Babri Masjid: News

16 Jun 2024


NCERT chief defends textbook revisions, rejects accusations of saffronization 

Dinesh Prasad Saklani, the director of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), has responded to allegations of saffronization in its textbooks.

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.

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.

22 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Explained: 500-year timeline of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on Monday, bringing closure to a 500-year-old dispute.

22 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Ram Mandir consecration day: What are opposition leaders doing

The much-awaited Pran Pratishtha (consecration) ceremony of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya took place in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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.

01 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Only devotees of Ram invited: Ram Mandir priest slams Thackeray

Acharya Satyendra Das, the head priest of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple or Ram Mandir, slammed Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray after he claimed he was not invited to the temple's consecration ceremony on January 22.

21 Aug 2023


Ram Temple to be consecrated in January after Makar Sankranti

The consecration of Ayodhya's Ram Temple, awaited by millions of devotees, is set to take place between January 16 and 24 next year, following Makar Sankranti.

Ex-SC judge Abdul Nazeer—part of Ayodhya, demonetization verdicts—new Andhra governor

Former Supreme Court Justice Syed Abdul Nazeer was appointed as the new governor of Andhra Pradesh by President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday.

05 Jan 2023

Amit Shah

Eyeing 2024 polls, Amit Shah announces Ram Mandir opening date

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday that the 'Ram Mandir' in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, will open on January 1, 2024.

24 Dec 2022


Mathura: Court orders Shahi Idgah Masjid's survey after January 2

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura ordered the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct a survey of the Shahi Idgah Masjid after January 2, NDTV reported.

09 Nov 2022

Allahabad High Court

Allahabad HC scraps plea against acquittal of Babri demolition accused

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday scrapped a plea that challenged the acquittal of 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case including BJP veterans LK Advani, Uma Bharti, MM Joshi, and Kalyan Singh, among others.

25 Jan 2021

Ayodhya Dispute

Ayodhya mosque may be named after warrior Maulvi Ahmadullah Shah

The proposed mosque in Ayodhya that is set to be built following the Supreme Court verdict in the Babri Masjid case may be named after Maulvi Ahmadullah Shah, a warrior of the 1857 mutiny against the British.

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.

'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

MM Joshi

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.

Babri verdict on September 30; Advani, Joshi to be present

A special CBI court will, on September 30, pronounce the verdict in the over two-decades-old case, concerning the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992, which sparked widespread riots in India.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Top Muslim leader explains why they didn't seek Ayodhya-verdict's review

Last week, the Supreme Court put a full stop on the long-drawn Ayodhya dispute.

Ayodhya: Ram Mandir's construction may begin on Ram Navami

On Saturday, the Supreme Court pulled off one of the most impossible feats by ending the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.

Ayodhya verdict: Displeased Owaisi says Muslims should reject 5-acre-land offer

The chief of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi, is unhappy and angry at the Supreme Court.

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute at 10:30 am today.

Has Sunni Waqf Board withdrawn claim to disputed Ayodhya land?

Amid the century-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, it seemed the Sunni Waqf Board on Wednesday had withdrawn its claim to the religious site on the last day of the hearings.

Ayodhya hearing to enter final stage today, Section 144 imposed

As the proceedings in the crucial Ayodhya case is all set to enter its final leg on Monday, the administration of the Uttar Pradesh town imposed Section 144 to deal with tensions.

Questioning faith of Hindus is difficult: SC on Ayodhya matter

The Ayodhya dispute pertains to just 2.77 acres of land but its implications are far-reaching. Both Muslims and Hindus want possession of the land, and the Supreme Court is hoping to solve the case by October.

Starting Monday, Ayodhya-case will get one extra hour at SC

The Supreme Court earnestly wants to complete the arguments in the decades-old Ayodhya case by October 18 and its Friday's statement confirms the same.

#AyodhyaDispute: Don't decide case on Hindus' belief, suggests Muslims' lawyer

The lawyer of Muslim parties in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute urged the Supreme Court on Monday to not give a verdict in the sensitive case based only on the beliefs of Hindus while "glossing over" facts.

Last Mughal emperor's 'descendant' offers golden brick for Ram Mandir

A self-proclaimed descendant of the Mughal dynasty, Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, has reiterated his rightful claim to the controversial Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya.

It's torture: Muslim party opposes daily hearings of Ayodhya case

The Muslim party in the Ram Janmbhoomi dispute on Friday opposed the five-day per week hearing of the sensitive case.

Ayodhya dispute: Supreme Court begins daily hearings, refuses live-streaming

Beginning its day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya dispute, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to allow live-streaming or audio recording of the communally-sensitive matter.

26 Jul 2019


'Lal Singh Chaddha' to feature 1984 riots, not Babri Masjid?

Days after it was reported that Aamir Khan's Lal Singh Chaddha will feature the highly-controversial Babri Masjid demolition, it's now said that it would be based on 1984 anti-Sikh riots instead.

22 Jul 2019

Aamir Khan

'Lal Singh Chaddha,' Aamir's next, will feature Babri Masjid demolition?

Aamir Khan is venturing into a dangerous territory!

Ayodhya: SC hearing from July 25 if mediation panel fails

On Thursday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the communally sensitive Ayodhya case on a daily basis from July 25, if the mediation panel fails to resolve the decades-old matter.

28 Jun 2019


Gandhis sidelined PV Narasimha Rao, says grandson; demands apology

From not letting Rahul Gandhi resign to protecting the family tooth and nail, we all know Congress only accepts "Gandhis" as their leaders.

18 Jun 2019


2005 Ayodhya terror attack: Four terrorists get life imprisonment

A special court in Prayagraj announced its verdict in the 2005 Ayodhya terror attack case, sentencing four accused to life imprisonment on Tuesday. One other accused has been acquitted by the court.

19 May 2019


Week after elections, Farhan asks Bhopal to vote against Pragya

If there was a competition to judge the stupidity of Bollywood stars, Farhan Akhtar would clearly make it to top five.