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Babri Masjid was a mosque in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. It was at the site believed by many to be the birthplace of Hindu deity Lord Ram. The mosque and the site were at the heart of a land dispute between Hindu and Muslim sides since the 18th century. More

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  • Ayodhya mosque may be named after 1857 mutiny warrior Maulvi Ahmadullah Shah Jan 25, 2021 03:53 PM IST

    Ayodhya mosque may be named after 1857 mutiny warrior Maulvi Ahmadullah Shah

    Shah was martyred on 5 June, 1858. British officers like George Bruce Malleson and Thomas Seaton have made a mention of his courage, valour and organisational capabilities.

  • 28 years since Babri Masjid’s demolition: A timeline of events from 1525 to 2020 Dec 06, 2020 11:15 AM IST

    28 years since Babri Masjid’s demolition: A timeline of events from 1525 to 2020

    December 6, 2020 marks 28 years since the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya was demolished by kar sevaks who stormed the site in an event that led to riots and communal tension across the country.

  • Main political players in the Babri Masjid case - and where they are now Sep 30, 2020 05:55 PM IST

    Main political players in the Babri Masjid case - and where they are now

    In the 2300-page verdict Special CBI judge SK Yadav said the demolition of the mosque was a spontaneous incident and not a pre-planned one, as alleged. The Court also said there was no conclusive proof against the accused who tried to stop the demolition being carried out by “anti-social” elements

  • Babri Masjid demolition case verdict: CBI court acquits LK Advani, 31 other accused Sep 30, 2020 12:27 PM IST

    Babri Masjid demolition case verdict: CBI court acquits LK Advani, 31 other accused

    Babri Masjid demolition case verdict: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court acquitted all accused and said there wasn't enough evidence to prove that the demolition was pre-planned.

  • CBI court hearing on Babri Masjid demolition: A timeline of events leading upto the hearing Sep 30, 2020 09:50 AM IST

    CBI court hearing on Babri Masjid demolition: A timeline of events leading upto the hearing

    Here's a timeline and history of the Babri Masjid demolition case

  • Adityanath says he won't attend mosque inauguration even if invited; Samajwadi Party demands apology Aug 07, 2020 06:08 PM IST

    Adityanath says he won't attend mosque inauguration even if invited; Samajwadi Party demands apology

    In an interview to a television channel on August 6, Adityanath said he couldn't go for the mosque inauguration "as a yogi and as a Hindu".

  • Babri Masjid case: CBI court decides to continue further proceedings via video conferencing May 16, 2020 08:50 AM IST

    Babri Masjid case: CBI court decides to continue further proceedings via video conferencing

    Earlier, the trial had to be completed by April 20, but it could not be done due to closure of courts in the wake of the novel coronavirus-induced lockdown.

  • Ram Mandir Trust appoints two Babri Masjid demolition accused to key posts Feb 20, 2020 01:12 PM IST

    Ram Mandir Trust appoints two Babri Masjid demolition accused to key posts

    The 15-member Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust will oversee construction of a Ram temple at Ayodhya

  • Politics | Padma Shri Sharif Chacha’s life is a lesson in communal harmony Jan 28, 2020 04:03 PM IST

    Politics | Padma Shri Sharif Chacha’s life is a lesson in communal harmony

    The government’s decision to honour Sharif Chacha with a Padma Shri is commendable and needs to be lauded by all those who believe in kindness and humanity.

  • Ayodhya Verdict | Can the Supreme Court judgment bring closure? Nov 11, 2019 08:40 AM IST

    Ayodhya Verdict | Can the Supreme Court judgment bring closure?

    Large sections of society believe that the Supreme Court’s verdict has drawn the curtains on not just the vexed title dispute case but also divisive politics that have persisted over the decades.

  • Ayodhya verdict: As Hindus get disputed land for Ram temple, find out who said what Nov 09, 2019 01:54 PM IST

    Ayodhya verdict: As Hindus get disputed land for Ram temple, find out who said what

    The Supreme Court on November 9 cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed Ayodhya site and has directed that a 5-acre plot be allotted to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque. Here’s a look at some of the reactions following the SC decision.

  • Police tightens security in Mumbai ahead of Ayodhya case verdict Nov 06, 2019 09:55 AM IST

    Police tightens security in Mumbai ahead of Ayodhya case verdict

    Prohibitory orders are already in place and no celebration or mourning with respect to the judgement will be allowed in the city, which witnessed communal riots after the demolition of the Babri Masjid in December 1992, he said.

  • Legal Matters | Will Justice Gogoi make history in the Ayodhya case? Sep 19, 2019 04:35 PM IST

    Legal Matters | Will Justice Gogoi make history in the Ayodhya case?

    There’s a clear sense of urgency shown by the Chief Justice of India in resolving a 70-year-old case. However, can a verdict be arrived at over the next 30 days?

  • Ayodhya Case | Will day-to-day hearings bring an end to the dispute? Aug 05, 2019 11:52 AM IST

    Ayodhya Case | Will day-to-day hearings bring an end to the dispute?

    Once the Supreme Court gives its verdict in the case, implementing it will be a challenge and so will ensuring that there is no fallout on Hindu-Muslim ties.

  • Ayodhya land dispute: Supreme Court to hear case daily from August 6 after mediation fails Aug 02, 2019 02:20 PM IST

    Ayodhya land dispute: Supreme Court to hear case daily from August 6 after mediation fails

    The mediation panel in its report submitted on August 1 said the Hindu and the Muslim parties have not been able to find a solution to the vexatious dispute.

  • Minorities feeling threatened under ruling dispensation: Farooq Abdullah Mar 08, 2019 04:17 PM IST

    Minorities feeling threatened under ruling dispensation: Farooq Abdullah

    Reacting to the Supreme Court's decision to refer the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case for mediation, the NC leader said he would not go against the court's decision.

  • NCP hails SC move to refer Ayodhya land dispute for mediation Mar 08, 2019 02:11 PM IST

    NCP hails SC move to refer Ayodhya land dispute for mediation

    The SC gave the panel eight weeks to complete its proceedings.

  • Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case timeline: What has happened so far Feb 26, 2019 09:31 AM IST

    Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case timeline: What has happened so far

    The Supreme Court will hear a plea on the Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case on February 26.

  • Excess land around disputed site in Ayodhya not part of case: BJP Feb 22, 2019 05:10 PM IST

    Excess land around disputed site in Ayodhya not part of case: BJP

    "The Ram Mandir issue is before the Supreme Court. It is taking up (hearing) on February 26. The land is not part of the case at all. It is outside the case. The issue is under active consideration of the Supreme Court," he told reporters here.

  • Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya's Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute matter on February 26 Feb 20, 2019 05:52 PM IST

    Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya's Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute matter on February 26

    It will be heard by a five-judge Constitution Bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S A Nazeer.

  • SC to hear on February 26 Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute matter Feb 20, 2019 03:24 PM IST

    SC to hear on February 26 Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute matter

    It will be heard by a five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.

  • Court's role is limited in Ayodhya dispute: Subramanian Swamy Feb 11, 2019 07:46 AM IST

    Court's role is limited in Ayodhya dispute: Subramanian Swamy

    Speaking at a public function here, the Rajya Sabha MP also claimed that Pakistan will disintegrate in the next decade.

  • Govt not touching disputed land: BJP on Centre plea in Supreme Court on Ayodhya Jan 29, 2019 05:22 PM IST

    Govt not touching disputed land: BJP on Centre plea in Supreme Court on Ayodhya

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters it would be up to Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas what it does with the land returned to it and the government would not interfere in that.

  • Ayodhya case: Justice U U Lalit recuses himself from hearing Jan 10, 2019 11:35 AM IST

    Ayodhya case: Justice U U Lalit recuses himself from hearing

    Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, appearing for a Muslim party, told a bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi that Justice Lalit appeared for former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh in 1994.

  • SC to hear Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case on January 4 Jan 03, 2019 04:51 PM IST

    SC to hear Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case on January 4

    It is likely to constitute a three-judge bench for hearing as many as 14 appeals filed against the 2010 Allahabad High Court judgement, delivered in four civil suits, that the 2.77-acre land be partitioned equally among the three parties -- the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla.

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