Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicRam Mandir bhoomi pujan

Topic: Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan

Verdict on a Saturday, addendum, judges’ dinner — How SC’s Ayodhya judgment saw many firsts

Supreme Court’s historic verdict on 9 November 2019 paved the way for the Ram temple in Ayodhya and demolition of the existing Babri Masjid structure.

Whose Ram Rajya does Ayodhya temple bring — Gandhi’s or Modi’s? Ambedkar can answer

The concept of Ram Rajya itself is not without contestation. From M.K. Gandhi to B.R. Ambedkar to Modi, Ram Rajya offers a varied understanding of Indian civilisation.

Republic TV asks who killed Sushant, Aaj Tak grills Uma Bharti on her bhoomi pujan no-show

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Updates: First brick laid for Ram Temple, PM Modi says it will prove to be a bridge connecting India

Prime Minister Modi said Ram Mandir will be a symbol of modernity. "I am deliberately using the word modern. This temple will be a resolve of our faith, our nationalism and our collective resolve," he said after bhoomi pujan. Read the updates here:

Lit up ghats, disinfection drives, security checks — Ayodhya readies for Ram temple event

PM Modi and other dignitaries will arrive in Ayodhya for the 'bhoomi pujan' of the Ram temple tomorrow. The city has been carrying out disinfection drives in preparation for the event.

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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