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.
Noted Malayalam filmmaker Priyanandan TR was attacked three weeks after he posted a controversial status on Facebook about the Sabarimala issue.
'Women coming to Sabarimala should be ripped in half', says South Indian actor Kollam Thulasi at BJP rally; FIR filed
Kollam Thulasi, actor and a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporter made the remark at an NDA rally in Kerala's Kollam city. Kerala has witnessed several protests since the Supreme Court allowed entry of all women in Sabarimala temple.
Sabarimala verdict protests: Hindu activists rally against Kerala govt; BJP activists show black flags to Devaswom minister
Rallies, marches and roadblocks in the past few days have marked the protests by Hindu outfits against the government's decision to implement the Supreme Court verdict, as the state government maintained that it would not go for a review.
Sabarimala women entry ban lifted: CPM stumps opponent by using Supreme Court verdict to join progressive league
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had set the ground for the offensive by terming the opposition to the apex court verdict as against the ethos of the secular outlook and culture of equality that the state has imbibed from a series of renaissance movements.
Sabarimala verdict: In striking down patriarchal tradition, SC paves way for positive interference in religious affairs
The Sabarimala verdict clearly paves way for the Supreme Court’s positive interference in matters of religion when it can be demonstrated that the religious practices are opposed to constitutional morality and play a transformative and inclusionary role
S Gurumurthy mounts detailed defence of his Sabarimala-Kerala floods tweet, RBI role and right to speak 'despite abuse'
Gurumurthy said that he does not often respond to 'online abuse' but because a 'political leader of a responsible party' brought in his appointment at the RBI, he wanted to 'set the record straight.'
Kerala rains claim 39 lives in six days; 14,000 people take shelter in relief camps in Wayanad district alone
The Union Home Ministry's National Emergency Response Centre (NERC) said in New Delhi 187 people have lost their lives in Kerala to the monsoon fury, with 2,406 villages in 14 districts badly hit by rains and floods
Kerala HC imposes plastic ban in Sabarimala, says only bio-degradable products prescribed by priest allowed in temple
The Kerala high court directed the authorities to enforce the plastic ban in the Sabarimala temple and its premises.
The new government in Kerala will take a considered view of the issue of entry of women into the famed Sabarimala temple and not rush into taking any decision, Minister for Temple Trusts K Surendran said on Tuesday.