Union Minister V Muraleedharan alleges attack by CPIM ‘goons’ during election campaign

Union Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan, has raised serious allegations of intimidation and attempted assault during his election campaign in Kerala's Attingal constituency. Taking to X, the minister shared a video claiming that individuals associated with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPIM) threatened and attempted to attack his campaign vehicle.

Church representatives stir political tensions over rubber prices in Kerala

KOTTAYAM: A significant faction of the Church in Kerala has intensified criticism against both the ruling LDF and the BJP, accusing them of neglecting the plight of rubber farmers. The demand for an increase in rubber prices, a long-pending issue, could potentially reshape the political landscape in the state. The politics surrounding rubber prices has […]

Sonia Gandhi to attend Ayodhya’s Ram temple consecration on January 22

The event, with political significance as India approaches the general election in less than four months, has garnered attention from various political quarters.

7 SFI activists booked for attacking Kerala Governor’s convoy

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala Police registered a case against seven Students’ Federation of India (SFI) activists for obstructing and attacking Governor Arif Mohammed Khan’s convoy. The accused activists have been identified as Yedhu Krishnan, Aashique Pradeep, Aashish, Dileep, Aman Ghafoor and Rino Stephen. Dramatic and chaotic scenes unfolded when a group of SFI members attacked the […]

PM Modi, Amit Shah to address Kerala BJP in January to kick off 2024 Lok Sabha campaign

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to address multiple programmes of the National Democratic Alliance and the Bharatiya Janata Party in January in Kerala. BJP state President K Surendran confirmed PM Modi’s visit during a press conference at the party headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram, on Saturday. The prime […]

Left pins hope on Nava Kerala Sadas extravaganza ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls

THIRUVANTHAPURAM:  Emulating the ‘Jana Sambharkha Yatra” formulated by former Chief Minister and Congress veteran Oommen Chandy, the present Kerala government led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) is leaving no stone unturned to make the “Nava Kerala Sadas” public outreach programme a massive success.  This development arrives when the Left Democratic Front leadership is […]

Left to protest against Centre for non-payment of GST dues in Delhi

ERNAKULAM: Kerala’s Left Democratic Front government has decided to take its protest to New Delhi against the Centre over alleged negligence towards state development by refusing to release sufficient funds, on Saturday.  “The state is not receiving the benefits it deserves, with Rs 58,000 crore of aid yet to be made available,” alleged EP Jayarajan, […]

CPI(M) extends invitation to IUML for November rally addressing Israel-Palestine war

KOZHIKODE: Amidst the ongoing political discussions and rallies in Kerala surrounding the Israel-Palestine conflict, the Muslim League (IUML), a key ally of the Congress, appears to be forging closer ties with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI(M). The CPI(M) has openly expressed support for both Palestine and Hamas in its recent rallies and marches. […]

Cooperative bank scam forces CPI(M) to financially resolve Karuvannur bank crisis

Thiruvananthapuram: The cooperative banking system of Kerala, once known for its people-friendly and transparent approach, is currently in turmoil. New stories of corruption emerge every day, with depositors’ hard-earned money untraceable by bank authorities. The arrival of Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials from Delhi and their thorough investigation into the Karuvannur service cooperative bank, money laundering, and […]

WB By-Poll: Ex TMC MLA Mitali joins BJP to boost CRPF widow’s campaign

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA: Former Trinamool Congress Dhugpuri MLA Mitali Roy, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday, two days before the by-poll in Dhugpuri in West Bengal. Her joining was overseen by the BJP State President Sukanta Majumdar in Kolkata. Roy’s truck with the BJP comes at a time when the Dhugpuri seat goes to the […]