Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala receives Rs 3.30 crore in donations on opening day; over 70,000 devotees offered prayers since 16 Nov
The Lord Ayyappa temple received over Rs 3.30 crore as revenue on the first day when it opened on Saturday as compared to the Rs 2.04 crore last season
Sabarimala temple opens on second day of annual Mandala Pooja; 10 women told to return from Pamba after Kerala govt refuses to provide police protection
The Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala opened on the second day of the annual Mandala Pooja on Sunday, days after the Supreme Court deferred a verdict on a petition seeking review of its judgment allowing the entry of women into the shrine
Four persons have died and three, including two fishermen from Tamil Nadu, are missing as rains continued to lash Kerala.
Sabarimala standoff: Two women brought back to Pampa camp amid protests; duo was within a kilometre of Sannidhanam
Two women in their mid-forties started trekking to Sabarimala early on Monday morning despite strong protest from devotees.
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: Kerala minister rakes controversy, says 'hardworking donkeys' at temple have more grace than shrine tantri
Sudhakaran, known for his sharp tongue, made the observation at an inaugural speech at a cultural event in Alappuzha. The Minister has been cut up with the Sabarimala tantri family ever since they threatened to close down the temple in case a woman in the age group of 10 to 50 arrives to pray at the shrine in line with a Supreme Court verdict.
Kerala Police arrests three Lord Ayyappa devotees for stopping women from entering Sabarimala shrine
Sabarimala protesters on Saturday stopped two women from Andhra Pradesh from advancing towards the Lord Ayyappa temple as they were from the hitherto banned age group, prompting Kerala Police to arrest three men.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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
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
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.