Monday, Dec 05, 2022

Jagannath Temple


Special train between Sealdah, Puri announced

August 07, 2022 1:54 pm

The train will halt at Bhattanagar, Andul, Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur K Road, Cuttuck, Bhubaneswar and Khurda stations.

Construction near Jagannath temple in public interest, says SC while dismissing pleas

June 03, 2022 7:53 pm

Supreme Court order came on appeals against Orissa High Court order of May 9, which had refused to restrain the state government from going ahead with excavations and constructions in and around Lord Jagannath temple

Construction at Puri temple: no hearing held in SC on Tuesday

June 01, 2022 11:19 am

The plea in the Supreme Court challenges the Orissa High Court’s May 9 order refusing to restrain the state from carrying out construction work at the temple premises, and cites a threat to the temple’s structural safety.

Required permissions for Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor not granted: ASI inspection report

May 10, 2022 12:25 pm

The report also raised concerns over the damage caused to the archaeological remains of the 12th Century shrine.

Jagannath Temple project: HC seeks state govt, ASI response on ‘violations’

April 09, 2022 4:13 am

The order further said that the ASI can also undertake a joint inspection of the construction work after intimating the temple authorities in advance.

Concerns over Puri heritage project take political turn as BJP, BJD trade fireworks

April 05, 2022 7:21 pm

Raising the issue in the Lok Sabha recently, the BJP's Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi alleged illegality in the implementation of this ambitious project being undertaken by the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government.

Odisha Assembly passes Bill to simplify sale, lease of land owned by Jagannath Temple

March 30, 2022 7:17 pm

In January this year, the Odisha state cabinet had approved the amendments which simplify issues pertaining to land owned by the Jagannath Temple.

Puri: Six persons arrested for ‘murdering’ Jagannath temple servitor

March 22, 2022 3:28 am

The victim, Krushna Chandra Pratihari (45), was shot in the head and chest from a close range by two assailants outside a gym in Harchandi Sahi on March 16.

Odisha amends law, eases process to sell, lease Jagannath temple land

January 06, 2022 3:58 am

Following the amendment, the temple administration and officials concerned have power to sell or lease out temple land without any approval from the state government.

Explained: What is the Puri heritage corridor, whose foundation will be laid soon in Odisha?

November 18, 2021 7:55 am

Conceived in 2016, the Puri Heritage Corridor Project was unveiled in December 2019 to transform the holy town of Puri into an international place of heritage.