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Supreme Court

Shiv Sena warns Supreme Court over Dahi Handi curbs, says ‘Don’t cross Lakshman Rekha of people’s beliefs’

Shiv Sena warns Supreme Court over Dahi Handi curbs, says ‘Don’t cross Lakshman Rekha of people’s beliefs’

Adopting a strident stand towards Supreme Court’s curbs on Dahi Handi in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena on Saturday said people will foil such attempts to hinder celebration of Hindu festivals. “Ganeshotsav, Dahi Handi and Navratra festival are all parts of our beliefs. Courts which are now governing us should not cross the Lakshman Rekha at [...]

August 20, 2016 HHR Archives, India 0

Hinduism is dead. Shut the temples down

Hinduism is dead. Shut the temples down

The Supreme Court has reduced the polymorphic religion to a bunch of meaningless myths. On the Sabrimala temple issue, the Supreme Court of India observed on April 13, 2016: “In Hindu dharma there is no denomination of a male or female. A Hindu is a Hindu.” And just like that a constitutional body has, probably [...]

April 16, 2016 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Archives, India 0

Court can’t accept a sanyasi’s testimony in civil dispute, says SC

Court can’t accept a sanyasi’s testimony in civil dispute, says SC

The testimony of a sanyasi or mendicant who renounced the world and follows an ascetic life cannot be accepted in a civil dispute by a court of law, the Supreme Court has held. The order came on a plea filed by the sanyasi’s family which wanted the Haryana government to return their 30 acres in [...]

January 26, 2016 HHR Archives, India 0

SC wants stage-wise plan for Ganga rejuvenation

SC wants stage-wise plan for Ganga rejuvenation

The Supreme Court asked the Centre on Wednesday  for a PowerPoint presentation within three weeks on a stage-wise strategy to clean up the Ganga, saying the government’s “bureaucratic plan” may take 200 years to accomplish the task. “Please try that the next generation is able to see the river in its original form. We don’t [...]

September 5, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

India’s English obsession must end

India’s English obsession must end

India is like Europe. The European Union has 24 official languages. All 24 are used for outbound communication. All laws are released in 24 languages. Each state has engineering, medicine, business in their own language. India’s languages serve a larger number of people than many European states. There is no reason why we cannot adopt [...]

June 26, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

Is Padmanabhaswamy temple gold getting pilfered? Fears of fake replacements

Is Padmanabhaswamy temple gold getting pilfered? Fears of fake replacements

NEW DELHI: The untold riches of Thiruvananthapuram’s Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, which was discovered three years ago and was estimated at Rs 1 lakh crore, may be getting pilfered, an explosive report on the state of affairs in the temple submitted to the Supreme Court said. Amicus curiae Gopal Subramaniam, after a 35-day inspection of the [...]

April 19, 2014 HHR India 0