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Bombay HC orders registration of crime in alleged misappropriation of Tulja Bhavani Temple’s money in auction of donation boxes, slams govt for opposing filing...

Bombay High Court on 9th May ordered to register a case in the case of embezzlement of donations from the Tulja Bhawani Temple in Maharashtra’s Tuljapur.

Activist alleges Rs 400 crore missing from Samayapuram Mariamman Temple fund, Tamil Nadu govt refutes the claim

The activist accused officials of Tamil Nadu Govt's (HR&CE) department of draining the temple deposits by 92%.

Tamil Nadu govt assures Madras HC it won’t appropriate temple funds to build senior citizen homes: Details

The TN state government had earlier ordered to use the temple funds to build the old age homes at three places.

Karnataka: After VHP’s protest, govt withdraws decision to pay Muslim clerics from Hindu temple funds

The VHP divisional secretary suggested that if the government wants to pay Muslim clerics, it should bring the mosques and madarsas of the Wakf Board under its own control and utilise their funds to benefit Imams.

Kerala High Court orders Pinarayi Vijayan govt to return Rs 10 crores to Guruvayur Devaswom Board. Read details

Earlier in May 2020, Guruvayur Devaswom chairman KB Mohandas sparked a massive row after he admitted allocating temple money for CM's COVID-19 relief fund and during floods in 2018.

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.

Bombay HC accepts PIL challenging transfer of funds from Siddhivinayak Temple Trust to Maharashtra government

Two transfers of Rs 5 crores each were made by the Siddhivinayak Temple Trust to the Maharashtra government

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.

Subramanian Swamy announces support for head priest of Tirumala Tirupati, to move Supreme Court

He said he will also demand a court-monitored CBI probe into TTD corruption

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