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RSS welcomes Sabarimala order but points at ‘faith, belief’

“Matters related to traditions and customs are issues of faith and belief. Restriction of women belonging to a particular age-group to Sabarimala has nothing to with gender inequality or discrimination, and that is strictly based on the speciality of the deity,” RSS’s Arun Kumar tweeted.

In Kerala, Left govt waits for Supreme Court verdict details on Sabarimala

The government will examine the consequences of the verdict and seek legal opinion before deciding the next course of action, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.


Not possible to bring legislation on Sabarimala women entry: Pinarayi Vijayan

Vijayan told the assembly that those who talk about bringing in legislation on the top court's verdict entry were "cheating" devotees".

Pilgrim’s progress

Sabarimala shrine board has made a conciliatory gesture, asked for time. It’s a step in the right direction

Carefully in Sabarimala

Government, Opposition, stakeholders must talk and address concerns that threaten to divide Kerala after SC order

Supreme Court to consider tomorrow 48 pleas seeking review of Sabarimala verdict

A batch of 48 petitions seeking review of the judgment would be taken up for consideration in-chamber by a bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra. 


Sabarimala: RSS leader, board member climb holy steps without 'Irumudikettu'

Television channels aired visuals of state RSS leader, Valsan Thillankeri at the golden 18 steps leading to the sanctum sanctorum sans the "Irumudikettu".

Not a holy book

As aftermath of Sabarimala judgment shows, India is not ready for a constitutional theocracy.

Sabarimala review pleas: Supreme Court to decide date of hearing tomorrow

Despite the Supreme Court's verdict, no woman has been able to enter the shrine since it opened earlier last week.

Sabarimala protests: Two Right-wing outfits call for 24-hour hartal; security tightened

The outfits, 'Antharashtriya Hindu Parishad' and the 'Sabarimala Samrakshana Samithi' have been protesting the Kerala government's decision to implement the Supreme Court verdict permitting women of all age groups to enter the hill shrine.

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What Indu Malhotra, the only judge who disagreed on the Sabarimala verdict, said

Justice Indu Malhotra said that it is not for courts to determine which religious practices are to be struck down.