Pinarayi Vijayan

Supreme Court sends notice to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan in graft case

Supreme Court sends notice to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan in graft case

The SC on Thursday issued a notice to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and others on a plea by the CBI challenging their discharge in an alleged corruption case involving three hydel power projects in the state.

Jan 11, 2018, 12:45 PM IST
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan lauds Kim Jong Un’s North Korea over anti-US stand, sparks row

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan lauds Kim Jong Un’s North Korea over anti-US stand, sparks row

Vijayan talked about how Kim and North Korea “successfully defended the pressure imposed by US”.

Jan 04, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
141 Kerala fishermen missing, 79 declared dead in Cyclone Ockhi

141 Kerala fishermen missing, 79 declared dead in Cyclone Ockhi

Another 75 fishermen from other states who went fishing from the Kerala coast are also untraced. 

Jan 03, 2018, 14:37 PM IST
Political violence has come down, says Kerala govt, Opposition hits out

Political violence has come down, says Kerala govt, Opposition hits out

The CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala on Sunday said the number of cases connected with political violence has come down in 2017, a claim disputed by opposition Congress and BJP in the state.

Dec 31, 2017, 15:44 PM IST
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan orders action against Kerala school on RSS issue

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan orders action against Kerala school on RSS issue

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has ordered action against a school in Palakkad for allowing RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to hoist the national flag during the Independence Day celebrations.

Dec 29, 2017, 12:57 PM IST
Central team in Kerala to assess Cyclone Ockhi damages

Central team in Kerala to assess Cyclone Ockhi damages

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 26 (IANS) A central team landed here on Tuesday to assess damages caused by Cyclone Ockhi, which struck the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu on November 30.

Dec 26, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Over 600 fishermen of Tamil Nadu, Kerala still missing after cyclone Ockhi

Over 600 fishermen of Tamil Nadu, Kerala still missing after cyclone Ockhi

More than 600 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala continued to remain missing after Cyclone Ockhi rampaged through parts of south and western India a fortnight ago, a home ministry official said.

Dec 14, 2017, 15:31 PM IST
A goodwill gesture: Kerala Cabinet members donate one month salary to Ockhi Cyclone Relief Fund

A goodwill gesture: Kerala Cabinet members donate one month salary to Ockhi Cyclone Relief Fund

The severe cyclone has severely hit the coastal states like Tamil Nadu and Kerala, leaving a trail of destruction in India, Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Dec 13, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Ockhi cyclone: Search operations to continue; death toll at 58

Ockhi cyclone: Search operations to continue; death toll at 58

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has agreed to continue the search operations in the high seas as requested by the state, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.

Dec 13, 2017, 14:02 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan alleges discrimination by Centre

Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan alleges discrimination by Centre

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday alleged discrimination by the Centre towards the state in the aftermath of cyclone 'Ockhi'.

Dec 07, 2017, 21:21 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Rajnath speaks Tamil Nadu, Kerala CMs

Cyclone Ockhi: Rajnath speaks Tamil Nadu, Kerala CMs

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday talked to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Kerala`s Pinarayi Vijayan over phone to take stock of situation about the areas in their states hit by Cyclone Ockhi, an official said on Monday.

Dec 05, 2017, 00:42 AM IST
Declare Cyclone Ockhi a national calamity: Kerala CM

Declare Cyclone Ockhi a national calamity: Kerala CM

As Kerala reels under heavy downpour caused due to Cyclone Ockhi, the state government on Saturday has decided to ask the Centre to declare the cyclone as a national calamity.

Dec 03, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
No rescue operations by Japanese ship: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

No rescue operations by Japanese ship: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan slammed rumour mongers on Saturday after it came to light that Friday`s reports of a Japanese merchant ship rescuing 60 Kerala fishermen caught in the deep seas, was "fake".

Dec 02, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Kerala govt to make 'Loka Kerala Sabha' a permanent feature

Kerala govt to make 'Loka Kerala Sabha' a permanent feature

The Kerala government plans to make 'Loka Kerala Sabha' (LKS), an ambitious initiative to connect Malayalis across the world with their home state, a permanent feature, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here today.

Dec 02, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Indian Navy rescues two missing boats stranded after cyclone Ockhi

Indian Navy rescues two missing boats stranded after cyclone Ockhi

Nearly 50 fishermen have already been rescued by the joint team of the Navy, the Air Force and the Coast Guard.

Dec 01, 2017, 17:01 PM IST
Blame game over cyclone Ockhi, Kerala CM says was not informed in time

Blame game over cyclone Ockhi, Kerala CM says was not informed in time

The cyclone intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and moved to the Arabian Sea on Friday

Dec 01, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
Veteran CPI leader Chandrasekharan Nair passes away

Veteran CPI leader Chandrasekharan Nair passes away

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condoled the death of Nair, who was not in active politics for the past few years, and said his demise was a "great loss" to Kerala.

Nov 29, 2017, 15:22 PM IST
Kerala High Court dismisses plea for action against 4 CPI ministers

Kerala High Court dismisses plea for action against 4 CPI ministers

The Kerala High Court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking a direction to state chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on taking action against four CPI ministers who had stayed away from the Cabinet meeting of November 15.

Nov 24, 2017, 15:46 PM IST
Mangalam channel phone chat scandal: Pinarayi Vijayan cabinet accepts Justice Antony commission report

Mangalam channel phone chat scandal: Pinarayi Vijayan cabinet accepts Justice Antony commission report

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that the state Cabinet has accepted Justice Antony commission report in the Mangalam channel phone chat scandal.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:51 AM IST

Sleaze row: Judicial Commission submits report to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The Judicial Commission, which probed the sleaze talk allegations against former minister AK Saseendran, submitted its report to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday.

Nov 21, 2017, 14:07 PM IST