Arun Lakshman

Congress to make ‘Politics of murder’ a major poll issue

Mullappally also came down heavily on the CPM leadership including Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan.

19 Feb 2019

A peek into silver screen

Noted film critic and senior journalist A Chandrashekharan, who can be considered as an expert on the history of Kerala cinema has brought out a book on movies.

18 Feb 2019

Wary Congress trying to calm KC(M) unrest

The Congress, meanwhile, wary of this hampering UDF’s chances is on a fire fighting mode.

17 Feb 2019

Lok Sabha polls: BDJS to contest five seats

Babu will be NDA candidate from Alathur constituency while the seats being contested by other leaders are yet to be finalised.

16 Feb 2019

RSS, BJP leaders meet at Oachira to chalk out poll strategies

Both BJP and RSS leaders have conducted confabulations in different parts of the state with focus on seats where winning chances are high.

12 Feb 2019

Engineers’ body accuses KSEB of abolishing posts

The engineers, however, argue the study of IIM Kozhikode was conducted during the previous UDF Government’s tenure and that study did not mention abolishing posts.

11 Feb 2019

Congress ‘A’ group braces for hard bargain; to demand more seats 

 The powerful ‘A’ faction of the Congress party will be bargaining for more seats in the coming Lok Sabha elections.

10 Feb 2019

Kunhalikutty, ET Mohammed Basheer likely to continue as IUML candidates

While the Muslim League was contemplating a third seat, there were saner voices in the party not to upset the present position.

06 Feb 2019

Kerala Congress ready to settle for one seat

Joseph, said a senior leader of KC(M), was also raising the bogey of a second seat for a comfortable launchpad for his son Appu John Joseph to the LS.

05 Feb 2019

Kerala parties sound poll bugle

AICC general secretary Mukul Wasnik has already travelled across several districts of the state, meeting with the lower-level workers and getting feedback on the electoral prospects of the party.

04 Feb 2019

Muslim girls find it tough to get qualified grooms

A widening gap in educational qualification between boys and girls is creating an imbalance in many communities, with the latter finding it difficult to get qualified grooms.

04 Feb 2019

Greens petition Union Environment Minister to convert Veli, Akkulam as bio-reserves

They opine that these are protected lands and unabated filling of these areas will result in losing Thiruvananthapuram’s green cover.

03 Feb 2019

Councillor petitions NGT against indiscriminate land filling for Technopark project

Thomas Lawrence, an engineer, had filed a petition in the National Green Tribunal citing the filing of land and a 10-acre pond in the 19.72-acre plot allocated in the phase 3 development of Technopark

30 Jan 2019

Kerala BJP chief pushes Nirmala Sitharaman’s candidature for the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat

BJP sources told Express that Pillai has suggested three candidates for the Thiruvananthapuram seat — Nirmala Sitharaman, Suresh Gopi MP and K Surendran.

30 Jan 2019

Forest Dept agrees to provide 50 acres to Travancore Dewaswom Board

The Forest Department also agreed to remove the huge sand deposits at the Pampa river bank after the floods.

22 Jan 2019