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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.

One who will trounce Sena yet to be born: Thackeray

13 Jan 2019

One who will trounce Sena yet to be born: Thackeray

Hitting out at BJP chief Amit Shah for his remarks that the saffron party will thrash former allies if a pre-poll alliance did not materialize ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said one who will trounce the Sena was yet to be born.

#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.

Pawar cites Shah remark to slam Fadnavis over Maratha quota

10 Dec 2018

Pawar cites Shah remark to slam Fadnavis over Maratha quota

NCP president Sharad Pawar yesterday accused Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of giving "false" promises to the Maratha community over the issue of reservation in government jobs and education.

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.

If Hindus unite, nothing can stop Ram Temple construction: Swamy

18 Nov 2018

If Hindus unite, nothing can stop Ram Temple construction: Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said on Saturday if Hindus unite then no one could stop the construction of a grand 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.

Tripura: CPI(M) files police-complaint as BJP lays Ram Temple's foundation-stone

21 Oct 2018

Tripura: CPI(M) files police-complaint as BJP lays Ram Temple's foundation-stone

The opposition CPI(M) in Tripura has lodged a complaint against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Sanatan Sena for laying the foundation stone for a Ram temple on a plot of land in a tribal area of South Tripura district.

Detained for 'derogatory-comments' on Konark Temple, defense expert gets bail

20 Sep 2018

Detained for 'derogatory-comments' on Konark Temple, defense expert gets bail

Writer and defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra was given conditional bail by Saket Court till September 28, after Delhi police detained him on Thursday.

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.

AIMPLB meet next-month; Ayodhya issue may come up for discussion

28 Jun 2018

AIMPLB meet next-month; Ayodhya issue may come up for discussion

The Ayodhya issue is likely to come up for discussion at the All India Muslim Personal Law Board's one-day executive meeting to be held in the Islamic seminary Nadwa in Lucknow on July 15.

Ram Temple will be built, have patience: Cornered Yogi assures

26 Jun 2018

Ram Temple will be built, have patience: Cornered Yogi assures

The Ram Temple issue has come to the fore again, with agitated seers and politicians cornering UP CM Yogi Adityanath yesterday, at the birthday celebrations of Mahant Nritya Gopal Das in Ayodhya.

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."

Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia begins his indefinite fast

17 Apr 2018

Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia begins his indefinite fast

Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia began his indefinite fast in Ahmedabad in support of his demands, including construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

Consensus on Ayodhya difficult, but temple will be built: RSS

11 Mar 2018

Consensus on Ayodhya difficult, but temple will be built: RSS

Stressing that a Ram Temple "and nothing else" would be constructed in Ayodhya, the RSS on Sunday said building a consensus on the dispute was not going to be easy.

'If Muslims protest Ram temple, will obstruct Haj pilgrimage'

14 Jul 2017

'If Muslims protest Ram temple, will obstruct Haj pilgrimage'

The controversy surrounding Ayodhya's Ram Mandir refuses to die down and the recent comment by a BJP MLA just raised it further.