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Haji Ali: Trupti Desai pins hope on SC; says next aim is Sabarimala
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug. 28 : With the Haji Ali Dargah trustees set to move the Supreme Court to challenge the Bombay High Court's decision that allowed entry of women in the dargah, Bhoomata Brigade leader Trupti Desai on Sunday said she doesn't think that the apex court will have a ...

Pinarayi Vijayan, TDB chairman in war of words over Sabarimala
Pamba (Kerala) Aug 18 : A war of words erupted between Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) chairman Prayar Gopalakrishnan at the meeting held here on Thursday to discuss the preparations to be made at Sabarimala temple ahead of the annual pilgrimage season.

Temple board firm on no entry to women between 10 to 50 in ...
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 : The Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) that looks after the affairs of the famed Sabarimala temple is firm on its stand that it does not wish to allow entry of females in the age group of 10 to 50 into the temple.

Sabarimala disallows chartered accountants' meet at temple
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 : The Sabarimala temple management in Kerala has disallowed a three-day 'residential meeting' of chartered accountants after the organisers made "all arrangements" and posted the invitation on their website.

Referendum for women entry inside Sabarimala not feasible: Activist
Kolkata, June 5 (ANI): Women rights activist Saswati Ghosh on Sunday described Kerala Minister Kadakampally Surendra's idea of an open referendum to decide on the contentious matter of allowing entry of women inside the Sabarimala temple as 'novel', but expressed doubts over its feasibility.

Congress pulls up Kerala Govt. for 'discrimination' against women
Trivandrum (Kerala), June 5 : The Congress Party on Sunday criticised the Kerala Government's idea to conduct an opinion poll on whether to allow entry of women of all age groups inside the famous Lord Ayappa temple at Sabarimala and termed the move as discrimination against women.

Kerala's new Communist regime cautious on women's entry to ...
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 : The new government in Kerala will take a considered view of the issue of entry of women into the famed Sabarimala temple and not rush into taking any decision, Minister for Temple Trusts K. Surendran said on Tuesday.

SC to hear cases related to women's entry in Sabarimala temple
New Delhi, Apr. 22 : The Supreme Court will today hear cases related to the entry of women into the historic Sabarimala temple in Kerala.

Sabrimala can't ban women under right to manage religious affairs: ...
New Delhi, April 18 : The Supreme Court in Monday said that gender equality is a constitutional message and Sabarimala temple management cannot say that banning entry of women of a particular age group comes under their right to manage religious affairs.

Sabarimala temple case: Hearing to resume on Apr 22
New Delhi, Apr.18 : Hearing on a petition seeking the entry of women into Kerala's Sabarimala temple will resume on April 22 in the Supreme Court, which had on Wednesday said that denying women the right to enter and pray in the historic shrine violated constitutional principle.

A Hindu is a Hindu, Supreme Court says on the ban on women's entry in ...
New Delhi, Apr 14 : Observing that there is no gender discrimination in the Hindu religion, the Supreme Court has said denying women the right to worship at Kerala's Sabarimala temple could amount to violation of their constitutional right to equality.

Are religious beliefs, customs above constitutional norms, asks SC
New Delhi, April 13 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked if religious beliefs and customs were above constitutional norms as it questioned how a women between the age group of 10 to 50 years could be denied entry into the Sabarimala temple.

SC to hear plea against restricting women's entry in Sabarimala temple
New Delhi, Apr. 13 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea against restricting women's entry in Kerala's Sabarimala temple.

Sabarimala temple row: Women activist hails SC verdict
New Delhi, April 11 : Hailing the Supreme Court's order upholding the constitutional rights of the fairer sex against gender discrimination, women rights activist Ranjana Kumari on Monday said she is hopeful of a positive verdict.

Wll balance right to equality, religious practice, SC on Sabarimala
New Delhi, Feb 12 : The Supreme Court on Friday said that it would balance the right to equality with the right to freedom of religion and to manage religious affairs under the constitution while examining the plea against ban on entry of women aged 10 to 50 years into Kerala's Sabarimala temple.

Sabarimala temple issue: SC gives six week time to respond
New Delhi, Feb.12 : The Supreme Court on Friday gave six weeks time to the Sabarimala temple board in Kerala to reply on why women would not be allowed inside the shrine.

Supreme Court gives 6 weeks for reply to Sabarimala temple board on ...
New Delhi, Feb 12 : The Supreme Court on Friday gave six weeks' time to the board of the Sabarimala temple in Kerala to reply on why women would not be allowed inside the place of worship.

Constitution does not permit gender discrimination: Tharoor on ...
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb. 10 : Amid the row over Kerala's Sabarimala temple denying entry to women, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday asserted the Indian Constitution does not permit gender discrimination and added that they should be allowed to enter whichever shrine they chose to visit.

Sabarimala temple must let in all women: Tharoor
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 : Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday said the Sabarimala temple must open its doors to women of all age groups.

Sabarimala shrine rid of over 670 tonnes of waste
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Jan 21 : A cleanliness drive at Sabarimala has rid the shrine of over 670 tonnes of organic and plastic waste left behind by pilgrims.

SC seeks police's response on threat to lawyer in Sabarimala temple ...
New Delhi, Jan 18 : The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Delhi Police commissioner to apprise it of steps taken by police on the complaint filed by Indian Young Lawyers Association (IYLA) about the threats being given to its president for raising the issue of Kerala's Sabarimala temple not ...

SC for safety of lawyers involved in Sabarimala Temple case
New Delhi, Jan.18 : The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Delhi Police to ensure safety of the lawyers involved in Kerala's Sabarimala Temple case.

Mission Green Sabarimala: 200,000 pilgrims sign pledge to keep Pamba ...
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Jan 17 : More than 200,000 people have pledged at the famous Sabarimala Temple here not to throw their clothes into the Pamba river as per a tradition and to keep it clean. It's a part of "Mission Green Sabarimala" that aims at collecting enough signatures to make it to ...

Lakhs witness 'celestial light' at Sabarimala
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 15 : The most awaited event in the two-month-long Sabarimala pilgrimage was witnessed on Friday evening when the "celestial" light appeared thrice on the horizon, leaving lakhs of pilgrims excitedly chanting "Swamiyae Ayyapa".

SC to appoint 'Amicus Curiae' in Sabarimala case
New Delhi, Jan. 15 : The Supreme Court on Friday said that it would appoint an 'Amicus Curiae' to solve the Sabrimala Temple case constitutionally.

Threat calls to lawyer who fights for entry of women in Sabrimala ...
New Delhi, Jan 5 : A lawyer who is among those leading the campaign for allowing women in the famous Sabarimala temple in Kerala, has received 500 threatening phone calls, the Supreme Court was informed today.

SC to appoint 'Amicus Curiae' in Sabarimala case
New Delhi, Jan. 15 : The Supreme Court on Friday said that it would appoint an 'Amicus Curiae' to solve the Sabrimala Temple case constitutionally.

Temple can't bar women's entry, says SC on Sabarimala issue
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram/Sabarimala, Jan 11 : The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that no temple can bar the entry of women devotees -- except on the basis of religion.

'Why women can't enter Sabarimala temple', asks Supreme Court
New Delhi, Jan. 11 : The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday questioned the prohibition on allowing women to enter the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala in Kerala, stating that such a practice had no constitutional basis.

Some happy, others question SC poser on Sabarimala women entry
Thiruvananthapuram/Sabarimala, Jan 11 : The Supreme Court's poser on why can't all women be permitted entry to the famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala on Monday received a mixed response, with some people expressing happiness and others wanting the tradition to continue.

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