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

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?’

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

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.

What is the Sabarimala case?

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Opening the gates

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

Kerala govt mulls arrangements at Sabarimala temple similar at Tirumala

"As per the directive of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, an expert team will soon leave for Tirupati to study the Tirumala model development projects," Minister for Devaswom and Tourism Kadakampally Surendran told reporters

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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.

Two women enter Sabarimala temple

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