Arun Jaitley

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to the AIIMS here on ..

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​Journalist’s death: Sreedharan Pillai condemns police
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
B Gopalakrishnan’s statement against Adoor irks BJP
Actress Priya Raman to join BJP
Narendra Modi

Truth, justice will prevail: Narendra Modi on Jadhav verdict

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday welcomed the verdict of the International Court of Justice on Kulbhushan Jadhav, ..

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15 Karnataka rebel MLAs to skip assembly session on Thursday

Bengaluru: Buoyed by the Supreme Court's favourable order on their joint petitions to abstain from the Assembly, 15 Karnataka rebel ..


Muraleedharan faction tightens grip on BJP; setback for Krishnadas faction

Alappuzha: The appointment of B. L. Santosh as BJP general secretary (organisation) will be an achievement for the Muraleedharan faction ..

Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar

Will allot slot for trust vote when CM seeks it: Karnataka Speaker

Bengaluru: In the wake of H D Kumaraswamy deciding to seek a trust vote, Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar Friday said a slot would ..

Karnataka crisis

Karnataka slug fest peaks; rebels move SC, 2 more Congress MLAs quit

New Delhi/Bengaluru: Karnataka's political slug fest intensified on Wednesday, with the rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs approaching ..

Goa MLAs split

10 Goa MLAs split from Congress to merge with BJP

Panaji: Ten Congress MLAs out of 15 have split from the Congress and are going to merge with the BJP later tonight, Congress MLA Isidore ..

Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar

Karnataka Speaker finds rebel MLAs' resignations 'faulty'

Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Tuesday declined to accept the resignations of all the 13 Congress and JD-S ..

 Shashi Tharoor

Defensive strokes, dropped catches, no balls in Budget: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: The Union Budget has "unnecessarily defensive strokes, dropped catches and quite a few no balls", Congress leader ..

Karnataka Congress

Karnataka crisis: Congress-JDS scramble to save govt as exodus continues

Bengaluru: Fighting hard to save one of its few state governments, Congress along with its ally JDS on Monday went on a fire-fighting ..


Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy in Bengaluru; BJP trying to safeguard its MLAs

Bengaluru: A day after the resignation of over a dozen ruling Congress-JD(S) MLAs rocked the ruling coalition in Karnataka and plunged ..

Anju Bobby George joins BJP

Anju Bobby George denies reports of joining BJP

Bengaluru: Ace athlete Anju Bobby George denied news reports stating that she had joined the BJP. Union Minister V Muraleedharan also ..


Union govt policy to reduce fuel consumption; Price hike won’t affect public: M.T. Ramesh

KochI: BJP state secretary M.T. Ramesh said the additional tax and cess imposed on petrol and diesel in the Union Budget will not affect ..

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Congress slams budget as 'old wine in a new bottle'

New Delhi: Describing the Union Budget as "insipid" and "old wine in a new bottle", the Congress on Friday alleged ..

Kannur Central Jail

K. P. Raveendran murder: 9 RSS-BJP activists found guilty

Kannur: The court has found 9 RSS-BJP activists guilty in the murder of CPM activist K. P. Raveendran at the Kannur central prison ..


Arrogance, misbehaviour can't be tolerated, says PM after MLA assaults official

New Delhi: Arrogance and misbehaviour cannot be tolerated, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday in a stern message after senior ..

AP Abdullakutty

A P Abdullakkutty joins BJP

New Delhi: Former Congress leader A P Abdullakkutty has joined the BJP. He received membership in the saffron party from BJP working ..

Jaishankar formally joins BJP

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar formally joins BJP

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar formally joined the BJP on Monday, nearly a month after being inducted into the ..

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J P Nadda appointed BJP's working president, Shah to remain party chief

New Delhi: Former Union minister J P Nadda was appointed as BJP's working president during the party's parliamentary board ..

K Sudhakaran

Abdullakutty who compares Modi to Gandhi must be sent to mental asylum: K Sudhakaran

Kozhikode: KPCC working president K Sudhakaran said that A P Abdullakutty, who compares Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Mahatma Gandhi ..

P S Sreedharan Pillai

Is CPM ready to accept they made mistake in Sabarimala issue: P S Sreedharan Pillai

Kozhikode: BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai asked if the CPM was ready to accept that they made a mistake in the Sabarimala ..


Modi 2.0 Cabinet: Has southern states been given a raw deal?

Chennai: As the new Narendra Modi dispensation began its second innings in Delhi, a perception took shape in southern India that the ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Pinarayi Vijayan congratulates PM Modi on assuming office again

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday congratulated Narendra Modi on assuming office of the Prime Minister for ..

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V Muraleedharan is Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs

New Delhi: The only BJP representative from Kerala in the second Narendra Modi government, V Muraleedharan, has been appointed as the ..

V Muraleedharan

From ABVP activist to union minister; meteroic rise of V Muraleedharan

New Delhi: It was a meteroic rise for Vellamvelly Muraleedharan, who was sworn in as minister of state with Independent charge in the ..

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Amit Shah likely to be part of Modi Cabinet 2.0

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah and senior leaders Nitin Gadkari, Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal, Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar ..

V Muraleedharan

V Muraleedharan will be minister of state with independent charge

New Delhi: V. Muraleedharan will represent Kerala in the NDA ministry. He will be a minister of state with independent charge. An ..

AP Abdullakkutty

Criticism through Congress mouthpiece; Abdullakutty lashes out at Sudheeran

Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress mouthpiece has harshly criticised party leader A. P. Abdullakutty by publishing an editorial regarding ..

V Muraleedharan

V Muraleedharan also considered for union cabinet: Sources

New Delhi: BJP former state president and national executive committee member V. Muraleedharan is likely to be inducted into the cabinet, ..


Leadership summons; Kummanam sets out to Delhi

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid the speculations regarding a union minister from Kerala, former Governor of Mizoram and NDA candidate in Thiruvananthapuram ..

Shashi Tharoor

BJP marketed 'product Modi' well, built 'extraordinary personality cult':Tharoor

New Delhi: Asserting that people did not vote for their economic self-interest in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor ..

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Congress forms panel to probe Abdullakutty praising Modi on FB

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala unit of the Congress will appoint a commission to probe senior party leader A.P. Abdullakutty praising ..

MLAs join BJP

This is just first phase, says BJP as 2 TMC MLAs, over 50 councillors join party

New Delhi: In a major setback to the Trinamool Congress (TMC), two MLAs, including BJP leader Mukul Roy's son Subhrangshu, and ..

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 ..

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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 ..


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 ..

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 ..


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 ..


NSS voters did not support Kummanam, says BJP

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP spokesperson O Rajagopal stated that their party failed to win votes of people in Nair Service Society in the ..

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 ..

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 ..

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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 ..

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 ..

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Amit is 'Shah' of Modi's historic second term win

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi might be the man of the moment for winning the historic second term but it is Bharatiya Janata ..


Modi returns; NDA leads in 342 seats

New Delhi: The BJP government of Narendra Modi is confirmed their second term with this Lok Sabha elections. According to the trends ..


BJP's expectations failed in Pathanamthitta: K Surendran

Pathanamthitta: K Surendran, NDA candidate in Pathanamthitta, stated that BJP failed to get majority votes as expected. But he expressed ..


India wins yet again, says PM

New Delhi: With the BJP headed for a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India ..

 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli PM Netanyahu congratulates Modi on election victory

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday became the first world leader to congratulate his counterpart Narendra ..


Karnataka: BJP leads in 23, JD-S 1, Congress 3

Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in 23 of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, while the Janata Dal-Secular ..

Pragya Thakur

Madhya Pradesh: Pragya Thakur leading over Digvijay; Scindia trailing

Bhopal: BJP's Pragya Singh Thakur is leading against Congress' Digvijay Singh by a margin of 3,105 votes in Bhopal Lok Sabha ..


BJP to open account in TVM, declares exit polls

Giving relief to NDA, BJP candidate Kummanam Rajasekharan will win the Lok Sabha elections in Thiruvanthapuram seat. The exit polls ..

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Mathrubhumi News exit polls: UDF to win Kasaragod, Kannur LS seats

According to the exit polls conducted by Mathrubhumi News and Geowide India, UDF will win Kasaragod and Kannur Lok Sabha seats. In ..

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Cross-voting might have taken place in TVM: Kummanam

Pamba: BJP Lok Sabha candidate Kummanam Rajasekharan said cross-voting might have taken place in Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency ..

K Surendran

K Surendran tops list of candidates with criminal records

New Delhi: K. Surendran, the Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate from Kerala's Pathanamthitta parliamentary constituency, has ..

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CPM writes to EC, demands action against PM for Balakot claim

New Delhi: The CPM on Sunday wrote to the Election Commission (EC) demanding action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making ..


BJP to protect Christian community with new force

Kochi: In the wake of terrorist attacks in churches on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to form ..

K Surendran

K Surendran alleges conspiracy to destroy Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur: BJP state president K Surendran said there was a conspiracy to destroy the famed Thrissur Pooram. Speaking to media, Surendran ..

Narendra Modi

EC clean chit to Narendra Modi in two more speeches

New Delhi: The Election Commission concluded on Friday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not violate the model code or its advisory ..

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EC gives clean chit to Rahul Gandhi over speech against Amit Shah

New Delhi: The Election Commission has held that Congress president Rahul Gandhi did not violate the model code of conduct during an ..

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SC asks EC to decide by May 6 Congress complaints alleging MCC violations by Modi, Shah

New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the Election Commission to decide by May 6 nine complaints of the Congress ..

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Anti-fascist Lohia could never have been proud of this BJP government

Narendra Modi blogged last month that Gandhian Socialist leader, Ram Manohar Lohia, would have been proud of the BJP government. Perhaps ..

Modi and Amit Shah

SC notice on PM's poll code 'breaches' as EC meets on issue

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Election Commission on the Congress' plea seeking direction to the ..

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Pinarayi Vijayan asks Modi not to belittle Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday took strong exception to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegation ..

Mullappally Ramachandran

CPM activists supported Muraleedharan in Vadakara: Mullappally Ramachandran

Kozhikode: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran said that K Muraleedharan, UDF candidate in Vadakara, received the support of a ..


Vote trade allegation: BJP district president censures P Mohanan

Kozhikode: BJP district president TP Jayachadran unleashed a savage verbal attack on CPM district secretary P Mohanan for his remarks ..

Sreedharan Pillai

Will file defamation case against Teeka Ram Meena: Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai said he would file a defamation case against chief election officer Teeka ..

Sreedharan Pillai

Teeka Ram Meena is not beyond the law: Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai has responded to the statements of chief election officer Teeka Ram Meena ..


An unsatisfactory week for the BJP

The week when the polling began wasn't a good one for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). For one, the party ran afoul of the ..

K Surendran

K Surendran booked in 240 criminal cases, discloses BJP mouthpiece

Pathanamthitta: NDA candidate K Surendran holds the record of being named in highest number of criminal cases among the candidates ..


Do political parties think of environment?

According to statistical data, 25 lakh people died due to environmental pollution in India. This is around the population of an entire ..


LDF, UDF failed people despite dominating Kerala for decades: Modi

Kozhikode: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday lashed out at the ruling LDF and the Opposition Congress, saying both fronts have failed ..

Narendra Modi

Sea of saffron welcomes Modi at Kozhikode beach

Kozhikode: Thousands thronged the beach here on Friday to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The PM arrived at the beach by 7.15 ..


Home Minister Rajnath's first biography to hit stands in May

New Delhi: As election fever grips the nation, a new addition to the Indian political memoirs list will soon hit the stands. Home Minister ..

Narendra Modi

Modi to attend public meet at Kozhikode on Friday

Kozhikode: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Kozhikode on Friday as part of BJP’s election campaign in Kerala. He will ..

suresh gopi

Suresh Gopi promises to extend Kochi metro to Thrissur

Thrissur: Actor turned politician and NDA candidate Suresh Gopi has promised to extend the Kochi metro rail to Thrissur. The Rajya ..

Suresh Gopi

Did not violate any EC norms, Suresh Gopi responds to Collector

Thrissur: Actor turned politician Suresh Gopi has replied to the notice issued by Thrissur district Collector T V Anupama following ..


BJP remaining silent to help M K Raghavan; alleges Elamaram Kareem

Kozhikode: The LDF said that despite the disclosure of a major bribery case in Kerala politics, the BJP is remaining silent because ..


Will BJP listen to Advani's advice?

It would have been better if L.K. Advani had given his excellent advice to his party men about their attitude towards other parties ..

sreedharan pilai

Seeking votes in Ayyappa’s name is wrong, says Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president PS Sreedharan Pillai asserted that invoking Lord Ayyappa’s name to seek votes during ..

Amit Shah

Congress moves EC seeking disqualification of Amit Shah

New Delhi: The Congress on Friday moved the Election Commission (EC) alleging willful non-disclosure of liabilities by BJP President ..


Machete at LDF poll campaign in Palakkad; Youth Congress files complaint

Palakkad: The Youth Congress has petitioned the Election Commission (EC) following an incident were a machete fell off a vehicle during ..

PK Kunhalikutty

Kunhalikutty lashes out at Adityanath over 'Muslim virus' remarks

Thiruvananthapuram: Slamming Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over his "Muslim virus" remarks, Indian Union Muslim ..

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EC seeks details of Namo TV from I& B Ministry

New Delhi: The Election Commission is learnt to have sought details of Namo TV from the Information and Broadcasting Ministry after ..

tushar vellappalli

Rahul coming to Wayanad expecting Muslim votes: Thushar Vellappally

Wayanad: Rahul Gandhi is coming to Wayanad from Amethi to unite Muslim votes but it will not happen, said NDA candidate in Wayanad ..


Congress slams Modi over communal remarks against Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: The Congress has strongly criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his communal remarks against Rahul Gandhi. AICC ..

Tushar Vellapally

Rahul Gandhi will lose in Wayanad: Thushar Vellapally

Thrissur: Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be defeated in Wayanad in Kerala if he contests the Lok Sabha election there, Thushar ..


How will Rahul contesting from Cong strong seat send wrong message: Oommen Chandy

Kochi: AICC general secretary Oommen Chandy wondered how will Congress chief Rahul Gandhi contesting from the party’s strong ..


BJP leader terms IUML flag as Pakistani; Says its ‘shocking’

New Delhi: BJP leader Prerna Kumari termed the green flag of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) as Pakistani flags. Prerna took to ..


Senior Congress leader, CPI leader join BJP, confirms Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president PS Sreedharan Pillai said that Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee executive member Kunnathur ..

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Death threat probe against ex-ISRO chairman intensified

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Police has intensified its probe into a death threat against former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair, warning ..


BJP advocate petitioned SC seeking Sabarimala women entry: Kadakampally Surendran

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran said Kummanam Rajasekharan and P S Sreedharan Pillai must show the decency ..

sreedharan pillai

BJP will use Sabarimala as election issue: Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala unit of the BJP on Thursday made it clear that one of its Lok Sabha election campaigns will be the Sabarimala ..

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EC forms panel to examine if Modi violated model code

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Wednesday formed a committee to examine if Prime Minister Narendra Modi violated the ..


Thushar Vellappally in Thrissur, Paili Vadhyatt in Wayanad

Thrissur: BDJS chief Thushar Vellappally will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Thrissur. BDJS has named party state vice-president ..


Congress aims to end 3-decade drought in Attingal

Thiruvananthapuram: Will it be eighth time lucky for the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala's Attingal Lok Sabha ..