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Planning new law for Sabarimala admn: Kerala

The development comes at a time when the state government is reeling from aftereffects of its stand on the Sabarimala issue after the apex court quashed age restrictions for entry of women.

No change in govt's stand on Sabarimala: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The apex court had on September 28 last year allowed women of all age groups to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala, thereby lifting the centuries-old ban on girls and women in the 10-50 age group.


Centre should bring legislation to protect faith of Sabarimala devotees: Kerala govt

The state government's demand comes in the backdrop of Kollam MP N K Premachandran moving a private members bill in the Lok Sabha against women's entry into the Lord Ayyappa temple.

Kerala MP to move Private Members' Bill seeking ban on women entry in Sabarimala

Kollam MP N K Premachandran is a member of the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP), which is part of the Congress-led UDF alliance in Kerala.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan accuses Modi of levelling 'false' charges

"It is unfortunate that such an untruthful and concocted campaign has been unleashed by the Prime Minister. Such charges, which had no connection with the truth, is unbecoming of his position," Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in an article released to media.

Congress believes in allowing people to express faith, says Rahul Gandhi

Addressing a massive poll rally in Pathanamthitta, where the famed Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple is located, Gandhi said his party wants an India where people can express what is there inside their heart as long as those expressions are peaceful and non-violent.


CPI(M) seeks EC action against PM Modi for Sabarimala remarks

Addressing a rally in Theni (Tamil Nadu) Narendra Modi had said the Left and the Muslim League are playing a dangerous game on Sabarimala, and are initiating "to strike at the root of faith and aspiration".

Modi uttering lies: Vijayan's retort to PM's remark on Sabarimala issue

Drawing reference to the arrest of a BJP candidate, Prakash Babu, in connection with clashes over Sabarimala issue, Modi accused the CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala of creating an atmosphere where people cannot practise their religion and faith.

BJP manifesto 2019 highlights: Uniform Civil Code, doubling farmers' income among 75 promises for India@75

BJP Manifesto 2019 Highlights: Few of the promises made by the party include – abrogation of Article 370, annulling Article 35A, passing Citizenship Amendment Bill, forming Triple Talaq law, doubling farmers’ income by 2022, Housing for all by 2022 and doubling the length of National Highways by 2022.

Sabarimala: A test of both party, CPM’s stand as BJP fields its temple face

Seeing a chance to make inroads in a state that it has struggled to win seats in despite a strong RSS presence, the BJP has fielded its Kerala general secretary, K Surendran, from the constituency.

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Sabarimala protests: These two women reached temple hilltop but returned amid protests

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

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Hartal in Kerala, widepspread Violence Across State

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.

Sabarimala: Protestors block activist Trupti Desai’s exit from Kochi airport

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.


Women know where to go and how to behave, Uma Bharti on Sabarimala

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.

Supreme Court allows women of all ages to enter Sabarimala temple

In a 4-1 majority verdict, the Supreme Court lifted the ban and said that it violates constitutional principles. See more: