Rajapaksa prays at Tirumala amid Tamil protests

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Tuesday prayed at the Lord Venkateswara temple at Tirumala amid protests by Tamil groups opposed to him.

Sri Lankan PM offers prayers at Tirupati shrine

Sri Lankan Prime Minister D M Jayaratne Friday offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here.

Lord Balaji temple nets Rs 20.18-cr during Brahmotsavam

The famous Lord Venkateswara shrine at Tirumala has netted more than Rs 20 crore by way of darshan tickets and hundi collections during the nine-day annual Brahmotsavam festival which concluded on Saturday.

Lord Venkateswara shrine staff suspended for swindling money

Five employees of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, which manages the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara, were suspended on Thursday for alleged misappropriation of money.

Narendra Modi arrives at Tirumala for worship

Amid tight security, BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi arrived at Tirumala, the hill abode of Lord Venkateswara near here on Wednesday night.

Narendra Modi to offer worship to Lord Venkateswara on May 1

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will offer worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala on May 1.

Rajini`s fans head to Tirupathi to pray for `Kochadaiiyaan`

Hundreds of fans of superstar Rajinikanth here will leave on a Padyatra to Tirupathi April 2 to pray for the success of the actor`s forthcoming Tamil magnum opus ‘Kochadaiiyaan’, slated to release April 11.

IAF choppers, Army control forest fire in Tirumala

A joint operation by the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Army have managed to control a huge fire in Seshachalam forest near Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh.

Four IAF choppers begin Tirumala fire dousing operation

Four helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and 100 army personnel Thursday joined an operation to douse a fire raging in Seshachalam forests for three days, officials said.

Two terror suspects arrested after shootout in Andhra Pradesh

Two terror suspects were arrested on Saturday after they opened fire on policemen injuring one cop. The suspects were hiding in a house in Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh.

HC moved for protection to pilgrims visiting Tirumala

A petition seeking to protect Tamil Nadu pilgrims visiting the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara in Thirumala in Andhra Pradesh in the backdrop of continuing anti-Telangana stir has been filed in the Madras High Court.

Seemandhra protests: Buses to Tirumala to resume today

In a relief to devotees visiting the abode of Lord Venkateswara in Andhra Pradesh, the bus services run by APSRTC to Tirumala Hills will be restored from on Wednesday.

Buses to Tirumala stopped for first time in four decades

Buses going to the famous Hindu temple atop Tirumala Hills were stopped as transport employees joined the indefinite mass strike.

Lord Venkateswara offered 65 kgs silver

Silver offering weighing 65 kgs was made at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here by a former MP from Rajamundry in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday.

NRI devotee donates Rs 16 crore to Balaji temple

In a princely offering, an NRI devotee from US on Tuesday donated Rs 16 crore to the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala.

Tirupati: Rs 18 crore collected during Navaratri festival

The annual Navaratri Brahmotsavam festivals at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara has fetched a total revenue of over Rs 18 crore.

Over two lakh take part in `Garudaseva`

Over 2 lakh devotees from all over the country witnessed the `Garudaseva` procession of Lord Venkateswara on the fifth day of the annual Brahmotsavam.

AP: Tirumala Brahmotsavam begins

The nine-day annual Brahmotsavam festivals of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala commenced on Tuesday.

President to offer worship at Tirumala

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Tirumala on Saturday on a 16-hour spiritual sojourn.

Jagan’s Tirumala temple visit creates storm

Kadapa MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy, who is a practicing Christian, has now landed in a fresh controversy over his visit to Tirumala`s Balaji Temple.