Sabarimala: Left government's 'master plan' is to only 'harass' pilgrims, says Union minister Pon Radhakrishnan
As stand-off on entry of women of menstrual age into Sabarimala continued, the Travancore Devaswom Board said its aim was to have peaceful atmosphere in the temple
Sabarimala row: Union minister KJ Alphons accuses Kerala govt of turning temple into 'war zone', treating pilgrims as 'dacoits'
Restrictions have been imposed at the Sabarimala temple complex following protests by activists of the BJP, RSS and Right-wing outfits over the state government's decision to implement the 28 September Supreme Court.
Sabarimala temple: KHRC claims gross violation of Human Rights of devotees, directs officials to ensure basic facilities
Acting on a complaint, the commission said there was a gross human rights violations at Sabarimala Sannidhanam, Nilackal and Pamba. Taking a strong view of the lack of facilities for devotees at the shrine, visited by lakhs of devotees from all over the country and abroad, the commission directed the Travancore Devawom Board (TDB) Commissioner, Secretary LSGD and DGP to intervene in the matter urgently.
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 protests: Calm returns to Lord Ayyappa shrine on second day of pilgrimage amid tight security
Though the devotees at Sabarimala temple were relieved to get more time for darshan due to less crowd, many were unhappy at not being allowed to spend some more time at the sannidhanam - temple complex.
Sabarimala row: Devotees prevent four women from entering temple as protests over SC verdict enter day five
Sunday was the fifth day since the Sabarimala temple gates were opened for the monthly puja after the apex court in September lifted the centuries-old ban.
Sabarimala protests: Dalit woman puts off plan to visit Ayyappa temple as heavy rains, agitations mar trek to shrine
A Dalit woman activist, who was planning to visit the Sabarimala shrine Saturday has put her plans on hold and left Pamba following heavy rain, as high drama was witnessed when another woman was stopped from entering the temple by devotees who thought she was under 50.