Jacob has gone on record to state that the Kerala government is not providing any subsidy, including for power, noting that it is all profit for the state government and there is no professional interest being envisaged by it.
She is the wife of R. Mohanan, who is Officer on Special Duty at the office of chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
He said the endeavour of the State from the beginning was to protect as many people as possible from being infected or succumbing to the virus until the vaccine was available for all.
Justice Shircy V directed the actor to surrender on July 13 and said that he shall be released on bail, thereafter, subject to his furnishing a bond of Rs 1 lakh with two sureties of the like amount.
Things are getting murkier as the chances of the number two in the first Pinarayi Vijayan government — the then State Revenue Minister E. Chandrasekheran might be called in by the police probe team for questioning.
The court also asked the Animal Welfare Board for an explanation and also the present situation of the facilities in the veterinary clinics.
“Just look at places in Maharashtra, Delhi where the Covid spread has come down, but why is it not coming down in Kerala. Vijayan has to explain on what’s happening in this front in our state,” said Sudhakaran.
After receiving the second dose on Tuesday, the man felt uneasy and was quickly moved to the Haripad Taluk hospital.
Soon came the news the next day a Thiruvananthapuram court granted anticipatory bail to former Kerala Director General of Police Siby Mathews, named in a fresh FIR registered by the CBI in the ISRO spy case.
The High Court in September last year dismissed their plea and upheld the Chief Judicial magistrate court’s order, which asked all the accused to face trial.
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John belongs to the CMP, whose party is an ally of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF).
The Open Society Prize, awarded annually to persons of exceptional distinction who serve the ideals of an open society, was announced during the 30th graduation ceremony which was held online recently.
The slugfest between the two started after the KPCC president, in an interview with a popular Malayalam weekly, said that he had kicked Pinarayi Vijayan during their college days and that Pinarayi was a timid person those days.
Vijayan also warned of strict action against those educational institutions which are harassing students who have not paid the fees and are not allowing them to take part in online classes.
The incident was first noticed on Wednesday morning when locals heard the cries of an elephant and found the elephant stuck in the well. They immediately informed the local authorities who swung into action.
A division bench of Justices A Muhamed Mustaque and Kauser Edappagath, while considering the matter of divorce between a doctor-couple, said making unnecessary accusations against one spouse amounts to ”mental cruelty”.
Coconut trees were painted with saffron colour there as part of theagenda, the CPI(M) veteran alleged moving the resolution.
Social media erupted as Shailaja, the most successful Minister in Vijayan’s team was shown the doors as outgoing Health Minister.
The party expected to regain power, as per the history of electoral politics in Kerala. However, in an unexpected outcome, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left raced pass the UDF.
This is the first time that a sitting Left government is getting a second term in office. Vijayan arrived early and was seen exchanging pleasantries with his fellow treasury bench legislators.
The party’s high command’s decision nominating the 56- year-old Satheesan as new opposition leader was announced by KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran here.
George, a former journalist and Aranmula MLA, will succeed the popular KK Shailaja, who played a leading role in the state’s fight against Covid-19, and whose omission in the new cabinet had created a flutter.
While Vijayan has been sworn in as the chief minister for the second time, he has inducted 20 new faces into his cabinet.
Such is the stamp of authority, Vijayan has now, as he gets ready to start his second innings on Thursday and given his now hugely increased stature, where everything is decided by himself, it remains to be seen how smooth would his second innings be.