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'My Life as a Comrade': Charting the courage of a comrade’s convictions

Shedding light on the biggest challenges in her life, K K Shailaja, the former health minister of Kerala, delves into her political life, too.

23 Apr 2023

EMS-less Kerala turns 25

The day ‘Deshabhimani’ reported EMS’ death, it had also carried an article by the deceased veteran on Indian politics.

19 Mar 2023

Book adds to narrative of ‘Struggle’ that toppled EMS government in Kerala

A foreign plantation lobby also played a crucial role in the decision, reveals a new book, based on archives from the British Library in London. 

14 Jan 2023

Food for thought: Treading the thin line of political correctness

Pen-pointingStories, satire, sarcasm... TNIE journalists share amusing nuggets from their daily diary notes.

12 Jan 2023

Kerala Kalamandalam all set to become state university

State govt gives affirmative response to proposal submitted by V-C, discussion held with chief minister and cultural affairs minister

07 Jan 2023

CPM asserts it is ‘master’, govt toes line, freezes fiat 

Party was unaware of decision to raise retirement age, finance dept issued the order without consulting CPM, says state secy Govindan

03 Nov 2022

CPM set to infuse more vibrancy in leadership

Some even predicted that this would spell doom for the LDF at the hustings. The opposite proved true. 

01 Mar 2022

Brand Pinarayi: Call him the man, the cult, or simply, Comrade Vijayan!

A morale-boosting win; Pinarayi makes a historic statement

03 May 2021

Kerala floods one month after: How can the government insist on deducting a month’s salary, asks employees

While several employees have their reservations, some former top bureaucrats have a different take on the issue.

18 Sep 2018

Political parties prefer to play it safe

Back-to-back allegations that include a land scam and a series of sexual exploitation involving priests of different Christian denominations in Kerala have undoubtedly caught the eye of all political

13 Jul 2018

Sitaram Yechury re-elected as CPI(M) general secretary

While S Ramachandran Pillai was given special exemption and retained in the PB, veteran leader VS Achuthanandan will continue as special invitee

22 Apr 2018

In a first, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury doesn’t present draft political line

Presenting the draft political tactical line before the delegates, Karat made the majority stance clear, saying an alliance with the Congress - a bourgeois party - is not at all possible.

20 Apr 2018

CPM's shrinking ground in national politics behind Prakash Karat vs Sitaram Yechury fight

With hours remaining for a thrilling climax to the ideological fight in CPM between two political lines, Express takes a look at the shrinking ground for the Left.

20 Apr 2018

CPM organisational report critical of West Bengal party

The CPM organisational report to be tabled at the 22nd Party Congress in the coming days, contains major criticism against its West Bengal unit.

20 Apr 2018

Kerala unit secretary Kanam Rajendran's biggest task will be to boost CPI’s profile

With a reputation for calling a spade a spade, he has become the consciousness of the state’s Left psyche.

05 Mar 2018