Jayendra Saraswathi

  • Sankararaman murder case hearing adjourned to October 3 September 6, 2013

    A local court on Friday adjourned to October 3, hearing in the Sankararaman murder case in which Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi and his junior Vijayendra are the prime accused. Only 13 of the 23 accused were present in the court and the absentees included the two seers. The Madras High Court Advocates Association had called for boycott...
  • TN: Mudslinging over Madurai 'mutt' appointment May 14, 2012

    Chennai/Madurai: The war of words between controversial Karnataka-based spiritual leader Nithyananda and those opposing his anointment as the 293rd pontiff of the over 1500-year-old Madurai Aadheenam Mutt late last month is turning murkier by the day. The latest is the decision of actor Ranjitha Menon to file a defamation suit...
  • HC stays murder case trial against Kanchi seer August 25, 2011

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Thursday stayed for eight weeks the trial in the Sankararaman murder case, in which Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi is the prime accused, on a petition alleging an attempt to influence the court verdict. The order staying the proceedings before the Principal Sessions Judge against the...