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Sabarimala row: Women activists make failed bid to enter shrine; Kerala govt, court-appointed panel pass buck
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Sabarimala row: Women activists make failed bid to enter shrine; Kerala govt, court-appointed panel pass buck

A human wall erected by devotees and right-wing Hindu activists at Sabarimala has once again foiled the government’s effort to facilitate the entry of women in the temple.

Sabarimala row: Pathanamthitta district collector extends prohibitory orders till 26 November
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Sabarimala row: Pathanamthitta district collector extends prohibitory orders till 26 November

Collector PB Nooh, after considering reports filed by the police commissioner and other officials concerned, extended the prohibitory orders issued under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), banning assembly of four or more persons.

Sabarimala row: Devotee organisations say Kerala Police's new security measures may only compound chaos
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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 temple doors open for devotees amid high security; 30-year-old woman seeks police protection to enter shrine
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Sabarimala temple doors open for devotees amid high security; 30-year-old woman seeks police protection to enter shrine

Around 7,000 devotees arrived at the sanctum sanctorum to climb the 18 holy steps and offer prayers at the Sabarimala temple.

Sabarimala Temple will open at 5 pm for special puja: Over 2,300 Kerala cops to watch over protesters; prohibitory orders issued
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Sabarimala Temple will open at 5 pm for special puja: Over 2,300 Kerala cops to watch over protesters; prohibitory orders issued

With the Lord Ayyappa shrine opening for a day on Monday, the temple town of Sabarimala has been virtually taken over by some 2,300 Kerala Police personnel after protests marred the last pilgrimage season. The pilgrims will be allowed to go up the pathway only on Monday afternoon

Sabarimala row: BJP gears up for showdown with Kerala government as Lord Ayyappa temple set to reopen briefly
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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
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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.,

Sabarimala row: Kerala Police includes photo of one of its own in album of 210 suspects, calls it 'mistake'
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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.

Pinarayi Vijayan calls for Devaswom ministers' meet to discuss new facilities; Sabarimala temple issue unlikely to come up
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Pinarayi Vijayan calls for Devaswom ministers' meet to discuss new facilities; Sabarimala temple issue unlikely to come up

Supreme Court verdict lifting the ban on entry of girls and women in the 10-50 age group at Sabarimala temple, would not come up for discussion, sources told PTI.

Sabarimala temple row: Kerala Police issues look-out notice for 210 people suspected of instigating violence
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Sabarimala temple row: Kerala Police issues look-out notice for 210 people suspected of instigating violence

Kerala witnessed strings of protests after the doors of the hill shrine opened on 17 October in compliance with Supreme Court's verdict on Sabarimala temple.

Sabarimala temple protests: CPI accuses BJP, RSS and Congress of indulging in 'double talk', playing 'dirty politics' over issue
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Sabarimala temple protests: CPI accuses BJP, RSS and Congress of indulging in 'double talk', playing 'dirty politics' over issue

CPI said both the BJP and the Congress were unnecessarily politicising the Sabarimala temple issue and exploiting the religious sentiments of the people.

Hartal imposed in Kerala after protests at Sabarimala temple, state prepares for potential violent encounters
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Hartal imposed in Kerala after protests at Sabarimala temple, state prepares for potential violent encounters

Various Hindu outfits called for a hartal in Kerala in protest against the Supreme Court's decision to allow women of all ages to enter the Sabarimala temple.

Sabarimala temple updates: Hartal turns violent as Sangh Parivar, BJP workers reck 32 KSRTC buses, threaten motorists
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Sabarimala temple updates: Hartal turns violent as Sangh Parivar, BJP workers reck 32 KSRTC buses, threaten motorists

Sabarimala temple updates: Right-wing groups as well as BJP workers posing as Sabarimala pilgrims threw stones at passers-by, police pickets, and private cars at Pathanamthitta, Mancheri in Malappuram district, Palakkad, and Sasthamkottai in Kerala's Kollam district. Government vehicles, public transport buses were also thrashed, including 32 KSRTC buses.

Sabarimala temple protests: Female agitators assault women trainee journalists in Nilakkal for 'wearing black outfits'
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Sabarimala temple protests: Female agitators assault women trainee journalists in Nilakkal for 'wearing black outfits'

While hundreds of agitated women protesters were forcibly dragging devotees out of the vehicles, absence of women police officers at the scene aggravated the situation further.

Sabarimala protests: People from weak sections of society being manipulated to spread violence, says Dalit activist
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Sabarimala protests: People from weak sections of society being manipulated to spread violence, says Dalit activist

Sasidharan talks about the violent right wing mob protests at Nilakkal and Pamba in the name of protecting Sabarimala.

Amid Sabarimala protests, traditionalists attack several women reporters, vandalise media vehicles in Nilakkal, Pamba
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Amid Sabarimala protests, traditionalists attack several women reporters, vandalise media vehicles in Nilakkal, Pamba

Sabarimala traditionalists vowing to undertake a Gandhian protest against Supreme Court's order allowing women entry into the shrine, turned violent on Wednesday and attacked three women journalists.

Sabarimala verdict: Travancore Devaswom Board to discuss filling review petition next week, says not many women would visit shrine
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Sabarimala verdict: Travancore Devaswom Board to discuss filling review petition next week, says not many women would visit shrine

Travancore Royal Family representative Sasikumara Verma said that the court had relied heavily on the argument that there was discrimination against women in the Sabarimala temple.