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  • We need to talk about gender roles in Indian households Apr 24, 2021 07:51 AM IST

    We need to talk about gender roles in Indian households

    There is a need for a sensitive conversation about gender roles in every household. The Great Indian Kitchen puts that across succinctly 

  • The communist government in Kerala has an irrational fear of god Apr 20, 2021 05:08 PM IST

    The communist government in Kerala has an irrational fear of god

    After the Left Democratic Front government’s actions on the entry of women to the Sabarimala temple politically backfired, it is not taking any chances. The Pinarayi Vijayan government’s decision to hold the Thrissur Pooram reflects this reflex 

  • The Great Indian Kitchen holds up a mirror to Kerala society and the reflection is not flattering Apr 19, 2021 01:37 PM IST

    The Great Indian Kitchen holds up a mirror to Kerala society and the reflection is not flattering

    There’s a lot that is left to be desired from a society where the injustice towards women is trivialised, normalised and, even worse, unseen 

  • Kerala Assembly Polls| Sabarimala triggers heated debate on election day Apr 06, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    Kerala Assembly Polls| Sabarimala triggers heated debate on election day

    Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said Lord Ayyappa, the presiding deity at the Sabarimala, and all other gods are with the LDF government which has worked for the welfare of people. Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala in his reaction said the Left government would surely face the wrath of the Lord Ayyyppa and his devotees in this election.

  • Negative COVID-19 certificate is mandatory to visit Sabarimala temple: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Oct 15, 2020 08:23 PM IST

    Negative COVID-19 certificate is mandatory to visit Sabarimala temple: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

    As per the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), only 250 people will be allowed to visit on a single day and booking will be done on a first come first serve basis.

  • Sabarimala Temple reopens for devotees on October 16; here are all the COVID-19 guidelines to follow Oct 14, 2020 11:10 PM IST

    Sabarimala Temple reopens for devotees on October 16; here are all the COVID-19 guidelines to follow

    The doors of the renowned temple in Kerala will be opened during the Malayalam month of Thulam. A set of ten guidelines has been formulated by the Travancore Devaswom Board.

  • Women should uphold tradition of Sabarimala shrine: BJP leader Nov 16, 2019 08:39 PM IST

    Women should uphold tradition of Sabarimala shrine: BJP leader

    They should realise this and allow to maintain the sanctity of the temple, Vanathi told reporters here to a question on the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayyappa temple issue.

  • Sabarimala Ayyappa temple opens for 2-month long pilgrimage amid security Nov 16, 2019 06:00 PM IST

    Sabarimala Ayyappa temple opens for 2-month long pilgrimage amid security

    Devotees from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and other neighbouring states performed rituals in the sanctum sanctorum amid tight security.

  • Ten young women from AP not allowed to go to Sabarimala Nov 16, 2019 05:40 PM IST

    Ten young women from AP not allowed to go to Sabarimala

    "After they reached Pamba, police checked their identity cards and found that they were in the barred age group and informed them about the current situation in Sabarimala. They did not proceed further," police said.

  • Sabarimala verdict: RSS welcomes SC ruling, says issue is not about discrimination Nov 14, 2019 08:49 PM IST

    Sabarimala verdict: RSS welcomes SC ruling, says issue is not about discrimination

    We welcome the Supreme Court decision to accept the review Petition and refer the matter to a larger Constitutional Bench, RSS said in a tweet.

  • Legal Matters | Sabarimala temple entry is now a larger issue Nov 14, 2019 02:52 PM IST

    Legal Matters | Sabarimala temple entry is now a larger issue

    Entry of women into places of worship will now be addressed from a broader perspective and will not be seen from the prism of customs surrounding one particular temple. However, there will be no stay on the SC order allowing women of menstrual age entering the Sabarimala temple.

  • Sabarimala Verdict highlights: Case referred to 7-judge bench; no clarity on whether women will be allowed entry Nov 14, 2019 08:44 AM IST

    Sabarimala Verdict highlights: Case referred to 7-judge bench; no clarity on whether women will be allowed entry

    Live Updates: No clarity yet if Supreme Court's September ruling, allowing women to enter the temple, has been stayed

  • Sabarimala temple issue led to Lok Sabha poll debacle: CPI(M) Jun 26, 2019 05:31 PM IST

    Sabarimala temple issue led to Lok Sabha poll debacle: CPI(M)

    A day after the human wall of women was organised by the ruling front on January 1, two women had trekked the holy hills and offered prayers at the Sabarimala temple.

  • As all 20 Lok Sabha seats vote on April 23, will Sabarimala open the doors for BJP in Kerala? Apr 22, 2019 07:51 PM IST

    As all 20 Lok Sabha seats vote on April 23, will Sabarimala open the doors for BJP in Kerala?

    The BJP's bet is Pathanamthitta, the constituency where the Sabarimala temple is located, and the seat which got the BJP 16 percent vote share in the last election

  • Protesters prevent two women from entering Sabarimala temple Jan 16, 2019 12:50 PM IST

    Protesters prevent two women from entering Sabarimala temple

    According to police, three women of menstruating age have so far offered prayers at the hill temple during the season.

  • Sabarimala violence: BJP MP's ancestral home attacked; RSS office set on fire Jan 05, 2019 11:04 AM IST

    Sabarimala violence: BJP MP's ancestral home attacked; RSS office set on fire

    The incident at the ancestral house of BJP Rajya Sabha member V Muraleedharan occurred in the early hours of January 5. No one was injured, police said.

  • Sabarimala row: Sonia Gandhi contradicts party stand, foils plans of protest in Lok Sabha Jan 04, 2019 04:07 PM IST

    Sabarimala row: Sonia Gandhi contradicts party stand, foils plans of protest in Lok Sabha

    The Grand Old Party seems to be striking a political balance on the issue by a holding a diplomatic stance at the local and national levels

  • Police provided security to women who entered Sabarimala temple, says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Jan 02, 2019 12:30 PM IST

    Police provided security to women who entered Sabarimala temple, says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

    "Earlier, women were not able to enter the temple due to certain hurdles. They may have entered the shrine today because they would not have faced any issues. It is a fact that the women have entered Sabarimala. Police have given them security," Vijayan told media here.

  • 2 women enter Sabarimala temple, shrine shut for 'purification' ritual Jan 02, 2019 12:30 PM IST

    2 women enter Sabarimala temple, shrine shut for 'purification' ritual

    Following the entry of two women at the shrine, the chief priest has decided to close the sanctum sanctorum of the temple in order to perform the 'purification' ceremony.

  • Quick Take | Will gender equality be a poll issue in Kerala? Jan 02, 2019 10:49 AM IST

    Quick Take | Will gender equality be a poll issue in Kerala?

    The Left, the Congress and the BJP are focusing on women’s issues in a state where women outnumber men.

  • Unprecedented security in Sabarimala, Trupti Desai held up at Kochi airport due to protests Nov 16, 2018 12:48 PM IST

    Unprecedented security in Sabarimala, Trupti Desai held up at Kochi airport due to protests

    There was high drama at the Nedumbassery Airport in Kochi when social activist Trupti Desai, who has vowed to offer prayers at the hill shrine, along with six other young women associates, was blocked from leaving for Sabarimala as a large number of devotees staged a "nama japam" protest clapping hands and chanting 'Swamiye Ayyappa'.

  • Fresh pleas on Sabarimala will be heard after review petitions decided: SC Nov 13, 2018 11:45 AM IST

    Fresh pleas on Sabarimala will be heard after review petitions decided: SC

    A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that a five-judge bench is scheduled to hear in chamber the review petitions at 3 pm today.

  • TDB to meet on Friday to find amicable solution to Sabarimala row Oct 19, 2018 12:18 PM IST

    TDB to meet on Friday to find amicable solution to Sabarimala row

    Ahead of the meeting, the TDB, which administers the hill shrine, on Thursday said it was ready for any sort of compromise to end the stand-off.

  • Supreme Court declines urgent hearing on plea seeking review of Sabarimala Temple verdict Oct 09, 2018 11:08 AM IST

    Supreme Court declines urgent hearing on plea seeking review of Sabarimala Temple verdict

    A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph had considered the submission of Shylaja Vijayan, president, National Ayyappa Devotees Association through Mathews J Nedumpara, which contended that the five-judge Constitution bench verdict lifting the ban was "absolutely untenable and irrational".

  • Plea in Supreme Court seeks review of Sabarimala judgement Oct 08, 2018 11:55 AM IST

    Plea in Supreme Court seeks review of Sabarimala judgement

    The plea, filed by Shylaja Vijayan, president of National Ayyappa Devotees Association, said the September 28 judgment which had allowed entry of women of all ages in the hill-top shrine is "absolutely untenable and irrational, if not perverse".

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