Pinarai Vijayan

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Pinarai Vijayan said : "Single-use plastic cups, plates, spoons, forks, straws, stirrers, bowls, plastic flags, water pouches, juice packs, pet bottles (under 300 ml), plastic garbage bags, PVC flex materials, plastic packets, among others have been banned," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The manufacturers, wholesale or retail dealers who violate the ban will have to pay a fine of Rs 10,000. In case of repeat offence, the fine amount will be Rs 25,000. If it continues, the fine amount will be Rs 50,000 and the licence for the business will be cancelled," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "Her death was unfortunate. We stand by the family. Strong action will be taken against those responsible for any lapses in their duty," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Commission ) : "The judicial commission will look into the lapses during the investigation or during the trial in the case, if any. Former District Judge and state Minority Commission Chairman P K Haneefa has been appointed," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : “It is clear that everyone in this House accepts the efficiency of the ULCCS and which is probably why the State Police Chief also accepted the GO [government order] issued by the previous government and handed over the responsibility of the project to them. The GO issued by the UDF government recognising the ULCCS as total service provider still stands and the Left Democratic Front government has not sought to change it,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 18, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "With the completion of the Edamon-Kochi power highway, power can be transmitted to Kerala from any part of India through the 400 KV network," External link

business-standard Monday, November 18, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It appears that the media was also sitting at the politburo meeting and gave the news. Nothing of that sort as reported in the media took place. Politburo is not like Congress party high command as we function according to the rules of the party and none can go over that," External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 18, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The government is looking into the allegations that there were lapses in the police inquiry and the prosecution. The special public prosecutor has been removed from the post. State will appeal against the acquittal," External link

business-standard Monday, November 18, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The state will support the parents' demand for CBI probe," External link

business-standard Monday, November 18, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "We are not considering judicial probe at this point of time," External link

business-standard Monday, November 18, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Police fired back in self-defence. The Maoists were obstructing the duty of the police. We are looking into allegations about the lapses on behalf of the police. A magisterial inquiry is on," External link

business-standard Monday, November 18, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “There are allegations of corruption and third party commission from culvert construction to defense agreements today. It was in such a scenario that both lokpal and lokayukta were introduced after sharpening the existing laws. It should also be noted that lokpal was introduced after ten failed attempts. While lokayukta was introduced in 1998 at Kerala, there are still states where they do not exist till date,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “There are allegations of corruption and third party commission from culvert construction to defense agreements today. It was in such a scenario that both lokpal and lokayukta were introduced after sharpening the existing laws. It should also be noted that lokpal was introduced after ten failed attempts. While lokayukta was introduced in 1998 at Kerala, there are still states where they do not exist till date,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “There is ample time to discuss and decide on that” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 15, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It seems like the September 28, 2018, order still stands. However, there are certain confusions with regard to today's order. The court ordered for a seven-judge bench to consider various gender related issues.It had kept pending the review petitions on Sabarimala. We need to get more clarity on various matters," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 14, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It seems like the September 28, 2018, order still stands. However, there are certain confusions with regard to today's order.The court ordered for a seven-judge bench to consider various gender related issues. It had kept pending the review petitions on Sabarimala. We need to get more clarity on various matters," External link

news18 Thursday, November 14, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "Only legal scrutiny can reveal what the implications of the order are. We will consult with top legal experts and then decide on the future course of action," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “For implementing reservations for the disabled in aided colleges, the universities should amend their statutes. For this, the social justice department has given specific orders to all the universities,” “The general education department has decided to issue a gazette notification for bringing in the necessary amendments in the act for ensuring reservation for the disabled in aided schools. The government policy is to ensure reservation in all the aided schools and colleges same in the lines of the government institutions,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “For implementing reservations for the disabled in aided colleges, the universities should amend their statutes. For this, the social justice department has given specific orders to all the universities,” “The general education department has decided to issue a gazette notification for bringing in the necessary amendments in the act for ensuring reservation for the disabled in aided schools. The government policy is to ensure reservation in all the aided schools and colleges same in the lines of the government institutions,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “However, he felt he was sidelined. Under the circumstances, I doubt if we have been able to utilise his potential for the benefit of the establishment. We expect him to spearhead the progress of ANERT. He is also free to approach us with any reservations that might hinder his efforts,” External link

thehindu Monday, November 11, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Those who work late do not have good restaurants or other places like pubs in the night. The lack of pubs has come in for criticism against us. The Kerala government is seriously looking into the matter," External link

business-standard Monday, November 11, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "We will not allow any untoward incidents to take place and police was on high alert" External link

nampa Saturday, November 9, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan wrote : "We upheld the values of our state while peacefully reacting to it (demolition). We all must be ready to accept the verdict it in a peaceful manner. All Keralites must show commitment in preserving the secularism and harmony of the country," External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan wrote : "We upheld the values of our state while peacefully reacting to it (demolition). We all must be ready to accept the verdict it in a peaceful manner. All Keralites must show commitment in preserving the secularism and harmony of the country," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The Differential Art Center is able to make the change that no one could ever imagine. The Government is proud to have this world-class project and it will help in uplifting the differently-abled," External link

business-standard Friday, November 8, 2019 7:29:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Government has limitations when it comes to the matters of an autonomous body like PSC. But, it would ask PSC to give provisional advice memo to genuine rank holders. Government doesn’t want innocent people to suffer just because some people committed a fraud. Crime branch has submitted an interim status report to PSC. The delay in completing the probe is associated with the delay in getting forensic examination result,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 8, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The state government will be putting forth fresh arguments while going for an appeal, and if the family of the victims approach the court demanding a CBI investigation, the prosecution will support it. The message has already been conveyed to the mother when she visited my office recently,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Steps will be taken to set up 57 fast-track special courts and earmark adequate fund for the initiative," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The Supreme Court verdict regarding the Sabarimala women entry is the one related to that of the fundamental rights. The state government is bound to implement the apex court order," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Education department should ensure this and the PTA meetings in schools should be used for this also the child welfare officers in every police station must be in regular contact with schools in their area," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Tiger Reserve ) : “The Periyar Tiger Reserve, where Sabarimala is located, is an abode of rare flora and fauna. But the delicate environment in that region is affected during the pilgrimage season. To ensure that the fragile ecological area faces no such threat, the government has declared it as a plastic-free zone. The Travancore Devaswom Board and the Kerala Water Authority have arranged an alternate mechanism to provide free drinking water to devotees, with the setting up of hundreds of water kiosks. Devotees are also not to carry plastic in their irumudikettu. Only if devotees strictly adhere to the directives will we be able to achieve the goal of an environment-friendly pilgrimage. I request the Ministers from the neighbouring States to organise necessary awareness campaigns in vernacular media,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Tiger Reserve ) : “The Periyar Tiger Reserve, where Sabarimala is located, is an abode of rare flora and fauna. But the delicate environment in that region is affected during the pilgrimage season. To ensure that the fragile ecological area faces no such threat, the government has declared it as a plastic-free zone. The Travancore Devaswom Board and the Kerala Water Authority have arranged an alternate mechanism to provide free drinking water to devotees, with the setting up of hundreds of water kiosks. Devotees are also not to carry plastic in their irumudikettu. Only if devotees strictly adhere to the directives will we be able to achieve the goal of an environment-friendly pilgrimage. I request the Ministers from the neighbouring States to organise necessary awareness campaigns in vernacular media,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The police had recovered pro-Maoist leaflets and books from houses of the arrested. When the police were examining the house of one of the arrested persons, Thaha Fazil, he had raised pro-Maoist slogans. So the police charged them under UAPA sections,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The government does not work for any particular section. We have always taken a stand in support of the devotees. But, when one section of devotees attack another section of devotees, the government had to step in to protect the victims of the attack. It is for the women devotees to decide whether they want to go to the shrine. The government has not on its own brought any woman to Sabarimala,” External link

thehindu Monday, November 4, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The government does not work for any particular section. We have always taken a stand in support of the devotees. But, when one section of devotees attack another section of devotees, the government had to step in to protect the victims of the attack. It is for the women devotees to decide whether they want to go to the shrine. The government has not on its own brought any woman to Sabarimala,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 4, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Supreme Court's verdict on women entry in Sabarimala temple is related to fundamental rights. Making law to circumvent the apex court's verdict is not possible. The state government is bound to implement it," External link

business-standard Monday, November 4, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The ultras had killed several CRPF personnel, police and farmers in various States, including Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Bihar and the Maoists are being portrayed as holy souls by the UDF. Do you want this situation to come to Kerala?” External link

thehindu Monday, November 4, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The ultras had killed several CRPF personnel, police and farmers in various States, including Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Bihar and the Maoists are being portrayed as holy souls by the UDF. Do you want this situation to come to Kerala?” External link

Hindu Monday, November 4, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The ultras had killed several CRPF personnel, police and farmers in various states, including Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Bihar and the Maoists are being portrayed as " External link

business-standard Monday, November 4, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The Supreme Court verdict regarding the Sabarimala women entry is the one related to that of the fundamental rights. The state government is bound to implement the apex court order," External link

business-standard Monday, November 4, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The Government does not work for any particilar section. We have always taken a stand in support of the devotees. But, when one section of devotees attack another section of devotees, the Government had to step in to protect the victims of the attack,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 4, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are also at a shameful juncture where voices are being raised for constructing a temple for Gandhi killer and awarding him Bharat Ratna" External link

business-standard Friday, November 1, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The maoists who got trained from other states are trying to infiltrate Kerala and disrupt the peaceful atmosphere here. The Thunderbolt (elite commando force) team were patrolling the area when the maoists fired at them and it resulted in this unfortunate incident," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are well aware that a government will not be able to destroy an idea through oppression. But it is the responsibility of the government to enforce necessary law and order against those forces which does not have a base in the state but tries to disrupt the democratic fabric of Kerala," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are well aware that a government will not be able to destroy an idea through oppression. But it is the responsibility of the government to enforce necessary law and order against those forces which does not have a base in the state but tries to disrupt the democratic fabric of Kerala," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The opposition is giving them an image overhaul" External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Maoists are trying to undermine the state’s democratic culture and its efficient law and order system. Trained police personnel and 'Thunderbolt' commandos were involved in combing operations in areas where Maoists are present. It is the firing by Maoists on these personnel that ensued the encounter,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We need peace to prevail the area. A Special investigation team will be appointed, as sought by Muneer," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Before ASEAN treaty, per-kg price had stood at ₹ 245. After signing the agreement, it came down to ₹ 115. The impact of the RCEP will be even severe,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 28, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The government is always with the victims and there is no politics in it,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 28, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The death of the two children has affected the conscience of society. The government wants to provide justice to those kids, though they are no more. We are always with the victims. There is no politics in it. We will take action.We will seriously consider and decide if a re-investigation or a probe by CBI should be done in the case," External link

business-standard Monday, October 28, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The government is always with the victims and there is no politics in it" External link

Hindu Monday, October 28, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The UDF is becoming insignificant as we look into the results which include the Pala assembly seat that we wrested last month from the UDF. In all six seats that went to the polls including Pala, we won three. Looking at it, after three years of our governance, these victories show that people have given their full support to us, as our base has grown. The BJP's divisive tactics has also been rejected outright by the people, giving a clear indication that in Kerala there is no place for communal divide," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 24, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The BJP has suffered a setback from its often projected statement of one party rule. This has not happened in Maharashtra and Haryana as the results indicate. Elections to the two states took place a few months after the Lok Sabha polls and it is not according to the BJP's expectations," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 24, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Thousands of new persons have cast their votes for the LDF. It explains our emphatic victories in Vattiyurkavu and Konni,” External link

thehindu Thursday, October 24, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "This is a recognition and support of the people towards the LDF government's policies in the state. Along with that we have proved that there is no place for communalism in the state and secularism have triumphed over them in this bypolls. The poisonous idea of communalism will not gain roots here in the state," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Prasanth won after breaking into the UDF, BJP strongholds. The youth's involvement must be duly noted. We know how the youth of the state have come forward in this election," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Kerala Congress ) : "The candidate was the Congress DCC president and deputy Mayor of the city and he could win only with a meagre margin. Also, over 2500 votes went to the namesake of the LDF candidate," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Thousands of new persons have cast their votes for the LDF. It explains our emphatic victories in Vattiyurkavu and Konni,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan stated : “I would like to draw your kind attention to the reported move to privatize Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and request your intervention to retain the entity in public sector,” External link

india Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Therefore, we propose to further explore bilateral cooperation in these areas,” External link

thehindu Friday, October 18, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The previous United Democratic Front (UDF) government had spent ₹216 crore in five years for the development of Sabarimala. In the first three-and-a-half years of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government, we have given ₹1,265 crore. Projects worth another ₹300 crore are on the anvil,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “All the public enterprises are on the verge of collapse. The policies of both the present BJP government and previous Congress governments are responsible for the financial crisis,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “What is the difference between the UDF rule and that of LDF? During UDF regime people used to shut television sets in their home in the evenings as they were not sure about the kind of stuff that television sets would pour in. Women were cautious not to expose young children to news during those days. People were disillusioned and in that utter despair, they thought nothing positive could happen in Kerala . Now, you all can see the difference. Things have changed dramatically in Kerala. We could change the perspective about Kerala. In three years, we could bring the state back on the development track,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan claimed : “In near future, Kerala would become self-sufficient in agriculture sector and would even start exporting agriculture produce in large scale,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “What is the difference between the UDF rule and that of LDF? During UDF regime people used to shut television sets in their home in the evenings as they were not sure about the kind of stuff that television sets would pour in. Women were cautious not to expose young children to news during those days. People were disillusioned and in that utter despair, they thought nothing positive could happen in Kerala. Now, you all can see the difference. Things have changed dramatically in Kerala. We could change the perspective about Kerala. In three years, we could bring the state back on the development track,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan claimed : “In near future, Kerala would become self-sufficient in agriculture sector and would even start exporting agriculture produce in large scale,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Shankar Rai, the LDF candidate, was not tied to the thread. He was born and raised on the soil. He’s with you for everything,” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “She is the first Indian woman to win the world championship in badminton. She is one among the best woman sportspersons in the country. She was targeted and taunted when she lost twice in the world championship. But she never lost her confidence and proved that she was fighter in the court,” External link

india Wednesday, October 9, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "She is the first Indian woman to win the world championship in badminton. She is one among the best woman sportspersons in the country. She was targeted and taunted when she lost twice in the world championship. But she never lost her confidence and proved that she was fighter in the court," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The promises are made by DP World (Rs 3,500 crore), RP Group (Rs 1,000 crore), Lulu Group (Rs 1,500 crore), Aster (Rs 500 crore) and various other small-scale investors (Rs 3,500 crore)," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 6, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "A high-level investor council will be formed to assist the NRI entrepreneurs," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 6, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The Overseas Keralites Investment Company (OKIC) was formed to harness the investment potential of overseas Keralites for various development initiatives of the state in sectors including housing, tourism, health, infrastructure and education," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "While focus is on investment towards the aforementioned sectors, we are also looking at overall development of the state. Our government aims to make Kerala the most developed state in India" External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : "Mahatma's life has given us a moral imperative; to uphold the secular founding values of our republic. The India he fought for was an inclusive one, where no one was considered a pariah. Let's pledge our commitment to those ideals," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The minister expressed concern over the delay in issuing the land acquisition order for the project. We have assured that it would be issued in a day or two,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We (Gadkari and Vijayan) discussed the development of the National Highways in the state.The decision in this regard was already taken but there was no follow up from the authorities concerned. The minister understood the gravity of the situation and said our demands were just," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The minister understood the gravity of the issue and took a strong stand. He said there was no justification in the delay and promised to take immediate action on the matter. He lashed out at the officials for the delay and assured us speedy resolution of the matter," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The minister said a committee will be appointed to study the issue and he would ask them to submit their report as soon a possible. The State government will inform the committee about its stand," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The UDF thought Pala to be their stronghold and was confident of a victory in the bypoll. Many considered the bypoll a referendum on the LDF government. The LDF wrested the seat from the UDF, which they held onto for 54 years. The result shows a change in the mindset among the people and increasing support for the LDF,” External link

thehindu Monday, September 30, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : “The State had witnessed three bypolls in Vengara, Chengannur and Pala Assembly seats. The LDF retained Chengannur seat with an increased majority, wrested Pala constituency and increased its vote share in Vengara. In the meantime, vote share of both the UDF and BJP have decreased. This is a trend visible across the State and will be reflected in the bypolls in five Assembly constituencies,” External link

thehindu Monday, September 30, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The people of Tamil Nadu and Kerala are like brothers and sisters and so, every issue must be sorted out through discussions,” External link

news18 Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “PAP needed a review, being 60 years old. Both States have agreed to it,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 25, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Builders are responsible for this problem and those who have given permission for the construction are equally responsible. Hence, the demand to levy compensation from the builder is fair. Government will consider how this can be done. Additionally, the government will also explore the possibility of blacklisting these builders and prevent them from engaging in construction business in future,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It’s the state government’s constitutional duty to implement the Supreme Court order, but, in this case, we can see many issues. A lot of people will lose their homes. No government can take a stand of building homes for homeless on the one hand, and demolish houses on the other,” External link

news18 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : “The demand for compensation from builders is just and we will look at what can be done in this regard,” External link

news18 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “No Indian should feel alienated because of language” External link

india Monday, September 16, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan wrote : “Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s Hindi agenda push despite nationwide protest needs to be seen as Sangh Parivar’s signs to launch a new battlefield in the name of language. The perception that only Hindi can unite the country is completely wrong. People in the south and the north-east don’t speak Hindi,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 16, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : “The government has suggested to make available in Malayalam the question papers of all recruitment examinations conducted by the PSC, including Kerala Administrative Service (KAS). They have accepted the suggestion in principal and will take necessary action,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 16, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “So, 90 per cent of PSC exams are already conducted in Malayalam. Only in some examinations that the question papers are given in English,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 16, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The government has suggested to make available in Malayalam the question papers of all recruitment examinations conducted by the PSC, including Kerala Administrative Service (KAS). They have accepted the suggestion in principal and will take necessary action," External link

news18 Monday, September 16, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "So, 90 per cent of PSC exams are already conducted in Malayalam. Only in some examinations that the question papers are given in English," External link

news18 Monday, September 16, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : “the claim that Hindi unifies our country is absurd. That language is not the mother tongue of a majority of Indians. The move to inflict Hindi upon them amounts to enslaving them. Union Minister’s statement is a war cry against the mother tongues of non-Hindi speaking people,” External link

asianage Monday, September 16, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It is nothing but an agenda of Sangh Parivar and now the BJP government at the Centre is bringing up this issue to cover up their failures and other issues. Even after there is countrywide protest against the attempt to make Hindi a national language, the Centre is not ready to back out from it, which is highly condemnable,” External link

timesofindia Monday, September 16, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “India is a nation that recognises different languages. The Sangh Parivar should withdraw from the move to disrupt them. The Sangh Parivar should understand that such moves to divert attention from important issues faced by the country and the people are identified,” External link

timesofindia Monday, September 16, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan déclaré : "La police doit offrir sa protection à toute personne qui désire prier dans le temple" External link

tv5 Thursday, January 3, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan dit : «Les enquêteurs ont reçu des informations très complètes sur l'accusé. Il était sur le radar de la police depuis mercredi» External link

tdg Thursday, June 16, 2016 3:49:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan dit : "Les enquêteurs ont reçu des informations très complètes sur l'accusé. Il était sur le radar de la police depuis hier" External link

afp-fr Thursday, June 16, 2016 2:09:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister67.04%EN12/09/201709/12/2017
kerala administrative reforms commission chairman0.04%EN11/20/201720/11/2017
chief justice of the kerala0.17%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
minister of kerala0.35%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
culture minister0.09%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
governor0.04%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
tourism minister0.13%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
member1.52%EN10/04/201704/10/2017
chief0.44%EN09/27/201727/09/2017
leader1.00%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
veteran0.13%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
finance minister0.04%EN06/15/201715/06/2017
union home minister0.09%EN02/08/201708/02/2017
transport minister0.09%EN01/22/201722/01/2017
under-secretary0.04%EN10/19/201619/10/2016
harvard university professor0.04%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
state secretary15.19%EN05/19/201619/05/2016
secretary12.67%EN05/19/201619/05/2016
colleague0.09%EN05/19/201619/05/2016
secretary0.17%SA08/30/201430/08/2014
state secretary0.17%SA08/30/201430/08/2014
unit secretary0.39%EN11/30/201330/11/2013
former minister0.04%EN06/23/200923/06/2009
Names Lang Count
Pinarayi VijayanEN94.53%
Pinarai VijayanEN5.01%
Pinarayi VijayanFR0.23%
Pinnarayi VijayanEN0.23%


 
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Pinarai Vijayan said : "Single-use plastic cups, plates, spoons, forks, straws, stirrers, bowls, plastic flags, water pouches, juice packs, pet bottles (under 300 ml), plastic garbage bags, PVC flex materials, plastic packets, among others have been banned," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The manufacturers, wholesale or retail dealers who violate the ban will have to pay a fine of Rs 10,000. In case of repeat offence, the fine amount will be Rs 25,000. If it continues, the fine amount will be Rs 50,000 and the licence for the business will be cancelled," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "Her death was unfortunate. We stand by the family. Strong action will be taken against those responsible for any lapses in their duty," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Commission ) : "The judicial commission will look into the lapses during the investigation or during the trial in the case, if any. Former District Judge and state Minority Commission Chairman P K Haneefa has been appointed," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : “It is clear that everyone in this House accepts the efficiency of the ULCCS and which is probably why the State Police Chief also accepted the GO [government order] issued by the previous government and handed over the responsibility of the project to them. The GO issued by the UDF government recognising the ULCCS as total service provider still stands and the Left Democratic Front government has not sought to change it,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 18, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "With the completion of the Edamon-Kochi power highway, power can be transmitted to Kerala from any part of India through the 400 KV network," External link

business-standard Monday, November 18, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It appears that the media was also sitting at the politburo meeting and gave the news. Nothing of that sort as reported in the media took place. Politburo is not like Congress party high command as we function according to the rules of the party and none can go over that," External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 18, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The government is looking into the allegations that there were lapses in the police inquiry and the prosecution. The special public prosecutor has been removed from the post. State will appeal against the acquittal," External link

business-standard Monday, November 18, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The state will support the parents' demand for CBI probe," External link

business-standard Monday, November 18, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "We are not considering judicial probe at this point of time," External link

business-standard Monday, November 18, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Police fired back in self-defence. The Maoists were obstructing the duty of the police. We are looking into allegations about the lapses on behalf of the police. A magisterial inquiry is on," External link

business-standard Monday, November 18, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “There are allegations of corruption and third party commission from culvert construction to defense agreements today. It was in such a scenario that both lokpal and lokayukta were introduced after sharpening the existing laws. It should also be noted that lokpal was introduced after ten failed attempts. While lokayukta was introduced in 1998 at Kerala, there are still states where they do not exist till date,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “There are allegations of corruption and third party commission from culvert construction to defense agreements today. It was in such a scenario that both lokpal and lokayukta were introduced after sharpening the existing laws. It should also be noted that lokpal was introduced after ten failed attempts. While lokayukta was introduced in 1998 at Kerala, there are still states where they do not exist till date,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “There is ample time to discuss and decide on that” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 15, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It seems like the September 28, 2018, order still stands. However, there are certain confusions with regard to today's order. The court ordered for a seven-judge bench to consider various gender related issues.It had kept pending the review petitions on Sabarimala. We need to get more clarity on various matters," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 14, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It seems like the September 28, 2018, order still stands. However, there are certain confusions with regard to today's order.The court ordered for a seven-judge bench to consider various gender related issues. It had kept pending the review petitions on Sabarimala. We need to get more clarity on various matters," External link

news18 Thursday, November 14, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "Only legal scrutiny can reveal what the implications of the order are. We will consult with top legal experts and then decide on the future course of action," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “For implementing reservations for the disabled in aided colleges, the universities should amend their statutes. For this, the social justice department has given specific orders to all the universities,” “The general education department has decided to issue a gazette notification for bringing in the necessary amendments in the act for ensuring reservation for the disabled in aided schools. The government policy is to ensure reservation in all the aided schools and colleges same in the lines of the government institutions,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “For implementing reservations for the disabled in aided colleges, the universities should amend their statutes. For this, the social justice department has given specific orders to all the universities,” “The general education department has decided to issue a gazette notification for bringing in the necessary amendments in the act for ensuring reservation for the disabled in aided schools. The government policy is to ensure reservation in all the aided schools and colleges same in the lines of the government institutions,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “However, he felt he was sidelined. Under the circumstances, I doubt if we have been able to utilise his potential for the benefit of the establishment. We expect him to spearhead the progress of ANERT. He is also free to approach us with any reservations that might hinder his efforts,” External link

thehindu Monday, November 11, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Those who work late do not have good restaurants or other places like pubs in the night. The lack of pubs has come in for criticism against us. The Kerala government is seriously looking into the matter," External link

business-standard Monday, November 11, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "We will not allow any untoward incidents to take place and police was on high alert" External link

nampa Saturday, November 9, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan wrote : "We upheld the values of our state while peacefully reacting to it (demolition). We all must be ready to accept the verdict it in a peaceful manner. All Keralites must show commitment in preserving the secularism and harmony of the country," External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan wrote : "We upheld the values of our state while peacefully reacting to it (demolition). We all must be ready to accept the verdict it in a peaceful manner. All Keralites must show commitment in preserving the secularism and harmony of the country," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The Differential Art Center is able to make the change that no one could ever imagine. The Government is proud to have this world-class project and it will help in uplifting the differently-abled," External link

business-standard Friday, November 8, 2019 7:29:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Government has limitations when it comes to the matters of an autonomous body like PSC. But, it would ask PSC to give provisional advice memo to genuine rank holders. Government doesn’t want innocent people to suffer just because some people committed a fraud. Crime branch has submitted an interim status report to PSC. The delay in completing the probe is associated with the delay in getting forensic examination result,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 8, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The state government will be putting forth fresh arguments while going for an appeal, and if the family of the victims approach the court demanding a CBI investigation, the prosecution will support it. The message has already been conveyed to the mother when she visited my office recently,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Steps will be taken to set up 57 fast-track special courts and earmark adequate fund for the initiative," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The Supreme Court verdict regarding the Sabarimala women entry is the one related to that of the fundamental rights. The state government is bound to implement the apex court order," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Education department should ensure this and the PTA meetings in schools should be used for this also the child welfare officers in every police station must be in regular contact with schools in their area," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Tiger Reserve ) : “The Periyar Tiger Reserve, where Sabarimala is located, is an abode of rare flora and fauna. But the delicate environment in that region is affected during the pilgrimage season. To ensure that the fragile ecological area faces no such threat, the government has declared it as a plastic-free zone. The Travancore Devaswom Board and the Kerala Water Authority have arranged an alternate mechanism to provide free drinking water to devotees, with the setting up of hundreds of water kiosks. Devotees are also not to carry plastic in their irumudikettu. Only if devotees strictly adhere to the directives will we be able to achieve the goal of an environment-friendly pilgrimage. I request the Ministers from the neighbouring States to organise necessary awareness campaigns in vernacular media,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Tiger Reserve ) : “The Periyar Tiger Reserve, where Sabarimala is located, is an abode of rare flora and fauna. But the delicate environment in that region is affected during the pilgrimage season. To ensure that the fragile ecological area faces no such threat, the government has declared it as a plastic-free zone. The Travancore Devaswom Board and the Kerala Water Authority have arranged an alternate mechanism to provide free drinking water to devotees, with the setting up of hundreds of water kiosks. Devotees are also not to carry plastic in their irumudikettu. Only if devotees strictly adhere to the directives will we be able to achieve the goal of an environment-friendly pilgrimage. I request the Ministers from the neighbouring States to organise necessary awareness campaigns in vernacular media,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The police had recovered pro-Maoist leaflets and books from houses of the arrested. When the police were examining the house of one of the arrested persons, Thaha Fazil, he had raised pro-Maoist slogans. So the police charged them under UAPA sections,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The government does not work for any particular section. We have always taken a stand in support of the devotees. But, when one section of devotees attack another section of devotees, the government had to step in to protect the victims of the attack. It is for the women devotees to decide whether they want to go to the shrine. The government has not on its own brought any woman to Sabarimala,” External link

thehindu Monday, November 4, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The government does not work for any particular section. We have always taken a stand in support of the devotees. But, when one section of devotees attack another section of devotees, the government had to step in to protect the victims of the attack. It is for the women devotees to decide whether they want to go to the shrine. The government has not on its own brought any woman to Sabarimala,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 4, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Supreme Court's verdict on women entry in Sabarimala temple is related to fundamental rights. Making law to circumvent the apex court's verdict is not possible. The state government is bound to implement it," External link

business-standard Monday, November 4, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The ultras had killed several CRPF personnel, police and farmers in various States, including Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Bihar and the Maoists are being portrayed as holy souls by the UDF. Do you want this situation to come to Kerala?” External link

thehindu Monday, November 4, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The ultras had killed several CRPF personnel, police and farmers in various States, including Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Bihar and the Maoists are being portrayed as holy souls by the UDF. Do you want this situation to come to Kerala?” External link

Hindu Monday, November 4, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The ultras had killed several CRPF personnel, police and farmers in various states, including Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Bihar and the Maoists are being portrayed as " External link

business-standard Monday, November 4, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The Supreme Court verdict regarding the Sabarimala women entry is the one related to that of the fundamental rights. The state government is bound to implement the apex court order," External link

business-standard Monday, November 4, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The Government does not work for any particilar section. We have always taken a stand in support of the devotees. But, when one section of devotees attack another section of devotees, the Government had to step in to protect the victims of the attack,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 4, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are also at a shameful juncture where voices are being raised for constructing a temple for Gandhi killer and awarding him Bharat Ratna" External link

business-standard Friday, November 1, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The maoists who got trained from other states are trying to infiltrate Kerala and disrupt the peaceful atmosphere here. The Thunderbolt (elite commando force) team were patrolling the area when the maoists fired at them and it resulted in this unfortunate incident," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are well aware that a government will not be able to destroy an idea through oppression. But it is the responsibility of the government to enforce necessary law and order against those forces which does not have a base in the state but tries to disrupt the democratic fabric of Kerala," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are well aware that a government will not be able to destroy an idea through oppression. But it is the responsibility of the government to enforce necessary law and order against those forces which does not have a base in the state but tries to disrupt the democratic fabric of Kerala," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The opposition is giving them an image overhaul" External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Maoists are trying to undermine the state’s democratic culture and its efficient law and order system. Trained police personnel and 'Thunderbolt' commandos were involved in combing operations in areas where Maoists are present. It is the firing by Maoists on these personnel that ensued the encounter,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We need peace to prevail the area. A Special investigation team will be appointed, as sought by Muneer," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Before ASEAN treaty, per-kg price had stood at ₹ 245. After signing the agreement, it came down to ₹ 115. The impact of the RCEP will be even severe,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 28, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The government is always with the victims and there is no politics in it,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 28, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The death of the two children has affected the conscience of society. The government wants to provide justice to those kids, though they are no more. We are always with the victims. There is no politics in it. We will take action.We will seriously consider and decide if a re-investigation or a probe by CBI should be done in the case," External link

business-standard Monday, October 28, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The government is always with the victims and there is no politics in it" External link

Hindu Monday, October 28, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The UDF is becoming insignificant as we look into the results which include the Pala assembly seat that we wrested last month from the UDF. In all six seats that went to the polls including Pala, we won three. Looking at it, after three years of our governance, these victories show that people have given their full support to us, as our base has grown. The BJP's divisive tactics has also been rejected outright by the people, giving a clear indication that in Kerala there is no place for communal divide," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 24, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The BJP has suffered a setback from its often projected statement of one party rule. This has not happened in Maharashtra and Haryana as the results indicate. Elections to the two states took place a few months after the Lok Sabha polls and it is not according to the BJP's expectations," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 24, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Thousands of new persons have cast their votes for the LDF. It explains our emphatic victories in Vattiyurkavu and Konni,” External link

thehindu Thursday, October 24, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "This is a recognition and support of the people towards the LDF government's policies in the state. Along with that we have proved that there is no place for communalism in the state and secularism have triumphed over them in this bypolls. The poisonous idea of communalism will not gain roots here in the state," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Prasanth won after breaking into the UDF, BJP strongholds. The youth's involvement must be duly noted. We know how the youth of the state have come forward in this election," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Kerala Congress ) : "The candidate was the Congress DCC president and deputy Mayor of the city and he could win only with a meagre margin. Also, over 2500 votes went to the namesake of the LDF candidate," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Thousands of new persons have cast their votes for the LDF. It explains our emphatic victories in Vattiyurkavu and Konni,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan stated : “I would like to draw your kind attention to the reported move to privatize Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and request your intervention to retain the entity in public sector,” External link

india Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Therefore, we propose to further explore bilateral cooperation in these areas,” External link

thehindu Friday, October 18, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The previous United Democratic Front (UDF) government had spent ₹216 crore in five years for the development of Sabarimala. In the first three-and-a-half years of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government, we have given ₹1,265 crore. Projects worth another ₹300 crore are on the anvil,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “All the public enterprises are on the verge of collapse. The policies of both the present BJP government and previous Congress governments are responsible for the financial crisis,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “What is the difference between the UDF rule and that of LDF? During UDF regime people used to shut television sets in their home in the evenings as they were not sure about the kind of stuff that television sets would pour in. Women were cautious not to expose young children to news during those days. People were disillusioned and in that utter despair, they thought nothing positive could happen in Kerala . Now, you all can see the difference. Things have changed dramatically in Kerala. We could change the perspective about Kerala. In three years, we could bring the state back on the development track,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan claimed : “In near future, Kerala would become self-sufficient in agriculture sector and would even start exporting agriculture produce in large scale,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “What is the difference between the UDF rule and that of LDF? During UDF regime people used to shut television sets in their home in the evenings as they were not sure about the kind of stuff that television sets would pour in. Women were cautious not to expose young children to news during those days. People were disillusioned and in that utter despair, they thought nothing positive could happen in Kerala. Now, you all can see the difference. Things have changed dramatically in Kerala. We could change the perspective about Kerala. In three years, we could bring the state back on the development track,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan claimed : “In near future, Kerala would become self-sufficient in agriculture sector and would even start exporting agriculture produce in large scale,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Shankar Rai, the LDF candidate, was not tied to the thread. He was born and raised on the soil. He’s with you for everything,” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “She is the first Indian woman to win the world championship in badminton. She is one among the best woman sportspersons in the country. She was targeted and taunted when she lost twice in the world championship. But she never lost her confidence and proved that she was fighter in the court,” External link

india Wednesday, October 9, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "She is the first Indian woman to win the world championship in badminton. She is one among the best woman sportspersons in the country. She was targeted and taunted when she lost twice in the world championship. But she never lost her confidence and proved that she was fighter in the court," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The promises are made by DP World (Rs 3,500 crore), RP Group (Rs 1,000 crore), Lulu Group (Rs 1,500 crore), Aster (Rs 500 crore) and various other small-scale investors (Rs 3,500 crore)," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 6, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "A high-level investor council will be formed to assist the NRI entrepreneurs," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 6, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The Overseas Keralites Investment Company (OKIC) was formed to harness the investment potential of overseas Keralites for various development initiatives of the state in sectors including housing, tourism, health, infrastructure and education," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "While focus is on investment towards the aforementioned sectors, we are also looking at overall development of the state. Our government aims to make Kerala the most developed state in India" External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : "Mahatma's life has given us a moral imperative; to uphold the secular founding values of our republic. The India he fought for was an inclusive one, where no one was considered a pariah. Let's pledge our commitment to those ideals," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The minister expressed concern over the delay in issuing the land acquisition order for the project. We have assured that it would be issued in a day or two,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We (Gadkari and Vijayan) discussed the development of the National Highways in the state.The decision in this regard was already taken but there was no follow up from the authorities concerned. The minister understood the gravity of the situation and said our demands were just," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The minister understood the gravity of the issue and took a strong stand. He said there was no justification in the delay and promised to take immediate action on the matter. He lashed out at the officials for the delay and assured us speedy resolution of the matter," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The minister said a committee will be appointed to study the issue and he would ask them to submit their report as soon a possible. The State government will inform the committee about its stand," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The UDF thought Pala to be their stronghold and was confident of a victory in the bypoll. Many considered the bypoll a referendum on the LDF government. The LDF wrested the seat from the UDF, which they held onto for 54 years. The result shows a change in the mindset among the people and increasing support for the LDF,” External link

thehindu Monday, September 30, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : “The State had witnessed three bypolls in Vengara, Chengannur and Pala Assembly seats. The LDF retained Chengannur seat with an increased majority, wrested Pala constituency and increased its vote share in Vengara. In the meantime, vote share of both the UDF and BJP have decreased. This is a trend visible across the State and will be reflected in the bypolls in five Assembly constituencies,” External link

thehindu Monday, September 30, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The people of Tamil Nadu and Kerala are like brothers and sisters and so, every issue must be sorted out through discussions,” External link

news18 Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “PAP needed a review, being 60 years old. Both States have agreed to it,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 25, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Builders are responsible for this problem and those who have given permission for the construction are equally responsible. Hence, the demand to levy compensation from the builder is fair. Government will consider how this can be done. Additionally, the government will also explore the possibility of blacklisting these builders and prevent them from engaging in construction business in future,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It’s the state government’s constitutional duty to implement the Supreme Court order, but, in this case, we can see many issues. A lot of people will lose their homes. No government can take a stand of building homes for homeless on the one hand, and demolish houses on the other,” External link

news18 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : “The demand for compensation from builders is just and we will look at what can be done in this regard,” External link

news18 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “No Indian should feel alienated because of language” External link

india Monday, September 16, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan wrote : “Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s Hindi agenda push despite nationwide protest needs to be seen as Sangh Parivar’s signs to launch a new battlefield in the name of language. The perception that only Hindi can unite the country is completely wrong. People in the south and the north-east don’t speak Hindi,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 16, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : “The government has suggested to make available in Malayalam the question papers of all recruitment examinations conducted by the PSC, including Kerala Administrative Service (KAS). They have accepted the suggestion in principal and will take necessary action,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 16, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “So, 90 per cent of PSC exams are already conducted in Malayalam. Only in some examinations that the question papers are given in English,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 16, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The government has suggested to make available in Malayalam the question papers of all recruitment examinations conducted by the PSC, including Kerala Administrative Service (KAS). They have accepted the suggestion in principal and will take necessary action," External link

news18 Monday, September 16, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "So, 90 per cent of PSC exams are already conducted in Malayalam. Only in some examinations that the question papers are given in English," External link

news18 Monday, September 16, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : “the claim that Hindi unifies our country is absurd. That language is not the mother tongue of a majority of Indians. The move to inflict Hindi upon them amounts to enslaving them. Union Minister’s statement is a war cry against the mother tongues of non-Hindi speaking people,” External link

asianage Monday, September 16, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It is nothing but an agenda of Sangh Parivar and now the BJP government at the Centre is bringing up this issue to cover up their failures and other issues. Even after there is countrywide protest against the attempt to make Hindi a national language, the Centre is not ready to back out from it, which is highly condemnable,” External link

timesofindia Monday, September 16, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “India is a nation that recognises different languages. The Sangh Parivar should withdraw from the move to disrupt them. The Sangh Parivar should understand that such moves to divert attention from important issues faced by the country and the people are identified,” External link

timesofindia Monday, September 16, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan déclaré : "La police doit offrir sa protection à toute personne qui désire prier dans le temple" External link

tv5 Thursday, January 3, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan dit : «Les enquêteurs ont reçu des informations très complètes sur l'accusé. Il était sur le radar de la police depuis mercredi» External link

tdg Thursday, June 16, 2016 3:49:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan dit : "Les enquêteurs ont reçu des informations très complètes sur l'accusé. Il était sur le radar de la police depuis hier" External link

afp-fr Thursday, June 16, 2016 2:09:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister67.04%EN12/09/201709/12/2017
kerala administrative reforms commission chairman0.04%EN11/20/201720/11/2017
chief justice of the kerala0.17%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
minister of kerala0.35%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
culture minister0.09%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
governor0.04%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
tourism minister0.13%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
member1.52%EN10/04/201704/10/2017
chief0.44%EN09/27/201727/09/2017
leader1.00%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
veteran0.13%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
finance minister0.04%EN06/15/201715/06/2017
union home minister0.09%EN02/08/201708/02/2017
transport minister0.09%EN01/22/201722/01/2017
under-secretary0.04%EN10/19/201619/10/2016
harvard university professor0.04%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
state secretary15.19%EN05/19/201619/05/2016
secretary12.67%EN05/19/201619/05/2016
colleague0.09%EN05/19/201619/05/2016
secretary0.17%SA08/30/201430/08/2014
state secretary0.17%SA08/30/201430/08/2014
unit secretary0.39%EN11/30/201330/11/2013
former minister0.04%EN06/23/200923/06/2009
Names Lang Count
Pinarayi VijayanEN94.53%
Pinarai VijayanEN5.01%
Pinarayi VijayanFR0.23%
Pinnarayi VijayanEN0.23%


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