Syndicate content

Woman dodges cops, climbs holy steps in Sabarimala

In violation of traditional and ritual practices, a woman climbed the 18 holy steps of Sabarimala on Monday.

According to custom no woman between the ages of 10 and 50 is permitted to climb the holy

45 Ayyappa devotees arrested in Tamil Nadu

Forty-five Sabarimala pilgrims were arrested here on Sunday when they attempted to stage a demonstration seeking action against a teacher who scolded two students for wearing black clothes and alleged

Mullaperiyar issue: Scared Ayyappa devotees from TN returning home


Reports of attacks on Tamils and their vehicles inside Kerala over the Mullaiperiyar dam issue caused tension along the border on Tuesday and threatened to disrupt the decades-old bonhomie between the

Sabari: Tight vigil against Maoists, Tigers in disguise


Vigilance and police personnel are keeping a close watch on people with fake or invalid police clearance certificate (PCC) coming to take up jobs in Sannidhanam following an intelligence report of pos

NDF members try entering Sabarimala in disguise; Cops free them later


Police allegedly set free members of National Development Front (NDF) who made a bid to enter Sabarimala.

NDF is alleged to have links with Pakistan's ISI and has been under the watch of Union home

Ayyappa devotees get irumudi shock


A group of Ayyappa devotees taking the quick route of flying to Sabarimala was in for a rude shock on Monday, with airport authorities denying them permission to carry irumudi (a specially designed sa

Sabarimala Makarajyothi on Jan. 15


This season’s ‘Makarajyothi’ will be observed at the Lord Ayyappa temple on January 15, a day later than the usual time of the festival being celebrated every year, even as tight security measures are

Sabari master plan: Kerala seeks Rs 150 crore from neighbours


With the infrastructure trust fund that was formed to finance the Sabarimala master plan drawing a blank, the Kerala government now hopes to raise a whopping Rs 150 crore as sponsorships and donations

CBI officials to escort Koneru Rajendra Prasad to Sabarimala


The Central Bureau of Investigation will be keeping a close watch on Koneru Rajendra Prasad, one of the accused in the Emaar scam, during his visit to Sabarimala as part of the Ayyappa Swamy Deeksha.

Sabarimala: Kerala would rather be safe than sorry


Haunted by last season's tragedy which left over 100 pilgrims dead in a stampede, a cautious Kerala government has come up with a new footpath, a bridge and a slew of measures to decongest the route l

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.