No change in govt’s stand on Sabarimala, says Kerala CM

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday asserted that there was no change in the CPI(M)-LDF government’s stance on Sabarimala and lashed out at the BJP saying the saffron party had ‘cheated’ devotees in the name of a new legislation. Continue Reading

Kerala offers 20 lakh litres water to TN, AIADMK govt yet to take decision

Even as Tamilnadu, especially Chennai and its suburbs, is reeling under water crisis following depletion of ground water level and poor storage in many lakes, the Kerala government yesterday said that it offered to provide 20 lakh litres drinking water its neighbouring State, but that the Palaniswamy-led AIADMK government has declined the offer saying there was no need for the help at present. Continue Reading

Congress wants CPIM MLA Shamseer arrested over Naseer’s attack

Nearly a month after C O T Naseer a former Marxist councillor was attacked at Thalassery allegedly by a group of CPI(M) supporters, the Congress held a day-long protest demanding the arrest of a CPI-M MLA A N Shamseer for his alleged involvement in the attack. Continue Reading

Kollam bypass: Kerala CM warns crowd for disrupting speech

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday while speaking during the inaugural ceremony of the Kollam bypass warned a section of the audience who chanted Ayyappa hymns and created disturbance at the event. Continue Reading

Sabarimala issue: LDF, UDF two sides of same coin, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday, while addressing BJP workers in Kerala, said the State has become hostage to the corruption and communalism of the LDF and UDF. He said Pinarayi Vijayan’s stand in the Sabarimala issue will be considered as one of the most shameful behaviours by any government.  Continue Reading

Sabarimala: Kerala governor seeks report from CM on violence

As Kerala saw widespread violence on Thursday, Governor P Sathasivam sought an “urgent report” from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the disturbances during the 12-hour state-wide shutdown called by Hindu fringe groups and supported by the BJP. Continue Reading

Kerala Assembly disrupted, 3 UDF MLAs launch satyagraha

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala were Monday involved in a war of words in the state assembly over the Sabarimala Temple issue, leading to disruption of House proceedings for the fourth day. Continue Reading