorised horse ride in Ernakulam district of Kerala, despite alerts from the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI).

Kerala 'fireball in the sky' was most probably a meteor, say authorities

A prelimnary examination by scientists has revealed that the 'fireball', which streaked across the Kerala sky triggering panic in several disitricts a day ago, could be a meteor.

Achuthanandan cuts a lonely figure in CPI-M

Is the CPI-M boycotting veteran leader and former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan?

Rahul will return with more strength to lead Cong: AK Antony

Coming out in support of Rahul Gandhi who has gone on leave, senior Congress leader AK Antony on Sunday said that the party vice president would return with more strength to lead the party.

Free laptops for Kerala girls admitted in professional colleges

A total of 1,500 girl students in Kerala from poor families or with small land holdings who are admitted in professional colleges will be given a laptop for free, state Finance Minister KM Mani said on Sunday.

Kerala HC helps young couple get married

Kerala High Court has lent a helping hand to a young couple from different faiths, who were facing death threats from fundamentalists, to enter wedlock.

Five members of family convert to Hinduism

Five members of a family have converted to Hinduism near Wadakkancherry here as part of the 'Ghar Wapsi' initiative of Sangh Parivar, VHP representatives said.

Kerala Speaker G Karthikeyan unwell

The health of Kerala Speaker G Karthikeyan, who is undergoing treatment of the liver at a hospital in Bengaluru, has taken a turn for the worse and is now serious, a source said on Friday.

Kerala leaders term railway budget as disappointing

Kerala on Thursday termed as "disappointing" and "hopeless", the first full-fledged railway budget by BJP-led NDA Government, saying it offered nothing to meet the state's long-pending demands.

Security guard murder case: Police Officer suspended

A senior police official who initially probed the death of a security guard in Thrissur after being assaulted by a Kerala-based businessman was on Thursday suspended for alleged lapses in the investigation.

Cochin chamber hails Railway budget

 Welcoming the Railway Budget, Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday said proposals such as e-catering and women safety were timely.

Kerala government to allow self-attestation of documents

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday said all government departments in the state will be asked to allow self-attestation of documents, making it a simple affair for people dealing with the public agencies.

Kerala govt to allow self-attestation of documents

 Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday said all government departments in the state will be asked to allow self-attestation of documents, making it a simple affair for people dealing with the public agencies.

CPM worker injured in attack dies in Kannur

A 42-year-old CPI(M) worker, who was injured in an attack allegedly by BJP activists in neighbouring Kannur district, died Thursday.

Section 494 of IPC applicable to all offenders, says Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday held that enforcement of Section 494 of IPC (marrying again during lifetime of husband or wife) is applicable to all offenders irrespective of their religion but subject to personal laws.

Kerala: BJP panchayat president, 2 CPI-M workers injured in attacks

A BJP panchayat president and two CPI(M) workers were seriously injured in separate incidents of attacks allegedly by rival party workers in Kannur district on Wednesday, police said.

Kerala HC moved against Kerala minister Mani over another bribery charge

The Kerala High Court has been moved challenging a vigilance court order dismissing a corruption complaint against state Finance Minister K M Mani over alleged provision of 'illegal' tax benefits to poultry trading companies and ayurvedic medicine manufacturers.

BJP-led NDA government pursuing communal agenda: KPCC

Accusing the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre of pursuing communal agenda, KPCC president VM Sudheeran on Tuesday said that it has stooped to such a level that now it had insulted Mother Teresa.

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan new CPI(M) state Secretary in Kerala

 Senior leader and politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan was on Monday elected as the new CPI-M Kerala unit Secretary at the party state conference.

CPI(M) meet ends on stormy note; Achuthanandan defiant
CPI(M) meet ends on stormy note; Achuthanandan defiant

The four-day state conference of CPI(M) in Kerala ended here on Monday on a turbulent note with sharp differences between party's founding-leader V S Achuthanandnan and the leadership remaining unresolved and the veteran was omitted from the 88-member new state committee.

CPI-M's final call for Achuthanandan to attend conference

In what appears to be the last and final call to veteran leader V.S. Achuthanandan who has walked out of the ongoing party conference, the CPI-M asked him to return to the ongoing party meet for its last day Monday.

CPI-M's last and final call for Achuthanandan to attend conference

In what appears to be the last and final call to veteran leader VS Achuthanandan who has walked out of the ongoing party conference, the CPI-M asked him to return to the ongoing party meet for its last day Monday.