Desai has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, and the state’s director general of police, seeking protection. “After the Supreme Court ruling, I have received more than 300 numbers of threats on my Facebook account,” she claimed.
Minister for Law and Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes A K Balan announced the appointment of a Special Public Prosecutor after the mob lynching of Madhu grabbed national attention. Various tribal organizations had also raised this demand.
Bindu, an embattled Dalit activist tried to go to Sabarimala soon after the Supreme Court verdict allowed women of all age groups to enter the hill shrine.
A case has been filed against the attackers on the charges of physical assault and causing damage to their vehicle, under the sections 341 (wrongful restraint), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 427 (whoever causes mischief and thereby causes loss or damage)
Pillai has been booked under Section 505 1(b) of the Indian Penal Code, which refers to comments that can cause fear or alarm in the public and disturb the peace after a complaint was filed by a journalist for his inflammatory speech.
Kevin Joseph was found dead in Kollam city on May 28, just three days after he married Neenu. The police had arrested the father, brother and three other relatives of the woman. In all, the police have charged 14 people with Joseph’s murder.
Indian Railways have removed the wall paintings of 1921 Wagon tragedy, depicted at Tirur Railway Station, following strong protest from BJP.
In an audio clip, Pillai can be heard claiming that the chief priest of the Sabarimala Temple consulted him over closing the doors of the sanctum sanctorum if women tried to enter the shrine.
Straight to the facts, the aforementioned housing scheme for fishermen families was originally conceived in 2015 as beneficial to the people of certain localities deemed to be vulnerable to coastal hazards. The Thiruvananthapuram District Collector’s draft report submitted to the Department of Fisheries in fact starts with the village of Beemapally – the Muslim fisher ghetto – and proposes to include sixty-two families from the locality.
The first-of-its-kind project has been constructed by the state government under Mission LIFE (Livelihood Inclusion and Financial Empowerment) which envisages a comprehensive housing scheme for all the landless and homeless in the state.