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Puthuppally bypoll: Congress' Chandy Oommen wins big in Kerala seat

Puthuppally, with a staggering 1.76 lakh registered voters, saw the establishment of 182 polling stations.

72.91% turnout recorded in Puthuppally bypoll (File Photo)
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 12:31 PM IST

Kerala CMDRF misuse case: Lokayukta full bench to start fresh hearing tomorrow

The Opposition Congress in Kerala criticised the Lokayukta last week for attending an Iftar party hosted by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. (File Photo)
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 04:18 PM IST

Karnataka polls crucial for Congress to dent BJP’s prospects in 2024

Although the anti-incumbency of the Basavaraj Bommai administration is a key rallying point, the Congress faces multiple hurdles in its quest for power in Karnataka

While the tussle between former chief minister Siddaramaiah and state unit president DK Shivakumar is well known, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge has announced that the party will not project any chief ministerial face. (File Photo)
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 09:51 AM IST

‘Has any governor taken such measures?’ Kerala edu minister as VCs asked to quit

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has asked vice chancellors of nine varsities to quit by 11:30 am on Monday.

This is the latest stand-off between the Kerala governor and the ruling LDF. (PTI/ File photo) )
Published on Oct 24, 2022 06:54 AM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

LDF’s response to crises led to its return to power in Kerala

The current LDF government’s tenure was among the most crisis-ridden in the state’s history

LDF supporters celebrate the party's victory during the election result day for the Kerala Assembly Polls, in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on May 03, 2021 08:36 AM IST
ByAbhishek Jha,

UDF holds dawn-to-dusk shutdown in Kerala's Idukki against ruling LDF

The UDF leaders alleged that the government has not yet taken any steps to make necessary amendments in the land assignment act of 1964.

Uttar Pradesh on Thursday announced a complete shutdown for 2 days starting from Friday 10 pm till Monday 5 am as Covid cases in the state continue to rise.(File photo for representation)
Published on Mar 26, 2021 07:37 AM IST
By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Ministry of happiness, focus on NYAY: UDF releases manifesto for Kerala polls

The election for the 140-member Kerala assembly will be held on April 6. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.

The UDF leaders releasing their election manifesto in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday,(ANI Photo)
Published on Mar 20, 2021 04:29 PM IST
By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi

Explained: Why this year’s Kerala civic body elections matter

As per early trends, the LDF is leading in 403 of the 941 gram panchayats, followed by UDF with 341. In district panchayat as well, the LDF has clear lead of 11 seats while UDF trails with three. In municipality, the UDF and LDF are fighting a close battle. The UDF is leading 39 while LDF is just one seat behind (38).

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 12:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar

Kerala local body elections: Final phase today; 9 million voters to exercise their franchise

The state election commission has deputed 52,285 officials for the polling duty and installed CCTVs in sensitive polling stations

CM Pinarayi Vijayan cast his vote in his village Pinarayi on Monday.(HT photo)
Updated on Dec 14, 2020 09:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

After outrage, judicial probe ordered into Kerala custodial death case

Rajkumar, 49, an accused in a money-laundering case, died in judicial custody two weeks ago and there were attempts to hush up the case as a natural death.

The CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front government in Kerala on Friday announced a judicial probe into the alleged custodial death of a man in Idukki that sparked outrage in the state.(Getty Images/Vetta)
Published on Jul 05, 2019 02:08 PM IST
Thiruvananthapuram | By

Oppn takes on Kerala govt over custodial death; CM says guilty won’t be spared

Rajkumar, an accused in a money-laundering case, died in police custody last week and there were attempts to hush up the case as a natural death.

Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday his government will take strict action against the police officials.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2019 03:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Politburo meeting to discuss if Sabarimala affected Left’s votes

However, a section of the CPI (M) felt that by doing so, the Left lost its base among the Hindu voters. In this Lok Sabha poll, the CPI (M) slid to its lowest ever tally of three seats, winning just one — Alappuzha — in Kerala.

At least three CPI (M) leaders said that in an internal report, a section of the state unit has maintained that the Sabarimala issue hurt the sentiments of a section of the Hindu voters.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2019 07:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Polls over, candidates in Kerala launch cleanliness drive

The Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Ernakulam, union minister K J Alphons, was seen whitewashing defaced walls in his constituency on Thursday.

Minister K J Alphons cleaning walls in Ernakulam after the Lok Sabha elections in Kerala.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 03:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By

Lok Sabha elections 2019: A break from bipolar contests in Kerala?

It remains to be seen whether the BJP’s attempts to consolidate the Hindu votes, by raising the spectre of a tradition under attack in Sabarimala, will gain much ground in a state that has usually witnessed a bipolar contest between the Congress-led United Democratic Front and the CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front.

At least six persons, many of them senior citizens, died while waiting to cast their votes in different parts of the state.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 23, 2019 10:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Alappuzha, Kerala

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 constituency watch of Alappuzha, Kerala.

An election official checks an EVM at a counting centre.(AFP photo)
Updated on Apr 18, 2019 11:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Secular forces should unite to defeat BJP: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the only Left CM of a state, rules out any alliance with the Congress party.

Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, holds a press conference at Kerala House on the completion of two years by his government in New Delhi , India, on June 23, 2018.(Anushree Fadnavis/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By

Kerala road rage case: Inspector transferred, Kollam SP to probe charges against MLA

The complainant, who had to be admitted to a hospital after the incident, said the local police inspector refused to step in even though he was present at the spot.

Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the Kollam superintendent of police has been instructed to submit a report on the alleged road rage case at the earliest.(PTI File)
Updated on Jun 19, 2018 03:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By
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