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Kerala FM Thomas Isaac on KIIFB: 'BJP doesn't frighten us, ED can arrest me if it wants, I will not take bail'

March 14, 2021 6:12 pm

On the cusp of the Kerala Aseembly elections, Thomas Isaac, a vocal member of the GST council of state finance ministers and the face of investment projects implemented in the state through KIIFB funds, spoke to the Indian Express in Alappuzha about the party's prospects, his stand on KIIFB and a host of other issues.

Kerala elections: CPM sets term limit, 5 ministers out

March 11, 2021 12:02 am

Thomas Isaac among those denied tickets as the party releases list of 83 names.

ED case could be turning point in polls, says Isaac

March 05, 2021 5:57 am

The ED has registered a case against top executives of the KIIFB, the state government’s flagship entity for mobilising funds for infrastructure projects, in connection with alleged violations of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

Polls ahead, Kerala Budget lists pension hike, digital jobs platform

January 16, 2021 3:27 am

According to the Budget presented by Finance Minister Thomas Isaac, the monthly social welfare pension has been increased by Rs 100 to Rs 1,600.

Economic review: Women’s participation in economic activities up in Kerala

January 15, 2021 8:02 am

Quoting the periodic labour force survey, the Economic Review said female workforce participation rate in Kerala grew to 20.4 per cent in 2018-19 from 16.4 per cent in 2017-18.

Kerala CPM disapproves of Thomas Isaac’s criticism of Vigilance raid

December 02, 2020 4:17 am

The Opposition has moved a breach of privilege motion against Isaac for the leaking CAG report.

Not keen on voting at GST Council meet, opposition states to push for dispute resolution mechanism

October 12, 2020 5:53 am

Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac said while the resolution adopted by the Council for borrowing options will be binding on all states, it gives rise to a dispute on the manner in which compensation mechanism is being decided contrary to what is specified in the law.

Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac tests Covid positive, asks staff to self-quarantine

September 06, 2020 10:13 pm

This is the first time that a minister from the Kerala government has tested positive for Covid-19.

Thomas Isaac on GST compensation: This is a Constitutional right of states ... Centre should borrow and provide

September 02, 2020 10:36 am

"We are not just rejecting the proposals. We are putting forward a third option: central government borrows the full compensation and the states will agree to extend the cess for sufficiently long period to recoup this amount," Kerala Finance Minister said.

The dying Gandhi: Kerala budget 2020 cover is special once again

February 07, 2020 2:31 pm

The cover of the 2020 budget documents, presented by finance minister TM Thomas Isaac in the state Assembly Friday, is an oil painting by artist Tom Vattakuzhy capturing the moment after Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse in 1948.