Pinarai Vijayan

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Pinarai Vijayan warned : “With over a lakh more people slated to return to the State from abroad this month, lock down relaxations are likely to lead to higher disease transmission. It is time that our people understood the gravity of the situation. This is a war against COVID-19 and unless every individual becomes a warrior and practises social distancing, universal mask use and hand sanitisation at public places, workplaces and in public transport systems, the situation could go out of control,” External link

Hindu Friday, June 5, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “With over-a-lakh people slated to return to the State from abroad this month, lockdown relaxations are likely to lead to a state of heightened disease transmission. It is time that our people understood the gravity of the situation ahead. This is a war against COVID-19 and unless every individual became a warrior himself and practised physical distancing, universal mask use and hand sanitisation religiously at public places, workplaces and inside public transport systems, the situation is poised to go out of control,” External link

thehindu Friday, June 5, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “With over-a-lakh people slated to return to the State from abroad this month, lockdown relaxations are likely to lead to a state of heightened disease transmission. It is time that our people understood the gravity of the situation ahead. This is a war against COVID-19 and unless every individual became a warrior himself and practised physical distancing, universal mask use and hand sanitisation religiously at public places, workplaces and inside public transport systems, the situation is poised to go out of control,” External link

Hindu Friday, June 5, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Forest department is probing the case and the culprits will be brought to book," External link

mid-day Friday, June 5, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “In a tragic incident in Palakkad district, a pregnant elephant has lost its life. An investigation is underway, focusing on 3 suspects. We will do everything possible to bring the culprits to justice,” External link

india Friday, June 5, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : “The elephant died at Mannarkkad in Palakkad. But a few leaders, including central ministers, are claiming that it occurred in Malappuram. It is a calculated attempt to defame the state, which has been receiving accolades for the measures taken to prevent Covid,” External link

timesofindia Friday, June 5, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Some of the statements asking the government why the religious institutions are not being opened have come to our notice . We don't think that those are made without understanding of the present state of affairs. It was the Centre that decided to close down religious institutions. It is in the wake of Centre's decision to reopen the religious institutions that the state held discussions with the religious leaders," External link

timesofindia Friday, June 5, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "In spite of having clarified that the incident took place in Palakkad and not in Malappuram as being propagated, people including central ministers are still not willing to correct the mistake. It now looks like they are doing it deliberately. This is not acceptable and any efforts to spread hatred using this incident will not be tolerated," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “lies built upon inaccurate descriptions and half-truths were employed to obliterate the truth. Some even tried to import bigotry into the narrative” External link

Hindu Thursday, June 4, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "In spite of having clarified that the incident took place in Palakkad and not in Malappuram as being propagated, people including central ministers are still not willing to correct the mistake. It now looks like they are doing it deliberately. This is not acceptable and any efforts to spread hatred using this incident will not be tolerated," External link

timesofindia Thursday, June 4, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "In a tragic incident in Palakkad district, a pregnant elephant has lost its life. Many of you have reached out to us. We want to assure you that your concerns will not go in vain. Justice will prevail," External link

news18 Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “In a tragic incident in Palakkad district, a pregnant elephant has lost its life. An investigation is underway, focusing on 3 suspects. We will do everything possible to bring the culprits to justice,” External link

india Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Strict action will be taken against those who are responsible for killing the pregnant elephant. Forest department is probing the case and the culprits will be brought to book," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The Centre has made it clear that devotee gatherings in places of worship will not be allowed under any circumstance. So we are in no hurry to throw them open,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The state government has examined the central guidelines. In some of them, a decision will be taken in consultation with the Centre," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan clarified : “You can also shoot on the premises of houses and so on,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 1, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The inter-district bus service can be allowed in a restricted manner. Film shootings can start at indoor locations and studios but not with more than 50 people,” External link

india Monday, June 1, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We will take a decision on the opening of temples on June 8 after considering the Centre’s guidelines on it,” External link

india Monday, June 1, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “These figures are proof that there is no community transmission in Kerala. All 28 health-care workers in the State who tested positive for COVID-19 had direct contact with positive cases,” External link

thehindu Friday, May 29, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “These figures are proof that there is no community transmission in Kerala. All 28 health-care workers in the State who tested positive for COVID-19 had direct contact with positive cases,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 29, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Those who raise baseless allegations should realise that these figures cannot be fudged, as if this is hidden, then such people who do not go for treatment will eventually die. Kerala is not there in the list of states, which have fudged their figures," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 29, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "What no one should forget is Kerala's mortality rate is 0.5 per cent, while the national average is 2.89 per cent. The Centre has acknowledged that Kerala is the first state in the country in having the least number in primary spread. Even the ICMR has applauded our efforts" External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 29, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "There has been criticism that the state is covering up facts. This is baseless. No one can cover up the cases or deaths. The ICMR itself has acknowledged that Kerala is one of the states where disease spread through contacts is very less. Even the death rate is very low compared to other states. The death rate of the state is 0.5% when the national average is 2.89%," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 29, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "so far there has been no community spread in the state, but we cannot say it will never happen" "We have been diligently following the directions of the ICMR with regard to the testing in the state.The ICMR has been insisting on antibody test but the test kits provided by it was not of good quality. They themselves asked us not to use it," External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : “How can you hide statistics? The state’s mortality rate is 0.5 whereas the national rate 2.8. We have been following the guideline of the Indian Council of Medical Research in letter and spirit. And the Union Health Minister had lauded our efforts on a number of occasions. He even asked other states to make Kerala a role model. Despite this, some people want to portray the state in a bad light. People will realise their game-plan,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The poor would not face any trouble. The state government would ensure their protection. It seems the direction to levy the quarantine expenses from those who come from abroad has created misunderstanding. The government stand is to charge the quarantine fee from those who can afford it,” External link

expressindia Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It is up to the people of Kerala to say whether the home quarantine (HQ) was a success or not,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We would like to clear that we have no issues of people arriving on chartered flights and the only thing is we should be told in advance to make all the necessary arrangements" External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It was a misunderstanding and I wish to state that none need have any concern. Those who can afford to pay can opt for it. We are coming out with a fresh order and in it everything would be clear. The poor need not worry and need not pay," External link

news18 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "there was no need for any anxiety on the matter.The poor will not face any difficulty and the quarantine fee will be charged from only those who can afford it" External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "We don't have any problem with that.But we need to be informed to make arrangements for them," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "there was no need for any anxiety on the matter.The poor will not face any difficulty and the quarantine fee will be charged from only those who can afford it" External link

thehindu Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "We don't have any problem with that. But we need to be informed to make arrangements for them," External link

thehindu Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Then there was the issue of deciding to send another train in the same way from Delhi. Therefore, the matter has been brought to the notice of the Prime Minister” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "This might have prompted him to make the comments. One train came to the state from Mumbai, a red zone, unannounced but we managed to accommodate the people. Those who come to the state must register with the web portal in order to arrange quarantine facility for them. Otherwise our (COVID-19) containment efforts would go in vain," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Piyush Goyal ) : "His (Goyal) comments were unfortunate. It is totally unbecoming of a union minister. He does not even take into consideration the seriousness of the situation. And it's not Piyush Goyal who decides whether the chief minister cares for the people of the state, it's the people who will decide," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Certain arrangements are necessary to be made in the state when expats reach here. People are coming from areas where the spread of the disease is huge. Naturally, the number of patients here will increase. So far 72 cases have been reported among those who returned from Maharashtra, 71 from Tamil Nadu and 35 from Karnataka. We need to receive them with care and no one will be excluded," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Earlier, a train was sent to Kerala without prior communication. I have sent a letter to the railways minister on this, A letter was also sent to the prime minister, even though it is not necessary to write to the prime minister in such cases. Surprisingly, a day after he (railway minister) received the letter, another train was scheduled from Mumbai without prior information. We were forced to make intervention at the executive level and the train was stopped," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "This might have prompted him to make the comments. One train came to the state from Mumbai, a red zone, unannounced but we managed to accommodate the people. Those who come to the state must register with the web portal in order to arrange quarantine facility for them. Otherwise our (COVID-19) containment efforts would go in vain," External link

news18 Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Piyush Goyal ) : "His (Goyal) comments were unfortunate. It is totally unbecoming of a union minister. He does not even take into consideration the seriousness of the situation. And it's not Piyush Goyal who decides whether the chief minister cares for the people of the state, it's the people who will decide," External link

news18 Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Certain arrangements are necessary to be made in the state when expats reach here.People are coming from areas where the spread of the disease is huge. Naturally, the number of patients here will increase. So far 72 cases have been reported among those who returned from Maharashtra, 71 from Tamil Nadu and 35 from Karnataka. We need to receive them with care and no one will be excluded," External link

news18 Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Certain arrangements are necessary to be made in the state when expats reach here. People are coming from areas where the spread of the disease is huge. Naturally, the number of patients here will increase. So far 72 cases have been reported among those who returned from Maharashtra, 71 from Tamil Nadu and 35 from Karnataka. We need to receive them with care and no one will be excluded," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are reaching a new phase of Covid-19. We had a video conference with all the state lawmakers (MPs and MLAs). Irrespective of the party affiliations, each one agreed to work jointly against Covid-19," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We will receive all our people who wish to return with both hands. Once they are here, they will have to undergo quarantine," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “I agree with the Centre’s intervention to lessen the woes of the lockdown affected people, was inadequate. States were not heard properly and compensated,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “You can’t send trains without informing the state. We had a couple of such experiences. This will sabotage our preparedness. Such a statement was least expected from a union minister,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Such an act should not have happened in our state," External link

outlookindia Monday, May 25, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Everyone knows why such a set was created. Kerala is not a place for such communal elements to indulge in vandalism. Strong action will be taken against this act," External link

outlookindia Monday, May 25, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Everyone knows why such a set was created. Kerala is not a place for such communal elements to indulge in vandalism. Strong action will be taken against this act," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The Union ministry of external affairs has been requested to take necessary measures to prevent NRIs from getting trapped into legal complications owing to expiry of visa period. Bringing back students stranded in foreign countries is also a top priority,” External link

timesofindia Monday, May 25, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala will never be a place where fanatics of any kind would be allowed to go scot free. All of you can be rest assured that all those who destroyed the film set near Kochi will be tackled as per law. What's wrong if a film set remains there, as we all know that due to Covid-19, all film shooting came to a sudden halt. These acts will not be tolerated and of late, some fanatics are creating issues in movie halls and other places," External link

ibtimes-in Monday, May 25, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Is this how a responsible opposition should behave? They should introspect their attitude. People are watching," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Bharat Heavy ) : "The Instrumentation Limited of Palakkad, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and Hindustan Newsprint Limited (HNL) are among those PSUs which the Centre wanted to disinvest. The state government has decided to take them over. However, the process is pending as the Centre is yet to grant permission in certain matters," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Everyone knows why such a set was created. Kerala is not a place for such communal elements to indulge in vandalism. Strong action will be taken against this act," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "Such an act should not have happened in our state," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Everyone knows why such a set was created. Kerala is not a place for such communal elements to indulge in vandalism. Strong action will be taken against this act," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Some business executives may visit the state for a meeting or something and we cannot demand 14-day quarantine for them," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, May 24, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Kerala is at the forefront of developing innovative ways to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic and will be able to overcome any crisis which might come. Most of the cases currently being reported in Kerala have come from outside the state. We must not alienate them. This land belongs to them too,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala is in the forefront of developing innovative ways to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and will be able to overcome any crisis which might come. Most of the cases currently being reported in Kerala have come from outside the state. We must not alienate them. This land belongs to them too," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Kerala is in the forefront of developing innovative ways to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and will be able to overcome any crisis which might come. Most of the cases currently being reported in Kerala have come from outside the state. We must not alienate them. This land belongs to them too,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala is in the forefront of developing innovative ways to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and will be able to overcome any crisis which might come. Most of the cases currently being reported in Kerala have come from outside the state. We must not alienate them. This land belongs to them too," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala is in the forefront of developing innovative ways to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic and will be able to overcome any crisis which might come. Most of the cases currently being reported in Kerala have come from outside the state. We must not alienate them. This land belongs to them too," External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Some business executives may visit the state for a meeting or something and we cannot demand 14-day quarantine for them," External link

news18 Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Some business executives may visit the state for a meeting or something and we cannot demand 14 days quarantine for them,” External link

india Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Some business executives may visit the state for a meeting or something and we cannot demand 14 days quarantine for them," External link

news18 Friday, May 22, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "This is not the time for celebrations," External link

business-standard Friday, May 22, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are moving towards a more serious situation with each passing day. We have eased some restrictions. But in the coming days, we need to have stringent restrictions at certain regions. As Keralites from abroad and other states have started reaching the state, the number of patients is rising," External link

firstpost Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We will have to intensify surveillance and also strictly enforce lockdown in critical areas. The state will be facing a dangerous situation if the number of positive cases is increasing considerably," External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are moving towards a more serious situation with each passing day. We have eased some restrictions. But in the coming days, we need to have stringent restrictions at certain regions. As Keralites from abroad and other states have started reaching the state, the number of patients is rising," External link

firstpost Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are moving towards a more serious situation with eachpassing day. We have eased some restrictions. But in coming days we need to have stringent restrictions at certain regions. As Keralites from abroad and other states have started reaching the state, the number of patients are rising," External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : “It is in this context that Kerala has asked for entrance examination centres in the Gulf countries,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "The state police also stopped a group of 17 guest workers who attempted to cycle their way to Odisha. They were also sent back to their camps. We have informed all the guest workers that they can return once the train service is resumed or the special train is allotted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "It is in this context that Kerala has asked for entrance examination centres in the Gulf countries," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : “SSLC, higher secondary and vocational higher secondary exams will be held as per the schedule announced recently. There are no changes regarding the conduct of the exams scheduled for this month,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "In four-wheelers, driver plus two passengers or three from a family will be allowed. In three-wheelers, its driver plus one passenger or maximum three from a family. On two- wheelers, pillion ride is allowed only for a family member," External link

business-standard Monday, May 18, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan says : "Shopping complexes can open with 50% shops on rotational basis. Barber shops and beauty parlours to open without air conditioning, only hair cutting and shaving service allowed" External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, May 18, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We have announced some concessions but it doesn’t mean that restrictions are over. We have to keep in mind the rising number of cases,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, May 18, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The shopping complexes can open with 50% shops on a rotational basis. Barbershops and beauty parlours can open without air conditioning, only hair cutting and shaving service allowed,” External link

india Monday, May 18, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "While fighting the pandemic, this was another big challenge," External link

business-standard Friday, May 15, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "A total of 3,732 people have reached the state from abroad. Till now, 33,000 guest workers have left the state in 29 trains," External link

business-standard Friday, May 15, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Out of the total 48,825 people under observation, 48,287 are under home quarantine. We have effectively implemented home quarantine in Kerala and it was the major factor in containing the spread of the virus. With more patients coming into the state, we are also considering paid quarantine," External link

business-standard Friday, May 15, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "While fighting the pandemic, this was another big challenge," External link

newindianexpress Friday, May 15, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “People may reach schools and take admissions from this Monday. While doing so, they are supposed to adhere strictly to the restrictions already in place in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic. The government is also readying arrangements for online mechanism for securing admissions online. Facilities for the same would be made by KITE,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 15, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “A one-time settlement will be offered on default on loans from KSIDC and Kinfra,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 15, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan pointed out : “An entrepreneur assistance scheme will also be implemented under the package giving priority to women, SC/ST communities and youth, who will be getting 25% margin money,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 15, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The sudden spurt exposes the lurking threat. We have been insisting for a strict protocol due to this. Many questioned us when we insisted on passes for those coming from other states. It is not time to play politics,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We have given instructions not to arrange any reception to those coming to the state due to the prevailing situation. Despite this, some leaders rushed to the border post and interacted with many. This should have been avoided. It is no time to play politics,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "Of the 26 new cases, seven came from abroad, and seven from within the country," External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Of the 10 new cases, four returned from the Middle East while two came from Chennai,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, May 14, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are entering a new phase of COVID-19 prevention as 'Pravasi' (expatriates) Malayalaees are returning.It will be a big challenge to keep those coming from hotspots safe," External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “More than home quarantine, room quarantine is going to be the essential part of quarantining. We cannot afford to have any direct contact with any of the person within the family. Precaution and prevention are the two key factors,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This time there will not be any separate examination for lateral entry into engineeringcourses for those who finished polytechnic courses. Instead admissions will be made on the basis of marks by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Students studying in polytechnic colleges in the state will be able to attend exams at polytechnics near their homes. The last semester exams of Polytechnic colleges are scheduled to begin on the first week of June,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “More than home quarantine, room quarantine is going to be the essential part of quarantining. We cannot afford to have any direct contact with any of the person within the family. Precaution and prevention are the two key factors,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "However, we have sought special non-stop trains from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru and other major cities," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan suggested : "The state has suggested intra-district bus service but not inter-district services. The bus service can be allowed by strictly following social distancing. Since the buses will have to ply with limited number of passengers, the fares can be hiked to compensate the loss," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Industrial and commercial activities should be allowed in rural and urban areas except in the Containment Zones. The government is of the view that the construction work should proceed at a rapid pace and steps to be taken to procure necessary materials. Construction work needs to be completed before the rains," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "There is need to stop community spread at any cost and if we are not able to manage it,the repercussions will be beyond our control. We are making elaborate arrangements for testing all those who are coming back by road, rail,flights and ships," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "If we ever lose control, it will be a disaster," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Normalcy has almost returned to the state," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Domestic flight services could be resumed with special guidelines, except from the containment zones. Medical tests could be conducted at the airports and those with symptoms should not be allowed to travel,” External link

expressindia Monday, May 11, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Relaxations should be gradual. Domestic flight services could be resumed with special guidelines, except from the containment zones. Medical tests could be conducted at the airports and those with symptoms should not be allowed to travel,” External link

expressindia Monday, May 11, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : “One patient from Idukki, who was under treatment, has been cured today. The two new cases are now under treatment in Kochi and Kozhikode. They reached the state on May 7 in the Abu Dhabi- Kochi and Dubai-Kozhikode flights, respectively,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, May 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “They (the two new patients) reached the state on May 7 in the Abu Dhabi-Kochi and Dubai-Kozhikode flights respectively,” External link

india Sunday, May 10, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "There were 128 adults and 24 children, including 78 pregnant women. Of these, 114 were sent home and the rest were transferred to various Covid Care Centres," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala's home quarantine protocol has been very effective. So top health expert B Iqbal suggested that in the present context, it would be best that those who arrive from within the country and have no symptoms be home-quarantined," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Franklin R Ramos ) : "Even the UN committee for sustainable development considers this as a major achievement. The United Nations had set the goal of bringing down the IMR to eight per thousand births for 2020. But we have done even better. We brought it down to seven," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The biggest happiness for mothers are their children. As we are celebrating theMothers's Day on Sunday, we have the good news that the state has reduced the IMR to seven from ten. This is a major achievement for us. That means out of thousand kids born, we save 993 lives. Still seven deaths are unacceptable and sad. Our aim is to make it zero," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "One patient from Idukki, who was under treatment, has been cured today.The two new cases are now under treatment in Kochi and Kozhikode. They reached the state on May 7 in the Abu Dhabi- Kochi andDubai-Kozhikode flights, respectively," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We have 207 state-run and 125 private hospitals. 27 hospitals have been kept ready to be turned into full-time Covid-19 hospitals. No country has come out of the this as everyday fresh cases are being reported,” External link

india Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "One patient from Idukki, who was under treatment, has been cured today. The two new cases are now under treatment in Kochi and Kozhikode They reached the state on May 7 in the Abu Dhabi-Kochi and Dubai-Kozhikode flights, respectively," External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We have 207 state-run and 125 private hospitals. 27 hospitals have been kept ready to be turned into full-time Covid-19 hospitals. No country has come out of the this as everyday fresh cases are being reported," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "All those in isolation have an app with them and can get in touch with health professionals through video call. If required, medicines will be supplied at the doorstep and person be shifted to the hospital," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Now, two months later (after second wave of infections hit the state in March), the curve has been flattened. As we have completed 100 days since the country's first COVID case was detected from Kerala, we have a record of better recovery rate in the whole world," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "As we completed 100 days in successfully fighting the pandemic, we are also welcoming our expats brothers. We have arranged all facilities to receive them. Our society has behaved in an exemplary manner in following the instructions of the health department and we want to continue that to contain the spread," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Of this,37,810 (43.71 per cent) have registered from Red Zone districts. Over 45,800 passes have been issued of which 19,476 are from red zone districts," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The exception from quarantine is only for pregnant ladies and kids, who can remain in isolation at their homes. This is the rule for all those arriving from outside the country and those from within the country," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, May 8, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "There are two flights on May 7 as of now - one from Abu Dhabi to Kochi and another from Dubai to Kozhikode. We are waiting for further instructions from the Centre. After quarantine, those who test negative can go home and remain in quarantine for another week" External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, May 8, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "The media also should take necessary caution. Attempts to interview those who are coming from abroad should not be done. Media has to ensure that social distancing norms are followed. You should ensure that there is self-control," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, May 8, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The exception from quarantine is only for pregnant women and children, who can remain in isolation at their homes. This is the rule for all those arriving from outside the country and those from within the country,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The exception from quarantine is only for pregnant ladies and kids, who can remain in isolation at their homes. This is the rule for all those arriving from outside the country and those from within the country," External link

news18 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "There are two flights on May 7 as of now - one from Abu Dhabi to Kochi and another from Dubai to Kozhikode. We are waiting for further instructions from the Centre. After quarantine, those who test negative can go home and remain in quarantine for another week" External link

news18 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "The media also should take necessary caution. Attempts to interview those who are coming from abroad should not be done. Media has to ensure that social distancing norms are followed. You should ensure that there is self-control," External link

news18 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We cannot say we have crossed the danger mark or that the danger of community spread no longer exists. We need to be very careful” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We cannot say we have crossed the danger mark or that the danger of community spread no longer exists. We need to be very careful" External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : “All returnees will have to undergo a seven-day institutional quarantine now. They will have to undergo a PCR test on the seventh day, and will be sent to their houses (for a further seven-day quarantine) or hospitals based on the results,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan remarked : “I precisely know the importance of the chair I now occupy. That’s why I am not giving a tit-for-tat reply on every issue,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It is quite unfortunate that internationally accepted health protocols are not being followed while arrangements are being made for bringing back our people from countries where the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been severe,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “However, as per the list prepared by the Union government, only 80,000 NRKs are in the priority list for being brought back to the state. In the first five days, only 2,250 people are supposed to arrive at three airports in Kerala– Thiruvananthapauram, Kochi and Kozhikode,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It is quite unfortunate that internationally accepted health protocols are not being followed while arrangements are being made for bringing back our people from countries where the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been severe," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "However, as per the list prepared by the Union government, only 80,000 NRKs are in the priority list for being brought back to the state. In the first five days, only 2,250 people are supposed to arrive at three airports in Kerala-- Thiruvananthapauram, Kochi and Kozhikode," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Those who have completed house surgency will be given appointment for 90 days to strengthen our health sector as we have to receive the expatriates who would return to the state. Along with that the monsoon is also fast approaching," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "As of now, Kannur has the highest number of patients, 18, followed by Kottayam with six and Wayanad with four patients. Kollam and Kasaragod have got three patients each," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It is quite unfortunate that internationally accepted health protocols are not being followed while arrangements are being made for bringing back our people from countries where the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been severe," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "However, as per the list prepared by the Union government, only 80,000 NRKs are in the priority list for being brought back to the state. In the first five days, only 2,250 people are supposed to arrive at three airports in Kerala-- Thiruvananthapauram, Kochi and Kozhikode," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Three new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Kerala today and all three are from Wayanad district. Total cases in the state are 502 including 37 active cases," External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "We cannot say we have crossed the danger mark or that the danger of community spread no longer exists. We need to be very careful" External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The guest workers have booked their ticktes by themselves for their travel. We thought that the Centre would bear the expense but that is not happening," External link

business-standard Monday, May 4, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "even though the state has suffered a lot in various fields, it has opened a new window of various opportunities" "We are getting a lot of enquries. Our strength is our human resource" External link

business-standard Monday, May 4, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We have suffered a lot of loss during this pandemic. Though it has affected most of the sectors, it has also opened a window of opportunities. The manner in which Kerala is fighting the pandemic has made the state desirable and a safe place for investment," External link

business-standard Monday, May 4, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Every industry requires human resource to develop and flourish. Even during this pandemic, we have proven that our human resource is on par with any developed nation. Considering this, the state government has taken certain decisions to attract investments to the state," External link

business-standard Monday, May 4, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Although the state has made remarkable progress in containing the virus, it is not the time to lower the guard,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, May 4, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "A total of 21,352 people are under observation at their homes while 372 others have been kept under observation at different hospitals across the state," External link

newindianexpress Monday, May 4, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "All applications will be processed in a week's time and conditional licenses given. The investor will have a year's time to finish all other processes and the state will give time to rectify any lapses," External link

newindianexpress Monday, May 4, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "In these cities, we plan to set up logistics parks, besides making value addition to the Kannur-based Azhikkal port. Another area with huge potential is to make value addition in the agricultural sector and hand over the land available at the Palakkad food park to industrialists to set up units. Coconut park is also a potential one," External link

newindianexpress Monday, May 4, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala's human resource has by now proved to be better than the best anywhere in the world. We are certain that this is our biggest strength to attract fresh and new investments," External link

newindianexpress Monday, May 4, 2020 6:30:00 PM 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



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chief justice of the kerala0.17%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
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culture minister0.09%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
governor0.04%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
tourism minister0.13%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
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chief0.44%EN09/27/201727/09/2017
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unit secretary0.39%EN11/30/201330/11/2013
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Pinarai VijayanEN5.01%
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Pinarai Vijayan warned : “With over a lakh more people slated to return to the State from abroad this month, lock down relaxations are likely to lead to higher disease transmission. It is time that our people understood the gravity of the situation. This is a war against COVID-19 and unless every individual becomes a warrior and practises social distancing, universal mask use and hand sanitisation at public places, workplaces and in public transport systems, the situation could go out of control,” External link

Hindu Friday, June 5, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “With over-a-lakh people slated to return to the State from abroad this month, lockdown relaxations are likely to lead to a state of heightened disease transmission. It is time that our people understood the gravity of the situation ahead. This is a war against COVID-19 and unless every individual became a warrior himself and practised physical distancing, universal mask use and hand sanitisation religiously at public places, workplaces and inside public transport systems, the situation is poised to go out of control,” External link

thehindu Friday, June 5, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “With over-a-lakh people slated to return to the State from abroad this month, lockdown relaxations are likely to lead to a state of heightened disease transmission. It is time that our people understood the gravity of the situation ahead. This is a war against COVID-19 and unless every individual became a warrior himself and practised physical distancing, universal mask use and hand sanitisation religiously at public places, workplaces and inside public transport systems, the situation is poised to go out of control,” External link

Hindu Friday, June 5, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Forest department is probing the case and the culprits will be brought to book," External link

mid-day Friday, June 5, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “In a tragic incident in Palakkad district, a pregnant elephant has lost its life. An investigation is underway, focusing on 3 suspects. We will do everything possible to bring the culprits to justice,” External link

india Friday, June 5, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : “The elephant died at Mannarkkad in Palakkad. But a few leaders, including central ministers, are claiming that it occurred in Malappuram. It is a calculated attempt to defame the state, which has been receiving accolades for the measures taken to prevent Covid,” External link

timesofindia Friday, June 5, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Some of the statements asking the government why the religious institutions are not being opened have come to our notice . We don't think that those are made without understanding of the present state of affairs. It was the Centre that decided to close down religious institutions. It is in the wake of Centre's decision to reopen the religious institutions that the state held discussions with the religious leaders," External link

timesofindia Friday, June 5, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "In spite of having clarified that the incident took place in Palakkad and not in Malappuram as being propagated, people including central ministers are still not willing to correct the mistake. It now looks like they are doing it deliberately. This is not acceptable and any efforts to spread hatred using this incident will not be tolerated," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “lies built upon inaccurate descriptions and half-truths were employed to obliterate the truth. Some even tried to import bigotry into the narrative” External link

Hindu Thursday, June 4, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "In spite of having clarified that the incident took place in Palakkad and not in Malappuram as being propagated, people including central ministers are still not willing to correct the mistake. It now looks like they are doing it deliberately. This is not acceptable and any efforts to spread hatred using this incident will not be tolerated," External link

timesofindia Thursday, June 4, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "In a tragic incident in Palakkad district, a pregnant elephant has lost its life. Many of you have reached out to us. We want to assure you that your concerns will not go in vain. Justice will prevail," External link

news18 Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “In a tragic incident in Palakkad district, a pregnant elephant has lost its life. An investigation is underway, focusing on 3 suspects. We will do everything possible to bring the culprits to justice,” External link

india Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Strict action will be taken against those who are responsible for killing the pregnant elephant. Forest department is probing the case and the culprits will be brought to book," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The Centre has made it clear that devotee gatherings in places of worship will not be allowed under any circumstance. So we are in no hurry to throw them open,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The state government has examined the central guidelines. In some of them, a decision will be taken in consultation with the Centre," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan clarified : “You can also shoot on the premises of houses and so on,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 1, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The inter-district bus service can be allowed in a restricted manner. Film shootings can start at indoor locations and studios but not with more than 50 people,” External link

india Monday, June 1, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We will take a decision on the opening of temples on June 8 after considering the Centre’s guidelines on it,” External link

india Monday, June 1, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “These figures are proof that there is no community transmission in Kerala. All 28 health-care workers in the State who tested positive for COVID-19 had direct contact with positive cases,” External link

thehindu Friday, May 29, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “These figures are proof that there is no community transmission in Kerala. All 28 health-care workers in the State who tested positive for COVID-19 had direct contact with positive cases,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 29, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Those who raise baseless allegations should realise that these figures cannot be fudged, as if this is hidden, then such people who do not go for treatment will eventually die. Kerala is not there in the list of states, which have fudged their figures," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 29, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "What no one should forget is Kerala's mortality rate is 0.5 per cent, while the national average is 2.89 per cent. The Centre has acknowledged that Kerala is the first state in the country in having the least number in primary spread. Even the ICMR has applauded our efforts" External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 29, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "There has been criticism that the state is covering up facts. This is baseless. No one can cover up the cases or deaths. The ICMR itself has acknowledged that Kerala is one of the states where disease spread through contacts is very less. Even the death rate is very low compared to other states. The death rate of the state is 0.5% when the national average is 2.89%," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 29, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "so far there has been no community spread in the state, but we cannot say it will never happen" "We have been diligently following the directions of the ICMR with regard to the testing in the state.The ICMR has been insisting on antibody test but the test kits provided by it was not of good quality. They themselves asked us not to use it," External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : “How can you hide statistics? The state’s mortality rate is 0.5 whereas the national rate 2.8. We have been following the guideline of the Indian Council of Medical Research in letter and spirit. And the Union Health Minister had lauded our efforts on a number of occasions. He even asked other states to make Kerala a role model. Despite this, some people want to portray the state in a bad light. People will realise their game-plan,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The poor would not face any trouble. The state government would ensure their protection. It seems the direction to levy the quarantine expenses from those who come from abroad has created misunderstanding. The government stand is to charge the quarantine fee from those who can afford it,” External link

expressindia Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It is up to the people of Kerala to say whether the home quarantine (HQ) was a success or not,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We would like to clear that we have no issues of people arriving on chartered flights and the only thing is we should be told in advance to make all the necessary arrangements" External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It was a misunderstanding and I wish to state that none need have any concern. Those who can afford to pay can opt for it. We are coming out with a fresh order and in it everything would be clear. The poor need not worry and need not pay," External link

news18 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "there was no need for any anxiety on the matter.The poor will not face any difficulty and the quarantine fee will be charged from only those who can afford it" External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "We don't have any problem with that.But we need to be informed to make arrangements for them," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "there was no need for any anxiety on the matter.The poor will not face any difficulty and the quarantine fee will be charged from only those who can afford it" External link

thehindu Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "We don't have any problem with that. But we need to be informed to make arrangements for them," External link

thehindu Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Then there was the issue of deciding to send another train in the same way from Delhi. Therefore, the matter has been brought to the notice of the Prime Minister” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "This might have prompted him to make the comments. One train came to the state from Mumbai, a red zone, unannounced but we managed to accommodate the people. Those who come to the state must register with the web portal in order to arrange quarantine facility for them. Otherwise our (COVID-19) containment efforts would go in vain," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Piyush Goyal ) : "His (Goyal) comments were unfortunate. It is totally unbecoming of a union minister. He does not even take into consideration the seriousness of the situation. And it's not Piyush Goyal who decides whether the chief minister cares for the people of the state, it's the people who will decide," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Certain arrangements are necessary to be made in the state when expats reach here. People are coming from areas where the spread of the disease is huge. Naturally, the number of patients here will increase. So far 72 cases have been reported among those who returned from Maharashtra, 71 from Tamil Nadu and 35 from Karnataka. We need to receive them with care and no one will be excluded," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Earlier, a train was sent to Kerala without prior communication. I have sent a letter to the railways minister on this, A letter was also sent to the prime minister, even though it is not necessary to write to the prime minister in such cases. Surprisingly, a day after he (railway minister) received the letter, another train was scheduled from Mumbai without prior information. We were forced to make intervention at the executive level and the train was stopped," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "This might have prompted him to make the comments. One train came to the state from Mumbai, a red zone, unannounced but we managed to accommodate the people. Those who come to the state must register with the web portal in order to arrange quarantine facility for them. Otherwise our (COVID-19) containment efforts would go in vain," External link

news18 Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Piyush Goyal ) : "His (Goyal) comments were unfortunate. It is totally unbecoming of a union minister. He does not even take into consideration the seriousness of the situation. And it's not Piyush Goyal who decides whether the chief minister cares for the people of the state, it's the people who will decide," External link

news18 Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Certain arrangements are necessary to be made in the state when expats reach here.People are coming from areas where the spread of the disease is huge. Naturally, the number of patients here will increase. So far 72 cases have been reported among those who returned from Maharashtra, 71 from Tamil Nadu and 35 from Karnataka. We need to receive them with care and no one will be excluded," External link

news18 Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Certain arrangements are necessary to be made in the state when expats reach here. People are coming from areas where the spread of the disease is huge. Naturally, the number of patients here will increase. So far 72 cases have been reported among those who returned from Maharashtra, 71 from Tamil Nadu and 35 from Karnataka. We need to receive them with care and no one will be excluded," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are reaching a new phase of Covid-19. We had a video conference with all the state lawmakers (MPs and MLAs). Irrespective of the party affiliations, each one agreed to work jointly against Covid-19," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We will receive all our people who wish to return with both hands. Once they are here, they will have to undergo quarantine," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “I agree with the Centre’s intervention to lessen the woes of the lockdown affected people, was inadequate. States were not heard properly and compensated,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “You can’t send trains without informing the state. We had a couple of such experiences. This will sabotage our preparedness. Such a statement was least expected from a union minister,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Such an act should not have happened in our state," External link

outlookindia Monday, May 25, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Everyone knows why such a set was created. Kerala is not a place for such communal elements to indulge in vandalism. Strong action will be taken against this act," External link

outlookindia Monday, May 25, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Everyone knows why such a set was created. Kerala is not a place for such communal elements to indulge in vandalism. Strong action will be taken against this act," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The Union ministry of external affairs has been requested to take necessary measures to prevent NRIs from getting trapped into legal complications owing to expiry of visa period. Bringing back students stranded in foreign countries is also a top priority,” External link

timesofindia Monday, May 25, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala will never be a place where fanatics of any kind would be allowed to go scot free. All of you can be rest assured that all those who destroyed the film set near Kochi will be tackled as per law. What's wrong if a film set remains there, as we all know that due to Covid-19, all film shooting came to a sudden halt. These acts will not be tolerated and of late, some fanatics are creating issues in movie halls and other places," External link

ibtimes-in Monday, May 25, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Is this how a responsible opposition should behave? They should introspect their attitude. People are watching," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Bharat Heavy ) : "The Instrumentation Limited of Palakkad, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and Hindustan Newsprint Limited (HNL) are among those PSUs which the Centre wanted to disinvest. The state government has decided to take them over. However, the process is pending as the Centre is yet to grant permission in certain matters," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Everyone knows why such a set was created. Kerala is not a place for such communal elements to indulge in vandalism. Strong action will be taken against this act," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "Such an act should not have happened in our state," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Everyone knows why such a set was created. Kerala is not a place for such communal elements to indulge in vandalism. Strong action will be taken against this act," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Some business executives may visit the state for a meeting or something and we cannot demand 14-day quarantine for them," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, May 24, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Kerala is at the forefront of developing innovative ways to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic and will be able to overcome any crisis which might come. Most of the cases currently being reported in Kerala have come from outside the state. We must not alienate them. This land belongs to them too,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala is in the forefront of developing innovative ways to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and will be able to overcome any crisis which might come. Most of the cases currently being reported in Kerala have come from outside the state. We must not alienate them. This land belongs to them too," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Kerala is in the forefront of developing innovative ways to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and will be able to overcome any crisis which might come. Most of the cases currently being reported in Kerala have come from outside the state. We must not alienate them. This land belongs to them too,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala is in the forefront of developing innovative ways to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and will be able to overcome any crisis which might come. Most of the cases currently being reported in Kerala have come from outside the state. We must not alienate them. This land belongs to them too," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala is in the forefront of developing innovative ways to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic and will be able to overcome any crisis which might come. Most of the cases currently being reported in Kerala have come from outside the state. We must not alienate them. This land belongs to them too," External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Some business executives may visit the state for a meeting or something and we cannot demand 14-day quarantine for them," External link

news18 Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Some business executives may visit the state for a meeting or something and we cannot demand 14 days quarantine for them,” External link

india Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Some business executives may visit the state for a meeting or something and we cannot demand 14 days quarantine for them," External link

news18 Friday, May 22, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "This is not the time for celebrations," External link

business-standard Friday, May 22, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are moving towards a more serious situation with each passing day. We have eased some restrictions. But in the coming days, we need to have stringent restrictions at certain regions. As Keralites from abroad and other states have started reaching the state, the number of patients is rising," External link

firstpost Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We will have to intensify surveillance and also strictly enforce lockdown in critical areas. The state will be facing a dangerous situation if the number of positive cases is increasing considerably," External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are moving towards a more serious situation with each passing day. We have eased some restrictions. But in the coming days, we need to have stringent restrictions at certain regions. As Keralites from abroad and other states have started reaching the state, the number of patients is rising," External link

firstpost Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are moving towards a more serious situation with eachpassing day. We have eased some restrictions. But in coming days we need to have stringent restrictions at certain regions. As Keralites from abroad and other states have started reaching the state, the number of patients are rising," External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : “It is in this context that Kerala has asked for entrance examination centres in the Gulf countries,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "The state police also stopped a group of 17 guest workers who attempted to cycle their way to Odisha. They were also sent back to their camps. We have informed all the guest workers that they can return once the train service is resumed or the special train is allotted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "It is in this context that Kerala has asked for entrance examination centres in the Gulf countries," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : “SSLC, higher secondary and vocational higher secondary exams will be held as per the schedule announced recently. There are no changes regarding the conduct of the exams scheduled for this month,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "In four-wheelers, driver plus two passengers or three from a family will be allowed. In three-wheelers, its driver plus one passenger or maximum three from a family. On two- wheelers, pillion ride is allowed only for a family member," External link

business-standard Monday, May 18, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan says : "Shopping complexes can open with 50% shops on rotational basis. Barber shops and beauty parlours to open without air conditioning, only hair cutting and shaving service allowed" External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, May 18, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We have announced some concessions but it doesn’t mean that restrictions are over. We have to keep in mind the rising number of cases,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, May 18, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The shopping complexes can open with 50% shops on a rotational basis. Barbershops and beauty parlours can open without air conditioning, only hair cutting and shaving service allowed,” External link

india Monday, May 18, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "While fighting the pandemic, this was another big challenge," External link

business-standard Friday, May 15, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "A total of 3,732 people have reached the state from abroad. Till now, 33,000 guest workers have left the state in 29 trains," External link

business-standard Friday, May 15, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Out of the total 48,825 people under observation, 48,287 are under home quarantine. We have effectively implemented home quarantine in Kerala and it was the major factor in containing the spread of the virus. With more patients coming into the state, we are also considering paid quarantine," External link

business-standard Friday, May 15, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "While fighting the pandemic, this was another big challenge," External link

newindianexpress Friday, May 15, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “People may reach schools and take admissions from this Monday. While doing so, they are supposed to adhere strictly to the restrictions already in place in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic. The government is also readying arrangements for online mechanism for securing admissions online. Facilities for the same would be made by KITE,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 15, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “A one-time settlement will be offered on default on loans from KSIDC and Kinfra,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 15, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan pointed out : “An entrepreneur assistance scheme will also be implemented under the package giving priority to women, SC/ST communities and youth, who will be getting 25% margin money,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 15, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The sudden spurt exposes the lurking threat. We have been insisting for a strict protocol due to this. Many questioned us when we insisted on passes for those coming from other states. It is not time to play politics,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We have given instructions not to arrange any reception to those coming to the state due to the prevailing situation. Despite this, some leaders rushed to the border post and interacted with many. This should have been avoided. It is no time to play politics,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "Of the 26 new cases, seven came from abroad, and seven from within the country," External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Of the 10 new cases, four returned from the Middle East while two came from Chennai,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, May 14, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We are entering a new phase of COVID-19 prevention as 'Pravasi' (expatriates) Malayalaees are returning.It will be a big challenge to keep those coming from hotspots safe," External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “More than home quarantine, room quarantine is going to be the essential part of quarantining. We cannot afford to have any direct contact with any of the person within the family. Precaution and prevention are the two key factors,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This time there will not be any separate examination for lateral entry into engineeringcourses for those who finished polytechnic courses. Instead admissions will be made on the basis of marks by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Students studying in polytechnic colleges in the state will be able to attend exams at polytechnics near their homes. The last semester exams of Polytechnic colleges are scheduled to begin on the first week of June,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “More than home quarantine, room quarantine is going to be the essential part of quarantining. We cannot afford to have any direct contact with any of the person within the family. Precaution and prevention are the two key factors,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "However, we have sought special non-stop trains from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru and other major cities," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan suggested : "The state has suggested intra-district bus service but not inter-district services. The bus service can be allowed by strictly following social distancing. Since the buses will have to ply with limited number of passengers, the fares can be hiked to compensate the loss," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Industrial and commercial activities should be allowed in rural and urban areas except in the Containment Zones. The government is of the view that the construction work should proceed at a rapid pace and steps to be taken to procure necessary materials. Construction work needs to be completed before the rains," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "There is need to stop community spread at any cost and if we are not able to manage it,the repercussions will be beyond our control. We are making elaborate arrangements for testing all those who are coming back by road, rail,flights and ships," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "If we ever lose control, it will be a disaster," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Normalcy has almost returned to the state," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Domestic flight services could be resumed with special guidelines, except from the containment zones. Medical tests could be conducted at the airports and those with symptoms should not be allowed to travel,” External link

expressindia Monday, May 11, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Relaxations should be gradual. Domestic flight services could be resumed with special guidelines, except from the containment zones. Medical tests could be conducted at the airports and those with symptoms should not be allowed to travel,” External link

expressindia Monday, May 11, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : “One patient from Idukki, who was under treatment, has been cured today. The two new cases are now under treatment in Kochi and Kozhikode. They reached the state on May 7 in the Abu Dhabi- Kochi and Dubai-Kozhikode flights, respectively,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, May 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “They (the two new patients) reached the state on May 7 in the Abu Dhabi-Kochi and Dubai-Kozhikode flights respectively,” External link

india Sunday, May 10, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "There were 128 adults and 24 children, including 78 pregnant women. Of these, 114 were sent home and the rest were transferred to various Covid Care Centres," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala's home quarantine protocol has been very effective. So top health expert B Iqbal suggested that in the present context, it would be best that those who arrive from within the country and have no symptoms be home-quarantined," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Franklin R Ramos ) : "Even the UN committee for sustainable development considers this as a major achievement. The United Nations had set the goal of bringing down the IMR to eight per thousand births for 2020. But we have done even better. We brought it down to seven," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The biggest happiness for mothers are their children. As we are celebrating theMothers's Day on Sunday, we have the good news that the state has reduced the IMR to seven from ten. This is a major achievement for us. That means out of thousand kids born, we save 993 lives. Still seven deaths are unacceptable and sad. Our aim is to make it zero," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "One patient from Idukki, who was under treatment, has been cured today.The two new cases are now under treatment in Kochi and Kozhikode. They reached the state on May 7 in the Abu Dhabi- Kochi andDubai-Kozhikode flights, respectively," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We have 207 state-run and 125 private hospitals. 27 hospitals have been kept ready to be turned into full-time Covid-19 hospitals. No country has come out of the this as everyday fresh cases are being reported,” External link

india Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "One patient from Idukki, who was under treatment, has been cured today. The two new cases are now under treatment in Kochi and Kozhikode They reached the state on May 7 in the Abu Dhabi-Kochi and Dubai-Kozhikode flights, respectively," External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We have 207 state-run and 125 private hospitals. 27 hospitals have been kept ready to be turned into full-time Covid-19 hospitals. No country has come out of the this as everyday fresh cases are being reported," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "All those in isolation have an app with them and can get in touch with health professionals through video call. If required, medicines will be supplied at the doorstep and person be shifted to the hospital," External link

news18 Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Now, two months later (after second wave of infections hit the state in March), the curve has been flattened. As we have completed 100 days since the country's first COVID case was detected from Kerala, we have a record of better recovery rate in the whole world," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "As we completed 100 days in successfully fighting the pandemic, we are also welcoming our expats brothers. We have arranged all facilities to receive them. Our society has behaved in an exemplary manner in following the instructions of the health department and we want to continue that to contain the spread," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Of this,37,810 (43.71 per cent) have registered from Red Zone districts. Over 45,800 passes have been issued of which 19,476 are from red zone districts," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The exception from quarantine is only for pregnant ladies and kids, who can remain in isolation at their homes. This is the rule for all those arriving from outside the country and those from within the country," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, May 8, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "There are two flights on May 7 as of now - one from Abu Dhabi to Kochi and another from Dubai to Kozhikode. We are waiting for further instructions from the Centre. After quarantine, those who test negative can go home and remain in quarantine for another week" External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, May 8, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "The media also should take necessary caution. Attempts to interview those who are coming from abroad should not be done. Media has to ensure that social distancing norms are followed. You should ensure that there is self-control," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, May 8, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The exception from quarantine is only for pregnant women and children, who can remain in isolation at their homes. This is the rule for all those arriving from outside the country and those from within the country,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The exception from quarantine is only for pregnant ladies and kids, who can remain in isolation at their homes. This is the rule for all those arriving from outside the country and those from within the country," External link

news18 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "There are two flights on May 7 as of now - one from Abu Dhabi to Kochi and another from Dubai to Kozhikode. We are waiting for further instructions from the Centre. After quarantine, those who test negative can go home and remain in quarantine for another week" External link

news18 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "The media also should take necessary caution. Attempts to interview those who are coming from abroad should not be done. Media has to ensure that social distancing norms are followed. You should ensure that there is self-control," External link

news18 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We cannot say we have crossed the danger mark or that the danger of community spread no longer exists. We need to be very careful” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We cannot say we have crossed the danger mark or that the danger of community spread no longer exists. We need to be very careful" External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : “All returnees will have to undergo a seven-day institutional quarantine now. They will have to undergo a PCR test on the seventh day, and will be sent to their houses (for a further seven-day quarantine) or hospitals based on the results,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan remarked : “I precisely know the importance of the chair I now occupy. That’s why I am not giving a tit-for-tat reply on every issue,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It is quite unfortunate that internationally accepted health protocols are not being followed while arrangements are being made for bringing back our people from countries where the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been severe,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “However, as per the list prepared by the Union government, only 80,000 NRKs are in the priority list for being brought back to the state. In the first five days, only 2,250 people are supposed to arrive at three airports in Kerala– Thiruvananthapauram, Kochi and Kozhikode,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It is quite unfortunate that internationally accepted health protocols are not being followed while arrangements are being made for bringing back our people from countries where the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been severe," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "However, as per the list prepared by the Union government, only 80,000 NRKs are in the priority list for being brought back to the state. In the first five days, only 2,250 people are supposed to arrive at three airports in Kerala-- Thiruvananthapauram, Kochi and Kozhikode," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Those who have completed house surgency will be given appointment for 90 days to strengthen our health sector as we have to receive the expatriates who would return to the state. Along with that the monsoon is also fast approaching," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "As of now, Kannur has the highest number of patients, 18, followed by Kottayam with six and Wayanad with four patients. Kollam and Kasaragod have got three patients each," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It is quite unfortunate that internationally accepted health protocols are not being followed while arrangements are being made for bringing back our people from countries where the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been severe," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "However, as per the list prepared by the Union government, only 80,000 NRKs are in the priority list for being brought back to the state. In the first five days, only 2,250 people are supposed to arrive at three airports in Kerala-- Thiruvananthapauram, Kochi and Kozhikode," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Three new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Kerala today and all three are from Wayanad district. Total cases in the state are 502 including 37 active cases," External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "We cannot say we have crossed the danger mark or that the danger of community spread no longer exists. We need to be very careful" External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The guest workers have booked their ticktes by themselves for their travel. We thought that the Centre would bear the expense but that is not happening," External link

business-standard Monday, May 4, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "even though the state has suffered a lot in various fields, it has opened a new window of various opportunities" "We are getting a lot of enquries. Our strength is our human resource" External link

business-standard Monday, May 4, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We have suffered a lot of loss during this pandemic. Though it has affected most of the sectors, it has also opened a window of opportunities. The manner in which Kerala is fighting the pandemic has made the state desirable and a safe place for investment," External link

business-standard Monday, May 4, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Every industry requires human resource to develop and flourish. Even during this pandemic, we have proven that our human resource is on par with any developed nation. Considering this, the state government has taken certain decisions to attract investments to the state," External link

business-standard Monday, May 4, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Although the state has made remarkable progress in containing the virus, it is not the time to lower the guard,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, May 4, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "A total of 21,352 people are under observation at their homes while 372 others have been kept under observation at different hospitals across the state," External link

newindianexpress Monday, May 4, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "All applications will be processed in a week's time and conditional licenses given. The investor will have a year's time to finish all other processes and the state will give time to rectify any lapses," External link

newindianexpress Monday, May 4, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "In these cities, we plan to set up logistics parks, besides making value addition to the Kannur-based Azhikkal port. Another area with huge potential is to make value addition in the agricultural sector and hand over the land available at the Palakkad food park to industrialists to set up units. Coconut park is also a potential one," External link

newindianexpress Monday, May 4, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala's human resource has by now proved to be better than the best anywhere in the world. We are certain that this is our biggest strength to attract fresh and new investments," External link

newindianexpress Monday, May 4, 2020 6:30:00 PM 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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