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As final countdown begins in Ramjanmabhoomi case, Ayodhya longs for closure

27 years after the Babri demolition, hearing in the final case to decide the fate of the disputed Ramjanmabhoomi site concludes this week. The Indian Express finds a town longing for closure, a community that is tired, and a generation, born after 1992, in wait — for jobs

Babri demolition case: Immunity gone, charges framed against Kalyan Singh

The special court (Ayodhya Prakaran) in Lucknow framed the charges after Kalyan Singh, who joined the BJP again on September 9, appeared before it following summons issued on September 21.


EC bars Pragya Thakur from campaigning for three days over Babri Masjid remark

Pragya, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case and BJP's candidate from Bhopal, had, in an interview to TV9 on April 20, bragged about climbing atop the Babri Masjid in 1992 to demolish it.

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.

Let JNU speak

Its administration must not be allowed to enforce a silence that militates against the idea of the university

On day Babri Masjid was demolished, TMC, Left march to ‘condemn communal politics’ in Kolkata

The CPI(M) on Thursday slammed the BJP’s proposed rath yatra as “vote yatra” and wondered if the ruling Trinamool Congress in the state is serious in facing the challenge of the saffron party.


Out of my mind: Beware of friends

Even the destruction of the Babri Masjid happened 26 years ago. What is the urgency now? When the Supreme Court scheduled the hearing in January next year rather than November, why did this storm erupt?

Mohan Bhagwat: Govt should make law for construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya

Mohan Bhagwat said, "This matter of national interest is being obstructed by some fundamentalist elements and forces that play communal politics for selfish gains. Politics is delaying the construction of Ram Mandir."

Babri Masjid demolition anniversary highlights: Situation peaceful in Ayodhya, Hyderabad

Babri Masjid Demolition anniversary: The Mughal-era structure was razed to the ground in 1992 by hundreds of Kar Sevaks. The event had set off riots in Mumbai, then Bombay, after protests against the demolition turned violent.

Babri demolition 25 years later: VHP, Sena to ‘celebrate’, Muslim group to observe ‘day of sorrow’

"That is a routine programme that we hold every year. There we will take a pledge that only Ram temple should be built and there will be no mosque at the site of dispute," VHP spokesperson said.

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Bombay riots 1992: Scars remain, victims still plead for justice

In the week immediately succeeding December 6,1992, riots broke out in Bombay as a result of communal tension prevailing in the city after the Babri Masjid demolition.

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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.