Sabarimala standoff: Kerala Police, group of women devotees face ire of protesters at Pamba; forced to return to Nilakkal
The Sabarimala foothills witnessed protests amid heavy police presence as hundreds of devotees blocked paths and chased away a group of 11 women of menstruating age being escorted to the hill shrine by the Kerala Police.
Sabarimala protests: 11 women who reached Pamba in bid to enter temple moved to Nilakkal; 30 more women headed to base camp
Protests have erupted yet again in Kerala's Sabarimala district as a group of 11 women devotees reached the Pamba base camp on Sunday morning in a bid to enter the Lord Ayyappa temple.
Sabarimala row: Devotee organisations say Kerala Police's new security measures may only compound chaos
The virtual queue system, which is similar to the digital system introduced by police since 2012, has not been effective in crowd management at Sabarimala.
Sabarimala row: BJP gears up for showdown with Kerala government as Lord Ayyappa temple set to reopen briefly
The Sabarimala Action Committee, a group of various Hindu outfits spearheading the agitation, claimed hundreds of women have come forward to defend their faith and customs and will do so on 5 November.
Sabarimala row: Jolt to Kerala CM as Devaswom ministers of five southern states abstain from meet seeking cooperation
According to the official schedule, the meeting was supposed to be inaugurated by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.,