Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams

  • 5000 TTD staff stage peace rally for integrated Andhra Pradesh August 30, 2013

    About 5000 employees of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, which manages the hill temple of Lord Venkateswara, on Friday, went on mass leave and took out a rally demanding reversal of Centre s decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. With a view not to inconvenience the pilgrims,the staff attending day shift at the hill...
  • Tirupati: Record collection of Rs 5.73 cr in one day April 2, 2012

    hyderabad: The richest Temple board of the country Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams just got richer. It has recorded its highest Hundi (offering box) collection ever on a single day of Rs 5.73 crores on Sunday, April 1. Its previous record was Rs 4.2 crore collected on January 1, 2012. Temple officials say...
  • After ticket scam, suicide rocks Tirupati August 28, 2010

    Tirupati: A Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) official committed suicide on Friday after reports of alleged harassment by a senior TTD official. The employees' union said V.M. Suresh was being forced by Dharma Reddy to become a witness in the multi-crore ticketing scam, a charge dismissed by him. The victim was working as...
  • Tirupati goes green; uses solar, wind energy June 5, 2010

    Tirumala: Going green seems to be the mantra of the day and now even temples seem to have joined the group. From gardening to cooking, only non-conventional sources of energy are now being used in the temples of Tirupati. India's richest temple - Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), at Tirumala is relying...
  • Deities of India's richest temple came to Delhi March 21, 2008

    New Delhi: The deities of India's richest temple, Tirupati, came to Delhi on Friday. The three Utsava Vigrahas, or procession idols, of Balaji and his two consorts Bhu Devi and Sri Devi have been brought for a ritual. They are being kept at Sri Venkateswara College grounds. The Tirumala...