Pinarai Vijayan

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Pinarai Vijayan said : "Once our state, the country, and the world survive COVID-19, Kerala will once again become a tourism paradise," External link

outlookindia Friday, October 23, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Our Covid preventive measures were a success but the massive protests across the state by an irresponsible opposition derailed the efforts of the government," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Our COVID preventive measures were a success but the massive protests across the state by an irresponsible opposition derailed the efforts of the government," External link

news18 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The recent comments by the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan should not be taken as a criticism of the efforts of the state in Covid management,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Our COVID preventive measures were a success but the massive protests across the state by an irresponsible opposition derailed the efforts of the government,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The state was successful in containing the number of deaths due to COVID-19. The government’s efforts were to delay the outbreak of the pandemic from peaking and it used the time gained in the process to strengthen the medical and health infrastructure facilities,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This is the reason why our health sector has got several accolades at an international level,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The recent comments by the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan should not be taken as a criticism of the efforts of the state in Covid management,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Our COVID preventive measures were a success but the massive protests across the state by an irresponsible opposition derailed the efforts of the government,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The state was successful in containing the number of deaths due to COVID-19. The government’s efforts were to delay the outbreak of the pandemic from peaking and it used the time gained in the process to strengthen the medical and health infrastructure facilities,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This is the reason why our health sector has got several accolades at an international level,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The recent comments by the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan should not be taken as a criticism of the efforts of the state in Covid management,” External link

news18 Monday, October 19, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Our COVID preventive measures were a success but the massive protests across the state by an irresponsible opposition derailed the efforts of the government,” External link

news18 Monday, October 19, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The state was successful in containing the number of deaths due to COVID-19. The government’s efforts were to delay the outbreak of the pandemic from peaking and it used the time gained in the process to strengthen the medical and health infrastructure facilities,” External link

news18 Monday, October 19, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This is the reason why our health sector has got several accolades at an international level,” External link

news18 Monday, October 19, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It’s a huge loss for all,” External link

gulf-times Monday, October 19, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “I take this opportunity to request for enhancing the limit under the special window facility to Rs 1.83 trillion, from the suggested Rs 1.1 trillion,” External link

business-standard Monday, October 19, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It's a huge loss for all," External link

ibtimes-in Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Looking back over a century of the party’s history is a proud experience for anyone who keeps in mind the dream of an egalitarian and peaceful social system.The communist movement survived brutal attacks and repression. It is a movement of brave martyrs who fought for their lives. An alternative political policy in favor of the people is the most important factor that makes the Communist Party relevant in the Indian context,” External link

thehindu Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Looking back over a century of the party's history is a proud experience for anyone who keeps in mind the dream of an egalitarian and peaceful social system.The communist movement survived brutal attacks and repression. It is a movement of brave martyrs who fought for their lives. An alternative political policy in favor of the people is the most important factor that makes the Communist Party relevant in the Indian context," External link

business-standard Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala has reported 8,911 positive cases per million people while the national figure is 6,974. We have continued to increase the number of tests," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told ( about Kerala Congress ) : “There are no ideological hurdles for Kerala Congress to cooperate with the LDF. Already, some factions of Kerala Congress are with us. The faction which announced the new political line now had been with the LDF earlier. There is no impropriety in cooperating with them,” External link

timesofindia Friday, October 16, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The decision of the Kerala Congress (M) or KC(M)to align with the Left Democratic Front (LDF) would have a strong impact on state politics. This political development is the beginning of the collapse of the shattered UDF. The political stance of the Kerala Congress (M) is very clear. Jose K Mani has shown faith in the LDF to fight communalism and protect secularism," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan claimed ( about Kerala Congress ) : "The KC(M) has been at the forefront for four decades and has publicly denied the wrong attitudes of the UDF. Ordinary workers in the UDF still have the sentiment of the Kerala Congress (M)," "That sentiment will also turn against the UDF in the days to come. These incidents are the result of the UDF leadership not realising that the people will not support negative politics," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “COVID-19 had posed a stiff challenge in Thiruvananthapuram district, but the transmission rate has declined. This can be attributed to the exemplary action jointly taken by various departments. The people of the district also responded on a positive note,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Kerala has set models for the rest of the country and the world by scaling heights in several fronts such as general literacy. However, we lost the momentum somewhere and were not keeping pace with developments we once achieved in the sector. This is an attempt to fill that gap. The successful completion of the flagship project has ushered in unparalleled change. This is a collective victory. The sharp increase in the influx of students to government and aided schools in recent years is the result of this intervention. There is no reason why anyone should not be elated. By modernizing public schools, we want to ensure that quality education is accessible to all children, irrespective of their financial background,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Kerala has set models for the rest of the country and the world by scaling heights in several fronts such as general literacy. However, we lost the momentum somewhere and were not keeping pace with developments we once achieved in the sector. This is an attempt to fill that gap. The successful completion of the flagship project has ushered in unparalleled change. This is a collective victory. The sharp increase in the influx of students to government and aided schools in recent years is the result of this intervention. There is no reason why anyone should not be elated. By modernizing public schools, we want to ensure that quality education is accessible to all children, irrespective of their financial background,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 13, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The State has witnessed big changes in the public transport system. The government has made 98% of roads in the State motorable. A total of 5,000 roads have been reconstructed under the Chief Minister's Local Road Rebuild Project. Besides, ₹14, 864 crore is being spent for the renovation of various roads in the State. The government has spent ₹1,883 crore for reconstructing roads damaged in flood in recent years. Roads being built utilising ₹950 crore from NABARD are in the final phase of construction,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 12, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The State has witnessed big changes in the public transport system. The government has made 98% of roads in the State motorable. A total of 5,000 roads have been reconstructed under the Chief Minister's Local Road Rebuild Project. Besides, ₹14, 864 crore is being spent for the renovation of various roads in the State. The government has spent ₹1,883 crore for reconstructing roads damaged in flood in recent years. Roads being built utilising ₹950 crore from NABARD are in the final phase of construction,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 12, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The allegations levelled against the MLA in the matter are of serious nature.A probe will be conducted if any complaint is made in this regard," External link

news18 Saturday, October 10, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The government has decided to give sanitation status to the local bodies which have provided the best infrastructure for solid waste treatment and then full sanitation status for the preparation of complete waste treatment including liquid and gaseous waste," External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "At present, there are 1,551 entrepreneurial groups of Haritha Karma Sena in 850 Grama Panchayats and 88 Municipalities. With the completion of the network for sorting and recycling the inorganic waste collected by them and handing them over to the Clean Kerala Company, the waste problem has been solved to a large extent," External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The sources of 952 people are yet to be identified," External link

business-standard Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The sources of 952 people are yet to be identified,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, October 10, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "It's an unfortunate incident and a heinous act. Sanoopwas stabbed to death. This can only be seen as an attempt to destroy the peaceful atmosphere in Kerala. I request everyone to refrain from committing such acts," External link

news18 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “One of the major issues in the capital is the lack of enough space for parking. The public has been facing a lot of difficulties due to this. The Corporation should be lauded for taking a step to address this. It shows that the local body is intervening in issues based on the demands of the local people. To make the functioning of local bodies truly participatory, projects should implemented in consultation with the public,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 5, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : “Rahul Gandhi has all the democratic right and constitutional freedom to go to Hathras. Preventing him from going to meet the victim’s family was against all democratic principles. This cannot be allowed by a democratic community and was highly condemnable,” External link

expressindia Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : “Rahul Gandhi has every democratic right to go to Hathras. There is also constitutional freedom. The move to eliminate it all is ultimately anti-democratic. This cannot be allowed in a democratic society. The police assault on Rahul Gandhi is a reprehensible act,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : "The demolition of the Babri Masjid is not just a destruction of a mosque – it is an unparalleled crime that has deeply wounded the country like the assassination of Gandhi," External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We have before us the perpetrators of the Rath yatra that preceded the demolition of the mosque, those wholed the yatra, their aides, those who called for Karseva, the organisations that provided people and means to it. We also have people who asked who the court was, to stop them at that point. It is unfortunate that such criminals are not punished. They deserve the punishment for their attempts to destroy secularism in our country," External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It was the Congress party which opened the doors of Babri Masjid for the Sangh Parivar. It was the Congress that gave permission for the laying of the foundation stone of the temple. As a natural consequence of all this, when the Sangh Parivar demolished the Babri Masjid, it was the Congress that allowed it and remained silent through inaction," External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "The apex court had said the demolition of Babri Masjid was an abuse of rule of law. In today's context, the time has come to fight religious hegemony. It is indispensable to protect our democracy and secularism," External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Rahul Gandhi has all the democratic right and constitutional freedom to go to Hathras. Preventing him from going to meet the victim's family was against all democratic principles. This cannot be allowed by a democratic community and was highly condemnable," External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Rahul Gandhi has all the democratic right and constitutional freedom to go to Hathras. Preventing him from going to meet the victim's family was against all democratic principles. This cannot be allowed by a democratic community and was highly condemnable," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Unfortunately, Kerala had for quite some time suffered from an impression that it was not an investor-friendly state, though that was not entirely based on the objective situation. But that has changed. Now investors enjoy total confidence in Kerala," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Unfortunately, Kerala had for quite some time suffered from an impression that it was not an investor-friendly state, though that was not entirely based on the objective situation. But that has changed. Now investors enjoy total confidence in Kerala," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The state government had earlier made it clear that we will consider bringing up a new law to counter the attack on women through social media. That's under consideration. That's the only one under consideration. Let the CBIdo its duty. Some Congress governments might have taken such a stance. Some states ruled by the Congress party might have taken such decisions. However, we have not taken anything like that," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The all-party-meet has agreed that lockdown is not a solution. The parties have agreed to fight the pandemic together. We have decided that strict implementation of COVID-19 health protocol is a must. Gatherings should be strictly avoided and the numbers for functions like weddings, funerals, political..everything should be restricted to the prescribed limit," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The all-party-meet has agreed that lockdown is not a solution. The parties have agreed to fight the pandemic together. We have decided that strict implementation of COVID-19 health protocol is a must. Gatherings should be strictly avoided and the numbers for functions like weddings, funerals, political..everything should be restricted to the prescribed limit," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "All the political parties have agreed to follow the COVID-19 health protocol. However, the BJP representative said the party will continue with the protests and strengthen it but adhering to COVID-19 protocol," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "There are chances that the situation may get worse in the coming days. We need to prevent that. At the all-party-meet, we have sought the support of the political parties and its leaders. We have requested local political leaders to intervene more and ensure that health protocol is strictly followed at local levels," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Currently, there are 61,791 persons under treatment in Kerala.At least 2,36,960 are under observation in the state out of which 28,702 persons are in isolationwards of various hospitals," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The interventions and initiatives of the government in the past four years have transformed Kerala into an ideal investment destination. Investors themselves have acknowledged this and the efforts of the government have yielded concrete results,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, September 29, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "An all-party meeting will be held tomorrow to discuss the current situation in the State, and also to request their cooperation and support in containing the outbreak. I cannot predict the outcome of tomorrow's meeting today," External link

newindianexpress Monday, September 28, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "However, we have managed to controlthe case fatality rate in the state. The national average is 1.6 per cent but in Kerala it's 0.4 per cent. This is because of the better healthcare facility and care in the state. As the number of cases are increasing, the fatalities are also rising. In order to control the number of deaths, we need to control the spread of the virus," External link

newindianexpress Monday, September 28, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “SPB was a singer who rejuvenated the spirits of music aficionados all over the country with his soulful singing. He has put his signature in every single song that he has sung. His demise is a great loss to Indian music,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “He was a singer who left his distinct imprint on every song he rendered,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Ramesh Chennithala ) : “The copy of the MoU between LIFE Mission and Red Crescent has been given to whoever had asked for it through Right to Information (RTI) application. However, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala had demanded that the documents pertaining to the LIFE Mission Wadakkanchery scheme should be publicised. The government is ready for any probe on this. There will not be any lapses from the government’s side to provide the details of the MoU to Chennithala,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Overbridges will be built at five of the most waterlogged locations. Causeways will be built at nine locations. Narrow bridges will be widened and 13 culverts will be rebuilt. The proposed route will also have facilities to make night travel safer,” External link

news18 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The police force is in the forefront of the Covid-19 battle. The political parties that carry on with this reckless act should think whether this is how they should treat the force for their selfless service. They are also humans and every human life is precious,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We’ll take all measures to complete the reconstruction of the flyover quickly,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This (protests) is an obstacle to the efforts of the Kerala government to prevent Covid-19. Protesters are not following social distancing protocol. I request all political parties to take responsibility for this. The police force has been working untiringly as part of the Covid-19 defence measures. Everyone must think if they deserve to be rewarded for their work by spreading the virus through their ranks. They are also humans,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan asked : “Why did UDF leaders, including UDF convener, take up that narrative and proceed with a complaint to PM? Congress and Muslim League leaders organized a public campaign based on this narrative. What was the basis for them in doing so?” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 20, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : "When the BJP-RSS makes such an allegation, it is understandable. But later Congress and IUML leaders spoke in the same vein and gave publicity to it. UDF convener had even shot off a letter to the Prime Minister and league leaders openly made the allegation, we all saw. On what basis were the allegations made? Why did they make the allegations and for whom? But Congress and IUML also joined the chorus and gave publicity. Now, it seems they have understood that it has backfired. It is good they realized their blunder," External link

news18 Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The crop calendar will help increase agriculture production in the region. It will also help inland fisheries and clam sectors,” External link

Hindu Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Over 5,000 samples are being tested in Kozhikode every day. As many as 6,681 samples were tested on Friday alone,” External link

Hindu Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Jaleel was contacted because he is the Minister for Welfare of Minorities and the Quran was brought directly through the airport. It was received by someone and then they said that they want to distribute it here,” External link

news18 Friday, September 18, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “I can understand Congress and BJP sending complaints on Quran issue. But on what basis is the Muslim League deciding to join them with a complaint? What we see is an all-round attack against Jaleel. I don’t think he committed any mistake,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 18, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan asked ( about Welfare Minister ) : “There’s no issue of political morality here. He didn’t ask for the Quran. It was not smuggled. It was cleared and received by someone. They approached Jaleel since he is the Minority Welfare Minister. Why should there be complaints over the Quran? It’s the Consulate that got in touch with him, not the other way around. Why is the League and its leaders then attacking Jaleel over the Quran?” External link

newindianexpress Friday, September 18, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about State Planning Board ) : “The LDF government has made effective interventions in Kuttanad. Till March 2019, the government spent ₹1,013.15 crore for various projects in the region. Now, the State government has set aside ₹2,447 crore for the implementation of various projects under the second Kuttanad package. It will ensure comprehensive development and revive the flood-hit Kuttanad,” External link

thehindu Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan alleged : “I feel sympathetic for the party which has made him the state unit president. He is a deranged person,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The Opposition parties are raising allegations and trying to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere in the state. Those who have previous enmity with Jaleel and cannot reconcile with him are targeting him. Jaleel is being targeted due to his political stand. We all know what his stand is. He had left one political party and joined the left long back. But they (IUML) did not like it," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Help was sought from Jaleel, by the consulate,and he helped. What crime did he do?" External link

news18 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Our health department has been constantly trying to reduce the number of cases, but seems like these political interferences are being made to increase the number of cases. They are crossing all limits and charging towards the police. This is unfortunate.There are protocols to be followed. People are watching," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "There is no need for Jaleel to resign as there is no case against him. As part of a probe, some information was sought from him by the investigation agency," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Since March 25, when the national lockdown was imposed, 66 children, below 18 years of age, have ended their lives due to various reasons," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Since March 25, when the national lockdown was imposed, 66 children, below 18 years of age, have ended their lives due to various reasons," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Since March 25, when the national lockdown was imposed, 66 children, below 18 years of age, have ended their lives due to various reasons," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "There is no need for Jaleel to resign as there is no case against him. As part of a probe, some information was sought from him by the investigation agency" External link

timesofindia Monday, September 14, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The bypolls may impose an unnecessary financial burden. Beyond this, it is irrelevant to the essence of popular representation. Considering this, a consensus to postpone the elections was reached,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The bypolls may impose an unnecessary financial burden. Beyond this, it is irrelevant to the essence of popular representation. Considering this, a consensus to postpone the elections was reached,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Ratan Tata ) : "Knowingly or unknowingly, every Indian uses Tata products, which range from salt to software. But we should know that the group is renowned not because it has many companies and a thousand products but because it adheres to higher business ethics," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "In the first phase, a total of 100 police personnel will be appointed in the new battalion. After three years, the strength of the personnel will be increased to 1000. Of these, half will be women. By that time, the battalion will be fully functional," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “He was a revolutionary who made rich contributions in cultural and educational spheres,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, September 6, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The tests per million reveals Kerala is doing well, when the national average is 2,731, Kerala’s figure is 2,168 while in other neighbouring states like Andhra Pradesh it stands at 8,479, while in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu it’s above 5,000,” External link

gulf-times Sunday, September 6, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "At the same time, 2,111 patients under treatment for the disease have recovered today," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan wrote : “When I look back, I see the reflections of my teachers in the path of life. If I didn’t have their dedication and support, I would have had to suspend my studies in lower-primary school itself,” External link

expressindia Saturday, September 5, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "At a time when education was neither considered important nor was easily accessible, I had considered ending studies after Class five in order to pursue some vocation," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Let's thank the teaching community on the occasion of Teachers' Day. Let us wish that they get further motivated to strive harder in their service to the nation," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The next two weeks are crucial as we may see Onam clusters being formed in the state due to increased outdoor public activity and travel during the festival time. We can expect a hike in Covid cases," External link

news18 Friday, September 4, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The next two weeks are crucial as we may see Onam clusters being formed in the state due to increased outdoor public activity and travel during the festival time. We can expect a hike in Covid cases," External link

news18 Friday, September 4, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “On Sept 6, I received 39 files along with this file and all of them were disposed promptly,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 4, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Even though the number of new Covid cases being reported in the State has come down in the last few days, the test positivity rate was much higher than the usual rate and this is a matter of concern. Moreover, the number of tests being conducted in the last few days had also come down due to reluctance of people to go in for testing during the Onam festival time and a large number of public holidays," External link

business-standard Friday, September 4, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "All these registered people will be kept ready as a reserve force. If the number of cases increases as predicted by experts, their services can be used in hospitals and Covid First-Line Treatment Centres," External link

business-standard Friday, September 4, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “On Sept 6, I received 39 files along with this file and all of them were disposed promptly,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 4, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We have seen relaxations in every sphere on account of Onam and the coming two weeks will be crucial, as the after effects can be seen by way of 'Onam clusters'. Experts have informed that by the end of October more cases will be registered. But, contrary to expectations, Kerala was able to keep the figures down in the month of August as it was less than what was predicted by experts," External link

mid-day Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "At present there are 21,516 who are positive, while 57,732 were cured. Across the state there are 1,92,168 people in observation at various centres including 18,033 people in various hospitals. There are 569 hotspots in the state," External link

mid-day Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The physical distance that needs to be maintained given the COVID-19 situation is not untouchability. Neither does it become a justification for untouchability. We have to fight such distortions spread by the proponents of upper caste domination,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The physical distance that needs to be maintained given the COVID-19 situation is not untouchability. Neither does it become a justification for untouchability. We have to fight such distortions spread by the proponents of upper caste domination,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Section 7 of the Act states that compensation shall be payable to the states and it shall be provisionally calculated and released at the end of every two month period. Unfortunately, since 2019-20, this provision has not been adhered to,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "I request your good self to intervene and advise the Finance Ministry not to go ahead with the plans of transferring the burden of GST compensation on the states and instead follow the letter and spirit of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan wrote : “I write this letter to convey the concerns of the Government of Kerala with regard to the hurdles in the payment of Goods and ServicesTax (GST) compensation to the States. When GST was implemented it was agreed upon that the States would be assured of an annual compounded growth rate of 14 per cent in GST revenue with 2015-16 as the base year during the initial five years of implementation,” External link

news18 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Industrialists in the MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises) sector and small traders are still struggling. There is a visible liquidity crunch. It is important to continue the moratorium for a few more months. We suggest extending the moratorium till December,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 31, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “I am sure the 100 projects in 100 days action plan will boost the economy and society. It is a fulfilment of the promises when this government came to power and will bring relief to the common man directly,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It may be noted that since this Government came to power, it has gradually increased the pension from Rs 600 to Rs 1,300. The number of beneficiaries has also increased from 35 lakhs to 58 lakhs during this period,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The public health system will be further strengthened in the fight against COVID-19,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This is the fifth year of the Left Democratic Front government. Though last two years we avoided celebrations due to flood and pandemic there was no holiday for our development activities. As part of our endeavour we are announcing a 100-day action plan,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told ( about Thomas Daniel ) : "Police have arrested Thomas Daniel and his wife Prabha, also a partner, from Changanassery. A team headed by DySP K G Simon will probe the case. South zone IG Harshita Attaluri will oversee the probe," External link

news18 Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "I have already said that the probe will go in the right direction and I stand by it. I still don't understand why the BJP has denounced the TV channel," External link

news18 Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "Then about what the opposition leader is claiming,it seems like he has no idea what he is talking about," External link

news18 Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We have a habit of visiting relatives during Onam. Please don’t do that this year, try to reach out to senior citizens who are in reverse quarantine through online platforms. When you go shopping on Uthradom day, don’t take kids and senior citizens along,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “For people in Thrissur, pulikali is a huge part of Onam celebrations and not having that will be unusual. My family complains during Onam that I’m not at home, as I go around the houses of friends and relatives. This Onam, they are happy that I’ll be at home. But all of us have a responsibility to follow the Covid protocol,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, August 30, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

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

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

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

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

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

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



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


 
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Pinarai Vijayan said : "Once our state, the country, and the world survive COVID-19, Kerala will once again become a tourism paradise," External link

outlookindia Friday, October 23, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Our Covid preventive measures were a success but the massive protests across the state by an irresponsible opposition derailed the efforts of the government," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Our COVID preventive measures were a success but the massive protests across the state by an irresponsible opposition derailed the efforts of the government," External link

news18 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The recent comments by the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan should not be taken as a criticism of the efforts of the state in Covid management,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Our COVID preventive measures were a success but the massive protests across the state by an irresponsible opposition derailed the efforts of the government,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The state was successful in containing the number of deaths due to COVID-19. The government’s efforts were to delay the outbreak of the pandemic from peaking and it used the time gained in the process to strengthen the medical and health infrastructure facilities,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This is the reason why our health sector has got several accolades at an international level,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The recent comments by the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan should not be taken as a criticism of the efforts of the state in Covid management,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Our COVID preventive measures were a success but the massive protests across the state by an irresponsible opposition derailed the efforts of the government,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The state was successful in containing the number of deaths due to COVID-19. The government’s efforts were to delay the outbreak of the pandemic from peaking and it used the time gained in the process to strengthen the medical and health infrastructure facilities,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This is the reason why our health sector has got several accolades at an international level,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The recent comments by the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan should not be taken as a criticism of the efforts of the state in Covid management,” External link

news18 Monday, October 19, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Our COVID preventive measures were a success but the massive protests across the state by an irresponsible opposition derailed the efforts of the government,” External link

news18 Monday, October 19, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The state was successful in containing the number of deaths due to COVID-19. The government’s efforts were to delay the outbreak of the pandemic from peaking and it used the time gained in the process to strengthen the medical and health infrastructure facilities,” External link

news18 Monday, October 19, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This is the reason why our health sector has got several accolades at an international level,” External link

news18 Monday, October 19, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It’s a huge loss for all,” External link

gulf-times Monday, October 19, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “I take this opportunity to request for enhancing the limit under the special window facility to Rs 1.83 trillion, from the suggested Rs 1.1 trillion,” External link

business-standard Monday, October 19, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It's a huge loss for all," External link

ibtimes-in Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Looking back over a century of the party’s history is a proud experience for anyone who keeps in mind the dream of an egalitarian and peaceful social system.The communist movement survived brutal attacks and repression. It is a movement of brave martyrs who fought for their lives. An alternative political policy in favor of the people is the most important factor that makes the Communist Party relevant in the Indian context,” External link

thehindu Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Looking back over a century of the party's history is a proud experience for anyone who keeps in mind the dream of an egalitarian and peaceful social system.The communist movement survived brutal attacks and repression. It is a movement of brave martyrs who fought for their lives. An alternative political policy in favor of the people is the most important factor that makes the Communist Party relevant in the Indian context," External link

business-standard Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Kerala has reported 8,911 positive cases per million people while the national figure is 6,974. We have continued to increase the number of tests," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told ( about Kerala Congress ) : “There are no ideological hurdles for Kerala Congress to cooperate with the LDF. Already, some factions of Kerala Congress are with us. The faction which announced the new political line now had been with the LDF earlier. There is no impropriety in cooperating with them,” External link

timesofindia Friday, October 16, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The decision of the Kerala Congress (M) or KC(M)to align with the Left Democratic Front (LDF) would have a strong impact on state politics. This political development is the beginning of the collapse of the shattered UDF. The political stance of the Kerala Congress (M) is very clear. Jose K Mani has shown faith in the LDF to fight communalism and protect secularism," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan claimed ( about Kerala Congress ) : "The KC(M) has been at the forefront for four decades and has publicly denied the wrong attitudes of the UDF. Ordinary workers in the UDF still have the sentiment of the Kerala Congress (M)," "That sentiment will also turn against the UDF in the days to come. These incidents are the result of the UDF leadership not realising that the people will not support negative politics," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “COVID-19 had posed a stiff challenge in Thiruvananthapuram district, but the transmission rate has declined. This can be attributed to the exemplary action jointly taken by various departments. The people of the district also responded on a positive note,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Kerala has set models for the rest of the country and the world by scaling heights in several fronts such as general literacy. However, we lost the momentum somewhere and were not keeping pace with developments we once achieved in the sector. This is an attempt to fill that gap. The successful completion of the flagship project has ushered in unparalleled change. This is a collective victory. The sharp increase in the influx of students to government and aided schools in recent years is the result of this intervention. There is no reason why anyone should not be elated. By modernizing public schools, we want to ensure that quality education is accessible to all children, irrespective of their financial background,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Kerala has set models for the rest of the country and the world by scaling heights in several fronts such as general literacy. However, we lost the momentum somewhere and were not keeping pace with developments we once achieved in the sector. This is an attempt to fill that gap. The successful completion of the flagship project has ushered in unparalleled change. This is a collective victory. The sharp increase in the influx of students to government and aided schools in recent years is the result of this intervention. There is no reason why anyone should not be elated. By modernizing public schools, we want to ensure that quality education is accessible to all children, irrespective of their financial background,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 13, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The State has witnessed big changes in the public transport system. The government has made 98% of roads in the State motorable. A total of 5,000 roads have been reconstructed under the Chief Minister's Local Road Rebuild Project. Besides, ₹14, 864 crore is being spent for the renovation of various roads in the State. The government has spent ₹1,883 crore for reconstructing roads damaged in flood in recent years. Roads being built utilising ₹950 crore from NABARD are in the final phase of construction,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 12, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The State has witnessed big changes in the public transport system. The government has made 98% of roads in the State motorable. A total of 5,000 roads have been reconstructed under the Chief Minister's Local Road Rebuild Project. Besides, ₹14, 864 crore is being spent for the renovation of various roads in the State. The government has spent ₹1,883 crore for reconstructing roads damaged in flood in recent years. Roads being built utilising ₹950 crore from NABARD are in the final phase of construction,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 12, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The allegations levelled against the MLA in the matter are of serious nature.A probe will be conducted if any complaint is made in this regard," External link

news18 Saturday, October 10, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The government has decided to give sanitation status to the local bodies which have provided the best infrastructure for solid waste treatment and then full sanitation status for the preparation of complete waste treatment including liquid and gaseous waste," External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "At present, there are 1,551 entrepreneurial groups of Haritha Karma Sena in 850 Grama Panchayats and 88 Municipalities. With the completion of the network for sorting and recycling the inorganic waste collected by them and handing them over to the Clean Kerala Company, the waste problem has been solved to a large extent," External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The sources of 952 people are yet to be identified," External link

business-standard Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The sources of 952 people are yet to be identified,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, October 10, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "It's an unfortunate incident and a heinous act. Sanoopwas stabbed to death. This can only be seen as an attempt to destroy the peaceful atmosphere in Kerala. I request everyone to refrain from committing such acts," External link

news18 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “One of the major issues in the capital is the lack of enough space for parking. The public has been facing a lot of difficulties due to this. The Corporation should be lauded for taking a step to address this. It shows that the local body is intervening in issues based on the demands of the local people. To make the functioning of local bodies truly participatory, projects should implemented in consultation with the public,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 5, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : “Rahul Gandhi has all the democratic right and constitutional freedom to go to Hathras. Preventing him from going to meet the victim’s family was against all democratic principles. This cannot be allowed by a democratic community and was highly condemnable,” External link

expressindia Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : “Rahul Gandhi has every democratic right to go to Hathras. There is also constitutional freedom. The move to eliminate it all is ultimately anti-democratic. This cannot be allowed in a democratic society. The police assault on Rahul Gandhi is a reprehensible act,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : "The demolition of the Babri Masjid is not just a destruction of a mosque – it is an unparalleled crime that has deeply wounded the country like the assassination of Gandhi," External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We have before us the perpetrators of the Rath yatra that preceded the demolition of the mosque, those wholed the yatra, their aides, those who called for Karseva, the organisations that provided people and means to it. We also have people who asked who the court was, to stop them at that point. It is unfortunate that such criminals are not punished. They deserve the punishment for their attempts to destroy secularism in our country," External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "It was the Congress party which opened the doors of Babri Masjid for the Sangh Parivar. It was the Congress that gave permission for the laying of the foundation stone of the temple. As a natural consequence of all this, when the Sangh Parivar demolished the Babri Masjid, it was the Congress that allowed it and remained silent through inaction," External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "The apex court had said the demolition of Babri Masjid was an abuse of rule of law. In today's context, the time has come to fight religious hegemony. It is indispensable to protect our democracy and secularism," External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Rahul Gandhi has all the democratic right and constitutional freedom to go to Hathras. Preventing him from going to meet the victim's family was against all democratic principles. This cannot be allowed by a democratic community and was highly condemnable," External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Rahul Gandhi has all the democratic right and constitutional freedom to go to Hathras. Preventing him from going to meet the victim's family was against all democratic principles. This cannot be allowed by a democratic community and was highly condemnable," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Unfortunately, Kerala had for quite some time suffered from an impression that it was not an investor-friendly state, though that was not entirely based on the objective situation. But that has changed. Now investors enjoy total confidence in Kerala," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Unfortunately, Kerala had for quite some time suffered from an impression that it was not an investor-friendly state, though that was not entirely based on the objective situation. But that has changed. Now investors enjoy total confidence in Kerala," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The state government had earlier made it clear that we will consider bringing up a new law to counter the attack on women through social media. That's under consideration. That's the only one under consideration. Let the CBIdo its duty. Some Congress governments might have taken such a stance. Some states ruled by the Congress party might have taken such decisions. However, we have not taken anything like that," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The all-party-meet has agreed that lockdown is not a solution. The parties have agreed to fight the pandemic together. We have decided that strict implementation of COVID-19 health protocol is a must. Gatherings should be strictly avoided and the numbers for functions like weddings, funerals, political..everything should be restricted to the prescribed limit," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The all-party-meet has agreed that lockdown is not a solution. The parties have agreed to fight the pandemic together. We have decided that strict implementation of COVID-19 health protocol is a must. Gatherings should be strictly avoided and the numbers for functions like weddings, funerals, political..everything should be restricted to the prescribed limit," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "All the political parties have agreed to follow the COVID-19 health protocol. However, the BJP representative said the party will continue with the protests and strengthen it but adhering to COVID-19 protocol," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "There are chances that the situation may get worse in the coming days. We need to prevent that. At the all-party-meet, we have sought the support of the political parties and its leaders. We have requested local political leaders to intervene more and ensure that health protocol is strictly followed at local levels," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Currently, there are 61,791 persons under treatment in Kerala.At least 2,36,960 are under observation in the state out of which 28,702 persons are in isolationwards of various hospitals," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The interventions and initiatives of the government in the past four years have transformed Kerala into an ideal investment destination. Investors themselves have acknowledged this and the efforts of the government have yielded concrete results,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, September 29, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "An all-party meeting will be held tomorrow to discuss the current situation in the State, and also to request their cooperation and support in containing the outbreak. I cannot predict the outcome of tomorrow's meeting today," External link

newindianexpress Monday, September 28, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "However, we have managed to controlthe case fatality rate in the state. The national average is 1.6 per cent but in Kerala it's 0.4 per cent. This is because of the better healthcare facility and care in the state. As the number of cases are increasing, the fatalities are also rising. In order to control the number of deaths, we need to control the spread of the virus," External link

newindianexpress Monday, September 28, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “SPB was a singer who rejuvenated the spirits of music aficionados all over the country with his soulful singing. He has put his signature in every single song that he has sung. His demise is a great loss to Indian music,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “He was a singer who left his distinct imprint on every song he rendered,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Ramesh Chennithala ) : “The copy of the MoU between LIFE Mission and Red Crescent has been given to whoever had asked for it through Right to Information (RTI) application. However, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala had demanded that the documents pertaining to the LIFE Mission Wadakkanchery scheme should be publicised. The government is ready for any probe on this. There will not be any lapses from the government’s side to provide the details of the MoU to Chennithala,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Overbridges will be built at five of the most waterlogged locations. Causeways will be built at nine locations. Narrow bridges will be widened and 13 culverts will be rebuilt. The proposed route will also have facilities to make night travel safer,” External link

news18 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The police force is in the forefront of the Covid-19 battle. The political parties that carry on with this reckless act should think whether this is how they should treat the force for their selfless service. They are also humans and every human life is precious,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We’ll take all measures to complete the reconstruction of the flyover quickly,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This (protests) is an obstacle to the efforts of the Kerala government to prevent Covid-19. Protesters are not following social distancing protocol. I request all political parties to take responsibility for this. The police force has been working untiringly as part of the Covid-19 defence measures. Everyone must think if they deserve to be rewarded for their work by spreading the virus through their ranks. They are also humans,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan asked : “Why did UDF leaders, including UDF convener, take up that narrative and proceed with a complaint to PM? Congress and Muslim League leaders organized a public campaign based on this narrative. What was the basis for them in doing so?” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 20, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : "When the BJP-RSS makes such an allegation, it is understandable. But later Congress and IUML leaders spoke in the same vein and gave publicity to it. UDF convener had even shot off a letter to the Prime Minister and league leaders openly made the allegation, we all saw. On what basis were the allegations made? Why did they make the allegations and for whom? But Congress and IUML also joined the chorus and gave publicity. Now, it seems they have understood that it has backfired. It is good they realized their blunder," External link

news18 Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The crop calendar will help increase agriculture production in the region. It will also help inland fisheries and clam sectors,” External link

Hindu Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Over 5,000 samples are being tested in Kozhikode every day. As many as 6,681 samples were tested on Friday alone,” External link

Hindu Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Jaleel was contacted because he is the Minister for Welfare of Minorities and the Quran was brought directly through the airport. It was received by someone and then they said that they want to distribute it here,” External link

news18 Friday, September 18, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “I can understand Congress and BJP sending complaints on Quran issue. But on what basis is the Muslim League deciding to join them with a complaint? What we see is an all-round attack against Jaleel. I don’t think he committed any mistake,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 18, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan asked ( about Welfare Minister ) : “There’s no issue of political morality here. He didn’t ask for the Quran. It was not smuggled. It was cleared and received by someone. They approached Jaleel since he is the Minority Welfare Minister. Why should there be complaints over the Quran? It’s the Consulate that got in touch with him, not the other way around. Why is the League and its leaders then attacking Jaleel over the Quran?” External link

newindianexpress Friday, September 18, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about State Planning Board ) : “The LDF government has made effective interventions in Kuttanad. Till March 2019, the government spent ₹1,013.15 crore for various projects in the region. Now, the State government has set aside ₹2,447 crore for the implementation of various projects under the second Kuttanad package. It will ensure comprehensive development and revive the flood-hit Kuttanad,” External link

thehindu Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan alleged : “I feel sympathetic for the party which has made him the state unit president. He is a deranged person,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "The Opposition parties are raising allegations and trying to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere in the state. Those who have previous enmity with Jaleel and cannot reconcile with him are targeting him. Jaleel is being targeted due to his political stand. We all know what his stand is. He had left one political party and joined the left long back. But they (IUML) did not like it," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Help was sought from Jaleel, by the consulate,and he helped. What crime did he do?" External link

news18 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Our health department has been constantly trying to reduce the number of cases, but seems like these political interferences are being made to increase the number of cases. They are crossing all limits and charging towards the police. This is unfortunate.There are protocols to be followed. People are watching," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "There is no need for Jaleel to resign as there is no case against him. As part of a probe, some information was sought from him by the investigation agency," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Since March 25, when the national lockdown was imposed, 66 children, below 18 years of age, have ended their lives due to various reasons," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Since March 25, when the national lockdown was imposed, 66 children, below 18 years of age, have ended their lives due to various reasons," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Since March 25, when the national lockdown was imposed, 66 children, below 18 years of age, have ended their lives due to various reasons," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told : "There is no need for Jaleel to resign as there is no case against him. As part of a probe, some information was sought from him by the investigation agency" External link

timesofindia Monday, September 14, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The bypolls may impose an unnecessary financial burden. Beyond this, it is irrelevant to the essence of popular representation. Considering this, a consensus to postpone the elections was reached,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The bypolls may impose an unnecessary financial burden. Beyond this, it is irrelevant to the essence of popular representation. Considering this, a consensus to postpone the elections was reached,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said ( about Ratan Tata ) : "Knowingly or unknowingly, every Indian uses Tata products, which range from salt to software. But we should know that the group is renowned not because it has many companies and a thousand products but because it adheres to higher business ethics," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "In the first phase, a total of 100 police personnel will be appointed in the new battalion. After three years, the strength of the personnel will be increased to 1000. Of these, half will be women. By that time, the battalion will be fully functional," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “He was a revolutionary who made rich contributions in cultural and educational spheres,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, September 6, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The tests per million reveals Kerala is doing well, when the national average is 2,731, Kerala’s figure is 2,168 while in other neighbouring states like Andhra Pradesh it stands at 8,479, while in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu it’s above 5,000,” External link

gulf-times Sunday, September 6, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "At the same time, 2,111 patients under treatment for the disease have recovered today," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan wrote : “When I look back, I see the reflections of my teachers in the path of life. If I didn’t have their dedication and support, I would have had to suspend my studies in lower-primary school itself,” External link

expressindia Saturday, September 5, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "At a time when education was neither considered important nor was easily accessible, I had considered ending studies after Class five in order to pursue some vocation," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Let's thank the teaching community on the occasion of Teachers' Day. Let us wish that they get further motivated to strive harder in their service to the nation," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The next two weeks are crucial as we may see Onam clusters being formed in the state due to increased outdoor public activity and travel during the festival time. We can expect a hike in Covid cases," External link

news18 Friday, September 4, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "The next two weeks are crucial as we may see Onam clusters being formed in the state due to increased outdoor public activity and travel during the festival time. We can expect a hike in Covid cases," External link

news18 Friday, September 4, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “On Sept 6, I received 39 files along with this file and all of them were disposed promptly,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 4, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "Even though the number of new Covid cases being reported in the State has come down in the last few days, the test positivity rate was much higher than the usual rate and this is a matter of concern. Moreover, the number of tests being conducted in the last few days had also come down due to reluctance of people to go in for testing during the Onam festival time and a large number of public holidays," External link

business-standard Friday, September 4, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "All these registered people will be kept ready as a reserve force. If the number of cases increases as predicted by experts, their services can be used in hospitals and Covid First-Line Treatment Centres," External link

business-standard Friday, September 4, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “On Sept 6, I received 39 files along with this file and all of them were disposed promptly,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 4, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "We have seen relaxations in every sphere on account of Onam and the coming two weeks will be crucial, as the after effects can be seen by way of 'Onam clusters'. Experts have informed that by the end of October more cases will be registered. But, contrary to expectations, Kerala was able to keep the figures down in the month of August as it was less than what was predicted by experts," External link

mid-day Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "At present there are 21,516 who are positive, while 57,732 were cured. Across the state there are 1,92,168 people in observation at various centres including 18,033 people in various hospitals. There are 569 hotspots in the state," External link

mid-day Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The physical distance that needs to be maintained given the COVID-19 situation is not untouchability. Neither does it become a justification for untouchability. We have to fight such distortions spread by the proponents of upper caste domination,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The physical distance that needs to be maintained given the COVID-19 situation is not untouchability. Neither does it become a justification for untouchability. We have to fight such distortions spread by the proponents of upper caste domination,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Section 7 of the Act states that compensation shall be payable to the states and it shall be provisionally calculated and released at the end of every two month period. Unfortunately, since 2019-20, this provision has not been adhered to,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "I request your good self to intervene and advise the Finance Ministry not to go ahead with the plans of transferring the burden of GST compensation on the states and instead follow the letter and spirit of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan wrote : “I write this letter to convey the concerns of the Government of Kerala with regard to the hurdles in the payment of Goods and ServicesTax (GST) compensation to the States. When GST was implemented it was agreed upon that the States would be assured of an annual compounded growth rate of 14 per cent in GST revenue with 2015-16 as the base year during the initial five years of implementation,” External link

news18 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “Industrialists in the MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises) sector and small traders are still struggling. There is a visible liquidity crunch. It is important to continue the moratorium for a few more months. We suggest extending the moratorium till December,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 31, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “I am sure the 100 projects in 100 days action plan will boost the economy and society. It is a fulfilment of the promises when this government came to power and will bring relief to the common man directly,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “It may be noted that since this Government came to power, it has gradually increased the pension from Rs 600 to Rs 1,300. The number of beneficiaries has also increased from 35 lakhs to 58 lakhs during this period,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “The public health system will be further strengthened in the fight against COVID-19,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “This is the fifth year of the Left Democratic Front government. Though last two years we avoided celebrations due to flood and pandemic there was no holiday for our development activities. As part of our endeavour we are announcing a 100-day action plan,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan told ( about Thomas Daniel ) : "Police have arrested Thomas Daniel and his wife Prabha, also a partner, from Changanassery. A team headed by DySP K G Simon will probe the case. South zone IG Harshita Attaluri will oversee the probe," External link

news18 Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : "I have already said that the probe will go in the right direction and I stand by it. I still don't understand why the BJP has denounced the TV channel," External link

news18 Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan added : "Then about what the opposition leader is claiming,it seems like he has no idea what he is talking about," External link

news18 Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “We have a habit of visiting relatives during Onam. Please don’t do that this year, try to reach out to senior citizens who are in reverse quarantine through online platforms. When you go shopping on Uthradom day, don’t take kids and senior citizens along,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Pinarai Vijayan said : “For people in Thrissur, pulikali is a huge part of Onam celebrations and not having that will be unusual. My family complains during Onam that I’m not at home, as I go around the houses of friends and relatives. This Onam, they are happy that I’ll be at home. But all of us have a responsibility to follow the Covid protocol,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, August 30, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

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

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

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

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

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

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



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


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