Kerala Speaker`s move revives factional trends in Congress

The move by state Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan to quit his post eyeing to return to active politics has revived dormant factional trends in Congress in Kerala with a section in the party averse to the idea of possible cabinet reshuffle to accommodate him.

Kerala Speaker wants to step down in Chandy Cabinet rejig

The Kerala cabinet rejig got a boost Friday when Speaker G Karthikeyan expressed his desire to step down for returning to active politics.

Kerala Assembly to install new jammer to block cell phones

Kerala Speaker G Karthikeyan Friday said things have changed with the advent of 3G technology and mobiles were active inside the state assembly.

Kerala Assembly Speaker expects more sittings

With the Kerala Assembly witnessing its lowest ever sittings last year, Speaker G Karthikeyan Friday expressed hope that the next session, starting Monday, would have more sittings as all parties agreed to cooperate.

LDF walkout in Kerala Assembly over LPG price

CPI(M)-led LDF opposition on Monday staged a walkout in the Kerala Assembly accusing the UDF government of taking lightly the severe hardship caused to people by hike in LPG prices and insistence on Aadhaar-linkage of subsidised cooking gas for household consumers.

Kerala Speaker sad over year of least sittings

Kerala assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan said on Friday that he was deeply saddened that in the year 2013, the house saw only 37 sittings. And even in those few sittings, there were uproarious scenes on many days.

Speaker`s prior permission not needed in arresting any MLA: Kerala Speaker

Prior permission of the Speaker is not needed in arresting any MLAs, Kerala Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan said on Wednesday.

‘Steps taken to tackle spread of fever in Kerala’

With Kerala assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan too down with fever,govt has moved to ensure more supply of medicines and doctors in hospitals.

Legislator brings used grenades to Kerala assembly

Jayarajan raised security concern in Kerala Assembly when he presented 2 used grenades while proving motion of police brutality against students.

Kerala House adjourned over murder controversy

Kerala assembly was disrupted as opposition Left legislators demanded arrest of IUML legislator PK Basheer after he was named in a twin murder case.

Kerala leaders urged to stay calm on dam row

Kerala Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan Wednesday appealed to leaders to exercise restraint while making statements on the Mullaperiyar Dam issue over which the state is locked in a raging row with Tamil Nadu.