LDF to intensify agitation against KM Mani

CPI(M)-led LDF opposition in Kerala ön Tuesday said it would intensify agitation against Finance Minister KM Mani and demanded his resignation over the bar bribery row while making it clear that the Front would not allow him to present the Budget next month.

Bar bribe echo in Kerala Assembly; LDF stages walkout

The bar bribery row involving Finance Minister KM Mani found its echo in the state Assembly today on the first day of the Winter session with CPI-M led LDF staging a walkout demanding his resignation even as the Kerala Congress (M) chief rejected the charges as "baseless".

Kerala: Communist Marxist Party factions formalise split

Within hours of cremation of Communist Marxist Party (CMP) founder leader MV Raghavan, rival factions formalised split in the party electing General Secretaries of their respective groups by meeting separately here.

Won't go back on liquor policy: Kerala CM

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday made it clear that his government would not go back on its new liquor policy of limiting bar licenses to only 5-star hotels as part of a move to implement total prohibition in the state in 10 years' time.

Walkout by LDF members over law and order situation

LDF opposition led by CPI-M members in Kerala on Tuesday staged a walkout in the Assembly over refusal to admit an adjournment motion regarding the murder of a DYFI activist allegedly by BJP workers at Pannathadi panchayat in Kasargod district.

Kerala: Opposition walkout over price rise of food items

CPI-M led LDF Opposition in Kerala on Wednesday staged a walkout from the Assembly in protest against the UDF government`s `failure` to contain price rise of essential commodities.

Kerala`s Left parties to introspect after Lok Sabha polls debacle

The Left parties in Kerala failed to cash in sufficiently on the anti-Congress sentiment and won only eight of the 20 seats in the southern state.

UDF, LDF battle for Kerala`s 24 million votes

At the end of a long, sustained, acrimonious electoral campaign, the fate of Kerala`s traditional political foes, the Congress-led UDF and the Left-led LDF, will be decided by some 24 million voters.

War of words heats up Kerala politics

With just 10 days to go for Lok Sabha poll in Kerala, the war of words between the LDF and the UDF has heated up the election scene in the state.

Lok Sabha polls: Is it going to be UDF or LDF in Kerala?

With just twenty Lok Sabha seats, Kerala has eight ministers in the present Union cabinet. Of the eight two are Cabinet ranked, while other six are Ministers of State. This probably explains the importance of the southern state in UPA`s calculations which has traditionally seen a direct contest between the Congress-led United Democratic Front and the CPI(M) backed Left Democratic Front.


God`s own country, Kerala will go to the polls on April 10 to elect 20 members to the Lok Sabha.

After Lok Sabha polls, LDF will vanish: Congress

With no anti-incumbency factor visible in Kerala, the problem-ridden LDF, a coalition of Opposition parties in the southern state, will vanish after the polls, a senior state Congress minister said.

CPI finalises candidates for Lok Sabha polls

With two more days for the issue of election notification for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in Kerala, CPI, the second largest partner in the CPI(M)-led LDF, has finalised candidates in four seats it is contesting.

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy out of hospital, says no to more security

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who was injured in stone-pelting, said he was not interested in increasing his security cover.

Oommen Chandy injured after CPI-M activists stone car

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was injured after his car was stoned by suspected CPI-M activists here, a party leader said.

Oommen Chandy begins 2nd phase of mass contact programme

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the aim of the programme was to reduce the distress of the people and find a solution to their problems.

Opposition uninterested in truth behind solar scam: Chandy

The Left opposition is uninterested in the truth behind the solar panel scam, and just wants to carry on its campaign until the General Elections of 2014, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said.

Solar scam: LDF workers lay siege to government secretariat in Kerala

Mounting pressure on Kerala CM Oommen Chandy to tender his resignation over the solar scam, the CPI (M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) has today begun an indefinite siege on the state secretariat.

Central forces arrive in Kerala as Govt braces for LDF stir

Left Democratic Front opposition IS threatening to lay an indefinite siege of the secretariat demanding resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Solar scam: Kerala opposition to lay siege to secretariat

The Left opposition will lay siege to the state secretariat to raise the pitch on its demand for Oommen Chandy to quit over the solar scam.