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Arya Premji, an icon of struggle for Namboodiri widows rights

In an age when Namboodiri (Kerala Brahmins) men took many wives but their widows were prohibited from remarrying, Arya Antharjanam's decision to break the taboo shook the deeply conservative and superstitious community to the roots. She had ... Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago

Rahul or Priyanka or a Brahmin - as UP CM candidate, says strategist Prashant Kishor

Struggling to arrest its falling fortunes in electorally important Uttar Pradesh, Congress may carry out a massive rejig of its state leadership next fortnight and announce its chief ministerial candidate who in all likelihood will be a "Brahmin".There are also views within a section of the party that a turnaround in Uttar Pradesh is possible only if either of the Gandhis -- Priyanka or Rahul -- takes the lead in the state polls.However, there has been no indication from the party so far ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Race for UP CM: Rahul, Priyanka or a Brahmin?  Sify1 month ago Strategist Prashant Kishor wants Rahul or Priyanka - or a Brahmin - as UP CM candidate  Times of India1 month ago Congress plans rejig in UP, may have Brahmin leader as CM face  Rediff.com1 month ago

In Kerala, a state whose political narrative is defined by its bipolar contests between the CPM-led LDF and the Congress-led UDF, the role played by community leaders — of Muslims, Christians, Ezhavas and Nairs — provides for an interesting subtext.

ON April 19, the Kerala Catholic Bishops Conference (KCBC), the apex body of the state's Catholic Church, issued a four-page statement urging the faithful to reject political forces that indulge in communal polarisation. The statement also cautioned ...
 Indian Express1 month ago Kerala polls 2016: Meet the caste, religious & community leaders who could be kingmakers  Financial Express1 month ago From the pulpit: Kerala, defined by its bipolar contests, caste and community leaders could hold the key thiselection  Yahoo! India1 month ago

Saffron swing & the Kerala Hindu matrix

Was the BJP effort at Hindu consolidation during the recent Assembly elections in Kerala a remarkable success? Many BJP leaders and pundits would like us to believe that. And they will reel out statistics to prove the point — the BJP, after all, ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago Buzzword: BJP's rise good for Congress in Kerala  Sunday Guardian Live1 month ago
Hindu Business Line

Face swap

Prashant Kishore (really stressed out): Good morning, RG... these Congress defeats in Kerala and Assam are really hurting my aura of invincibility. I was on such a winning streak before I met you. Rahul Gandhi (patting his pet dog): My condolences ...
 Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago

Alternative to Dravidian parties? Modis and Sonias should speak in Tamil first in TN rallies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that BJP is the alternative in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, the two states going to polls on May 16. The statement may still hold some little significance in Kerala where the saffron party is gradually cementing its ...
 Oneindia1 month ago With UDF-LDF duopoly in jeopardy, BJP may have a chance in Kerala polls  Firstpost.com1 month ago

New Film Shows Brutalization of Temple Elephants in India

Every year from December through May, the state of Kerala, in southern India, experiences a frenzy of religious ceremonies. Millions of people participate in the festivities, which honor various gods. At the center of these celebrations are hundreds ...
 National Geographic1 month ago The 91-year-old politician who is still fighting  BBC1 month ago M Karunanidhi India's 91-year-old politician who is still fighting  The Nation.lk1 month ago

If V S Achuthanandan is spearheading the CPM comeback campaign in Kerala, M Karunanidhi is doing the same for the DMK in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

9:55 am V S Achuthanandan, 92. M Karunanidhi, 91. What makes the oldest candidates in fray in Kerala and Tamil Nadu the most sought-after by their parties? Shaju Philip & Arun Janardhanan find out ADDRESSING an election rally in Assam last ...
 Indian Express1 month ago What makes oldest candidates in fray in Kerala, Tamil Nadu most sought-after by theirparties?  Yahoo! India1 month ago Tamil Nadu, Kerala: What makes oldest candidates in fray most sought-after by theirparties?  Yahoo! India1 month ago

RS ticket to SC Mishra, set for second term

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Friday re-nominated her aide and party's Brahmin face Satish Chandra Mishra to Rajya Sabha, setting aside speculations of shunning her upper caste leaders to consolidate the Dalit votebank ahead of UP ...
 Times of India1 month ago Mayawati picks Mishra for BSP's south campaigns  Times of India1 month ago

Final Notes From Kerala: Where Once Gods Walked

BY Cassendra Doole andKavindya Chris Thomas Travelling Chaos' final week in God's Own Country Kerala was spent in dragged out road trips in cars travelling way over the normal speed limit to locations of such magnificence, that it proves there ...
 Ceylon Today1 week ago Why Kerala's unified communities make it God's own country  Hindustan Times1 month ago
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