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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Lord ayyappa

Nov 19, 2019 14:16
The shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala had opened for the annual 41-day pilgrimage on Saturday. Five women stopped from trekking up to the temple on the first day of the pilgrimage by the police. read more
Nov 18, 2019 21:05
Police checked the two women’s identity cards and sent them back as they were found to be in the ‘barred’ age group, police sources said. Females in this age group have traditionally been barred from praying at the shrine. read more
Nov 16, 2019 21:17
Earlier this week, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court had referred a clutch of petitions seeking a review of its Sabarimala order last year that paved the way for the entry of women of all ages into the shrine to a larger seven-judge bench by a... read more
Nov 16, 2019 13:52
Police personnel sought proof of age as some elderly women began the trek amid a heavy rush of devotees in the base camp of Pambha, which is 5km away from the temple dedicated to Lord Ayyappa. read more
Nov 16, 2019 08:13
The seven-judge bench will re-examine the Sabarimala issue as well as that related to the entry of women in mosques, the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) among Dawoodi Bohras and the denial of access to fire temples for Parsi women, who marry... read more
Nov 15, 2019 01:27
On September 28, 2018, the Supreme Court opened the Sabarimala temple’s doors to women of all ages and overturned a decades-old ban, in a move that sparked protests by traditionalists who say women of menstruating age cannot enter the temple because... read more
Nov 14, 2019 11:22
The five-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, was hearing 65 petitions seeking review of its September 2018 order that triggered widespread protests in the state after menstruating women were allowed to enter the shrine of Lord Ayyapp... read more
Nov 14, 2019 11:18
A five-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, will deliver its judgement on petitions seeking review of its September 2018 order that triggered widespread protest in the state after menstruating women were allowed to enter the shrine of... read more
Nov 13, 2019 13:50
On September 38, 2018, the Supreme Court lifted the ban on entry of women at the temple and held that the practice illegal and unconstitutional. read more
Nov 12, 2019 18:08
Kerala had witnessed large-scale violence and five shutdowns last year when the CPI(M)-led state government tried to implement the verdict. At least 50,000 protestors were booked which also affected footfall and revenue of the temple frequented by 20... read more
Apr 17, 2019 01:01
A bench of justices SA Bobde and SA Nazeer said it was entertaining the public interest litigation (PIL) only because of the Sabarimala verdict delivered last year that allowed women of all ages, including those of childbearing age, to pray at the hilltop... read more
Feb 06, 2019 23:45
The Kerala government’s counsel, while opposing the review of the Supreme Court’s order on Sabarimala, said that the “essential practice of a religion and the essential practice of a temple cannot be confused.” read more
Feb 06, 2019 07:22
The top court last September had given a ruling ending the traditional ban on the entry of women between 10 and 50 years of age to the Sabarimala shrine. read more
Jan 31, 2019 17:15
Kerala has witnessed a string of protests in Kerala after the Supreme Court in its order in September last year lifted restrictions on the entry of women between the age of 10 and 50. read more
Jan 19, 2019 10:43
Kerala government told the Supreme Court on Friday that 51 women of menstruating age had entered the Sabarimala temple since the landmark apex court order in September 2018. read more