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Sabarimala Row: Strike Over Women Entering Temple Turns Violent

Sabarimala Row: Strike Over Women Entering Temple Turns Violent

The BJP is supporting the shutdown while the Congress-led UDF is observing a "black day" on Thursday.

03 January 2019
The Original ‘Sin’

The Original ‘Sin’

The physical taboo at Sabarimala, the verbal one in court

29 December 2018

...And The Presses Rolled Overtime

Events of great import crowded each other out in a cascade, polarising and unifying in equal measure. A summing up of 2018.

2 Women Attempt Trek To Sabarimala, Return After Protesters Block Them

2 Women Attempt Trek To Sabarimala, Return After Protesters Block Them

The first phase of the 41-day long annual pilgrim season at the Lord Ayyappa temple would culminate on December 27 with the puja.

24 December 2018

Sabarimala: Denied Darshan, 11 Women Devotees Leave; Protestors In Custody

Women, in the age group of 10-50 years, are traditionally barred from entering the Sabarimala temple. But the Supreme Court, through its September 28 landmark...

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22 December 2018
Tight Security At Sabarimala As 50-Member Women Devotees To Arrive On Sunday

Tight Security At Sabarimala As 50-Member Women Devotees To Arrive On Sunday

A steady inflow of pilgrims was seen at Sabarimala in recent days as the police had eased certain restrictions even as the prohibitory orders are still in...


18 December 2018
Watch: Entry Denied Earlier, Four Transgenders Complete Sabarimala Darshan

Watch: Entry Denied Earlier, Four Transgenders Complete Sabarimala Darshan

The four devotees were on Sunday prevented by the police at Erumely from completing their climb to the hilltop temple after they wished to perform their...


17 December 2018
Four Transgenders Approach Kerala HC After Entry Denied At Sabarimala Temple

Four Transgenders Approach Kerala HC After Entry Denied At Sabarimala Temple

Ananya, one of the transgenders, told the media that they have placed their demand before the DGP, and wished to pray in the dress of their choice -- a saree.


17 December 2018
Sabarimala Row: Police Arrest Rahul Easwar For Defying Bail Condition

Sabarimala Row: Police Arrest Rahul Easwar For Defying Bail Condition

Easwar was out on bail in the case relating to violence at the Lord Ayyappa shrine when it was opened for the monthly pooja on October 17.


16 December 2018
Sabarimala Row: Kerala Court Revokes Bail Granted To Rahul Easwar, Orders His Arrest

Sabarimala Row: Kerala Court Revokes Bail Granted To Rahul Easwar, Orders His Arrest

Rahul Easwar was out on bail in the case relating to violence at the Lord Ayyappa shrine when it was opened for the monthly pooja on October 17.


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15 December 2018
PM Narendra Modi Instigating Violence In Kerala: CPI(M)

PM Narendra Modi Instigating Violence In Kerala: CPI(M)

The BJP state unit has been protesting ever since the Kerala government has been trying to implement the Supreme Court order of opening the Sabarimala temple...


07 December 2018
SC Says No Urgent Hearing On Kerala Govt's Plea Against Committee To Oversee Security In Sabarimala

SC Says No Urgent Hearing On Kerala Govt's Plea Against Committee To Oversee Security In Sabarimala

The state government had earlier sought the transfer of pending petitions from the high court to the Supreme court.


02 December 2018
Donkeys Have More Grace Than Tantri At Sabarimala: Kerala Minister

Donkeys Have More Grace Than Tantri At Sabarimala: Kerala Minister

Ever since the Sabarimala tantri family had threatened to close down the temple in case a women in the age group 10 to 50 arrives to pray at the shrine in line...


01 December 2018
Kerala Govt Plans 'Women Wall' On Jan 1 To Gather Support For Sabarimala Verdict

Kerala Govt Plans 'Women Wall' On Jan 1 To Gather Support For Sabarimala Verdict

The Left Democratic Front government led by the CPI-M has been trying to implement the apex court's verdict even as the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and...


01 December 2018
Kerala Local Body Bypolls: Despite Frenzied Protests In Sabarimala, BJP Bags Two, Left Wins Big

Kerala Local Body Bypolls: Despite Frenzied Protests In Sabarimala, BJP Bags Two, Left Wins Big

The November 29 bypolls were held in 27 panchayats, five block panchayats, six municipalities and one corporation spread across 14 districts that had fallen...


30 November 2018
Ayodhya Isn't A Hindu-Muslim Dispute; It's A Battle Between Communal And Secular Forces

Ayodhya Isn't A Hindu-Muslim Dispute; It's A Battle Between Communal And Secular Forces

The Ayodhya movement has been milked for electoral gains, it has centrestaged marginal political players and is being raked up again as the elections approach,...


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30 November 2018
Sanatana, A Living Being

Sanatana, A Living Being

Why do people want the static, frozen ‘dharma’ of colonial-era reactionaries?


04 December 2018
Sangh Used Ayodhya, It’s Trying Now To Use Sabarimala: Kerala CM

Sangh Used Ayodhya, It’s Trying Now To Use Sabarimala: Kerala CM

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan tells Outlook how his government intends to tide over the Sabarimala crisis.


27 November 2018
Sabarimala Row: Activist Rehana Fathima Arrested For Allegedly 'Hurting Religious Sentiments'

Sabarimala Row: Activist Rehana Fathima Arrested For Allegedly 'Hurting Religious Sentiments'

The activist, a BSNL employee, was booked by police in Pathanamthitta on a complaint by Radhakrishna Menon, alleging that some of her Facebook posts hurt...


25 November 2018
Sabarimala Row: 60 Pilgrims Detained For Violating Prohibitory Orders

Sabarimala Row: 60 Pilgrims Detained For Violating Prohibitory Orders

Due to previous incidents of violence at the hill-top shrine, the police had imposed strict restrictions on the devotees at Sannidhanam.


22 November 2018
Temple Priest In Kerala Suspended For Facebook Post Against Minister Over Sabarimala Issue

Temple Priest In Kerala Suspended For Facebook Post Against Minister Over Sabarimala Issue

The priest had allegedly posted abusive comments against the minister after BJP state general secretary K Surendran was arrested by police as he defied police...


22 November 2018
BJP, RSS Aim To Revive Communal Issues Ahead Of Lok Sabha Polls: CPI-M

BJP, RSS Aim To Revive Communal Issues Ahead Of Lok Sabha Polls: CPI-M

The CPI-M said that the Kerala government had acted only against BJP-RSS activists, including some criminal elements, who it alleged wanted to take control of...


26 November 2018
Sabarimala Row: Can Sentiment Be Placed Above Constitutional Morals?

Sabarimala Row: Can Sentiment Be Placed Above Constitutional Morals?

Rarely has gender been so central to a political battle


23 November 2018
Sabarimala Row: SC Disregarded Tradition Followed By Generations Of Devotees

Sabarimala Row: SC Disregarded Tradition Followed By Generations Of Devotees

On Sabarimala temple entry, the Supreme Court displayed excessive disregard for a tradition followed by generations of devotees



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