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Nepotism charges: Vigilance court orders preliminary enquiry against Oommen Chandy, 9 ministers

December 23, 2016 1:11 pm

The enquiry will cover aspects of whether appointments to key posts were done by violating rules.

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy submits resignation to Governor

May 20, 2016 12:03 pm

Chandy told reporters that UDF and Congress would be meeting next week to discuss the poll debacle and take stock of the situation.

Kannur airport: Preliminary probe against Oommen Chandy, K Babu and 4 others

May 18, 2016 2:48 am

The three officials arraigned as the respondents are KIAL chairman Chandra Mouly, senior IAS officers V J Kurian and Tom Jose.

Chandy ministers and senior UDF leaders predicted to lose in a pack in Kerala

May 17, 2016 2:49 pm

Prominent exit polls including the Axis My India survey have pointed to a return of the LDF in Kerala

Kerala elections: High-stakes battle for scandal-hit Oommen Chandy

May 17, 2016 1:59 am

It was Chandy who protected the ministers when they faced corruption charges and put his foot down when state Congress chief V M Sudheeran opposed his demand for tickets to his tainted colleagues.

Chandy wants PM to retract 'Somalia' remark, says may move EC

May 13, 2016 1:44 am

Chandy had earlier written a hard-hitting letter to the Prime Minister and requested him to show some ‘political decency’ by withdrawing the statement

Kerala govt considering legal action against PM Modi for Somalia remark: CM Chandy

May 12, 2016 5:27 pm

The comparison made by Modi at a poll rally in the state early this week when he said the "infant mortality rate among the scheduled tribe community in Kerala is worse than Somalia" has set off a political storm and triggered criticism in the social media.

#PoMoneModi: Angry Kerala responds to PM Modi's Somalia comparision

May 12, 2016 5:30 am

PM Modi’s statements seem to have touched raw nerve among young Malayalees.

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy counters PM Modi: How can PM say Somalia exists in India?

May 11, 2016 2:18 pm

Referring to the statement, Chandy said, "This is unbecoming of a prime minister and has created a great deal of agony and protest."


Smart City phase-1 project inaugurated in Kerala

February 21, 2016 2:14 pm

Kochi, Feb 21 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, along with UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammad Al Gergawi, inaugurated the phase 1 of Smart City project, including 5 lakh sq ft information technology tower. The project is a joint venture of Dubai Holding and the state government. Smart Cities Mission is an urban renewal programme by the the Union Ministry of Urban Development to develop 100 smart cities all over the country.

Opposition boycotts budget session in Kerala Assembly

February 12, 2016 7:14 am

Trivandrum, Feb 12 (ANI): Protests broke out inside the Kerala Assembly while Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was presenting the interim budget on Friday. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) protested inside and outside the Kerala Assembly against the Kerala Government, saying the interim budget was leaked. The LDF members holding banners and placards raised slogans against Chandy. Thereafter, the LDF members marched out of the House and boycotted the budget session.

Protests against CM Chandy inside Kerala Assembly

February 09, 2016 8:14 am

Trivandrum, Feb 09 (ANI): The Left Democratic Front party leaders on Tuesday staged a protest against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inside the Kerala Assembly for his alleged involvement in the solar scam issue. Protesting LDF leaders raised slogans and banners inside the House against the Chandy Government, demanding Chandy’s resignation. CM Oommen Chandy is allegedly accused of accepting a bribe of 1.9 crores to approve the solar projects.

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.

Will seek PM's intervention on Italian marines case: CM Chandy

January 13, 2016 6:20 am

Trivandrum, Jan 13 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday opposed the Italian Senate's defence committee on its comment that Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre will not return to India. Chandy said that the Italian marines committed a crime on Indian land and they are liable to obey the Indian law. He added that today itself, the Kerala government will urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring back the marine to India.