SANTOSH KUMAR

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...