Waqf Board: News

23 May 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi reacts after Calcutta High Court cancels OBC certificates 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi rained blows on the Trinamool Congress (TMC) after the Calcutta High Court cancelled all Other Backward Classes certificates (OBC) issued in West Bengal after 2010 on Wednesday.

28 Sep 2022

Amanatullah Khan

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan granted bail in Waqf Board case

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan was granted bail by a Delhi court on Wednesday in a Waqf Board "irregularities" case.

21 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

After madrasas survey, Yogi government to focus on Waqf properties

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to conduct a survey of all Waqf assets in the state, while a survey of madrasas has already sparked controversy.

12 Sep 2022

Varanasi

Gyanvapi Mosque case ruling today, Section 144 imposed in Varanasi

The Varanasi district court on Monday is expected to announce its verdict on the maintainability of the plea filed by five Hindu women seeking the right to worship Maa Shringar Gauri inside the Gyanvapi Mosque premises.

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.

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.

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.

09 Nov 2019

India

Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, gave a unanimous decision in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on Saturday.

'Behave responsibly' after Ayodhya verdict comes out: BJP tells cadre

The construction of a grand temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya is one of the core ideologies of the Bharatiya Janata Party. And with the case nearing its climax in Supreme Court, the saffron party has issued a list of dos and don'ts for its cadre.

Has Sunni Waqf Board withdrawn claim to disputed Ayodhya land?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 case: Muslims' lawyer tears map, CJI says "we'll leave"

On the 40th day of daily hearings of Ayodhya dispute, things took a dramatic turn in the Supreme Court infuriating the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

12 Apr 2018

Agra

Pillar of Taj Mahal's entry gate collapses amid heavy rains

A pillar at the entry gate to the Taj Mahal in Agra collapsed just past midnight yesterday amid heavy thunderstorms.

Wakf-Board claims Taj Mahal. Show Shah Jahan's signature, says SC

The Wakf Board, which is embroiled in a battle over the disputed Ayodhya land, is also in the middle of an ownership fight for another object of interest: the Taj Mahal.

07 Dec 2017

Ram Mandir

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.

20 Nov 2017

Lucknow

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.

03 Apr 2017

Allahabad High Court

Allahabad High Court concludes 150th Anniversary celebrations

The Allahabad HC on Sunday concluded its year long 150th anniversary celebrations with a closing ceremony attended by those including PM Narendra Modi and CJI J.S. Khehar.

26 Nov 2016

Delhi

What made news in Delhi today?

Demonetization death toll keeps on increasing as a scrap dealer from Delhi committed suicide, on Thursday.