28 Jan 2020
Discrimination against women: SC will complete hearings in 10 days
A nine-judge constitutional bench, that was formed to hear pleas on religious discrimination faced by women, will not hear the matter for more than ten days, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde announced on Tuesday.
16 Nov 2019
Sabarimala Temple opens today: Government says no place for activism
The centuries-old Sabarimala Temple has become a hotbed for politics, and as its gates open today for the 41-day annual pilgrimage season, Kerala government has given a clear message- the shrine isn't a place for activism.
14 Nov 2019
Supreme Court refers Sabarimala issue to larger bench
On Thursday, the Supreme Court announced its verdict on pleas challenging the 2018 order concerning Sabarimala Temple of Kerala.
13 Nov 2019
SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow
In his last working days as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi is hoping to end long-drawn and important legal battles.
06 Feb 2019
Woman who entered Sabarimala returns home; her family moves out
Two weeks after she was allegedly assaulted by her mother-in-law for entering the Sabarimala temple, Kanaka Durga returned to her home in Angadipuram on Tuesday following a court order in her favor.
15 Jan 2019
Woman who entered Sabarimala disowned, attacked by family; hospitalized
Kanaka Durga, one of the two women who scripted history by becoming the first women of menstrual age to enter the Sabarimala temple in centuries, has been hospitalized after she was allegedly attacked by her mother-in-law.
04 Jan 2019
'Not afraid of BJP': Woman-journo assaulted during #SanghParivar #SabarimalaWomenEntry protest
A woman journalist in Thiruvananthapuram was allegedly attacked while covering a Sangh Parivar protest organized after two women, below 50, entered the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple on Wednesday.
02 Jan 2019
#Sabarimala: Women form human-chain in Mumbai to support 'Women's Wall'
Over 1,000 women formed a human chain in Mumbai to express solidarity with the 'Women's Wall' formed in Kerala as part of an initiative to uphold gender equality amid the row over the entry of females of certain ages in the Sabarimala temple.
31 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: 6 Supreme Court verdicts that changed India in 2018
If 2018 can be summed up for India in a phrase, it would be called the 'year of reforms'.
24 Dec 2018
#SabarimalaStandoff: Two women of menstrual age stopped 1km from shrine
A day after 11 women of menstrual age from a women's rights group were barred from making the climb to the Sabarimala temple, two more women had to turn back after violent protests from Ayyappa devotees.
23 Dec 2018
Tension prevails in Pamba as 11 women attempt to trek
Tension prevailed at Pamba, the foothills of the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Kerala, this morning as a group of 11 women, below the age of 50 years, tried to trek the hilltop shrine, even as devotees protested against the move.
22 Dec 2018
12 women headed to Sabarimala: Will they make history?
Since the Supreme Court, on September 28, struck down the ban on the entry of women aged 10-50 years to the Sabarimala temple in Kerala, not a single woman of the age group has been able to enter the temple.
16 Dec 2018
Sabarimala: Four transgender persons denied entry, allegedly abused by cops
In the wee hours of Sunday, four transgender persons trying to gain entry to the Sabarimala temple were blocked by the Kerala police.
02 Dec 2018
#SabarimalaRow: Kerala announces million women's Great Wall, BJP plans response
With the Kerala government planning to make a 600km 'women wall' comprised of a 'million' women to reiterate its stand on the Sabarimala issue, a four-man team handpicked by BJP chief Amit Shah will arrive in Kerala today to plan the saffron party's response.
19 Nov 2018
Fresh protests in Sabarimala, 28 devotees taken into preventive custody
28 people were taken into preventive custody at the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala late yesterday night after fresh protests broke out at Nadapanthal area in Sannidhanam, where hundreds of devotees agitated against the police restrictions.
19 Nov 2018
#SabarimalaRow: Many detained by police, BJP, RSS protest outside CM-house
Late on Sunday night, nearly 70 people were detained from the Sabarimala temple in Kerala triggering protests all over the state including the house of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
27 Oct 2018
#SabarimalaRow: Kerala ashram, run Swami who supports SC verdict, attacked
In yet another incident of an outburst against the Supreme Court's Sabarimala verdict, an ashram founded by a preacher who supported the verdict was set ablaze, supposedly by enraged Ayyappa devotees, near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala early on Saturday.
28 Sep 2018
Temple-board to file review-petition because Lord Ayyappa is 'brahmachari'
The Travancore Devaswom Board which administers the Lord Ayyappa Temple of Kerala will move court with a review petition after Friday's verdict of Supreme Court, which ended the ban on women's entry in the ancient temple.