Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa offers prayers at Tirupati temple

New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here. Yediyurappa, who took over the reigns of Karnataka on July 26, flew in here on his maiden visit to the ancient hill temple last evening, a temple official said. After an […]

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11 Dead and 82 hospitalised after eating contaminated prasad in Karnataka

KARNATAKA: At least 11 people were killed and 82 were hospitalised after eating ‘prasad’ at a temple in Karnataka’s Chamarajnagar district police said. According to Karnataka Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), the death toll had increased to 11 from nine people. Police have arrested two in connection with the incident. The ailing have been hospitalised in hospitals across Chamarajnagar and Mysuru districts, and many […]

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Kukke Shree Subrahmanya Temple of Karnataka: Praying outside of temple ‘may not reach god’

BENGALURU: The management of the Kukke Shree Subrahmanya Temple issued a circular asserting that prayers or rituals conducted outside the temple ‘may not reach god’. The temple in Dakshina Kannada issued the public circular owing to the large presence of middlemen who are allegedly making a fool out of devotees by promising them special ‘pujas’. […]

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