Can Hindus be given minority status, SC asks NCM to examine

The Time of India, Feb. 12, 2019 writes the following from New Delhi, under the caption, “Can Hindus be given minority status, SC asks NCM to examine”: Can Hindus in states where they are numerical minorities avail of welfare benefits meant for minority communities? And should minority status be set at the state rather than national level? An apex court… Read More Can Hindus be given minority status, SC asks NCM to examine

The Lying Spree On The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Sri Swapan Dasgupta, Rajya Sabha MP, writes in the TOI of January 13, 2019, under the caption, “India has an obligation to those left on the ‘wrong’ side after Partition” as follows: The passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha last week has created convulsions in Assam and the rest of north- eastern India. There have… Read More The Lying Spree On The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Judiciary repeats transgression of Hindu Temple laws

continued from previous issue 9. Sabarimala Verdict drives deep discord Sri Rantidev Sengupta a renowned columnist writes in Bengali News Paper “Yuga Shankha” on 31.10.2018 as follows : The Supreme Court verdict on the issue of Sabarimala Temple entry has rocked the nation, creating much furor, raising many debates and questions, radically polarizing the society into different groups of sentiments and demands.… Read More Judiciary repeats transgression of Hindu Temple laws

Judiciary repeats transgression of Hindu Temple laws

PTI, reports from Pamba on 22.10.2018 under the caption “Six women prevented from reaching Sabarimala temple on day 5” as follows: Six women were prevented from entering the Sabarimala temple on Sunday by a large number of devotees of Lord Ayyappa as the stand-off over entry of women of menstrual age into the famous hill shrine continued for the fifth day.… Read More Judiciary repeats transgression of Hindu Temple laws

The Divine Institution of Hindu Marriage – Maimed and Mauled

Ranjeet Jamwal from Chandigarh writes in The Statesman on September 29, 2018 under the caption “Punjab Women panel chief decries SC ruling on adultery law verdict” as follows: With the Supreme Court striking down Section 497 (IPC) or the Adultery law as unconstitutional, the Punjab Women Commission chairperson Manisha Gulati feels women, whose husbands who are having extramarital affair, will… Read More The Divine Institution of Hindu Marriage – Maimed and Mauled

Kerala Police framed false charges against Scientist: SC

Dhananjay.mahapatra@timesgroup.com writes in the Times of India dated 15.09.2018 under the caption “SC awards scientist Rs. 50L for ISRO case arrest” as follows: Nearly 24 years after scientist Nambi Narayanan was framed and arrested in the so-called Isro spy case, the Supreme Court created history on Friday by invoking constitutional powers to direct the Kerala government to pay Rs… Read More Kerala Police framed false charges against Scientist: SC