2016 Kerala-assembly-election

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Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as Kerala CM, promises 'people's government'
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Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as Kerala CM, promises 'people's government'

CPM leader and Kerala Chief Minister-designate Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday the people have high hopes of the new government ahead of his swearing-in later in the day.

Measure of austerity: Left govt to have fewer ministers in Kerala Assembly
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Measure of austerity: Left govt to have fewer ministers in Kerala Assembly

The CPM-led LDF in Kerala has sought to meet the expectations of the people by reducing the strength of the ministry from 21 to 19 as a measure of austerity

Pinarayi Vijayan to become Kerala chief minister today: Here's how he got there
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Pinarayi Vijayan to become Kerala chief minister today: Here's how he got there

On 25 May, Pinarayi Vijayan will be sworn-in as the chief minister of Kerala, along with his team of 18 cabinet ministers in Thiruvananthapuram

Crorepatis, members with criminal cases dominate newly elected Kerala Assembly
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Crorepatis, members with criminal cases dominate newly elected Kerala Assembly

As many as 61 of the newly elected members of Kerala Assembly are crorepatis and a majority of the new members have criminal background

Kerala governor appoints Pinarayi Vijayan as CM, invites him to form govt
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Kerala governor appoints Pinarayi Vijayan as CM, invites him to form govt

Vijayan's name was suggested by party secretary Kodieyri Balakrishnan as per the decision of the state committee and it was approved by all the MLAs.

Pinarayi Vijayan to be sworn-in as Kerala CM on 25th May
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Pinarayi Vijayan to be sworn-in as Kerala CM on 25th May

The date was confirmed by Vijayan on Saturday meeting veteran party colleague V.S.Achuthanandan along with CPI-M state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

Vijayan is Kerala CM, but he will have a VS as a thorn in his flesh
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Vijayan is Kerala CM, but he will have a VS as a thorn in his flesh

For now, the truce that was enforced between the warring leaders during the election run-up in the mutual interest of both, still continues.

CM post ends Pinarayi's long wait but Lavlin case can still spoil party
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CM post ends Pinarayi's long wait but Lavlin case can still spoil party

Many mega projects like a high-speed rail corridor from north to south and the Kochi-Palakkad industrial corridor included in the CPI(M) manifesto are seen as an example of Pinarayi's development vision

Kerala Assembly election results: A sign that BJP is emerging as the third alternative
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Kerala Assembly election results: A sign that BJP is emerging as the third alternative

A Hindu consolidation in favour of NDA led by the BJP cost the ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front heavily in the assembly elections in Kerala

BJP’s Hindutva politics is working in Kerala and Congress is the first casualty
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BJP’s Hindutva politics is working in Kerala and Congress is the first casualty

For the BJP, 2016 is a landmark year in Kerala politics. Amid the Left wave that swept through the state, the lone lotus bloomed in Nemam

Kerala: Left, BJP workers clash in Kannur, prohibitory orders issued
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Kerala: Left, BJP workers clash in Kannur, prohibitory orders issued

CPI(M) and BJP workers clashed in various places on Thursday night during the Left party's election victory celebrations in Kerala.

Assembly Election 2016: Nitish asks BJP not to go overboard celebrating Assam victory
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Assembly Election 2016: Nitish asks BJP not to go overboard celebrating Assam victory

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has cautioned BJP against going overboard with celebrations of its victory in Assam, as he congratulated all political parties and alliances which emerged victorious in assembly polls in the five states whose results were declared on Thursday.

As it happened: Left stages a comeback, BJP opens account in Kerala
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As it happened: Left stages a comeback, BJP opens account in Kerala

The Left is set to return to power in Kerala, two exit polls predicted on 16 May evening.

Left dethrones UDF in Kerala, but who will be the next chief minister?
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Left dethrones UDF in Kerala, but who will be the next chief minister?

Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy and his popular image with the electorate failed to undo the damage done by allegations of corruption and sleaze that marked his tenure

Kerala poll verdict: After thumping victory, CPM's next challenge is choosing CM
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Kerala poll verdict: After thumping victory, CPM's next challenge is choosing CM

With the LDF heading for a victory in the Kerala Assembly polls, the focus of CPI (M) is now on who in the party will head the government.

Kerala election verdict: Outgoing CM Chandy stunned at Congress-led UDF's defeat
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Kerala election verdict: Outgoing CM Chandy stunned at Congress-led UDF's defeat

As the Congress-led UDF suffered a rout in the Kerala assembly elections, CM Oommen Chandy said on Thursday that his party never expected such a defeat.

Kerala poll verdict: O Rajagopal to be state's first BJP MLA
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Kerala poll verdict: O Rajagopal to be state's first BJP MLA

Former union minister O Rajagopal was on Thursday elected to the Kerala assembly, giving the BJP its first ever representation in the house.

BJP corrects its past mistakes: Congress-mukt Bharat within reach
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BJP corrects its past mistakes: Congress-mukt Bharat within reach

The Modi pull may have played only a marginal role in 2016, but in a national election the logic will work the other way.

'We lost because of the Congress': Who said what after Assembly election results
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'We lost because of the Congress': Who said what after Assembly election results

As votes were being counted on Thursday and results started trickling in, scores of congratulatory messages started trickling in from political parties and leaders.

Poll results not as expected for Congress: PC Chacko
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Poll results not as expected for Congress: PC Chacko

Chacko said that the congress has seen worst days but has a tendency to bounce back