Oommen Chandy

Congress rejects solar scam report, says Chandy ready to face trial

Congress on Thursday rejected the Solar Judicial Commission probe report.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan tables solar scam report in state assembly, ex-CM Oommen Chandy indicted

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan tables solar scam report in state assembly, ex-CM Oommen Chandy indicted

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tabled the report of judicial commission probing the solar scam in the state assembly on Thursday.

Nov 09, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Solar scam case: Kerala to initiate probe against ex-CM Chandy

Solar scam case: Kerala to initiate probe against ex-CM Chandy

The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to initiate a criminal and vigilance probe against former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and others in the Rs 7 million Solar Scam case.

Oct 11, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

Hectic campaigning on for Vengara Assembly by-election

Hectic campaigning is on for the October 11 Vengara Assembly be-election, with the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) looking favourites to win the seat that was vacated by party leader PK Kunhalikutty after he was elected to the Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency in April.

Oct 08, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Oommen Chandy government decision to accept land tax scraped

Oommen Chandy government decision to accept land tax scraped

The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan following a recommendation by a ministerial sub committee.

Sep 13, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Congress MLA M Vincent in Kerala charged with sexual harassment, stalking

Top Congress leaders in Kerala on Friday welcomed the police probe into complaints against the first-time Congress legislator.

Jul 21, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Kochi Metro launches probe into Chandy's chaotic trip

Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) on Thursday began a probe into the chaos that accompanied former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's travel on the network along with hundreds of Congress activists.

Jun 22, 2017, 19:48 PM IST
Sidelined for inauguration, former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy to take metro ride today

Sidelined for inauguration, former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy to take metro ride today

Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy, however, kept mum about his exclusion from the main list of special invitees.

Jun 20, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Kerala changes liquor policy, around 200 three, four star bars in Kerala to reopen; minimum drinking age raised

Kerala changes liquor policy, around 200 three, four star bars in Kerala to reopen; minimum drinking age raised

The Left government in Kerala on Thursday announced a new liquor policy which overturns the earlier decision taken by the previous UDF government as it allowed three-star hotels and fancier to sell alcohol. 

Jun 08, 2017, 23:11 PM IST

Kerala announces judicial probe into Vizhinjam port agreement, Chandy welcomes it

The Kerala cabinet on Wednesday announced a judicial probe into the Vizhinjam port agreement that was inked by the then Oommen Chandy government with Adani Ports in 2015.

May 31, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Oommen Chandy, Ramesh Chennithala cleared of nepotism charges

Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, his cabinet colleague Ramesh Chennithala and 11 other Congress-led UDF leaders were on Saturday cleared by the Kerala Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau (VACB) of nepotism charges.

Mar 25, 2017, 12:49 PM IST

Solar case: Oommen Chandy's cross-examination completed

The cross-examination of former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy was completed today in a city civil court in connection with an alleged cheating case involving a solar power project.

Jan 10, 2017, 20:02 PM IST
Solar scam: Oommen Chandy deposes before judicial commission

Solar scam: Oommen Chandy deposes before judicial commission

Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy on Friday deposed before a judicial commission probing charges in the solar panel scam, allegedly linked to his staff.

Dec 23, 2016, 13:02 PM IST
Sabarimala: Kerala's LDF government takes U-turn in SC, supports entry of women

Sabarimala: Kerala's LDF government takes U-turn in SC, supports entry of women

The previous Congress government under Oommen Chandy was opposed to the lifting of the ban on entry of women aged between 10 and 50.

Nov 07, 2016, 15:04 PM IST

Kerala: Former excise minister's house searched by anti-graft body

The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau on Saturday conducted raids at the residences of former Kerala excise minister K Babu and his two daughters in connection with a disproportionate assets case against the Congress leader.

Sep 03, 2016, 11:43 AM IST

Kerala minister to fly to Saudi Arabia to help Indian workers

Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is in Saudi Arabia to coordinate with Saudi officials to airlift Indians wishing to return.

Aug 03, 2016, 18:34 PM IST

Oommen Chandy takes bus passengers by surprise as he turns out to be one

Having lost Kerala's chief ministership in the May elections, Oommen Chandy seems to be enjoying life's small pleasures, like taking a 75 km bus ride from Kollam to the state capital.

Jul 29, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

Bribery case: Fresh probe ordered against former Kerala Minister AK Babu

Former Kerala Minister and Congress leader A.K. Babu`s woes continued as a court here on Thursday ordered a fresh vigilance case against him following a petition filed by a newly-formed hotels association.

Jul 21, 2016, 17:35 PM IST
Sabarimala management disallows 3-day chartered accountants' meet at temple

Sabarimala management disallows 3-day chartered accountants' meet at temple

The Sabarimala temple management in Kerala has disallowed a three-day 'residential meeting' of chartered accountants after the organisers made all arrangements and posted the invitation on their website.

Jul 03, 2016, 16:12 PM IST

Arrest warrant issued against solar scam accused Saritha Nair

The one-member panel probing the "solar scam" on Thursday issued an arrest warrant against Saritha Nair, a key accused in the fraud that has shaken political circles in Kerala.

Jun 23, 2016, 16:44 PM IST