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Oct 17, 2018
Sabarimala opens today: Stage set for orthodox versus heterodox clash as protesters descend to stop women of certain age groupEven before the talks began at Thiruvananthapuram, devotees protesting against the implementation of the apex court order by the state government started stopping vehicles and preventing women from going to the hill shrine.
Oct 16, 2018
Sabarimala temple row: India's liberalisation in 90s brought globalisation, unavoidable economics and politics of religiosityThe Sabarimala verdict has become a tool for political mobilisation in Kerala.
Oct 11, 2018
Women protesting SC verdict on Sabarimala are living in utter slavery of patriarchy, says student activist AbhiramiGenerations produced by these protesting women would also imbibe these rigid values, says Thiruvananthapuram student Abhirami.
Oct 10, 2018
Attack on migrants in Gujarat: Panicky Alpesh softens stand as rowdy Thakor Sena imperils Congress prospects in UP, BiharAlpesh Thakor's change in stance came after a severe crackdown by the police against those who were fanning hatred and violence against migrants and indulged in rioting.
Oct 05, 2018
Assam plans three more detention centres for illegal immigrants to prevent them from vanishing before deportationIn response to a PIL filed by Anil Chandra Dey at Gauhati High Court, the state government said that the revenue department has been asked to allot government land in the three districts with the capacity to detain at least a thousand foreign nationals at each centre.
Oct 01, 2018
Non-Brahmin priests hope for appointment in Kerala's Sabarimala shrine after Supreme Court lifts ban on entry of womenDespite the Supreme Court order on two occasions that eligibility for the priesthood should be knowledge of rites and traditions and not caste and clan, the Sabarimala shrine has failed to comply with the order so far.
Sep 27, 2018
West Bengal bandh: Trinamool Congress needs to re-examine its strategy as BJP fast emerges as strong opponent in stateThe Trinamool Congress, as a party and as the incumbent in power, should know that the BJP has emerged as the biggest opposition force in Bengal, will follow its sectarian agenda by trying to polarise Bengal.
Sep 26, 2018
Uttar Pradesh govt decides to shut tanneries during Kumbh Mela; move made to provide devotees with clean waterAccording to the UPSIDC, there are 264 big and small tanneries that operate in Kanpur and Unnao. Income from these tanneries is the primary source of livelihood for more than one lakh families.
Sep 24, 2018
Deworming exercise goes wrong in Odisha school, 51 kids fall ill after consuming tablets supplied by health departmentThe children were soon shifted to the Sainthala Community Health Centre for treatment, from where they were discharged by evening.
Sep 17, 2018
All is not fair in love if you are in Telangana; Dalits let down by KCR's silence amid caste warSince the formation of Telangana in 2014, there have been seen 19 incidents of caste-based killings, according to the CPM-affiliated Inter-caste Marriages Federation.