Abhilash Chandran

Sabarimala, anti-graft pitch dominate as campaign enters final stretch

In a marked shift from the earlier rounds, the final phase of campaigning witnessed the major contenders going for the jugular.

20 Sep 2019

Pala bypoll: Grassroots-level campaign to prove decisive

Announcement  vehicles of various political parties are moving through the length and breadth of Pala town without any breaks.

18 Sep 2019

Govt cancels title deeds of Joice George and family

The land belonged to five different units and presently is in possession of Joice George.

09 Sep 2019

Meet Elikutty, the American teaching Malayalam in Kerala

After everything, one question lingers. What does Elizabeth Keyton have to say about her efforts to master Malayalam... 

03 Aug 2019

KC(M): A divided house

For the Kerala Congress parties, ‘Valarum thorum pilarum, pilarum thorum valarum’ (splits as it grows and grows as it splits) tagline has proved unerringly true.

28 Jul 2019

Rubber Board lends a hand to tap plantations

To overcome the damage caused by import of rubber into the domestic market and to increase production, the Rubber Board plans to adopt untapped plantations.

09 Jul 2019

Criminals in khaki

The custodial death of private financier Raj Kumar at Nedumkandam has brought to fore the rising police brutality in Kerala.

07 Jul 2019

Chilling torture, felonious denial of timely treatment caused undertrial’s death

This puts the Nedumkandam police and Peermade jail authorities on the defensive.

07 Jul 2019

PJ Joseph refuses to play ball with Jose K Mani as captain

Chances of truce in Kerala Congress(M) fade, threatening a virtual split; both factions attempt to shore up strength

26 Jun 2019

Church and UDF to broker peace between warring KC(M) groups

Other legal proceedings will be taken according to the decisions of the court, which has posted the next hearing  for July 17. 

19 Jun 2019

Jose suffers big jolt as Joseph stops him on his path to chair

Jose K Mani suffered a major jolt a day after the Kerala Congress (M) state committee meeting called by his faction had elected him as the new party chairman.

18 Jun 2019

Jose K Mani elected chairman, legal battle looms large

Responding to a query on electing the parliamentary party leader, Jose said KC (M) will move ahead united and other things will be decided after discussions.

17 Jun 2019

Kerala Congress(M) impasse: Jose K Mani faction to convene state committee today

Meeting called by party’s high power committee without the permission of acting chairman P J Joseph

16 Jun 2019

Transfer of top cops may affect Bishop Franco case

There are 90 witnesses and they should be presented before the court whenever the prosecution demands.

13 Jun 2019

KC(M) impasse: Leaders likely to meet soon

Jose faction badly wants to get the chairman’s post before the election notification is issued, since it is essential for them to freely decide the candidate for the constituency.

11 Jun 2019