Tamil Nadu Temples

Madras HC questions TN govt's logic in transfer of rich temples' surplus funds to village shrines

"Some of the temples will be requiring Rs 4 lakh for renovation and some might need Rs 50,000. What purpose would be fulfilled by allotting a fixed amount to such temples,” the bench queried.

published on : 30th September 2020

As places of worship reopen across Tamil Nadu, devotees face a host of restrictions

Big temples were closed for public worship on March 19 in a bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and later, other places of worship were also closed

published on : 31st August 2020

Man behind burning of tyres in front of temples in Tamil Nadu identified

The incidents came a day after a statue of social reformer EV Ramasami 'Periyar' was found daubed with saffron hued paint.

published on : 19th July 2020

Meat found outside two temples in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore causes tension

Residents and devotees noticed the meat in front of Venugopal Swamy and Sri Raghavendra temples situated on Sullivan street.

published on : 29th May 2020

Temples in Tamil Nadu keep peacocks, deer in captivity

Temples in Neyveli and Virudhachalam hold peacocks (vehicle of the Hindu god Muruga) and deer as captives, blatantly violating the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.

published on : 28th February 2020