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Judicial activism, Sabarimala, Ranjan gogoi, Supreme Court

Ranjan Gogoi says judiciary is losing its aura: What the SC can do to restore its glory

The first realisation should be that its performance is constantly watched by people and their views are openly expressed on social media.

POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Shashi Tharoor, Liberal, Sabarimala

Shashi Tharoor at sea: The 'liberal intellectual' falters on Sabarimala 

His latest argument shows the Congress politician cares more for vote banks, and less for logic.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Sabarimala, BJP, Save sabarimala rath yatra, BS Yeddyurappa

'Save Sabarimala' Rath Yatra: Is BS Yeddyurappa the new LK Advani of South?

The former Karnataka CM's rath yatra is believed to be a last-ditch attempt by the BJP to 'conquer' the South in 2019.

VOICES

 |  Right foot forward  |  7-minute read
Sabarimala, Rahul Gandhi, Hindutva, Lok Sabha election 2019

Ram Mandir, Sabarimala, Nehru Museum: How the war is now between 'my saffron' and 'your saffron'

Rahul Gandhi faces a challenge as he wants to don the mantle of a champion of women’s empowerment and 'janeudhari Brahmin' at the same time.

VARIETY

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Virat Kohli, Sabarimala, Afghanistan election 2018, #MeToo

DailyO Hall of fame: Deepika-Ranveer, Virat Kohli, #MeToo, et al, October was a hot month

There's been a flood of news. A deluge of views. And many waves of worthies. But don't worry, dear readers. Our monthly Hall of Fame will tell you exactly what you need to know. Ignore the rest.

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VOICES

 |  Paradigm shift  |  5-minute read
Supreme Court, Religion, Media coverage, Temple row

Why the media is at fault in its coverage of the Sabarimala Temple row

Media houses staged a near-circus over the Sabarimala Temple for the sake of a few TRP points.

POLITICS

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Gender Discrimination, Menstruation, Temple, Religion

What Sabarimala can learn from Haji Ali Dargah

Parallels are being drawn between women devotees being stopped at Sabarimala but being allowed inside Haji Ali Dargah after court order since 2016.

POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Right to pray, Shani Shingnapur, Sabarimala

Hinduism is dead. Shut the temples down

The Supreme Court has reduced the polymorphic religion to a bunch of meaningless myths.

POLITICS

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Right to pray, Happy To Bleed, Sabarimala

Busting myths about how Sabarimala came to ban 'impure' women

The question that stands to be posed is can the State consider women as 'pure' or otherwise?