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Supreme Court orders round the clock security to two women- Bindu & Kanakdurga, who entered the Sabarimala temple; Kerala Govt says 51 women have already entered the temple

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices L Nageswara Rao and Dinesh Maheswari has today ordered the Kerala Government to provide round the clock adequate security to two women, Bindu & Kanakdurga, who entered the Sabrimala temple on January 2, 2019.  The Court, however, refused to look into any other…
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[Read Petition] Two women who entered Sabrimala temple approach Supreme Court, seek police protection; SC to hear the matter tomorrow

THE Supreme Court has agreed to hear the petition tomorrow, January 18, 2018 filed by two women from Kerala — namely Bindu A and Kanakadurga — who entered Sabrimala temple on January 2, 2019, following the Supreme Court’s verdict dated September 28, 2018 lifting ban on the entering of women of the age of 10…
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Sabarimala: Not adhering to the Supreme Court judgment is flouting one of the constitutionally strongest verdicts of our times

IN his book titled, Politics Women and Well-Being: How Kerala Became ‘A Model’ , Professor Robin Jeffrey praises a politically active population, in which women have some degree of autonomy for the best quality-of-life figures in India. Kerala has the high literacy levels, low infant mortality rate, high life expectancy, highest human development index and a…
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Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case: Constitution bench to pass further orders on Jan 29; Justice UU Lalit recuses himself

A five-judge Constitution Bench comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, Justices S A Bobde, N V Ramana, U U Lalit and D Y Chandrachud today, January 9, 2019, adjourned the Ayodhya case to January 29, 2019 after a brief hearing in the matter and recusal of Justice U U Lalit from the case.…
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One year of Bhima-Koregaon case: Part III | One FIR, many arrests and politics of a State at war with the people

This is the third of a three-part series on the anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon case. Links to Part I and Part II.] [WATCH]  The Bhima Koregaon Case: What Really Happened   Owing to violence as many as 628 crimes under Indian Penal Code (IPC), general laws and 17 under Atrocities Act came to be registered. However,…
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One year of Bhima-Koregaon case: Part II | Why Elgar Parishad spooked Sambhaji Bhide and Milind Ekbote, the alleged architects of January 1, 2018 anti-Dalit violence

[WATCH]  The Bhima Koregaon Case: What Really Happened   AS stated earlier, Justices P B Sawant and Kolse-Patil, and many other dignitaries from across Maharashtra gathered and conceptualised the programme which was to result in the arrest of at least ten activists on charges of sedition and terrorism, after over six months. In a democratic manner,…
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One year of Bhima-Koregaon case: Part I | History of a 200-year-old battle and why it still matters

TWO esteemed former judges of constitutional courts, both with strong civil rights activist networks, have been conducting various programmes and campaigns aiming at social equality, fraternity and communal peace. They thought it important to celebrate the bicentenary of the Koregaon-Bhima Battle on January 1, 2018, which to their understanding of society would result into harmony between…
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