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Ayodhya hearing: Oral evidence of idol at ‘garbh grih’ prior to 1949, says SC

According to the Muslim side, idols were placed inside the central dome for the first time on the night of December 22-23, 1949, by trespassers.

Ayodhya hearing: ‘Babri Masjid used for prayers by Muslims even after 1934 riots’

Senior advocate Zafaryab Jilani told a five-judge Constitution bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi that the site plan filed by the Nirmohi Akhara in a case in 1942 was proof that the mosque existed.

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Ayodhya hearing: Akhara will have shebait rights even if suit dismissed, Waqf Board tells SC

A shebait under Hindu law is entrusted with the task of maintaining and preserving an idol and its property.

Babur neither visited Ayodhya nor constructed mosque by demolishing temple: Hindu body tells SC

The Allahabad High Court, in its judgment of 2010 on four civil lawsuits, had partitioned the 2.77-acre disputed land equally among the three parties — Sunni Waqf Board, Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla.

Ayodhya mediation: Four proposals saw some light till talks failed

With the mediation committee telling the Supreme Court it had failed, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said day-to-day hearings would start on the matter from August 6.

SC rules today if Ayodhya should be sent to mediators

On Wednesday, a five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi reserved its order on the mediation issue saying it was “looking at hearts, minds and healing if possible”, and that a “negotiated settlement” was the “best way to restore peace”.

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On 67 acres, Atal Bihari Vajpayee had said: Duty to follow SC, keep status quo

In a statement made in Rajya Sabha on March 14, 2002, the late A B Vajpayee had made clear that his government is the statutory receiver of the land and “is duty bound to maintain the status quo at the disputed site in Ayodhya”.

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Centre’s push to transfer Ayodhya land to Hindu groups is misguided and troubling

Judge exits bench, Ayodhya matter hearing on January 29 now

Justice Uday Lalit recused himself from the case after senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan pointed out that he had once appeared as a lawyer for former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh in a related matter.

Why Ayodhya bench choices significant

If the senior-most judge is appointed the CJI, as has been the norm but for twice in independent India, then Justices S A Bobde, N V Ramanna, U U Lalit and D Y Chandrachud, are set to be the next four chief justices.

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Ayodhya dispute: Centre moves SC seeking permission to release non-disputed land

The Centre on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court asking that it be allowed to had over the non-disputed land acquired around the disputed site to its original owners. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath welcomed the Centre's move.

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