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Manoj C.G


Manoj C G is a Deputy Associate Editor. He writes on politics. He has worked with the PTI before joining The Indian Express in 2008.

He tweets @manojcg4u

Kanimozhi stays away,Baalu out of reach
Thu, May 28, 2009

As the DMK representatives led by Chief Minister Karunanidhi’s son M K Azhagiri take oath on Thursday,two prominent faces of the party would be missing....

Why Left wasn’t seen at swearing-in
Mon, May 25, 2009

Left leaders — highly visible before May 16 — were conspicuous by their absence at Manmohan Singh’s swearing-in on Friday. Here’s why.

Behind DMK sulking,a backroom family feud
Sat, May 23, 2009

Behind the dramatic DMK announcement of staying out and and lending outside support to the government is a complex tale....

Third Front a cut-paste job: CPM
Fri, May 22, 2009

Having burnt its fingers chasing the Third Front dream,the CPI(M) on Thursday admitted that the alternative it tried to forge was essentially...

CPI’s wisdom after the loss: need absence of arrogance in Left leaders
Thu, May 21, 2009

The CPI has called for “humility” and abandoning “arrogance” in the wake of one of the worst electoral defeats in its history...

Dazed CPM sees the light: Third Front not ‘credible nor viable’
Wed, May 20, 2009

In its first formal admission that its pre-poll strategy — of which CPM general secretary Prakash Karat was the chief architect....

CPM keeps brave face as upset Buddha meets mentor
Tue, May 19, 2009

Rattled by the unprecedented poll debacle,the CPM Politburo that met here today saw some finger-pointing....

Red signals for Left,CPI faces danger of losing national status
Sun, May 17, 2009

While the biggest shocks for the Left came in Kerala and West Bengal,the situation elsewhere was not much different and contributed.....

Everyone counts today
Sat, May 16, 2009

The CPM ruled out supporting the Congress directly or indirectly,quashing all talk of the Left allowing a minority government led by the Congress.

Karat says BSP will attend Third Front meet
Thu, May 14, 2009

With the TRS switching sides and JD(S) giving ambiguous signals,a worried CPI(M) on Wednesday swung into action mode and got in touch....

Allies flirting,voters drifting,CPM tones down Karat hardline
Tue, May 12, 2009

After the almost daily refrain of general secretary Prakash Karat that the CPM would not,in any circumstances,support a Congress-led government...

TDP,Left buy TRS line: It’s personal
Mon, May 11, 2009

While Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K Chandrasekhar Rao signaled a possible shift to the BJP...

CPM unsure of allies
Fri, May 08, 2009

The post-poll strategy of the Left hinges mainly on its Third Front partners,but as D-day nears and with the Congress giving friendly signals...

With no Left candidates,comrades vote for BSP in Delhi
Fri, May 08, 2009

The CPI(M) may have an ideological aversion for the rich,but with no serious Left candidates in the fray in six out of the seven Delhi seats...

Support to Congress: Left line remains blurred
Tue, May 05, 2009

As the Lok Sabha elections enter the last lap,there is a growing realisation in the CPI(M) that it will have to do business....

Officer who changed the face of Bangalore public transport honoured
Wed, Apr 22, 2009

It is not everyday that a bureaucrat gets public recognition for his work and that too from the Prime Minister....

Maoist bulletin had warned of bloodbath
Fri, Apr 17, 2009

Perpetrators of Thursday's bloody opening to voting for India's new Lok Sabha had given advance notice of their intentions.

Karat snubs PM: no chance of post-poll tie-up with Cong
Thu, Apr 16, 2009

If prime Minister Manmohan Singh was on Wednesday trying to keep the Congress’s options open for a post-poll tie-up with the Left parties...

‘What personal quarrel do we have with PM’
Sat, Apr 11, 2009

A number of parties who were either with the NDA or the UPA have joined us in trying to form an alternative,a non-Congress,non-BJP alternative.

Minority report
Mon, Apr 06, 2009

With 10 days left for elections to begin,prominent Muslim outfits have firmed up their poll strategy. Unlike the past....

Better off at home
Sun, Apr 05, 2009

As hundreds of Indians working abroad head back home after having lost their jobs to the economic slowdown....

Stable equations
Wed, Apr 01, 2009

The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM organ People’s Democracy says that the churning being witnessed in both.....

SC’s Taliban remark over beard angers Muslim groups
Wed, Apr 01, 2009

An observation by a Supreme Court judge that he does not want to have Talibans in the country while turning down a Muslim student’s plea to sport a beard in school......

Squirming,CPM tells Kerala unit: stay off Abdul Madhani
Sat, Mar 28, 2009

With its electoral association with the PDP becoming an embarrassment and a target for attack from allies...

Kandhamal victims want elections to be put off
Thu, Mar 26, 2009

Priyatama Naik has been living in a relief camp set up by the Government for seven months now and her sole wish is to go back to her home....