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The LDF on Tuesday retained the seats of three standing committee chairpersons in the city corporation, with the Left candidates winning a keenly fought election on Tuesday.
All shops remained closed and functioning of private and government offices was badly affected. Both the LDF and the UDF staged rallies in the morning demanding immediate reduction of fuel prices.
Normal life is expected to be affected on September 10 in the state, as both LDF and UDF have called for a hartal from 6 am to 6 pm.
By evening, Industries Minister E P Jayarajan clarified that no differences of opinion existed in the Cabinet regarding the order.
The wildfire, dubbed Slide Fire, had spread to 80 acres with 10 wildfire contained after a small airplane or engine-driven recreational aircraft crashed Sunday.
California courts have ruled that utilities are entirely liable for damage caused by power lines, even if they've followed all safety regulations.
The CPM’s state unit, which once fiercely opposed foreign aid, is now at the mercy of international financial agencies.
Senior CPM leader E P Jayarajan rejoined the Pinarayi Vijayan cabinet on Tuesday after a brief swearing-in ceremony at the Raj Bhavan today.
Around 130 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Redding, the Mendocino Complex wildfire, California's largest in history, has scorched 345,000 acres.
Jayarajan, who is making a re-entry into the LDF Government Cabinet after he was forced to step down in October, 2016 over nepotism charges, will take the oath before Governor P Sathasivam.
EP Jayarajan will assume office as the 20th minister in Pinarayi Vijayan's cabinet on Tuesday.
More than 1,200 firefighters, supported by some inmates from a local jail were battling that blaze, which was continuing to spread to the north and east, prompting a new round of evacuations.
Some hillsides were allowed to burn under the watchful eyes of firefighters as a way to reduce fuel and make it harder for flames to jump roadways into communities if winds pick up again.
CPI will get Government Chief Whip’s position with Cabinet rank. CPM state secretariat and state committee meets on Friday finalised Jayarajan’s entry into the cabinet.
Firefighters fought a desperate battle to stop the Holy Fire from reaching homes as the blaze surged through the Cleveland National Forest above the city of Lake Elsinore and communities around.