Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicRam mandir

Topic: Ram mandir

Land bought for Rs 2 cr sold to Ram Janmabhoomi trust for Rs 18 cr in mins, say SP, AAP

SP & AAP have accused Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust of corruption in a land deal in Ayodhya and sought a CBI probe in the matter.

Ram Mandir Trust buys 1.15 lakh square feet of land for security forces, devotees

The land is about 2-3 km away from the Ram Janmabhoomi premises and was bought to develop facilities for security forces, devotees and for activities of the trust.

Fired from RSS-run school for refusing to donate for Ram temple, alleges UP teacher

The teacher said he was given a receipt book for collecting funds and was pressured to donate Rs 1,000. The RSS refuted the charges and accused the teacher of indiscipline.

20-member teams, 20 homes a day — how VHP is raising funds in Delhi for Ayodhya Ram Mandir

The Vishva Hindu Parishad kicked off its fund collection drive for the Ram temple in Ayodhya on 1 February in Delhi. 

Muslims too are giving donations for Ram temple construction, says BJP minority cell chief

Haji Jamal Siddiqui quotes Urdu poet Allama Iqbal to say Ram is an ideal for everyone, and adds that BJP will work on increasing Muslim representation in India's electoral politics.

Ram Mandir to be built in 3 years at a cost of Rs 1,100 crore, says temple treasurer

Ram Janmabhoomi Tirath Kshetra Nyas treasurer Govind Dev Giri Maharaj said their target is to reach 15 crore homes in 6.5 lakh villages to collect funds for the Ram Temple project.

Ram Mandir donation drive volunteers in MP were given dos & don’ts list, but they flouted it

Volunteers were given an approved list of slogans, but at a 10 January rally in Bhopal, they invoked Aurangzeb and Babar, chanted threats to wipe out colonies.

3 incidents, 1 pattern — what’s behind the violence during Ram Mandir rallies in MP

Villagers claim there was anti-Muslim sloganeering by Hindu rally participants, who carried weapons. Administration has demolished Muslim homes in 2 areas.

‘Sita-Rubiya’ remark, no Muslims at garba — MP’s pro tem Speaker courts a controversy a day

Rameshwar Sharma, who was in the mob that razed Babri, has a knack for making incendiary statements — be it on ‘love jihad’ or communal tensions being witnessed in MP today.

VHP to reach out to PM Modi, President seeking contribution for Ram Mandir construction

The secretary general of the Trust says a campaign seeking funds for Ram Mandir will start on Makar Sankranti (15 January) and will continue till Magh Purnima (27 February).

On Camera

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Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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