Articles about Ayodhya
28 Aug 2021
UP: Sultanpur likely to be renamed 'Kush Bhawanpur'
Sultanpur Municipal Council chairperson Babita Jaiswal on Friday claimed that the Uttar Pradesh government is preparing to rename the district as Kush Bhawanpur after Lord Ram's son Kush.
04 May 2021
Omar Abdullah tweets SOS from Ayodhya teacher's family
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah took to Twitter to amplify the plea for medical assistance from the family of a COVID-19-positive school teacher in Ayodhya which is grappling with a shortage of life-saving oxygen as the number of cases mounts.
22 Apr 2021
Pankaj Dubey pens love story with Ayodhya as setting
Bilingual novelist and filmmaker Pankaj Dubey, who loves to accentuate the socio-political undercurrents with quirk and humor in his works, tells the story of two lovers of different faiths in the ancient town of Ayodhya in his new book.
30 Mar 2021
Shooting of 'Ram Setu' begins, Akshay Kumar reveals his look
The shooting of Akshay Kumar's much-anticipated project, Ram Setu, has finally started, the actor announced on social media on Tuesday.
20 Mar 2021
Ram Temple will hold piece of history from Sri Lanka
A stone from Sita Eliya, the place in Sri Lanka where Goddess Sita is believed to have been held captive, will be used in the Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya and serve as a pillar of strength for India-Lanka ties, the Indian High Commission in Colombo said.
19 Feb 2021
Ram Temple trust out of space to store silver bricks
The campaign to collect donations for the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya is underway, but the temple trust is now facing unprecedented challenges.
12 Feb 2021
Rs. 1,000cr raised for Ayodhya's Ram Mandir in one month
On January 14, a massive campaign was launched to raise funds for the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, and till now, over Rs. 1,000 crore has been collected, a member of the trust revealed on Thursday.
03 Feb 2021
Pink sandstone supply for Ram temple to be eased soon
A standing committee of the Rajasthan Wildlife Board has cleared a proposal to allow the mining of a special sandstone from Bharatpur's Bandh Baretha sanctuary.
18 Jan 2021
Dhannipur Mosque Project to begin on January 26 in Ayodhya
The Dhannipur Mosque Project, which includes a hospital, a museum, a library, a community kitchen, an Indo-Islamic Cultural Research Center, a publication house, besides a mosque, will formally begin in Ayodhya on January 26.
15 Jan 2021
President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday donated an amount of Rs. 5,00,100 in his personal capacity toward the construction of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.
25 Nov 2020
Ayodhya's airport to carry Lord Ram's name after Cabinet approval
The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday cleared a proposal to name the airport in Ayodhya as the Maryada Purushottam Sri Ram Airport, in honor of the Hindu deity.
30 Sep 2020
'Jai Shri Ram,' Advani welcomes his acquittal in Babri case
Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday reacted to his acquittal in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
30 Sep 2020
Babri Masjid case: All 32 accused, including LK Advani, acquitted
Almost three decades after the Babri Masjid was razed by right-wing activists, a special court has acquitted all the 32 accused, including BJP veterans LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti.
21 Sep 2020
Within month of "Bhoomi Pujan," land prices soar in Ayodhya
Land prices in Ayodhya almost doubled, within a month of the ground-breaking ceremony of Ram Temple, the iconic place of worship revered by millions of Hindus.
13 Aug 2020
Nritya Gopal Das, who shared stage with PM, contracts coronavirus
In a new development, Nritya Gopal Das, the head of Ram Temple Trust in Ayodhya, tested coronavirus positive, reports said on Thursday.
06 Aug 2020
Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony viewed widely across the world
The live telecast of the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, which took place on Wednesday, was reportedly viewed widely across the world.
05 Aug 2020
10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement
Decades after the Ram Janmabhoomi movement gave a new face to Hindu sentiments in India, the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya happened today, putting an end to bloodshed and a long-drawn legal battle.
05 Aug 2020
"Jai Siya Ram," says Modi after groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave a speech from the Ram Janmabhoomi site, shortly after he participated in the Bhoomi Pujan ceremony that will kickstart the temple's construction.
05 Aug 2020
Ayodhya: PM Modi lays first brick for Ram Temple's construction
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday installed a silver brick at the Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, a symbolic gesture that means the construction of a grand Ram Temple can begin.
05 Aug 2020
Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony: PM arrives, event to start shortly
A decked up Ayodhya is ready for the groundbreaking ceremony that will pave the path for the construction of a grand Ram Temple. The shilanyas ceremony, which has caught India's attention, will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
04 Aug 2020
Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees
The much-awaited groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has been adversely affected by the coronavirus situation, forcing the authorities to truncate the guest list.
02 Aug 2020
LK Advani, MM Joshi to attend Ayodhya ceremony via videoconferencing
Ahead of the August 5 ground-breaking ceremony for a temple at the once-disputed site in Ayodhya, two veteran leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are reportedly going to skip the in-person event.
30 Jul 2020
Ayodhya: Priest of Ram Janmbhoomi, 16 cops, test coronavirus positive
In an unsavory turn of events, one priest of Ram Janmbhoomi in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, tested positive for the highly-contagious coronavirus, reports said on Thursday.
27 Jul 2020
Time capsule to be kept 2,000 feet under Ram Temple
Taking into account the protracted legal battle that the disputed site in Ayodhya stirred, the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, tasked with building a Ram Temple, has decided to place a time capsule about 2,000 feet below the structure.
20 Jul 2020
Ram Temple's groundbreaking ceremony: Preparations underway, Modi invited to Ayodhya
The Ram Temple Trust in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, wants to create a spectacle of the groundbreaking ceremony, scheduled for August 5 and has started preparations for the same.
17 Jul 2020
Nepalese tonsured in UP, forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram"
In a deplorable incident, a youth, said to be a citizen of Nepal, was tortured in Uttar Pradesh and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram." The incident is being viewed as a fallout of the Nepalese Prime Minister KP Oli's remark that the Hindu deity belonged to his country.
19 Mar 2020
Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as a Rajya Sabha parliamentarian on Thursday, days after his nomination to the Upper House by President Ram Nath Kovind sparked a controversy.
18 Mar 2020
Ram Navami Mela, Shaheen Bagh protest unaffected by deadly coronavirus
In the coronavirus outbreak scale, India currently stands at stage II, and for it to not snowball into the next stage, people are being discouraged from attending large gatherings.
20 Feb 2020
Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust
The trust tasked with overseeing the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya met for the first time on Wednesday and named Nritya Gopal Das as its president.
07 Feb 2020
Who is Kameshwar Chaupal, Ram Mandir trust's Dalit member?
Months after the Supreme Court paved the way for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a trust in the Parliament for the temple's construction.
23 Jan 2020
Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray's plan to visit Ayodhya sparks reactions
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is planning to visit Ayodhya to celebrate the completion of 100 days of his government, which was formed after Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress joined hands.
30 Dec 2019
#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments
2019 has been quite the year: Narendra Modi returned to power, Jammu and Kashmir had its special status stripped, and the students of Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia triggered a nationwide movement like the Opposition never could.
23 Dec 2019
#JharkhandResults2019 : JMM-Congress-RJD alliance leading on 25, BJP on 29
In Jharkhand, the ruling BJP is locked in a tight battle with the grand alliance of JMM, Congress, and RJD, suggest early trends.
16 Dec 2019
RSS-run Karnataka school stages play where students 'demolish' Babri Masjid
Over a month after the Supreme Court ended the decades-old Ayodhya land dispute case, a school in Karnataka staged a play that re-enacted the 1992 demolition of Babri Masjid.
14 Dec 2019
Contribute Rs.11, 1 brick for Ram Mandir: Adityanath in Jharkhand
A month after the Supreme Court allowed for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed Ayodhya site, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has asked every family in Jharkhand to contribute towards the temple.
12 Dec 2019
Supreme Court dismisses all review pleas regarding Ayodhya judgment
After it ended decades-old Ayodhya case, the Supreme Court received a flurry of petitions seeking a review of the judgment.
03 Dec 2019
Muslim parties' lawyer not 'unwell'; 'maliciously' sacked from Ayodhya case
Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who appeared for Muslim parties in the Ayodhya title dispute case, on Tuesday said that he has been sacked for "nonsensical" reasons.
02 Dec 2019
Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court
On Monday, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind filed a review plea in the Supreme Court against its verdict in the historic Ayodhya land dispute case. This is the first review petition since the SC order, in the matter.
25 Nov 2019
Kangana Ranaut to produce film on Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case
After donning the hat of a director in the film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut had recently announced that she will roll out her own production house.
17 Nov 2019
Muslim Board to file review plea against SC's Ayodhya verdict
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) will be filing a review petition against the Supreme Court's verdict on the long-festering Ayodhya land dispute case.