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Attempt to open EVM strong room in Kazhakkoottam constituency withdrawn due to mounting protests

Thiruvananthapuram: The district administration attempted to open the strong room ..

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LDF’s K Babu alleges vote trade in Nenmara for Assembly polls
Ramesh Chennithala
HC puts an end to Govt's attempt to sabotage probes: Ramesh Chennithala
LDF will get second term with 80-100 seats: CPM state secretariat
bogus vote

UDF alleges bogus voting on behalf of 11 NRIs in Kasaragod

Kozhikode: UDF activists have come out with fresh allegations on bogus voting at Kayyur Cheemeni panchayat in Kasaragod. It is alleged ..


BJP's narrow growth in Kerala concerns national leadership

Kollam: The BJP leadership has expressed concern over growth of the party in Kerala. The leadership observed that the party's growth ..


Will revamp Congress after poll results: Mullappally

Thiruvananthapuram: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran declared that Congress committees will have a major revamp after the assembly ..


Doubling of postal ballots: Govt staff who cast vote twice likely to face action

Thiruvananthapuram: Government employees who cast vote in special centres will have to face the music if they are found to have voted ..

Ramesh Chennithala

CM is searching for loopholes to protect Jaleel, alleges Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala on Monday stated that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who is searching for ..


Will win more seats for a new Kerala; BJP hopes of getting 5 seats

Thiruvananthapuram: The BJP has started to convene review meetings to evaluate the post-poll situation. Though a preliminary review ..


UDF expects to win 77 seats; ‘Captain’ controversy may hit LDF

Kozhikode: UDF leadership has a firm belief that Kerala will witness a change in government like the previous assembly polls. It is ..

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CPM to consider Ariff's remark against Aritha Babu after election result

Alappuzha: After the election, the friction within CPM is intensifying in Alappuzha. The moves made by a group of party workers against ..

Mullappally Ramachandran

Vattiyoorkavu election poster issue: Involvement of leaders will be examined, says Mullappally

Thiruvananthapuram: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran said that a party-level investigation will be carried out in connection ..


CPM will win 80 seats in assembly polls, reports district committees

The survey by CPM revealed that LDF will retain power in the assembly polls. It is reported that CPM will definitely win 80 seats. ..


LDF expects to win 26 seats in South Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: LDF has confirmed of winning 26 seats out of 30 in South Kerala. The district leaderships have confirmed this after ..

Voting machine

EC scraps ‘Trend’ portal, ‘Encore’ to publish assembly poll results

Thrissur: The Chief Electoral Officer has decided to scrap the portal named Trend which was used to publish election results. This ..

Ramesh Chennithala

Irregularities in postal ballots: Chennithala requests EC to take action

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has alleged that irregularities took place in the postal ballots in various ..

Veena S Nair

Congress to probe how unused election posters of Veena S Nair landed in scrap shop

Thiruvananthapuram: In a case of serious callousness by a section of the Congress workers here, the party has decided to conduct a ..


Election to vacant RS seats should be held after new govt comes to power; EC receives legal advice

Kochi: The Election Commission (EC) made it clear in the high court that they received legal advice to postpone the election to the ..

AK Balan

AK Balan alleges vote trade between Congress, BJP in Palakkad

Palakkad: Minister AK Balan on Friday alleged that Congress and BJP were involved in vote trade in all the constituencies in the district ..


Voter turnout in Kerala assembly polls remains unknown; CEO office closed after staff test COVID +ve

Thiruvananthapuram: The State Election Commission has not published the final polling percentage of the Kerala assembly polls yet. ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Complaint filed against CM over violation of poll code

Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress filed a complaint to the Election Commission (EC) pointing out that the chief minister’s remark ..

Murukan Kattakkada

Death threat against poet Murukan Kattakkada; complaint filed

Thiruvananthapuram: Death threats have been raised against poet and lyricist Murukan Kattakkada for penning songs for the LDF in connection ..


Security beefed-up for strong rooms storing EVMs; protest in Ambalapuzha ends

Alappuzha: Security has been increased for the strong room where electronic voting machines are stored. The doors and windows of the ..

K Surendran

Huge irregularity in postal ballots, alleges K Surendran

Kasaragod: BJP state president K Surendran said that widespread irregularities took place in the postal ballots in the assembly election ..


LDF 82-85, UDF 75-80 and NDA 5; No front expects sweeping victory

Thiruvananthapuram: Though all the three political fronts expect victory in the April 6 Assembly elections, none of the leaders have ..

PK Krishnadas

CPM-Congress pact existed in constituencies where NDA had chances of victory, alleges PK Krishnadas

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP leader PK Kishnadas alleged that there was CPM-Congress pact in all constituencies where NDA candidates had ..


In a first, Joseph casts vote with amputated arm

Thrippunithura (Ernakulam): “I never thought I would be able to cast vote with this arm. I’m voting with my amputated ..

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Community will not stand by leader’s stance, Vijayaraghavan against Sukumaran Nair

Thiruvananthapuram: Acting state secretary of CPM A Vijayaraghavan on Wednesday alleged that there has been cross voting between BJP ..


Climbed coconut tree at 80, then why can't I go to booth for voting at 103!

Alappad (Kollam): With full energey, centenarian Manikyan went to cast vote in the assembly election on Tuesday. He exercised his franchise ..


Mullappally suspects hidden BJP-CPM nexus in Manjeshwaram

Kozhikode: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran said that lots of concerns remain in the Manjeshwaram polling results. He suspected ..

Triplets after voting

Born together, vote together; triplets who came to exercise franchise grab eyeballs

Thrissur: The triplets who were born the same day in a single delivery cast their first vote together in this assembly election. They ..

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CPM should end violent politics; Chennithala demands re-poll in Taliparamba

Alappuzha: Opposition Leader Ramesh Chenithala on Wednesday alleged that CPM was unleashing violence everywhere fearing defeat in the ..

Renju Renjimar

Renju Renjimar casts vote as female for first time; says proud moment in life

Ponkunnam (Kottayam): Though she had cast vote many times before, this election was a different experience for celebrity makeup artist ..

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CPM leader PP Vasudevan, family members cast vote wearing PPE kits

Perinthalmanna: CPM state committee member P P Vasudevan and his family members arrived wearing PPE kits and cast vote. They exercised ..


Covid patient votes violating protocol; 230+ voters, 5 officials in quarantine

Kottiyam (Kollam): More than 230 voters and 5 polling officials were asked to undergo quarantine after a Covid patient violated the ..


Kozhikode records maximum turnout while Pathanamthitta least

Thiruvananthapuram: As per the final reports, Kerala recorded 74.02 percent polling in the Assembly elections held on April 6. Kozhikode ..


UDF seeks repoll in Taliparamba seat

Kannur : The UDF on Tuesday sought repoll in the Taliparamba Assembly seat in Kerala's Kannur district, alleging that the CPI(M) ..

Kadakampally Surendran,

Clashes at Kattayikkonam: Police tried to impress BJP, alleges Kadakampally

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister Kadakampally Surendran and local CPM leaders alleged that the police acted in an unfair manner in Kattayikkonam ..


Kerala records over 71 per cent polling by 6 pm

Thiruvananthapuram: The state is witnessing brisk polling in the final hours of the election day. Large queues of voters can be seen ..


Allegation arises over irregularity in postal votes in Parassala

Thiruvananthapuram: Complaint arose that huge irregularities took place in the postal ballots in Parassala constituency. The allegation ..

VS Achuthanandan

'Kerala Castro' VS Achuthanandan fails to vote for first time

Thiruvananthapuram: Former Kerala Chief Minister and one of India's tallest Communist leaders, V.S. Achuthanandan, failed to cast ..

P S Jayaraj

NDA candidate stages sit-in protest at polling booth alleging bogus voting in Kalamassery

Kochi: NDA candidate in Kalamassery held a protest alleging a person cast vote in another name at polling booth number 77 here. NDA ..

Sukumaran Nair and Chennithala

Complaint filed against Chennithala, Sukumaran Nair for hatching anti-LDF conspiracy

Palakkad: Minister A K Balan filed a complaint with the Election Commission (EC) against NSS general secretary G Sukumaran Nair and ..

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If Sukumaran Nair had responded earlier, it would have yielded desired result: Vellappally

Cherthala: The response of NSS general secretary Sukumaran Nair that the government should change was late, opined SNDP general secretary ..

AK Antony

UDF to make strong come back in Kerala, says AK Antony

Thiruvananthapuram: The voters of Kerala will throw Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) out of power and ..

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'Overslept': Polling officer turns up late for duty in Alappuzha

Thiruvananthapuram: A polling officer in Alappuzha failed to turn up on time at his post for Tuesday's Assembly elections, with ..


Kerala records 60 per cent polling by 4 pm

Thiruvananthapuram: A voter turnout of 58.66 per cent was recorded till 3.46 pm on Tuesday in Kerala in the state assembly polls, according ..