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Aug 26, 2016
Haji Ali Dargah case: Bombay HC judgement breaks male appropriation of religionOnce again, the judiciary has stood up for women. The Bombay High Court judgment upholding the right of women devotees to go right up to the sanctum sanctorum of the city’s popular Haji Ali Dargah is a valuable enunciation of fundamental rights of women vis-a-vis the rules laid down by male custodians of religion.
Aug 21, 2016
CPM calls women's ban at Sabarimala an echo of 'outdated class system'Claiming that CPM had always intervened in such issues of social relevance cutting across minority and majority community barriers, Balakrishnan said in the past the party took a strong stand in "certain anti-women practices" which existed in Christianity and Islam also.
Jul 14, 2016
LDF's Sabarimala double-speak reveals complex mix of political, spiritual and social factorsSabarimala temple devotees are dismayed by the contradictory stand taken by the CPI-M and LDF government led by it over the contentious issue of allowing women entry
Jul 13, 2016
Sabarimala shocker: LDF govt's volte-face about allowing women entry has Kerala stunnedLaw Minister AK Balan said the state government had limitations in backing the demand even though it is against gender-based discrimination
Apr 29, 2016
Sabarimala temple row: Those with faith in religion should decide upon the matter, says BJPAmid a debate over permitting women of all age groups to worship at the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple, BJP in Kerala feels that political parties should not interfere in the issue and it should be resolved through consensus among the stakeholders.
Apr 18, 2016
Sabarimala temple row: Gender equality is a constitutional message, says SCThe bench, also comprising Justices V Gopala Gowda and Kurian Joseph, reiterated that it would test the "so-called" customary practice under the provisions of the Constitution.
Apr 13, 2016
Sabarimala: Supreme Court asks if menstruation can be 'guiding factor' in denying women entryThe Supreme Court is hearing a PIL filed by a lawyers' association seeking an end to the ban on entry of menstruating women in Sabarimala
Apr 01, 2016
'We will keep winning': Trupti Desai, right-to-pray activist talks about gender equality in religionOn Thursday, the Bombay High Court directed the State Government to allow the entry of women into temples. Trupti Desai in conversation with Firstpost.
Feb 16, 2016
Sabarimala temple row: Happy to Bleed activists move SC, say menstruation a 'healthy and biological process'The Sabarimala temple row saw a new development on Monday when students of the 'Happy to Bleed' campaign moved the Supreme Court demanding a justification against being barred from entering the temple premises
Feb 15, 2016
Are the rules in Sabarimala really worth maintaining? It's not Supreme Court's business ruling on this matterThe questions the bench is asking of the defendents focus attention on the alleged discriminatory aspects of the Sabarimala rule.