Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the revenue department to probe the Ayodhya land grabbing matter thoroughly, Navneet Seghal, Additional Chief Secretary of Information, Uttar Pradesh informed. Kin of BJP leaders were allegedly involved in this case.
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.
In his speech during the Deepotsav celebrations in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, previous governments spent the public money on (Muslim) Kabristans. Now it is being spent on redevelopment of (Hindu) temples.
Adityanath explained that it had been decided that waters of pious rivers from across the world would be offered at the temple construction site.
A temple in Sita Eliya is dedicated to Goddess Sita and is said to mark the place where she was held captive by the Lankan king Ravana.
According to sources, the trust plans to acquire more land and is in talks with the owners of temples, houses, and open land adjacent to the Ram temple complex.
The Ram Mandir Trust was formed to collect funds for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya after the Supreme Court passed a judgement in 2019 ending years of litigation.
This August 5 was also a celebration of the rapid development and deployment of the Kashmir Model -- a model that begins with media control and the propaganda of development and economic progress being thwarted by political evil, legitimising the Muslim Other as the enemy, and finally culminating in plain and simple repression.
Pakistan cricketer Danish Kanerias' tweet on the 'bhoomi pujan' of Lord Ram temple in Ayodhya impressed many Indians
External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava also asked Pakistan to desist from interfering in India’s affairs.
In an ambivalent reaction to the laying of the foundation stone for the Ram temple, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said Lord Ram is the ultimate embodiment of supreme human values and can never appear in cruelty, hatred or injustice.
Sakshi Maharaj, BJP MP from Unnao, who played a key role in the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, tells Outlook how he feels about not being invited to Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan.
In a tweet in Hindi, Gandhi said, 'Maryada Purshottam Lord Ram is the ultimate embodiment of supreme human values. He is the core of humanism embedded deep in our hearts'.
Despite efforts to eradicate Lord Ram's existence, he lives in our hearts and is the basis of our culture, PM Modi said after Ram Temple Bhoomi Pujan in Ayodhya.
A group of nine archaeologists had excavated the Ram Janmabhoomi for five years in 1970s to discover ample evidence of a Ram temple below Babri Mosque in Ayodhya
Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan at Ayodhya: AIADMK reminds its rival DMK what Karunanidhi had said about Ram
The ceremony by Modi for the temple's construction, in the presence of leading lights of Hindutva movement including RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, will be conducted today at 12:40 pm.
BJP veteran L K Advani said that he is humbled that in Ram Janmabhoomi movement, destiny made him perform "pivotal duty in the form of Ram Rath Yatra in 1990."
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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