Kanchi Sankaracharya

  • 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 Karnatakabased spiritual leader Nithyananda and those opposing his anointment as the 293rd pontiff of the over 1500yearold 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...
  • Kanchi seer says he didn't try to contact judge August 26, 2011

    Kancheepuram: Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi, prime accused in the Sankararaman murder case, on Friday refuted allegations that he had attempted to influence the judge hearing the case. "I have never met or interacted with the Judge in question except once, and that on August 18, when there was a hearing of...
  • Madras HC stays trial against Kanchi Sankaracharya August 26, 2011

    The trial has been stayed for eight weeks, after audio tapes of Sankaracharya allegedly trying to bribe the judge in the case surfaced. ...