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Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 21, 2014
Three Indians on death row in Saudi Arabia for the murder of their compatriot have been saved from being executed after an Indian businessman paid nearly USD 133,200 in blood money on their behalf.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 20, 2014
The Kerala government's Non-resident Keralite (NRK) Global Meet-2015 to be held Jan 16-17 at Kochi would be inaugurated by Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, said a Kerala minister on Friday. She will be the chief guest on the first day of ...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Continuing their attack against the Congress-led UDF government over the new liquor policy in the Assembly, CPI-M led LDF Opposition today sought an adjournment motion on the proposed changes in the policy and staged a walkout in protest.
South | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday December 11, 2014
In a major embarrassment for the Oommen Chandy government in Kerala, state Finance Minister KM Mani was today booked for bribery by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
The central government's "arbitrary decision to dismantle" the Planning Commission without convening a meeting of the National Development Council (NDC) or consulting the states undermines the federal structure, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy sa...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 8, 2014
Church of South India's Madhya Kerala Bishop Thomas K Oommen took a morning walk in Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's hometown of Puthupally to press the government for a more stringent anti-liquor policy.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday December 1, 2014
The row over the closure of bars and related bribery allegations against Finance Minister KM Mani dominated the first day of the pre-budget session of the Kerala Assembly.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 30, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said his government will soon come out with a roadmap on beach sand mining, even as Opposition presses for Supreme Court appeal.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 27, 2014
The Mullaperiyar dam issue again generated heat in the Lok Sabha today after a member from Kerala raised the issue of safety of the dam amid protests from the AIADMK members.
South | IANS | Thursday November 20, 2014
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati has called a meeting of water resources ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala to discuss the issue of rising water level in the Mullaperiyar dam.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 16, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said Kerala cannot 'interfere' on the regulation of flow from the reservoir after the neighbouring state expressed concerns over the water level in Mullaperiyar dam nearing the contentious 142 feet.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday November 8, 2014
After being on the back foot over the allegation that bribes were paid to a few ministers by a bar owner to get the closed bars open, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday hit back by asking where was the evidence which the bar owner's association...
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday November 1, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has strongly denied allegations that one of his ministers took a bribe of Rs 1 crore as part of a deal to renew the licenses of 418 "sub-standard" bars that were closed last year.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Thursday October 30, 2014
For a drink in Kerala, you can go to a heritage or luxury hotel but nearly 700 bars across the state will have to shut down immediately, the High Court today said, backing the state government's "no-liquor" policy.
South | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Thursday October 30, 2014
The Kerala High Court will today pronounce its verdict on a clutch of petitions challenging the state government's decision to shut down over 700 bars in the state.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Kerala lacks infrastructure development and investments, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told reporters here on Wednesday after the weekly cabinet meeting.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 29, 2014
The Kerala government on Tuesday offered three options to the 534 nurses who had to return from Iraq and Libya due to the conflict in those countries.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 28, 2014
Space science in India has become more relevant now as it plays a vital role in the life of the common man in various ways, an example of which was early prediction of 'Hudhud' cyclone in Andhra Pradesh, ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan said in Thiruvan...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 25, 2014
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 in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 25, 2014
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.