SANTOSH KUMAR

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It’s Governor vs Left Front in Kerala

Amid differences with CM Vijayan, Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has threatened not to sign two bills awaiting his nod.  ...

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Story of a Magsaysay gone awry

Sitaram Yechury has justified K.K. Shailaja’s award rejection; CPM feels the award panel’s move is an ‘insult’ to the party....

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Kerala voters question CPM’s secular credentials

Defeat in Thrikkakara bypolls is a slap in the face of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.   New Delhi: The by-election...

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Vote bank politics comes to the fore even as communal venom spills over in Kerala

New Delhi: Is Kerala, which used to hold a high moral ground when it comes to communal harmony, slowly turning...

Santosh Kumar_8 May 2022_Pinarayi Vijayan

Vijayan takes a leaf out of Narendra Modi’s Gujarat model, surprises CPM

NEW DELHI: Even as the controversy over the decision of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to dispatch his chief secretary...

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A murder and its counter: The same old story unfolds in Kerala

The murders have once again underscored the growing influence of communal politics in the Left ruled state.   New Delhi:...

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LDF widens liquor net in Kerala

The Left Front is now thinking of allowing opening of clubs within IT parks.   New Delhi: With the Left...

Santosh Kumar_20 March 2022_Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala denies compensation to 8-year-old girl

New Delhi: Early this week, people of Kerala heard in utter disbelief that the state government has filed an appeal...

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Left Front clips Lokayukta’s powers before it hears cases against CM Vijayan

An Ordinance was brought after a hurried Cabinet meet in which the CM took part via video conferencing from the...

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Kerala, Tamil Nadu walking the Mullaperiyar tightrope once again

The Mullaperiyar dam has been a bone of contention between Kerala and Tamil Nadu since 1970.   New Delhi: With...

Santosh Kumar_9 Jan 2022_Pinarayi Vijayan

Congress vows to stop Pinarayi’s dream Silver Line project in its tracks

New Delhi: Barely one year into its historic second term in office, the CPM-led Left Front government in Kerala is...

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Silver Line and Tharoor make Congress see red

New Delhi: The other day, senior Congress leader from Kerala Shashi Tharoor, known for his amazing prowess in English vocabulary,...

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Kerala hides its shame, returns baby to mother

Reunited with son, Anupama S. Chandran vows to fight for justice. New Delhi: Anupama S. Chandran, the 22-year-old unwed mother...

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Trouble as key bjp leaders stay off crucial meet in kerala

Leaders’ boycott was to protest reorganisation in state unit and national executive.   New Delhi: It has now become clear...

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Past returns to haunt as floods ravage Kerala

Left kept assuring people about being better prepared next time.   New Delhi: Last week, Kerala witnessed the wrath of...

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RSS steps in to strengthen BJP in Kerala

Realising the importance of cooperative societies in growth of the communists, the Sangh Parivar is strengthening its chain of cooperative...

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Conman takes centre stage in Kerala politics

Vijayan govt under scanner over top cops’ involvement with self-styled antiques dealer.   New Delhi: After aggressively pursuing who is...

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Parties wrangle over bishop’s ‘narcotics jihad’ sermon

Vote bank politics has overridden other concerns, including communal harmony.   New Delhi: A week after a Catholic bishop in...

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Stalin shows the way

Considering that elected governments and its leaders use public money to supposedly enhance their popularity among the ‘masses’, Stalin’s decision...

Santosh Kumar_29 August 2021_Pinarayi Vijayan

Covid surge competes with politics in Kerala

Chief Minister Vijayan has dropped his usual evening press briefings even as the virus grows by the day.   New...

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IUML ‘freezes’ women’s wing panel, faces flak

Two Haritha leaders ‘dared’ to file a sexual harassment complaint deemed an act of ‘indiscipline’ by the IUML.   New...

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Covid, shadow of gold smuggling case loom over Onam in Kerala

With Onam celebrations setting in, the government will find it extremely difficult to control the mobility of people. New Delhi:...

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Unruly past returns to haunt Kerala CPM minister, MLAs

New Delhi: By dismissing a Kerala government plea for permission to withdraw criminal cases against a few Left MLAs who...

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Governor’s anti-dowry fast may not cut much ice in Kerala

‘People may say the situation of women is much worse in the Governor’s home state UP’.   New Delhi: Kerala...