26 Nov 2019
Woman who prayed at Sabarimala attacked with pepper spray
Bindu Ammini, who was one of two women to offer prayers at Sabarimala temple in January, was attacked by a Hindu Helpline activist outside the Kochi Police Commissioner's office on Tuesday.
16 Nov 2019
Amid row over women's entry, Sabarimala opens for pilgrimage season
The gates of the Sabarimala shrine in Kerala opened on Saturday for the two-month-long Mandala-Makaravilakku pilgrimage season.
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.
02 Jan 2019
Two women, under 50, enter Sabarimala; temple shut for 'purification'
On Wednesday, Sabarimala Temple was shut down at 10:30 AM and will be opened an hour later, after 'purification' rituals as two women devotees entered it around 3:45 AM.
28 Nov 2018
#SabarimalaRow: BSNL suspends activist Rehana Fathima after arrest
On Tuesday, BSNL suspended activist-model Rehana Fathima after she was arrested for hurting sentiments of the followers of Lord Ayyappa through a Facebook post.
17 Nov 2018
#SabarimalaRow: Hindu-groups call for hartal as temple opens for 2-months
Sabarimala Karma Samiti, an umbrella organization for outfits of Hindu groups opposing the Supreme Court order, has called a state-wide shutdown in Kerala after Hindu Aikya Vedi state President, KP Sasikala was detained on Saturday morning.
16 Nov 2018
#SabarimalaRow: Trupti Desai stopped by protesters, eats breakfast inside Kochi-airport
Pune-based activist Trupti Desai faced angry protesters on reaching Kochi Airport in Kerala early Friday morning.
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.
28 Sep 2018
Activist who led Shani Shingnapur stir hails SC Sabarimala verdict
Activist Trupti Desai, who led an agitation earlier to allow women to enter the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra, hailed today's Supreme Court's order on Kerala's Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala.
13 Oct 2017
Sabarimala temple: SC Constitutional bench to decide on women's entry
The SC has referred the case on women's entry in Sabarimala to a Constitutional bench, which will decide if the current ban violates fundamental rights.