Briefings and comments

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Dawn. Sengkan, Jogjakarta


Useful accounts of Kerala’s 2020 local elections:

https://frontline.thehindu.com/dispatches/a-few-months-ahead-of-the-assembly-elections-the-cpim-led-left-democratic-front-scores-an-emphatic-victory-in-keralas-local-body-elections/article33348843.ece

https://frontline.thehindu.com/politics/ldf-track-record-in-kerala-local-body-elections-grass-roots-battles-overshadowed-by-focus-on-investigations-by-central-and-state-agencies/article33199556.ece   


Useful accounts of Kerala’s 2021 State Assembly elections

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/23/world/asia/coronavirus-kerala.html

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/new-govt-promises-to-eradicate-poverty-raise-living-standard/article34608767.ece 

https://thewire.in/politics/kerala-left-pinarayi-vijayan-cabinet-kk-shailaja

https://www.theindiaforum.in/article/west-bengals-verdict-20


https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/fresh-start-the-hindu-editorial-on-pinarayi-vijayans-second-term/article34600242.ece 

https://www.onmanorama.com/news/kerala/2021/05/19/power-struggle-in-cpm-bastion-of-kannur-snared-shailaja.html

https://www.newsclick.in/Lessons-Bengal-CPIM-Kerala-Seeking-Avoid-Pitfalls-Being-Power-Long


https://www.thehindu.com/elections/kerala-assembly/how-the-left-front-bucked-a-decades-old-trend-in-kerala/article34502739.ece

The Implications of the Left Victory in Kerala | theindiaforum.in

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/the-changing-nature-of-the-left-in-kerala/article34522344.ece 

https://frontline.thehindu.com/cover-story/red-letter-day/article34481608.e

https://www.onmanorama.com/news/opinion/2021/05/02/ldf-retain-power-kerala-assembly-election-result.html 


https://www.thehindu.com/data/data-assembly-election-2021-the-left-returns-in-kerala/article34482949.ece 

https://frontline.thehindu.com/cover-story/kerala-two-pronged-strategy-containment-testing-prevention-zones/article34384710.ece 

https://www.thehindu.com/elections/kerala-assembly/article34504248.ece 

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/covid-19-kerala-government-to-resume-distribution-of-free-food-kits/article34509083.ece 

https://www.thehindu.com/elections/kerala-assembly/christians-muslims-dalits-and-obcs-backed-ldf-says-csds-lokniti-survey/article34502148.ece 

https://www.thehindu.com/elections/kerala-assembly/social-demographics-shaped-kerala-elections-says-csds-lokniti-survey/article34502910.ece 

https://www.thehindu.com/elections/kerala-assembly/sabarimala-did-not-become-an-electoral-issue-says-csds-lokniti-survey/article34502158.ece 

https://www.thehindu.com/elections/kerala-assembly/how-the-left-front-bucked-a-decades-old-trend-in-kerala/article34502739.ece 

https://www.thehindu.com/elections/kerala-assembly/kerala-voted-ldf-for-tackling-the-coronavirus-finds-csds-lokniti-survey/article34502863.ece 

https://www.thehindu.com/elections/kerala-assembly/christians-muslims-dalits-and-obcs-backed-ldf-says-csds-lokniti-survey/article34502148.ece 

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/coronavirus-kerala-missed-the-opportunity-to-contain-second-wave-experts-say/article34499537.ece