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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 ..

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President accepts PM's resignation, asks him to continue till new govt assumes office
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BJP did not benefit from Sabarimala protests; UDF reaped rewards: O Rajagopal
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CM should own moral responsibility and resign: Sreedharan Pillai

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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..


NSS to support BJP in 2 seats; UDF everywhere else: Former official

Mavelikkara: The Nair Service Society (NSS) has directed its members and supporters to support the BJP in Pathanamthitta and Thiruvananthapuram ..

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BJP to field Smriti Irani in Wayanad against Rahul Gandhi

Alappuzha: BJP is making moves to field Smriti Irani in Wayanad against Rahul Gandhi to bring a strong fight in the polls. For this, ..


Thushar Vellappally to contest from Thrissur; Announcement on Tuesday

Thiruvananthapuram: BDJS leader Thushar Vellappally will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Thrissur. Thushar had put forward several ..


What'll happen if BJP can't get a majority of its own

Although it is now almost certain that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) - the group of parties led by the Bharatiya Janata Party ..

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BJP candidate in Kozhikode is accused in 8 cases; to surrender before court

Kozhikode: BJP candidate for Lok Sabha election in Kozhikode constituency will surrender before the court in connection with the ..

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Shobha Surendran starts poll campaign

Attingal: A day after the announcement of Lok Sabha election candidates by BJP, the party’s Attingal candidate Shobha Surendran ..

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Yeddyurappa dismisses bribe payment, says I-T probe found documents to be fake

Bengaluru: The BJP's Karnataka chief B S Yeddyurappa on Friday rubbished as "atrocious and malicious" the allegation ..


Congress-BJP understanding in five seats, alleges Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

Thiruvananthapuram: CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said that the Congress and BJP has come to an understanding in five Lok ..


BJP finalises seat-sharing pact in Kerala, to fight in 14 LS constituencies

New Delhi: The BJP Wednesday finalised its seat-sharing deal with the BDJS and Kerala Congress in the southern state for the Lok Sabha ..

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No option but to contest from where party decides: Alphons Kannanthanam

Kochi: Union minister Alphons Kannanthanam said he would contest the Lok Sabha election from any constituency that the BJP decides ..


PM Modi pays tribute to Parrikar in Goa

Panaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who died of pancreatic cancer on ..


Rafale: Review petition based on leaked secret documents jeopardised national security, Centre to SC

New Delhi: The Centre Wednesday told the Supreme Court that documents filed by the petitioners seeking review of its Rafale deal verdict ..

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Will BJP give seat for K Surendran?

Thiruvananthapuram: The Bharatiya Janata Party is in turmoil over allotment of Lok Sabha seat to BJP state general secretary K Surendran ..

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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 ..

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CPM to support Congress where it is in direct contest with BJP

New Delhi: The CPM on Monday said that in order to defeat the BJP-led alliance and ensure an alternative secular government is formed ..


BJP unhappy about links between Vellappally and CPM

Thiruvananthapuram: Dissatisfaction and doubts have evolved in the BJP regarding the stance of BDJS in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections ..


RSS targets Hindu votes in Malabar, Hindu summit in Kozhikode on Feb 28

Kozhikode: When Lok Sabha polls round the corner, RSS and BJP have made new plans to win votes of Hindu community. It is reported that ..


BJP national leaders to visit Kerala for campaign

Thiruvananthapuram: As part of the campaign for the upcoming Parliament elections, BJP national leaders will be visiting Kerala. Prime ..


Will react if anyone interferes in temple administration: BJP

Thiruvananthapuram: State BJP on Friday warned that they would react if anyone interferes in the temple administration. The party also ..

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BJP not to field K Surendran in LS polls

Palakkad: With Lok Sabha polls round the corner, the state committee of BJP is busy taking decision on the candidates. Sources revealed ..


Parliament election: RSS to ‘control’ BJP

Kollam: The election activities and campaign of BJP in Kerala will be completely under control of RSS. A coordinator and assistant ..

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BJP may field Suresh Gopi; move to make Mohanlal Rajya Sabha MP

Thiruvananthapuram: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi arriving in Kerala on Tuesday, the election campaign of BJP will officially commence ..

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NSS hails Centre on reservation for general category

Changanassery: Nair Service Society sent a letter to the Centre praising the government for actualizing the reservation for economically ..


Reservation not a financial policy: VS against 10% economic quota

Thiruvananthapuram: Chairman of the Kerala Administrative Reforms Commission, V S Achuthanandan criticised the Centre’s move ..


Armed maoist group reaches Kannur; raise slogans

Kannur: A group of 4 maoists, including a woman, reached Ambayathode on Saturday around 7 pm. The armed group bought groceries from ..


BJP wins Jasdan bypoll; reaches 100 seats in Gujarat Assembly

Ahmedabad: The ruling BJP comfortably won the bypoll from Jasdan Assembly seat in Gujarat Sunday, taking its tally in the House to ..


Today’s hartal is sixth on Sabarimala issue

Kottayam: The hartal called by BJP and Sangh Parivar organisations on Friday was the 6th strike carried out since the supreme court ..


5 Chhattisgarh BJP ministers trailing; Cong leads in 59 seats

Raipur: Five ministers in the Raman Singh-led BJP government in Chhattisgarh were trailing in the Assembly polls as per latest trends, ..

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PS Sreedharan Pillai receives death threat

Kannur: BJP state president PS Sreedharan Pillai received a letter, threatening to kill some of the leaders, including Pillai, on Tuesday ..

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RSS demands to bring back Kummanam to state politics

Kochi: RSS state leadership demanded that the Governor of Mizoram Kummanam Rajasekharan should be called back to state politics in ..


BJP to begin hunger strike from today at the Secretariat

Thiruvananthapuram: The second phase of BJP strike over the Sabarimala issue will begin on Monday. General secretary AN Radhakrishnan ..


Sabarimala: BJP to violate prohibitory orders today

Nilakkal: Amidst the allegations that BJP is gradually retreating from the protest over Sabarimala issue, the party has decided to ..


Contradictory opinions indicating split in BJP?

Thiruvananthapuram: Despite leaders reassuring there is no difference in opinions, the split in Kerala BJP over the Sabarimala protests ..


Govt conspiring to keep me in prison: K Surendran

Kozhikode: BJP state secretary K Surendran said that the government was conspiring to keep him in prison for the entire Mandala pilgrimage ..

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Told devotees not to put money in hundials: Sobha Surendran

Pathanamthitta: Stating that it was the BJP’s target to reduce revenue in temples, party leader Sobha Surendran revealed they ..

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K Surendran taken to Kannur jail

Kozhikode: BJP leader K Surendran was taken to Kannur jail from Kozhikode sub-jail. He alleged that fake case was registered against ..

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Kodiyeri afraid of losing debate challenge: Pillai

Kozhikode: BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai said that CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, who had challenged him for ..

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CM acts like godfather to BJP: Ramesh Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has become the godfather to BJP ..

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BJP against young women entry; fake case against Surendran, says Pillai

New Delhi: The BJP was protesting the entry of women of menstrual age at the Sabarimala temple but not all women, said party’s ..

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Devotees don't have issues, but Sangh Parivar: CM's reply to Amit Shah

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan responded to the criticisms raised by Amith Shah over the Sabarimala issue. The ..

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BJP to protest seeking amenities for Sabarimala pilgrims

Kottayam: The BJP will organise more protests seeking basic amenities for Sabarimala pilgrims, said state president P S Sreedharan ..

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Govt trying to destroy Sabarimala: A N Radhakrishnan

Ernakulam: Strongly criticising the state government for enforcing strict security restrictions at the hill shrine, BJP state general ..

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BJP forced closure of food, water provisions for devotees: Kadakampally

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran said that the BJP activists have been forcefully closing the units supplying ..


BJP support for hartal, KSRTC services stopped

Thiruvananthapuram: The dawn to dusk hartal announced by Sabarimala Karma Samithi in protest of Hindu Aikya Vedi state president K ..