Pinarayi Vijayan is an Indian politician who is the current Chief Minister of Kerala, serving since 25 May 2016. A member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of India, he was the longest-serving secretary of the Kerala State Committee of the CPI from 1998 to 2015.
The Kerala High Court on Wednesday asked the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) to file a report on the Palarivattom flyover, closed 30 months after inauguration, and role of those involved in its construction.
The Congress party in Kerala has approached the Governor Arif Mohammed Khan seeking his intervention to ensure that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India's audit takes place in two state-run organisations.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday slammed Home Minister Amit Shah's push for Hindi as India's national language as "a new battlefield in the name of the language."
The traditional rival political fronts in Kerala - the ruling CPI-M led Left Front and the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) are on the same page in slamming the Union Home Minister Amit Shah's call for one nation, one language.
Former Union minister and veteran politician Arif Mohammad Khan was sworn in as the 24th Governor of Kerala on Friday.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the unique Water Metro project will become operational by March next year in the state and added that it would require the efforts of all stakeholders.
BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for his stance against the dilution of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that Vijayan's protest was an act of "political expediency".
As the floods left behind a trail of devastation in Kerala, a few local singers of the state have rallied together to offer a helping hand to those in need.
A week later, the misery at Kavalapara - about 50 kms from here - continues as men and machines work overtime to recover 26 bodies lying deep in the huge pile of mud which till last Thursday was a hillock.