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18 July, 2018 7:38 PM Medical Student Accuses Goa Temple Priest Of Trying To Hug, Kiss Her

The management of Shree Mangueshi temple said it could not come across "dependable evidence" after a Goan-origin medical student in the US complained of inappropriate behaviour by a priest in June. In her complaint to the managing committee of Shree Manguesh Devasthan in South Goa''s Mangeshi village, the young woman said she visited the temple on June 22 with her parents 38

12 July, 2018 9:41 PM Priests Can't Deny Religious Rights To Dalits, Tribals, Says High Court

No priest can bar devotees belonging to the scheduled caste or scheduled tribe sections from performing worship at a temple, the Uttarakhand High Court held today. The court also observed that a person from any caste may become a priest if qualified for the job. The court of Justice Rajiv Sharma issued the order while hearing a petition on the rights 58

5 July, 2018 4:27 PM Mob Assaults Man For Allegedly Trying To Abduct Minor In Gujarat

A man was assaulted by a mob near Aji Dam area after he allegedly tried to abduct a three-year-old girl, police said today. Chiliya Manu Rathwa, 30, was seen trying to abduct the minor girl yesterday by a temple priest who raised an alarm and alerted people in the vicinity, said Rajkot city zone two DCP Balram Meena. "Rathwa tried to flee but the mob managed 47

26 June, 2018 7:36 PM TTD removes Dikshitulu from Agama panel

Taking a tough line against former chief priest A.V. Ramana Dikshitulu, whose allegations against the management have triggered a controversy, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams board of trustees, which met here on Tuesday, removed him from the Agama advisory committee. The present chief priest, Venugopala Dikshitulu, has been appointed in his place 40

23 June, 2018 6:01 PM Munivahana Utsavam planned in Nellore temple

Chilkur Balaji temple head priest says permission sought from the government The Temples Protection Movement (TPM) along with Samajika Samarasatha Vedika and other organisations is planning to conduct ‘Munivahana utsavam’ at the historic Sri Talpagiri Ranganadha Swamy Temple located at Ranganayakulapeta here on July 5. The utsavasam event involves TPM Convenor 21

20 June, 2018 10:48 AM Rumour leads to rush at temple

Crowds rushed to the Dyamavva temple in Halaki village in Belagavi district on Wednesday, after someone reported he had seen tear drops in the eyes of the idol. The black stone idol is decorated with a green saree and some jewellery. The priest has put up silver eye patches on the idol’s eyes. The “tear drops” were reportedly seen coming from behind 34

4 June, 2018 6:23 PM CBI probe into Polavaram, TTD if court directs: BJP

Why is State govt. not ordering a probe on its own, it asks Two days after BJP MP Subramanian Swamy tweeted he would file a PIL on the TTD issues, his colleague in the Rajya Sabha GVL Narasimha Rao on Monday said a CBI probe into the ‘irregularities’ and other issues was not ruled out in case there was a private complaint or court direction. On June 2, Mr. Swamy 98

3 June, 2018 1:52 PM Defying Government, Tribals In Jharkhand Launch Their Own Bank

The state government has failed to contain the parallel government run by the tribal Gram Sabha in parts of Jharkhand's Khunti district. Ranchi: Tribals in Jharkhand's Khunti district on Sunday defied the state rule against running a parallel administration and laid the foundation stones of the Bank of Gram Sabha, Tribal Education Board, Health Board 63

2 June, 2018 2:55 PM Pope to meet 5 abused priests

Pope Francis will on Saturday meet five Chilean priests who were sexually abused by another priest, Fernando Karadima, in an effort to heal their wounds and those of the church, the Vatican said. In a letter to Chileans issued last week, the pope had voiced his “shame” that the Catholic church had failed “to listen and react in time” to allegations of sexual 19

14 April, 2018 5:52 PM Rush for Vishukkani at Sabarimala

All set for Vishu celebrations at Ayyappa temple There was heavy rush at the Sabarimala Sannidhanam since Saturday afternoon with pilgrims camping at the holy hillock for the ‘Vishukkani darshan’ to be held at the Ayyappa temple on Sunday morning. The Travancore Devaswom Board had made elaborate arrangements for the darshan at the temple. Melsanthi (head 31