Sabarimala protest

1,400 arrested for unleashing violence during Sabarimala protests

Nearly 153 persons were arrested and 50 cases were registered in Pathanamthitta district, where the shrine is located.

published on : 26th October 2018

Amid Sabarimala protests, Chief Minister’s security beefed up

One of the intelligence sources revealed the CM’s security has been scaled up to unprecedented levels and plainclothes officers have been deployed in large numbers to thwart any undesirable acts

published on : 26th October 2018

Kerala cops crack down on Sabarimala protesters, nab 301 in Ernakulam

Officers said 226 persons were arrested from the Kochi City Police limits while the rest were picked up from the jurisdictions under Ernakulam Rural Police.

published on : 26th October 2018

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 police restrictions: Pilgrims unhappy 

Often, they are made to wait in the queue for more than 10 hours to get darshan

published on : 25th October 2018

Casteist tinge in Sabarimala protests: MK Sanu

He welcomed the Supreme Court verdict and said people should not hesitate in accepting the verdict. He raised fears that the protest in the name of Sabarimala may bring back the caste system.

published on : 25th October 2018

Sabarimala issue: UDF to conduct awareness programmes

Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has said the UDF will conduct public awareness programmes across the state in connection with the Sabarimala issue.

published on : 25th October 2018

Sabarimala row: BJP calls hartal in Vaikom following clash with CPM

According to sources, several persons belonging to both sides were injured in the clash, which occurred around 7.30 pm.

published on : 24th October 2018

RSS conspiracy to turn Sabarimala into a conflict zone: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

In an apparent reference to attacks on IGs Manoj Abraham and S Sreejith — who were on duty at Sabarimala — he said attempts were made to isolate and target police officers.

published on : 24th October 2018

Sabarimala row: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan talks tough, questions power of thantri

The Chief Minister ridiculed the Pandalam royal family for creating a furore over the issue of rights over the hill shrine.

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