Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 : The crisis in the Oommen Chandy government in Kerala continues unabated with both Finance Minister K.M. Mani and his Kerala Congress-Mani (KC-M) party colleague P.C. George sticking to their stands.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 : The Congress has chosen to support candidates who are over 70 years for the Rajya Sabha elections from Kerala, a move which as left younger party workers unhappy, whereas the CPI-M has supported young blood.
New Delhi, March 28 : Malayalam play "Mathi" won the top honours, including best director, best actor and best original script at the prestigious Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards(META), the organisers said on Saturday.
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 : Two ships have set sail to Yemen to bring back stranded Indians, including a good number of Keralites, from the war-torn Arab country, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday.
Kolkata, Mar 27 : Cochin Port Trust has won the 39th All India Major Ports Football Championship beating Kolkata Port Trust 2-1.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 : Kerala's ruling UDF faced a new crisis on Friday as Finance Minister K.M. Mani asked his party colleague P.C. George to quit as the government's Chief Whip.
Mumbai, March 27 : Praveen Morchhale, who is gearing up with his debut venture "Barefoot To Goa", says he managed to rope in legendary singer K.J. Yesudas, to sing a song in his film. The filmmaker says the singer found it "soulful".
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 : If it was Goa that first decided to replicate the Kerala model of protecting its rich biodiversity, the newly formed state of Telangana is now following suit.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 : Researchers at Kochi's Sacred Heart College have discovered a new little jumping spider belonging to the Salticidae family in the Western Ghats.
Kochi, Mar. 26 : A hospital in Kerala's Kochi city performed 60 robotic surgeries over a span of six months, which it claimed was a first-of-its-kind milestone in the sector.
Thane (Maharashtra), March 26 : An additional general manager of the Ordnance Factory in Ambernath town has been arrested for corruption, a CBI official said here on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 : With more trouble brewing in Yemen and the international airport there being closed, the Kerala government has opened two control rooms - in Delhi and here - for the Indians stranded there, said a state minister.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 : The Congress has decided to field sitting Rajya Sabha member and veteran leader Vayalar Ravi for the coming Rajya Sabha poll from Kerala.
Kochi (Kerala), Mar.26 : India's top neuro-oncologists will deliberate for three days, advancements in treatment and understanding of brain tumours.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 : With immediate effect, all Kerala government employees, including teaching and non-teaching staff in educational institutions, will face disciplinary action if they are found smoking, drunk or using intoxicants during office hours.
New Delhi, March 25 : Kerala Finance Minister K.M.Mani will take over as the new chairman of the empowered committee of state finance ministers on the Goods and Services Tax (GST), an official statement said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Mar. 25 : Kerala Tourism was on Wednesday conferred the national Web Ratna Award for 2014 for exemplary e-governance initiative through the internet.
Thrissur,Kerala, Mar 25: Kunjannam, to be the oldest woman in India, died at a private hospital at Thrissur in Kerala on Tuesday at the age of 112.
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 25 : Kerala Tourism was on Wednesday conferred the national Web Ratna Award for 2014 for exemplary e-governance initiative through the internet.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 25 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy expressed concern over growing incidents of man-animal conflict as evidenced by increasing animal attacks on humans.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 25 : Even though the Election Commission is yet to notify the schedule for the by-poll to the Aruvikara assembly seat, the rival fronts in Kerala and also the BJP see this election as the 'mother of all battles'.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 : A delegation from Kerala will visit Kuwait to discuss about recruitment of Indian nurses, a minister said on Tuesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 : There were just four awards given to Malayalam films at the 62nd National Film awards that were announced in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Kochi, Mar. 24 : A Kochi hospital has developed a new technique, the 'florescent sentinel node detection', which will help with the treatment of uterine cancer.
Coimbatore, Mar. 24 : The All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) has called for truck drivers across the country to stop operations to Kerala from April 1, condemned the state government for not fulfilling their demand of upgrading the Wayalar check-post.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 : If there's one person who is overjoyed by Tuesday's Supreme Court order quashing Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000, it's none other than Shajan Skariah, editor of the online Malayalam portal "Marunadan Malayalee" -- and one who has 22 cases registered against him under the now struck-down law.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 : CPI-M national general secretary Prakash Karat, his wife Brinda Karat and Mammootty are among the front runners for one of three Rajya Sabha seats from Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 : Kerala's Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan on Monday led a delegation of five women legislators to Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam and complained that legislators of the Congress-led UDF outraged their modesty on the floor of the house on March 13.
Trivandrum, Mar. 23 : The Kerala assembly today witnessed mayhem over the suspension of five opposition MLAs.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 : The Kerala assembly was adjourned sine die on Monday amid a ruckus by Left members, with Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan demanding action against legislators who, according to him, misbehaved with women legislators on March 13.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 : The Kerala assembly was adjourned sine die on Monday amid ruckus by the Left opposition.
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 22 : The CPI-M on Sunday pulled up former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan for walking out of a party meeting in the state.
Kochi, March 22 : A huge sparkling 'diamond' made of 10,000 discarded blood slides strung together by stainless steel wire and neatly stacked in a brick-like manner has been the cynosure of all eyes at the Kochi Muziris Biennale being held here.
Kochi, March 22 : Thirteen Ethiopian patients, between the age group of 1-18 years, will return to Africa on March 27 after correcting congenital and other heart ailments, said a heart surgeon here on Sunday.
Kochi, March 21 : Veteran poet and film personality Yusufali Kechery passed away at a private hospital here on Saturday evening, said family sources. He was 80.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 : Ayurveda has been a big hit in Russian capital Moscow, with many women who were looking at alternate health care practices asking about it during the country's largest tourism fair.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 : A section of the Malayalam film industry has expressed its displeasure at firebrand Congress leader Rajmohan Unnithan being appointed chairman of the state-owned Kerala State Film Development Corporation (KSFDC).
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 : To provide professional inputs to farmers, the Kerala agriculture department is setting up a state-of-the-art call centre where all the queries of farmers would be answered.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 : The impasse in the Kerala assembly should end, the Congress said on Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 : Kerala's ruling Congress-led UDF has a new crisis: who to field in the Rajya Sabha election next month?
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar. 19 : As gender discussions increasingly take the centre stage around India and the globe, Kerala is inviting thinkers, scholars, field experts, professionals and policymakers from around the world to a common platform to help narrow gender gaps and advance women's empowerment.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 : Oracle will host a hackathon on Saturday at its campus at Technopark here in collaboration with Venturesity to scout for good tech talent.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 : The Congress party on Thursday showed visuals of Left women legislator Jameela Prakasham throwing things at Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Finance Minister K.M. Mani in the assembly during the budget presentation ruckus on March 13.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 : In a relief to Kerala nurses who seek employment in the Middle East, two state-owned agencies have been awarded full rights over their recruitment, which was earlier handled by private firms.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 : Two Kerala government agencies will have full rights to take up the recruitment of nurses to overseas countries from April 30, a minister announced on Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 : The Left opposition turned their six women legislators into a 'suicide squad' and paraded them on the floor of the assembly, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy after a cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 : The Kerala government is seeking investment from its large diaspora for the upcoming fourth international airport in the state at Kannur.
Kozhikode, March 18 : The Kerala government's Cyberpark based here is all set to become a major IT post-production hub for Hollywood movies, with a leading visual effects firm opening its production centre at the park.
Ernakulam (Kerala), March 18 : A district court here has dismissed a suit filed by filmmaker-scriptwriter Satheesh Paul, who claimed Kamal Haasan's "Papanasam" was a copyright violation of his novel "Oru Mazhakalathu".
Kochi, March 17 : The Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) is one of Kerala Tourism's most outstanding products, said state Tourism Minister A.P. Anil Kumar on Tuesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 : Left legislator Jameela Prakasham on Tuesday said she bit Congress member K. Sivadasan Nair because he grabbed her from behind during the turmoil in the assembly last week.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 : Bombay S. Kamal, a Hindustani and ghazal singer who also composed music for 13 Malayalam films, died at a private hospital here, his family said on Tuesday. He was 82.
Thiruvanathapuram, Mar. 16 : Five MLAs were suspended by Kerala Assembly Speaker N. Sakthan on Monday for creating a ruckus in the assembly last week.
Thiruvantapuram, Mar 16: The Kerala assembly was adjourned on Monday after the Speaker suspended five Left legislators for their role in last week's violence and chaos inside the house.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 : The Kerala assembly Monday passed a resolution moved by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy suspending five Left legislators for the rest of the session for unruly conduct on Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 : Kerala Police on Sunday inspected the assembly floor to collect evidence -- including video recording -- of the vandalism wreaked in the house during Friday's ruckus and damage to the speaker's podium which officials estimate to be around Rs.5 lakh.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 14 : Kerala Governor P.Sathasivam has expressed deep anguish over the ruckus in the Kerala assembly on Friday when Finance Minister K.M. Mani presented the budget and has sought action against the unruly legislators.
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, March 14 : While the rival fronts in the Kerala assembly have claimed 'victory' over what happened on Saturday on the floor of the house, the real looser has been democracy. If that was not enough, the Left opposition called a state- wide shut down on Saturday to protest against its legislators being manhandled.
Thiruvananthapuram , Mar. 14 : The CPI (M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) on Saturday led a protest march against the Kerala government and state Finance Minister K.M. Mani, leading to a day-long shutdown in the state.
New Delhi, Mar. 13 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday blamed the UDF Government in Kerala for the ruckus in the state assembly and called for state Finance Minister K.M. Mani's dismissal.