Vehicle entry: Kerala HC criticises Guruvayur Devaswom

The bench observed that the managing committee have committed a grave irregularity by not taking any action against them.

published on : 28th June 2022

Guruvayur Devaswom auctions Mahindra Thar again; NRK wins the bid for Rs 43 lakhs

Vignesh Vijayakumar, a businessman in Dubai and a native of Angadipuram, won the bid on Monday.

published on : 6th June 2022

Govt has firmly backed TDB, says Ananthagopan

Ananthagopan clarified the government does not utilise the board’s assets.

published on : 11th May 2022

Savarkar's image in Thrissur Pooram umbrella sparks controversy

The umbrellas, featuring various renaissance and freedom movement leaders including Mahatma Gandhi, Bhagat Singh and other prominent leaders from Kerala, also have an image of Savarkar.

published on : 9th May 2022

TDB, not Kerala govt, authority to manage Sabarimala: Kerala HC

The bench issued the order while disposing of a suo motu case and other petitions, alleging data leak, against the Kerala Police’s virtual queue management for the Sabarimala pilgrimage.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Temple should be opened for one day every month: Devaswom president

I will convey this to the government.

published on : 17th April 2022

Govt, Devaswom board can’t change temple ritual name: Kerala HC

The court observed that it is the devaswom board’s duty to see that traditional rituals, according to the practice prevalent in the temple, are performed promptly. 

published on : 31st March 2022

Kerala's famous Sabarimala temple to be opened on Tuesday

Kodiyettu ceremony, marking the beginning of the annual festival, will be performed between 10:30 and 11:30am.

published on : 7th March 2022

Can Cochin Devaswom Board change ritual’s name, asks Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court on Friday asked whether the Cochin Devaswom Board can change the name of a ritual practised in Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple, Tripunithura. 

published on : 5th March 2022

Cochin Devaswom tells Kerala HC no devotee washed 12 Brahmins' feet at Tripunithura temple; says 'thantri' does it under a ritual

The Board clarified that it is the 'thantri' (head priest), who wash the feet of 12 pujaris of Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple, in connection with the 'Panthrandu Namaskaram' ritual.

published on : 25th February 2022

Kerala HC sets aside TDB approval for holding ‘Ramakatha’ event

The court passed the order in a suo motu case initiated by the court based on  a news report on leasing out a portion of the Manappuram by the TDB for the programme.

published on : 17th February 2022

Foot-washing ritual of Brahmins at temple: Report sought

“The minister contacted CDB president V Nandakumar and directed to end primitive rituals that bring shame upon the progressive society of Kerala.

published on : 5th February 2022

Sale of Mahindra Thar to NRI not accorded yet, Guruvayur Devaswom tells HC

Vehicle still in the custody of temple board. The court recorded the submission and adjourned the case to February 22.

published on : 26th January 2022

Travancore Devaswom Board refers corruption case to cops

The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) has referred a corruption case to the police vigilance for further probe.

published on : 11th January 2022

Sabrimala Ayyappa temple revenue touches Rs 78.91 crore

The aggregate revenue of the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple in the first 39 days of the pilgrimage season was Rs 78.91 crore.  

published on : 27th December 2021
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