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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM NEWS

IAS officer suspended for fleeing Kerala while under quarantine

March 27, 2020 9:30 pm

The young IAS officer had returned to the state on March 19 after a trip abroad and had been asked to remain under observation. However, he left for his brother's place in Bengaluru without informing anyone.

Handing Thiruvananthapuram Airport to Adani: SC sends back Kerala govt’s plea to HC

February 29, 2020 1:50 am

Hearing an appeal filed by the state, a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and comprising Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant said the contention regarding Article 131 of the Constitution — whether it involved a centre-state dispute — will be kept open for further hearing if necessary.

We the People: ‘Dream chasers in India are often pushed to limit of quitting... but we still do the job’

December 28, 2019 11:15 pm

What does the Constitution mean in their lives, in letter and spirit? Which rights matter to them the most, at home and beyond, as they enter 2020, the 70th year of the Republic.

Kerala Congress chief seeks explanation from Shashi Tharoor, party backs state unit

August 28, 2019 7:08 am

In a letter addressed to Tharoor, Ramachandran stated that his stand “does not auger well for the party”, even as the Lok Sabha MP defended his stance and urged “fellow Congressmen” to respect his stand.

Kerala: A campus with a ‘torture room’

August 04, 2019 7:27 am

Established in 1866 by the erstwhile Travancore royal regime, University College is the alma mater of such illustrious names such as former president the late K R Narayanan, former Maharashtra governor P C Alexander, the first woman judge of the Supreme Court Fathima Beevi and scores of litterateurs, politicians and civil servants.

Kerala govt willing to operate Thiruvananthapuram airport: CPI-M MP

June 24, 2019 2:21 pm

Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, K K Ragesh (CPI-M) said the Adani Group has emerged as the winner in privatisation bid of five airports at Lucknow, Jaipur, Thiruvananthapuram, Mangaluru and Ahmedabad.

Kerala election results 2019 highlights: UDF wins 19 out of 20 seats, worst results for LDF in 3 decades

July 04, 2020 12:43 pm

Kerala Lok Sabha election results 2019 live news updates: The Congress-led UDF has raced to the finish line, winning 19 of the 20 seats in Kerala.

Thiruvananthapuram no cake walk for Shashi Tharoor; triangular contest promises a photo-finish

April 22, 2019 10:44 am

Two-time MP Shashi Tharoor of the UDF will try to retain his seat against competition from CPI leader C. Divakaran and BJP's Kummanam Rajasekharan in the Kerala capital

Kerala former Additional Chief Secretary D Babu Paul dies at 77

April 13, 2019 1:47 pm

The mortal remains would be taken to Kurvillangad in Kochi for the funeral to be held on Sunday.

Importance of Thiruvananthapuram in BJP's scheme of things in Kerala

March 13, 2019 9:05 pm

Rajasekharan’s candidature from the Thiruvananthapuram seat as the BJP nominee is almost final. A formal announcement is awaited any day.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM VIDEOS

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy appears before probe panel

January 25, 2016 11:43 am

Trivandrum, Jan 25 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday appeared before a judicial commission probing the 7-crore solar scam that has engulfed his Congress-led UDF government, over his alleged links to the accused in the massive cheating scandal. The scam relates to an alleged con job by a pair of entrepreneurs Saritha Nair and Biju Radhakrishnan, who promised to install solar power panels. The Chief Minister, a witness in the case, had already given a written statement to the commission and agreed to appear before it personally, when asked to do so. The commission, that has its office in Kochi, will come to Thiruvananthapuram and record Chandy's statement. Chandy has maintained all along that he has done no wrong and is prepared to face any probe.

Ghulam Ali felicitated in Thiruvananthapuram

January 15, 2016 5:46 am

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (ANI): Kerala felicitated Pakistan's legendary maestro Ghulam Ali, two days after he performed in Kolkata. Ali was presented with an award by a socio-cultural organisation and Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and other leaders were also present. Ali will be performing in Thiruvananthapuram city on Friday and in Kozhikode on January 17. He expressed happiness on performing in Kerala during his maiden visit to the state. Indian classical singer, Pandit Vishwanath, will also perform with Ali on Friday. He was all praise for the Pakistani singer, calling him the king of ghazals. Ali, the 75-year old renowned singer, performed with his son Amir Ali in Kolkata on January 12 and was felicitated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.