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Kerala government’s move to dilute Lokayukta’s powers raises questions, goes against CPM postures on public corruption

January 28, 2022 9:13 am

🔴 The Kerala government needs to recall the Lokayukta ordinance. Failing to do so could be viewed as a compromise on the part of the Left towards strengthening institutional checks against public corruption.

Decent burial without delay a constitutional right, says Kerala HC

December 16, 2021 6:01 pm

Justice P V Kunikrishnan said it was the duty of the state to complete the legal formalities forthwith if an unnatural death happened and the officials of the government should hand over the body to the kith and kin of the deceased person immediately.

Pushed by 2nd Covid wave, Kerala all-cause deaths set for record high this year

December 13, 2021 7:24 am

🔴 In the first six months of the year, Kerala registered 1,55,520 all-cause deaths — a 35 percentage jump from the corresponding period in 2020 (1,15,081 deaths).

Kerala: Clerics’ body against idea, IUML drops protest at mosques

December 03, 2021 7:32 am

🔴 The trigger was the Left Democratic Front government’s decision to assign recruitment to the Kerala Wakf Board through the Public Service Commission, the state’s recruitment agency.

Kerala govt won't provide free treatment for unvaccinated Covid patients: Pinarayi Vijayan

December 01, 2021 8:17 am

🔴 Pinarayi Vijayan also asked the health department to step up vigil in the wake of the threat posed by the Omicron variant.

CAG flags Kerala's off-budget borrowings to pay for welfare scheme

November 13, 2021 7:59 am

The CAG report on state finances — tabled before the Assembly on Friday — said if the state resorts to an off-budget route to finance its welfare schemes, the liabilities of the state may increase and lead to a debt trap.

Kerala government suspends senior cop over links with alleged conman

November 11, 2021 5:44 am

The crime branch report said Lakshman illegally interfered in an earlier probe against Mavunkal and got an investigating officer transferred at the behest of Mavunkal.

Kerala braces for more rain, alert sounded in landslide-prone areas

October 20, 2021 7:36 am

Keeping in mind last week's devastating landslides in Idukki and Kottayam districts, the Kerala government for the first time has begun evacuating people residing in landslide-prone areas in the eastern hills of the state, while district administrations have readied fishermen with boats to evacuate people from low-lying areas.

Over 4% of mothers in Kerala in 2019 were aged 15-19: Kerala government

October 02, 2021 8:01 am

The state’s Economic and Statistics Department published this statistics report in September. A surprising finding is that of 20,995 mothers between 15 and 19, a major chunk—15,248—was from urban areas.

Kerala govt to open schools in phases from Nov

September 19, 2021 4:04 am

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said experts have recommended primary schools open first.


Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Opposition boycotts budget session in Kerala Assembly

February 12, 2016 7:14 am

Trivandrum, Feb 12 (ANI): Protests broke out inside the Kerala Assembly while Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was presenting the interim budget on Friday. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) protested inside and outside the Kerala Assembly against the Kerala Government, saying the interim budget was leaked. The LDF members holding banners and placards raised slogans against Chandy. Thereafter, the LDF members marched out of the House and boycotted the budget session.