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Indian PM Modi lays foundation stone for Ram Temple on contested Ayodhya site

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for a Hindu temple in the northern city of Ayodhya. Hymns about Lord Ram were played, and the roads decked with flowers. Many shop fronts too were painted yellow and saffron flags put up. Mr. Modi laid a symbolic silver brick in the sanctum sanctorum of […]

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Ram Temple Trust meet for the first time, elect president, secretary and treasurer

The first meeting of Ram Temple Trust ended after two hours in Delhi’s Greater Kailash – the residence of K Parasaran, senior advocate who was appointed as the head of the trust by the Centre. In the first meeting on Wednesday, the temple trust has elected Mahant Nritya Gopal Das as president, Champat Rai as […]

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BJP knocks SC to end status quo on 67 acres in Ayodhya

The NDA government today approached the supreme court for permission to end status quo on the excess land in Ayodhya near the disputed Temple-Mosque site. The government’s idea was to handover the land to the original owners to build the Ram temple. The government is not touching the disputed area on which a suit is […]

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Ayodhya Hearing Deferred Again

The Supreme Court of India again adjourned the Ayodhya case today after the exit of one of the five judges in the constitution bench. Justice UU Lalit quit from the 5 judge bench saying he had been a lawyer in a related case. The Supreme Court will hear the Ram Mandir case on the 29th of […]

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Supreme Court defers Ayodhya case again

In a 60 second hearing the Supreme Court of India had differed the Ayodhya matter to 10th January. Today, the matter was listed before a bench comprising Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice SK Kaul. It came up for hearing around 10.30 am. The hearing, which continued for 60 seconds, did not see […]

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Mandir Se Votes

The temple town of Ayodhya will witness the largest gathering of Ram Bhakts today. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is hosting a mega rally with the agenda of Ram Mandir. This is the largest Hindu gathering in Ayodhya after Pro-Hindu outfits razed the Babri Masjid in 1992. The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) closest ally, Shiv […]