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Committee to prevent conflict between advocates and media persons

Kochi: A committee will be formed with the Advocate General as Chairman for avoiding conflicts between the lawyers and the media persons in Kochi.

This was decided at a conciliatory meeting convened by Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan in Kochi on Saturday.

The committee will have a representative of Kerala Bar Association, three representatives of High Court Advocates Association and the Kerala Union of Working Journalists. Director General of Police could be an invitee when issues connected to the police are also involved.

Conflict between advocates and media: Chief Justice of India intervenes

Burning of newspapers at VarkalaA media relations committee will be set up in Thiruvananthapuram to resolve the conflict between advocates and the media.

This was decided after the High Court judges P. N. Ravindran and P. R. Ramachandran Menon, who came to Thiruvananthapuram to investigate the violent incidents on Thursday at the Vanchiyoor Court complex, held talks with representatives of the lawyers and the media and collected evidence on the incidents.

Assembly passes resolution for takeover of four aided schools

Education Minister C. Raveendranath moving the resolution on MondayThiruvananthapuram: Kerala Assembly on Monday passed a resolution for government takeover of four aided schools which were closed recently after obtaining favourable verdicts from High Court of Kerala and the Supreme Court.

The schools proposed to be taken over are AUP School, Malapparamba, Kozhikode; AUP School , Palatu, Kozhikode; AM LP School, Mangattumudi, Malappuram and PM LP School, Kiraloor, Thrisssur.

Chennithala criticises government for not releasing information on Cabinet decisions

Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala (file photo)Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala said on Friday that the government was questioning the very basis of the Right to Information Act by refusing to comply with the order of the State Information Commission to release details of Cabinet decisions.
Addressing a press conference here, the Opposition Leader said government was afraid of releasing information.


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