The move was announced a day after Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan demanded withdrawal of the Union cabinet decision to lease out Thiruvananthapuram airport to the Adani group
Kaveri Urimai Meetpu Kuzhu (Kaveri Rights Retrieval Committee) coordinator P. Maniarasan says that he and hundreds of other farmers are sceptical not about the spirit of the bill but about its efficacy to address the emerging threats.
Walayar rape and murder: Kerala Police ignored crucial eyewitness accounts in FIR, claim parents; ask if accused acquitted due to CPM affiliation
Kerala: The father said that the most important details were not on record. 'The children didn't commit suicide. There was no reason for them to commit suicide, when this happened my elder daughter was getting ready to take a bath and had kept her clothes in the bathroom. She had washed her siblings' clothes too. This is when the murder happened. Younger daughter informed the police that she had seen two people leaving the house, but still these details were not taken on record. This is why she was also killed. Even if she put two three chairs, she can't reach the ceiling. She is a short girl. It is difficult even for me to reach the ceiling from the cot,' he said.
CPM MPs stage protest in Parliament over privatisation of PSUs; Cabinet had approved sale of its stake in four public sector enterprises
The lawmakers stood near the statue with placards in their hands which read 'save PSUs'
'Hindutva nationalism not working anymore': Sitaram Yechury says BJP suffered major setback in Assembly elections
Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday stated that BJP has suffered major setback in the assembly elections.
Kerala's LDF clinches rare win in Pala bypoll; Congress, BJP vote share decreases, but experts warn against drawing conclusions
Despite a fall in BJP vote share in the Pala bypoll, which was won by NCP and LDF candidate Mani C Kappen, political analysts are not ready to dismiss the saffron party as a force in the state
AP Abdullakutty to join BJP: Saffron party seeks to draw Kerala's Muslims close, but experts doubt his clout within community
AP Abdullakutty was admitted into the Congress fold in 2009 after the CPM expelled him for praising the Gujarat Model of development under then chief minister Narendra Modi
Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son Binoy booked on charges of rape: Being groomed as Vijayan's successor, case personally damaging for CPM Kerala chief
The sexual harassment case registered by the Maharashtra police against the son of Kerala state secretary of the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has put the party that came to power in Kerala with a promise to protect women in a tight spot at a time when it is trying hard to recover from the humiliating defeat it suffered in the recent Lok Sabha elections.
Understanding politics of violence in West Bengal: Shaped by fault lines in social structures, politicians play zero-sum game to maintain dominance
Social scientists have called West Bengal's model of rural society post-1977 as 'party-society', which signifies a blurring of the line between the society and the party.
Murshidabad is one of the four constituencies in West Bengal where Muslims are over 50 percent of the electorate. The contest here is expected to be between the Congress, TMC and the incumbent CPM.
A total of 22 percent of the Barrackpore population are people who originate from Hindi-speaking areas in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Muslims constitute 10 percent of the population.
Arambagh had been a stronghold of the Left even during tough times. In fact, Anil Basu of the CPM had registered the biggest electoral victory in Indian history in 2004 (now surpassed) in this constituency. However, in 2014, the seat fell to TMC for the first time.
Poor Kerala Lok Sabha election results cost CPM 'national party' status, put Left's future in jeopardy
The CPM and BJP had laughed off exit poll predictions that the Congress and its allies in Kerala may bag between 13 and 15 seats, but the actual results have stunned them
Thane court to hear defamation case against Rahul Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury on 1 July for linking RSS with Gauri Lankesh's murder
The Thane session court will hear a civil defamation suit filed by RSS activist Vivek Champanerkar against the Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on 1 July.
Complaints galore against bogus voting at Kerala's Kannur, Kasaragod seats; Congress and BJP blame CPM, Left party says 'done no wrong'
The BJP and Congress had expressed fears about bogus voting in Kerala's Kannur district before the election orchestrated by the CPM.
Sitaram Yechury says it's regrettable that CPM was not included in Bihar 'mahagathbandhan': 'RJD, Left have very old relationship'
Yechury is campaigning for former JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar who is contesting on a CPM ticket from Begusarai where he is pitted against Union minister Giriraj Singh of BJP and RJD’s Tanveer Hassan.
CPM demands re-polling at 464 booths in Tripura, complains to Election Commission against mass rigging, CCTV manipulation
CPM leader Sitaram Yechury alleged that left workers were not allowed in several of the polling booths and voters were asked about the voting choices.
Emergence of BJP, Rahul Gandhi contesting from Wayanad, Sabarimala row alters vote bank politics for CPM-led LDF in Kerala
The Christian vote bank in Kerala was considered as a pocket borough of the Congress-led United Democratic Front until recently. The emergence of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the last decade as a force to reckon with has, however, altered the equations.
Digital rights of citizens in 2019 election manifestos: Inclusion in poll agenda signals key shift in discourse on policy making, governance
In the run up to the Lok Sabha Election in 2019, there has been a lot of talk on the digital rights of citizens, social media regulation of political parties, and predictably, revamped social welfare measures. This is the second round of the 'social media election' in India.