Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicBabri Demolition

Topic: Babri Demolition

‘Who tore down Babri’ is new battle in Maharashtra as Shiv Sena, BJP & MNS seek ‘credit’

In Maharashtra’s tug-of-war over Hindutva credentials, BJP and MNS have challenged Shiv Sena’s long-standing narrative that it was responsible for demolishing Babri Masjid.

From Ayodhya to Kashi, BJP changed its strategy from ‘demolition’ to construction

With the inauguration of Kashi Vishwanath Dham by PM Modi in Varanasi, BJP’s ‘Kashi project’ is almost complete, and so is the invisibilisation of Gyanvapi mosque.

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.

‘Hindu society was wronged’, time to end secularism debate over Babri demolition, RSS says

An RSS functionary says the way every section of the society is participating in construction of Ram Temple ‘should put to rest any further debate on the 6 December 1992 events’.

SC refuses to extend security of former judge who acquitted all 32 accused in Babri case

The bench was hearing former judge S K Yadav's request to continue his personal security in view of the sensitivity of the case decided by him on his last day in office.

Ashwagandha, kadha, guduchi — Modi govt issues official ayurveda protocol for mild Covid

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Rhea Chakraborty, Hathras, Delhi riots and Covid — all these have something in common

In new India, people find comfort not in what the truth is, but what they want it to be.

Babri demolition was planned, accused never denied proof — Justice Liberhan who headed enquiry

Justice Liberhan, whose enquiry commission spent 17 years investigating the Babri Masjid demolition and examined the accused including LK Advani, says he stands by the final report.

My camera had ‘evidence’ of Babri Masjid demolition, but it was consigned to bin of history

I know what I saw on 5 December 1992, in Ayodhya. My camera was witness to the rehearsal that was undertaken by the kar sevaks.

The India verdict

L.K. Advani and his partymen have not discovered a new liberal approach to politics. Just like the Congress, they have also figured that India’s politics has changed.

On Camera

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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

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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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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