Kannada actor Darshan, who was granted conditional bail by the Karnataka High Court last week after his arrest on charges of attempt to murder his wife, was counselled by Justice B V Pinto in his chamber today.
The Andhra Pradesh Government
is contemplating to appoint a "specified authority" in place
of the Board of Trustees of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
(TTD), whose term comes to an end on August 24.
The Shirdi Sansthan authorities
today said the new proposals to charge VIPs for `darshan` at
the popular Saibaba temple were aimed at controlling the
hordes of devotees with VIP passes and not an attempt to boost
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y
S Rajasekhara Reddy today directed the Tirumala Tirupati
Devasthanams to stop the practice of `VIP darshan` and ensure
smooth darshan of Lord Venkateswara for common pilgrims.