Pinarayi Vijayan

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  • Kerala Transport Minister Thomas Chandy resigns

    Kerala Transport Minister Thomas Chandy resigns

    Kerala Transport Minister Thomas Chandy has reportedly resigned from the cabinet after controversy erupted over a resort owned by his family. Chandy is accused of building the resort after reclaiming a water-body and violating wetland conservation regulations. Chandy is the......

    November 15, 2017
  • Kerala CM, Tharoor condemn 'threat' against Kamal Haasan

    Kerala CM, Tharoor condemn 'threat' against Kamal Haasan

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday condemned the comments reportedly made by a Hindu outfit leader that people like actor Kamal Hassan should be "shot dead". Religious fanatics and radical minds issuing such threats should be immediately arrested, he......

    November 6, 2017
  • Motivated action

    Motivated action

    The decision of the Kerala Cabinet to order vigilance and criminal investigations against former Chief Minister and Congress leader Oommen Chandy and colleagues in the solar panel scam based on the G Sivarajan Commission report is motivated. Retired High Court......

    October 27, 2017
  • Vijayan's anti-BJP stance a farce: Antony

    Vijayan's anti-BJP stance a farce: Antony

    Congress leader A.K. Antony on Thursday slammed the anti-BJP stance of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan as "nothing but a farce". "The stand and position taken by Vijayan and a section of the CPI-M against the BJP in Kerala is......

    October 26, 2017
  • Vijayan to decide on Minister Chandy over land grab allegations

    Vijayan to decide on Minister Chandy over land grab allegations

    With the Alappuzha district collector in her report indicting Kerala Transport Minister Thomas Chandy of land grab around his plush resort at Alappuzha and the opposition Congress and BJP demanding his ouster, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will have to take......

    October 24, 2017
  • 'Ready for debate': Vijayan responds to Shah's challenge

    'Ready for debate': Vijayan responds to Shah's challenge

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday hoped state BJP chief Kummanam Rajasekheran will motivate his party's National President Amit Shah for a creative debate on Kerala aiming for its further development. In his Facebook post, Vijayan said they had......

    October 20, 2017
  • Solar Scam: Kerala Assembly special session on Nov 9

    Solar Scam: Kerala Assembly special session on Nov 9

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday headed a cabinet meeting that decided to call a special one-day Assembly session on November 9 to table the Solar Scam probe report. Cases were set to be registered against several Congress leaders......

    October 19, 2017
  • Kerala solar panel scam: Chandy to seek legal steps

    Kerala solar panel scam: Chandy to seek legal steps

    Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, named as an accused in the 2013 solar panel scam, on Tuesday said he will seek legal recourse. Speaking to reporters here, Chandy said: "I do not fear anything as I have done no......

    October 17, 2017
  • Kerala CM visits Sabarimala to review arrangements

    Kerala CM visits Sabarimala to review arrangements

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today visited the famed Sabarimala temple to review arrangements for the three-month 'Mandalam- Makaravilakku' pilgrimage season of Lord Ayyappa, the presiding deity of the hill shrine. Braving a steady drizzle, the 72-year-old CPI-M leader trekked......

    October 17, 2017
  • Kerala showed where BJP stands: CM Vijayan

    Kerala showed where BJP stands: CM Vijayan

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the people of the state aptly responded to the BJP's polarising attempts in the state by relegating it to the fourth spot in the Vengara by-election result declared on Sunday. He said the BJP......

    October 15, 2017
  • CMs of Kerala, Delhi caution people against destructive forces

    CMs of Kerala, Delhi caution people against destructive forces

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday warned people against the forces trying to destroy the country's diversity and exhorted them to fight them. They were speaking after inaugurating a three-day 'Kerala Delhi Cultural......

    October 14, 2017
  • Kerala CM hits back at Amit Shah

    Kerala CM hits back at Amit Shah

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday hit back at BJP President Amit Shah, accusing him of "spreading canards" about the CPI-M and political violence in the state. Writing on his Facebook page, Vijayan pointed out that there was no......

    October 9, 2017
  • Time to cool tempers in Kerala

    Time to cool tempers in Kerala

    Kerala, described as God’s own country, is currently facing political turbulence due to the confrontation between the red and saffron brigades. The fight between the BJP ruling at the Centre and the CPIM ruling in the state has resulted in......

    October 8, 2017