Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 : Devoid of power, 'citizen' Oommen Chandy is all set to establish his earthy connections with fellow citizens. The former Kerala chief minister has also dropped hints that he would not be the leader of opposition in the state's assembly.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 : The new Kerala government should immediately commission a study on the impact of depressed oil prices on the remittances from the state's diaspora around the world, an expert has said.
New Delhi, May 26 : Seventeen of the 19 ministers sworn in in Kerala have criminal cases against them, including three with serious criminal charges, an analysis of their poll affidavits by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) shows.
Mumbai, May 26 : Renowned film-maker Shekhar Kapur on Thursday launched his new documentary on humanitarian spiritual leader, Mata Amritanandamayi, known simply as 'Amma' to million of her devotees, describing it a "spiritual search and scientific quest".
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday expressed the state government's displeasure and blamed the Centre after the Supreme Court cleared the decks for Italian Marine Salvatore Girone to leave India.
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 : The red flag of the Communist Party of India-Marxist is flying high in Kerala and Pinarayi Vijayan is in firm control of the affairs.
Chennai, May 26 : Shraddha Srinath, who made a splash with her impeccable performance in Pawan Kumar's latest Kannada thriller "U-Turn", will be playing the lead opposite Nivin Pauly in his next Tamil film. It is slated to go on the floors next month.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 : CPI-M leader and Kerala Chief Minister-designate Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday the people have high hopes of the new government ahead of his swearing-in later in the day.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 : The new Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government in Kerala on Wednesday decided to review all "controversial" decisions taken by the previous Oommen Chandy government since the beginning of this year.
New Delhi, May 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Pinarayi Vijayan on being sworn in as the new Kerala chief minister.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 : CPI-M politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan, 71, was on Wednesday administered oath as the 22nd chief minister of Kerala at the Central Stadium here by Governor P. Sathasivam.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 : CPI-M politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan was on Wednesday sworn in as the 22nd Chief Minister of Kerala at the Central Stadium ground here.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 : Having accomplished the party's desire to opening its account in the Kerala assembly, top BJP leaders in the state have now begun a scramble to secure a possible ministerial berth in the Narendra Modi government where a reshuffle is on the cards.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 : Communist Party of India (Marxist) veteran Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday took oath as the Chief Minister of Kerala after the Left Democratic Front (LDF) defeated the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in the recently-concluded assembly elections.
Kochi, May 23 : A defence security guard at the Kochi naval base was found dead early Monday, soon after a gunshot was heard, officials said.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 : The CPI-M ministers in Kerala Chief Minister-designate Pinarayi Vijayan's cabinet ministers were named without much problem, but the process was more difficult in the CPI and two other constituents of the Left Democratic Front.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 : Congress' Kerala unit president V.M.Sudheeran on Monday said that there was no reason for him to step down from his post in view of the poll battering that his party and the UDF suffered at the assembly polls.
Kochi, May 23 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday banned light and heavy diesel vehicles more than 10-year-old in six major cities of Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 : CPI (M) veteran K. Anirudhan breathed his last at his residence following age related problems. He was 92 years old.
Kochi, May 23 : Leading Australian healthcare education provider Health Careers on Monday announced it has partnered with India's Hello Health Services Pvt. Ltd. to train people in rural areas of the country in the field of healthcare, to give a fillip to the Skill India initiative.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 : With Kerala's finances in poor shape, the need of the hour is for the new Kerala government to come out with a White Paper on Kerala's financial position, said an economist on Monday.
Kochi, May 23 : A defence security guard at the Kochi naval base was found dead in the early hours of Monday soon after a gunshot was heard.
Kochi, May 23 : A Defence Security Corps (DSC) jawan, was found dead with gunshot wounds late night at the Naval Base in Kochi, Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 : The new Kerala government led by Pinarayi Vijayan would have 19 members (including the chief minister) and its swearing-in will be held at the Central Stadium here at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, said Left Democratic Front convenor Vaikom Viswan.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 : The BJP-RSS' national leadership is behind the organised violence unleashed against the CPI-M in Kerala, said top party leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Sunday.
New Delhi, May 22 : A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders led by union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday met President Pranab Mukherjee here and gave him a memorandum over violence against party workers in Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 : The road ahead for Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala's new chief minister may be bumpy even though the veteran Marxist rides a massive electoral mandate to rule the god's own country.
New Delhi, May 22 : A delegation of BJP leaders led by union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday met President Pranab Mukhrejee here and gave him a memorandum over violence against party workers in Kerala.
New Delhi, May 22 : Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists on Sunday demonstrated here against the killings of their colleagues in Kerala allegedly by the Communist Party of India-Maxist (CPI-M) workers.
New Delhi, May 22 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members staged a protest here on Sunday against the killing of their colleague by the CPI (M) workers in Kerala last week and alleged that 'jungle raj' has begun in the state which voted for the Left Democratic Front (LDF).
New Delhi, May 22 : A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari will meet President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday to lodge a formal protest with regard to the violence, which took place in Kerala on May 19-20 during the celebration of the Left Democratic Front's victory.
Muvattupuzha (Kerala), May 21 : The parents of newly elected CPI legislator Eldo Abraham are elated over his electoral victory, but also worried that they will not be able to see him take oath. For they do not own a TV.
Kochi, May 21 : Singapore-based MariApps Marine Solutions Private Limited, a subsidiary of Bernhard Schulte Ship management (BSM), was on Saturday the first company to open its office at the recently launched SmartCity Kochi (SCK).
New Delhi, May 21 : The BJP on Saturday said it will not tolerate violence against its cadres in Kerala, and blamed the Left Front for the attacks.
Thiruvanthapuram, May 21 : The Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) ministry in Kerala will be sworn in on 25 May, reports said.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 : A day after his hopes of returning as the Kerala chief minister were dashed and he was given a ceremonial title as the state's Fidel Castro, veteran CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan hinted that he will not lie low.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 : Superstar Mohanlal turned 56 on Saturday and he used the occasion to release the teaser of his forthcoming film "Pulli Murugan".
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 : Pinarayi Vijayan would be sworn-in as Kerala's 22nd chief minister on May 25, in the state capital .
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 : CPI (M) polit bureau member Pinarayi Vijayan will be the next chief minister of Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 : The CPI-M said on Friday that it did not pick V.S. Achuthanandan as Kerala's chief minister in view of his age and compared him with the legendary Fidel Castro.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 : A day after it suffered a rout in assembly elections, war erupted within the Congress in Kerala on Friday, with leaders blaming one another for the humiliating loss.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 : The CPI-M on Friday decided to name veteran leader Pinarayi Vijayan, son of a toddy tapper, Kerala's new chief minister, sidelining former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan.
Thiruvanthapuram, May 20 : Pinarayi Vijayan, who head the force against VS Achuthanandan in Kerala CPI(M)'s intra-party tussle, has reportedly been chosen as Chief Minister at the head of the Left Democratic Alliance in the state, media reports said.
Thiruvnananthapuram, May 20 : The CPI-M on Friday decided to name Pinarayi Vijayan, a member of it politburo, the new chief minister of Kerala following its victory in assembly elections.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), May 20 : After resigning from his post of Chief Minister, Oommen Chandy on Friday exuded Confidence and said that the Congress will face no problem in returning to power as the vote share of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state hasn't increased much.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 : CPI-M leader Pinarayi Vijayan will be the new chief minister of Kerala, party sources said on Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, (Kerala): After the Left-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) wrested power in Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will submit his resignation to Governor P.Sathasivam later today.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 : Oomen Chandy on Friday stepped down as the chief minister of Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 : The CPI-M will on Friday choose Kerala's 22nd chief minister between veteran leader V.S. Achuthanandan and politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan.
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), May 19 : Hailing the Bharatiya Janata Party's making inroads into the Kerala political scene by winning one seat and increasing its vote percentage as "historic", party's Kerala unit president K. Rajasekharan on Thursday said the BJP got entry in the Kerala legislative assembly despite the fact that both United Democratic Front (UDF) and Left Democratic Front (LDF) were united to resist the emergence of the BJP in the state.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 : A CPI-M worker was killed in a bomb explosion while violence rocked a few places in Kerala on Thursday after the resuls of the assembly elections were declared.
Thrissur (Kerala), May 19 : A period of high suspense came to a happy end for Anil Akkare of the Congress, who had led by just three votes in Kerala's Wadakancherry constituency when an EVM with uncounted votes developed a snag, as he managed to win by a narrow margin on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 : It's a repeat of history in Kerala, with the incumbent government being again voted out. Unlike Didi in Bengal and Amma in Tamil Nadu, Congress veteran Oommen Chandy could not avoid a rout in God's own country.
New Delhi, May 19 : The CPI-M on Thursday denounced the "murderous attacks launched by the RSS" in Kerala following the BJP's defeat and said a CPI-M worker was killed in one such incident.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 : In the 140-seat Kerala assembly, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) won in 91 seats while Oommen Chandy led UDF managed 47 seats, according to media reports.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 : A bomb was allegedly hurled at a LDF victory rally in Kerala's Kannur, according to media reports.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 : The LDF returned to power in Kerala on Thursday, winning 91 of the 140 seats in an election that saw the Congress routed and the BJP entering the assembly after decades of waiting.
Palai (Kerala), May 19 : Kerala's fvormer finance minister K.M. Mani turned emotional after he won for a record 13th time the Kerala assembly election from Pala constituency in Kottayam district on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 : As the Left Democratic Front (LDF) returned to power in Kerala after a five-year hiatus, five parties that cast their lot with either the LDF or the Congress-led United Democratic Front failed to open their assembly account.
Thrissur (Kerala), May 19 : Anil Akkare of the Congress on Thursday led by just three votes in Wadakancherry constituency in Kerala, with the last electronic voting machine (EVM) yet to be counted developing a snag.