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Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as Kerala CM for 2nd time, 20 ministers inducted

May 21, 2021 2:59 am

Vijayan, who is the first Chief Minister in Kerala to get a second consecutive mandate, began his second innings with 17 new faces in the 21-member cabinet -- eight ministers are first-time legislators. The Cabinet has three women members now

No change in govt's stand on Sabarimala: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

August 29, 2019 7:18 pm

The apex court had on September 28 last year allowed women of all age groups to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala, thereby lifting the centuries-old ban on girls and women in the 10-50 age group.

Kerala govt orders judicial probe into custodial death of prisoner

July 05, 2019 2:13 pm

Announcing the decision, Vijayan said former Kerala High Court judge K Narayana Kurup will probe the incident relating to the death of 49-year-old Rajkumar in police custody and file a report within six months.

Nefertiti, the first luxury cruise ship in Kerala, to commence services soon

October 14, 2018 7:39 am

The luxury air-conditioned vessel worth Rs 16.14 crore will soon be launched from Kochi and will provide cruise experience to the tourists.

Kerala CM Vijayan leaves for US for medical treatment, Jayarajan to preside over Cabinet meets

September 03, 2018 2:47 am

Jayarajan, a senior CPM leader, said the chief minister’s date of return from the US has not been fixed yet. “Since he has gone for treatment, we cannot say about the date of return. He would go by the doctors’ advice,” he said.

Kerala CM flays reports of his health; says it was a routine check up

March 04, 2018 10:34 pm

The 73-year-old Vijayan, admitted to Apollo Hospital in Chennai on March 2, was discharged around 4 pm on Saturday. A hospital bulletin had said he was admitted for 'routine annual medical check-up'.

Kerala Chief Minsister Pinarayi Vijayan meets Junaid's family, offers assistance

July 26, 2017 10:23 pm

Junaid's brothers were injured by a mob which allegedly also hurled communal slurs against them in Ballabgarh area of Faridabad, while they were travelling on a train. His brothers claimed the attackers called them "anti-nationals" and "beef eaters".

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launches G-Ride   

July 02, 2017 7:01 pm

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.

Rajnath asks Chandy to stop political killings in Kerala

September 02, 2014 3:04 pm

Manoj was killed when an unidentified gang attacked him in politically-volatile Kannur district on Monday.

Kerala CM confident of good working relationship with Centre

June 01, 2014 1:34 pm

Chandy had earlier made it clear that the UDF government was not for any confrontation with the new government at the Centre.


17 Year Old's Viral Video Throws Light On Beach Sand Mining in Southern Kerala

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

An important anti-mining campaign by a bunch of villagers in Alappad, Kerala was brought to public spotlight through the video of a 17 year old class 12 student.

Opposition boycotts budget session in Kerala Assembly

February 12, 2016 7:14 am

Trivandrum, Feb 12 (ANI): Protests broke out inside the Kerala Assembly while Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was presenting the interim budget on Friday. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) protested inside and outside the Kerala Assembly against the Kerala Government, saying the interim budget was leaked. The LDF members holding banners and placards raised slogans against Chandy. Thereafter, the LDF members marched out of the House and boycotted the budget session.