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Sabarimala set to dominate Kerala campaign

New Delhi: The Sabarimala clouds are once again gathering over Kerala’s political horizon. Not that the cloud had faded away...

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BJP falls back on RSS ideologue, hopes to reap Sabarimala benefits

Thiruvananthapuram had a fair share of the Sabarimala agitation. Many political pundits think that the fallout of the Sabarimala agitation...

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Testing times ahead for orphaned Dravidian parties

The role of newcomers adds suspense to the political drama in Tamil Nadu.   New Delhi: In the absence of...

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20 murders in 1,000 days in Kerala

Murder of two Youth Congress workers coincided with completion of 1,000 days of Left Front government.   New Delhi: It...

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Violence feared in Kerala as Sabarimala reopens

Since the SC has not given a fresh order and its earlier ruling stays, many Hindu bodies are planning to...

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Lady IPS shifted for raiding CPM office in Kerala

Chaitra Teresa John has been cleared of violating any rules, yet the CPM is insisting on disciplinary action against her....

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Jittery over devotee votes, CPM woos Kerala minorities

NEW DELHI: Sensing a likely erosion in its Hindu vote bank in the wake of more than three months of...

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Fake or mistake? Row over Kerala’s Sabarimala women devotees’ list

When media contacted a few whose mobile numbers were on the list, they said they were above the age of...

Palakkad: BJP workers jump a boundary wall during clashes with police during a protest amid a dawn-to-dusk Kerala shutdown called to denounce the visit of two women to the Sabarimala temple, that saw major violence, in Kerala's Palakkad on Jan 3, 2019. (P

Post Sabarimala, leadership problem hobbles Kerala BJP

NEW DELHI: Now that Sabarimala is more or less peaceful and the Mandala puja period coming to an end this...

Protesters hold a portrait of Hindu deity ìAyappaî as they take part in a rally called by various Hindu organisations after two women entered the Sabarimala temple, in Kochi

Entry of two women to Sabarimala is no solution to the problem

The right of ordinary women to have a peaceful darshan of Lord Ayyappa remains elusive. There seems to be a...

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Sabarimala: Wall vs Jyothi fight is all about politics

The women’s wall will be totally a CPM show of strength in Kerala before the general elections. ‘Ayyappa Jyothi’ is...

Bengaluru: People participate in a protest against Supreme Court's decision allowing entry of women in the age group of 10 to 50 years into Kerala's Sabarimala temple; in Bengaluru on Oct 27, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

BJP’s Sabarimala agitation is fizzling out

The leadership is finding it hard to keep the issue alive in the wake of normalcy in and around Sabarimala....

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Left’s Wall of Women to counter Congress, BJP

TheLDF government has decided to bring one million women on to the streets of Kerala on 1 January, from Kasaragod...

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Woman member fails to get justice from CPM in Kerala

Suspension of Sasi for six months from party is being seen as face-saving measure.   The Kerala CPM’s suspension of...

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Entry of women no more the issue in Sabarimala

The state BJP now says that its agitation is not against entry of women, but against the communist government.  ...

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Sabarimala: TDB will move court on a non-existent time frame

Over 700 women are seeking permission to visit the temple.   A day before she landed at Kochi airport on...

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From deluge to Lord Ayyappa, LDF staves off Opposition

If the floods united the state to fight nature’s fury, the right of women’s entry into Sabarimala has divided the...

Kannur: BJP chief Amit Shah during a party programme in Kannur, Kerala on Oct 27, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Left, Right keep Sabarimala pot boiling for political gains

Amit Shah immediately after the first phase of the Sabarimala agitation, threatened to ‘pull down’ the LDF government in the...

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Disqualification upheld, Tamil politics back on centre-stage

The development paves the way for byelections and a new dawn in Tamil politics even as new players like Rajinikanth...

New Delhi: People stage a demonstration against Supreme Court's decision allowing entry of women in the age group of 10 to 50 years into Kerala's Sabarimala temple in New Delhi on Oct 14, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Ayyappa devotees, LDF government square off in Kerala

Amid the growing shadow of politics over the right of young women to enter the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala, as...

Women hold placards as they attend a protest march called by various Hindu organizations against the lifting of ban by Supreme Court that allowed entry of women of menstruating age to the Sabarimala temple, in Kochi

In the name of Ayyappa, devotees take to the streets in god’s own country

Devotees are holding protests in Kerala, even threatening to physically stop women who come to Sabarimala.   Kerala, which is...

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Allegations of nepotism, corruption add fizz to Kerala brewery scandal

Water resources in all the districts selected to set up the breweries are depleting fast. Where are they going to...

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After deluge, it is liquor time in Kerala politics

The Left Front in its 2016 election manifesto had promised to reopen all bars, but reduce availability of liquor in...

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Bishop behind bars, what next is the question

Agitating nuns had expressed their concerns regarding delay in bishop’s arrest.   Now that Kerala police have arrested Bishop Franco...