Kerala CM announces Rs 25 lakh aid to slain jawan’s family

Kerala Chief Minister today announced that the family of V V Vasanth Kumar, one of the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir, would get a financial assistance of Rs 25 lakh – Rs 15 lakh to his wife and 10 lakh to his mother. Continue Reading

Kerala CM slams erasing of mural at railway station

A controversy has broken out in Kerala over erasing of a new wall painting at a railway station depicting the 1921 wagon tragedy as part of “Mappila (Muslims) rebellion” with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Wednesday alleging that the Sangh Parivar was behind it. Continue Reading

Permission for Shah’s flight to land granted by us: KIAL

Kannur International Airport Ltd Monday said it was KIAL and not the state government which granted landing permission to the chartered aircraft carrying BJP President Amit Shah at that city on 27 October, ahead of its formal inauguration on 9 December. Continue Reading

Will implement SC order on Sabarimala: Kerala CM Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Thursday said the State government would implement the Supreme Court order permitting entry of all women into the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala. Continue Reading

Pinarayi Vijayan accuses Centre for discriminating Kerala

Accusing the Centre of discriminating against Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Monday said denying permission to ministers from the State to go abroad for raising funds for flood relief works was the latest example of its bias. Continue Reading

Broadcasting major donates Rs 2 crore to Kerala relief fund

With this, the alert has been issued in 13 districts. People at Mayanur in Karur district have been advised to move to relief camps with authorities expecting the discharge to touch three lakh cusecs tomorrow. Continue Reading

Not the time to fight

Though the dam row has been there for decades, this is certainly not the time to fight over it and the Chief Ministers of the two States should find an amicable solution, temporary one at least, at the earliest, without wasting time in letters and arguments. Continue Reading