The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced compensation for the families of the 20 alleged red sandalwood smugglers who were killed in a joint operation by the Andhra Pradesh Police and forest officials in Chitoor forest range yesterday.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police of Andhra Pradesh over the killing of 20 red sandalwood smugglers in a joint operation by the state police and forest officials.
With a view to provide better facilities to devotees as well as augment earnings at Kashi Vishwanath temple, Uttar Pradesh government is going to study the administration of Tirupati and Shirdi Sai Baba temples.
Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday took into preventive custody as many as 130 people from Tamil Nadu who tried to hold protest against the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the temple town of Tirupati.
Andhra Pradesh police on Tuesday prevented several activists from Tamil Nadu, who wanted to stage a protest against the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the temple town of Tirupati, from entering the state.
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.
The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday appointed E Sreedharan, former managing director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, as principal adviser for the Metro Rail projects it has proposed to take up in Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati.