New Delhi, March 28 : The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Indian government on a plea by two Italian marines challenging the investigation by the NIA into the killings of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012.
Kochi, Mar. 28 : India exported about 57,1680 tonnes of spices in April-December, estimates by Spices Board India showed, indicating exports in the financial year ending March 31 are likely to be much higher than the previous year.
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar.28 : Coming down heavily on the office of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, the Kerala High Court on Friday held authorities at the helm of affairs in the state for not being prudent and responsible in appointing personal staff with integrity and character.
Alappuzha (Kerala), March 28 : The Kerala High Court Friday ordered a CBI probe into an alleged land deal involving a former gunman of Oommen Chandy. The chief minister welcomed the decision, saying whenever there is a demand for a CBI probe, we have agreed to it.
Kannur (Kerala), March 28 : The Congress appears to be contesting only on paper in Kannur. The electoral battle for this north Kerala constituency is in fact between the CPI-M and sitting Lok Sabha member K. Sudhakaran.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 : The Congress in Kerala is waiting to infuse some star power in election campaigns in the state, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, party chief Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi expected to arrive soon.
By Sanu George, Kottayam, March 27 : Personal prestige takes precedence over collective political stakes at the Kottayam Lok Sabha seat where Kerala's longest serving legislator is keen on cementing his political legacy through his son.
Rome, March 26 : Italy will not participate in the trial of two Italian marines held in India for over two years for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen, Italy's special envoy in the case Staffan de Mistura said Wednesday.
Chalakudy (Kerala), March 26 : If crowds are any barometer for electoral success, Kerala's ace comedian and character artiste Innocent is certainly keeping his constituency humoured, but veteran Congressman P.C. Chacko may well be the he who laughs last, laughs best.
By Sanu George, Pathanamthitta (Kerala), March 25 : India's first proposed privatized international airport has threatened to ground sitting Congress MP Anto Antony's flight to parliament in the Lok Sabha elections.
Alleppey, (Kerala), Mar. 23 : Tourism industry of Kerala better known as 'god's own country' amid the global tourist destinations is all time low as all channels are focalizing on the upcoming elections.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 : With an eye on Kerala's significant Jacobite votebank, four legislators and a former bureaucrat will visit Lebanon to pay their last respects to Moran Mar Ignatius Zakka-I, the influential head of the Syrian Orthodox Church who died in Germany last week and will be intered in Damascus.
Chennai, March 24 : Southern actress Piaa Bajpai, currently shooting for Malayalam film Kelvi, learnt how to ride a motor bike in just a few minutes for a crucial sequence in the film. Impressed with her riding skills, the makers are planning to extend scenes featuring her with the bike.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to see that India does not budge under pressure from international agencies trying to get the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen to escape without trial.