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10-Nov-2018 Kochi

Central aid required to boost deep sea fishing : Pinarayi Vijayan

The Centre should provide "liberal assistance" to boost deep sea fishing, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Saturday."The Centre has to provide liberal assistance to boost deep sea fishing by equipping traditional fishermen. Kerala government...

28-Oct-2018 Palakkad (Kerala)

Don't scare us, Pinarayi Vijayan ticks off Amit Shah

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday mocked at BJP President Amit Shah, saying his "strength" wont be enough to pull down the Kerala government led by the CPI-M.On Saturday, Shah warned Vijayan not to play with the Sabarimala issue and warned that the...

22-Oct-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala CM hits out at Modi for being indifferent to state's needs

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "negative approach" on the needs of the state, which is slowly picking up pieces after a devastating flood in August."I fail to understand why the Centre and the Prime...

25-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Meeting with PM fruitful : Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday night expressed happiness after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he had "very fruitful" discussions on how to rebuild the flood-battered state.Vijayan called on Modi seeking the full support of the...

30-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

483 dead, 14 missing in Kerala floods : Pinarayi Vijayan

The Kerala flood disaster has claimed 483 lives and 15 people are still missing, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Thursday.Opening the debate at a special one-day session of the Assembly to discuss the disaster, Vijayan said that at the height of...

28-Aug-2018 Chennai

Radico Khaitan Limited donates Rs 51 lacs for flood relief in Kerala

Radico Khaitan Limited, one of the largest spirits companies in India, as a concerned corporate donated Rs. 51 lacs for Kerala CM Relief Distress Fund today. Radico Khaitan supports the government of Kerala in these difficult times of tragedy which has caused...

26-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Funds will come for Kerala's re-building : Pinarayi Vijayan

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday expressed confidence that funds to rebuild Kerala is not going to be a problem."Today across sectors people are contributing to Kerala. Just imagine how much there will be if all the working people decide to contribute...

23-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala sees some normalcy, CM promises all help

Parts of flood-ravaged Kerala began limping to normalcy as rains kept away from the state for a second successive day on Thursday, but officials admitted there was a long way to go for the human suffering to abate.Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan flew to a...

23-Aug-2018 Thrissur (Kerala)

Will do our best to ease suffering : Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday assured the people battered by floods that his government will do everything possible to help them start life anew.Taking off on a helicopter from the state capital along with a cabinet colleague and senior...

22-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Let's accept UAE aid, says Pinarayi Vijayan, 1.2 mn pack relief camps

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday pressed the Modi government to accept the $100 million aid offered by the UAE for flood relief as the numbers sheltered in over 3,000 camps in the state rose to 1.2 million.Vijayan's comments came as Congress...

22-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Numbers in Kerala relief camps up : Pinarayi Vijayan

A total of 1.2 million people affected by floods are now housed in 3,314 relief camps in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced on Wednesday.He told the media that no one needed to be rescued on Wednesday from any part of the state that was...

22-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

UAE is not any other nation : Pinarayi Vijayan

The UAE "cannot be considered any other nation", Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday, amid reports that the Centre had turned down aid offers from foreign governments in the wake of the flood disaster."As I understand, the UAE on its...

21-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

New Kerala has to be built, UAE to give $100 mn : Pinarayi Vijayan

The UAE has pledged $100 million for flood-battered Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced on Tuesday, adding "a new Kerala" needed to be built following the widespread destruction.The United Arab Emirates (UAE), home to hundreds of thousands...

20-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

One million in Kerala camps, aid pouring in : Pinarayi Vijayan

Over one million people are now sheltered in 3,274 relief camps in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday, even as rains that have battered the state for a week finally abated.The nature's fury has claimed some 370 lives since the monsoon...

19-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

724,649 people in relief camps : Pinarayi Vijayan

A total of 724,649 people are sheltering in 5,645 camps following "one of the worst ever floods" in Kerala that has claimed some 370 lives and caused widespread destruction, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Sunday."Our prime concern was to save...

15-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Celebrate Independence Day by helping flood-hit : Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday urged people to contribute generously in the wake of the state's worst flood disaster in 94 years even as he took the Independence Day salute here in pouring rain.Addressing the 72nd Independence Day parade...

12-Aug-2018 Kochi/Idukki

Kerala situation very serious, says Rajnath Singh after aerial survey

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday described the situation in the flood-affected areas of Kerala as "very serious" and assured the state of all possible help from the Centre.Rajnath Singh, who arrived here on Sunday afternoon, made the statement after...

03-Apr-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala CM announces vigilance probe into CPI's 'land deal'

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday announced a vigilance probe into a land deal involving the CPI's Wayanad district unit after a TV channel sting purportedly showed the CPI hand in glove with the land mafia.The CPI-M (Communist Party of India-Marxist)...

07-Mar-2018 Kochi

Kerala HC orders CBI probe into murder hours after CM says no

Hours after Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said there was no need for a CBI probe into the murder of a Youth Congress worker, the Kerala High Court on Wednesday gave the nod for it.Vijayan told the Assembly that the probe into the murder of 30-year-old...

20-Feb-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Crucial days ahead for CPI-M in Kerala

The coming days are going to be crucial for the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in general -- and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and state Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan in particular -- with the state party conference scheduled to be held in...

16-Feb-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Pinarayi Vijayan asked to break silence on Congress worker's murder

The Congress in Kerala on Friday asked Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to break his silence on the brutal murder of a Youth Congress worker by suspected CPI-M men in Kannur.The Youth Congress worker, Shoaib, 30, was allegedly stabbed 48 times, on Monday...

02-Feb-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Mounting fascism curbing freedom in India : Pinarayi Vijayan

Increasing levels of fascism are curbing the freedom to write and speak freely and this needs to be challenged, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Friday.After inaugurating the three-day Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters here, organised...

12-Jan-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Pinarayi Vijayan hails Kerala diaspora meet, BJP disagrees

The two-day 'Kerala Loka Sabha' that started here on Friday could well be an engine for the future growth of the state, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said inaugurating the first-of-its-kind event.Held at the banquet hall of the state assembly, the event...

09-Jan-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Pinarayi Vijayan's chopper expenses excluded from Ockhi relief fund

Following an opposition protest, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's office on Tuesday announced cancellation of an official order that envisaged deducting from the Ockhi cyclone relief fund the expenses incurred on his helicopter ride to cyclone-hit areas.Vijayan...

29-Dec-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Pinarayi Vijayan orders action against Kerala school on RSS issue

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday ordered action against a school in Palakkad for allowing RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to hoist the national flag during the Independence Day celebrations.Vijayan directed the Director of Public Instruction (DPI) to...

13-Dec-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala seeks Rs 1,843 cr from Centre for Ockhi damage

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday his government has sought Rs 1,843 crore from the Centre to mitigate the damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi."This was one of the worst disasters that struck the state. The Centre has been very supportive...

06-Dec-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

There was no advance warning on Cyclone Ockhi : Pinarayi Vijayan

Under flak over the way rescue operations were handled, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said there was no advance warning about Cyclone Ockhi and cleared a slew of packages for those affected.Chairing his cabinet meeting, Vijayan also announced...

06-Nov-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Pinarayi Vijayan goes slow on action against 'tainted' Kerala minister

The CPI-M state secretariat meeting held here on Monday to discuss charges of usurping government land against state Transport Minister Thomas Chandy and suitable action against him turned out to be a damp squib, as it decided to wait for legal opinion.There...

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