SANTOSH KUMAR

Senkumar back as DGP, courtesy SC

It is an irony that the Supreme Court had to step in to set things right in a state where...

Sasikala’s long shadow over AIADMK

Tamil Nadu and its Dravidian politics are once again at the centrestage of national politics. What began as a battle...

BJP’s Kerala game plan may cost Congress dearly

Will the growth of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Kerala be at the expense of the Indian National Congress? This...

Kerala police in a tizzy over CPM’s approach to law and order

Kerala police in a tizzy over CPM’s approach to law and order

There is a perception growing across Kerala that the growing incidents of violence against women and children after the Left...

RSS’ action against errant cadre helps douse major flare-up in Kerala

RSS’ action against errant cadre helps douse major flare-up in Kerala

When it comes to Kerala, political killings are nothing new to the CPM or the RSS. North Kerala’s soil is...

Atrocities on women a shame on ‘literate’ Kerala

Atrocities on women a shame on ‘literate’ Kerala

In the run-up to the May 2016 Assembly elections in Kerala, women’s safety was a burning issue. The brutal murder...

Jailbird Chinnamma one up in Tamil Nadu game of thrones

Heir-apparent to the throne in Tamil Nadu politics, “Chinnamma” V.K. Sasikala, may be behind bars. But her handpicked nominee Edappadi...

Amma’s party will never be the same again

An intriguing political soap opera is unfolding by the hour in Tamil Nadu. As in life so in death: “Puratchi...

With eye on 2019, BJP does heavy lifting in Kerala

With eye on 2019, BJP does heavy lifting in Kerala

After making an unprecedented debut in the Kerala Assembly last May, the state BJP has raised the bar by eyeing...

All is not well in the last Left bastion

All is not well in the last Left bastion

Seven months into governance and it looks like everything is not all right with the Left Democratic Front government in...

Ruling CPM’s duplicity stands exposed in Kerala

Ruling CPM’s duplicity stands exposed in Kerala

The Left Democratic Front government in Kerala headed by Marxist strongman Pinarayi Vijayan is in the dock over police highhandedness...

CPM’s rivalry with BJP takes a bloody turn in Kannur

CPM’s rivalry with BJP takes a bloody turn in Kannur

Not since the murder of Marxist rebel T.P. Chandrashekharan in May 2012, has Kerala’s conscience been so shaken as of...

CPM receives a body blow in Kerala

It is an irony that the CPM, which swept to power in Kerala riding the crest of an anti-corruption wave...

A clarion call from Kozhikode

By holding its National Council meeting in the “dream city” of Kozhikode in Kerala after 50 years, the BJP has...

Spectre of RSS haunts Marxists in Kerala

A spectre is haunting the corridors of power in Kerala these days. The phenomenon has been noticed ever since the new...

Marx discovers Krishna in God’s own country

Marx discovers Krishna in God’s own country

Who’s afraid of the BJP, or for that matter the Sangh Parivar, in Kerala? It seems the CPM, despite an...

Kerala all set to dilute liquor policy before Onam

It seems that the Congress party and its allies in the Opposition United Democratic Front in Kerala are yet to...

Mani’s Kerala Congress will not align with either right or left

Mani’s Kerala Congress will not align with either right or left

The decision of the Kerala Congress (Mani) group to quit the United Democratic Front has opened a new tragic-comic chapter...

Nothing is going right for Left in Kerala

Nothing is going right for Left in Kerala

Nothing seems to be going right for the Left Democratic Front in Kerala, which tasted victory barely two months ago,...

Battle lines being drawn between BJP, CPM

Buoyed by the response it got in the recently held elections to the Kerala Assembly, the BJP is already drawing...

Jaya does an MGR, TN creates history

Jaya does an MGR, TN creates history

The May election to the 15th Assembly in Tamil Nadu was unique in three different ways. First, “Puratchi Thalaivi” Jayalalithaa...

The lotus in its backwaters makes Kerala see red

The lotus in its backwaters makes Kerala see red

Kerala has kept its date with political destiny and the lotus. Keralites have booted out the ruling Congress-led United Democratic...

All eyes on ‘third front’ in Kerala verdict

As the curtains came down on the election campaign for the 14th Assembly in Kerala on Saturday, both the ruling...

Jaya inches towards Mission 234

Almost a month after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa launched her AIADMK’s election campaign from the historic Island Grounds...