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Four Kerala nuns who protested against rape-accused bishop asked to join other convents

Four Kerala nuns who protested against rape-accused bishop asked to join other convents

Their congregation --Missionaries of Jesus under Jalandhar diocese of the Roman Catholic Church-- has directed the nuns to join the convents they were assigned previously as per the transfer orders

Jan 16, 2019, 18:36 PM IST
Congress' candidate list for Kerala Lok Sabha polls to be finalised by February 20

Congress' candidate list for Kerala Lok Sabha polls to be finalised by February 20

Kerala has 20 Lok Sabha seats. In 2014 polls, the Congress-led UDF won 12 with the CPI-M led Left Front winning 8 and the BJP managing to get only one seat.  

Jan 16, 2019, 15:38 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi visits Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala, offers prayers

PM Narendra Modi visits Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala, offers prayers

Centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is known as one of the 108 'divyadesams' of Lord Vishnu.

Jan 15, 2019, 22:22 PM IST
Kerala government's handling of Sabarimala issue 'most shameful': PM Narendra Modi

Kerala government's handling of Sabarimala issue 'most shameful': PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi also hit out at Congress party and asked it to clear its stand on the Sabarimala issue. 

Jan 15, 2019, 19:20 PM IST
No hidden agenda: Kerala govt tells HC on row over pilgrimage of two women in Sabarimala temple

No hidden agenda: Kerala govt tells HC on row over pilgrimage of two women in Sabarimala temple

The government said the state and its instrumentalities including police had only an "open agenda" in the matter of pilgrimage of two women devotees to Sabarimala on January 2

Jan 15, 2019, 18:11 PM IST
Woman who entered Sabarimala allegedly attacked by mother-in-law after returning home

Woman who entered Sabarimala allegedly attacked by mother-in-law after returning home

After the two women successfully entered the shrine, they had been hiding from protestors.

Jan 15, 2019, 14:06 PM IST
Defence Ministry spokesperson Dhanya Sanal becomes 1st woman to trek to Kerala's Agasthyarkoodam peak amid protests

Defence Ministry spokesperson Dhanya Sanal becomes 1st woman to trek to Kerala's Agasthyarkoodam peak amid protests

Agastyarkoodam, located in the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, opened for the annual trekking for the first time after the Kerala High Court lifted the gender-based restrictions.

Jan 15, 2019, 09:25 AM IST
Kerala: Nun gets notice for leading life against religious principles

Kerala: Nun gets notice for leading life against religious principles

In its notice, Franciscan Clarist Congregation accused Sister Lucy Kalapura of leading a life which was against the 'principles of religious life''.

Jan 09, 2019, 13:13 PM IST
Kerala nun gets notice for leading life against religious principles

Kerala nun gets notice for leading life against religious principles

The nun has been asked to offer an explanation to Superior General sister Ann Joseph at Generalate of the Congregation at 11 AM Wednesday.

Jan 09, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
Life disrupted in Kerala, Karnataka; No untoward incidents reported

Life disrupted in Kerala, Karnataka; No untoward incidents reported

Life was disrupted in Kerala Tuesday during the 48-hour general strike called by trade unions and in Karnataka, the protest evoked mixed response while by and large it was business as usual in the

Jan 08, 2019, 23:25 PM IST
Sabarimala meant for devotees, says Kerala HC

Sabarimala meant for devotees, says Kerala HC

Kerala had witnessed massive protests last week after the two women in their 40s entered the temple.

Jan 08, 2019, 20:35 PM IST
Sabarimala row: BJP, RSS trying to destroy law and order in Kerala, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Sabarimala row: BJP, RSS trying to destroy law and order in Kerala, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala has been marred with violence since the afternoon of January 2 after two women of menstruating age managed to enter Sabarimala temple.

Jan 07, 2019, 21:19 PM IST
Bharat Bandh: Kerala police chief issues guidelines to ensure order

Bharat Bandh: Kerala police chief issues guidelines to ensure order

Kerala High Court has said that no strike can be called in the state without prior notice of at least seven days.

Jan 07, 2019, 20:01 PM IST
Pinarayi Vijayan government to be blamed for failing law and order situation in Kerala: Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

Pinarayi Vijayan government to be blamed for failing law and order situation in Kerala: Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

The saffron party also said the Sabarimala issue was about Hindus and not about the ruling party.

Jan 06, 2019, 14:52 PM IST
Sabarimala temple row: BJP accuses Kerala government of instigating state-sponsored violence

Sabarimala temple row: BJP accuses Kerala government of instigating state-sponsored violence

Kerala has been marred with violence since the afternoon of January 2 after two women of menstruating age managed to enter Sabarimala temple.

Jan 05, 2019, 13:50 PM IST
Sabarimala temple row: Over 100 arrested for attack on Left leaders' houses, violence in Kerala

Sabarimala temple row: Over 100 arrested for attack on Left leaders' houses, violence in Kerala

Violence erupted across the state with bombs hurled at the house of Thalassery MLA and CPI(M) leader AN Shamseer among other places.

Jan 05, 2019, 10:40 AM IST
Sabarimala row: Houses of Left leaders in Kerala attacked with bombs, 20 arrested

Sabarimala row: Houses of Left leaders in Kerala attacked with bombs, 20 arrested

Prohibitory orders have been issued at Pandalam, Adoor and Kodumon police station areas in Pathanamthitta district for seven days.

Jan 05, 2019, 07:17 AM IST
Another woman under 50 attempts to enter Sabarimala, says she has reached menopause

Another woman under 50 attempts to enter Sabarimala, says she has reached menopause

The 46-year-old Sri Lankan woman said she has presented a medical certificate which proves she has reached menopause.

Jan 04, 2019, 07:48 AM IST
Sabarimala protests: 266 held, 334 taken into preventive custody in 48 hours

Sabarimala protests: 266 held, 334 taken into preventive custody in 48 hours

Kerala continued to witness massive violence due to the hartal called by Hindu outfits after two women of menstruating age entered into the Sabarimala temple.

Jan 03, 2019, 18:28 PM IST
Sangh Parivar trying to make Sabarimala into clash zone: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Sangh Parivar trying to make Sabarimala into clash zone: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

 Pinarayi Vijayan has said it is the state government's responsibility to give protection to women who want to enter Sabarimala Temple.

Jan 03, 2019, 11:46 AM IST