Ramesh Chennithala

Congress slams appointment of A. Sampath in Delhi

Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress party in Kerala on Thursday cried foul over the ..

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Congress rejects P C George’s claim that its MLAs/MPs are in contact with BJP
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Pinarayi Vijayan mocks KSU protest in front of secretariat on Facebook
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Karnataka CM moves SC, says Governor interfering
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 ..

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Congress old guard wants Sonia back amidst chorus for young President

New Delhi: The old guard in the Congress is looking up to Sonia Gandhi to become the interim President once again and resurrect the ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Several Congress leaders resign in support of Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Several leaders of the Congress have resigned from their posts to give Rahul Gandhi a free hand to choose a new team in ..

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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 ..


Congress MPs should not miss attendance in Parliament: Mullappally Ramachandran

New Delhi: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran said that the Congress MPs who are elected from Kerala have a historical mission ..

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Rahul picks holes in PM's 'Kerala dear to me' remark, accuses him of bias

Thiruvambady: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday sought to dismiss Prime Minister Naredra Modi's assertion that Kerala was ..

Rahul Gandhi Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi accepts petitions in Wayanad, all set for roadshows

Kalpetta: Congress president and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi will tour the district on Saturday. Rahul reached the district collectorate ..

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 ..

AP Abdullakkutty

Congress throws out Abdullakutty from party

Kannur: The Congress party has ousted A. P. Abdullakutty for updating a Facebook post praising prime minister Narendra Modi. The action ..

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Congress won't stake claim for LoP in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday said that it will not formally stake claim for the post of Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Lok ..

AP Abdullakutty

KPCC issues show cause notice to Abdullakutty for praising Modi

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has issued a show cause notice to A. P. Abdullakutty for praising ..

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After SP, no Congress spokespersons on TV debates

New Delhi: Days after the Samajwadi Party (SP) sacked its panel of leaders who appeared on TV channels, the Congress on Thursday decided ..

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul adamant on stepping down, Congress leaders gasp to placate him

New Delhi: With Congress President Rahul Gandhi remaining steadfast on quitting his post in wake of the poll drubbing, hectic activities ..

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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 ..

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, ..

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 ..

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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 ..

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 ..

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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 ..

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 ..

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 ..


Goa assembly elections: BJP loses Parrikar's Panaji seat to Congress

Panaji: The BJP, which held the Panaji Assembly seat in Goa for 25 years, Thursday lost it to the Congress, whose candidate Atanasio ..

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 ..

Ramesh Chennithala

Masala bond a corrupt deal, not good for Kerala: Ramesh Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday said the Rs 2,150 crore masala bond is a corrupt deal that ..

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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 ..

Oommen Chandy

Govt removed 10 lakh people from voters list: Oommen Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government and government officers combined to remove 10 lakh people from the voters list, alleged senior ..

Shashi Tharoor

South India got step-motherly treatment, will play key role in voting out Modi: Tharoor

New Delhi: Alleging that south India received "step motherly" treatment under the Modi government, senior Congress leader ..

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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New DCC headquarters awaits Rahul Gandhi

Kollam: The new headquarters for the District Congress Committee (DCC) is ready for inauguration. Congress president Rahul Gandhi, ..

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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 ..

Mullappally Ramachandran

Bogus voting held with help of CPM goons: Mullappally Ramachandran

Vadakara: State Chief Electoral officer Teeka Ram Meena’s findings were the result of Congress’ fight against bogus voting ..

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul apologises to SC for incorrect attribution of 'chowkidar' remark

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday apologised to the Supreme Court for incorrectly attributing the "chowkidar ..


65 CPM workers join Congress from Kallyat

Periya: Denouncing the violent politics, 65 CPM activists and sympathisers joined Congress in Kallyat. Relatives of slain youth congress ..


Women’s Commission registers suo moto case against K Sudhakaran’s campaign video

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Women’s Commission registered a suo moto case against Congress Kannur Lok Sabha candidate K Sudhakaran ..


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 ..


No complaint from Shashi Tharoor, says AICC observer

Thiruvananthapuram: AICC observer Nana Patole said he has not received any complaint from UDF’s Thiruvananthapuram candidate ..

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LDF gears up to face Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad with farmers' march

Kozhikode: The Left Democratic Front (LDF) is gearing up to hold strong campaign activities in Wayanad constituency from where Congress ..


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 ..

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 ..


Chennithala alleges irregularities in issuance of KIIFB masala bonds

Kochi: The lion’s share of the bonds of Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) was brought by CDPQ, a firm that ..


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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Bribery video: DCP starts investigation; Collector submits report to EC

Kozhikode: DCP A K Jamaludheen IPS said the police have started an inquiry into the alleged sting operation video controversy involving ..

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 ..

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's assets rose from Rs 9.4 cr to 15.88 cr in five years

Wayanad: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has assets worth over 15.88 crore, according to the affidavit filed by him on Thursday while submitting ..

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul to face 2 namesakes and another Gandhi in Wayanad

Kalpetta: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will face two namesakes and another with the surname Gandhi in Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency ..


Overwhelmed by love and affection of people of Wayanad: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday thanked the people of Wayanad for their support after he filed his nomination ..

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Sting operation video seeking Rs 5 crore is fake: M K Raghavan

Kozhikode: Congress’ Lok Sabha candidate in Kozhikode M K Raghavan denied as fake the video showing him seeking Rs 5 crore from ..

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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 ..


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 ..


Rahul to reach Kerala on Wednesday, file nomination on Thursday

Kozhikode: Congress national president Rahul Gandhi will reach here on Wednesday to submit his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha ..

G Sudhakaran

Rahul a 'tiger' that ran away from RSS in north India: G Sudhakaran

Thiruvananthapuram: Following V S Achuthanandan’s Amul baby barb against Rahul Gandhi, minister G Sudhakaran has said that the ..

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 ..

K Muraleedharan

Muraleedharan has assets worth Rs 4.57 crores

Kozhikode: UDF candidate in Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency, K Muraleedharan has assets worth Rs 4,57,80,858.41 besides Rs 70,000 in ..


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 ..

V.S Achuthanandan

Rahul still an Amul baby who cuts the branch he is sitting on: VS

Kozhikode: Senior CPM leader and former chief minister V S Achuthanandan has strongly criticised Rahul Gandhi for contesting from Wayanad ..


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 ..


Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress IT Cell

New Delhi: Social media giant Facebook Monday said it has removed 687 pages and accounts linked to individuals associated with an IT ..

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul says no angel tax, no permissions for new business

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday promised incentives for entrepreneurs and start-ups to boost job creation in ..

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul will decide on second constituency on Wednesday: Congress leaders

New Delhi: The Congress high command will take a decision on Wednesday over national president Rahul Gandhi contesting from a second ..


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 ..


Undecided on contesting from Wayanad; Rahul tells Congress leaders

New Delhi: Congress national president Rahul Gandhi is yet to decide whether to contest the Lok Sabha election from Wayanad constituency ..

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

Poverty increased every time Congress announced aid for poor: Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

Thiruvananthapuram: Stating that it was not the first time the Congress announced financial aid for the poor before the election, CPM ..

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Uncertainty over Rahul’s Wayanad candidature continues; Decision on Monday

Thiruvananthapuram: Uncertainty remains over Congress president Rahul Gandhi contesting the Lok Sabha election from Wayanad. The party’s ..

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Why Wayanad could be a safe seat for Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Wayanad, which could soon become a VVIP constituency if Congress President Rahul Gandhi decides to contest the Lok Sabha ..


Congress releases 8th list of candidates omitting Wayanad, Vadakara

New Delhi: The Congress released its eighth list of 38 candidates for the April-May parliamentary polls on Saturday night, without ..

K Muraleedharan

K Muraleedharan stopped during campaign, forced to turn back by SFI activists

Perambra: Students Federation of India (SFI) activists stopped K Muraleedharan, UDF’s Lok Sabha candidate for Vadakara constituency ..

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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 ..


Prominent Congress leader to be BJP candidate in Pathanamthitta?

Pathanamthitta: A prominent Congress leader might contest the Lok Sabha polls from Pathanamthitta where the BJP is yet to name its ..

AP Abdullakutty

Congress can sideline me, but not avoid: A P Abdullakutty

Kannur: Congress leader A P Abdullakutty openly expressed his dissent to the party leadership over denying him a seat in the Lok Sabha ..


Congress maintains equidistance to both factions; Six seats for A, I groups each

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress has maintained the equidistance policy to ‘A’ and ‘I’ factions by giving equal ..

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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 ..

PJ Joseph

P J Joseph yields; will continue fight to strengthen democracy in Kerala Congress

Kottayam: Kerala Congress leader P J Joseph said he will not cause a split in the party over being denied a seat to contest the Lok ..


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 ..

Rahul Gandhi

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 ..


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 ..

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 ..


Crisis in Kerala Congress will end soon: Thomas Chazhikadan

Kottayam: Thomas Chazhikadan, the Lok Sabha candidate from Kottayam for Kerala Congress (Mani), an ally of the Congress-led United ..

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Congress to probe post-demonetisation deposits if voted to power

New Delhi: Lambasting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for destroying the economy through demonetisation, the Congress on Monday claimed ..


Congress to take up Alappad mining issue

Karunagappally: Congress is readying to take up the controversial protest against the mining of black soil at Alappad. Leaders of the ..


As Cong inches towards majority in Raj, C'garh, leaders predict victory of Congress

New Delhi: Voters had clearly rejected the BJP in what was an indication of things to come in 2019, Congress leaders said on Tuesday ..

Ramesh Chennithala

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 ..

Manish Tewari

Govt seeking Rs 3.6 lakh crore RBI reserve to dole out freebies ahead of 2019 polls: Cong

New Delhi: The Congress Tuesday said if the government's reported proposal seeking Rs 3.6 lakh crore from the RBI fructifies, it ..


Rahul Gandhi’s stance on Sabarmiala is welcoming: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that Rahul Gandhi’s stance supporting the entry of women of all age ..

AK Antony

Cong's aim is to oust Modi from power: Antony

Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader A K Antony today said his party's aim was to oust Prime Minister Narendra Modi from ..