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Mullaperiyar: Kerala seeks review of Probable Maximum Flood

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has sought a fresh review of the Probable Maximum Flood in the Mullaperiyar catchment by a panel of international and national experts in the field of hydrology in its memorandum to the Prime Minister. This is crucial because safety of Mullaperiyar Dam depends on Probable Maximum Flood, and any arguments over water level in the Dam cannot be carried forward without establishing PMF.

Stormy session of Assembly ahead

A stormy session of the Kerala Assembly is in air as the House begins sittings of 11 days on Monday. A curtain raiser.

Chandy to attend swearing-in of Nitish Kumar

Nitish KumarKerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will be attending the oath-taking of Nitish Kumar as Chief Minister of Bihar on Friday.

Beyond courtesy, it has political implications. Mr. Chandy has released an article, to be published in newspapers on Friday to coincide with the swearing-in, describing the victory of Grand Alliance as one against communalism and fascism.

Threat of growth of BJP helped leftist parties in Kerala

ldfThe growth of BJP in Kerala was supposed to have eroded the strength of leftist parties in the State. On the contrary, it helped them to consolidate, the results of civic elections show.

An analyis of election results...

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