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December 20, 1980, Forty Years Ago: No-war Pact

December 19, 2021 11:16 pm

🔴 Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared that India was prepared to have a no-war pact with Pakistan provided its intentions were clear and the pact was purely bilateral.

Mix of fresh and experienced faces, regional aspirations and giant slayers: Here are probables in Pinarayi Vijayan 2.0 cabinet

May 04, 2021 4:12 pm

Two leaders who are guaranteed to have a spot in the new cabinet are outgoing Health Minister KK Shailaja and senior CPM leader and central committee member MV Govindan.

Captain Vijayan

May 04, 2021 9:29 am

In second term, he must build on promise of first, in times of pandemic and economic distress.

Thiruvananthapuram no cake walk for Shashi Tharoor; triangular contest promises a photo-finish

April 22, 2019 10:44 am

Two-time MP Shashi Tharoor of the UDF will try to retain his seat against competition from CPI leader C. Divakaran and BJP's Kummanam Rajasekharan in the Kerala capital

Kerala HC disqualifies IUML MLA K M Shaji for communal poll campaign in 2016

November 09, 2018 1:31 pm

The petitioner accused Shaji of securing a win in the Assembly polls in 2016 by a margin of 2,287 votes using corrupt practices.

Chengannur Bye-Election Result 2018: CPM wave helps party double victory margin from 2016

May 31, 2018 9:29 pm

Chengannur Bypoll Results 2018: The CPM's win in Chengannur is seen to have resulted due to the consolidation it was able to make among nearly 20000 new voters in the constituency.

Kerala FM Mani selected as chairman of GST empowered panel

March 26, 2015 1:55 am

Mani, the leader of Kerala Congress (M), has presented the maximum — 13 — Budgets in the Legislative Assembly as finance minister.

Righting the Left

June 12, 2014 12:23 am

CPM must refresh its platform and leadership, or risk ceding the important space it occupies.

Religion blessed by Kerala Left

March 17, 2014 12:41 am

In last LS elections, CPM had faced a Hindu backlash when it sponsored an independent nominated by terror case accused Abdul Nazer Madani.

‘RSP’s exit from LDF pre-planned’

March 13, 2014 1:47 am

The RSP snapped its over three-decade-long ties with CPM-led LDF over denial of Kollam seat to contest in the Lok Sabha polls.


Opposition boycotts budget session in Kerala Assembly

February 12, 2016 7:14 am

Trivandrum, Feb 12 (ANI): Protests broke out inside the Kerala Assembly while Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was presenting the interim budget on Friday. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) protested inside and outside the Kerala Assembly against the Kerala Government, saying the interim budget was leaked. The LDF members holding banners and placards raised slogans against Chandy. Thereafter, the LDF members marched out of the House and boycotted the budget session.

Protests against CM Chandy inside Kerala Assembly

February 09, 2016 8:14 am

Trivandrum, Feb 09 (ANI): The Left Democratic Front party leaders on Tuesday staged a protest against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inside the Kerala Assembly for his alleged involvement in the solar scam issue. Protesting LDF leaders raised slogans and banners inside the House against the Chandy Government, demanding Chandy’s resignation. CM Oommen Chandy is allegedly accused of accepting a bribe of 1.9 crores to approve the solar projects.