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Expelled Congress leader from Kerala meets PM Modi, Amit Shah, may join BJP

AP Abdullakutty, who served as the Congress MLA from Kannur between 2011 and 2016, was expelled last month from the party after he praised the prime minister for his development ideas and called him a 'Gandhian' in a Facebook post.

'Rahul contested Amethi...did we see Congress wave in UP? Then how can he trigger a wave in Kerala': M A Baby

CPM Politburo member M A Baby speaks to The Indian Express on the Left's chances in this election and why it is not a referendum on the performance of the LDF government in Kerala


Rahul Gandhi's ‘talent hunt’ pick in 2011 is Congress surprise choice from Kerala seat

Remya Haridas, 32, was the surprise name on the Congress list for the state, as the candidate from the reserved constituency of Alathur, a seat held by the CPM’s P K Biju for the last two terms.

Congress’ uphill task: Stay relevant in Sabarimala, despite dichotomy

In Kerala, dominated by the see-saw politics between the CPM-led LDF and the Congress-led UDF over decades, the inroads that the BJP has been slowly but silently making has caused a deep churn among both coalitions.

Kerala: Police register rape cases against ex-CM Oommen Chandy, Venugopal

Solar scam accused Saritha S Nair alleged that Oommen Chandy subjected her to unnatural sex at the chief minister’s official residence in 2012, while KC Venugopal raped her at the official residence of A P Anil Kumar.

Kerala: KM Mani speaks at CPM meet, triggers speculation

In his address, Mani did not speak about a possible alliance with the CPM, but showered praise on the CPM-led governments in the past.


KPCC elections: Burnt by Solar scam, Congress in Kerala has to find a leader who can keep BJP at bay

Other contenders being talked about are K Sudhakaran, the party’s big leader in the CPM stronghold of Kannur, and V D Satheeshan, the KPCC vice-president and a member of the ‘I’ group.

Congress led opposition to hold 12-hour hartal in Kerala on October 13

UDF chairman and state opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said the protest was against the "frequent" hike in prices of petroleum products and drawback in the implementation of GST.

Congress flays Kerala government move to clear former minister EP Jayarajan

Criticising the government move, Ramesh Chennithala said the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau was giving a clean chit to E P Jayarajan in a case where CPI-M itself had found him guilty and removed from the post of Industries Minister.

Kerala Congress suspends MLA M Vincent from party post

He would stand divested of party post till his innocence in the case is proved, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president M M Hassan said, adding, Vincent has told the party that he was confident that he would be able to prove his innocence in court.