Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan

  • Kerala to setup study and research centre on climate change June 19, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Government planned to set up a Study and Research Centre to have scientific knowledge on climate change, Minister for Environment and Forest Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan told the Assembly on Thursday. The centre would be the first step of the government to know more about climate change...
  • Can Netas stop implementation of rear seat belt rule? June 16, 2014

    Two weeks after Union Minister Gopinath Munde was killed in a road accident, no lessons seem to have been learnt. In Kerala, Transport Commissioner Rishi Raj Singh issued a circular making seat belts mandatory for all passengers in a four-wheeler. But the move has not gone well with the politicians....
  • Kerala rear seat belts row: Transport Commissioner unhappy with decision being scrapped, extends his leave June 16, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Two weeks after Union Minister Gopinath Munde was killed in a road accident, no lessons seem to have been learnt. In Kerala, Transport Commissioner Rishi Raj Singh issued a circular making seat belts mandatory for all passengers in a four-wheeler. But the move has not gone well with the...
  • 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...
  • Kerala: Minister, Transport Commissioner at loggerheads over making seat belts compulsory for passengers in the rear June 15, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: A political storm is brewing in Kerala over making seat belts mandatory for passengers seated in the rear seats of car. Kerala Traffic Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan and Transport Commissioner Rishiraj Singh are at loggerheads over the issue. While Singh had recently made using seat belts for passengers travelling in the...
  • Congress's Chennithala to be sworn in as Kerala minister December 31, 2013

    Ramesh Chennithala, president of the Kerala unit of the Congress, will on Wednesday be sworn into the cabinet of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, party sources said on Tuesday. The 57-year-old Chennithala, a three-time legislator and a four-time Lok Sabha member, will be administered the oath of office by Governor Nikhil Kumar. "I...
  • No need of Sonia, even a beggar can correct me: PC George January 6, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: More controversy has followed after PC George, chief whip of the Congress-led government, flagged off the Narendra Modi's 'run for unity' at Kottayam in Kerala. Now regional news channel Asianet has now brought out visuals of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy meeting a delegation led by Gujarat's Agriculture Minister Babubhai...
  • Kerala minor rape: Culprits identified, says govt March 7, 2013

    Malappuram: The culprits behind the rape of a three-year old girl at Tirur in this district had been identified and would be nabbed very soon, Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said on Thursday. In a brief interaction with mediapersons, the Home Minister said the police probe into the incident was progressing...
  • 'Pinarayi trying to sabotage TP murder case' May 16, 2012

    Thrissur: Kerala Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said on Tuesday that the CPM state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan is trying to sabotage the TP Chandrasekharan murder case by intimidating the officials investigating the case. He was responding to Vijayan's earlier statement that the UDF government's days were numbered and that there would be...
  • Mullaperiyar: Kerala minister to meet PM next week November 26, 2011

    Kottayam: Kerala Revenue Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and senior Union Cabinet ministers next week to press Kerala's demand for a new dam at Mullaperiyar in place of the 116-year-old structure. "As far as Kerala is concerned, the safety of the people living in the downstream areas...