Travancore Devaswom Board

Trivandrum: Former TDB officer gets 1-year in jail

The case was investigated by Vigilance Special Investigation Unit - I former DySP V Ajayakumar. 

published on : 14th May 2019

Travancore Devaswom Board evokes Lord Ayyappa to monetise crisis hit Dhanlaxmi Bank

The TDB submitted before the High Court it was Lord Ayyappa’s will that guided the Board to divert the Devaswom Employees Provident Fund and Temple Employees Provident Fund.

published on : 28th April 2019

ASI seeks Kerala Disaster Management Authority's intervention to ensure safety of ancient temple

The Sree Parasurama Swamy temple at Thiruvallam was facing serious risks as nearly half a dozen LPG cylinders were stored inside the temple complex.

published on : 13th April 2019

TDB diverts Rs150 crore from EPF to purchase bonds

As many as 58 fixed deposits having a maturity value of `152.18 crore were closed prematurely for purchasing the bonds on March 28 last year.

published on : 10th March 2019

Will complete full term: TDB president A Padmakumar

Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) president A Padmakumar on Friday said he would complete his full tenure until November. 

published on : 9th February 2019

With Kerala government on Sabarimala women's entry issue: Travancore Devaswom Board

The board chief also stated that he had not asked for any explanation from the Devaswom Commissioner and had merely said that he was 'waiting for the report'.

published on : 8th February 2019

TDB does a volte-face on Sabarimala in apex court

However, the TDB, while insisting it has not made a U-turn, said it has complied with the Constitutional Bench judgment of September 28, 2018.

published on : 7th February 2019

Devaswom Board takes U-turn in SC, backs women entry into Sabarimala shrine

The Board, which also comprise the state government nominees, told the apex court that it is high time that a particular class not be discriminated on the ground of biological attributes.

published on : 6th February 2019

At 88, the oldest Asian elephant in captivity dies

At 88, Chenkalloor Dakshayani, the oldest living Asian elephant in captivity, died here on Tuesday.

published on : 6th February 2019

Rs 100 crore allotted to Travancore Devaswom Board for Sabarimala temple

Apart from allocating Rs 200 crore for road works in adjacent areas of Sabarimala this year, the state government has also earmarked Rs 102.16 crore for various facilities related to the temple.

published on : 31st January 2019

End strip search of Sabarimala bhandaram staffers: TDB Employees Sangh state secretary

The government policy of facilitating young women enter the temple has resulted in a steep decline in revenue, which will affect the families of around 10,000 employees and pensioners.

published on : 18th January 2019

Sabarimala: Travancore Devaswom Board to start free bus service from Nilakkal to Pamba

The decision has come as a boon for the Sabarimala pilgrims who are made to cough up Rs 40 for a one way trip in a jampacked non-AC bus and Rs 75 for an AC bus. 

published on : 14th January 2019

TDB has not welcomed young women to Sabarimala, will wait for the SC verdict: A Padmakumar

Padmakumar reiterated his stand that the people who took to the streets protesting against the entry of women to Sabarimala were not all Sangh Parivar followers.

published on : 14th January 2019

TDB puts its foot down, serves notice on thantri, asserts right to remove him

The notice demands to furnish a written explanation within 15 days. The thantri had performed the purification rituals after it was confirmed that two young women had entered the temple.

published on : 7th January 2019

Devaswom Board serves notice to Sabarimala thantri, asserts its right to remove head priest

The thantri had performed the purification rituals after two young women entered the temple violating the age-old practice of denying entry to women in the age group of 10 to 50 years.

published on : 6th January 2019
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