2 women attempt to visit Sabarimala temple, return back after police warning

Two women, who attempted to trek to Sabarimala temple today, returned back to the base after police warned them about protesters. Continue Reading

Women to soon trek Agasthyarkoodam as Kerala lifts ban

Women will soon begin trekking Agasthyarkoodam, the second highest peak in Kerala, at Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary here after the state forest department lifted a long-standing ban following a high court order. Continue Reading

Kerala cops say they are looking into reports of 2 women entering Ayyappa Temple

According to TV channels, the two women, Kanakadurga, 42, and Bindu, 44, also claimed that they had entered the holy shrine of Lord Ayyappa. They made efforts to enter the shrine in December but had to return due to protests. Continue Reading

CRC slams HC direction over Kerala Wall of Women

The Kerala Child Rights Commission Thursday criticised the High Court’s order that children below 18 years should not participate in the “Women’s Wall” being organised by the LDF government on January 1 and said it was a violation of their fundamental rights. Continue Reading

Kerala float may not make it to Republic Day parade

The Centre is understood to have rejected Left-ruled Kerala’s float on Vaikom Satyagraha, a renaissance movement against untouchability and linked to temple access, for the Republic Day parade, according to state officials. Continue Reading

4 BJP leaders in Kerala resign; express desire to join CPI(M)

Accusing the state BJP of trying to create a divide in society over the Sabarimala issue, four leaders resigned from the party Friday and evinced interest in joining CPI(M), heading the ruling LDF in Kerala. Continue Reading

Modi to address two rallies in Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address BJP workers at a public meeting in Pathanamthitta, the central Kerala district where the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa Temple is located, on 6 January. Continue Reading

State funds will not be used for ‘Wall of Women’: Kerala CM

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Wednesday said the state funds would not be utilised for organising the ‘Wall of Women,’ on 1 January, which he said was a “progressive movement.” Continue Reading