G Karthikeyan

  • AK Antony resents decline in debate in Legislatures December 30, 2013

    Criticising the trend of passing legislations without a thorough debate, Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday said it was the responsibility of both ruling and opposition parties to ensure that greater time was devoted for discussions in the House. "When laws are passed without a proper debate and taking sufficient time,...
  • Kerala speaker sad over year of least sittings December 27, 2013

    Kerala assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan said on Friday that he was deeply saddened that in the year 2013, the house saw only 37 sittings. And even in those few sittings, there were uproarious scenes on many days. "Not much deliberation has taken place. This is not good for parliamentary democracy. I...
  • 10-ft-long cobra caught from Kerala Assembly complex February 9, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 10-feet-long cobra has been caught from the library of the Kerala Assembly complex here by a snake-catcher after the staff alerted him about the presence of the deadly reptile in the place frequented by lawmakers. The cobra was caught unharmed by the popular snake-catcher of the state Vava Suresh...
  • Kerala: Discuss Bills in Assembly, says Speaker December 5, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Political differences among parties should not prevent them from taking part in discussions on Bills and issues, Kerala assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan said on Wednesday hoping that the session commencing on Dec 10 will be productive. Karthikeyan asked legislators and political parties to use this session in the best...
  • BJP women's wing up in arms against Swetha Menon November 27, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Mahila Morcha, the women's wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), alleges that actress Shwetha Menon and director Blessy are 'exploiting motherhood for commercial purposes' by incorporating the actress's delivery in 'Kalimannu'. On Sep 27, Shwetha delivered a baby girl at Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai and Blessy captured her delivery...