Monday, Sep 26, 2022



Produce more children, else India will be 'Hindu-less', says controversial seer

April 09, 2022 8:03 am

“Mathematical calculations state that a non-Hindu will become the prime minister in 2029,” the head priest of Ghaziabad's Dasna temple told reporters in Govardhan on Thursday without elaborating on how he reached this conclusion.

Tamil Nadu: Priest in custody for 'remarks on PM Modi, Bharat Mata', event organiser also held

July 26, 2021 9:37 pm

George Ponniah had earlier claimed his speech was edited, and also apologised to 'Hindu brothers and sisters if he had hurt their sentiments'.

Tamil Nadu priest apologises after his comment on Hindu religion invites wrath

July 27, 2021 9:02 am

Ponniah said a two-minute video was edited out of his speech during the meeting convened to pay homage to activist Stan Swamy and spread on social media giving it a community-slander angle.

Women trained in Agama Sastra to be allowed as priests: Tamil Nadu minister

June 14, 2021 6:58 am

While neighbouring Kerala too was not known for any such formal government move to allow women priests for gender equality, both Tamil Nadu and Kerala have many temples — especially subcultural deities — with women priests.

68-year-old priest arrested for raping minor girl in Bengaluru

November 27, 2020 8:23 am

The priest had seen the girl playing outside a temple and allegedly lured her by promising to give sweets. He took her to his daughter' house, which is adjacent to the temple, and raped her.

Kerala HC declines anticipatory bail to two church priests

July 03, 2018 10:03 pm

Last month, the man from Pathanamthitta district accused the five priests of using his wife's secret confession to blackmail and sexually abuse her.

Kerala priest gets 40 years jail term for raping minor

March 02, 2016 1:18 am

The assault was exposed in February 2015, during a counselling session held at her school by a child welfare committee.

Indian priest arrested in US for possessing child pornography

January 08, 2015 12:48 pm

Jose Palimattom, a visiting priest from India, was arrested on Monday.

Top cop meets priest

August 05, 2013 1:53 am

There stood a priest amongst a group of reporters,waiting to meet the new Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi as he was taking over his new assignment

Priest arrested for 'molesting' five-yr-old

June 24, 2013 4:02 am

A priest of a temple in Ahmedabad was arrested Sunday for allegedly molesting a five-year-old girl.