‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan formally joins BJP

‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan formally joins BJP

Malappuram: “Metro Man” E Sreedharan formally joined the BJP on Thursday, party leaders said.Sreedharan joined the BJP at a meeting organised at Changaramkulam as the “Vijay Yatra” led by Kerala BJP chief K Surendran reached there on Thursday night, party leaders said.Surendran welcomed Sreedharan with a garland in the presence of a large number of […]

Govt to withdraw cases on protests related to Sabarimala, CAA

Govt to withdraw cases on protests related to Sabarimala, CAA

Thiruvananthapuram: The state cabinet has decided to withdraw the cases registered over protests related to the Sabarimala women entry and Citizenship Amendment Act. It is reported that the government will withdraw the cases except serious criminal offences. Earlier, associations including NSS and BJP demanded to cancel the cases related to Sabarimala women entry protest. Now, […]

All above 60 years of age, 45-plus with other illnesses to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1

All above 60 years of age, 45-plus with other illnesses to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1

New Delhi: Everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years and having other illnesses will be able to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1 for free at government facilities and for a charge at many private hospitals, the government said on Wednesday. Announcing the next phase of India’s vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar […]

Govt has ‘no business to be in business’: PM Modi

Govt has ‘no business to be in business’: PM Modi

New Delhi: Noting that the government focus should on people’s welfare and development schemes and it has “no business to be in business”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the government is going ahead with the mantra of “monetise and modernise” and decisions related to asset monetisation and privatisation will help in empowering citizens. Addressing a […]

Former gunman of UAE consulate Jayaghosh reported missing

Former gunman of UAE consulate Jayaghosh reported missing

Thiruvananthapuram: S R Jayaghosh, former gunman of UAE Consulate-general, is reported to be missing, as per his relatives’ complaint. The complaint was received at the Thumba police station. Jayaghosh went missing after he dropped his wife at her work place. The scooter of Jayaghosh was seized by the Nemom police. Police received a letter written […]

4 states impose restrictions on people from Kerala fearing COVID

4 states impose restrictions on people from Kerala fearing COVID

New Delhi/ Mangaluru: Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur and Uttarakhand imposed restrictions on  people coming from Kerala considering the increasing COVID cases in the state. Only those who have COVID negative certificate can enter these four states, they informed. The Dakshina Kannada authorities informed that only the people who have RT-PCR negative result will be allowed to […]

Chennithala demands judicial probe as per agreement with Pinarayi: V Muraleedharan

Chennithala demands judicial probe as per agreement with Pinarayi: V Muraleedharan

Kochi: Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said that Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala’s demand for a judicial probe into the deep sea fishing contract is only a smokescreen. Muraleedharan added that the demand for judicial probe is based on an agreement between Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Ramesh Chennithala. Instead of judicial […]

Mani C Kappan announces new party ‘NCK’

Mani C Kappan announces new party ‘NCK’

Thiruvananthapuram: Pala MLA Mani C Kappan, who was ousted from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), has formed a new political party named Nationalist Congress Kerala (NCK). Mani C Kappan will be the new president while Babu Karthikeyan will serve as vice president of the new party. Mani C Kappan said that they will go forward […]

Deep sea fishing contract: MoU signed with EMCC cancelled, probe initiated

Deep sea fishing contract: MoU signed with EMCC cancelled, probe initiated

Thiruvananthapuram: The memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with US company EMC International for deep sea fishing has been cancelled. The action was taken as per the direction of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan following the allegations from the Opposition. The MoU signed by the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) and Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation […]