Piravom

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

    Kochi: In a boost to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, the ruling Congress-led 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 Congress-Jacob), 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 by-election 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 by-election 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 Congress-led United...
  • In Kerala by-election, 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 by-election 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...