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Hindu outfit tries to send women to Sabarimala-linked mosque citing SC verdict; Kerala Police detains members
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Hindu outfit tries to send women to Sabarimala-linked mosque citing SC verdict; Kerala Police detains members

Six people, including three women from Tamil Nadu, who wanted to visit the famed Vavar mosque near the Sabarimala temple, have been arrested on charges of trying to create animosity between religious groups and intention to trespass, police said Tuesday.

Sabarimala protests: Hartal and violence in various parts of Kerala; BJP worker dies after being stabbed in Thrissur
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Sabarimala protests: Hartal and violence in various parts of Kerala; BJP worker dies after being stabbed in Thrissur

Kerala witnessed widespread stone pelting, blocking of vehicles and incidents of violence and vandalism on Thursday as the Hindu outfits called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the state against the entry of two women of menstruating age into the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala.

Kerala Sabarimala hartal updates: DGP says will probe whether attack on journalists was part of conspiracy
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Kerala Sabarimala hartal updates: DGP says will probe whether attack on journalists was part of conspiracy

Kerala Sabarimala hartal today updates: DGP Loknath Behera on Thursday said the Kerala Police will investigate into the attacks on mediapersons across the state and probe if it was part of a conspiracy.

Man burns to death in Sabarimala: As protests over SC verdict lose steam, Kerala BJP uses issue to attack Vijayan govt
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Man burns to death in Sabarimala: As protests over SC verdict lose steam, Kerala BJP uses issue to attack Vijayan govt

BJP alleged that the 49-year-old killed himself disheartened with the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government's handling of the Sabarimala issue. Police, however, said that was not the reason.

Hartal in Kerala today: Police says man did not commit suicide because of Sabarimala issue, but due to depression
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Hartal in Kerala today: Police says man did not commit suicide because of Sabarimala issue, but due to depression

Calling a statewide strike on Friday over the death, the Bharatiya Janata Party claimed that the man immolated himself protesting the "adamant" stand of the state government, led by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, over the issue of continuing prohibitory orders and restrictions at the Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala.

Youth Congress worker hacked to death in Kannur: Party blames CPM for murder, calls for shutdown in Kerala district
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Youth Congress worker hacked to death in Kannur: Party blames CPM for murder, calls for shutdown in Kerala district

A Youth Congress worker was hacked to death and two other people were injured late Monday night in Kannur.

Kerala High Court slams political parties for using hartals as mode of agitation, says state's image suffering
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Kerala High Court slams political parties for using hartals as mode of agitation, says state's image suffering

Coming down heavily on political parties for using "hartal" as a mode of agitation, the Kerala High Court has observed that everyone from the banker to the butcher suffer and wanton destruction are its "never-failing nemeses"

Abdul Madani's plea to attend son's wedding rejected by NIA court; PDP calls for shutdown in Kerala
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Abdul Madani's plea to attend son's wedding rejected by NIA court; PDP calls for shutdown in Kerala

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) court rejected PDP (Peoples Democratic Party) chairman Abdul Nasser Madani's plea. Madani was seeking permission to attend his son's wedding in Thalassery

Kerala’s ruling Left enforces more shutdowns than Opposition UDF; a mark of state's crippling politics
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Kerala’s ruling Left enforces more shutdowns than Opposition UDF; a mark of state's crippling politics

Kerala has been witnessing a series of hartals (strikes) ever since the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and its allies came to power last year.

Kerala: Left Democratic Front to observe 12-hour hartal against demonetisation on Monday
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Kerala: Left Democratic Front to observe 12-hour hartal against demonetisation on Monday

Kerala's ruling LDF will observe a shutdown on Monday to denounce the demonetisation of high-value currency which has left the cooperative banks in turmoil

Kashmir unrest: Burning schools shut down valley; security men tied down amid increasing infiltration
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Kashmir unrest: Burning schools shut down valley; security men tied down amid increasing infiltration

The burning of schools in Kashmir indicates that a very smart strategist is coordinating the unfolding challenge to the Indian state. The objective is multi-layered.

Kerala: 12-hour strike called by BJP to protest killing of party activist begins
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Kerala: 12-hour strike called by BJP to protest killing of party activist begins

Vehicles were off the roads as the hartal called by BJP in Kerala to protest against the killing of a party activist in Pinarayi in Kannur began.

Frequent hartals making Hurriyat unpopular: Kashmir separatists look for alternate means to be heard
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Frequent hartals making Hurriyat unpopular: Kashmir separatists look for alternate means to be heard

Hartals and protest calendars are losing traction among the masses of Kashmir. And frequent shutdown calls are only alienating them from the people they want to address. Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir have woken up to the reality rather late.

Idukki comes to halt due to bandh over SC's Mullaperiyar order
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Idukki comes to halt due to bandh over SC's Mullaperiyar order

The hartal was called to express apprehensions of the people over the apex court order yesterday

Kerala’s opportunistic CPM smells blood in Kasturi Rangan report
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Kerala’s opportunistic CPM smells blood in Kasturi Rangan report

It’s high time that people told the CPM that speculative investment in real estate and environmental destruction are no development and agitating over bogus causes is anti-people.

Kerala CPM leader Mani arrested after avoiding polygraph test
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Kerala CPM leader Mani arrested after avoiding polygraph test

The CPM leader had avoided appearing for the polygraph test citing legal and medical reasons.

CPM calls for bandh in Kerala to protest Jayarajan's arrest
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CPM calls for bandh in Kerala to protest Jayarajan's arrest

The dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the CPI(M) in Kerala to protest the arrest of its senior leader P Jayarajan in a murder case disrupted normal life across the state today.