Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday filed a Rs 1 lakh defamation case against CPI-M leader VS Achuthanandan after he said there were 136 cases of corruption against Chandy and his cabinet colleagues.
Voicing support for women who are fighting to end discrimination in Hindu culture and their right to enter places of worships, the Supreme Court on Monday questioned how the temple authorities can discriminate on the basis of biological phenomenon.
Continuing his attack on V S Achutanandan, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today slammed the Marxist veteran for using a product of Microsoft, which he had earlier dubbed as a "global monopoly giant", to develop his website ahead of the May 16 assembly polls.
Amid debate on the issue of entry of women in the age group of 10 to 50 in the Lord Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday made it clear that his government would not interfere in the customs and traditions of the hill shrine.
The Kerala government today said it would seek Rs 117 crore aid from the Centre for rehabilitating victims who suffered losses in the April 10 Puttingal Devi Temple fire tragedy at Kollam that killed 108 persons.
Thrissur Pooram will be celebrated in line with the guidelines issued by the High Court to ensure safety and security and without losing the essence of its tradition, beauty and culture, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Friday.