According to Reuters, two women who made history by becoming the first in centuries to enter a hill temple in southern India are in hiding after threats by hardline Hindu groups. The Sabarimala temple..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, a 46 year-old has become the third woman to enter the Sabarimala Hindu temple in south India in defiance of an ancient ban on females of menstruating age...
Reuters reports Two women defied a centuries-old ban on entering a Hindu temple in the Indian state of Kerala on Wednesday, sparking rowdy protests and calls for a strike by conservative Hindu groups..
Lord Ayyappa Devotees Begin The Trek From Pampa To Sabarimala Temple. Devotees of Lord Ayyappa started traveling from Panha to Sabarimala. Meanwhile, protests of Hindu organizations are also going on...
Kochi airport in Kerala becomes Bhajana Mandir. A large number Lord Ayyappa devotees including women chanting Ayyappa in the airport itself. They are doing peaceful protest over women activist Tripti..
Ayyappa temple of Sabarimala was opened on October 18. After that, the valves of the temple will be closed at 10 o'clock tonight. The Supreme Court has said that it will decide tomorrow about hearing..
The gates of the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala will close for a month on Monday and no woman of menstruating age has been able to enter the shrine for the last five days despite a landmark Supreme..
Sabarimala Pilgrimage: Women Stopped From Travelling to the Temple, Protests Continue.Women were forcefully pulled out of buses, while a devotee attempted to kill herself protesting against the entry..
Floods devastated Kerala. Now people are trying to come out of it. The entry to Sabarimala was prohibited for devotees because of floods. But from yesterday Sabarimala Temple is now open for devotees...
National Ayyappa Devotees' Association Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking a recall of its order which reserved verdict on pleas seeking review of an earlier judgement, allowing women of all age.. DNA - Published
The Travancore Devaswom Board on Wednesday said its decision in the Supreme Court to back women's entry into the Ayyappa shrine at Sabariamala was not due to any pressure following the CPM-led LDF.. Firstpost - Published
Exclusion of women from temples is not essential to the Hindu religion, the Kerala government said Wednesday vehemently opposing in the Supreme Court a batch of petitions seeking review of its verdict.. DNA - Published
In a written reply in the state assembly, the government also said the visit of a Sri Lankan woman in early January was yet to be confirmed.Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran, in response to an.. DNA - Published
Four policemen in civil clothes gave protection to two women of menstrual age and accompanied them when they entered the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala on January 2, making history, the Kerala high.. IndiaTimes - Published
Kanaka Durga, an employee of the Civil Supplies Department, had scripted history along with Bindu, a college lecturer and CPI(M) ML activist, on 2 January by offering prayers at the Ayyappa shrine Firstpost - Published
After witnessing unprecedented protests over the entry of women of menstruating age, the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala was closed Sunday marking the culmination of the over two-month-long stormy.. IndiaTimes - Published
Two women of menstruating age, who attempted to trek the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa early on Saturday, were forced to turn back once again after the police informed them that it would be difficult to.. Firstpost - Published
The National Ayyappa Devotees’ Association (NADA) filed an application in the Supreme Court on Friday seeking video recording and live telecast of court proceedings in the Sabarimala Temple row.. Zee News - Published
A Sabarimala pilgrim was trampled to death by a wild elephant in a forest area, 60 km from here early Wednesday, police said.Paramasivam, 35, from Salem in Tamil Nadu was attacked by the jumbo as he.. DNA - Published
Sabarimala protests: The UK government has updated its travel advisory to India, warning British citizens to remain vigilant and avoid large public gatherings, following violent protests in Kerala over.. Firstpost - Published
Besides Kannur, Perambra in neighbouring Kozhikode, Malappuram and Adoor in Pathanamthitta, where the Ayyappa shrine is located, also witnessed a series of similar attacks and vandalism Friday night.. DNA - Published
Confusion prevailed over the entry of a 46-year old Sri Lankan Tamil woman into the Lord Ayyappa temple here late Thursday night with the woman denying it and official sources claiming otherwise. DNA - Published
Kerala witnessed widespread stone pelting, blocking of vehicles and incidents of violence and vandalism on Thursday as the Hindu outfits called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the state against the entry.. Firstpost - Published
Clashes broke out betweenBJP Mahila Morcha workers and the police on Wednesday after they tried to enter the state secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram to protest against two women's entry into Sabarimala.. Firstpost - Published
The BJP worker who was injured in violence in Pathanamthitta district after two women of menstruating age group made history on Wednesday when they stepped into the Sabarimala temple of Lord Ayyappa,.. DNA - Published
Bindu and Kanakadurga, two women in their early 40s, entered Sabarimala’s sanctum sanctorum and had Ayyappa darshan on Wednesday, helping break a longstanding religious taboo that prohibited women of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Bindu Ammini (42) and Kankadurga (44) have thus become the first women to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala since the Supreme Court lifted the ban on menstruating women from.. Firstpost - Published
Bindu and Kanakadurga, both aged around 40 years, began their climb towards the abode of Lord Ayyappa at midnight and reached the shrine only after 3.45 am on Wednesday. Rediff.com - Published Also reported by •Sify
The event comes days after thousands of devotees lit 'Ayyappa Jyothies' (lighting of sacred lamps) and lined up from Hosangadi in Kasargod to Kanyakumari, vowing to protect the age-old customs and.. IndiaTimes - Published
After witnessing frenzied protests by devotees over the entry of young women in the past few weeks, the doors of Lord Ayyappa temple here closed on Thursday with the auspicious Mandala puja, marking.. Zee News - Published
Protests have erupted yet again in Kerala's Sabarimala district as a group of 11 women devotees reached the Pamba base camp on Sunday morning in a bid to enter the Lord Ayyappa temple. Firstpost - Published