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Chief priest gives explanation on 'purification' in Sabarimala to Devaswom Board

Two women aged below 50 had entered the Lord Ayyappa temple to offer prayers on January 2.

05 Feb 2019 2:11 PM

Not 51, but 2 women of 10-50 age group entered Sabarimala: Kerala Devaswom Minister

Surendran said that there was no confirmation yet on the age of a Sri Lankan woman who visited the temple in January this year.

05 Feb 2019 8:22 AM

Sabrimala violence second disaster after floods: Kerala Finance Minister

Isaac's statement comes after TDB that manages the Sabarimala Temple, reportedly sought financial help from the Kerala government.

31 Jan 2019 2:43 PM

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

Woman who entered Sabarimala thrown out by in-law, shifted to govt home

Durga was admitted to a hospital after she was allegedly attacked by her mother-in-law after she returned home on January 15.

22 Jan 2019 7:29 PM


Sabarimala top priest gets 2 more weeks to explain ‘purification rituals’

The decision came a day after Lord Ayyappa Temple was closed marking culmination of over 2-months long tumultuous annual pilgrimage season.

21 Jan 2019 2:27 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

2 women make second attempt to enter Sabarimala, sent back by police

This time, the women were accompanied by a team of six men, but had to return owing to possible protests.

19 Jan 2019 11:03 AM

Kerala claims 51 women visited Sabari after SC order

The discrepancies came to light when media persons cross-checked the list of 51 young women.

19 Jan 2019 6:42 AM

Surmouting heights

Dhanya Sanal, who created history by becoming the first woman to trek Agasthyarkoodam, talks about the experience.

19 Jan 2019 12:05 AM


Sabarimala: SC to hear plea on security for women today

Senior advocate Indira Jaising listed the matter before a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices L.N. Rao and S.K. Kaul on Thursday.

18 Jan 2019 6:35 AM

Massive protests at Sabarimala after 2 women try to enter shrine

The women were identified as Reshma and Sanila, who covered half of 5.5 km trek to shrine but were intercepted by angry devotees.

16 Jan 2019 8:57 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

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

The depths of patriarchal depravity

It is by no means only men, though, who construe menstruation as “unclean”, nor is the phenomenon restricted to Hindu culture.

10 Jan 2019 12:00 AM


Crude bombs hurled at CPI(M), BJP workers' homes over Sabarimala issue

On Monday, a countrymade bomb was hurled at the house of a BJP worker at Koyilandy, while 18 crude bombs were seized from Kannur.

08 Jan 2019 12:36 PM

Sabarimala violence: Peaceful Sunday in Kerala, over 5700 people arrested

Pinarayi Vijayan has asked the BJP national leadership to instruct its cadre in Kerala to stop creating violence in the state

07 Jan 2019 8:14 AM

Sabarimala violence continues, Kerala irked over advisory

The advisory issued by the two countries was described as an “insult” to the southern state by tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran.

07 Jan 2019 6:29 AM

Kerala minister calls Sabarimala tantri 'Brahmin monster'

Following the entry of women, tantri closed the sanctum sanctorum to perform the 'purification' ceremony.

05 Jan 2019 4:23 PM

Violence at Sabarimala unleashed by Kerala govt: BJP

BJP claims that these incidents of violence have been carried out by state sponsored goons and cadres like DYFI and SDPI.

05 Jan 2019 3:30 PM