Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicChief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

Topic: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

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

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan moves resolution against Centre’s farm laws in Assembly

CM Vijayan said legislative assemblies have the moral responsibility to take a serious view when people have anxieties about certain laws that affect their lives.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

Defence

Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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