M S Vidyanandan

Tax commissioner’s leave marks end of a strained relationship?

Highly-placed sources told TNIE that the FM’s office and Biswal had not been on good terms even before the present issue.

09 Nov 2019

PWD officers, contractor join hands to cheat government of Rs 1.47 crore

If there is a per-kilometre rate of corruption, the Public Works Department’s Aluva circle office certainly has a legitimate claim for entry into the hall of shame.

04 Nov 2019

Govt to form committee to tide over slowdown

Until September, the total tax collection stands at C20,659.12 crore; the near flat growth is attributed to huge dip in liquor, fuel revenue

02 Nov 2019

Owners of property registered since 1986, beware! You are under watch

Registration department set to launch drive to identify cases of undervaluation of deeds; defaulters to face revenue recovery. Move follows irregularities unearthed in Maradu flats

02 Nov 2019

Property registrations trip on slowdown, Maradu row

Property registrations in the state fell to a new low in September this year, indicating a slowdown in economy.

20 Oct 2019

Kerala govt collects Rs 83 crore in flood cess

Tourists turned back at the check post from the hill station by forest protection workers

19 Oct 2019

PWD officials siphon off gravel worth Rs 11 lakh

An investigation by the government’s finance inspection wing (FIW) found that a few officials of PWD roads sub-division office in Thrissur siphoned off gravel worth `11 lakh.

01 Oct 2019

Kannur airport’s claim of not being a govt entity hits turbulence

Above all, the SIC stated that the people had the right to know the deliberations and decisions to which the Chief Minister was a party.

26 Sep 2019

Riding piggyback on raffle rage to rake in the riches

Kerala is not known for conducive business environment and, as a result, it has produced fewer number of self-made millionaires compared to the other states.

22 Sep 2019

A tale of motherly love and concern at not-too-young 69!

At the first sight itself, you feel something is amiss about this old woman on the footpath who holds out her hand timidly.

14 Sep 2019

Keralite becomes member of Eastern Cape Legislature in South Africa

Anil Kumar Kesava Pillai, 56, hailing from Tiruvalla in Pathanamthitta, was sworn in as a member of the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature (ECPL) on August 30

08 Sep 2019

INTERVIEW | Challenging times ahead for Kerala: Finance Minister Thomas Isaac

Demonetisation and GST have also left the Indian economy tottering, Kerala Finance Minister T M Thomas Issac tells Express.

25 Aug 2019

Misinterpreting request as order, PSC gave illegal weightage for 4 decades

The SIC found that the KPSC misinterpreted a circular of request from the officer as a direction.

14 Aug 2019

Kerala Information Commission allows RTI applicants to take mobile snaps of documents

The new option may not be attractive to applicants who want to produce the copy as an authentic document before some authority.

03 Aug 2019

This block panchayat in Kerala builds study rooms for Schedule Caste students

The panchayat recently sanctioned Rs 1 crore to build study rooms for 50 students where each student would get an assistance of Rs 2 lakh in a phased manner.

29 Jul 2019