Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls for strict action, law against stone pelters
His statement comes in the wake of recent incidents of stone-pelting on vehicle rallies taken out in western Madhya Pradesh by some groups to raise awareness about the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.
Shiv Sena has given Rs 1 Cr, Adityanath Rs 11 lakh for Ram temple's construction: Temple trust official
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VHP's nation-wide campaign to seek funds for Ram Temple to begin on January 15
The 44-day outreach movement intends to reach 55 crore people across the country, will begin on January 15 on the occasion of Makarsankranti and end on February 27, birth anniversary of Saint Ravidas, a poet-saint much revered by members of the Dalit community, officials of the VHP said.
Buddhist, Ambedkarite bodies say UP law that penalises mass conversions is a move to quell Dalit resistance
UP's Prohibition of Unlawful Religious Conversion Ordinance, 2020, promulgated last week penalises mass conversions - defined by the ordinance as conversions of two or more persons. The punishment will be three to ten years in prison and at least Rs 50,000 as fine.
Rajasthan set to allow legal mining of unique sandstone, needed to build Ram temple
The district administration in Rajasthan's Bharatpur is seeking the denotification of part of a wildlife sanctuary to allow the mining of a special sandstone, much sought after by builders including those constructing the Ram temple in Ayodhya.
Babri masjid demolition case: Key figures among 32 accused, including LK Advani
Here are the key figures among the 32 accused in the Babri mosque demolition case who were on Wednesday acquitted by a special CBI court in Lucknow of all charges.
Ram Temple Trust gets nearly Rs 60 crore, calls from NRIs for donations
At the Trust’s office in Ayodhya, the office in-charge Prakash Gupta told ET on phone that they are getting money orders and cheques from people across the country, online bank transfers, and through PayTm and BHIM UPI too.
Ram Mandir pujan: Devotees pour in with soil, water from auspicious sites across the country
Clearing the ambiguity over who is invited, Prakash Sharma, former VHP national spokesperson, said the list has been sent to the PMO for approval and the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust is likely to announce the names by Monday, or latest by Tuesday, a day prior to the event.
Ayodhya's Ram temple to be grander than planned earlier: Architect
The proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya will be almost double the size of what was originally planned as its design was modified following the Supreme Court verdict last year, its architect said on Friday.
Ram mandir Bhoomi pujan: Modi can attend individually, not as PM, says Asaduddin Owaisi: VHP calls for celebrations on Aug 5
According to members of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Ayodhya on August 5 for the "bhoomi pujan" (ground breaking ceremony) to begin the construction of the Ram temple.
LK Advani, Mohan Bhagwat among invitees to Ram temple 'bhoomi pujan': Trustees
Invitations are being extended to several people who have been part of this temple movement including BJP leaders LK Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi, and Uma Bharti, Anil Mishra, a member of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust, said.
Top seer body to decide participation of saints in Ram Temple foundation laying ceremony
The dharma sansad, which is part of the right-wing Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), has been an important part of the Ram Temple movement since the ‘80s.
Will follow VHP plan for temple: Trust’s general secretary Rai
An SBI bank account will be opened with Re 1 donated by the Centre to the trust and fixed deposits worth Rs 11 crore from donations made to the temple so far will be transferred to this, Rai told ET. SBI offered to open a new branch in the temple complex at a meeting with Rai and other trustees who also surveyed the entire 67.7-acre plot.
Trust to use VHP’s mandir design
Architect Chandrakant Sompura was asked to prepare the design in 1989 by then VHP chief Ashok Singhal and it was circulated among devotees across the country. The proposed Nagara architecture-style temple is a two-storey temple prototype with more than 200 pillars in five sections.