Sabarimala: Media in Kerala boycott BJP for attacks on scribes

With media personnel being attacked at various districts during the 12 hour hartal by saffron outfits against entry of two women in their 40s into Sabarimala temple, the Kerala Union of Working Journalists Thursday decided to boycott BJP and Sabarimala Karma Samithi. Continue Reading

Women’s entry into Sabarimala sparks violent protests across Kerala

Cloaked in black veils and shrouded in early morning darkness, two women of menstruating age group made history on Wednesday when they stepped into the Sabarimala temple of Lord Ayyappa, breaking a centuries-old tradition defying dire threats from the Hindu right. Continue Reading

Sabarimala verdict: Devotees block roads in Kerala

Hundreds of Ayyappa devotees, including women, blocked state and national highways in various parts of Kerala Tuesday protesting the recent Supreme Court verdict. Continue Reading