Saturday, 29 January, 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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Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
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Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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