MS Vidyanandan

Protest at Onam celebration: Sacked workers trash Thiruvananthapuram Corp’s claims

The 43-year-old, hailing from a family of fishers, was among the brave Covid warriors who had cleaned the city streets without fail even when the pandemic was at its peak.

07 Sep 2022

Kerala's Rs 23,000 crore revenue shortfall: Salary, pension may be hit from next quarter

Reason: The various cuts imposed by the Union government and its decision to stop paying GST compensation to states. Finance Minister K N Balagopal admitted it too.

25 Jul 2022

Kerala: Congress MP K Muraleedharan names Central government nominees in DISHA

The state BJP seems to be least bothered about the lack of representation in the committees which monitor the implementation of various development projects, including 41 central schemes.

11 Jul 2022

In mother’s memory, Resul Pookutty charts a sound health plan for his native place in Kollam

A predictive healthcare analytics system is one of the highlights of the development programme for 33 government healthcare centres in Kollam charted out by the Resul Pookutty Foundation.

04 Jul 2022

Kerala govt disowns its social security pension firm, withdraws support    

The KSSP raises fund through borrowings for the monthly payment of `1,600 each as social security pension to 52.27 lakh beneficiaries in the state.

22 Jun 2022

With 11,000 staff retiring in May, Kerala government to shell out Rs 3,400 crore for benefits

According to a source, the total number of retirements this year would be about 17,000 which would cost an approximate Rs 5,500 crore as retirement benefit.

30 May 2022

Shortage of inexpensive liquor blessing in disguise for Bevco

A shortage of inexpensive liquor brands in Bevco outlets is emptying customers’ pockets.

10 May 2022

Kerala GST wing seized 351 kg of gold last fiscal, 306 cases filed

A 300% increase from previous year | Drive which started last September is going on

08 May 2022

Thiruvananthapuram scientist generates electricity from tapioca leaves  

The next challenge was to eliminate carbon dioxide and traces of hydrosulphide from the emission. “I overcame that, too.

01 May 2022

Women own 1/3 of new houses in Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram

Latest statistics shows that 34.34% of the new private buildings in capital district and 34.08% in Idukki are owned by women

29 Apr 2022

Kerala’s paddy cultivation sees drastic decline in last 15 years

Area under cultivation that was 2,75,742 hectares in 2005 dropped to 1,91,051 in 2020 

15 Apr 2022

App to let people access Kerala local govt services soon

Currently, all 941 panchayats are linked with the citizen service portal of LSG dept

12 Apr 2022

Archaeology dept kept in dark over Thirunelly temple renovation 

The chuttambalam or the structure around the sanctum sanctorum has been pulled down, except for the balikkalpura structure on the front side.

07 Apr 2022

Trade union hartal call hits Kerala tourism industry

Large-scale cancellation of bookings in hotels trigger panic

22 Mar 2022

Trade, tourism sectors upset over 48-hour national strike call

The trade union protest is likely to push state into a hartal-like situation

20 Mar 2022