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New head priest selected for Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala

The selection of the head priest was through a draw of lots held at the temple sopanam. The newly selected head priests would assume charge on the eve of the 41-day mandalam pilgrim season beginning on November 16.

TDB mulls celebrity ads to woo pilgrims to Sabarimala

The plan is in consideration in view of the comparatively poor turnout of devotees even over two weeks after the temple opened up for the annual pilgrim season.


High Court nominates team to monitor Sabarimala pilgrim season

The division bench of Justices P R Ramachandra Menon and Devan Ramachandran was acting upon a slew of petitions challenging the police deployment and alleged atrocities at the temple.

Ready to consider proposal on separate days for women devotees: Kerala govt to HC

The High Court was considering a public interest litigation moved by four young women, who sought a direction to the state government to ensure adequate facilities and protection for the smooth pilgrimage of women of all ages to the temple.

Eight people taken into custody from Sabarimala temple complex

"Two of the detainees have criminal cases registered against them at local police stations. They were taken into custody based on intelligence report," the official said.

Sabarimala: Supreme Court to hear review pleas on January 22, women of all age groups can enter till then

The five-judge bench, comprising of CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Rohinton Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra, clarified that there would be no stay on its September 28 verdict.


Kerala woman reaches Sabarimala base camp, returns after police explain ‘risks’

Anju arrived at Pamba with her husband and two children, hoping to visit the shrine, but later decided to return, a police officer at Pamba police control room confirmed.

The Party vs society

CPM’s handling of Sabarimala issue indicates its antagonism to religion, tradition.

Sabarimala row: Two more women stopped from entering shrine, say they were 'unaware of customs'

The incident came four days after the gates of the shrine opened for the first time following the Supreme Court ruling allowing women of all age groups to enter it.

Women cops to be posted at Sabarimala: Kerala DGP

The DGP said everyone in the force should have to perform their duties irrespective of their religion and politics.