NDA names Lijin Lal, battle lines for Puthuppally by-election drawn

With the BJP fielding a young candidate who holds an important organisational position, the stage is set for a fierce political battle in Puthuppally.

15 Aug 2023

Chandy Oommen begins election campaign

Kick-starts his efforts to win in Puthuppally by offering prayers at St George Orthodox Church; visits father’s tomb

10 Aug 2023

Puthuppally bypoll: CPM plans surprise move by fielding Congress rebel

The BJP has also initiated preparations, with state president K Surendran stating that the candidate will be announced after the core committee meeting on Saturday.

10 Aug 2023

Amid row over myths, clamour to name Oommen Chandy a saint builds

Although the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church does not have a history of awarding sainthood to the laity, a section of Chandy followers hopes the leadership will bend the rules, for once.

08 Aug 2023

NSS softens stand, abandons open protest against Shamseer

The two top decision-making bodies of the NSS, the board of directors and the executive council, felt that it was better to move legally against Shamseer

07 Aug 2023

Peeved by government's stance on Shamseer row, NSS considering legal recourse

NSS wants either speaker to apologise for his remarks, or govt to initiate action against him

06 Aug 2023

INTERVIEW | CM is aware of everything... He should respond: G Sukumaran Nair

In an interview with TNIE, NSS general secretary G Sukumaran Nair asserts that the government must respond to the issues of the Hindu faithful.

04 Aug 2023

NSS toughens stance against Shamseer

With NSS’ intervention, the controversy over Shamseer’s remarks is set to become a political issue ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. 

02 Aug 2023

INTERVIEW | 'I have been in politics for 23 years; Puthuppally party’s call': Chandy Oommen

"I won’t make any political comments now. At present, I can think only about my father’s final days and the time he spent with us," says Chandy Oommen, son of former CM Oommen Chandy.

24 Jul 2023

Puthuppally up for byelection; Chandy Oommen, Jaick Thomas likely candidates

Puthuppally being a constituency represented by Chandy for 53 years, in all likelihood the UDF will find Chandy’s successor from his family.

22 Jul 2023

Sea of humanity bids adieu to mass leader Oommen Chandy

A mass leader who had touched the lives of multitudes, with an unwavering spirit and irresistible smile, bids farewell. Many of the grievers could not control their emotion and broke down

21 Jul 2023

Chandy becomes a memory to cherish

With Chandy’s mortal remains laid to rest in a specially made crypt at St George Orthodox Church in Puthuppally, it brought an end to an eventful journey. 

21 Jul 2023

A long and lasting bond with Puthuppally

The rapport between Oommen Chandy and Puthuppally was so unique that the constituency never thought about an alternative.

19 Jul 2023

Eyeing Lok Sabha polls, Centre to introduce new Rubber Act

Through the new Bill, the government intends to woo the Church, which had, a couple of months ago, offered an MP for BJP from Kerala if the rubber price reaches Rs 300 per kilogram.

13 Jul 2023

Husband jailed for life for murdering Kerala nurse, two kids in UK 

Chelavalel reportedly said he believed his wife was having an affair and claimed he lost control while drunk, killing her at around December 14, at their ground-floor flat.

05 Jul 2023

Isreal Conflict