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Jan 14, 2018
As Kerala diaspora in Gulf sees downturn of fortunes, migration experts warn of 5 to 10 percent fall in remittancesShrinking job opportunities in the Gulf region, the principal job destination of Keralites, in the wake of a slide in oil prices and the plight of emigrants forced to return home dominated the two-day session of Loka Kerala Sabha (LKS).
Nov 14, 2017
No help in sight for Kerala's women and children stuck inside Islamic State territory even as India brands them 'terrorists'Police investigations have revealed that at least 30 percent of the 100 Keralites who joined the Islamic State territories are women and children
Oct 02, 2017
Pinarayi Vijayan slams Mohan Bhagwat for remarks on minorities: 'Don't need advice from those who turned back on freedom struggle'Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan lashed out at RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, saying that Keralites did not need any advice on nationalism from those who had turned their back towards the freedom struggle and served the colonial rulers.
Jun 14, 2017
The Promised Land: How remittances from migrants account for 36.3% of Kerala's NSDPDiscovery of oil in the Gulf in the 1930s was a landmark event in the history of Kerala. The commercial exploitation of oil in the 1950s and 60s opened up big job opportunities for Keralites.
Mar 13, 2017
Is Kerala govt's plan to finance highway projects with non-resident Keralites' money feasible?The Kerala government is hoping to find takers amongst Malayalees in the Gulf countries to fund ambitious highway projects in the state. But will it work?
Nov 24, 2016
Demonetisation in Kerala: Dismantling financial sources may have short-term effect, say expertsExperts in Kerala are divided over the long-term gains of the demonetisation drive launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the objective of flushing out fake currency and seizing black money.
Nov 21, 2016
Demonetisation in Kerala: Hawala, fake notes play big role in state's economic growthKerala emerged as a major destination to channel hawala money because of the state’s connections with Dubai, which is the global hawala hub.
Sep 07, 2016
LDF govt plans to make Kerala zero homeless, landless stateAccording to official figures, 4.70 lakh families remain homeless in the state.
Aug 04, 2016
Crisis in Saudi Arabia for workers from Kerala is only the tip of their iceberg of woesReports regarding massive layoffs and non-payment of wages to thousands of expatriates in Saudi Arabia for months have raised concerns in Kerala, where nearly a quarter of the total 78 lakh households depend on foreign remittances for livelihood
Apr 08, 2016
Kerala Assembly polls: Parties roll out overseas campaigns to woo the Non-Resident KeralitesWith pre-poll surveys indicating a close fight between the two traditional rivals in the coming Assembly polls, political parties in Kerala are taking their campaign to Middle East