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Know your monument: Religion and politics in Mahabalipuram’s Shore Temple

August 14, 2020 12:52 pm

In the 14th edition of this series on Indian monuments by Sahapedia, we consider the ways in which the architecture of the Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, developed through the seventh and eighth centuries CE, and its relations with religion and politics.

Mahabalipuram: All you need to know about the coastal town in Tamil Nadu

October 10, 2019 9:29 pm

The coastal town will be playing host to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the their second, informal Indo-China summit.

Chennai, Tamil Nadu News Highlights: Ahead of Modi-Xi summit, traffic restrictions in place in Chennai

October 11, 2019 7:54 am

PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping informal summit at Mahabalipuram live updates: Read news on traffic restrictions, security in Chennai, Mamallapuram and Tamil Nadu

Explained: Going back 1300 years, the story of Mahabalipuram’s China connection

October 11, 2019 2:21 pm

The name Mamallapuram derives from Mamallan, or “great warrior”, a title by which the Pallava King Narasimhavarman I (630-668 AD) was known.

Modi-Xi Summit: Security beefed up, restrictions on traffic movement in Mahabalipuram

October 09, 2019 5:20 pm

Security has been tightened in and around Mahabalipuram ahead of the summit which begins on October 11.

Tamil Nadu cops arrest nine Tibetan activists ahead of Modi-Xi Jinping summit

October 08, 2019 8:08 am

The arrests were made after the state police received intel that Tibetan Youth Congress and Students for Free Tibet-India activists were planning to stage a protest against the Chinese President.

Here's why you should visit the beautiful historic town of Mahabalipuram

October 10, 2019 9:07 am

A weekend getaway cannot be ruled out, especially if you are new to the city and haven't explored much of the south.

Mahabalipuram: Historical imprints in stone

January 14, 2016 11:36 am

In the aftermath of the floods in Chennai, pilgrims continue to flock to the temple town of Mahabalipuram.

Karunakaran to play lead in Radha Mohan's next

October 14, 2014 3:09 pm

Actor Karunakaran has bagged yet another lead role in filmmaker Radha Mohan's next Tamil project.

Viswanathan Anand forces Magnus Carlsen to rapid draw in 1st game

November 09, 2013 9:37 pm

Since his arrival in Chennai a week ago,Carlsen has not really enjoyed the attention of the media.