Ayodhya Dispute

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Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today

01 Oct 2019

Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today

In August, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre revoked Article 370 of the constitution which rewarded special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The state was also divided into two UTs, namely J&K and Ladakh.

2005 Ayodhya terror attack: Four terrorists get life imprisonment

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.

SC refuses to stay release of film 'Ram ki Janmabhoomi'

28 Mar 2019

SC refuses to stay release of film 'Ram ki Janmabhoomi'

The Supreme Court today refused to stall the release of film Ram Ki Janmabhoomi, which is scheduled to hit the screens across the country on March 29.

Ayodhya dispute: SC didn't choose from suggested names of mediators

09 Mar 2019

Ayodhya dispute: SC didn't choose from suggested names of mediators

On Friday, the Supreme Court noted there is a lack of consensus among parties in the sensitive Ayodhya case, and referred it for mediation.

#AyodhyaDispute: SC reserves orders to refer Ayodhya case to mediator

06 Mar 2019

#AyodhyaDispute: SC reserves orders to refer Ayodhya case to mediator

The Supreme Court has begun the crucial hearing on the decades-old Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid Ayodhya land dispute case, days after suggesting "mediation" to resolve the issue.

#AyodhyaCaseHearing: Supreme Court to decide on mediation on 5 March

26 Feb 2019

#AyodhyaCaseHearing: Supreme Court to decide on mediation on 5 March

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will pass an order on 5 March on whether the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case will be referred for court-monitored mediation to save time.

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.

Ayodhya dispute delayed: SC won't hear case on January 29

27 Jan 2019

Ayodhya dispute delayed: SC won't hear case on January 29

In the latest development in the Ayodhya title dispute, the sensitive case will not be taken up on January 29 by the Supreme Court as Justice SA Bobde is unavailable.

Adityanath: Give us 24 hours, we will solve Ayodhya dispute

26 Jan 2019

Adityanath: Give us 24 hours, we will solve Ayodhya dispute

With the Ayodhya title dispute hearing fast approaching, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has issued a warning.

#AyodhyaDispute: CJI Gogoi reconstitutes Ayodhya bench; hearing on 29 January

25 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaDispute: CJI Gogoi reconstitutes Ayodhya bench; hearing on 29 January

The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has reconstituted the bench hearing the politically sensitive Ayodhya case by inducting Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer.

#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.

#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.

SC's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear #AyodhyaCase on 10 January

08 Jan 2019

SC's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear #AyodhyaCase on 10 January

Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ayodhya land dispute case from 10 January.

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.

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 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.

Another push for Ram Mandir: VHP organizes mega-rally in Delhi

09 Dec 2018

Another push for Ram Mandir: VHP organizes mega-rally in Delhi

In what qualifies as yet another push for early construction of Ram Mandir at the disputed site of Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday organized a rally in New Delhi.

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.

Ram Mandir push: Thackeray reaches Ayodhya, Section 144 imposed

24 Nov 2018

Ram Mandir push: Thackeray reaches Ayodhya, Section 144 imposed

In Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya, Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed as a precautionary measure just as Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has reached the temple town.

Hindus believe SC decision will be in Ram-temple favor: VHP

14 Nov 2018

Hindus believe SC decision will be in Ram-temple favor: VHP

Hindus have faith that the Supreme Court will rule in favor of the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International Vice President, Champat Rai, said today.

Babri Masjid- Conspiracy charges against Advani, Joshi and others

30 May 2017

Babri Masjid- Conspiracy charges against Advani, Joshi and others

A special CBI court framed conspiracy charges against BJP leader LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and others under section 120(b) of the IPC in the Babri Masjid demolition case; all have been granted bail.

Babri Masjid: SC reinstates conspiracy charges against Advani, others

19 Apr 2017

Babri Masjid: SC reinstates conspiracy charges against Advani, others

The Supreme Court has re-imposed charges of conspiracy against LK Advani, MM Joshi and other senior BJP leaders over the Babri Masjid demolition case.

CBI: Advani, others BJP leaders part of Babri Masjid conspiracy

06 Apr 2017

CBI: Advani, others BJP leaders part of Babri Masjid conspiracy

The CBI argued in the Supreme Court that senior BJP leader LK Advani and 12 others should be charged with conspiracy over the Babri Masjid's demolition.

Babri Masjid Dispute: What did Supreme Court say?

22 Mar 2017

Babri Masjid Dispute: What did Supreme Court say?

A three judge bench of the Supreme Court suggested that an out of court settlement was the best recourse to the Ayodhya dispute. Offering to act as mediator, the CJI also suggested that the parties choose mediators on their own.