The BJP has to build up a strong team of leaders with a view to building up its strength over time. As of now, its ranks are relatively thin, and also geographically concentrated in Thiruvananthapuram, Kasargod and Palakkad districts
In Kerala, Chennithala will have to work overnight to build harmony among the warring groups within the Congress, ensure the backing of UDF’s minority allies, besides bracing for the rising challenge from the BJP-BDJS alliance that has announced its presence in the Assembly polls
Fresh from a thumping victory in Assam and a good showing in West Bengal and Kerala, BJP president Amit Shah is in an unusually buoyant mood and has now set high targets for himself and his party — winning the all-important Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh
Pinarayi Vijayan’s job will be difficult if he cannot find an equation with the Narendra Modi-government at centre.
As Pinarayi Vijayan took oath as Kerala's 12th chief minister, celebrations erupted across the state, especially in the northern Kannur district
As many as 61 of the newly elected members of Kerala Assembly are crorepatis and a majority of the new members have criminal background
What Pinarayi Vijayan must do to turn Kerala into a truly ‘God’s own country’
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.
VS Achuthanandan avoided repeated questions on chief ministership on Saturday at a presser in Thiruvananthapuram. The CPM’s senior-most leader said he will continue to be the ‘kavalaal’ (sentinel) of the people of Kerala, taking up their issues.
For now, the truce that was enforced between the warring leaders during the election run-up in the mutual interest of both, still continues.
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
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
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
CPI(M) and BJP workers clashed in various places on Thursday night during the Left party's election victory celebrations in Kerala.
It wasn’t just the anti-incumbency that did Oommen Chandy in. A quick look at the results from across Kerala’s districts clearly points to the fact that a significant exodus of Hindus from the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) caused its rout in the assembly election
While elections are supposed to be about expecting the unexpected, here's a look at the candidates who lost despite the stars being in their favour.
The final results for the election in four states and one Union Territory are yet to be announced but the outcome is pretty clear to by now and it was a helluva roller-coaster.
Results of elections in four major states indicate the BJP needs its arch rival to succeed — it feeds off the failures of the Congress.
The Left is set to return to power in Kerala, two exit polls predicted on 16 May evening.
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.