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About 32 results for "kerala devaswom"

Ker min flays TDB chief's comment on women's entry in

Kerala minister Kadakampally Surendran today flayed the reported remark of Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) presidentthat even ifthe court lifted a ban on entry of women in the Sabarimala Temple, "respectable women" would not go to the hill shrine.TDB chief ... Business Standard, 1 week ago
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Kerala: People from Dalit, backward communities appointed as priests by temple board

In a significant step, the Travancore Devaswom (Temple) Recruitment Board broke the tradition and has appointed people from Dalit, backward communities as priests.
 DNA2 weeks ago Devaswom Recruitment Board recommends appointment of 36 non-Brahmins as priests  Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago
Business Standard

Kerala CM visits Sabarimala to review arrangements for

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today visited the famed Sabarimala temple to review arrangements for the three-month 'Mandalam- Makaravilakku' pilgrimage season of Lord Ayyappa, the presiding deity of the hill shrine.Braving a steady drizzle, the ...
 Business Standard5 days ago Kamal Haasan praises Pinarayi for appointing non-Brahmin priests  Mathrubhumi1 week ago Kamal Hassan praises Kerala CM on priests appointment  Business Standard1 week ago Kamal Haasan hails non-Brahmin priests' appointment in Kerala  Business Standard1 week ago
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Karnataka CM favours appointing Dalit priests in temples

Taking a cue from neighbouring Kerala, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today spoke in favour of appointing Dalit priests at temples in the state."No opposition to appoint Dalits as priests at Muzrai (Department of Religious and Charitable Endowments) ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Asia Net India

CPI(M) welcomes appointment of Dalit priest to Kerala temple

The CPI(M) today welcomed the appointment of a Dalit priest to a temple in Kerala and lauded the communist government in the state for ensuring social justice by putting an end to caste discrimination."This is a major step taken to ensure that Brahmanical ...
 Business Standard1 week ago 6 Dalits recommended for appointment as priests in Ker temples  Business Standard2 weeks ago TDB recommends Dalits as priests for the first time  Asia Net India2 weeks ago In a historic move, Kerala temple board recommends Dalits as priests  Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Mathrubhumi

Appointment of non-Brahmin priests 'a silent revolution': LDF

The CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala today termed as a "silent revolution" the appointment of 36 non-Brahmins, including six Dalits, as priests in temples in the state under the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB)."It is a silent revolution and a model for ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Kadakampally Surendran denied permission to visit China  Mathrubhumi1 month ago
Mathrubhumi

Dalit priest takes charge in Travancore Devaswom Board temple

Pathanamthitta: Yedu Krishnan scripted history on Mondayby becoming the first Dalit priest appointed by the Travancore Devaswom Board to assume duties at a temple comiing under the Board. Yadukirishnan assumed duties as a priest at the sanctum sanctorum of ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago Chanting mantras, breaking barriers: Kerala's first Dalit priest takes charge  Deccan Herald1 week ago

Call for entry of non-Hindus in temples

Triggering a public debate, a member of Travancore Devaswom Board has demanded lifting of ban on entry of non-Hindus to temples. Reacting to the demand, president of Travancore Devaswom Bord (TDB), which manages several temples, said it could not be ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Mathrubhumi

Row over Mahabali statue in Kerala temple during Onam

Ahead of the Onam festival, a controversy is brewing over steps to erect a statue of demon king Mahabali, the mythical ruler around whom festival lore revolves, in the premises of a temple in Kerala. The Travancore Devaswom Board's move to set up a bronze ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Mathrubhumi

Centre to take steps to ensure infrastructure facilities at historic tourist destinations

Kochi: The Centre would take steps to ensure infrastructure facilities at the historic tourist destinations of Kerala under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Union Minister K Mahesh Sharma today said that. During discussions with officials of ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago
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