The information broadcasting ministry had earlier removed S Durga, as well as Nude, from the festival’s line up despite the jury choosing them.
Unprecedented, Unconstitutional Action by I&B Ministry to Remove Two Films From IFFI List: ‘S Durga’ Director
In conversation with S Durga filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan about his latest movie, politics and his time as an ABVP worker.
The apex court wishes to ascertain her mental health and whether she had given free consent to her marriage.
The court order arbitrarily deprives students as a class the fundamental right to hold peaceful forms of protest.
The court also emphasised the need for encouraging inter-caste and inter-religious marriages.
The Kerala high court had in May annuled the marriage of a Muslim man with a Hindu woman who had converted to Islam.
Courts are the only institutions left where India’s women ought to be able to expect their freedom to be respected, but now court orders too seem to be legitimising the widespread violence against women.
According to the court, a woman is just a vulnerable body incapable of knowing what’s best for her and what she wants.
The couple living together before the male student was of legally marriageable age was enough to expel them, in the judge’s eyes.
Melting down the traditional gold headgear without assessing its antique and commercial value is against the letter and spirit of the constitutional protection to antiquities, the petitioners have argued.
What does the exclusion of women from Sabarimala say about their status in the country when the state, religion and community give overt sanction to this denial of their rights, and the high court too upholds this discrimination?