KK Shailaja

KK Shailaja: A teacher who contained Nipah outbreak, then rose to become Covid slayer

So when Kerala reported the first ever case of covid in the country, the health department in the state was well prepared.

published on : 11th September 2022

Magsaysay Award: Left leaders accept CPM’s ideological stance, question approach

The argument that an individual need not accept the award because the effort was collective smacks of hypocrisy, double standards and a patriarchal mindset, felt a leader.

published on : 7th September 2022

Magsaysay for Shailaja would have been golden opportunity for Left-wing: Experts

Left commentator NM Pearson observed that the CPM, while taking the decision, should have kept in mind the prevailing political scenario.

published on : 6th September 2022

Congress to expose Covid deaths in KK Shailaja’s term

The state Congress leadership has taken a guarded stand on endorsing former health minister K K Shailaja rejecting Magsaysay award after “talks” with the CPM leadership.

published on : 6th September 2022

No to Magsaysay Award for KK Shailaja: Sitaram Yechury defends party stand 

Left leaders who spoke on the issue have claimed that Magsaysay was a staunch anti-Communist who oversaw the defeat of Communists in the Philippines in the 1950s.

published on : 4th September 2022

CPM scuttled Ramon Magsaysay Award for former Kerala health minister KK Shailaja

Ex-health minister consulted party leadership after being selected for award, but they decided against her accepting it

published on : 4th September 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | Even Kerala needs more doctors, says Shailaja teacher; Dr Devi Shetty agrees

With around 18000 medical students having returned from Ukraine, Dr Devi Shetty said they can be accommodated in Indian medical colleges

published on : 9th March 2022

Kodiyeri was only joking, says Shailaja

When asked earlier if his party would consider 50% representation for women in the party’s state committee, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan had replied if the question was aimed at destroying the party.

published on : 6th March 2022

KK Shailaja: Not just a teacher, but a rockstar

KK Shailaja is credited for her foresight in preparing the state and her ability to communicate the decisions to the public.

published on : 3rd May 2021