The dichotomy within Congress in Kerala over Sabarimala verdict

Spontaneous protests and prayer marches have broken out first in the town of Pandalam after the Supreme Court verdict. (File) On the afternoon of September 28, shortly after India’s apex court handed down what many consider a historic verdict ending age-related restrictions on the entry of women at the hilltop shrine at Sabarimala, Ramesh Chennithala,…

Some evangelicals are opening their houses to wait on Central American asylum seekers for the first time amid heightened border attention: ‘Or not it’s a controversy of humanity’

PHOENIX/TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) – Members of an Arizona evangelical church are for the first time taking Central American asylum seekers into their homes, responding to record arrivals of migrant families at the US-Mexico border. The predominantly white Central Christian Church, a Phoenix area “megachurch” had in the past assisted Muslim refugees. Church leaders wanted to…

Home Democrats’ Agenda: Ethics, Infrastructure and Scientific Regulations

ImageNancy Pelosi, the House Democratic Leader, and Representative Ben Ray Luján spoke at an election night party in Washington on Tuesday.CreditCreditSarah Silbiger/The New York TimesWASHINGTON — Democratic leaders say they would use their first month in the House majority to advance sweeping changes to future campaign and ethics laws, requiring the disclosure of shadowy political…