NDA fields Thushar Vellappally against Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad; BDJS chief is favoured among Ezhava community
Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Monday announced that Thushar Vellappally of Bharat Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS), an ally of the saffron party in Kerala, will be the ruling NDA's candidate against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad. Meanwhile, the main opposition, LDF has fielded CPI’s PP Suneer from the Wayanad constituency.
Kerala by-election: After BJP failed to cross magic mark in Karnataka, it may have to struggle to win in Chengannur
When Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) crossed the half-way mark during in counting of votes in Karnataka in the morning on 15 May, ripples of the looming victory were felt more in Kerala.
Bharatiya Janata Party’s biggest ally in the southern state of Kerala is heading towards an exit from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), upsetting party president Amit Shah’s strategy to repeat a Tripura in the country's lone remaining communist citadel.
The Bharat Dharma Jana Sena, a key partner in the BJP-led NDA in Kerala, said it would not co-operate with the saffron party for the upcoming Assembly bypoll in Chengannur unless "issues" are resolved.
Cabinet reshuffle: Alphons Kannanthanam is part of Narendra Modi's 2019 plan, but BJP's Kerala unit feels otherwise
BJP's Kerala is not hopeful that Alphons Kannanthanam will be able to rally Christian support in Kottayam, but if he manages to win, it will be advantage Narendra Modi
BJP's clean image has suffered a dent in Kerala after an internal probe committee report found members of the Kerala BJP unit taking money to provide Medical Council of India recognition
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
If exit polls are to be believed, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala will have a decisive victory in Kerala.
The newly formed BDJS and BJP reached an agreement for seat sharing in the Kerala assembly elections, under which the fledgling party will contest 37 seats
The newly formed Bharat Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS) and BJP on Monday reached an agreement for seat sharing in the 16 May Kerala assembly elections under which the fledgling party will contest 37 of the 140 seats at stake.
Kerala assembly election 2016: UDF and LDF's efforts to keep us out are detrimental for state, claims BJP
Kummanem Rajasekheran said the BJP does not fear an electoral defeat in the Kerala Assembly Election 2016 because of the alliance between UDF and LDF.