Project report for Light metro for Kerala cities gets sanction

 The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the elevated Light Metro meant for Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode was accorded sanction at the Board of Directors meeting chaired by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy here today.

Kerala CM seeks Centre's help to bring back nurses from Libya

Kerala government has asked the Centre to take urgent steps to secure the release of 18 Malayalee nurses stranded in Libya and also five Indian fishermen, including one from Kerala, held captive in Iran.

Karunakaran's kin press for action in ISRO spy case

Kerala High Court's recent order in the ISRO espionage case has prompted family members of former chief minister and late Congress stalwart K Karunakaran to revive their demand for action against the three police officials who had conducted the probe into the scandal.

100 days left for 35th National Games
100 days left for 35th National Games

 With just 100 days left for the 35th National Games, which will see 34 disciplines being held at 31 venues with more than 12,000 athletes and sports officials, and 6,000 facilitators attending, Kerala is gearing up for the sports extravaganza to be held in seven districts of the state.

Kerala Govt to soon announce startup and innovation policy

 Kerala Government will soon announce a new Startup and innovation policy to promote entrepreneurship, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said today.

ISRO spy case: HC quashes government order on police officers

The Kerala High Court Monday quashed the state government's order to drop charges against three retired police officers, who had implicated and arrested scientist S. Nambi Narayanan in connection with the ISRO espionage case.

Kochi Metro will be ready on time: Oommen ​Chandy

Kochi Metro, the Rs 5,180 crore dream project that is expected to solve the travel woes in Kerala's commercial capital, would be completed in "a time-bound manner", said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Chandy hopes meeting with Modi will benefit Kerala

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with seven of his cabinet colleagues will oficially meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time Thursday with a list of demands to benefit the state.

Kerala launches prohibition policy on Gandhi Jayanti

A policy to achieve total prohibition and several environment friendly programmes were launched in Kerala Thursday to mark the 146th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Kerala Govt adopts NCC cadet injured in bullet firing

In a humanitarian gesture, Congress-led UDF government in Kerala virtually adopted a 19-year-old NCC cadet M Anas who suffered bullet injury in an accident during a firing practice at a NCC camp in Kannur last month.

Kerala to ban flex and plastic material for publicity

Kerala will soon enact a new law to ban the use of flex and plastics for making publicity material, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy here Wednesday.

Not worried about financial loss due to liquor bars' closure: Kerala CM

Continuing to defend the decision to close down bars in Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday said he did not care about the financial loss but worried about the social impact of liquor consumption.

Chandy will go Jayalalilthaa way if cases properly probed: Achuthanandan

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will go the same way as J. Jayalalithaa if the numerous cases in which he allegedly has a role are properly probed, leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan said here on Monday.

Chandy concerned over diversion of urea from Kerala to TN

Expressing concerns over reported diversion of urea meant for Kerala to Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today asked the Centre to ensure that the supply reached the state.

Kerala can get Rs.12,000 crore more in tax: CAG

Kerala officials are studying a CAG report that has spotted Rs.12,000 crore lying unrecognised in the electronic records of the state IT system, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said, adding they are finding ways to recover it.

Space feat: Kerala to felicitate ISRO team

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the state government will honour ISRO chairman K. Radhakrishnan and his team for the unique achievement of India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).

40,000 Kerala diaspora returnees seek self-employment loans

A total of 40,000 applications have been received in response to the Kerala government's rehabilitation programme for diaspora who return to the state, a government official said on Tuesday.

Modi's observation on Muslims similar to Congress views: Chandy

Kerala Chief minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said Congress had been telling for several years what Prime Minister Narendra Modi had remarked on Muslims in a television interview.

'Centre watching impact of liquor ban on Kerala tourism'

The Centre is keenly watching the impact of Kerala government's decision to drastically reduce availability of liquor in the state on its flourishing tourism sector, Union minister Shripad Yesso Naik said on Friday.

LDF to launch stir against tax hike by Chandy govt

Slamming the Congress-led UDF Government for steep hike in taxes and service fees, CPI(M) in Kerala on Thursday threatened to unleash a massive agitation and urged the people to desist from paying the increase including the new rates of water charges.