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New Kerala
Shunted out Kerala Police chief vents his anger - newkerala.com #70508anybody for any posting. I have always tried to be impartial and fair." Sen Ku
Shunted out Kerala Police chief vents his anger - newkerala.com #70508
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
anybody for any posting. I have always tried to be impartial and fair." Sen Kumar was appointed by former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and had almost a year left of his tenure when he was removed from the post of the Director General of Police,... Read more
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The Financial Express
Top level reshuffle in Kerala Police forcethe bar bribery case connected with former finance minister K M Mani. He had e
Top level reshuffle in Kerala Police force
The Financial Express / Posted 6 hours ago
the bar bribery case connected with former finance minister K M Mani. He had even openly criticised then Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and the government had sought an explanation from him for his action. The changes in police force have been... Read more
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New Kerala
High-level police shake-up in Kerala - newkerala.com #70201who was presently in charge of jails. Another important change was Jacob Thoma
High-level police shake-up in Kerala - newkerala.com #70201
New Kerala / Posted 21 hours ago
who was presently in charge of jails. Another important change was Jacob Thomas, who took cudgels up with the previous Oommen Chandy government through his Facebook post, has been given the plum post of the vigilance chief. He replaced Shankar... Read more
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New Kerala
Everything is fine in Congress party in Kerala: Chennithala - newkerala.com #69972as the Leader of Opposition in the state assembly. "It was an extraordinary de
Everything is fine in Congress party in Kerala: Chennithala - newkerala.com #69972
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
as the Leader of Opposition in the state assembly. "It was an extraordinary decision taken by former chief minister Oommen Chandy that he is not interested in taking up the post of the leader of opposition," Chennithala told reporters... Read more
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The Hindu
Group squabbles over in Congress, says Chennithalaand is now focussed on regaining its lost glory. There is no room for group dis
Group squabbles over in Congress, says Chennithala
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
and is now focussed on regaining its lost glory. There is no room for group disputes, he said. Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has stepped down and showed the way by unanimously electing him as Opposition Leader after heading the party in... Read more
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dna
Kerala Assembly: Former Home Minister Chennithala to become Opposition leaderin the state assembly. A consensus in this regard was reached among KPCC Presid
Kerala Assembly: Former Home Minister Chennithala to become Opposition leader
dna / Posted 3 days ago
in the state assembly. A consensus in this regard was reached among KPCC President V M Sudheeran, former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Chennithala today. The consensus reached among the state leaders have been conveyed to the party high... Read more
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New Kerala
Oommen Chandy unlikely to be opposition leader in Kerala - newkerala.com #68907Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 : Devoid of power, 'citizen' Oommen Chandy is all se
Oommen Chandy unlikely to be opposition leader in Kerala - newkerala.com #68907
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 : Devoid of power, 'citizen' Oommen Chandy is all set to establish his earthy connections with fellow citizens. The former Kerala chief minister has also dropped hints that he would not be the leader of opposition in the... Read more
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The Economic Times
LDF not to reopen liquor barsto the new liquor policy. He, however, said a total ban is not the solution to
LDF not to reopen liquor bars
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
to the new liquor policy. He, however, said a total ban is not the solution to the problem. The UDF government led by Oommen Chandy had closed down 700- odd liquor bars in the state. The bars were later allowed to sell soft liquors like beer... Read more
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The Hindu
Sixteen states have agreed to form JVs with us: Suresh Prabhugoing out tells the media ‘central government is doing injustice to us’. That’s
Sixteen states have agreed to form JVs with us: Suresh Prabhu
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
going out tells the media ‘central government is doing injustice to us’. That’s all. The previous Kerala Chief Minister (Oommen Chandy) came here this year and said this is the first time he has seen a Railways Minister being clear about what can... Read more
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dna
Course correctionreferences to the INC’s allies, the Muslim League, and the Church-backed Kerala
Course correction
dna / Posted 5 days ago
references to the INC’s allies, the Muslim League, and the Church-backed Kerala Congress(M), coupled with the presence of Oommen Chandy, a Christian, heading the INC, were enough to stir the discerning electorate in 2011. To continue campaigning... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kerala to continue with 5 year plan, retain Planning BoardPrakash Karat, former LDF chief minister VS Achuthanandan, JD-S leader HD Deve
Kerala to continue with 5 year plan, retain Planning Board
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
Prakash Karat, former LDF chief minister VS Achuthanandan, JD-S leader HD Deve Gowda, former Congress chief minister Oommen Chandy, former ministers PK Kunhalikutty and P J Joseph, BJP MLA O Rajagopal, the 96-year old KR Gowriamma, who was a... Read more
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The Financial Express
Pinarayi Vijayan sworn in as Kerala CMand his cabinet colleague was held outside the Raj Bhavan. Former Prime Minist
Pinarayi Vijayan sworn in as Kerala CM
The Financial Express / Posted 6 days ago
and his cabinet colleague was held outside the Raj Bhavan. Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, former Chief Ministers Oommen Chandy, V S Achutanandan, CPI(M) General Secretary Seetharam Yechury, Prakash Karat, 97-year-old K R Gowri Amma, who... Read more
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The Telegraph
Pinarayi Vijayan sworn in as Kerala CMwas held outside the Raj Bhavan. Among those present were former Prime Ministe
Pinarayi Vijayan sworn in as Kerala CM
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
was held outside the Raj Bhavan. Among those present were former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda, former Chief Ministers Oommen Chandy, V.S. Achutanandan, CPI(M) General Secretary Seetharam Yechury, Prakash Karat, K.R. Gowri Amma, 97, who was... Read more
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dna
Pinarayi Vijayan sworn in as Kerala CMand his cabinet colleague was held outside the Raj Bhavan. Former Prime Minist
Pinarayi Vijayan sworn in as Kerala CM
dna / Posted 6 days ago
and his cabinet colleague was held outside the Raj Bhavan. Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, former Chief Ministers Oommen Chandy, V S Achutanandan, CPI(M) General Secretary Seetharam Yechury, Prakash Karat, 97-year-old K R Gowri Amma, who... Read more
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The Hindu
LDF Cabinet sworn in; Pinarayi Vijayan takes over as CMH.D. Deve Gowda, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, party Polit Bureau m
LDF Cabinet sworn in; Pinarayi Vijayan takes over as CM
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
H.D. Deve Gowda, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, party Polit Bureau member Prakash Karat, former Chief Ministers Oommen Chandy and V.S. Achuthanandan were among those present during the ceremony which was held at the Central Stadium,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Oommen Chandy tries to keep a smiling face after poll defeatTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The ever-smiling and cheerful visage of outgoing chief mini
Oommen Chandy tries to keep a smiling face after poll defeat
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The ever-smiling and cheerful visage of outgoing chief minister Oommen Chandy appears to have been clouded, yet he is trying to keep up that smile. Chandy, who led the Congress-led United Democratic Front ( UDF) for the past five... Read more
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The Hindu
Nine Ministers from north Keralarepresentative from Malappuram , a district which had six Ministers , mostly fr
Nine Ministers from north Kerala
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
representative from Malappuram , a district which had six Ministers , mostly from the Indian Union Muslim League in the Oommen Chandy Ministry. The Ministry will also have two women members, one from the CPI(M) and CPI. After hectic... Read more
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The Economic Times
LDF government to review liquor ban in Kerala: Finance minister designate Thomas IsaacNEW DELHI: The Left Democratic government, which will assume office on Wednesda
LDF government to review liquor ban in Kerala: Finance minister designate Thomas Isaac
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Left Democratic government, which will assume office on Wednesday, is set to review the erstwhile Oommen Chandy regime's contentious liquor-restriction policy, including closure of more than 400 bars across the state. Finance minister... Read more
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New Kerala
Sudheeran not to step down as Congress' Kerala chief - newkerala.com #67607electoral reverses being reduced to 47 seats in the 140-member assembly. Ahead
Sudheeran not to step down as Congress' Kerala chief - newkerala.com #67607
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
electoral reverses being reduced to 47 seats in the 140-member assembly. Ahead of the polls, the troika of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Sudheeran and state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala had said that they would be equally responsible,... Read more
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The Financial Express
Shashi Tharoor meets Sonia Gandhi, says Congress ‘determined to move ahead’ after Kerala drubbingTharoor had expressed disappointment over his party’s dismal performance in Ker
Shashi Tharoor meets Sonia Gandhi, says Congress ‘determined to move ahead’ after Kerala drubbing
The Financial Express / Posted 8 days ago
Tharoor had expressed disappointment over his party’s dismal performance in Kerala and said that the UDF government led by Oommen Chandy did not do enough to change the people’s perception in wake of media speculation about the scandals. Chandy... Read more
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asianage
Tharoor meets Sonia Gandhi, says Congress 'determined to move ahead'Tharoor had expressed disappointment over his party's dismal performance in Ker
Tharoor meets Sonia Gandhi, says Congress 'determined to move ahead'
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
Tharoor had expressed disappointment over his party's dismal performance in Kerala and said that the UDF government led by Oommen Chandy did not do enough to change the people's perception in wake of media speculation about the scandals. Chandy... Read more
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New Kerala
Tharoor meets Sonia, says Congress 'determined to move ahead' after Kerala drubbing - newkerala.com #67433Tharoor had expressed disappointment over his party's dismal performance in Ker
Tharoor meets Sonia, says Congress 'determined to move ahead' after Kerala drubbing - newkerala.com #67433
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Tharoor had expressed disappointment over his party's dismal performance in Kerala and said that the UDF government led by Oommen Chandy did not do enough to change the people's perception in wake of media speculation about the scandals. Chandy... Read more
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dna
I am completely healthy, says VS Achuthanandansaid. He said political rivals had tried to target him and "trap" him in cases
I am completely healthy, says VS Achuthanandan
dna / Posted 8 days ago
said. He said political rivals had tried to target him and "trap" him in cases when he attempted to expose Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "But people, who always stood with me in my fights, have given me all... Read more
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New Kerala
Vijayan government in Kerala to have 19 ministers - newkerala.com #67201reporters here on Sunday evening after a party meet, he said it has been decide
Vijayan government in Kerala to have 19 ministers - newkerala.com #67201
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
reporters here on Sunday evening after a party meet, he said it has been decided to limit the cabinet to 19. "The outgoing Oommen Chandy government had 21 (the maximum allowed) but we decided to keep it to 19," said Viswan, adding that the... Read more
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dna
Will continue fight against corruption, communalism till last breath: VS Achuthanandanpolls. He said political rivals had tried to target him and 'trap' him in case
Will continue fight against corruption, communalism till last breath: VS Achuthanandan
dna / Posted 9 days ago
polls. He said political rivals had tried to target him and 'trap' him in cases when he attempted to expose Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "But people, who always stood with me in my fights, have given me all... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kerala poll verdict: Congress' poll rout can be summed up in two words - Oommen+Chandytool to get the pulse of Kerala . Professional satirists and the troll brigade
Kerala poll verdict: Congress' poll rout can be summed up in two words - Oommen+Chandy
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
tool to get the pulse of Kerala . Professional satirists and the troll brigade had a laugh riot in the last five years of Oommen Chandy rule when the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government lunged from one crisis to the other. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Congress' poll rout in Kerala can be summed up in two words: Oommen Chandytool to get the pulse of Kerala . Professional satirists and the troll brigade
Congress' poll rout in Kerala can be summed up in two words: Oommen Chandy
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
tool to get the pulse of Kerala . Professional satirists and the troll brigade had a laugh riot in the last five years of Oommen Chandy rule when the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government lunged from one crisis to the other. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kerala poll verdict 2016: Congress rout can be summed up in two words, says Oommen Chandytool to get the pulse of Kerala . Professional satirists and the troll brigade
Kerala poll verdict 2016: Congress rout can be summed up in two words, says Oommen Chandy
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
tool to get the pulse of Kerala . Professional satirists and the troll brigade had a laugh riot in the last five years of Oommen Chandy rule when the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government lunged from one crisis to the other. The... Read more
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dna
Kerala: More cabinet berths for CPI in new LDF govt?ministers to 19 like the previous LDF ministry and it is likely to do away with
Kerala: More cabinet berths for CPI in new LDF govt?
dna / Posted 9 days ago
ministers to 19 like the previous LDF ministry and it is likely to do away with the chief whip post, said the report. The Oommen Chandy government had conferred cabinet rank to the Chief Whip’s post to accommodate PC George who was later sent out... Read more
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Business Standard India
Kerala's 'Fidel Castro' plays the wait and watch gameof opposition but remain in the capital city. "I will continue to play my role
Kerala's 'Fidel Castro' plays the wait and watch game
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
of opposition but remain in the capital city. "I will continue to play my role and will see that all the scams (solar, bar and land deals) that surfaced during the Oommen Chandy government be taken to their logical conclusion," Achuthanandan... Read more
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The Financial Express
Kerala poll verdict: Pinarayi Vijayan calls on V S Achuthanandancommentator N M Pearson said Achuthanandan is Pinarayi Vijayan’s mentor and the
Kerala poll verdict: Pinarayi Vijayan calls on V S Achuthanandan
The Financial Express / Posted 10 days ago
commentator N M Pearson said Achuthanandan is Pinarayi Vijayan’s mentor and there is need to see the visit as the chief minister-designate seeking blessings from his mentor. Vijayan also called on outgoing Chief Minis... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala's 'Fidel Castro' plays the wait and watch game - newkerala.com #66727of opposition but remain in the capital city. "I will continue to play my role
Kerala's 'Fidel Castro' plays the wait and watch game - newkerala.com #66727
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
of opposition but remain in the capital city. "I will continue to play my role and will see that all the scams (solar, bar and land deals) that surfaced during the Oommen Chandy government be taken to their logical conclusion," Achuthanandan... Read more
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dna
Return of the Reds in Keralawas the crowd-puller, while Vijayan was the quintessential organisation man. In
Return of the Reds in Kerala
dna / Posted 10 days ago
was the crowd-puller, while Vijayan was the quintessential organisation man. In contrast, the former chief minister Oommen Chandy and state Congress chief VM Sudheeran wrangled incessantly over the fielding of tainted candidates. Chandy... Read more
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The Economic Times
Oommen Chandy blames ‘false’ campaign for rout in Kerala, others blame each otherKOCHI: Outgoing chief minister Oommen Chandy has said that a false campaign and
Oommen Chandy blames ‘false’ campaign for rout in Kerala, others blame each other
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
KOCHI: Outgoing chief minister Oommen Chandy has said that a false campaign and religious polarisation led to the defeat of the UDF government. He said that he and his colleagues could not successfully defend the party from false... Read more
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New Kerala
Pinarayi Vijayan to become next CM of Kerala - newkerala.com #66566Castro' for Kerala," Yechury said, adding veteran Achuthanandan will continue t
Pinarayi Vijayan to become next CM of Kerala - newkerala.com #66566
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Castro' for Kerala," Yechury said, adding veteran Achuthanandan will continue to guide and inspire the party. Meanwhile, Oommen Chandy today resigned as the Chief Minister. He handed over his resignation to Governor Justice P. Sathasivam in the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rahul Gandhi to be 'more active' in future, says Congressfrom the high command. Citing the instance of Kerala, he said the party-led UD
Rahul Gandhi to be 'more active' in future, says Congress
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
from the high command. Citing the instance of Kerala, he said the party-led UDF headed by the outgoing Chief Minister Oommen Chandy decided strategy and "we are not disappointed as our vote share is intact" in the state. Yesterday, the AICC... Read more
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The Economic Times
Charges of poll violence, anti-development fail to dent LDF's showingdrubbing UDF received was mainly due to the severe corruption allegations, incl
Charges of poll violence, anti-development fail to dent LDF's showing
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
drubbing UDF received was mainly due to the severe corruption allegations, including bar and solar scams. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy also came under a cloud with sleaze allegations leveled against him by the prime accused in the solar... Read more
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New Kerala
War within Congress in Kerala - newkerala.com #66381Congress in Kerala had always suffered from factionalism. The three main facti
War within Congress in Kerala - newkerala.com #66381
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Congress in Kerala had always suffered from factionalism. The three main factions are led by outgoing Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, former Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala and Sudheeran. Padmaja Venugopal, daughter of former Chief Minister... Read more
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The Financial Express
Oommen Chandy resigns, attributes “false propaganda” to lossIn the last five years, Oommen Chandy said he had faced lot of challenges and t
Oommen Chandy resigns, attributes “false propaganda” to loss
The Financial Express / Posted 11 days ago
In the last five years, Oommen Chandy said he had faced lot of challenges and the Congress and the front gave him full support. He also enjoyed people’s support, he said. (PTI) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today submitted his resignation... Read more
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dna
Kerala: Oommen Chandy resigns, attributes 'false propaganda' to lossKerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday submitted his resignation followi
Kerala: Oommen Chandy resigns, attributes 'false propaganda' to loss
dna / Posted 11 days ago
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday submitted his resignation following the defeat of the ruling Congress-led UDF in the assembly election and attributed "false propaganda" against his government among the reasons that led to the... Read more
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asianage
P Vijayan chosen over Achuthanandan as Kerala’s new Chief MinisterVS Achuthanandan about their decision to anoint Vijayan for the top job. He wil
P Vijayan chosen over Achuthanandan as Kerala’s new Chief Minister
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
VS Achuthanandan about their decision to anoint Vijayan for the top job. He will be succeeding outgoing Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. The CPI-M secretariat and party's Kerala committee took the decision at a meeting in the presence of General... Read more
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asianage
P Vijayan chosen over Achuthanandan as Kerala's new Chief MinisterVS Achuthanandan about their decision to anoint Vijayan for the top job. He wil
P Vijayan chosen over Achuthanandan as Kerala's new Chief Minister
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
VS Achuthanandan about their decision to anoint Vijayan for the top job. He will be succeeding outgoing Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. The CPI-M secretariat and party's Kerala committee took the decision at a meeting in the presence of General... Read more
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New Kerala
Congress will come back to power easily: Oommen Chandy - newkerala.com #66262Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), May 20 : After resigning from his post of Chief Mi
Congress will come back to power easily: Oommen Chandy - newkerala.com #66262
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), May 20 : After resigning from his post of Chief Minister, Oommen Chandy on Friday exuded Confidence and said that the Congress will face no problem in returning to power as the vote share of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)... Read more
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asianage
Post defeat, Oommen Chandy resigns as Kerala CMOommen Chandy has the distinction of being the only Congress chief minister to
Post defeat, Oommen Chandy resigns as Kerala CM
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
Oommen Chandy has the distinction of being the only Congress chief minister to have completed the five-year term in office. UDF and Congress will be meeting next week to discuss the poll debacle and take stock of the situation. Thiruvananthapuram:... Read more
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The Telegraph
Chandy resigns as Kerala CMThiruvananthapuram, May 20 (PTI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy resigned
Chandy resigns as Kerala CM
The Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (PTI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy resigned from the post following the defeat of Congress-led UDF in the Assembly election. Chandy drove to the Raj Bhavan this morning around 1030 hrs and submitted his resignation... Read more
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The Economic Times
Oommen Chandy resigns as Kerala CM after poll defeatTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today resigned from the
Oommen Chandy resigns as Kerala CM after poll defeat
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today resigned from the post following the defeat of Congress-led UDF in the Assembly election. Chandy drove to the Raj Bhavan this morning around 1030 hrs and submitted his resignation letter... Read more
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The Financial Express
Election result 2016: Oommen Chandy resigns as Kerala CMKerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today resigned from the post following the
Election result 2016: Oommen Chandy resigns as Kerala CM
The Financial Express / Posted 11 days ago
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today resigned from the post following the defeat of Congress-led UDF in the Assembly election. (PTI) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today resigned from the post following the defeat of Congress-led UDF in... Read more
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New Kerala
Chandy to vacate Kerala's throne today, Left to decide successor - newkerala.com #66207Thiruvananthapuram, (Kerala): After the Left-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) wr
Chandy to vacate Kerala's throne today, Left to decide successor - newkerala.com #66207
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, (Kerala): After the Left-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) wrested power in Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will submit his resignation to Governor P.Sathasivam later today. As per the final tally, LDF got 85 seats, while UDF... Read more
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dna
Oommen Chandy resigns as Kerala CMKerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday resigned from the post following
Oommen Chandy resigns as Kerala CM
dna / Posted 11 days ago
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday resigned from the post following the defeat of Congress-led UDF in the Assembly election. Chandy drove to the Raj Bhavan this morning around 1030 hrs and submitted his resignation letter to Governor P... Read more
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The Hindu
Poll defeat a temporary setback: ChandyThe outgoing CM rejects the suggestion that the BJP had made a big advance in t
Poll defeat a temporary setback: Chandy
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
The outgoing CM rejects the suggestion that the BJP had made a big advance in the State. Outgoing Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said that the United Democratic Front's defeat in the Assembly elections is a 'temporary setback' and that the... Read more
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