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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...

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Fissures appear in AIADMK, BJP ties in Tamil Nadu

Parties spar over move to prohibit celebrations of Vinayaka Chathurthi in pandemic.   New Delhi: Politically, this Vinayaka Chathurthi has...

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CM in quarantine, new facts out in gold smuggling case

ED comes out with revelations linking Vijayan’s office to gold smuggling accused.   New Delhi: Covid-19 has come as a...

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Plane crash, landslides add to Kerala’s Covid woes

The turn of events following heavy rains has exposed the state govt’s indifference.   New Delhi: For the third consecutive...

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Kerala Opposition steps up heat on Vijayan, CPM

CM under pressure over the issue of gold smuggling racket and state’s Covid crisis.   New Delhi: However hard Kerala...

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Kerala Left under scanner over ‘diplomatic’ smuggling

Once photographs got splashed of the controversial lady with Sivasankar and the CM himself, the government and the CPM came...

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Kerala Left tries to create aura around CM Vijayan

CM capitalises on PCC chief comments flaying state’s Health Minister Shailaja.   New Delhi: Kerala PCC president Mullappally Ramachandran may...

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Kerala struggles to contain Covid as Gulf expats return

Real issue is how prepared the government is in receiving its residents from abroad.   New Delhi: With the return...

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Kerala cancels Covid data collection deal with U.S. firm

Opposition parties say the tie-up with US firm Sprinklr was in violation of all norms. New Delhi: In a major...