May 11, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Gouri Amma was imprisoned during the emergency. Police tortured her brutally and even inserted ‘lathi’ in her private parts. About the Police Raj, Gouri Amma later said: “If ‘lathi’ had semen, I would have given birth to a thousand lathi babies”.
- May 03, 2021 06:50 PM IST
The state’s senior Congress leadership, largely under the thumb of Mullappally-Chennithala-Chandy trio, has failed miserably to get the party combat-ready against the might of the Left Democratic Front
- May 02, 2021 05:20 PM IST
Political analysts also believe that the statements by the BJP leaders , that the party needs only 35 to 40 seats to form a government, hinting at backdoor political games, backfired
- May 02, 2021 01:12 PM IST
His five years at power were marred by several controversies and scams; but the way he managed these crisis situations turned out to be the plus points for the incumbent chief minister in winning the hearts of the electorate.
- Mar 04, 2021 03:08 PM IST
The BJP has appropriated the symbols and images of the Left in its campaign strategy to attract voters who are dissatisfied with the TMC government
- Jun 15, 2020 11:24 AM IST
By glorifying a murder convict, Pinarayi Vijayan's pretensions of being a social democrat stand exposed and reminds everyone of the ‘Kannur Model’ of politics
- Jan 03, 2020 02:02 PM IST
With state elections just over a year away, the CPI(M) seems to be going all out for political gains by shunning the very fringe groups that once were feeder units for the Marxist party, as the numbers no longer favour their proximity.
- Oct 24, 2019 03:50 PM IST
The UDF will expect the Congress to try and put its house in order, which as usual is a picture of infighting
- May 23, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Trust God’s Own Country to say it in its own style. Even for the die-hard Congress fan, the party’s superlative show in the state has come as a big surprise.
- Oct 09, 2018 10:50 AM IST
CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury however did not rule out possibility of a post-poll alliance
- Aug 04, 2018 06:40 PM IST
After the two-day meeting of the politburo which concluded today, the Left party said that the government and the law enforcement agencies "cannot turn a blind eye to such crimes".
- May 23, 2018 02:44 PM IST
"The protests arose because of the inadequate response of the state administration to the genuine apprehensions of the people concerning air, water and ground contamination. The Politburo demands that plant should be shut down immediately. The state government should hold talks with all stake-holders," the party said in its statement.
- Oct 08, 2017 07:08 PM IST
A senior police official said a case has been registered against them under Section 153 of IPC (for wantonly causing provocation with intent to cause riot) Muraleedharan had also posted in his Facebook page, the slogans being raised by party workers against Jayarajan, the official said.
- Oct 03, 2017 01:29 PM IST
“Whenever the Left Front comes to power the cycle of violence begins in Kerala. Over 120 BJP and RSS workers have been killed and Kerala. Over 80 of them have been killed in Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s constituency. He needs to answer to the public,” Shah said.
- Oct 03, 2017 08:59 AM IST
BJP national leaders will be leading yatras across the state to mobilise its own cadre and challenge the ruling CPM in its own bastion from October 3 to 17.
- Jul 22, 2017 05:18 PM IST
Sitaram Yechury said this will make sure that the government of the day is held accountable for its actions and policies.
- May 09, 2017 03:15 PM IST
BJP and Congress have not yet submitted their audited reports to the Election Commission even after six months from the due date for submission, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said in its report released today.
- Mar 02, 2017 02:23 PM IST
The Supreme Court had last December banned the sale of liquor within 500 meters of state and national highways to boost road safety.
- Mar 19, 2015 06:49 PM IST
If these bills are not cleared today, the government will extend the ongoing first half of the Budget session by a couple of days.
- Dec 09, 2014 07:14 PM IST
The government has proposed to hike foreign direct investment from 26 percent to 49 percent in the insurance sector.
- Nov 26, 2014 08:42 PM IST
Identity of 427 account holders abroad has been established and 250 of them have admitted to having accounts, the Finance Minister revealed while asserting that the government is on the right track in bringing back illicit money stashed abroad.
- Mar 10, 2014 10:01 PM IST
A study by the Association for Democratic Reforms reveals electoral trusts and companies with varied interests in mining, real estate, power and the news paper businesses donated over Rs 127 crore to national parties, while the manufacturing sector came in second, spending about Rs 100 crore towards political donations
- Mar 07, 2014 07:38 PM IST
Jayalalithaa could even be a Prime Ministerial candidate of the Federal Front: Mamata Banerjee
- Apr 13, 2012 09:08 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday defended the arrest of a Jadavpur University professor and his neighbour for allegedly spreading "anti-Mamata Banerjee" cartoons on the Internet.
- Mar 13, 2012 02:00 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Assembly proceedings remained disrupted on the second consecutive day today as the opposition TDP refused to budge from its demand seeking dismissal of six "tainted" ministers who would face probe in the illegal assets case involving Kadapa MP Y S Jaganmohan Reddy.