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PM Narendra Modi visits Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala, offers prayers

Centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is known as one of the 108 'divyadesams' of Lord Vishnu.

Jan 15, 2019, 22:22 PM IST

Kerala: Fire breaks out near Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, post office building and its godown gutted

A fire broke out in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram city in the early hours of Sunday, after a pile of garbage was set on fire by locals, thus revealing the apathy of the local administrative bodies.

Feb 26, 2017, 10:43 AM IST

Fire near Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala, godown gutted

 A fire on Sunday broke out in a godown belonging to a post office near the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala.

Feb 26, 2017, 10:28 AM IST

Women in churidar can't pray at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, rules Kerala High Court

In a major development, the Kerala High Court on Thursday ruled that women in churidar cannot pray at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple.

Dec 08, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

Hindu outfits protest over relaxing dress code for women at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala

Women devotees earlier had to wear a 'mundu' over their waist if they were attired in salwar and churidar before entering the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

Nov 30, 2016, 14:26 PM IST

CBI probe sought into Padmanabhaswamy temple's missing gold

A SC-ordered audit carried out by former CAG Vinod Rai stated that "gold worth Rs 186 crore has been stolen.

Aug 19, 2016, 14:58 PM IST

266 kg gold missing from Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple: Audit report

As much as 266 kg gold is missing from the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here, says former chief government auditor Vinod Rai in his audit report submitted to the apex court.

Feb 13, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Murder accused presents turban to Rajnath Singh, sparks row

A controversy has erupted over an RSS activist and accused in a murder case placing a turban on the head of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit here last week.

Sep 29, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

Padmanabhaswamy temple audit to take 5-6 months: Vinod Rai

The special audit of the properties of Kerala's famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, which is facing allegations of financial irregularities, is expected to be completed in the next five to six months.

Sep 21, 2014, 13:04 PM IST

Amit Shah seeks blessings at Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Bharatiya Janata Party's president Amit Shah visited the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple on Monday to seek the blessings of the presiding deity.

Sep 01, 2014, 10:59 AM IST

President to worship at Padmanabhaswamy temple on July 19

President Pranab Mukherjee, who will arrive in Kerala on a two day visit on Friday, will offer worship at the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here on July 19.

Jul 16, 2014, 18:02 PM IST

Kerala govt ready to display Padmanabhaswamy temple treasure in museum

Kerala government is ready to exhibit the treasures discovered in the cellars of the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in a museum with the permission of the Supreme Court, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told assembly Wednesday.

Jun 18, 2014, 15:34 PM IST

Temple audit a difficult task, will do it sincerely: Vinod Rai

Former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai Friday said he felt "honoured" to be asked by the Supreme Court to supervise the special audit of property of Kerala`s famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple and would carry out the "difficult" task sincerely.

Apr 25, 2014, 15:10 PM IST

Kerala temple wealth: Achuthanandan says his stand vindicated

CPI-M leader V S Achuthanandan today said it only vindicated his stand that attempts were made to take away its riches to which UDF government turned a blind eye.

Apr 20, 2014, 07:50 AM IST

Gods forbid: Temples guard their gold from government

Gold imports totalled USD 54 billion in the year ending March 31, 2013, the biggest non-essential item shipped in from overseas and a major factor in swelling the current account deficit to a record in 2012/13.

Sep 30, 2013, 09:59 AM IST

Temple office denies reports attributed to amicus curiae

Administration of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple has refuted reports carried by a section of media on lapses in the management of the shrine.

Aug 03, 2013, 19:21 PM IST

CPI-M wants removal of amicus curiae in Padmanabhaswamy temple case

Gopal Subramaniam, amicus curiae in the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple case, is not fair in the discharge of his duties in the case, opposition Communist Party of India-Marxist alleged.

Nov 08, 2012, 14:13 PM IST

Padmanabhaswamy Temple treasure: Panel resumes work

The Supreme Court appointed Experts Committee for scientifically documenting priceless treasures of the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple has resumed its work by opening another underground vault.

Jul 06, 2012, 13:53 PM IST

Security tightened at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple

Security tightened at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple which shot into fame after discovery of priceless treasures.

Dec 01, 2011, 13:47 PM IST

Kerala for replacing Padmanabha co-ordinator

Kerala government has approached
the Supreme Court seeking appointment of a new co-ordinator of
the expert committee.

Nov 10, 2011, 18:37 PM IST