Kerala News

Healthcare fraternity shocked over Shailaja's exclusion

The decision to leave out Health Minister K K Shailaja from the second Pinarayi  Vijayan government has left healthcare workers in a state of utter shock and disbelief.  

published : 17 minutes ago

KK Shailaja: Rock star performer now a party liability

Not surprisingly, K K Shailaja was projected as the state’s first probable woman chief minister.

published : 17 minutes ago

Seven CPM members spoke for Shailaja but went silent after Kodiyeri’s speech

Strangely, there was no overwhelming demand from the powerful Kannur lobby, to which Shailaja also belongs, for retaining her.

published : 19 minutes ago

CPM sees Abdurahiman as bridge to bring Sunni factions closer to party

The CPM decided to give a cabinet berth to Tanur MLA V Abdurahiman aspart of the long-term strategy to make further inroads into the Muslim strongholds in Malappuram.

published : 22 minutes ago

Dissidents in BJP raise serious organisational plaints

The official faction was against deploying cadre from outside the constituency, saying it would affect the party’s prospects in other seats. 

published : 24 minutes ago

Meetings over, Congress high command to select Kerala Opposition leader

Announcement regarding next legislative party leader likely within two days | Section of young MLAs question move to back Chennithala, favour Satheesan instead

published : 25 minutes ago

Pinarayi CPM’s lone old face, CPI too chooses fresh hands

Shailaja’s exclusion sets tongues wagging, all 11 ministers from CPM fresh faces; Pinarayi meets governor and stakes claim to form new government

published : 28 minutes ago

8% of those displaced by Cyclone Tauktae rain Covid positive or symptomatic

With hardly two weeks left for monsoon onset, virus becomes bigger headache for officials

published : 41 minutes ago

Mysuru farmers waiting for Kerala's Pinarayi govt to clear dues

With the Pinarayi Vijayanled government set to come to power in Kerala again, far away in Mysuru, a group of farmers are eagerly waiting for his government to take oath.

published : 1 hour ago

Plea in SC against physical swearing-in ceremony of Pinarayi government 2.0 in Kerala

The petition by activist K M Shahjahan has sought directions to the Kerala government to adhere to the COVID-19 protocol and ban all public gatherings.

published : 6 hours ago

Kasaragod runs out of Covid vaccines for people above 45

Applications of candidates in the age group of 18-45 years are being rejected because they are not submitting certificate of comorbidities.

published : 7 hours ago

HC urged to declare swearing-in of Kerala Cabinet illegal for 'violation' of COVID norms

The petition said the function is going to be conducted amid a situation where the disaster management authority had declared 'triple lockdown' in four districts including Thiruvananthapuram

published : 10 hours ago

Opposition UDF decides to boycott swearing in of Pinarayi govt, will watch it virtually

The LDF has decided to invite 140 MLAs, 20 MPs and party workers with a total capacity of 500 invitees. This had drawn flak from a cross section of people including celebrities and the common man.

published : 13 hours ago

Pinarayi 2.0: KK Shailaja dropped as CPM picks new faces in cabinet, CM's son-in-law included

The CPM state committee, which met here on Tuesday, has gone for a generational shift in the case of ministers and decided not to exempt Shailaja from this decision

published : 15 hours ago

Kerala cadre IAS officer EK Majhi passes away due to Covid

Majhi had served as Thiruvananthapuram district collector, revenue department principal secretary and agriculture department secretary before being posted in central deputation. 

published : 16 hours ago