Thursday, Feb 09, 2023



Bihar ‘Ramcharitmanas’ row: Behind RJD response, a plan to counter BJP, sharpen divide

January 16, 2023 2:35 am

Despite differences with ally JD(U), the Tejashwi Yadav-led party has not unequivocally disowned Education Minister Chandra Shekhar over his comments.

Explained: What is the Manusmriti, the ancient Sanskrit text recently under controversy?

August 27, 2022 12:35 pm

The Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, recently criticised the Manusmriti, the ancient Sanskrit text, over its gender bias.

‘No god is a Brahmin’, says JNU Vice Chancellor, flags ‘gender bias’ in Manusmriti

August 23, 2022 11:40 am

Speaking on the topic “Dr B.R. Ambedkar’s Thought on Gender Justice: Decoding the Uniform Civil Code”, Pandit said, “Anthropologically, scientifically... please look at the origins of our gods. No god is a Brahmin.

Explained: Why is the BJP cashing in on the Manusmriti row in Tamil Nadu?

November 03, 2020 2:25 pm

Unlike in Kerala where the BJP gets to attack both the ruling CPI(M) and opposition Congress, BJP Tamil Nadu unit has a limited canvas to take up issues as they rule at the Centre while ally AIADMK has been in power in the state for almost a decade.

Manusmriti row: Actor Khushbu arrested on way to protest against VCK Chief Thirumavalavan

October 27, 2020 11:54 am

Moments after her arrest, Khushbu took to Twitter and wrote that the party will fight till their last breath for the dignity of women. In a series of Tweets, Khushbu condemned VCK workers, calling them cowards and said respecting women is alien to them.

One cannot be a feminist in India if you are not fighting the Manusmriti

October 27, 2020 8:43 am

The movement against ‘Manusmriti’ must be robustly feminist and unconditionally assert women’s autonomy.

Chief of DMK ally criticises Manusmriti's ‘portrayal of women’, booked

October 25, 2020 6:13 am

Kushboo Sundar, the actor-turned-politician who recently joined BJP from Congress, said Thirumavalavan had denigrated women from a particular faith with his statement and sought an apology.

Manuvaad will end only with ban on RSS: Bhim Army chief

February 23, 2020 4:46 am

After Nagpur police had refused permission for the rally, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court had given permission for it on the condition that the workers’ meet should not be turned into a “political” event.

'RSS for dummies': Congress takes aim at Sangh as Rahul fights defamation case

July 04, 2019 9:04 pm

The video comes a day after Rahul Gandhi formally resigned as Congress president while taking full moral responsibility for the party's Lok Sabha poll debacle.

RSS outfit wants Manusmriti reworked

May 14, 2017 4:52 am

According to Chand, fresh research should be commissioned on Manusmriti.