Post Tagged with: "TTD"

Newly appointed TTD EO Anil Kumar Singhal

Pawan’s tweet against TTD EO misplaced

0 on May 8, 2017, 11:59 am / in Politics

Jana Sena Chief Pawan Kalyan’s antagonism against North India seems to be turning a little weird. His latest tweet was against the appointment of Anil Kumar Singhal as Executive Officer of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD).  A 1993 batch IAS officer, Singhal was earlier working as the Resident Commissioner, AP Bhavan in New Delhi.  Stating that he was not against North Indian […]

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TTD new EO Sambasiva Rao walking up to Tirumala to take charge.

New TTD EO Sambasiva Rao walks up to Tirumala to take charge

0 on December 17, 2014, 12:35 pm / in General, Headlines

Newly appointed Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam Executive Officer D Sambasiva Rao on Wednesday walked up the hills to Tirumala to take charge of his responsibilities. Sambasiva Rao, who was with Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu during the recent trip to Singapore, is  known as a non-corrupt officer. Sambasiva Rao, who was earlier Principal Secretary, Municipal Administration and Urban Development, had been transferred […]

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Making money in the name of the Lord

Making money in the name of the Lord

0 on May 2, 2013, 5:09 pm / in Headlines

TTD is and has been a milch cow for political and bureaucratic cronies. Those at the helm of TTD indulge in myriad ways to make money in the name of the Lord and under his very eyes. The latest vigilance report exposes how TTD helps some people to mint money by using the name and tradition of Venkateswara Swamy. The report reveals […]

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The TTD pointman for pleasing VIPs

How Dollar Seshadri manages to stay put in TTD

0 on September 9, 2012, 8:55 pm / in Editor's Pick, Headlines

There is a curious tale behind Dollar Seshadri’s extension recently by the TTD. It may be recalled that the man for all seasons was given a two-year extension by the board amid protests, followed by a writ petition in the High Court. The Board’s note in this regard said that the services of the controversial insider of the Tirumala temple […]

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Shirdi overtaking Tirumala as pilgrim centre?

Shirdi overtaking Tirumala as pilgrim centre?

0 on April 6, 2012, 11:51 am / in Editor's Pick, Headlines, Politics

Tirumala is known in India as the richest temple. But Lord Venkateswara is likely to be overtaken by Sai Baba of Shirdi, if the present trends are any indication. Sai Baba, a Muslim fakir (whose real name is unknown), who combined the teachings of Islam and Hinduism, came to Shirdi in Ahmadnagar district of Maharashtra  in 1850s and became a […]

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Krishnadevaraya’s jewelry in Tirumala gone for good!

Krishnadevaraya’s jewelry in Tirumala gone for good!

0 on January 11, 2012, 10:33 am / in Politics

What happened to all the gold ornaments, jewels and other precious offerings made to Lord Sri Venkateswara at Tirumala by Vijayanagara emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya? The question pops up in the backdrop of the report of the expert committee which revealed that the present jewellery in the custody of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) did not match those reportedly donated by the […]

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Tirupati makes 1700 cr in 2011

Tirupati makes 1700 cr in 2011

0 on December 31, 2011, 6:22 am / in Business, Politics

There are no statistics available as to the incomes of various temples or churches or mosques in the world. In any case, mosques or churches are not known to receive donations or charge entrance fee the way Hindu temples do. Hence, Tirupati can continue to claim to be the highest income generating temple or religeious shrine in the world. According […]

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