SANTOSH KUMAR

Santosh Kumar_July 18, 2021_Arif Mohamed Khan

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...

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BJP stock down in Kerala

Former IAS officer, C.V. Ananda Bose has reportedly informed the ‘competent authority’ that the state BJP leadership should go lock,...

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CPM removes ‘insensitive’ Kerala women’s panel chief

In the wake of a spurt in dowry-related cases, CPM distances itself from M.C. Josephine. It was long overdue. This...

Santosh Kumar_23 May 2021_Pinarayi Vijayan

Scandal in the woods fails to jolt Pinarayi

A weak Opposition means the govt can emerge unscathed from the tree-felling scam.   New Delhi: Barely a month in...

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Kerala BJP brass mired in controversy

To add to its woes, the leadership of the party in the state is vertically divided.   New Delhi: The...

Santosh Kumar_23 May 2021_Pinarayi Vijayan

Pinarayi, Stalin, and not Mamata, capable of taking on BJP

New Delhi: After her stupendous victory in Bengal, Mamata Banerjee is being projected as the one who is capable of...

Santosh Kumar_16 May 2021_E. Sreedharan

BJP’s decimation in Kerala completes polls

The party ended up surrendering the lone seat it had won in 2016.   New Delhi: If the Congress in...

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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...

Two women made their point in Kerala battlefield with shaved heads

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...

Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala performs puja at Ramanathaswamy Temple

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...

Santosh Kumar_18 April 2021_K.K. Shailaja

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...

Santosh Kumar_14 March 2021_Pinarayi Vijayan

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...

Santosh Kumar_7 March 2021_Pinarayi Vijayan

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’.  ...

Santosh Kumar_28 Feb 2021_Pinarayi Vijayan

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...

Santosh Kumar_14 Feb 2021_Pinarayi Vijayan

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...

BJP National President JP Nadda interacts with social leaders

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....

Santosh Kumar_31 Jan 2021_Oommen Chandy

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...

Santosh Kumar_24 Jan 2021_Pinarayi Vijayan

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...

Santosh Kumar_Jan 3, 2021_O. Rajagopal

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.