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KERALA ASSEMBLY NEWS

'Reading this (CAA) paragraph to honour CM's wish': Kerala Guv Khan

January 29, 2020 12:26 pm

The Kerala Governor initially said he would not read the 18th paragraph, which criticises the CAA in his policy address. However, he later went on to read the paragraph in his address to the Assembly to "honour the wish of the chief minister".

On Republic day, LDF to form 620-km human chain against CAA-NRC in Kerala

January 25, 2020 8:45 pm

The ruling LDF, led by the CPM and including smaller constituents like the CPI, NCP, JDS, JDU and JSS, is expecting nearly 70 lakh people to join the human chain making it one of the biggest mass movements in the state's history, said LDF convenor A Vijayaraghavan.

No to CAA: Pinarayi Vijayan asks 11 CMs to go Kerala way, Captain flags security risk

January 04, 2020 11:50 am

Underlining the “need to stand united”, Vijayan sent letters to the Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Puducherry, Rajasthan and West Bengal.

Kerala vs Centre: Faceoff after House resolution on CAA

January 01, 2020 8:46 am

The Kerala Assembly Tuesday passed a resolution demanding scrapping of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which was cleared by both Houses of Parliament last month.

'Scrap CAA': Kerala Assembly passes resolution against citizenship law

December 31, 2019 1:43 pm

While presenting the resolution, Vijayan said the CAA was against the "secular" outlook and fabric of the country and would lead to religion-based discrimination in granting citizenship.

UDF walkout in Kerala Assembly over KSRTC mass termination

January 28, 2019 4:06 pm

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

December 06, 2018 5:01 pm

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

August 31, 2018 7:00 am

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

June 04, 2018 4:51 pm

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

March 28, 2018 11:06 am

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 ASSEMBLY VIDEOS

Opposition boycotts budget session in Kerala Assembly

February 12, 2016 7:14 am

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

February 09, 2016 8:14 am

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.