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Sabarimala Temple

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

Nov 14, 2019 PTI

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.

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

Nov 14, 2019 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

Sabarimala Verdict: A Timeline Of Temple Entry Issue

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

Supreme Court Verdict On Sabarimala Review Petitions On Thursday

Nov 13, 2019 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.

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

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.

19 April, 2019

PM Modi’s Concern For Sabarimala ‘A Bluff’, Says Congress

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Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala, alleged that BJP could do nothing to protect the traditions of Sabarimala, and said that only Congress ‘genuinely cares’ for the temple.

14 April, 2019

Kerala CM Vijayan Targets Modi Over Sabarimala, Says PM Spreading Lies

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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan claimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his campaign meetings had said invoking the name of Lord Ayyappa or Sabarimala in Kerala would land devotees in jail and described it as "utter lie" and "misleading."

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.

11 February, 2019

Restrictions Imposed, Security Stepped Up As Sabarimala Temple Opens Today

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The Sabarimala temple would be opened on Tuesday for five days till February 17 for the monthly pujas during the Malayalam month of Kumbam.

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

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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.

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.

23 January, 2019

Kerala Woman Who Entered Sabarimala Temple Thrown Out By Family, Forced To Stay At Shelter Home

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Kanaka Durga, who had been undergoing treatment at Calicut medical college after allegedly being attacked by her mother-in-law, was taken to the government shelter home at Perinthalmanna after her brother and husband declared that she won't be allowed to enter their houses.

20 January, 2019

Sabarimala: Temple Closes Marking End Of Annual Pilgrimage Season; Political War Continues

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The two-month period witnessed unprecedented protests over the entry of women of menstruating age into the temple.


19 January, 2019

Two Women Who Attempt To Enter Sabarimala Temple For Second Time Stopped By Police

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Reshma Nishant and Shaneela Sajesh from Kannur had attempted to offer prayers at the temple on January 16 as well, but had to abandon their plans due to protests from devotees who spotted them.

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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