Chronology of events on entry of women into Sabarimala temple

New Delhi: Following is the chronology of events relating to the entry of women ..

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Sabarimala: Govt will abide by SC verdict, says Kadakampally Surendran
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Will resort to Gandhian values to block women attempting to enter Sabarimala temple: Rahul Easwar

Sabarimala verdict: When gender equality clashed against religious practice

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday pronounce judgement on the review petitions filed on the entry of women of all age groups ..


SC verdict Sabarimala and Rafale - Live Updates

11.00 am - SC dismisses Rafale review petitions as lacking merit 10. 49 am - CJI, justices Khanvilkar and Indu Malhotra viewed to ..


10,000 policemen to be deployed in Sabarimala in 5 phases

Thiruvananthapuram: As the Sabarimala season is set to begin on Saturday (November 16), 10,017 security personnel will be deployed ..

Hindu girl marries at mosque

Mosque arranges wedding of Hindu, Islam girls on Prophet’s birthday

Kazhakkoottam (Thiruvananthapuram): In a compassionate move, a mosque trust committee decided to conduct the wedding of two girls of ..


Single visa for Saudi Arabia- UAE soon, big opportunity for Keralites

Kochi: As a single visa system will be implemented to travel to Saudi Arabia and UAE, new opportunities will open up for Kerala. The ..

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120 women stage mega ‘Margamkali’ performance at Udayamperoor church

Thrippunithura: A mega ‘Margamkali’ performance by Christian women pulled the crowd at Synod of Diamper Church in Udayamperoor ..


No decision to change name of Ambalapuzha Palpayasam, says Devaswom Board President

Ambalapuzha: Soon after the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) announced that Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna Temple's famed 'Ambalapuzha ..

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Govt supports women entry in Sabarimala; legislation not possible, says CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the devotees are being conned by suggesting legislation in connection ..

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Orthodox faction enters Mannamangalam Church in Thrissur

Thrissur: The Orthodox faction believers started prayers in Mannamangalam St. Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Church on Saturday. The ..

Women in Masjid

New book questions why 'tacit ban' prevents women from entering mosques

The book ‘Women in Masjid - A Quest for Justice’ penned by Ziya Us Salaam asks a fundamental question: Prophet Muhammed ..


Amritanandamayi Math’s youth wing resolves to spread Amrita Vanam project

Kochi: Ayudh, the youth wing of Amritanandamayi Math resolved to concentrate on activities to safeguard the environment including Amrita ..

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Muraleedharan calls on Pope Francis

Vatican City: Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Sunday called on Pope Francis and presented him ‘Bhagavad ..

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Kerala nun Mariam Thresia to be declared as saint by Pope

Kochi: Pope Francis will declare Kerala nun Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan a saint on October 13 at the Vatican City, the Church ..

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Never said centre will not legislate law on Sabarimala: Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president P. S. Sreedharan Pillai has denied saying that the central government ..

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Believers Church claims ownership of Cheruvally Estate; says not against development

Thiruvalla (Pathanamthitta): The Believers Church authorities stated that they have no knowledge about the government’s procedures ..


Children write first letter at ‘Vidyarambham’ ceremony; Temples witness huge rush

Kozhikode: Marking the end of Navratri festival, the auspicious day of ‘Vijayadashami’ is being celebrated in Kerala on ..

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Cashew nuts brought for ‘Thulabharam’ goes missing in Guruvayur

Guruvayur: In a bizarre incident, cashew nuts brought for ‘Thulabharam’ ritual in Guruvayur temple went missing. Devaswom ..

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Attempt to manhandle Swami Agnivesh in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram: There was attempt to manhandle social reformer Swami Agnivesh while he arrived to attend a public event here on ..

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Darshan to be regulated at Guruvayur temple on Thursday, Friday

Guruvayur: Guruvayur temple will have regulation for darshan on Thursday and Friday, owing to idol purification ceremony in the temple ..

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Received vile threats after Sabarimala verdict but still firm on stand: Justice Chandrachud

Mumbai: Justice D. Y. Chandrachud revealed that he faced many threats after proclaiming the controversial verdict allowing women entry ..


Mata Amrithanandamayi’s darshan extends for 20 hours

Karunagappally: Mata Amrithanandamayi offered darshan to her devotees on the occasion of her birthday which extended for 20 hours. ..


A new system for darshan in Sabarimala, like Tirupati model

Thiruvananthapuram: A new system will be put in place for darshan at Sabarimala temple. Similar to the existing one at Tirupathi temple, ..

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Orthodox faction begins prayers in Piravom church; Jacobites start prayers on road

Kochi: The Orthodox faction believers started prayers at Piravom church on Sunday morning with the support of court order. The high ..


TDB president criticises govt for double standard in SC verdict on Maradu flats

Pathanamthitta: Travancore Devaswom Board chairman A. Padmakumar indirectly criticized the state government for their different stands ..


Travancore Devaswom Board to seek patent for temple prasadams

Thiruvananthapuram: In a bid to counter fake production and sale of popular temple Prasadams, Travancore Devaswom Board will obtain ..

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Cartoonist from Kozhikode prepares 300-metre-long handwritten Quran, sets sight on world record

Thiruvananthapuram: Cartoonist M Dileef, a native of Mukkom in Kozhikode has been on a mission to fulfil his dream of setting a Guinness ..

Mega Thiruvathira

Spreading message of harmony, 300 ladies perform mega Thiruvathira at Pavaratty church

Pavaratty (Thrissur): Marking the end of Onam celebrations, a mega Thiruvathira performance was staged at the Saint Joseph Parish Shrine ..


Sabarima temple to open on Monday

Sabarimala: The popular Lord Ayappa temple in Sabarimala will open for the special pooja in the Malayalam month of ‘Kanni’ ..

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Handwritten replica of Bible created by former college teacher attracts all

Kottarakkara: A handwritten copy of the Holy Bible prepared by Thrikkannamangal native Mathew Abraham has stunned many with its perfection ..

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Sabarimala, Malikappuram head priests seek blessings from Pandalam ‘Valiya Thampuratty’

Pandalam: The newly appointed Melsanthis (head priests) of Sabarimala and Malikappuram temples sought blessings from ‘Valiya ..

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Construction of 30-ft-tall Lord Ayyappa statue begins in Pampa

Pathanamthitta: Construction of a statue of Lord Ayyappa started on Pampa-Triveni path. The 30-feet tall statue will feature Lord ..

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Black Synagogue in Mattancherry collapses in rain

Kochi: The Black Synagogue in Mattancherry here, that has a pivotal role in the Jewish history of Kerala, collapsed in heavy rain ..

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LK Advani visits Mararikulam Mahadeva temple

Mararikulam: Former deputy prime minister and senior BJP leader LK Advani visited Mahadeva temple here on Tuesday. He also offered ..

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Sister Abhaya murder case: Setback for CBI as another witness turns hostile

Thiruvananthapuram: One more witness has turned hostile in the sensational Sister Abhaya murder case. Fourth witness Sanju P. Mathew ..


Kids from Rajasthan take part in Sobhayatra in Thrissur

Thrissur: When the state celebrated Sri Krishna Jayanti on Friday, children dressed up like Sri Krishna and Radha made the streets ..


Actress Anusree takes part in Sobhayatra, appeals not to politicise celebrations

Actress Anusree won hearts of the audience with her natural way of acting in roles of a typical village girl. She also impressed her ..

Sister Lucy Kalappura

Malicious campaign against Sister Lucy started by priest; allegation arises

Kalpetta: Sister Lucy Kalappura has alleged that a malicious campaign has surfaced on social media against her. The CCTV visuals of ..

Sister Lucy Kalappura

Sister Lucy’s convent gate found locked; Police arrives to open

Kalpetta: A complaint has arisen that some anonymous persons locked the gate of Karakkamala convent where Sister Lucy Kalappura who ..

Sabarimala and Malikappuram head priests

New head priests for Sabarimala, Malikappuram temples selected

Sabarimala: The draw of lots to select the head priests of Sabarimala and Malikappuram temples was held at Sannidhanam on Saturday ..

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Amritanandamayi Math to provide Rs 1 lakh to families of those killed in flood

Kollam: Spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi has offered a helping hand to the families of those who lost their loved ones in the ..

Ponkuzhi temple cleaned by Youth League

Youth League workers clean up Sreerama temple in Wayanad

Sultan Bathery: The flood has affected several religious centres in the state. Ponkuzhi Sreerama Temple, a noted pilgrimage centre ..

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Muslim man supplies paddy for prosperity ritual in temples for 44 years

Angadippuram (Malappuram): The ‘Illam Nira’ ceremony is held in temples and households for bringing prosperity and wealth ..

Sri Lanka PM at Kollur temple

Sri Lankan PM performs rituals at Kollur Mookambika Temple for country’s prosperity

Mangaluru: Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and wife Maitree Wickremesinghe arrived at Kollur Mookambika Temple on Friday ..


Church would have collapsed if I had responded to protestors: Mar Alencherry

Kochi: Cardinal Mar George Alencherry criticised the rebel priests saying the priests misled people culminating in protests. Alencherry ..