Sunday, October 21, 2018

Sabarimala, abode of Lord Ayyappa: Of ‘equality’, the misinformation and what we stand to lose

Protests after Sabarimala verdict
The devotees are struggling to ensure the continuity of their own tradition.

Editor's Picks

Fact-Check : What media, social-media, or Politicians got wrong

Spotlight

OpIndia Exclusives

All you need to know about the Amritsar train tragedy: A saga of neglect and vulturism

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has reportedly cancelled his trip to Israel and will be visiting the spot today

The evolution of India’s air power in global times

Indian Air Force, the primary force to secure Indian airspace and to conduct aerial warfare is the fourth largest in the world in terms of its assets and active military personnel.

OpIndia investigation: State Congress leader’s brother allegedly involved in corporate fraud

This comes at a time when Congress has been attacking the BJP over NPAs

Government & Policy

Sabarimala: Will not allow activists to use the temple as a place to prove their point, Kerala Devaswom Minister

A journalist, Kavitha Jakkala and an activist Rehana Fatima, tried to enter the shrine.
NGT slams AAP government for non-compliance with industrial norms

NGT slaps fine of 50 crore on AAP government for inaction against illegal steel pickling units

National Green Tribunal has rapped AAP government for inaction against environment harming industries.

Sports

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Will the selectors be brave enough to drop MS Dhoni from the ODI side?

Dhoni is still an incredibly fit athlete and his performance behind the stumps is as good as ever, but there are factors not in his favour.

Indian Badminton is ailing and it needs attention

Let's keep calm and trust Gopi to fix things.

Remember that Sardar kid who cried as India tied with Afghanistan? He is now preparing to celebrate on Friday

It took the young boy to bring the country together, across political ideologies.

Dear Shekhar Gupta, Abhinav Bindra is right, India doesn’t have just one world class athlete

It makes for a catchy line to promote a TV show but it is far from the truth.

India vs Pakistan (Part 2): Soft middle order remains a concern for Pakistan

India and Pakistan clash again in Dubai on Sunday 23rd September for Asia Cup 2018.

Asia Cup 2018: The worst scheduled tournament ever?

Many people have pointed out the empty seats during most of the matches

Bollywood & more

During hearing of defamation case against Anurag Kashyap, Court observes #MeToo cannot be misused

Vikas Bahl, the partner of controversial director Anurag Kashyap’s Phantom Films, was accused by a woman claiming to be an employee of their movie venture

#MeToo: Filmmaker Vikas Bahl sues former partners Anurag Kashyap, Motwane for defamation

Vikas Bahl has sought a permanent injunction against Kashyap, Motwane and others from issuing any “defamatory” statements

‘Be sure about allegations so it doesn’t dilute movement’: Nandita Das on father being named in #MeToo

Interestingly, Nandita Das has not even once named the victim in her post and this has raised many questions regarding her credentials to stand in support of the movement.

From Archives

From ‘Church attacks’ to ‘Muslims lynched’ – how the narrative plays part in politics

They may not be directly sponsored or conceived by the party, but read why such narratives help the Congress.