Congress in Kerala to take over cochlear implants project

Recognising that this grant would only help 25 hearing-impaired children,  Sudhakaran decided to take it up as the party’s initiative to address the concerns of the remaining affected children. 

26 Jul 2023

It was Antony’s idea to invite Kerala CM for Chandy commemoration meet

Antony had stayed away from the memorial programme.  

25 Jul 2023

By turning down gun salute, Chandy’s kin spark debate on need for such traditions

Senior Congress leader V M Sudheeran told TNIE that Chandy should be lauded for taking such a noble decision.

24 Jul 2023

Chandy Oommen most likely to emerge as Oommen Chandy's heir apparent

Most Congress leaders are currently silent on the matter, as they believe it is inappropriate to discuss candidature while the family is mourning Oommen Chandy’s death.

24 Jul 2023

Finding successor no easy task for congress

None of the Chandy loyalists including M M Hassan, K C Joseph, Benny Behanan, Anto Antony and K Babu can replace Chandy as group leader.

20 Jul 2023

Former personal staff share poignant moments with their beloved leader Oommen Chandy

Chandy's ability to stand for those who were with him even at the cost of his interest made him a stalwart in Congress party after K Karunakaran. 

19 Jul 2023

Leader who always put people before anything

The slogans, “Athivegam Bahudooram” and “Vikasanavum Karuthalum”, coined during Chandy’s tenure, sum up his style of administration.

19 Jul 2023

Puthuppally's own Chandy: Voters of this Kottayam town never let him down

Chandy made a mark as chief minister. The relief measures during the tsunami were commendable during the fag end of 2004.

18 Jul 2023

MPs’ resistance stalls Congress’s organisational revamp

Speculation is rife that a group of MPs intends to postpone the organisational revamp, particularly the formation of new district committees, until the 2024 Lok Sabha election.

18 Jul 2023

KILA director general’s extension not legal: Congress

Congress leader John Vinatious in his complaint cited that, as per KILA’s code of law, the upper age limit of the DG is fixed as 60 years.

18 Jul 2023

Congress to hold ‘diversity meet’ against UCC in Kozhikode

Notably, the Congress has decided to address the issue of violence in Manipur as well.

17 Jul 2023

Kerala government nod for sound system music to ears of Secretariat staff

To everyone’s surprise, the government approved the idea and gave administrative sanction of `13, 440 to set up a music system.

17 Jul 2023

Congress refuses to get on SilverLine bandwagon

Congress leaders including K Sudhakaran and M M Hassan who was active in the anti-SilverLine protests are yet to say anything about the ongoing debate over the revival of the SilverLine project.

14 Jul 2023

Kerala will be forced to introduce smart meters

The Centre launched the revamped distribution sector scheme (RDSS) project in 2021 to ensure mass adoption of prepaid smart meters.

10 Jul 2023

Congress leadership welcomes League’s decision on UCC seminar in Kerala

The Congress state leadership was confident of IUML declining CPM’s invitation to the seminar scheduled for Saturday.

10 Jul 2023

Isreal Conflict