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Calcutta News
Left, Congress call for people's movement against Trinamool 'terror'alliance has now become more significant," said Mannan. Among the leaders pres
Left, Congress call for people's movement against Trinamool 'terror'
Calcutta News / Posted 29 minutes ago
alliance has now become more significant," said Mannan. Among the leaders present at the sit-in were Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Mohammad Salim, Congress MLA Manoj Chakraborty and state Congress general secretary O.P.... Read more
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Calcutta News
Muslims acount for 20 percent representation in Bengal assemblyFront. On the other hand, the Left Front's strength has gone down to nine from
Muslims acount for 20 percent representation in Bengal assembly
Calcutta News / Posted 2 hours ago
Front. On the other hand, the Left Front's strength has gone down to nine from 18 five years back. The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) had 13 Muslim lawmakers in 2011. Now it has only eight. Among other Left Front constituents, in the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Pinarayi Vijayan sworn in as Kerala CMVijayan, a first time chief minister, took the oath in Malayalam. A member of t
Pinarayi Vijayan sworn in as Kerala CM
The Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
Vijayan, a first time chief minister, took the oath in Malayalam. A member of the politburo of the Communist Party of India(Marxist), he is the 12th chief minister of Kerala. Out of the 19-member cabinet, 12 including the chief minister are... Read more
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The Hindu
In conversation with Kamala Vijayan, wife of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayanworkers and so they were happy with the proposal. I had also worked in the KSF
In conversation with Kamala Vijayan, wife of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
The Hindu / Posted 3 hours ago
workers and so they were happy with the proposal. I had also worked in the KSF [precursor to the Students’ Federation of India].” However, she says her elder sister did warn her many years ago that her life would not be one of simple domesticity... Read more
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The Economic Times
Oommen Chandy tries to keep a smiling face after poll defeatto rewrite the political history of Kerala by becoming the first government hea
Oommen Chandy tries to keep a smiling face after poll defeat
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
to rewrite the political history of Kerala by becoming the first government head to retain power. The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Democratic Front swept the May 16 polls, winning 91 seats in the 140-member assembly and... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Honour killing’: parents lodged in Kolar sub-jailByra Reddy at Kamatampalli in Srinivasapur taluk on Sunday night. ‘Painful’ T
‘Honour killing’: parents lodged in Kolar sub-jail
The Hindu / Posted 8 hours ago
Byra Reddy at Kamatampalli in Srinivasapur taluk on Sunday night. ‘Painful’ The district unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has termed the incident as heinous and inhuman. “The gruesome murder of a girl by her father shows the extent... Read more
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The Financial Express
LIVE: Pinarayi Vijayan to take oath as Chief Minister of Kerala todayPinarayi Vijayan is a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and curr
LIVE: Pinarayi Vijayan to take oath as Chief Minister of Kerala today
The Financial Express / Posted 12 hours ago
Pinarayi Vijayan is a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and currently a member of its Politburo. He was Secretary of the Kerala State Committee of the CPI(M) from 1998 to 2015. (Source: IE) Pinarayi Vijayan will be sworn-in as the... Read more
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Calcutta News
CPI blames CPI-M, lack of alliance clarity for Bengal debacleby the ruling Trinamool Congress". Briefing media persons on the party's poll
CPI blames CPI-M, lack of alliance clarity for Bengal debacle
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
by the ruling Trinamool Congress". Briefing media persons on the party's poll analysis, state Communist Party of India (CPI) secretary Prabodh Panda criticised LF major Communist Party of India-Marxist for walking the extra mile in... Read more
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Calcutta News
M) rubbishes allegations of post poll violence in West BengalCPI( New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesda
M) rubbishes allegations of post poll violence in West Bengal
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
CPI( New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday rubbished allegation that it was creating a West Bengal like violent situation in Kerala and said that all... Read more
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dna
CPI( rubbishes allegations of post poll violence in West BengalThe Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday rubbished allegation that it
CPI( rubbishes allegations of post poll violence in West Bengal
dna / Posted yesterday
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday rubbished allegation that it was creating a West Bengal like violent situation in Kerala and said that all the allegations leveled against the party are baseless. CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat told... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kerala polls: CPM names ministers but trouble brews over other ranks amid LDF alliesdecided on Sunday that the Vijayan cabinet would have 19 members (including the
Kerala polls: CPM names ministers but trouble brews over other ranks amid LDF allies
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
decided on Sunday that the Vijayan cabinet would have 19 members (including the chief minister) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist will have 12 berths, the Communist Party of India 4 and three other LDF constituents -the Janata Dal-S, the... Read more
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The Hindu
Things the Left needs to do right, writes Prabhat PatnaikCommunism’s slide worldwide is due to its ambivalence towards globalisation and
Things the Left needs to do right, writes Prabhat Patnaik
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Communism’s slide worldwide is due to its ambivalence towards globalisation and democracy. The Indian Left has shed that ambivalence, but it has no concrete alternative development strategy Exactly a century ago around this time, Vladimir Lenin was... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala CPI-M names ministers, trouble breaks out in CPI - newkerala.com #67610decided on Sunday that the Vijayan cabinet would have 19 members (including the
Kerala CPI-M names ministers, trouble breaks out in CPI - newkerala.com #67610
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
decided on Sunday that the Vijayan cabinet would have 19 members (including the chief minister) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist will have 12 berths, the Communist Party of India 4 and three other LDF constituents - the Janata Dal-S, the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Surge in female contestants, not MLAs- but not legislators - and three times as many women contested in Kerala compa
Surge in female contestants, not MLAs
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
- but not legislators - and three times as many women contested in Kerala compared to the 2011 elections, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of electoral data. Two of the four states had incumbent women chief ministers - West Bengal's Mamata... Read more
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New Kerala
Surge in female contestants, not MLAs ( - newkerala.com #67486- but not legislators - and three times as many women contested in Kerala compa
Surge in female contestants, not MLAs ( - newkerala.com #67486
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
- but not legislators - and three times as many women contested in Kerala compared to the 2011 elections, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of electoral data. Two of the four states had incumbent women chief ministers - West Bengal's Mamata... Read more
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dna
CPM-BJP feud in Kerala echoes in Delhi, Gadkari-led delegation knocks at President's doorIn the aftermath of the Kerala election results, the hostilities between the Co
CPM-BJP feud in Kerala echoes in Delhi, Gadkari-led delegation knocks at President's door
dna / Posted 2 days ago
In the aftermath of the Kerala election results, the hostilities between the Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are taking a fiercer turn. The BJP has brought the feud between the Marxists and the Rashtriya... Read more
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The Hindu
Pinarayi Vijayan, the turn of the strongmanthat was expected after the LDF victory, as a result of the rivalry between the
Pinarayi Vijayan, the turn of the strongman
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
that was expected after the LDF victory, as a result of the rivalry between the two stalwarts of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), former Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan and former State secretary Pinarayi Vijayan, did not materialise.... Read more
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Business Standard India
Celebrations for 2 years in powerannounce the names of his council of ministers as well. LDF to have lean Cabin
Celebrations for 2 years in power
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
announce the names of his council of ministers as well. LDF to have lean Cabinet with only 19 ministers Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF), which was elected to power in the May 16 assembly polls in Kerala,... Read more
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Business Standard India
National ambitionsceremony slated to take place on May 27. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress
National ambitions
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
ceremony slated to take place on May 27. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury are expected to be present. Perhaps, in an indication of her national... Read more
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Business Standard India
Road ahead not easy for new Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayanbeing on the counting day Vijayan, 72, was announced as the state's new chief
Road ahead not easy for new Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
being on the counting day Vijayan, 72, was announced as the state's new chief minister to-be by Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday, scoring over CPI-M's star campaigner 92-year-old VS Achuthanandan,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Forward Bloc lawmaker blames LF stalwarts for Bengal debacleother LF constituents endorsed it," said Ali Imran Ramz, who was elected from C
Forward Bloc lawmaker blames LF stalwarts for Bengal debacle
Calcutta News / Posted 3 days ago
other LF constituents endorsed it," said Ali Imran Ramz, who was elected from Chakulia in North Dinajpur district. The All Indian Forward Bloc youth leader claimed that "people saw through the game". "The alliance was formed by the leaders, but it... Read more
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New Kerala
RSS national leadership behind Kerala violence: newkerala.com #67198on Sunday. Addressing reporters here after a party meeting, Balakrishnan, who
RSS national leadership behind Kerala violence: newkerala.com #67198
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
on Sunday. Addressing reporters here after a party meeting, Balakrishnan, who is state secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), claimed that this organised attack against the party here and in Delhi was a planned one. "The... Read more
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New Kerala
Vijayan government in Kerala to have 19 ministers - newkerala.com #67201government had 21 (the maximum allowed) but we decided to keep it to 19," said
Vijayan government in Kerala to have 19 ministers - newkerala.com #67201
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
government had 21 (the maximum allowed) but we decided to keep it to 19," said Viswan, adding that the Communist Party of India-Marxist will have 12 berths, the Communist Party of India 4 and three other LDF constituents - the Janata Dal-S, the... Read more
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New Kerala
Forward Bloc lawmaker blames LF stalwarts for Bengal debacle - newkerala.com #67194other LF constituents endorsed it," said Ali Imran Ramz, who was elected from C
Forward Bloc lawmaker blames LF stalwarts for Bengal debacle - newkerala.com #67194
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
other LF constituents endorsed it," said Ali Imran Ramz, who was elected from Chakulia in North Dinajpur district. The All Indian Forward Bloc youth leader claimed that "people saw through the game". "The alliance was formed by the leaders, but it... Read more
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New Kerala
Road ahead not easy for new Kerala CM Vijayan ( - newkerala.com #67150May 22 : The road ahead for Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala's new chief minister may
Road ahead not easy for new Kerala CM Vijayan ( - newkerala.com #67150
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
May 22 : The road ahead for Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala's new chief minister may be bumpy even though the veteran Marxist rides a massive electoral mandate to rule the god's own country. Vijayan, 72, was announced as the state's new chief... Read more
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The Economic Times
A bumpy road ahead for Kerala's new Chief Minister P. VijayanThe road ahead for Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala's new chief minister may be bumpy
A bumpy road ahead for Kerala's new Chief Minister P. Vijayan
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
The road ahead for Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala's new chief minister may be bumpy even though the veteran Marxist rides a massive electoral mandate to rule the god's own country. Vijayan, 72, was announced as the state's new chief... Read more
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Business Standard India
Vijayan meets V S to cool tempersCentral stadium on May 25 at 5 pm It was meant to scotch the rumblings within
Vijayan meets V S to cool tempers
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Central stadium on May 25 at 5 pm It was meant to scotch the rumblings within and outside the CPI(M) or Communist Party of India (Marxist) about “V S”, ever since the party had officially declared his younger adversary Pinarayi Vijayan the chief... Read more
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Calcutta News
Trinamool spearheading attacks to eliminate opposition:Mon opponents. Instead the Trinamool is spearheading attacks aimed at eliminatin
Trinamool spearheading attacks to eliminate opposition:M
Calcutta News / Posted 4 days ago
on opponents. Instead the Trinamool is spearheading attacks aimed at eliminating the opposition," the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader said. "Countless people have been attacked, and party and mass organisation offices are being... Read more
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New Kerala
Trinamool spearheading attacks to eliminate opposition: newkerala.com #66931on opponents. Instead the Trinamool is spearheading attacks aimed at eliminatin
Trinamool spearheading attacks to eliminate opposition: newkerala.com #66931
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
on opponents. Instead the Trinamool is spearheading attacks aimed at eliminating the opposition," the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader said. "Countless people have been attacked, and party and mass organisation offices are being... Read more
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New Kerala
Will not tolerate violence against Kerala workers: newkerala.com #66829Bharatiya Janata Party leader and union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. "We
Will not tolerate violence against Kerala workers: newkerala.com #66829
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Bharatiya Janata Party leader and union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. "We expect the CPI-M (Communist Party of India-Marxist) to behave properly and democratically after receiving the people's mandate. The BJP will not tolerate violence... Read more
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Business Standard India
How V S Achuthanandan was made to make way for party choice VijayanIt was a “unanimous decision” by the state secretariat of the Communist Party o
How V S Achuthanandan was made to make way for party choice Vijayan
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
It was a “unanimous decision” by the state secretariat of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) that put Pinarayi Vijayan in the Chief Minister’s chair in Kerala. While 93-year-old mass leader V S Achuthanandan was relegated to the role of "Fidel... Read more
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Business Standard India
Pinarayi Vijayan to be Kerala chief ministerLeft Democratic Front (LDF) legislature party in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.
Pinarayi Vijayan to be Kerala chief minister
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Left Democratic Front (LDF) legislature party in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday. Earlier in the day, the Communist Party of India (Marxist)’s Kerala committee met in the presence of party chief Sitaram Yechury. It decided to nominate 72-year-old... Read more
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The Hindu
The message from West Bengaldisaster has drawn the spotlight away from the Green splash in West Bengal, and
The message from West Bengal
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
disaster has drawn the spotlight away from the Green splash in West Bengal, and recriminations in the Communist Party of India (Marxist) are ringing louder than celebrations in the Trinamool Congress. The verdict has expectedly opened old,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Trinamool, Congress increase vote share; LF, BJP slump in Bengalhas to get 42 first choice votes in Bengal in the biennial elections. Bagging
Trinamool, Congress increase vote share; LF, BJP slump in Bengal
Calcutta News / Posted 4 days ago
has to get 42 first choice votes in Bengal in the biennial elections. Bagging just 26 seats, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) came up with its worst performance since 1972, when it had to be content with 14. Among its partners,... Read more
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New Kerala
Trinamool, Congress increase vote share; LF, BJP slump in Bengal - newkerala.com #66543has to get 42 first choice votes in Bengal in the biennial elections. Bagging
Trinamool, Congress increase vote share; LF, BJP slump in Bengal - newkerala.com #66543
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
has to get 42 first choice votes in Bengal in the biennial elections. Bagging just 26 seats, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) came up with its worst performance since 1972, when it had to be content with 14. Among its partners,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Left with nothing, tie-up costs Left Front dear in Bengalpercent it had garnered five years back when it contested in all 294 seats. Ba
Left with nothing, tie-up costs Left Front dear in Bengal
Calcutta News / Posted 5 days ago
percent it had garnered five years back when it contested in all 294 seats. Bagging just 26 seats, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) came up with its worst performance since 1972, when it had to be content with 14. Among its partners,... Read more
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New Kerala
Left with nothing, tie-up costs Left Front dear in Bengal ( - newkerala.com #66496percent it had garnered five years back when it contested in all 294 seats. Ba
Left with nothing, tie-up costs Left Front dear in Bengal ( - newkerala.com #66496
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
percent it had garnered five years back when it contested in all 294 seats. Bagging just 26 seats, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) came up with its worst performance since 1972, when it had to be content with 14. Among its partners,... Read more
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New Kerala
M politburo, central committee meetings postponed - newkerala.com #66518politburo and central committee meetings, to be held on May 22-24 in New Delhi,
M politburo, central committee meetings postponed - newkerala.com #66518
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
politburo and central committee meetings, to be held on May 22-24 in New Delhi, have been postponed," Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Bijan Dhar told IANS. "Though fresh dates are yet to be finalised, these are likely to be held next... Read more
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Business Standard India
Pinarayi Vijayan to be next CM of KeralaLeft Democratic Front (LDF) legislature party in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.
Pinarayi Vijayan to be next CM of Kerala
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Left Democratic Front (LDF) legislature party in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday. Earlier in the day, the Communist Party of India (Marxist)'s Kerala committee met in the presence of party chief Sitaram Yechury. It decided to nominate 72-year-old... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Toddy tapper’s son is now Kerala CM: The journey of Pinarayi Vijayanall his nominees in the state committee. Soon two powerful factions emerged in
Toddy tapper’s son is now Kerala CM: The journey of Pinarayi Vijayan
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
all his nominees in the state committee. Soon two powerful factions emerged in the state unit of the Communist Party of India(Marxist). He slowly and steadily tightened his grip on the party - dissenters were thrown out or sidelined... Read more
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New Kerala
Pinarayi Vijayan to be Kerala's next CM - newkerala.com #66341charge to Vijayan, 72. The two leaders are known to be long-time rivals within
Pinarayi Vijayan to be Kerala's next CM - newkerala.com #66341
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
charge to Vijayan, 72. The two leaders are known to be long-time rivals within the otherwise regimented Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which led the LDF to a victory in elections to the 140-member assembly. The CPI-M opted for Vijayan... Read more
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Calcutta News
History made in Assam, repeated in Keralaamong them. Assam witnessed a high turnout of 84.7 percent in the elections, a
History made in Assam, repeated in Kerala
Calcutta News / Posted 5 days ago
among them. Assam witnessed a high turnout of 84.7 percent in the elections, a strong signal that the state wanted change, IndiaSpend reported earlier. Pre-poll alliances worked: An alliance with AGP and Bodoland People's Front (BOPF) also helped... Read more
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Calcutta News
M central committee meeting postponedpolls in five states, has been postponed. However, the politburo meeting would
M central committee meeting postponed
Calcutta News / Posted 5 days ago
polls in five states, has been postponed. However, the politburo meeting would be held on May 22," Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee member Bijan Dhar told IANS. "Though the fresh date of the central committee meeting... Read more
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The Telegraph
Pinarayi Vijayan to be next CM of Keralato nominate 72-year-old Vijayan was taken at a meeting Friday morning of the st
Pinarayi Vijayan to be next CM of Kerala
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
to nominate 72-year-old Vijayan was taken at a meeting Friday morning of the state secretariat of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) at AKG Bhavan, the party’s headquarters. A formal announcement is expected after the state committee... Read more
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New Kerala
M opts for Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala CM - newkerala.com #66280Achuthanandan, 92. An official announcement is expected to be made later in th
M opts for Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala CM - newkerala.com #66280
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Achuthanandan, 92. An official announcement is expected to be made later in the day. Sources in the Communist Party of India-Marxist said Achuthanandan heard about the decision and left the party headquarters for his official residence. One... Read more
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New Kerala
Pinarayi Vijayan to be Kerala CM - newkerala.com #66239Pinarayi Vijayan will be the new chief minister of Kerala, party sources said o
Pinarayi Vijayan to be Kerala CM - newkerala.com #66239
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Pinarayi Vijayan will be the new chief minister of Kerala, party sources said on Friday. The decision was taken at a meeting of the State Secretariat of the Communist Party of India-Marxist here, also attended by general secretary Sitaram Ye... Read more
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New Kerala
hails Kerala victory, accepts Bengal verdict with humility: Yechury - newkerala.com #66198New Delhi, May 19 : Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitara
hails Kerala victory, accepts Bengal verdict with humility: Yechury - newkerala.com #66198
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New Delhi, May 19 : Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday hailed the victory of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala, saying the results are against the unprecedented corruption and misrule by the UDF... Read more
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New Kerala
M central committee meeting postponed - newkerala.com #66221polls in five states, has been postponed. However, the politburo meeting would
M central committee meeting postponed - newkerala.com #66221
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
polls in five states, has been postponed. However, the politburo meeting would be held on May 22," Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee member Bijan Dhar told IANS. "Though the fresh date of the central committee meeting... Read more
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New Kerala
M to name Kerala's new CM later Friday - newkerala.com #6617322nd chief minister between veteran leader V.S. Achuthanandan and politburo mem
M to name Kerala's new CM later Friday - newkerala.com #66173
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
22nd chief minister between veteran leader V.S. Achuthanandan and politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan. Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Sitaram Yechury has already arrived for the meeting of the part's state committee and his... Read more
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The Hindu
Kerala Assembly elections: Riding on anti-incumbencyand corruption charges against the Oommen Chandy government helped in the LDF’s
Kerala Assembly elections: Riding on anti-incumbency
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
and corruption charges against the Oommen Chandy government helped in the LDF’s resounding victory. The Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led Left Democratic Front’s resounding victory shows that its campaign focussing entirely on charges of graft... Read more
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