Dr Sahala

HC stops appointment of AN Shamseer's wife in Kannur University

Kochi: The high court stopped the move to appoint MLA A N Shamseer’s wife Dr ..

Dr Sahala
A N Shamseer's wife reacts to allegations on illegal appointment
HC stays regularisation of temporary staff; detailed hearing on March 12
LGS protest
LGS candidates end protest as govt accepts demand

Govt decides to curtail PSC rank lists

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government on Wednesday decided to do away with the procedure of including candidates, five times the ..


Govt collects details of expected vacancies this year; cabinet meet to discuss appointments

Thiruvananthapuram: The government is collecting details of the vacancies expected till the end of this year as part of settling the ..


Appointment row: National Games silver medalist denied selection trial after attending protest

Thiruvananthapuram: There is a complaint that a national silver medalist in kho-kho was denied selection trial for taking part in ..

A.A Raheem

PSC candidates extending protest by raising impractical demands: A. A. Rahim

Thiruvananthapuram: DYFI state secretary A. A. Rahim said that PSC were extending the protest by raising impractical demands. Some ..


Hunger strike protest: Shafi Parambil, Sabarinathan to be shifted to hospital

Thiruvananthapuram: Doctors have directed to shift Congress MLAs Shafi Parambil and K. S. Sabarinathan, who have been staging a hunger ..


Yuva Morcha march ends up in clashes; police resort to lathi charge after protesters pelt stones

Thiruvananthapuram: The protest march organised by Yuva Morcha workers to the secretariat ended up in clashes. The march was organised ..


Protesting PSC rank holders ‘disappointed’ after talks with Kadakampally

Thiruvananthapuram: The representatives of PSC rank holders who are staging protests outside the Secretariat on Monday held talks with ..

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Talks indecisive; PSC rank holders to continue protest

Thiruvananthapuram: The conciliatory talks held between the government officials and protesting PSC rank holders, on Saturday, didn’t ..

PSC protest

Govt to hold discussion with PSC rank holders at 4.30 pm; Ministers not to attend

Thiruvananthapuram: The government will hold discussions with the protesting PSC applicants on Saturday evening by 4.30 pm. The meeting ..

A Vijayaraghavan

Demands of PSC applicants illegitimate, says A Vijayaraghavan

Kozhikode: CPM state secretary A Vijayaraghavan stated that the demands of PSC applicants carrying out protests cannot be met. They ..

arif muhammed khan

Governor hold talks with protesters; promises to consider demands

Thiruvananthapuram: The representatives of PSC rank holders on Friday held talks with Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan in regard ..

AKG Centre

CPM corrects govt stance on appointment row; instructs CM to take immediate action

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPM has taken a different stance than the state government in connection with the protest staged by PSC rank ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

7 personal staff of CM granted permanent appointment

Thiruvananthapuram: The General Administration Department has issued an order granting permanent postings to 7 members of the Chief ..

psc rank holders strike

PSC job candidates protest by selling fish in front of secretariat

Thiruvananthapuram: PSC job candidates conducted a protest by selling fish in front of the secretariat here. The candidates included ..

thomas isaac

PSC rank holders protest: Govt has done everything possible, says Thomas Isaac

Thiruvananthapuram: Finance Minister Thomas Isaac on Friday said that the government has done everything it can in connection with ..


UDF trying to create riot; people should remain alert, urges CPM

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPM state secretariat issued a statement that the UDF is trying to create a riot utilising the PSC rank holders’ ..

cm pinarayi vijayan

KSU resorted to organized attack against police; Pinarayi VIjayan criticizes protest

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the violence during the KSU protest in front of the Secretariat on Thursday ..


Police beat KSU activists on the head until fiber batons broke: Shafi Parambil

Thiruvananthapuram: Youth Congress Kerala state president Shafi Parambil MLA said that police officers who dealt with protesting KSU ..

ksu march

KSU march to Secretariat ends up in clash; several injured

Thiruvananthapuram: The protest march conducted by the KSU to the Secretariat ended up in clashes. The police and KSU activists engaged ..

Oommen Chandy

CM plans to continue regularisation of temporary staff, says Oommen Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leader Oommen Chandy said that the government decided not to regularise the temporary staff as they were ..

AA Rahim

Youth Congress conspiring to create violence amidst PSC rank holders’ protest: AA Rahim

Thiruvananthapuram: DYFI leader AA Rahim has alleged that the Youth Congress has conspired to create violence amidst the ongoing protest ..

psc strike

Protesters move to hunger strike; withdraws demand for ministerial level talks

Thiruvananthapuram: The protest staged by PSC rank holders in front of the Secretariat has reached the 24th day on Thursday. The protesters ..


CM promises to regularise temporary employee if voted to power again

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated that the decision to halt regularisation of temporary employees was only ..


Govt makes contractual appointment in deputation post citing 'lack of applications'

Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when backdoor appointments and regularisation of contractual employees have led to widespread criticism ..

Mullappally Ramachandran

Mullappally urges govt to release statistics on backdoor appointments and oust unqualified

Thiruvananthapuram: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran on Wednesday urged the government to release data on all alleged backdoor ..


Cabinet approves creation of 3,151 new posts on Wednesday

Thiruvananthapuram: In a historic move, the cabinet meeting on Wednesday decided to create 3,151 new posts on Wednesday. Out of them, ..

psc strike

Protesters demand ministerial level talks; appointment for one in five PSC rank holders

Thiruvananthapuram: The protesters outside the Secretariat on Wednesday demanded ministerial level talks to resolve the issue regarding ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Govt decides to halt regularisation of temporary staff

Kochi: The cabinet meeting held on Wednesday decided to stop the regularisation of temporary employees in various departments. The ..

Sobha Surendran

Sobha Surendran stages sit-in protest to support PSC rank holders' issue

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP leader Sobha Surendran staged a sit-in protest in support of the protesting PSC rank holders here on Wednesday ..

kerala high court

Is there any rule to regularize temporary staff in public sector companies, asks HC

Kochi: The Kerala High Court asked if there is any rule to regularize the temporary staff in public sector companies. The high court ..

KT  Jaleel

Row over Minister Jaleel's intervention to appoint Latin teacher in English dept

Thiruvananthapuram: An allegation has arisen that minister K T Jaleel intervened to regularize an unauthorised appointment of a college ..


Youth Congress intensifies protest over PSC rank list issue in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Youth Congress workers on Tuesday intensified their protest demanding extension of validity of the public service ..

Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan

LDF govt created 44,000 posts, issued 1.59 lakh advice memos, claims CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has dismissed the allegations regarding backdoor appointments neglecting PSC, by ..

Yuva Morcha Protest

Appointments row: State capital becomes warzone as police, protesters clash

Thiruvananthapuram: The protests staged by various youth outfits in front of the Secretariat relating to the alleged backdoor appointments ..

A Vijayaraghavan

Congress trying to turn youth into weapons of violence: A. Vijayaraghavan

Kozhikode: CPI (M) state secretary A Vijayaraghavan criticized the protest by PSC rank holders at a press conference here on Tuesday ..

ramesh chennithala

UDF will dismantle Kerala Bank, review backdoor appointments if voted to power: Chennithala

Alappuzha: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said that the UDF will dismantle Kerala Bank if voted to power. The Congress leader ..

High court

HC stays move to regularise 1,850 contractual employees in Kerala Bank

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday stayed the move to regularise 1,850 contractual employees in Kerala Bank. The argument that ..

pinaryi vijayan

Cabinet regularises 221 temporary staff; 261 new posts to be created

Thiruvananthapuram: Despite the protest by PSC rank holders gaining strength, the government has made many temporary appointments permanent ..

A Vijaraghavan

Opposition has no problem with 6.8 lakh vacant posts in central govt: A. Vijayaraghavan

Kannur: CPI (M) Kerala state secretary and LDF convener A. Vijayaraghavan ridiculed Congress for staging protests alleging appointment ..


Oommen Chandy visits protesting PSC rank holders; many fall on their knees before him

Thiruvananthapuram: Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy on Monday visited the protesting PSC rank holders ..


Appointment row: Youth Congress protest turns violent in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: At a time when protests against the government regularising temporary employees is gaining strength, the Youth Congress' ..


Cabinet approves regularisation of temporary staff in Tourism Department and Nirmithi Kendra

Thiruvananthapuram: The state cabinet has regularised 90 temporary staff of the Tourism department. Employees with 10 years of experience ..


Protests by PSC rank holders gaining strength; Protesters crawl on knees in TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: Protests by PSC rank holders is gaining strength across Kerala. The job seekers staged protests at Kannur, Kozhikode ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Last grade rank list not to be extended; CM asks to examine regularization of temporary staff

Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet meeting held here today did not consider the demands of the job candidates who conduct protest in front ..