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SC restricts entry of armed police personnel in Puri's Jagannath temple after protests against queue system turned violent
India

SC restricts entry of armed police personnel in Puri's Jagannath temple after protests against queue system turned violent

Nine policemen were injured in clashes at the Jagannath Puri temple on 3 October during protests against a queue system for devotees being introduced at the Odisha shrine.

Unholy row: Why non-Hindus won't be allowed on Lord Jagannath's chariot
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Unholy row: Why non-Hindus won't be allowed on Lord Jagannath's chariot

The question got a fresh lease of life this year when eminent Italian born Oidissi dancer Ileana Citaristi was allegedly assaulted by two servitors.

Jagannath Temple Sevayats: From petty harassment to big time murder
India

Jagannath Temple Sevayats: From petty harassment to big time murder

Harassment and loot of devotees is now passé. A section of the sevayats (servitors) in the holy Jagannath Temple in Puri has now graduated to bigger things: land deals, drug peddling, politics and even murder.

Puri Jagannath temple entry rules draw flak
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Puri Jagannath temple entry rules draw flak

"Only Orthodox Hindus are allowed," a signboard hanging from the Lion's Gate of Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri has triggered many a controversy in the past and it continues to draw myriad reactions even today.