Kerala's Silverline semi-high-speed rail project put on hold till Railway Board approval 

Earlier, there were large-scale protests against the stone laying which, according to the government, was part of the Social Impact Assessment study for land acquisition.

published on : 28th November 2022

CMO, revenue department and CPM deny dropping SilverLine

Meanwhile the Opposition said the government should withdraw from the project.

published on : 20th November 2022

Cases against SilverLine protesters cannot be withdrawn: Govt tells Kerala HC

When the petitions came up for hearing, deputy solicitor-general S Manu said the Centre has not approved the DPR.

published on : 27th September 2022

Kerala HC closes pleas against Silverline, says detailed project report not approved by Centre

It further said that if there are any new developments in connection with the project, then the petitioners have the liberty to revive their pleas. 

published on : 26th September 2022

SilverLine extension: Pinarayi to meet Karnataka counterpart Bommai

The Centre has been sitting on the state government’s request  for approval for the SilverLine semi high-speed rail project originally planned up to Kasaragod.

published on : 18th September 2022

Kerala wants SilverLine extended up to Mangaluru, eyes faster approval

The proposal was part of the agenda at the 30th Southern Zonal Council meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.

published on : 4th September 2022

SilverLine project will have to be approved by Centre, Kerala not going to abandon it: CM

At the same time, Pinarayi Vijayan also conceded that without the Centre's approval, the state cannot say it will go ahead with the project.

published on : 23rd August 2022

K-Rail survey stopped, govt tells Kerala HC

The government made the submission when the petitions against the SilverLine project came up for hearing.

published on : 20th August 2022

SilverLine a burden on Kerala, Indian Railways: Ashwini Vaishnaw

The railway minister has expressed doubts about the feasibility of the SilverLine semi-high-speed project.

published on : 29th July 2022

Indian Railways’ SilverLine alternative soon: Muraleedharan

Says the dept will offer high-speed travel without the need for large-scale eviction

published on : 28th July 2022

SilverLine: Pinarayi calls for correction in Centre’s stand

To a query, Pinarayi said the social impact assessment for the project has not come to a halt.

published on : 27th July 2022

Deadline for social impact study over, SilverLine loses steam

HC seeks K-Rail’s response on Rly Board statement that it had not approved the assessment

published on : 27th July 2022

'Destructive': SC lawyer Prashant Bhushan slams Kerala government's 'SilverLine' project

Criticising the state government, Bhushan said it has undertaken the project without conducting any preliminary study.

published on : 18th July 2022

Governor Khan wrote to Centre seeking nod for SilverLine

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan had personally intervened to expedite the Centre’s approval for SilverLine project, reveals documents released by the state government.

published on : 5th July 2022

Plenty of issues: Assembly session set to be stormy

While the fifth session is scheduled to conclude only on July 27, it remains to be seen whether Speaker M B Rajesh will be forced to reduce the number of days if the Opposition protest turns stormy.

published on : 27th June 2022

No analogy between Kochi Metro and SilverLine: K-Rail

Ajith said the state has formed a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to implement the project as per an agreement with the Union Railway Ministry. 

published on : 24th June 2022

Can go ahead with SilverLine only after Centre’s nod: Kerala CM

He alleged that the BJP and UDF want to sabotage developmental initiatives in the state.

published on : 15th June 2022

Centre thinking twice about approving SilverLine project due to opposition protests: Kerala CM 

Both the parties want to do away with public sector enterprises and were against development in Kerala as they believe it would improve the image of LDF in the state, he alleged.

published on : 14th June 2022

Brinda Karat: SilverLine execution only after consulting experts

CPM politburo member Brinda Karat has said that the Kerala government’s ambitious SilverLine project will be executed only after consultation with experts to avoid environmental impact.

published on : 6th June 2022

K-Rail trying to mislead people on land acquisition for project, GO proves it: Activist 

The revenue department order issued last August had created a special deputy collector’s office based in Ernakulam and 11 special tahsildar LA offices in different districts.

published on : 5th June 2022
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