Kerala CM

  • Kerala Govt to take urgent steps to ensure road safety: Chandy 07-09-2013 12:36 PM

    Malappuram: Taking serious note of recurrence of road mishaps in Kerala, including the recent bus tragedy at Malappuram which claimed 13 lives, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday said the government would take urgent measures to enhance road safety. Talking to reporters after paying homage to the victims of the accident...
  • Sonia rejects Kerala CM's bid to make PCC chief join his govt 02-08-2013 07:56 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday rejected his proposal to induct a reluctant PCC chief Ramesh Chennithala into his government which is under attack over the solar panel scam. The decision follows hectic discussions which went on fornearly a...
  • Solar panel scam: Chandy meets Sonia Gandhi in Delhi 13-07-2013 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy met Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Saturday amid calls for him to resign over the solar panel scam. Chandy has been accused of links to the main accused Saritha Nair in the case. After the meeting, Chandy said he met Sonia...
  • Solar panel scam: Tharoor says CM has taken steps; probe still on 10-07-2013 11:50 PM

    Stray incidents of violence on Wednesday marred the 12-hour strike called by the CPM led LDF in Kerala to demand resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy over the solar scam. Union Minister and an MP from Kerala Shashi Tharoor also claimed the attacks have not hit the image of the...
  • Kerala: UDF claims solar panel scam a ploy to target Chandy 09-07-2013 12:39 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The ruling United Democratic Front that met at Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's official residence late Monday night decided to back the beleaguered leader after revelations made by a businessman. "This is nothing but a plot of the Left opposition and the UDF is solidly behind our chief minister...
  • Palmolein case: HC stays order to probe Chandy 27-09-2011 04:57 PM

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed a lower court order directing investigation into the role of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the 1992 palmolein import case. Chandy was finance minister in the K Karunakaran Cabinet when the deal was inked. The interim order was issued by Justice K...
  • Kerala CM engulfed in the palmolein fire

    Southsayer |  Dakshina Muraleedharan
    Things were going well for Oommen Chandy after the initial hiccups of forming a UDF government with the macho allies. His ambitious 100-day governance program...

  • Kerala polls: Achuthanandan, Chandy win 13-05-2011 10:34 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Both the incumbent Chief Minister and the probable chief ministerial candidate on Friday won their respective seats in Kerala. Kerala Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan has retained Malampuzha seat by defeating Lathika Subash of Congress by over 23,000 votes. Congress leader and UDF's Chief Minister probable Oommen Chandy has won...
  • Kerala poll results: UDF wins 70, LDF 68 13-05-2011 09:31 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The first result in the April 13 Assembly polls in Kerala has gone in favour of UDF, with Varkala Kahar of Congress retaining the Varkala segment in Thiruvananthapuram district. He defeated his nearest rival AA Rahim of CPI-M by over 10,000 votes, official sources said. Power Minister and CPI-M...
  • Weight of history behind UDF 13-05-2011 08:42 AM

    Both LDF and UDF party members are trickling in the counting centers, says they are nervous. ...
  • UDF wins in Kerala by a narrow margin 13-05-2011 08:07 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress-led UDF on Friday managed to wrest power from the ruling CPI(M)-controlled LDF in Kerala with a wafer-thin majority of two seats in the 140-member Assembly, in the closest poll battle in the state in three decades. UDF won 72 seats, crossing the magic figure of 71 required for...
  • Kerala may bring LDF back to power 13-05-2011 07:47 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: It's a neck to neck battle in Kerala. The CNN-IBN -The Week post poll survey says it's going to be a close call between the UDF and the LDF. VS Achuthanandan is expected to have turned things around for the Left, with voters ignoring Rahul Gandhi's age jibe against...
  • 75 pc turnout in Kerala; both UDF, LDF hopeful 13-04-2011 07:52 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Nearly 75 per cent voters cast their votes in Kerala on Wednesday. The elections which initially looked like going the Congress' way, now looks evenly poised. Divisions within the Congress-led front could help the Left in many seats in the state. A veteran of many political battles, VS Achutahnandan...
  • CPM forced to backtrack, Kerala CM to contest 18-03-2011 10:29 PM

    The CPM has been forced to backtrack and give Kerala Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan a ticket for next month's assembly polls ...
  • Achuthanandan ready to contest if party decides 03-03-2011 02:23 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on Thursday expressed his readiness to contest in the coming assembly election, if his party asked him to go for another electoral battle. "Certainly," was his answer when asked at a meet-the-press programme here whether he would enter the fray if the party...