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India has asked the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford to return a 15th century bronze statue of Tamil poet Tirumankai Alvar(Ashmolean Museum/Twitter)

India seeks return of 15th century Tamil statue in Oxford

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 12:11 AM IST
The museum, which bought the statue in a London auction in 1967, informed the Indian high commission in December that new research questioned its provenance. Indian officials thanked the museum for alerting the mission.
Since the Kallappuliyur Village Administrative Officer Sudara Rajan complained, we have filed a case against Ezhilan, the police said.(AFP File Photo)
Since the Kallappuliyur Village Administrative Officer Sudara Rajan complained, we have filed a case against Ezhilan, the police said.(AFP File Photo)

Tamil Nadu man posts beef fest invite on FB, held

Chennai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 02:07 AM IST
A police officer said S Ezhilan alias Ramkumar had invited members of right-wing outfits for the festival.
Cash, crude arms seized from offices of 2 political parties in Tamil Nadu. (Representative Image)(HT Photo)
Cash, crude arms seized from offices of 2 political parties in Tamil Nadu. (Representative Image)(HT Photo)

Cash, crude arms seized from offices of 2 political parties in Tamil Nadu

Chennai | By MC Rajan
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2019 11:20 PM IST
The raid at 20 locations were carried out in connection with the February 5 murder of PMK functionary, Ramalingam, by suspected Islamic radicals for opposing religious preaching in a Dalit enclave at Thirubuvanam near Kumbakonam in Thajavur district, an NIA release said.
Brihadeeswarar temple in Thanjavur(Twitter/Live History India)
Brihadeeswarar temple in Thanjavur(Twitter/Live History India)

Madras high court stays Art of Living event at Unesco heritage temple

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 11:16 PM IST
The two-day meditation programme titled “Unveiling Infinity” was scheduled to begin around 2 pm on December 7. Large and spacious tents with all paraphernalia were put up along the main temple wall where AOL founder Sri Sri Ravishankar was slated to address participants.
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