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Lord Ayyappa Temple

Kerala cops deny protection to activists led by Trupti Desai to visit Sabarimala

The agitators ended protest following assurances from police officials that women activists would not be given protection to visit temple.

26 Nov 2019 3:38 PM

Bindu Ammini attacked with chili powder on her way to Sabarimala temple

Ammini, a lecturer at Kerala's Kannur University, had entered the temple earlier this year and offered prayers along with Kanakadurga.

26 Nov 2019 8:52 AM

Sabarimala: Stairway to heaven or to women’s empowerment?

Every set of beliefs are human made and our traditions come from a set of beliefs.

18 Nov 2019 8:23 AM

Sabarimala opens amid row over women’s entry

The AP women had come with a 15-member group from Vijayawada and they told the police that they were unaware of the restrictions.

17 Nov 2019 2:13 AM

Kerala: No protection for ‘activists’ in Sabarimala

The police has declared Sabarimala and adjoining areas as “special security zone” during the entire Mandalam-Makaravilakku season.

16 Nov 2019 1:28 AM


Kerala govt 'duty-bound' to implement Sabarimala verdict: Governor

Kerala Governor Justice P Sathasivam said state govt had stood for gender equality, social justice and the dignity of toiling masses.

25 Jan 2019 2:44 PM

Sabarimala temple closes after annual pilgrimage season; political war on

As temple closed, oppn BJP ended its 49-day-long relay hunger strike staged, demanding lift of prohibitory orders, which LDF govt rejected.

21 Jan 2019 8:30 AM

'No hidden agenda in entry of women to Sabarimala': Kerala tells court

It is also practically not possible to ascertain the antecedents and genuineness of all the devotees visiting Sabarimala, govt said.

16 Jan 2019 9:24 AM

Woman who entered Sabarimala attacked by relatives, hospitalised

She is currently admitted in a hospital at Perinthalmanna in Malappuram district.

15 Jan 2019 12:28 PM

Kerala Chief Minister backs out of event celebrating menstruation

Two-day program titled 'Aarpo Aarthavam' (Hurray menses) was organised by some activist groups.

14 Jan 2019 11:59 AM


36-yr-old Dalit woman dyes her hair grey, claims to have entered Sabarimala

The activist has been identified as Manju, an active worker of the Mahila Dalit Federation, a left-leaning Dalit outfit.

10 Jan 2019 9:12 AM

Amid Sabarimala flare-up, bombs thrown at Left leaders' homes in Kerala

Kerala has been marred with violence since afternoon of Jan 2, after two middle-aged women managed to enter Sabarimala temple.

05 Jan 2019 10:25 AM

Sabarimala Karma Samiti to intensify protests on women's entry into temple

BJP leaders who met RSS leadership said they would support Samiti's agitation to protect faith of Lord Ayyappa devotees.

04 Jan 2019 6:21 PM

Street battles erupt in Kerala

Statewide shutdown today after 2 women enter Lord Ayyappa temple.

03 Jan 2019 1:19 AM

Sabarimala tense, 50 women set out to visit shrine today

Over a dozen women have so far made unsuccessful attempts to trek the holy hills.

23 Dec 2018 6:12 AM


Heavy rush at Sabarimala; anxiety over arrival of 50-member women group

'As many as 1,12,260 devotees have offered prayers. It is highest head count after annual season began in 2018,' TDB said.

22 Dec 2018 4:05 PM

4 transgenders offer prayers to Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala

The transgender delegation was earlier stopped from proceeding towards Lord Ayyappa temple.

18 Dec 2018 3:10 PM

Sabarimala row: Kerala police stop car part of Pon Radhakrishnan's convoy

The police said another vehicle part of the convoy was stopped on suspicion that Sabarimala protestors were travelling in it.

22 Nov 2018 2:00 PM

Opposition leaders on way to Sabarimala briefly blocked by police

Cops said they cannot be allowed to visit Lord Ayyappa temple in such large numbers in view of prohibitory orders, but later permitted them.

20 Nov 2018 2:37 PM

Kerala govt turned Sabarimala complex into war zone: KJ Alphons

Protests are being held across Kerala against detention of 68 persons even as BJP demanded judicial probe into police action.

19 Nov 2018 12:02 PM