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Saturday, December 14, 2019



Kill rape accused, get Rs 1 lakh: Ayodhya priest

December 13, 2019 1:56 pm

Ayodhya Circle Officer Amar Singh said, “We are unaware of any such statement. If it has been made on a public forum or site, we will verify it and take cognisance.”

Soon, coats for cows at shelter in Ayodhya

November 24, 2019 7:16 am

The Corporation’s cow shelter is located at Baishingpur village, 16 km from Ayodhya town, and currently houses around 1,200 cattle — 700-800 bulls and the rest being cows and calves, according to officials.

Gained in translation: In the shadow of Ayodhya

November 17, 2019 9:21 am

Ayodhya was always a religious centre, but after Nawab Sadat Ali Khan laid the foundation of the Awadh dynasty in 1722, his court in Faizabad became a centre of cultural mingling.

Spotlight back on him, Ram temple architect says work will take up to 3 years

November 11, 2019 6:52 am

Estimated to cost Rs 50 crore to Rs 60 crore, the temple will be built with pink sandstone, to be mined and brought from Bansi Paharpur, Rajasthan.

Ayodhya verdict LIVE UPDATES: Supreme Court gives disputed land to new trust, mosque on alternate land

November 09, 2019 7:26 pm

Ayodhya Verdict, Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid Case Supreme Court Verdict Today LIVE UPDATES: The Centre has been asked to frame a scheme under which the inner and outer courtyard will be given to the Ramjanmabhoomi Trust in three months.

Remain alert, deploy security in sensitive areas: Centre to states before Ayodhya verdict

November 07, 2019 9:40 pm

To ensure security in sensitive areas, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has also dispatched around 4,000 paramilitary personnel for security deployment in Uttar Pradesh, particularly in Ayodhya.

Madhav Godbole: ‘National Integration Council meeting must be called to build consensus’

November 07, 2019 8:56 am

The demolition of Babri Masjid signified a total breakdown of not just the rule of law, but of the Constitution itself, says Madhav Godbole.

Explained: Issues in Ayodhya title suit

November 06, 2019 4:13 pm

Ayodhya verdict: The Supreme Court will decide on the 2010 ruling of the Allahabad High Court that had directed a three-way partition of the disputed land. What were the questions the HC had examined, leading to the appeals in the SC?

Ayodhya verdict: Security beefed up across UP, DGP says monitoring suspicious elements

November 05, 2019 4:33 am

District police chiefs asked to identify people previously booked for objectionable content posted online

Ayodhya verdict: RSS, Muslim leaders meet, resolve to maintain peace

November 03, 2019 3:28 am

Sources said that the meeting, that went on for several hours, focused on three main issues — instant triple talaq, the upcoming Ayodhya verdict, and the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.


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