Sabarimala Temple

  • Railways asks devotees to not take bath in coaches 11-12-2012 07:22 PM

    Coimbatore: Southern Railways on Tuesday joined issue with a section of Lord Ayyappa devotees, who protested over water shortage at the Erode Station, and said the allegation of water shortage and stoppage of trains arose only during the Sabarimala season. In a release, Salem Division PRO GV Venkatesan said even...
  • Sabarimala pilgrimage begins in Kerala 17-11-2011 02:39 PM

    Sabarimala: The Sabarimala pilgrimage in Kerala, during which over 100 pilgrims were killed in a stampede early this year, began early on Thursday morning as the sanctum sanctorum of the famed temple here was opened. At 3 a.m. sharp on the first day of Malayalam month Vrishickam, temple melshanthi N....
  • Sabarimala: Kerala to rather be safe than sorry 15-11-2011 12:30 PM

    Sabarimala: 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 leading to the Sabarimala temple this year. The two-month-long festival season is set...
  • Sabarimala tragedy: Death toll crosses 100 15-01-2011 07:29 AM

    Vandiperiyar (Kerala): In a major tragedy in Kerala's Idukki district over 100 pilgrims died and 50 others injured, seven of them seriously, in a stampede that occurred at Uppupara near Vandiperiyar on Friday evening. The accident occurred near at 8.30 PM on Friday evening. Sabarimala spokesperson Rahul Easwar said that...
  • Accident near Sabarimala, 100 feared dead 14-01-2011 11:05 PM

    New Delhi: At least 100 pilgrims are feared dead after a bus carrying pilgrims overturned and fell into a ditch near Sabarimala temple on Friday night. The accident happened 100 km away from sabarimala at around 8.45 PM on Friday night when a bus carrying pilgrims returning from the temple...
  • Actress Jayamala charged in Sabarimala case 14-12-2010 11:22 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Thiruvananthapuram: A chargesheet has been filed against Kannada actress Jayamala for entering and touching the idol of Lord Ayyappa at the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. The chargesheet was filed in the first class judicial magistrate court at Ranni in Pathanamthitta district on Tuesday morning. The 50-year-old Jayamala is accused...