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Ravi Subramanian: The banker-turned-bestselling writer tells us about his latest thriller
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Ravi Subramanian: The banker-turned-bestselling writer tells us about his latest thriller

Bestselling author Ravi Subramanian's latest book In the Name of God is set in the Padmanabhaswamy Temple of Kerala and grips the reader with its twists.

Padmanabhaswamy temple row: Will implement SC decision on opening vault 'B', says Kerala govt
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Padmanabhaswamy temple row: Will implement SC decision on opening vault 'B', says Kerala govt

Kerala government on Monday made it clear that it would implement whatever decision the Supreme Court took on opening vault 'B' of Padmanabhaswamy temple.

Padmanabhaswamy temple row: Debate rages on in Kerala whether to open mystical vault 'B' of Hindu shrine
India

Padmanabhaswamy temple row: Debate rages on in Kerala whether to open mystical vault 'B' of Hindu shrine

With the Supreme Court being told that the vault 'B' of the historic Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, one of the richest shrines in the country, should be opened, a debate has taken flight in Kerala over the matter.

Kerala's Padmanabhaswamy temple: SC cracks whip, orders clean up of water tanks by 15 May
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Kerala's Padmanabhaswamy temple: SC cracks whip, orders clean up of water tanks by 15 May

On Monday, the Supreme Court directed the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) to clean the water tanks of the Kerala's famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple and take measures to stop sewage and construction debris from flowing inside the temple premises.

Titular Maharaja of Travancore passes away
India

Titular Maharaja of Travancore passes away

The titular Maharaja of Travancore Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma, 91, died early Monday at a private hospital here due to age related illness, doctors said.

Padmanabhaswamy temple wealth: should the 'royals' manage it?
India

Padmanabhaswamy temple wealth: should the 'royals' manage it?

A legal document in which an amicus curiae has said the management of the wealth of the Padmanabhaswamy temple should be handed over to the erstwhile royal family has raised hackles of politicians and historians in Kerala.

Kerala not to take over Padmanabhaswamy temple: Minister
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Kerala not to take over Padmanabhaswamy temple: Minister

Currently, the affairs of the temple are run by an executive committee which includes members of the temple management and representatives of the royal family of Travancore.

Don't open Vault B of Kerala Temple now: SC
Politics

Don't open Vault B of Kerala Temple now: SC

The Supreme Court today said the vault 'B' of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple will be opened only after substantial work regarding documentation and preservation of assets unearthed from other 'kalaras' (vaults) of the shrine is completed.

Royal miss: Many of Kerala temple's treasures were stolen
Politics

Royal miss: Many of Kerala temple's treasures were stolen

The Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, whose treasures were recently rediscovered, appears to have lost some of its valuables, according to a Judicial Commission.

Royal lie? Kerala treasure temple vault was opened in 2007
Politics

Royal lie? Kerala treasure temple vault was opened in 2007

Till now, it has been assumed that the temple vault hadn’t been opened for 136 years. But the available documents point to a different story.

Kerala astrologers to find out Gods' opinion on moving temple treasure
Ideas

Kerala astrologers to find out Gods' opinion on moving temple treasure

Astrologers are conducting a ritual they say will help them understand the will of the God with regards to the treasure inside the vaults of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple.

Eyeing Kerala's temple jackpot: But whose money is it anyway?
Politics

Eyeing Kerala's temple jackpot: But whose money is it anyway?

It's amazing how the discovery of riches in a Kerala temple has raised covetous glances from every side. Is it right for people who didn't create this wealth to talk about distributing it?

Hands off the treasures that belong to Lord Vishnu
Politics

Hands off the treasures that belong to Lord Vishnu

Should the treasures unearthed from Thiruvananthapuram's Padmanabhaswamy Temple be laid bare in the way it is being done? The secular should not overwhelm the sacred like this. The wealth belongs to Lord Vishnu and his devotees, no one else.