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Sabarimala temple won't reopen on 14 June as per earlier plan due to COVID-19; no annual festival this year, says Travancore Devaswom Board
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Sabarimala temple won't reopen on 14 June as per earlier plan due to COVID-19; no annual festival this year, says Travancore Devaswom Board

No devotees will be allowed to enter the Sabarimala temple for monthly prayers for now due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

K Surendran takes over as Kerala BJP chief; 50-yr-old firebrand says state party has strength to make 'political leap'
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K Surendran takes over as Kerala BJP chief; 50-yr-old firebrand says state party has strength to make 'political leap'

K Surendran, who arrived in the state capital in the morning, was given a rousing welcome by the party workers, before being taken to the headquarters in a road show.

Sabarimala case: SC upholds earlier decision referring matter to larger 9-judge bench; daily hearings begin 17 Feb
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Sabarimala case: SC upholds earlier decision referring matter to larger 9-judge bench; daily hearings begin 17 Feb

The Supreme Court held that its five-judge bench can refer questions of law to a larger bench while exercising its limited power under review jurisdiction in the Sabarimala case

Sabarimala temple closes following the conclusion of the two-month-long Mandalam-Makaravilakku pilgrimage season
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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 row: Supreme Court says 2018 verdict allowing all women entry into temple not 'final word'; matter referred to larger bench
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Sabarimala row: Supreme Court says 2018 verdict allowing all women entry into temple not 'final word'; matter referred to larger bench

In September 2018, a Constitution bench had, by a majority 4:1 verdict, allowed girls and women of all ages to visit the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala.

Sabarimala temple row: SC to hear Kerala woman's plea next week; activist Bindu Ammini had earlier said she was stopped from entering shrine
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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
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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 row: Activist Bindu Ammini asks SC to direct Kerala govt to provide security for women visiting shrine
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Sabarimala row: Activist Bindu Ammini asks SC to direct Kerala govt to provide security for women visiting shrine

The application filed by Bindu A, a lawyer and law teacher, said she is the first woman to enter the Sabarimala temple after the 28 September, 2018 verdict of the top court in the matter

Sabarimala row: Women devotees bear the brunt as politicians, interest groups continue to weaponise temple entry issue
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Sabarimala row: Women devotees bear the brunt as politicians, interest groups continue to weaponise temple entry issue

It’s still early days — the Sabarimala season continues till mid-January. But the message has already been delivered: No person in authority, no government official, no police personnel is going to protect a woman who is of “menstruating age” if she tries to enter the shrine.

Bindu Ammini, first woman of menstruating age to enter Sabarimala, attacked with pepper spray enroute shrine; police detains accused
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Bindu Ammini, first woman of menstruating age to enter Sabarimala, attacked with pepper spray enroute shrine; police detains accused

Bindu Ammini was attacked by the member of a Hindu outfit using pepper or chilli spray outside the police commissionerate

Sabarimala row: Supreme Court asks Kerala govt to formulate 'exclusive' legislation on administration of temple
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Sabarimala row: Supreme Court asks Kerala govt to formulate 'exclusive' legislation on administration of temple

A bench headed by Justice NV Ramana asked the Kerala government to place before it by third week of January next year the legislation, also covering the aspects of welfare of pilgrims visiting Sabarimala

76-year-old Sabarimala devotee from Mumbai dies of heart attack while returning from Lord Ayyappa temple
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76-year-old Sabarimala devotee from Mumbai dies of heart attack while returning from Lord Ayyappa temple

The deceased, MV Balan, from Chembur was being taken back from the Sabarimala shrine on a 'dolly' when he complained of chest pain

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires; tenure at helm of SC marked by controversy and consequential judgments
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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires; tenure at helm of SC marked by controversy and consequential judgments

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the first person from northeast to reach the top of judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land dispute, retired as the Chief Justice of India on Sunday

Sabarimala temple opens on second day of annual Mandala Pooja; Devotees arrive at Lord Ayyappa temple for two-month-long pilgrimage season
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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

Daily Bulletin: Delhi tops list of world's most polluted city; Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress leaders to meet governor at 3pm; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Delhi tops list of world's most polluted city; Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress leaders to meet governor at 3pm; day's top stories

NCP chief spokesman Nawab Malik was quoted by News18 India as dismissing the media reports that suggested that the NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena will stake claim to form government in their meeting with Koshyari on Saturday.

Ranjan Gogoi set for Supreme Court farewell: Key highlights from the career of India's first CJI from North East
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Ranjan Gogoi set for Supreme Court farewell: Key highlights from the career of India's first CJI from North East

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is all set to retire on 17 November as the 46th head of Indian judiciary. With a reputation as a no-nonsense administrator, in his tenure, he has given judgment on some of the most iconic cases in Indian history like that of NRC, Ayodhya land dispute, entry of women into Sabarimala temple, to name a few

SC verdict on Sabarimala a silver lining for protestors and devotees, but a lot will depend on definition of constitutional morality
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SC verdict on Sabarimala a silver lining for protestors and devotees, but a lot will depend on definition of constitutional morality

The majority judgment, in effect, may be interpreted as leaning towards taking a sympathetic view of argument propounded by Sabarimala protestors and Lord Ayyappa devotees who have pointed out that the earlier judgment violates the essential customs and practices at the temple that are based on the celibate nature of the deity. This statement bears expansion.

Rafale verdict: Rahul should apologise, says BJP; ex-Congress chief claims SC judge's remarks opened 'huge door' for JPC probe
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Rafale verdict: Rahul should apologise, says BJP; ex-Congress chief claims SC judge's remarks opened 'huge door' for JPC probe

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed all review petitions against the December 2018 order in the Rafale case.

SC verdict on Sabarimala: Judicial remedy sought against ban on women for first time in 2006 against 1991 Kerala HC ruling; a timeline
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SC verdict on Sabarimala: Judicial remedy sought against ban on women for first time in 2006 against 1991 Kerala HC ruling; a timeline

SC refers to larger seven-judge bench for re-examining various religious issues, including entry of women into Sabarimala temple and mosques and the practice of female genital mutilation in the Dawoodi Bohra community. Five-judge bench gives 3:2 majority verdict, keep pending the review pleas.

Rafale verdict: Supreme Court dismisses petitions to review December 2018 verdict, warns Rahul Gandhi not to 'drag court into political discourse'
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Rafale verdict: Supreme Court dismisses petitions to review December 2018 verdict, warns Rahul Gandhi not to 'drag court into political discourse'

A three-member Bench of the Supreme Court dismissed all petitions seeking review of the apex court’s 2018 order in the Rafale fighter jets deal case, holding that the pleas were without merit