Will women make it to Sabarimala for Thulam pooja?

With just hours left for the opening of Sabarimala Temple for Thulam pooja, suspense prevails as to whether women will be allowed or not due to a section of devotees and NDA functionaries protesting against their entry tomorrow. Continue Reading

Sabarimala row: CPI(M) holds explanatory meetings

Rattled by protests by opposition Congress, BJP and various organisations against the government’s decision to implement the apex court verdict on Sabarimala, the ruling CPI(M) in Kerala Tuesday launched ‘vishidhikarnam’ meetings with participation of women. Continue Reading

BJP to go on ‘Save Sabarimala Yatra’ in Kerala

BJP Monday said the party-led NDA would organise a five-day long march from Pandalam to Thiruvananthapuram in protest against the CPI(M)-led LDF government’s “hasty move” to implement the Supreme Court order, permitting entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala temple. Continue Reading

Sabarimala verdict: Sharma defends Congress’ call for review

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma Sunday defended the stand of party’s Kerala unit seeking a review of the Supreme Court judgement allowing women of all ages to enter the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala and urged the central and state governments to take a call on the issue. Continue Reading

Congress launches agitation over Sabarimala issue

The Congress on Friday launched a protest demanding the filing of a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict permitting women of all ages to enter the Sabarimala temple. Continue Reading

Sabarimala issue: Kerala govt not to file review petition

The Kerala government Wednesday made it clear it has no plan to file a review petition against the Supreme Court order allowing women of all age groups into the Lord Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala. Continue Reading

Submit plan to discontinue Aadhaar-based eKYC: UIDAI to telcos

Days after the Supreme Court imposed curbs on the use of Aadhaar, biometric-issuing authority UIDAI Monday asked telecom companies to submit, within the next 15 days, a plan to stop using the 12-digit unique ID number for customer authentication. Continue Reading