Special CBI court to hear Ayodhya case on May 24

Special CBI court to hear Ayodhya case on May 24

LUCKNOW: A special CBI court has set May 24 as the next date of hearing in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case. The court postponed today’s hearing as Satish Pradhan, one of the six accused, did not appear before it. On May 20, the special CBI court began day-to-day hearing in the politically sensitive case […]

Top BJP leaders to stand trial in Babri Masjid case

Top BJP leaders to stand trial in Babri Masjid case

NEW DELHI: BJP leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti will face trial in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case as the Supreme Court Wednesday allowed the CBI plea and restored criminal conspiracy charges against them. The court also clubbed the trial in the matter pending against the leaders and ‘karsevaks’ and […]

‘Modi’s politics to remove Advani’s name from Prez race’

‘Modi’s politics to remove Advani’s name from Prez race’

PATNA: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday alleged that the Supreme Court order allowing trial of top BJP leaders in the Babri Masjid case was a “well-thought-out politics” of the Prime Minister to remove L K Advani’s name from the Presidential race. “The CBI is under the influence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It stood […]

SC to hear Babri Masjid demolition case today

SC to hear Babri Masjid demolition case today

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday fixed for today the hearing in the Babri Masjid de­molition case in which senior BJP leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti are accused. A bench headed by Justice P C Ghose said the appropriate bench comprising him and Justice R F Nariman will be […]

Supreme Court proposes out-of-court settlement for Babri Masjid dispute

Supreme Court proposes out-of-court settlement for Babri Masjid dispute

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said fresh attempts must be made by all parties concerned to find a solution to the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute in Ayodhya which is a “sensitive” and “sentimental matter”. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said that such religious issues can be solved through negotiations […]

AYODHYA DISPUTE: Muslim outfits sceptical about out-of-court settlement

AYODHYA DISPUTE: Muslim outfits sceptical about out-of-court settlement

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW: Muslim organisations, including Babri Masjid Action Committee were on Tuesday sceptical about the Supreme Court’s suggestion for talks to resolve the Ayodhya dispute, saying attempts at out-of-court settlement in the past have been unsuccessful. “We are ready with Chief Justice (of India) mediating… we trust him. We are also ready if he nominates […]