Cynthia Chandran

Frequent fires leave Kerala government red-faced

It’s learned that the KMSCL authorities have asked the manufacturers of the bleaching powder company to take the stock back which has caused enough headaches to them already.

28 May 2023

Youth Congress election process to begin on June 1; Rahul, Akhil front-runners for president post

A YC leader told TNIE that senior A group leaders are peeved with Shafi as they feel the organisation has become weaker ever since he took over.

28 May 2023

Talks on implementing  Rs 82-crore smart meter project in KSEB fail

The trade unions demand that the project should be initiated by C-DAC has not gone down well with a section of KSEBL officials as they are keen to see the contract awarded to MNC power companies.

25 May 2023

CSI bishops conspicuous by their absence in meeting with PM Modi

Christian votes are very crucial in every election in Thiruvananthapuram. The Nadar community votes that are close to three lahks are decisive in at least seven out of 14 assembly constituencies.

26 Apr 2023

Travancore Devaswom Board’s 250-year-old Varanasi inn set for new lease of life

The dilapidated building’s renovation will allow the TDB to offer boarding and lodging arrangements, at nominal rates, in the spiritual and historical city.

24 Apr 2023

Congress to counter BJP with its own ‘bishop diplomacy’ in Kerala

The 21-member PAC meeting initially conceded that the Christian community, a traditional vote bank of the Congress, has started drifting away. 

21 Apr 2023

Kerala clocks record power consumption on Monday

The board feels that currently the state is in a comfortable position and there won’t be power cuts this time.

19 Apr 2023

Trans woman makes her debut in KSU protest

She is currently a first-year LLB student at CSI College for Legal Studies in Kanakkary, Kottayam, and aspires to be a criminal lawyer while  dabbling in Congress politics.

18 Apr 2023

Congress struggles to keep Christian connection in Oommen Chandy’s absence

A seasoned politician, Oommen Chandy always shared an excellent rapport with all community groups, including the SNDP Yogam and the NSS.

17 Apr 2023

Ex-Kerala CM Oommen Chandy’s brother approaches government for treatment again

It also demanded steps to prevent any further hindrances in the treatment of the former CM.

13 Apr 2023

KSEB smart meter project put on hold in Trivandrum over trade union disputes

Accordingly, the government entrusted the KSEB to take a call on avoiding the PIA and also to decide on how the tender applications should be initiated.

12 Apr 2023

Rejig plan delayed as Congress fails to name chief of monitoring panel in Kerala

Though state Cong prez constituted panel in March, committee is yet to hold its first meeting

10 Apr 2023

Restructuring of feeder organisations leads to more trouble in Congress; Balram, Sajeendran quit posts

Jebi Mather took charge as Mahila Congress state president in January 2022,  and the revamping should have been completed by last November. 

09 Apr 2023

BJP has vision for next 25 years, Congress does not have one for 25 days:  Anil Antony

Cyberbullying has become a regular affair. I was targeted when in Congress. But now that I have left the party, I am in a positive frame of mind.

09 Apr 2023

‘Come back,’ brother urges Anil Antony

Ajith said he was shocked to hear the news of Anil joining the Sangh Parivar. “I haven’t spoken to ‘chettan’ since,” he said. Ajith foresees a bleak future for his brother in the BJP.

08 Apr 2023