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Congress leaders in Kerala pay tributes to Indira Gandhi

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) Congress leaders in Kerala on Sunday paid glowing tributes to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her birth centenary. At a function held at the state Congress headquarters, two-time Chief Minister Oommen Chandy described Gandhi as a leader who led the party from the front and took it to new heights even though it was once written off by its rivals. ...

2 days ago
Pinarayi Vijayan's angry brush with the media

Kochi, Nov 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday had an angry brush with the media, literally. When accosted by TV media personnel who approached him for a sound byte on the war of words between the ruling partners -- the CPI-M and CPI, Vijayan lost his cool. As Vijayan, who had arrived here to attend a party meeting, got out of the car and moved towards the ...

3 days ago
Kerala's ruling partners CPI-M, CPI spar in the open

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) The Kerala unit of the two Communist parties - CPI-M and CPI - the number one and two parties in the ruling Left Democratic Front on Thursday openly came out against each other. The immediate provocation for this was the manner in which four CPI state Ministers boycotted Wednesday's weekly cabinet meeting in protest against the presence of tainted State ...

3 days ago
Kerala Police team treading cautiously on solar scam probe

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) The police probe team, led by Director General of Police Rajesh Diwan, formed to further probe the Kerala solar scam has decided to not just base its investigation on a 2013 'letter' by main accused Saritha Nair who has made serious allegations of corruption and sexual exploitation against a number of Congress leaders. The police team held a first round ...

4 days ago
Thomas Chandy finally quits as Kerala minister

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) Battling land grab charges, Kerala Transport Minister Thomas Chandy on Wednesday quit, becoming the third minister to quit the government of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in controversial circumstances. After submitting his resignation to his party leader T.P. Peethambaran, who forwarded it to Vijayan, Chandy drove away in his official car to his home ...

4 days ago
Thomas Chandy quits as Kerala minister

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) Battling land grab charges, Kerala Transport Minister Thomas Chandy on Wednesday submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who forwarded it to the Governor. Speaking to the media at the Secretariat later, NCP leader T.P. Peethamabaran said the resignation letter had been handed over to Vijayan. All the details will be told to you at 2...

4 days ago
Thomas Chandy quits as Kerala minister

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) Battling land grab charges, Thomas Chandy on Wednesday resigned as the Kerala Transport Minister. Chandy submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan through NCP leader T.P. Peethamabaran. Speaking to the media later, Peethamabaran said the resignation letter had been handed over. All the details will be told to you at 2 p.m. <...

4 days ago
Let us not speculate on Chandy's resignation, says Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that there was no need to speculate on Transport Minister Thomas Chandy's resignation, adding the NCP has sought time to discuss the same with its national leadership. This came after the Kerala High Court on Tuesday dismissed Chandy's petition against the District Collector's report in Lake Palace...

5 days ago
Fate of Kerala Minister hangs in balance after HC dismisses petition

Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) In a setback to the Pinarayi Vijayan government, the Kerala High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition by state Transport Minister Thomas Chandy for quashing the Alappuzha district collector's report which alleged large-scale land grab by him to build a plush resort. The division bench of the court of Justice P.N. Ravindran and Justice Devan Ramach...

5 days ago
Embarrassment for Congress as party member represents tainted Kerala Minister

Kochi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Congress party in Kerala was put in an embarrassing spot after the party's senior Rajya Sabha member Vivek Tankha, a former Additional Solicitor General of India, appeared as counsel for state Transport Minister Thomas Chandy who is facing land grab allegations. The Congress party has been attacking the Pinarayi Vijayan government over Chandy's alleged land grab ...

5 days ago
Setback for Vijayan government as Kerala HC dismisses Minister Chandy's petition

Kochi, Nov 14 (IANS) In a setback to the Pinarayi Vijayan government, the Kerala High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition by state Transport Minister Thomas Chandy for quashing the Alappuzha district collector's report which alleged large-scale land grab by him to build a plush resort. The division bench of the court of Justice P.N. Ravindran and Justice Devan Ramachandran came down he...

7 days ago
Congress continues to slam Kerala solar scam report

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 12 (IANS) The Congress in Kerala continued to slam the Justice G. Sivarajan (Retd) panel's report on the solar scam indicting then Chief Minister Ooomen Chandy and several of his ministers with the party state chief on Sunday terming it a sex novel. The report, tabled in the Kerala Assembly last Thursday, spoke of corruption, sexual harassment the scam prime accus...

9 days ago
Solar Commission probe report prejudiced: Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 10 (IANS) Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday picked holes in the Solar Commission probe report and called it prejudiced. Chandy's remarks came a day after he was indicted on several charges of engaging in corruption and even sexual harassment in the Justice G. Sivarajan (retd) Solar Commission probe report. On Thursday, Kerala Chief Minis...

9 days ago
Solar scam report comes under fire, senior police official to conduct further probe

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 10 (IANS) Senior Congress legislator Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan and some others indicted by the solar probe report have criticised the Justice G. Sivarajan (Retd) panel over the manner of its probe, even as the Pinarayi Vijayan government on Friday appointed Director General of Police Rajesh Diwan to conduct further investigation in the 2013 scam. Diwan is expect...

10 days ago
Congress rejects solar scam report, says Chandy ready to face trial

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Congress on Thursday rejected the Solar Judicial Commission probe report which indicted former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and other Congress leaders and said they are ready to face any trial. We have always said that LDF came to power on completely false and baseless allegations. Mr. Chandy and all other leaders named therein are more than willing to face...

10 days ago
Solar probe report indicts Chandy, am innocent, he says

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 9 (IANS) Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday said he does not rule out foul play in preparation of the solar judicial probe report in which he has been indicted. The 1,000 page report was tabled at a special session of the state assembly. Chandy added that the final victory would be his when the case is finally disposed of. The report by...

10 days ago
Solar scam report tabled in Kerala assembly

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 9 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday tabled the full text of the Solar Judicial Commission probe report at a special session of the state assembly. Vijayan gave permission for live telecast on the day's proceedings. The more than 1,000-page report by Justice G. Sivarajan (retd) includes four volumes in English and one in Malayalam.

11 days ago
In Kerala, Left and Congress flay demonetisation, BJP heaps praise

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) Kerala's main rival political fronts, the CPI-M-led Left and Congress-led UDF, on Wednesday for a change appeared to have a common agenda when they both slammed the Modi government over demonetisation, while the state unit of the BJP was in a buoyant mood. The two fronts did not hold a unified protest, and had organised separate protests. Chief M...

11 days ago
Vijayan government to table Solar commission report on Thursday

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) The Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left government in Kerala is set to lay the Solar Judicial Commission probe report in the state assembly on Thursday, which could put the Congress in a tight spot as the report has criticised former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's office for alleged involvement in the scam. Never before in the history of the state has the tabling o...

12 days ago
Prayers to Lord Ganesha as rain cloud hovers over T20 decider

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7 (IANS) The Pazhavangadi Ganapathy temple, in the heart of city, witnessed a good rush of devotees on Tuesday morning with many breaking coconuts with just one prayer in mind - that the rain gods should be benevolent. After all, the decider T20 between New Zealand and India is to be held at the brand new Greenfield Stadium here in the evening. For the past two da...

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