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Pride, egotism, extravaganza and corruption are hallmarks of Pinarayi govt, says A K Antony

Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader AK Antony on Wednesday alleged that pride, ..

NSS censures Pinarayi Vijayan, Kanam Rajendran; says change in stance to fool devotees
SC verdict and government stance on Sabarimala women entry issue entirely different, says Yechury
Sabarimala women entry issue could have been solved easily; NSS hits out at all 3 fronts
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Those with ‘vested interests’ bring communalism to politics, says Kanam Rajendran

Thiruvananthapuram: CPI State Secretary Kanam Rajendran on Tuesday opined that those with vested interests were bringing communalism ..


UDF to ‘use’ Sabarimala to woo voters

Thiruvananthapuram: The UDF is gearing up of fight the upcoming Assembly elections using Sabarimala as a weapon. They are promising ..


Sabarimala: No fetters in referring questions of law to larger bench in review petitions, says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that its 5-judge bench had powers to refer the questions of law to a larger bench for adjudication ..


‘Banning women at Sabarimala is no gender discrimination’, Centre to inform SC

New Delhi: The ban on entry of women belonging to a particular age group at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple is not gender discrimination, ..

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Pandalam royals welcome SC’s decision to refer Sabarimala case to larger bench

Thiruvananthapuram: Pandalam royal family representative Sasikumara Varma on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to ..


Sabarimala case: SC says it can refer questions of law to larger bench

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday held that its five-judge bench can refer questions of law to a larger bench while exercising ..

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Sabarimala women entry: Fali S Nariman opposes formation of larger bench in SC

New Delhi: The proceedings have begun in Supreme Court over the formation of larger bench in Sabarimala case. The Central Government ..


SC fixes 10-day period for hearing Sabarimala women entry issues

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that its nine-judge Constitution bench would wrap up within 10 days proceedings in the ..


Sabarimala pilgrimage season ends peacefully; huge increase in income

Pathanamthitta: Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple witnessed a peaceful pilgrimage season this year. No controversies took place at Sannidhanam ..


9-judge SC bench to hear issue of women's entry in Sabarimala temple from Monday

New Delhi: A nine-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court is scheduled to commence on Monday hearing a batch of pleas on the ..


Sabarimala: No change in govt stance, should seek Hindu scholars’ opinion, says minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran said that the state government’s stance in the matters related to ..


Sabarimala review petitions: Nine-judge bench named, none from original bench included

New Delhi: The nine-judge Constitution bench of Supreme Court, that will hear the issue of allowing women and girls of all ages to ..

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SC to hear issue of allowing entry of women of all age group into Sabarimala on Jan 13

New Delhi: A nine-judge Constitution bench of Supreme Court will hear from January 13, the issue of allowing women and girls of all ..


Padmakumar flays Pinarayi on Sabarimala women entry

Pathanamthitta: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s stubbornness created controversy in the case relating to the women entry into ..


On eve of Sabarimala temple reopening agitating body says it will keep vigil to protect traditions

New Delhi: As the Sabarimala temple reopens on Tuesday, an outfit spearheading the stir against allowing women of all ages to enter ..

Supreme Court

Sabarimala women entry: 7-member SC bench to consider petitions from January

New Delhi: A seven-member bench of the Supreme Court will consider petitions regarding women entry in Sabarimala temple from January ..


As pilgrims flock Sabarimala, revenues touch Rs 100 crore

Sabarimala: With everything quiet at the famed Sabarimala temple and pilgrims coming in large numbers, its revenue on the 27th day ..


SC declines to pass any order for police protection to women trekking Sabarimala

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to pass any order on the pleas by two women activists seeking a direction to the Kerala ..


Sabarimala: SC to consider Rehana Fathima's petition on Friday

New Delhi: The supreme court would consider Rehana Fathima’s petition seeking security to trek Sabarimala on Friday. The petition ..


Govt has no option other than to implement SC order, says Yechury on Sabarimala

Kochi: CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has responded on the Sabarimala women entry issue. He said CPM stance is that the freedom ..

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Bindu Ammini moves SC seeking entry for women of all ages in Sabarimala temple

New Delhi: Activist Bindu Ammini has moved a petition in the Supreme Court seeking entry for women of all ages in Sabarimala temple ..

Bindu Ammini

Minister Balan is scared to reveal I visited his office, says Bindu Ammini

Kottayam: Minister A K Balan is denying that I visited his office because he is scared, said Bindu Ammini, one of the women who had ..


Police refuse to provide security; Trupti Desai returns

Kochi: Social activist Trupti Desai and team who arrived here to enter the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple, returned to Pune after police ..


Sabarimala protest: Case under non-bailable charges against man who used chilli spray on Bindu

Kochi: Police have registered a case under non-bailable charges against the man who used chilli spray against Bindu Ammini who came ..

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Trupti refuses to buy return air ticket; Police to send her back

Kochi: Social activist Trupti Desai who arrived in Kerala on Tuesday to enter into the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple refused to buy return ..

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CM was informed regarding Sabarimala visit: Trupti Desai

Kochi: Gender rights activist Trupti Desai said that she had informed in advance the chief minister about her visit to Sabarimala. ..


Reaction of devotees normal, govt has to take suitable stance, says Kummanam Rajasekharan

Thiruvananthapuram: Former Mizoram governor Kummanam Rajasekharan warned of dire consequences if Trupti Desai and her group is given ..

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No women will be given protection to enter Sabarimala: AK Balan

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister A. K. Balan stated that the government will not provide protection to any woman, including Trupti Desai, ..

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Trupti says will return if police gives written statement

Kochi: Trupti Desai demanded a written statement from the police after she was denied police protection to enter Sabarimala temple ..

Kadakampally Surendran

Trupti Desai arrived from RSS stronghold; only one media knew about her visit: Kadakampally

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran stated that the government suspects conspiracy behind the arrival of Trupti ..

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Sabarimala protest: Man who used chilli spray on Bindu Ammini nabbed

Kochi: Police nabbed the man who used chilli spray against Bindu Ammini. The man has been identified as Hindu Helpline Coordinator ..


Two women from Andhra turned away by police at Sabarimala

Sabarimala: The Kerala police on Monday afternoon did not allow women to go to the Sabarimala temple to pray. Two women from Andhra ..


Sabarimala: Legally there is no stay but practically there is, says A. K. Balan

Palakkad: Law minister A. K. Balan said that though legally there is no stay on the Supreme Court order regarding women entry in Sabarimala, ..


10 young women arrive for Sabarimala darshan; police sent them back from Pampa

Pathanamthitta: The Kerala Police sent back ten young women who arrived at Pampa for having darshan at Sabarimala Temple. The women ..

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Sabarimala women entry: Renaissance Committee lashes out at govt stance

Pathanamthitta: A difference of opinion has been formed in the Renaissance Committee regarding the women entry in Sabarimala temple ..

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Women should not be allowed to trek Sabarimala, opines Melsanthi Vasudevan Namboodiri

Pampa: Sabarimala melsanthi (head priest) V.N. Vasudevan Namboodiri opined that women shouldn’t trek Sabarimala Ayyappa temple ..


Sabarimala temple to open this evening

Sabarimala: Amid tight security, the Lord Ayyappa temple here would open for the two-month long pilgrim season this evening, with the ..

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Ball is in CM's court on Sabarimala, says BJP

Thiruvananthapuram: Making its stand very clear, the Kerala unit of the BJP on Friday asked Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan not to ..


Sabarimala temple set to open on November 16 amid confusion over SC order

Thiruvananthapuram: Against the backdrop of the Supreme court's decision to refer the Sabarimala case to a larger bench, the Lord ..

Kadakampally Surendran

No police protection, women should bring court order to trek Sabarimala: Devaswom minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran said that no protection will be provided for women who want to trek Sabarimala ..


Govt must read 'extremely important' dissent order in Sabarimala verdict: Justice Nariman

New Delhi: Justice R F Nariman of the Supreme Court on Friday said the government must read the "extremely important dissent" ..


Govt gets legal advice not to implement Sabarimala women entry verdict

Thiruvananthapuram: The advocate general (AG) gave legal advice to the state government that the verdict pronounced by Supreme Court ..


Fear of dissenting judge in 2018 Sabarimala judgement "unfounded", says minority SC verdict

New Delhi: The minority verdict of the Supreme Court in Sabarimala Temple case said on Thursday that Justice Indu Malhotra's apprehension ..


Sabarimala verdict opens new avenues for protection of customs, say lawyers for review petitioners

New Delhi: Lawyers who appeared on behalf of review petitioners in the Sabarimala case have called the Supreme Court's decision ..