In a blow to the party, the CPM-led LDF candidate V Sivan Kutty beat BJP candidate and former Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan by 5,750 votes.
BJP’s CM candidate E. Sreedharan loses in Palakkad
The Pathanamthitta district constitutes five seats— Konni, Adoor, Thiruvalla, Aranmula, Ranni, which is currently held by the CPI (M) led LDF.
Sreedharan attacked the ruling party LDF alleging that it was a government hit by corruption, scandals, and nepotism.
This is for the first time, BJP indicated that E Sreedhran will be the NDA's chief ministerial candidate.
Congress leader Shahi Tharoor claimed that the BJP will find it difficult to make any inroads in Kerala during the upcoming Assembly elections
The 88-year-old technocrat E Sreedharanon is all set to enter the political fray by joining the BJP next week and may contest in the upcoming assembly elections
Sreedharan is yet to make a statement on the announcement by the Kerala BJP chief.
In a letter to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, the former DMRC chief said free travel will 'worsen overcrowding' and 'lead to mishaps'.
In a letter to the PM Modi, Sreedharan, popularly known as 'Metro Man,' said if the Delhi government is 'so keen' to help women commuters, it can pay the cost of their travel directly to them rather than making travel free on metro trains.
India got all its villages electrified the other day. A trip down memory lane—to an obscure 1970s Kerala village that had no power, but now boasts of a national celebrity as well.
Sreedharan, 85, had gone to meet the CM with the intention of reducing his work load, in return Adityanath gave him extra responsibilities
A long-cherished project of Keralites, the foundation of Kochi Metro was laid by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on September 13, 2012.
It's final, metro man Sreedharan to share the dais with PM Narendra Modi at the Kochi Metro inauguration
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.