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Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Wayanad with Priyanka in tow; slams PM for 'attacking idea of India'
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Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Wayanad with Priyanka in tow; slams PM for 'attacking idea of India'

Rahul, accompanied by his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and senior Congress leaders including KC Venugopal and Mukul Wasnik, submitted the nomination papers before the District Collector AR Ajayakumar at the district headquarters in Kalpetta.

Unprecedented reception to Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad shows just whom minorities will back in Kerala; BJP, CPM on backfoot
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Unprecedented reception to Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad shows just whom minorities will back in Kerala; BJP, CPM on backfoot

The biggest takeaway from the unprecedented reception that Congress president Rahul Gandhi received in Wayanad on Thursday where he submitted his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections is that the minorities, particularly the Muslims, are going to firmly back the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF).

Kerala against land mafia: 100-ft iron cross halts eviction drive in Munnar even as Christians reject its holiness
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Kerala against land mafia: 100-ft iron cross halts eviction drive in Munnar even as Christians reject its holiness

The removal of a 100-ft iron cross has halted the eviction drive in Kerala's Munnar even as illegal encroachment continues to put its unique biodiversity at risk

Ice cream parlour case: VS Achuthanandan displeased with govt stand
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Ice cream parlour case: VS Achuthanandan displeased with govt stand

Embarrassing the CPM- led LDF, Marxist veteran V S Achuthanandan on Wednesday expressed displeasure over the stand taken by the LDF government in the ice cream parlour case in the Supreme Court and said it was "unfortunate".

Will continue to play the role of 'sentinel' to the people of Kerala: Achuthanandan
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Will continue to play the role of 'sentinel' to the people of Kerala: Achuthanandan

V S Achuthanandan said he would continue to play the role of a "sentinel" of the people of Kerala, a day after the party nominated Pinarayi Vijayan for the CM's post.

Assembly election results: Here's what unfolded on counting day
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Assembly election results: Here's what unfolded on counting day

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK seem set to retain power on Thursday as the BJP is on the road to victory in Assam and the Left appears to be making a comeback in Kerala.

Exit polls show that AIADMK and UDF have some serious thinking to do
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Exit polls show that AIADMK and UDF have some serious thinking to do

The results of the exit polls in both in Kerala and TN aren’t surprising because they follow the historical trend of alternating governments and the unavoidable burden of anti-incumbency.

Kerala and Somalia: We’re beating down Narendra Modi with emotions, not facts
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Kerala and Somalia: We’re beating down Narendra Modi with emotions, not facts

A careful look at the facts makes it clear that Modi never did compare the state to the country. He had balanced the infant mortality rate among the state's scheduled tribe community with that of a sub-Saharan African nation, and in that, he wasn't off the mark at all.

Kerala polls: Chandy asks Achuthanandan to stop 'lie campaign' or face legal action
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Kerala polls: Chandy asks Achuthanandan to stop 'lie campaign' or face legal action

In a statement issued, Chandy said the opposition leader should make it clear which were the cases pending against him and his cabinet colleagues.

Kerala polls: Achuthanandan backs Yechury on LDF's 'abstinence' liquor policy
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Kerala polls: Achuthanandan backs Yechury on LDF's 'abstinence' liquor policy

CPM veteran VS Achuthanandan on Monday made it clear that no new bars would be opened if it was voted to power in the 16 May Kerala assembly elections.

Be careful with opinions around 'under pressure' media: Achuthanandan warns LDF
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Be careful with opinions around 'under pressure' media: Achuthanandan warns LDF

CPM veteran VS Achuthanandan on Thursday asked Left leaders to exercise caution while making statements as media is "under pressure" to generate news with assembly polls round the corner.

Resolution against Achuthanandan which says he has anti-party mindset still exists: Pinarayi Vijayan
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Resolution against Achuthanandan which says he has anti-party mindset still exists: Pinarayi Vijayan

CPM strongman and politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said the resolution passed by the party against Marxist veteran V S Achuthanandan still exists, but there is no need to link it to his candidature for the 16 May Kerala Assembly polls.

Congress, CPI-M grapple with leadership issues in Kerala
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Congress, CPI-M grapple with leadership issues in Kerala

Who will lead the Congress and the CPI-M in the coming assembly elections in Kerala? Both parties appear to be unsure.

Who will lead CPI-M in Kerala - Achuthanandan or Vijayan?
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Who will lead CPI-M in Kerala - Achuthanandan or Vijayan?

Which of the two stalwarts will lead the CPI-M-led bloc in the upcoming Kerala assembly elections? Former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan or party strongman Pinarayi Vijayan?

Rivals seek removal of Achuthanandan as Kerala's Oppn leader
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Rivals seek removal of Achuthanandan as Kerala's Oppn leader

The long-drawn faction feud in CPI(M) appears to be heading to its flashpoint with the party's state committee, dominated by Pinarayi Vijayan, deciding to ask the central leadership to remove VS Achuthanandan as opposition leader in the assembly.

Royal lie? Kerala treasure temple vault was opened in 2007
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Royal lie? Kerala treasure temple vault was opened in 2007

Till now, it has been assumed that the temple vault hadn’t been opened for 136 years. But the available documents point to a different story.