India | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Friday October 4, 2013
All roads to Tirupati are blocked by large groups protesting against the government's decision to proceed with the division of Andhra Pradesh. Devotees heading to the famous Tirumala temple are completing their journey by foot.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday August 14, 2013
In a relief to thousands of devotees, the bus services to the famous Tirumala temple have been partially restored after a day-long strike by state transport workers on Tuesday protesting the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Wednesday August 14, 2013
The Telangana row has now reached the Tirumala Venkateswara temple at Tirupati. Thousands of devotees were forced to trek their way to the hill abode of Lord Balaji today because public buses were off the road, something that has not happened in the ...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 13, 2013
For the first time in nearly four decades, buses to the famous Hindu temple on top of the Tirumala Hills in Tirupati were stopped today in protest against the Centre's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh.
South | Reported by Uma Sudhir, edited by Samira Shaikh | Friday February 8, 2013
When Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa lands this evening in Andhra Pradesh on a private plane with a 60-member delegation, he is likely to be flown on Indian Air Force helicopter the base of the Tirumala hills, just 15 kms from the famous Tirup...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 27, 2012
President Pranab Mukherjee offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala on Thursday.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 24, 2012
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of famous Lord Balaji temple, in association with Andhra Pradesh Endowments Department, will conduct special rituals at various temples to mark 'Kartik Poornima' festival beginning on Nov...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 10, 2012
Senior BJP leader LK Advani offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala today.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday October 12, 2012
A gem studded golden idol of Lord Venkateswara and small golden idols of goddess Lakshmi and Padmavathi were found in the hundi of Lord Venkateswara temple at nearby Tirumala.
South | Press Trust Of India | Friday September 7, 2012
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Tirumala, the famous hill abode of Lord Venkateswara near here, tomorrow on a 16-hour spiritual sojourn. During his maiden visit after assuming the highest office, Mukherjee would offer worship at three shrines,...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday June 25, 2012
Newly-elected legislator B Karunakara Reddy (YSRCP) on Sunday began a "fast unto death" demanding that the temple town be declared as liquor-free zone.
South | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday May 26, 2012
At least 10 people have been injured in a stampede at the Tirumala temple in Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 9, 2012
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is considering a proposal to recommend recognition of the famous Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati as a monument of national importance in view of its archaeological, epigraphical and historical background ...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 3, 2012
A day after YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's visit to Tirumala temple kicked up a row, leaders of the ruling Congress and the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Thursday demanded action against him for flouting temple rules.
South | Uma Sudhir | Wednesday May 2, 2012
YSR Congress President YS Jaganmohan Reddy's visit to Tirumala's Balaji Temple on Wednesday morning has turned out to be controversial, because, critics say, he went in for a darshan without signing the formal declaration about his faith in god, viol...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 28, 2012
Four persons, including a mother-son duo, were killed and five others injured in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday morning, police said. A Tavera vehicle ferrying members of a family and their relatives to Tirumala crashed into a station...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday April 27, 2012
Army Chief General V K Singh offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala temple today.Mr Singh along with wife witnessed an hour long "Abhishekam" (celestial bath) conducted for the presiding deity at the inner sanctum ...
Andhra Pradesh | Uma Sudhir | Monday April 2, 2012
Tirumala, record donations
Andhra Pradesh | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 31, 2011
After her worship, she inaugurated a mega free meal complex constructed by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), for the benefit of devotees on the hills at a cost of Rs 33 crore. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa with his wife offered their pray...
Andhra Pradesh | Express News Service | Sunday December 18, 2011
It is celebration time for the contract and outsourcing employees of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams as the temple management has finally agreed to implement GO No 3 in toto. About 10,000 contract staff working in various Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam...