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Supreme Court-appointed three-member panel favours hereditary rights of temple servitors 

The SJTA chief said the amicus curiae advised that the Hundi be relocated so that devotees can access it with ease.

published on : 23rd September 2018

A perplexing order on Puri temple entry

There exists a disconnect between the apex court order on entry of non-Hindus into Jagannath temple and the references it cites.

published on : 24th August 2018

Experts inspect damages in Puri shrine after water seepage

Experts of the ASI examined strength of the stones used in the joints and found cracks.

published on : 20th August 2018

Sri Jagannath Temple needs to be reformed: District Judge Ambuj Mohan Das

Das said the rights of devotees thronging the temple should not be curtailed on the pretext of hereditary rights of servitors and tradition. 

published on : 14th August 2018

Jagannath temple hearths to be leased to sevayats

In June, the Supreme Court had issued a string of interim directions for protection of the sanctity and ethos of the Jagannath temple and to ensure hassle-free access to the devotees.

published on : 5th August 2018

Probe commission sets August 7 deadline for missing key of Ratna Bhandar

The Justice Raghubir Das Commission of Inquiry, constituted to probe the missing of key of inner chamber of Sri Jagannath Temple’s Ratna Bhandar, held its first sitting here on Monday.

published on : 31st July 2018

Nabarangpur’s Jagannath temple nearing completion

The Trinity at Nabarangpur will soon get a new abode. The construction of a new Jagannath temple, which was going on for the last one decade, is nearing completion.

published on : 16th July 2018

Rituals delayed over Pujapandas’ protest

The daily rituals of Lord Jagannath and Goddess Subhadra were delayed by around two hours as Pujapanda servitors staged a protest on Sunday over acceptance of donations by devotees.

published on : 16th July 2018

Puri temple administration to verify CCTV footage

Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Sunday said it will verify the CCTV footage to find out whether the Tahia of Lord Jagannath was damaged by devotees during ‘pahandi bije’.

published on : 16th July 2018

Crude bombs found ahead of Jagannath Rath Yatra, two held

On the eve of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra here, police today said it has found crude bombs during a search in Gomatipur, a communally-sensitive area of the city.

published on : 13th July 2018

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik assures Puri temple servitors to reflect their grievances before SC

A delegation of 22 servitors from the temple led by President of Singhari Nijog Ramchandra Singhari met the Chief Minister at his residence Naveen Nivas.

published on : 8th July 2018

Jagannath temple row: Onus on temple committee to allow visitors of other religion, Subramanian Swamy

Supreme Court ordered the Puri Jagannath temple authorities to implement the District Judge report and update its website to make it 'friendly for devotees'.

published on : 6th July 2018

Supreme Court orders hassle-free entry for devotees at Odisha's Puri Jagannath temple

The court directed the temple authorities to refrain the sevaks from the offerings and suggested that the servitors may be given their due remuneration as per rules.

published on : 5th July 2018

Odisha: Thousands witness 'Snana Purnima' at Puri Jagannath temple

After a gap of almost a decade, the majority of the rituals of ‘Snana Purnima’ of the presiding deities of Sri Jagannath temple here were conducted as per schedule on Thursday.

published on : 29th June 2018

Odisha set for Puri Jagannath temple's Snana Purnima today

The deities would be escorted from sanctum sanctorum to the Snana Mandap, an elevated platform in the temple complex facing East overlooking Badadanda.

published on : 28th June 2018
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