January 29, 2020 3:26 am
A five-judge bench of the SC, while dealing with review petitions against its judgment lifting age restrictions on the entry of women to Sabarimala temple, had decided to keep them pending saying it raised some important questions which needed to be answered first.
January 28, 2020 12:16 pm
The court's observation came after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta mentioned before the apex court that all the counsels of various parties could not frame the common legal questions to be considered by the nine-judge bench.
January 27, 2020 9:47 am
Those seeking revision should speak to a believer in the latter’s language. Unfortunately, that is not the debate happening in Kerala today. Many revisionists often deride religious beliefs, symbols and customs, present them as unrealistic, meaningless concepts that hold back human advancement – or base their arguments on this notion.
January 06, 2020 8:38 pm
The 9-judge bench will also take up the "discrimination" against Muslim and Parsi women in places of worship.
December 14, 2019 2:51 am
CJI Bobde said that as far as the situation in the temple is concerned, the practice has existed for thousands of years and the “balance of convenience is that we do not pass such an order today”.
December 13, 2019 2:37 pm
Sabarimala temple visit: A bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde asked them to wait till the review petitions in the matter are decided.
December 04, 2019 8:03 pm
Ordinarily, the Supreme Court judgment should finally settle any controversial issue, but not in our country. This is evident from the heated debates on the issue on TV channels and in public meetings.
November 27, 2019 5:45 am
The incident took place outside Kochi police commissionerate, where Bindu and the others had gone seeking police protection for their planned visit to the hill shrine.
November 26, 2019 12:37 pm
Bindu Ammini, who was later taken to a hospital, arrived at the commissioner's office along with Pune-based activist Trupti Desai and other activists to seek police protection before they attempt to trek till Sabarimala.
November 25, 2019 4:19 pm
The court stated that the Devaswom boards must give appropriate directions to the temples under their jurisdiction so that the priests do not include, plastic utensils and items in the 'irumudiketti'.
November 26, 2019 12:27 pm
The Kerala High Court has issued orders to the five Devaswom boards in the state to ensure there is no presence of plastic in the ‘irumudikettu’ (offerings) that Sabarimala pilgrims carry to the temple.
November 20, 2019 12:35 pm
The Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala opened Saturday for its two-month-long annual pilgrimage season. An approximate 32,000 devotees offered prayers at the temple Tuesday, even as the police prevented a 12-year-old girl from Tamil Nadu to proceed to the hill shrine.
October 22, 2018 7:49 am
Sabarimala protests: Police and the two women are likely to return to Pamba as they don't intend to engage in violence. The government doesn't want Sabarimala to be a site for activism
January 03, 2019 5:55 pm
A day after two women entered Sabarimala, several pro-Hindutva outfits have called for a statewide shutdown. The outfit backed by RSS opposes the Supreme Court verdict that lifted the ban on women of all ages in the temple.
November 16, 2018 3:52 pm
Activist Trupti Desai is stuck in Kochi airport as protestors block her exit. She was scheduled to go to Sabarimala as the annual pilgrimage begins on Saturday.
November 01, 2018 7:05 pm
On the Sabarimala verdict, union minister Uma Bharti said the court cannot be blamed for its intervention. This comes just days after BJP President Amit Shah said that meddling with the affairs of the temple was a conspiracy by Communists in Kerala.
September 28, 2018 1:05 pm
In a 4-1 majority verdict, the Supreme Court lifted the ban and said that it violates constitutional principles. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i
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