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Sabarimala Ayyappa temple


Karnataka to run special buses from December 1 to cater to Sabarimala pilgrimage rush

November 20, 2019 5:39 pm

Bangalore-Sabarimala KSRTC buses: While a ticket in Rajahamsa (executive non-AC) buses is priced at Rs 940, travelling in Volvo (AC) buses will cost Rs 1250.

Kerala: 12-year-old stopped from proceeding to Sabarimala temple

November 19, 2019 3:20 pm

On the opening day of the temple, police stopped at least 10 young women from trekking to the hill shrine. On Monday, two more women in the age group of 10-50 years were stopped by police.

New head priest selected for Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala

August 17, 2019 9:58 pm

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

December 02, 2018 3:16 pm

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

November 28, 2018 5:06 am

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

November 24, 2018 12:35 am

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

November 20, 2018 9:19 pm

"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

November 13, 2018 8:09 pm

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’

November 06, 2018 10:25 am

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

October 23, 2018 5:09 am

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