Arun Lakshman

Sonia Gandhi to finalise Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee list

The much-talked-about state Congress list will be finalised by AICC president Sonia Gandhi with immediate effect.

11 Nov 2019

Arrests clear indication of CPM’s duplicity: BJP

Sobha Surendran said that the arrest of Alan Shuhaib and Thwaha  Fasal under UAPA cannot be taken lightly and said that the CPM cadre across the state had this dual face.

04 Nov 2019

Torrid factionalism in Kerala BJP raises Sangh Parivar's hackles

While a section of the leadership is for making K Surendran the state unit president there are several others led by P K Krishnadas who are opposing his candidature. 

04 Nov 2019

KV Thomas deputed to coordinate TN-leg of protest against Centre

With both Chandy and Chacko shifting their bases to Kerala, the announcement of Thomas as AICC general secretary is likely to be imminent. 

03 Nov 2019

UDF to rework strategy for further battles

The UDF leadership is also  concerned about the reduced victory margin of its candidate T J Vinodh in Ernakulam.

27 Oct 2019

Congress to introspect on electoral debacle in its sitting seats

The Congress is in an introspection mode with the leaders discussing in private on the role played by caste and community organisations in the elections.

25 Oct 2019

RSS unhappy over Rajagopal’s criticism

State leadership of the RSS is miffed over O Rajagopal’s open criticism of NDA’s performance at the byelection for the Vattiyoorkavu assembly seat.

24 Oct 2019

UDF will sweep elections: Mullappally

As I said earlier, it will be a clean sweep for the UDF and the Congress candidates in the by-elections.

21 Oct 2019

UDF to defend 4 seats in bypolls today; Left looks to spring surprise

At the same time, the poor condition of roads in the state can impact the chances of both fronts.

21 Oct 2019

RSS affiliates criticise Centre's divestment plans

The BMS, which has always been a vehement critic of the NDA government, recently sorted out most of its issues with the government, including the labour problems. 

17 Oct 2019

Church unhappy over bishop in renaissance council

The government, meanwhile, has been on a firefighting mode to bring the denomination into its fold. 

11 Oct 2019

Kerala bypolls: UDF faces heat in Konni over Orthodox faction’s ire against Benny Behanan

The UDF has reasons to worry in Konni constituency where the Orthodox Church has a sizeable population and sources indicated that there maybe around 50,000 votes of the community.

09 Oct 2019

Groupism threatens to take wind out of Congress sails in crucial campaign time

The factional tussle in the state Congress is threatening to derail the UDF candidates’ campaign for the upcoming bypolls in Vattiyoorkavu, Aroor and Konni assembly segments.

07 Oct 2019

KV Thomas tipped for AICC general secretary post

 Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister K V Thomas is all set to become  AICC general secretary.and he will be given organisational responsibility of a prominent state.

29 Sep 2019

RSS to coordinate poll campaign of NDA candidates

Determined to make a breakthrough this time, the RSS state leadership has decided to coordinate campaigning of NDA candidates for the upcoming by-elections.

27 Sep 2019