Thiruvananthapuram, Sept. 19 : Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Friday praised Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy over his government's decision to drastically reduce the availability of liquor.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 : A new tax burden of over Rs.2,000 crore should not be placed on Kerala people and the state government should come out with a white paper on the state's finances, said the CPI-M Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 : Foreign tourists do not visit Kerala to only consume liquor, state Congress president V.M. Sudheeran said Monday, hitting back at those who have said that the tourism industry would be the worst affected by the new liquor policy that aims at total prohibition in a decade.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 : A day after Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani said no new posts will be created this fiscal due to financial crisis, pro-government youth organisations protested the move Sunday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 : The Kerala government's policy to achieve prohibition will be achieved in a phased manner, state Congress chief V.M. Sudheeran said Thursday, hinting that licensed clubs frequented by the rich will continue to serve liquor.
New Delhi, Sept. 11 : Following the Supreme Court's direction to the Kerala Government not to impose a ban on liquor bars and to maintain a status quo till September 30, the state government reaffirmed its commitment to close all bars.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 10 : International liquor companies and the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), supported by major producers of alcohol, are upset with the Kerala government's new liquor policy, the ruling Congress party said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sept.10 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday told the Kerala Government not to enforce its order to ban non-five-star hotel bars till Thursday, when the apex court will hear several petitions challenging the ban.
Kochi, Sep 10 : Infopark Thrissur, developed as one of the two satellite centres of Infopark Kochi under the hub and spoke model, is all set to get new companies as its brand new 3.3 lakh sq ft IT block will open by March 2015.
New Delhi, Sep 10 : The Supreme Court Wednesday told the Kerala government not to enforce its order prohibiting functioning of non-five-star hotel bars till Thursday when the court will take up for hearing a batch of petitions challenging the ban order.