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Karsevaks demolishing the Babri Masjid | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Who demolished Babri Masjid? Court says lawless kar sevaks who got ‘agitated suddenly’

The Special CBI court notes the crowd of these ‘lawless kar sevaks demolished the disputed structure, impacting communal harmony in various parts of the country'.
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SC issues notice to Maharashtra Assembly on Arnab Goswami’s plea against show cause notice

A show cause notice was issued to Arnab Goswami for making certain remarks against Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackrey in his news debates on Sushant Singh Rajput's case.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) headquarters in New Delhi | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Supreme Court refuses to postpone civil service exam slated for 4 October

The apex court also refused to consider plea for clubbing the exams of 2020 with next year's saying it will have a cascading effect.
Kar sevaks demolishing the Babri Masjid on 6 December 1992 | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

CBI court acquits Advani, Joshi, Kalyan Singh & all others accused in Babri demolition case

The special court in its verdict said the event was not 'pre-planned' and that the demolition happened at the spur of the moment, acquitting all 32 accused who were on trial.
A policeman guards the door to courtroom No.18, which has been hearing the Babri Masjid demolition criminal case, a day before the verdict | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Rigorous scrubbing, new chairs, heavy security — how court is preparing for Babri verdict

The special CBI court in Lucknow will pronounce its judgment in the Babri Masjid demolition criminal case Wednesday, almost 28 years after the incident.

Delhi High Court allows CBI, ED pleas for early hearing on appeals in 2G scam case

The hearing on the appeals challenging the acquittal of former telecom minister A Raja and others will be held on a day-to-day basis from 5 October.
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Bombay HC says Maharashtra govt needs to devise plan allowing citizens to use local trains

The HC directed the govt to file its reply within a week. Local trains in Mumbai area are currently being run only for people employed in essential sectors.
Women stand on the terrace of a brothel on G.B. Road | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Give dry rations to sex workers even if they can’t show ID proof, SC tells states and UTs

Petition in SC claimed sex workers have been left out of Covid-19 response because of social stigma and marginalisation, and are in urgent need of support.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti | File photo: PTI

For how long will Mehbooba Mufti be detained under PSA, Supreme Court asks J&K

Supreme Court was hearing a habeas corpus petition filed by Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija Mufti, challenging her mother’s detention under the Public Safety Act.
During the demolition a lot of leaders where present at the site. In this picture ( from left to right) BJP leaders Murli Manohar Joshi, L.K. Advani, Vijaya Raje Shindia, watching demolition on December 6 at Ram Katha Kunj | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

No Advani, Joshi, Bharti but most other accused to be in court for Babri judgment tomorrow

A CBI court in Lucknow will Wednesday pronounce its verdict in the 27-year-old Babri Masjid demolition case.

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Dozens of Indian start-ups join hands to end dominance of Google, Facebook

About 56 Indian entrepreneurs are considering establishing alternative to Google Play Store & ending supremacy of large tech corporations such as Facebook.


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We are secular, says Indian Army on Pakistan’s ‘malicious campaign trying divide soldiers’

The Army said Pakistan has been carrying out a social media campaign for days now, trying to defame the institution.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.