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UDF walkout in Kerala Assembly over KSRTC mass termination

Earlier, rejecting the UDF allegations, state Transport Minister A K Saseendran, however, said the government was forced to sack the empanelled conductors following a high court order.

Opposition UDF tears media circular; stages walkout from Kerala Assembly

Demanding a discussion and withdrawal of the circular, the Opposition tore away copies of the order of the home department and walked out.


Kerala floods: Assembly adopts resolution for positive stand on using foreign aid

The resolution, moved by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, also demanded that the Union government allot more aid for the state, apart from Rs 600 crore already given.

Kerala MLA Parakkal Abdulla stirs up storm wearing mask, gloves in assembly

Abdulla said his act was only to bring the government's attention to the situation in Kuttiyadi-Perambra region, the epicenter of the Nipah virus. Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan also enquired from the member why he wore the mask.

Kerala Assembly adopts bill to hike salaries of MLAs

With the revision, the salaries and allowances of ministers and others would increase to Rs 90,500 from Rs 55,000 and that of MLAs from Rs 39,500 to Rs 70,000.

Kerala: Congress MLA enters Assembly with used tear gas shell

The MLA alleged that the Kerala Police, last week, lobbed tear gas shells past their expiry dates at protesting Youth Congress workers to disperse them.


Kerala: UDF blames govt for suicide of NRK; stages walkout   

Opposition UDF members led by Ramesh Chennithala trooped out of the house though Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan made it clear that government would not tolerate such types of interference and that three persons had been arrested in connection with the suicide of P Sughathan in Punaloor.

Row erupts as Kerala Speaker purchases glasses worth Rs 50,000, gets reimbursed

The legislature secretariat replying to an RTI has stated that the Speaker spent Rs 49,900 for spectacles - Rs 4,900 for the frame and Rs 45,000 for the lens. The Speaker had also got medical reimbursement Rs 4.25 lakh.

Motor strike finds echo in Kerala Assembly

CM Pinarayi Vijayan said the central excise for petrol and diesel which stood at Rs 11.48 in 2015 was now Rs 19.48. "This is nearly 69 per cent increase," he pointed out. The central government was responsible for the current situation, he alleged.

Stormy start to Kerala Assembly session; LDF boycotts address

The veteran CPI(M) leader wanted the governor to intervene in the matter amidst the row in the state over the alleged bar and solar scams.

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Opposition boycotts budget session in Kerala Assembly

Trivandrum, Feb 12 (ANI): Protests broke out inside the Kerala Assembly while Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was presenting the interim budget on Friday. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) protested inside and outside the Kerala Assembly against the Kerala Government, saying the interim budget was leaked. The LDF members holding banners and placards raised slogans against Chandy. Thereafter, the LDF members marched out of the House and boycotted the budget session.

Protests against CM Chandy inside Kerala Assembly

Trivandrum, Feb 09 (ANI): The Left Democratic Front party leaders on Tuesday staged a protest against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inside the Kerala Assembly for his alleged involvement in the solar scam issue. Protesting LDF leaders raised slogans and banners inside the House against the Chandy Government, demanding Chandy’s resignation. CM Oommen Chandy is allegedly accused of accepting a bribe of 1.9 crores to approve the solar projects.