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UDF authorises Kerala government to take decision on liquor policy

UDF also extended full support to State Finance Minister K M Mani against whom a FIR has been registered in the bar bribery scam.

Indian Union Muslim League and Socialist Janata Democratic (SJD) also expressed reservation over changes in the liquor policy at the meeting held here. 44 more words


Kerala opposes inter-linking of rivers

Making it clear that Kerala would not agree to the project at any cost, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told the Assembly on Wednesday that repeated pressure from the state resulted in National Water Development Agency (NWDA) removing Pampa-Achenkovil linking with Vaipar from its priority list. 110 more words


Government examining legal options on Mullperiyar issue: Chandy

Increase in the water level at the dam has come to the notice of the government and Chief Secretary himself had visited the dam, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told reporters during Cabinet briefing. 209 more words

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Bar bribe row: Chandy seizes on differences in CPI(M)

“It was Achuthanandan himself, as Leader of the Opposition who wrote a letter to the Director of Vigilance to hold an inquiry. It was on the basis of this letter that the government asked the Vigilance to look into the issue. 187 more words


Chandy defends finance minister over graft allegation

“This is a baseless allegation levelled by the businessman. He (businessman) said that he came and told me about this graft. Such a thing has never taken place and I wish to ask him to reveal when, where and with whom did he come and meet me,” Chandy told reporters. 208 more words


Kerala government dismisses allegation of corruption against states Finance Minister

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saurday said the charges were ‘totally baseless’ after the working President of Kerala Bar Owners Association and a bar owner Biju Ramesh alleged in a section of the media that Mani had taken Rs one crore and demanded Rs five crore to reopen 418 closed bars. 203 more words