Islamist protesters shut down anti-superstition event in Kerala

Organizers said they were forced to cancel an event against superstitions and miracles in Kerala after members of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), the political wing of the Popular Front of India, threatened to “level” those behind the event. “They tore our banner and threatened our light & sound provider,” said Suseel Kumar, […]

VENGARA Election Results: Left Front vote up 20%, Cong, BJP down

The results of the bypoll held in Vengara assembly constituency in Kerala have confirmed the Congress-led UDF’s worries about losing support in the southern state. The results also showed that the BJP suffered a decline in popularity in Kerala in the last 18 months or so. The election, which comes a year-and-a-half after the last […]

KERALA LOVE JIHAD: Supreme Court asks why Fadiya can’t make her own decisions

The Kerala ‘Love Jihad’ case saw a twist today with the Supreme Court making pointed observations while hearing the appeal against a decision by the Kerala High Court to annul the marriage of a Hindu girl who converted to Islam. The court observed that it will examine the question of whether the High Court overstepped […]

CPIM activists attacked for arranging Hindu-Muslim marriage in Kerala

Tensions are on the rise between the ruling CPI-M and the Social Democratic Party of India in Ambalapuzha in Kerala after Left activists were attacked, allegedly for arranging the wedding of a Muslim boy and a Hindu girl. The SDPI is second only to the Indian Union Muslim League in terms of its vote-share and […]