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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.

Insistence on representation of every caste among the Temple trustees: A colonial idea that endangers Temple tradition

An issue that has come up in this discussion is that question of caste representation among the Temple trustees to avoid caste-discrimination.

Democratizing Temple administration: Throwing the baby out with the bathwater

In the ongoing discussion about state entrenchment in Hindu Temples, we come face to face with the question of what the alternative system would be

People who think govt control of temples will rid them of inter-jati conflict assume that a pro-Hindu govt will always be in power

Viewing it through the single lenses of govt control, though, does not do justice to the various other aspects of society within which these temples are situated

Why election based representation from the ‘district’ in which the temple is situated might be a result of misplaced understanding

Proposing election based representation from the “district” in which the temple is situated often misses the point that each temple evolved its own unique methodology to integrate the local communities into how it was run and the resources managed.

Char Dham priests to protest against Uttarakhand government’s decision to set up Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board

Priests claim that Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board has been set up by Uttarakhand govt will take control of temples

Meet cartoonist Vishal: Busting leftist monopoly in narrative with Hindutva cartoons, one at a time

Vishal makes cartoons on Instagram which seeks to bust the leftist monopoly over the control of discourse

Tamil Nadu: Madras HC intervenes, govt withdraws order asking only Hindu temples to pay Rs 10 crores to CM’s Coronavirus relief fund

Earlier the Madras HC had refused to interfere with the Tamil Nadu govt's order to distribute free rice to Mosques in the month of Ramzan.

5,450 tonnes of free rice to 2,985 mosques, 47 temples have to pay rupees 10 crores: Tamil Nadu government order

The Tamil Nadu government has asked 47 temples to donate total of rupees 10 crores to the CM Relief Fund to fight Chinese coronavirus while giving free rice to mosques for Ramzan

Despite being reprimanded by Madras HC, Tamil Nadu government set on giving away temple land to illegal squatters

The Tamil Nadu government is determined to give away thousands of acres of Temple land to illegal squatters.

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