Apr 24, 2021 07:51 AM IST
There is a need for a sensitive conversation about gender roles in every household. The Great Indian Kitchen puts that across succinctly
- Apr 20, 2021 05:08 PM IST
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
- Apr 19, 2021 01:37 PM IST
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
- Apr 06, 2021 03:10 PM IST
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.
- Oct 15, 2020 08:23 PM IST
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.
- Oct 14, 2020 11:10 PM IST
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.
- Nov 16, 2019 08:39 PM IST
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.
- Nov 16, 2019 06:00 PM IST
Devotees from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and other neighbouring states performed rituals in the sanctum sanctorum amid tight security.
- Nov 16, 2019 05:40 PM IST
"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.
- Nov 14, 2019 08:49 PM IST
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.
- Nov 14, 2019 02:52 PM IST
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.
- Nov 14, 2019 08:44 AM IST
Live Updates: No clarity yet if Supreme Court's September ruling, allowing women to enter the temple, has been stayed
- Jun 26, 2019 05:31 PM IST
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.
- Apr 22, 2019 07:51 PM IST
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
- Jan 16, 2019 12:50 PM IST
According to police, three women of menstruating age have so far offered prayers at the hill temple during the season.
- Jan 05, 2019 11:04 AM IST
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.
- Jan 04, 2019 04:07 PM IST
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
- Jan 02, 2019 12:30 PM IST
"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.
- Jan 02, 2019 12:30 PM IST
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.
- Jan 02, 2019 10:49 AM IST
The Left, the Congress and the BJP are focusing on women’s issues in a state where women outnumber men.
- Nov 16, 2018 12:48 PM IST
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'.
- Nov 13, 2018 11:45 AM IST
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.
- Oct 19, 2018 12:18 PM IST
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.
- Oct 09, 2018 11:08 AM IST
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".
- Oct 08, 2018 11:55 AM IST
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".