Vishwesha Theertha swami a liberal seer who hosted Iftar
Vishwesha Theertha, who died aged 88 in Udupi after a brief illness on Sunday, was socially active and had reached out to Dalits with his visits to their colonies even as he carried on his spiritual activities with equal vigour and endeared thousands of devotees with his inclusive approach during his eight decades of sainthood.
Give us 5-acre mosque plot if Sunni board rejects SC offer: Shia Waqf Board
The Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board Wednesday said it would...
Asaduddin Owaisi terms Ayodhya verdict a "victory of faith over facts"
AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday said the Supreme court verdi...
Don’t criticise court if order is adverse: RSS to cadre
“We are hopeful that the SC will review its decision because devotees have come out in large numbers to assert their rights. These included a huge number of young women. Like Ayodhya, Sabarimala is also a matter of faith,” senior RSS leader J. Nandakumar said. The SC will rule on the review petition today.
Ahead of Sonia-Pawar meet, Uddhav Thackeray defers Nov 24 Ayodhya visit
NCP president Sharad Pawar is expected to meet his Congress counterpart Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Monday to discuss government formation. In the wake of the supreme court judgment on the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri masjid land title dispute on November 9, Thackeray had announced he would visit the temple town in Uttar Pradesh on November 24.
Babri Masjid demolition case: CBI produces half a dozen witnesses
The CBI has produced nearly half a dozen witnesses to substantiate its charges against former UP CM Kalyan Singh for his alleged involvement in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
View: Ram Mandir verdict could heal historical wounds of Hindus
This decision of the Supreme Court has for the first time corrected a historical wrong against the faith and beliefs of Hindus that the 1,500 square yards in Ayodhya is the birthplace of Lord Ram. It did so on evidence and in accordance with legal principles.
Ahead of Ayodhya verdict, authorities ban 'mourning', 'victory' processions; extend restrictions
In a series of restrictions, District Magistrate Anuj Kumar Jha on Saturday ordered against the use of social media to "insult" deities or to install idols and hold processions related to Ram Janmabhoomi. He also extended till December 28 the prohibitory order issued on October 12, mentioning apprehension of breach of peace ahead of the verdict.
Amit Shah to launch Ramayana Festival
The first festival in 2015 was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
View: Ayodhya verdict gives BJP more leeway to pursue its agenda
When BJP had adopted Ram Mandir as part of its political agenda at Palampur in 1989, it had ruled out any settlement through the courts, while agreeing to a possible solution by dialogue or through Parliament. The now legally sanctioned construction of the mandir will credit Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ticking yet another box of the BJP’s core agenda.
No reopening of claims in Mathura and Varanasi: Sunni Board's proposed 'terms of settlement' in Ayodhya case
The terms of the proposed settlement, though politically contentious, can be used by the court to mould relief in the case. The Board, which is spearheading the case for the Muslims, wants the controversy over ownership capped at Ayodhya.
Can’t wish away mosque at disputed spot: SC
The court came to this conclusion after the Samiti counsel’s claims that the structure was not a mosque as per Islamic tenets
Ayodhya: SC says parties can go for mediation if they want to
Former SC judge F M I Kalifulla, who was heading the three-member mediation panel said some parties have written to him for resumption of the mediation process.
I&B ministry sends notice to channel over portrayal of Sage Valmiki
The insistence of following "one Ramayana" by the BJP and the RSS is not new.
SC commences hearing on Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case
A five-judge constitution bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer is hearing the matter.
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