Kerala

Air India Express technical fault: Passengers stranded for nearly 2 days

Over 150 passengers of an Air India Express flight from Dammam to Kozhikode, scheduled on Saturday night, were stranded almost two days as the Boeing 737 aircraft developed a major technical fault.

ISRO spy case: HC quashes government order on police officers

The Kerala High Court Monday quashed the state government's order to drop charges against three retired police officers, who had implicated and arrested scientist S. Nambi Narayanan in connection with the ISRO espionage case.

Two more tribal infants die in Attappady, toll reaches 10

Amidst concerns about the ill-health and malnutrition among tribal children, two more infants died in Attappady area here, health officials said on Monday.

NCP's Kerala unit unhappy over offer of support to BJP

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Kerala, a component of the CPI(M)-led LDF, has conveyed its reservations to the central leadership over the offer of support to the BJP to form the government in Maharashtra.

CPI-M leader VS Achuthanandan turns 91

Leader of Opposition in Kerala and former chief minister VS Achuthanandan turned 91 on Monday.

Kochi Metro will be ready on time: Oommen ​Chandy

Kochi Metro, the Rs 5,180 crore dream project that is expected to solve the travel woes in Kerala's commercial capital, would be completed in "a time-bound manner", said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Kerala to step up Ebola screening

As the Ebola epidemic, which has claimed more than 4000 lives globally, causes concern, Kerala has stepped up screening at airports and examined over 450 passengers who arrived from various African countries.

Kerala to step up Ebola screening

As the Ebola epidemic, which has claimed more than 4000 lives globally, causes concern, Kerala has stepped up screening at airports and examined over 450 passengers who arrived from various African countries.

New chief priest for Sabarimala temple selected

EN Krishnadas Namboodiri was on Saturday selected as the new 'Melsanthi' (Chief Priest) of the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple.

Declare Sabarimala shrine national pilgrim centre: Kerala CM to PM

Kerala on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the famous hill shrine dedicated to Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala as a 'national pilgrim centre'.

Swami Agnivesh supports Kerala government liquor policy

Advocating a nation wide campaign for total liquor prohibition, Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Thursday congratulated Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for the new liquor policy that aims to bring complete prohibition in ten years time.

Court to hear graft case against Ramadoss, others on Dec 2

A Delhi court on Thursday fixed December 2 for hearing arguments on charges in a case in which former union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, along with others, was chargesheeted for allegedly allowing a medical college to proceed with admissions without sufficient faculty and clinical material.

Chandy hopes meeting with Modi will benefit Kerala

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with seven of his cabinet colleagues will oficially meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time Thursday with a list of demands to benefit the state.

Recast of AAP's Kerala unit on the cards

In view of its poor show in the Lok Sabha elections in Kerala and internal commotions, the state unit of Aam Admi Party is all set for a total revamp based on the "Mission Vistaar" announced by the party's national leadership.

Recast of AAP's Kerala unit on the cards

In view of its poor show in the Lok Sabha elections in Kerala and internal commotions, the state unit of Aam Admi Party is all set for a total revamp based on the "Mission Vistaar" announced by the party's national leadership.

Want to spend more time with public: Kerala Governor

 Kerala Governor P Sathasivam today said he had asked his Secretary and ADC to not be too particular about protocol so as to enable him to interact more with the public.

KPCC sends complaint against Tharoor to high command

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's problems with the party refused to go away with the Kerala unit sending its complaint on his praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking disciplinary action against him.

KPCC report on Tharoor under AICC disciplinary panel's consideration

The report of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee seeking action against party MP Shashi Tharoor for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under the consideration of the disciplinary panel of All India Congress Committee (AICC).

Awaiting KPCC report on Tharoor: Congress

The disciplinary action committee of Congress is yet to take action against former Union minister Shashi Tharoor for his praise of Narendra Modi and accepting the Prime Minister's invite to him to participate in 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, as it is awaiting a report from the Kerala unit of the party.

BJP leader files affidavit against Shashi Tharoor

BJP leader O Rajagopal on Thursday filed an affidavit in Kerala High Court accusing Congress MP Sashi Tharoor, against whom he had unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha polls, of non-disclosure of assets inherited from his late wife Sunanda Pushkar while filing nomination papers and seeking his election to be set aside.

Suryanelli gang-rape case: SC seeks Kerala's reply on convicts' plea

The Supreme Court Wednesday sought response from the Kerala government on a petition filed by 16 of the 24 convicts challenging their conviction and varying quantum of sentence in the Suryanelli gang-rape case.

Kerala Congress wants action against Shashi Tharoor, to submit report to high command
Kerala Congress wants action against Shashi Tharoor, to submit report to high command

Kerala Congress unit will submit a report to the party leadership on Wednesday to discuss whether disciplinary action need to be taken against party MP Shashi Tharoor after his support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign.

Cong daily takes potshots on Tharoor for praising Modi

A day after Congress leaders in Kerala warned Shashi Tharoor to stop praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi or face disciplinary action, the party organ attacked the former Union minister on Tuesday, throwing doubts on his loyalty to the organisation.

Congress in Kerala warns Tharoor against praising Modi

The Congress in Kerala on Monday warned Shashi Tharoor against praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi but the former Union Minister set the record straight holding that he is a "proud Congressman" and had not even remotely endorsed the "Hindutva agenda" of the BJP.

CPI leader D Raja slams Subramanian Swamy's remarks

CPI leader D Raja Monday termed as "outrageous" BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's reported statement that books of Nehruvian historians should be set afire and said that it "reflects the mindset of fascist right".

Muslims in Kerala celebrate Eid-ul-Azha

Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, was celebrated Sunday with religious fervour and gaiety across Kerala.

Sailor goes missing in a bid to save mother, child

A sailor of the Indian Navy on Friday went missing in the waters while trying to rescue a woman who had jumped into the Ernakulam Channel here from a bridge with her six-month-old child.

Kerala CPI(M) admits organisational lapses during LS polls

CPI(M) in Kerala on Friday admitted that some "organisational lapses" had spoiled the chances of LDF candidates in some of the seats in the state in the Lok Sabha polls earlier this year.

Yesudas sparks row by resenting women wearing jeans

Sparking a controversy, music legend KJ Yesudas on Thursday resented women wearing jeans, saying this went against Indian culture.

Kerala launches prohibition policy on Gandhi Jayanti

A policy to achieve total prohibition and several environment friendly programmes were launched in Kerala Thursday to mark the 146th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.