Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: Sri Lankan elections

Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lanka’s cup of woes overflows as national politicians slug it out in the local elections

The acrimonious campaign for the local government elections indicates the end of the road for the government of ‘National Unity’ in Sri Lanka.
Self-styled godman Rampal | PTI

Why godmen seem to get away with murder in Punjab and Haryana

North India has emerged as the epicentre of colourful and blingy babas who make practice of religion simpler, with fewer lifestyle restrictions.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...