The Kerala BJP chief gets embroiled in a messy welter of hawala and bribery allegations. Rival factions are gleeful, the central command rather miffed. “Bad optics,” say experts.
During the previous tenure of the Pinarayi government, the Devaswom ministry ran into rough weather after controversies erupted over the Supreme Court verdict allowing the entry of women into the Sabarimala shrine.
M B Rajesh, the newly elected Speaker of the second Pinarayi Vijayan government spoke to Outlook about the challenges, the party’s decision to drop KK Shailaja, and more.
The Congress central leadership appointed V D Satheesan as the leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly going against the recommendations of senior party leaders based in the state
KK Shailaja, the face of Kerala’s fight against Nipah and Covid-19, was dropped as health minister.
KK Shailaja had previously worked on the containment of the Nipah virus as well.
Factional war between the Kerala Congress unit’s ‘A’ and ‘I’ groups has left the party in a bind over its decision to appoint an Opposition leader in the new Kerala Assembly.
In the country’s red bastion, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan beats history and opponents with relative ease
It was his pragmatic, non-dogmatic ways that got the swing votes
The clueless and rudderless Grand Old Party continues to stumble from one electoral defeat to another
How does the Outlook cover get decided? Through tough debate, deeply felt opinions, a sense of the public mood. The dilemma this time: should we foreground...
There is growing discontent among party ranks on leadership change and alleged vote trading
Scripting history, the LDF retained power in Kerala, bucking the over four decade-long trend of oscillating between Communist and Congress-led fronts...
The credit for LDF’s victory goes to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan as he stood firmly with the people of the state during a slew of crises including two...
Assembly Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: There will be 2,364 counting halls as compared to 1,002 halls in 2016 in 822 assembly constituencies due to the...
In a blow to the party, the CPM-led LDF candidate V Sivan Kutty beat BJP candidate and former Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan by 5,750 votes.
BJP’s CM candidate E. Sreedharan loses in Palakkad
As per current trends, nearly all Congress candidates handpicked from its youth wing upon Rahul’s insistence are set for defeat – several are already...
The candidature of both of the leaders was in the spotlight as they are the children of former chief minister and veteran Congress leader late K Karunakaran.
The Pathanamthitta district constitutes five seats— Konni, Adoor, Thiruvalla, Aranmula, Ranni, which is currently held by the CPI (M) led LDF.
The EC had recently banned victory processions on the counting day to curb the spread of coronavirus.
After more than four rounds of counting of votes for 140 assembly seats in the state, the LDF is leading in 91 seats and Congress-led United Front (UDF) in 46...
Assembly Elections 2021: A defeat in Kerala and Assam could revive demands within the party to break the hegemony of the Nehru-Gandhi family.
As many as 1,100 counting observers will watch the process and candidates and agents will have to produce a negative Covid test report or double dose of...
Assembly Election 2021 Results: Here's the step-by-step guide to check Assembly Election Results on ECI website and App.
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