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Captain @99

In the country’s red bastion, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan beats history and opponents with relative ease

15 May 2021
Hand Stand On Temple Hill

Hand Stand On Temple Hill

Congress plays Hindu card, proposing a law to punish ­those who violate the Lord Ayyappa temple’s ‘age-old traditions’

12 February 2021

Vavar, Mahishi, And The Trail Of Blood

Indic religions, including Hinduism, privileged the male over the female in their quest for liberation. Sabarimala, its layered history steeped in inclusion,...

Kerala Flip-Flop On Menstruating Women Visiting Sabarimala Leaves Activists Fuming

Kerala Flip-Flop On Menstruating Women Visiting Sabarimala Leaves Activists Fuming

Activists urge discretion but women's rights groups in Kerala are trying to facilitate requests to visit Sabarimala shrine from all over India

29 November 2019

After Pepper Spray Attack On Fellow Activist, Trupti Desai Cancels Sabarimala Visit

Trupti Desai had talks with several top police officials and all of them advised that it was not safe to travel to the temple town.

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22 November 2019
OPINION | 'Judicial Opacity On Women's Entry In Sabarimala Is Troubling'

OPINION | 'Judicial Opacity On Women's Entry In Sabarimala Is Troubling'

The Sabarimala verdict is a setback to the struggle against a dehumanising prohibition, writes professor Kalpana Kannabiran


19 November 2019
12-Year-Old Stopped On Way To Sabarimala, Family Proceeds Without Her

12-Year-Old Stopped On Way To Sabarimala, Family Proceeds Without Her

After those accompanying the child were informed about the current situation in Sabarimala, her father and other relatives proceeded to the temple, while she...


18 November 2019
Sabarimala Redux: Marxists Caught Between Court, Ayyappa and Activists

Sabarimala Redux: Marxists Caught Between Court, Ayyappa and Activists

From Ayyappa board members to the activists, from those courting trouble in Ayyapa’s name to the court, none is with the Left, no matter how it deals with...


16 November 2019
Amid Tight Security, Doors Of Sabarimala Temple Open For 2-Month Long Pilgrimage Season

Amid Tight Security, Doors Of Sabarimala Temple Open For 2-Month Long Pilgrimage Season

The police did not allow several women from Andhra Pradesh to go to the Sabarimala temple to pray.


14 November 2019
Sabarimala: SC Refers Issue Of Women Entry Into Temple To Larger Bench

Sabarimala: SC Refers Issue Of Women Entry Into Temple To Larger Bench

CJI Ranjan Gogoi, reading the verdict on behalf of himself and Justices A M Khanwilkar and Indu Malhotra, said the larger bench will decide all such religious...


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14 November 2019
Supreme Court Dismisses Review Petitions Seeking Probe Into Rafale Fighter Jet Deal

Supreme Court Dismisses Review Petitions Seeking Probe Into Rafale Fighter Jet Deal

The Supreme court delivered judgments on Sabarimala issue, Rafale deal and criminal contempt filed against Rahul Gandhi. Catch all the highlights here


14 November 2019
Sabarimala Verdict: A Timeline Of Temple Entry Issue

Sabarimala Verdict: A Timeline Of Temple Entry Issue

The temple is being opened for the three-month-long annual pilgrimage on November 16.


13 November 2019
Supreme Court Verdict On Sabarimala Review Petitions On Thursday

Supreme Court Verdict On Sabarimala Review Petitions On Thursday

The apex court will deliver its judgement on as many as 65 petitions -- including 56 review petitions and four fresh writ petitions and five transfer pleas --...


27 June 2019
My Private Member Bill Exposed BJP's 'Double Standards' On Sabarimala: NK Premachandran

My Private Member Bill Exposed BJP's 'Double Standards' On Sabarimala: NK Premachandran

NK Premachandran, an MP from Kerala, introduced a Private Member's Bill in Parliament which sought to reverse the Supreme Court's order on Sabarimala. He says...


24 May 2019
BJP’s Lotus Fails To Bloom In Kerala Yet Again

BJP’s Lotus Fails To Bloom In Kerala Yet Again

The defeat of party veteran, Kummanam Rajasekharan, to Congress's incumbent MP Shashi Tharoor in Thiruvananthapuram, by a margin of nearly one lakh votes led...


05 April 2019
Foot Soldiers | Meet K.Y. Baby, An Autorickshaw Driver And CPI(M) Worker For 3 Decades

Foot Soldiers | Meet K.Y. Baby, An Autorickshaw Driver And CPI(M) Worker For 3 Decades

K.Y. Baby, a staunch CPM worker for three decades, believes his party will turn the tables on its rivals.


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05 April 2019
The Foot Soldiers: Meet The Party Workers Who Carry Their Leader's Message To Voters

The Foot Soldiers: Meet The Party Workers Who Carry Their Leader's Message To Voters

A journey through the electoral battle at its most fascinating and vicious—where the foot soldiers fight it out


09 December 2019
Congress' (A) and (I) Teams In Kerala

Congress' (A) and (I) Teams In Kerala

Congress leaders in Kerala are past-­masters at deal-making and ­balancing weird equations.


15 March 2019
Ahead Of Elections, Sabarimala Presents Itself As a Political Fruit Ripe For Plucking

Ahead Of Elections, Sabarimala Presents Itself As a Political Fruit Ripe For Plucking

Sabarimala became a politically combustible issue after the CPI(M)-led LDF government vowed, some say too hastily, to implement the SC order.


11 March 2019
EC Warns Parties Against Using Sabarimala Issue In Polls, 'Illogical' Move, Says BJP

EC Warns Parties Against Using Sabarimala Issue In Polls, 'Illogical' Move, Says BJP

With the poll dates being announced, Kerala Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena said "citing or invoking" religious propaganda on the "Sabarimala issue"...


12 February 2019
Amid Heavy Security Sabarimala Temple Reopens For Five-Day Monthly Pujas

Amid Heavy Security Sabarimala Temple Reopens For Five-Day Monthly Pujas

The BJP and right-wing outfits had spearheaded the agitations against implementation of the September 28 Supreme Court verdict permitting women of all age...


06 February 2019
Sabarimala Temple Board Does A U-Turn, Says Will Respect SC Verdict On Entry Of Women

Sabarimala Temple Board Does A U-Turn, Says Will Respect SC Verdict On Entry Of Women

The apex court is hearing a batch of petitions seeking review of the verdict allowing the entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala shrine.


06 February 2019
Woman Thrown Out Of Home By In-Laws For Entering Sabarimala Returns After Court Order

Woman Thrown Out Of Home By In-Laws For Entering Sabarimala Returns After Court Order

Nearly four months after the SC verdict, Bindu Ammini and Kanaka Durga, both aged below 50, entered the Lord Ayyappa temple to offer prayers.


06 February 2019
SC Reserves Verdict On Pleas Seeking Review Of Its Sabarimala Verdict

SC Reserves Verdict On Pleas Seeking Review Of Its Sabarimala Verdict

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi heard submissions on behalf of parties including the Kerala government, Travancore...


31 January 2019
5-Judge Constitution Bench Of SC To Hear Pleas Seeking Review Of Sabarimala Verdict On Feb 6

5-Judge Constitution Bench Of SC To Hear Pleas Seeking Review Of Sabarimala Verdict On Feb 6

On September 28 last year, a five-judge constitution bench, headed by the then Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in a 4:1 verdict had paved the way for entry of women...


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