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Srinivasan takes charge as BCCI head; terminates Kochi's contract and shocks fans

N.Srinivasan, the newly-appointed president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), took over on Monday and immediately terminated Kochi Tuskers' contract after the Indian Premier League

LDF hartal hits normal life in Thiruvananthapuram

The dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the CPI(M)-led LDF in the district to protest alleged police repression on pro-Left youth activists protesting the petrol price hike disrupted normal life on Saturday

Kerala cuts petrol price; Antony asks other states to follow


The Kerala government on Saturday decided to waive the incremental tax accruing to it from the recent petrol price hike, giving commuters a marginal relief of 70 paise per litre.

"In view of the late

No financial crisis in Kerala, says Oommen Chandy


Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday rejected reports that the state was facing a financial crisis and said the government is in the process of increasing revenue collection and reducing e

Report card on UDF government's 100-day programme


The Congress-led UDF government in Kerala on Monday claimed that it ensured transparency in governance as announced in its 100-day programme.

As part of this endeavour, live streaming of the CMO and

5,000 tonnes of meat consumed a day in Kerala

Kerala - which leads the country in several indicators including literacy - is also the highest consumer of meat with a daily requirement of over 5,000 tonnes, according to the state animal husbandry

Chandy opens 24/7 call centre at his office

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday opened a round-the-clock call centre at his office. As many as 2,300 people called the toll-free numbers within just an hour phoning in their grievances

Flood of abuse stuns SSA help desk in Kerala

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When Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) set up help desks in schools, the Kerala government was unprepared for a literal flood of child abuse complaints.

Now, with help desks stuffed with complaints and the

Rice for Re.1 a kg for Kerala's poor


Starting September, everyone below the poverty line (BPL) in Kerala will get 25 kg of rice at Re.1 per kg, one of the main promises of the United Democratic Front's election manifesto.

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Kerala to bring in Right to Service Act: Chandy

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Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the state government would bring in a Right to Service Act to ensure that the government's services and programmes are delivered promptly to the people.

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