Quoting American civil rights activist and poet Maya Angelou, the bench noted in its order: “Love recognises no barriers, it jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”
Shah, who had left for Delhi the day after flagging off the march and returned for the concluding leg on Tuesday, said, “The CPI(M) has adopted murderous politics as its style. Communist parties elsewhere perished due to corruption and dynasty rule. But in Kerala, the CPI(M) is going to collapse due to its violent politics.”
Accusing his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan of being “part of this violence” unleashed by the CPI(M) in the coastal state, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar said, “It is necessary that we all become agents of change.”
Nidhish was angling from a bridge at the beach when two alleged CPI(M) workers, hacked his legs. He was admitted to Kozhikode Medical College Hospital. “Although injuries are serious, he is out of danger,’’ said a police source.
In the results declared today, IUML’s K N A Khader polled 65,227 votes and defeated CPI(M)’s P P Basheer by 23,310 votes. In the 2016 Assembly elections, the then party candidate, P K Kunhalikutty, had polled 72,181 votes and won with a margin of 38,057 votes.
Shaju Philip meets the five who made the cut and finds a new generation of Dalit priests, armed with degrees from some prominent Vedic colleges, and at ease with rituals, having learnt the ropes in private temples across the state
“The board does not want to make Sabarimala into Thailand. Even if the court allows entry of women of menstruating age into Sabarimala, no self-respecting woman will go up to the hill shrine,” Prayar Gopalakrishnan, a Congress leader, said
Kerala Dalit priest Krishna, who is pursuing a postgraduate course in Sanskrit, is the youngest of two sons of Ravi and Leela couple, both daily wage earners. Krishna said he joined Thantra Vidya Peedam in Ernakulam at 12.
The Malabar rebellion or Moplah riot of 1921 was an uprising of Muslims tenants against the British government and Hindu landlords. The armed riot led to the large-scale killings of Hindus in the Malabar region.
The company’s chairman is Boby Chemmanur and football legend Diego Maradona is its brand ambassador. The alleged illegal operations of the jeweller have been under the scanner of various financial agencies in the recent years.
The Rajya Sabha MP said he wanted to be born again as a Brahmin. By becoming the chief priest at Sabarimala temple, he said, he wanted live in the premises of Lord Ayyappa. He wanted to be at least a junior priest at the hill shrine, he added.
Soon after Faisal was killed on November 19, 2016, his mother Meenakshi had publicly dared the Sangh Parivar by converting to Islam. Two months ago, Faisal’s two sisters, one brother-in-law and their five children also converted
Deputy Superintendent of Police K V Venugopal said the cases were registered under Section 75 (cruelty to child) of Juvenile Justice Act on complaints by Balasangam, a pro-CPI(M) children’s organisation