Tamil Nadu: 7 brass kalasams atop towers of Manjal Neer Kootha Ayyanar temple looted, case registered
Burglars stole 7 kalasams atop the four towers of Manjal Neer Kootha Ayyanar temple at Vilangudi village near Thiruvaiyaru in Tamil Nadu
Madras High Court comes down heavily on Tamil Nadu govt for failing to recover encroached temple lands, warns strong action
Madras High Court said that it will have to come down hard if the Tamil Nadu govt does not recover temple land occupied by encroachers
Madras High court directs Tamil Nadu government to protect Hindu temples, issues directions: Details
The Madras High Court observed that 2000-year-old temples in the State are in ruins, which has facilitated miscreants to 'lay their hands on the idols.'
As SC hands over Mahabaleshwar temple to a committee, read how Congress fought against BJP’s effort to free Hindu temples, for their wealth
BJP govt in 2008 had denotifed the Gokarna Mahabaleshwar temple, but the subsequent Congress govt had opposed the decision
Shree Jagannath Temple Administration clarifies on selling 35,000 acres land, calls media reports misleading and distorted
"The lands, which are occupied or are under the possession of various persons since long but belongs to Shree Jagannatha Mahaprabhu; are being settled by Temple Committee as per the “Unified Policy”, framed for the purpose in the year 2003," the Temple administration stated.
Karnataka: Authorities issue diktat to private temples to register with govt within a month, warns of action for failure to do so
Private temples in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka have been given a month's time to register with the admin, else govt will take over them
Temples are testimony of pride and knowledge, govt cannot use temple land for any purposes other than religious functions, says Madras HC
Petitions were filed at the HC after temple land was handed over to fishery and transport departments despite objections of devotees
The Ritika Jindal Syndrome: The desecration of the Temple in Himachal Pradesh shows the urgent necessity of reform in public administration
Ritika Jindal received huge praises for breaking an "age old parochial tradition". She also "taught lessons of equality to priests" apparently.
Caretaker and Devotees of Panchbakhtar Mahadev temple in Jammu protest against the construction of multilayer parking and commercial complex on the temple land
Jammu temple devotees and caretaker accuses administration of grabbing temple land to build parking and commercial complex
Vaishno Devi Shrine Board funds were misused for hosting Iftar parties: J and K High Court issues notice on petition against govt control
The petitioners have accused the Vaishno Devi Shrine Board of employing non-Hindus at several administrative posts and actively taking 'effective steps' for the destruction of the sacred landmarks.