Koidyeri and Pinarayi

Sabarimala temple issue led to LS poll debacle, admits CPM

Thiruvananthapuram: After the Lok Sabha poll drubbing in Kerala, where the LDF could ..

v s achuthanandan
Deviating from party policy led to defeat, says VS
Not projecting Sabarimala issue in election affected results: CPM state committee
mullappally ramachandran
Congress forms panel to probe Abdullakutty praising Modi on FB
Shashi Tharoor

Rahul best person to lead party, premature to write Cong's obituary: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi is the best person to pull the Congress out of its predicament following the setback in the Lok Sabha polls, ..

Sreedharan pillai

BJP national leadership not pleased over Kerala unit’s performance

New Delhi: BJP national leadership has stated that they are not completely satisfied with the performance of BJP Kerala unit in the ..

Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan

Mimi and Nusrat arrive in Parliament, pose for pictures; gets mocked by RGV

New Delhi: Excitement was clearly visible on the faces of actress-turned-politicians Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan on Monday, when ..

Shashi Tharoor

Ready to be Congress leader in Lok Sabha: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said that he is ready to take the responsibility of the Leader of the Congress ..


BIMSTEC leaders, Kyrgyzstan Prez, Mauritian PM invited for Modi's swearing-in

New Delhi: India has invited the leaders of BIMSTEC countries, Kyrgyzstan President and Mauritian premier for Narendra Modi's swearing-in ..

k surendran

Issues in BJP did not lead to defeat in Pathanamthitta: K Surendran

Kozhikode: BJP state general secretary K Surendran said that reports stating his defeat in Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency was ..

rahul gandhi

Rahul Gandhi to visit Wayanad in first week of June

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress President Rahul Gandhi would visit Wayanad in the first week of June to thank the electorate for his record ..

Kerala MPs

Tharoor, Kodikunnil, Murali considered for post of Cong parliamentary party leader in LS

New Delhi: Congress leaders from Kerala are being considered for the post of parliamentary party leader in the Lok Sabha. Since Rahul ..


BJP will not use Sabarimala issue during bypoll campaign

Thiruvananthapuram: Following the setback in Lok Sabha elections, the BJP has decided not to use Sabarimala women entry issue while ..

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi takes back offer to resign

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took back his offer to quit as the Congress President, a proposal he made during the Congress Working ..


BJP, allies may get majority in Rajya Sabha next year

New Delhi: After its overwhelming success in the Lok Sabha, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is expected to get a majority ..

priyanka gandhi

Rahul blames trio of placing sons before party; Priyanka says he fought alone

New Delhi: Amid rumblings within the party after a disastrous performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress chief is said to have accused ..


Maldives likely to be Modi's first destination for bilateral visit after poll victory

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to travel to the Maldives early next month, in his first bilateral visit after ..

Sumalatha Ambareesh

Will decide on supporting BJP after consulting supporters, voters: Sumalatha

Bengaluru: Multilingual actress and independent candidate from Mandya Lok Sabha seat, Sumalatha Ambareesh, who defeated Chief Minister ..


CM asked to stop renaissance activities: Vellappally Natesan

Alappuzha: SNDP Yogam general secretary Vellappally Natesan said that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had asked him to stop renaissance ..

ramya haridas

'That was not my FB post'; Ramya Haridas discloses her real FB IDs

Kozhikode: Congress MP of Alathur, Ramya Haridas has responded against the messages circulated through a fake Facebook account in her ..

Ramesh Chennithala

No need for Rahul Gandhi to resign: Congress leaders in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Coming out in support of the AICC chief, Congress leaders in Kerala said there was no need for Rahul Gandhi to ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

After massive LS debacle, Pinarayi Vijayan govt has muted 3rd anniversary

Thiruvananthapuram: Shaken by its severe drubbing in Lok Sabha polls in Kerala, the Pinarayi Vijayan-led government in Kerala observed ..


We will now begin a new journey to build a new India: Modi

New Delhi: All set for a second term as prime minister, Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government will now begin "a new journey ..

A Vijayaraghavan

Political opponents misled devotees, LDF lost traditional votes: A Vijayaraghavan

Thiruvananthapuram: LDF convenor A Vijayaraghavan said that the front lost traditional votes it had been receiving during elections ..

Mullappally Ramachandran

LDF govt is a disaster like the floods: Mullappally Ramachandran

Kozhikode: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran said that the LDF government led by Pinarayi Vijayan was a disaster like the floods ..

modi and kovind

PM Modi to meet Prez in evening to stake claim to form new govt

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday evening to stake a claim to form the ..


Sabarimala issue did not affect polls; No plans to change style: Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated that the Sabarimala issue has not affected the Lok Sabha Elections. If Sabarimala ..


LDF don’t get devastated in failures; will go ahead: Kodiyeri

Thiruvananthapuram: CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said that the LDF get neither devastated in failures nor overjoyed in ..


LDF trailed in assembly constituencies of 16 ministers; Pushed to 3rd in two places

Kozhikode: In the UDF wave in the state during the Lok Sabha Elections, the LDF lost the assembly segments from where 16 members of ..

Election Commission

EC likely to meet on Saturday to finalise list of winning LS candidates

New Delhi: With the last of the Lok Sabha election results pouring in Friday, the Election Commission is likely to meet on Saturday ..

Union Cabinet meeting

Day after BJP's massive victory, all eyes now on govt formation

New Delhi: As the BJP swept to power with a spectacular performance for a second term, all eyes are now on government formation, amid ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Sabarimala row; Pinarayi Vijayan's style blamed for Left rout

Thiruvananthapuram: Ruling CPM on Friday gave enough indications that the Sabarimala issue and even Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's ..

Narendra Modi and Ram Nath Kovind

President accepts PM's resignation, asks him to continue till new govt assumes office

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind Friday accepted resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked him to continue till a new ..

UDF celebration

Rahul wave, minority consolidation & Sabarimala helped UDF sweep Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: As Kerala witnessed a clean Congress-UDF sweep in the Lok Sabha polls, a host of factors, including the presence ..

o rajagopal

BJP did not benefit from Sabarimala protests; UDF reaped rewards: O Rajagopal

Thiruvananthapuram: Nemom MLA O Rajagopal said that BJP could not benefit from the Sabarimala protest in the Lok Sabha polls but UDF ..

Rahul Gandhi

Resignations pour in ahead of CWC, Rahul may offer to quit as party chief

New Delhi: After a humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, top Congress leaders will deliberate on party losses at a meeting of ..

Sreedharan pillai

CM should own moral responsibility and resign: Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president P. S. Sreedharan Pillai demanded that chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan should resign taking ..

P Jayarajan

No anti-government wave, says P Jayarajan

Kannur: CPM leader P. Jayarajan stated that LDF suffered a setback in the Lok Sabha elections as a result of the campaign among the ..

Saritha Nair

Saritha Nair gets 569 votes in Amethi

Lucknow: Independent candidate Saritha S. Nair secured a total of 569 votes in Amethi constituency where she contested against Rahul ..


Only 3 MPs to represent CPM in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: When the Lok Sabha election results come out on Thursday, CPM faced a major setback in most of the states where they had ..


‘NOTA’ is not a silly figure in Kottayam

Kottayam: Though the Election Commission of India did not encourage voting for NOTA (None Of The Above) in the Lok Sabha polls, the ..

shashi tharoor

With ‘floccinaucinihilipilification’, Tharoor claims hat-trick win from capital

Thiruvananthapuram: This Lok Sabha election season was eventful for Shashi Tharoor who is the UDF candidate and sitting MP of Thiruvananthapuram ..

Kodikkunnil Suresh

Kodikunnil Suresh likely to administer oath to Modi

Kottarakkara: Mavelikkara MP Kodikunnil Suresh is likely to get the opportunity to administer the oath to all MPs including prime minister ..


BJP hands crushing defeat to Congress in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: The Congress humiliation is complete. Madhya Pradesh joined the other heartland states in bowing to Modi brand of "nationalism" ..


UDF sweeps away Left in Kerala whitewash, BJP draws blank again

Thiruvananthapuram: With counting of votes almost done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF had won or was winning 19 of the state's ..


UDF gained upper hand in 121 assembly seats in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: UDF rode the Rahul wave to had LDF a demoralising defeat in Kerala. UDF gained the upper hand in 121 out of the ..

Rahul Gandhi

Wayanad voters wonder if Rahul as oppn MP will be able to develop it

Kalpetta: Voters of Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency wondered if Rahul Gandhi as opposition MP would be able to develop it, as local ..

Alphons Kannanthanam

Alphons Kannanthanam fails to make it to Lok Sabha

Thiruvananthapuram: Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam Thursday failed in his maiden bid to enter the lower house of Parliament from ..