Puttingal temple tragedy: Probe committee submits report to Kerala CM

Justice P S Gopinathan Commission, which was probing the fire tragedy at Puttingal Devi temple at Paravoor in Kollam district three years ago, submitted the report to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan yesterday. Continue Reading

Kerala CM slams Union Budget, says it failed to keep its promises

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday slammed the Union budget, saying the Centre did not heed the State’s plea for raising the borrowing limit to help it overcome the devastation caused by the floods last year. Continue Reading

Kerala CM Vijayan condemns Pulwama terror attack

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condemned the terror attack in Pulwama which took place yesterday and urged the Centre to take steps to ensure peace in Kashmir. 37 CRPF personnel have lost their lives in the attack. Continue Reading

Kerala gets India’s largest startup ecosystem

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday inaugurated a 1.8-lakh-square-feet facility housing incubation set-ups across a string of segments in modern technology  under the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM). This thus makes it India’s largest startup ecosystem. Kerala Government is working for the state to have a total area of 2.3 crore sq ft of IT space. Continue Reading

Kerala CM takes dig at BJP, RSS after one more woman enters Sabarimala

Taking a dig at BJP and the RSS, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday asked why they had not called for a hartal after one more woman offered prayers at Sabarimala. Continue Reading

Kerala turns into war zone after women’s entry into Sabarimala

Hurling crude bombs and stones, Hindu fringe groups Thursday rampaged through the streets of Kerala, fighting pitched battles with police and political rivals, leaving scores of people injured, including three BJP workers in a knife attack, officials said. Continue Reading

Kerala CM slams NSS for double standards on Women’s Wall

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Monday flayed caste-based outfit NSS for its ‘double standards’ on the Women’s Wall on 1 January, saying they should introspect if it was right for an outfit, which was part of the renaissance movement, to join hands with RSS. Continue Reading

IFFK: Iranian film ‘Dark Room’ bags Suvarna Chakoram award

Iranian movie ‘Dark Room’, which revolves around the efforts of the parents of a boy to identify the abusers of their child, Thursday bagged the ‘Suvarna Chakoram’ (The Golden Crow Pheasant) award in the 23rd edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala. Continue Reading