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Open to discussing liquor policy, says Kerala government after church's attack

    Updated On : Mar 18,2018   6:34 pm
Kozhikode (Kerala), March 18 (IANS) Stung by a very strong response from the Catholic Church to its liquor policy, the Kerala government on Sunday made it clear that they are open to any sort of discussion on it to make their stand clear. View More..

Alappuzha's dirty secret: Lauded by UN, NGOs -- but 'Venice of East' still stinks

    Updated On : Mar 18,2018   1:04 pm
Alappuzha (Kerala), March 18 (IANS) Standing atop a wall, 37-year-old Sabu Vijayan, an Alappuzha municipality sanitation worker, was singing as he used a long metal pipe to break a thick layer of waste floating on the two-metre-wide canal below him. View More..

Kerala lawmaker's son seeks probe into sexual harassment charge to clear name

    Updated On : Mar 17,2018   5:34 pm
Kottayam (Kerala), March 17 (IANS) Shaun George, elder son of senior Kerala legislator P.C. George, on Saturday sought a detailed probe into allegations that he had sexually harassed a daughter of a politician in a train. View More..

Kerala church up against state's liquor policy

    Updated On : Mar 17,2018   2:12 pm
Kozhikode (Kerala) March 17 (IANS) In a telling blow to the Pinarayi Vijayan government, the Kerala church on Saturday slammed the state's liquor policy, threatening to work against the ruling Left's candidate in the upcoming Chengannur by-poll. View More..

Kerala church up against Vijayan's liquor policy

    Updated On : Mar 17,2018   12:56 pm
Kozhikode, March 17 (IANS) In a telling blow to the Pinarayi Vijayan government, the Kerala church on Saturday slammed the state's liquor policy, threatening it would work against the ruling Left's candidate in the upcoming Chengannur by-poll. View More..

Widow of slain Kerala leader slams move for amnesty to accused

    Updated On : Mar 16,2018   4:32 pm
Kozhikode (Kerala) March 16 (IANS) The widow of a slain Kerala leader on Friday slammed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's government's decision to try and give amnesty to one of the murder accused who has been sentenced to life imprisonment. View More..

Kerala HC stays order against Cardinal in alleged land deal

    Updated On : Mar 16,2018   2:56 pm
Kochi, March 16 (IANS) In a major relief to the Cardinal of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, a division bench of the Kerala High Court on Friday stayed an order that directed a probe against him and others in a land deal case. View More..

Setback for Kerala CPI-M leader as HC upholds UAPA charges

    Updated On : Mar 15,2018   3:56 pm
Kochi, March 15 (IANS) Senior CPI-M leader and Kannur District Secretary P. Jayarajan got a jolt on Thursday when the Kerala High Court said that the CBI charges against him under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act will stay. View More..

Agreement inked to develop more IT space at Technopark

    Updated On : Mar 14,2018   10:14 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, March 14 (IANS) Six years after mega IT project Technopark was first mooted, the final agreement was signed on Wednesday between a joint venture and the Kerala government for development of 2.8 million square feet of premium Grade A office space at its campus here under the SEZ category while another 500,000 square feet space will be under the non-SEZ category. View More..

Trial begins in actress abduction case, Dileep appears in court

    Updated On : Mar 14,2018   5:46 pm
Ernakulam (Kerala), March 14 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Dileep and nine other accused appeared before the Ernakulam District and Sessions Court as the trial in the infamous actress abduction case began here on Wednesday. View More..

In Kerala, ally says it won't back BJP in by-election

    Updated On : Mar 14,2018   3:24 pm
Alappuzha (Kerala), March 14 (IANS) The BDJS, the BJP's strongest ally in Kerala, announced on Wednesday that it won't back the Bharatiya Janata Party in the soon to be announced Assembly by-election at Chengannur constituency. View More..

Kannur Youth Congress worker's murder: Kerala HC stays CBI probe

    Updated On : Mar 14,2018   1:14 pm
Kochi, March 14 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court on Wednesday stayed an order directing a CBI probe into the murder of a Youth Congress worker in Kannur on February 12. View More..

Kerala on high alert after warning of depression over Arabian Sea

    Updated On : Mar 13,2018   7:00 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, March 13 (IANS) Authorities in Kerala have been placed on alert and fishermen advised not to venture into the sea after Met reports on the formation of a depression over southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining area moving slightly north-westwards, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Tuesday. View More..

Kerala CM rules out raising retirement age of government employees

    Updated On : Mar 13,2018   2:42 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, March 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday told the state Assembly that he has no plans to increase the retirement age of state government employees. View More..

Vijayakumar nominated for Chengannur by-poll

    Updated On : Mar 12,2018   6:00 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, March 12 (IANS) The Congress party in Kerala has decided to field D. Vijayakumar to contest the Chengannur assembly by-election, expected to be held soon. View More..

'Rolls Royce Club' honours Kerala's adventure tour company

    Updated On : Mar 12,2018   5:18 pm
Kochi, March 12 (IANS) In a first of its kind honour, Kalypso Adventure (KA), an adventure tour company based here, is going to feature in the upcoming RREC (Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club) publication "In Pursuit of Excellence", to be released in London later this month. View More..

Kerala opposition stages walkout over cashew industry travails

    Updated On : Mar 12,2018   1:40 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, March 12 (IANS) The Congress-led Opposition on Monday walked out of the Kerala Assembly, blaming the Pinarayi Vijayan-led government of not doing enough to revive the cashew industry. View More..

Kerala sends police to help students' rescue in Tamil Nadu

    Updated On : Mar 11,2018   11:00 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, March 11 (IANS) Authorities here on Sunday rushed a police team to help in rescue operations of over a dozen students caught up in a fire in Theni forest area in Tamil Nadu bordering Idukki district, Kerala Police chief Loknath Behra said. View More..

Rajya Sabha nomination from Maharashtra recognition for Kerala: BJP leader

    Updated On : Mar 11,2018   9:46 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, March 11 (IANS) Former BJP state unit President V. Muraleedharan on Sunday said the party decision to nominate him for a Rajya Sabha seat from Maharashtra was a recognition accorded to Kerala by the BJP leadership. View More..

Congress urges Vijayan to start Light Metro project

    Updated On : Mar 10,2018   5:52 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, March 10 (IANS) Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala on Saturday urged Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to start the Light Metro project at the earliest, two days after Metroman E. Sreedharan announced that the DMRC was exiting it. View More..