Sankararaman

  • Sankararaman murder: Kanchi Shankaracharya acquitted 27-11-2013 11:03 AM

    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...
  • 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...
  • Sankararaman murder case hearing adjourned to October 3 06-09-2013 01:54 PM

    A local court on Friday adjournedto October 3, hearing in the Sankararaman murder case inwhich Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi and his juniorVijayendra are the prime accused. Only 13 of the 23 accused were present in the courtand the absentees included the two seers. The Madras High Court Advocates Association had...
  • 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. ...
  • HC stays murder case trial against Kanchi seer 25-08-2011 03:18 PM

    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...
  • 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. ...