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Babri Masjid case: All 32 accused, including BJP veterans, acquitted

30 Sep 2020

Babri Masjid case: All 32 accused, including BJP veterans, acquitted

More than two decades after the Babri Masjid was razed by right-wing activists, a special court acquitted all the 32 accused, including BJP veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi.

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.

Babri verdict on September 30; Advani, Joshi to be present

16 Sep 2020

Babri verdict on September 30; Advani, Joshi to be present

A special CBI court will, on September 30, pronounce the verdict in the over two-decades-old case, concerning the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992, which sparked widespread riots in India.

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.

Rama belongs to all, says Priyanka Gandhi before Ayodhya event

04 Aug 2020

Rama belongs to all, says Priyanka Gandhi before Ayodhya event

Breaking Congress' silence on the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya tomorrow, the party's General Secretary for UP East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday said Lord Rama belonged to everyone and called for "national unity" and "cultural harmony."

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.

Migrants suffered tremendously, accepts PM Modi in letter to nation

30 May 2020

Migrants suffered tremendously, accepts PM Modi in letter to nation

As he completed the first year of his second term today, May 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a verbose letter to Indians, detailing the achievements of his government, and also conceding that migrant workers, artisans, craftsmen, and hawkers suffered in the recent days.

BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

25 May 2020

BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

An aarti of Narendra Modi, launched by a BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi of Uttarakhand, has sparked a major political slugfest with the Congress filing a complaint for equating the PM to God.

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.

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.

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.

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.

On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers

07 Nov 2019

On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers

No matter what the outcome of sensitive Ayodhya case is, you shall not make unnecessary comments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly told BJP ministers on Wednesday.

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

05 Nov 2019

'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.

UP: Adityanath's minister gets his shoelace tied by government employee

22 Jun 2019

UP: Adityanath's minister gets his shoelace tied by government employee

The politicians of this country sit on high-horses and swim in a pool of privilege. They have little to no regards for anyone else.

VHP to discuss Ram Temple, Article 370 at important meet

18 Jun 2019

VHP to discuss Ram Temple, Article 370 at important meet

An important meeting of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is scheduled for Wednesday-Thursday in Haridwar and the Hindu right-wing organization is expected to discuss the Ram Temple issue.

Modi won't visit makeshift Ram Temple for no apparent reason

30 Apr 2019

Modi won't visit makeshift Ram Temple for no apparent reason

During his first visit to Ayodhya as the Prime Minister on May 1, Narendra Modi won't visit the makeshift Ram temple in the Uttar Pradesh town, reports HT. He had skipped visiting the temple in 2014 as well when he was campaigning.

BJP asks Pragya Thakur to avoid controversial statements

22 Apr 2019

BJP asks Pragya Thakur to avoid controversial statements

Since she joined politics last week and given a ticket by BJP from Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has been in news for her provocative statements.

Pragya Thakur claims she helped raze Babri Masjid, gets EC-notice

21 Apr 2019

Pragya Thakur claims she helped raze Babri Masjid, gets EC-notice

While the storm over her 'curse' comment was still raging, BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya sparked a new controversy on Saturday when she claimed she helped demolish Babri Masjid in 1992.

History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

26 Mar 2019

History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

Nearly 51% of Indians live in states ruled by Bharatiya Janata Party. Before the saffron party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi lost elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan in December 2018, the aforementioned figure was 71%.

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.

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.

Mandir wahi banega, says Shah; asks RaGa to clarify stand

02 Feb 2019

Mandir wahi banega, says Shah; asks RaGa to clarify stand

While addressing booth workers of two Lok Sabha constituencies- Tehri and Haridwar on Saturday, BJP President Amit Shah reiterated his party's stand on the sensitive Ayodhya issue. He said Ram Temple would be built at the disputed site.

#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.

Pravin Togadia announces new party, will contest Lok Sabha elections

03 Jan 2019

Pravin Togadia announces new party, will contest Lok Sabha elections

Former president of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Pravin Togadia is all set to launch his political party, whose name will be announced soon.

Woman screams BJP-government failed her, Rajnath Singh says 'baith jaao'

26 Dec 2018

Woman screams BJP-government failed her, Rajnath Singh says 'baith jaao'

It seems Home Minister Rajnath Singh won't be able to complete his speeches without any interruption.

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.

'Jo mandir banwayega, vote usko jaayega' slogans disrupt Rajnath's speech

24 Dec 2018

'Jo mandir banwayega, vote usko jaayega' slogans disrupt Rajnath's speech

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was caught in an unexpected situation on Sunday after his speech in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow was disrupted by sloganeering.

Yogi Adityanath: Only BJP can build Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

23 Dec 2018

Yogi Adityanath: Only BJP can build Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

On Sunday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took a swing at the Opposition over the Ram Mandir issue.

Following meeting with Rahul Gandhi, RLSP-chief Upendra Kushwaha quits NDA

10 Dec 2018

Following meeting with Rahul Gandhi, RLSP-chief Upendra Kushwaha quits NDA

Rashtriya Lok Shakti Party (RLSP) chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha quit NDA on Monday ending all speculations about his exit.

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.

'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.

Abolish voting-rights of those having more than 2 kids: Ramdev

04 Nov 2018

Abolish voting-rights of those having more than 2 kids: Ramdev

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev recently spoke about the population in the country, and said bachelors like him should be respected more.