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» 2019-04-17

Congress leader K Sudhakaran, the UDF candidate from Kannur, found himself fending off some unwanted attention after a campaign video irked netizens for ostensibly portraying women in bad light. Netizens […]

» 2019-01-18

The Supreme Court today directed the Kerala government to provide full security to Kanakadurga and Bindu Ammini, the two women who entered Sabarimala temple last month. The two women had […]

» 2018-11-16

Women’s rights activist Trupti Desai has decided to return, but has promised to come back, Malayalam media reported, quoting police sources. The decision comes after protesters at the Cochin International […]

» 2018-11-16

Bhumata Brigade head and women’s rights activist Trupti Desai has been blocked by protesters at the Cochin International Airport by protesters. The activist reached Cochin at around 4:40 AM, and […]

» 2018-11-06

Adding to the headache of the Kerala state government in the Sabarimala matter, Pune-based women’s rights activist Trupti Desai said today that the she is planning to visit the shrine […]

» 2018-11-03

Rehana Fathima, the women’s rights activist who came closer than anyone else towards entering the Dharma Shastha temple Sabarmala has said she was motivated to undertake the controversial pilgrimage by […]

» 2018-10-21

The Kerala unit of the Congress Party today called on the BJP to issue an ordinance to give denominational status to Ayyappa devotees and reiterated its stand that it was […]

» 2018-10-19

Sabarimala Chief Priest Kandararu Rajeevaru has said that he will shut the temple and walk out if the Kerala Police continue to force their way into the temple with a […]

» 2018-10-17

Riot-like conditions prevailed in Nilakkal and surrounding areas as thousands of Ayyappa devotees and Kerala Police engaged in pitched battle involving stone throwing and lathi charges. The situation worsened after […]

» 2018-10-17

Libi CS, a self-proclaimed atheist, was taken away by police today on her way to the holy site of Sabarimala. The woman, a native of Cherthala in Kerala, had announced […]

» 2018-10-10

Chetan Bhagat, India’s most popular pulp fiction writer, today sought to put his foot down on allegations that he sexually harassed people on WhatsApp. His response comes in the wake […]

» 2018-09-27

The sexual choices that a person makes is part of that person’s expression, and the constitution does not allow anyone to “shackle the sexual freedom” of another just because he […]

» 2018-03-22

Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj, a crusader against the misuse of anti-domestic violence laws in India, said that her documentary ‘Martyrs of Marriage’ is now available on Netflix. Bhardwaj has won tens […]

» 2018-03-18

Students of the National Institute of Fashion Technology’s campus in Kannur held a public demonstration and rally to protest what they said were increasing cases of sexual harassment against girl […]

» 2018-02-09

The percentage of Indians who have access to toilets has jumped to 77.52% from 38.7% in October 2014, the ministry of drinking water and sanitation said. The jump is largely […]

» 2018-01-06

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said he has had official talks with the Congress Party on the ‘triple talaq’ bill, but the opposition party has raised two demands […]

» 2018-01-04

Opposition parties will get their chance besiege the government on the controversial Triple Talaq bill for four hours today as part of a discussion in Rajya Sabha, the upper house […]

» 2017-12-29

Joby George of Kerala-based Goodwill Entertainments has offered a ‘lifetime’ job in the UK, Australia, Dubai or India to the person who was arrested by the Kerala police yesterday for […]

» 2017-12-26

Data from the ministry of women and child development has revealed that the five southern states — Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra — account for close to 65% […]

» 2017-12-22

A total of 3,328 Indian women complained to various Indian embassies and missions about their treatment at the hands of their non-resident Indian husbands in the last three years, the […]