Sabarimala verdict

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

Sabarimala verdict: Kerala HC junks plea against verdict

The High Court on Thursday observed that all the authorities were bound to implement the Supreme Court verdicts.

published on : 26th October 2018

Nobody will be allowed to camp at Sabarimala, vows CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Coming down on the BJP-RSS camp, he said nobody will be allowed to make Sabarimala a riot zone

published on : 26th October 2018

File review petition rather than spreading violence at Sabarimala: Minister Kadakampally Surendran

Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran on Thursday said the real intention of those behind the violence at Sabarimala is to turn people against the government.

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

Government trying to spill blood at Sabarimala: BJP

The state government and the CPM are creating an atmosphere of fear and anarchy by slapping non-bailable cases and raiding the houses of BJP-RSS workers across the state, he said.

published on : 26th October 2018

Sangh Parivar assembled criminals specialised in triggering communal riots in Sabarimala: CM Pinarayi Vijayan 

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan accused the RSS of trying to take the state backward by destroying the unique secular characteristics of the state.

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 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 verdict: Hindu outfits led by social activist Rahul Easwar mull review petition

They will also conduct a prayer mission at Pampa on October 15 and 16 when the temple will be opened for the rituals for the Malayalam month of ‘Thulam.’

published on : 29th September 2018

Sabarimala verdict 'historic', says Kerala govt; priest calls it 'disappointing'

The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which administers the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa, said it was bound to implement the judgement.

published on : 28th September 2018

Sabarimala verdict: Religious practices no-go area for courts, says Justice Indu Malhotra

Justice Malhotra, who was the lone dissenter, said it is not for the judiciary to decide which faith-related practices are to be struck down except in issues of social evils like 'Sati'.

published on : 28th September 2018

Supreme Court decision on Sabarimala makes Hinduism even more inclusive: Maneka Gandhi

Justice Chandrachud said religion cannot be used as cover to deny rights of worship to women and it is also against human dignity.

published on : 28th September 2018

Women activists welcome SC judgement on Sabrimala, express concern over its acceptance

Kavita Krishnan, women rights activist and Secretary of the All India Progressive Women's Association (AIPWA), said the decision was long overdue.

published on : 28th September 2018