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Supreme Court’s Sabarimala Verdict Explained

Sabarimala is a Hindu pilgrimage shrine, dedicated to Lord Ayyapa, located at the Periyar Tiger Reserve in the Pathanamthitta District, Perunad in Kerala. One of the world’s largest pilgrimage sites, with 17-20 million devotees visiting every year, Sabarimala was recently in headlines for the milestone...

CJI Misra: 13 months of Controversy and Charisma

The 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI), Dipak Misra, on October 2, retired after his 13-month tenure holding the post. His time as the CJI was different from many of his predecessors, as it invited an unusually huge span of attention on the Supreme Court....

Blindfolded Conversations: Beyond the Phase of Physical Judgement

Manipal: MILAP (Manipal International Literature and Arts Platform) in collaboration with The Psych Club, Manipal organised Blindfolded Conversations, a pre-event, in the AB-5 Foyer, MIT (Manipal Institute of Technology) on Tuesday.   [caption id="attachment_9198" align="alignnone" width="5038"] The event was conducted by volunteers who helped the participants throughout...

Yakshagana: The Art That Lives On

Yakshagana is a form of dance and theatre that combines music, dance, dialogue, traditional costumes and make-up, and stage craftsmanship. It is practised in the coastal areas of Karnataka and in some parts of northern Kerala. With the increase in the influence of western art...

Tracing the Student Theatre Culture in Manipal

The second edition of the ‘Manipal International Literature and Arts Platform’ (MILAP) literature festival begins tomorrow on September 6 at the TMA Pai Halls in Manipal. This year, MILAP comprises a series of events that spans various genres, languages and unique art forms, with a...

From Ayyappa to Atheists, Kerala had them all

Kerala is currently victim to the most destructive rains it has seen in over a century. With the state receiving over 42% more rainfall than anticipated, the furious floods destroyed property and infrastructure worth crores and left many homeless. As people rushed to relief camps...

2018 Asian Games – Chinese triumph or upset?

The Asian Games return after four years, this time in Jakarta and Palembang. The Indonesian cities will witness a sporting treat, with top dogs- China, Japan and South Korea ready to fire - aiming for the top spot. China has been dominating the Asian Games since...

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