Plan to shorten linkages between farmers and food consumers

Dr. Vandana Shiva The ANNAM- Good Food Movement will be initiating steps to shorten the linkages between farmers and the consumers of good food, Chair Person of the Movement Vandana Shiva said here on today.

Dr. Shiva was announcing the third Annam National Food and Agro Festival, to be held in Kochi from December 10 to 14, at a Star hotel in the city.

Campaign for first phase of LSG polls ends

Campaign postersPublic campaign for the first phase of elections to the local self governments ended at 5 pm on Saturday.

Polling will take place in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Idukki, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts on November 2. As many as 31161 candidates are contesting from 9200 wards in the seven districts.

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.

Assembly to meet from November 30

AssemblyKerala Cabinet on Wednesday decided to recommend to the Governor the convening of the Assembly from November 30.

The session will be mainly devoted to legislative business and passing of supplementary demands for grants.

The Cabinet also decided to disburse all welfare pensions through banks from next month.

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