The ship was commissioned into the Indian Navy on June 5, 1999. The construction was completed at the Goa Shipyard, with assistance from an Israeli company. After 20 years in service, the ship was decommissioned in January 2021.
It was on NRI businessman Shahi Vijayan's land, housing a convention centre, on Chavara-Kottukad Road that the branch secretary threatened to hoist a party flag if the businessman failed to pay a contribution to the CPM party fund.
The chief minister had visited the place on June 7 and inspected the riverine areas allegedly encroached by 'illegal settlers' near Dholpur Shiva temple and directed the district administration to clear the area for the government to start the Goroikhuti community farming project.
Sudheeran quit the PAC, the highest decision making body of the party's state unit, apparently due to differences of opinion with the new leadership headed by PCC chief K Sudhakaran and Leader of the Opposition V D Satheesan.
In all 24,318 persons died due to COVID-19 in the state as per the official statistics until Friday. For giving them the said compensation, Rs 121.5 crore out of the remaining Rs 160 crore in the fund will have to be utilised.
The League, one of the major stakeholders of the UDF, expressed its displeasure over the remarks made by the Bishop. ET Muhammed Basheer, MP, was very vocal in his criticism, while other Muslim League leaders kept restraint.