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Kerala's famous Attukal Pongala clouded by outrage over Kuthiyottam

Kerala's famous Attukal Pongala clouded by outrage over Kuthiy...

(Image source: The Attukal Bhagavathy temple is located in the Kerala capital of Thiruvananthapuram. The goddess here is believed to be an incarnation of Kannaki, the central character of the Tamil epic "Silapathikaram". On the ... Sify, 2 weeks ago

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Mathrubhumi, 1 month ago

New Vigilance Chief soon, Sreelekha ahead in race

Thiruvananthapuram/Kannur: The state government is likely to name DGP R Sreelekha as the Director with independent charge of the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB). It is learnt that a consensus has been arrived at in this regard. The special cabinet ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago

Home dept giving step-motherly treatment to jail dept: Jail DGP R Sreelekha

Thiruvananthapuram: Jail DGP R Sreelekha has accused the home department of meting out step-motherly treatment to the jail department. Alleging that trial prisoners are being put in jail for an indefinite period, Sreelekha said that no action is being taken ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago

'God doesn't want a child to shed blood'

'Is it not a crime to physically harm children?''Piercing children with needles is a crime.' IMAGE: One ritual that is part of the Pongala festival is Kuthiyottam, in which an iron hook is pierced into young boys. Photographs: Kind courtesy R Sreelekha The Attukal Bhagavathy temple is often described as the Sabarimala for women. Attukal Bhagavathy is said to be the divine form of Kannagi, the heroine of Chilappathikaaram. The legend says that Kannagi, on her way to Kodungallur in central Kerala ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Women’s Sabarimala festival: Iron hook pierced through the flesh of young boys

While people across the world would be busy celebrating the festival of colour on Tuesday, there would a 10-day-long Attukal Pongala festival, which will take place at Attukal Bhagavathi temple in Thiruvananthpuram. Pic from Attukal Pongala festival The ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago

Child Rights commission files case against Kuthiyottam ritual

The Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has registered a case against the 'Kuthiyottam' ritual performed during Attukal Pongala festival.The case has been registered on the basis of media reports.Kuthiyottam performed as part of the Pongala ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

ADGP Sandhya’s transfer in middle of probe baffles police

Thiruvananthapuram: In the midst of ongoing court proceedings over the sensational actress attack case, the removal of B Sandhya as ADGP South Zone has left the top echelons of the law enforcement bewildered. The government order shifting three ADGPs, ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago

Now, prisoners can enrol for Aadhaar in Kerala jails

Being a prisoner is no longer a hurdle to get Aadhaar card in Kerala now, thanks to the ambitious programme of the state prisons department. With a target of linking all people in the state, cutting across age and other social barriers under Aadhaar, the ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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