Rahul Gandhi sounds poll bugle in Kerala, slams BJP, Left government

The Congress on Tuesday sounded the poll bugle in Kerala with the party organising a mammoth rally in which leader Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack on Kerala’s ruling LDF and BJP government at the Centre over various issues including the contentious farm laws and the rise in fuel prices. The Wayanad MP also asked … Read more

Northeast’s arms smuggling routes now turn golden

NEW DELHI: Arms smuggling routes are being used to ferry gold into the country and the Northeast region has recorded the highest seizure of the yellow metal in 2019-20, a report by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has said. Arms smuggling took a hit with the decline in insurgency after 2013-14, the DRI report said. “But … Read more

Kerala CM congratulates Priyanca Radhakrishnan on becoming first-ever Indian-origin minister

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday congratulated Priyanca Radhakrishnan on becoming the first-ever Indian-origin minister in New Zealand. Vijayan, in a letter, wished that she make “a significant contribution to the development and social progress” of the country. Priyanca Radhakrishnan on Monday became New Zealand’s first-ever Indian-origin minister after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern … Read more

Kerala says its new sea food park will boost seafood exports

BENGALURU: The mega sea food park that is coming up at the Industrial Growth Centre at Cherthala will give a fresh impetus to the seafood processing and marketing sector, which has been in the decline since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic, the Kerala government said on Thursday. The park, coming up on a plot … Read more

Sivasankar had recommended Swapna Suresh’s name for Space Park job, says committee

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Suspended senior IAS officer M Sivasankar had recommended appointment of Swapna Suresh, who was working as Secretary to the UAE Consul General, to the post of Operations Manager in the Space Park project under theKerala State Information Technology Infrastructure Ltd, a two-member committee has found. Suresh is the key accused in the attempt to … Read more