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Monday, August 10, 2020

Babri Masjid


Babri was, will always remain a masjid, says AIMPLB

August 06, 2020 10:59 am

“Today, as the foundations of a mandir are being laid at the site of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, it is important to reiterate its historic position on the issue, namely ‘In the eyes of the Islamic Shariah, at whichever place a masjid is established, it remains a masjid there forever till eternity,” AIMPLB said.

‘Hindu revivalism?’: Why Jawaharlal Nehru disapproved Rajendra Prasad’s presence at Somnath temple inauguration

August 05, 2020 11:45 am

While the President disregarded the advice of the prime minister and went ahead with the inauguration ceremony, he was sure to emphasise on the Gandhian ideal of inter-faith harmony in his speech at Somnath

It's Lord Ram's will that I attend bhoomi pujan: Babri case litigant Iqbal Ansari

August 03, 2020 9:50 pm

"Yes, I have received the invitation from Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust for the bhoomi pujan ceremony. I will certainly attend it. The dispute is over now after the court's verdict," Ansari said.

Babri Masjid demolition case: LK Advani deposes before CBI special court

July 24, 2020 12:56 pm

The court is recording the statements of a total of 32 accused under Section 313 of CrPC to enable them to plead their innocence, if they want to.

Babri demolition case: Murli Manohar Joshi deposes before court, records statement

July 24, 2020 1:56 pm

The mosque in Ayodhya was demolished on December 6, 1992, by 'kar sevaks' who claimed that an ancient Ram temple stood at the same site. Advani and Joshi were among those leading the Ram temple movement at that time.

Ram temple Trust fixes Aug 3 or 5 for start of work, requests PM to join in

July 19, 2020 8:18 am

Incidentally, August 5 will mark one year of the abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of the State of Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.

Babri demolition trial: ‘Falsely implicated... ensured 3-tier security of structure’

July 14, 2020 1:43 am

After examining the total 354 prosecution witnesses, the court had started recording statements of all the 32 accused under Section 313 of CrPC. Of the total 49 accused booked in the case, 17 have died so far.

CBI court orders to trace Babri Masjid case accused

July 09, 2020 10:20 pm

Pandey is one of the 32 accused in case, whose hearing is being held on a day-to-day basis to conclude the trial by August 31, as directed by the Supreme Court.

Court records statements of Babri Masjid demolition accused: What is the case

June 04, 2020 8:11 pm

The accused whose statements the CBI court will record include BJP leaders L K Advani, Kalyan Singh and Uma Bharti, among others.

Pakistan criticises India for starting construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya

May 28, 2020 5:10 pm

Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) in a statement on Wednesday night said that while the world is grappling with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, "the RSS-BJP combine" was advancing the "Hindutva" agenda.


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

June 22, 2020 6:05 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

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

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?

June 22, 2020 6:09 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?