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'Hum to pakode hi talte reh gaye': Not Mandir, in Ayodhya, a wish for 'vikas'

Requesting that the temple remain an issue of just faith, voters here say they want development, jobs, and better education and health facilities.

Ayodhya case: Nirmohi Akhara moves SC against Centre's plea to release excess land

In January this year, the Centre moved Supreme Court asking that it lift the status quo on non-disputed land around the disputed site and hand over the surplus to the original owners, which includes the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas


VHP to organise prayer meets in temples across country on April 6

“There is no political motive behind the move as it is purely a religious event. The day would be marked as Vijay Mahamantra Jaap Anushthan,” claimed Vishwa Hindu Parishad spokesperson Vinod Bansal.

Neither welcome nor oppose mediation on Ayodhya, says RSS

At Saturday’s meeting, the RSS body presented its annual report, which criticises the Supreme Court for “delaying” the hearing in the Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute.

Mediation won't solve Ayodhya dispute, need ordinance: Shiv Sena

Spiritual guru and founder of Art of Living foundation Sri Sri Ravishankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu, well known for his mediation experience, will be the other two members of the panel.

The Ayodhya mediators: Judge who ‘restored faith in mind of Kashmiris’

At the Supreme Court, Justice Kalifulla was known for the landmark BCCI judgment that he passed along with Justice Thakur.


A slim chance

Can the parties in Ayodhya dispute display the spirit of accommodation needed to make mediation a success?

Ayodhya title dispute: 'Nothing but temple can be built there, way to be found is how,' says Uma Bharti

"I am appealing to all political parties to join together to create a sentiment in favour of Ram Mandir, so that it will be an advantage of the nation, not just the BJP's," said Uma Bharti.

15 months ago, Sri Sri’s Ayodhya solution: A temple constructed with cooperation of both communities

Sri Sri and Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas head Nritya Gopal Das had held a meeting with sants, where the general opinion was that a temple should be constructed under the Nyas’s leadership.

SC sends Ayodhya dispute to mediators: Of the view an attempt should be made

The SC bench constituted a three-member panel which also includes Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Senior Advocate Sriram Panchu. It asked the panel to give the progress report of the matter in four weeks and to complete the talks in eight weeks.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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?

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

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.

How the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya impacts the BJP

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.

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

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.


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

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

Why Yogi Adityanath's Visit To Ayodhya Is Significant

When BJP veteran L K Advani arrived in Lucknow to appear before a special ourt in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case, he was received by none other than UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. While Advani, BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi, Union Minister Uma Bharti, head of Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas Mahant Nritya Gopal Das and […]

News Top 5: Blast In Kabul, Yogi Adityanath Visits Ayodhya And More

1. Kabul blast: At least 50 feared killed after huge explosion near Indian Embassy 2. Adityanath visits Ayodhya, offers prayers at makeshift Ram temple 3. Babri Masjid demolition case:Court grants bail to 5 4. Priyanka Chopra shamed for showing legs in front of Narendra Modi 5. India vs Bangladesh ICC Champions Trophy warm-up: India bowl […]