"Will Respect Sabarimala Verdict": Temple Board's U-Turn In Supreme Court
Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 8:26 PM
In a U-turn, board controlling Kerala's Sabarimala temple told SC today that it supports the entry of women of all ages at famous hill shrine. The board is controlled by state's Left-led government, which has opposed any review of top court's September order that opened the temple doors to women between the ages of 10 and 50 and set off a huge backlash.
SC to decide on listing of Sabarimala review petitions on Tuesday
Monday, October 22, 2018, 7:32 PM
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi told that the court will consider on Tuesday the prospect of taking up review petitions to an order last month allowing women of all ages to enter the Sabarimala temple. A constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court had ruled in favour of allowing entry into the temple in a case filed by Indian Young lawyers Association in July-2006.
Sabarimala standoff: Stopped at temple's doorstep, 2 women head back
Friday, October 19, 2018, 12:34 PM
Two women were prevented from entering Lord Ayyappa's shrine at Kerala's Sabarimala Temple after a 5-km uphill trek on Friday, despite the Supreme Court verdict to open the temple for women of all ages. Kavitha Jakkal, a 24-year-old Hyderabad-based journalist and 31-year-old activist Rehana Fathima from Kochi were escorted by over 100 policemen as they witnessed protests from the priests.