Congress urges Kerala government to convene all-party meeting to end row over 'narcotic jihad' remark
A group of people, who were not at all a party in the matter, were indulging in hate campaign in the social media platforms to add fuel to the fire and thus disrupt communal harmony in the southern state, VD Satheesan, Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly, said.
BJP names 112 candidates for Kerala election; 'Metro man' E Sreedharan to make poll debut from Palakkad
The BJP has given 25 seats to its four NDA allies — BDJS (Bharath Dharma Jana Sena), AIADMK, Janadhipathya Rashtriya Sabha (JRS) and Kamaraj Congress
Kerala BJP chief K Surendran says no announcement on CM candidate, only central leadership will make decision
On Thursday, Surendran had commented that 'Metro man' E Sreedharan will be the BJP's CM candidate. However, on Friday he claimed that he had said the people want the technocrat to 'lead' them
'Metro Man' E Sreedharan to join BJP ahead of Kerala Assembly polls, says move inspired by Narendra Modi
Sreedharan, who is credited with changing the face of the public transport system in the country, will join the BJP during the party's 'Vijay Yatra' commencing on 21 February from Kasaragod
Fire breaks out at Kerala Secretariat, Opposition terms it 'conspiracy to destroy evidence' in gold smuggling case
Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala demanded a "comprehensive" probe into the cause of the fire, while Kerala BJP president K Surendran said it was a way to "sabotage" proof
K Surendran takes over as Kerala BJP chief; 50-yr-old firebrand says state party has strength to make 'political leap'
K Surendran, who arrived in the state capital in the morning, was given a rousing welcome by the party workers, before being taken to the headquarters in a road show.
Sabarimala protests: Kerala BJP worker arrested for attacking woman devotee in November 2018, granted bail
VV Rajesh, a functionary of BJP's Kerala unit, was arrested and later granted bail for allegedly assaulting a woman devotee at the Sabarimala temple last year.
Kerala exit poll projections: Sabarimala did little to consolidate Hindu votes for BJP, say analysts
Analysts say BJP hasn't got any benefit in Kerala from the Sabarimala row, including in Pathanamthitta — the hotspot of Sabarimala protests — where exit polls predict a sizeable gap between BJP candidate K Surendran and Congress candidate Anto Antony
Number of candidates with criminal cases against them spikes: 40% of BJP, 39% of Congress nominees face charges, finds study
Nearly one-in-five candidates running for parliament in the current election has an outstanding criminal case against them, inching up from 17 percent in the previous election and 15 percent in 2009, according to the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a non-profit organisation that analysed candidates’ declarations.
Lok Sabha polls: BJP trying to milk Sabarimala issue for votes, but winning Pathanamthitta seat will be tough
Surendran and his party are not ready to leave Sabarimala in the election, despite a bar on invoking the names of Lord Ayyappa in the polls.
Lok Sabha polls: Fearing cross-voting for BJP, CPM claims pact between RSS, Congress in Thiruvananthapuram
The Shashi Tharoor camp feels that some of these mandalam committee leaders may have joined hands with the BJP to help Kummanam Rajasekharan.
SC dismisses plea for urgent hearing of Sabarimala verdict review petitions; CJI says Justice Indu Malhotra 'on leave'
The Supreme Court dismissed the urgent hearing of pleas seeking a review of the judgment allowing women of all ages to enter Lord Ayappa shrine in Kerala's Sabarimala as one of the judges, Justice Indu Malhotra, is on leave.
Sabarimala row: Women activists make failed bid to enter shrine; Kerala govt, court-appointed panel pass buck
A human wall erected by devotees and right-wing Hindu activists at Sabarimala has once again foiled the government’s effort to facilitate the entry of women in the temple.
Sabarimala row: 'CMO unleashing orchestrated campaign to keep me behind bars,' says BJP general secretary K Surendran
Surendran was arrested for violating prohibitory orders at Sabarimala and preventing the officers from doing their duty.
Pinarayi Vijayan says BJP planned Sabarimala protests; party dismisses claim and aims to intensify agitation
Firstpost had reported on Monday that a "secret" circular issued by Kerala BJP revealed that the protests at Sabarimala on Sunday, which led to the arrest of 72 people at the hill shrine, were part of a carefully planned operation by the saffron party to execute its political agenda in the state.
Sabarimala temple remains calm on second day of pilgrimage season even as Kerala BJP protests, blocks roads
The Congress, which deputed a three-member delegation to Sabarimala, accused the CPM-led state government of creating a "terror-like atmosphere" in the name of security of the hill shrine.
Sabarimala protests: Calm returns to Lord Ayyappa shrine on second day of pilgrimage amid tight security
Though the devotees at Sabarimala temple were relieved to get more time for darshan due to less crowd, many were unhappy at not being allowed to spend some more time at the sannidhanam - temple complex.
Sabarimala row: BJP workers protest against K Surendran's arrest; Kerala is under 'jungle raj', says party's state chief
The Kerala unit of the BJP observed a protest on Sunday by blocking highways across the state following the arrest and the subsequent remand of senior party leader K Surendran.
Surendran told the police he had come as a devotee and should be allowed to pray at the temple.