Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has alleged that former Kerala chief secretary Tom Jose and former finance secretary Sanjay Kaul had held talks with the representatives of US firm EMCC Global Consortium LLC in Washington.
Kerala Chief Secretary Tom Jose said that five more positive cases were reported in the state on Sunday, taking the total number of Covid-19 cases to 54. All five are were Gulf returnees from Kasargod district.
Sriram Venkitaraman was suspended from government service over a deadly drunk-driving accident last year. The car, said to be driven by Sriram, had rammed a bike at midnight on August 3, 2019, killing a journalist in the Kerala capital.