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#AyodhyaMediation: Here's how talks panned out in the past

08 Mar 2019

#AyodhyaMediation: Here's how talks panned out in the past

The Supreme Court on Friday decided the decades-old Ayodhya title dispute will be solved through mediation.

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court refers the case for mediation

08 Mar 2019

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court refers the case for mediation

On Friday, the Supreme Court decided to refer the sensitive Ayodhya case for mediation.

OIC passes resolution on Kashmir "atrocities", India says "matter internal"

03 Mar 2019

OIC passes resolution on Kashmir "atrocities", India says "matter internal"

On Saturday, India rejected a resolution by Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) on Jammu and Kashmir, saying the matter was internal.

Ayodhya: Previously, SC wanted 'excess' land to remain undisturbed

30 Jan 2019

Ayodhya: Previously, SC wanted 'excess' land to remain undisturbed

The Supreme Court has, in last 16 years, told twice that excess land surrounding the disputed property of Ayodhya, which the Centre wants to return to rightful owners, shouldn't be disturbed before the title dispute reaches a conclusion.

#Ayodhyacase: Centre moves SC to transfer undisputed-land to Mandir trust

29 Jan 2019

#Ayodhyacase: Centre moves SC to transfer undisputed-land to Mandir trust

In a big move, the NDA led Centre moved Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking permission to hand over 'surplus' land in Ayodhya, which isn't disputed to its owner. The rightful owner of land is a trust named Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas.

After Hindu girl comment, Anantkumar Hegde targets rival's Muslim wife

28 Jan 2019

After Hindu girl comment, Anantkumar Hegde targets rival's Muslim wife

Union minister Anantkumar Hegde, who has grabbed the limelight time and again for his wild statements, has hit a new low.

BJP's end near, feels RaGa; 'snubbed' Congress makes plans

13 Jan 2019

BJP's end near, feels RaGa; 'snubbed' Congress makes plans

That Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party joined hands and left Congress won't change the end result for Bharatiya Janata Party, said President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday in Dubai.

101-year-old Pakistani Hindu becomes oldest person to get Indian citizenship

12 Jan 2019

101-year-old Pakistani Hindu becomes oldest person to get Indian citizenship

On Friday, a centenarian Pakistani Hindu was awarded Indian citizenship after a 12-year-long wait.

#AyodhyaCase: After one judge recuses, matter adjourned for January 29

10 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaCase: After one judge recuses, matter adjourned for January 29

The five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, postponed the hearing of the politically sensitive Ayodhya case on Thursday after Justice UU Lalit recused himself.

Dialogue can solve Ayodhya-issue, will lay brick: Farooq Abdullah

04 Jan 2019

Dialogue can solve Ayodhya-issue, will lay brick: Farooq Abdullah

Veteran National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah said on Friday the Ayodhya dispute can be solved through dialogue while emphasizing Lord Ram doesn't just belong to Hindus.

#AyodhyaCase: SC hearing on January 10 on constitution of bench

04 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaCase: SC hearing on January 10 on constitution of bench

On Friday, the Supreme Court fixed January 10 as the date for hearing the Ayodhya dispute.

BJP leader wants Ram Lalla's house under PMAY scheme

28 Dec 2018

BJP leader wants Ram Lalla's house under PMAY scheme

Hari Narayan Rajbhar, BJP MP from Ghosi, Uttar Pradesh, wants a house for Lord Ram under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana as the deity is living in a tent in the disputed land in Ayodhya.

Producer Sanjay Raut wants 'Thackeray' uncensored like Balasaheb Thackeray

28 Dec 2018

Producer Sanjay Raut wants 'Thackeray' uncensored like Balasaheb Thackeray

Thackeray released its first trailer on December 26 and offered a look at the rise of Balasaheb Thackeray and his actions while in power as founder and head of the Shiv Sena party.

'Thackeray' trailer reveals the leader's power, but film faces censorship

26 Dec 2018

'Thackeray' trailer reveals the leader's power, but film faces censorship

Thackeray released its first trailer today, December 26, after much anticipation among fans following the two teasers that gave them a peek into the life of Balasaheb Thackeray, the leader on whom the film is based.

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.

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.

Uma Bharti won't contest 2019 elections; will focus on Ram-Mandir

04 Dec 2018

Uma Bharti won't contest 2019 elections; will focus on Ram-Mandir

On Tuesday, senior BJP leader and Union minister Uma Bharti announced that she would not contest next year's Lok Sabha elections, and would instead concentrate on issues such as the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya and cleaning up the River Ganga.

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.

Shivpal Yadav meets UP Governor over VHP's 'Dharam Sabha'

25 Nov 2018

Shivpal Yadav meets UP Governor over VHP's 'Dharam Sabha'

As devotees poured in Ayodhya today to attend the VHP's 'Dharam Sabha', Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) (PSP) chief Shivpal Singh Yadav submitted a memorandum to UP Governor Ram Naik urging him to maintain law and order in the state.

#MandirPush: Ayodhya on tenderhooks ahead of VHP, Shiv Sena rallies

25 Nov 2018

#MandirPush: Ayodhya on tenderhooks ahead of VHP, Shiv Sena rallies

Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya has turned into a fortress ahead of mega rallies of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Shiv Sena demanding the construction of Ram Mandir in the disputed land of the temple town.

Why India can't afford Rajiv Gandhi 2.0 (RaGa) as PM

17 Nov 2018

Why India can't afford Rajiv Gandhi 2.0 (RaGa) as PM

Dear reader, humor us for a minute. Tell us - what do you think is common between Rajiv Gandhi and his son Rahul Gandhi?

Supreme Court rejects early hearing in Ayodhya dispute

12 Nov 2018

Supreme Court rejects early hearing in Ayodhya dispute

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected petitions for early hearing in Ayodhya dispute. The petition was filed by Hindu Mahasabha, and Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi rejected the plea.

#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.

#DelhiHotelBrawl: Ashish Pandey comes from a family with criminal history

17 Oct 2018

#DelhiHotelBrawl: Ashish Pandey comes from a family with criminal history

After Ashish Pandey grabbed headlines on Tuesday for brandishing a gun at a five-star hotel in Delhi, it's been found that he's weapon enthusiast, and hails from a family of politicians who have dozens of serious criminal cases against them.

#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.

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.

Bhagwat says Ram Mandir in Ayodhya will promote Hindu-Muslim peace

20 Sep 2018

Bhagwat says Ram Mandir in Ayodhya will promote Hindu-Muslim peace

Speaking on the last day of the outreach programme, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said Ram Mandir in the disputed land in Ayodhya would ensure Hindu-Muslim peace, as it will eliminate disagreements between the two groups.

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.

#DoseOfPatriotism: 5 Bollywood films which accurately depict the Kargil War

26 Jul 2018

#DoseOfPatriotism: 5 Bollywood films which accurately depict the Kargil War

The Kargil war or the 1999 Indo-Pak war is an unforgettable event in our country's history.

'Can plea against 'Sacred-Games' be heard as PIL?' asks HC

16 Jul 2018

'Can plea against 'Sacred-Games' be heard as PIL?' asks HC

Delhi High Court today sought to know whether it could hear as a PIL the plea against the Netflix series "Sacred Games" claiming that some scenes are derogatory to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and should be removed.

Sacred Games: For 'insulting' Rajiv Gandhi, complaint filed against Nawazuddin

10 Jul 2018

Sacred Games: For 'insulting' Rajiv Gandhi, complaint filed against Nawazuddin

Netflix's first original Indian series 'Sacred Games' may have been getting rave reviews from critics and viewers alike, but the eight-part series got on the wrong foot of a Congress worker. He reportedly filed a complaint against Nawazuddin Siddiqui and the producers for insulting former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Wondering why everyone's raving about Sacred Games? Here's a cheat-sheet

09 Jul 2018

Wondering why everyone's raving about Sacred Games? Here's a cheat-sheet

It's highly impossible for you to not stumble upon a post about 'Sacred Games'. And if you don't know what 'Sacred Games' is, you really need to change that.

India's Muslim law board wants Shariat courts in every district

08 Jul 2018

India's Muslim law board wants Shariat courts in every district

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), the country's highest decision-making body supervising Islamic laws, is planning to set up Shariat courts in all districts, PTI reports.

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.

9 interesting facts you wouldn't know about RSS

08 Jun 2018

9 interesting facts you wouldn't know about RSS

RSS, since its inception, has failed to detach controversies from its periphery.

Cobrapost's 'shoddy' sting on Paytm: Pertinent questions remain unanswered

26 May 2018

Cobrapost's 'shoddy' sting on Paytm: Pertinent questions remain unanswered

Cobrapost, arguably the king of sting operations in India, is back with another in its Operation-136 series, which reveals media houses' willingness to peddle content (mostly 'Hindutva'-related) for money.

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."

Ex-Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Roy commits suicide: Report

11 May 2018

Ex-Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Roy commits suicide: Report

Former Mumbai top cop Himanshu Roy shot himself dead in the afternoon today, according to reports.

'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.