RAM TEMPLE ISSUE: Ravi Shankar in touch with Imams, swamis

BENGALURU: The Art of Living Foundation has said that its founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been in touch with several imams and swa­mis, including Acharya Ram Das of Nirmohi Akhara, to help find an out-of-court settlement to the Ram temple dispute. The Foundation, however, said it was too early to draw any conclusions and […]

Babri Masjid site is our property: Shia Waqf Board to SC

Babri Masjid site is our property: Shia Waqf Board to SC

NEW DELHI: In a fresh turn of events, the Shia Central Waqf Board of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that a mosque could be built in a Muslim- dominated area at a reasonable distance from the disputed site in Ayodhya. The Board also told the apex court in an affidavit that the […]

Ram temple should be constructed in legal manner: BJP

Ram temple should be constructed in legal manner: BJP

JAIPUR: BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said his party wants the Ram temple in Ayodhya to be constructed in a legal manner after mutual dialogue. “The party’s stand is clear and mentioned in the last four Lok Sabha election manifestos. The temple should be constructed in a legal manner and there should be mutual […]

Will decide on early hearing in Babri Masjid dispute case: SC

Will decide on early hearing in Babri Masjid dispute case: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday said it will take a decision to list for early hearing a batch of petitions challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Ram Temple-Babri Masjid land dispute case. “We will take a decision on it,” a bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y […]

Damage Done

Damage Done

On 6th December 1992, Hindu mob frenzy was raised to such a pitch in Ayodhya , Uttar Pradesh, by demagogues , inciters and agent provocateurs , that the inevitable ensued: the centuries old Mosque at Ayodhya was demolished and razed to the ground. The ostensible premise of the rage of those who demolished the Mosque […]

Charges to be framed today against Advani, Joshi in Babri case

Charges to be framed today against Advani, Joshi in Babri case

Lucknow: BJP stalwarts L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti will appear before a special CBI court here today for framing of charges in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Besides them, Special CBI judge S K Yadav had asked BJP leader Vinay Katiyar, VHP’s Vishnu Hari Dalmia and a one-time firebrand Hindutva preacher […]

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 […]