Election campaign to conclude today

Flags of political partiesThe public campaign for the Kerala Assembly elections comes to a close on Saturday.

Political parties are trying to reach the maximum number of votes before the loud speakers go silent. The campaign so far has been large peaceful.  It is a close fight in around 30 constituencies and this increases the uncertainty about the outcome.

Prime Minister ignores demand for withdrawal of his remarks against Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing election rally at Tripoonithura on WednesdayPrime Minister Narendra Modi has failed to give any response to widespread criticism of his remarks comparing Kerala to Somalia in his address at the election rally in Tripoonithura on Wednesday.

'Legislative Assembly is no place for job fraudsters and killers'

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the Assembly (file photo)Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Wednesday that affidavits submitted to the State Election Commission by candidates showed that the CPI (M) had fielded candidates ranging from job fraudsters to Taliban model killers. The BJP too had candidates with criminal backgrounds, including one convicted for murder.

Nikesh explains why he went down the well to check quality of water

M. V. Nikesh KumarCPI (M) candidate in Azhikode M. V. Nikesh Kumar has come out with an explanation as to why he had climbed down a well in his constituency though a bucket and rope was available to draw water.


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