October 23, 2020 5:41 am
The red carpet entry of the Mani-led faction of the regional Christian party, which has sway in central Kerala, demonstrates the high stakes ruling CPI(M) has in the upcoming elections to local bodies this year and Assembly elections next year.
October 19, 2020 12:40 pm
Kerala Congress (M) joins LDF: Jose K Mani will seek to establish his claim as the real heir of K M Mani’s legacy, and that a major chunk of the party’s rank and file is with his faction. Jose also has to demonstrate that Mani’s support base is intact with him.
June 29, 2020 4:51 pm
The expulsion of the Jose faction from UDF comes just four months ahead of the local body elections, widely seen as a semi-final before the 2021 Assembly polls.
September 21, 2019 8:27 pm
Pala votes on September 23. The constituency fell vacant on April 9 this year when 13-time MLA K M Mani succumbed to long-standing respiratory illnesses at the age of 86. The results will be declared on September 27.
September 05, 2019 9:07 pm
Both leaders have been engaged in a vicious tussle for the reins of the party after the death of Mani this year.
June 16, 2019 8:29 pm
The move came after weeks of infighting between supporters of Jose Mani and party's working chairman P J Joseph following the demise of KM Mani this April.
June 08, 2018 5:15 pm
The KC(M) had walked out of the Congress-led UDF in August 2016, ending over three-decade-long association alleging it was being "insulted" by the party leading the alliance.
November 16, 2015 6:37 pm
BJP state president told media in Kozhikode that although Mani is corrupt, the BJP doesn't consider Kerala Congress (M) as party that should be kept away.
February 19, 2011 2:39 am
Pillai is the first former minister in Kerala to be jailed in a corruption case.