Kerala

  • Kayaking festival comes to Kerala backwaters 3 days ago

    Top rowers of the world are in Kozhikode, Kerala for the Kayaking festival being held at the backwaters of the southern most state. ...
  • Watch: What Kerala expects from Rail Budget 2014 July 8, 2014

    Ahead of the first Rail Budget of the Narendra Modi government, the people of Kerala say they expect improved facilities and timely trains. They are also expecting more trains in the south. ...
  • Iraq crisis: Nurses to reunite with their families on Saturday July 5, 2014

    All the 46 nurses who have been in captivity in Tikrit since June 11 were released by ISIS in Mosul. A special Indian plane will now take the nurses from Erbil, Iraq to Kochi, Kerala to reunite with their families. ...
  • Nurses safe, Ministry of External Affairs helpful: Kerala CM July 3, 2014

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy confirmed that the nurses stranded in Iraq were safe and that the Ministry of External Affairs was really helpful in dealing with the crisis. ...
  • Rear seat belt should be optional, not mandatory: Kerala Transport Minister June 15, 2014

    Kerala Traffic Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan on Sunday said, "I cannot agree with the idea of tormenting the passengers by insisting that they put on rear seat belts, when this mechanism is not available in all the cars. We cannot implement this rule before rectifying such issues. How can we insist...
  • Monsoon hits Kerala but no respite from heat in North India June 6, 2014

    After a long wait, the rain Gods have finally shown mercy. The monsoon has reached southern Kerala coast causing widespread rains in the state. Even though it's delayed by 5 days, the Met department predicts that it's expected to reach states like Maharashtra & West Bengal swiftly, in the next...
  • North India continues to reel under severe heat wave June 6, 2014

    Even as Monsoon hit Kerala on Friday, North India continues to reel under severe heat wave. ...
  • Monsoon expected to hit Kerala in 3-4 days: MeT Department June 2, 2014

    According to India Meteorological Department, the monsoon will hit Kerala in the next 3 to 4 days. IMD Director BP Yadav said that from the last 3-4 days there was no advancement but on Monday it has reached Arabian Sea. "Conditions now becoming favourable for the onset of monsoon over...
  • A Billion Votes: High turnout in phase 3 of Lok Sabha elections April 10, 2014

    Polling ends in all 91 constituencies in 11 states and 3 union territories for phase 3 of Lok Sabha elections. High voter turnout so far in Kerala, moderate in Delhi, UP and Bihar. ...
  • Watch: Analysis of early voter trends in Lok Sabha elections Phase III April 10, 2014

    As many as 91 constituencies voted in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. ...
  • Confident that I will be re-elected from Thiruvananthapuram: Tharoor April 10, 2014

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor cast his vote at a polling booth in Thiruvananthapuram. The Congress candidate is confident that he would be re-elected from Thiruvananthapuram. ...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi greets Kerala in Malayalam April 8, 2014

    BJP Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi campaigned in Kasargod in Kerala on Tuesday. He began by addressing the crowd in Malayalam. Modi later launched a scathing attack on the Congress accusing them of shielding the Italian marines accused of killing two Kerala fishermen. ...
  • Watch: Election tracker promo on South India April 1, 2014

    With the elections 2014 about to be announced, the Election Tracker is back on CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS National Election Tracker brings the mood of key swing states ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Tonight we will focus on Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • Will approach voters with development card: Tharoor March 14, 2014

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that he will approach his voters with the development activities that he has done for the constituency in the past five years. He said that he is the only MP to have come out with an annual report of his activities. Tharoor will be contesting...
  • TWTW: Kumar Vishwas faces flak for remarks on Kerala nurses January 26, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas was criticised for calling Kerala nurses 'dark-skinned'. He later apologised for his comments. ...
  • Kochi: Protest erupts over Kumar Vishwas's remarks on Kerala nurses January 21, 2014

    Protest erupted in Kochi over Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas's remarks on Kerala nurses. A 2008 video of Vishwas calling Kerala nurses dark-skinned has gone viral on social media sparking protests. The AAP office in Kochi was vandalized by youth Congress workers, who barged into the office on Monday...
  • Kerala: CPI demands Tharoor's resignation January 16, 2014

    Kerala state executive member of Communist Party of India (CPI) C Divakaran said on Thursday that Shashi Tharoor should resign from the post of minister. He also said that his party will take the issue before the people and explain to them on what he has actually done. ...
  • Kerala: Shutdown to protest against rise in LPG prices January 3, 2014

    Hotels and restaurants have been shutdown in protest against rise in LPG prices. The Kerala hotels, restaurants association and Bakers association said that this is only a one day strike, but their agitation could intensify. ...
  • Monsoon tracker: Severe rainfall expected across North Eastern States September 2, 2013

    The Met Department has predicted severe rainfall in parts of North Eastern States on Monday. Fairly widespread rainfall is also predicted in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattigarh, North Eastern States, parts of Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and parts of Maharashtra. ...
  • Saving the Western Ghats: Exploring Kerala August 10, 2013

    CNN-IBN's special series focuses on saving the Western Ghats of India. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 5, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: IAS officer Durga's suspension was 'correct and won't be revoked, says Mulayam August 5, 2013

    Samajwadi party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav have justified the decision to suspend IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. ...
  • Solar panel scam: Tharoor says CM has taken steps; probe still on July 10, 2013

    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...
  • KPCC defends Oommen Chandy, says CM won't quit July 9, 2013

    Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President Ramesh Chennithala said on Tuesday, "There is a lot of evidence to believe that the (solar panel) crisis has been precipitated by the group war inside the Congress." ...
  • Solar panel scam: UDF backs Chandy as Oppn seeks his resignation July 9, 2013

    Two of Chief Minister Oomen Chandy's staff members had been suspended in June after their involvement in the scam was revealed. ...
  • Watch: Security tightened in temples across Kerala July 8, 2013

    Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala is one of the most guarded temple in Kerala. The state government has decided a 5-tier security apparatus for the temple last year. After attack on the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, security is tightened in temples across the state. ...
  • Downfall of brand Sreesanth May 24, 2013

    Once the poster-boy of cricket in Kerala, Sreesanth is probably hated and condemned like no one else. How has Brand Sreesanth taken a hit? Naveen Nair gets us this story. ...
  • First rank is a mix of luck, hard work: Civil Services Exam topper May 4, 2013

    For the third consecutive year, a girl Haritha V Kumar has topped the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2012. ...
  • I feel cheated, CM shielded my husband: Kerala ex-forest minister's wife April 3, 2013

    The wife of the former Forest Minister of Kerala KB Ganesh Kumar has said that she was not only abused by her husband, but also feels cheated by Chief Minister Oomen Chandy, who was shielding him. Though the former minister has denied the allegations and has said it a political...
  • Kerala ex-minister's marital spat rocks Assembly, Oppn says CM must quit April 3, 2013

    The Opposition alleged Oommen Chandy "misled" the House over the complaint by former Kerala minister Ganesh Kumar's wife. ...