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Kerala cadre IPS officer Merin Joseph slams article listing ‘beautiful women officers’ - Read her Facebook post
Kerala cadre IPS officer Merin Joseph slams article listing ‘beautiful women officers’ - Read her Facebook post

IPS officer Merin Joseph has slammed an article written in a Hindi Daily.

PM Modi congratulates new Kerala CM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Pinarayi Vijayan on being sworn in as the new Kerala chief minister.

Left comeback in Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as 12th Chief Minister
Left comeback in Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as 12th Chief Minister

Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday took oath as 12th Chief Minister of Kerala.

VS Achuthanandan has a message for Kerala's new LDF government – Read
VS Achuthanandan has a message for Kerala's new LDF government – Read

 Former Kerala chief minister VS Achuthanandan was recently given a ceremonial title of 'Kerala's Fidel Castro' by Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury.

Pinarayi Vijayan to swear-in as Kerala CM today, says people have high hopes of us
Pinarayi Vijayan to swear-in as Kerala CM today, says people have high hopes of us

The swearing-in ceremony of Communist Party of India (Marxist)​ leader Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala's 22nd chief minister will take place at the Central Stadium.

Scramble begins in BJP's Kerala unit for union ministry berth

 Having accomplished the party`s desire to opening its account in the Kerala assembly, top BJP leaders in the state have now begun a scramble to secure a possible ministerial berth in the Narendra Modi government where a reshuffle is on the cards.

Kerala Chief Minister-designate Pinarayi Vijayan celebrates birthday with media

Kerala Chief Minister-designate Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday celebrated his birthday with the media by distributing sweets.

A time of goodness, justice and peace is now going to begin in Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan
A time of goodness, justice and peace is now going to begin in Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan

The goal of the new government will solely be to work for the people, Pinarayi Vijayan said.

 

 

Security personnel found dead at Kochi Naval Base, Navy orders probe
Security personnel found dead at Kochi Naval Base, Navy orders probe

Naik Sivadasan K, aged 53 years, was found dead while on duty as an armed sentry at the Naval Base.

Will drag Preeti Menon to court: Maharastra minister Eknath Khadse on 'links' with Dawood
Will drag Preeti Menon to court: Maharastra minister Eknath Khadse on 'links' with Dawood

Following the furore after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Preeti Sharma Menon raised the issue of Maharashtra BJP minister Eknath Khadse being on the most dialled list of Mumbai underworld fugitive Dawood Ibrahim's international call list, the latter on Sunday asserted that he is all set to launch legal proceedings against her as her charges were false and baseless, as usual.

After Pinarayi Vijayan's selections as CM, VS Achuthanandan to continue as 'sentinel' of people of Kerala
After Pinarayi Vijayan's selections as CM, VS Achuthanandan to continue as 'sentinel' of people of Kerala

There were reports that CPI-M veteran VS Achuthanandan was unhappy at not being anointed as Chief Minister of Kerala.

Pinarayi Vijayan to be sworn-in as Kerala CM on May 25
Pinarayi Vijayan to be sworn-in as Kerala CM on May 25

 Pinarayi Vijayan would be sworn-in as Kerala`s 22nd chief minister on May 25, in the state capital .

Families evacuated in Kochi after leakage of ammonia gas from barge

Several families were evacuated from Champakkara area near here after leakage of ammonia gas from a barge on Friday night, district authorities said.

Achuthanandan is our Fidel Castro: Sitaram Yechury

Yechury said Achuthanandan, 92, was not given a second stint in view of his age and physical limitations.

Pinarayi Vijayan – from son of toddy tapper to Kerala CM
Pinarayi Vijayan – from son of toddy tapper to Kerala CM

Unlike Achuthanandan, who is a mass leader and a brand name in Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, a polit bureau member, is seen as a man in sync with party dynamics.

It's official! Pinarayi Vijayan will be next Kerala CM
It's official! Pinarayi Vijayan will be next Kerala CM

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury said that considering VS Achuthanandan's age, Pinarayi ​Vijayan has been chosen for the Kerala CM's post.

Pinarayi Vijayan to be next Kerala CM; VS Achuthanandan leaves meeting midway
Pinarayi Vijayan to be next Kerala CM; VS Achuthanandan leaves meeting midway

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) will on Friday announce politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala's 22nd chief minister.

Oommen Chandy steps down as Kerala CM

 Oommen Chandy on Friday stepped down as the chief minister of Kerala.

Roji M John and Mohammed Mohsin's journey from JNU to Kerala Assembly
Roji M John and Mohammed Mohsin's journey from JNU to Kerala Assembly

Both John and Mohsin had stood together at the JNU when Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, including some other students were arrested.

Oommen Chandy quits as Kerala CM; CPI(M) MLAs to elect new leader today
Oommen Chandy quits as Kerala CM; CPI(M) MLAs to elect new leader today

Following its victory, the CPI(M) will meet today to decide who will be the new chief minister of Kerala.

Kerala Assembly Election 2016: LDF returns to power, Congress decimated; BJP opens its account
Kerala Assembly Election 2016: LDF returns to power, Congress decimated; BJP opens its account

CPI(M)-led LDF has won 91 seats in Kerala Assembly, Congress-led UDF could win only 47 seats as against 72 seats it won in 2011.

Kerala election: Five reasons why UDF lost the battle to LDF
Kerala election: Five reasons why UDF lost the battle to LDF

The result of Kerala Assembly election came as a huge setback for United Democratic Front.

One dead in bomb attack during poll victory parade in Kerala
One dead in bomb attack during poll victory parade in Kerala

At least one person was killed in a bomb attack during a poll victory rally in Kerala's Pinarayi town on Thursday.

Why LDF won in Kerala: Key reasons
Why LDF won in Kerala: Key reasons

The LDF victory has not come as a surprise, as the alliance has met the expectations of replacing the UDF every alternate year in Kerala.

Kerala people voted against corruption, misrule by UDF govt: Sitaram Yechury
Kerala people voted against corruption, misrule by UDF govt: Sitaram Yechury

Hours after winning the Kerala Assembly polls with a thumping majority, CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said that result is against the unprecedented corruption and misrule by UDF in last 5 years.

After LDF's massive win, Kerala now in the hands of 92-year old VS Achuthananadan?
After LDF's massive win, Kerala now in the hands of 92-year old VS Achuthananadan?

As exit poll had suggested, the Left Democratic Front has trounced the United Democratic Front (UDF) with huge margin in the May 16 Kerala Assembly election.

What was Sreesanth' fate – Has he won or lost from Thiruvananthapuram seat?
What was Sreesanth' fate – Has he won or lost from Thiruvananthapuram seat?

After cricket, S Sreesanth's innings in politics too failed to achieve anything substantial.

"Muslims should return to Jihad and should not abide by Indian Constitution"
"Muslims should return to Jihad and should not abide by Indian Constitution"

In his new blog, where the writer is announcing his loyality towards ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the blogger also urged Muslims not to abide by the Indian constitution.

LDF victory in Kerala: Party will decide CM, says Achuthanandan
LDF victory in Kerala: Party will decide CM, says Achuthanandan

Achuthanandan is leading from Malampuzha in Palakkad district as is Pinrayi Vijayan from Dharmadom in Kannur.

Kerala Election 2016 Results: BJP ahead in two seats, LDF on track to form govt

As counting of votes contonue for 140-member Kerala Assembly, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in two seats.