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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan  (File | PTI)
Vilification of Taj Mahal shows BJP's intolerance: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

The Kerala CM said that the BJP cannot tolerate the name Shahjahan, who built the historic and heritage structure and so they had various problems that started with the exclusion of the monument in UP

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BJP rubbishes Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's 'running away' allegation, says need peace for debate

In an open letter to the chief minister, BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan said Vijayan was an administrator who "failed to ensure" a free environment for his political rivals to function.

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According to the proposal, teachers can start their own startups, form their groups or join as founders/co-founders along with students.
Kerala academics to get sabbatical leave to begin startups

The new initiative would help members of the academic community in the state to become part of entrepreneurship, a statement said.

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The funeral cortege of a man progresses with mourners carrying the body of the deceased down the rail tracks at Kammattipaadam near  Ernakulam South Station | k shijith
Explore feasibility of rehabilitating Kammattipadam colony: Kerala State Human Rights Commission

The order said the government and railway authorities should wake up from their slumber to take immediate steps to alleviate the grievances of people in Kammattipadam. 

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Protests drown ambitious solar plans in Kasargod

In a big jolt to Kerala’s ambitious energy plans, the government -- under pressure from CPM-ruled panchayats -- has scaled down the solar project in Kasargod to 50MW from the targeted 200MW.

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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan  (File | PTI)
Ready for debate on development issues: Kerala CM Vijayan to BJP   

The Kerala chief minister alleged that frequent requests to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the state's development issues have been denied.

20 Oct 2017

CPM veteran V S Achuthanandan
Kerala's iconic Marxist V S Achuthanandan turns 94

Kerala's iconic Marxist and former chief minister V S Achuthanandan turned 94 today.

20 Oct 2017

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urged to clarify stand on Pope’s visit

Wadakkancherry MLA Anil Akkara has written to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urging him to clarify his stand on the undue delay in the Centre granting its nod for Pope Francis to visit the country.

20 Oct 2017

Malayalam cinema has loved to wax eloquent about social issues, often perceiving them through the prism of politics. (Image: Tovino Thomas in 'Oru Mexican Aparatha')
Mollywood adds more Red tone. Not at all Right, say critics

Malayalam cinema has loved to wax eloquent about social issues, often perceiving them through the prism of politics.

20 Oct 2017

Police reforms hailed

Police station with Circle Inspector as Station House Officer would be a better police station, say experts who had seen it function at the highest level in the state.

20 Oct 2017

‘BJP will promote healthy debate with CPM on development issues’

A healthy debate between the BJP and the CPM on developmental issues was not wrong though their views on the matter differed, BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan said on Thursday.

20 Oct 2017

Beat police officers to interact with migrants

In the wake of the ongoing scare campaign that migrant labourers are not safe in the state, the state police have come up with many initiatives aimed at their safety.

20 Oct 2017

Ordinance to ensure speedy industrial clearances in Kerala

In a move to facilitate a legal environment for speedy industrial clearances, the government has decided to introduce a new ordinance.

20 Oct 2017

The rally taken out in Pala on Thursday as part of the 61st State School Sports Meet, which will commence at Greenfield Synthetic Track Stadium on Friday
Kerala state School Sports Meet to begin in Pala today

The State School Sports meet, the biggest occasion for the upcoming sportspersons to prove their mettle, will get under way in Pala on Friday.

20 Oct 2017

Minimum Wages Committee on Thursday approved the salary hike and recommended it to the government.
Salary hike for Kerala nurses gets panel’s approval

Despite opposition from hospital managements on salary hike of nurses, the Minimum Wages Committee on Thursday approved the hike and recommended it to the government.

20 Oct 2017

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Shut down conversion, reconversion centres: Kerala High Court to police

The court also said every case of inter-religious marriage should not be portrayed on a religious canvass as it creates fissures in the communal harmony.

20 Oct 2017

Kerala State sports meet for deaf to be held from November 1 to 4

 The 23rd State Sports Meet for the Deaf, organised jointly by the State Sports Council for the Deaf and Kottayam District Council, will be held in the district from November 1 to 4.

20 Oct 2017

Government welfare schemes not perpetual: Local Self-Government Minister K T Jaleel

The minister was launching a state-level survey ahead of the implementation of the ‘Destitute-Free Kerala’ project by the Kudumbashree. 

20 Oct 2017

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan greeting Lions Club dist governor C A K Suresh MJF and Er. R Murugan PMJF at the launch of Santhwana Sparsam of Lions Club International District 318A in T’Puram | Manu R Mavelil
CM Pinarayi vows LDF government’s helping hand for the cancer hit

Pinarayi said the government accorded a great deal of importance for cancer treatment, especially for those who could not afford proper treatment.

20 Oct 2017

Hospitals made no attempt to save Tamil Nadu native Murugan: HC told

The probe was in progress and revealed the hospitals where Murugan was taken to, refused treatment on account of non-availability of vacant ventilators.

20 Oct 2017

Kerala Public Relations Department to avoid use of ‘Harijan’, ‘Dalit’

The Information and Public Relations Department (I&PRD) has decided to avoid the use of the terms ‘Harijan,’ ‘Girijan’ and ‘Dalit’ in all the publications under it.

20 Oct 2017