Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicPadmanabhaswamy Temple

Topic: Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Padmanabhaswamy verdict can reduce the rich temple to go to Communists with a begging bowl

The Supreme Court has also ordered a 25-year audit of the Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Even scam-tainted promoters or companies have not had to face such long-term audits.

All about Padmanabhaswamy Temple, its treasures and the royal family that will control it

The Supreme Court has now upheld the rights of the erstwhile Travancore royal family to manage the affairs of the temple, which has become an enigma due to its riches.

Read full text of SC order upholding right of Travancore’s ex-royal family in running Padmanabhaswamy temple

The Supreme Court court overturned the 2011 Kerala high court verdict which had taken away all rights of the royal family from management and affairs of the temple.

SC takes up task of supervising yet another temple clean-up, now it’s Jagannath temple

Court appoints as amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium, who is already assisting the SC in the Padmanabhaswamy Temple and BCCI cases.

On Camera

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File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.