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Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao: Centre spent 56% of funds on publicity, minister tells Lok Sabha More than 56% of the funds for the “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” scheme have been allocated for media-related activities since 2014-’15, with less than 25% being distributed to states and districts, information released by the government has shown. The scheme, [...]

Indian police investigate suspected people smuggling to New Zealand

  Article source: Legal News

Cleansing A Dirty Periyar: NGT Forms Panel To Save River, Kerala Deposits Nearly Rs 11 Crore To Kickstart Work

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the constitution of an expert committee to prepare a plan to cleanse the Periyar river and Kuzhikkandom creek in Eloor of pollutants, reports Deccan Chronicle. The order was issued on a plea filed by Green Action Force and Jana Jagrata. The committee will reportedly comprise of an official [...]

Kerala government did not send women to Sabarimala: SNDP

Kollam (Kerala), Jan 22 Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana (SNDP) Yogam General Secretary Vellapally Natesan on Tuesday gave a clean chit to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the Sabarimala issue but faulted both the Congress and the BJP. The SNDP is a socio-cultural body of the Hindu Ezhava community in Kerala. Natesan of late has [...]

‘Must atone for sins’: Family of woman who made it to Sabarimala throws her out

One of the two women, who became the first in menstruating age to offer prayers in centuries at the Sabarimala temple in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district, was sent to a government-run home on Tuesday after her in-laws refused to let her enter their house. Kanakadurga, a mother of two, had angered her family after they said [...]

Dileep seeks a week’s time to reply to govt’s affidavit

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Kerala nun rape case: Rebellion within Church is new, but women in convents have long suffered abuse

The 45-year-old nun who has accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal of raping her 13 times over a period of two years continues to live in her convent in Kurvilangad, Kerala. It was in this very convent that Mulakkal is alleged to have confined her to a guest room and forced himself on her. And it is [...]

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan lashes out at Sabarimala protestors

Mon, 21 Jan, 2019 Shivakumara Swami, a much revered seer in Karnataka, dies at 111 Article source: Legal News

Pak group’s meet in city comes under flak

Hubballi: MP Pralhad Joshi has alleged that Dawat-e-Islami, a Pakistan-based religious organization which allegedly had terror links, had organized a two-day congregation (Sunni Ijtema) in the city. The meet concluded on Sunday. He also alleged that Pakistani terrorists had addressed the congregation during the two-day meet held near Mantur Road. Addressing Ayyappa Swami devotees during [...]

INDIA Kerala, nuns demand the protection of the Chief minister

Mumbai (AsiaNews) – Five sisters of the Missionaries of Jesus wrote a letter to Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, asking for protection. They are the religious who in recent months have conducted a fierce campaign against Msgr. Franco Mulakkal, outgoing bishop of Jalandhar (in Punjab), accused of raping one of their sisters several times [...]

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