The final session of the 13th Kerala Assembly on Wednesday ended on a stormy note with CPI(M)-led LDF opposition members boycotting proceedings, demanding resignation of "tainted" and "corrupt ministers" in the Congress-led UDF government over solar and bar scams.
The Kerala assembly was adjourned for the day on Tuesday following some remarks made by leader of opposition VS Achuthanandan about the family members of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy with regard to the `solar scam`.
Marxist veteran and state Opposition leader VS Achuthanandan on Tuesday asked Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to emulate the initiatives taken by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to regulate price rise in the state.
Setting at rest speculation about the transfer of ADGP Rishiraj Singh who had courted controversy for not saluting Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala, Kerala Assembly was informed on Tuesday that the officer had been transferred after he expressed willingness to go back to police force.
CPI(M)-led LDF opposition members in Kerala on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Assembly, protesting denial of permission for an adjournment motion, seeking discussion over the spiralling price of essential commodities and the alleged collapse of state's public distribution system.
The full-fledged budget session of Kerala Assembly, rescheduled in the wake of the June 27 Aruvikkara bypoll, will begin here on Sunday, with the opposition gearing up to corner the government over the decision of Vigilance not to prosecute Finance Minister KM Mani in the bar bribe scam.
The full-fledged budget session of Kerala Assembly, rescheduled in the wake of the June 27 Aruvikkara bypoll, will begin here Monday, with the opposition gearing up to corner the government over the decision of Vigilance not to prosecute Finance Minister K M Mani in the bar bribe scam.
Despite heavy rains, an estimated 74.4 percent turnout was on Saturday recorded for the bypoll for Aruvikkara assembly where Kerala's ruling Congress-led UDF and opposition CPI(M)-headed LDF are locked in a stiff contest.