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Sabarimala row: Two women from AP sent back after protest from Devotees

Sabarimala | Sunday, Oct 21 2018 IST
Tension prevailed when two Andhra Pradesh-based women reached here for darshan of Lord Ayyappa and they were sent back following strong protests form agitating devotees on Sunday. Talking to newspersons here, IG Sreejith said the women came along wit... read..
 

Trying our best to implement SC verdict: Kerala IG on Sabarimala row

Pamba (Kerala) [India] | October 21, 2018 1:41:44 PM IST
Few hours after two women from Andhra Pradesh were barred from entering the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple, Kerala Inspector General (IG) S Sreejith on Sunday said that the police is making all efforts to implement the Supreme Court's ruling on allowing female... read..
 

4 women seeking to enter Sabarimala temple sent back by protesters

Sabarimala |Sunday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Four women hailing from Andhra Pradesh were on their way to the Samarimala temple to pray to the presiding deity Lord Ayyappa, when angry protesters blocked their path on Sunday and turned them away.... read..
 

Rehna who tried to enter Sabarimala temple expelled by MJC

Alappuzha | Sunday, Oct 21 2018 IST
Kerala Muslim Jama-ath Council (MJC), the apex body of Muslim Jama-ath across the state has expelled controversial activist and model Rehna Fatima who tried to enter the world famed Sabarimala temple as Ayyappa devotee under tight police security on Octob... read..
 

Sabarimala: Amidst protest Andhra women denied darshan

Pamba (Kerala) [India] | October 21, 2018 12:41:28 PM IST
Two women, who were on their way to Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple, were brought to the police control room in Kerala's Pamba after they were stopped by the devotees from visiting the shrine on Sunday.... read..
 

Woman, 52, allowed inside Sabarimala temple after initial protests (Lead)

Sabarimala |Saturday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
A woman from Tamil Nadu was allowed inside the Sabarimala temple on Saturday after facing initial protests, as traditionalists presumed her to be below 50 years of age.... read..
 

Tantri, TDB disagree over emergency shutdown of Sabarimala shrine

|Saturday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) member K.P.Shankara Das on Saturday disagreed with the Sabarimala Tantri family's threat to close the temple doors if any woman within the barred age group arrive for darshan.... read..
 

Devotees allow woman of 52 at Sabarimala

Sabarimala |Saturday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
A 52-year-old woman devotee from Trichy in Tamil Nadu on Saturday faced angry devotees ahead of her darshan at Kerala's Sabarimala temple as they surrounded her before the last few hallowed steps.... read..
 

Sabarimala Row: Tension prevails for second time, woman aborts trekking due to flash rains

(Rptng | Saturday, Oct 20 2018 IST
Tension mounted here for second time in succession when police had decided to provide escort to 36-year-old Dalit Mahila Federation President SP Manju to visit Lord Ayyappa temple. However, the woman aborted her visit following incessant flash rains... read..
 

Sabarimala Row: Tension prevails for second time, woman aborts trekking due to flash rains

Sabarimala | Saturday, Oct 20 2018 IST
Tension mounted here for second time in succession when police had decided to provide escort to 36-year-old Dalit Mahila Federation President SP Manju to visit Lord Ayyappa temple. However, the woman aborted her visit following incessant flash rains ... read..
 

Hindu organisations condemn Kerala Police action on Sabarimala devotees

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Two Hindu organisations on Saturday joined the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in condemning the alleged action of the Kerala Police on devotees of Sabarimala temple and alleged that the real face of the CPI-M has been exposed.... read..
 

Dalit woman activist won't be taken to Sabarimala temple on Saturday: Police (Second Lead)

Sabarimala |Saturday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Manju, a 38-year-old Dalit activist, won't be taken to the Sabarimala temple on Saturday, police said, adding that they were also checking her antecedents.... read..
 

Sabarimala: 52-yr-old woman allowed to pray after verification

Sabarimala (Kerala) [India] | October 20, 2018 3:11:37 PM IST
A woman faced resistance from devotees on her entry to Sabarimala Temple on Saturday as she 'looked younger' than permitted age for entry into the sanctum sanctorum of Shannidhanam.... read..
 

Sabarimala is South's Ayodhya: VHP

New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2018 7:11:29 AM IST
Responding to the comparison drawn by Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury between the violence in Sabarimala and the uproar witnessed during the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP... read..
 

Rajini welcomes SC verdict on Sabarimala, but says respect tradition

Chennai |Saturday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth on Saturday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala, but cautioned against interfering with the traditions of temples.... read..
 

Women skip Sabarimala temple after huge protests (Lead)

Sabarimala (Kerala) |Friday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
Huge protests by hundreds of devotees at the entrance of Sabarimala temple forced the Kerala Police accompanying two women on Friday to call off their journey towards the Lord Ayyappa shrine.... read..
 

Sabarimala board to submit report to SC

Sabarimala/Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
The custodian of the Sabarimala temple, Travancore Devasom Board (TDB), has decided to submit a detailed report about the happenings in and around the temple both to the Supreme Court and the Kerala High Court.... read..
 

Sabarimala row: Govt will not support women activists, says Kerala Min

Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampilly Surenderan on Friday made it clear that the government won't allow violence, in the name of Sabarimala. While addressing the media after a strong protest staged at Sabarimala Sannidhanam, he said ''The government woul... read..
 

Sabarimala row: Priests agitate; poojas at standstill

Kochi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Taking the ongoing protest by the Ayyappa devotees against the Supreme Court order allowing all women group to pay pilgrimage at the world famed Sabarimala hill shrine, turned to another level, as the junior priests, those who assisted the chief priests a... read..
 

Two women forced to return from Sabarimala temple after protests (Third Lead)

Sabarimala (Kerala) |Friday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Frenzied protests and threats to close down the temple forced two women to return from Sabarimala on the third day of unrest on Friday as Kerala Police declined to escort a third woman to the hill shrine.... read..
 

Travancore Devaswom Board to challenge SC verdict on Sabarimala temple

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2018 10:41:29 PM IST
The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which is the regulatory authority of all Hindu temples in Kerala, on Friday announced that they will appeal against the Supreme Court's verdict allowing women of all ages to enter the Sabarimala Temple.... read..
 

Yechury blames RSS for Sabarimala temple violence

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | October 19, 2018 8:41:29 PM IST
Blaming the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) behind the Sabarimala Temple protests, Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday said similar kind of violence was witnessed during the Babri Masjid demolition.... read..
 

Sabarimala row: UAE sacks Indian for posting offensive comments

Riyadh | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The row over entry of women in the famed Sabarimala temple of Kerala reached across boundaries, as an Indian lost his job for posting 'misogynist and insensitive' comments about women, in Riyadh. The man, identified as Deepak Pavithram, an employee of Lu... read..
 

Sabarimala Temple not for sex tourism: Prayar Gopalakrishnan

Pamba (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2018 8:11:33 PM IST
Adding fuel to the ongoing controversy over women's entry into Sabarimala Temple, former president of Travancore Devaswom Board Prayar Gopalakrishnan on Friday said that the shrine is not a place for sex tourism.... read..
 

TDB to submit detailed report to SC on present situation in Sabarimala

Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) on Friday decided to submit a detailed report to Supreme Court on the present situation in Sabarimala in connection with the implementation of latter's verdict. Talking to news persons after convening the TDB meeting, ... read..
 

Sabarimala row: Congress blames state government

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2018 6:11:33 PM IST
Ramesh Chennithala, the leader of opposition in Kerala Assembly, has blamed Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led government in the state for failing to assess the situation that led to the row around women's entry in Sabarimala Temple.... read..
 

Sabarimala row: Unidentified miscreants vandalise activist's house

Pathanamthitta (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2018 3:41:33 PM IST
Unidentified miscreants on Friday allegedly vandalised the house of woman activist Rehana Fatima who had unsuccessfully attempted to enter Sabarimala Temple in the state.... read..
 

Sabarimala Row: Centre issues advisory to Kerala, TN, K'taka

New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The central government has asked the southern states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to step up security measures over the protests that have come up against the Supreme Court order allowing entry of women into the Sabrimala Temple. The Home Ministry ... read..
 

Sanctity of Sabarimala temple should be preserved: Devotees

Pathanamthitta (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2018 8:41:53 AM IST
A day after protests and violence against the entry of women of menstruating age at the Sabarimala temple was witnessed, devotees visiting the shrine reiterated that the sanctity of the temple and Lord Ayyappa "must be preserved at any cost".... read..
 

Kerala DGP calls on Guv, briefs on Sabarimala issue

Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Kerala DGP Loknath Behera on Friday called on Governor Justice (Retd) P Sathasivam and updated him about the latest situation in Sabarimala. The DGP meeting with Justice Sathasivam comes in the wake of the latter seeking information about the law and o... read..
 

MHA warned states in advance of trouble ahead of Sabarimala opening

New Delhi [India] | October 19, 2018 3:41:35 PM IST
Union Ministry of Home Affair (MHA) through a letter sent on October 16 to Chief Secretaries and Director Generals of Police of three southern states -- Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka -- had made it clear that there might be law and order situation in S... read..
 

Women skip Sabarimala temple after huge protests (Second Lead)

Sabarimala (Kerala) |Friday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
Huge protests by hundreds of devotees at the entrance of Sabarimala temple forced the Kerala Police accompanying two women on Friday to call off their journey towards the Lord Ayyappa shrine.... read..
 

100 policemen accompany 2 women to Sabarimala

Sabarimala (Kerala) |Friday, 2018 9:15:05 AM IST
At least 100 policemen were accompanying two women, a journalist and a devotee, towards the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala on Friday amidst protests.... read..
 

Sabarimala row: Attempt of women to enter temple foiled by agitators, priests

Kochi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Amid threatening call of close down the temple by Thantri, agitation by assistant priests and Ayyappa devotees and the government decision to not to provide protection to any woman, two women activist were forced to give up their attempt to enter the worl... read..
 

Sabarimala row: Trupti Desai detained after threatening to stop PM's convoy

Pune (Maharashtra) [India] | October 19, 2018 10:41:27 AM IST
Women activist Trupti Desai was detained by the Pune Police on Friday morning after she, along with other women activists, threatened to stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy.... read..
 

Sabarimala row: 2 women return as head priest threatens to close temple

Pathanamthitta (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2018 2:41:44 PM IST
Two women who were en route to the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala agreed to return after the temple head priest (Tantri) Kandararu Rajeevaru threatened to shut down the temple if they attempted to force their way in.... read..
 

Pandalam Palace Trust's letter endorses Sabarimala closure to protect rituals

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2018 2:41:41 PM IST
The Pandalam Palace Trust on Friday wrote a letter to functionaries of Sabarimala Temple asking them to shut down the temple in case of any breach of rituals.... read..
 

Devotees protests: New York Times reporter abandons Sabarimala visit

(Rptg | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Even as the security was tightened by the police for woman devotees who wanted to go to the world famous Sabarimala Hill shrine, New York Times Delhi reporter Suhasini Raj and her colleague were forced to give up their effort to enter Sabarimala from Mara... read..
 

To call the Sabarimala tradition patriarchal is dangerous: BJP MP Chandrashekar

Bengaluru | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
BJP Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrashekar has regretted the incidents of clashes and chaos after Sabarimala temple in Kerala was opened yesterday, in the backdrop of Supreme Court order allowing women of all ages to the temple. In a twitter message i... read..
 

Protesters clash with police near Sabarimala, women turned back (Round-up)

Sabarimala/Nilackal (Kerala) |Thursday, 2018 1:15:04 AM IST
Protesters opposed to the entry of women in the 10-50 age group to the Sabarimala temple clashed with police and heckled women journalists as the pilgrimage season opened on Wednesday, with no woman in that group making it to the hill shrine despite polic... read..
 

'NY Times scribe was not forced to return from Sabarimala'

Pathanamthitta (Kerala) [India] | October 18, 2018 2:41:39 PM IST
Thiruvananthapuram Inspector General of Police (IGP) Manoj Abraham on Thursday rebutted reports that Suhasini Raj, who is reportedly a New York Times journalist, was forced to return midway from Kerala's Sabarimala Temple.... read..
 

Sabarimala protest: KSRTC to not conduct its services today

Kochi (Kerala) [India] | October 18, 2018 2:41:37 PM IST
The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has decided to not conduct its services on Thursday a day after one of its buses was allegedly vandalised during a protest against the entry of women in Sabarimala Temple.... read..
 

Sabarimala chief priest expresses displeasure over SC verdict

Sabarimala (Kerala) [India] | October 18, 2018 1:41:27 PM IST
Amidst protests in Kerala against the Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala Temple, its chief priest has expressed displeasure over the apex court's ruling that allowed women of all ages to enter the temple premises.... read..
 

Some quarters trying to convert Sabarimala into war field: Sabarimala Thanthri

Kochi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Requesting the young women not to come to Sabarimala and respect the feeling of devotees, Sabarimala Thanthri, Kanderer Rajeev on Thursday expressed doubt that some quarters were trying to defame Sabarimala and convert it as a war field. Talking to a TV ... read..
 

Amid anti-women protest, RSS chief says tradition should be respected in Sabarimala

Nagpur (Maharashtra) | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Amid violence and anti-women protests at Kerala's famous Sabarimala Temple, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday sought to back the protestors and said the decision to allow entry of female devotees was taken without adhering ... read..
 

Delhi-based female journalist fails to make it to Sabarimala

|Thursday, 2018 9:15:05 AM IST
A Delhi-based female journalist. who managed to climb up the pathway to reach the famed Sabarimala temple, was on Thursday forced to abandon her trek following a massive protest.... read..
 

Sabarimala row: Former TDB chief demands ordinance against SC verdict

Pathanamthitta (Kerala) [India] | October 18, 2018 11:11:31 AM IST
Former president of Travancore Devaswom Board, Prayar Gopalakrishnan, on Thursday demanded an ordinance from the state and central governments against the entry of women aged between 10-50 years into Kerala's Sabarimala Temple.... read..
 

Sabarimala verdict doesn't consider people's traditions: Bhagwat

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India] | October 18, 2018 12:11:27 PM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday stated that the recent Supreme Court verdict, allowing women of all ages to enter Kerala's Sabarimala Temple, did not account for traditions accepted and followed by the people for years.... read..
 

RSS chief backs Sabarimala protestors; SSS calls 24-hr hartal

Nagpur/Kochi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Amid violence and anti-women protests at Kerala's famous Sabarimala Temple, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday sought to back the protestors while Sabarimala Samrakshana Samithi (SSS) had called for a 24-hour hartal in the s... read..
 

Sabarimala temple row: Section 144 imposed in 4 places of Kerala

Pathanamthitta (Kerala) [India] | October 18, 2018 7:41:46 AM IST
Amid intensifying protest in the region against the entry of women in the menstrual age group in the Sabarimala temple, the state administration on Wednesday imposed Section 144 in four places-- Sannidhanam, Pamba, Nilakkal, and Elavungal.... read..
 

Kerala shutdown over Sabarimala near total

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
The state-wide shutdown called by the Sabarimala Karma Samithi on Thursday saw huge response with near total effect while just a few private vehicles moving on road.... read..
 
 
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