Kerala HC helps woman and her lesbian lover
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7:32 PM
Saying rights of adults can't be curtailed, the Kerala High Court recently came to rescue of a woman who wanted to live with her lesbian partner. A bench of justices CK Abdul-Rehim and R Narayana Pisharadi gave the judgment in a Habeas Corpus plea filed by the woman's partner against her parents, who forcefully kept her with them. The relationship wasn't approved by them.
Kerala MLA Abdul Razak dies of heart attack
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 11:18 AM
Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MLA, P B Abdul Razak died of heart attack Saturday at a private hospital. He was 63. Razak, who was admitted to the hospital three days ago died in the early hours of Friday, family sources said. He was undergoing treatment for heart-related ailments. Razak is survived by his wife, three daughters and a son.
Sabarimala standoff: Stopped at temple's doorstep, 2 women head back
Friday, October 19, 2018, 12:34 PM
Two women were prevented from entering Lord Ayyappa's shrine at Kerala's Sabarimala Temple after a 5-km uphill trek on Friday, despite the Supreme Court verdict to open the temple for women of all ages. Kavitha Jakkal, a 24-year-old Hyderabad-based journalist and 31-year-old activist Rehana Fathima from Kochi were escorted by over 100 policemen as they witnessed protests from the priests.