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Sabarimala standoff: Devotees protest after two women attempt to enter Lord Ayyappa temple
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Sabarimala standoff: Devotees protest after two women attempt to enter Lord Ayyappa temple

The Sabarimala shrine has emerged as a burning issue the Supreme Court ruled in September, 2018 that women of menstruating age could enter.

Sabarimala row: Protests erupt across Kerala as two women under 50 enter Lord Ayyappa's shrine, create history
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Sabarimala row: Protests erupt across Kerala as two women under 50 enter Lord Ayyappa's shrine, create history

Bindu Ammini (42) and Kankadurga (44) have thus become the first women to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala since the Supreme Court lifted the ban on menstruating women from entering the temple

Sabarimala standoff: Two women brought back to Pampa camp amid protests; duo was within a kilometre of Sannidhanam
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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 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: 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.

Sangh Parivar takes over control of Sabarimala as over 2,300 cops remain mute spectators during Chithira atta visesham puja
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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 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.,

In flood-affected Sabarimala, SC verdict on women's entry adds to rebuilding woes, risk of stampede
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In flood-affected Sabarimala, SC verdict on women's entry adds to rebuilding woes, risk of stampede

While the infrastructure damaged during floods in Sabarimala are not expected to be revived before the commencement of the annual pilgrimage season, SC verdict has left the government with the daunting task of creating additional facilities for women within 50 days

Kerala, After The Flood: Despite Pinarayi Vijayan's denial, govt mismanagement and negligence can't be ruled out
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Kerala, After The Flood: Despite Pinarayi Vijayan's denial, govt mismanagement and negligence can't be ruled out

If it was mismanagement in controlling the water from Idukki dam that sent the Periyar into Kochi city in Kerala, in Pathanamthitta and especially Pandanad which saw the deepest of the miseries, it was the sheer failure of an early warning system

Kerala floods: Authorities advise devotees not to visit Sabarimala temple as Pampa river overflows due to heavy rains
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Kerala floods: Authorities advise devotees not to visit Sabarimala temple as Pampa river overflows due to heavy rains

Ayyappa devotees have been advised by authorities not to visit the Sabarimala shrine in the coming days as the Pampa river is overflowing due to heavy rains.