Ayyappa

Kerala: Sabarimala temple opened for niraputhari, Onam festival

No rituals were performed at the temple in the evening as part of the ongoing practice of the temple.

published on : 16th August 2021

Pawan Kalyan, Rana Daggubati's action-thriller officially titled 'Bheemla Nayak'

Directed by Saagar K Chandra, "Bheemla Naik" is a remake of the 2020 Malayalam action-thriller "Ayyappanum Koshiyum", which featured Biju Menon and Prithviraj Sukumaran.

published on : 15th August 2021

Second helping

For the Telugu film industry script-hunting across the language spectrum, this is the season of remakes  

published on : 13th June 2021

Sabarimala temple reopens in Kerala for Edavom month

Routine poojas and rituals, including Ganapathi homam, usha pooja, irupathionnu kalasam, uchcha pooja, deeparadhana and athazha pooja, will be performed on all the five days.

published on : 15th May 2021

COVID surge: Temples to remain shut during nine-day lockdown in Kerala

The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), the apex body in the southern state which manages over 1,200 temples, on Thursday said shrines under its management would not permit devotees.

published on : 7th May 2021

Panchayat dumping garbage in empty plots irks Ayyappanthangal residents

Residents of Ayyappanthangal have complained that garbage collection is very poor in their area. They also allege that garbage is being disposed of by the local panchayat in empty plots.

published on : 12th April 2021

Kerala Minister Kadakampally Surendran committed sin by unleashing cops on Ayyappa devotees: Nirmala Sitharaman

Reacting to Narendra Modi's allegation, Kadakampally Surendran said the PM made such a remark as he was misled by the state BJP leadership.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Photos of 210 suspects involved in Sabarimala protests out

The 210 people are suspected to have prevented the entry of women of menstrual age into the Lord Ayyappa shrine.

published on : 25th October 2018

Sabarimala row: Kerala HC asks state government's response on plea seeking police protection to women

Women approached the Kerala High Court on Tuesday seeking police protection for entering the premises of the Lord Ayyappa temple.

published on : 24th October 2018

Sabarimala issue: TDB not to file report on prevailing situation in Supreme Court

The board said filing a review petition against the top court verdict right now has no relevance.

published on : 24th October 2018

Sabarimala doors shut, Supreme Court order makes no difference to women's right to pray

Valiant attempts by around a dozen women, including activists and journalists in the 10-50 years age group to script history came to nought as frenzied Ayyappa devotees forced them to retreat.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Sabarimala Temple opens amid violent protests, women devotees whose ban was lifted by SC stopped

Even as streets in Nilackal and Pamba erupted in tumult, thousands of bare-chested Ayyappa devotees waited patiently in the vast concourse outside Sabarimala for its gates to open.

published on : 17th October 2018

Sabarimala women entry: Protest at Nilakkal, Kerala police removes agitators

The face-off is being projected as a battle of faith against the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of all ages to enter Sabarimala.

published on : 17th October 2018

Religion cannot become a cover to exclude, Sabarimala is for women too, rules Supreme Court

The only judge who dissented on the five-judge constitution bench was Justice Indu Malhotra, who says that issues raised have serious implications for all religions.

published on : 28th September 2018

Sabarimala Thantri Mandalam flays government stance on women's entry in temple

The controversy over the ongoing customs and practices of Sabarimala temple is against the sentiments of crores of devotees and religious beliefs said The Akhila Kerala Thantri Mandalam.

published on : 30th July 2018
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