Amit Shah forms BJP delegation to assess agitation outside Sabarimala temple, will receive report within 15 days
The members of the BJP delegation are Saroj Pandey, Pralhad Joshi, Vinod Sonkar and Nalin Kumar Kateel. The delegation will submit its report within 15 days to Shah.
The protesters were staying back near Sabarimala's 'vavarunada' and chanting prayers, even as there was an imposition of Section 144 that prohibits assembly of more than four people at a spot, police said.
Franco Mulakkal features in Kerala church calendar: Open support for rape-accused shows bishop's influence remains intact
The Thrissur archdiocese maintained its support for rape accused Franco Mulakkal by featuring the bishop in the official calendar for 2019
Sabarimala controversy: Pinarayi Vijayan responds to Amit Shah's Gulag comment; claims BJP, RSS using pilgrims as 'scapegoats'
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan lashed out at the BJP and right-wing outfits, accusing them of exploiting the Sabarimala issue for their "political gains" and trying to 'capture' and take control of the hill-top shrine.
Ramesh Chennithala and other Opposition leaders heading to Sabarimala shrine to protest prohibitory orders briefly blocked by police
Police initially said the UDF workers cannot be allowed to visit the Sabarimala temple in such large numbers in view of the prohibitory orders, but later permitted them.
Pinarayi Vijayan says BJP planned Sabarimala protests; party dismisses claim and aims to intensify agitation
Firstpost had reported on Monday that a "secret" circular issued by Kerala BJP revealed that the protests at Sabarimala on Sunday, which led to the arrest of 72 people at the hill shrine, were part of a carefully planned operation by the saffron party to execute its political agenda in the state.
Sabarimala protests: Police arrest over 70 devotees from temple premises for defying prohibitory orders
The temple town of Sabarimala has witnessed protests by Hindu groups since 28 September, when the Supreme Court allowed women of all ages to enter the shrine.
Sabarimala protests: Kerala High Court slams police action against devotees; no SC hearing of review pleas before 22 Jan
Around 72 Sabarimala pilgrims were arrested since late Sunday night from Sabarimala temple after they failed to comply with the prohibitory orders in place. This triggered protests at the shrine and across Kerala.
Sabarimala temple remains calm on second day of pilgrimage season even as Kerala BJP protests, blocks roads
The Congress, which deputed a three-member delegation to Sabarimala, accused the CPM-led state government of creating a "terror-like atmosphere" in the name of security of the hill shrine.
Trupti Desai's bid to enter Sabarimala a grave provocation: Activist poses challenge to basic tenets of faith
Activist Trupti Desai has added more spark to the Sabarimala powder keg. The Bhumata Brigade chief’s decision to visit the shrine of Lord Ayyappa is a needless provocation that may make an already precarious situation more volatile.
Sabarimala temple entry row: At all-party meet, Pinarayi Vijayan says SC order will be implemented, Opposition walks outs
The all-party meeting called by Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday turned out to be a failed affair with the Opposition staging a walkout.
Sabarimala: All-party meeting in Kerala today after Supreme Court refuses to stay's its order on women's entry into temple
The Kerala government on Tuesday convened an all-party meeting on 15 November to discuss various issues relating to the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala, which witnessed widespread protests following the Supreme Court decision to permit entry of women of all ages into the shrine.
Devotees at Sabarimala temple attack TV cameraman filming protests; police say no case registered yet
Hundreds of devotees shouted at Vishnu, the cameraman, as he was taking visuals of them protesting at the Sabarimala temple complex.
Sabarimala: 52-yr-old woman enters after scuffle with protesters over age despite showing ID proof; media attacked at base camp
Lalitha and a group of two other women (all aged 50 years or above) entered the temple premises and prayed.
Sabarimala row: Who will discipline political parties for failing to uphold a Supreme Court verdict or the Constitution?
Once the Supreme Court allowed women of all ages entry into the Sabarimala temple citing the constitutional morality and values, one would have expected the political parties across the spectrum to honour it and lend their support to the Kerala government in implementing it.
Sabarimala: Kerala HC tells govt not to interfere and allow media and devotees in as temple reopens on Monday 5 pm
The Kerala High Court on Monday said that devotees and media personnel trying to enter the Sabarimala Temple premises should not be stopped. The court also told the Kerala government to not interfere in the day to day activities of the temple as it ordered for a department level inquiry on the policemen who had damaged at the shrine.
Sabarimala re-opens latest updates: Kerala HC directs govt to allow all devotees and media inside temple, says 'don't interfere'
Sabarimala re-opens LIVE updates: In Nilakkal, the situation is extremely calm and under police control. Private vehicles have been stopped and devotees are being sent in state transport buses to Pamba.
Sabarimala becomes police fortress; roads from Nilakal to Pamba barricaded; prohibitory orders imposed
The Kerala Police has registered 545 cases and arrested 3,731 persons in connection with the Sabarimala protests last month when the temple opened for six days.
Sabarimala row: 3,346 protesters, including Rahul Easwar, arrested since 26 Oct; 122 in remand, others released on bail
In the last 12 hours, over 500 arrests was recorded at police stations in Pathanamthitta district, where the Sabarimala temple is located, as well as Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode and Ernakulam.
Sabarimala row: Kerala Police includes photo of one of its own in album of 210 suspects, calls it 'mistake'
Kerala Police has included a photograph of one of its own personnel in its album of 210 people suspected to have been involved in protests at Sabarimala.