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Kerala govt to procure produce directly from north Indian farmers

Finance Minister Thomas Isaac told the Assembly that the government would introduce a scheme that would support north Indian farmers, who have been hit by a crash of farm produce.

Kerala budget 2019: State govt announces 'expansive' budget with focus on rebuilding post deluge

The cost of the budget is pegged at Rs 1.42 lakh crore this year, with an aim to reduce the fiscal deficit by 1 per cent and revenue deficit by 3.3 per cent.


Kerala budget 2019 Highlights: GST revenue to be raised by 30 per cent

Kerala budget 2019 Highlights: One of the major highlights of the budget will be a comprehensive universal primary health care programme aimed at covering 50 per cent of the population.

Kerala budget today, Finance Minister Thomas Isaac says floods, GST have hit fiscal health

"I will take the risk of assuming that we will be able to overcome the disadvantages of bad GST implementation, move towards fiscal consolidation through a greater collection of GST and also have a larger plan for investment," Issac said.

Kerala's fastest, part-AC inland ferry to set sail on Ernakulam-Vaikkom route

The ferry will be a much-needed fillip for office commuters from Vaikkom in Kottayam district who work in Kochi.

Kerala minister Thomas Isaac slams Centre’s Ayushman Bharat scheme, calls it a 'big hoax'

Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac raised questions on the “feasibility” of the Ayushman Bharat scheme, the Centre's ambitious health insurance programme, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day this year.


Cess or ordinance, we need help from Centre: Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac

Isaac claimed that allowing Kerala to levy cess on SGST is the “minimum” the Centre can do and “there is no logic denying the state permission for it as it’s an intra-state tax.”

No alliance with political parties but will adopt tactics not to split votes: Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac

'Though the BJP thinks they have captured the entire country, Karnataka shows us that the moment you have Opposition understanding or unity, they (the BJP) are a small minority,' says Thomas Isaac

In this Kerala restaurant, one can have a fill without worrying about paying bill

Situated by the Alappuzha-Cherthala National Highway near Pathirapally, the restaurant has been equipped with a modern steam kitchen which can prepare food for up to 2000 people.

Kerala FM Thomas Isaac reimbursed Rs 1.20 lakh for treatment at Ayurveda hospital, reveals RTI     

The RTI reply comes to limelight days after Thomas Isaac, during the Budget presentation, urged all government departments to tighten their belts and restrict expenses in the wake of the acute financial crunch faced by the state