Backdoor entry: Pinarayi Vijayan lashes out at Opposition

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By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Armed with data, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday sought to turn the tables on the Opposition over the issue of appointments to government service ahead of the assembly elections. Launching a scathing attack, Pinarayi said the Opposition and former chief minister Oommen Chandy have Read More

CPM’s mouthpiece ‘Chintha’ mag carries Adani’s ad, sparks row

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By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The Chintha Weekly, CPM’s mouthpiece, sprang a surprise by publishing an advertisement by the Adani Group in its volume for January last week. CPM and the Chintha had criticised the Adani Group on several issues, including its ‘dubious’ relations with the NDA government at the Centre. Read More

Mumbai attack accused Tahawwur Rana opposes extradition to India

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Rana’s extradition is barred under Article 6 of the United States-India extradition treaty with India Washington: Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, a key accused in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, has opposed his extradition to India, arguing that he has previously been acquitted of the offences for which his extradition Read More

Mamata likely to skip PM Modi's event in Bengal

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Prime Minister Modi is set to inaugurate four projects in Haldia in oil, gas, and infrastructure sectors Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is unlikely to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled programme at Haldia in Purba Medinipore district on Sunday evening, a top official at the state secretariat Read More

CPM not to take UDF’s Sabarimala bait

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By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The CPM has decided not to take the bait of Sabarimala issue that the UDF has chosen to dangle before the masses ahead of the crucial assembly elections. With the ‘once bitten, twice shy’ CPM realising the Congress’ poll strategy of raking up Sabarimala once again, Read More

Kerala elections: UDF sings Ayyappa, Left blushes

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By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Buoyed  by its new-found vigour, the UDF has decided to take the fight to the rival Left camp by rekindling the Sabarimala women’s issue in the run-up to the assembly elections.The LDF government’s decision to facilitate young women’s entry into the Lord Ayyappa temple following a Supreme Court order Read More