Bindu, the woman who entered Sabarimala, says she can be killed

Bindu Ammini, one of the first two women who entered the Sabarimala shrine successfully after the landmark Supreme Court ruling, has claimed that she was exercising a constitutional right to equality while entering the temple despite the risk to her life. Read More
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Minorities panel to Centre: Parties attempting riots over Sabarimala

The National Commission of Minorities wrote to the Union home minister, Rajnath Singh, that the protests over women’s entry into the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple is a “deliberate attempt” of some political parties to trigger communal riots in Kerala. Read More
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Woman who entered Sabarimala alleges assault by kin

Kanakadurga, one of the two women who entered the Sabrimala Ayyappa temple to offer prayers under police escort, on January 2, filed a complaint, on Tuesday morning, alleging that she was beaten by her husband’s family on returning home. Read More
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Sabarimala: Protests turn violent in Kerala over entry of women

Soon after the news of two women in their early 40s had entered the Sabarimala temple with police protection, on Wednesday, became public, violence erupted in many parts of Kerala. Read More
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In Sabarimala, man sets self ablaze at BJP protest site, dies

Venugopalan Nair, 49, has set himself a blaze by pouring petrol over his body in front of the Bharatiya Janata Party protest venue in Sabarimala at around 2am on Thursday. Read More
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Activist Trupti Desai returns without entering Sabarimala

Women activist and Bhumata Brigade leader Trupti Desai along with six others had reached the Kochi airport on Friday at 4.45 in the morning. However, she was greeted by large number of police and CISF personnel and protesters at the airport. Read More
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Sabarimala: Kerala will implement SC ruling, Pinarayi Vijayan says

The Kerala chief minister, Pinarayi Vijayan, has called for an all-party meeting to discuss issue related to entry of women in the Sabarimala temple and to propose certain arrangements that can be made to let women of all ages enter the temple. Read More
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In Kerala, BJP to launch rath yatra to ‘save’ Sabarimala

The Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to launch a rath yatra in Kerala in support of Sabarimala devotees and to “save” the customs and traditions of the famous Ayyappa temple. Read More
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Sabarimala: ‘Contempt of court’ case against head priest, others

Two petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court for contempt of court petitions against head priest of the famous Ayyappa temple and others for “blocking” the entry of women in the temple. Read More
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Sabarimala temple body files review petition in SC against verdict

The Ayyappa Temple Association has filed a review petition, on Monday, in the Supreme Court against the court’s decision which had allowed women of all ages to enter the Sabarimala Ayappa temple in Kerala. Read More
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