Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 : The Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed a single-bench order that directed the state government to take action against three police officers, now retired, who had falsely implicated and arrested ISRO official S. Nambi Narayanan in a non-existent espionage case .
New Delhi, Mar. 4 : The National Human Rights Council has served a notice to the Kerala government after media reports stated that human rights activists in the state were being labelled as 'Maoist sympathisers'.
Kochi, March 4 : Former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan suffered a setback on Wednesday when the Kerala High Court dismissed his petition for a CBI probe into the what is known as the solar scam.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 : Ninan Koshy, an expert on foreign affairs and law who lost the 1999 Lok Sabha election to state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala, died on Wednesday morning, family sources said. He was 81.
Chennai, March 4 : Telugu actress Reshma, who is known for her work in "Ee Rojullo", has learnt horse riding for her upcoming Malayalam film "Appavum Veenjam".
Thrissur (Kerala), Mar.3 : Kerala's renowned Guruvayur Temple held its annual elephant race on Monday, heralding the beginning of a 10-day-long festival dedicated to Lord Krishna.
Dubai, March 3 : A one-year-old Indian toddler died on board a Gulf Air flight that was on its way from Kochi in India's Kerala state to Bahrain's capital Manama, forcing the aircraft to make an emergency landing at Abu Dhabi International Airport, media reported Tuesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 : Kerala Blog Express 2.0, the second edition of the campaign promoted by Kerala Tourism to enable some of the world's foremost online travel writers to explore the state, was flagged off here on Tuesday.
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has sought the help of Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj to evacuate 80 nurses from Kerala who are stranded in Benghazi Medical Centre, Libya.
Kochi (Kerala), Mar.3 : Asia-Pacific's first Centre for Excellence in Robotics in medical sector was formally opened by Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy on Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 : V.M. Sudheeran, the head of the Congress' Kerala unit, on Tuesday called for a debate on the rights and responsibilities of political parties vis-a-vis the judiciary.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy clarified on Monday that his government has no plans to increase the retirement age of state government employees.
Kottayam (Kerala), March 2 : After hectic parleys, the central leadership of the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday managed to avert a poll to elect its Kerala secretary securing the unanimous selection of veteran CPI trade union leader Kannam Rajendran for the post.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 : Is the CPI-M boycotting veteran leader and former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan?
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 : A total of 1,500 girl students in Kerala from poor families or with small land holdings who are admitted in professional colleges will be given a laptop for free, state Finance Minister K.M. Mani said on Sunday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 : The choice of Haseeb Drabu as a minister in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday has made many happy in Kerala, where he did his MPhil.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who has taken a break from parliament, will return "stronger and more energetic", party leader A.K. Antony said Sunday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday said the union budget has dashed his state's hopes as they had already identified land for an IIT and AIIMS but when the time came it was left out.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 : Kerala, which has three international airports, saw an increase of 11.93 percent in passengers during the period from 2014 April to December as compared to the like period in 2013.
Kannur (Kerala) Feb 27 : A court here Friday sent Communist Party of India-Marxist legislator James Mathew to 14 days judicial custodyfor abetting suicide of a school teacher.
Kochi, Feb 27 : The Startup Village here, the country's first PPP model incubator which completed its 1,000th day Jan 10, has so far produced 533 startups, including 116 at campus startups, and created a total of 2,889 jobs with a total valuation pegged at Rs.292 crore, a statement said Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 27 : Kerala will soon become the first state in the country to have a policy document on biodiversity conservation related 'access and benefit sharing (ABS)', an official said Friday.
Kochi, Feb 27 : Former Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth was attacked with a knife while he was in jail after being arrested for his alleged involvement in IPL spot-fixing in 2013, his family said Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 27 : The health of Kerala Speaker G. Karthikeyan, who is undergoing treatment of the liver at a hospital in Bengaluru, has taken a turn for the worse and is now serious, a source said Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 : On expected lines, the Narendra Modi government's first full railway budget came under fire from the rival fronts in Kerala as they termed it nothing but rhetoric and lacklustre.
Kochi, Feb 26 : All 161 passengers on board an Air India aircraft, on a Delhi-Kochi flight, had a narrow escape when a tyre of their plane burst on landing at the airport here Thursday, said an airport official.
Riyadh, Feb 25 : Five Indian workers - four of them from Kerala and one from Bihar - were killed in a road accident in Saudi Arabia, media reported Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 25 : After walking out of the 21st CPI-M state party conference, former chief minister V.S.Achuthanandan is all set to attend the 22nd state party conference of the Communist Party of India (CPI) that begins at Kottayam Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 25 : The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's views on Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's comments on Mother Teresa.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 : The Congress party in Kerala Tuesday decided to seek fresh probe into the allegations levelled by veteran CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan in a letter to the party regarding the sensational T.P. Chandrasekheran murder case.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 : As many as 116 foreign buyers from 15 countries are among the 468 buyers who will be attending the fourth edition of Kerala Business to Business Meet, Kerala B2B, to be held at Kochi over three days starting Thursday, said a state minister.
Kochi (Kerala) Feb. 24 : One of the rarest and oldest temple art form of Kerala, Muthappan Theyyam, is becoming a popular cultural event among art admirers.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 : A high level meeting chaired by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday decided to go ahead with re-tendering to find a builder for the proposed Vizhinjam port, said a minister.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 23 : CPI-M veteran V.S.Achuthanandan's sudden "boycott" of the 21st party state conference was touched upon by the top leadership of the party, critically by some, when they spoke at the massive public meeting held here Monday night.
Kochi, Feb 23 : A leading private school in Kerala - The Choice School - has offered free education to the three winners of this year's President's National Bravery Awards from the state.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 23 : Senior politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan was Monday elected the new secretary of the Kerala unit of the CPI-M succeeding Pinarayi Vijayan.
Thiruvantapuram, Feb 23 : Precipitating his relation with the party, CPI(M) veteran V S Achuthanandan on Monday defied the central leadership's directive to attend the concluding session of the state conference alleging that he was being 'convicted.'
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 : Disgruntled veteran CPI-M leader V.S.Achuthanandan has expressed his inability to participate in the ongoing party meet here Monday in the light of allegations levelled against him of being an anti-party person.
Alappuzha/Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 : In what appears to be the last and final call to veteran leader V.S. Achuthanandan who has walked out of the ongoing party conference, the CPI-M asked him to return to the ongoing party meet for its last day Monday.
Alappuzha/Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 : Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday returned to his official residence in Thiruvananthapuram from Alappuzha.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 21 : Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was Saturday pulled up at the state CPI-M conference for breaching party discipline, following which he walked out of the meet and revealed his intention to step down as leader of opposition. The party began a desperate attempt to mollify him and denied he walked out.
Kochi, Feb 21 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy reiterated his vision of a "Digital Kerala" leading India's technology sector, while launching 'Learn to Code' - a first-of-its-kind IT backed education project for school children.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 21 : Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan wants to quit as the leader of opposition in the assembly, his close aide said Saturday.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 21 : Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was Saturday pulled up at the state CPI-M conference here for breaching party discipline following which he walked out of the meet, a source said.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 21 : Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Saturday walked out of the state CPI-M conference here after being pulled up for breaching party discipline, a source said.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 : The Kerala High Court has dismissed a petition challenging the election of Thiruvananthapuram Congress Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor, his office said.
New Delhi, Feb 20 : The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Centre seeking its response on Tamil Nadu government's plea demanding CISF protection for the Mullaperiyar dam, which is being guarded at present by the Kerala Police.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 : Kerala's dream Vizhinjam port project received a serious setback Friday when none of the three bidders in the fray turned up.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 20 : CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat Friday described the Congress-led UDF government in Kerala as the most corrupt and one that has lost its direction.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 20 : There is a need to tackle two forces - big business houses and Hindutva - in the country, CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat said Friday while attacking the Narendra Modi government.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 : Technopark-based Toonz Entertainment is working with award-winning international production houses Kindle Entertainment (Britain) and Mediamax (Canada) on 'Jamillah & Aladdin' -- a contemporary re-working of the classic Arabian Nights story.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 19 : A day ahead of the CPI-M's crucial state conference to elect a new secretary of Kerala unit, outgoing secretary Pinarayi Vijayan Thursday slammed his arch-rival V.S. Achutanandan and said the latter continues to breach party discipline.
Kochi, Feb 19 : Thousands of school children across Kerala will be given computer programming kits and trained to write software code under a project designed to create a resource pool of skilled IT professionals and entrepreneurs.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 : Ace director Priyadarshan is all set to make his Bollywood return after a gap of two years.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 : In an effort to ease travel planning for holiday-goers, Kerala Tourism Wednesday introduced a quick response (QR) code-aided tourism search, which makes it easier for the travellers to find destinations and information on the department's official website.
Kochi, Feb 18 : The fifth edition of SCRIPT, the international competitive short film festival that screens films with a social relevance, will see the screening of 62 movies.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 : Even as many states in the country are facing the deadly H1N1 virus that has affected numerous people, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said there was no need for any worry and "things are under constant watch".
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 : Film-maker Priyadarshan Wednesday said Janam TV, a Malayalam channel to be launched April 19, is not being backed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) or its parent organisation Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS).
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 17 : The CPI-M should not use the pictures of Saint Alphonsa and Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara to get votes in Kerala, a Catholic church official said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb. 17 : Syro-Malabar Catholic Church Major Archbishop George Cardinal Alencherry on Tuesday opined that proposed anti-conversion laws would pave way for spreading hatred among the people of different religions.