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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

3 UDF MLAs on 'indefinite satyagraha' over Sabarimala issue

Three United Democratic Front (UDF) MLAs are currently on an 'indefinite satyagraha' over on Sabarimala issue.

Dec 07, 2018, 14:03 PM 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

Congress gets estranged KC(Mani) back into UDF fold with Rajya Sabha seat

Congress' Ramesh Chennithala said the KC(M) was part of the UDF for 43 years and due to certain issues they decided to opt out about two years back.

Jun 07, 2018, 23:24 PM IST

Kerela: UDF backs MLA charged with rape

The United Democratic Front also said it was dissatisfied over the present probe and asked the government to conduct an impartial investigation.

Jul 25, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

Congress mouthpiece attacks KM Mani

Party mouthpiece 'Veekashanam', Malayalam daily, in a hard hitting editorial said Mani's politics was always that of "business, not righteous and unethical".
 

Jun 10, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Cattle ban: 'Deep injury' on society, says UDF in Kerala

A day after UDF closed ranks with ruling CPI (M)-led LDF government in the assembly to attack the Centre against the ban, the front today adopted a resolution stating that the Union government cannot decide "what food we should eat."

Jun 09, 2017, 20:33 PM IST

KM Mani completes 50 years as member of Kerala legislator

Veteran politician KM Mani on Wednesday completed 50 years as a legislator in the Kerala assembly -- elected every time from Pala constituency in Kottayam.

Mar 15, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

Noisy scenes in Kerala assembly over alleged Budget leak

Kerala assembly today witnessed noisy scenes over the alleged leakage of budget with Congress led UDF Opposition demanding?resignation of Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac, even as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan assured that cabinet would take an appropriate decision on the matter.

Mar 06, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

Demonetisation: Kerala's UDF asks PM to convene meeting of CMs of states

The Congress led UDF opposition in Kerala today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene a meeting of Chief Ministers of all states to discuss problems faced by the people in the wake of demonetisation.

Jan 03, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

No party discussion over joint agitation with CPI-M: M M Hassan

Varughese George, national General Secretary of JD(U) said in a statement that, in Parliament, the Congress, the Left and Janata Dal (U) have taken strong position, highlighting people's difficulty in the aftermath of demonetisation.

Nov 20, 2016, 18:43 PM IST

CPI(M) for joint agitation on cooperative issue, Cong differ

"Actually it would have been more appropriate, if the Chief Minister had observed the dharna at national capital, which is the headquarters of Union government," Sudheeran said.

Nov 20, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Congress-led UDF opposition stage walkout in Kerala Assembly over ration issue

The Congress-led UDF opposition staged a walkout in the Assembly today, in protest against alleged lapses in functioning of Public Distribution System in the state even as the government said ration items under National Food Security Act would be distributed from November 14.

Nov 09, 2016, 15:33 PM IST

IS suspects arrested: BJP blames LDF, UDF for situation

"Both the fronts should understand at least now that it is not by supporting anti-nationals that they should oppose the BJP," Kerala BJP chief said.

Oct 03, 2016, 20:02 PM IST

UDF will disintegrate: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday that the Congress-led UDF was set to disintegrate with the departure of the Kerala Congress (Mani) from the alliance.

Aug 10, 2016, 14:38 PM IST

KM Mani given clean chit in bar scam under UDF​, says Cong after losing Kerala ally of 30 yrs

A day after the UDF split with the Kerala Congress-Mani quitting the alliance after being partner for 34 years, the Congress said on Monday that it was under the UDF rule that former Finance Minister K.M. Mani got a clean chit in the bar scam.

Aug 08, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

Congress-led UDF suffers jolt as three-decade-old key partner quits in Kerala

A decision to this effect was taken at a crucial two-day conclave of the KC-M which concluded today at Charalkunnu in Pathanamthitta district.

Aug 07, 2016, 18:19 PM IST

Vigilance probe against former Karnataka excise minister K Babu

An enquiry was on Wednesday ordered against former excise minister K Babu by Vigilance Director DGP Jacob Thomas in connection to alleged irregularities in awarding bar licenses during the tenure of the previous Congress-led UDF government.

Jun 22, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

Is groupism ending in Congress party in Kerala? Yes, according to Chennithala

The newly elected Congress Legislature Party Leader in Kerala Ramesh Chennithala on Monday said the period of groupism and infighting in the party is coming to an end.

May 30, 2016, 15:35 PM IST

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.

May 22, 2016, 12:09 PM IST