Kerala

Arguments ‘sour grapes’, Kerala High Court dismisses state plea

A division bench comprising Justice K Vinod Chandran and Justice C S Dias issued the order observing that it is a policy decision of the Centre and cannot be interfered with. Kerala High Court KOCHI:  The  Kerala High Court on Monday dismissed the state government’s petition challenging the Centre’s decision to lease out the right of operation, management and development of ...

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Kerala HC dismisses petitions challenging the leasing out of Thiruvananthapuram airport

A batch of writ petitions challenging the leasing out of Thiruvananthapuram International Airport by Airport Authority of India was dismissed by the Division Bench of the Kerala High Court as it found that there was absolutely no valid ground to interfere in the proceedings that were challenged. The challenge in the petitions was against the privatisation, the declared policy of ...

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Thiruvananthapuram Airport Privatisation: Kerala Government Paid Consultancy Firm Related To Adanis Rs 1 Lakh A Day To Make A Bid

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Snapshot The hiring of the consultant, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Group, has led to controversy since it is owned by the father-in-law of Gautam Adani’s son Karan, and the bid to manage the Thiruvananthapuram airport was ultimately won by the Adani group itself. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala had hired a legal consultant ...

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Why did Kerala govt agree to take part in TVM airport bid? Shashi Tharoor interview

Tharoor says Kerala could have opted-out of the privatisation process, like the West Bengal and TN governments did. The Kerala government and the Centre is at loggerheads once again after the cabinet decided to hand over operations of the Thiruvananthapuram International airport to the Adani Enterprises for a period of 50 years. The tussle between Adani and Kerala CM Pinarayi ...

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Trivandrum airport lease to Adani: Kerala cries breach of trust, Centre lays down facts

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has alleged breach of trust as the Centre announced handing over of the Trivandrum airport to the Adani Group. In response, the Centre clarified that the bidding process was transparent. A sanitation worker sanitising touch points at a Trivandrum airport terminal in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic in Kerala. The state government of Kerala has ...

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