Brinda Karat

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108 tribal villages to boycott Bihar polls; here's why

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.

#SabarimalaTemple: Statewide bandh called after two-women enter holy shrine

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.

Kerala: CPI(M) MLA PK Sasi suspended over sexual harassment charges

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.

CPI(M) to probe sexual harassment allegations against its MLA

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.

Brinda Karat opposes death-penalty ordinance; demands action against rapist 'rakshaks'

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".

Baba's empire: Patanjali's success story has too loose a narrative

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.