The veteran parliamentarian said ultimately he did not feel sad on coming back to the riot-hit Mumbai as he got an opportunity to restore communal harmony and bring back the metropolis to normalcy after the 1993 serial bomb blasts.
After Hindu right-wing groups shouted slogans on December 6 and demanded installation of Krishna deity inside the Shahi Idgah mosque in Mathura, the Akhil Bhartiya Teerth Mahasabha has requested UP government to take strict action against them.
In a harmony march to commemorate the demolition of Babri Masjid and marking the death anniversary of BR Ambedkar, the vice president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Saket Moon said that Babri Masjid should be reconstructed.
The supposed temple site in Mathura, which is a subject of multiple lawsuits, is located inside an Aurangzeb-era mosque and shares its premises with a prominent temple.
The construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya is progressing according to the plan, and devotees are expected to be allowed to pay obeisance to the deity by 2023 end, sources in the Ram Temple Trust said.
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to examine the controversial provisions of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991
The petition was filed before the Lucknow bench of Allahabad HC and is likely to come up for hearing on February 8.
'Our target is to reach 6.5 lakh villages and 15 crore homes (for collecting funds for the temple work),' treasurer of the Ram Janmabhoomi said.
On January 8, a petition was filed by Ayodhya residents Haji Mahmood Ahmad and Syed Akhlaq Ahmad. It will be heard by the Lucknow bench of the high court.
Ayodhya residents Haji Mahboob and Haji Sayyad Akhlaq Ahmad filed the petition in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court
'Having perused the letter, we don't consider it appropriate to provide security,' the bench said.
'Pakistan urges the Indian government to ensure safety, security and protection of minorities, particularly Muslims and their places of worship,' says the Foreign Office of Pakistan.
Police are taking adequate measures to maintain law and order in the financial capital to avoid any untoward incident.
Senior lawyer and member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Zafaryab Jilani on Wednesday said the Babri demolition verdict will be challenged by ‘witnesses and victims’ in the case.
A CBI special court in Lucknow has acquitted all the 32 accused in the Babri Demolition case, including BJP veterans L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi.
The Supreme Court, on November 9, 2019, had already awarded the Ramjanmabhoomi site to the Hindu claimants, allowing for the construction of the Ram temple.
Liberhan told Outlook that the commission had given an elaborate account of the evidences it had gathered during the tenure of its inquiry and that the court’s verdict is 'completely contrary to the conclusions of the commission'.
Lal Krishna Advani, who was the face of the Ram Janmabhoomi Movement in 1992, was acquitted along with all other 31 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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