NIA ends Kerala probe, says there’s love but no jihad

The National Investigation Agency’s (NIA) “examination” of interfaith marriages in Kerala has not unearthed any evidence of coercion that can result in prosecution in these cases, officials familiar with the matter said. One of them added that while there may have been efforts to facilitate the conversion of either the man or the woman involved, [...]

Sabarimala temple row HIGHLIGHTS: Shrine opens amid violent protests, women entry stalled by protesters

The myth of the presiding deity at Sabarimala is connected to the Pandalam royal dynasty which had settled in present-day parts of Pathanamthitta after breaking away from the Pandya dynasty. The King and Queen of Pandalam were believed to be childless. The story goes that when the King went hunting one day, he found a [...]

Tensions high in Kerala as Hindu temple opens gates to women

A standoff is under way in the south Indian state of Kerala, where mainly female protesters are attempting to stop other women from entering the Sabarimala temple. On Wednesday, the Hindu shrine will open its gates for the first time since 28 September, after the supreme court struck down an entry ban on women of [...]

Kerala govt will implement Supreme Court’s order on Sabarimala: Pinarayi Vijayan

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Sabarimala temple row LIVE UPDATES: Cops fight protesters at Nilakkal; journalists asked to go back

In a 4-1 verdict, Supreme Court on Septemeber 28 put an end to a centuries-old custom, restricting women into the Sabarimala temple. However, a bench of five judges, led by the then Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justice Indu Malhotra gave a dissenting order stating “the religious practice of restricting the entry of women [...]

Breaking: Kerala High Court issues notice in petition seeking protection of Ashtamudi Lake, stalling new flyover

Breaking: Kerala High Court issues notice in petition seeking protection of Ashtamudi Lake, stalling new flyover Bar Bench October 17 2018 The Kerala High Court today issued notice to the State of Kerala in a petition praying that construction of a new flyover across the Ashtamudi lake be stalled. A Bench of Chief Justice Hrishikesh [...]

Indian Temple Set to Allow Entry to Women After Top Court’s Ruling

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Kerala Tense As Women Head To Sabarimala Amid Protests, Heavy Security

Devotees are “screening” vehicles, preventing girls, women of menstruating age from visiting Sabarimala Article source: Legal News

Absence Of Fitness Certificate Is Fundamental Breach Of Insurance Policy : 5 Judges’ Bench Of Kerala HC Overrules 3 …

“Certificate of Registration, existence of valid Permit and availability of Fitness Certificate, all throughout, are closely interlinked in case of a transport vehicle and one requirement cannot be segregated from another”, the Full Bench held overruling three judges’ bench decision in Augustine vs. Ayyappankutty A Full Bench of the High Court of Kerala comprising five judges has held that [...]

Non-Hindu as Devaswom commnissioner: No such decision, Kerala govt tells HC

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