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LDF failed to foresee devotee’s response on Sabarimala issue: Kanam Rajendran

Thiruvananthapuram: CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran opined that the Left Front ..

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Rahul Gandhi defeated in Amethi; congratulates Smriti Irani
BJP wins first seat in Karnataka
Your Karma awaits you; love and a huge hug: Rahul replies to Modi's attack at Rajiv Gandhi
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Record turnout in Wayanad in LS polls

Wayanad: Billed as a key seat given the presence of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on the ballot, the Wayanad Lok Sabha segment witnessed ..


64.66 voter turnout in phase 3 of LS polls: EC

New Delhi: Over 64 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the third phase of Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday, the Election Commission said ..


Mohanlal and Tovino cast their first vote, alleges Sebastian Paul; actor responds

Writer and advocate Sebastian Paul alleged that actors Mohanlal and Tovino Thomas have cast their first vote in the 2019 Lok Sabha ..


Man destroys voting machine in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: A person who came to cast vote at the Edakkad Union L P School polling booth in Kozhikode district destroyed the voting ..

Vadakara constituency

Polling delayed indefinitely in Vadakara; upsets voters

Vadakara: As the state went into polls on Tuesday, there was an indefinite delay in polling at four booths in the Kadathanad Raja’s ..


Record polling in Kerala; voting still underway in many booths

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has recorded more than 70 percent voter turnout in the state's 20 Lok Sabha constituencies. The voter ..

10 deaths reported during Lok Sabha polls in Kerala

Thalassery: At least 10 deaths were reported from various places in Kerala on Tuesday while polling was underway for 20 Lok Sabha ..


Kerala registers 65% voting till 4 pm; Wayanad, Kannur at 70%

Thiruvananthapuram: Technical glitches notwithstanding, more than half of the over 2 crore voters in Kerala cast their votes in the ..

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Father comes to cast vote from hospital bed; proud of him, says Asha Sarath

Kochi: It has been ten days since the 82-year-old VS Krishnankutty Nair, father of dancer and actor Asha Sarath, has been hospitalized ..

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LDF will sweep polls; BJP will never open account, says Kodiyeri

Kannur: CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan expressed hope for LDF’s victory in Lok Sabha polls. He stated that the rise ..


PM Modi's mother casts vote in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraba on Tuesday cast her vote for the Lok Sabha polls at a booth in Gujarat's ..


32.5 pc voter turnout in Kerala till noon; Kottayam highest voting percentage

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 32.5 per cent voting till 12 PM on Tuesday in the Lok Sabha elections. Congress president Rahul ..


Complaints of technical glitches; Voting yet to begin in 3 polling booths in Nadapuram

Thiruvananthapuram: Voting in many polling booths was delayed due to the glitches in Electronic Voting Machines in the state. Voting ..


Modi votes in Ahmedabad

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cast his vote at a polling booth in Ranip, Ahmedabad, a part ofthe Gujarat's ..


Do-or-die battle for Left, Congress in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: After a high decibel 40-day-long campaign, Kerala will go to single phase polls Tuesday with Congress chief Rahul ..

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Wayanad hogs limelight in poll season courtesy Rahul Gandhi

Wayanad: All eyes are on the Wayanad parliamentary constituency on the slopes of the Western Ghats in Kerala, chosen by Congress chief ..


Priyanka attacks NDA govt; goes soft on Left in Wayanad

Mananthavady: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who reached Wayanad as part of election campaign for Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, came down heavily ..


If Amit Shah sees this picture, he might say Wayanad is in China: N S Madhavan

Writer N S Madhavan took a jibe at Amit Shah saying if the BJP national president saw the picture of an election rally of P P Suneer ..


5100 VVPAT machines reach Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections on April 23, the Election Commission brought 5100 additional VVPAT machines to ..


Modi promises collateral-free loan, insurance, pension, credit card as he woos traders

New Delhi: In a strong re-election pitch to the business community, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday promised collateral-free loan ..


PM orator of untruth, says Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: Prime minister Narendra Modi is propagating false news and incorrect facts on Kerala, said Chief Minister Pinarayi ..

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If found guilty, I will end my political career: Sreedharan Pillai

Kozhikode: BJP state president PS Sreedharan Pillai alleged that the government has charged a fake case on him claiming he instigated ..

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Priyanka Chaturvedi, who quit Congress, joins Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Former Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi Friday joined the Shiv Sena. Addressing a press conference with Sena chief ..


Left mere onlookers this Lok Sabha polls: Antony

Kollam: Congress Working Committee member and Rajya Sabha MP A.K. Antony on Thursday said that the Left forces were mere onlookers ..


Two days before poll, IT searches Kanimozhi's house

Chennai: Income Tax officials and the Election Commission's static surveillance team on Tuesday carried out a joint search at the ..

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Small – medium industries eliminated; Who had the good days? Asks Rahul Gandhi

Thiruvananthapuram: Demonetization and ‘Gabbar Sigh tax’ resulted in total elimination of small and medium industries, ..


Sabarimala issue: LDF govt violated centuries old custom, says Amit Shah

Thrissur: BJP chief Amit Shah Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Kerala's CPM-led LDF government over the Sabarimala women entry ..


EC cancels Lok Sabha polls in Vellore after huge cash scandal

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has cancelled the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore constituency. The move ..

"Proud To Be Flown By A Lady": Priyanka Gandhi Celebrates Woman Pilot

Priyanka Gandhi celebrates being flown by a female pilot

Priyanka Gandhi has turned into one of the highly talked about personalities during this election season. A grand welcome was organized ..


Beliefs and customs must be protected: Rahul Gandhi

Pathanamthitta: Congress president Rahul Gandhi said his party wanted to protect the beliefs and customs of everyone. “Beliefs ..


Suresh Gopi visits NSS headquarters

Changanassery: NDA candidate in Thrissur, Suresh Gopi visited the NSS headquarters here and conducted discussion with general secretary ..


Shashi Tharoor meets with accident during ‘thulabharam’ offering

Thiruvananthapuram: UDF candidate in Thiruvananthapuram constituency, Shashi Tharoor, met with an accident during the thulabaram practice ..


Suresh Gopi’s office attacked; posters, banners destroyed

Thrissur: NDA candidate in Thrissur, Suresh Gopi’s office was attacked in the wee hours of Monday. The NDA election committee ..

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UDF alleges ‘cash for vote’ campaign by LDF in Kollam

Kollam: UDF candidate in Kollam NK Premachandran alleged that the LDF is trying to buy votes with money. Speaking to Mathrubhumi ..


It's strength of Babasaheb's Constitution that chaiwala is PM: Modi

Aligarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday hailed the contribution of Bhimrao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, saying it is the ..

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Sreedharan Pillai’s communal remark on Muslims sparks controversy

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president PS Sreedaran Pillai made a communal remark about Muslims at an election programme. His controversial ..

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BJP humiliating themselves on Sabarimala issue, says Oommen Chandy

Palakkad: AICC general secretary Oommen Chandy opined that the BJP is humiliating themselves over the Sabarimala issue. There is no ..


SC directs all political parties to furnish receipts of electoral bonds to EC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed all political parties to furnish receipts of electoral bonds and details of identity ..

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Huge wave in our favour in first phase of Lok Sabha polls: Modi

Silchar (Assam): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said that he can sense a huge wave in favour of NDA as a part of the country ..


Security beefed up in Kozhikode ahead of PM visit; traffic restriction put in place

Kozhikode: In wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Kozhikode on Friday, security in the district has been beefed up ..


Tollywood stars Chiranjeevi, Allu Arjun, Samantha cast their vote

Hyderabad: Popular Telugu stars such as Chiranjeevi, Jr. NTR, Ram Charan and Allu Arjun among others cast their ballot here on Thursday ..

Rahul Gandhi

At Bengal rally, Rahul trains his gun at Mamata; says TMC failed to waive farmers' loans

Raiganj (West Bengal): Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday hit out at both BJP and the ruling TMC for failing to waive farm loans ..

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Rahul Gandhi dares PM for debate on Rafale issue

Amethi: With UPA president Sonia Gandhi and sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra by his side, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday filed ..


Rahul, 226 candidates in fray for LS polls from Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 227 candidates, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi, are in the fray for the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies ..


UDF in 14 seats, LDF in 5 and NDA in T'vm, predicts Mathrubhumi opinion poll

Thiruvananthapuram: In the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, NDA will open account with Kumman Rajasekharan winning the Thiruvananthapuram ..


Keralites believe in Rahul Gandhi’s leadership, shows opinion poll

Thiruvananthapuram: Keralites believe Congress president Rahul Gandhi has the best leadership qualities, according to the poll survey ..

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Rahul in Wayanad, LDF will win Vadakara, Kozhikode indicates opinion poll

Thiruvananthapuram: The opinion survey conducted by Mathrubhumi News in association with global research agency A C Nielsen, indicated ..

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Opinion poll: 67 percent approves Pinarayi's performance; 57 percent rates Modi’s as very bad

Thiruvananthapuram: 32 percent of the voters participated in the survey opined that Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s ..

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Get LS poll updates with Mathrubhumi election app

Ensuring complete coverage of the Lok Sabha elections, Mathrubhumi.com has released a new application on Lok Sabha election 2019. The ..


Lottery sellers respond on `Who will win LS poll?'

Thrissur: Lottery sellers in Thrissur were excited to share their hopes on the Lok Sabha elections. According to them, this time India ..

Rahul Gandhi

Middle class won't be burdened to fund `Nyay', says Rahul

Pune: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday said his party's manifesto was an expression of the people of India and ruled out ..


303 nominations filed in Kerala; scrutiny today

Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 303 nominations have been filed in the state for the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies. On Thursday, the last ..


Rahul, Priyanka help 3 journalists injured during roadshow in Wayanad

Wayanad: Three journalists were injured during the roadshow conducted by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad on Thursday. The media ..

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Vijayaraghavan’s controversial remark: Tirur DySP to probe Ramya’s complaint

Thiruvananthapuram: Tirur DySP will probe the complaint filed by Alathur UDF candidate Ramya Haridas against LDF convenor A Vijayaraghavan ..

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I will vote for BJP candidate Surendran, says P C George

Kottayam: Kerala Janapaksham founder and MLA P C George, who is a voter of Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency, Friday said he would ..


Sabarimala issue will help BJP make big gains: Kummanam Rajasekharan

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: The controversy over the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple will help the BJP make inroads into ..


Rahul Gandhi keeps options open; says party will take a call on second seat

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has not ruled out contesting the Lok Sabha election from a constituency other than Amethi, ..


Rahul shouldn’t contest from Wayanad, demands Stalin; leaders disagree

New Delhi: DMK chief MK Stalin demanded Congress chief Rahul Gandhi should not to fight the Lok Sabha elections from Wayanad constituency ..

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Delay over Pathanamthitta candidate; Muraleedharan group expresses displeasure

Thiruvananthapuram: The delay over announcement of the BJP candidate for Pathanmthitta constituency in the Lok Sabha elections has ..


BJP releases first list of 184 candidates for Lok Sabha polls; Modi to contest from Varanasi

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has released the first list of candidates they are fielding in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ..

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Congress is my party; I won’t do anything to dishearten it: K V Thomas

New Delhi: Congress leader K V Thomas has denied all reports that hinted he would join the BJP. "My party is Congress and I won’t ..

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4 seats undecided; Congress high command calls Oommen Chandy to Delhi

New Delhi: The Congress High Command has called AICC general secretary Oommen Chandy to New Delhi as the confusion regarding the candidacy ..


RMP will support UDF in Vadakara to ensure Jayarajan’s defeat

Vadakara: Leaders of the Revolutionary Marxist Party (RMP) on Sunday said that the party will not contest from Vadakara seat in the ..


Dhinakaran's AMMK issues 1st list for upcoming polls

Chennai: The Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) party led by T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Sunday released its first list of candidates in ..

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Congress announces list of 12 candidates; Hibi replaces Thomas

New Delhi: The Congress Saturday night released its fourth list of 27 candidates, including 12 from Kerala, but denied party ticket ..

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Chandy, KC, Mullappally not to contest, Congress to announce candidate list soon

New Delhi: Putting an end to the rumours, Congress will announce the candidates list by Saturday evening. It is confirmed that senior ..


Pathanamthitta will be my seat of choice if I contest: Kannanthanam

Kozhikode: Union minister for culture and tourism Alphons Kannanthanam said if he contests the Lok Sabha elections, he will choose ..


KSRTC buses continue to ply without removing govt. advertisements

Pathanamthitta: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation ignored the Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena’s order directing ..


LS polls: Crossing TN border with more than Rs 50k would be seized

Palakkad: In the wake of Lok Sabha elections, checking and inspections are strengthened at the check posts in the border districts ..

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Vayalakili leader Suresh Keezhattur to contest in LS polls from Kannur

Thaliparamba: Vayalkili leader Suresh Keezhattur will contest in the Lok Sabha elections from Kannur constituency. He would battle ..

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Where will Sreedharan Pillai contest?

Kochi: BJP activists are under total confusion about the candidates list in the state for the Lok Sabha polls. Entire focus is now ..


Chief electoral officer orders to remove govt advertisements from public places

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Teeka Ram Meena issued an order directing to remove the government advertisements ..


Rahul Gandhi visits houses of slain Youth Congress activists in Periya

Periya: Congress national president Rahul Gandhi visited the families of slain Youth Congress activists Kripesh and Sarath Lal at Periya ..


This election, garlands for political parties become eco-friendly

Alappuzha: A group of women has eased the job of political parties to find eco-friendly garlands to replace plastic garlands for the ..

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PM feels he can control any Indian state by blackmail: Rahul Gandhi

Nagercoil: Launching a frontal attack on the AIADMK-BJP alliance in Tamil Nadu, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Wednesday alleged the state ..


Congress hopeful of sorting out KC-M issue amicably: Ramesh Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: With differences cropping up in the Kerala Congress (M), a key partner of the UDF, over its candidate for the Kottayam ..

Sashi Tharoor

This could be a national security election: Shashi Tharoor MP

The upcoming Lok Sabha election will be a reflection of five years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi rule, said Shashi Tharoor MP. Speaking ..


Candidature of Oommen Chandy, Mullappally, Venugopal: Discussion continues

Thiruvananthapuram: The discussions on Congress candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections is progressing amid questions whether ..

CEO Kerala

Using Sabarimala issue for poll campaign will be violation of MCC: Teeka Ram Meena

Thiruvananthapuram: State Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena has reaffirmed that using the Sabarimala issue for campaigns for ..


Infighting breaks out in Kerala Congress (M)

Kottayam: Intensive infighting has erupted in Kerala Congress (M) over party chairman K M Mani's decision to field his loyalist ..

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Be ready to face questions over 2014 poll promises: Shiv Sena to BJP

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the BJP should now be prepared to face questions from people over its 2014 poll promises of peace ..


Sabarimala issue: Kummanam criticises state Chief Electoral Officer

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP leader Kummanam Rajasekharan has criticised the State Chief Electoral Officer’s decision not to use the ..


Joseph expresses extreme disappointment over not getting Kottayam seat

Thodupuzha: PJ Jospeh has publically voiced his discontent over Kerala Congress candidature in Kottayam. He expresses severe exasperation ..

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LS polls: PC George to contest from Pathanamthitta

Pathanamthitta: MLA PC George will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Pathanamthitta, said reports. Sources revealed that an official ..

K Surendran

EC directive on Sabarimala illogical, says K Surendran

Kottayam: The BJP Monday termed as "illogical" the Election Commissions directive to political parties in Kerala that the ..


CA exams postponed due to Lok Sabha elections

New Delhi: The Chartered Accountants examinations have been postponed due to the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the council announced ..


LDF candidate P Rajeev kick-starts campaign in Ernakulam

Kochi: With Lok Sabha polls round the corner, LDF candidate P Rajeev has kick-started his election campaign in Ernakulam. while addressing ..


LS Polls: EC unveils app to keep tab on violators of model code of conduct

In order to empower citizens in the Lok Sabha 2019 polls, the Election Commission (EC) has introduced app at pan India level whereby ..

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Congress to announce candidates’ list by Friday

New Delhi: The congress screening committee meeting summoned to confirm the candidates for the Lok Sabha polls dispersed without taking ..

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This LS polls, candidates will have to advertise their criminal records

New Delhi: The Election Commission has made it compulsory for candidates contesting polls to advertise their criminal antecedents in ..


Plastic flex boards banned during poll campaigns

Kochi: The High Court has issued an interim order imposing a ban on using flex boards during election campaigns. The HC order has clarified ..


BJP in dilemma over candidature; wants Kummanam to spearhead NDA

Kochi: Demands are surfacing to bring former Mizoram governor Kummanam Rajasekharan to NDA leadership. BJP state president Sreedharan ..

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Assembly polls in 4 states to be held along with LS polls

New Delhi: Assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal, Odisha and Sikkim will be held simultaneously along with Lok Sabha elections, ..

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Cong general secretary K C Venugopal not to contest this Lok Sabha election

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary K C Venugopal said on Sunday that he would not contest the Lok Sabha election on account of his ..