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Babri Masjid


In SC, Babri action committee to seek mosque debris

December 28, 2019 5:33 am

Sources in the AIMPLB and other Muslim organisations at the forefront of the issue say the chances of a curative petition being filed are ‘slim’.

Karnataka: School behind Babri Masjid show caters to Sangh supporters, is run by RSS strongman

December 21, 2019 2:18 pm

The school follows the Karnataka State Board syllabus, but also teaches its students about Indian culture based on the RSS ideology. The buildings on the school premises are named after Hindu gods and goddesses.

Historian Romila Thapar on Babri: Symbol of civilisation reduced to rubble

December 07, 2019 1:45 am

“Through this act, an important symbol of our civilisation was reduced to rubble, and rubble remains as the reminder,” Thapar said.

Give us 5-acre Ayodhya plot if Sunni board doesn't want it: Shia Waqf Board

November 27, 2019 9:40 pm

The board could use the land for setting up a hospital and not a mosque, its chairman Waseem Rizvi said.

Ayodhya verdict offers justice for some, but not fairness for all

November 16, 2019 11:55 am

We should respect the judgment of the Supreme Court without trying to fit it into the landscape of justice and fairness as explained by Rawls. It is a closure of something perniciously erosive to the idea of India, the idea to which we all owe our allegiance.

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Ayodhya Verdict Reactions Highlights: Need to move forward with religious tolerance, says Stalin

November 10, 2019 12:35 pm

Ayodhya Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid Verdict Reactions Live Updates: Catch the latest news in Tamil Nadu and Chennai as we bring you live updates on the reactions to the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid verdict in the State.

Ahead of Ayodhya ruling, CJI meets UP’s Chief Secretary, DGP in chamber

November 09, 2019 6:48 am

Ayodhya Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid Case Verdict: On Friday, hours before the Supreme Court notified the Saturday sitting, CJI Gogoi met Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Rajendra Kumar Tiwari and Director General of Police Om Prakash Singh in his court chamber.

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.

Long ago, by the Sarayu

October 27, 2019 8:53 am

The tussle to stake ownership over Ayodhya, and define it by the Hindu-Muslim question, has concealed the myriad other factors that have gone into making the city and, by implication, India.

In the forest, a voice: On Diwali, Ramayana show us the light, warn us against darkness

October 28, 2019 10:48 am

Diwali 2019: The transformation of Ramayana’s darbha into a treacherous battlefield between the Maoists and the security forces is a reflection on the civilisation that seems to have squandered the wisdom of its epics.


India will see swift progress once Ram temple is built: Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi, RSS general secretary

January 18, 2019 7:11 pm

At a gathering in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, RSS general secretary Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi hints at the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya by 2025.

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?