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Once a mosque, always a mosque, Muslim personal law board says ahead of Ram Mandir ceremony

AIMPLB also says it had no option but to accept the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya, terms judgment ‘extortive’, unjust and unfair.
A wooden model of the proposed Ram Mandir in a glass encasement, at the Ram Janmabhomi Nyas-run workshop at Karsevakpuram in Ayodhya | PTI file photo

Goswami Tulsidas — the real catalyst for the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

Tulsidas, who wrote Ramcharitmanas in Awadhi translating Ramayana from Sanskrit, took the story of Lord Ram to the average Hindu household in North India.
File image of the VHP's model of the proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya | Photo: Ananya Bhardwaj | ThePrint

SC deadline for Ram temple trust nears but friction among Hindu groups delaying announcement

Various groups involved in the movement to build Ram temple now want to be part of the trust being set up by the Modi govt for its construction.
Babri Masjid

Muslim law board’s move to file review plea against Ayodhya verdict splits community

AIMPLB has decided to file review plea in Ayodhya case after overcoming internal split. Other Muslim bodies, however, are unwilling to join in.
The temple town of Ayodhya on the banks of Sarayu river | Commons

Muslim bodies split on Ayodhya verdict review plea, community at odds with clergy

Some AIMPLB members back filing a review plea while Muslim intellectuals argue leadership's calls to 'move on' has no resonance on the ground.
Babri Masjid

Shobaa De asks if Ayodhya ruling is ‘salve or more salt’, Aakar Patel has a question for SC

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Despite the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict, it was business as usual at Jama Masjid | Photo: Revathi Krishnan | ThePrint

Indifference, happiness, fear — mixed emotions in Old Delhi after Ayodhya verdict

People in and around Jama Masjid have their own take on the Ayodhya judgment. While many remain unaffected, others say it won't resolve anything.
Illustration by Arindam Mukherjee | ThePrint

Can the Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict bring closure?

The SC delivered a unanimous verdict on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case giving the disputed site to Hindus, and five acres of land to Muslims to build a mosque.
The Supreme Court came out with the verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute | ThePrintTeam

Full text of Supreme Court judgment on Ayodhya title dispute case

Government trust to get disputed Ayodhya site for Ram Mandir, Muslims to get another plot of land, says Supreme Court.
People outside Supreme Court | File photo | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Govt trust to get disputed Ayodhya site for Ram Mandir, Muslims to get another plot: SC

Possession of inner and outer courtyard will be handed over to the trustees. Muslim parties to be given a 5-acre plot in Ayodhya, says 5-judge Supreme Court bench.

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Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Qureshi’s Saudi criticism on Kashmir hints shift in Pakistan’s strategy for the Islamic world

20 years ago, during a meeting at the PPP office in Islamabad, Qureshi had told this writer that he was from Multan where Kashmir had no resonance.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Miniter Nirmala Sitharaman and other officials at the online launch of “Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest". | Photo: Twitter

PM launches new faceless I-T assessment & appeal, charter to make tax process ‘painless’

Modi says the reforms are meant to reduce govt interference in taxpayers' lives and encourage more people to pay their taxes. The charter & faceless assessment are effective from today.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses CII Annual Session 2020 via a video conference in New Delhi Tuesday. | Photo: ANI

Submarines, AK 203 rifles — two Make in India projects Modi govt set to push on priority

Tenders for the submarines are expected to be issued ‘soon’ while the Indo-Russian AK 203 rifles could be finalised by October.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.