Ayodhya Case News
Head-on | Why judicial accountability can’t be swept under the carpet any longer
Unless judges know that they will be held to account for their judgments, and the delays in delivering them, India’s broken criminal justice system that favours the rich and punishes the poor will not be mended
All 32 accused, including Advani, Joshi, acquitted in Babri Masjid demolition case: A timeline
The special CBI court observed that the people who demolished the mosque were “anti-national elements” and that the accused people were, in fact, trying to control the crowd
Ayodhya dispute ‘among most fiercely-contested cases’ in India’s legal history, says ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi
Gogoi said multi-dimensional issues called for a resolution on the basis of voluminous records including oral and documentary evidence in various languages
Babri Masjid demolition case: CBI court directs NIC to arrange video conferencing to record statements of LK Advani, eight other accused
A Special CBI court hearing the Babri mosque demolition case on Saturday directed the National Informatics Centre (NIC) to make arrangements for video conferencing to record statements of nine accused, including former deputy prime minister LK Advani.
Fraught with hypocrisy, OIC should introspect upon human rights records of member States before lecturing India on minority rights
It is difficult to take the OIC seriously since its past record of hypocrisy inspires no confidence.
99% Muslims want review of Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict, says AIMPLB; petition to be filed by 9 December
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Sunday asserted that 99 percent of Muslims in the country want a review of the unanimous Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya dispute
Uddhav Thackeray defers 24 November Ayodhya visit ahead of meeting between Sonia Gandhi, Sharad Pawar over Maharashtra govt formation
A day after the NCP core committee resolved to form an alternative government in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has put off his November 24 visit to Ayodhya, a Sena leader said on Monday
Review plea on SC Ayodhya verdict won't help Muslims, says KK Muhammed, member of ASI team that carried out excavation work at disputed site
Archaeologist KK Muhammad, who was part of the team which carried out excavation at the site of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, said, "They are trying to file a review petition, but it will not be beneficial"
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires; tenure at helm of SC marked by controversy and consequential judgments
Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the first person from northeast to reach the top of judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land dispute, retired as the Chief Justice of India on Sunday
Week after SC's Ayodhya verdict, Assamese Muslim groups announce Rs 6 lakh donation for Ram Temple in Ayodhya
A week after the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya dispute, various Assamese Muslim organisations have decided to donate a total of Rs 6 lakh towards building the Ram Temple at Ayodhya.
AIMPLB to file petition seeking review of SC's Ayodhya verdict; judgment full of contradictions, no alternative to mosque possible, says Zafaryab Jilani
A meeting of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) concluded in Lucknow to decide if Muslim parties will seek a review of the 9 November Supreme Court order clearing the way for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya. The apex court also awarded the Muslim parties five acres of land in Ayodhya for the construction of a mosque, a decision on the acceptance of which will also be taken in the Sunday meeting.
What the Ayodhya judgment makes evident: New India is a place of 'no Muslim things'
The burden of peace and harmony in New India, a Hindu Rashtra, is now on Muslims. The burden of peace demands conformity of the Muslim community.
Ayodhya verdict: Misrepresentations, half-truths and lies being propagated on ruling a result of serious misreading of judgment
Since the announcement of the judgment, there have been many misrepresentations, half-truths and lies intended at undermining the judgment and, obliquely, the Republic of India
Ayodhya verdict: Sunni Waqf Board will take legal opinion on whether to accept plot for mosque, says chairman Zufar Farooqui
The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board on Friday said it was taking legal opinion on whether to accept a five-acre plot that is to be allotted by the Centre for a mosque as per the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict
Ranjan Gogoi set for Supreme Court farewell: Key highlights from the career of India's first CJI from North East
Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is all set to retire on 17 November as the 46th head of Indian judiciary. With a reputation as a no-nonsense administrator, in his tenure, he has given judgment on some of the most iconic cases in Indian history like that of NRC, Ayodhya land dispute, entry of women into Sabarimala temple, to name a few
From Bihar to Gujarat, first-time visitors flock to Ayodhya post SC verdict: Number of devotees spiked since 9 Nov, claims VHP
The 9 November Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya issue was a moment of unbridled joy for the Ram devotee
Ayodhya verdict: Ram Janmabhoomi movement is not a reclamation of agency for Hindus, but a distraction from dismal mediocrity
For many, the movement for Ram Janmabhoomi's significance lay not in the claim for birthplace of the historical Ram, but as a reclamation of civilisational agency. Shrikanth Krishnamachary, for example, has cast the movement as 'the cultural awakening of a long-repressed people'; one that will address 'deep civilisational wounds'.
Ayodhya verdict: Decision to seek review petition of Ram Janmabhoomi order in SC on 17 Nov, says AIMPLB advocate Zafaryab Jilani
In a historic and unanimous verdict, a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had cleared the way for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a five-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque
Day after Ayodhya verdict, NSA Ajit Doval holds interfaith meeting; religious leaders pledge to maintain peace
In the meeting with Ajit Doval, the religious leaders pledged unstinted support to the government in all steps to maintain peace and order
Day after Ayodhya judgment, security of five SC judges who delivered verdict stepped up as precautionary measure, say officials
The enhanced security has been put in place since Saturday, when the judges — Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, CJI-designate Sharad Arvind Bobde and justices Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer — delivered the verdict in the century-old Ayodhya dispute