Kerala News

Kerala Assembly is unanimous minus one against new cattle rules

The Assembly urged the Narendra Modi government to scrap the new rules as they threaten the livelihoods of lakhs of people and harm the nation's food security.

published : 08 Jun 2017

Kerala Assembly session begins with beef fry breakfast

The Kerala legislators started their day at the assembly canteen here before heading to debate on the new central rule that they say infringes upon the states' rights.

published : 08 Jun 2017

Kerala government's plan to transform schools in the state

Smart classrooms, top notch infrastructure and a perception shift are upending the way we viewed
public education. Express examines the winds of change blowing across the state

published : 04 Jun 2017

School on Kerala-Tamil Nadu border nurtures its 73 wards despite scores of elephant attacks

The Government UP School here was knocked down by wild elephants at least two dozen times in the past. Yet, it has survived the test of time imparting lessons to the wards of migrant labourers.

published : 04 Jun 2017

Only one student, teacher in this Kerala school

The Sree Rama Vilasam (SRV) LP aided school in Shoranur had only one student in attendance on the Praveshanolsavom day. And a lone teacher too!

published : 04 Jun 2017

Amit Shah says Modi govt gave Rs 1.5 lakh crore to Kerala in three years

He asked Malayalees to board the development bus of Modi

published : 04 Jun 2017

Amit Shah asks BJP leaders in Kerala to attract minorities

BJP national president Amit Shah exhorted the state leadership to urgently chalk out an action plan to rope in members of the minority community into the party. 

published : 04 Jun 2017

Kerala village comes together to quadruple school enrollments

Last June when schools reopened, Government Junior Basic School (GJBS) in Peral grabbed the headlines.

published : 04 Jun 2017

Retired High Court judge C N Ramachandran Nair to head Vizhinjam project probe panel

A CAG report had found lapses in the Rs 7,525 crore Vizhinjam Port Project deal with the Guatam Adani group.

published : 31 May 2017

States must have been consulted: Kerala Chief Minister to Prime Minister Modi

A day after the Centre imposed restrictions on cattle trade, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to repeal the restrictions.

published : 28 May 2017

State beefs up protest; Pinarayi writes to Modi

Kerala, where beef consumption is comparatively high, expressed its resentment against the Centre’s decision to ban slaughter of cattle by organising ‘beef fests’ across the state.

published : 28 May 2017

Kerala Government may enact law to counter ban

Animal Husbandry Minister K Raju has said the state government will look at enacting laws if the Union Government won’t lift the ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter.

published : 28 May 2017

Slaughter animals’ sale ban a harmless decision, says Sakshi Maharaj

Terming the Union Govt’s decision to prohibit the sale of animals for slaughter ‘harmless’, controversial BJP leader Sakshi Maharaj MP said the situation is such that Ahimsa cannot be propagated.

published : 28 May 2017

Ban sparks protests across the state

Protests erupted in several parts of the state, with ‘beef festivals’ being organised by student and youth activists, against the Centre’s notification banning the sale of cattle for slaughter.

published : 28 May 2017

Curbs on cattle trade affect secular ethos, Kerala Chief Minister to Modi

Pinarayi Vijayan today shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying imposing restrictions on cattle trade will affect the country's secular ethos and millions of livelihoods.

published : 27 May 2017