Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicKerala government

Topic: Kerala government

Results of 4 contacts of child who died of Nipah virus return negative, says Veena George

Kerala govt had conducted a complete house-to-house survey within a 3-km-radius from the house of the 12-year-old boy who succumbed to the Nipah virus on 5 September 5.

‘Children cannot be exposed to risk’ — SC stays Class 11 exams in Kerala amid Covid surge

The bench passed the order on an appeal filed by advocate Rasoolshan A challenging a decision of the Kerala High Court refusing to interfere with the decision to hold offline exams.

Requiring father’s name in assisted reproduction affects dignity of mother, child: Kerala HC

The ruling by the high court came on a plea by a divorced woman, who got conceived by In Vitro Fertilization procedure and challenged the requirement to mention the father's details.

SC asks Kerala govt to respond to plea against 3-day relaxation in Covid curbs for Bakrid

CM Pinarayi Vijayan had announced the concessions on 17 July, saying that textiles, footwear, jewelry among others stores would be allowed to open view of upcoming Bakrid festival.

Centre’s Covid vaccination policy ‘encouraging’ black marketing, says Kerala govt to HC

Accusing the private vaccine makers of charging exorbitant prices for vaccines, the state government said the companies cannot be allowed to play in between the pandemic.

Kerala Assembly passes resolution seeking recall of Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel

Stating that the future of Lakshadweep is a matter of concern, Pinarayi Vijayan said any attempt to undermine its unique culture and indigenous lifestyle is unacceptable.

Vijayan retains key portfolio in successive LDF govt, appoints Veena George as health minister

Vijayan will retain Home, Vigilance and IT portfolios among others while first-time legislator K N Balagopal will helm the Finance Departmen, replacing T M Thomas Isaac.

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.

Sabarimala incidents ‘should never have happened’, says Kerala minister Surendran

Kerala minister Kadakampally Surendran's statement comes amid Congress and BJP raking up the 2018 Sabarimala temple incidents in a bid to target Kerala's CPI(M) government.

‘Not Indian language’ — VHP tells Travancore Devaswom Board not to appoint Arabic teachers

VHP has asked TDB to withdraw its order of appointing Arabic teachers in schools that the board runs in Kerala, says Arabic is not an Indian language.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.