Articles about LDF

Kerala's 'draconian' law on offensive online posts put on hold

23 Nov 2020

India
Kerala's 'draconian' law on offensive online posts put on hold

After inviting backlash with the Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance, the state government on Monday decided to put the controversial law on hold.

Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts

22 Nov 2020

India
Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has signed the controversial Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance amid widespread criticism.

Lamborghini unveils 'Fluo Capsule' design package for Huracan EVO hypercar

04 Nov 2020

Auto
Lamborghini unveils 'Fluo Capsule' design package for Huracan EVO hypercar

Italian automaker Lamborghini has unveiled a new design package for its Huracan EVO sports car. Titled 'Fluo Capsule,' the package includes five new vibrant matte color options with blacked-out body parts and a complementing cabin with added equipment.

Lamborghini unveils Huracan EVO RWD Spyder using Augmented Reality

08 May 2020

Auto
Lamborghini unveils Huracan EVO RWD Spyder using Augmented Reality

Lamborghini has unveiled the rear-wheel-drive (RWD) Spyder variant of its Huracan EVO on its official website using augmented reality (AR). The move makes Lamborghini the world's first automaker to use AR to showcase a car.

Leonardo DiCaprio talks about Delhi's air pollution: Details here

19 Nov 2019

Entertainment
Leonardo DiCaprio talks about Delhi's air pollution: Details here

Oscar-winning Hollywood actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio has raised serious concern over the tormenting air pollution levels in Delhi.

Sabarimala Temple opens today: Government says no place for activism

16 Nov 2019

India
Sabarimala Temple opens today: Government says no place for activism

The centuries-old Sabarimala Temple has become a hotbed for politics, and as its gates open today for the 41-day annual pilgrimage season, Kerala government has given a clear message- the shrine isn't a place for activism.

PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'

15 Jan 2019

Politics
PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit out at the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala over the Sabarimala issue, calling the LDF's stand "shameful".

Kerala Water Resources Minister Mathew Thomas resigns

26 Nov 2018

Politics
Kerala Water Resources Minister Mathew Thomas resigns

Kerala Water Resources Minister Mathew T Thomas, a nominee of the Janata Dal (Secular) in the CPI(M)-led LDF government, submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

Kerala HC disqualifies IUML MLA for communal poll-campaign in 2016

09 Nov 2018

India
Kerala HC disqualifies IUML MLA for communal poll-campaign in 2016

The Kerala High Court today disqualified an MLA of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), on a plea claiming that he used religion to win the Assembly polls in 2016.

Kerala: Police personnel suspended for taking bribe from murder accused

09 Nov 2018

India
Kerala: Police personnel suspended for taking bribe from murder accused

A police officer was removed from service yesterday for allegedly taking bribe from some of the accused of a suspected honor killing case in Kerala.

BJP launches Rath Yatra to 'protect' tradition of Ayyappa Temple

08 Nov 2018

India
BJP launches Rath Yatra to 'protect' tradition of Ayyappa Temple

The BJP today embarked on a Rath Yatra from Kasaragod in Kerala to "protect" the traditions and rituals of the hill-shrine of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala, which recently witnessed violent protests against the entry of women of menstruating age group.

#OldestScoresHighest: Scoring 98%, 96-year-old woman tops Kerala literacy exam

01 Nov 2018

India
#OldestScoresHighest: Scoring 98%, 96-year-old woman tops Kerala literacy exam

Proving that age is no barrier for learning, a 96-year-old woman has secured highest marks in a literacy examination held in Kerala.

#SabarimalaRow: Hartal begins in Kerala, special security arrangements in place

18 Oct 2018

India
#SabarimalaRow: Hartal begins in Kerala, special security arrangements in place

In yet another move to defy the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of the menstrual age group to enter the Sabarimala temple, Hindu outfits in Kerala called for a hartal.

Sabarimala row: Protests against Supreme Court verdict continue in South

12 Oct 2018

India
Sabarimala row: Protests against Supreme Court verdict continue in South

Members of the Opposition Congress and BJP in Kerala today staged demonstrations to express solidarity with Ayyappa devotees even as the CPI, the key partner in the CPI-M led LDF, said there was an attempt to "politicize" the Supreme Court order on Sabarimala.

RSS moved SC in 2006, seeking women's entry into Sabarimala

11 Oct 2018

India
RSS moved SC in 2006, seeking women's entry into Sabarimala

Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran today sought to turn the tables on RSS on the Sabarimala issue, claiming that Sangh leaders had moved Supreme Court in 2006, seeking entry of women into Lord Ayyappa's shrine.

BJP gets reality-check, wins just one seat in assembly bypolls

31 May 2018

Politics
BJP gets reality-check, wins just one seat in assembly bypolls

In a major setback, the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party secured only one seat in bypolls in 11 assembly constituencies.

Kerala Govt releases 'progress card' of its two-year performance

31 May 2018

India
Kerala Govt releases 'progress card' of its two-year performance

The CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala has released the progress report of its two years' performance.

Kamal Hassan meets Kerala CM to discuss country's political situation

20 May 2018

Politics
Kamal Hassan meets Kerala CM to discuss country's political situation

Kamal Haasan today met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Kochi and discussed the country's political situation in the light of post-poll developments in Karnataka.

Congress's Chennithala launches hunger-strike; demands CBI probe into custodial death

23 Apr 2018

India
Congress's Chennithala launches hunger-strike; demands CBI probe into custodial death

Stepping up pressure on the CPI(M)-led LDF government over the alleged custodial death of a 26-year-old youth at Varapuzha in Kochi, Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala today launched a 24-hour hunger strike demanding CBI probe into the incident.

Following land grab charges, Kerala minister Thomas Chandy resigns

15 Nov 2017

Politics
Following land grab charges, Kerala minister Thomas Chandy resigns

Kerala's transport minister Thomas Chandy has resigned from the CM Pinarayi Vijayan-led government. He is the third minister to resign from the Left Democratic Front government in the last 17 months.

Sabarimala temple: SC Constitutional bench to decide on women's entry

13 Oct 2017

India
Sabarimala temple: SC Constitutional bench to decide on women's entry

The SC has referred the case on women's entry in Sabarimala to a Constitutional bench, which will decide if the current ban violates fundamental rights.

Solar scam: LDF government orders probe against ex-CM Oommen Chandy

11 Oct 2017

Politics
Solar scam: LDF government orders probe against ex-CM Oommen Chandy

Based on the recommendations of Justice (retd.) Sivarajan-headed judicial commission, the CPM-led LDF government in Kerala has ordered a vigilance probe against former CM and Congress leader Oommen Chandy in the solar scam case.

GST: 22 states scrap checkposts to ensure smooth implementation

04 Jul 2017

Business
GST: 22 states scrap checkposts to ensure smooth implementation

To ensure a smooth rollout of the GST, 22 states took down checkposts that would have otherwise delayed trucks and led to additional costs and time.

Kerala planning to provide free internet for 20 million families

10 May 2017

India
Kerala planning to provide free internet for 20 million families

Kerala's CPI(M)-led LDF government is planning to implement 'Kerala Fibre Optic Network' (K-FON), a new initiative which would provide free internet connections to 20 lakh poor families.

Kerala: Police manhandle mother for seeking justice over son's suicide

06 Apr 2017

India
Kerala: Police manhandle mother for seeking justice over son's suicide

Kerala's LDF government has been slammed over the police's 'high-handed' treatment of a mother seeking justice for her son who allegedly committed suicide after being harassed by college authorities.

RSS, BJP men attacked in Kerala, one arrested

05 Mar 2017

Politics
RSS, BJP men attacked in Kerala, one arrested

Three RSS men and one BJP worker were attacked in Kerala's Kozhikode by a group of people allegedly affiliated to the CPM. They have been admitted to the hospital.

RSS fires its leader who called for Kerala CM's killing

04 Mar 2017

Politics
RSS fires its leader who called for Kerala CM's killing

The RSS has relieved Kundan Chandrawat of his "responsibilities" as 'sah prachar pramukh' (joint publicity chief) in Ujjain, two days after he announced Rs.1 crore bounty for Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's head.

Bomb thrown at RSS Office, Kerala; injures 3 workers

03 Mar 2017

Politics
Bomb thrown at RSS Office, Kerala; injures 3 workers

Three RSS workers have been injured by a bomb that was thrown at the RSS Kerala office.

RSS leader announces reward for Kerala CM's head

02 Mar 2017

Politics
RSS leader announces reward for Kerala CM's head

RSS leader from Ujjain Kundan Chandrawat has stoked controversy by offering a Rs.1 crore reward for anyone who would behead Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan.

BJP worker hacked to death in Kerala

14 Feb 2017

Politics
BJP worker hacked to death in Kerala

In yet another instance of political violence in Kerala, a BJP worker was hacked to death reportedly by CPI-M activists in Thrissur.

Political parties cause disruptions across India

28 Nov 2016

Politics
Political parties cause disruptions across India

Demonetization and its implementation continues to be vehemently opposed by major opposition parties.