Did CM Pinarayi Vijayan feel threatened by the popularity of KK Shailaja, touted as the face of Kerala’s struggle against Covid and Nipah outbreaks?
Here’s a list of some of the longest-serving chief ministers of India, including some who have been re-elected more than thrice.
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.
If the LDF returns for a second term, it will be creating history as in the last 40 years, the state has alternated its governments every five years.
Sitaram Yechury, the General Secretary of CPI (M)'s 35-year-old son, Ashish, died on Thursday morning at a hospital in Gurgaon after a two-week battle with coronavirus.
Sreedharan attacked the ruling party LDF alleging that it was a government hit by corruption, scandals, and nepotism.
On Thursday, Asok Bhattacharya wrote on Facebook that Ganguly had called him over phone and rubbished all talks around the possibility of joining the BJP as baseless.
The state government has written to the Prime Minister and Union finance minister twice against the move
Speculations were rife that the former batting great will join the BJP ahead of the state assembly elections due in April-May this year
Yechury's remarks come in the backdrop of PM Modi's statement assuring farmers that the government is ready to hold talks with them
If appointed, Rajendran will be the youngest person to hold the mayor’s post in the country
The session will not be held on Wednesday, as proposed by CPI-M led LDF government
The announcement for the Assembly elections is expected early next year
The veteran CPI(M) leader was extubated from mechanical ventilator support on Friday morning.
The Left leader termed the foundation stone laying of the new Parliament a 'colossal waste of resources'
The 76-year-old politician has been suffering from pulmonary disease and other old age-related ailments, and is on ventilator support.
The first phase of voting, being held in 6,911 wards, is to elect representatives for 395 local bodies.
CPI(ML), CPI(M) and CPI all score big in Bihar Assembly elections
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.