Will Mani go the Kunhalikutty way in Kerala?

Is it yesterday once more for Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, senior leaders in the coalition are asking, as they wonder if Finance Minister KM Mani will go the way PK Kunhalikutty did in January 2005.

Bar bribery scam: Chandy rejects demand for Mani's resignation

The Congress leading the ruling UDF in Kerala on Wednesday virtually favoured expelling minor partner Kerala Congress (B), from the coalition for its charges against Finance Minister K M Mani, facing allegations in the bar bribery scam, who also got full support from Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Kerala CM lashes out at media over ''false news''

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday lashed out at the media, especially a dozen TV news channels, for not being "interested in credibility" and giving out "false news".

Kerala's 'Run Kerala Run' sets history; thousands participate
Kerala's 'Run Kerala Run' sets history; thousands participate

Heralding the arrival of the 35th National Games to the state after a gap of 28 years, thousands of people from all sections of society today took part in the historic marathon 'Run Kerala Run' across the state.

Kerala's 'Run Kerala Run' sets history; thousands participate

Heralding the arrival of the 35th National Games to the state after a gap of 28 years, thousands of people from all sections of society today took part in the historic marathon 'Run Kerala Run' across the state.

Thousands take part in 'Run Kerala Run'

Setting the stage for the 35th National Games starting on January 31, thousands of people drawn from different walks of life joined the "Run Kerala Run", flagged off by Governor P Sathasivam in the presence of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar here.

Bar bribe scam turns murkier, phone tape embarrasses UDF

The bar bribe scam that cast a shadow over the Congress-led UDF Government in Kerala turned murkier on Monday with TV channels airing telephone tapes in which Kerala Congress (B) leader R Balakrishna Pillai purportedly asked entrepreneur Biju Ramesh to go ahead with his graft charge against Finance Minister KM Mani.

CBI seeks polygraph test of Chandy's former gunman

The CBI is all set to move court here seeking permission to take a former security personnel of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for a lie detector test, according to officials.

Chandy plays down Opposition demand for Tharoor's resignation

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday played down the opposition demand for resignation of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor in the wake of Delhi police registering a murder case in connection with the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar a year ago.

KPCC promises better co-ordination with Chandy government

Despite his sharp differences with the Oommen Chandy government over changes in the liquor policy, KPCC president VM Sudheeran on Wednesday pledged his cooperation to strengthen the party-ministry co-ordination to face the political onslaught from the opposition.

National Games Village to be reused after sports event
National Games Village to be reused after sports event

The National Games Village at Menamkulam here is set for a revamp, with the state government planning to dismantle the eco-friendly building units for more meaningful structures after the 35th National Games this month.

LDF activists stage dharna in front of Kerala Secretariat

The CPI(M)-led LDF opposition Monday staged a dharna in front of the Secretariat here demanding resignations of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and state Finance Minister K M Mani.

Congress in Kerala braces for another tiff

The faction-ridden Congress party in Kerala is bracing for another round of tiff as the party-government coordination committee meeting will be held here on Tuesday.

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.

National Games' 30-day countdown to be launched Thursday
National Games' 30-day countdown to be launched Thursday

As many as 30 sporting legends of Kerala will launch the 30-day countdown of the 35th National Games to be held here by lighting a lamp, Sports Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said Wednesday.

Chandy hopes 2015 will bring huge development to Kerala

 Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday said 2015 will be a year that will hugely benefit the state.

Kerala CM seeks to pacify Church over liquor policy
Kerala CM seeks to pacify Church over liquor policy

In an apparent move to pacify the Church that expressed strong reservation over government diluting the new liquor policy, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday met Thamarassery Bishop Remigiose Inchananiyil and held talks with him here.

X'mas celebrated in Kerala with traditional fervour

 Christians in Kerala today celebrated Christmas with traditional gaiety and fervour rejoicing the birth of Jesus Christ.

No forced conversion in Kerala: Chandy
No forced conversion in Kerala: Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala all these years has steered clear of any controversy when it came to forced religious conversion, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here Wednesday.

Oommen Chandy had a whale of a time in 2014

Just as 2014 began when Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy saw the withering away of the Left-sponsored protest against what is known as the Solar scam, the year is coming to a close with a morale-boosting victory over his state party president VM Sudheeran when the liquor policy was tweaked.