Bring Our Teacher Back: Malayalam film stars question KK Shailaja's exclusion from Kerala Cabinet

Senior CPM leader KK Shailaja, who shot to international fame with her exceptional handling of Kerala's fight against Nipah and COVID-19 was dropped from the second Pinarayi Cabinet. Social media is abuzz with comments, with a number of celebrities joining the hashtag campaign #BringBackShailajaTeacher. Here are some of the reactions from the Malayalam film industry.

published on : 19th May 2021

Kerala assembly elections: CPM pin hope on these youngsters to upset UDF giants

CPM on Wednesday announced the list of candidates for the Kerala Assembly elections.  27-year-old SFI leader Sachin Dev is the youngest CPM candidate in the poll fray while three others are also below the age of 30.

published on : 10th March 2021

Kerala assembly elections: Thomas Isaac, G Sudhakaran among CPM ministers not to contest again

Five Cabinet ministers of the Pinarayi Vijayan government along with several sitting MLAs is likely to be dropped from CPM's list of candidates for the Kerala assembly elections. This is a result of the Left party's decision to drop all legislators who have completed two terms in office so that fresh faces will get a chance. Here are some high-profile names who are unlikely to return to the electoral arena on April 6.

published on : 6th March 2021

Pinarayi Vijayan twice as popular as Oommen Chandy, LDF likely to return to power in Kerala: C-Voter ABP News Opinion Poll 

In a survey conducted by ABP News in collaboration with C-Voter, Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government is all set to beat anti-incumbency tides and retain power in the southern state. Here are the major predictions made by opinion poll.

published on : 19th January 2021

Bihar Elections: Will Left parties make a difference in Kanhaiya Kumar's land? 

The CPM, CPI and CPI-ML, three of India's major communist parties, have joined the Grand Alliance with RJD and Congress to take on the JD(U)-led NDA in Bihar. Tejashwi Yadav's RJD has been lenient to the Left parties giving them 29 seats despite their dwindling presence in the country. While some say it is a poor gamble, others say the alliance will reap great dividends from it on the day of counting. 

published on : 23rd October 2020

Kerala's KK Shailaja tops as women dominate top 10 of Prospect's 'thinkers for the COVID-19 age' list

Kerala continues to be an inspiration in the management of the coronavirus pandemic at the international level. In the latest, a monthly British magazine 'Prospect' has announced that state Health Minister KK Shailaja has been selected as the world's top thinker for the Covid-19 age. She has been selected from a list of 50 personalities which include Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand; philosopher Cornel West; historian of slavery Olivette Otele among others.

published on : 3rd September 2020

'What did Opposition do?': Here are some notable efforts by Congress, Left, other parties to help people during the pandemic

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has admitted that the government may have fallen short in dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and migrants’ crisis and asked the Opposition what it had done so far. Here are a few campaigns carried out by opposition parties to lessen people's difficulties.

published on : 10th June 2020

Lok Sabha polls 2019: LDF announces candidates to all 20 seats in Kerala

The ruling LDF will field six sitting MPs and six MLAs in the coming Parliament elections. On Saturday, the CPM officially brought out its list of 16 candidates, including two women. The CPI has already declared its list of four candidates with two MLAs. 

published on : 11th March 2019

CPI-M 22nd Party Congress: Major developments so far

For perhaps the first ever time in its history, party general secretary did not pilot the draft political resolution at its party congress. Instead of general secretary Sitaram Yechury, his predecessor and hawk Prakash Karat presented the draft on the first day of the congress

published on : 20th April 2018