Thursday, January 24, 2019


Sabarimala: SC refuses urgent hearing of review petitions

The Supreme Court declined an urgent hearing of petitions seeking a review of the top court’s September 28 judgement allowing women of menstrua...

Sabarimala temple closes after annual pilgrimage season

After witnessing unprecedented protests over the entry of women of menstruating age, the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala was closed on Sunday marki...

Two women turned away by police at Sabarimala

Two women of menstruating age, who attempted to trek the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala early on Saturday, were forced to return once agai...

Sabarimala: Controversy erupts over Kerala govt's affidavit in SC

Controversy erupted in Kerala after the CPI(M)-led LDF government on Friday submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court claiming 51 women in menstrua...

Sabarimala: SC may not start hearing on review pleas from Jan 22

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it may not start the hearing from January 22 on pleas seeking review of the Sabarimala verdict, as one of the judge...

Sabarimala tantri removal not discussed, says TDB

Amid media reports that the LDF government in Kerala planned to remove the Sabarimala 'tantri', Travancore Devaswom Board, the apex temple body, said...

Stray incidents of violence continue to rock Kerala

  Stray incidents of violence continued to be reported in Kerala, which turned into a war zone over the entry of women of menstruating age in Sab...

Confusion over Sri Lankan woman's entry into Sabarimala

Confusion prevailed over the entry of a 46-year old Sri Lankan Tamil woman into the Lord Ayyappa temple late on Thursday night with the woman denying...

Sabarimala nada closed for 'purification rituals'

The chief priest has closed Sabarimala nada following women entry early this morning.The temple has been closed for  'purification rituals' are ...

Sabarimala temple opens for 'Makaravilakku' festival

Amid heavy security, the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala, opened on Sunday evening for the 21-day 'Makaravilakku' festival. The temple, whi...

2 women attempt trek to Sabarimala, return after protests

Two women below 50 who started trekking uphill to the Sabarimala temple on Monday morning returned to the base camp Pamba after they were blocked by ...

Rahul Easwar gets bail

The Kerala High Court on Friday granted bail to 'Ayyappa Dharma Sena' leader Rahul Easwar, who was re-arrested for defying the bail conditions impose...

Floods, Sabarimala protests rock Kerala in 2018

A deadly monsoon that triggered unprecedented floods in a century, heaping misery on the people, and violent protests over the Supreme Court verdict ...

4 transgenders offer prayers at Sabarimala temple

Four transgenders, who were earlier stopped from proceeding towards the Lord Ayyappa temple, on Tuesday offered prayers at the hill shrine under a he...

Transgenders on way to Sabarimala sent back by police

A group of transgenders, who were on their way to offer prayers at Sabarimala temple, were stopped in Erumeli, around 60 km from the shrine, and sent...

Rahul Easwar's bail cancelled

The Ranni court has cancelled the bail of Hindu activist Rahul Easwar, who was arrested over blood spilling controversy in Sabarimala and later relea...

SC declines urgent hearing on Kerala's plea against setting up of panel for Sabarimala

The Supreme Court declined urgent hearing on a fresh plea of the Kerala government challenging the high court decision to set up a panel to oversee p...

Prohibitory orders extended in Sabarimala

Pathanamthitta District Collector on Tuesday night extended the prohibitory orders in Sabarimala, Nilackal, Pamba areas for four more days. Collector...

Court denies police's plea seeking Rehana Fathima's custody

  Pathanamthitta court has denied police's plea seeking to take Rehana Fathima into custody for interrogation. The police had sought Rehana Fathi...

Kerala CM, Governor discuss Sabarimala

  Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam ‘invited’ Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for what the Raj Bhavan described as “a discussion on...

K Surendran, 71 others granted bail

A court granted conditional bail to 72 people, including BJP general secretary K. Surendran, who were arrested in connection with the Sabarimala temp...

Kerala govt's handling of Sabarimala issue disappointing: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah slammed the Pinarayi Vijayan government's handling of the situation in Sabarimala as 'disappointing' and accused the Kerala g...

Sabarimala row: Alphons hits out at Kerala govt

Union Minister KJ Alphons slammed the Kerala government for turning the Sabarimala temple complex into a 'war zone' and lack of facilities at the shr...

Fresh protest in Sabarimala

Fresh protest broke out at Sabarimala temple on the third day of the two-month-long pilgrimage season as hundreds of devotees gathered at 'Nadapantha...

Sabarimala: K. Surendran remanded to 14-day judicial custody

BJP Kerala General Secretary K. Surendran, who was taken into preventive custody as he tried to proceed to the Lord Ayappa temple, was on Sunday prod...

Sabarimala row: TDB to move SC on Monday

The Travancore Devaswom Board, which manages the Sabarimala shrine, would move the Supreme Court on Monday seeking more time to implement its order a...

Sabarimala: Hartal in Kerala after Sasikala's arrest

Right-wing Hindu outfits have called for a dawn to dusk hartal in Kerala on Saturday in protest against arrest of a senior Sangh Parivar leader who w...

Sabarimala temple opens for annual pilgrimage

The Sabarimala temple opened on Friday evening for the two-month long pilgrim season amid tight security in the backdrop of the standoff over the ent...

Sabarimala temple row: Opposition walks out of all-party meet

The all-party meeting called by Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday turned out to be a damp squib with the Opposition staging a walkou...

Floods, Sabarimala protests rock Kerala in 2018

Sabarimala issue: Two more NSS offices under attack

Nun heckled, asked to leave Jalandhar priest's funeral

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala

Kerala bags most number of tourism awards

3 injured as country bomb explodes in Kozhikode

Row over 'Nipah' death toll in Kerala

Noted Malayalam poet M.N Paloor passes away

Three cyber police stations to be set up in Kerala

Syro-Malabar church to take action against priests, nuns

India's largest startup ecosystem inaugurated in Kochi

Syro-Malabar Church to set up internal committees

Sabarimala meant for devotees, says Kerala HC

Law & order has collapsed in Kerala: UDF

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala

IMD issues red alert in Idukki, Malappuram

Idukki reservoir water level falls

SMiLE drive pays dividends in North Malabar tourism

Manjeshwar MLA P.B Abdul Razak dies of heart attack

Afghanistan deports ISIS sympathiser from Kerala: NIA

Kerala misrepresenting Central aid: PS Sreedharan Pillai

PM inaugurates 13-km, two-lane Kollam bypass

PM slams LDF govt over Sabarimala issue

6 killed as car, bus collide head-on in Kollam

Alappad: A tale of lost land to mineral sand mining

PDP leader Maudani's mother dies

Elephant tramples Sabarimala pilgrim to death

Hadiya's father joins BJP

Gwalior Bishop Thomas Thennatt dies in car accident

Court says Kevin was a victim of 'honour killing'

We will stand firmly with Ayyappa devotees: NSS chief

Row over 'Nipah' death toll in Kerala

HC acquits accused in Chekannur Maulavi case

IMD issues red alert in Idukki, Malappuram

More evacuees return home in Malappuram

Suspected Maoist posters surface in Kerala hamlet

Six from TN, on way to Vavar mosque, held

Another tribal infant dies in Attappadi

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala

Leftist leader Simon Britto no more

PM Modi to address two rallies in Kerala

Rs 35 lakh looted from 2 ATMs in Kerala

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala

Kerala youth arrested by NIA in 2-yr-old ISIS case

Senior Congress leader M.I Shanavas passes away

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala

Kerala bags most number of tourism awards

Church withdraws restrictions imposed on Sister Lucy