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Kerala Congress(J) factions hold separate meetings, flay each other
Kottayam (Kerala), Feb 21 (IANS) The Kerala Congress (Jacob) seems all set for a split as leaders of two factions led by Anup Jacob and former MLA Johnny Nelloore held separate meetings here on Friday and flayed each other.
2020-02-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
'Conductor, driver of ill-fated bus were exemplary human beings'
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) The conductor and driver of the ill-fated Kerala state-owned luxury bus that met with an accident near Avinashi in Tiruppur district in Tamil Nadu on Thursday were exemplary human beings, recalled the former CMD of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC).
2020-02-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vigilance raid on ex-Cong Minister in Kerala continues
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau's (VACB) raid on house of V.S. Sivakumar, senior Congress legislator and former Health Minister, based on a complaint about disproportionate assets, which began here on Thursday morning continued even after 10 hours.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hotel not to charge Rs 60 lakh after controversy
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 (IANS) Leading Middle East-based business honcho Ravi Pillai, whose luxury hotel Raviz had provided the food at a diaspora meet held here in January, on Wednesday decided not to charge the state government the bill of Rs 60 lakh and bear it himself.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
24,000 public toilets to be built on highways in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 (IANS) The local bodies in Kerala have been asked to locate three cents of land on state highways and national highways so as to construct 12,000 pairs of toilets for men and women, by the state cabinet at its weekly meeting held here on Wednesday.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Lunch for Rs 2000 at 'extravagant' Kerala diaspora event
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 (IANS) With Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac time and again crying foul on the precarious financial position of the state, reports have emerged which show massive spending at a conference held here for the diaspora. Rs 83 lakh has been spent just for food and accommodation.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Politics
ISL: Kerala Blasters register first win over Bengaluru FC
Kochi, Feb 15 (IANS) Kerala Blasters picked up their first win against Bengaluru FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) with a 2-1 result at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
It's a mafia that controls Kerala Police: Congress
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday slammed the manner in which the Kerala Police is allegedly being run. Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala told the media here that it's been two days since he wrote a letter to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan demanding a probe into the alleged corrupt deals of Kerala Police, unearthed in the CAG report.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Finally, Kerala BJP has a new president in Surendran
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) Finally after months of dilly dallying, the national leadership of the BJP, on Saturday, named young state party general secretary K. Surendran as its new president of the Kerala unit.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
CMDRF not paid money raised through concert, action demanded
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) The lone BJP legislator in the Kerala Assembly O. Rajagopal on Friday wrote to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to see that a probe is launched and action is taken against the organisers of a music concert held in Kochi last year to raise funds for the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) in the wake of the floods that hit the state.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
No affect on seafood exports to China over coronavirus
Kochi, Feb 13 (IANS) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) on Friday said country's seafood exports to China is not going to have any adverse impact due to coronavirus, said a top official.
2020-02-13
Category: India, Kerala,National
Hold local polls as per 2019 voters list: Kerala HC
Kochi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday directed the State Election Commission to conduct the coming local bodies elections on the basis of the 2019 voters list used for the Lok Sabha polls and not a 2015 list used for local polls that year.
2020-02-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kerala coronavirus positive patient now tests negative
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) A male patient who arrived from Wuhan and later tested positive for coronavirus will be discharged on Thursday, after two tests have now turned negative, a health official said here.
2020-02-12
Category: India, Kerala,National
Oppn slams Vijayan for announcements on Kerala flood
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 11 (IANS) The Kerala opposition on Tuesday slammed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for his relief announcements regarding floods and said that he should get the "Oscar award for the best announcements".
2020-02-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Govt will make India leader in seafood exports: Minister
Kochi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Central government will help the seafood sector in all possible ways to make India the number one exporter, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Som Parkash, said on Saturday.
2020-02-08
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Nothing untoward in gratis for K.M. Mani: Kerala Oppn
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 (IANS) Death is a leveller and strange are the ways that political parties behave. Eyebrows have been raised when an amount of Rs 5 crore was earmarked for K.M. Mani Foundation to construct a monument building, by Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac in his budget, that was presented on Friday.
2020-02-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Ex-Kerala minister to be quizzed again by Vigilance
Kochi, Feb 8 (IANS) A former Kerala minister is all set to be quizzed by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) over a case of graft in the construction of the Palarivattom flyover.
2020-02-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Two remanded to judicial custody for raping Thai lady in Kochi
Kochi, Feb 6 ( IANS) Two youth, who were arrested for raping a lady from Thailand in Kochi, have been remanded to judicial custody, the police said on Thursday.
2020-02-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Death of Yesudas's brother a case of suicide: Police
Kochi, Feb 6 (IANS) The police probing the death of legendary singer K.J. Yesudas's brother K.J. Justin, termed it a case of suicide. His body was found in Kochi backwaters on Wednesday.
2020-02-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will abide by SC order on Sabarimala ornaments: Kerala Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 6 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court asked the Kerala government to suggest steps to secure the ornaments at the Sabarimala temple, Devasoms Minister Kadakampally Surendran on Thursday said the state will abide by whatever the court orders in the matter.
2020-02-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Written to Shah on case against two Kozhikode youths: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 5 (IANS) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the Assembly on Wednesday that he had written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah to assign the case of two youths, arrested on the charge of being Maoist sympathisers, back to the Kerala Police.
2020-02-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Terrorism
"You are in the Q, as Kerala coffers are empty: Congress
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 5 (IANS) "You are in the Queue, as the Kerala coffers are empty", was the statement that caught the attention of the Kerala Assembly on Wednesday when senior Congress legislator K.C. Joseph pointed out that over 30,000 bills worth Rs 1021 crore are pending to the various local self government's (LSG) in the state.
2020-02-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Two in Kerala under observation for Coronavirus flee to Saudi
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 4 (IANS) Kerala, which has reported three positive cases of Coronavirus and has over 2,500 people under watch, faced a fresh problem as authorities on Tuesday discovered that two people, who came here from China and were placed under observation, have slipped out of the country and have gone to Saudi Arabia.
2020-02-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala oppn nails Vijayan over arrests of two CPI(M) workers
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 4 (IANS) As promised by the Leader of opposition Ramesh Chennithala to the parents of the two arrested Communist Party of India (Marxist) activists from Kozhikode in November last year, and the case now being probed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), on Tuesday raised the arrest to nail Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who again failed to explain the exact reason for the arrests.
2020-02-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Third case of coronavirus confirmed in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 3 (IANS) After two confirmed Novel Coronavirus cases in Kerala, a third case has been confirmed in the state, state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said on Monday.
2020-02-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
I-League: Gokulam Kerala, TRAU share points
Kozhikode, Feb 2 (IANS) In a clash which did not help either side much at the end, hosts Gokulam Kerala FC played out a 1-1 draw against debutants Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC of Imphal at the EMS Corporation Stadium here on Sunday evening.
2020-02-02
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Kerala to monitor all returning from coronavirus-hit countries
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 2 (IANS) With the confirmation of the second positive case of the coronavirus in Kerala on Sunday, the state government has decided to closely monitor all those arriving from the countries which have reported the deadly virus, state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said here.
2020-02-02
Category: India, Kerala,National
ISL: Chennaiyin beat Kerala in 9-goal thriller
Kochi, Feb 1 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC beat Kerala Blasters in a nine-goal thriller in the Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Saturday.
2020-02-01
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Budget 2020 'disappointing' for Kerala, says CM Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 1 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that his state has nothing to cheer at in the Union Budget 2020 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament on Saturday.
2020-02-01
Category: India, Kerala,National
Gokulam Kerala aim to snap TRAU FC's winning run at home
Kozhikode, Feb 1 (IANS) As the I-League 2019-20 inches closer to the half-way stage, fourth-placed Gokulam Kerala FC will aim to snap the four-game winning run of third-placed Manipuri side Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC, as they go head-to-head in a key clash at the EMS Corporation Stadium in Kozhikode, Kerala, on Sunday.
2020-02-01
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Chargesheet against Kerala IAS officer in road accident case
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 1 (IANS) The special investigation team of the Kerala Police on Saturday filed a chargesheet against IAS officer Sreeram Venkitaraman in the road accident case that killed a journalist K.M. Basheer in August last year.
2020-02-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala girl with coronavirus stable as 1,471 under observation (Roundup)
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 31 (IANS) Even as the condition of a Kerala girl, who is the first patient to test positive for coronavirus case in India, is stable, 418 more people on Friday were placed under observation.
2020-01-31
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Congressmen join hands, outline India's borders to protest CAA
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 (IANS) Even as Rahul Gandhi led a Congress march in Wayanad against the CAA, Congress workers and supporters held hands to map India's borders in 12 of the 14 districts of Kerala on Thursday evening to register their protest.
2020-01-30
Category: India, Kerala,National
'806 people in Kerala under observation for coronavirus'
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) As many as 806 persons in Kerala have been put under observation for suspected coronavirus, including 10 in hospitals, state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kerala Governor Khan's security raised to 'Z Plus'
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) The security of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has been raised from 'Z' to 'Z Plus' category, said Raj Bhavan officials.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
436 people under observation in Kerala for coronavirus: Centre
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 400 people in Kerala are under observation for suspected coronavirus, which includes five in hospitals, while the others are at their homes, a Central health official who is currently touring Kerala, said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
All eyes on Kerala Assembly's session starting Wednesday
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Daggers have been drawn between the ruling CPI-M led treasury benches and the Congress-led opposition and the protagonist in this is none other than Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, as he arrives at the Kerala Assembly on Wednesday for his address.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
7 million join Kerala human chain to protest against CAA
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Billed as one of the biggest protests against the CAA, Kerala's CPI-M-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) on Sunday organised a human chain extending from Kasargod to the Tamil Nadu border near here, involving participation of an estimated seven million people.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Kerala,National
Vijayan inaugurates world's first Super Fab Lab outside US
Palakkad, Jan 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan used a remote-controlled device here on Saturday to open a Super Fab Lab based in Kochi that was set up in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
2020-01-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Technology
Tricolour in mosques, human chains on R-Day in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) The southern state of Kerala will see the Tricolour in mosques, reading out of pastoral letters in churches, and a 700-km long human chain as a protest against the CAA and proposed NRC on Republic Day on Sunday.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Kerala,National
Resort deaths: Kerala CM wants Centre to press Nepal for probe
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday asked the state's parliamentarians to take up the matter of deaths of eight Keralites at a resort in Nepal early this week, with the Centre to pursue the matter with the neighbouring country's government.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala seeks Centre's help on nurses in Saudi hit by coronavirus
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday wrote to Union External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar to ask him to see that all steps are taken by the Saudi Arabian authorities after reports emerged that nurses from the south Indian state in a hospital there are affected by the coronavirus.
2020-01-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kerala CAA face-off to intensify between Gov, CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) After the disapproval shown by the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan over the state government's move to approach the Supreme Court on the Citizenship Amendment Act, another round of confrontation is expected soon with regards to the Governor's address during the forthcoming Assembly session.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National
Thampi: A typical rags-to-riches story
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (IANS) Starting off by doing odd jobs after moving to the Middle East in the 1980s, arrested NRI businessman C.C. Thampi's story is a typical rags-to-riches one.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Business/Economy,Politics
CPI-M to launch door-to-door campaign against CAA
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) The CPI-M will soon start a door-to-door campaign across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said here on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National
Kerala Governor seeks report from govt over CAA suit
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) The rift between the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government and Governor Arif Mohammed Khan widened on Sunday with Khan reportedly seeking an explanation from the Chief Secretary on why the Governor was not informed about the state government's plan to move the Supreme Court over the controversial new citizenship law.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala ex-police chief accuses SNDP leader of fraud
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16 (IANS) Former Kerala police chief T.P. Senkumar on Thursday alleged that ever since Vellapally Natesan took over the SNDP Yogam in 1996 there has been no accounting of Rs 1,600 crores. Hence, he should step down and a detailed probe shold take place.
2020-01-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vijayan, Kerala Governor spar over rights
Malappuram/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16 (IANS) After coming under pressure from the Congress-led opposition for being silent, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday took on Governor Arif Mohammed Khan.
2020-01-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
IITMK upgraded to a digital university
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet on Wednesday through a new Ordinance upgraded the capital city based Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management - Kerala (IIITM-K) to that of the state's first Digital University which will have five different schools in core areas, besides concentrating on research.
2020-01-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education
Su-30 squadron to be inducted at Thanjavur on Jan 20
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (IANS) The induction ceremony of a Su-30 MKI squadron in the southern skies will take place in the presence of Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu on January 20, said a top Air Force official here on Wednesday.
2020-01-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Defence/Security