The doctrine of "essentiality" was invented by a seven-judge Bench of the Supreme Court in the 'Shirur Mutt' case in 1954. The court held that the term "religion" will cover all rituals and practices "integral" to a religion, and took upon itself the responsibility of determining the essential and non-essential practices of a religion.
For many years, Bolsonaro had been on the fringes of Brazilian politics, but was suddenly propelled to prominence after a major corruption scandal-tainted the image of the country’s mainstream political class.
Bahaa Abu al-Ata played a major role in the Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s military wing. He was a household name in Gaza, and had been on Israel’s hit list for years, being accused of plotting rocket fire, drone, and sniper attacks into Israeli territory
India's central bank has been cutting interest rates all year long in order to address the growth slowdown but with the latest retail inflation breaching RBI’s target level, the RBI might be forced to reconsider.
Basis of the ban: The petitioners have argued that the court erroneously concluded that the ban is based on the age of women; in fact,it is based on the celibate nature of Ayyappa, which is distinct to Sabarimala.
What were once whispers have turned into roars that the shorter version of the sport will replace the traditional 11-a-side game at the Olympics, with many even suggesting the change could take place as soon as the 2028 Games in Los Angeles.