Tirumala Temple

  • Forest fire engulfs hills of Tirumala; no casualties reported so far 19-03-2014 06:06 PM

    A massive forest fire has engulfed the hills of Tirumala, forcing the authorities to stop pilgrims who were on the way to Tirumala temple in Andhra Pradesh. The pilgrims were walking uphill to the shrine when the fire broke out. Triumala temple's officials along with police and fire department are...
  • Tirupati returns to normal after being hit by anti-Telangana protests 02-09-2013 08:59 AM

    Tirupati: A month after the Telangana statehood was announced, the anti-statehood protests are still on. While this had earlier affected the temple town of Tirupati with a 10 to 15 per cent drop in the number of pilgrims, the situation is now improving with the devotees returning in thousands to...
  • Gold plating work at Tirumala temple illegal: HC 30-11-2010 04:29 PM

    Hyderabad: A division bench of the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday held that the gold plating work of the sanctum sanctorum of famous Tirumala temple undertaken by the Tirupati Tirumala Devasthanam (TTD) was "illegal and unconstitutional". The bench comprising Justice B Prakasha Rao and Justice Reddy Kantha Rao found...