Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicL.K. Advani

Topic: L.K. Advani

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'.

No BJP workers outside Advani & Joshi homes, Babri verdict gets a quiet celebration

LK Advani, the face of Ram Janmabhoomi movement, welcomed the verdict with Jai Shri Ram chants. MM Joshi says the verdict will embolden Hindu-Muslim friendship.

CBI court acquits Advani, Joshi, Kalyan Singh & all others accused in Babri demolition case

The special court in its verdict said the event was not 'pre-planned' and that the demolition happened at the spur of the moment, acquitting all 32 accused who were on trial.

No Advani, Joshi, Bharti but most other accused to be in court for Babri judgment tomorrow

A CBI court in Lucknow will Wednesday pronounce its verdict in the 27-year-old Babri Masjid demolition case.

A second date for Hindu-Muslim brotherhood, and Advani’s broken ‘rath’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Unseen photos of how Babri Masjid demolition was planned and executed in 1992

ThePrint's National Photo Editor Praveen Jain documented the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, including a rehearsal on 5 December.

Ram Mandir will represent India as strong, peaceful, inclusive, says LK Advani

A day before PM Modi lays the foundation stone for a Ram temple in Ayodhya, Advani said he felt humbled to have performed his 'pivotal duty' through the Ram Rath Yatra.

Media’s unwavering spotlight on Ayodhya & only private hospitals for ministers

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘No Ayodhya bhoomi pujan invite for Advani or Joshi’, and no one seems to know why

The two were key figures in the Ram Janmabhoomi movement — which became a mass movement with L.K. Advani’s 1990 Rath Yatra, while M.M. Joshi was BJP chief when Babri Masjid was demolished.

BJP leader L K Advani records statement in Babri Masjid demolition case

The Babri trial is presently at the stage of recording statements of 32 accused, during which they get a chance to refute the prosecution evidence against them.

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

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AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

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The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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.