Balance sheet of the Vizhinjam Port struggle
The allegation of neglecting the fisherfolk who had been displaced and faced loss of livelihood will not stand a fact check. The project had not uprooted them.
Resettling Vizhinjam fishers: Rs 81 crore approved
The rehabilitation of fishermen at Muttathara was one of the key offers made by the government as part of settling the Vizhinjam port stir.
Vizhinjam port to meet the deadline despite loss of 100 work days, says Kerala minister
The government has completed the work of building to provide skill training to the youth in order to make them employable.
As 130-day-long protest comes to end, Kerala sea port construction resumes at Vizhinjam
The over four-month-long protest was called off on Tuesday after discussions between the leaders of the agitation and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Vizhinjam port protest agitation tent dismantled
The government and the Latin Archdiocese had come to an agreement to end the stir on Tuesday.
Vizhinjam protest: Day after Latin Church’s climbdown, fisher community feels devastated, betrayed
There were no slogans being raised against the port, no speech demanding the rights of the fisherfolk, Beneath the quiet lay a sense of dejection, a feeling of betrayal and discontent.
Vizhinjam sea port protests called off; Kerala CM says construction of flats for fisherfolk soon
Operations regarding the port would continue and the panel appointed by the government to study the coastal erosion would hold discussions with the expert representatives of the fisherfolk.
‘Unsatisfied’, but Latin Church calls off Vizhinjam stir
Government rejects demands by Vizhinjam protesters on disputed topics; seen as a major political win for Pinarayi
Compromise on Vizhinjam’s horizon as cabinet panel meets protesters today
With both the government and anti-seaport protesters softening their stance, the cabinet sub committee, on Pinarayi Vijayan’s directive, will hold talks with the Latin Catholic Church-led agitators.
BJP senses trouble in Kerala govt’s game plan behind call for central forces in Vizhinjam
The party is aware that any untoward incident involving central forces could further alienate the Christian community from the BJP.
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Minister for Ports Ahammad Devarkovil, who is playing a crucial role in finding an amicable solution to the ongoing anti-port agitation, speaks to TNIE on state government’s approach.
It’s not all ‘Latin’ to Shashi Tharoor, who will address ‘Church’ meet on Sunday
The Latin Catholic community has been spearheading the protest against Vizhinjam port in Tharoor’s constituency.
Fresh overtures to resolve Vizhinjam port deadlock
The KRLCC, a body of Church factions to take a call on policy matters, is set to hold its meeting on January 14 and 15 in Kottayam to decide its new political policy.
Central forces should not be deployed in Vizhinjam, says Tharoor
Regarding the demand for a comprehensive study on the erosion of the beach, Tharoor urged the state government to expedite it.
Affidavit in Kerala HC exposes govt’s claims over Vizhinjam: Latin Church
Pereira reiterated that the violence at Vizhinjam was part of the script prepared by the government.
CPM sees larger conspiracy behind Vizhinjam violence
The CPM secretary asked the state government to probe the larger conspiracy behind the attempt to sabotage the port project.
Vizhinjam seaport protest: Three more cases against Latin archbishop Thomas J Netto
He was booked for violating the High Court order against obstructing construction work at Vizhinjam port
Pro-port stand sours Latin Church’s love for Tharoor
Even when the state Congress leadership declared their support to the protest, Tharoor sided with the pro-port movement.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
Fisherfolk of Vizhinjam and other coastal areas have been protesting for more than four months against the under-construction seaport, which also led to violence on November 26 and 27.
'You cannot go to any extent': Kerala Minister refuses to accept apology over 'terrorist' jibe
The minister said even if it's a written apology he would not accept the same. "I do not need any certificate from anyone. But you cannot go to any extent because you are a loose tongue," said Abdurah
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