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‘Bhoomi puja’ for Ayodhya temple deferred

April 19, 2020 3:11 am

The trust also contributed Rs 11 lakh to the PM-CARES fund.

Uddhav Thackeray marks 100 days in office by visiting Ayodhya

March 07, 2020 3:10 pm

Amid coronavirus fears, the Sena chief will not participate in the Sarayu river aarti programme that was a part of his initial Ayodhya visit itinerary. He will, however, offer prayers at the Ram temple.

Will announce details of trust to build mosque in Ayodhya after Holi: Sunni Waqf Board

March 05, 2020 4:50 pm

The Waqf Board, after its last meeting on February 24, had decided to accept the five-acre land given by the state government for building a mosque in Ayodhya.

UP Budget: Rs 2,000 crore for airport in Jewar, Rs 500 crore for one in Ayodhya

February 19, 2020 11:24 am

UP Budget 2020 highlights: In its latest Budget, the state government also set aside Rs 85 crore for providing basic facilities to tourists in Ayodhya and Rs 10 crore for upgrading the Tulsi Memorial in Ayodhya.

Explained: Story of 67 acres in Ayodhya adjoining Babri site, now with Ram temple trust

February 07, 2020 5:45 pm

In its final order on the Ayodhya matter on November 9 last year, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court gave the 2.77 acres of disputed land to a trust that would construct the temple.

Explained: What is the Trust set up to build Ram Temple in Ayodhya?

February 06, 2020 12:16 pm

The Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra will include 15 members, of which one will be a Dalit.

Uttar Pradesh govt allots 5 acres of land to Sunni Waqf Board to build mosque in Ayodhya

February 05, 2020 2:21 pm

UP Cabinet Minister Shrikant Sharma said the land was in Dhannipur village along the Lucknow-Ayodhya highway, about 18 kilometres from the district headquarters.

Maharashtra: CM, Sena ministers to visit Ayodhya on completion of 100 days of govt

January 23, 2020 4:29 am

The Congress, however, has maintained that its leaders do not visit temples for politics and public display.

Govt spreading hatred through CAA-NRC, says Ayodhya sant

January 09, 2020 5:24 am

"We are sant. We have no religion, no caste. We all are kutumbo (guest). Muslims are also kutumbo."

Government sets up dedicated desk to look after Ayodhya issue

January 02, 2020 5:47 pm

In an official order, the Union Home Ministry said Ayodhya matters and related court judgements will be handled by three officers, headed by Additional Secretary Gynesh Kumar.


A sneak peek into Ramayana Express: Chants of Jai Shree Ram, bhajans and more

November 27, 2018 9:13 am

In the course of 16 days, the passengers of Ramayana Express are to cover 8,080 km on the Indian Railways’s ‘Ramayana circuit’, from Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh to Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, covering major destinations associated with Lord Ram.

Ayodhya turns into fortress ahead of VHP, Shiv Sena events

November 26, 2018 7:37 am

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray visits the disputed site to offer prayers and addresses a gathering, speaking over the construction of Ram temple

Yogi Adityanath hosts grand Diwali in Ayodhya

October 19, 2017 12:23 pm

Yogi Adityanath said, "Good governance — or “Ram Rajya” — will return to Ayodhya, which was neglected by successive state governments."

Riots deepen communal divide in Uttar Pradesh

April 23, 2014 5:44 pm

With Lok Sabha elections being underway, the riots divided the political landscape of the region on religious lines.


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

January 29, 2019 4:25 pm

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.

Explained: What has been the BJP’s stand over the years on Ram temple

December 22, 2018 10:30 am

From the Vajpayee years to Narendra Modi’s BJP, a look at how the party handled the sensitive issue of building a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.

Is VHP’s Ayodhya mobilisation bringing back fears of the 1992 Babri demolition?

December 06, 2018 1:52 pm

Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?

On board The Ramayan Express, there are bhajans, chants of Jai Shri Ram and more

November 25, 2018 1:52 pm

We travelled on The Ramayan Express going to Ayodhya, Sitamarhi, Janakpur in Nepal and Prayagraj (till recently called Allahabad) and this is what it was like.

Eye for Detail EP 12: All about the Ayodhya uncertainty, RBI vs govt and Statue of Unity

November 03, 2018 10:05 am

How the BJP and RSS are reacting to the Supreme Court deferring the Ayodhya case, why the RBI and the government are at loggerheads and what it means to have a statue worth almost Rs 3000 crores. All that and more in this week’s Eye for Detail.

How the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya impacts the BJP

November 05, 2018 9:50 am

The Supreme Court has said that the date for the Ayodhya hearings will be decided in January. Here’s how it will impact the BJP and what the RSS is likely to do.

Want a dialogue with all parties to settle the Ayodhya dispute, says union minister Uma Bharti

November 01, 2018 1:35 pm

Union Minister Uma Bharti has said that leaders across party lines must come together and sort out the Ayodhya dispute through dialogue. She also said that those in the government want to build a temple at the disputed site but will need support from