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Kerala’s high female voter turnout complicates predictions

The higher woman voter turnout in Kerala as compared to men has kept all three political parties –the LDF, UDF and the NDA guessing.

Rs 15 L from Karnataka for Rahul’s LS seat in Kerala raises storm

BENGALURU: Opposition parties in Karnataka have raised objections against the state government’s decision to grant compensation to a victim from Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi’s Lok Sabha constituency in Kerala. The controversy erupted as the government disbursed Rs 15 lakh ex gratia to the family of a man who was trampled to death by an elephant from Karnataka. Accusations were […]

Parliament panel urges action against terrorism in Pakistan

The Committee on External Affairs of the 17th Lok Sabha, chaired by PP Chaudhary, presented its 28th report on 'Countering Global Terrorism at Regional and International Levels' on Monday.

Lok Sabha approves SC status for Paharis, Paddaris

SRINAGAR: Lok Sabha on Tuesday approved three crucial bills for Jammu and Kashmir, including one granting Scheduled Tribe status to Pahari Ethnic Group, Paddari tribes, Koli, and Gadda Brahmins. Another bill provides reservations for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in Panchayats and Municipalities, while the third aims to include Valmikis in the Scheduled Castes (SCs) list. […]

A Decade Apart – Chidambaram’s 2014 Interim Budget vs. Nirmala Sitharaman’s 2024

Drawing a sharp contrast in India's economic trajectory, the interim budgets of 2014-15, under Manmohan Singh's UPA government, and 2024-25, under Prime Minister Modi's NDA government, reveal distinct approaches to economic governance

PM Modi to visit Kerala on Jan 16 to spotlight development initiatives

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his second visit to Kerala within a fortnight, is set to emphasise the development agenda by inaugurating three significant infrastructure projects in Kochi.

Bharat jodo yatra 2.0: Logo and tagline of 6,000 km march unveiled

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge unveiled the logo and tagline, "Nyay Ka Haq Milne Tak". The yatra, starting from Imphal, aims to touch 110 districts, 100 Lok Sabha seats, and 337 assembly seats.

Kejriwal accuses BJP of political vendetta: Challenges ED, defends AAP’s integrity

In a press conference addressing the ongoing investigation by ED, Kejriwal claimed that the BJP targets those who resist joining their ranks. He pointed to the cases of Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh, currently in jail, asserting they are there for not aligning with the BJP.

New trend in Amritkaal: GE2024 semi-final – key takeaways

Recently, the elections to five state assemblies were held, and the results were announced. Many political pundits branded this as a Semi-Final to GE2024 as they did in 2018 when all these five states had their assembly elections. The striking outcome of the 2023 five-state elections is: that all the political parties that won this […]

New dawn for India’s criminal justice system

The Parliament’s passage of the three revised criminal law bills, namely Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS), Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS), and Bharatiya Sakshya Sanhita (BSS), is a historic and commendable step towards reforming and decolonizing India’s criminal justice system. The bills, which replace the outdated and oppressive IPC, CrPC, and Indian Evidence Act, aim to […]