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Kerala: Two Indians flown from UAE test positive for COVID-19

09 May 2020

Kerala: Two Indians flown from UAE test positive for COVID-19

Two Indians repatriated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala, said CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Kerala announces lockdown across all districts till March 31

23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Kerala announces lockdown across all districts till March 31

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday announced a complete lockdown in the state amid a coronavirus outbreak.

#SabarimalaRow: Kerala announces million women's Great Wall, BJP plans response

02 Dec 2018

#SabarimalaRow: Kerala announces million women's Great Wall, BJP plans response

With the Kerala government planning to make a 600km 'women wall' comprised of a 'million' women to reiterate its stand on the Sabarimala issue, a four-man team handpicked by BJP chief Amit Shah will arrive in Kerala today to plan the saffron party's response.

Sabarimala verdict: Woman booked for casteist slur on CM Vijayan

11 Oct 2018

Sabarimala verdict: Woman booked for casteist slur on CM Vijayan

A case has been filed by the Arunamala police in Kerala against a woman for using a casteist slur against CM Pinarayi Vijayan during one of the protests against the implementation of the Supreme Court verdict allowing the entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple.

Petition filed in Supreme Court against the Sabarimala verdict

08 Oct 2018

Petition filed in Supreme Court against the Sabarimala verdict

On Monday, a petition was filed in the Supreme Court challenging its earlier order allowing the entry of women of all ages to the ancient Sabarimala temple in Kerala.

Sabarimala priests shun CM's offer to talk on SC order

07 Oct 2018

Sabarimala priests shun CM's offer to talk on SC order

Since Kerala implemented the Supreme Court's verdict allowing women of all ages entry to the Sabarimala temple, the government has had to face the wrath of devotees.

#Keralafloods: Let's talk about Kerala's unsung heroes, the fishermen

21 Aug 2018

#Keralafloods: Let's talk about Kerala's unsung heroes, the fishermen

Yesterday Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announced that 90% of rescue operations in the state has been completed, thanks to NGOs, government agencies like NDRF, the Indian Navy, et al, and of course individuals.

Kerala floods: Modi announces Rs. 500cr relief, aerial survey underway

18 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: Modi announces Rs. 500cr relief, aerial survey underway

After failing to undertake a preliminary aerial survey to assess the situation in Kerala, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a high-level meeting, announced an interim relief of Rs. 500cr for the flood-hit state.

#KeralaFloods: 324 dead, over 2L in camps, rescue operations on

18 Aug 2018

#KeralaFloods: 324 dead, over 2L in camps, rescue operations on

In rain battered Kerala, life continues to be on standstill. On Friday, CM Pinaryi Vijayan said 324 people have lost their lives, over 2 lakh people are in about 1500+ relief camps, as the state witnessed its worst rainfall in 80 years.

Kerala: Govt. cancels Onam celebrations owing to rains and floods

15 Aug 2018

Kerala: Govt. cancels Onam celebrations owing to rains and floods

Ravaged by heavy rains and floods that have left at least 40 people dead, the Kerala government, on Tuesday, canceled this year's celebrations for Onam, Kerala's annual harvest festival.

40 people dead in Kerala rains, but troubles to continue

13 Aug 2018

40 people dead in Kerala rains, but troubles to continue

Kerala has been ravaged by "the worst disaster in its history," leaving not just scores of people dead and thousands displaced, but tearing apart lives and wrecking infrastructure.

Kerala Govt releases 'progress card' of its two-year performance

31 May 2018

Kerala Govt releases 'progress card' of its two-year performance

The CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala has released the progress report of its two years' performance.

Kerala: Over 15 cops committed suicide in last 15 months

23 Mar 2018

Kerala: Over 15 cops committed suicide in last 15 months

As many as 17 police personnel committed suicide in Kerala in the last 15 months, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the state Assembly on Friday.

In a first, Kerala tribals to become 'instructors' in literacy-mission

18 Mar 2018

In a first, Kerala tribals to become 'instructors' in literacy-mission

At a time when Kerala is still struggling for the social development of its tribal population, the Pinarayi Vijayan government is gearing up to impact a change in their lives through a comprehensive literacy program.

Kerala CM visits lynched tribal's home; gives assurance of strict-action

03 Mar 2018

Kerala CM visits lynched tribal's home; gives assurance of strict-action

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday visited the home of the tribal man, who was lynched in Kerala's Attapady last month for allegedly stealing food articles, and assured his family that stringent action would be taken against the accused.

Following land grab charges, Kerala minister Thomas Chandy resigns

15 Nov 2017

Following land grab charges, Kerala minister Thomas Chandy resigns

Kerala's transport minister Thomas Chandy has resigned from the CM Pinarayi Vijayan-led government. He is the third minister to resign from the Left Democratic Front government in the last 17 months.

Before cow slaughter ban debate, Kerala Assembly feasts on beef

08 Jun 2017

Before cow slaughter ban debate, Kerala Assembly feasts on beef

Kerala, continuing its protest against the Centre's cow slaughter ban, came up with an innovative mode of objection: a special assembly session began with a sumptuous breakfast which had many delicacies, including beef fry.