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Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as Kerala Chief Minister for 2nd time

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan administered the oath of office to 76-year-old Pinarayi Vijayan in a low-key function at the Central Stadium here, which was held completely in adherence with the COVID protocol.

May 20, 2021, 15:58 PM IST

Day of disappointment for Congress in Kerala, says Shashi Tharoor

 The Congress put up a dismal show in all the states/UT where Assembly elections were held barring in Tamil Nadu, where the DMK-Congress alliance is poised to return to power after a gap of 10 years.

May 02, 2021, 19:21 PM IST

Kerala Election Results 2021: Early trends indicate edge for ruling LDF

The counting of votes began on Sunday to elect a new 140-member Kerala Legislative Assembly. Early trends indicate a lead for the ruling LDF.

May 02, 2021, 10:56 AM IST

Kerala Assembly elections 2021: Key candidates to watch out for

Counting of votes will begin at 8 a.m on Sunday for the 140-member Kerala Assembly.

May 01, 2021, 13:53 PM IST

Kerala assembly election 2021: Polling underway in 140 assembly seats, 957 candidates in fray

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, seven of his cabinet colleagues, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala and senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy are among the 957 candidates in the fray in the state.

Apr 06, 2021, 07:44 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi likens LDF to Judas, says alliance betrayed Kerala 'for a few pieces of gold'

The Prime Minister said that for many years, the worst kept secret of Kerala politics was the friendly agreement of UDF and LDF.

Mar 30, 2021, 12:07 PM IST

Kerala Assembly Election 2021: LDF releases manifesto, promises 40 lakh new jobs and pension for housewives

LDF's poll document assures dwelling units will be constructed for all members of tribal and Scheduled Caste communities. 

Mar 19, 2021, 20:46 PM IST

Kerala local body elections: Ruling LDF surges ahead, BJP on way to better its 2015 show

The ruling CPI(M)-led LDF in Kerala appeared to make a sweep of the local body polls.

Dec 16, 2020, 22:19 PM IST

LDF's Mani C Kappan wins by-election in Kerala 's Pala in tough fight with UDF rival

Mani C Kappan defeated United Democratic Front candidate Advocate Jose Tom to win the Pala assembly by-polls.

Sep 27, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Sabarimala issue will help BJP make big gains in Kerala: Thiruvananthapuram candidate K Rajasekharan

Rajasekharan recently resigned as governor of Mizoram to contest as the BJP's candidate from Thiruvananthapuram against Congress' Shashi Tharoor, a two-term sitting MP from the constituency.

Mar 29, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Kerala government's handling of Sabarimala issue 'most shameful': PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi also hit out at Congress party and asked it to clear its stand on the Sabarimala issue. 

Jan 15, 2019, 19:20 PM IST

'All due to Karnataka elections': UDF holds bullock cart rally against fuel price hike​

The opposition Congress-led UDF on Wednesday took out a rally to the Raj Bhavan in Thiruvananthapuram in bullock carts and bicycles to protest against the steep hike in prices of petrol and diesel. The protesters raised slogans against the Narendra Modi-led government at the centre and Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government in the state.

May 02, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

'Severe cyclone' Ockhi to intensify in Tamil Nadu, Kerala; death toll reaches 12

More rain is expected in most places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the next 24 hours.

Dec 02, 2017, 06:57 AM IST

Political violence continues in Kannur, four RSS workers attacked

 Four RSS workers were attacked in Kannur district of Kerala.

Nov 20, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

Lake resort row: Court orders quick verification against Kerala Minister Thomas Chandy

A businessman-turned-politician, Chandy joined the ministry in April following the resignation of A K Saseendran over allegations of sexual misconduct. 

Nov 04, 2017, 15:55 PM IST

Delhi BJP to stage protest against political violence in Left-ruled Kerala

The Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit will stage a protest march in the national capital against political violence in the Left-ruled Kerala.

Oct 04, 2017, 06:15 AM IST

Amit Shah flags off Janaraksha rally in Kerala, urges end to communism in India

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice-president Amit Shah on Tuesday flagged off the Janaraksha Yatra in Kerala where he lashed out at the ruling CPM and blamed it for supporting political violence in the state. 

Oct 03, 2017, 21:10 PM IST

Kerala CM responsible for murders of BJP, RSS workers: Amit Shah

At least 84 of the 120 political murders occurred in Kannur -- the Chief Minister`s home town, the BJP chief said.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:06 PM IST

Vengara bypoll: LDF announces candidate

The Lok Sabha bypoll was caused by the demise of former union minister E Ahmed.

Sep 17, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Mallika Sherawat to attend the annual Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation gala

Indian actress Mallika Sherawat says she is looking forward to attending the annual Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala in Saint-Tropez later on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:40 PM IST