No plans to go for early polls in Kerala: CM Chandy

Congress-led UDF government in Kerala has no plans now to go for an early Assembly elections in the wake of Congress candidate's victory in the Aruvikkara assembly bypoll, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Wednesday.

Bypoll result a clear rejection of corruption charges: Chandy

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday said the Congress led UDF victory in Aruvikkara bypoll was a clear rejection of the various corruption charges levelled against his government and the politics of violence unleashed by opposition CPI(M) led LDF.

Truth in bar scam issue will triumph: KM Mani

Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani said on Sunday that the truth in the "non-existent" bar scam case will ultimately triumph, adding that he did no wrong.

Kerala CM wants Centre's share in central schemes at 75%

 Kerala on Saturday made a strong pitch for a higher share of the Centre in new centrally-sponsored schemes (CSS), which it said should be at 75 per cent.

Ex-Kerala minister gets notice for illegal possession of elephant

Former Kerala minister and film actor KB Ganesh Kumar, MLA, has landed in trouble with a Vigilance Court here issuing a notice to him for illegal possession of a jumbo which he had bought from Forest Department 20 years ago to offer the animal to a temple.

Bypoll outcome will be a referendum on UDF govt: Kerala CM

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday said the outcome of June 27 Aruvikkara Assembly bypoll would be a referendum on the four-year rule of his government and also on the opposition LDF's performance.

Kerala CM condoles death of sister Nirmala

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his cabinet colleagues today condoled the demise of sister Nirmala, Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata.

CPI-M believes in violence: Chandy

The CPI-M believes in the politics of violence, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said.

CPI(M) in Kerala reiterates demand for KM Mani's arrest

Keeping up its pressure on ruling Congress-led UDF, CPI(M) on Tuesday again demanded that state Finance Minister KM Mani be taken into custody over the bar bribery scam.

Kerala CM calls for common policy for education loans

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday asked commercial banks to formulate a common policy for disbursement of education loans to students.

Yoga day to be observed in Kerala, CM to keep away

The International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21 is likely to be a low key affair in Kerala with Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, keeping away.

Solar scam again raises political heat in Kerala

The opposition CPI-M on Friday again demanded Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's resignation after a TV channel broadcast footage of a lawyer for the solar scam accused making a statement on Chandy and a few of his cabinet colleagues.

Kerala intensifies drive against high pesticide vegetables

Kerala has informed Tamil Nadu that vegetables brought from that state were found to have pesticide residues three to five times more than the permissible limit.

Aruvikara by-election: It's Chandy Vs Achuthanandan

With polling in the Aruvikara assembly by-election scheduled for June 27, it's more or less a battle between two political veterans of Kerala - 71-year-old Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his predecessor, the 91-year-old communist leader V.S. Achuthanandan.

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy's office now streamed live on phone

The live 24x7 webcast of the office and the chamber of Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will now be available on mobile phones too.

Aruvikkara bypoll witnesses triangular contest

Campaign has picked up for the politically crucial June 27 Assembly bypoll in Aruvikkara in Kerala, which is witnessing a three-cornered contest involving ruling Congress-led UDF, CPI-M headed LDF opposition and BJP.

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".

Vizhinjam port project would be implemented: Chandy

 Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday asserted in the assembly that the multi-crore Vizhinjam International Deepwater Seaport project here would be implemented regardless of the CPI-M-led LDF's opposition to it.

Suspended Kerala bureaucrat wants to undergo lie detector test

Suspended senior Kerala bureaucrat TO Sooraj on Saturday expressed his desire to undergo a lie detector test to prove his innocence in the land grab case for which he was questioned by the CBI on Friday.

BJP wearing a 'mask', CPI(M) Rip Van Winkle, says Antony

Lashing out at the Narendra Modi government, senior Congress leader AK Antony on Saturday said its one year rule had brought only hardships to the common man even as he described the CPI(M) as 'Rip Van Winkle'.