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Kerala Congress (M) chief KM Mani dies at 86

Kerala Congress veteran leader and former state Finance Minister K M Mani passed away on Tuesday at a private hospital in Kochi. Mani, 86, is survived by his wife and six children.

Apr 09, 2019, 19:35 PM IST

BJP finalises seat-sharing pact in Kerala, to fight in 14 Lok Sabha constituencies

The BJP will field candidates in 14 seats in Kerala, while the Bharat Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS) will contest in five seats and PC Thomas-led Kerala Congress will fight in one.

Mar 20, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

Senior Congress leader and Wayanad MP MI Shanavas dies after prolonged illness

Congress Kerala working president and Wayanad lawmaker MI Shanavas died in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. 

Nov 21, 2018, 07:29 AM IST

Centre's financial aid to Kerala not enough, flood victims should get timely compensation: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi has pressed for timely disbursal of compensation to Kerala flood victims.  

Aug 29, 2018, 10:46 AM IST

Congress bows to pressure, gives lone Rajya Sabha seat to Kerala Congress

The decision to field Jose K Mani as Rajya Sabha candidate was announced hours after the party led by veteran leader KM Mani rejoined the UDF after a two-year hiatus.

Jun 09, 2018, 08:12 AM IST

Amid political storm over Kerala cow slaughter, Yogi Adityanath slams 'seculars' over beef fests, says 'why are they silent'

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has questioned the silence of secular parties over Kerala's beef festival which is being held in protest against the Centre's decision banning the sale of cattle for slaughter from open markets.

May 29, 2017, 15:04 PM IST

Rift in Kerala Congress over appointment of district presidents

The Congress party had announced new DCC presidents in the state last week.

Dec 16, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

FIR against Congress president Sonia Gandhi over non payment of dues in Kerala

The FIR against Sonia Gandhi was lodged by Heather Constructions in Kerala.

Jun 08, 2016, 11:02 AM IST

Kerala Assembly elections: Amit Shah to launch NDA campaign on April 9

In view of Kerala Assembly elections, BJP President Amit Shah is all set to launch the election campaign of NDA in the state on April 9.

Mar 30, 2016, 17:21 PM IST

Congress' Kerala unit recommends ticket for all sitting legislators

The top leaders from the state will reach Delhi on Monday to finalise the list in consultation with the national leadership. 

Mar 26, 2016, 20:01 PM IST

Kerala Assembly Elections 2016: KC-M rebels meet CPI-M leaders; discuss cooperation in polls

Confirming the meeting, Balakrishanan told reporters that LDF liaision committee would take a final decision on how to associate and co-operate with the former KC-M leaders.

Mar 04, 2016, 23:46 PM IST

Balakrishna Pillai continues to be defiant

Even after being given a long rope by the Congress-led UDF to mend his ways, senior UDF leader R Balakrishna Pillai showed no restraint on Thursday and continued to hit back.

Jan 29, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

LDF raises bar bribe row in Kerala Assembly

The Winter session of the Kerala Assembly began on a stormy note on Monday with the opposition LDF raising the bribery allegation against Finance Minister and Kerala Congress (M) supremo K M Mani to attack the Congress-led UDF government headed by Oommen Chandy.

Dec 01, 2014, 12:08 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor's removal as spokesperson has nothing to do with Sunanda Pushkar's death: Congress

The Congress party on Monday said that the removal of Shashi Tharoor as official spokesperson had nothing to do with the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

Oct 13, 2014, 17:35 PM IST

Coalition commotion turns Kerala poll scene turbulent

Upsetting the calculations of a smooth run by rival fronts, electoral scene in Kerala has turned turbulent.

Mar 09, 2014, 14:41 PM IST

Kerala Congress turns 50

One of the oldest regional political formations, Kerala Congress, has turned 50 with its various factions active players in the state`s coalition set-up despite their fractious nature which has seen them splitting into leader-centric outfits over the years.

Oct 09, 2013, 13:20 PM IST

Feud in Kerala Congress flares up

The rift between CM Oommen Chandy and KPCC chief Ramesh Chennithala has snowballed into a crisis in Congress.

May 23, 2013, 14:16 PM IST

Factionalism in Kerala Congress crossing limits: Antony

Defence Minster AK Antony on Saturday came down on factionalism in Congress` Kerala unit.

Apr 06, 2013, 18:07 PM IST

Now, KM Mani sets cat among pigeons

Kerala politics, in a constant state of churning, have got more embroiled with Kerala Congress-Mani chief KM Mani suggesting that there were no permanent allies in coalition politics.

Mar 01, 2013, 15:23 PM IST

‘KC anti-merger group to be official Kerala Cong`

Kerala Congress chairman P C Thomas Wednesday said the Election Commission has declared the anti-merger group of the party led by him to be the original party and the name has been included in its official document.

Jun 20, 2012, 20:39 PM IST