CHENNAI: The number of voters in Chennai's peripheries of Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts has witnessed a growth by 20% during the last five years, a comparison between the data of the Election Commission and the 2011 census has revealed. ... Times of India, 3 weeks ago
The southern Indian state of Kerala is one of the biggest exporters of low-skilled labor to the Gulf region. The downturn in S Arabia has seen many workers returning - with harrowing stories and worries about the future. Abu Sahuman Naushad ...Deutsche Welle, 1 month ago An Indian state may be on the brink of recession because of the Gulf oil crisis Quartz, 1 month ago
Look out for a big iron gate, Sister Grace tells me. In the few hundred times I have passed that road, I haven't spotted that gate even once. It's late evening in June, and Kozhikode, the northern Kerala city, is damp and dark. Sister Grace is not ...Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago
CHENNAI: Around 2.2 million people from Tamil Nadu live abroad and as many as 1.3 million were returning emigrants, who came back to the State after working abroad, according to the 2015 Tamil Nadu Migration Survey commissioned by the Non-Resident ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
THIRUVANANTHPUARAM: A dramatic fall in remittances does not mean the end of the road for Kerala. Even a massive swell in remittances since 2011has not helped the state; instead of improving tax revenue, a burgeoning of revenues has paradoxically ...Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
Thiruvananthapuram : In 2008 oil prices had tumbled badly as a result of the global economic crisis. Fearing mass exodus from the Gulf, the then finance minister Dr T M Thomas Isaac had announced a liberal loan package for returnees in the 2009-10 ...Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
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