Pinarayi Vijayan

Pinarayi Vijayan is the current Chief Minister of Kerala. He was sworn in to the role on May 25, 2016. Born in Kannur in May 1945, he was actively involved with the Communist party of Kerala since he was a college student. He became member of CPI(M) Kannur district committee at a young age of 24 and went on to be become District Secretariat four years later. He was elected to the State Legislative Assembly four times- 1970, 1977, 1991 and 1996. As an active member of the Communist party in Kerala, he gave leadership to two of the most significant political campaigns in the state- the Kerala march of 2006 and the Nava Kerala march of 2009.
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Private nurse stir ends in Kerala after government promises to ensure Rs 20,000 minimum salary

The nurses of the private hospital began an indefinite strike state-wide on June 28 after the hospital managements rejected their pay revision demand. Pinarayi Vijayan said the meeting also wanted managements not to take any action against the nurses who went on strike.

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Century-old Travancore boat jetty to turn biodiversity museum, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Vallakkadavu boat jetty was the hub of trade and commerce in the erstwhile princely state, he said in a facebook post. “The state Biodiversity Museum is getting ready in the state capital. Science on Sphere and a 3D theatre on biodiversity are among its major attractions,” Vijayan said.

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Pinarayi Vijayan flays India strengthening relations with Israel

“India has also always opposed Israel’s policy of oppression and Modi has taken a turnaround on that policy,” Pinarayi Vijayan said. India has become a major purchaser of arms from Israel, he said, adding, “profits out of the arms deal (in Israel) are used for suppressing the Palestinan movement.”

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Kerala nurses protest: Congress, BJP demand immediate intervention of government

The nurses of the private hospital began an indefinite strike state-wide on June 28 after the hospital managements rejected their pay revision demand. BJP national executive member V Muraleedhan said the LDF government was not taking any steps to end the nurses’ agitation and it is to help the private hospital lobby.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launches G-Ride   

GTech vice-chairman Alexander Varghese, Secretary Vijay Kumar P, Chief Executive Officer Renjith Ramanujam and representatives of the industry were present during the launch ceremony at Cliff House, the official residence of the Chief Minister.

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Malayalam actress abduction case: Congress says it is bungled up by Kerala Police

Former Home Minister and present Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala has blamed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for the lack of outcome of the case. Chennithala is responding to Malayalam superstar Dileep who has been accused on being involved in the abduction.

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Pinarayi Vijayan criticises increasing trend of fake news, photographs on social media

The trend of using social media platforms for character assassination, trigger communal tension and post anti-women comments is on a rise, Pinarayi Vijayan said, adding even ‘responsible persons’ of the society indulge in such actions.

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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks probe into death of priest in UK   

In a letter to Sushma Swaraj, Vijayan sought an investigation into the death citing concerns of the priest’s family. Vijayan said the priest, hailing from Pulinkunnu in Alappuzha district of Kerala, had gone to Edinburgh for higher studies last year.

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No need for excise permission to serve alcohol at private functions, says Kerala High Court

The Kerala government recently amended the existing liquor policy to allow three-star restaurants and above to get bar licenses. Earlier, only five-star restaurants had approval to serve liquor.

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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan corroborates DGP’s statement on terror threat to PM Modi

The chief minister was responding to questions on DGP TP Senkumar’s statement to the media in Kochi yesterday that there was a “big threat perception” the day Modi visited Kochi

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Ram Nath Kovind’s candidature will be fought politically: Pinarayi Vijayan

“The main consideration of the BJP in nominating Ram Nath Kovind to the post of president is that he is a leader of BJP,” the chief minister told reporters at the state capital.

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Adivasis losing battle against their own government: Pinarayi Vijayan

Citing the case of adivasis of Bastar region in Chhattisgarh, the Kerala chief minister said the neo-liberal policy of the government is allowing the capitalists to move into forest land and adivasi villages and till date 14 corporate companies have entered the Bastar region in the name of mining.

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Kochi Metro: PM Modi inaugurates rail services, says project essential to tackle rising population

“Kochi metro is the first metro project to be commissioned with modern signalling system, the coaches reflect the ‘Make in India’ initiative,” PM Narendra Modi said.

‘Metro Man’ Sreedharan will be present on stage for Kochi Metro inauguration

Sreedharan, who serves as the principal advisor of the DMRC, has been associated with the Kochi Metro project from the beginning.

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Pinarayi Vijayan requests PMO to include Sreedharan on inauguration stage of Kochi Metro

Sreedharan, who hails from Palakkad in Kerala, has been overseeing the Kochi Metro project since its inception.