Supreme Court slaps Rs 25k fine on Centre for no reply on 'Devadasi' PIL

The SC has slapped a fine of Rs 25,000 on the Centre for failing to file on time an affidavit on women being forced to become 'devadasis'.

Nov 29, 2015, 12:37 PM IST

SC tells Karnataka to check Devadasi practice

Supreme Court directed Karnataka`s chief secretary to ensure that no girls are offered Thursday night or Friday as devotees of temples in the "Devdasi" practice.

Feb 13, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

Youth held captive by mother for 17 years in Karnataka

Keshvamurthy, around 30, walked out to freedom after the neighbours, on coming to know about his confinement, broke the wall of the room and rescued him, police said.

Oct 14, 2012, 21:07 PM IST