Ramesh Chennithala

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Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Chief Minister ) : “The Chief Minister was forced to remove the officer from the post of his principal secretary following the emergence of some telling evidence of his links with Swapna,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The chief minister was forced to remove the officer from the post of his principal secretary following the emergence of some telling evidence of his links with Swapna," "I don't think any state government agency would carry out a free and fair probe into the illegal nexus between mafia and ruling dispensation," External link

news18 Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : “Pinarayi Vijayan and the LDF government failed to file a FIR against the culprits behind the gold smuggling case as they wanted to save the tainted former IT secretary M Sivasankar and the second accused, Swapna Suresh. Moreover, by not filing the FIR, the accused, Swapna got the protection against forging of documents and impersonation. There has been a concerted effort from the government to protect the culprits,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : “The Opposition had always held protests against the LDF government keeping in mind the safety protocols of COVID-19. If there had been a lapse from our side, we had corrected our party workers. Pinarayi is not going to walk away from the gold smuggling case by putting the blame on the spurt in the COVID-19 on us. As Opposition, we will fight against the LDF government on the gold smuggling case with safety protocols in place,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Our demand is that Sivasankar should be questioned to know about the deals he has made with the gang and also his involvement in the controversial appointments in IT department,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Swapna, accused in many criminal cases, was the operations manager of Space Conclave 2020, conducted by the state government with Isro and mandates the highest level of confidentiality. Her posting at Space Park needs to be probed. The gold smuggling case has international ramifications,” External link

economictimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Whenever any corruption charges and issues were raised by the opposition, including that of Sprinklr deal and Bevco app, CM was shielding this IAS official,” External link

india Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala wrote : "I write this with utmost concern at the misuse of diplomatic immunity of UAE consulate by International gold smuggling cartels, with the collusion of officials working under govt of Kerala. I solicit your immediate intervention to investigate this nefarious act," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asserted : "The main accused has been appointed by the govt of Kerala disregarding reports of state intelligence against her, this proves her deep-rooted links with the power centers," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “If the Chief Minister doesn’t have anything to hide on the gold smuggling case, then why is he shying away from ordering a CBI probe? I have written a letter to Prime Minister Modi seeking a CBI and Enforcement probe. LDF leaders including the CPM ministers, Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan and AKG centre have close ties with Swapna Suresh. Only a CBI probe will bring out the actual truth behind the gold smuggling case” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, July 7, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Nobody expelled them. That was clearly mentioned when the UDF convener spoke to media the other day,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Kerala Congress is an essential part of the UDF and they have been with the front for over four decades. Following the death of K M Mani, the party split and the UDF tried to bring them together. When that was found impossible, it was decided to treat them as two parties,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asked : “The replies of the chief minister don’t stand ground and are aimed to whitewash PwC. Though it is true that PwC had been empanelled by National Informatics Centre Services Inc (NICSI), the standard operating procedures of NICSI says that only they (NICSI) can assign work to the consultant. Now the question is, who empowered the chief minister to decide that an empanelled company could be given work without tender?” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Sree Narayana Guru ) : “It is a victory of the people. There were many protests against the decision led by various organizations, inluding Sree Narayana movements and KPCC OBC cell,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Vijayan has no right to give the contract, when the state cabinet had no clue. Wish to know if the State Transport Minister ever knew of this. Moreover, this was given after questions were raised by former Law Commission chairman A.P. Shah, on why he (Vijayan) was handing over fresh contracts to PwC. Vijayan has to answer these," External link

ibtimes-in Sunday, June 28, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : "All the prescribed protocols of awarding contract after inviting tender were not adhered to by Vijayan. Fail to understand how a Communist leader like Vijayan can give a contract to a company like PwC, when their ideology is against it. What's Vijayan's interest in this deal? Once Vijayan answers these questions, I will come out with more details," External link

ibtimes-in Sunday, June 28, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asked : "The people of Kerala are interested to know if your party maintains the same policy now?" "As CPI(M) is ruling Kerala, your party has the obligation to maintain the unity, sovereignty and integrity of India.You have a responsibility to make public your stand in the issue of Chinese incursions. The unwillingness of both you and the CPI(M) to recant your policy of blind support to China is a grave injustice to the country," External link

news18 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Of the 21 states with over one crore population, Kerala stands 12th in terms of tests. For 100,000 population, only 520 tests are being conducted. Tamil Nadu conducts 30,000 tests, Andhra Pradesh 17,000 and Karnataka 10,000,” External link

india Sunday, June 21, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We have done a lot of work for which we never seek publicity," External link

timesofindia Sunday, June 21, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “According to the latest report 228 Keralites died abroad. Many of these lives could have been saved if the Centre and state took a proactive stand in the early days of pandemic,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We demand the Vande Bharat mission protocol to be followed while bringing back the expats. However, the health minister is stating otherwise. The voluntary organisations are helping those who are unable to purchase a ticket. It's not fair asking them to conduct a Covid-19 test," External link

timesofindia Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “There was no such stipulation for those returning by flights of the Vande Bharat mission and the decision is likely to cause immense hardships” External link

india Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “This new guideline is not applicable to those coming on Vande Bharat flights. It’s sad that those coming on chartered flights are those who do not have any money and now with this new direction they will have to spend from their pocket. This is totally unacceptable and this irresponsible order should be withdrawn,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, June 13, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added : “What’s even more surprising is that the Covid negative certificate should not be older than 48 hours before the flight departs. We fail to understand the logic; what actually needs to be done is, there should be a pre-departure health check-up. And once they arrive, they should be asked to follow the isolation/quarantine norms. This somersault is not acceptable at all,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, June 13, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "There was no such stipulation for those returning by flights of the Vande Bharat mission and the decision is likely to cause immense hardships" External link

news18 Saturday, June 13, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “It is like closing the windows to the pandemic and leaving the main door open,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 8, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Soon after this flying visit, the Pathanamthitta district authorities came out with an order giving the rights of removing this precious sand to the Kannur based state-owned Kerala Clays and Ceramics Products," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added : "We wish to know if a sand audit was conducted and also was the environmentalist consulted. My question is -- what are they going to do with the sand and if there are other 'players' involved in it? Today everything is happening under the guise of Covid, without taking into account even the concerned departments. We are questioning why this is now being done as this sand was lying there for two years. We want to hear from the government and then I will reveal more," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Chief Minister ) : "What is intriguing is neither the forest nor revenue department is aware of what happened. This place is where the Forest Act is in vogue and the Revenue department is responsible for the sand. I read in the media that State Forest Minister K. Raju had no clue on this. This particular company has no expertise or has not done anything conclusive till now. This company is chaired by a top level CPI-M party official from Kannur," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The chaos and confusion over liquor sale has ratified the opposition’s allegations over the BevQ scam. Despite these issues, the meeting chaired by the excise minister decided not to withdraw the app, as they want to cover up the huge corruption,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, May 30, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The chief minister himself had criticized the people’s representatives who had come to the help of the stranded people. Now, these leaders have been asked to go on quarantine,” “It was in this circumstances that the Congress decided to bring back the Keralities from Karnataka. The Karnataka PCC decided to help the people based on the request made by the state leaders from Kerala,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The chief minister himself had criticized the people’s representatives who had come to the help of the stranded people. Now, these leaders have been asked to go on quarantine,” “It was in this circumstances that the Congress decided to bring back the Keralities from Karnataka. The Karnataka PCC decided to help the people based on the request made by the state leaders from Kerala,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “MPs said they were not there when the incident took place. It is sad, even in trying times the ruling CPI (M) is playing politics,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala claimed : "An understanding has already been reached with the bar owners on opening 955 private outlets. The money transaction between the LDF government and the bar owners has taken place. This is why they are keen to start online sales of liquor," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Despite spending hours, many could not obtain a pass. The online system is mostly down. Above all, the state government’s insistence that other states issue passes to leave for Kerala only if the applicant produces the entry pass issued by Kerala makes the whole exercise excessively cumbersome. One can’t even apply for a pass unless he owns a vehicle to travel to his home. But it is surprising to note that such conditions are insisted despite the government issuing no such specific orders covering such points,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala claimed : “I shall read out an extract of an order notified by the chief secretary on May 6. The third para of the G.O. (Rt) no.1452/2020/GAD says that ‘Persons arriving at six designated state borders without entry pass issued from Kerala shall be put under mandatory institutional quarantine irrespective of their district of origin’. But later the officials said only those with pass would be given entry. But no orders substantiating the new conditions have been notified,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Already the COVID-19 lockdown has affected everyone leaving them with no money. The latest power bill has come as a shock to many and KSEB should ensure that only the previous rate should be charged from consumers,” External link

newindianexpress Friday, May 8, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "At this difficult time when the State and central Governments should be working together, they are coming up with contradictary statements causing confusion among the expatriates. CM's daily briefing has evolved in to a cultural programme," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : "Pinarayi is resorting to cheap political games and the people have realised it. Even if PR agencies write down the matter for his daily briefings, his haughtiness is not going to subside," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The casual approach of state government led to the leak of data of patients in Kannur and Kasargod. The opposition had pointed out a similar laxity on the part of the government while signing the pact with Sprinklr, which the high court also observed while instructing the government to incorporate strict clauses to prevent data leak,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : “Nothing of that sort has happened and instead have accepted all our fears, which included secrecy and privacy of data, taking informed consent of patients, and anonymity of all personal information. The court has clearly said had it been normal circumstances, it would have taken a different position but given the need to take urgent steps to prevent Covid-19 spread, it is not doing so. We want Vijayan to tell us what has Kerala gained by giving the data to Sprinklr,” External link

gulf-times Monday, April 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The HC verdict focuses on five things -- data security, inherent consent, preventing Sprinklr from using government logo, privacy of individual data and, finally a directive that the data should not be transferred. About 99 per cent of the issues raised by the Opposition have been addressed. Taking into consideration the High Court’s remarks, the government has no moral right to continue with the deal,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "From the beginning we have been saying that data protection is of utmost importance. Court has decided on this and said that informed consent is required for data collection. According to interim order of court Sprinklr cannot use kerala government's logo," External link

news18 Friday, April 24, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Whatever I had said on the Sprinklr deal was revealed after looking into the issue. Let the chief minister reveal any falsehood disclosed by me. Now, with more information coming out, it has become a major talking point,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : "This deal is a fraudulent and has no concurrence of either the health, IT or local self-government departments. Vijayan is beating about the bush," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : "The agreement that has now been put out on the website is the one which is nothing but emails that are sent back and forth, after I raised the issue. Vijayan said it's for free, but the agreements now show it will be priced after Covid-19. So the biggest bluff has now been exposed," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The most suspicious thing is that why the project was entrusted with the US company as the analysis of the data can be done by the state-run C-DIT or IT Mission,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, April 11, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The most suspicious thing is that why the project was entrusted with the US company as the analysis of the data can be done by the state-run C-DIT or IT Mission," External link

business-standard Friday, April 10, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged : “Collector will say one thing and minister Kadakampally Surendran will tell the opposite. This is not happening for the first time. Last month, collector had ordered for closure of malls in the district to check spread of covid-19. This was rejected by chief minister in the evening. Now collector ordered for closure of all shops in Pothencode and Kadakampally lifted it,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 4, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Chief Minister ) : "Surendran claimed that he travelled after seeking permission and reciving a pass from the state DGP. Let him explain what happened in this case. We all know that the whole nation is under lockdown as directed by the Prime Minister," External link

business-standard Friday, April 3, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The Chief Minister daily counsels people to be spartan during the lockdown. He wants to confiscate the salary of government staff. However, the Chief Minister has no qualms in sanctioning ₹2 crore at this juncture to hire a helicopter for VIP travel. There is a dichotomy between what this government sermonises and what it practices” External link

thehindu Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The Chief Minister daily counsels people to be spartan during the lockdown. He wants to confiscate the salary of government staff. However, the Chief Minister has no qualms in sanctioning ₹2 crore at this juncture to hire a helicopter for VIP travel. There is a dichotomy between what this government sermonises and what it practices” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "Large number of people from Kerala work in the Gulf and other foreign countries, so special care should be taken when they are coming back. Therefore they should not be allowed to roam around and testing, self-isolation, social distancing and other measures should be taken seriously as nobody knows who is a carrier of this disease," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The Centre is yet to approve the state's decision to conduct Census proceedings without NPR. The Centre is still adamant even after 10 states clarified that they will not conduct the NPR. We feel that if the census process are initiated from April 1, without receiving a proper clarification from the Centre on NPR, it will lead to NCR," External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "By dissociating itself from the looting by the central government, the state can provide some relief to the people here," External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 15, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "It was his relentless effort that helped Malayalam language to gain the classical language status," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala wrote : “Prime Minister Modi is trying to silence the media as the fascist forces now want the media to bow before them. This act of gagging the media is totally undemocratic and unacceptable,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "We demand a CBI probe into the misuse of funds meant for modernisation of police force unveiled by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)," External link

business-standard Monday, March 2, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged : “During our tenure, we constructed four lakh homes. The construction of 52,000 homes was on when we demitted office in 2016. The chief minister is now claiming this two lakh number after including our contribution too. This is nothing but a political gimmick,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged : "During our tenure, we constructed four lakh homes. The construction of 52,000 homes was on when we demitted office in 2016. The chief minister is now claiming this two lakh number after including our contribution too. This is nothing but a political gimmick," External link

news18 Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “VACB officials have the right to probe corruption cases even against senior police officers and here Mr. Behera, who himself has been accused of corruption, is appointing them,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 27, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The move was to entrust a private company with the installation of surveillance cameras and to check traffic violations. The firm would keep 90% of the amount generated from fines. The issue will not end with the cancellation of the tender. A comprehensive probe should be conducted to find those behind the corruption,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "This case and raid were part of the diversionary tactics of the state government to take the attention away from the rampant corruption in the police force as was pointed out by the CAG. Neither the government nor the chief minister has uttered a single word about the findings in the CAG report," External link

business-standard Friday, February 21, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The Congress party and the United Democratic Front will fight this case legally and politically," External link

business-standard Friday, February 21, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “After the crime branch seized fake cartridge shells, the report of the home secretary itself has become a sham. The report is only an attempt to rescue the government from the crisis it has fallen into, and the report is nothing but tailor-made for how the chief minister asked him to write such a report,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 21, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “After the crime branch seized fake cartridge shells, the report of the home secretary itself has become a sham. The report is only an attempt to rescue the government from the crisis it has fallen into, and the report is nothing but tailor-made for how the chief minister asked him to write such a report,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 21, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Commission ) : “The CAG report clearly states that the purchases made by the Kerala Police were done without meeting the Store Purchase Manual and the guidelines of the Central Vigilance Commission. As per estimates given by this government eight months ago, the overall purchases made by the force since the taking over of Loknath Behera as State Police Chief alone stood around ₹151 crore,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 17, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asked : “The government should clarify under what circumstances it roped in a company like Galxion, which began its operations as late as 2017 with a paid up capital of ₹10 lakh,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 17, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “A comprehensive inquiry should be conducted, which can also cover the period when UDF was in the power. Even during the time when UDF was in power, Behera was the ADGP in charge of funds for modernization of police force,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, February 16, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : “The revelations are shocking and it appears that there is a mafia that controls the police and it is dangerous,” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The High Court verdict should be honoured and the SEC should go by the 2019 voters list. ,” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The United Democratic Front (UDF) will face this case both legally and politically. We are sure that Shivakumar is innocent," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Director General ) : "The CAG report has revealed serious irregularities and corrupt practices in the Kerala police department, especially that of Kerala Director General of Police (DGP) Lokanath Behera," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Chief Minister ) : "Why is the Chief Minister hesitant to act against DGP Loknath Behera? This is a cognisable offence and three FIRs should be registered for the missing cartridges, rifles and corruption," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 15, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "I have no problem if it is a judicial probe" External link

business-standard Saturday, February 15, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Financial irregularities found by CAG pertaining to purchase of luxury vehicles, construction of villas and other serious findings regarding financial irregularities should be probed by CBI. The missing of 25 rifles and live cartridges from Special Armed Police Battalion should be probed by NIA as it is a serious matter concerning national security," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Police wanted to book some activists including Grow Vasu of Kozhikode. It is true that they had organized meetings in solidarity of Maoist prisoners. But that was not a reason enough to incarcerate them under UAPA,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : “Despite our repeated requests, CM Pinarayi Vijayan was not ready to disclose in assembly the offences committed by Allan and Thwaha. Police didn’t even claim that Allan and Thwaha took part in any action. The NIA took over the case only because the CM who is arrogant and egoist gave his nod to the police for slapping UAPA against them,” “Nobody can be branded as a Maoist because they carried a pro-Maoist pamphlet. CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran also said the same. This government has so far shot down seven Maoists. C P Jaleel was shot on the back,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added : “This government, with its inefficiency, cannot protect Kerala in case of another natural calamity,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 12, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The dissent was for not drafting the Bill properly and for not holding consultations before pilotiing the Bill on such a sensitive issue,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The dissent was for not drafting the Bill properly and for not holding consultations before pilotiing the Bill on such a sensitive issue,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "This budget will only lead to inflation. People are finding it difficult to live here. Along with that the additional burden of Rs 1,103 crore... The government will have to withdraw these measures because we are going to launch a strong protest against it," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Even though we are all fighting against the RSS-BJP and communal forces, (this) budget cover should have been avoided. I don't think this is an appropriate gesture for budget. Budget is different," External link

business-standard Friday, February 7, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Even though we are all fighting against the RSS and BJP, the budget cover should have been avoided. We are all fighting against the Hindu communal forces and we are all fighting against the BJP and Sangh Pariwar. But this image on the Budget cover, I don’t think this is an appropriate gesture” External link

financialexpress Friday, February 7, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : “The real-estate sector is already neck-deep in crisis. The budget proposals would further aggravate that crisis. The tax on cars and other motor vehicles has been hiked at a time when the country’s automobile sector itself is witnessing a downturn,” “This a fantasy budget. The Finance Minister engages in verbal jugglery as did Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with the Union Budget,” External link

Hindu Friday, February 7, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We cannot halt census proceedings. But we cannot simply move forward without addressing the concerns. Until the confusion and the concerns are cleared, we need to stop the census process," External link

economictimes Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We cannot halt census proceedings. But we cannot simply move forward without addressing the concerns. Until the confusion and the concerns are cleared, we need to stop the census process," External link

news18 Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We cannot halt census proceedings. But we cannot simply move forward without addressing the concerns. Until the confusion and the concerns are cleared, we need to stop the census process," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Amit Shah ) : "Why can't the chief minister approach Amit Shah seeking withdrawal of UAPA against these two students. It is better than falling at the feet of the Governor," External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The police claimed that Alan scribbled Maoism Sindabad on the school wall when he was in the ninth standard. What are they saying," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asked : “The police in Uttar Pradesh are taking action against the agitators. Why should we have the same policy? Is the state government adopting the policy of Amit Shah?” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added : “People’s strong dissent against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state has to be reflected in state Assembly,” External link

asianage Friday, January 31, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “It seems the government has virtually surrendered before the governor who insulted the house on several occasions,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 31, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asked : "here is a lot of anger among people on the stand taken by governor on CAA. He said that the reverberations of it will be heard in the Assembly. If it is not discussed in the Assembly, then where will it be discussed?" External link

news18 Friday, January 31, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "He is weakening the federal system and working as a tool of Home Minister Amit Shah and trying to weaken non-BJP state governments," External link

business-standard Friday, January 31, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The governor is a bridge for the chief minister to appease the BJP since he wants the Centre’s support in the SNC-Lavalin case. The drama witnessed in the assembly was signalling to this unholy nexus between the chief minister and BJP,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 30, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged ( about Chief Minister ) : "The double stand of the Chief Minister has been exposed now. The CM begged the Governor to read the policy address in full. Why is the CM silent on the Governor who has insulted the people of Kerala? This is a ploy to escape from the Lavlin case which may come up soon," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged : "The double stand of the chief minister has been exposed now. The CM begged the Governor to read the policy address in full. Why is the CM silent on the Governor who has insulted the people of Kerala? This is a ploy to escape from the Lavlin case which may come up soon," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 29, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "He is weakening the federal system and working as a tool of Home Minister Amit Shah and trying to weaken non-BJP state governments," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The Governor was day in and out casting aspersions on the state assembly. But Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan continued to be silent. I was forced to bring such a resolution to compensate the CM’s silence,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The governor had flouted all democratic values of the position he holds and he made a mockery of the Kerala legislature which we hold in high esteem. But the state government is unmoved despite the harsh criticisms made against the assembly and the resolution passed by its members. As a responsible opposition, we cannot remain a mute spectator when our supreme constitutional body is being targeted by a governor," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The governor had flouted all democratic values of the position he holds and he made a mockery of the Kerala legislature which we hold in high esteem. But the state government is unmoved despite the harsh criticisms made against the assembly and the resolution passed by its members. As a responsible opposition, we cannot remain a mute spectator when our supreme constitutional body is being targeted by a governor,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : "Actually, it should have been moved by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. I am compelled to come up with the motion as the chief minister failed to do his duty as the leader of the House," External link

firstpost Monday, January 27, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added ( about Mohammed Khan ) : "BJP is using Governors to play politics in states ruled by other parties and to create issues in the state-Centre relationship. So, Khan's stand should be viewed seriously. The resolution seeking his recall should be discussed and passed by the House," External link

firstpost Monday, January 27, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "Actually, it should have been moved by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. I am compelled to come up with the motion as the CM failed to do his duty as the leader of the House," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added ( about Mohammed Khan ) : "BJP is using Governors to play politics in states ruled by other parties and to create issues in the state- Centre relationship. So, Governor Khan's stand should be viewed seriously. The resolution seeking his recall should be discussed and passed by the House," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan should understand that the Governor is acting as an agent of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. Governor is acting against the dignity of the state assembly," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “I submitted a notice to the Speaker as per rule 130 of legislative procedure. As per Kerala legislature rule 284 (5), substantive motion is needed to discuss about a person who holds a high constitutional post,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “It is relevant to note that former speaker Varkala Radhakrishnan made a ruling on February 2, 1989 that assembly has authority to recommend president of India to recall governor. Ram Dulari Sinha was the then Kerala governor. The Nayanar government brought a resolution against the governor to mark protest against her action of nominating new names to the senate of Calicut university after rejecting the recommendation of the state government. Varkala Radhakrishnan made the ruling on that day. That’s why I submitted notice to the speaker to recommend president to recall governor,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Mohammed Khan ) : "I will bring a resolution in the assembly requesting President Ramnath Kovind to recall Arif Mohammed Khan. The Governor has violated all democratic norms, insulted the legislature and openly questioned the dignity of the assembly. I gave notice to the Speaker seeking permission to introduce the resolution under Rule 130 of the Constitution," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The governor has challenged the authority of the legislative assembly so he must be recalled immediately. He had insulted the elected body. I have given a notice to the speaker under relevant rules to introduce a resolution urging the President to recall him,” “It was unbecoming of the governor to stand in front of a mike and belittle the House quite often. He had questioned the very existence of the House. He should have communicated his dissent to the assembly rather than going public,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : “It seems the CM Pinarayi Vijayan is scared of the governor. He did not say a word when he questioned the assembly resolution,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "If the Governor has any dissatisfaction over Assembly's proceedings he should inform the Legislative Assembly in writing otherwise not ridicule the Assembly in open. The Kerala Legislative Assembly's resolution demanding the Centre to scrap the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA),2019, on December 31, last year and even the lone BJP MLA had voted against it. However, the Governor declared it 'unconstitutional' publicly. With this he had acted against the powers and rights of Assembly," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "As per 156 (1), the Governor shall hold office during the pleasure of the President. Hence we are requesting the President to recall Governor," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Mr Khan ) : "The Assembly has every right to pass an opinion on any Central legislation. The House is emblematic of the collective will of the people. Mr. Khan should have communicated his dissent in writing to the Assembly. It was 'unbecoming' of the Governor to 'stand in front of a mike and belittle the House'," External link

Hindu Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Today we are approaching the Supreme Court. We have submitted the petition that this act is against the Constitution," "We want the top court to uphold the rule of law," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The resolution passed in the State Assembly demanding the scrapping of the controversial CAA should reflect in the policy address,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The resolution passed in the State Assembly demanding the scrapping of the controversial CAA should reflect in the policy address,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Even after publicly denouncing it, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government tried to implement the NPR in secret. The Opposition has busted the government’s plans. Now, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is inviting the Opposition for joint protests. This is to mislead the public,” External link

thehindu Monday, January 20, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Mohammed Khan ) : "Congress party had always expressed its sharp criticism and opposition against the stand taken by Khan on the CAA," External link

business-standard Friday, January 17, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We had approached the Governor against the ordinance as he has to give his assent. The LDF government's inefficiency and lapses had made complex, matters related to the ward-reorganisation and voters' list of Local self-governments in the state," External link

business-standard Friday, January 17, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "Kerala government is slapping cases against those protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. It is a fascist approach. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is trying to take political mileage pretending to protest against it and is lying to people on NPR updation," External link

business-standard Friday, January 17, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "India did not surface one fine morning, instead it evolved over years and years of hard work and see what has taken place now. The Constitution is one which was carefully prepared. The Indian Citizenship Act came into effect in 1955 and since then six times it underwent changes, but not once was anything done in the name of religion. Now see, in one stroke everything is in shambles and the country is being sliced and hence this should go," External link

ibtimes-in Tuesday, January 14, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The attack on students at Sabarmati hostel was pre-planned. The entire administration was involved in it. The Vice-Chancellor has taken a partisan stand. He has not even shown the courtesy to meet the students, who were brutally attacked by goons," "We met the students and the teachers to express solidarity with them. We also met officials of the JNU administration," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “When Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan had asked a question to the chief minister in the assembly in September, 2019 about the major infrastructure and development projects launched in the state under the LDF rule, the answer given was ‘details are being collected’. A government, which cannot even collect the details of the projects they have carried out even after four years in power, is fooling the people by organising such an event,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 9, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah are providing silent support to the perpetrators of crime. Two girls had protested against the house-to-house campaign carried out by Shah in New Delhi. This should be seen as the provocation behind the attack against the JNU students,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “At night, masked criminals entered the JNU campus and brutally attacked students including girls and teachers. The police were silent on providing support to the attackers,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 7, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "At night, masked criminals entered the JNU campus and brutally attacked students including girls and teachers. The police were silent on providing support to the attackers," External link

business-standard Monday, January 6, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "India did not surface one fine morning, instead it evolved over years and years of hard work and see what has taken place now. The Constitution is one which was carefully prepared. The Indian Citizenship Act came into effect in 1955 and since then six times it underwent changes, but not once was anything done in the name of religion. Now see, in one stroke everything is in shambles and the country is being sliced and hence this should go," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, January 1, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The governor should be above politics," External link

firstpost Tuesday, December 31, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The opposition is unanimously against the CAA and will oppose it by tooth and nail. It hurts crores and crores of people in India. CAA will destroy the secular fabric of India. We request as opposition that the government should call a special session immediately and pass a resolution. We will oppose it everywhere, in Supreme Court in Parliament and on the ground," "We also demand to send an all-party delegation to meet the President of India to highlight the agony and anxiety and constitutional aspects of this case. I feel that everybody is united over this," External link

business-standard Sunday, December 29, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “A unanimous resolution has to be passed in this special meeting to protect the Constitution and to convey the State’s concerns on the CAA and the NRC to the President and the Central government. An all-party delegation will also have to be sent to meet the President. The CM has agreed to consider these requests and take a decision after consulting the Speaker and others concerned. The government also has to organise campaigns to allay the fears of the common people,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 29, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “No clear decision has not yet been taken on a joint protest. But, the movement against the CAA can still go on jointly in various forms, like joint delegations and united stand in the Assembly,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 29, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "In the first edition of the Loka Kerala Sabha, we extended our full support. But none of the decisions taken have been implemented till now by the LDF government," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 28, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Two NRI businessmen committed suicide during the tenure of this government. Other than Sajan Parayil, Sugathan of Punalur also committed suicide. Sugathan had committed suicide as the second largest party in the government harassed him,” “LKS has become a fake assembly. UDF doesn’t need to align with that,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “People of Kerala want to know whether the BJP government that was sworn in in 2019 had given any directive and what had been the reply of the state,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 28, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged ( about Amit Shah ) : "After dubbing the two students as 'urban Naxals' the LDF government has handed them to NIA only to please Union home minister Amit Shah," External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 25, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “I personally asked the governor to stay away since party leaders were against it. Realizing their sentiments, I asked him to skip the function,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 25, 2019 2:29:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Some quarters appear to be interested in projecting that there were differences in the Congress party and in the UDF. I held discussions with CWC member Oommen Chandy and KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran. The objective of the joint campaign was to provide impetus to the strong popular resentment that was being registered across the country. The issue is now closed,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 24, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The West Bengal government has already put on hold NPR, which could be termed as the first step of NRC. The Chief Minister should urgently explain his stand,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, December 21, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Voices of people and media are being muzzled. The state will not accept anything that destroys our democratic and constitutional values,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “They (BJP government) know that if India’s secularism is wrecked, its democracy too can be easily undermined. The Centre is curtailing the rights of the people to respond and protest,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "When all political parties are protesting against the CAA together, this call for hartal was unnecessary. We request the organisers to withdraw the hartal," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Amit Shah ) : "The media has been silenced as it's now owned by corporates, whose only agenda is pro-government. The stage is such that today it's Amit Shah who decides who is going to be an Indian citizen. Our Constitution is one of the best in the world and every institution in the country is a by-product of it and today, one by one these institutions are being destroyed," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, December 16, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The model before them (RSS) is the Nazi Germany of Hitler. Sangh Parivar is experimenting with the agenda of Hitler. The secularism and the brotherhood of our country is threatened by igniting fake nationalism among the people," "The Centre is curtailing the rights of the people to respond and protest. The anti-democratic policies of the central government has created an atmosphere of fear in the country. Media is under threat, writers are threatened," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The media which opposes it is being threatened using corporate power. Those who write against it are being threatened. Those who oppose their agenda are put behind bars using ED," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Judiciary has become helpless in the country. Executive did not have any freedom and media had been silenced. Only a united response by society could resist the system,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 16, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “The Citizenship (Amendment) Act is not an issue that affects only the Muslim community. It has imperilled our secular system. The policies, which were advocated by Naturam Godse, who killed Mahatma Gandhi, have been implemented in the country,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 16, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Judiciary has become helpless in the country. Executive did not have any freedom and media had been silenced. Only a united response by society could resist the system,” External link

Hindu Monday, December 16, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “The Citizenship (Amendment) Act is not an issue that affects only the Muslim community. It has imperilled our secular system. The policies, which were advocated by Naturam Godse, who killed Mahatma Gandhi, have been implemented in the country,” External link

Hindu Monday, December 16, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The mismanagement in collecting tax and the extravagance of the state government led to this crisis. The situation is so bad that the state has to depend on the loan amount for flood relief to provide salaries for government employees," External link

business-standard Friday, December 13, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "I will be speaking to the chief minister today itself and will evolve a consensus for a joint fight against the Act. If needed, we can have a special session of the Assembly to unanimously pass a resolution against the central Act. Everything will be discussed in the talks with the chief minister," External link

timesofindia Friday, December 13, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Amendment Bill ) : "I have decided to join the case in the Supreme Court because this (Citizenship Amendment Act) is a violation of the Constitution. People of Kerala are against it," External link

myanmarnews Friday, December 13, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Amendment Bill ) : "I have decided to join the case in the Supreme Court because this (Citizenship Amendment Act) is a violation of the Constitution. People of Kerala are against it," External link

timesofindia Friday, December 13, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The governor, in his capacity as the university chancellor, alone has the power to withdraw the degrees and diplomas that a university has issued. So, the syndicate’s claims of having rolled back the mark donation could lead to further complications. Students who were once awarded extra marks through the decision by the university may be able to retain the marks if they challenge the syndicate decision to withdraw the same. It has to be presumed that the university too wanted this to happen,” “The Section 23 of MG University Act 1985 stipulates that cancellation of degrees and diplomas should be done only as per university statutes. The statute in 1997 puts consent of governor mandatory for the cancellation of degrees and diplomas. However, the MG University has cancelled the mark donation, without following the rules. Hence, the university should cancel all decisions regarding withdrawal of extra marks and should cancel marks by following relevant rules,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “who went to visit Busan port in South Korea, has no time to look into the progress of a port under construction in the state” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 6, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “No chancellor has ever made such open statements. It proved the allegations that we raised against the minister. He should better step down,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “No chancellor has ever made such open statements. It proved the allegations that we raised against the minister. He should better step down,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “When the LDF came to power in 2016, they had promised that there will not be any price rise of the essential commodities in the next five years. But in the last three years, the prices have soared,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The prices of the essential commodities have doubled when compared to that of previous year. However, the state government is still remaining as a mute spectator” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT



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Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Chief Minister ) : “The Chief Minister was forced to remove the officer from the post of his principal secretary following the emergence of some telling evidence of his links with Swapna,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The chief minister was forced to remove the officer from the post of his principal secretary following the emergence of some telling evidence of his links with Swapna," "I don't think any state government agency would carry out a free and fair probe into the illegal nexus between mafia and ruling dispensation," External link

news18 Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : “Pinarayi Vijayan and the LDF government failed to file a FIR against the culprits behind the gold smuggling case as they wanted to save the tainted former IT secretary M Sivasankar and the second accused, Swapna Suresh. Moreover, by not filing the FIR, the accused, Swapna got the protection against forging of documents and impersonation. There has been a concerted effort from the government to protect the culprits,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : “The Opposition had always held protests against the LDF government keeping in mind the safety protocols of COVID-19. If there had been a lapse from our side, we had corrected our party workers. Pinarayi is not going to walk away from the gold smuggling case by putting the blame on the spurt in the COVID-19 on us. As Opposition, we will fight against the LDF government on the gold smuggling case with safety protocols in place,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Our demand is that Sivasankar should be questioned to know about the deals he has made with the gang and also his involvement in the controversial appointments in IT department,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Swapna, accused in many criminal cases, was the operations manager of Space Conclave 2020, conducted by the state government with Isro and mandates the highest level of confidentiality. Her posting at Space Park needs to be probed. The gold smuggling case has international ramifications,” External link

economictimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Whenever any corruption charges and issues were raised by the opposition, including that of Sprinklr deal and Bevco app, CM was shielding this IAS official,” External link

india Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala wrote : "I write this with utmost concern at the misuse of diplomatic immunity of UAE consulate by International gold smuggling cartels, with the collusion of officials working under govt of Kerala. I solicit your immediate intervention to investigate this nefarious act," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asserted : "The main accused has been appointed by the govt of Kerala disregarding reports of state intelligence against her, this proves her deep-rooted links with the power centers," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “If the Chief Minister doesn’t have anything to hide on the gold smuggling case, then why is he shying away from ordering a CBI probe? I have written a letter to Prime Minister Modi seeking a CBI and Enforcement probe. LDF leaders including the CPM ministers, Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan and AKG centre have close ties with Swapna Suresh. Only a CBI probe will bring out the actual truth behind the gold smuggling case” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, July 7, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Nobody expelled them. That was clearly mentioned when the UDF convener spoke to media the other day,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Kerala Congress is an essential part of the UDF and they have been with the front for over four decades. Following the death of K M Mani, the party split and the UDF tried to bring them together. When that was found impossible, it was decided to treat them as two parties,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asked : “The replies of the chief minister don’t stand ground and are aimed to whitewash PwC. Though it is true that PwC had been empanelled by National Informatics Centre Services Inc (NICSI), the standard operating procedures of NICSI says that only they (NICSI) can assign work to the consultant. Now the question is, who empowered the chief minister to decide that an empanelled company could be given work without tender?” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Sree Narayana Guru ) : “It is a victory of the people. There were many protests against the decision led by various organizations, inluding Sree Narayana movements and KPCC OBC cell,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Vijayan has no right to give the contract, when the state cabinet had no clue. Wish to know if the State Transport Minister ever knew of this. Moreover, this was given after questions were raised by former Law Commission chairman A.P. Shah, on why he (Vijayan) was handing over fresh contracts to PwC. Vijayan has to answer these," External link

ibtimes-in Sunday, June 28, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : "All the prescribed protocols of awarding contract after inviting tender were not adhered to by Vijayan. Fail to understand how a Communist leader like Vijayan can give a contract to a company like PwC, when their ideology is against it. What's Vijayan's interest in this deal? Once Vijayan answers these questions, I will come out with more details," External link

ibtimes-in Sunday, June 28, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asked : "The people of Kerala are interested to know if your party maintains the same policy now?" "As CPI(M) is ruling Kerala, your party has the obligation to maintain the unity, sovereignty and integrity of India.You have a responsibility to make public your stand in the issue of Chinese incursions. The unwillingness of both you and the CPI(M) to recant your policy of blind support to China is a grave injustice to the country," External link

news18 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Of the 21 states with over one crore population, Kerala stands 12th in terms of tests. For 100,000 population, only 520 tests are being conducted. Tamil Nadu conducts 30,000 tests, Andhra Pradesh 17,000 and Karnataka 10,000,” External link

india Sunday, June 21, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We have done a lot of work for which we never seek publicity," External link

timesofindia Sunday, June 21, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “According to the latest report 228 Keralites died abroad. Many of these lives could have been saved if the Centre and state took a proactive stand in the early days of pandemic,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We demand the Vande Bharat mission protocol to be followed while bringing back the expats. However, the health minister is stating otherwise. The voluntary organisations are helping those who are unable to purchase a ticket. It's not fair asking them to conduct a Covid-19 test," External link

timesofindia Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “There was no such stipulation for those returning by flights of the Vande Bharat mission and the decision is likely to cause immense hardships” External link

india Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “This new guideline is not applicable to those coming on Vande Bharat flights. It’s sad that those coming on chartered flights are those who do not have any money and now with this new direction they will have to spend from their pocket. This is totally unacceptable and this irresponsible order should be withdrawn,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, June 13, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added : “What’s even more surprising is that the Covid negative certificate should not be older than 48 hours before the flight departs. We fail to understand the logic; what actually needs to be done is, there should be a pre-departure health check-up. And once they arrive, they should be asked to follow the isolation/quarantine norms. This somersault is not acceptable at all,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, June 13, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "There was no such stipulation for those returning by flights of the Vande Bharat mission and the decision is likely to cause immense hardships" External link

news18 Saturday, June 13, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “It is like closing the windows to the pandemic and leaving the main door open,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 8, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Soon after this flying visit, the Pathanamthitta district authorities came out with an order giving the rights of removing this precious sand to the Kannur based state-owned Kerala Clays and Ceramics Products," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added : "We wish to know if a sand audit was conducted and also was the environmentalist consulted. My question is -- what are they going to do with the sand and if there are other 'players' involved in it? Today everything is happening under the guise of Covid, without taking into account even the concerned departments. We are questioning why this is now being done as this sand was lying there for two years. We want to hear from the government and then I will reveal more," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Chief Minister ) : "What is intriguing is neither the forest nor revenue department is aware of what happened. This place is where the Forest Act is in vogue and the Revenue department is responsible for the sand. I read in the media that State Forest Minister K. Raju had no clue on this. This particular company has no expertise or has not done anything conclusive till now. This company is chaired by a top level CPI-M party official from Kannur," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The chaos and confusion over liquor sale has ratified the opposition’s allegations over the BevQ scam. Despite these issues, the meeting chaired by the excise minister decided not to withdraw the app, as they want to cover up the huge corruption,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, May 30, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The chief minister himself had criticized the people’s representatives who had come to the help of the stranded people. Now, these leaders have been asked to go on quarantine,” “It was in this circumstances that the Congress decided to bring back the Keralities from Karnataka. The Karnataka PCC decided to help the people based on the request made by the state leaders from Kerala,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The chief minister himself had criticized the people’s representatives who had come to the help of the stranded people. Now, these leaders have been asked to go on quarantine,” “It was in this circumstances that the Congress decided to bring back the Keralities from Karnataka. The Karnataka PCC decided to help the people based on the request made by the state leaders from Kerala,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “MPs said they were not there when the incident took place. It is sad, even in trying times the ruling CPI (M) is playing politics,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala claimed : "An understanding has already been reached with the bar owners on opening 955 private outlets. The money transaction between the LDF government and the bar owners has taken place. This is why they are keen to start online sales of liquor," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Despite spending hours, many could not obtain a pass. The online system is mostly down. Above all, the state government’s insistence that other states issue passes to leave for Kerala only if the applicant produces the entry pass issued by Kerala makes the whole exercise excessively cumbersome. One can’t even apply for a pass unless he owns a vehicle to travel to his home. But it is surprising to note that such conditions are insisted despite the government issuing no such specific orders covering such points,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala claimed : “I shall read out an extract of an order notified by the chief secretary on May 6. The third para of the G.O. (Rt) no.1452/2020/GAD says that ‘Persons arriving at six designated state borders without entry pass issued from Kerala shall be put under mandatory institutional quarantine irrespective of their district of origin’. But later the officials said only those with pass would be given entry. But no orders substantiating the new conditions have been notified,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Already the COVID-19 lockdown has affected everyone leaving them with no money. The latest power bill has come as a shock to many and KSEB should ensure that only the previous rate should be charged from consumers,” External link

newindianexpress Friday, May 8, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "At this difficult time when the State and central Governments should be working together, they are coming up with contradictary statements causing confusion among the expatriates. CM's daily briefing has evolved in to a cultural programme," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : "Pinarayi is resorting to cheap political games and the people have realised it. Even if PR agencies write down the matter for his daily briefings, his haughtiness is not going to subside," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The casual approach of state government led to the leak of data of patients in Kannur and Kasargod. The opposition had pointed out a similar laxity on the part of the government while signing the pact with Sprinklr, which the high court also observed while instructing the government to incorporate strict clauses to prevent data leak,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : “Nothing of that sort has happened and instead have accepted all our fears, which included secrecy and privacy of data, taking informed consent of patients, and anonymity of all personal information. The court has clearly said had it been normal circumstances, it would have taken a different position but given the need to take urgent steps to prevent Covid-19 spread, it is not doing so. We want Vijayan to tell us what has Kerala gained by giving the data to Sprinklr,” External link

gulf-times Monday, April 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The HC verdict focuses on five things -- data security, inherent consent, preventing Sprinklr from using government logo, privacy of individual data and, finally a directive that the data should not be transferred. About 99 per cent of the issues raised by the Opposition have been addressed. Taking into consideration the High Court’s remarks, the government has no moral right to continue with the deal,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "From the beginning we have been saying that data protection is of utmost importance. Court has decided on this and said that informed consent is required for data collection. According to interim order of court Sprinklr cannot use kerala government's logo," External link

news18 Friday, April 24, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Whatever I had said on the Sprinklr deal was revealed after looking into the issue. Let the chief minister reveal any falsehood disclosed by me. Now, with more information coming out, it has become a major talking point,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : "This deal is a fraudulent and has no concurrence of either the health, IT or local self-government departments. Vijayan is beating about the bush," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : "The agreement that has now been put out on the website is the one which is nothing but emails that are sent back and forth, after I raised the issue. Vijayan said it's for free, but the agreements now show it will be priced after Covid-19. So the biggest bluff has now been exposed," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The most suspicious thing is that why the project was entrusted with the US company as the analysis of the data can be done by the state-run C-DIT or IT Mission,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, April 11, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The most suspicious thing is that why the project was entrusted with the US company as the analysis of the data can be done by the state-run C-DIT or IT Mission," External link

business-standard Friday, April 10, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged : “Collector will say one thing and minister Kadakampally Surendran will tell the opposite. This is not happening for the first time. Last month, collector had ordered for closure of malls in the district to check spread of covid-19. This was rejected by chief minister in the evening. Now collector ordered for closure of all shops in Pothencode and Kadakampally lifted it,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 4, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Chief Minister ) : "Surendran claimed that he travelled after seeking permission and reciving a pass from the state DGP. Let him explain what happened in this case. We all know that the whole nation is under lockdown as directed by the Prime Minister," External link

business-standard Friday, April 3, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The Chief Minister daily counsels people to be spartan during the lockdown. He wants to confiscate the salary of government staff. However, the Chief Minister has no qualms in sanctioning ₹2 crore at this juncture to hire a helicopter for VIP travel. There is a dichotomy between what this government sermonises and what it practices” External link

thehindu Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The Chief Minister daily counsels people to be spartan during the lockdown. He wants to confiscate the salary of government staff. However, the Chief Minister has no qualms in sanctioning ₹2 crore at this juncture to hire a helicopter for VIP travel. There is a dichotomy between what this government sermonises and what it practices” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "Large number of people from Kerala work in the Gulf and other foreign countries, so special care should be taken when they are coming back. Therefore they should not be allowed to roam around and testing, self-isolation, social distancing and other measures should be taken seriously as nobody knows who is a carrier of this disease," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The Centre is yet to approve the state's decision to conduct Census proceedings without NPR. The Centre is still adamant even after 10 states clarified that they will not conduct the NPR. We feel that if the census process are initiated from April 1, without receiving a proper clarification from the Centre on NPR, it will lead to NCR," External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "By dissociating itself from the looting by the central government, the state can provide some relief to the people here," External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 15, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "It was his relentless effort that helped Malayalam language to gain the classical language status," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala wrote : “Prime Minister Modi is trying to silence the media as the fascist forces now want the media to bow before them. This act of gagging the media is totally undemocratic and unacceptable,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "We demand a CBI probe into the misuse of funds meant for modernisation of police force unveiled by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)," External link

business-standard Monday, March 2, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged : “During our tenure, we constructed four lakh homes. The construction of 52,000 homes was on when we demitted office in 2016. The chief minister is now claiming this two lakh number after including our contribution too. This is nothing but a political gimmick,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged : "During our tenure, we constructed four lakh homes. The construction of 52,000 homes was on when we demitted office in 2016. The chief minister is now claiming this two lakh number after including our contribution too. This is nothing but a political gimmick," External link

news18 Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “VACB officials have the right to probe corruption cases even against senior police officers and here Mr. Behera, who himself has been accused of corruption, is appointing them,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 27, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The move was to entrust a private company with the installation of surveillance cameras and to check traffic violations. The firm would keep 90% of the amount generated from fines. The issue will not end with the cancellation of the tender. A comprehensive probe should be conducted to find those behind the corruption,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "This case and raid were part of the diversionary tactics of the state government to take the attention away from the rampant corruption in the police force as was pointed out by the CAG. Neither the government nor the chief minister has uttered a single word about the findings in the CAG report," External link

business-standard Friday, February 21, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The Congress party and the United Democratic Front will fight this case legally and politically," External link

business-standard Friday, February 21, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “After the crime branch seized fake cartridge shells, the report of the home secretary itself has become a sham. The report is only an attempt to rescue the government from the crisis it has fallen into, and the report is nothing but tailor-made for how the chief minister asked him to write such a report,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 21, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “After the crime branch seized fake cartridge shells, the report of the home secretary itself has become a sham. The report is only an attempt to rescue the government from the crisis it has fallen into, and the report is nothing but tailor-made for how the chief minister asked him to write such a report,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 21, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Commission ) : “The CAG report clearly states that the purchases made by the Kerala Police were done without meeting the Store Purchase Manual and the guidelines of the Central Vigilance Commission. As per estimates given by this government eight months ago, the overall purchases made by the force since the taking over of Loknath Behera as State Police Chief alone stood around ₹151 crore,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 17, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asked : “The government should clarify under what circumstances it roped in a company like Galxion, which began its operations as late as 2017 with a paid up capital of ₹10 lakh,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 17, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “A comprehensive inquiry should be conducted, which can also cover the period when UDF was in the power. Even during the time when UDF was in power, Behera was the ADGP in charge of funds for modernization of police force,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, February 16, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : “The revelations are shocking and it appears that there is a mafia that controls the police and it is dangerous,” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The High Court verdict should be honoured and the SEC should go by the 2019 voters list. ,” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The United Democratic Front (UDF) will face this case both legally and politically. We are sure that Shivakumar is innocent," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Director General ) : "The CAG report has revealed serious irregularities and corrupt practices in the Kerala police department, especially that of Kerala Director General of Police (DGP) Lokanath Behera," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Chief Minister ) : "Why is the Chief Minister hesitant to act against DGP Loknath Behera? This is a cognisable offence and three FIRs should be registered for the missing cartridges, rifles and corruption," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 15, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "I have no problem if it is a judicial probe" External link

business-standard Saturday, February 15, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Financial irregularities found by CAG pertaining to purchase of luxury vehicles, construction of villas and other serious findings regarding financial irregularities should be probed by CBI. The missing of 25 rifles and live cartridges from Special Armed Police Battalion should be probed by NIA as it is a serious matter concerning national security," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Police wanted to book some activists including Grow Vasu of Kozhikode. It is true that they had organized meetings in solidarity of Maoist prisoners. But that was not a reason enough to incarcerate them under UAPA,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : “Despite our repeated requests, CM Pinarayi Vijayan was not ready to disclose in assembly the offences committed by Allan and Thwaha. Police didn’t even claim that Allan and Thwaha took part in any action. The NIA took over the case only because the CM who is arrogant and egoist gave his nod to the police for slapping UAPA against them,” “Nobody can be branded as a Maoist because they carried a pro-Maoist pamphlet. CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran also said the same. This government has so far shot down seven Maoists. C P Jaleel was shot on the back,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added : “This government, with its inefficiency, cannot protect Kerala in case of another natural calamity,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 12, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The dissent was for not drafting the Bill properly and for not holding consultations before pilotiing the Bill on such a sensitive issue,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The dissent was for not drafting the Bill properly and for not holding consultations before pilotiing the Bill on such a sensitive issue,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "This budget will only lead to inflation. People are finding it difficult to live here. Along with that the additional burden of Rs 1,103 crore... The government will have to withdraw these measures because we are going to launch a strong protest against it," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Even though we are all fighting against the RSS-BJP and communal forces, (this) budget cover should have been avoided. I don't think this is an appropriate gesture for budget. Budget is different," External link

business-standard Friday, February 7, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Even though we are all fighting against the RSS and BJP, the budget cover should have been avoided. We are all fighting against the Hindu communal forces and we are all fighting against the BJP and Sangh Pariwar. But this image on the Budget cover, I don’t think this is an appropriate gesture” External link

financialexpress Friday, February 7, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : “The real-estate sector is already neck-deep in crisis. The budget proposals would further aggravate that crisis. The tax on cars and other motor vehicles has been hiked at a time when the country’s automobile sector itself is witnessing a downturn,” “This a fantasy budget. The Finance Minister engages in verbal jugglery as did Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with the Union Budget,” External link

Hindu Friday, February 7, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We cannot halt census proceedings. But we cannot simply move forward without addressing the concerns. Until the confusion and the concerns are cleared, we need to stop the census process," External link

economictimes Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We cannot halt census proceedings. But we cannot simply move forward without addressing the concerns. Until the confusion and the concerns are cleared, we need to stop the census process," External link

news18 Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We cannot halt census proceedings. But we cannot simply move forward without addressing the concerns. Until the confusion and the concerns are cleared, we need to stop the census process," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Amit Shah ) : "Why can't the chief minister approach Amit Shah seeking withdrawal of UAPA against these two students. It is better than falling at the feet of the Governor," External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The police claimed that Alan scribbled Maoism Sindabad on the school wall when he was in the ninth standard. What are they saying," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asked : “The police in Uttar Pradesh are taking action against the agitators. Why should we have the same policy? Is the state government adopting the policy of Amit Shah?” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added : “People’s strong dissent against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state has to be reflected in state Assembly,” External link

asianage Friday, January 31, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “It seems the government has virtually surrendered before the governor who insulted the house on several occasions,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 31, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala asked : "here is a lot of anger among people on the stand taken by governor on CAA. He said that the reverberations of it will be heard in the Assembly. If it is not discussed in the Assembly, then where will it be discussed?" External link

news18 Friday, January 31, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "He is weakening the federal system and working as a tool of Home Minister Amit Shah and trying to weaken non-BJP state governments," External link

business-standard Friday, January 31, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The governor is a bridge for the chief minister to appease the BJP since he wants the Centre’s support in the SNC-Lavalin case. The drama witnessed in the assembly was signalling to this unholy nexus between the chief minister and BJP,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 30, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged ( about Chief Minister ) : "The double stand of the Chief Minister has been exposed now. The CM begged the Governor to read the policy address in full. Why is the CM silent on the Governor who has insulted the people of Kerala? This is a ploy to escape from the Lavlin case which may come up soon," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged : "The double stand of the chief minister has been exposed now. The CM begged the Governor to read the policy address in full. Why is the CM silent on the Governor who has insulted the people of Kerala? This is a ploy to escape from the Lavlin case which may come up soon," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 29, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "He is weakening the federal system and working as a tool of Home Minister Amit Shah and trying to weaken non-BJP state governments," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The Governor was day in and out casting aspersions on the state assembly. But Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan continued to be silent. I was forced to bring such a resolution to compensate the CM’s silence,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The governor had flouted all democratic values of the position he holds and he made a mockery of the Kerala legislature which we hold in high esteem. But the state government is unmoved despite the harsh criticisms made against the assembly and the resolution passed by its members. As a responsible opposition, we cannot remain a mute spectator when our supreme constitutional body is being targeted by a governor," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The governor had flouted all democratic values of the position he holds and he made a mockery of the Kerala legislature which we hold in high esteem. But the state government is unmoved despite the harsh criticisms made against the assembly and the resolution passed by its members. As a responsible opposition, we cannot remain a mute spectator when our supreme constitutional body is being targeted by a governor,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : "Actually, it should have been moved by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. I am compelled to come up with the motion as the chief minister failed to do his duty as the leader of the House," External link

firstpost Monday, January 27, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added ( about Mohammed Khan ) : "BJP is using Governors to play politics in states ruled by other parties and to create issues in the state-Centre relationship. So, Khan's stand should be viewed seriously. The resolution seeking his recall should be discussed and passed by the House," External link

firstpost Monday, January 27, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "Actually, it should have been moved by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. I am compelled to come up with the motion as the CM failed to do his duty as the leader of the House," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala added ( about Mohammed Khan ) : "BJP is using Governors to play politics in states ruled by other parties and to create issues in the state- Centre relationship. So, Governor Khan's stand should be viewed seriously. The resolution seeking his recall should be discussed and passed by the House," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan should understand that the Governor is acting as an agent of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. Governor is acting against the dignity of the state assembly," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “I submitted a notice to the Speaker as per rule 130 of legislative procedure. As per Kerala legislature rule 284 (5), substantive motion is needed to discuss about a person who holds a high constitutional post,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “It is relevant to note that former speaker Varkala Radhakrishnan made a ruling on February 2, 1989 that assembly has authority to recommend president of India to recall governor. Ram Dulari Sinha was the then Kerala governor. The Nayanar government brought a resolution against the governor to mark protest against her action of nominating new names to the senate of Calicut university after rejecting the recommendation of the state government. Varkala Radhakrishnan made the ruling on that day. That’s why I submitted notice to the speaker to recommend president to recall governor,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Mohammed Khan ) : "I will bring a resolution in the assembly requesting President Ramnath Kovind to recall Arif Mohammed Khan. The Governor has violated all democratic norms, insulted the legislature and openly questioned the dignity of the assembly. I gave notice to the Speaker seeking permission to introduce the resolution under Rule 130 of the Constitution," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The governor has challenged the authority of the legislative assembly so he must be recalled immediately. He had insulted the elected body. I have given a notice to the speaker under relevant rules to introduce a resolution urging the President to recall him,” “It was unbecoming of the governor to stand in front of a mike and belittle the House quite often. He had questioned the very existence of the House. He should have communicated his dissent to the assembly rather than going public,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Pinarai Vijayan ) : “It seems the CM Pinarayi Vijayan is scared of the governor. He did not say a word when he questioned the assembly resolution,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "If the Governor has any dissatisfaction over Assembly's proceedings he should inform the Legislative Assembly in writing otherwise not ridicule the Assembly in open. The Kerala Legislative Assembly's resolution demanding the Centre to scrap the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA),2019, on December 31, last year and even the lone BJP MLA had voted against it. However, the Governor declared it 'unconstitutional' publicly. With this he had acted against the powers and rights of Assembly," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "As per 156 (1), the Governor shall hold office during the pleasure of the President. Hence we are requesting the President to recall Governor," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Mr Khan ) : "The Assembly has every right to pass an opinion on any Central legislation. The House is emblematic of the collective will of the people. Mr. Khan should have communicated his dissent in writing to the Assembly. It was 'unbecoming' of the Governor to 'stand in front of a mike and belittle the House'," External link

Hindu Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "Today we are approaching the Supreme Court. We have submitted the petition that this act is against the Constitution," "We want the top court to uphold the rule of law," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The resolution passed in the State Assembly demanding the scrapping of the controversial CAA should reflect in the policy address,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The resolution passed in the State Assembly demanding the scrapping of the controversial CAA should reflect in the policy address,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Even after publicly denouncing it, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government tried to implement the NPR in secret. The Opposition has busted the government’s plans. Now, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is inviting the Opposition for joint protests. This is to mislead the public,” External link

thehindu Monday, January 20, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Mohammed Khan ) : "Congress party had always expressed its sharp criticism and opposition against the stand taken by Khan on the CAA," External link

business-standard Friday, January 17, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "We had approached the Governor against the ordinance as he has to give his assent. The LDF government's inefficiency and lapses had made complex, matters related to the ward-reorganisation and voters' list of Local self-governments in the state," External link

business-standard Friday, January 17, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told : "Kerala government is slapping cases against those protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. It is a fascist approach. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is trying to take political mileage pretending to protest against it and is lying to people on NPR updation," External link

business-standard Friday, January 17, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "India did not surface one fine morning, instead it evolved over years and years of hard work and see what has taken place now. The Constitution is one which was carefully prepared. The Indian Citizenship Act came into effect in 1955 and since then six times it underwent changes, but not once was anything done in the name of religion. Now see, in one stroke everything is in shambles and the country is being sliced and hence this should go," External link

ibtimes-in Tuesday, January 14, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The attack on students at Sabarmati hostel was pre-planned. The entire administration was involved in it. The Vice-Chancellor has taken a partisan stand. He has not even shown the courtesy to meet the students, who were brutally attacked by goons," "We met the students and the teachers to express solidarity with them. We also met officials of the JNU administration," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “When Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan had asked a question to the chief minister in the assembly in September, 2019 about the major infrastructure and development projects launched in the state under the LDF rule, the answer given was ‘details are being collected’. A government, which cannot even collect the details of the projects they have carried out even after four years in power, is fooling the people by organising such an event,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 9, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah are providing silent support to the perpetrators of crime. Two girls had protested against the house-to-house campaign carried out by Shah in New Delhi. This should be seen as the provocation behind the attack against the JNU students,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “At night, masked criminals entered the JNU campus and brutally attacked students including girls and teachers. The police were silent on providing support to the attackers,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 7, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "At night, masked criminals entered the JNU campus and brutally attacked students including girls and teachers. The police were silent on providing support to the attackers," External link

business-standard Monday, January 6, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "India did not surface one fine morning, instead it evolved over years and years of hard work and see what has taken place now. The Constitution is one which was carefully prepared. The Indian Citizenship Act came into effect in 1955 and since then six times it underwent changes, but not once was anything done in the name of religion. Now see, in one stroke everything is in shambles and the country is being sliced and hence this should go," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, January 1, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The governor should be above politics," External link

firstpost Tuesday, December 31, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The opposition is unanimously against the CAA and will oppose it by tooth and nail. It hurts crores and crores of people in India. CAA will destroy the secular fabric of India. We request as opposition that the government should call a special session immediately and pass a resolution. We will oppose it everywhere, in Supreme Court in Parliament and on the ground," "We also demand to send an all-party delegation to meet the President of India to highlight the agony and anxiety and constitutional aspects of this case. I feel that everybody is united over this," External link

business-standard Sunday, December 29, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “A unanimous resolution has to be passed in this special meeting to protect the Constitution and to convey the State’s concerns on the CAA and the NRC to the President and the Central government. An all-party delegation will also have to be sent to meet the President. The CM has agreed to consider these requests and take a decision after consulting the Speaker and others concerned. The government also has to organise campaigns to allay the fears of the common people,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 29, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “No clear decision has not yet been taken on a joint protest. But, the movement against the CAA can still go on jointly in various forms, like joint delegations and united stand in the Assembly,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 29, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "In the first edition of the Loka Kerala Sabha, we extended our full support. But none of the decisions taken have been implemented till now by the LDF government," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 28, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Two NRI businessmen committed suicide during the tenure of this government. Other than Sajan Parayil, Sugathan of Punalur also committed suicide. Sugathan had committed suicide as the second largest party in the government harassed him,” “LKS has become a fake assembly. UDF doesn’t need to align with that,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “People of Kerala want to know whether the BJP government that was sworn in in 2019 had given any directive and what had been the reply of the state,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 28, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala alleged ( about Amit Shah ) : "After dubbing the two students as 'urban Naxals' the LDF government has handed them to NIA only to please Union home minister Amit Shah," External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 25, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “I personally asked the governor to stay away since party leaders were against it. Realizing their sentiments, I asked him to skip the function,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 25, 2019 2:29:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Some quarters appear to be interested in projecting that there were differences in the Congress party and in the UDF. I held discussions with CWC member Oommen Chandy and KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran. The objective of the joint campaign was to provide impetus to the strong popular resentment that was being registered across the country. The issue is now closed,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 24, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The West Bengal government has already put on hold NPR, which could be termed as the first step of NRC. The Chief Minister should urgently explain his stand,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, December 21, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Voices of people and media are being muzzled. The state will not accept anything that destroys our democratic and constitutional values,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “They (BJP government) know that if India’s secularism is wrecked, its democracy too can be easily undermined. The Centre is curtailing the rights of the people to respond and protest,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "When all political parties are protesting against the CAA together, this call for hartal was unnecessary. We request the organisers to withdraw the hartal," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Amit Shah ) : "The media has been silenced as it's now owned by corporates, whose only agenda is pro-government. The stage is such that today it's Amit Shah who decides who is going to be an Indian citizen. Our Constitution is one of the best in the world and every institution in the country is a by-product of it and today, one by one these institutions are being destroyed," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, December 16, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The model before them (RSS) is the Nazi Germany of Hitler. Sangh Parivar is experimenting with the agenda of Hitler. The secularism and the brotherhood of our country is threatened by igniting fake nationalism among the people," "The Centre is curtailing the rights of the people to respond and protest. The anti-democratic policies of the central government has created an atmosphere of fear in the country. Media is under threat, writers are threatened," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The media which opposes it is being threatened using corporate power. Those who write against it are being threatened. Those who oppose their agenda are put behind bars using ED," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Judiciary has become helpless in the country. Executive did not have any freedom and media had been silenced. Only a united response by society could resist the system,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 16, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “The Citizenship (Amendment) Act is not an issue that affects only the Muslim community. It has imperilled our secular system. The policies, which were advocated by Naturam Godse, who killed Mahatma Gandhi, have been implemented in the country,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 16, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “Judiciary has become helpless in the country. Executive did not have any freedom and media had been silenced. Only a united response by society could resist the system,” External link

Hindu Monday, December 16, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “The Citizenship (Amendment) Act is not an issue that affects only the Muslim community. It has imperilled our secular system. The policies, which were advocated by Naturam Godse, who killed Mahatma Gandhi, have been implemented in the country,” External link

Hindu Monday, December 16, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "The mismanagement in collecting tax and the extravagance of the state government led to this crisis. The situation is so bad that the state has to depend on the loan amount for flood relief to provide salaries for government employees," External link

business-standard Friday, December 13, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : "I will be speaking to the chief minister today itself and will evolve a consensus for a joint fight against the Act. If needed, we can have a special session of the Assembly to unanimously pass a resolution against the central Act. Everything will be discussed in the talks with the chief minister," External link

timesofindia Friday, December 13, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Amendment Bill ) : "I have decided to join the case in the Supreme Court because this (Citizenship Amendment Act) is a violation of the Constitution. People of Kerala are against it," External link

myanmarnews Friday, December 13, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala told ( about Amendment Bill ) : "I have decided to join the case in the Supreme Court because this (Citizenship Amendment Act) is a violation of the Constitution. People of Kerala are against it," External link

timesofindia Friday, December 13, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The governor, in his capacity as the university chancellor, alone has the power to withdraw the degrees and diplomas that a university has issued. So, the syndicate’s claims of having rolled back the mark donation could lead to further complications. Students who were once awarded extra marks through the decision by the university may be able to retain the marks if they challenge the syndicate decision to withdraw the same. It has to be presumed that the university too wanted this to happen,” “The Section 23 of MG University Act 1985 stipulates that cancellation of degrees and diplomas should be done only as per university statutes. The statute in 1997 puts consent of governor mandatory for the cancellation of degrees and diplomas. However, the MG University has cancelled the mark donation, without following the rules. Hence, the university should cancel all decisions regarding withdrawal of extra marks and should cancel marks by following relevant rules,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “who went to visit Busan port in South Korea, has no time to look into the progress of a port under construction in the state” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 6, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “No chancellor has ever made such open statements. It proved the allegations that we raised against the minister. He should better step down,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “No chancellor has ever made such open statements. It proved the allegations that we raised against the minister. He should better step down,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “When the LDF came to power in 2016, they had promised that there will not be any price rise of the essential commodities in the next five years. But in the last three years, the prices have soared,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chennithala said : “The prices of the essential commodities have doubled when compared to that of previous year. However, the state government is still remaining as a mute spectator” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader10.22%EN11/21/201721/11/2017
senior congress leader0.13%EN10/05/201705/10/2017
home minister52.36%EN09/28/201728/09/2017
minister4.34%EN09/28/201728/09/2017
former industries minister0.51%EN09/20/201720/09/2017
chief1.66%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
governor0.13%EN03/03/201703/03/2017
former home minister1.40%EN02/15/201715/02/2017
chief secretary0.51%EN02/15/201715/02/2017
chairman0.51%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
legislature party leader0.26%EN01/04/201704/01/2017
opposition congress leader0.13%EN08/06/201606/08/2016
state home minister1.40%EN07/21/201621/07/2016
ancien ministre de l’ intérieur0.13%FR07/19/201619/07/2016
député0.13%FR07/19/201619/07/2016
president18.01%EN02/23/201523/02/2015
minister for home1.28%EN02/01/201501/02/2015
home minister3.32%SA09/10/201410/09/2014
kerala pradesh congress committee president3.58%EN11/20/201320/11/2013
Names Lang Count
Ramesh ChennithalaEN86.31%
Ramesh ChennithalaEU13.25%
Ramesh ChennithalaSA0.33%
Ramesh ChennithalaFR0.11%


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