The party’s ministers were in charge of the revenue and forests departments in the previous Pinarayi Vijayan-led cabinet.
The appointment of the new KPCC president has brought two Kannur strongmen, Pinarayi Vijayan and Sudhakaran, face-to-face in Kerala politics.
We should probe the possibility of new value-added products, including alcohol from tapioca, Finance Minister KN Balagopal said in an interview given to Malayala Manorama.
Former chief minister Oommen Chandy's statement that he is unaware of any move for appointing a new chief reflects the common refrain of the local leadership that the high command has been keeping them out of the loop.
Though a similar decision was made earlier during the first Pinarayi Vijayan government, it was not effectively implemented.
A majority of the constituents in the 11-party LDF are not shy of their religious moorings.
Anointed Leader of Opposition in Kerala ignoring power groups,V D Satheeshan vows to put the party first as he pursues the High Command's agenda to effect a generational change in Congress.
Once you stand for the people and win their confidence, they will blindly stand by you and support you generously, CR Mahesh says.
The course correction should not be confined to renaming or changing the leadership, says the Youth Congress president in Kerala who defeated Metroman E Sreedharan in Palakkad.
The CPI will demand another equally important department, if it has to compromise on the Forest department.
The reshuffle is to accommodate in the cabinet new parties that have joined the LDF. The change in portfolios will be applicable to CPM also.
The CPI may forgo one of its seats and the post of the Chief Whip with cabinet rank, if it would help in solving the issue rising out of single-MLA parties’ demand.