As opposition blames CPI(M) for Palakkad killings, Kerala CM assures action against culprits

As the political slugfest continued over the killings of an RSS and PFI leader in a span of 24 hours in Palakkad district, with the opposition parties blaming the ruling CPI(M) for failing to prevent such incidents, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said his government has instructed the police to initiate strong legal action against those … Read more

Anti-Silver Line stir continues in Kerala; CM rejects agitations as ‘anti-development’

As Kerala continued to witness raging protests by people against the Left government’s flagship Silver Line rail corridor project, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday categorically made it clear that the multi-crore infrastructure initiative would be implemented as announced with the support of the people of the southern state. Rejecting the ongoing agitations being reported … Read more

Covid-19: Kerala records 809 fresh cases, 78 deaths

Of the new cases, eight were health workers and 769 infected through contact with the source of it not being clear in 32, the release said. Kerala on Monday recorded 809 fresh COVID-19 infections which raised the total caseload to 65,21,907 so far. The southern State reported 78 deaths and took the tally to 66,886 … Read more

CMs seek Centre’s help to bring back students stranded in Ukraine

As the war intensifies in Ukraine, many chief ministers have urged the Centre to take immediate steps for the safe return of Indian students stranded there as well as coordinate measures to ensure their safety, especially of those who want to stay back to carry on with their studies there. The Congress has alleged that … Read more

Covid-19: Kerala records 5,691 fresh cases, 130 deaths

There are currently 1,45,465 people under surveillance in various districts, of whom 1,42,228 are in home or institutional quarantine and 3,237 in hospitals. Kerala on Tuesday recorded 5,691 fresh COVID-19 infections which raised the total caseload to 64,78,750 in the state. The southern state also reported 130 deaths which raised the total fatalities in Kerala … Read more

Sivasankar penned book without govt permission: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan tells Assembly

The Left government in Kerala on Tuesday officially confirmed that senior bureaucrat M Sivasankar‘s controversial book, detailing his experience as an accused in the gold-smuggling case, was published without its mandatory prior permission. In a single-line written reply given in the state Assembly, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan admitted that the official did not seek any … Read more

Covid-19: Kerala records 11,776 fresh cases, 304 deaths

Kerala, on Tuesday, also reported 304 deaths which pushed the total fatalities in Kerala to 62,681, according to a government release. After dropping below 10,000, the daily COVID-19 cases in Kerala saw a marginal increase with the state on Tuesday recording 11,776 fresh infections which raised the total caseload to 64,28,148. The southern state had … Read more

Covid-19: Kerala logs 23,253 new cases, 854 deaths

As the number of recoveries were more than the new COVID-19 cases, the active cases in the state went down to 2,58,188, the release said. Daily COVID-19 cases in Kerala which saw a slight increase a day ago, again decreased with the state on Wednesday recording 23,253 fresh infections which raised the total caseload to … Read more

Covid-19: Kerala clocks 29,471 fresh cases, 824 deaths

Kerala on Tuesday also reported 824 deaths which raised the total fatalities in Kerala to 59,939, according to a government release. Daily COVID-19 cases in Kerala saw a slight increase on Tuesday, compared to a day ago, with the state recording 29,471 fresh infections which raised the caseload to 63,23,378. The southern state had reported … Read more

Covid-19: Kerala records 22,524 fresh cases, 860 deaths

Kerala on Monday also reported 860 deaths which raised the total fatalities to 59,115, according to a government release. Daily COVID-19 cases in Kerala dropped further on Monday with the state recording 22,524 fresh infections which raised the caseload to 62,93,907. The southern state had reported 26,729 COVID-19 cases on Sunday. Kerala on Monday also … Read more