Saturday, 22 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.

On Camera

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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