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The Imperial Cholas Part III: Naval supremacy

The Chola rule, which lasted from sometime around 300 BCE to 1267 CE, can be easily cleaved into two tenures: the first part from 300 BCE to 740 CE, and the second part from 850 CE to 1267 CE.

Thousands of devotees witness consecration of Thanjavur’s 1000 years old Big Temple performed after 23 years

Consecration of Thanjavur’s 1000 years old Big Temple performed for the first time after 1997

The Imperial Cholas, Part II: Uniting South India under a highly organized and efficient monarchic form of governance

Rural governance under the Cholas followed a complex and well-organised system comprising of numerous officials and committees,

The Imperial Cholas, Part I: An Introduction to the longest ruling Dynasty in India

From a study of the annals of Indic studies, it is quite clear that the Imperial Cholas of south India claim the record for being the longest ruling dynasty in Indian history.

Rajaraja Chola I: Conqueror, temple builder and one of the greatest emperors of India

The territory of Rajaraja Chola- I included modern day's Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Sri Lanka and parts of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. 

Controversial Tamil director Pa Ranjith makes abusive claims against Hinduism, calls Chola legend Raja Raja Chola a ‘land grabber’

Pa Ranjith not only stops at abusing Hindus. He further goes on to the extent of foul mouthing against one of the greatest emperors of Chola dynasty, Raja Raja Chola.

Tamil Nadu: Mujibur Rahman arrested for posting obscene pictures with female idols at Thanjavur temple

The obscene act of vandalism came to light when Rahman posted these pictures and selfies on his Facebook page where he was seen kissing, hugging and posing perversely with female idols and sculptures at the Thanjavur Temple.

Madras HC quashes TN govt order, appoints Pon Manickavel as special officer for idol wing

The state government and Pon Manickavel have been at loggerheads with each other for a while. The government had tried to transfer all cases of the idol wing to the CBI citing the IG’s 'unsatisfactory performance'.

Tamil Nadu in talks with National Gallery of Australia to get back 7 stolen ancient idols

The state government has initiated the process of getting back the stolen idols.

1000 year old stolen idols returned to Tamil Nadu, Temple officials allegedly did not notify the Police

The idols are expected to be installed at the Brihadeeshwarar Temple in the next few days.

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Kerala nun rape case: Rape-accused Bishop Franco granted bail again by Kottayam trial court

The court will now hear the case on August 13, 2020, when the charge-sheet will be read out in the court.

Modi govt abolishes textile board with ‘activists’ and ‘experts’ pontificating, to get work done through institutes like NIFT instead

The Handloom Board was an ornamental board that had activist and experts who essentially pontificated without doing any real ground work

Bollywood: Rapper Badshah questioned by Mumbai police crime branch over fake follower scam

As per reports, there are over 170 high-profile stars who have allegedly paid to gain fake followers on social media.

Centre defends media’s right to report Tablighi Jamaat case in SC, says Jamiat petition demanding gag order based on non-accredit fact-check portals

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