Articles about Kerala Assembly

SC rejects Kerala's plea to cancel criminal cases against MLAs

28 Jul 2021

India
SC rejects Kerala's plea to cancel criminal cases against MLAs

The Supreme Court of India today dismissed the Kerala government's plea to withdraw criminal cases against several prominent Communist Party of India (Marxist) leaders for allegedly vandalizing the State Assembly in 2015.

Ready to take up any responsibility, says 'Metroman' Sreedharan

08 Mar 2021

Politics
Ready to take up any responsibility, says 'Metroman' Sreedharan

"Metroman" E Sreedharan on Sunday said he was ready to take up any responsibility given to him by the BJP, which he had recently joined.

Congress planning nationwide protest against soaring fuel prices: Chennithala

12 Feb 2021

Politics
Congress planning nationwide protest against soaring fuel prices: Chennithala

Congress is planning a nationwide protest against the increasing fuel prices, Opposition Leader in the Kerala Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala in Kochi said on Friday as he attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre over the soaring prices of diesel and petrol.

Kerala Assembly unanimously passes resolution against three central farm laws

31 Dec 2020

Politics
Kerala Assembly unanimously passes resolution against three central farm laws

In a one-day special session, Kerala's Legislative Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution against the three contentious central farm laws cleared by the Parliament in September.

Kerala's elderly population on the rise, finds Economic Review

07 Feb 2020

India
Kerala's elderly population on the rise, finds Economic Review

Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac on Thursday revealed that the state's demographic is aging faster as compared to the rest of India.

It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA

02 Jan 2020

Politics
It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA

Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan got the state Assembly to back his stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). This week, the legislators passed a resolution blocking the Act's implementation in the state.

Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

11 Mar 2019

Politics
Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

The much-anticipated general elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 12, and results will be announced on May 23.

Kerala Water Resources Minister Mathew Thomas resigns

26 Nov 2018

Politics
Kerala Water Resources Minister Mathew Thomas resigns

Kerala Water Resources Minister Mathew T Thomas, a nominee of the Janata Dal (Secular) in the CPI(M)-led LDF government, submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

Kerala HC disqualifies IUML MLA for communal poll-campaign in 2016

09 Nov 2018

India
Kerala HC disqualifies IUML MLA for communal poll-campaign in 2016

The Kerala High Court today disqualified an MLA of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), on a plea claiming that he used religion to win the Assembly polls in 2016.

President Kovind voices concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala

06 Aug 2018

India
President Kovind voices concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala

Violence has no place in Constitution, President Ramnath Kovind said today, voicing concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala.

Simplified: The difference between EVM and VVPAT

31 May 2018

Politics
Simplified: The difference between EVM and VVPAT

In April 2017, after allegations of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) tampering, 16 political parties had appealed to the Election Commission (EC) to reintroduce ballot papers in elections.

Chaos in Kerala Assembly after Congress leader takes out grenade

07 Mar 2018

Politics
Chaos in Kerala Assembly after Congress leader takes out grenade

There was chaos in the Kerala Assembly today when a Congress leader pulled out a defective grenade during session.

'Chai-paani' cost the Uttarakhand CMO Rs. 68L in 10 months!

06 Feb 2018

India
'Chai-paani' cost the Uttarakhand CMO Rs. 68L in 10 months!

'Chai-paani' (tea and refreshments) has turned out to be a costly affair for the Uttarakhand Chief Minister's office (CMO).

Amit Shah flags off the Janaraksha Yatra protesting "red-jihadi" terror

03 Oct 2017

Politics
Amit Shah flags off the Janaraksha Yatra protesting "red-jihadi" terror

BJP chief Amit Shah has flagged off the Janaraksha Yatra to be led by the party's state president Kummanam Rajashekhharan at Payyannur.

Was the AIADMK merger orchestrated by the BJP?

22 Aug 2017

Politics
Was the AIADMK merger orchestrated by the BJP?

AIADMK's months-long internal feud that ensued following Jayalalithaa's death ended yesterday with the O Panneerselvam (OPS) and Edapaddi Palanisami (EPS) factions joining hands.

Before cow slaughter ban debate, Kerala Assembly feasts on beef

08 Jun 2017

Politics
Before cow slaughter ban debate, Kerala Assembly feasts on beef

Kerala, continuing its protest against the Centre's cow slaughter ban, came up with an innovative mode of objection: a special assembly session began with a sumptuous breakfast which had many delicacies, including beef fry.