Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicRam temple

Topic: Ram temple

Ayodhya judgment protest ‘can’t be taken lightly’, promotes religious enmity, says Karnataka HC

HC was hearing plea for quashing of criminal proceedings against one accused of protesting & sloganeering against 2019 SC verdict awarding disputed land in Ayodhya for construction of temple.

BJP looks set to retain Ayodhya in 1st poll after Ram Temple verdict, but margin shrinks

BJP’s Ved Prakash Gupta had nearly 1 lakh votes as of 5.10 pm, far ahead of Samajwadi Party candidate Tej Narayan Pandey’s over 80,000 votes.

Inspiration from Modi, bid to fit in — why Karnataka CM Bommai is pitching for ‘Tunga Arathi’

Bommai’s announcement to develop banks of Tungabhadra on lines of the Varanasi ghat comes after similar pitches promising temple autonomy & development of Hanuman birthplace.

Mayor, MLA, officials, their kin rushed to buy land in Ayodhya after Ram temple verdict: Report

Indian Express found 14 such purchases near temple site. Some, linked to Mahesh Yogi's Maharishi Ramayan Vidyapeeth Trust, raise 'critical questions of conflict of interest'.

Ram Mandir to Ram Rajya — RSS begins work for its roadmap for next 25 years

The Sangh is seeking to establish a way of social life and Indian polity that follows the principles of ‘Ram Rajya’ within the Constitutional framework and the spiritual traditions of India.

Is AAP turning Right or just wooing Hindus? What Kejriwal’s Ayodhya visit, Diwali puja mean

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and the AAP's recent adoption of BJP’s slogan ‘Jai Shri Ram’ is in stark contrast to their earlier reported public remarks against the Ayodhya temple.

SubscriberWrites: Majoritarianism and religious nationalism unite Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

Both in India and Turkey, governments appealed to religious sentiments of the majority to garner public support during times of social and economic distress, writes Tuhin Das.

Ram temple in Ayodhya to welcome devotees by December 2023

The construction work for main temple, which will have three floors & five 'mandaps' is estimated to be completed by 2023 end. The entire complex will be ready by 2025.

‘Kab banega mandir?’: BSP invokes Ram & Parashuram as it begins ‘Brahmin outreach’ from Ayodhya

At Brahmin Conclave in Ayodhya, BSP gen secy Satish Mishra says it's time to uplift the Brahmins who he said have been 'pushed to be a marginalised community'.

Gyanvapi mosque dispute will inflict fresh wounds after prolonged Ayodhya battle

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For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.