Wrong dead body arrives from Saudi Arabia
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 : In an embarrassing mix up, relatives of 28-year-old Rafeeq, who died of heart attack in Saudi Arabia last month, got a shock of their life when they opened the casket -- it had the body of a woman.
Shashi Tharoor moves EC against BJP
Thiruvanathapuram, Mar 20 : Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor filed a complaint with the Kerala Chief Electoral Officer against Bharatiya Janata Party and Sabarimala Karma Samithi accusing them of making the malicious attempt in a bid to appeal to religious sentiments of voters. Full Story
Voters happiest with Kerala, Rajasthan, Gujarat MPs
New Delhi, March 20 : Voters in Kerala, Rajasthan and Gujarat are most satisfied with their outgoing Members of Parliament (MPs) while those in Uttarakhand, Goa, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are least happy with the performance of their elected representatives.
West Nile Fever: Health Ministry reviews preparedness in Kerala
Mallapuram, Mar 20 : The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, along with officials from National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reviewed the current situation, state preparedness and action taken to deal with West Nile Fever (WNF) here after a minor boy in the district who was diagnosed with the disease passed away. Full Story
Tharoor denies having violated Model Code of Conduct
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Mar 19 : Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday denied having violated the Model Code of Conduct. The posters featuring Malayalam and English editions of my books including 'Why I am a Hindu' have not been put up by me, he said. Full Story
Kerala firm bags contract to build Manipur airport
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 : State-owned KITCO Ltd has bagged the project management consultancy (PMC) contract from Airports Authority of India (AAI) for setting up a new Rs 600 crore integrated terminal building at Imphal International Airport, an official said on Tuesday.
Muraleedharan to be fielded from Vadakara
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 : Former Kerala Chief Minister K. Karunakaran's son K. Muraleedharan will be fielded from the Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency, Congress state unit chief Mullapally Ramachandran said on Tuesday.
RMP to support Congress candidate in Kerala's Vadakara
Vadakara (Kerala), March 17 : K.K. Rema, the widow of T.P. Chandrasekharan, the slain leader of a breakaway group of the CPI-M, Revolutionary Marxist Party (RMP), said on Sunday that the RMP will support the Congress candidate from Vadakara constituency, as a murderer should not win from here.
Kerala BJP on alert after Cong omits Thomas as LS candidate
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 : With the Congress' first list of 12 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls in Kerala omitting the name of veteran leader and five-time Lok Sabha MP K.V. Thomas, the Kerala unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party is keeping a close watch on the developments in the state.
Congress releases Kerala candidates list, Thomas axed
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 : The Congress, which is contesting 16 of Kerala's 20 Lok Sabha seats, on Saturday announced 12 of its candidates. While most of its eight sitting MPs have been re-nominated, a shock exclusion was of former Union Minister K.V. Thomas.
Two Indians killed in NZ mosque attacks, some missing
Hyderabad/Thrissur (Kerala), March 16 : A software engineer from Hyderabad and a woman post-graduate student from Kerala's Thrissur were among the 49 people killed in Friday's terror attacks on two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch, while the whereabouts of at least two visitors from Gujarat where not known.