Kerala CM`s security beefed up following terror alert

Security has been tightened for Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and at the state Secretariat following an intelligence report about a possible terror strike on May 1.

Captive Indian sailors: Chandy asks Centre to consider pirate swap deal

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has asked the Centre to immediately consider releasing some detained Somali pirates to facilitate the release of seven Indian sailors being held captive for last two years.

Natarajan was named for SIC post by VS when he was

Natarajan`s name was proposed by Achuthanandan and then Home Minister and CPI-M politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan seconded it, Chandy told reporters.

Kerala CM voices concern over denial of education loans by banks

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy expressed concern over denial of educational loans by banks and said the guidelines prescribed by the All India Bank Association for sanctioning loans were not acceptable to the state.