Current Affairs

Mani faces opposition in his own party

Dissent has surfaced in the Kerala Congress (M) over Finance Minister K. M. Mani’s refusal to resign as Minister against the background of the finding of the Vigilance Court that there was prima facie a case against the Minister in bar-bribery case.

Court orders continuation of investigation into bar bribery case

The Vigilance Court here directed continuation of investigation into the bar bribery case on Thursday.

The Court rejected the Vigilance Director’s recommendation for dropping the case against Kerala Finance Minister K. M. Mani.

Chief Minister's group recommends reduction of Central schemes

Meeting of Chief Minister's sub group of Niti Ayog (file photo)Chief Ministers' Sub-Group of NITI Aayog has recommended reduction of Centrally Sponsored Schemes from 66 to 33.
In its report, the Sub group also suggested separation of the schemes as core of the core and core and optional.

Kerala to take legal action against Delhi Police

Kerala Government will initiate legal action against Delhi Police if they continued to maintain that the raid at Kerala House was justified, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy announced here today.

Rejecting the argument of the Delhi police that they were carrying out their duty, the Chief Minister said that the police action was aimed at creating fear and was even a threat to Federal structure of the country.  “The conduct of police is no way acceptable. The police was trying to please someone”

Government orders arrest of striking doctors

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The police arrested and removed doctors of the General Hospital here who launched a flash strike and picketted the office of the Director of Health Services here over suspension of a doctor for alleged negligence leading to death of a patient, .

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told the media after a meeting of the Cabinet that the government had directed the arrest of the doctors after Cabinet discussed the issue.The government would deal with the strike stronly.


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