Kerala had to depend on other states for its food needs due to an increase in commercial farming practices and resultant shortage in land for the cultivation of paddy, fruits and vegetables.
Recently, the spike in global oil prices on demand-recovery pushed petrol and diesel prices to an all-time high, leading to demand for bringing it under the GST.
The 57-year-old, who was close to PDP chairman Abdul Nasser Madani, had been battling cancer.
With this, the number of active COVID cases in the state fell to 1,86,190. Of the new cases, 21,122 contracted the virus through contact while 89 came from outside the state.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that academies will be set up at Ernakulam, Kannur and Thiruvananthapuram.
Primary contacts of the positive employee will observe a seven-day-quarantine.
The CM told a press conference that to facilitate internet connectivity, land will be given on lease to set up telecom towers.
Commoners, including ex-servicemen, should submit their applications to the district collectorate concerned.
A people's representative deserves a salute. The Kerala police should follow the protocol followed elsewhere in India, the actor said.
The party leadership has decided not to offer KPCC office-bearer roles to those who had held the posts of vice-president and general secretary for five years.