Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicRam Janmabhoomi

Topic: Ram Janmabhoomi

Ayodhya’s Muslim shop owners tired of mosque-temple talk, hope for ‘Ram Mandir sales boom’ 

Shopkeepers in Ayodhya have pinned their hopes on Ram temple to extricate them from years of poor business and the hit they suffered because of Covid lockdown.

The subtle difference between Modi’s ‘Jai Siya Ram’ greeting and ‘Jai Shri Ram’

PM Modi used ‘Jai Siya Ram’ in his Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan speech, whereas the slogan associated with the Ram Janmabhoomi movement is ‘Jai Shri Ram’.

Ram Mandir is more than an emotive issue for Ayodhya’s youth — it means new opportunities

PM Modi said at the bhoomi pujan ceremony that the Ram Mandir would lead to economic growth in Ayodhya, and youngsters are eager for more jobs, better pay.

Ram Mandir an instrument to unite India, 5 August as important as 15 August, says PM Modi

Modi said the new temple in Ayodhya will be a bridge connecting the country, and that Ram is the thread of India’s unity in diversity.

This IPS officer was among kar sevaks in Ayodhya in 1992, is happy Ram Mandir’s being built

Madhya Pradesh ADG Raja Babu Singh says he neither participated in nor witnessed the demolition of the Babri Masjid, though he visited the site later.

‘Maybe this is the will of Lord Ram’ — Ayodhya residents on absence of Advani, Joshi at event

None of the BJP leaders who spearheaded the temple movement, such as L.K. Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and Kalyan Singh, will be present at 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.

Happy Ram Mandir is being built finally, but someone help us, say slain kar sevak families

These families lost their loved ones when UP Police opened fire on kar sevaks who gathered in Ayodhya to march on Babri masjid in October-November 1990.

‘Warrior Sadhu’ to Kothari brothers — the 10 unsung heroes of Ayodhya Ram Mandir movement

During the 1980s and early 1990s, there were several ascetics and leaders who were instrumental in organising campaigns and yatras for the Ramjanmabhoomi movement.

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.

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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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