Kerala Government

  • Kerala: Ramesh Chennithala inducted in Oommen government, gets Home 30-12-2013 11:27 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Monday was inducted in the Oommen Chandy Cabinet and was given the charge of Home ministry. Meanwhile, G Karthikeyan was elevated to the post of President in the Kerala Pradesh Congress Commiittee. The move, which has the approval of the Congress high command, was...
  • Kerala government approves a package for Saudi returned workers 06-11-2013 05:28 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A rehabilitation package has been approved by the Kerala government for Non Resident Keralites (NRKS), returning home due to the Nitaqat Labour Law of Saudi Arabia. There is an increase in the number of people reaching the various airports in the state after the deadline ended on November 4....
  • UPA committed to give basic facilities to all, asserts Sonia Gandhi 30-09-2013 01:58 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram:Asserting that inclusive growth will remain as central plank of UPA, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday said it was in tune with this concept that the government had launched a series of welfare programmes and legislative initiatives, especially for the weaker sections. "Inclusive growth is the policy of the...
  • Kerala govt seeks explanation from organisers on national anthem row 13-09-2013 03:22 PM

    Embarrassed by the inept compering and mistakes in rendering the national anthem at a function attended by Vice-President Hamid Ansari in the city this week, the Kerala Government has sought explanation from the organisers of the event. The Genderal Administration Department has sought an explanation from Sree Narayana Dharma Samithi,...
  • Kerala govt launches e-payment facility for people to pay bills online 05-09-2013 02:03 PM

    Kerala government has launched "e-pament gateway" system enabling people to pay various utility bills and access government department services online. Utility bills of Kerala State Electricity Board, Kerala Water Authority, BSNL and university fees could be done through the gateway using credit and debit cards of 66 banks identified for...
  • Solar scam: Kerala govt decides to hold judicial probe 16-08-2013 01:30 PM

    The Kerala cabinet on Friday formally decided to hold a judicial probe by a sitting High Court judge into the solar panel scam, that has brought the Chief Minister's office under a cloud. Addressing a press conference after a cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the terms of reference...
  • Solar scam: Kerala CM Oommen Chandy ready for judicial probe 13-08-2013 01:54 PM

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy announced on Tuesday he was ready for a judicial probe into the solar scam case to end the Left opposition's siege of the secretariat - but it cut no ice. Tuesday morning saw hectic consultations between the top brass of the Congress-led United Democratic Front...
  • NHRC directs Kerala govt to pay monetary relief to prison inmate 15-07-2013 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday asked the Kerala government to pay Rs 50,000 as monetary relief to a prison inmate who was allegedly tortured by a jail warder in a Central Jail of Thrissur. According to a NHRC release issued on Monday, the Commission has directed...
  • Suryanelli survivor seeks to implead in PIL against Kurien 11-06-2013 06:46 PM

    Kochi: The Suryanelli rape survivor on Monday approached the Kerala High Court seeking to implead herself in the PIL which sought a direction for further investigation into the involvement of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien in the nearly two decade-old case. In her petition, the woman submitted that she...
  • NHRC issues notice to Kerala govt over malnutrition deaths 28-05-2013 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notice to the Kerala government over alleged deaths of several infants due to malnutrition in Attappadi area of the state. The rights panel has given six weeks time to the state government to submit a report in this regard. According...
  • Kerala shuts down HIL Endosulfan factory 10-05-2011 03:13 PM

    Cochin: Kerala pollution control board orders for the closure of HIL factory in Cochin manufacturing Endosulfan citing violations. The step has been taken even as a petition was filed by CPI-M's youth wing Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) in the Supreme Court seeking overall ban on the use of...
  • Resul’s omission leaves Kerala govt red faced 31-01-2010 03:47 PM

    He was recommended for Padma Shri by the Government of Maharashtra. ...