Babri Masjid Dispute

Babri Masjid Dispute is the argument between Hindu and Muslim community in Ayodhya City of Uttar Pradesh. It is about the land which Hindu believes is Ram Janmbhumi while Muslims believes that it houses the Babri Mosque. It all started on December 6, 1992, when a large crowd of Hindu Kar Sevak demolished the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya after political rally turned violent.

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Two sisters claim ownership of land offered for Ayodhya mosque

04 Feb 2021

Two sisters claim ownership of land offered for Ayodhya mosque

Two Delhi-based sisters moved the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday claiming the ownership of five-acre land allotted to the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board for the construction of a mosque in Ayodhya in accordance with the Supreme Court's verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case.

Ayodhya mosque may be named after warrior Maulvi Ahmadullah Shah

25 Jan 2021

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.

VHP to start fund-raising drive in Karnataka for Ram temple

22 Dec 2020

VHP to start fund-raising drive in Karnataka for Ram temple

The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) will rope in over five lakh volunteers to start a door-to-door fundraising drive in Karnataka from January 15 to February 27, 2021, to build a grand Sri Ram Temple in Ayodhya, the outfit's international working president Alok Kumar said on Tuesday.

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

19 Aug 2019

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.

#AyodhyaDelayed: Here's why Justice Lalit recused himself from the case

10 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaDelayed: Here's why Justice Lalit recused himself from the case

On Thursday, the Supreme Court adjourned the sensitive Ayodhya case for January 29 after one of the five judges in the Constitution bench recused himself.

Why should the (not a) Ram Mandir be built

25 Dec 2018

Why should the (not a) Ram Mandir be built

Being atheist is fashionable, questioning the tenets of Hinduism is elite and calling everything regressive is equated to being scientific.

SC must fast track hearing in Ayodhya title suit: Prasad

25 Dec 2018

SC must fast track hearing in Ayodhya title suit: Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to the Supreme Court to fast-track the hearing in Ayodhya title suit, stressing if it could happen in Sabarimala issue, it can be done to resolve this long-pending matter as well.

SC to hear PIL questioning #AyodhyaVerdict delay on 4 January

24 Dec 2018

SC to hear PIL questioning #AyodhyaVerdict delay on 4 January

The Supreme Court on Monday has reportedly agreed to hear on 4 January a PIL questioning the delay in judgment on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue.

Now, BJP-leaders ask Centre: What's your stand on Ram Mandir?

19 Dec 2018

Now, BJP-leaders ask Centre: What's your stand on Ram Mandir?

On Tuesday, few MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party raised the issue of Ram Mandir at the parliamentary meet and asked the Centre's stand on the issue, reports IE.

UP: On Babri Masjid demolition anniversary, security tightened in Ayodhya

06 Dec 2018

UP: On Babri Masjid demolition anniversary, security tightened in Ayodhya

On the 26th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition, security has been tightened in Ayodhya and police have made preventive arrests to contain protests.

Seers oppose proposal to erect Lord Ram's statue in Ayodhya

28 Nov 2018

Seers oppose proposal to erect Lord Ram's statue in Ayodhya

A three-day 'Param Dharma Sansad' was held in Varanasi, where seers opposed the Uttar Pradesh government's proposal to install a 221-meter statue of Lord Ram on the bank of the Sarayu river in Ayodhya.

'Right-to-pray' crusader, Swamy, feels Hindu unity will ensure temple's construction

18 Nov 2018

'Right-to-pray' crusader, Swamy, feels Hindu unity will ensure temple's construction

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said if Hindus unite then no one can stop the construction of a magnificent Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

If Hindus unite, nothing can stop Ram Temple construction: Swamy

18 Nov 2018

If Hindus unite, nothing can stop Ram Temple construction: Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said on Saturday if Hindus unite then no one could stop the construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya.

#Ayodhya: Ram temple construction to start in December, says VHP

03 Nov 2018

#Ayodhya: Ram temple construction to start in December, says VHP

A day after the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) vowed an agitation against the Supreme Court over the deferring of the Ayodhya hearing, senior Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ram Vilas Vedanti, on Saturday, said that he would start the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya in December.

#AyodhyaVerdict: RSS vows agitation against SC, says it insulted Hindus

02 Nov 2018

#AyodhyaVerdict: RSS vows agitation against SC, says it insulted Hindus

In light of the Ayodhya hearing getting deferred, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), on Friday, vowed to launch an agitation if the Supreme Court did not take the Hindu community's sentiments into account.

#AyodhyaRamMandir: 'Hindus losing patience, anything can happen,' says BJP Minister

29 Oct 2018

#AyodhyaRamMandir: 'Hindus losing patience, anything can happen,' says BJP Minister

Demanding a law for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Union Minister Giriraj Singh warned that Hindus are now losing patience.

Answering 5 questions after SC's judgment on Ayodhya linked case

27 Sep 2018

Answering 5 questions after SC's judgment on Ayodhya linked case

By upholding the 1994 judgment pertaining to praying inside a mosque, the Supreme Court has driven the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir dispute to a crucial state.

#AyodhyaVerdict: Case not to be referred to larger-bench, rules SC

27 Sep 2018

#AyodhyaVerdict: Case not to be referred to larger-bench, rules SC

Giving a verdict which will have a direct impact on the decades-old dispute of Ram Mandir and Babri Masjid, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the case related to mosque being integral for praying in Islam will not be referred to a larger bench.

Ayodhya-verdict: How SC's judgment could change Babri Masjid dispute

27 Sep 2018

Ayodhya-verdict: How SC's judgment could change Babri Masjid dispute

In the afternoon on Thursday, the Supreme Court is set to deliver a crucial judgment which will have far-reaching consequences in the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute.

Supreme Court to deliver these 4 key judgments today

26 Sep 2018

Supreme Court to deliver these 4 key judgments today

The Supreme Court delivered two judgments yesterday, i.e., passed a verdict on the disqualification of MPs and MLAs against whom a charge-sheet has been filed and dismissed a plea seeking to bar lawmakers from practising in courts of law across India.

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge

10 Sep 2018

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge

The Supreme Court on Monday asked a sessions judge of Lucknow court on how he intends to finish the trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case within the April'19 deadline.

BJP MLA: Supreme Court ours, Ram Mandir will be built

09 Sep 2018

BJP MLA: Supreme Court ours, Ram Mandir will be built

In an incident that would mortify believers of democracy, Uttar Pradesh minister Mukut Bihari Verma, on Saturday, said that the Ram Mandir will be built in Ayodhya because the 'Supreme Court is ours'.

Major SC verdicts expected in 19 days, including Aadhaar, Ayodhya

04 Sep 2018

Major SC verdicts expected in 19 days, including Aadhaar, Ayodhya

Chief Justice Dipak Misra is at the fag end of his term, and thus, the next 19 days are set to see a slew of Supreme Court verdicts in major cases.

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court rejects Subramanian Swamy's plea of urgent-hearing

03 Jul 2018

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court rejects Subramanian Swamy's plea of urgent-hearing

The Supreme Court today rejected Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Subramanian Swamy's plea for an urgent hearing in the Ayodhya case.

Supreme Court to hear major cases in July, including Aadhaar

02 Jul 2018

Supreme Court to hear major cases in July, including Aadhaar

July will likely see a bunch of important verdicts and hearings in the Supreme Court, the most crucial one perhaps being the validity of Aadhaar.

Ahead of 2019, BJP leaders talk about Ram Mandir, again

28 Jun 2018

Ahead of 2019, BJP leaders talk about Ram Mandir, again

In the last two days, the construction of Ram Mandir has taken center stage in politics once again.

Ram Temple will be built, have patience: Cornered Yogi assures

26 Jun 2018

Ram Temple will be built, have patience: Cornered Yogi assures

The Ram Temple issue has come to the fore again, with agitated seers and politicians cornering UP CM Yogi Adityanath yesterday, at the birthday celebrations of Mahant Nritya Gopal Das in Ayodhya.

Preparations for Ram Temple's construction complete: VHP prez

13 May 2018

Preparations for Ram Temple's construction complete: VHP prez

VHP International President Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje has claimed the Ayodhya case has reached a "decisive stage" in the SC, and probability is high that "it'll be decided in (Hindus') favor."

'Congress has blood on its hands': Khurshid's statement sparks row

24 Apr 2018

'Congress has blood on its hands': Khurshid's statement sparks row

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said, on Monday, that Congress had Muslim-blood on its hands.

Consensus on Ayodhya difficult, but temple will be built: RSS

11 Mar 2018

Consensus on Ayodhya difficult, but temple will be built: RSS

Stressing that a Ram Temple "and nothing else" would be constructed in Ayodhya, the RSS on Sunday said building a consensus on the dispute was not going to be easy.

AIMPLB expels cleric for suggesting Babri Masjid be shifted

11 Feb 2018

AIMPLB expels cleric for suggesting Babri Masjid be shifted

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board's (AIMPLB) has expelled from its board Moulana Salman Husaini Nadvi, who had earlier suggested the Babri Masjid could be shifted.

Will treat Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case as "pure land-dispute": SC

08 Feb 2018

Will treat Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case as "pure land-dispute": SC

The Supreme Court stated it would take up the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case next on 14 March to determine the ownership of the disputed 2.77-acre land.

UP Shia Waqf Board: Against Ram temple? Go to Pakistan

03 Feb 2018

UP Shia Waqf Board: Against Ram temple? Go to Pakistan

With the SC scheduled to hear the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute from February 8, the issue has again started getting mileage with explosive statements and claims.

BJP's Gaurav Bhatia: Sibal represented Sunni Waqf for Babri hearing

07 Dec 2017

BJP's Gaurav Bhatia: Sibal represented Sunni Waqf for Babri hearing

BJP's Gaurav Bhatia slammed Congress's Kapil Sibal for claiming that he didn't represent the Sunni Waqf Board during the Babri Masjid hearing.

Modi: Central Bank of India, RBI were Ambedkar's vision!

06 Dec 2017

Modi: Central Bank of India, RBI were Ambedkar's vision!

Despite cyclone Ockhi closing in, PM Narendra Modi continued with his punishing schedule of addressing rallies, ahead of the Gujarat polls.

25 years after Babri Masjid, what has changed in Ayodhya?

06 Dec 2017

25 years after Babri Masjid, what has changed in Ayodhya?

For most Indians alive today, Ayodhya is a prime aspect of their religious identity, and the question of whether a temple or a mosque should be built there has remained one of vital importance.

Ayodhya dispute: Final hearing in SC, matter postponed to February

05 Dec 2017

Ayodhya dispute: Final hearing in SC, matter postponed to February

The SC had begun the final hearing on the Ayodhya land dispute today, a day before the 25th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition.

'Game of Ayodhya' director wants Advani to see the film

28 Nov 2017

'Game of Ayodhya' director wants Advani to see the film

Debutant director Sunil Singh has come up with an unusual film 'The Game of Ayodhya' which deals with an unsual love story of a Hindu and a Muslim, that is slated for release on December 8.

Mohan Bhagwat: Only Ram Mandir at disputed Ayodhya site

24 Nov 2017

Mohan Bhagwat: Only Ram Mandir at disputed Ayodhya site

RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat made an impassioned declaration that "the day is not far when a saffron flag will fly atop the Ram Mandir."

Shia Waqf Board: Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Mosque in Lucknow

20 Nov 2017

Shia Waqf Board: Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Mosque in Lucknow

As a solution to the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, Shia Waqf Board has suggested that the Ram temple be built at the disputed Ayodhya site and the mosque in Lucknow.