Ayodhya: News

17 May 2024

Amit Shah

Shah responds to opposition's 'BJP plans to amend Constitution' charge 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has dismissed allegations from the opposition that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans to amend the Constitution if it secures over 400 Lok Sabha seats.

17 Apr 2024

Ram Lalla

Explained: The science behind Ram Lalla's 'Surya Tilak'

A "Surya Tilak" (Sun's rays) illuminated Lord Ram Lalla idol's forehead at the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on the occasion of Ram Navami on Wednesday.

17 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

'After waiting for 500 years...': Modi extends Ram Navami wishes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished the country on the occasion of Ram Navami saying his heart is filled with "joy and gratitude."

NCERT drops mentions of Babri, Gujarat riots from Class-12 textbook 

The National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has made substantial revisions to the political science textbook for Class 12.

25 Mar 2024

Ram Mandir

Ayodhya's Ram Mandir witnesses grand Holi celebrations

Scores of devotees celebrated Holi at Ayodhya's Ram Mandir on Monday, marking the first 'rangotsav' at the temple premises.

20 Mar 2024

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas visit Ayodhya's Ram Mandir with daughter Malti 

The celebrity power couple, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas touched down in Ayodhya for a spiritual visit to the revered Ram Mandir on Wednesday.

Explained: CAA implementation does not cover tribal areas in Northeast

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Monday evening officially notified the Citizenship (Amendment) Rules, 2024.

11 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

Will stand with Modi: Acharya Krishnam after expulsion from Congress

Expelled Congress leader Acharya Pramod Krishnam, on Sunday, dubbed party president Mallikarjun Kharge a "rubber stamp" and stated that he will "stand with Prime Minister Narendra Modi all my life."

10 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

Parliament to discuss Ram Mandir, Centre's 'White Paper' today

The final day of Parliament's Budget Session on Saturday is expected to witness heated debates.

03 Feb 2024

United Kingdom

UK: Conservative MP calls BBC's reporting of Ram Mandir 'biased' 

The United Kingdom's Conservative MP Bob Blackman on Friday said he was concerned about the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)'s alleged biased coverage of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

31 Jan 2024

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Mani Shankar's daughter gets eviction notice over Ram Mandir post

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's daughter, Suranya Aiyar, has received an eviction notice from the Resident's Welfare Association (RWA) of Delhi's Jangpura Extension.

30 Jan 2024

Ram Lalla

Arun Yogiraj sculpted Ram Lalla's eyes in just 20 minutes

The recent Ram Mandir consecration ceremony in Ayodhya showcased a captivating idol of Ram Lalla, with eyes that radiated innocence and divinity.

29 Jan 2024

Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh: Headmaster arrested for asking students to reject Hindu gods 

A government school headmaster in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur has been suspended and arrested after allegedly asking students to reject Hindu deities and embrace Buddhism, The Times of India reported.

25 Jan 2024

Ladakh

National Tourism Day: Top 5 must-visit places in India

National Tourism Day is observed annually on January 25 promoting public awareness of the significance of tourism to the nation's economy.

24 Jan 2024

Kangana Ranaut

'Dating someone else': Kangana Ranaut dismisses Nishant Pitti relationship rumors

Kangana Ranaut stole the spotlight during her Ayodhya visit for the Ram Mandir consecration ceremony on Monday.

23 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Ayodhya's Ram Lalla idol to be known by this name 

The new Ram Lalla idol, consecrated on Monday at Ayodhya's Ram Mandir, will be known as "Balak Ram."

23 Jan 2024

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Ayodhya's $10 billion makeover could generate $3bn tax for UP 

In the run up to the inauguration of the Ram Mandir, Ayodhya has undergone a massive makeover worth over $10 billion.

23 Jan 2024

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Clashes in Mumbai ahead of Ram Mandir event: Security strengthened

Clashes of communal nature were reported from parts of Mumbai and Nagpur, ahead of the Ram Mandir consecration ceremony in Ayodhya on Monday.

23 Jan 2024

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Sea of devotees at Ram Mandir, a day after consecration

A day after the Pran Prathishtha (consecration) ceremony in Ayodhya, a sea of devotees flocked to the Ram Mandir as the temple opened its doors to the public on Tuesday morning.

22 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

No iron used, Rs. 1,800cr spent: Facts about Ram Mandir

On Monday, Ayodhya's Ram Mandir was inaugurated with full fanfare, marking a watershed moment for the entire nation.

22 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

LED screens for Ayodhya event removed from TN temple: Minister

LED screens installed at Kamakshi Amman Temple in Tamil Nadu for live streaming the Ram Mandir "Pran Pratishtha" ceremony in Ayodhya were taken down on Monday, reports said.

22 Jan 2024

Delhi High Court

Delhi HC orders suspension of website offering Ram Mandir 'prasad'

In an interim order, the Delhi High Court has directed the suspension of "http://khadiorganic.com", for allegedly advertising the delivery of free Prasad from the Ram Mandir's inauguration, the Indian Express reported.

22 Jan 2024

Delhi

Planning a Delhi-Ram Mandir road trip? Here's what to know 

Delhi to Ayodhya has become a popular route for devotees eager to visit the recently inaugurated Ram Mandir in Uttar Pradesh.

22 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Mexico's first Ram Mandir inaugurated as Modi consecrates Ayodhya temple

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed the Pran Prathishtha rituals for Ayodhya's Ram Mandir, Mexico got its first Ram temple on Sunday (local time).

22 Jan 2024

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'Luckiest person on earth': Sculptor reacts after Ram Mandir consecration

Karnataka sculptor, Arun Yogiraj, who crafted the Ram Lalla idol for the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya shared his thoughts after the Pran Prathistha ceremony on Monday.

22 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

'Emotional moment': PM addresses nation after Ram Mandir inauguration

After the Pran Prathishtha ceremony on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the gathering at the Ram Mandir premises.

22 Jan 2024

SpiceJet

SpiceJet sale: You can fly to Ayodhya for Rs. 1,622

SpiceJet is celebrating the 'Pran Pratishtha' ceremony of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya with a special sale.

22 Jan 2024

Uma Bharti

Ayodhya: Uma Bharti, Sadhvi Rithambara share hug on consecration day

Before the Pran Prathishtha ceremony, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti and Sadhvi Rithambara shared a heartfelt moment at the Ram Mandir premises on Monday.

22 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Inauguration of Ayodhya's Ram Mandir boosts growth of spiritual apps

The Ram Mandir inauguration in Ayodhya has sparked a surge in demand for spiritual apps, with platforms like Vama, DevDham, and AppsForBharat seeing increased user engagement.

22 Jan 2024

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Aerial visuals of Ram Mandir shot from PM Modi's chopper 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday, performed the consecration rituals at the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

22 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Save on income tax by donating to Ram Mandir

Taxpayers can benefit from income tax savings by donating to the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, as the Central Government has designated "Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra" (PAN: AAZTS6197B) as a site of historical significance and public worship.

22 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Ram Mandir could attract 50 million tourists a year: Jefferies

The Ram Mandir in Ayodhya is anticipated to boost the city's economy as it emerges as an emerging tourist destination.

22 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Ram Mandir consecration 'muhurta' to last 84 seconds

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the Pran Pratishtha (consecration) ceremony at the grand Ram Mandir in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya on Monday.

22 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

How is rest of the world celebrating Ram Mandir inauguration

The Hindu community worldwide is eagerly awaiting the Pran Pratishtha (consecration) of Lord Ram's idol in the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

22 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

PM Modi to lead rituals of Ram Mandir consecration today

The high-voltage pran pratishtha (consecration) ceremony at the Ram Mandir will take place on Monday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, seers and around 8,000 guests.

21 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Ram Mandir inauguration: Which states have announced holiday

Several states have declared public holidays, bank holidays, school closures, and half-days for employees on Monday.

21 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Ram Lalla idol to be moved to Ram Mandir tonight

With just one day left for the consecration ceremony at the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, its premises have been beautifully decorated with lights and flowers.

21 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Hey Ram: Opposition on half-day off decision of Delhi hospitals

Several central government-run hospitals in Delhi will remain closed on Monday until 2:30pm due to the Ram Mandir Pran Pratistha ceremony in Ayodhya.

AIIMS Delhi reverses half-day off decision for Ram Mandir event

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, has reversed its decision to remain closed until 2:30pm on Monday in light of the Pran Pratishtha ceremony of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

20 Jan 2024

Asaduddin Owaisi

Babri Masjid snatched from Muslims systematically:  Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday questioned the narrative surrounding the Ram Mandir's Pran Pratishtha (consecration) in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

20 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Ayodhya: 3 suspects arrested have Khalistani links, say police

Ahead of Ram Mandir's inauguration in Ayodhya, the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has revealed that three suspects arrested in the temple city on Thursday had Khalistani links.

20 Jan 2024

Ram Lalla

January 22 will be historic day: 'Ramayan' actor Sunil Lahri

India is gearing up for the much-awaited Ram Mandir consecration ceremony, which will take place in Ayodhya on Monday (January 22).

20 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Not correct: Ram Mandir priest's reaction to idol photo leak

A purported photo of the Ram Lalla idol at Ayodhya's yet-to-be-inaugurated Ram Mandir was made public on Friday, ahead of the Prana Pratishtha (consecration) on Monday.

20 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Security to decorations: Final preparations underway for Ram Mandir consecration

With the Pran Pratishtha (consecration) ceremony of Lord Ram at the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya just a day away, preparations at both the temple and the holy city are ongoing full swing.

19 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Iron Man to Batman: AI shows superheroes' Ram Mandir visit

The inauguration of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya is going to be one of the biggest events in India's history. The ceremony, which will take place on January 22, will be witnessed by the country's top politicians, celebrities, sportspersons, and more.

19 Jan 2024

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Ram Lalla idol's face unveiled ahead of Ram Mandir event

The face of the Lord Ram idol which has been placed at the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya was unveiled on Friday, days ahead of the consecration ceremony on Monday.

19 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Ram Lalla idol's first photo revealed before consecration ceremony

The first glimpse of the new idol of Lord Ram, housed in Ayodhya's Ram Mandir, has been unveiled ahead of the Pran Pratishtha, or consecration ceremony set for January 22.

19 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

UP anti-terrorism squad detains 3 people from Ayodhya

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-terrorism Squad (ATS) has detained three people in Ayodhya, days before the Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha ceremony on January 22, ANI reported.

18 Jan 2024

Uttar Pradesh

For Ram Mandir ceremony, half-day for central government employees 

The central government employees will get a half-day leave on January 22 so that they can watch the live telecast of the Ram Mandir Pran Prathistha ceremony in Ayodhya.

18 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi releases commemorative stamps on Ayodhya's Ram Mandir 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday released commemorative postage stamps on the Ram Mandir of Ayodhya and a book of stamps dedicated to Lord Ram issued by countries across the world.

17 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Ram Lalla's idol to be taken to Ram Mandir today

The idol of Lord Ram Lalla will be brought inside the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on Wednesday.

16 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Mysuru sculptor's Ram Lalla idol selected for Ram Mandir

A Ram Lalla idol created by Karnataka sculptor Arun Yogiraj has been selected for installation at Ayodhya's Ram Mandir, Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust General Secretary Champat Rai has said.

15 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Liquor outlets shut in Noida, Greater Noida on January 22

All shops selling liquor in Noida and Greater Noida will remain closed on January 22, according to an order issued by the district administration of Gautam Buddh Nagar.

15 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Fortunate to be invited to Ram Mandir consecration ceremony: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he is "fortunate" to be invited to take part in the Ram Mandir consecration ceremony.

15 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Puri's Shankaracharya explains decision to skip Ram Mandir consecration ceremony

Amid the controversy over the four Shankaracharyas skipping the Ram Mandir consecration ceremony in Ayodhya, Puri's Shankaracharya Swami Nischalanand Saraswati Maharaj on Monday made a statement explaining the reason behind the decision.

15 Jan 2024

Amitabh Bachchan

Everything to know about Amitabh Bachchan's new property in Ayodhya

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has become the recent owner of a sprawling property in the country's busiest and hottest site currently—Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

15 Jan 2024

SpiceJet

SpiceJet launches non-stop flights to Ayodhya from Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai

Budget airline SpiceJet on Monday announced direct flights to Ayodhya from Chennai, Bengaluru, and Mumbai starting February 1, 2024.

12 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Congress questions Ram Mandir's consecration date after Shankaracharyas' criticism

The Congress on Friday called the Ram Mandir consecration ceremony an "out and out political" event by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

12 Jan 2024

Yogi Adityanath

100 planes to land in Ayodhya for Ram Mandir event

As many as 100 chartered flights will land in Ayodhya on January 22, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said ahead of the Ram Mandir consecration ceremony.

12 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi begins 11-day 'special anushthan' ahead of Ram Mandir inauguration

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday, that with just 11 days left for the consecration ceremony of the Ram Mandir, he is starting a special "anushthan" (penances).