Sankararaman Murder Case

  • Sankararaman murder case: The political ramifications 27-11-2013 10:45 AM

    Chennai: A Pondicherry court will deliver its verdict in the Sankararaman murder case where pontiffs Jayendra and Vijayendra Saraswati are the prime accused. The 9-year-old murder case had far reaching political ramifications. Jayendra Saraswati, pontiff and high priest of Hinduism, was someone who was revered by the rich and the...
  • Sankararaman case verdict today; Kanchi seer, junior accused 27-11-2013 07:45 AM

    Chennai: On September 3, 2004, a man named Sankararaman, a manager of the Varadarajaperumal temple in Kanchipuram, was brutally murdered. It would have passed off as just one of those senseless crimes, had it not been for an investigative report in Tamil magazine Nakkeeran, linking the murder to the de...
  • Kanchi seer says he didn't try to contact judge 26-08-2011 12:37 PM

    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...
  • Madras HC stays trial against Kanchi Sankaracharya 26-08-2011 08:56 AM

    The trial has been stayed for eight weeks, after audio tapes of Sankaracharya allegedly trying to bribe the judge in the case surfaced. ...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news today 17-08-2007 10:31 AM

    Here’s a look at what is expected to make news on Friday. ...