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SABRIMALA TEMPLE NEWS

Sabarimala: Cong, BJP welcome SC order; chief priest says hopeful of reversing 2018 verdict

November 14, 2019 6:39 pm

The SC verdict comes just days before the Sabarimala temple opens for the annual 'mandalam-makaravilakku' festival stretching from November 16 to mid-January, a period witnessing heavy rush of devotees at the hilltop shrine.

Sabarimala row: BJP, Congress launch yatras, CM Pinarayi Vijayan takes dig

November 09, 2018 6:48 am

While BJP launched a rath yatra from Kasaragod that would culminate at the Sabarimala base station on November 13, the Congress also kicked off multiple vehicle processions.

Pinarayi Vijayan slams Amit Shah for Sabarimala comment: ‘Who are you trying to threaten, the Supreme Court?’

October 29, 2018 12:21 pm

In his speech in Kannur on Saturday, Shah criticised police action against those who protested against implementing the Supreme Court verdict allowing entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala shrine.

Sabarimala protests: Kerala Police releases photos of 200-odd suspects

October 26, 2018 6:58 am

Sabarimala had witnessed high drama recently with around a dozen women in the 10-50 age group being prevented by protesting devotees from entering the shrine.

Kerala High Court dismisses Hindu outfit's plea for allowing Muslim women in mosques

October 11, 2018 6:17 pm

The petitioner had cited the recent Supreme Court order lifting the ban on entry of women of menstruating age in Sabarimala Temple and sought a direction to the Centre for issuing an order enabling Muslim women to offer prayers in mosques.

Women who believe in Lord Ayyappa will not go to Sabarimala, people's protests are spontaneous: Kerala Congress leader

October 03, 2018 7:47 pm

"The protests were borne out of the disappointment and heartbreak of people of the Hindu community over the dismantling of their beliefs. We are not asking for any kind of violence, but the CPM-led government must take note of this," the leader said.

Sabarimala verdict: Head priest disappointed, kin says will file review plea

September 29, 2018 6:15 am

Rahul Easwar, president of Ayyappa Dharma Sena and a member of the temple tantri family, said the Sena would file a review petition. “Lord Ayyappa, the deity is an eternal celibate. Hence, the privacy of the deity should be upheld. The deity’s private space is the temple,’’ he said.

Sabarimala temple: Kerala govt hails verdict, others say watch out for sentiments during implementation

September 29, 2018 6:16 am

State BJP president P S Sreedharan Pillai said the government should not hurt anyone in its attempt to implement the order. “Sabarimala should not be converted into a ground for ideological struggle. Government should try to create consensus,’’ he said.

Opening the gates

September 29, 2018 12:42 am

The verdict allowing women devotees to enter Sabarimala is a powerful message for gender equality, constitutional morality.

What is the Sabarimala case?

October 17, 2018 11:57 am

The Supreme Court verdict on the entry of women into Sabrimala temple in Kerala will be pronounced on Friday. Here's a look at the case.

SABRIMALA TEMPLE VIDEOS

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.

Two women enter Sabarimala temple

January 02, 2019 10:25 am

Two women have entered the Sabarimala temple. Videos show them climbing up the hill and entering the sanctum.