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Woman who entered Sabarimala temple alleges assault by husband's family on returning home

Kankadurga's family had claimed that they did not approve of her going to the Sabarimala temple as they were in favour of temple traditions and customs.

Sabarimala: UK updates travel advisory to India after violent protests erupt in Kerala

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office which regularly updates its advice for travel to different parts of the world, said on Friday that any British citizens planning to travel to Kerala should monitor media reports.


Now, a woman from Sri Lanka makes it to Sabarimala temple

Police have arrested 1,718 persons in 1,108 cases registered in connection with the violent protests reported across Kerala and at least 135 police personnel were injured in the attacks.

Sabarimala protests: Kerala shutdown takes violent turn, CPI(M) offices attacked, buses damaged

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Thursday lashed out at BJP and RSS for unleashing violence, saying it was a "conspiracy for political gains" and would be dealt with strongly.

Two women stopped from entering Sabarimala temple

As the state government refrained the police from resorting to force, police, the women had to drop their plan in view of a large number of protesters who gathered at the spot.

Sabarimala protests HIGHLIGHTS: Women devotees return without offering prayers as protests intensify

Sabarimala protests LIVE UPDATES: The women were forced to return after protests by a large number of male devotees intensified in the afternoon.


Sabarimala standoff: Tamil Nadu women agree to return as mob turns violent at Pamba

Despite being escorted by the police, the women were not allowed to proceed beyond the Pamba base camp. 

Sabarimala: The past and present

Traditionally, there were no restrictions on the entry of women at Sabarimala. The ban on the entry of women between the ages 10 and 50 came through a High Court judgment as recently as 1991.

Stopped earlier, four transwomen offer prayers at Sabarimala

On Monday, the four transwomen spoke to DG Hemachandran, the sole police officer on a HC-appointed panel of observers on the temple, and sought his opinion on their entry.

‘Right’ views on Sabarimala helps Janam TV climb up ratings in Kerala

The Sabarimala standoff has proved to be a major talking point for Janam TV which took an explicit, hard-line stand on the issue.