The Kerala High Court Monday quashed the state government's order to drop charges against three retired police officers, who had implicated and arrested scientist S. Nambi Narayanan in connection with the ISRO espionage case.
In a humanitarian gesture, Congress-led UDF government in Kerala virtually adopted a 19-year-old NCC cadet M Anas who suffered bullet injury in an accident during a firing practice at a NCC camp in Kannur last month.
Continuing to defend the decision to close down bars in Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday said he did not care about the financial loss but worried about the social impact of liquor consumption.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will go the same way as J. Jayalalithaa if the numerous cases in which he allegedly has a role are properly probed, leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan said here on Monday.
Kerala officials are studying a CAG report that has spotted Rs.12,000 crore lying unrecognised in the electronic records of the state IT system, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said, adding they are finding ways to recover it.
The Centre is keenly watching the impact of Kerala government's decision to drastically reduce availability of liquor in the state on its flourishing tourism sector, Union minister Shripad Yesso Naik said on Friday.
Slamming the Congress-led UDF Government for steep hike in taxes and service fees, CPI(M) in Kerala on Thursday threatened to unleash a massive agitation and urged the people to desist from paying the increase including the new rates of water charges.
With the Supreme Court order stopping the Congress-led UDF government from closing down bars before September 30 coming as a political setback to the coalition,senior Front leaders are meeting here to discuss its implications and work out the future course of action.
Asserting that the ruling Congress-led UDF would go ahead with its decision to shut over 700 liquor bars, KPCC president VM Sudheeran on Wednesday said there was no rift within the Congress or the coalition over the new liquor policy.