BJP president Amit Shah likely to pray at Sabarimala temple

BJP president Amit Shah, who has pledged his party’s support to devotees protesting the entry of women of all ages into Ayyappa temple, has expressed a wish to offer prayers at the hill shrine in Sabarimala during the annual pilgrim season starting 17 November, a party leader said Monday. Continue Reading

Cops use force to disperse protesters at Sabarimala foothills

The protesters, who were few in numbers at Nilackal, ran from the spot when the police initiated action in the early hours today when they tried to block buses from the key entry point to the temple. Continue Reading

Kerala woman faces online abuse for planning Sabarimala trip

Amid raging protests over the Sabarimala issue, a Keralite woman, who announced her decision to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa shrine, Monday complained that she was being slut-shamed and subjected to threats and abuses on social media. Continue Reading

Revathy clarifies comment on minor girl at WCC meet

A day after criticising Malayalam actor’s body AMMA, senior south Indian actress Revathy Sunday came out with a clarification on a comment she had made on the the experience of a minor girl during the shooting of a film years ago. 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

Flood aftermath: Fever grips Kerala, claims 9 lives

With water receding from most parts of rain-battered Kerala, the state is facing a challenge from different types of fever, including leptospirosis, which has claimed nine lives since 29 August. Continue Reading

Kerala rehab: Centre likely to enhance borrowing limit

With flood-ravaged Kerala now focusing on rebuilding, the Centre said it would favourably consider the state’s demand to enhance the borrowing limit. Continue Reading

Kerala visit: Rahul makes way for air ambulance

In a goodwill gesture, Congress President Rahul Gandhi allowed an air ambulance with a patient to take off first before his helicopter did from a helipad at a college to Alappuzha. Continue Reading