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'Jai Shri Ram,' Advani welcomes his acquittal in Babri case

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.

Babri Masjid case: All 32 accused, including LK Advani, acquitted

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.

Within month of "Bhoomi Pujan," land prices soar in Ayodhya

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.

Nritya Gopal Das, who shared stage with PM, contracts coronavirus

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.

Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony viewed widely across the world

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.

10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

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.

"Jai Siya Ram," says Modi after groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya

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.

Ayodhya: PM Modi lays first brick for Ram 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.

Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony: PM arrives, event to start shortly

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.

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

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.

LK Advani, MM Joshi to attend Ayodhya ceremony via videoconferencing

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.

Ayodhya: Priest of Ram Janmbhoomi, 16 cops, test coronavirus positive

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.

Time capsule to be kept 2,000 feet under Ram Temple

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.

Ram Temple's groundbreaking ceremony: Preparations underway, Modi invited to Ayodhya

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.

Nepalese tonsured in UP, forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram"

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.

Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

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.

Ram Navami Mela, Shaheen Bagh protest unaffected by deadly coronavirus

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.

Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust

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.

Who is Kameshwar Chaupal, Ram Mandir trust's Dalit member?

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.

Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray's plan to visit Ayodhya sparks reactions

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.

#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments

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.

#JharkhandResults2019 : JMM-Congress-RJD alliance leading on 25, BJP on 29

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.

RSS-run Karnataka school stages play where students 'demolish' Babri Masjid

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.

Contribute Rs.11, 1 brick for Ram Mandir: Adityanath in Jharkhand

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.

Supreme Court dismisses all review pleas regarding Ayodhya judgment

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.

Muslim parties' lawyer not 'unwell'; 'maliciously' sacked from Ayodhya case

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.

Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court

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.

Kangana Ranaut to produce film on Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case

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.

Muslim Board to file review plea against SC's Ayodhya verdict

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.

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

14 Nov 2019

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

11 Nov 2019

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 reminds to have faith in system: PM Modi

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya verdict reminds to have faith in system: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the nation after the Supreme Court delivered its verdict on the long-drawn Ayodhya land dispute case, which facilitated the construction of a Ram Mandir at the disputed site.

Ayodhya: Sunni Waqf Board welcomes verdict, says won't challenge it

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya: Sunni Waqf Board welcomes verdict, says won't challenge it

After the Supreme Court delivered its judgment on the long-drawn Ayodhya land dispute case on Saturday, the Sunni Waqf Board has said that it would not challenge the ruling.

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

09 Nov 2019

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 case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

On Saturday, the Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the long-drawn Ayodhya title dispute case.

After Ayodhya verdict, politicians call for peace and harmony

09 Nov 2019

After Ayodhya verdict, politicians call for peace and harmony

The Supreme Court on Saturday put an end to a decades-old case that had been defining socio-political fabric in India.

Decoding Ayodhya verdict: Here's all that happened inside Supreme Court

09 Nov 2019

Decoding Ayodhya verdict: Here's all that happened inside Supreme Court

On Saturday, the Supreme Court ended the long-drawn legal battle of Ayodhya by handing over the disputed land to a Board of Trustees for the construction of Ram Mandir.

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

09 Nov 2019

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.

Supreme Court to announce historic Ayodhya verdict tomorrow

08 Nov 2019

Supreme Court to announce historic Ayodhya verdict tomorrow

After languishing in Supreme Court for years, the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute will reach its finale tomorrow at 10:30 am.

Before Ayodhya verdict, CJI Gogoi meets top UP officials

08 Nov 2019

Before Ayodhya verdict, CJI Gogoi meets top UP officials

In a few days from now, the verdict of the sensitive Ayodhya case will be out and obviously, the temple town is already on tenterhooks.