Kerala elections

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, petition in Kerala HC seeks lockdown on counting day

On the day of the declaration of poll results, there will be a huge gathering of people violating social distancing norms and the police will not be able to take any decisive action, said the plea

published on : 16th April 2021

Mullappally reiterates foul play in Vattiyoorkavu

The key point included in the terms of reference pertains to whether there was a deliberate attempt from the part of Congress office-bearers to scuttle campaigning.

published on : 14th April 2021

Not just polls, virus mutations too led to COVID-19 surge in Kerala: Experts

Dr Aravindan said the vaccination strategy can be changed to vaccinate more people in the fastest possible time to achieve the desired herd immunity against mutant variants.

published on : 14th April 2021

Bogus voter issue caused by clerical errors: CEC

List of Absent, Shifted, Dead/Duplicate entries shared with presiding officers and political parties, says Sunil Arora

published on : 14th April 2021

Impersonators cast votes of 18 absentees in two booths in Kasaragod's Kayyur, alleges UDF

The Congress-led front comes up with names of absentees, impersonators and the time of casting the 'bogus' votes'; returning officer rubbishes allegation.

published on : 13th April 2021

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
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