World Bank clears USD 250 million for Kerala scheme
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 : The first tranche of USD 250 million of the USD 500 million fund set aside by the World Bank for the Resilient Kerala Programme (RKP) to help improve the state's resilience against natural disasters and climate change has been cleared, according to a top bank official.
Congress is BJP's supply agency: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 12 : Commenting on the sudden flow of Congress leaders into the BJP, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said this was evidence of what the CPI-M had always said that the Congress could not be trusted.
Two more Kerala policemen arrested in custodial death case
Kottayam , July 9 : Two more Kerala Police officials were arrested on Monday in connection with the alleged custodial death of a financial agent at Idukki district's Nedumkandam police station last month even as the state government has announced a one-man Judicial Commission to probe the case.
Electricity tariff hiked in Kerala, opposition cries foul
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 : Acting on the request of the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB), the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission on Monday hiked the electricity charges across all segments of consumers, with the domestic sector feeling the pinch of hike to the extent of as high as 11.4 per cent.
Anju Bobby George has not joined BJP: Minister
Bengaluru/Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 : Union Minister for State for External Affairs V. Murlaeedharan on Sunday dismissed media reports which claimed that former Kerala track-and-field star Anju Bobby George had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during a meeting in Bengaluru.