• search

Achutha sees 'foreign hand' in extremist incidents

Written by: Staff
|

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 28 (UNI) Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan today said reports indicated that recent incidents of extremism in the state had the support of 'foreign hands'.

There were also reports indicating 'foreign funding and help' in some of the recent extremist incidents in the state, he told reporters here after a Cabinet meeting.

''This would not be tolerated and would be dealt with very strongly,'' he said.

''The influence of foreign fund was also indicated by the Commission that probed the Marad violence of 2003,'' he added in reference to the support of foreign bodies in the recent extremist incidents in the state.

He said the CBI would be asked to probe into the foreign funding in the Marad violence.

The Chief Minister said an ordinance would be brought in against the Supreme Court order making speed governors mandatory for all heavy vehicles in the state.

He also said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's programme at Chavara in Kollam was cancelled. Dr Singh was to lay the foundation stone of the titanium sponge plant at the Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML).

On the e-mail threat to the Prime Minister, Mr Achuthanandan said central agencies and the state police were keeping a strict vigil and it was being probed by a special squad under the DGP.

He said 15 ordinances, including the Kerala Road Safety Authority ordinance and the University Laws (Amendment) ordinance, would be promulgated.

The Cabinet also decided to reconstitute the jail review committee under the Chairmanship of Mr T V Ramakrishnan.

UNI PN VV SAM RN1450

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X

Loksabha Results

PartyLWT
BJP+0354354
CONG+09090
OTH19798

Arunachal Pradesh

PartyLWT
BJP33336
JDU077
OTH21012

Sikkim

PartyWT
SKM1717
SDF1515
OTH00

Odisha

PartyLWT
BJD12100112
BJP12223
OTH01111

Andhra Pradesh

PartyLWT
YSRCP0151151
TDP02323
OTH011

-
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more