May 19, 2021 12:51 PM IST
CPI(M) central leadership not asserting itself despite disquiet over dropping KK Shailaja from the new Kerala Cabinet testifies the authority CM Pinarayi Vijayan holds within the party, more so after LDF's historic election win.
- 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 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.
- May 02, 2021 07:00 AM IST
Kerala Election Result 2021 Highlights: Counting of votes began at 8 am. The ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) has secured a historic win bucking the four-decade-long trend of voting out incumbents in Kerala
- Apr 06, 2021 03:18 PM IST
While the Congress is going hammer and tongs against the LDF, targeting Pinarayi Vijayan for his ‘autocratic’ style of functioning, Vijayan is not hassled. The main reason for this could be that there are no visible signs of rumbling from within the LDF
- Mar 31, 2021 03:54 PM IST
Kerala Assembly Election 2021: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is contesting from the Dharmadam constituency in Kannur district.
- Mar 25, 2021 10:13 AM IST
While much of the focus has been on the BJP and its ability to topple governments in other states, Kerala has been witnessing a quiet revolution in some parts of the state
- Mar 24, 2021 12:58 PM IST
Kerala Assembly Elections 2021: The power corridors of Thiruvananthapuram have witnessed a change in government every five years since the early 1980s. Will the pattern hold?
- Mar 22, 2021 12:49 PM IST
The whip culture in the political system should be done away with, and instead, the more significant ideological debates featuring in the socio-cultural context should be encouraged to maintain the sanctity and survival of the political space
- Mar 16, 2021 07:13 PM IST
Chacko had resigned from the Congress on March 10, claiming that it was "impossible for a self-respecting person" to work in the party.
- Mar 16, 2021 03:32 PM IST
PC Chacko, who sent his resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former party president Rahul Gandhi, alleged that the seats in his home state were divided on the basis of factions and blamed the central leadership for failing to lead the party effectively.
- Dec 16, 2020 04:21 PM IST
The BJP has reasons to cheer as it is slowly expanding its footprint in Kerala. The Congress needs to do some serious introspection
- Dec 14, 2020 09:15 AM IST
Ahead of the assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has had minimal political presence in Kerala so far, is hoping to attract the Christian community even as it tries to consolidate its support among Hindu voters.
- Oct 30, 2020 08:21 AM IST
Kerala's MSP: The initiative is fraught with challenges, but there is a fighting chance of success
- Jul 04, 2020 11:05 AM IST
Is there an underlying political calculus to the Left government’s actions that explains its hostile attitude towards expatriates returning, or trying to return, to Kerala?
- Jun 26, 2020 03:27 PM IST
Misogynist statements and sexist comments are disturbingly commonplace in Kerala, especially in politics and popular culture. All these point towards a larger malaise in societal Kerala with its high human development indices
- Nov 05, 2019 02:35 PM IST
The actions of the Kerala Police in certain cases pose serious questions about whether the force is able to do its duty in a free and fair manner, and whether it is able to protect the lives of citizens.
- 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 30, 2019 07:37 AM IST
As the opposition Congress-led UDF, which won 19 of the 20 Lok Sabha seats, sought to taunt him in the state assembly over the LDF's poor showing, a visibly annoyed Vijayan said if opposing communalism was seen as arrogance on his part, he will continue it.
- 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.
- May 20, 2019 09:36 AM IST
For the Congress, a predicted win in the state will be a mixed bag as its seemingly major victory finds no resonance in the rest of the country.
- Apr 03, 2019 02:41 PM IST
Despite being late off the blocks, Congress has managed to put up formidable candidates in almost every constituency.
- Apr 01, 2019 03:02 PM IST
Senior CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat met CPI leader D Raja in Delhi on Monday and discussed the way forward for the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala after the Congress announcement.
- Jan 15, 2019 06:55 PM IST
Hitting out at the CPI-M-led LDF and the opposition spearheaded by the UDF in the state, he said both the fronts were two sides of the same coin and accused them of neglecting people of the state.