Kerala assembly polls

Cong needs total overhaul in Kerala

The manner of defeat means this election outcome will be more than a lingering pain for both the Congress-led UDF and BJP-led NDA.

published on : 6th May 2021

Victory for a CM who redefined governance

I consider this result a strong message to the repressive right-wing forces that have been using false narratives to create public sentiment favourable to them.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Brand Pinarayi victorious, Kerala trusts CM to steer state through troubled times

The LDF tally, which matches the win of A K Antony-led UDF in 2001, becomes remarkable as it is rare for an incumbent government to retain power by winning more seats than the last time.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Kerala Elections: It’s a tight contest between LDF, UDF, says CPPR survey

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), a non-profit research organisation, which conducted a post-poll survey across the state has predicted a photo finish in Kerala Assembly polls.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Kerala Elections: What's at stake for these politicos?

A defeat could prove equally damaging for Pinarayi. Not only will his authority within party circles be undermined, but he may end up bearing the whole burden of beginning of the end of CPM in Kerala.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Jose K Mani, KC(M) at crossroads as election results to be out on Sunday

There  is no doubt that a major political experiment in this assembly election was the LDF decision to induct Kerala Congress (M) led by Jose K Mani into the coalition.

published on : 2nd May 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

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
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