PIRAVOM

  • Kerala: Anoop Jacob of UDF wins Piravom March 21, 2012

    Kochi: In a boost to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, the ruling Congressled UDF in Kerala on Wednesday retained the Piravom assembly seat with its candidate Anoop Jacob winning by a margin of 12,070 votes. While Anoop Jacob (Kerala CongressJacob), a constituent of the UDF, garnered 82,756 votes, LDF'S MJ Jacob got...
  • Kerala: Counting for Piravom bypoll commences March 21, 2012

    Kochi: Counting for the crucial Piravom Bypoll, which saw a stiff fight between the Congress led United Democratic Front (UDF) and CPI(M) led Left Democratic Front (LDF), began at 8 am on Wednesday. The counting is being held at the Nirmala Juniors school, Muvattupuzha. The results are expected after 10 rounds...
  • Record polling in Kerala byelection March 17, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: A record 85.6 per cent of the electorate voted Saturday in the Piravom Assembly constituency in Kerala, officials said. The byelection follows the death of TM Jacob, the food and civil supplies minister. He was the lone legislator of his Kerala Congress (Jacob), an ally of the Congressled United...
  • In Kerala byelection, it's Chandy vs VS March 9, 2012

    Kochi: A battle royale is shaping up in the sleepy little town of Piravom near Kochi in Kerala. Though the assembly byelection here on March 17 would see a clash between two rivals who go by the same surname of Jacob, the real fight appears to be between Chief Minister...
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