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Kerala Elections: CPM assesses it will get 80-85 seats

Majority of south Kerala will stay with LDF, but a few like Kollam will be a close call, feels party

10 Apr 2021

Kerala Elections: Moment to make statement

Hopes are high of bucking the Kerala’s trend of alternate re-election of the UDF and the LDF. 

06 Apr 2021

Leading fronts race to turn poll narrative in their favour

In the last lap of campaigning for the assembly elections, the larger political narrative is set to witness a change.

01 Apr 2021

INTERVIEW | Despite all brouhaha, Kerala government stays focused on welfare projects: Vijayaraghavan

In an interview to TNIE, Vijayaraghavan who is also the LDF convener, said senior Congress leader A K Antony has lost his credibility and he should first try to save his own party.

30 Mar 2021

In a first, poll-bound Kerala misses its biggest crowd-puller - VS Achuthanandan

The year 1957. Kerala was headed towards its first elections. A 34-year-old was the district secretary of the undivided Communist Party in Kollam.

28 Mar 2021

Opposition raking up Sabarimala as diversionary tactic, says Kanam

Says Central agencies trying to blackmail Left leaders in the backdrop of assembly polls

27 Mar 2021

INTERVIEW | 'Co-Le-B' alliance still there, govt's Sabarimala stand clear, says Pinarayi

Once the Supreme Court issues its final verdict, discussions will be held with all sections, based on which the government will take a stance, says the CM.

24 Mar 2021

INTERVIEW | Left able to win trust of secular-minded people, minorities: Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

The senior CPM leader took a dig at the Congress, saying it should ensure the UDF candidate — be it Oommen Chandy or Ramesh Chennithala — is able to poll at least its own party votes in Nemom.

23 Mar 2021

There is a people’s upsurge in Left favour

Chief  Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is confident that the Left front would script history in Kerala by retaining power with an increased tally.

20 Mar 2021

Between two states, a region yet untouched by poll fever

Adrive through Elappara takes you to Mali, a study in progress for political pundits.

17 Mar 2021

An uphill trudge for jobless plantation workers of Idukki

Behind the vast greenery are the travails of thousands of plantation workers living in penury

16 Mar 2021

In protests and poster war, a 2011 rewind for CPM 

Candidature in Ponnani and handing over Ranni and Kuttiyadi to KC(M) haven’t gone down well with cadre

10 Mar 2021

Kerala polls: Anger among CPM cadres over candidate selection, seat sharing

The state witnessed open protests in Ponnani and Kuttiyadi in addition to strong resentment within a section of supporters over exclusion of leaders with proven mass appeal.  

09 Mar 2021

Talks held not part of any CPM-RSS alliance: Spiritual leader Sri M

“Because I know Pinarayi Vijayan, how can they allege I’m a link between the CPM and the RSS,” asks spiritual leader Sri M

04 Mar 2021