Kerala Elections

COVID-19: Politics of not leading by example

The pictures and videos of the bulging unmasked crowds exemplify super spreader characteristics and spell what may follow.

published on : 11th April 2021

Postal ballot irregularities: Chennithala writes to Kerala poll body CEO

The details demanded are: total postal ballots distributed, postal votes cast, number of postal ballots distributed to people above 80 years and the number of votes cast in this category.

published on : 11th April 2021

Neoptism charges: CPM throws weight behind Kerala minister KT Jaleel

Speaking to reporters after the CPM secretariat meeting here on Friday, acting state secretary A Vijayaraghavan said there was no need for Jaleel to step down as minister.

published on : 11th April 2021

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

published on : 10th April 2021

Electoral malpractices in Kerala postal voting, alleges Opposition leader Chennithala

Chennithala alleged that there were widespread malpractices in the process of casting postal votes by electors in the essential service category and government officials.

published on : 9th April 2021

Election narrative in Kerala skipped real issues

The electioneering in Kerala was a sad reminder of how political parties prefer to depend entirely on issues that are communal and emotive in nature to elicit a quick response in an election.

published on : 8th April 2021

Voting an arduous task for tribals of Thodumala

Girija had a similar experience on Tuesday when she cast her maiden vote in the assembly elections.

published on : 8th April 2021

All fronts hopeful of win in Vattiyoorkavu

The constituency witnessed triangular battle between sitting MLA V K Prasanth, NDA’s Rajesh and UDF’s Veena

published on : 8th April 2021

Kerala Elections: Tripunithura remains unpredictable

While all three fronts express confidence of their candidates’ victory, various factors at play make it difficult to predict where the wind has flown  

published on : 8th April 2021

Three-fold increase in seizure of cash, freebies from 2016 elections

Come election time — assembly or parliament — the Election Commission (EC) seizes large quantities of illegal cash and other freebies meant to check the circulation of black money.

published on : 8th April 2021

BJP supporters seem to have not cast ‘conscience votes’ in two seats

Even as Thrissur district recorded 73.69 per cent polling, Guruvayur recorded just 68.4 per cent, the lowest among the 13 constituencies.

published on : 8th April 2021

Hectic campaigning over, it’s time for candidates to relax

 After taking part in hectic campaigning for nearly a month, candidates took a well-earned break after voting concluded on Tuesday. 

published on : 8th April 2021

Low voter turnout not so worrying for UDF and LDF in Kalamassery

A dip of nearly six per cent in polling from 2016 in Kalamassery has made the result unpredictable in the constituency which witnessed a neck-and-neck race.

published on : 8th April 2021

Conspiracy theories on cross-voting, vote trade fly thick and fast

A day after the state exercised its franchise, the three major political fronts are busy calculating all possible permutations and combinations to try and decipher the poll outcome. 

published on : 8th April 2021

Stuck in lockdown, many NRKs vote after decades

Pandemic forced nearly 8.7 lakh expats to return in past 12-15 months

published on : 8th April 2021
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