Supreme Court's historic, balanced verdict on Ayodhya dispute reflects legal system based on multicultural ethos
The legal system, which is based on the country’s multicultural society was upheld through the judgment in the Ayodhya dispute.
Post SC verdict on Ayodhya, authorities propose complete makeover of temple town; airport, cruise on Saryu river among plans
Authorities are gearing up to give Ayodhya a complete makeover following the Supreme Court verdict in favour of a Ram temple.
What is Ayodhya case: From Babar era to numerous court orders, how fait accompli always dictated fate of disputed site
It is evident that the fait accompli created by the forcible demolition of the disputed structure has changed even the legal framework of the dispute.
Ayodhya admin denies permission to VHP to light diyas on Diwali at disputed site, says no religious activities allowed before SC verdict
The VHP said that seers will light 5,100 diyas at Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid site on Diwali but the district administration asserted no religious activity beyond the Supreme Court's mandate will be allowed.
Swara Bhaskar criticises BJP MP Lallu Singh for liking obscene comment on Twitter; legislator apologises, says act was unintentional
Swara Bhaskar on Tuesday criticised BJP MP Lallu Singh from Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad for liking an inappropriate comment on one of her Twitter posts.
Supreme Court orders 8 weeks of mediation in Ayodhya case, first status report expected in 4 weeks; timeline of the process
The timeline of the mediation process for the Ayodhya dispute as prescribed by the court directs the panel to begin mediation within a week from Friday and has granted the duration of eight weeks for the process.
Expecting SC-appointed mediation panel to speedily resolve Ayodhya dispute is naive; cracks already showing
Ever since the apex court decided in favor of mediation to resolve India's one of the oldest and most-aggressively fought cases, there has been an open debate about the viability of this option in resolving the issue.
Nirmohi Akhara moves SC over Ayodhya mediation: Demands two more judges in panel, seeks Delhi as venue instead of Faizabad
The Nirmohi Akhara, an original plaintiff in the decades-old Ayodhya case, has asked for two retired Supreme Court judges to be included on the mediation panel in addition to the three nominated members.
Ayodhya mediation panel holds first meeting in Faizabad; reiterates SC order barring media from reporting on proceedings
The Supreme Court-appointed mediation committee for resolution of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya, held its first sitting in Faizabad on Wednesday and heard all parties who attended the proceedings.
Ayodhya Mediation: Sri Sri Ravishankar, Justice Khalifullah hope for 'amicable' solution; AIMIM objects to spiritual guru's appointment
Shortly after the Supreme Court ordered that a court-appointed panel undertake mediation to resolve Ayodhya's Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, the former judge leading the panel, as well as a Muslim body's leader, responded to the development.
Ayodhya hearing: SC orders mediation in Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in 3-member panel headed by ex-judge
The Supreme Court is scheduled on Friday to pronounce whether to refer Ayodhya's Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case to mediation for amicable settlement.
Ram Mandir dispute: Saffron posters dot roads to Ayodhya as Hindu groups gear up for showdown on 25 November
With VHP, RSS, Bajrang Dal and Shiv Sena aligning themselves for the grand meet at Ayodhya on 25 November, the walls of cities and districts in and around Ayodhya are plastered with saffron-coloured posters, saying, “Chalo Ayodhya (Let's go to Ayodhya)” with an image of Lord Rama in a war mode
BJP calls ally Om Prakash Rajbhar 'a necessary evil' after SBSP leader slams party for name-changing spree
Uttar Pradesh BJP president Mahendra Nath Pandey said SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar was a "necessary evil" and comments made by him "should not be taken seriously"
Uttar Pradesh cabinet approves renaming of cities after Allahabad HC asks state govt to file affidavit on plea challenging move
The sudden spate in changing the names of key Uttar Pradesh districts, towns and railway stations drew criticism from not only the Opposition but the ruling NDA constituent Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party too.
Sambhaji brigade, a Maratha organisation, has sought to rename Pune to "Jijapur" in a letter issued to the Maharashtra Government. The Maratha outfit claimed that since the construction of Pune city was done by Jijabai, the mother of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, it is appropriate to name Pune city in her name.
Renaming India's history: Yogi Adityanath's selective obliteration of past surpasses deeds of post-Partition Pakistan
That’s the worldview of Adityanath, who famously declared that the Taj Mahal is not part of his heritage. Or of Raj Thackeray, who in 2009 ordered all shops that had the name 'Karachi' in it to drop it. Leaders like these, and we have a surfeit of them today, are no different from the residents of the new state of Pakistan, who, 71 years ago, couldn’t bear to have in their city, a garden named after “the enemy’s deity.”
Mehbooba Mufti reacted on Uttar Pradesh Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar's statement where he asked the BJP to change the names of three of their Muslim leaders before changing the names of places in the state.
BJP's name-changing spree may not end soon; Sangh ideologue of yore proposed renaming India 'Hindudesh'
Astounding as this may sound, this renaming spree shall not remain confined to streets, towns and cities. It will eventually extend to renaming the country.
Faizabad is Ayodhya, Allahabad is Prayagraj, Ahmedabad may be Karnavati: BJP turns up Hindutva heat with renaming, statue plans
From getting rid of some Muslim names of places to promising a 'grand' statue of the Hindu god Ram, the ruling BJP is making passionate appeals to its hard-core Hindu nationalist base in the most politically important state ahead of a national election next year.
Yogi Adityanath’s Deepotsav announcements for Ayodhya aim at keeping Ram temple issue alive among people
Yogi Aditynanath did not announce his plans to build Ram statue and utter a word on Ram temple on the first day of the Deepotsav in which First Lady of South Korea Kim Jung-sook was chief guest.