Vinay Katiyar

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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.

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.

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge

10 Sep 2018

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge

The Supreme Court on Monday asked a sessions judge of Lucknow court on how he intends to finish the trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case within the April'19 deadline.

BJP doesn't have enough "big names" for RS polls

26 Feb 2018

BJP doesn't have enough "big names" for RS polls

Amusingly, though BJP is all set to gain in the upcoming Rajya Sabha (RS) polls, it doesn't have enough heavy-weights for those nominations.

BJP's Vinay Katiyar: Delhi's Jama Masjid was "Jamuna Devi Temple"

07 Dec 2017

BJP's Vinay Katiyar: Delhi's Jama Masjid was "Jamuna Devi Temple"

BJP MP, Vinay Katiyar is known to stoke controversies. After claiming that Taj Mahal was built by breaking down a Shiva Temple, the Bajrang Dal chief has now declared that Delhi's Jama Masjid was earlier known as "Jamuna Devi Temple."

CM Adityanath visits Taj Mahal, launches major cleanliness drive

26 Oct 2017

CM Adityanath visits Taj Mahal, launches major cleanliness drive

Amid recent controversial statements made by the BJP party-men about Taj Mahal, UP CM Yogi Adityanath is finally visiting the 17th century mausoleum. Yogi, on his first visit to Taj since becoming CM, has allocated Rs. 370cr for developmental projects related to the Taj.

Ayodhya will celebrate BJP's return to power after 15-year vanvaas!

18 Oct 2017

Ayodhya will celebrate BJP's return to power after 15-year vanvaas!

This Diwali, Ayodhya will celebrate BJP's return to power after about 15 years with a grand celebration, giving it a poetic twist by comparing it to Prince Ram's return to Ayodhya from "vanvaas."

77-year-old BJP MP Bansilal Mahto says Chhattisgarh girls are 'tan-a-tan'

04 Oct 2017

77-year-old BJP MP Bansilal Mahto says Chhattisgarh girls are 'tan-a-tan'

Reaffirming the long association of politics and misogyny, a BJP leader has come under scanner for his sexist comments.

Babri Masjid case- Advani, Joshi, Bharti exempted from personal appearance

07 Jun 2017

Babri Masjid case- Advani, Joshi, Bharti exempted from personal appearance

A special CBI court has exempted BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti from personal appearance during the ongoing Babri Masjid case trial.

Ram Mandir: VHP confident Modi, Adityanath would ensure temple

12 Apr 2017

Ram Mandir: VHP confident Modi, Adityanath would ensure temple

VHP international joint general secretary Surendra Jain expressed confidence that PM Narendra Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath would come up with a certain way for the building of Ram Temple at Ayodhya.

UP Polls: BSP's Ayodhya candidate booked for rape

05 Mar 2017

UP Polls: BSP's Ayodhya candidate booked for rape

The BSP's Ayodhya candidate, Bazmi Siddiqui has been booked by police along with 6 of his aides for raping a woman in Faizabad city.

UP Polls: Mukhtar Ansari's parole cancelled

27 Feb 2017

UP Polls: Mukhtar Ansari's parole cancelled

The Delhi High court cancelled MLA Mukhtar Ansari's parole, granted to him by a trial court, allowing him to campaign for the elections.

PM invoking communalism, EC should examine remarks: Congress

20 Feb 2017

PM invoking communalism, EC should examine remarks: Congress

Congress has asked the Election Commission to look into PM Narendra Modi's 'communal' remarks, saying such comments bring 'disrepute' to his post.

Candidate gets brother killed for sympathy votes in UP election

09 Feb 2017

Candidate gets brother killed for sympathy votes in UP election

Police have arrested Manoj Gautam, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate from Khurja, Bulandshahr district, UP, for allegedly killing his brother Vinod "for electoral gains."

Hitmen, guns/liquor smugglers in demand before UP elections

06 Feb 2017

Hitmen, guns/liquor smugglers in demand before UP elections

Steps have been taken to keep politics clean in polls-bound Uttar Pradesh (UP).

UP elections: BJP MP says will raise Ram temple issue

06 Feb 2017

UP elections: BJP MP says will raise Ram temple issue

BJP MP Vinay Katiyar said the party would vigorously raise the Ram temple issue during the UP elections as it was the "base for the giant leap of BJP."

BJP will build Ram temple: UP BJP Chief

25 Jan 2017

BJP will build Ram temple: UP BJP Chief

The Chief of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, Keshav Prasad Maurya, stated that the Ram temple "will be constructed after the elections. BJP will come to power with a full majority."