Mathew A Thomas

Pinarayi Vijayan's Rs 25 lakh largesse from CMDRF to family of deceased NCP leader!

Skeletons from an earlier Cabinet decision to grant Rs 25 lakh as financial assistance to Uzhavoor Vijayan’s family from the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund are all set to tumnle out.

31 Aug 2018

Mock fire drill staged at Infopark

A 25-minute long fire and rescue mock drill involving various agencies was staged at Infopark, Kakkanad, on Friday.

20 Jan 2018

Poll jitters: Poaching season set for an intriguing start

Poaching is all set to start, both in the ruling LDF and Opposition UDF. While the LDF is close to bringing M P Veerendra Kumar and the JD(U) faction under Sharad Yadav back into its fold.

10 Jan 2018

JD(U) to finally bid adieu to UDF

Putting all speculations to rest, the JD(U)-Sharad Yadav faction state unit led by M P Veerendra Kumar is poised to land in the LDF fold in a few days, after severing the nine-year-old political ties.

10 Jan 2018

KC(M) caught in deep undercurrents, split certain

 Which way will the wind blow for Kerala Congress (M)? 
Remaining a solitary reaper in Kerala politics for over a year after severing ties with UDF, the KC(M),

14 Dec 2017

Modi, Pinarayi Vijayan governments made life miserable for people: Ramesh Chennithala

Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala is elated as he and a band of  UDF leaders have entered a final lap with the month-long  ‘Padayorukkam’.

29 Nov 2017

Kerala's UDF launched ‘Padayorukkam’ cashes in on anti-govt sentiments

In the past, Kerala witnessed political rallies of various hues only when general elections were around.

29 Nov 2017

Kapil Sibal-led team to challenge Solar report in HC

The Solar Commission report - which had hogged the headlines after former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was arrayed top in the list with charges of rape and was sidelined by the resignation of Thomas C

21 Nov 2017

Kerala Chief Minister tables Solar report amidst opposition uproar

The Opposition UDF is looking forward to tabling of the Solar Commission report and the Action Taken Report in the specially convened single day session.

09 Nov 2017

Group satraps fall in line, reshaped KPCC executive to turn young

On the whipping of the Congress high command, the new, 282-member KPCC executive may finally become relatively more young and mixed.

24 Oct 2017

Congress retrieves lost ground in Kerala amid government’s confusion

In a way, the Opposition UDF has succeeded in forcing the government to table the Solar Commission report by convening a one-day special Assembly session on November 9.

20 Oct 2017

Vergara bypoll calls for UDF introspection

What would have been the outcome of  an Assembly bypoll in the present political milieu had it not been the IUML bastion at Vengara ? 

16 Oct 2017

Congress revamp unlikely to break new ground, only group equations may prevail

Various factions have reared their head with renewed vigour in the Congress state unit once again,despite a stay issued by the munsif court here the other day,indicating that

01 Oct 2017

‘No-surprise’ bypoll to serve as litmus test for UDF

If the past is any indication, the results of the October 11 bypoll at Vengara, an IUML turf, will hardly throw up any surprises.

19 Sep 2017

Onam may turn bitter for expatriates from Kerala

Expatriates from Kerala who are longing to savour Onam dishes with vegetables from their home land may be disappointed this time. 

19 Aug 2017

Litmus test in store for the Opposition

The Opposition UDF is sharpening its weapons for an onslaught against the Left Government in the short session of the Assembly which begins on Monday.

06 Aug 2017

Bihar JD(U) developments likely to have an impact on UDF

With the JD (U) Kerala unit deciding to sever ties with its parent body, the political developments in Bihar are expected to have an indirect bearing on the UDF.

28 Jul 2017

Kovalam MLA’s arrest on sexual abuse charge lands Congress in trouble

Mahila Congress leaders Bindu Krishna and Shanimol Usman demanded an internal probe and Vincent's resignation of Assembly membership

23 Jul 2017

K M Mani’s art of illusion

After a brief period of staying single, Kerala Congress(M) seems to have discovered a new political partner in LDF by joining hands with the CPM in Kottayam panchayat president elections.

07 May 2017

Former Kerala CM Chandy’s Mani-festo: We no longer need the Manis

Oommen Chandy is leading the move to cut K M Mani and his son Jose K Mani to size and isolate them. 

05 May 2017

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