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After the necessary rituals, the devotees were allowed to trek the holy hill, climb the 18 sacred steps and offer prayers before the main deity-Lord Ayyappa
BSNL orders compulsory retirement of woman employee for trying to enter Sabarimala temple, 'outraging religious sentiments' through FB posts
BSNL has ordered compulsory retirement of its employee and activist Rehana Fathima, who had attempted to enter the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala
Sabarimala temple closes following the conclusion of the two-month-long Mandalam-Makaravilakku pilgrimage season
The Sabarimala temple had witnessed unprecedented protests by right wing outfits and BJP workers in 2019 after the CPM-led LDF government decided to implement the 28 September, 2018, Supreme Court order lifting the traditional ban on women and girls in menstrual age from offering prayers.
Sabarimala temple row: SC to hear Kerala woman's plea next week; activist Bindu Ammini had earlier said she was stopped from entering shrine
The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear next week the plea of a Kerala woman who was allegedly prevented from visiting the Sabarimala temple despite the apex court's verdict allowing entry of women of all age groups into the shrine
SC to hear next week plea of woman barred from entering Sabarimala temple despite apex court's nod allowing women of all age groups to visit shrine
Recently a woman activist, Bindu Ammini, and one Fathima have been prevented from entering Sabarimala temple even after five-judge Constitution bench, by majority of four is to one, in its verdict delivered in September last year, had allowed girls, women of all age groups to visit Sabarimala in Kerala
Sabarimala temple opens on second day of annual Mandala Pooja; Devotees arrive at Lord Ayyappa temple for two-month-long pilgrimage season
The Supreme Court on 14 November said that the restrictions on women in religious places was not limited to Sabarimala alone and was prevalent in other religions as well as it referred all review pleas to a larger seven-judge bench
Lok Sabha polls: BJP trying to milk Sabarimala issue for votes, but winning Pathanamthitta seat will be tough
Surendran and his party are not ready to leave Sabarimala in the election, despite a bar on invoking the names of Lord Ayyappa in the polls.
Kerala Chief Electoral Officer warns political parties against invoking Sabarimala row during Lok Sabha polls campaign
Kerala Chief Electoral Officer TR Meena said on Monday that any propaganda relating to the Sabarimala judgement will amount to violation of the model code of conduct
Kanaka Durga seeks refuge in shelter home: Family of woman who entered Sabarimala disowns her days after attack by mum-in-law
Kanaka Durga had been undergoing treatment at the Calicut medical college after allegedly being attacked by her mother-in-law and now her brother and husband have declared that she won't be allowed to enter their houses.
Narendra Modi to address BJP cadre in Sabarimala temple district of Pathanamthitta on 6 January in run-up to Lok Sabha polls
The selection of Pathanamthitta as the venue for the prime minister's public meeting assumes significance in the wake of the boiling Sabarimala women's entry issue and the continuing protest of the BJP over it.
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.
Sabarimala Temple row: Kerala HC rejects anticipatory bail for activist Rehana Fathima, who tried to enter shrine in October
The Kerala High Court on Friday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Rehana Fathima, an activist who tried to enter Sabarimala Temple when the shrine opened in October. The high court instructed the Kerala police to go ahead with necessary action against Rahana.
Sabarimala row: CJI Rajan Gogoi refuses to hear review petition in open court; Supreme Court defers hearing of fresh petitions
CJI Rajan Gogoi on Tuesday refused to hear the review petitions on the Sabarimala entry row in an open court. The apex court also deferred hearing fresh writ petitions in the case and said that they will be heard only after a decision is taken on the review petitions.
Sangh Parivar takes over control of Sabarimala as over 2,300 cops remain mute spectators during Chithira atta visesham puja
The cops led by two IGs remained mute spectators when activists of RSS and other Hindu outfits allegedly blocked and assaulted women belonging to even the permitted age group.
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 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.
Sabarimala row: Activist Rehana Fathima transferred by BSNL after protests over her failed attempt to enter Ayyappa temple
Activist Rehana Fathima, a BSNL employee who had made an attempt to enter the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala, has been transferred to the Palarivattom telephone exchange in the city where public contact is not required.
Sabarimala row: Two women, including Hyderabad reporter, begin trek to shrine with police protection amid strong protests
Two women, including a reporter from Hyderabad, began trekking to the Sabarimala hill on Friday amid strong protests by devotees opposing the entry of girls and women of menstrual age into the Lord Ayyappa temple.
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