Kerala Assembly pays tribute to Kalam

 Kerala legislators on Tuesday paid tribute to late president APJ Abdul Kalam exactly 10 years after he had addressed the state assembly.

Saluting row: IPS officer transferred with his consent, says Kerala minister

Setting at rest speculation about the transfer of ADGP Rishiraj Singh who had courted controversy for not saluting Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala, Kerala Assembly was informed on Tuesday that the officer had been transferred after he expressed willingness to go back to police force.

Kerala opposition, government lock horns over custodial death

 The custodial death of a Dalit youth in Kottayam echoed in the state legislative assembly on Monday, with the Left opposition demanding immediate action against the police officials concerned.

LDF stages walkout from Kerala Assembly over price rise

CPI(M)-led LDF opposition members in Kerala on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Assembly, protesting denial of permission for an adjournment motion, seeking discussion over the spiralling price of essential commodities and the alleged collapse of state's public distribution system.

Kerala's Opposition walks out over bar scam probe

The rescheduled budget session of the Kerala assembly started on expected lines on Monday with the Left opposition staging a walkout after its plea for an adjournment motion was disallowed.

Rescheduled Kerala Assembly session starts tomorrow

 The full-fledged budget session of Kerala Assembly, rescheduled in the wake of the June 27 Aruvikkara bypoll, will begin here on Sunday, with the opposition gearing up to corner the government over the decision of Vigilance not to prosecute Finance Minister KM Mani in the bar bribe scam.

Rescheduled Kerala Assembly session starts Monday

The full-fledged budget session of Kerala Assembly, rescheduled in the wake of the June 27 Aruvikkara bypoll, will begin here Monday, with the opposition gearing up to corner the government over the decision of Vigilance not to prosecute Finance Minister K M Mani in the bar bribe scam.

Kerala by-election: Heavy polling in Aruvikkara despite rains

Despite heavy rains, an estimated 74.4 percent turnout was on Saturday recorded for the bypoll for Aruvikkara assembly where Kerala's ruling Congress-led UDF and opposition CPI(M)-headed LDF are locked in a stiff contest.

Bar scam a political conspiracy: Kerala CM Chandy

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday dubbed the bar scam rocking the state as a "political conspiracy" and warned that those behind it "will have to pay a heavy price".

Kerala Assembly session starts on stormy note amid LDF protest

 The opening day of the budget session of Kerala Assembly on Monday began on a stormy note with CPI-M-led LDF Opposition continuing its protest demanding resignation of Finance Minister K M Mani and Excise Minister K Babu over the bar bribery licence scam.

Won't campaign in by-election: Achuthanandan

Former Kerala chief minister VS Achuthanandan on Monday said he won't campaign for the June 27 Aruvikara by-election to the Assembly unless the CPI-M asked him to.

Full-fledged budget session of Kerala Assembly from June 8

 The full-fledged budget session of Kerala assembly has been convened from June eight to pass the budget presented in March for the year 2015-16.

Subhashini Ali calls for strict laws to end 'jungle-raj'

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Subhashini Ali on Monday called for strict laws to bring an end to the 'jungle-raj' in India where woman are not at all safe.

Crime Branch police to probe Kerala Assembly ruckus

The Crime Branch wing of Kerala Police would investigate the case related March 13 ruckus in the state Assembly and damage caused to properties in the House, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said on Tuesday.

"Attack" on LDF women MLAs in Kerala Assembly: CPI(M) MPs approach NCW

Two CPI(M) women MPs have approached the National Commission for Women (NCW) seeking its immediate intervention in the issue of alleged "physical and mental harassment" of LDF women MLAs by ruling UDF MLAs in the Kerala Assembly on March 13.

"Attack" on LDF women MLAs: CPI(M) MPs approach NCW

Two CPI(M) women MPs have approached the National Commission for Women (NCW) seeking its immediate intervention in the issue of alleged "physical and mental harassment" of LDF women MLAs by ruling UDF MLAs in the Kerala Assembly on March 13.

Kerala woman legislator defends biting Congress MLA

Left legislator Jameela Prakasham on Tuesday said she bit Congress member K. Sivadasan Nair because he grabbed her from behind during the turmoil in the assembly last week.

Kerala: LDF presses for case against UDF MLAs for attacking women MLAs

CPI(M) veteran and Leader of Opposition VS Achuthanandan on Tuesday demanded registration of cases against the ruling UDF MLAs for allegedly outraging the modesty of LDF women legislators during the March 13 violent incidents in the Kerala Assembly.

Tripura CM Manik Sarkar says Kerala Assembly violence undemocratic, blames govt

Terming the violence inside the Kerala Assembly as "unfortunate and undemocratic", Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Monday defended opposition LDF MLAs and blamed the state government for the incident.

Kerala Assembly ruckus: Five MLAs suspended till end of House session

The five opposition MLAs, who were involved in the alleged violent incident during budget presentation in Kerala Assembly, were suspended till the end of Assembly session on Monday.