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Congress MLA brings spent tear gas shell inside Kerala Assembly, sparks row

The 68-year-old MLA said that the tear gas shells used to disburse Youth Congress protesters last week were beyond their expiry date.

Mar 07, 2018, 16:22 PM IST

Kerala honours PR Sreejesh with Lt Col GV Raja Award

It is the highest honour for any athlete in Kerala at the state level.

Nov 17, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

Elephant poaching: Kerala to convene meeting

Kerala government Monday said it would convene a meeting of Forest ministers of southern states next month to tackle the increasing incidents of elephant poaching for ivory in forests in these states.

Jul 06, 2015, 18:15 PM IST

We will be glad to host SAF Games: Kerala minister

The ball is now in the Narendra Modi government's court after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) cleared Kerala as host for the 12th South Asian Games, formerly known as the South Asian Federation (SAF) Games.

May 21, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

KCA stadium inaugururated

Cricket infrastructure in Kerala got a fillip when its maiden first-class cricket stadium was inaugurated by state Sports minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan at St Xavier's College at nearby Thumba on Monday.

Mar 23, 2015, 21:22 PM IST

National Games organisation a success: Kerala sports minister

The conduct of the ongoing 35th National Games has received wide acclaim from all quarters, Kerala Sports Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said Thursday.

Feb 12, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Kerala gears up for 35th National Games

All is in place as Kerala waits with bated breath for the start of 35th National Games 2015 Saturday. Over the next two weeks, new records would be created and new champions crowned.

Jan 30, 2015, 11:44 AM IST

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.

Jan 20, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

At 50 lakh expected to join 'Run Kerala Run'

In what is believed to be the largest gathering to join in a run worldwide, the curtain-raiser event to the 35th National Games, "Run Kerala Run" would be held across the state Tuesday with an estimated five million people expected to take part.

Jan 19, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

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.

Dec 31, 2014, 19:56 PM IST

Scheme to revive KSRTC: Minister

Kerala Government has initiated steps to revive the state transport corpporation KSRTC, which is facing a financial crisis.

Jul 22, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

Kerala rear seat belts row: Minister reverses order, Transport Commissioner goes on leave

Kerala Transport Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan has said that it is not possible to enforce the rule making wearing of seat belts compulsory for rear seat passengers in the state.

Jun 16, 2014, 08:44 AM IST

Not right to drag Antony`s name: Kerala Home Minister

With the clamour from a section of the Congress in Kerala seeking Defence Minister A K Antony`s intervention to resolve infighting in the state unit, gaining momentum, Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan on Monday felt it was not right to drag the name of the senior congress leader.

Oct 07, 2013, 15:33 PM IST

Investigations begin into phone tapping allegations

Police have begun investigations into the allegations made by Nair Service Society general secretary G Sukumaran Nair that his phone had been tapped.

May 24, 2013, 21:44 PM IST

Rape of three year old girl: One person taken into custody

One person was taken into custody on Thursday in connection with the rape of a three-year old girl at Tirur in this district, police said.

Mar 07, 2013, 18:24 PM IST

‘Govt action on Suryanelli case based on legal opinion`

Kerala govt`s actions on Suryanelli gang-rape case is based on legal opinion it has received so far, home minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said.

Feb 25, 2013, 23:52 PM IST

Kerala to probe `campaign` to hive off Idukki district

Kerala Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan Saturday said a probe would be launched into the so called "campaign" in the state`s Idukki district to hive it off to Tamil Nadu.

Jan 05, 2013, 19:04 PM IST

`Kerala police probing charges against Natarajan`

Kerala Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said the police are now verifying facts about K Natarajan`s alleged intervention in a land scam case involving former CM VS Achuthanandan.

Oct 12, 2012, 18:20 PM IST

‘There is no differences of opinion in UDF’

Kerala Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan on Friday said there was no differences of opinion among the partners of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF).

Oct 12, 2012, 13:01 PM IST

‘No phone tapping of LDF leaders, MLAs’

Kerala government denied CPI(M)`s charge that phone conversations of LDF Opposition party leaders, including MLAs, are being tapped.

Jul 30, 2012, 17:49 PM IST