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'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

Kerala shutdown: Guv seeks urgent report from CM on Sabarimala violence

Governor P Sathasivam also appealed to all sections of people to maintain calm and peace across the state.

03 Jan 2019 8:05 PM

Sabarimala protests: 266 arrested, 334 taken under preventive custody in past 2 days

The dawn to dusk shutdown was called by Sabarimala Karma Samithi, an umbrella organisation of various pro-Hindutva groups.

03 Jan 2019 7:30 PM

'Conspiracy for political gains': Kerala CM lashes out for violence during hartal

CM said that observing a hartal in the name of women's entry into the shrine was like calling a hartal against the Supreme Court order.

03 Jan 2019 7:18 PM

Kerala shutdown: 3 BJP workers stabbed while enforcing bandh in Thrissur

Dawn-to-dusk hartal has been called by Hindu outfits in Kerala today after 2 women in their 40s entered Sabarimala yesterday.

03 Jan 2019 10:40 AM


49-yr-old man sets himself on fire at BJP’s Sabarimala protest venue in Kerala

The man has been identified as Venugopalan Nair, a resident of Muttada who suffered 60 per cent burns.

13 Dec 2018 11:56 AM

Project to stop floods in Kochi airport soon, says Pinarayi Vijayan

The airport, one of the busiest in the country, was rendered non-functional for two weeks from August 14 due to the unprecedented flooding.

13 Dec 2018 9:40 AM

Sabarimala Temple: SC refuses urgent hearing on Kerala government's plea

Bench headed by CJI Gogoi said state government's fresh plea against appointment of 3-member panel would be taken up in regular court.

07 Dec 2018 6:23 PM

'Rise above politics', support cyclone affected people: Kamal Hassan to Kerala CM

Haasan wrote to CM, saying Cyclone Gaja has caused 'widespread damage and destruction to life and property' in coastal districts of TN.

27 Nov 2018 11:32 AM

Kerala Water Resources Minister Mathew T Thomas resigns from post

The move comes after the JD(S), a key partner in the LDF, decided to replace Thomas with Chittur MLA K Krishnankutty.

26 Nov 2018 12:00 PM


Kerala govt's handling of Sabarimala issue 'disappointing': Amit Shah

Shah said BJP supports Ayyappa devotees who hold Sabarimala tradition close to heart and won't let LDF 'crush people's faith with impunity'.

20 Nov 2018 11:52 AM

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

Strike in Kerala over arrest of Hindu woman leader on pilgrimage to Sabarimala

Hindu Aikyavedi state President K P Sasikala was arrested by police near Marakkoottam near Sabarimala at 2.30 am on Saturday.

17 Nov 2018 8:50 AM

Trupti Desai to return home, drops Sabarimala visit plan after protests

The Sabarimala temple opened today at 5 pm for the third time after SC verdict that lifted ban on entry of women.

16 Nov 2018 11:11 AM

Kerala govt mulling all-party meet ahead of annual pilgrimage to Sabarimala

The hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala opens on November 17 for the two-month long season.

12 Nov 2018 8:35 PM


'Genuine' devotees to get necessary aid at Sabarimala: Kerala govt to HC

Kerala informed HC that necessary, requisite action would be taken to maintain law and order in Sabarimala.

29 Oct 2018 8:21 PM

Days after backing protestors, Amit Shah likely to visit Sabarimala temple

'Amit Shah wished to offer prayers at Sabarimala shrine during annual pilgrim season starting on November 17', BJP said.

29 Oct 2018 6:50 PM

Sabarimala: Kerala’s duty is to enforce SC verdict

It’s the Kerala government’s huge responsibility to ensure that worship at Lord Ayyappa’s Sabarimala shrine goes on peacefully.

17 Oct 2018 12:18 AM

Sabarimala priests reject Kerala CM's offer of talks on SC verdict

Pandalam royals also said there was no point in holding talks now as state govt had already decided to implement SC order.

07 Oct 2018 4:58 PM

RSS backs SC verdict on Sabarimala temple issue

The Kerala government has made it clear that it will not be filing a review petition against the apex court’s order.

04 Oct 2018 5:58 AM