Sabarimala Temple
India  /  Published 29.09.18

Protest against Sabarimala verdict

The Shiv Sena has called for a Kerala-wide shutdown on Monday against Friday’s Supreme Court judgment that lifted the age bar on women at the Sabarimala temple, while various devotees’ groups are ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 28.09.18

SC asks Sabarimala to let women enter

The Supreme Court on Friday quashed by a 4:1 verdict the centuries-old ban on women in the “menstrual age” entering the Sabarimala temple in Kerala, terming the practice “unconstitutional” and...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.11.18

Security blanket for Sabarimala one-day test

Barricades are up 24km from Sabarimala ahead of a one-day ritual for which the temple will open on Monday evening, with the state government keen to avoid the kind of clashes witnessed in October when...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 01.11.18

Sabarimala, the judiciary, and public opinion

The suggestion that the higher judiciary is unresponsive to public sentiment — an important element in democratic functioning — has been frequently heard, and not merely from the lips of those who...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Opinion  /  Published 28.10.18

Cyberbullying is a huge problem in India

Sir — India, it seems, leads the list of countries that were surveyed for a study on cyberbullying of children. Almost 37 per cent of parents admitted that their children had fallen prey at least on...
By The Telegraph


India  /  Published 18.10.18

Stones stop journalist’s Sabari trek

Stone-throwing Ayyappa devotees stopped a Delhi-based woman journalist during her hill trek towards the Sabarimala temple on Thursday and forced her to turn back.No woman of reproductive age has yet b...
By PTI in Kerala

India  /  Published 17.10.18

Sabarimala protest turns violent

Women journalists were heckled, their vehicles smashed and young female Ayyappa devotees turned back as hordes of Hindu right activists besieged the road leading to the Sabarimala temple whose gates o...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 26.05.19

Silence on Pinarayi's 'Sabarimala line’ costs Left dear

The CPM in Kerala is in a stupor. The party leadership is still struggling to ascertain whether it was an anti-Modi wave or a vote against chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s “Sabarimala line” tha...
By Santosh Kumar in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.02.19

Supreme Court reserves order on Sabarimala verdict review

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the verdict on a batch of petitions seeking review of its September 28, 2018, judgment that allowed women of all age groups to enter the Sabarimala temple in Ke...
By PTII in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.01.19

Cow dung poured on director for Ayyappan post

A suspected RSS worker has been arrested in Kerala for allegedly pouring cow dung over award-winning filmmaker Priyanandanan T.R. on Friday in protest against his derogatory comment on Ayyappan, the d...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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