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Monday, May 16, 2022



Thrikkakara by-poll: UDF, LDF, BJP and an AAP-Twenty20 alliance, all vying for it

May 03, 2022 4:45 pm

The Thrikkakara seat fell vacant after the death of Congress leader P T Thomas in December last year.

Kerala: LDF names DYFI, CPI candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

March 16, 2022 5:48 pm

Three Rajya Sabha seats from Kerala are falling vacant with the retirement of A K Antony of Congress, K Somaprasad of CPI(M) and M V Shreyams Kumar of the Loktantrik Janata Dal.

LDF edges out UDF in bypolls to local bodies in Kerala

August 13, 2021 3:41 pm

The LDF performed marginally better, winning eight out of the 15 seats, leaving seven for the UDF. However, it was the LDF (4) that lost more sitting seats than the UDF (3).

Explained: Why SC rejected Kerala govt's plea to withdraw criminal charges against LDF MLAs

July 31, 2021 8:26 am

Part of the government’s argument for lifting charges against the accused MLAs was that they are protected from prosecution by Article 194 of the Constitution.

Explained: Why INL has imploded, and its impact on Kerala's Muslim politics

July 28, 2021 7:28 am

The INL is at present divided into two factions led by state general secretary and former journalist Kasim Irikkur and the state president AP Abdul Wahab, respectively. What is behind the feud, and what happens next?

Kerala Budget: Covid package of Rs 20,000 crore, no fresh taxes

June 05, 2021 4:25 am

Presenting the Revised Budget in the Assembly, state Finance Minister K N Balagopal said the package is meant to face the socioeconomic and health challenges emerging in the backdrop of the second wave of Covid-19.

Kerala: Buoyed by exit polls, Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF sure of a historic consecutive win

May 01, 2021 7:57 pm

In the 2016 Assembly election, the LDF rode to power winning 91 of the 140 seats, reducing the UDF to 47 seats. The BJP had opened its account in the state, winning one seat. The half-way mark is 71.

Kerala records 74.06 per cent polling in April 6 election

April 10, 2021 6:28 pm

The last assembly election in 2016 saw 77.53 per cent voter turnout, while the Lok Sabha polls in 2019 saw a participation of 77.84 per cent electors.

Kerala’s ‘jinx’ factor: LDF hopes to buck trend, UDF thinks anti-incumbency will prevail

April 05, 2021 7:17 pm

While a shot at power in Kerala is still a difficult dream for the BJP and its allies, the coalition hopes to make a dent in the vote-banks of the LDF and UDF and increase its strength in the Assembly.

In its Kerala coastal harbour, LDF runs aground over US firm deal

April 01, 2021 12:13 pm

Pinarayi cancels pact on deep-sea trawlers, but as Cong, Church join protests, fishing community says have lost trust.


Social distancing norms go for a toss as party supporters celebrate poll triumph

May 02, 2021 9:46 pm

As the nation is witnessing an unprecedented crisis, a huge violation of covid protocol and social distancing norms are a common site in victory celebrations


Arun Jaitley slams Kerala govt

June 22, 2020 6:56 pm