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Chennithala flays govt over brewery row

Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday accused Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan of doing what five Chief Ministers before him had refused to do—giving approval for breweries and a liquor blending unit which it had to cancel following protests. Inaugurating a reception organised by the District Congress Committee for Benny Behnan, the new UDF […]

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Brewery: IUML seeks Minister’s resignation

The Indian Union Muslim League has supported Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala’s demand for a judicial inquiry into the alleged corruption in granting licence to set up breweries and demanded that Minister for Excise T.P. Ramakrishnan resign from his post. Party general secretary P.K. Kunhalikutty, MP, said here on Thursday that the process of […]

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Sudheeran seeks judicial probe into brewery row

Congress leader V.M. Sudheeran on Sunday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting High Court judge to lay bare the vested interests behind the State government’s decision to allow new breweries and distilleries in Kerala. Mr. Sudheeran echoed Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala’s allegation that the State government had covertly allotted public land to […]