Kerala govt signs MoU with US company for deep sea fishing, backtracks and shifts blame after opposition uproar
Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala has called it the communist government's fisheries scam and has demanded a detailed investigation.
The deep depression - 'Cyclone Nisarga', which is headed towards the coasts in Maharashtra and Gujarat, is likely to hit the western coast on Wednesday.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a high-level meeting to assess the situation.
Terrorists are getting trained to attack India through the sea route: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba
Navy Chief Admiral Lanba warns about possible sea-borne terrorist attacks in India
The state government has issued an advisory after receiving intelligence inputs that the terrorists might choose the sea-route for retaliation. The state government has also asked to keep vigil on any suspicious movement in the coastal areas.
Maharashtra government along with Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Company, started the construction on October 24