Ram Janambhoomi

  • No Ram Navmi puja at Ayodhya site this year: District administration April 15, 2013

    Ayodhya: The 64-year-old practice of performing rituals at the disputed site in Ayodhya on Ram Navami may face a halt in 2013 as district administration has decided not to allow any religious activity in the area. Only court appointed priest, Acharya Satyender Das, has been allowed to perform religious activities on...
  • Ayodhya case: 60 years in HC, how long in SC? May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: There is no end in sight to the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute which is the longest legal battle in India. After the Supreme Court on Monday decided to stay Allahabad High Court verdict of dividing the 60 sq feet by 40 sq feet disputed land in Ayodhya,...
  • Ayodhya: VHP warns of 'final democratic struggle' January 7, 2011

    Ramnathi: Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Friday said it would launch "final democratic struggle" for construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya if Centre did not hand over the entire complex for the temple construction. "We demand that entire complex at Ayodhya be handed over for the construction of Ram Temple and not...
  • Ayodhya: Hindu Mahasabha files caveat in SC October 11, 2010

    New Delhi: Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court to pre-empt any ex-parte order on the Ayodhya title dispute. In the caveat, the Hindu Mahasabha has asked the court not to pass order on any appeal against the September 30 Allahabad High Court verdict without...
  • Sibal questions the basis of Ayodhya verdict October 5, 2010

    The Congress backs any bid to resolve Ayodhya dispute through talks but Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has told CNN-IBN the party should stay out and allow courts to settle it. Sibal has questioned the basis of the Allahabad High Court judgement in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit...
  • Ayodhya verdict: Cong favours negotiation October 5, 2010

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday said that it wants a negotiated solution of the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit verdict. "Congress will support any initiative which is taken to resolve Ayodhya issue through negotiation," said Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi in New Delhi after a meeting of the Congress Working Committee. The...
  • Key litigants on Ayodhya title suit dispute meet October 4, 2010

    New Delhi: Three days after the Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit dispute, one of the key litigants in the Ayodhya issue, Nirmohi Akhara's Mahant Gyan Das and Mohammad Hashim Ansari met in Ayodhya on Sunday. The first sign of a possible compromise on the Ayodhya...
  • I was under no pressure: Ayodhya judge October 2, 2010

    Lucknow: It's been the most talked about judgement in recent times. Two days after the judgement was read out in the Ayodhya case, Justice S C Aggarwal, one of the two judges who delivered the mjaority judgement, has spoken on camera for the first time. He said he was under...
  • Ayodhya judge says he was under no pressure October 2, 2010

    Lucknow: It's been the most talked about judgement in recent times. Two days after the judgement was read out in the Ayodhya case, Justice S C Aggarwal, one of the two judges who delivered the majority judgement, has spoken on camera for the first time. He said he was under...
  • Ayodhya verdict not based on legality: Mulayam October 1, 2010

    The decision is not a great sign and has made many people sad, says Mulayam. ...
  • Ayodhya verdict not based on legality: Mulayam October 1, 2010

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh has raised questions on the Ayodhya verdict saying the judgement has been delivered based on faith and not on legalities. "The Ayodhya verdict is out. I am not happy. The decision is not a great sign and has made many people sad," said Mulayam....
  • Area under central dome is Ram Janmasthan: HC October 1, 2010

    New Delhi: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Thursday decided by majority that the land under the central dome of the demolished Babri Masjid is the Ram Janmasthan. While delivering its verdict in the contentious 60-year-old Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit case the three-judge special bench comprising...
  • Sunni Wakf board to move SC against HC verdict September 30, 2010

    Lucknow: The Sunni Wakf Board said Thursday it will move the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Court order dividing the disputed land in Ayodhya among three parties and said they were not going to surrender it. "We will appeal against the division of disputed land among three parties," Board lawyer...
  • I welcome HC decision, says oldest litigant September 30, 2010

    Lucknow: Mohammed Hashim Ansari, 90, the oldest litigant in the Ayodhya land dispute Thursday welcomed the High Court verdict and said a final decision on it will be taken by the Sunni Wakf Board. "I welcome the court decision. I appeal to all Muslims in the country not to get...
  • The verdict is a compromise: Ram Lalla lawyer September 30, 2010

    Lucknow: In its much-awaited verdict of the Ayodhya title suit the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has given the verdict by which the land will be divided in three parts between Ram Lalla, Sunni Wakf board and the Nirmohi Akhara. KN Bhatt, lawyer for Ram Lalla said that...
  • Ayodhya verdict: HC rules divide land into 3 parts September 30, 2010

    Lucknow: The three-judge special Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court ruled by majority that the disputed land in Ayodhya be divided into three parts and be distributed among the Sunni Wafk Board, Nirmohi Akhara and the party for 'Ram Lalla'. The High Court ruled that the land on which the...
  • Ayodhya land to be divided into three parts September 30, 2010

    Lucknow: The three-judge Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court started the proceedings to pronounce the judgement in the Ayodhya title suit at 3:30 PM on Thursday. The litigants reached Court No. 21 of the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court after which Justice SU Khan, Justice Sudhir Agarwal and Justice...
  • Ayodhya verdict: Govt invokes Mahatma for peace September 29, 2010

    New Delhi: On the eve of the Ayodhya verdict, the Centre on Wednesday said that adequate measures had been taken to ensure that there was no trouble as it once again appealed for maintenance of peace for which it even invoked Mahatma Gandhi. Observing that India has "moved on" since 1992,...
  • Security beefed up ahead of Ayodhya verdict September 29, 2010

    New Delhi: Security has been tightened in all the sensitive areas of the country on Wednesday, a day before the much-anticipated verdict in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit case. The verdict will be delivered by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Thursday at 3.30 PM. In...
  • Muslim board extends olive branch on Ayodhya September 29, 2010

    New Delhi: In a new twist to the Ayodhya dispute on the eve of the verdict by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court, a member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board Kamal Farooqui says a compromise is possible even after the verdict is out. "We may...
  • Security tightened ahead of Ayodhya verdict September 28, 2010

    New Delhi: Ministry of Home Affairs has advised all states to be on high alert after the Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted its interim stay order on the contentious Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit case verdict, which is to be delivered by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court....
  • SC lifts stay, Ayodhya verdict on Sept 30 September 28, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted its interim stay order on the contentious Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit case verdict which is to be delivered by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court. The High Court will deliver the verdict on September 30 at 3:30 PM. A three-judge...
  • SC decision on Ayodhya verdict at 2 pm today September 28, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will announce its verdict on a petition seeking deferment of the Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit dispute at 2 PM on Tuesday. A three-judge special bench comprising of Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia, Justice Aftab Alam and Justice...
  • A short history of the Ayodhya dispute September 30, 2010

    New Delhi: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court delivered its verdict on the Ayodhya title suit onThursday). Here is all you want to know about the title suit. Ayodhya title dispute December 1949: Idols of Ram Lalla & Sita Mata appear 'miraculously' inside the Babri Mosque. Hindus claim lord Ram...
  • Ayodhya dispute: Nirmohi Akhara to move SC September 27, 2010

    Lucknow: After petitioner Ramesh Chandra Tripathi, who had sought deferment of the Ayodhya verdict, another key party in the matter Nirmohi Akhara plans to move the Supreme Court for postponement of the judgment for three months to facilitate an out-of-court amicable settlement, a lawyer said on Monday. This was disclosed by...
  • Babri Action Committee to wait for the verdict September 23, 2010

    Sunni Central Waqf Board lawyer Zafaryab Jilani appealed to the courts not to delay the verdict in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. ...
  • Cong welcomes SC stay on Ayodhya verdict September 23, 2010

    New Delhi: The Congress welcomed Supreme Court's stay order on the Ayodhya title suit case verdict which was to be delivered by the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court but senior lawyer Ravi Shankar Prasad argued that the petitioner Ram Chandra Tripathi was not serious about an out-of-court settlement. "The Supreme...
  • Which party stands where on Ayodhya dispute September 23, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed for a week the Ayodhya title suit verdict that was due to be pronounced by Allahabad High Court on the same day and will hear the plea for deferment of the judgement next Tuesday. The Court issued notices to the contesting parties on...
  • SC stays Ayodhya title suit verdict by one week September 23, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the verdict in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit case saying the deferment is in public interest. The apex court stayed the verdict while hearing a special leave petition filed by Ram Chandra Tripathi and posted the matter for further hearing on...
  • Don't prejudge Ayodhya verdict: Chidambaram September 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday appealed for peace and calm ahead of the verdict in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. Chidambaram warned the media and all interested parties against rushing into hasty conclusions about the verdict that will decide who owns the 2.77 acres...