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Ayodhya verdict: Supreme Court rejects all 18 review petitions

The Supreme Court rejected all the 18 petitions seeking a review of its historical verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute case.  The court also declined...
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...

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...
Supreme Court

Ayodhya Dispute: A Verdict at Last

The longest and most contentious suit in Indian judicial history finally gets closure with a structured judgment from the Constitution bench, but questions remain...
Delhi Police personnel confronting a protest (file picture)/Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Ayodhya verdict: Situation peaceful amid calls for calm, stepped up security measures

As the verdict in the much-awaited Ayodhya case was delivered today by the five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court amid appeals to maintain...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Ayodhya Verdict: SC allots disputed land to Ram temple, Muslims to get alternate land...

The Supreme Court on Saturday brought the long drawn-out Ayodhya land dispute to an end by formulating a scheme mandating land for both the...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Whose Land Is It Anyway: Ayodhya Timeline

1528: A mosque is built by one of the commanders of Babur in Ayodhya, and is named after the Mughal emperor. It has been...
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...
Judgment Day: Quietly Hopeful

Ayodhya case verdict to be pronounced at 10.30 am

The judgment in the Ayodhya land title dispute case will be pronounced on Saturday at 10.30 am, the SC registry said. “Take notice that 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...
Kalyan Singh

Babri Masjid demolition: Special court grants bail to BJP leader Kalyan Singh

A special CBI court in Lucknow on Friday granted bail to BJP leader Kalyan Singh in Babri Masjid Demolition case. The court granted bail to...
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...
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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...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Ayodhya title dispute: Conclude your arguments on or before Oct 18, Supreme Court tells...

The CJI Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday said that arguments in Ayodhya title dispute case should be concluded on or before Oct 18. “The hearing of...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

No inscription has been found at disputed site which suggests that Ram Temple existed...

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan representing Muslim parties in the Ayodhya title dispute case told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that there was no evidence...
Kalyan Singh

CBI moves court to summon Kalyan Singh in Babri Masjid demolition

CBI was quick to move the CBI court as soon as 87-year old Kalyan Singh’s immunity as Rajasthan Governor ended. While Kalraj Mishra was...
1994 Ismail Faruqui verdict will not affect outcome of Ayodhya title suit: SC

CJI-led bench to hear petition on Live Streaming of Ayodhya dispute

Supreme Court bench of Justices Rohinton F. Nariman and Surya Kant today referred a petition by K.N. Govindacharya, former BJP leader on live-streaming and...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Muslims never prayed at the disputed site as they were never allowed to pray...

Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan appearing for Sunni Wakf Board on Tuesday inferred to the apex court that when Hindu parties say that Muslims never...
Sr Adv Rajeev Dhavan

Ayodhya case: Sr Adv Rajeev Dhavan seeks contempt proceedings against person who threatened him...

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal on Monday sought listing of petition for initiation of contempt proceedings against an 88-year-old professor who allegedly cursed Senior Advocate...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Mere existence of Mosque is not enough, Mosque has to comply the requirements mandated...

Senior Advocate P N Mishra, appearing for the Akhil Bhartiya Sri Ram Janam Bhoomi Punarudhar Samiti (ABSRJBPS) told the Supreme Court on Friday that...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Nirmohi Akhara is claiming title as a shebait and not as a title holder,...

On the eleventh day of the hearing of Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute, Senior Counsel Sushil Kumar Jain appearing for Nirmohi Akhara told the Supreme...
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

Ayodhya hearing: Sr Adv Vaidyanathan says a slab recovered from Ayodhya indicates the presence...

On the ninth day of the Ayodhya hearing, Senior Advocate C S Vaidyanathan appearing for Ram Lalla Virajman said that a slab was traced...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Separate Religion from Politics

Above: The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers In Babri Masjid–Ram Mandir Dilemma: An Acid Test 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...
Supreme court

Lawyer To SC: It Is “Belief and Faith” of Hindus That Ayodhya Is Birthplace...

The sixth day of the Ayodhya hearings saw the advocate for the Ram Lalla  Virajman CS Vaidyanathan  holding centre stage almost throughout the day...
Ayodhya Case

Day 5 Of Ayodhya Hearings Witnesses Heated Exchanges

Arguments  in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case continued for the fifth day on Tuesday before a constitution bench in the Supreme Court  headed by...
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

In Break From Past, Supreme Court Takes Up Ayodhya Matter On Friday, But Muslim...

In a break from the past, the Supreme Court took up the Ayodhya hearing on a Friday, which along with Monday has traditionally been...
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...
Supreme Court

Nirmohi Akhara Continues Arguments on Day 2 Of Ayodhya Hearing

The Supreme Court saw the Ayodhya issue taking centre stage for the second consecutive day as counsel for the Nirmohi Akhara one of the...
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...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Babri Masjid Demolition: SC extends tenure of trial judge, orders deliverance of verdict within...

The Supreme Court on Friday extended the tenure of CBI judge, S K Yadav who is hearing the Babri Masjid Demolition case and ordered...
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...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC tells mediation panel to submit a detailed report by...

The Supreme Court on Thursday told the mediation panel to submit a detailed report by July 18. At today’s hearing, the apex court was told...
Supreme Court

SC refuses urgent hearing to plea seeking stay on film Ram ki Janmabhoomi

The apex court on Thursday (Mar 28) declined urgent hearing in a plea seeking stay on release of a film Ram ki Janmabhoomi alleging...
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,...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

SC to decide tomorrow whether to order court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya land dispute

Constitution Bench had indicated its desire to try one last attempt at mediation for resolving the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit The five-judge Constitution Bench...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

SC to decide tomorrow whether to order court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya land dispute

Constitution Bench had indicated its desire to try one last attempt at mediation for resolving the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit The five-judge Constitution Bench...
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...
Hindu litigant Mahant Dharamdas speaking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit hearing/Photo: Anil Shakya

Ayodhya matter adjourned for 6 weeks, SC favours one last meditation effort

Above: Hindu litigant Mahant Dharamdas speaking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit hearing/Photo: Anil Shakya Warring claimants to the disputed site fail to...
Supreme court

Action packed day in SC tomorrow; Ayodhya title suit, Article 35A and Rafale review...

Constitution bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, Rafale review petition, Article 35A pleas also in Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s court The Supreme Court is, on...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

SC’s constitution bench to resume Ayodhya hearing on February 26

New five judge bench, including Justice S Abdul Nazeer, constituted by Chief Justice after Justice UU Lalit recused from hearing the case The Supreme Court’s...
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...
People at a “Dharma Sabha” organised by the VHP in Ayodhya for the Ram temple/Photo: UNI

Ayodhya Dispute: Poll Vault

Above: People at a “Dharma Sabha” organised by the VHP in Ayodhya for the Ram temple/Photo: UNI As the centre moves a plea seeking transfer...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Poll Vault: Centre moves SC seeking transfer of land near Ayodhya disputed site to...

Supreme Court had ordered status quo on 67.7 acres of land acquired by the central government in 1993, Modi regime says only 0.313 acres...
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 Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

CJI Ranjan Gogoi constitutes 5-judge bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, hearing on Jan...

Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud – all in line to be elevated as Chief Justice of India until 2024...
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...
Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad president Praveen Togadia leads a march/Photo: UNI

Supreme Court Dismisses Hindu Mahasabha Plea For Early Ayodhya Hearing

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition by the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha for early hearing of the petitions in Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title...
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...
Judgment Days

Judgment Days

Above: A woman shows her Aadhaar card after casting her vote/Photo: UNI In his final week as chief justice, Dipak Misra presides over a flurry...
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...
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...
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...
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute hearing turns out to be a closed door affair

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute hearing turns out to be a closed door affair

The public hearing of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case which resumed on Thursday (February 8) turned out to be a closed door affair...
Rajeev Dhavan (left) and CJI Dipak Misra

Rajeev Dhavan is back in practice, says he has debt to repay

Above: Rajeev Dhavan (left) and CJI Dipak Misra Supreme Court senior counsel Rajeev Dhavan, who had quit practice in a huff on December 11...
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...
Dharma Matters

Dharma Matters

~By Inderjit Badhwar Twenty-five years ago, shortly before the Sangh Parivar-led kar sevaks destroyed the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, a young BJP lawyer who...
Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC adjourns the hearing to February 8

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC adjourns the hearing to February 8

Kapil Sibal, appearing for Sunni Wakf Board on Tuesday (December 5) urged the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok...
Ayodhya case litigant Mahant Bhaskar Das passes away

Ayodhya case litigant Mahant Bhaskar Das passes away

Nirmohi Akhara chief Mahant Bhaskar Das breathed his last during the wee hours on Saturday, September 16 due to heart attack. The 88-year-old Das...
The late PP Rao was a veteran of constitutional Law

The late PP Rao was a veteran of constitutional Law

This eminent lawyer appeared for many important cases and left a mark with his outspokenness and charming nature ~By Neelesh Singh Rao Pavani Parameswara Rao (July...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

SC directs Allahabad HC to appoint two observers for Ram Temple-Babri Masjid site

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer on Monday (September 11) directed that the Chief...
India legal show discusses Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir title dispute

India legal show discusses Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir title dispute

Panellists express their views on the possible solution and wonder if the final SC verdict will be acceptable to all parties The Supreme Court recently...
MP Sanjay Raut. Photo: facebook

Babri case: MP Sanjay Raut to depose before CBI court on Friday

MP Sanjay Raut of Maharashtra, representing the Shiv Sena, will face the CBI’s special court in Lucknow on June 23 (Friday) in the 1992 Ayodhya...
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...
UP CM Yogi Adityanath with Advani in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

Even in visiting the Ram temple, Yogi keeps to a legal political agenda

~By Sujit Bhar The image of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath as a brash Hindutva propagandist and activist, with his dreaded Hindu Yuva Vahini unleashed...
Photo: Live APN TV grab

Advani, Joshi, Uma, 9 others get bail in Babri case

Former Deputy Prime Minister Lal Krishna Advani, BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi and Union minister Uma Bharti and nine others appeared in front of...
Babri Masjid demolition case: Advani, Uma Bharti to face court on May 30

Babri Masjid demolition case: Advani, Uma Bharti to face court on May 30

Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani and Union water resources minister Uma Bharti have been asked to appear before the CBI’s special court in...

BABRI MASJID DEMOLITION CASE: INDIA LEGAL LEADS AGAIN

~By Inderjit Badhwar India Legal was a step ahead of the curve in the denouement of the Babri Masjid demolition case in the Supreme Court...
Babri Masjid

Babri demolition: Advani, Joshi, Bharati ordered back in the dock by SC

Kalyan Singh will be tried as soon as he loses immunity as governor ~By Sujit BharThe Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 19) struck a major...
(L-R) LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma Bharati

Babri Masjid case: An Open-ended Issue

The case takes an unexpected turn as the BJP’s old guard comes under pressure. What are the consequences for the ruling party? ~By Parsa...
Babri case: SC indicates Advani, Joshi may be back in the dock

Babri case: SC indicates Advani, Joshi may be back in the dock

~By Sujit Bhar As the CBI ended its submission on the high profile December 6, 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case on March 6, the Supreme...
Ayodhya dispute: Temple Tensions Rise Again

Ayodhya dispute: Temple Tensions Rise Again

The overwhelming victory of the BJP in the UP assembly elections fuels expectations that the party would use its electoral majority to build the...
India Legal Show discusses Babri Masjid dispute

India Legal Show discusses Babri Masjid dispute

Religious leaders from the Hindu and Muslim community, politicians and former judges express their viewpoints on the programme telecast on APN News  The Supreme...
Supreme Court

Crucial Babri case postponed again by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on March 23 further postponed the contentious Babri Masjid demolition case which was to be heard on that day. The next...
Pictures: UNI

Modi’s intriguing stance on Advani, Joshi and Bharti

The political overtones of the Babri Masjid case indicate rivalries and manoeuvres ~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrThe Modi government is actively pursuing the issue of...
​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...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...
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...

'Babri Masjid' - 96 News Results

Babri Masjid

Ayodhya verdict: Supreme Court rejects all 18 review petitions

The Supreme Court rejected all the 18 petitions seeking a review of its historical verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute case.  The court also declined...
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...

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...
Supreme Court

Ayodhya Dispute: A Verdict at Last

The longest and most contentious suit in Indian judicial history finally gets closure with a structured judgment from the Constitution bench, but questions remain...
Delhi Police personnel confronting a protest (file picture)/Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Ayodhya verdict: Situation peaceful amid calls for calm, stepped up security measures

As the verdict in the much-awaited Ayodhya case was delivered today by the five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court amid appeals to maintain...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Ayodhya Verdict: SC allots disputed land to Ram temple, Muslims to get alternate land...

The Supreme Court on Saturday brought the long drawn-out Ayodhya land dispute to an end by formulating a scheme mandating land for both the...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Whose Land Is It Anyway: Ayodhya Timeline

1528: A mosque is built by one of the commanders of Babur in Ayodhya, and is named after the Mughal emperor. It has been...
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...
Judgment Day: Quietly Hopeful

Ayodhya case verdict to be pronounced at 10.30 am

The judgment in the Ayodhya land title dispute case will be pronounced on Saturday at 10.30 am, the SC registry said. “Take notice that 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...
Kalyan Singh

Babri Masjid demolition: Special court grants bail to BJP leader Kalyan Singh

A special CBI court in Lucknow on Friday granted bail to BJP leader Kalyan Singh in Babri Masjid Demolition case. The court granted bail to...
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...
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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...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Ayodhya title dispute: Conclude your arguments on or before Oct 18, Supreme Court tells...

The CJI Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday said that arguments in Ayodhya title dispute case should be concluded on or before Oct 18. “The hearing of...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

No inscription has been found at disputed site which suggests that Ram Temple existed...

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan representing Muslim parties in the Ayodhya title dispute case told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that there was no evidence...
Kalyan Singh

CBI moves court to summon Kalyan Singh in Babri Masjid demolition

CBI was quick to move the CBI court as soon as 87-year old Kalyan Singh’s immunity as Rajasthan Governor ended. While Kalraj Mishra was...
1994 Ismail Faruqui verdict will not affect outcome of Ayodhya title suit: SC

CJI-led bench to hear petition on Live Streaming of Ayodhya dispute

Supreme Court bench of Justices Rohinton F. Nariman and Surya Kant today referred a petition by K.N. Govindacharya, former BJP leader on live-streaming and...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Muslims never prayed at the disputed site as they were never allowed to pray...

Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan appearing for Sunni Wakf Board on Tuesday inferred to the apex court that when Hindu parties say that Muslims never...
Sr Adv Rajeev Dhavan

Ayodhya case: Sr Adv Rajeev Dhavan seeks contempt proceedings against person who threatened him...

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal on Monday sought listing of petition for initiation of contempt proceedings against an 88-year-old professor who allegedly cursed Senior Advocate...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Mere existence of Mosque is not enough, Mosque has to comply the requirements mandated...

Senior Advocate P N Mishra, appearing for the Akhil Bhartiya Sri Ram Janam Bhoomi Punarudhar Samiti (ABSRJBPS) told the Supreme Court on Friday that...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Nirmohi Akhara is claiming title as a shebait and not as a title holder,...

On the eleventh day of the hearing of Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute, Senior Counsel Sushil Kumar Jain appearing for Nirmohi Akhara told the Supreme...
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

Ayodhya hearing: Sr Adv Vaidyanathan says a slab recovered from Ayodhya indicates the presence...

On the ninth day of the Ayodhya hearing, Senior Advocate C S Vaidyanathan appearing for Ram Lalla Virajman said that a slab was traced...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Separate Religion from Politics

Above: The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers In Babri Masjid–Ram Mandir Dilemma: An Acid Test 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...
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Lawyer To SC: It Is “Belief and Faith” of Hindus That Ayodhya Is Birthplace...

The sixth day of the Ayodhya hearings saw the advocate for the Ram Lalla  Virajman CS Vaidyanathan  holding centre stage almost throughout the day...
Ayodhya Case

Day 5 Of Ayodhya Hearings Witnesses Heated Exchanges

Arguments  in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case continued for the fifth day on Tuesday before a constitution bench in the Supreme Court  headed by...
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

In Break From Past, Supreme Court Takes Up Ayodhya Matter On Friday, But Muslim...

In a break from the past, the Supreme Court took up the Ayodhya hearing on a Friday, which along with Monday has traditionally been...
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...
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Nirmohi Akhara Continues Arguments on Day 2 Of Ayodhya Hearing

The Supreme Court saw the Ayodhya issue taking centre stage for the second consecutive day as counsel for the Nirmohi Akhara one of the...
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...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Babri Masjid Demolition: SC extends tenure of trial judge, orders deliverance of verdict within...

The Supreme Court on Friday extended the tenure of CBI judge, S K Yadav who is hearing the Babri Masjid Demolition case and ordered...
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...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC tells mediation panel to submit a detailed report by...

The Supreme Court on Thursday told the mediation panel to submit a detailed report by July 18. At today’s hearing, the apex court was told...
Supreme Court

SC refuses urgent hearing to plea seeking stay on film Ram ki Janmabhoomi

The apex court on Thursday (Mar 28) declined urgent hearing in a plea seeking stay on release of a film Ram ki Janmabhoomi alleging...
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,...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

SC to decide tomorrow whether to order court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya land dispute

Constitution Bench had indicated its desire to try one last attempt at mediation for resolving the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit The five-judge Constitution Bench...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

SC to decide tomorrow whether to order court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya land dispute

Constitution Bench had indicated its desire to try one last attempt at mediation for resolving the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit The five-judge Constitution Bench...
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...
Hindu litigant Mahant Dharamdas speaking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit hearing/Photo: Anil Shakya

Ayodhya matter adjourned for 6 weeks, SC favours one last meditation effort

Above: Hindu litigant Mahant Dharamdas speaking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit hearing/Photo: Anil Shakya Warring claimants to the disputed site fail to...
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Action packed day in SC tomorrow; Ayodhya title suit, Article 35A and Rafale review...

Constitution bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, Rafale review petition, Article 35A pleas also in Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s court The Supreme Court is, on...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

SC’s constitution bench to resume Ayodhya hearing on February 26

New five judge bench, including Justice S Abdul Nazeer, constituted by Chief Justice after Justice UU Lalit recused from hearing the case The Supreme Court’s...
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...
People at a “Dharma Sabha” organised by the VHP in Ayodhya for the Ram temple/Photo: UNI

Ayodhya Dispute: Poll Vault

Above: People at a “Dharma Sabha” organised by the VHP in Ayodhya for the Ram temple/Photo: UNI As the centre moves a plea seeking transfer...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Poll Vault: Centre moves SC seeking transfer of land near Ayodhya disputed site to...

Supreme Court had ordered status quo on 67.7 acres of land acquired by the central government in 1993, Modi regime says only 0.313 acres...
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 Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

CJI Ranjan Gogoi constitutes 5-judge bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, hearing on Jan...

Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud – all in line to be elevated as Chief Justice of India until 2024...
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...
Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad president Praveen Togadia leads a march/Photo: UNI

Supreme Court Dismisses Hindu Mahasabha Plea For Early Ayodhya Hearing

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition by the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha for early hearing of the petitions in Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title...
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...
Judgment Days

Judgment Days

Above: A woman shows her Aadhaar card after casting her vote/Photo: UNI In his final week as chief justice, Dipak Misra presides over a flurry...
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...
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...
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...
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute hearing turns out to be a closed door affair

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute hearing turns out to be a closed door affair

The public hearing of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case which resumed on Thursday (February 8) turned out to be a closed door affair...
Rajeev Dhavan (left) and CJI Dipak Misra

Rajeev Dhavan is back in practice, says he has debt to repay

Above: Rajeev Dhavan (left) and CJI Dipak Misra Supreme Court senior counsel Rajeev Dhavan, who had quit practice in a huff on December 11...
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...
Dharma Matters

Dharma Matters

~By Inderjit Badhwar Twenty-five years ago, shortly before the Sangh Parivar-led kar sevaks destroyed the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, a young BJP lawyer who...
Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC adjourns the hearing to February 8

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC adjourns the hearing to February 8

Kapil Sibal, appearing for Sunni Wakf Board on Tuesday (December 5) urged the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok...
Ayodhya case litigant Mahant Bhaskar Das passes away

Ayodhya case litigant Mahant Bhaskar Das passes away

Nirmohi Akhara chief Mahant Bhaskar Das breathed his last during the wee hours on Saturday, September 16 due to heart attack. The 88-year-old Das...
The late PP Rao was a veteran of constitutional Law

The late PP Rao was a veteran of constitutional Law

This eminent lawyer appeared for many important cases and left a mark with his outspokenness and charming nature ~By Neelesh Singh Rao Pavani Parameswara Rao (July...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

SC directs Allahabad HC to appoint two observers for Ram Temple-Babri Masjid site

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer on Monday (September 11) directed that the Chief...
India legal show discusses Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir title dispute

India legal show discusses Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir title dispute

Panellists express their views on the possible solution and wonder if the final SC verdict will be acceptable to all parties The Supreme Court recently...
MP Sanjay Raut. Photo: facebook

Babri case: MP Sanjay Raut to depose before CBI court on Friday

MP Sanjay Raut of Maharashtra, representing the Shiv Sena, will face the CBI’s special court in Lucknow on June 23 (Friday) in the 1992 Ayodhya...
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...
UP CM Yogi Adityanath with Advani in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

Even in visiting the Ram temple, Yogi keeps to a legal political agenda

~By Sujit Bhar The image of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath as a brash Hindutva propagandist and activist, with his dreaded Hindu Yuva Vahini unleashed...
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Advani, Joshi, Uma, 9 others get bail in Babri case

Former Deputy Prime Minister Lal Krishna Advani, BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi and Union minister Uma Bharti and nine others appeared in front of...
Babri Masjid demolition case: Advani, Uma Bharti to face court on May 30

Babri Masjid demolition case: Advani, Uma Bharti to face court on May 30

Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani and Union water resources minister Uma Bharti have been asked to appear before the CBI’s special court in...

BABRI MASJID DEMOLITION CASE: INDIA LEGAL LEADS AGAIN

~By Inderjit Badhwar India Legal was a step ahead of the curve in the denouement of the Babri Masjid demolition case in the Supreme Court...
Babri Masjid

Babri demolition: Advani, Joshi, Bharati ordered back in the dock by SC

Kalyan Singh will be tried as soon as he loses immunity as governor ~By Sujit BharThe Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 19) struck a major...
(L-R) LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma Bharati

Babri Masjid case: An Open-ended Issue

The case takes an unexpected turn as the BJP’s old guard comes under pressure. What are the consequences for the ruling party? ~By Parsa...
Babri case: SC indicates Advani, Joshi may be back in the dock

Babri case: SC indicates Advani, Joshi may be back in the dock

~By Sujit Bhar As the CBI ended its submission on the high profile December 6, 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case on March 6, the Supreme...
Ayodhya dispute: Temple Tensions Rise Again

Ayodhya dispute: Temple Tensions Rise Again

The overwhelming victory of the BJP in the UP assembly elections fuels expectations that the party would use its electoral majority to build the...
India Legal Show discusses Babri Masjid dispute

India Legal Show discusses Babri Masjid dispute

Religious leaders from the Hindu and Muslim community, politicians and former judges express their viewpoints on the programme telecast on APN News  The Supreme...
Supreme Court

Crucial Babri case postponed again by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on March 23 further postponed the contentious Babri Masjid demolition case which was to be heard on that day. The next...
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Modi’s intriguing stance on Advani, Joshi and Bharti

The political overtones of the Babri Masjid case indicate rivalries and manoeuvres ~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrThe Modi government is actively pursuing the issue of...
​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...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...
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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