Ram Janmabhoomi

  • Modi government will clear hurdles for building Ayodhya Ram temple: Muralidhar Rao September 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BJP-led NDA government's immediate priority is to ensure that the economic parameters of the country are improved, though issues such as Ram Janmabhoomi are still on the agenda, the party's national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao said on Saturday. "We want to solve all the issues as early...
  • Cobrapost sting true, but Babri demolition not planned: Muthalik April 5, 2014

    Bangalore: Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik has admitted that he too was part of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement during the demolition of Babri Masjid. Muthalik's confession comes after the Cobrapost sting operation which claims that Babri Masjid demolition was planned and that senior BJP and Sangh Parivar leaders were...
  • VHP sankalp diwas: Centre tells UP govt to maintain status quo in Ayodhya October 18, 2013

    With Muzaffarnagar riots fresh in mind, the Centre has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to maintain status quo in Ayodha, where VHP has called for a 'Sankalp Diwas' rally, and prevent any attempt to flare up communal tension anywhere in the state. The Home Ministry has told the UP authorities to...
  • Ayodhya yatra not a flop show, people are doing parikrama: Saint August 25, 2013

    Not accepting that the VHP proposed was a flop show, Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas Committee Chairman Mahant Nritya Gopaldas said, "No one can stop people's sentiments. Those who will be doing the parikrama yatra have reached. They are already doing the parikrama yatra and will continue to do that." ...
  • Advani a divisive leader, his exit good for country, says Goa Congress MP Francisco Sardinha June 11, 2013

    Panaji: BJP stalwart LK Advani's resignation from all BJP posts is a good sign for the country, Goa Congress MP Francisco Sardinha said Monday. Sardinha told IANS that Advani was one of those leaders who always thrived by creating "social and religious" divisions within the country. He was answering a question on...
  • The Babri Masjid issue is not religious, it is legal: Syed Shahabuddin December 7, 2012

    Did the Babri Masjid demolition shake the Indian Muslims' faith in the ability of the State to protect the lives and rights of its citizens? Twenty years down, Syed Shahabuddin looks back in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q. What was wrong in the demolition of Babri Masjid as it was...
  • SC admits appeal against Ayodhya verdict August 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday admitted two more petitions challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict of three-way division of the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya. A bench of justices Aftab Alam and RM Lodhat tagged the petitions with the main case on which it had...
  • All parties satisfied with SC order on Ayodhya May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Various parties to the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit on Monday expressed satisfaction over the Supreme Court order staying the Allahabad High Court direction for tripartite division of the disputed land. The counsel for various parties, including Lord Rama Lalla Virajman, Hindu Maha Sabha...
  • Settle Ayodhya issue outside court: Uma Bharti May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Expelled BJP leader Uma Bharti on Monday demanded building a country-wide consensus for construction of a magnificent temple at Ayodhya in wake of the Supreme Court order and said the matter should be settled outside court. "From the beginning, we have been demanding that a consensus be built across...
  • Ayodhya dispute: parties satisfied with SC order May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Various parties to the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit on Monday expressed satisfaction over the Supreme Court order staying the Allahabad High Court direction for tripartite division of the disputed land. The counsel for various parties, including Lord Rama Lalla Virajman, Hindu Maha Sabha and Sunni Waqf Board, expressed...
  • SC accepted our appeal: lawyer for Ram Lalla May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Ravi Shankar Prasad, the lawyer for Ram Lalla, said the Supreme Court on Monday accepted the appeals files against the Allahabad High Court verdict regarding partition of the disputed land in Ayodhya. "There were appeals filed against the Allahabad High Court verdict. This appeal was accepted. The court said...
  • SC order a balanced one: Wakf board lawyer May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Sunni Wakf Board lawyer Zafaryab Jilani says he is satisfied with the Supreme Court decision of staying the Allahabad High Court's order on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute. Jilani, who was upset after the September 30 Allahabad High Court's decision of splitting the land into three parts, said...
  • SC to hear Babri Masjid dispute on Monday May 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday hear arguments in the Ramjanmbhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit in which a bunch of petitions have been filed by various Muslim and Hindu groups challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict. Expressing dissatisfaction over the High Court's verdict of dividing the...
  • Ram Lalla's friend joins Ayodhya settlement talks October 8, 2010

    New Delhi: The three groups involved in the Ayodhya title suit have come together for the first time to look for an out-of-court solution to the dispute, with representatives of Ram Lalla Virajman joining the talks for the first time. Triloki Nath Pandey, who represents Ram Lalla Virajman, joined the...
  • Ayodhya verdict: young India moves on October 1, 2010

    New Delhi: The Allahabad High Court verdict in the Babri Masjid land title dispute finally came out on Thursday. But how much of a difference does this verdict make to the aam admi? Has India moved beyond the decades-old-dispute? CNN-IBN takes a look. “India had moved on since 1992...
  • Ayodhya verdict delivered: can the judgment bring closure? October 1, 2010

    Tonight on Face the Nation we discuss whether the Ayodhya verdict can bring closure. ...
  • 'Life's happiest moment': Uma Bharti on verdict September 30, 2010

    Bhopal: Former BJP leader Uma Bharti on Thursday termed the Allahabad High Court's verdict on Ayodhya title suits as the happiest moment of her life, saying it has proved that Lord Ram was born at that particular site in the temple town. "This (Ayodhya verdict) is the happiest moment of...
  • Gist of judgment: Justice Dharam Veer Sharma September 30, 2010

    Brief summary Subject matter of the decided cases OOS No. 1 of 1989 Shri Gopal Singh Visharad Vs. Zahur Ahmad and 8 others, OOS No. 3 of 1989 Nirmohi Aakhada etc. Vs. Baboo Priya Dutt Ram and others, OOS No. 4 of 1989 Sunni central Board of Waqfs U.P. Lucknow and others...
  • Gist of judgment: Justice Sudhir Agarwal September 30, 2010

    (Relevant paragraphs containing result/directions issued) 4566. In the light of the above and considering overall findings of this Court on various issues, following directions and/or declaration, are given which in our view would meet the ends of justice: (i) It is declared that the area covered by the central dome of...
  • Gist of judgment: Justice S U Khan September 30, 2010

    Gist of the findings 1. The disputed structure was constructed as mosque by or under orders of Babar. 2. It is not proved by direct evidence that premises in dispute including constructed portion belonged to Babar or the person who constructed the mosque or under whose orders it was constructed. 3. No temple...
  • High alert as India gears up for Ayodhya verdict September 30, 2010

    Lucknow: It's the night before the Lucknow bench delivers one of the most closely watched verdicts of the century -- the title suit in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi matter will be decided on Thursday afternoon. For security forces across the country, that means a high alert with arrangements in place already,...
  • Turning point in the Ayodhya deferment hearing September 28, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday dismissed the petition seeking deferment of the Ayodhya verdict. Now, after a unanimous go-ahead from the three-judge bench led by the chief justice himself, the Allahabad High Court can deliver its judgment on the 60-year-old bitter dispute on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid...
  • It's Fortress Ayodhya a day before SC verdict September 27, 2010

    Ayodhya: A day before Supreme Court takes up the plea to defer the judgment in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit, Ayodhya on Monday turned into a fortress with heavy deployment of security forces. Paramilitary forces, along with the Uttar Pradesh Police, staged a flag march in the twin towns of...
  • Faces of Ayodhya movement no longer relevant September 23, 2010

    New Delhi: In a day from now, we'll witness the judgement in one of the most sensitive cases in modern India - the Ayodhya verdict. And one man who will be watching the developments very closely is the man who was the face of the Ram Temple movement, LK Advani....
  • Ayodhya judge preferred out-of-court settlement September 20, 2010

    Lucknow: One of the three judges in the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday disagreed with the majority order rejecting the plea for deferring the Ayodhya verdict to allow mediation and wrote a dissenting note saying an amicable settlement could have been explored. Justice Dharam Veer Sharma while...
  • Ayodhya verdict to bring back focus on Advani September 20, 2010

    The Lucknow bench of the UP High Court will deliver its verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute in four days from now. ...
  • Parties appeal for calm ahead of Ayodhya verdict September 23, 2010

    Lucknow: A week from now the verdict will be out in one of the country's most contentious cases, the Ayodha land title dispute. As security tightens across UP, both parties to the dispute have called for restraint. A three-judge bench comprising of Justice SU Khan, Justice Sudhir Agarwal, Justice DV...
  • Has India moved beyond Ayodhya? September 17, 2010

    On India at 9, CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to a panel of experts on the issue. ...
  • Ayodhya residents tired of temple-mosque dispute September 17, 2010

    For the city's youth, the Babri Masjid - Ram Janmabhoomi dispute is a waste of time. ...
  • HC rejects plea to defer Ayodhya verdict September 17, 2010

    The three-judge Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court will deliver the verdict on September 24....