16 killed, 20 injured in blast at mosque in Pakistan's Quetta
A powerful blast at a mosque during Friday evening prayers killed at least 16 people, including an Imam and a senior police officer, and left 20 others injured in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, three days after a bomb explosion claimed two lives in Quetta.
Daryaganj violence: Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad arrested
Aazad's outfit had organised a march from Jama Masjid to Jantar Mantar on ...
Questions raised on location of 5-acre land for mosque
The issue seems to be dividing the Muslim community, with one petitioner Iqbal Ansari saying the land should not be accepted if it is beyond the 63-acre acquired area.
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 ask the government to give it the five-acre plot that the Supreme Court said should be allotted for building a mosque, if the the Sunni board rejects the offer.
Placing of idols in mosque led to litigations over disputed site: Supreme Court
The apex court said that the run-up to the incident saw the posting of a police picket at the site on Nov 12, 1949 due to communal tensions. Thereafter, a letter was sent to Faizabad District Magistrate by the Superintendent of Police raising concerns that Hindus were likely to force an entry into the mosque to install idols there, the verdict said.
99% Muslims want review of SC judgment on Ayodhya dispute: AIMPLB
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Sunday asserted that 99 per cent of Muslims in the country want a review of the unanimous Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya dispute.
SC paves way for temple at disputed site at Ayodhya, alternative land for mosque
In Ayodhya verdict, SC ruled that the Hindus would get the disputed land and Muslims to get alternate land.
Yogi Adityanath’s task: A suitable mosque site
The verdict, in favour of building a Ram temple, strengthens the political position of Adityanath ahead of the 2022 state elections, especially as no report of violence was reported across UP on Saturday when this paper went to print. He and his guru, Mahant Avaidyanath, have been champions of the Ram temple movement.
Temple to be built on Ayodhya disputed land, alternative land for mosque: SC rules
A Ram temple will be built by a Centre-run trust on the land on which the now-demolished Babri Masjid once stood. An alternative five-acre site will be given to the Sunni Wakf Board for constructing a mosque.
Sunni Central Waqf Board to not file review petition against SC verdict on Ayodhya dispute
In an important meeting of the board, attended by seven of the eight members, it was decided not to file a review petition against the apex court's decision. Six members present were of the view that review petition should not be filed, Board chairman Zufar Farooqi said.
Sunni Board urges SC to ‘restore’ mosque in Ayodhya
The Waqf board says Mandir proponents never claimed title till 1989.
Sunni Waqf Board taking legal opinion on whether to accept plot for mosque in Ayodhya: Farooqui
"As of now, it has to be seen whether the board can refuse to take the five-acre land for the construction of a mosque as ruled by the Supreme Court. Will it amount to contempt of court? The board has started taking legal opinion on this point," he said. Farooqui said there were divergent views within the board on the matter.
Ayodhya case: Members can discuss review petition in Nov 26 meeting, says Sunni board chief
Muslim body chairman Zufar Farooqi said members can discuss the issue of Ayodhya case review petition in their November 26 meeting. "I have been authorised to take a decision on behalf of the board but if any member has objection to it, he can raise it in the meeting," Farooqui said. The Board will take a decision on whether to accept land or not.
Plea for entry of women into mosques, SC asks Centre to reply by November 5
A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer issued notice to the union ministry of law and justice on the plea seeking entry of women in mosques. The plea was filed by Yasmeen Zuber Ahmad Peerzade .
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