Justice P. Sathasivam administered the oath of office and secrecy to minister-designates at the swearing-in ceremony held at Central Stadium Thiruvananthapuram. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. The quick verification done by the Vigilance found some facts related to the allegations and hence they submitted the report to the government to go on with a probe. "potentialAction": { Since then, 12 people have served as the Chief Minister of Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram -695 001, Kerala. The comments posted here/below/in the given space are not on behalf of Onmanorama. Following elections to the Kerala Legislative Assembly, the state's governor usually invites the party (or coalition) with a majority of seats to form the government. The Government of India's 1 November 1956 States Reorganisation Act inaugurated the new Kerala state, incorporating Malabar District, Travancore-Cochin (excluding 4 southern taluks which were merged with Tamil Nadu), and the Kasaragod taluk of South Kanara district. Shri. K. T. Jaleel, Shri. Cabinet Minister is the main in-charge of a ministry. Command Area Development Authority Prof. C. Ravindranath, Shri. Bengal records 3,507 new COVID-19 cases, total tally reaches 4,70,498, Corruption trial for French President Nicolas Sarkozy to go-ahead on Monday, Phone call row: Jailed Lalu Yadav shifted back to paying ward of RIMS, Maharashtra records 6,406 fresh cases of COVID-19 with 65 deaths, tally reaches 18,02,365, Thousands line up to bid farewell to Diego Maradona in Argentina, Uttarakhand CM assures legal help to gangrape victim's parents, The Morning Standard | Dinamani | Kannada Prabha | Samakalika Malayalam | Indulgexpress | Edex Live | Cinema Express | Event Xpress, Contact Us | About Us | Careers | Privacy Policy | Search | Terms of Use | Advertise With Us, Home | Nation | World | Cities | Business | Columns | Entertainment | Sport | Magazine | The Sunday Standard, Now we are on Telegram too. The latter party's Pinarayi Vijayan is the incumbent chief minister; his Left Democratic Front government has been in office since 25 May 2016. Mathew T. Thomas.   |  A+A A-, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan (File Photo | Albin Mathew, EPS). Do you want to unsubscribe Newsletter/Alerts? Manorama Online, Malayala Manorama, P.B No.26, Kottayam 686 001, Kerala, India. Justice P. Sathasivam administered the oath of office and secrecy to minister-designates at the swearing-in ceremony held at Central Stadium Thiruvananthapuram. The assembly had witnessed unprecedented scenes on March 13, 2015, as the LDF members then in opposition tried to prevent Finance Minister K M Mani, who was facing charges in the bar bribery scam, from presenting the state budget. A. K. Saseendran sworn in as Minister for Transport in the Council of Ministers on 01 February 2018. Ramachandran Kadannappally, Sri. The new LDF-led ministry headed by Shri. Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes, Panchayats, Municipalities and Corporations, Universities (Except Agricultural, Veterinary, Fisheries and Medical University), Minister for Industries, Sports and Youth Affairs, Minister for Co-operation, Tourism and Devaswoms, Minister for Fisheries and Traditional Industries, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Chief Minister of Kerala . In addition to Chennithala, former Congress ministers VS Sivakumar and K Babu will face the probe. Shri. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state government has decided to give nod to the Vigilance to initiate a probe into the fresh allegations levelled by bar hotelier Biju Ramesh against Congress leaders including Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala. J. Mercykutty Amma, Shri. On 1 November 1956, the States Reorganisation Act redrew India's map along linguistic lines, and the present-day state of Kerala was born, consisting solely of Malayalam-speaking districts. Challenging this, the state government filed an appeal in the High Court. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines. Since then the office has alternated between leaders of the Indian National Congress and of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). The trial court had rejected the plea filed by the Left Democratic Front government seeking withdrawal of the case filed under various provisions of Prevention of Damage to Public Property (PDPP) Act by the then UDF government. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. They had appeared before the court and secured bail in the case. Kerala has come under President's rule for four years over seven terms, the last of them in 1982.