Earlier in the day, the police arrested five persons, said to be INL workers, on charges of the street brawl and violations in Covid-19 protocol.
"This man (the CM) has an inflated ego, which has no parallels in the history of politics in Kerala. He just cannot stand anyone who could cast a shadow of threat in his path," Shaji (57) says.
The luxury of simultaneous non-stop live telecasts, so far available only to Pinarayi, was shared by Sudhakaran on the third day of assuming the new office.
Union Minister V Muraleedharan and BJP state chief K Surendran faced severe criticism from their colleagues at the party core committee meeting held here on Sunday.
Right from 1951 onwards, K R Gouri who had been called Gouri Amma, started contesting elections first to the Travancore Assembly, later to the Travancore-Kochi Assembly and then to the Assembly.
In the brave new world of Kerala politics today, what matters is not ideology but power.
For CPM, this is the party’s first win in Vattiyoorkavu even since the constituency was formed in 2011 and in Konni, the party is winning the seat after more than two decades.