As VS Achuthanandan Turns 97, Communist Colossus from Kerala Remains The Quintessential Survivor

There may not be a better model of a fighter and political survivor than Velikkakathu Sankaran Achuthanandan, the oldest communist leader in the country, popularly known as VS, who turned 97 on Tuesday. His transformation from a rigid communist leader to a darling of the masses in the past 25 years may have a lesson … Read more As VS Achuthanandan Turns 97, Communist Colossus from Kerala Remains The Quintessential Survivor

Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Odisha lead slowdown in Covid-19 cases | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In the last 30 days since Covid-19 cases peaked in India, the growth rate of infections has more than halved — from 92% in the month prior to September 18 to 42% since then, a drop of 50 percentage points. The fall was brought about by declining numbers in the worst-affected regions as … Read more Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Odisha lead slowdown in Covid-19 cases | India News – Times of India

Kerala paying price, don’t be lax during festivals: Vardhan | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Cautioning state governments against laxity in Covid-19 containment during the festival season, health minister Harsh Vardhan cited Kerala to say the state was paying the “price for gross negligence” during Onam festivities when unlocking of services along with increased travel for trade and tourism led to a spike in infections. During his weekly … Read more Kerala paying price, don’t be lax during festivals: Vardhan | India News – Times of India

Tharoor’s remarks at Lahore event spark BJP-Congress spat | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The BJP and the Congress were engaged in a war of words on Sunday over MP Shashi Tharoor’s remarks at a Lahore event, as the ruling party accused him of “demeaning and discrediting” India and wondered if Rahul Gandhi wanted to contest elections in Pakistan. Hitting back, the opposition party said the BJP … Read more Tharoor’s remarks at Lahore event spark BJP-Congress spat | India News – Times of India

Kerala newlywed couple trolled, bullied online for intimate post-wedding photoshoot

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A couple from Kerala has been widely trolled and bullied online for an intimate, romantic post-wedding photoshoot they shared online.  Rishi Karthikeyan and Lakshmi tied the sacred knot on September 16, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, they were not able to celebrate their wedding as they had planned to, along with all … Read more Kerala newlywed couple trolled, bullied online for intimate post-wedding photoshoot

Air pollution, hypertension among top 5 risk factors for death in India in 2019: Study | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Air pollution, hypertension, tobacco use, poor diet and high blood sugar levels were the top-five riskfactors for death in India in 2019 according to a new study. The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study, published in the Lancet journal on Friday, assessed more than 286 causes of death and 369 diseases and injuries … Read more Air pollution, hypertension among top 5 risk factors for death in India in 2019: Study | India News – Times of India

Rahul Gandhi Denied Clearance for Online Inauguration of School Building in Wayanad

File photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. The local Congress party expressed their ire after the earlier planned inauguration was called off. IANS Thiruvananthapuram Last Updated: October 15, 2020, 4:06 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: In Kerala, politics comes first and then comes everything else. This was again evident on Thursday when a planned online … Read more Rahul Gandhi Denied Clearance for Online Inauguration of School Building in Wayanad

Kerala Congress (M) Faction Walks Out of UDF, Jose K Mani to Quit Rajya Sabha

File photo of Jose K Mani Announcing his faction’s political position at a press conference, Jose K Mani expressed hope that the LDF leadership will take a decision on his party’s entry into the ruling front. PTI Kottayam Last Updated: October 14, 2020, 12:20 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: The Kerala Congress (M) faction headed … Read more Kerala Congress (M) Faction Walks Out of UDF, Jose K Mani to Quit Rajya Sabha

Row Over Seizure of Unaccounted Money in Presence of Cong MLA, Ruling CPM Demands Resignation

File photo of Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said the allegations were serious and a probe will be conducted if any complaint in this regard was made. PTI Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi Last Updated: October 10, 2020, 11:47 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: A row has erupted in Kerala over the recent … Read more Row Over Seizure of Unaccounted Money in Presence of Cong MLA, Ruling CPM Demands Resignation

‘Attempt to Destroy Peace’: Kerala BJP to Protest Attack on Newly-appointed National VP Abdullakutty

Abdullakutty last year joined the BJP and was recently appointed national vice president. A former CPI-M Lok Sabha member and Congress legislator, Abdullakutty joined the BJP last year and was recently appointed national vice president. News18.com Thiruvananthapuram Last Updated: October 9, 2020, 12:26 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: The Kerala unit of the Bharatiya Janata … Read more ‘Attempt to Destroy Peace’: Kerala BJP to Protest Attack on Newly-appointed National VP Abdullakutty