Kochi Metro to be completed in record time: Chandy

The Rs 5,180 crore Kochi metro project, which is expected to resolve travel woes in the commercial capital of Kerala, would be completed in record time, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Thursday.

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy keeps off controversy

 Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday refused to be drawn into a controversy over the inclusion State BJP President V Muraleedharan's name in the stone plaque to mark the work for NH bypass road attended by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

Kochi boat tragedy: Toll reaches seven

Death toll in the Fort Kochi boat tragedy has risen to seven with the recovery of a body of an 18-year-old girl in a harbour near here Thursday morning, police said.

Cochin airport becomes world's first to run fully on solar power
Cochin airport becomes world's first to run fully on solar power

In a major step towards cleaner energy, the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has become the first airport in the world that will operate fully on solar power.

Cochin International Airport to be India’s first fully solar powered airport

Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) is all set to become the first airport in the country that will operate on solar power, a CIAL official said on Thursday. Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy will inaugurate CIAL's green initiative -- a 12MWp solar power project set up on the premises of the airport on August 18, airport managing director VJ Kurien told reporters in Kochi.

I have faith in God: S Sreesanth
I have faith in God: S Sreesanth

Reacting to the news that the Delhi Police will be appealing against his and others' exoneration in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) match fixing case, former India pacer S. Sreesanth insisted on Friday that he was clean and that he has faith in God, which gives him the will to fight.

Govt to create billion-dollar campus for startups: Oommen Chandy

 The Kerala government is working on a master plan to create a billion-dollar campus for startups in the near future, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said today.

Govt wanted to conduct local body polls as per schedule: Chandy

Amid apprehensions that elections to the local bodies in Kerala is likely to be delayed due to various reasons, ruling Congress-led UDF today said it wanted to conduct the crucial polls as per schedule in October this year.

We will do anything for S Sreesanth: Oommen Chandy
We will do anything for S Sreesanth: Oommen Chandy

 Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday said his government will do anything for cricketer S. Sreesanth as "he is our pride".

Govt has no information about Keralite joining IS: Chandy

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday said the government has no information about a youth from Kerala reportedly joining terror outfit Islamic State (IS).

Oommen Chandy meets Nitin Gadkari, discuss four laning of NHs

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday met Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari and discussed about conversion of two National Highways into four-way lanes in the state.

S Sreesanth confident of playing for India in ICC World Cup 2019
S Sreesanth confident of playing for India in ICC World Cup 2019

Though he is yet to get any positive response from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on lifting of the life ban imposed on him by the governing body for alleged fixing, former Indian speedster S.Sreesanth expressed confidence of representing the country in the 2019 World Cup.

Kerala's move to amend land rules draws flak

The Kerala government's move to amend the land assignment rules to regularise encroachments in the hilly areas of the state has come under fire from several quarters.

Kerala to build dormitory in Delhi for people from the state

To help people from Kerala who visit the national capital, the state government would construct a dormitory here with a capacity to accommodate 200 persons.

BJP move to expand base in Kerala will not yield result: Chandy

 The BJP's reported moves to expand its base in Kerala with support from a community outfit will not pay any dividend as people of the state are still reluctant to accept "divisive political ideology", says Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

It's wrong to continue ban on S Sreesanth: Oommen Chandy
It's wrong to continue ban on S Sreesanth: Oommen Chandy

Throwing his weight behind tainted Indian pacer S Sreesanth, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday said it was "wrong" on the BCCI's part to not revoke the ban on the bowler after a Delhi Court dropped criminal charges against him in the IPL 2013 spot-fixing case.

Kerala to submit final views on Kasturirangan report tomorrow

The Kerala government will submit its final views on the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats on Thursday, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Wednesday.

Kerala varsity to be named after Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

The proposed university being set up in Kerala for the promotion of technical education, will be named after late Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Wednesday.

Chandy wants Kalam's body to be brought to Kerala

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has spoken to union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on bringing the body of former president APJ Abdul Kalam to this state capital for a few hours, for the people to pay their respects, as he stayed here for nearly two decades.