24 Oct 2020
108 tribal villages to boycott Bihar polls; here's why
As Bihar gears up for the upcoming Assembly elections, the residents of 108 tribal villages of the Kaimur plateau have announced a boycott of the polls.
03 Jan 2019
#SabarimalaTemple: Statewide bandh called after two-women enter holy shrine
The Sabarimala Karma Samiti (SKS) which is an umbrella organization of various Hindu outfits has called for a statewide bandh in Kerala after two women, in their 40s, entered the hilltop shrine of Lord Ayyappa in the early hours of Wednesday.
26 Nov 2018
Kerala: CPI(M) MLA PK Sasi suspended over sexual harassment charges
The ruling CPI(M) in Kerala today suspended its Shoranur MLA, P K Sasi for six months from the party's primary membership over sexual harassment charges.
04 Sep 2018
CPI(M) to probe sexual harassment allegations against its MLA
Following a directive by the central leadership of the CPI(M), the Kerala unit of the party will probe charges of sexual harassment against its MLA PK Sasi.
22 Apr 2018
Brinda Karat opposes death-penalty ordinance; demands action against rapist 'rakshaks'
CPI(M) Leader Brinda Karat said her party is in-principle against the death penalty and the actual issue is that those in the government are "defending the rapists".
28 Sep 2017
Baba's empire: Patanjali's success story has too loose a narrative
It's as if Patanjali can do no wrong. In a very brief period of time, it took the FMCG sector by storm with an array of "swadeshi" products, promising to make "videshi" FMCG giants quaver.