Ommen Chandy

Kerala Budget 2016-17: Key Highlights

Kerala Budget 2016-17: Key Highlights

Health sector gets Rs 1013.11 crore out of which Rs 18.3 crore has been earmarked for hospitals for women and kids.

Feb 12, 2016, 14:35 PM IST

BJP demands resignation of Kerala CM

The party also sought a time-bound CBI probe into the matter and expressed its surprise over the "silence" of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi, calling their conduct "shameful".

Dec 04, 2015, 18:39 PM IST
Delhi Police deny beef raid at Kerala House, Bassi says nothing illegal done

Delhi Police deny beef raid at Kerala House, Bassi says nothing illegal done

'We were well within our rights to make inquiries, nothing illegal done.'

Oct 27, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

UDF accepts KC(M) demand, removes George as govt Chief Whip

Ending more than a week- long suspense, dissident Kerala Congress (M) Vice-Chairman PC George was tonight removed from the post of government Chief Whip by Chief Minister Ommen Chandy who accepted the ruling UDF partner's demand after parleys to avert the action failed.

Apr 08, 2015, 00:48 AM IST

RS polls: Vayalar Ravi to be Congress candidate

 Congress in Kerala has decided to field former Union Minister and sitting Rajya Sabha member Vayalar Ravi for the upcoming polls to the Upper House from the state.

Mar 26, 2015, 20:41 PM IST
Kerala Assembly chaos over KM Mani leaves Left worker dead

Kerala Assembly chaos over KM Mani leaves Left worker dead

The Opposition’s protest against Finance Minister KM Mani presenting the Kerala Budget took a tragic turn, Friday, when a Left supporter died after he suffered a heart attack during clashes with the Police outside the Kerala Assembly.

Mar 13, 2015, 09:39 AM IST

Kerala Assembly pays glowing tributes to Karthikeyan

 Kerala Assembly today paid tribute to Speaker G Karthikeyan, who passed away two days ago.

Mar 09, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

Noisy scenes for 2nd day in assembly over TN`s claim on dams

Noisy scenes were witnessed for the second consecutive day today in the assembly over Tamil Nadu`s claim on four dams located within the state, even as Chief Minister Oommen Chandy made it clear that these dams would continue to be part of Kerala.

Jun 12, 2014, 15:41 PM IST

Kerala govt initiates austerity measures

With state`s financial situation coming under strain, Kerala Cabinet on Thursday decided to initiate certain austerity measures.

Oct 10, 2013, 22:27 PM IST

Narendra Modi in Kerala: ‘India can be Vishwa Guru again’

Speaking on the occasion of the 60th birthday celebrations of Mata Amritanandmayi Devi, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP’s prime ministerial candidate expressed confidence that India will soon regain its rightful place as Vishwa Guru (teacher of the world).

Sep 26, 2013, 09:06 AM IST

Chandy to meet Sonia over cabinet berth for Chennithala

Unable to arrive at a consensus on the induction of state Congress president Ramesh Chennithala into the cabinet, the state Congress unit has sought the party high command`s intervention.

May 31, 2013, 15:08 PM IST

Strike: Functioning of govt offices, schools hit in Kerala

Functioning of govt offices and schools were partially hit as pro-Left government employees and teachers in Kerala today began an indefinite stir in protest against UDF govt`s decision to implement Contributory Pension Scheme.

Jan 08, 2013, 11:42 AM IST

UDF leaders meet to sort out internal issues

Amid internal discord affecting image of the ruling Congress-led UDF in Kerala, leaders of the combine began a crucial day-long meeting here today to sort out differences that had cropped among partners over a few issues.

Nov 05, 2012, 12:42 PM IST

Kerala Budget Session ends on stormy note

The 29-day budget session of Kerala Assembly ended on a stormy note today with CPI-M led LDF opposition disrupting proceedings.

Jul 25, 2012, 14:20 PM IST

Structure projs to attract investment: Pitroda

The Kerala government should structure its development projects in order to attract global investments, Advisor to Prime Minister and Mentor for state`s development Sam Pitroda said here today.

May 28, 2012, 15:17 PM IST

Shafi Mather appointed Kerala CM`s economic adviso

Noted economist and policy analyst Shafi Mather has been appointed economic advisor to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

May 22, 2012, 11:45 AM IST

Kerala CM pats himself after one year in office

After holding office for a year, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is patting himself on the back. But critics are not impressed.

May 17, 2012, 12:44 PM IST

Chandrasekharan murder: Culprits will be booked, says CM

Expressing satisfaction over the progress of investigation into the murder of RMP leader T P Chandrasekharan, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the aim of the Government was to bring the culprits to book.

May 10, 2012, 12:08 PM IST

Communal politics goes viral in Kerala

The communal genii whose support the Congress invoked to oust Kerala`s first Communist government more than 50 years ago are still around.

Apr 10, 2012, 11:56 AM IST

TN not responding positively to talks: Kerala CM

Kerala accused Tamil Nadu of "not responding positively" to its offer for talks on the raging Mullaperiyar row.

Dec 23, 2011, 00:12 AM IST