Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 20, 2015
The public road transport service in Kerala, which has been playing a major role in ferrying commoners in and across the state for several decades, turned 77 today.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 30, 2012
As the Supreme Court-appointed expert committee sought the court's direction on opening Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple's vault, the apex court said it would examine the request. The bench of Justice RM Lodha and Justice AK Patnaik, while posting the matter for hearing on April 18, asked the Expert Committee to supply copies of its fourth report to othe...
India News | Sovi Vidyadharan | Wednesday September 7, 2011
The Travancore Royal family had recently told the Supreme Court that opening the Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple's secret vaults and photographing the treasure would invite the deity's anger. But now NDTV has accessed documents that show the Royal family had authorised the opening of the secret vaults at the temple in 2007 and even the contents of the...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday September 2, 2011
The Supreme Court today advised the Travancore Royal family not to rely on the ritual astrological prediction - Devaprasnam - while deciding on the opening of the secret vault of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 25, 2011
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy took exception to CPI (M) leader VS Achuthanandan's recent remarks against the head of the Travancore royal family Uthradam Thirunal Marthanda Varma. Achuthanandan had alleged that the royal family had been siphoning wealth from the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple.
Thiruvananthapuram News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday August 24, 2011
The controversy over the priceless treasure in Kerala's Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple refuses to die down. Veteran Marxist leader and former Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan has said that he will approach the Supreme Court against the custodians of the temple-- the Travancore Royal Family, for allegedly smuggling its wealth. The Marxist leade...
India News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 8, 2011
The head of the Travancore royal family renounced on Friday any personal claim to billions of dollars' worth of ancient treasure discovered in a temple in the kingdom his ancestors once ruled."The royal family is not claiming anything. No part belongs to the family," said KK Venugopal, a lawyer representing the descendants of the erstwhile rulers o...
Jeevan Prakash | Tuesday October 19, 2010
Mallika Sherawat's turn as a snake woman in Hisss has impressed her co-star, Laxmi Bai Nalapat, a member of the Travancore royal family.