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  • Sabarimala issue under radar in poll-bound Kerala

    Sabarimala issue under radar in poll-bound Kerala

    Minister Kadakampally Surendran's remark appeared to have evoked images of the tumultuous days in several quarters. His confession ahead of the Assembly elections is viewed as an attempt by the LDF to prevent a repeat of the backlash it faced in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

    March 13, 2021
  • Sabarimala incidents pained me: Surendran

    Sabarimala incidents pained me: Surendran

    In the wake of the opposition UDF and BJP raising the Sabrimala women entry a campaign issue against LDF in the Assembly polls next month, senior CPIM Kerala leader and state Devaswom minister Kadakampally- Surendran on Thursday expressed regret over the incidents that took place in Sabarimala over the women entry issue.

    March 12, 2021
  • BSNL terminates its employee who tried to enter Sabarimala in 2018

    BSNL terminates its employee who tried to enter Sabarimala in 2018

    On October 19, 2018, Fathima along with another lady accompanied by a top police official and 100 other policemen tried to go up to the temple.

    May 14, 2020
  • Sabarimala verdict not ‘final word’ yet as matter transferred to larger bench: SC

    Sabarimala verdict not ‘final word’ yet as matter transferred to larger bench: SC

    The top court's observation came when senior advocate Indira Jaising, appearing for a woman devotee, Bindu Ammini, alleged a violation of the 2018 verdict and said her client was attacked for her bid to enter the shrine.

    December 5, 2019
  • Ayodhya to Sabarimala

    Ayodhya to Sabarimala

    The Sabarimala issue is one of the relationships of a woman with the divine. No human will deceive the divine or even attempt such an unscrupulous adventure. The Hindu has faith in karma and its resulting bhagya or fate. In the nature of this concept, each karma of each Hindu is self-recording. Even the most modern computer needs someone to make an entry by pressing a key. For the Hindu and his God there is nothing in between and hence there is no way to escape a mischief.

    November 27, 2019
  • Ayyappa pilgrim from Mumbai dies after darshan

    Ayyappa pilgrim from Mumbai dies after darshan

    The deceased, M V Balan, from Chembur was being taken on a 'dolly' when he complained of chest pain.

    November 20, 2019
  • Temple entry 2.0

    Temple entry 2.0

    The CPI-M led government’s anti-feminist stance is distinctly political in nature given that the next Assembly elections are due in mid-2021 and Kerala is known to vote along caste and community lines despite its famed tradition of throwing out the incumbent every five years.

    November 20, 2019
  • Ranjan Gogoi retires as Chief Justice of India, a glimpse of his journey from UPSC to Ayodhya verdict

    Ranjan Gogoi retires as Chief Justice of India, a glimpse of his journey from UPSC to Ayodhya verdict

    On demand of his father, Ranjan Gogoi appeared for UPSC exams and even cleared it. But he was honest enough to tell his father that his interest lies in pursuing law.

    November 17, 2019
  • Sabarimala: Cops send back 3 Andhra women pilgrims

    Sabarimala: Cops send back 3 Andhra women pilgrims

    The three women who were barred entry to the temple came from Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. They were part of a group of pilgrims who were stopped for checking by the police at Pamba base camp.

    November 16, 2019
  • Defending humour

    Defending humour

    Kudos are therefore due to the executive committee and general council of the Kerala Laltihkala Akademi for rejecting a bid by the state government to review its decision to award a controversial cartoon focused on the activities of the suspended Bishop Franco Mullakal who is out on bail for alleged sexual abuse of a nun.

    June 19, 2019
  • UDF reaps benefit of Sabarimala stir in Kerala Lok Sabha elections

    UDF reaps benefit of Sabarimala stir in Kerala Lok Sabha elections

    It appears that Lord Ayyappa, the deity of the Sabarimala shrine has blessed not the ones who vociferously campaigned for him.

    May 25, 2019
  • Kerala results: UDF surge renders severe blow to LDF

    Kerala results: UDF surge renders severe blow to LDF

    The LDF was forced to be content with one seat, Alappuzha. The LDF lost its traditional bastions such as, Palakkad, Alathur,Kannur, Kasargod, Vadakara and Attingal.

    May 24, 2019
  • Thrissur: Notice to BJP candidate Suresh Gopi for invoking Lord Ayyappa during LS poll campaign

    Thrissur: Notice to BJP candidate Suresh Gopi for invoking Lord Ayyappa during LS poll campaign

    The Thrissur DC has in her report to Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena said she found that Suresh Gopi prima facie violated the model of conduct by using religious motifs to garner votes

    April 8, 2019
  • Women at Sabarimala

    Women at Sabarimala

    Sabarimala will now join the list of temples open to women, but there are other Hindu temples that keep their gates shut to them. Moreover, there are possibly even more shrines of Muslim saints (tombs called dargahs) that traditionally disallow women from entering the inner sanctum. In 2016, the Supreme Court similarly forced the famous Haji Ali Dargah to open its doors to women, but the same did not apply to other Islamic shrines.

    March 16, 2019
  • LS polls: Politburo announces its 3 tasks ahead, and electoral tactics to achieve them

    LS polls: Politburo announces its 3 tasks ahead, and electoral tactics to achieve them

    Central Committee will meet on March 3-4 to finalise the details

    February 9, 2019
  • Sabarimala: Pandalam royal family lashes out at Devaswom Board, LDF govt

    Sabarimala: Pandalam royal family lashes out at Devaswom Board, LDF govt

    The Travancore Devaswom Board, which is managing the affairs of Sabarimala, took a U-turn in the Supreme Court on Wednesday by supporting its 28 September verdict which had allowed women of all age groups to enter the shrine

    February 7, 2019
  • Sabarimala tantri gets 15 days more to explain purification rituals after women’s entry

    Sabarimala tantri gets 15 days more to explain purification rituals after women’s entry

    On 2 January, after two women Kanaka Durga and Bindu Ammini completed a 'darshan', and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan confirmed this, the temple had been shut for an hour around 10.30 am for "purification" rituals

    January 21, 2019