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It is curtains for Congress in Kerala

More than the failure of the state leadership, the result was a setback to the AICC itself. New Delhi: The...

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Two women made their point in Kerala battlefield with shaved heads

One woman was seeking justice for her two daughters. The other woman was protesting against denial of ticket.   New...

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Of Rajini, Sasikala and BJP in Tamil Nadu elections

More than anybody else, Rajini knew he was no MGR. He has not done any of the legwork, connecting with...

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It is ‘bure din’ for lame duck Left govt in Kerala

‘Vaccination centres in the state are in disarray due to the severe shortage of vaccines’.   New Delhi: It is...

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Not an easy task for Pinarayi Vijayan

Vijayan’s dictatorial ways have not gone down well in the party.   New Delhi: An overwhelmingly positive response from local...

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Despite gung-ho pollsters, Left is ‘worried’ in Kerala

Several factors have contributed to ‘insecurity’ of Left as poll date nears.   New Delhi: It seems all the positive...

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CM Vijayan drops three heavyweight ministers

Industries minister E.P. Jayarajan from Kannur was speculated to succeed Vijayan. New Delhi: After leaving his stamp on governance in...

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Pinarayi targeted again in gold smuggling case

‘But the RSS is keen on a second term for Pinarayi so that the ground is readied for BJP’.  ...

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BJP vote share deciding factor for LDF, UDF in Kerala

At best, BJP stands to gain a bit more this time, and then aim for bigger things in 2026. New...

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Metro Man Sreedharan changes track, awaits green signal from Kerala

Can one man change the fortunes of over 3.48crore people? Well, at least one man thinks so, and that is...

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In Kerala, agitations on one side, yatras on the other

The decisive purpose of the ‘yatras’, irrespective of parties, is to raise funds for polls. New Delhi: It is said...

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BJP’s campaign in Kerala eyes Christian voters

Christians now seem disillusioned with both the Congress and Communist fronts.   New Delhi: Even as BJP national president J.P....

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Kerala CPM digs up ‘solar sex scandal’ to target Congress

Asks CBI to probe the case involving Congress leaders, including Oommen Chandy.   New Delhi: The decision of the Left...

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Report on Sprinklr deal dents Left’S good governance claim

Original damning report of two-member panel is in public domain, thanks to an RTI reply.   New Delhi: Kerala may...

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Kerala CPM goes all out to demolish Congress

CM Vijayan’s bid to consolidate the Christian vote may help the BJP get Hindu votes.   New Delhi: Strange are...

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Kerala BJP MLA sides with Left against farm laws

O. Rajagopal’s action fuels gossip that the grand old man is keeping the CPM in good humour, hoping to get...

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KERALA GOVERNOR, LF GOVT TUSSLE OVER FARMERS’ STIR

Arif Khan refuses nod for Assembly session to pass resolution against farm laws.

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Local body win boosts Pinarayi stature in Kerala

Brightens chances of coming to power for a second consecutive term.   New Delhi: Contrary to expectations, the ruling CPM-led Left...

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Testing times for Pinarayi, LDF in Kerala local body elections

Polls to panchayats, municipalities and corporations will begin next week in three phases. New Delhi: Elections to the local bodies...

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Principal Secretary, prodigal son embarrass CPM

One is Pinarayi Vijayan’s former Principal Secretary, the other one is Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s son.   New Delhi: The ruling coalition...

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Second term no more a sure bet for Left Front in Kerala

While smaller partners of the LF have kept quiet, CPI has openly admitted to lapses.   New Delhi: However harsh...

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Left in kerala objects only to CBI, not other agencies

Housing for the poor launched by Vijayan government is under CBI scanner.   New Delhi: It seems that Kerala, the...

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Battle for minority vote in Kerala amid raging pandemic

Over 23% of voters are from the minority community and every party needs that vote.   New Delhi: Even as...

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CPM bid to stall CBI probe into murders foiled

Kerala High Court puts the spotlight back on the political murders of two Youth Congress workers in 2019.   New...