Jan 25, 2021 12:30 PM IST
The Sabarimala temple was closed for several months in 2020 during the coronavirus-led lockdown.
- Dec 30, 2020 06:35 PM IST
The auspicious Makaravilakku festival falls on January 14 and the shrine would be closed on January 20.
- Feb 17, 2020 08:08 PM IST
The Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, made these observations as it commenced hearing to deliberate upon the issues pertaining to the scope of freedom of religion as also of judicial scrutiny into "essential religious practices" of separate "religious denominations".
- Feb 10, 2020 11:25 AM IST
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde framed seven questions to be heard by a nine-judge Constitutional bench on issues relating to freedom of religion under the Constitution and faith.
- Jan 13, 2020 03:11 PM IST
The top court however made it clear at the outset that it was not considering review pleas in the Sabarimala case
- Jan 12, 2020 03:29 PM IST
Currently, there is no direct railway line connecting other towns to Sabarimala. The nearest railway stations are at Kottayam, Thiruvalla and Chenganur which are about 90 kilometres from Sabarimala.
- Dec 26, 2019 10:00 PM IST
During this season, some young women who came to Sabarimala were not allowed by authorities to trek to the Ayyappa temple.
- Dec 13, 2019 12:42 PM IST
The top court said the issue was "very emotive" and it did not want the situation to become "explosive".
- Dec 05, 2019 01:18 PM IST
The apex court's observation came when senior advocate Indira Jaising, appearing for a woman devotee, Bindu Ammini, alleged violation of the 2018 verdict and said her client was attacked for her bid to enter the shrine.
- Nov 26, 2019 09:31 AM IST
Desai said she has come up with the 2018 order of the Supreme Court permitting entry of women of all age groups into the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala
- Nov 20, 2019 02:35 PM IST
A bench headed by Justice N V Ramana asked the state to place before it by third week of January next year the legislation, also covering the aspects of welfare of pilgrims visiting there.
- Nov 18, 2019 10:24 AM IST
The cases clubbed with the Sabarimala case for consideration by a larger bench of the Supreme Court are so distinctly different that it is unlikely that an authoritative pronouncement will come out of considering each of them in combination.
- Nov 17, 2019 03:30 PM IST
Amid tight security, thousands of devotees offered prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple when it opened for the annual two-month-long Mandala-Makaravilakku pilgrimage
- Nov 16, 2019 07:29 PM IST
The outfit has vowed to continue the legal battle for protecting the customs at the hill shrine.
- 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 12:15 PM IST
Hailing the verdict, Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala asked the Left-led state government "not to create issues" by providing security and taking women in the banned age group to offer worship at the Ayyappa temple.
- Nov 14, 2019 10:53 AM IST
The apex court delivered the judgement on a batch of pleas seeking re-examination of its earlier decision to allow entry of women of all age group in Kerala's 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
- Nov 13, 2019 12:26 PM IST
The apex court will deliver its judgement on as many as 65 petitions which were filed after its verdict sparked violent protests in Kerala
- Oct 29, 2019 09:45 AM IST
These judgements, expected to be delivered by outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi, include the Ayodhya land dispute case
- Oct 16, 2019 10:58 AM IST
The tangled webs that are getting woven by the opposing political camps makes one wonder at how dexterously political yarns get spun in Kerala.
- Sep 19, 2019 01:02 PM IST
The Left government’s readiness to demolish and rebuild a new flyover and its reluctance to demolish an apartment complex violating environmental norms does not show it in good light.
- May 30, 2019 07:37 AM IST
As the opposition Congress-led UDF, which won 19 of the 20 Lok Sabha seats, sought to taunt him in the state assembly over the LDF's poor showing, a visibly annoyed Vijayan said if opposing communalism was seen as arrogance on his part, he will continue it.
- May 23, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Trust God’s Own Country to say it in its own style. Even for the die-hard Congress fan, the party’s superlative show in the state has come as a big surprise.
- 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