Sexist verbal diarrhoea lands Vyalar Ravi in trouble

Union Minister Vayalar Ravi has kicked up a fresh row over the Suryanelli gang-rape case by making a sexist remark at a female reporter.

`India plans to establish emigration authority`

India plans to establish an emigration authority to monitor and regulate orderly migration of its citizens to other countries, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi has said.

In 2009-10, 57 pilots failed alcohol test

A total of 57 pilots have been punished for failing to clear the pre-flight alcohol test in the past two years, and 10 of them had to lose their job, civil aviation minister Vayalar Ravi said on Thursday.

State govts to help regulate illegal migration: Ravi

Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Thursday called on state governments to partner his ministry in helping regulate illegal migration of workers from the country.

Deploy central forces for Kerala local polls: Ravi

Central forces should be deployed in Kerala`s Kannur district ahead of the forthcoming local bodies poll, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Friday.

Indian workers stuck in Libya to be back: Govt

Hundreds of Indian workers stuck in Libya in northern Africa without being paid salaries since October last year will return home by the month end, says Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi.