The CPM intervened in the issue as the fishermen agitation against the port project has been going on indefinitely.
Chintha Publishers, the CPM-run publishing house that made a mark in the field of book publishing, is set to celebrate its golden jubilee.
Having come to power for a second consecutive term riding on a pro-incumbency wave in the state, the CPM-led Left Democratic Front pins high hopes on the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
Efforts should be made to make Kerala the first state in the country to eradicate poverty within a few years, Local Self Government Minister M V Govindan has said.
He also said though Kerala is ahead in achievements in sectors such as healthcare and education, the state needs to progress more in urban planning and development.
Excise Minister M V Govindan had recently announced in the assembly that two de-addiction centres exclusively for women and children would be started in Kochi and Kozhikode.
Bevco has already scaled down the production of the popular ‘Jawan Deluxe XXX Rum’ due to the same reasons, he said.
According to Local Self-government Minister MV Govindan, a project to identify 1 lakh entrepreneurs will also be launched soon in association with local bodies.
The proposal was mooted to perpetuate the memory of Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki, who passed away last year.
If all the local bodies -- 38 gram panchayats, three municipalities, six block panchayats, and the district panchayat -- pitch in as per these slabs, the hospital would pocket Rs 24.5 crore.
Section of government staff behaving like 'white-collar beggars': Kerala Excise minister MV Govindan
He also warned such officials from writing down wrong queries in files that were used to push the public to dire straits.