Babri Masjid Demolition

  • BJP leaders capabale of killing their own men to gain power: Kejriwal 14-04-2014 04:53 PM

    New Delhi: Launching a scathing attack on the BJP, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday alleged that the saffron party leaders were capabale of "killing their own men to come to power". Referring to a recent sting done by a news portal which alleged that the 1992 Babri...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP moves EC over Cobrapost sting 04-04-2014 08:05 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday reacted strongly to a Cobrapost sting revealing involvement of its top leadership in the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in December 1992. The party has now approached the Election Commission against Cobrapost demanding that the telecast of the sting be stopped....
  • BJP questions timing of Cobrapost sting on Babri, asks EC to ban it 04-04-2014 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: Politics is brewing over the recent sting by Cobrapost which indicts right wing leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Terming the allegations as baseless, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) questioned the timing of the sting operation with the Lok Sabha elections just days away. In the sting,...
  • Cobrapost sting on Babri demolition a Congress conspiracy: BJP 04-04-2014 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday reacted strongly to a Cobrapost sting revealing involvement of its top leadership in the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in December 1992. "This is a political conspiracy by the Congress party. The timing of the allegations made is questionable...
  • Babri demolition was planned, Advani, Joshi knew of it: Cobrapost 04-04-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Just two days before the first phase of elections, Cobrapost has come up with another sting operation related to the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992. The Cobrapost sting operation shows that the demolition was well planned and senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and the then...
  • Did BJP apologise for Babri Masjid or Gujarat riots, asks Muslim cleric 26-02-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Hours after BJP President Rajnath Singh reached out to the Muslims saying he was ready to apologise for any past mistakes, one of the Muslim clerics said the party should clarify on which issue they were apologising. Muslim religious leader Maulana Khalid Rasheed said, "Rajnath Singh needs to...
  • BJP should apologise over Babri Masjid demolition: Samajwadi Party 06-12-2013 03:15 PM

    Observing two decades since the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya on Friday, Samajwadi Party MPs attacked the BJP seeking their apology over the incident. Protesting outside the Parliament House in New Delhi, the Members of Parliament led by SP leader Naresh Agarwal displayed anti-BJP placards, observing December 6 as...
  • Police lay siege to Ayodhya on 21st anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition 06-12-2013 10:14 AM

    A three-tier security cordon was on Thursday thrown around this town and all its entry points were sealed to maintain peace on the eve of 21st anniversary of Babri Mosque demolition as Muslim organisations decided to observe "black day" and Hindu outfits a "day of victory". Around 10,000 personnel from...
  • 21 years of Babri Masjid demolition: Security stepped up in Ayodhya 06-12-2013 08:59 AM

    Ayodhya: December 6, 2013, marks 21 years of the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Security has been stepped up on Friday. The demolition had sparked off communal riots across the country in 1992-93. A three-tier security cordon was thrown around Ayodhya and all its entry points...
  • Court allows NIA to take Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar's DNA samples 10-09-2013 03:13 PM

    Delhi court on Tuesday allowed NIA's plea for taking terror accused Yasin Bhatkal and his associate Asadullah Akhtar'sDNA samples and specimen handwritings for further probe, preservation and comparison with various seized articles. The decision came after the court extended their NIA custody till September 17 based on the agency's claims...
  • Babri Masjid demoliton case: Hearing against LK Advani, 19 others in October 03-09-2013 03:35 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday advanced by about two months the date of hearing in Babri Masjid demolition case against LK Advani and 19 others after CBI pleaded for an early hearing which was not opposed by the senior BJP leader. A bench headed by Justice G S Singhvi, before...
  • Mulayam claims then President S D Sharma knew of Babri demolition 06-08-2013 09:25 AM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday claimed the then President Shankar Dayal Sharma knew about the plan for demolition of Babri mosque on December 6, 1992 and conveyed this to him when he along with his partymen had met him to seek his intervention in stopping the impending...
  • Mulayam was involved in Babri Masjid demolition: Beni Prasad Verma 15-05-2013 11:13 AM

    Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma has once again attacked Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. This time he has accused Mulayam of being hand in glove with the BJP during the attempt to bring down the Babri Masjid in the early 1990s. He says he has been forced to make...
  • Religious violence leading to extremism in India: Malik 15-12-2012 08:22 PM

    New Delhi: Facing criticism over the slow pace of 26/11 trial in Pakistan, Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Saturday said attempts were being made to "fast-track" the case and wanted India to give "hard" and "substantive" evidence for the arrest of mastermind Hafiz Saeed. Malik, who met Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • Rehman Malik clarifies Babri, 26/11 remarks 15-12-2012 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: Clarifying his controversial remarks on Babri Masjid, visiting Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said he never compared the 26/11 attacks with the demolition. "I was simply talking about the ugly events such as Mumbai and so many others," Malik said in a press conference, after his meeting with...
  • Malik equates Babri demolition with 26/11 terror attack 14-12-2012 11:13 PM

    New Delhi: Stoking a potential controversy, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday night alluded to Babri Masjid demolition, equating the incident with the Mumbai terror attack. Malik said nobody wants to see the recurrence of incidents like Bombay blasts, Samjhauta blasts or Babri Masjid issue. "We do not want...
  • Man arrested for uploading sensitive photo on FB 08-12-2012 05:33 PM

    Rourkela: A 20-year-old man was arrested on charge of uploading an objectionable picture on social networking site Facebook, police said on Saturday. Pintu Sahu was taken to custody by Brahmani Tarang police on Friday for posting an objectionable picture on his Facebook account, police added. The picture, posted on December...
  • FTN: Eyewitnesses recall the destruction of Babri Masjid 07-12-2012 11:19 AM

    Exactly twenty years back, on December 6, 1992, the Babri Masjid was demolished by a frenzied crowd of Hindu right wing forces. In the communal clashes that followed, thousands were killed across the country. The eyewitnesses recall the day with Sagaika Ghose on Face The Nation. Below is the full...
  • FTN: Are Babri demolition images forever etched in public memory? 06-12-2012 11:59 PM

    Exactly twenty years back, on December 6, 1992, the Babri Masjid was demolished by a frenzied crowd of Hindu right wing forces. In the communal clashes that followed, thousands were killed across the country. ...
  • The Last Word: What impact has Babri demolition had on Indian politics? 06-12-2012 09:45 PM

    December 6 is the 20th anniversary of the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya. ...
  • Babri demolition: SC directs expeditious hearing 06-12-2012 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed a Rae Bareily court to expeditiously hear Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leader LK Advani and 19 others against whom charge of criminal conspiracy was dropped by the trial court. Expressing deep anguish over non appearence of the counsel for...
  • Babri Masjid demolition rocks Lok Sabha 06-12-2012 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Babri Masjid demolition rocked the Lok Sabha on Thursday with some members demanding action on the report of Liberhan Commission which probed its demolition 20 years ago. As the Lok Sabha convened, Shafiqur Rahman Barq (BSP) waved black flag in the House and rued that those guilty...
  • Photojournalists recall covering the Babri demolition 06-12-2012 11:50 AM

    Ayodhya: Twenty years after the demolition of the Babri Masjid, CNN-IBN recalls one of the most tragic events in the history of the country, through the lens of a photographer. December 6, 1992 was a day that India will never forget as the Babri Masjid was demolished. At the forefront...
  • Babri demolition: UP still prone to communal tension 06-12-2012 10:27 AM

    Faizabad: Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh is a town which saw no communal riot even during the demolition of the Babri Masjid, which happened just a few kilometres away. 20 years after the demolition, CNN-IBN travelled to the neighbourhood of UP's temple town of Ayodhya to find out why peace was...