Kerala Polls 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

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

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

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

CPM takes on NSS, Congress comes out in defence

Balan says Nair should have guts to reveal his political inclination clearly | Chennithala says Left should not try to intimidate community outfit

published on : 8th April 2021

NDA alleges secret pact between CPM, Congress

Krishnadas said SDPI, Popular Front and Jammat e Islami that lent support to the CPM and the Congress have now become forces that control the LDF and the UDF. 

published on : 8th April 2021

Kerala Elections: Every vote gets registered in machine

Despite the scorching heat and Covid threat looming large over the district, residents of Ernakulam turned up to vote in large numbers at many polling booths.

published on : 7th April 2021

Kunnathunadu records highest turnout, 80.99%

Overall voting percentage in district drops from 79.71 in 2016 to 74.14

published on : 7th April 2021

Kerala Elections: Non-Malayali votes that matter

Apart from the Malayalis, many Gujaratis, Rajasthani and Kashmiris enthusiastically turned up at various polling booths across the city to exercise their vote at the assembly polls.

published on : 7th April 2021

Kerala Elections: Keralites exercise their suffrage

Given the pandemic, apart from the 2,736 polling booths, 1,428 additional booths were opened to facilitate the assembly elections this year.

published on : 7th April 2021

Kerala Elections: When stars came down to vote

Actor Vivek Gopan had peaceful nights till the election eve.

published on : 7th April 2021

Kerala Elections: Centenarian keeps date with vote

Bhaskaran Nair T N, a native of Sasthamangalam, turned 100 this year, but that does not dampen his voting spirit.

published on : 7th April 2021

 Kerala Elections: Three cases of bogus voting through postal ballot

For postal ballots, the voters need to apply. Balakrishnan Nair said that it was shocking to find that his vote was already polled.

published on : 7th April 2021
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