Makara vilakku: 5,000 cops deployed for security in Sabaraimala

The police have stationed more armed companies as reserve forces in Pathanamthitta and Kollam. The units will remain in high operational readiness to be deployed wherever necessary at short notice. Continue Reading

Sabarimala row: Lakhs to form ‘Women’s wall’ in Kerala

Lakhs of women from various walks of life would be participating in the 620 km-long state-sponsored “Women’s wall” campaign stretching from the northern tip of Kasaragod to the southern end here Tuesday to uphold gender equality and renaissance values. Continue Reading

SC declines Kerala’s plea against setting panel for Sabarimala

The Supreme Court Friday declined urgent hearing on a fresh plea of the Kerala government challenging the high court decision to set up a panel to oversee pilgrimage at Sabarimala, which has witnessed protests after women of all age groups were allowed entry into the temple. Continue Reading

Protests continue at Sabarimala as 2 women try to enter hill shrine

Four days after the doors of the Sabarimala temple in Kerala opened after the Supreme Court stepped in to overturn a nearly three-decade-old ruling formalising a ban on women of menstruating age. Continue Reading