SANKARARAMAN

  • Sankararaman murder: Kanchi Shankaracharya acquitted November 27, 2013

    Pondicherry: In a major relief for Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati and his followers, all 23 accused in the Shankararaman murder case have been acquitted by a court in Pondicherry. The judge said that the complainant had failed to support the prosecution. The murdered Sankararaman's wife and daughter did not recognise the...
  • Sankararaman murder case: The political ramifications November 27, 2013

    Chennai: A Pondicherry court will deliver its verdict in the Sankararaman murder case where pontiffs Jayendra and Vijayendra Saraswati are the prime accused. The 9yearold 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 powerful,...
  • Sankararaman case verdict today; Kanchi seer, junior accused November 27, 2013

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news today August 17, 2007

    The Supreme Court will decide on a plea by two Maharashtrawadi Gomantal Party legislators restrained from voting. Meanwhile Dera Sacha Sauda Chief will be interrogated by the police. A Puducherry Sessions Court will hear on the murder case registered against the Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswati. ...
  • Kanchi seer, 11 others charged in assault case July 23, 2007

    New Delhi: A sessions court in Chennai on Monday framed charges against the Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswathi and 11 others for masterminding the assault on the former auditor of the Mutt. A group of armed men had assaulted the former auditor G Radhakrishnan, his wife, and an attendant at his residence...