‘Hindu religion was never so narrow’: Karnataka HC dismisses pleas seeking strict implementation of section of Act that requires Temple officials to be Hindu
The Karnataka High Court bench comprised of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice S Vishwajith Shetty.
Madras HC orders temple lands to remain in possession of deities, halts state govt’s efforts to handover land to encroachers
The Tamil Nadu Government's long-drawn effort to acquire the temple lands to allegedly hand it over to the squatters has been impeded by the Madras High Court.
Tamil Nadu: As Pon Manickavel’s Idol Wing wades through legal and bureaucratic delays, hundreds of seized artefacts lie in the open
The artefacts include centuries-old stone sculptures, idols, stone pillars, wooden artefacts, 'Vahanas' or ritual vehicles, and other antiquities. They have been lying in the premises of CBI-CID's Economic Offences Wing in Chennai.
Tamil Nadu villagers protest HR&CE department's decision to take over three temples, reject allegations of misappropriation of temple fund
The idols are made of Ashtadhadu and are believed to be worth crores in international markets.
IG Pon Manickavel is due to retire in November.
HRCE officials have claimed that they are being unfairly targeted by the Idol Wing of the Police.