KM Mani

  • Kerala budget focuses on agriculture sector and farmers 24-01-2014 03:16 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala budget for the year 2014-15 gave more prominence to farmers and the agriculture sector. The Budget presented by Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani has set aside about Rs 50 crore for an income guaranteed scheme. The scheme benefits farmers cultivating within two hectares of land in case their...
  • Kerala speaker sad over year of least sittings 27-12-2013 05:24 PM

    Kerala assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan said on Friday that he was deeply saddened that in the year 2013, the house saw only 37 sittings. And even in those few sittings, there were uproarious scenes on many days. "Not much deliberation has taken place. This is not good for parliamentary democracy....
  • Kerala's finances not in pink of health: state Finance Minister 14-09-2013 01:14 PM

    Kerala's financial position is "certainly not in the pink of health", admitted state Finance Minister KM Mani. "Kerala's financial position is certainly not in the pink of health, but due to cautious managing of the finances, we are able to go forward. A white paper is not required," Mani told...
  • No question of going back on new dam: Kerala 10-12-2011 04:43 PM

    Kottayam: Countering Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's contention that Kerala was spreading unfounded scare over Mullaperiyar dam issue, Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani on Saturday said there was no question of going back on its stand that a new dam alone was the solution for the long-drawn tangle. "For building...
  • Kerala: 2 cabinet berths for KC(M), IUML gets 4 18-05-2011 09:53 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The tough bargaining for ministerial posts among the UDF constituents has ended with the Kerala Congress(M) accepting two berths, with a promise of getting an additional berth in the near future, and the IUML four. KC(M) Chairman KM Mani will be the new Finance Minister while PJ Joseph gets...