Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicBabri case

Topic: Babri case

Retired judge who gave Babri Masjid verdict appointed as deputy Lokayukta in UP

Last year, retired judge Surendra Kumar Yadav had acquitted all the 32 accused, including LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma Bharti and Kalyan Singh, in the Babri mosque demolition case.

India rejects Pakistan’s criticism on Babri verdict, says country respects govt & law

Pakistan condemned the acquittal of the accused in the case & urged the Indian government to ensure safety, security & protection of the minorities, particularly the Muslims.

Mayawati, Akhilesh vocal on Hathras gang rape but quiet on Babri demolition verdict 

Both SP and BSP leaders say their party’s official stand on the Babri Masjid verdict is yet to come out.

Why Babri Masjid judgment and Hathras gang rape case are examples of inadequate justice

In episode 581 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains how CBI was responsible for the Babri verdict and why everyone was complicit in the Hathras case.

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'.

Babri case gave me sleepless nights, glad it reached its logical conclusion, judge Yadav says

Judge S.K. Yadav started his career as a judge in Ayodhya in 1990, and has retired after pronouncing the Babri demolition verdict Wednesday.

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.

Historic verdict proof of no conspiracy, says MM Joshi on acquittal in Babri case

The former union minister said the CBI's arguments could not withstand the lawyers' arguments because of their hard work and preparation.

Truth has prevailed, says ex-Sena MP Satish Pradhan after acquittal in Babri demolition case

Local Mumbai BJP leader Om Prakash Sharma, who was among those who went to Ayodhya in December 1992, also welcomed the verdict.

Babri Masjid verdict a vindication of truth & justice, Ram bhakts have suffered, VHP says

VHP international working president Alok Kumar says the verdict busted conspiracy theories and adds that it’s time to look forward and work towards completing the Ram temple.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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