Kerala government to challenge HC ruling on 'being Maoist not a crime'

The Government of Kerala has said that it will approach a division bench of the state high court to withdraw the ruling of a single judge bench that has said that being a Maoist is not a crime.

Over five lakh candidates for 1,500 Kerala government vacancies

Some 5,17,633 candidates will write an exam conducted by the Kerala Public Service Commission at 2,121 centres across the state on Saturday.

Copying incident: Kerala government transfers IG TJ Jose

Kerala government on Tuesday transferred Inspector General of Kerala Police T J Jose who was caught for allegedly copying in a university examination, from Thrissur range and ordered a crime branch probe into the incident.

Kerala to promote tourist hotspots through movies
Kerala to promote tourist hotspots through movies

The Kerala government has invited film industries across India under its ‘Visit Kerala’ campaign to shoot in the state so that it can promote the state's picturesque tourist hotspots through movies.

Balasubramaniam bags Harivarasnam award

 Veteran singer S P Balasubramaniam has been selected for this year's prestigious "Harivarasanam" award instituted by the Kerala government.

Malnutrition major cause of tribal infant deaths: Kerala govt
Malnutrition major cause of tribal infant deaths: Kerala govt

Kerala government Tuesday said lack of effective implementation of health packages by officials concerned and malnutrition of pregnant women were the major causes of frequent infant deaths in Attappady, one of the largest tribal settlements in the state.

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.

Mohanlal to return money after criticism of musical programme
Mohanlal to return money after criticism of musical programme

Following a huge public outcry, mostly through social media over the dismal debut performance of superstar Mohanlal's new music band Lalisom, he Monday told the Kerala government that the money collected would be returned.

Kerala set for 35th National Games; countdown begins
Kerala set for 35th National Games; countdown begins

With just three weeks left for the start of the 35th edition of National Games here, preparations are in full swing with the state government formally launching the official countdown of the multi-sporting event.

Kerala seeks Centre's support to tackle sea erosion

The Kerala government has urged the Centre to make suitable amendments to rules to bring sea erosion under disaster management, a state minister said Friday.

MLA embarrasses Kerala govt with corruption charges

Congress-led UDF government in Kerala on Tuesday faced embarrassment in the Assembly after an MLA in the treasury benches raised corruption charges against the Public Works Department Ministry headed by VK Ebrahim Kunju.

Kerala government not to ban kiss protest

Kerala government on Monday said it would not impose a ban on 'Kiss Protest' organised by a section of people in the state against moral policing.

Kerala govt to procure e-waste menace by paying money per kg

Discarded electronic goods such as computers and TV sets are set to bring money for the Keralites, with the state government deciding to procure e-waste to tackle the urban pollution.

Smart City Kochi gets environmental clearance

Smart City Kochi, Kerala government's prestigious IT project, has received complete environmental clearance, a top official of the project said Wednesday.

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.

Plea for total waiver of entertainment tax for IPL matches
Plea for total waiver of entertainment tax for IPL matches

Efforts will be made to bring IPL matches to Kerala if government allows total waiver of entertainment tax, Kerala Cricket Association President T C Mathew said on Sunday.

Kerala Government welcomes Sathasivam as new Governor

Seeking to put behind the differences and controversies, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday welcomed the appointment of former Supreme Court Chief Justice P Sathasivam as the new Governor of the state.

Kerala ready to bear bill for bringing persons stranded in Iraq

Kerala Government has expressed its readiness to bear the expenses for bringing back Keralites stranded in violence-hit cities in Iraq if the Centre was unwilling to meet the same, Non-Resident Keralites` Affairs Minister KC Joseph told assembly on Tuesday.

Environment ministry accepts Kerala government`s demands

The union environment ministry Tuesday accepted the Kerala government-appointed expert committee`s recommendation.

Kerala Govt to take over Co-operative medical college

Kerala Government on Wednesday decided to take over the state`s first Co-operative Medical College at Pariyaram in Kannur district, run by a CPI(M)-controlled administrative body.