September 27, 2019 8:18 pm
The bypoll was necessitated in Pala due to the death of sitting legislator and 13-time MLA KM Mani, the founder-chief of the KC(M) in April this year.
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.
August 26, 2019 8:35 pm
While the LDF faces no numerical dangers in the Assembly, a defeat in Pala could reinforce fears within the coalition that its political graph is on the decline.
April 16, 2019 6:37 pm
Rahul Gandhi, who reached Pala, Kerala, Monday afternoon after addressing election campaign meetings in Pathanapuram and Pathanamthitta, spent around 10 minutes with the family members of the late leader of Kerala Congress (M) at his residence.
April 11, 2019 3:34 pm
Born into a lower-middle-class farmer family, Mani’s organisational agility and fierce oratory got him noticed among the leading lights of the Congress party, where began his politics.
April 11, 2019 7:22 am
Mani, who served as the chairman of the Kerala Congress (M), a regional party that wields influence among Catholic Christian voters in central Kerala, passed away due to respiratory illness at a private hospital in Kochi on Tuesday evening.
April 09, 2019 9:52 pm
Chairman of the Kerala Congress (M) and the longest-serving legislator in Kerala, Mani guided his small party, rooted in the Catholic Christian politics of central Kerala, through numerous ups and downs.
April 09, 2019 8:58 pm
KM Mani represented the Pala constituency in the Kerala Assembly continuously since 1965, and his name was synonymous to Pala's.
April 09, 2019 9:18 pm
KM Mani held a distinguished political record over the last six decades, becoming the longest member of the state's legislative Assembly and representing his hometown constituency of Pala in Kottayam district since 1965 when he won his debut election
March 05, 2018 9:57 pm
Vigilance sources said it was a "refer report" to close the case against Mani, who served as the finance minister in the UDF ministry led by Oommen Chandy, for want of evidence.
March 13, 2015 5:39 pm
Finance Minister K M Mani tabled the budget for the next fiscal amidst unprecedented protest within and outside Kerala Assembly,