Silverline project

Why yellow stones could prove scary

On one hand, both ministers and political leaders keep reiterating that the project has neither been abandoned nor kept at bay.

published on : 1st December 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

Stoned on SilverLine, Kerala government opts for geo-tagging

In a major climbdown in the wake of stiff opposition, the state government has abandoned stone laying for the Social Impact Assessment for SilverLine project.

published on : 17th May 2022

Amid intense protests, Kerala government to hold panel discussion on SilverLine

The SilverLine rail corridor, envisaged to cover a 530-kilometre stretch from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasaragod, is estimated to cost around Rs 64,000 crore.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Police, protesters clash over laying of SilverLine survey stones

In visuals aired by local television channels, a policeman could be seen kicking some of the protesters with his boot. The injured protesters were rushed to a nearby hospital later.

published on : 21st April 2022

SilverLine route fraught with hurdles

So, it is perplexing why the state government agreed to the Board’s condition that the state bear full cost of this mammoth, technically complex railway project and also its profit and loss.

published on : 18th April 2022

SilverLine will be a bitter project for Kerala

CPM has been opposing Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, which has similarities to SilverLine project. It took a stand that it would implement K-rail project, thus exposing its double standards.

published on : 11th April 2022

UDF to form 'human chain protest' on August 15 against Kerala's SilverLine project

UDF convenor MM Hassan said that the human chain will pass through areas where SilverLine-related land acquisition is planned and will ensure the involvement of all people.

published on : 10th April 2022

National leaders reach Kerala to accelerate Congress membership drive

The leadership has extended the earlier deadline of March 31 to April 15 as enrolment was poor in the first phase.

published on : 9th April 2022

VD Satheesan launches broadside against CPM on K-Rail project, writes to Sitaram Yechury

VD Satheesan said there are still some unanswered questions with respect to the proposed SilverLine project that looms large before the Kerala government.

published on : 5th April 2022

Ripples of Kerala's SilverLine project to be felt at CPM party congress

The Kerala CPM has been planning a national-level political campaign to garner support for the project from delegates outside the state.

published on : 4th April 2022

K-Rail is for future generation, vital for state's overall growth: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The SilverLine project is for the future generation and such projects are inevitable for the overall development of the state, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

published on : 4th April 2022

CPM attacks Union Minister V Muraleedharan for anti-K-Rail campaign

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan had rejected the state-wide protests against the ambitious project and said people would receive compensation twice the market price for their acquired land.

published on : 3rd April 2022

SilverLine protest: Union minister faces women’s ire

However, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan once again rejected state-wide protests against the ambitious project and said people would receive compensation twice the market price for their acquired land

published on : 3rd April 2022

Kerala family endorses SilverLine project during Union Minister V Muraleedharan's protest campaign

Muraleedharan, in the visuals aired by the television channels, could be seen visiting the house of an elderly couple and trying to talk to them.

published on : 2nd April 2022

SC upholds Kerala HC order, Silverline social impact survey to continue

The top court was considering a petition filed by citizens and property owners, the apex court said it cannot interfere in the survey proceedings at present.

published on : 28th March 2022

Spending Rs 1300 lakh to generate a job! Why Silverline project is not a good idea for Kerala

If the KRail investment is diverted to projects with the capital-labour ratio of public sector units, the employment generation would be 1.63 lakh jobs or 32.5 times that of SilverLine.

published on : 28th March 2022

Church disowns bishop’s opinion on SilverLine

The Jacobite Syrian Church (JSC) has issued an official statement disowning the remarks of Metropolitan Gregorios Mar Coorilos against the state’s SilverLine project. 

published on : 28th March 2022

Anti-SilverLine stir continues in Kerala; CM Pinarayi Vijayan rejects agitations as 'anti-development'

Pinarayi Vijayan categorically made it clear that SilverLine Rail Corridor Project would be implemented as announced with the support of the people of Kerala.

published on : 19th March 2022

No road passing through proposed SilverLine project will be closed: Kerala CM

Will reduce 30% of road accidents in state; rail line does not pass through environmentally fragile areas; propaganda that project will affect streams is not factual, says Pinarayi Vijayan

published on : 6th March 2022