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Supreme Court to hear pleas on CAA after arguments in Sabarimala related matter are over

March 05, 2020 11:48 am

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said this after senior advocate Kapil Sibal sought urgent hearing of CAA matters and said that till date, the Centre has not filed a reply in the matter. Attorney General K K Venugopal told the court that the Centre would be be filing a reply in a few days.

SC starts hearing arguments on reference by Sabarimala bench

February 18, 2020 3:33 am

Chief Justice of India Justice S A Bobde heading the bench said that for instance, it can be said that the money offered into a hundi should not be used for terrorism or invested in casinos etc.

Sabarimala case: Supreme Court begins day-to-day hearing

February 17, 2020 4:42 pm

The bench comprising Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan, L Nageswara Rao, M M Shantanagoudar, S A Nazeer, R Subhash Reddy, B R Gavai and Surya Kant, have framed seven questions that will be taken up by the court.

Sabarimala: On Feb 10, SC to rule on objections to reference order

February 06, 2020 11:50 pm

The CJI also expressed surprise over arguments that the SC could not have made such a reference and said, “It was being argued that the President can make a reference and seek opinion but this court cannot.”

Objections raised, SC says will frame larger issues in Sabarimala reference

February 04, 2020 6:56 am

On Monday, the nine-judge Bench clarified it won’t be deciding the review petition but only lay down the general law to be followed.

Sabarimala: SC says it will frame questions relating to discrimination of women in religious places

February 03, 2020 3:31 pm

A five-judge bench, by a majority of 3:2 on November 14 last year, had referred to a larger bench the issue of discrimination against women in religions such as denial of entry of Muslim women into mosques.

Sabarimala reference: SC says finish arguments in 10 days

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.

Sabarimala review: SC fixes 10-day period for hearing issues of discrimination against women at religious places

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.

Grammar of engagement with believers must be re-imagined in cases like Sabarimala

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.

SC to hear from January 13 Sabarimala review pleas, related issues

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.

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Pilgrims throng Sabarimala temple, offer prayers

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.

Pilgrims flock to Sabarimala but 'barred' women not allowed entry

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.

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

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

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Hartal in Kerala, widepspread Violence Across State

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Supreme Court allows women of all ages to enter Sabarimala temple

March 25, 2020 4:39 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