Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicAyodhya verdict

Topic: Ayodhya verdict

‘Devotees cheated’, ‘against Sanatan Dharm’: Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir trusts don’t trust each other

While Mahant Paramhans Das has questioned why some groups are still collecting money for Ram Mandir even after formation of a trust, others have accused him of not contributing anything.

Decoding the Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi dispute, and why Varanasi court has ordered ASI survey

SC said in 2019 Ayodhya verdict that status of no other place of worship will be allowed to change. Yet, civil judge has ordered ASI to find if mosque is built over temple.

CBI’s Babri verdict contrary to 2019 SC judgement, constitutional spirit, says Congress

Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala urged the Central and state governments to file an appeal against the verdict delivered Wednesday.

Amid COVID-19 crisis, preparations begin for construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya 

The trust entrusted with the task has decided to shift the Ram Lalla idol from its current site, at 4 am tomorrow, paving the way for the construction of the temple.

Sunni Waqf Board accepts UP govt-allotted land to build new mosque near Ayodhya

Two members of the Sunni Waqf Board boycotted the meeting on the land, saying the Sharia law doesn't allow for accepting anything in exchange for a mosque.

Ram temple construction on Muslim graves violation of ‘dharma’: Lawyer to temple trust

In letter to Ram temple trust, M.R. Shamshad says a graveyard is around the demolished Babri Masjid, asks if Sanatan Dharma allows construction of Ram temple over it.

SC deadline for Ram temple trust nears but friction among Hindu groups delaying announcement

Various groups involved in the movement to build Ram temple now want to be part of the trust being set up by the Modi govt for its construction.

Jaishankar defends Article 370 move & CAA, says they’re aimed at solving legacy of problems

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar cited China as an example for India, saying it had become a superpower by resolving problems facing them.

Govt sets up desk to look after matters related to Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict

The Home Ministry said Ayodhya matters and related court judgments will be handled by three officers, headed by Additional Secretary Gynesh Kumar.

Why 2019 is a forgettable year for India’s judiciary

If India’s judiciary held any hope of regaining some of its lost image in the eyes of the public, then 2019 clearly didn’t turn out to be that year.

On Camera

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How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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