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Gyanvapi mosque case


FIR lodged over letter to judge who ordered Gyanvapi survey

June 10, 2022 6:11 am

Taking a serious note of the matter, the Varanasi police has upgraded the judge's security and written to their counterparts in Lucknow to ensure safety of his family settled there.

Gyanvapi Case: Police probe ‘threat’ letter to judge who ordered survey

June 09, 2022 5:54 am

The two-page handwritten letter, purportedly sent by the president of the Islamic Aagaz Movement, a Delhi-based outfit, questions the order passed by Civil Judge (senior division) Ravi Kumar Diwakar.

Gyanvapi case: Fresh plea in Varanasi court over worship right

June 08, 2022 1:12 am

The court of district judge AK Vishwesha heard the matter, but did not issue any order on the seer's plea, said District Government Counsel (Civil) Mahendra Prasad Pandey.

Don't go looking for a shivling in every mosque, said RSS chief. For his words to carry any meaning, the BJP leadership should pay heed

June 04, 2022 9:44 am

To be sure, past experience of the playing out of Hindu-Muslim disputes over places of worship and the RSS’s own shadowy politics in them, serve as a health warning against over-reading what Bhagwat said, and what he meant.

Remembering and forgetting: How a nation is created

June 01, 2022 1:22 pm

In Gyanvapi, a familiar blueprint: Parts of the past are erased while certain other portions are highlighted.

Gyanvapi case: Petitioners say will return survey report after ‘leak’

May 31, 2022 6:10 am

The petitioners have now decided to return the videos to the court. “An undertaking was given in the court that videos will not be made public without the court’s order.

No BJP resolution on Kashi and Mathura; courts, Constitution will decide: Nadda

June 01, 2022 7:41 am

But the party can’t stop people from interpreting law, says top Govt leader

'India a global powerhouse because of its gods,' says UP minister

May 30, 2022 5:26 pm

The UP minister also said an opportunity has now come to “secure” the Indian culture, which had been dismantled for 800-850 years.

Varanasi court backed divisive politics: Jamiat on Gyanvapi

May 30, 2022 8:12 am

After the conclusion of its two-day meeting in Deoband in Saharanpur, the outfit of Islamic scholars and clerics expressed its “deep concern and disgust” over the issue and said the Varanasi Civil court “supported divisive politics”, while “ignoring” the special provision of places of worship Act 1991 in the Gyanvapi issue.

The Sunday Profile: Father, son and ‘holy suits’

May 30, 2022 8:13 am

Days after the Babri Masjid demolition in December 1992, Hari Shankar Jain, a Lucknow-based advocate, recorded his first big win — getting a HC order on allowing Hindus to worship at the site. Since then, Jain, now assisted by his son Vishnu, has been at the centre of a string of petitions that have suddenly been revived in courts — from Gyanvapi to Shahi Idgah, Taj Mahal to Qutub Minar. APURVA VISHWANATH on the Jains.