Kerala

‘Will be back with guerilla tactics’: Trupti Desai forced to return home from Kochi

Trupti couldn’t leave the Kochi airport, much less go towards the Sabarimala temple. But the Right to Pray activist declared victory nonetheless.

Travancore Devaswom Board to appeal to SC seeking time to implement Sabarimala verdict

TDB will file the petition on Monday or Saturday.

Cyclone Gaja: Kerala's Idukki witnesses heavy rainfall, landslides

The heavy rains has largely affected Munnar, one of the main tourist destinations in Idukki.

Kerala minister calls Trupti Desai an ‘RSS activist’ trying to ‘use’ Ayyappa

The minister also said that the BJP and RSS use Lord Rama in North India and are now trying to use Sabarimala’s Ayyappa in Kerala.

Complaint filed against Trupti Desai and 6 others for attempt to visit Sabarimala

Meanwhile, a case has been registered by the police against the 250 protesters at Cochin airport who are thwarting Trupti Desai’s attempts to leave.

‘Refrain from spreading speculation during Sabarimala reporting’: TDB to media

TDB president A Padmakumar said more temporary tents will be set up for the devotees to rest in Nilakkal, the base camp.

BJP remains adamant, says Trupti Desai and others will not be allowed into Sabarimala

Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran, however, pointed out that Trupti Desai had stood on a Congress ticket in elections and highlighted her ties to the BJP.

Caps, belts, tucked-in shirts, salutes: New dress code, protocol for Sabarimala police

The orders issued by Kochi range IG Vijay Sakahre give exemptions to officers stationed at the 18 steps and the sopanam of the temple.

Trupti must find her own car, stay: Top cop says they will only provide security

Kerala police have confirmed to TNM that they will provide security for Trupti to visit Sabarimala, once she arranges for her car and accommodation.

Several hours after landing in Kerala, Trupti Desai still stuck inside Kochi airport

Around 400 protesters have stationed themselves at the entrance of the airport but Trupti Desai has stated that she will not return to Pune without a visit to Sabarimala temple.