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IUML worker’s murder: Kerala CPI-M leader gets bail


August 27th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 27 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Kannur district secretary P. Jayarajan was Monday granted bail by the Kerala High Court in the murder of Indian Union Muslim ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator, 32 others charged in IUML worker murder


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 23 (IANS) The CPI-M's Kannur district secretary P.Jayarajan and party legislator T.V.Rajesh are among the 33 accused named in the charge sheet filed Friday in the IUML ... Read more...

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Kerala legislator gets bail in murder case


August 21st, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 21 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator T.V. Rajesh was Tuesday granted bail by the Kerala High Court in the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker ... Read more...

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CPI(M) MLA Rajesh denied bail, Jayarajan’s remand extended


August 14th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur, Kerala Aug 14 (IANS) While arrested CPI(M) legislator T.V. Rajesh's bail plea was dismissed, the judicial remand of party leader and Kannur district secretary P. Jayarajan was extended till ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator remanded in custody in murder case (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur/Kochi, Aug 13 (IANS) CPI-M legislator T.V.Rajesh, an accused in the murder of a Muslim League activist, was Monday remanded in judicial custody till Aug 27 after the Kerala High ... Read more...

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Bail denied to Kerala CPI-M leaders in murder case


August 13th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Monday struck a double blow to the CPI-M by dismissing bail pleas of party legislator T.V. Rajesh and jailed Kannur district party ... Read more...

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Kerala fomenting designs of radical communal groups: BJP


August 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary P. Muralidhar Rao, who is in-charge of the party's affairs in Kerala, Sunday said Kerala is becoming a ... Read more...

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UPA coordination panel holds first meeting


August 9th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The newly set-up coordination committee of the UPA held its first meeting here Wednesday and discussed the drought situation in some states. Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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UPA coordination committee to meet Aug 8 (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The first meeting of the UPA coordination committee, formed following the Congress's stand-off with coalition partner NCP, will be held Aug 8 to coincide ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader denied bail in murder case


August 4th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 4 (IANS) A court Saturday denied bail to Marxist leader P. Jayarajan, arrested for his alleged role in the murder of a Muslim League worker.The Kannur chief ... Read more...

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Decision on arrested Kerala CPI-M leader’s bail Saturday


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 3 (IANS) A court here completed hearing on the bail plea of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P. Jayarajan, arrested in a case of murder, and ... Read more...

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CPI-M worker killed during Kerala shutdown (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) A CPI-M worker was killed during a scuffle with suspected Muslim League workers Thursday as Kerala observed a shutdown on a call of the Marxist party ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Kerala over CPI-M leader’s arrest


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Kerala Thursday as the state observed a shutdown on a call given by the opposition CPI-M to protest the arrest of ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader held for murder, party calls shutdown (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Kerala CPI-M leader P. Jayarajan was Wednesday arrested and jailed in connection with the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker Abdul Shukoor in February. His ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader arrested in murder case


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Kerala Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P. Jayarajan was Wednesday arrested and jailed in connection with the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker ... Read more...

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Notice against Kerala minister for alleged phone tapping


July 31st, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) A CPI-M legislator in Kerala Tuesday filed a breach of privilege notice against the state's home minister over the police allegedly tapping phones of the party's ... Read more...

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An ice cream in Kerala that’s frozen in time (Kerala Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) An ice cream does not take more than 15 minutes to melt, but in Kerala a case that began from an ice cream parlour has acquired ... Read more...

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Controversy over dress circular to Kerala teachers


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 2 (IANS) Kerala's education department Monday sent a circular to woman teachers to turn up at a function in a saree and green blouse, inviting allegations that the ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M facing tough times (Letter from Kerala)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 30 (IANS) With the Kerala Police closing in on over a dozen top leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in different murder cases, the party in ... Read more...

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Pranab files nomination for presidential election (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday filed his nomination for the July 19 presidential poll and sought the "blessing of god and ... Read more...

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Sex case probe: Achuthanandan told to appear in court


June 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 19 (IANS) A Kerala court Tuesday asked former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan, who complained of sabotage of a probe into an alleged sex racket here in the early ... Read more...

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UPA and its constituents


June 15th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
A look at the seat-holding of United Progressive Alliance partners and those propping it from outside in the two houses of parliament.In the Lok Sabha:UPA partners --Congress - 207Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly again disrupted over twin murders


June 14th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) Four bills were passed without any discussion Thursday as the Kerala assembly was disrupted for the third consecutive day by opposition legislators demanding immediate arrest of ... Read more...

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Kerala house adjourned over murder controversy


June 13th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was disrupted again Wednesday as opposition Left legislators harped on their demand that Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) legislator P.K. Basheer be arrested ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly stalled, opposition demands IUML member’s arrest


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was plunged into chaos Tuesday as an adamant opposition demanded that P.K. Basheer, a first-time legislator of the Indian Union Muslim League, (IUML) ... Read more...

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Kerala IUML legislator named in murder case


June 11th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 11 (IANS) P.K. Basheer, a first-time legislator of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) that is a partner in Kerala's ruling coalition, has been named the sixth ... Read more...

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The killing fields of Kerala


June 1st, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) Kerala, India's most literate state with the best socio-economic indicators, has ironically a history of political killings in which virtually every party is involved.A recent ... Read more...

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Will ask poll panel to cancel CPI-M’s registration: UDF


May 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 28 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) Monday said it will approach the election commission to demand cancellation of the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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Chandy pats himself after one year, critics fume (One year of Oommen Chandy)


May 17th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) After holding office for a year, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is patting himself on the back. But critics are not impressed.With the Congress-led United Democratic ... Read more...

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Kerala land row: Opposition leaders meet governor


May 10th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) Kerala's opposition leaders Thursday met Governor H.R. Bhardwaj demanding action against Calicut University Vice-Chancellor M. Abdul Salam for allegedly trying to transfer a piece of ... Read more...

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Court dismisses Achuthanandan plea for sex probe report


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 2 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday dismissed a petition of Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan seeking a copy of the investigation report in the Kozhikode ice-cream parlour ... Read more...

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Kerala UDF constituencts call truce


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, April 22 (IANS) A ceasefire of sorts has been declared between the two bickering constituents of the ruling United Democratic front (UDF) in Kerala - the Indian Union Muslim ... Read more...

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Chandy off to Delhi to discuss fifth berth controversy


April 15th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and state Congress chief Ramesh Chennithala left for Delhi Sunday to take up with the party high command the gifting of ... Read more...

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Woes for Chandy as IUML given fifth ministership


April 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has come under fire from Hindu social groups besides his own Congress party ever since he gave a fifth ministership to ... Read more...

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Chandy inducts two new ministers, shuffles portfolios (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday added two more ministers to his cabinet, taking the total strength to 21, and shuffled some key portfolios, including home.The ... Read more...

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