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Sabarimala Issue

After Pepper Spray Attack On Fellow Activist, Trupti Desai Cancels Sabarimala Visit

Nov 27, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Trupti Desai had talks with several top police officials and all of them advised that it was not safe to travel to the temple town.

12-Year-Old Stopped On Way To Sabarimala, Family Proceeds Without Her

Nov 19, 2019 PTI

After those accompanying the child were informed about the current situation in Sabarimala, her father and other relatives proceeded to the temple, while she could not.

Sabarimala Redux: Marxists Caught Between Court, Ayyappa and Activists

From Ayyappa board members to the activists, from those courting trouble in Ayyapa’s name to the court, none is with the Left, no matter how it deals with the situation in this Sabarimala season.

Amid Tight Security, Doors Of Sabarimala Temple Open For 2-Month Long Pilgrimage Season

Nov 16, 2019 PTI

The police did not allow several women from Andhra Pradesh to go to the Sabarimala temple to pray.

Sabarimala: SC Refers Issue Of Women Entry Into Temple To Larger Bench

CJI Ranjan Gogoi, reading the verdict on behalf of himself and Justices A M Khanwilkar and Indu Malhotra, said the larger bench will decide all such religious issues relating to Sabarimala, entry of women in mosques and practice of female genital mutilation in the Dawoodi Bohra community.

14 November, 2019

Supreme Court Dismisses Review Petitions Seeking Probe Into Rafale Fighter Jet Deal

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme court delivered judgments on Sabarimala issue, Rafale deal and criminal contempt filed against Rahul Gandhi. Catch all the highlights here

14 November, 2019

Sabarimala Verdict: A Timeline Of Temple Entry Issue

Outlook Web Bureau

The temple is being opened for the three-month-long annual pilgrimage on November 16.

13 November, 2019

Supreme Court Verdict On Sabarimala Review Petitions On Thursday

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court will deliver its judgement on as many as 65 petitions -- including 56 review petitions and four fresh writ petitions and five transfer pleas -- which were filed after its verdict sparked violent protests in Kerala.

27 June, 2019

My Private Member Bill Exposed BJP's 'Double Standards' On Sabarimala: NK Premachandran

Preetha Nair

NK Premachandran, an MP from Kerala, introduced a Private Member's Bill in Parliament which sought to reverse the Supreme Court's order on Sabarimala. He says the BJP's response to his bill has exposed their 'double standards' over the issue.

24 May, 2019

BJP’s Lotus Fails To Bloom In Kerala Yet Again

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The defeat of party veteran, Kummanam Rajasekharan, to Congress's incumbent MP Shashi Tharoor in Thiruvananthapuram, by a margin of nearly one lakh votes led to disappointment among the BJP cadre.

11 March, 2019

EC Warns Parties Against Using Sabarimala Issue In Polls, 'Illogical' Move, Says BJP

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With the poll dates being announced, Kerala Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena said "citing or invoking" religious propaganda on the "Sabarimala issue" would be a clear violation of the model code of conduct.


12 February, 2019

Amid Heavy Security Sabarimala Temple Reopens For Five-Day Monthly Pujas

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The BJP and right-wing outfits had spearheaded the agitations against implementation of the September 28 Supreme Court verdict permitting women of all age groups into the shrine.

06 February, 2019

Sabarimala Temple Board Does A U-Turn, Says Will Respect SC Verdict On Entry Of Women

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The apex court is hearing a batch of petitions seeking review of the verdict allowing the entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala shrine.

06 February, 2019

Woman Thrown Out Of Home By In-Laws For Entering Sabarimala Returns After Court Order

Outlook Web Bureau

Nearly four months after the SC verdict, Bindu Ammini and Kanaka Durga, both aged below 50, entered the Lord Ayyappa temple to offer prayers.

06 February, 2019

SC Reserves Verdict On Pleas Seeking Review Of Its Sabarimala Verdict

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A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi heard submissions on behalf of parties including the Kerala government, Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), Nair Service Society and others and said that it would pronounce its order as to whether to review the judgment or not.

31 January, 2019

5-Judge Constitution Bench Of SC To Hear Pleas Seeking Review Of Sabarimala Verdict On Feb 6

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On September 28 last year, a five-judge constitution bench, headed by the then Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in a 4:1 verdict had paved the way for entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala temple, saying the ban amounted to gender discrimination.

27 January, 2019

Invoking Sabarimala, Modi Says Cultural Ethos Of Kerala Is Under Attack By Left Govt

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"Sabarimala got the attention of the entire nation. The people of India have seen how the communist government was trying to disrespect the culture of Kerala," said the prime minister


25 January, 2019

Kerala Govt Is Duty-Bound To Implement Sabarimala Verdict, Uphold Constitution: Governor Sathasivam

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Various events that had taken place in connection with the Sabarimala issue underlined the urgent need to carry forward the renaissance movement, the Governor said while detailing steps taken by the state government to ensure gender equality.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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