Chennithala comes down heavily on govt for ordinance to curtail powers of Lokayukta

Chennithala comes down heavily on govt for ordinance to curtail powers of Lokayukta

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Congress leader and former opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala came down heavily on the government for the ordinance to curtail the powers of Lokayukta. Chennithala said the government’s move to seize the powers of the Lokayukta through an ordinance is not acceptable. ‘Presently, two complaints against the government are under the consideration of the Lokayukta. […]

R-Day: Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite hymns dropped from Beating Retreat ceremony

R-Day: Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite hymns dropped from Beating Retreat ceremony

New Delhi: One of Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite Christian hymns “Abide With Me” has been dropped from this year’s Beating Retreat ceremony on January 29, according to a brochure released by the Indian Army on Saturday. “Abide With Me”, written by Scottish Anglican poet and hymnologist Henry Francis Lyte in 1847, has been part of the Beating Retreat ceremony […]

‘Raveendran Pattayams’: Govt to issue valid title deeds for eligible people

‘Raveendran Pattayams’: Govt to issue valid title deeds for eligible people

Thiruvananthapuram: Revenue minister K Rajan has given an explanation over the government’s decision to nullify ‘Raveendran Pattayams here on Thursday. He pointed out that the revenue department never intended to evacuate any person by cancelling ‘Raveendran Pattayams’. “ After receiving ‘Raveendran pattayams’, we will issue new title deeds to the eligible people,” declared the minister. […]

530 Raveendran pattayams issued illegally to be cancelled; Revenue Dept issues order

530 Raveendran pattayams issued illegally to be cancelled; Revenue Dept issues order

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Revenue Department has ordered the cancellation of 530 Raveendran pattayams (title deeds) issued illegally. The order was issued by the Principal Secretary of the Revenue Department. The move comes after four years of examination. The title deeds were issued by MI Raveendran, who had served as the Deputy Tehsildar of Devikulam in 1999. […]