Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicRam Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute

Topic: Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute

Ayodhya is UP’s new real estate boom town as Ram Mandir brings investors, land prices soar

Ayodhya is riding the wave of a real estate boom. Land prices have soared, land deals have multiplied, hotels, guest houses & infrastructure facilities are being built at breakneck speed.

Why mosques in rear view mirror, like Kashi’s Gyanvapi, can crash India’s drive into future

Court’s order to ASI to survey Gyanvapi Mosque for remains of old Kashi Vishwanath Temple questions the optimism that Ayodhya wouldn’t be repeated.

Not Ram Mandir, the ‘love jihad’ laws are the foundation of Hindu Rashtra

There is apparently a new conquest taking place in Modi’s India — the Muslim man over the Hindu woman. And the man who can’t stop noticing it is Yogi Adityanath.

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.

Like in Ayodhya verdict, author of judgments in Prashant Bhushan contempt case not named

Experts say it’s important for judgments to have an authorship, but the new trend of not having an authorship is to just let one wonder as to who has written the judgment.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
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

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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