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Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Ayodhya: AIMPLB to file review petition on Babri’s 27th Anniversary tomorrow

On the 27th Anniversary of the Babri Masjid Demolition on Friday, December 6,  the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB)  will file a...
Ayodhya matter

Sunni Waqf won’t file review petition in Babri-Ram janmbhoomi dispute case

By Vikas Bhadauria The Sunni Waqf Board in its meeting today in Lucknow decided not to appeal the Supreme Court verdict in Ayodhya dispute. The Sunni...

AIMPLB to file review petition in Ayodhya dispute

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has decided to file review petition in the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. The members of the...
Judgment Day: Quietly Hopeful

Ayodhya Fallout: The Legal Tangle

The SC verdict on Ayodhya declared the destruction of the mosque a violation of the law. How does that impact the ongoing case in...

Let Us All Build The Ram Mandir Together: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

The RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Saturday that the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya should not be seen as a win or loss...
Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers at the disputed site in Ayodhya/Photo: UNI

From “not satisfied” to calls for peace, the country reacts to Supreme Court’s Ayodhya...

The Supreme Court has delivered a historic verdict in the Ayodhya case – the disputed land has been given to a government-run trust for...

Reactions to Supreme Court Ayodhya Verdict: Swift and Predictable

Within minutes after the CJI Ranjan Gogoi finished reading out the final verdict on Ayodhya, reactions began to pour in. They were swift and...
Amit Shah

Ayodhya: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Holds High Level Security Review Meeting

Even as the much awaited final verdict on Ayodhya was being read out in the Supreme Court by the CJI Ranjan Gogoi, the Union...
SC may re-include Advani and others as accused in Babri case

Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi verdict LIVE: “Be it Ram Bhakti or Rahim Bhakti…” tweets PM...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Ayodhya verdict by the Supreme Court will "reaffirm people's faith in judicial process". While urging all to maintain...
CJI Ranjan Gogoi

From Ayodhya To Sabarimala, Top 5 Decisions Before Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Signs Off

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who retires on November 17, is expected to deliver judgments in at least five important cases, including the...
Ayodhya dispute: Temple Tensions Rise Again

Ayodhya verdict: Heavy security in city, PM Modi’s appeal for peace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged ministers to refrain from making unnecessary statements, as the verdict in the decades-long Ayodhya case is expected any...
Judgment Day: Quietly Hopeful

Judgment Day: Quietly Hopeful

With the Ayodhya verdict expected around November 17 and the parties involved hoping that it goes in their favour, there is also apprehension that...
Supreme Court

After 40 Days Hearing Arguments Of All Sides, Supreme Court Reserves Judgement On Ayodhya...

Daily hearings in the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya before a Constitution bench have concluded on the 40th day of sittings...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

High Drama In Supreme Court As Lawyer Tears Up Ayodhya Map

The Supreme Court witnessed high drama on Wednesday when senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan earned the wrath of the constitution bench on tearing up a...
Ayodhya Case

CJI Gogoi Brushes Aside Requests For Time For Ayodhya Hearing , Says “Enough is...

“Enough is enough”, the chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi firmly said on Wednesday while brushing aside requests from a lawyer who wanted more...
CJI Ranjan Gogoi/Photo: Anil Shakya

THE FINAL BEND

Above: CJI Ranjan Gogoi/Photo: Anil Shakya By Inderjit Badhwar We are entering the last lap of what will be one of the most historic and complex...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya Case: SC Bench Will Sit Extra Hour from Monday to Finish Arguments

With the Supreme Court having already decided to complete the day-to-day hearings in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case by October 18, the...
Image by Areka Socha from Pixabay

Unwarranted Interference in the Administration of Justice

Above: Image by Areka Socha from Pixabay  By Manoj K Srivastwa  Recently a Contempt petition was agitated in a matter relating to Bhagwan Sri Ram Virajman and...
Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers at the disputed site in Ayodhya/Photo: UNI

Ayodhya Arguments: Inscriptions Throw New Light

Above: Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers at the disputed site in Ayodhya/Photo: UNI The Ayodhya arguments acquired another angle with the finding of two inscriptions at...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Ayodhya Case: Counsel for Hindu party seeks continuance of his client’s right of worship...

The Supreme Court on Thursday resumed hearing in the Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case for the 10th day with Senior Advocate Ranjit Kumar, appearing for...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Counsel for Hindu party cites archaeological survey claiming a massive structure was built at...

On the seventh day of hearing of the Ayodhya hearing, the Hindu parties deriving evidence from the archaeological survey of the disputed site said...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya case: A Hindu idol is considered as a juristic person, Senior Counsel Parasaran...

On the fourth day hearing in Ramjanambhoomi-Ayodhya land dispute case, Senior Adv K Parasaran appearing for Ram Lalla Virajman told the apex court that...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya third day hearing: Can Ram Janmsthan also be accorded juristic person status like...

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked can the place like Ram Janmsthan, also be maintained to be juristic person just like Ram Lalla Virjaman...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya dispute: Inner courtyard was always in possession of Nirmohi Akhara and outer courtyard...

The apex court on Tuesday was told by the Nirmohi Akhara, one of the parties in the Ayodhya land dispute that the inner courtyard...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Supreme Court Refuses Urgent Hearing To Plea Seeking Live Streaming Of Ayodhya dispute

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to accord urgent hearing to a petition that sought live streaming or recording of the day-to-day hearing in...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

With Ayodhya Mediation Failing, SC to Start Day-to-Day Hearing from Aug 6

The mediation process in the Ayodhya temple-mosque case having failed, the Supreme Court will commence day-to-day hearing in the matter from August 6, 2019...
Ayodhya Case

Ayodhya Dispute To Be Heard In Open Court On Aug 2

The Ayodhya dispute will heard in an open court on August 2, the Supreme Court announced  after a three member mediation panel submitted a...
Ayodhya Mediation Panel

Supreme Court Gives Mediation Panel Time Till August 15 To Find Solution

Above: (L to R) Justice  FMI Kalifullah, Senior Advocate Sriram Panchu and  Sri Sri Ravi Shankar The Supreme Court has given the Ayodhya mediation panel, that...
The banks of the Saryu lit up with lakhs of diyas to celebrate Diwali in October 2017/Photo: UNI

Plunder of Saryu River

Above: The banks of the Saryu lit up with lakhs of diyas to celebrate Diwali in October 2017/Photo: UNI Despite the NGT passing strictures against...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

SC appoints 3 member panel for mediating Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute, gives 8 weeks...

Panel chairman former SC judge Justice FMI Kalifulla, members Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu to begin mediation next week The Supreme...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Can Ayodhya dispute be sent for court-monitored mediation: SC reserves verdict

Justices SA Bobde and DY Chandrachud differ in open court on whether mediation outcome will be binding on the community at large The Supreme Court,...
A worker chiselling stones at a workshop for construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya/Photo: UNI

Ayodhya Case: Down the Beaten Road

Above: A worker chiselling stones at a workshop for construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya/Photo: UNI In a surprising twist to the long-drawn Ayodhya...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC asks Swamy to establish maintainability of his plea

Swamy moves SC seeking urgent listing of plea on fundamental right to pray at...

Former Union Minister and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking urgent listing of his plea to exercise his fundamental...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

SC moved against central law on land acquisition near disputed site in Ayodhya

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday challenging the constitutional validity of 1993 central law on land acquisition in Ayodhya near...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya matter: Hearing to commence on January 29, Justice Lalit recuses from Constitution Bench

During his stint as a lawyer, Justice Lalit had appeared for former UP chief minister Kalyan Singh in a case linked to the title...
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit

SC fixes Jan 10 for hearing of arguments in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit

The Supreme Court bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul on Friday decided that it will hear arguments in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri...
Ayodhya Back To The Fore In Supreme Court On Friday

Ayodhya Back To The Fore In Supreme Court On Friday

The Ayodhya issue takes centrestage once again on Friday when a Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes up the Babri Masjid-Ram...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Babri Masjid Action Commiitee To Petition SC If Temple Ordinance Is Issued

The Babri Masjid Action Committee (BMAC)  will file a petition in the Supreme Court in case the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre...
Sadhus participating at a 'Dharam Sabha’, organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Yesterday Once More

Above:  Sadhus participating at a 'Dharam Sabha’, organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya...

Ram Statue: Stalling Tactics

Above: CM Yogi Adityanath and South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook (far left) with Ramlila artistes in Ayodhya /Photo: UNI Adityanath’s announcement of a Ram...
Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad president Praveen Togadia leads a march/Photo: UNI

Ayodhya: The Mandir Quagmire

Above: Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad president Praveen Togadia leads a march/Photo: UNI While the apex court has deferred hearing of this dispute, the saffron brigade has...
Above Mahant Ramdas talking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title case was deferred to January 2019Photo Anil Shakya

SC to list Ayodhya matter for arguments in January 1st week

Above: Mahant Ramdas talking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title case was deferred to January 2019/Photo: Anil Shakya   The Supreme Court bench of Chief...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya land dispute hearing: Babri Masjid was destroyed by Hindu Taliban, says Rajeev Dhavan...

Even as the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer resumed hearing of the contentious...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Declare Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site a national heritage, says PIL before Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday (May 1) asked the petitioner, who has sought a direction to declare the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site...
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit

Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: Counsels argue over which bench is to judge

Submissions and arguments in the Ayodhya land dispute case resumed at the Supreme Court on Friday (April 27) before the bench of Chief Justice...
Ayodhya land dispute case: Hearings marred by sparring counsels

Ayodhya land dispute case: Hearings marred by sparring counsels

The Ayodhya land dispute cases are being heard by the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Battle For The Benches

The large number of unfilled vacancies in the courts is a symptom of a widespread systematic malaise in which the Executive and the Judiciary...
Criminal candidates: SC rules criminal matters pending must be mentioned in bold letter in election form

Ayodhya land dispute: No place of worship of a religion can be converted to...

Above: Supreme Court (file picture) The Ayodhya land dispute cases are being heard by the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and...

Art of Dividing

Above: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar with UP CM Yogi Adityanath/Photo: Twitter Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was meant to be mediating in the complicated...
BG Verghese Memorial Lecture: Justice A P Shah says “chief justice is merely first among equals”

BG Verghese Memorial Lecture: Justice A P Shah says “chief justice is merely first...

Above: Justice A P Shah While delivering speech at the BG Verghese Memorial Lecture on March 9, 2018, Justice Ajit Prakash Shah spoke especially...
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title case: More documents needed, but it’s no more than a land dispute, clarifies CJI

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title case: More documents needed, but it’s no more than a...

Above: Security guards on high alert near the disputed site in Ayodhya (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Thursday (February 8) resumed the...
Delaying tactics

Delaying tactics

The Ram Temple case saw a war of words between the counsels of the two sides ~By Neelesh Singh Rao The Supreme Court has deferred the...
Sri-Sri-With-UP-Cm

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar offers mediation in Ayodhya dispute, meets Yogi Adityanath

It seems that the spiritual leader and Art of Living founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has taken Supreme Court’s suggestion in the Ayodhya dispute—...
Devotees throng Ayodhya, after taking a holy dip in Saryu river on the occasion of Ram Navami. Photo: UNI

Mandir-Masjid in Perfect Harmony

Sane voices from both communities have suggested solutions which could restore peace and harmony at the disputed site    ~By Firoz Bakht Ahmed   Even as a...
Advani with UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

Advani’s Lonely Lament

~By Zafar Agha “Kasam Ram ki khatey hain, Mandir wahin banayenge (We pledge by Lord Ram that we’ll build the temple there)!” This used to be one...
Hanuman Garhi in Ayodhya

Ayodhya: The Deity’s Domain

The Chief Justice has thrown the proverbial cat among the pigeons by his suggestion for negotiations between the two sides in the Ayodhya dispute....
​Technical challenge on time-bound chargesheet and bail dismissed by SC

SC may re-include Advani and others as accused in Babri case

The case will come up on March 22 The mandate of the people from five states of India—and where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stands...
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav at a rath yatra in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

UP’s Modern Kurukshetra

As this crucial state goes to the polls next year, political parties gear up for a royal fight in the face of demonetization, caste...
Babri Masjid

Was Narasimha Rao responsible for Babri masjid?

Vinay Sitapati recounts the events leading up December 6, 1992, and tries to absolve Prime Minister Narasimha Rao of complicity with right-wing parties in...

Defiant Harmony

December 6 was the 22nd anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition. Today, this holy town is a peaceful place where various religions co-exist By...

'Ayodhya' - 60 News Results

Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Ayodhya: AIMPLB to file review petition on Babri’s 27th Anniversary tomorrow

On the 27th Anniversary of the Babri Masjid Demolition on Friday, December 6,  the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB)  will file a...
Ayodhya matter

Sunni Waqf won’t file review petition in Babri-Ram janmbhoomi dispute case

By Vikas Bhadauria The Sunni Waqf Board in its meeting today in Lucknow decided not to appeal the Supreme Court verdict in Ayodhya dispute. The Sunni...

AIMPLB to file review petition in Ayodhya dispute

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has decided to file review petition in the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. The members of the...
Judgment Day: Quietly Hopeful

Ayodhya Fallout: The Legal Tangle

The SC verdict on Ayodhya declared the destruction of the mosque a violation of the law. How does that impact the ongoing case in...

Let Us All Build The Ram Mandir Together: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

The RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Saturday that the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya should not be seen as a win or loss...
Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers at the disputed site in Ayodhya/Photo: UNI

From “not satisfied” to calls for peace, the country reacts to Supreme Court’s Ayodhya...

The Supreme Court has delivered a historic verdict in the Ayodhya case – the disputed land has been given to a government-run trust for...

Reactions to Supreme Court Ayodhya Verdict: Swift and Predictable

Within minutes after the CJI Ranjan Gogoi finished reading out the final verdict on Ayodhya, reactions began to pour in. They were swift and...
Amit Shah

Ayodhya: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Holds High Level Security Review Meeting

Even as the much awaited final verdict on Ayodhya was being read out in the Supreme Court by the CJI Ranjan Gogoi, the Union...
SC may re-include Advani and others as accused in Babri case

Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi verdict LIVE: “Be it Ram Bhakti or Rahim Bhakti…” tweets PM...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Ayodhya verdict by the Supreme Court will "reaffirm people's faith in judicial process". While urging all to maintain...
CJI Ranjan Gogoi

From Ayodhya To Sabarimala, Top 5 Decisions Before Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Signs Off

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who retires on November 17, is expected to deliver judgments in at least five important cases, including the...
Ayodhya dispute: Temple Tensions Rise Again

Ayodhya verdict: Heavy security in city, PM Modi’s appeal for peace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged ministers to refrain from making unnecessary statements, as the verdict in the decades-long Ayodhya case is expected any...
Judgment Day: Quietly Hopeful

Judgment Day: Quietly Hopeful

With the Ayodhya verdict expected around November 17 and the parties involved hoping that it goes in their favour, there is also apprehension that...
Supreme Court

After 40 Days Hearing Arguments Of All Sides, Supreme Court Reserves Judgement On Ayodhya...

Daily hearings in the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya before a Constitution bench have concluded on the 40th day of sittings...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

High Drama In Supreme Court As Lawyer Tears Up Ayodhya Map

The Supreme Court witnessed high drama on Wednesday when senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan earned the wrath of the constitution bench on tearing up a...
Ayodhya Case

CJI Gogoi Brushes Aside Requests For Time For Ayodhya Hearing , Says “Enough is...

“Enough is enough”, the chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi firmly said on Wednesday while brushing aside requests from a lawyer who wanted more...
CJI Ranjan Gogoi/Photo: Anil Shakya

THE FINAL BEND

Above: CJI Ranjan Gogoi/Photo: Anil Shakya By Inderjit Badhwar We are entering the last lap of what will be one of the most historic and complex...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya Case: SC Bench Will Sit Extra Hour from Monday to Finish Arguments

With the Supreme Court having already decided to complete the day-to-day hearings in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case by October 18, the...
Image by Areka Socha from Pixabay

Unwarranted Interference in the Administration of Justice

Above: Image by Areka Socha from Pixabay  By Manoj K Srivastwa  Recently a Contempt petition was agitated in a matter relating to Bhagwan Sri Ram Virajman and...
Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers at the disputed site in Ayodhya/Photo: UNI

Ayodhya Arguments: Inscriptions Throw New Light

Above: Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers at the disputed site in Ayodhya/Photo: UNI The Ayodhya arguments acquired another angle with the finding of two inscriptions at...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Ayodhya Case: Counsel for Hindu party seeks continuance of his client’s right of worship...

The Supreme Court on Thursday resumed hearing in the Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case for the 10th day with Senior Advocate Ranjit Kumar, appearing for...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Counsel for Hindu party cites archaeological survey claiming a massive structure was built at...

On the seventh day of hearing of the Ayodhya hearing, the Hindu parties deriving evidence from the archaeological survey of the disputed site said...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya case: A Hindu idol is considered as a juristic person, Senior Counsel Parasaran...

On the fourth day hearing in Ramjanambhoomi-Ayodhya land dispute case, Senior Adv K Parasaran appearing for Ram Lalla Virajman told the apex court that...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya third day hearing: Can Ram Janmsthan also be accorded juristic person status like...

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked can the place like Ram Janmsthan, also be maintained to be juristic person just like Ram Lalla Virjaman...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya dispute: Inner courtyard was always in possession of Nirmohi Akhara and outer courtyard...

The apex court on Tuesday was told by the Nirmohi Akhara, one of the parties in the Ayodhya land dispute that the inner courtyard...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Supreme Court Refuses Urgent Hearing To Plea Seeking Live Streaming Of Ayodhya dispute

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to accord urgent hearing to a petition that sought live streaming or recording of the day-to-day hearing in...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

With Ayodhya Mediation Failing, SC to Start Day-to-Day Hearing from Aug 6

The mediation process in the Ayodhya temple-mosque case having failed, the Supreme Court will commence day-to-day hearing in the matter from August 6, 2019...
Ayodhya Case

Ayodhya Dispute To Be Heard In Open Court On Aug 2

The Ayodhya dispute will heard in an open court on August 2, the Supreme Court announced  after a three member mediation panel submitted a...
Ayodhya Mediation Panel

Supreme Court Gives Mediation Panel Time Till August 15 To Find Solution

Above: (L to R) Justice  FMI Kalifullah, Senior Advocate Sriram Panchu and  Sri Sri Ravi Shankar The Supreme Court has given the Ayodhya mediation panel, that...
The banks of the Saryu lit up with lakhs of diyas to celebrate Diwali in October 2017/Photo: UNI

Plunder of Saryu River

Above: The banks of the Saryu lit up with lakhs of diyas to celebrate Diwali in October 2017/Photo: UNI Despite the NGT passing strictures against...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

SC appoints 3 member panel for mediating Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute, gives 8 weeks...

Panel chairman former SC judge Justice FMI Kalifulla, members Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu to begin mediation next week The Supreme...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Can Ayodhya dispute be sent for court-monitored mediation: SC reserves verdict

Justices SA Bobde and DY Chandrachud differ in open court on whether mediation outcome will be binding on the community at large The Supreme Court,...
A worker chiselling stones at a workshop for construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya/Photo: UNI

Ayodhya Case: Down the Beaten Road

Above: A worker chiselling stones at a workshop for construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya/Photo: UNI In a surprising twist to the long-drawn Ayodhya...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC asks Swamy to establish maintainability of his plea

Swamy moves SC seeking urgent listing of plea on fundamental right to pray at...

Former Union Minister and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking urgent listing of his plea to exercise his fundamental...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

SC moved against central law on land acquisition near disputed site in Ayodhya

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday challenging the constitutional validity of 1993 central law on land acquisition in Ayodhya near...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya matter: Hearing to commence on January 29, Justice Lalit recuses from Constitution Bench

During his stint as a lawyer, Justice Lalit had appeared for former UP chief minister Kalyan Singh in a case linked to the title...
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit

SC fixes Jan 10 for hearing of arguments in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit

The Supreme Court bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul on Friday decided that it will hear arguments in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri...
Ayodhya Back To The Fore In Supreme Court On Friday

Ayodhya Back To The Fore In Supreme Court On Friday

The Ayodhya issue takes centrestage once again on Friday when a Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes up the Babri Masjid-Ram...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Babri Masjid Action Commiitee To Petition SC If Temple Ordinance Is Issued

The Babri Masjid Action Committee (BMAC)  will file a petition in the Supreme Court in case the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre...
Sadhus participating at a 'Dharam Sabha’, organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Yesterday Once More

Above:  Sadhus participating at a 'Dharam Sabha’, organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya...

Ram Statue: Stalling Tactics

Above: CM Yogi Adityanath and South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook (far left) with Ramlila artistes in Ayodhya /Photo: UNI Adityanath’s announcement of a Ram...
Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad president Praveen Togadia leads a march/Photo: UNI

Ayodhya: The Mandir Quagmire

Above: Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad president Praveen Togadia leads a march/Photo: UNI While the apex court has deferred hearing of this dispute, the saffron brigade has...
Above Mahant Ramdas talking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title case was deferred to January 2019Photo Anil Shakya

SC to list Ayodhya matter for arguments in January 1st week

Above: Mahant Ramdas talking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title case was deferred to January 2019/Photo: Anil Shakya   The Supreme Court bench of Chief...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya land dispute hearing: Babri Masjid was destroyed by Hindu Taliban, says Rajeev Dhavan...

Even as the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer resumed hearing of the contentious...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Declare Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site a national heritage, says PIL before Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday (May 1) asked the petitioner, who has sought a direction to declare the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site...
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit

Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: Counsels argue over which bench is to judge

Submissions and arguments in the Ayodhya land dispute case resumed at the Supreme Court on Friday (April 27) before the bench of Chief Justice...
Ayodhya land dispute case: Hearings marred by sparring counsels

Ayodhya land dispute case: Hearings marred by sparring counsels

The Ayodhya land dispute cases are being heard by the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Battle For The Benches

The large number of unfilled vacancies in the courts is a symptom of a widespread systematic malaise in which the Executive and the Judiciary...
Criminal candidates: SC rules criminal matters pending must be mentioned in bold letter in election form

Ayodhya land dispute: No place of worship of a religion can be converted to...

Above: Supreme Court (file picture) The Ayodhya land dispute cases are being heard by the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and...

Art of Dividing

Above: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar with UP CM Yogi Adityanath/Photo: Twitter Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was meant to be mediating in the complicated...
BG Verghese Memorial Lecture: Justice A P Shah says “chief justice is merely first among equals”

BG Verghese Memorial Lecture: Justice A P Shah says “chief justice is merely first...

Above: Justice A P Shah While delivering speech at the BG Verghese Memorial Lecture on March 9, 2018, Justice Ajit Prakash Shah spoke especially...
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title case: More documents needed, but it’s no more than a land dispute, clarifies CJI

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title case: More documents needed, but it’s no more than a...

Above: Security guards on high alert near the disputed site in Ayodhya (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Thursday (February 8) resumed the...
Delaying tactics

Delaying tactics

The Ram Temple case saw a war of words between the counsels of the two sides ~By Neelesh Singh Rao The Supreme Court has deferred the...
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar offers mediation in Ayodhya dispute, meets Yogi Adityanath

It seems that the spiritual leader and Art of Living founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has taken Supreme Court’s suggestion in the Ayodhya dispute—...
Devotees throng Ayodhya, after taking a holy dip in Saryu river on the occasion of Ram Navami. Photo: UNI

Mandir-Masjid in Perfect Harmony

Sane voices from both communities have suggested solutions which could restore peace and harmony at the disputed site    ~By Firoz Bakht Ahmed   Even as a...
Advani with UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

Advani’s Lonely Lament

~By Zafar Agha “Kasam Ram ki khatey hain, Mandir wahin banayenge (We pledge by Lord Ram that we’ll build the temple there)!” This used to be one...
Hanuman Garhi in Ayodhya

Ayodhya: The Deity’s Domain

The Chief Justice has thrown the proverbial cat among the pigeons by his suggestion for negotiations between the two sides in the Ayodhya dispute....
​Technical challenge on time-bound chargesheet and bail dismissed by SC

SC may re-include Advani and others as accused in Babri case

The case will come up on March 22 The mandate of the people from five states of India—and where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stands...
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav at a rath yatra in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

UP’s Modern Kurukshetra

As this crucial state goes to the polls next year, political parties gear up for a royal fight in the face of demonetization, caste...
Babri Masjid

Was Narasimha Rao responsible for Babri masjid?

Vinay Sitapati recounts the events leading up December 6, 1992, and tries to absolve Prime Minister Narasimha Rao of complicity with right-wing parties in...

Defiant Harmony

December 6 was the 22nd anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition. Today, this holy town is a peaceful place where various religions co-exist By...

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