Detailing the 'green aspect’ about the multi-crore project, connecting the south and north ends of the state, Vijayan said no reserve forest or water bodies would be adversely impacted by the Silver Line.
The latest incident comes two days after a Kerala Police team allegedly forced a foreigner to empty the alcohol bottles he had purchased from a state-owned liquor outlet for New Year's Day celebrations, a video of which also went viral.
Active cases jumped from 31,493 on April 3 to 4,38,913 on May 14 in Kerala and the huge spike in infections put the health system at risk.
The UDF, BJP, Jamaat-e-Islami and all such groups were together in that move against the government, he alleged.
While inaugurating a party conference here, Vijayan said the development was not stuck to the same place where we are standing but to move ahead by implementing more projects required for the land and people.
While attending a programme here on Thursday, Tharoor praised Vijayan, saying he, as an administrator, was trying to change the impression that the southern state was not investment-friendly.
The Omicron variant was first detected in India in Bengaluru with two people testing positive for it comprising a South African national of Indian origin and a doctor.
Hitting out at the Muslim League for the alleged "uncivilised" slogans and remarks raised in its rally, the Chief Minister said inculcating culture should begin in the family.
The CM, while speaking at a press conference held at Kannur, said he was clarifying the government position in view of the things said by the Governor in public.
During his meeting with the Samastha leaders, the Kerala Chief Minister dismissed as "baseless" the propaganda that non-Muslims will also get jobs in Waqf Board by authorizing the PSC to make appointments to the Muslim religious board in the state.
"We have witnessed the class struggle. That's how our society grew. Recently, a survey result came out that Kerala has the highest minimum wages in the rural area. That was also a result of the Left struggle. The Sangh Parivar is trying to discard all such advancements," Vijayan said.
On Thursday, Tamil Nadu opened eight shutters of the dam, again during wee hours of the day at around 3.00 AM, and without sufficient warning released 6,413 cusecs of water which was later increased to 8,017 cusecs at 4.00 AM by raising all 10 shutters.
An all party-meet would be called for by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to evolve a solution to illegal erection of flag masts across the State by political and religious organisations and unions, the Left government told the Kerala High Court on Thursday.
There seems to be no end to the infighting in the Kerala Congress with faction leaders taking their grievances to the party high command.
Extending his greetings to the people on the eve of Kerala's birthday, CM Pinarayi Vijayan said it is up to the people to overcome the challenges posed by communalism and casteism.
Of the Rs 5 lakh to be paid to the families of those who died in the recent natural disasters, the State Disaster Response Fund would provide Rs 4 lakh while remaining Rs 1 lakh would come from the Chief Minister's Disaster Relief Fund.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written a letter to his Tamil Nadu counterpart M K Stalin as the inflow to Mullaperiyar dam was 2109 c/s and the discharge level was at 1750 c/s at 4pm today.
Even though rains subsided in several parts of Kerala on Monday, after receiving heavy downpour last week, more rains are expected from Wednesday.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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