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The Hindu
Ban on women to protect deity’s celibacy vow: Kerala govt.It said essential rituals and practices of a religion were immune from the fund
Ban on women to protect deity’s celibacy vow: Kerala govt.
The Hindu / Posted 16 hours ago
It said essential rituals and practices of a religion were immune from the fundamental right to equality enshrined under Article 14 of the Constitution. Young women are not allowed entry into the famed Sabarimala temple to protect the deity, a... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala bar scam: Now probe ordered against police officialThiruvananthapuram, Feb 5 : In a new twist to the Kerala bar scam, the UDF gove
Kerala bar scam: Now probe ordered against police official
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 5 : In a new twist to the Kerala bar scam, the UDF government on Friday ordered a probe against the vigilance officer who had investigated the scam after the ruling front sought the conspiracy angle in the recent allegations... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Can’t reveal names of exam paper checkers under RTI, says SCThe Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that names of examiners of answer sheets ca
Can’t reveal names of exam paper checkers under RTI, says SC
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that names of examiners of answer sheets can’t be disclosed to a candidate under the Right to Information Act, saying revealing an examiner’s identity could have serious consequences for him. “In our considered... Read more
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The Indian Express
Kerala solar scam: Audio has Congress leader ‘tutoring Saritha’ ahead of her depositionTelevision channels in Kerala Wednesday aired the audio of a purported conversa
Kerala solar scam: Audio has Congress leader ‘tutoring Saritha’ ahead of her deposition
The Indian Express / Posted yesterday
Television channels in Kerala Wednesday aired the audio of a purported conversation between Congress state general secretary Thampanoor Ravi and ‘solar scam’ accused Saritha S Nair in which Ravi can be heard tutoring her ahead of her deposition... Read more
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The Hindu
Don’t disclose examiners’ namesFor, unsuccessful candidates may try to take revenge from examiners: judge The
Don’t disclose examiners’ names
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
For, unsuccessful candidates may try to take revenge from examiners: judge The Supreme Court on Thursday held that candidates in recruitment examinations can seek scanned copies of answer sheets and tabulation of interview marks under the Right to... Read more
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The Hindu
LDF leaders urge Governor not to deliver policy addressLeaders of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) called on Kerala Governor P. Sathasi
LDF leaders urge Governor not to deliver policy address
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Leaders of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) called on Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam and appealed to him not to deliver the customary policy address to the Assembly when the House meets in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday, in view of the serious charges of... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala HC slaps criminal contempt charge on ministerKochi, Feb 2 : The Kerala High Court on Tuesday slapped charges of criminal con
Kerala HC slaps criminal contempt charge on minister
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Kochi, Feb 2 : The Kerala High Court on Tuesday slapped charges of criminal contempt against Culture and Information Minister K.C. Joseph for lowering the dignity of a judge through a Facebook post. Acting on a petition filed by CPI-M legislator V.... Read more
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asianage
Temples of prejudiceWomen across the country and across creeds are asserting their rights and deman
Temples of prejudice
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
Women across the country and across creeds are asserting their rights and demanding an end to discrimination in the name of religion. After the police stopped women from entering Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Kerala High Court issues interim stay on retrospective amendment of bonus ActIn what comes as a partial relief to planters in Kerala, the state's High Court
Kerala High Court issues interim stay on retrospective amendment of bonus Act
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
In what comes as a partial relief to planters in Kerala, the state's High Court has issued an interim order staying the retrospective implementation of the recently passed Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015. However, the plantation industry in... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala solar scam accused says politicians 'used' herThiruvananthapuram, Feb 1 : Saritha Nair, one of the prime accused in the solar
Kerala solar scam accused says politicians 'used' her
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 1 : Saritha Nair, one of the prime accused in the solar panel scam in Kerala, on Monday deposed before a judicial commission, and said she was "used physically and mentally" by many politicians. Nair also handed over three... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala bar scam: Fresh bribe allegations against two leadersThiruvananthapuram/Kochi, Feb 1 : Whistle-blower bar owner Biju Ramesh on Monda
Kerala bar scam: Fresh bribe allegations against two leaders
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi, Feb 1 : Whistle-blower bar owner Biju Ramesh on Monday opened a new can of worms in Kerala, alleging that Rs.2 crore was paid to then state Congress president Ramesh Chennithala and Rs.25 lakh to Health Minister V.S.... Read more
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Business Standard India
A bonus of contentionRetrospective amendments to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, have upset industry
A bonus of contention
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Retrospective amendments to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, have upset industryRetrospective amendments to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, have upset industry On December 24, the Rajya Sabha approved amendments to the Payment of... Read more
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The Telegraph
Duncan set for legal battleCalcutta, Jan. 30: Gouri Prasad Goenka-controlled Duncan Industries is planning
Duncan set for legal battle
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Calcutta, Jan. 30: Gouri Prasad Goenka-controlled Duncan Industries is planning to haul the Centre to court against the decision to take over half of its gardens in the Dooars in north Bengal. Sources said Duncan would file a petition soon and the... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala bar scam: Babu takes back resignation, Mani says no hurryThiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 : K. Babu, who resigned as Kerala's excise minister
Kerala bar scam: Babu takes back resignation, Mani says no hurry
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 : K. Babu, who resigned as Kerala's excise minister after a court ordered a case against him for allegedly accepting a Rs.50 lakh bribe to permit bars to continue to function, on Saturday took back his resignation following... Read more
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New Kerala
Solar scam and bar scam are a Left conspiracy, says UDFThiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 : The recent developments in the 'solar scam' and th
Solar scam and bar scam are a Left conspiracy, says UDF
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 : The recent developments in the 'solar scam' and the 'bar bribery case' have been part of a conspiracy hatched between the opposition CPI-M and the liquor bar owners, Kerala's Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF)... Read more
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asianage
Chandy should have taken action long agoWith the Kerala high court on Friday staying the order of the vigilance court t
Chandy should have taken action long ago
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
With the Kerala high court on Friday staying the order of the vigilance court to file an FIR against him in the so-called solar power scam, chief minister Oommen Chandy has got a reprieve. This could help Mr Chandy recover some ground when the... Read more
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The Hindu
Chandy gets two months’ respiteKerala High Court pulls up vigilance judge for ordering probe against Chief Min
Chandy gets two months’ respite
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
Kerala High Court pulls up vigilance judge for ordering probe against Chief Minister. The Kerala High Court on Friday gave Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Power Minister Aryadan Mohammed a two-month respite from being investigated by the Vigilance... Read more
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asianage
Kerala High Court relief to Oommen Chandy, judge gets pulled upKerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy appears before Solar inquiry commission in
Kerala High Court relief to Oommen Chandy, judge gets pulled up
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy appears before Solar inquiry commission in Thiruvananthapuram. (Photo: PTI) Recommending action against the Thrissur vigilance court for his “Post Office” remark, the Kerala high court on Friday suspended for two... Read more
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The Hindu
Judge wants to take voluntary retirement after HC stays his order in solar scamHours after the Kerala High Court stayed his order to register FIR against Chie
Judge wants to take voluntary retirement after HC stays his order in solar scam
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Hours after the Kerala High Court stayed his order to register FIR against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Power Minister Aryadan Mohammed in the solar scam, and made strong observations against him, Special Judge S.S. Vassan on Friday sought... Read more
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New Kerala
Chandy silences critics, says 'we are not in haste'Thiruvananthapuram, Jan. 29 : Amid growing chorus for his resignation in connec
Chandy silences critics, says 'we are not in haste'
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan. 29 : Amid growing chorus for his resignation in connection with the solar scam, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday said the entire incident is extremely insulting for the state, adding that he would definitely... Read more
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8d
New Kerala
Solar Scam: Relief for Chandy, HC stays vigilance FIRThiruvananthapuram, Jan. 29 : In a major breather for Kerala Chief Minister Oom
Solar Scam: Relief for Chandy, HC stays vigilance FIR
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan. 29 : In a major breather for Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, the Kerala High Court has put a stay on the vigilance FIR against him for two months for his alleged involvement in the solar scam. According to reports, the... Read more
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New Kerala
Chandy Govt. sinking in swamp of 'deceit, hypocrisy and corruption'New Delhi, Jan. 29 : Taking potshots at the Congress High Command for protectin
Chandy Govt. sinking in swamp of 'deceit, hypocrisy and corruption'
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
New Delhi, Jan. 29 : Taking potshots at the Congress High Command for protecting a 'proven corrupt' Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday alleged that the Kerala Government is sinking in the swamp of deceit,... Read more
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The Hindu
Chandy’s son was also involved in solar scam: SarithaSaritha Nair, one of the main accused in solar panel scam, having first dragged
Chandy’s son was also involved in solar scam: Saritha
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Saritha Nair, one of the main accused in solar panel scam, having first dragged Chief Minister Oommen Chandy into the case, on Friday claimed his son Chandy Oommen as the one who was closely involved in it. Ms. Saritha made the disclosure on the... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala HC puts on hold FIR against ChandyKochi, Jan 29 : Kerala's ruling Congress-led UDF government and Chief Minister
Kerala HC puts on hold FIR against Chandy
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Kochi, Jan 29 : Kerala's ruling Congress-led UDF government and Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday got a reprieve when the Kerala High Court put on hold a lower court order for registering an FIR against him and his cabinet colleague in solar... Read more
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New Kerala
Chandy's son was also involved in solar scam: SarithaKochi, Jan 29 : Saritha Nair, one of the main accused in solar panel scam, havi
Chandy's son was also involved in solar scam: Saritha
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Kochi, Jan 29 : Saritha Nair, one of the main accused in solar panel scam, having first dragged Chief Minister Oommen Chandy into the case, on Friday claimed his son Chandy Oommen as the one who was closely involved in it. Saritha made the... Read more
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The Hindu
Solar scam: Oommen Chandy must resignMore than two years after it first broke, Kerala’s ‘solar scam’ appears to have
Solar scam: Oommen Chandy must resign
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
More than two years after it first broke, Kerala’s ‘solar scam’ appears to have come to a head with a vigilance court in Thrissur ordering an investigation and the registration of a first information report against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala bar scam: HC suspends lower court order against ministerThiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 : Kerala's Excise Minister K. Babu, who resigned aft
Kerala bar scam: HC suspends lower court order against minister
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 : Kerala's Excise Minister K. Babu, who resigned after a lower court ordered a case against him for allegedly accepting a Rs.50 lakh bribe to permit bars to continue to function, got a reprieve on Thursday when the Kerala... Read more
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The Hindu
Kerala HC declines stay on vigilance court order against ex- minister BabuThe Kerala High Court on Monday declined a plea by the State authorities seekin
Kerala HC declines stay on vigilance court order against ex- minister Babu
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
The Kerala High Court on Monday declined a plea by the State authorities seeking a stay on a vigilance court order directing registration of an FIR against former excise minister K. Babu in the bar bribery case. A Division Bench comprising Chief... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala: IAS officer facing action for supporting Modi gets court reliefNew Delhi, Jan 19 : The Supreme Court has put on hold the disciplinary proceedi
Kerala: IAS officer facing action for supporting Modi gets court relief
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 19 : The Supreme Court has put on hold the disciplinary proceedings initiated by the Kerala government against a bureaucrat who had praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a newspaper article in 2013. The apex court also issued notice... Read more
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The Hindu
Ban on women's entry: Call for 1991 Sabarimala case records, says KeralaA Division Bench of the Kerala HC had upheld the restriction on women of a part
Ban on women's entry: Call for 1991 Sabarimala case records, says Kerala
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
A Division Bench of the Kerala HC had upheld the restriction on women of a particular age group offering worship at the shrine. In a submission that may indicate the Kerala government’s position on access to women aged between 10 and 50 to the... Read more
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The Hindu
Reform, only left to the judiciary, asks Nitin PaiMore significant than the issue of whether women should be allowed entry into t
Reform, only left to the judiciary, asks Nitin Pai
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
More significant than the issue of whether women should be allowed entry into the Sabarimala temple is the question of whether secular judges ought to be the ones making that call. The more the state takes over the task of social reform, the less... Read more
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asianage
Ayya, Appa, and Bavar SwamyI was around seven when I went with my grandfather, Sabarimala Supreme Priest K
Ayya, Appa, and Bavar Swamy
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
I was around seven when I went with my grandfather, Sabarimala Supreme Priest Kandararu Maheshwararu, to Sabarimala for the first time. Our first stop was at Erumeli, in the famous Bavar Mosque. Offering our respects there, we went to Ayyappa temple... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala HC admits government petition in Lavalin caseKochi, Jan 15 : The Kerala High Court on Friday admitted a revision petition fi
Kerala HC admits government petition in Lavalin case
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
Kochi, Jan 15 : The Kerala High Court on Friday admitted a revision petition filed by the state government in the SNC Lavalin case, in which CPI-M politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan was earlier exonerated by a special court. The Central Bureau of... Read more
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The Hindu
The case against customary exclusionThe question of whether women can be barred entry to the Sabarimala shrine in K
The case against customary exclusion
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
The question of whether women can be barred entry to the Sabarimala shrine in Kerala demands a solution that advances the constitutional guarantee of equality, non-discrimination and freedom of religion. On January 18, the Supreme Court will hear... Read more
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New Kerala
Vigilance clean chit to Kerala's ex-minister ManiThiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 : Kerala's former finance minister K.M. Mani, who re
Vigilance clean chit to Kerala's ex-minister Mani
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 : Kerala's former finance minister K.M. Mani, who resigned last year after the high court gave directions for further probe in the bar bribery scam, got a reprieve on Wednesday when the vigilance probe team gave him a clean... Read more
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New Kerala
Law will take its course in Lavalin case: ChandyThiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 : The law will take its course in the SNC Lavalin ca
Law will take its course in Lavalin case: Chandy
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 : The law will take its course in the SNC Lavalin case, and the Kerala government will not interfere, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Wednesday. CPI-M politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan was named as an accused in... Read more
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The Hindu
Sabarimala temple entry: government urged to protect tradition‘Women between 10 and 50 can pray at other Ayyappa temples. Why break age-old c
Sabarimala temple entry: government urged to protect tradition
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
‘Women between 10 and 50 can pray at other Ayyappa temples. Why break age-old custom?’ The Nair Service Society, the Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sanghom, and Sabarimala Tantris (chief priests) have strongly opposed the idea of permitting women of... Read more
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asianage
Religion only bar for entry into temples, says Supreme CourtSabarimala Temple (Photo: PTI) Temples can’t prohibit entry to anyone unless i
Religion only bar for entry into temples, says Supreme Court
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
Sabarimala Temple (Photo: PTI) Temples can’t prohibit entry to anyone unless it has constitutional rights, observed the Supreme Court. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday observed that temples can’t prohibit entry to anyone unless it has... Read more
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asianage
‘Temples can’t prohibit entry without constitutional right’The Supreme Court on Monday observed that temples can’t prohibit entry unless i
‘Temples can’t prohibit entry without constitutional right’
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
The Supreme Court on Monday observed that temples can’t prohibit entry unless it has constitutional rights. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra made these oral observations during the hearing of a PIL challenging the Sabarimala Ayyappan... Read more
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asianage
�Temples can't prohibit entry without constitutional right'The Supreme Court on Monday observed that temples can’t prohibit entry unless i
�Temples can't prohibit entry without constitutional right'
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
The Supreme Court on Monday observed that temples can’t prohibit entry unless it has constitutional rights. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra made these oral observations during the hearing of a PIL challenging the Sabarimala Ayyappan... Read more
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Business Standard India
SC asks why women can't enter Sabarimala templeThe apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of banning entry of women o
SC asks why women can't enter Sabarimala temple
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
The apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of banning entry of women of menstrual age group in historic templeThe apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of banning entry of women of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Supreme Court asks why women cannot be allowed to enter Sabarimala shrineThe apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of banning entry of women o
Supreme Court asks why women cannot be allowed to enter Sabarimala shrine
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
The apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of banning entry of women of menstrual age group in historic templeThe apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of... Read more
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New Kerala
SC dismisses challenge to scope of its discretionary powersNew Delhi, Jan 11 : The Supreme Court on Monday refused to restrict the scope o
SC dismisses challenge to scope of its discretionary powers
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 11 : The Supreme Court on Monday refused to restrict the scope of its discretionary powers, under the constitution's article 136, to entertain pleas challenging various high court orders, saying that the issue has already been decided... Read more
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The Hindu
Do you have a constitutional right to prevent women entry at Sabarimala? SC to DevaswomTaking a swipe at religious customs and temple entry restrictions violating wom
Do you have a constitutional right to prevent women entry at Sabarimala? SC to Devaswom
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
Taking a swipe at religious customs and temple entry restrictions violating women's constitutional rights, the Supreme Court on Monday said no temple or governing body can bar a woman from entering the famous Sabarimala shrine in Kerala where lakhs... Read more
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New Kerala
Sabarimala temple to go 'green', pilgrims asked to cooperateSabarimala, Jan 8 : With the Kerala High Court seeking that the famed Sabarimal
Sabarimala temple to go 'green', pilgrims asked to cooperate
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
Sabarimala, Jan 8 : With the Kerala High Court seeking that the famed Sabarimala temple in the state's Pathanamthitta district and its premises are kept clean and turn 'green', local authorities have launched an awareness drive and asked pilgrims to... Read more

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