Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicChief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

Topic: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

After PM Modi, Pinarayi Vijayan has a new friend in Amit Shah. But Congress can’t take it

It is being said that because Vijayan is in trouble due to the gold smuggling case, he does not want to confront the BJP.

A ‘dirty agenda’ spanning bangles & javelins, and Kerala’s unending second wave

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Kerala’s Communist CM borrows from PM Modi’s playbook in his second innings

All ministers in Kerala will now effectively be puppets, with CM Vijayan controlling the strings.

Pinarayi Vijayan sworn in as Chief Minister of Kerala for second successive term

CPI(M) veteran Pinarayi Vijayan led the Left Democratic Front (LDF) to an unprecedented consecutive victory in the Kerala assembly polls held on 6 April.

Kerala’s 21-member cabinet to have 3 women ministers, handful of first-time legislators

K Krishnankutty of JD-S, NCP's AK Saseendran and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan are the only old faces in the new ministry.

Pinarayi Vijayan’s instincts show what smart politics can look like, even for Communists

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Ruling LDF leads in 75 seats, UDF in 56 as counting for Kerala elections gets underway

Early leads showed that CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Health Minister K K Shailaja, ex-CM Oommen Chandy and Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala were leading in their respective constituencies.

Centre-states war of words hurting India. Can’t treat Covid as another political wrangle

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ED officials booked for allegedly forcing Swapna Suresh to give statement against Kerala CM

According to the FIR, ED officials allegedly forced Suresh, accused in the gold smuggling case, to give 'false' statements against CM Pinarayi Vijayan in order to make fake evidence.

Kerala Assembly passes resolution against Centre’s farm laws

O Rajagopal, the only BJP member in the assembly, raised objections against some references in the resolution but did not object to it.

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Congress senior leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor at AICC office to file nominations for the party's presidential polls | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Congress choice for chief is between ‘think tomorrow’ Tharoor and ‘president not leader’ Kharge

As the Congress presidential election reaches its final stage, the onus is with the Gandhis. Will this be a new Congress or will the family writ continue to loom large?
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.