Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicRam temple

Topic: Ram temple

Thackeray takes Ram temple battle to BJP, allies set to fight for tag of ‘more Hindu party’

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray issues ultimatum to Modi govt to build Ram temple at Ayodhya, says if you don't, we will.

Full text: Here’s what RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said in his Vijay Dashami speech

Mohan Bhagwat told the Swayamsevaks that an organised Hindu society is the bedrock of unity, integrity and sustainable progress.

Between the lines of a speech by chief of ‘apolitical’ RSS lies an overtly political pitch

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat pushes for construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya by bringing in a law, a direct pitch to BJP's core voter ahead of elections.

BJP latches on to another poll promise it may not be able to keep — expelling ‘infiltrators’

BJP's calculation is that illegal migrants is an issue that's still burning, and a promise it hopes will entice voters to bring them back to power.

‘Misquoted’ by media, BJP on Ram Temple, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor fuels controversy

Shashi Tharoor, who was speaking on building a Ram Temple in Ayodhya, says he was misquoted and calls it ‘malicious distortion’ of his words.

VHP to direct Modi govt to bring ordinance on Ram Temple

Sangh affiliate VHP wants ordinance on Ram Temple in winter session of Parliament, wants issue resolved before the end of the year.

Opposition can’t oppose Ram temple openly, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

He also said that RSS and BJP are committed to constructing a Ram temple in Ayodhya, but certain things take time.

Akhilesh Yadav promises a city in the name of Lord Vishnu to counter BJP’s Ram temple pitch

Yadav has said that the city's temple will resemble Cambodia's Angkor Wat, and will be built across 2000 acres in Etawah.

As Modi loses faith in his own development agenda for 2019, Hindutva reigns supreme

PM will visit Ram Lalla temple in Ayodhya end of the year and may contest 2019 from Puri, one of four Hindu pilgrimage centres.

Controversial UP Muslim leader to launch India’s first Shia political party today

Shia Waqf Board chief Rizvi says the new political front, ‘Indian Shia Awami League’, is likely to contest 2019 elections. 

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.