• Tag results for Idol Theft

1000 ancient idols smuggled out of India every year

Industry scale loot means auction houses are sending their top executives to pick and choose art pieces while some are sharing the pictures on social media.

published on : 11th November 2018

Failed bid to steal emerald idol from Ramnad temple

The thieves beat up one of the temple’s night watchmen, Chellamuthu (60), who tried to stop them.

published on : 5th November 2018

Madras High Court raps petitioner in idol theft case

The petitioner, a Vedic scholar in Tiruchy, can at best, visit the temple like any other devotee and doesn’t enjoy anymore privileges than that, the court observed.

published on : 24th October 2018

Four stolen panchaloha idols from Madurai temple found dumped on roadside

The centuries-old idols were of Lord Perumal, Lord Panchamurthi, Goddess Sridevi and Goddess Boodevi.

published on : 17th October 2018

Centuries-old panchaloha idols stolen from Tamil Nadu temple 

Suspecting that the thieves might have hidden the idols in nearby wells, the police along with fire service personnel have been checking the wells in the area.

published on : 15th October 2018

Eight temple idols found in Vaigai riverbed

Emaneswaram police have filed a case on this based on the complaint filed by the VAO.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Odisha: Six stolen Astadhatu idols recovered a month after

Some miscreants had decamped with the idols of Radha, Krishna, Laxmi and Anthua Gopal on the night of August 8.

published on : 15th September 2018

No decision on Tamil Nadu government's order to transfer idol theft cases: CBI to Madras High Court

The state government filed a miscellaneous petition seeking the court's permission to provide the details of the cases to the Prime Minister's Office as requested by it.

published on : 12th September 2018

13 antique idols worth Rs 2 crore seized; 13 held

Six cases were booked against the accused who stole panchaloha idols from temples

published on : 25th August 2018

Call for more records in idol theft cases

A special bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday directed the State government to produce the communications and records which resulted in the government transferring idol theft cases to CBI.

published on : 24th August 2018

Association seeks to  implead itself in idol theft cases

TheTamil Nadu Temple Executive Officers’ Federation on Tuesday moved the HC to implead itself as a party-respondent in the idol theft cases pending.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Idol theft case: Police give undertaking to Madras HC not to arrest TVS Motor Chairman Venu Srinivasan

Srinivasan had moved the court yesterday seeking anticipatory bail in connection with an idol theft case.

published on : 10th August 2018

GO transferring idol-theft cases to CBI stayed in Tamil Nadu

Division bench grants bail to arrested HR&CE official, observes government’s order cannot stand even for a minute.

published on : 8th August 2018

Manickavel apt to handle idol cases, opines Hindu Munnani

The Hindu Munnani urge Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to take action and prevent the idol theft cases from being handed over to CBI.

published on : 5th August 2018

TN government to shift idol theft cases to CBI 

The state government on Thursday passed an order to transfer investigation into all antique temple idol theft cases in the State to the Central Bureau of Investigation.

published on : 3rd August 2018
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