Kerala Congress

Unifying KC factions to remain a distant dream

The Kerala Congress (M) is a main constituent of the UDF while Francis George’s Democratic Kerala Congress is part of the LDF and P C Thomas-led faction is an ally of the BJP-led NDA.

published on : 5th October 2019

Kerala High Court orders CBI probe into Youth Congress workers' murder

The court slammed the police probe team of not going ahead with conducting a forensic examination of the weapon used by the killers, soon after it was recovered.

published on : 30th September 2019

Daggers remain drawn in KC(M) over Pala fiasco

After the reverse, P J Joseph and Jose K Mani loyalists went for each other’s jugular as a new era dawned in K M Mani’s former fiefdom 

published on : 29th September 2019

PJ Joseph’s machinations resulted in unexpected defeat, says Jose Tom

Tom alleged that the statement given by Joy Abraham, who is a supporter of Joseph, on the polling day was intended to create confusion among voters.

published on : 29th September 2019

Pala debacle to have ripple effect on Congress in bypolls

In the absence of K M Mani, veteran leader A K Antony, Oommen Chandy , Ramesh Chennithala and KPCC chief Mullappally Ramachandran were all actively involved in the campaigning.

published on : 28th September 2019

Pala bypoll: Faction feud in KC(M) costs UDF dearly

Win a breather to the LDF which was dispirited following defeat in LS polls

published on : 28th September 2019

Pala bypoll: Surprise win for LDF as Mani Kappan wins UDF bastion for first time since 1965

This is the first time that the Left front is winning the Pala assembly seat, where KC (M) supremo late KM Mani had been winning all the elections even since the constituency was first formed in 1965.

published on : 27th September 2019

KC(M) tenuous truce ruptures; bickering rears ugly head again

Dissatisfied with the adverse comment made by Joy which could have influenced the voting pattern, Jose K Mani faction leaders decided to submit a complaint to the UDF leadership.

published on : 24th September 2019

Pala bypoll: Jose Tom meets PJ Joseph

Meanwhile, Joseph expressed his happiness in the visit of the UDF candidate and said he would attend the UDF’s election campaign to be attended by senior Congress leader A K Antony on Wednesday.

published on : 18th September 2019

LDF vying to keep Joseph tempo alive until Pala byelection

The Joseph faction was part of the LDF for a long time and was even part of the VS Achuthanandan government.

published on : 11th September 2019

Kerala Congress (M) infighting: Party mouthpiece taunts Joseph

According to the article, Jose had issued clear directions to party members that the candidate should not be from K M Mani’s family, which not only stunned rivals but also made them desperate.

published on : 7th September 2019

Joseph confidant joins bypoll fray as fight for symbol leaves UDF in a fix

Joseph said Kandathil filed the nomination with his knowledge and that the latter would withdraw the papers after the scrutiny of nomination.

published on : 5th September 2019

PJ Joseph won’t grant party symbol to Jose Tom

UDF commenced its election conventions on Tuesday, while NDA’s N Hari will file his nomination papers on Wednesday.

published on : 4th September 2019

Jose K Mani keen on Rahul hitting campaign trail

One of the major reasons of Jose K Mani to rope in Rahul Gandhi is to evoke the Congress leader’s Roman Catholic roots among the voters as the constituency is dominated by the community.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Suspense ends in surprise, UDF picks Jose Tom

The announcement ended the speculation about Mani faction nominating Nisha Jose K Mani as its candidate.

published on : 2nd September 2019
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