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Woman who entered Sabarimala: 'They may attack me, they may kill me, but I feel no fear'

Ammini said she was realistic about her safety, fretting about a recent ominous “silence” in Kerala. But the way forward — “to serve the society, work with Dalits, women, for blacks” — had never been plainer or more urgent, she said.

Sabarimala temple closes after annual pilgrimage season

As the temple closed, the opposition BJP ended its 49-day-long relay hunger strike staged in front of the Secretariat, the administrative hub in Thiruvananthapuram.


Sabarimala row: Two women return from Nilakkal base camp as police warns of protesters at Pamba

Sabarimala row: These were the same women —Reshma Nishant and Shanila Sajesh — who had attempted to climb the hill to offer prayers earlier this week.

24x7 security for 2 women who entered Sabarimala: Supreme Court

The two women's visit to the hill shrine on January 2 sparked protests across Kerala. Earlier this week, Kanakadurga claimed she had been assaulted by her mother-in-law for entering the shrine in violation of its traditions.

Kerala flaunts list of 51 women who entered Sabarimala temple, with many a slip

According to top government sources, the list was only meant to be filed in court. “It was not meant to be publicised. We do not know how it got leaked,” the sources said.

Women who entered Sabarimala seek security, SC to hear plea today

The women, Kanakadurga and Bindu Ammini, both in their early 40s, have been moving from one safe house to the other fearing attacks by right-wing protesters ever since they offered prayers at the temple on January 2.


Sabarimala: CPI(M) hits back at Modi's comments, says PM speaking like RSS 'pracharak'

On a visit to Kerala Tuesday, Modi tore into the CPI(M)-led LDF government over the Sabarimala issue, saying this will go down as "one of the most shameful behaviour" by any party and government in the country.

PM Modi slams Kerala govt on Sabarimala issue, says Communists don't respect India's culture

The Prime Minister inaugurated the Kollam bypass project in the state on Tuesday, where Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was also present.

Sabarimala review pleas: Judge on medical leave, SC may not start hearing from January 22

Justice Indu Malhotra, the lone woman judge of the five-judge constitution bench which delivered the verdict allowing all women inside the Sabarimala temple, is on leave "due to some medical reasons".

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.

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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: