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Was not ready to come back as Maharashtra CM in 1993: Pawar

Dec 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Akhil Bhartiya Teerth Mahasabha Demands Strict Action Against Hindu Right Wing Groups In Mathura

Dec 12, 2021 PTI

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.

Babri Masjid Should Be Reconstructed: JNU Students' Union Vice President

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.

Togadia Demands For Drawing Up Of Law On Construction Of Temples In Varanasi And Mathura

Dec 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Ram Temple To Be Ready By 2025, But Devotees Will Be Allowed Earlier

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.

20 March, 2021

Lucknow Mosque Trustee Moves SC Challenging PIL On 1991 Law On Religious Places

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to examine the controversial provisions of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991

04 February, 2021

Delhi Sisters Claim Ownership Of Land Offered For Ayodhya Mosque, Move High Court

Outlook Web Bureau

The petition was filed before the Lucknow bench of Allahabad HC and is likely to come up for hearing on February 8.

24 January, 2021

Ram Temple In Ayodhya Expected To Be Built In 3 Years; Cost To Exceed Rs 1100 Crore

Outlook Web Bureau

'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.

13 January, 2021

Allahabad HC To Hear Plea Against Acquittal Of Babri Mosque Demolition Accused

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

08 January, 2021

Two Ayodhya Residents Move Court On Acquittals Of Babri Demolition Accused


Ayodhya residents Haji Mahboob and Haji Sayyad Akhlaq Ahmad filed the petition in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court

02 November, 2020

SC Refuses To Extend Security Of Former Judge Who Pronounced Babri Verdict


'Having perused the letter, we don't consider it appropriate to provide security,' the bench said.


30 September, 2020

'Shameful Acquittal:' Pak condemns Babri verdict, Pak Media Calls Verdict 'Controversial'


'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.

30 September, 2020

After Babri Demolition Verdict, Security In Mumbai Is Beefed Up


Police are taking adequate measures to maintain law and order in the financial capital to avoid any untoward incident.

30 September, 2020

Babri Mosque Verdict Will Be Challenged In HC, Says AIMPLB Member, Jilani


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.

30 September, 2020

Cong Claims Babri Demolition Verdict Counter To SC Judgement, RSS Calls For Harmony


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.

30 September, 2020

'Jai Jai Siya Ram, Sabko Sanmati De Bhagwan' Says Joshi On Babri Demolition Verdict

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

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.

30 September, 2020

What Liberhan Commission Had Said About Leaders Acquitted In Babri Demolition Case

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

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'.


30 September, 2020

Babri Verdict: Advani Chants 'Jai Shri Ram' After Getting Acquitted In Demolition Case


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.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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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