Plea against Madurai Adheenam head posted to Nov 9

A court Tuesday posted to November 9 for hearing a case filed by Tamil Nadu government seeking removal of the head of a 1,500-year old Saivaite mutt.

Raids at Swami Nithyananda’s Madurai Mutt

Spelling more trouble for controversial godman Swami Nithyananda, the authorities on Tuesday conducted raids at his 1500-year-old Madurai Adheenam Mutt to check whether there are any tiger skins and elephant tusks in its premises.

‘Will ensure transparency in mutt`s functioning’

Nityananda has said he would ensure complete transparency in the functioning of the ancient Saivite mutt.

Nityananda to organise counter-rally

Self-styled godman Nityananda, whose appointment as head of the Madurai Adheenam has triggered a controversy, today said he would organise a rally on May 27 to counter the one led by a congress leader protesting his appointment.

PIL contesting Nithyananda’s appointment dismissed

In a major relief to the tainted Godman Swamy Nithyananda, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition challenging his appointment as the head of Madurai Adheenam (Mutt).

Kanchi seer against Nityananda as head of Madurai

Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswati on Wednesday voiced his opposition to self-styled godman Nityananda`s appointment as the head of the Madurai Adheenam.

Adheenam denies being in control of Nityananda

The Madurai Adheenam (Mutt head) on Thursday denied the charge that he was under the control of controversial godman Nityananda.