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Lord Ayyappa

How are you keeping Ayyappa jewellery safe, asks SC

Court asked senior counsel Jaideep Gupta appearing for the Kerala government to take necessary instructions from the state on their safety.

06 Feb 2020 1:45 AM

Like Ayodhya, go by SC verdict on Sabarimala: Kerala Devaswom Minister to BJP

BJP's Rajagopal had sought a reply from the minister on the arrangements made at the hilltop shrine ahead of the annual pilgrimage season.

13 Nov 2019 8:53 AM

Sabarimala temple to open on March 11 for 10 day festival

A release issued by the TDB, which administers the shrine, said that the head priest would preside over the temple opening ceremony.

10 Mar 2019 4:15 PM

A dilemma over Sabarimala

Gender equality directs that the same right to worship be bestowed on them as men.

09 Feb 2019 2:15 AM

4 months after verdict, SC to hear Sabarimala review petitions today

The Chief Justice of India will head constitution bench which will hear case which was scheduled for hearing on Jan 22.

06 Feb 2019 10:12 AM


Trupti Desai happy women entered Sabari shrine

She also vowed to visit the temple once it reopened.

03 Jan 2019 2:12 AM

2 women in 40s pray at Sabari, Kerala in turmoil

Later, the temple shut down for ritual purification briefly before reopening.

03 Jan 2019 1:16 AM

Protesters prevail, 2 women of menstruating age turned back at Sabarimala

Lord Ayyappa devotees held protest outside the residence of Bindu at Perinthalmanna in Malappuram.

24 Dec 2018 11:28 AM

HC dismisses outfit's plea to stage black flag demonstration against Kerala CM

Hindu fringe outfit Makkal Katchi seeking direction to allow black flag demonstration against Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

14 Dec 2018 3:44 PM

On Sabarimala, Kerala HC asks police to remove barricades at key spots

The court also directed police to lift restrictions like blocking pilgrims at Sharankutti, en route to the 'sannidhanam' or temple complex.

13 Dec 2018 8:32 AM


Kerala priest suspended for 'abusive' Facebook comments on minister

The priest had allegedly posted abusive comments against minister after BJP state general secretary was arrested by police.

22 Nov 2018 5:17 PM

3 young women to visit Sabarimala only if 'friendly atmosphere' prevails

The women vowed that they would remove their 'sacred mala' (garland) only after offering prayers at the shrine.

19 Nov 2018 9:03 PM

Devotees wary of facilities with 6 days left for Sabarimala pilgrimage

This is going to be the first 'Mandala Makkarvillakku' season after the massive destruction caused by the August floods.

12 Nov 2018 3:09 PM

Over 500 menstrual-age women book e-tickets for darshan at Sabarimala: Cops

The bookings have been made through police online portal which got underway from October 30, police said.

10 Nov 2018 4:10 PM

Prohibitory orders to be enforced tonight for Sabarimala reopening on Monday

Prohibitory orders under section 144 CrPC would be clamped at Pamba, Nilakkal and Illuvangal, according to police sources.

03 Nov 2018 8:33 AM


2 more women stopped from climbing Sabarimala hills, forced to return

The protestors chanting Ayyappa mantra stopped 2 Andhra women, said to be in their 40s, at the foothills itself.

21 Oct 2018 1:59 PM

Save Sabarimala: Protests ahead of temple opening, plans to stop women

PS Pillai, BJP’s state president has warned of a bigger agitation if the government fails to resolve the issue in the next 24 hrs.

15 Oct 2018 2:53 PM

SC allows women to finally enter Sabarimala; these 4 temples don't

SC ruled said banning entry of women into shrine is gender discrimination and practice violates rights of Hindu women.

28 Sep 2018 11:36 AM

Bond with God not biology: Women of all ages can enter Sabarimala, rules SC

Earlier, women of the menstrual age, between 10 to 50 years, were restricted from entering the temple premises.

28 Sep 2018 10:55 AM

Letting women in Sabarimala may lead to 'another Ayodhya': Petitioner to SC

Senior counsel Kailasanatha Pillay said though Samiti members are peace loving, yet 'I don’t want another Ayodhya in Kerala'.

26 Jul 2018 7:46 PM