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.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday October 20, 2014
Expressing satisfaction over the progress of Kochi Metro Rail project, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said it would be completed as per schedule.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 20, 2014
The Rs 5,180 crore Kochi Metro dream project, expected to solve the travel woes in Kerala's commercial capital, would be completed in "a time bound manner", Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 3, 2014
A policy to achieve total prohibition and several environment friendly programmes were launched in Kerala on Thursday to mark the 146th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Kerala will soon enact a new law to ban the use of flex and plastics for making publicity material, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Continuing to defend the decision to close down bars in Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said he did not care about the financial loss but was worried about the social impact of liquor consumption.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 25, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday left for Dubai to attend a function organised by a Malayalam television channel controlled by the Congress party.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 22, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and industry people on Sunday expressed worry over the CPI-M-backed CITU's plan to form trade unions and enter the IT sector.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy (With inputs from Agencies) | Friday September 19, 2014
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today lauded Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's "radical decision meant to control the intake of alcohol in the state."
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 18, 2014
With concerns being raised by the tourism sector over Kerala government's decision to close down liquor bars, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy yesterday assured the industry that he would 'take note' of their worries.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Foreign tourists do not visit Kerala to only consume liquor, state Congress president V.M. Sudheeran said on Monday, hitting back at those who have said that the tourism industry would be the worst affected by the new liquor policy that aims at total...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 13, 2014
Two hundred and fifty tourists out of 500 from Kerala who were stranded in Jammu and Kashmir floods have returned home, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said today.
South | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday September 10, 2014
Kerala's plans to slide into prohibition are being examined by the Supreme Court, which today banned the state government from cancelling the licenses of bars for now.
South | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday September 10, 2014
British tourist John Packer flew out to the tropical beaches of Kerala for a leisurely six-month break, but news of an imminent alcohol ban across the state has made him rethink his destination.